2022: Library Additions

Titles added to my personal library in 2022:


  • The Sea, The Sea by Iris Murdoch (Vintage edition; Amazon)
  • The Raven Spell by Luann G. Smith (Prime selection; kindle)
  • The Man in Lower Ten by Mary Roberts Rinehart (KDD; kindle)
  • Running Blind by Desmond Bagley (Wallace Books; credit)
  • White Sky, Black Ice by Stan Jones (Wallace Books; credit)
  • Passing by Nella Larsen (Wallace Books, credit)
  • Eustace and Hilda by L.P. Hartley (Wallace Books, credit)
  • Hons and Rebels by Jessica Mitford (Wallace Books, credit)
  • Good Behavior by Molly Keane (Wallace Books, credit)
  • Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer (Wallace Books, credit)
  • The Dutch House by Ann Patchett (UBS)
  • The State v. Elinor Norton by Mary Roberts Rinehart (UBS)
  • The Old Contemptible by Martha Grimes (UBS)
  • The Five Bells and Bladebone by Martha Grimes (UBS)


  • An Impossible Imposter by Deanna Raybourn (pre-order; kindle)


  • The Mutual Admiration Society by Mo Moulton (print; Amazon)
  • Jacob’s Room is Full of Books by Susan Hill (print; Amazon)
  • Black Lamb and Grey Falcon by Rebecca West (Penguin Classics edition; Amazon)
  • Library of America’s Women Crime Writers of the 1940’s edited by Sarah Weinman (kindle)
  • The Price of the Ticket (collected essays) by James Baldwin (print; Powell’s Books)
  • Down Cemetery Road by Mick Herron (kindle)
  • The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander (print; Wallace Books)
  • The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich (print; Black Ink, White Rabbit)
  • Shadows Reel by C.J. Box (kindle; pre-order)
  • The Book of Cold Cases by Simone St. James (kindle)
  • Vanish in an Instant by Margaret Millar (kindle)
  • Winter Dark by Alex Callister (kindle)
  • Family Furnishings by Alice Munro (print; UBS)
  • Classics for Pleasure by Michael Dirda (print; UBS)
  • Bound to Please by Michael Dirda (print; UBS)
  • Snake in the Grass by Anthony Gilbert (print; UBS)


  • When Blood Lies (Sebastian St. Cyr #17) by C.S. Harris (kindle; pre-order)
  • Lost Roses by Martha Hall Kelly (KDD)
  • A Perilous Perspective (Lady Darby #10) by Anna Lee Huber (kindle; pre-order)
  • Because of Sam by Molly Clavering (kindle)
  • The Native Heath by Elizabeth Fair (kindle)
  • Invitation to the Waltz by Rosamond Lehmann (print; Amazon)
  • The Weather in the Streets by Rosamond Lehmann (print; Amazon)
  • Way of an Eagle by Ethel M. Dell (print; UBS)
  • Charlotte Fairlie by D.E. Stevenson
  • The Book of Forgotten Authors by Christopher Fowler
  • Kate Hardy by D.E. Stevenson
  • Tom Tiddler’s Ground by Ursula Orange
  • Strong Poison by Dorothy Sayers
  • Have His Carcase by Dorothy Sayers
  • Gaudy Night by Dorothy Sayers
  • The Fortnight in September by R.C. Sherriff
  • The Feast by Margaret Kennedy
  • The Summer Book by Tove Jannsen


  • The Mingham Air by Elizabeth Fair
  • Death in the Grand Manor by Anne Morice
  • Checkmate to Murder by E.C.R. Lorac
  • Germinal by Emile Zola
  • Siege of Krishnapur by J.G. Ballard
  • A High Wind in Jamaica by Richard Hughes
  • Lolly Willowes by Sylvia Townsend Warner
  • Between the Woods and Water by Patrick Leigh Fermor
  • The Broken Road by Patrick Leigh Fermor
  • Fortunes of War: The Levant Trilogy by Olivia Manning


  • The Fledgling by Frances Faviell
  • The Locked Room by Elly Griffiths
  • The Life of Crime by Martin Edwards
  • War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy


  • Women Crime Writers: Four Suspense Novels of the 1950’s (edited) by Sarah Weinman
  • Lost Connections: Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression by Johann Hari
  • The House by the Sea: A Journal by May Sarton
  • Plant Dreaming Deep by May Sarton
  • The Land of Little Rain by Mary Austin
  • Adventures of Elizabeth in Rugen by Elizabeth von Arnim
  • Fortunes of War: The Balkan Trilogy by Olivia Manning
  • Storm Watch by C.J. Box
  • The Ipcress File by Len Deighton
  • Horse Under Water by Len Deighton
  • Funeral in Berlin by Len Deighton
  • A Love Charm of Bombs by Lara Feigel


  • The Marble Staircase by Elizabeth Fair
  • The Accidental Alchemist by Gigi Pandian
  • Other Birds by Sarah Addison Allen
  • The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion
  • Middlemarch by George Eliot
  • Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte


  • Troubles by J.G. Farrell
  • Grand Hotel by Vicki Baum


  • Babbacombe’s by Susan Scarlett
  • Murder While You Work by Susan Scarlett
  • Drive Your Plow over the Bones of the Dead by Olga Tokarczuk