TBR

[physical editions only]

The Big Crime Read:

  • 1929 – Red Harvest – Dashiell Hammett
  • 1931 – The Lost Gallows – John Dickson Carr
  • 1931 – The Yellow Dog – Georges Simenon
  • 1933 – Thirteen at Dinner/Lord Edgware Dies – Agatha Christie
  • 1939 – The Big Sleep – Raymond Chandler
  • 1944 – The Case of the Gilded Fly – Edmund Crispin
  • 1946 – The Big Clock – Kenneth Fearing
  • 1947 – I, The Jury – Mickey Spillane
  • 1948 – Dreadful Summit – Stanley Ellin 
  • 1956 – Cop Hater – Ed McBain
  • 1962 – Love in Amsterdam – Nicolas Freeling
  • 1962 – The Hunter – Richard Stark
  • 1972 – The Friends of Eddie Coyle – George V. Higgins
  • 1972 – A Lively Game of Death – Marvin Kaye
  • 1973 – The Godwulf Manuscript – Robert B. Parker
  • 1974 – Fletch – Gregory McDonald
  • 1976 – Swag – Elmore Leonard
  • 1977 – The DieHard – Jon A. Jackson
  • 1981 – Brown’s Requiem – James Ellroy
  • 1987 – The Neon Rain – James Lee Burke
  • 1992 – A Firing Offense – George Pelecanos
  • 1992 – Death at La Fenice – Donna Leon
  • 1992 – The Ice House – Minette Walters
  • 2008 – The Long Fall – Walter Mosley
  • 2014 – The Drop – Dennis Lehane

Series Continuation Stuff:

  • Reliquary – Preston & Child
  • The Third Gate – Lincoln Child
  • The Concrete Blonde – Michael Connelly
  • Ghost of a Chance – Dan Willis
  • The Snake Tattoo – Linda Barnes
  • Dirty Deeds 2 – Armand Rosamillia
  • All Shall Be Well – Deborah Crombie
  • Flesh & Bone – Jefferson Bass
  • Forever Odd – Dean Koontz
  • Swift Vengeance – T. Jefferson Parker
  • The Last Mile – David Baldacci
  • Grave Secrets – Kathy Reichs
  • A Red Herring Without Mustard – Alan Bradley
  • Nightmare in Pink – John D. MacDonald
  • Die Trying – Lee Child

Wildly Hopeful Goal Setting for 2022:

  • Legend – David Gemmell
  • Time Out of Joint – PKD
  • Gardens of the Moon – Steven Erikson
  • The Werewolf Principle – Clifford D. Simak
  • The Last Kingdom – Bernard Cornwell
  • Mistborn – Brandon Sanderson
  • Caliban’s War – James S. A. Corey

Light Fluff to Read and Release:

  • The Defense – Steve Cavanagh
  • No Exit – Taylor Adams
  • Phantom Evil – Heather Graham
  • The Dime – Kathleen Kent
  • The Guest List – Lucy Foley

Pre-1950s Stuff:

  • The Viper of Milan – Marjorie Bowen – (1906)
  • Ronicky Doone – Max Brand – (1921)
  • Rhododendron Pie – Margery Sharp – (1930)
  • The House Without a Key – Earl Derr Biggers – (1925)
  • The Master Criminal – J. Jefferson Farjeon – (1924)
  • Cold Comfort Farm – Stella Gibbons – (1932)
  • Swiss Family Manhattan – Christopher Darlington Morley (1932)
  • The Cornish Coast Murder – John Bude – (1935)
  • The King in Yellow – Robert W. Chambers – (1895)

Series To Begin:

  • The Never Game – Jeffery Deaver
  • Vulcan’s Forge – Jack Du Brul
  • Balance of Power – James W. Huston
  • Gorky Park – Martin Cruz Smith
  • A Drink Before the War – Dennis Lehane
  • Open Season – C. J. Box
  • Night Soldiers – Alan Furst

Books That Are Stuck:

  • The Terror – Dan Simmons
  • Titus Groan – Mervyn Peake

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