'I am simply a 'book drunkard.' Books have the same irresistible temptation for me that liquor has for its devotee. I cannot withstand them.' L.M. Montgomery

'There are no faster or firmer friendships than those formed between people who love the same books.' Irving Stone



Books Read

2017
January
1. Bodies in a Bookshop by R.T. Campbell  (Read Scotland 2017, Scavenger Hunt Gold-Staircase, Follow the Clues)
2. Hive of Suspects by Sheila Pim (scavenger hunt gold-skull, Follow the Clues)
3. A Tale of Two Murders by Elizabeth Ferrars (Read Scotland 2017)
4. Gallows View by Peter Robinson


2016
January
1. The Lion and Unicorn Quest by Celia Peartrees  (Read Scotland 2016)
2. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
3. Dark Nantucket Moon by Jane Langton   (Scavenger Hunt 2016 Silver)
4. The Last of the Line by John MacKay  (Read Scotland 2016)
5. Heartland by John MacKay  (Read Scotland 2016)
6. The Weight of Blood: A Novel by Laura McHugh
7. The Transcendental Murder by Jane Langton   (Scavenger Hunt 2016 Silver)

February
8. The Bells of Old Bailey by Dorothy Bowers  (Scavenger Hunt 2016 Gold)
9. Bloq by Alan Jones  (Read Scotland 2016)
10. The Loch by Janet Caird  (Read Scotland 2016, Scavenger Hunt Silver, Gothic)

March
11.  Indian Peter by Douglas Skelton  (Read Scotland 2016)
12. Winegarden by Anthony Ferber
13. Murder of a Lady by Anthony Wynne (Read Scotland 2016 & Scavenger Hunt 2016 Gold - mansion)
14. Vanessa and Her Sister by Priya Parma
15. Finding Peggy by Meg Henderson  (Read Scotland 2016)
16. Fear the Light by Elizabeth Ferrars  (Read Scotland 2016, Scavenger Hunt 2016 Silver, Gothic)

April
17. No. 9 Belmont Square by Margaret Erskine  (Gothic, Scavenger Hunt 2016 Silver - brunette)
18. Open Wounds by Douglas Skelton  (Read Scotland 2016)
19. Airs Above the Ground by Mary Stewart (Read Scotland 2016, Scavenger Hunt 2016 Silver, Gothic)

May
20. The Story of Story by Dennis R. Rader
21. Britt-Marie Was Here by Fredrik Backman
22. Death at the Cut by Douglas Kiker  (Silver Scavenger Hunt - Body of Water)
23. The Woman who Walked into the Sea by Mark Douglas-Home  (Read Scotland 2016)

June
24. The Darkness and the Deep by Aline Templeton  (Read Scotland 2016)
25. The Wicked Boy by Kate Summerscale
26. Murder By The Book by Eric Brown  (Read Scotland 2016)

July
27. The Silent Women by Margaret Page Hood  (Scavenger Hunt 2016 Gold-Dead Body)
28. The Scarlet Thread by Margaret Page Hood (Scavenger Hunt 2016 Gold-Tombstones)
29. The Murders on Fox Island by Margaret Page Hood (Scavenger Hunt 2016 Gold- Red-head)
30. The Bell on Lonely by Margaret Page Hood  (Scavenger Hunt 2016 Gold- Shadowy figure)
31. The Crimson Patch by Phoebe Atwood Taylor  (Scavenger Hunt 2016 Gold - Bird)

August
32. Against a Dark Sky  DCI Bevan #1 by Katherine Pathak  (Read Scotland 2016)
33. The Methods of Sergeant Cluff by Gil North (Scavenger Hunt 2016 silver - town scene)
34. Kidnap by L.R. Wright
35. At Fault by Kate Chopin
36. The Shrouded Way by Janet Caird   (Read Scotland 2016, Gothic)

September
37. Death and the Pleasant Voices by Mary Fitt (Scavenger Hunt 2016 Gold- statue)
38. Heaven Knows Who by Christianna Brand  (Read Scotland 2016)
39. The Quarry Wood by Nan Shepherd (Read Scotland 2016)
40. The Cornish Coast Murder by John Bude
41. Drown the Wind by Margaret Page Hood  (Scavenger Hunt 2016- just one person)
42. Candlemas Bay by Ruth Moore
43. Thrice the Brindled Cat Hath Mew'd by Alan Bradley

October
44. Death of My Aunt by C.H.B. Kitchin  (Scavenger Hunt Gold - Bottle/Drinking Glass)
45. Unholy Dying by R.T. Campbell  (Scavenger Hunt Gold - Town Scene, Read Scotland 2016)
46. The Chess Men by Peter May (Read Scotland 2016)
47. Crow Lake by Mary Lawson
48. His Bloody Project by Graeme MacRae Burnet  (Read Scotland 2016)

November
49. On the Black Hill by Bruce Chatwin
50. The Singing Sands by Josephine Tey  (Read Scotland 2016, Scavenger Hunt Gold- Statue)
51. Suddenly at his Residence by Christian Brand  (Scavenger Hunt Gold-Ghostly Figure)
52. Black-Headed Pins by Constance & Gwenyth Little  (Scavenger Hunt Gold- Holiday Decoration)
53. Murder in Stained Glass: A Miss Trumble Mystery Margaret Armstrong (Scavenger Hunt Gold - Building other than a house)

December
54. The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman
55. Hotel Du Lac by Anita Brookner
56. The Funeral Makers by Cathie Pelletier
57. Murder for Christmas by Francis Duncan


2015
January
 1. Number Seventeen by Louis Tracy
 2. Common or Garden Crime by Sheila Pim
 3. The Vital Spark by Neil Munro  (Read Scotland)
 4. Go To Helena Handbasket by Donna Moore   (Read Scotland)
 5. The Fire Balloon by Ruth Moore

February
 6. The Glenvarroch Gathering by Susan Pleydell  (Read Scotland)
 7. The Red Right Hand by Joel Townsley Rogers
 8. At The Waters Edge by Sarah Gruen    (Read Scotland)
 9. A Murder of Magpies by Judith Flanders
10. The Lewis Man by Peter May   (Read Scotland)

March
11. The Umbrella Maker's Daughter by Janet Caird  (Read Scotland)
12. Standing in Another Man's Grave by Ian Rankin (Read Scotland)
13. The Sound of Insects by Mildred Davis
14. A Desperate Fortune by Susanna Kearsley   (Read Scotland)
15. What is Left the Daughter by Howard Norman

April
16. The Sound of Glass by Karen White

May
17. The Bird Artist by Howard Norman
18. Our Spoons Came From Woolworths by Barbara Comyns
19. The Matchmaker by Stella Gibbons
20. Eeny Meeny by M.J. Arlidge

June
21.  The Day She Died by Catriona MacPherson  (Read Scotland)

July
22. The Gowk Storm by Nancy Brysson Morrison  (Read Scotland)
23. Death of an Airman by  C. St John Sprigg
24. Dead Men's Bones by James Oswald   (Read Scotland)

August
25. The Hogs Back Mystery by Freeman Wills Crofts
26. It Could Happen to You by Isla Dewar  (Read Scotland)
27. A Kind of Grief by A.D. Scott  (Read Scotland)
28. The Z Murders by J. Jefferson Farjeon
29. The Franchise Affair by Josephine Tey  (Read Scotland)

September
30. The Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
31. The Notting Hill Mystery by Charles Warren Adams
32. My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry by Fredrik Backman Backman
33. Wildfire at Midnight by Mary Stewart    (Read Scotland)
34. The Woman Upstairs by Claire Messud

October
35. Thy Brother Death by E.X. Ferraris   (Read Scotland)
36. Pink Sugar by O. Douglas  (Read Scotland)
37. Cold in the Earth by Aline Templeton  (Read Scotland)
38. Thirteen Guest by J Jefferson Farjeon
39. The Yellow on the Broom by Betsy Whyte  (Read Scotland)

November
40. The Road Dance by John MacKay  (Read Scotland)
41. The Clydesiders by Margaret Thomson Davis  (Read Scotland)
42. Dead White by Gwen Parrott
43. A Murder of Quality by John Le Carre
44. Bryant & May and the Secret Santa by Christopher Fowler
45. Another Dash o' Doric by Norman Harper and Robbie Shepherd  (Read Scotland)
46. Thunder to the Right by Mary Stewart   (Read Scotland)

December
47. Tinkers Pride by Nigel Tranter   (Read Scotland)
48. Gilead by Marilynne Robinson
49. The Saints of the Shadow Bible by Ian Rankin   (Read Scotland)
50. The Last of the Line by John MacKay  (Read Scotland)

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