- “Out of Bounds” by Val McDermid
Crime novel by this most skilled author – love reading her works.
2. “The Revolving Door of Life” by Alexander McCall Smith
Another delightful tale of the doings at 44 Scotland Street
3. “Panic Button” A Button Box Mystery by Kylie Logan
Murder mystery set in Chicago with the owner of a button shop as the protagonist.
4. “Bertie Plays the Blues” by Alexander McCall Smith
Bertie puts himself up for adoption on e-bay. Poor Bertie!
5. “The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection” by Alexander McCall Smith
Lovely, gentle read. All the more poignant after seeing the movie “A United Kingdom” about Botswana.
6. “Poison Ivy” by Cynthia Riggs (A Martha’s Vineyard Mystery)
Murder mystery set in Martha’s Vineyard.
7. “Sunshine on Scotland Street” by Alexander McCall Smith
Another in this series – delightful.
8. “The Long Way Home” by Louise Penny (A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel)
Murder mystery set in a small town in Quebec. (Another of those “we ain’t going there, they all get killed” towns!)
9. “The Handsome Man’s Deluxe Cafe” by Alexander McCall Smith
Things go a bit awry when one of the detectives opens a cafe.
10. “Night School” by Lee Child
The latest in the Jack Reacher series
11. “The Songbird” by Marcia Willett
Family drama set in the UK’s West Country.
12. “Before the Fall” by Noah Hawley
What led to this private jet crashing into the ocean?
13. “The Bertie Project” by Alexander McCall Smith
I just l0ve this series!
14. “When the Music’s Over” by Peter Robinson
Another in the DCI Banks series (yep, these are the books that the show is based on)