Thursday, April 30, 2009

mid-year best in mystery!

Booklist magazine has put out a couple of great lists that should be of interest to all of our mystery readers (and listeners!) out there!  

The first list, Top 10 Best Crime Novels, features some great titles, check 'em out!

Cold in Hand by John Harvey

The Dawn Patrol by Don Winslow

Exit Music by Ian Rankin

Gone Tomorrow by Lee Child

Liars Anonymous by Louise Ure

Mine All Mine by Adam Davies

A Rule Against Murder by Louise Penny

Secret Speech by Tom Rob Smith



Amberville by Tim Davys

Black Water Rising by Attica Locke

Echoes From the Dead by Johan Theorin

Final Theory by Mark Alpert

Old City Hall by Robert Rotenberg

Rules of the Game by Leonard Downie

Sacrifice by S. J. Bolton

Singularity by Kathryn Casey

Takeover by Lisa Black


For all the audiobook fans out there, have a peek at the TOP 10 CRIME NOVEL AUDIOBOOKS!

Blue Heaven by C. J. Box

Exit Music by Ian Rankin

Gas City by Loren D. Estleman

The Genius by Jesse Kellerman

The Ghost War by Alex Berenson

Lady Killer by Lisa Scottoline

The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett

The Monster of Florence by Douglas Preston and Mario Spezi

Swan Peak by James Lee Burke


Have you read or listened to any of these?  What did you think?

Happy reading!

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