Century Club Mystery Reading Challenge

Members:

MYSTILLERY CENTURY CLUB MEMBERS as of TUE MAR 23 2021
Member Member # 1920's 1930's 1940's 1950's 1960's 1970's 1980's 1990's 2000's 2010's Award
Bev Hankins
Indiana
Blogger Goodreads 1
Rick Mills
Maine
Blogger Goodreads PaperBack Swap 2
Avid Series Reader
New Mexico
Blogger Goodreads PaperBack Swap bookshelf 3

Applicants:

MYSTILLERY CENTURY CLUB APPLICANTS as of TUE MAR 23 2021
Applicant Last activity Expiration* 1920's 1930's 1940's 1950's 1960's 1970's 1980's 1990's 2000's 2010's
Simone C.
Alabama
blog Mar 23 2021 Mar 23 2022      
Tina Hilbert
Utah
Blogger Goodreads Mar 21 2021 Mar 21 2022        
C0NTENTH0MEB0DY
USA
Goodreads blog by Wordpress Feb 10 2021 Feb 10 2022              
Sanacrow
Tennessee
blog by Wordpress Feb 2 2021 Feb 2 2022                  
Brandi
Wyoming
Goodreads Jan 11 2021 Jan 11 2022                  
SueC
Utah
Dec 30 2020 Dec 30 2021          
Candy Bowe
Massachusetts
Goodreads Dec 28 2020 June 28 2021                    
Deanie
Georgia
Goodreads Dec 19 2020 Dec 19 2021    
Ray
Indiana
Goodreads Dec 16 2020 June 16 2021                    
Krista Kirby
California
Dec 11 2020 June 11 2021                    
Niffer
North Carolina
Dec 7 2020 June 7 2021                    
Firsttimechallenge
Maryland
Dec 6 2020 June 6 2021                    
Kirsten Porter
California
blog by Wordpress Dec 3 2020 June 3 2021                    
Traci L
Illinois
Blogger Goodreads Nov 28 2020 Nov 28 2021                
Ahcop
India
Goodreads blog by Wordpress Nov 26 2020 Nov 26 2021        
Sharon Angle-Boyer
North Carolina
blog by Wordpress Nov 15 2020 May 15 2021                    
Megotducktape
Maryland
Goodreads Nov 10 2020 May 10 2021                    
Simone C
Alabama
Nov 10 2020 May 10 2021                    
Key: Moved up New / updated

* Expiration date is extended by one year at each submission. See rules below.

Submissions by members:

Member #1, Bev Hankins
20s The Crimson Circle by Edgar Wallace, 1922
30s Red Warning by Virgil Markham, 1933
40s The Dead Shall Be Raised by George Bellairs, 1942
50s Stand Up & Die by Frances & Richard Lockridge, 1953
60s The Stately Home Murder by Catherine Aird. 1969
70s Table D'Hote by Douglas Clark, 1977
80s Lament for a Lady Laird by Margot Arnold, 1982
90s River of Darkness by Rennie Airth, 1999
00s The Hellfire Conspiracy by Will Thomas, 2007
10s Murder at Midnight by C. S. Challinor, 2014

Member #2, Rick Mills
20s The Broadway Murders by Edward Doherty, 1929 
30s Death in the Air by Agatha Christie, 1935
40s Deep Lay the Dead by Frederick C. Davis, 1942
50s A Murder is Announced by Agatha Christie, 1950
60s Kept Women Can't Quit by Erle Stanley Gardner, 1960
70s El Rancho Rio by Mignon Eberhart, 1970
80s Three Days for Emeralds by Mignon Eberhart, 1988
90s The Unlikely Spy by Daniel Silva, 1995
00s Vineyard Enigma by Philip R. Craig, 2002
10s The Forgotten Room by Lincoln Child, 2015

Member #3, Avid Series Reader
20s The Canary Murder Case by S.S. Van Dine, 1927
30s The Attic Murder by S. Fowler Wright, 1936
40s The Horizontal Man by Helen Eustis, 1946
50s Death in Berlin by M.M. Kaye, 1955
60s The Deep Blue Good-By by John D. MacDonald, 1964
70s Death of a Hawker by Janwillem van de Wetering, 1977
80s Lonely Hearts by John Harvey, 1989
90s Witch Hunt by Jack Harvey (Ian Rankin), 1993
00s Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger, 2009
10s Tangerine by Christine Mangan, 2018


Submissions by applicants:


Ahcop 
20s The Golden Beast by E. Phillips Oppenheim, 1926
30s Death by Request by Katherine and Romilly John, 1933
40s Relative to Poison by E.C.R. Lorac, 1947
50s Sleep Long, My Love by Hillary Waugh, 1959
60s ...and presumed dead by Lucille Fletcher, 1963
70s A Rooted Sorrow by P. M. Hubbard, 1973
80s
90s
00s
10s

Brandi 
20s
30s 
40s
50s 
60s
70s
80s
90s
00s 
10s Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens, 2018

C0NTENTH0MEB0DY 
20s
30s 
40s
50s 
60s
70s
80s
90s The Killing Floor by Lee Child, 1998
00s 1st to Die by James Patterson, 2005
10s Love Me to Death by Allison Brennan, 2010


Deanie 
20s
30s Murder at the Vicarage by Agatha Christie, 1930
40s The Moving Finger by Agatha Christie, 1942
50s A Murder is Announced by Agatha Christie, 1950
60s The Mirror Crack'd From Side to Side by Agatha Christie, 1962
70s
80s A is for Alibi by Sue Grafton, 1982
90s Holiday in Death by J. D. Robb, 1997
00s The Keepsake by Tess Gerritsen, 2008
10s Hark the Herald Angels Slay by Vicki Delaney, 2017


Sanacrow 
20s
30s Murder at the Vicarage by Agatha Christie, 1930
40s
50s 
60s
70s
80s
90s
00s 
10s 

Simone C. 
20s
30s 
40s Evil Under the Sun by Agatha Christie, 1941
50s 
60s
70s
80s Red Dragon by Thomas Harris, 1981
90s
00s 
10s A Gift of Bones by Carolyn Haines, 2018

SueC 
20s
30s Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier, 1938
40s
50s
60s The Turquoise Mask by Phyllis A. Whitney, 1964
70s The Blessing Way by Tony Hillerman, 1970
80s
90s
00s Spanish Dagger by Susan Wittig Albert, 2007
10s Duck the Halls by Donna Andrews, 2013

Tina Hilbert 
20s
30s 
40s
50s 
60s To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, 1960
70s Flowers in the Attic by V. C. Andrews, 1978
80s Return to Red Castle by Dorothy M. Keddington, 1981 
90s Seven for a Secret by Victoria Holt, 1993
00s The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie (Flavia de Luce #1) by Alan Bradley, 2009
10s Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens, 2018

Traci L 
20s
30s Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie, 1934
40s
50s
60s
70s
80s
90s
00s 
10s Parchment and Old Lace by Laura Childs, 2015


How to:

  1. No advance signup needed.
  2. Once you have read each book, submit the Century Club Submission to the Membership Secretary.

Rules:

  1. This is an ongoing - not annual - challenge. However, applicants are encouraged to submit at least one book every six months.
  2. No advance signup needed. Just submit your first book(s) to begin.
  3. Full members (all ten decades) never expire.
  4. Applicants: Your expiration date is extended by one year at each submission. If there is no activity for a period of one year, the application will be considered abandoned and expired.
  5. Empty applications: If there are no submissions at all after six months, empty applications will be expired. These are from the advance signup form which is no longer used.
  6. For our purposes, use the year the book was written, not necessarily the year it was published. If in doubt, just use the earliest date on the book's title page.
  7. Books may be read in any order.
  8. Past reading may be submitted. Check your shelves! That book you had to read in fourth grade? It counts!
  9. Authors can be enjoyed multiple times.
  10. Print books, audio books, radio dramatizations, short stories, or e-books may be used. Movies do not count.
  11. Reviews are optional. If you include the URL of your review, a link to it will be provided. Otherwise, a link will be provided to generic information about the title.
  12. Once you achieve full membership (all ten decades), you may modestly post the Mystillery Century Club logo on your blog.

FAQ:


a NOTE to PURISTS: The very first year A.D. began as year 1, as there was no year "0" (I know, I was there). Thus, decades technically begin on Jan. 1 XXX1 and end Dec. 31 XXX0. While I concede the validity of this argument, following that protocol would overly complicate the presentation of this challenge; so for our purposes decades begin on Jan. 1 XXX0 and end Dec. 31 XXX9.

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