2019 Medical Examiner's Reading Challenge
Bev Hankins, M.E.

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Author (links to bio) Title (links to review) Asph Drown Fall Fire Hit Pois Shot Stab Other Toe Tags
Charles Warren Adams The Notting Hill Mystery               3
Rennie Airth River of Darkness             14    16
Roger Bax (Paul Winterton) Blueprint for Murder               3
George Baxt The Noel Coward Murder Case               4
Francis Beeding (John Palmer) Murdered: One by One           5
George Bellairs (Harold Blundell) The Dead Shall Be Raised               4
George Bellairs (Harold Blundell) Death of a Quack               2
Jeanne F. Bernkopf (editor) The Cream of Crime: More Tales from Boucher's Choicest         7   10
Claudia Bishop (Mary Stanton) The Case of the Ill-Gotten Goat               2
Clair Blank Beverly Gray's Island Mystery                 1
Graeme Macrae Burnet His Bloody Project         3         3
Christopher Bush The Case of the Second Chance             3
J.R. Campbell & Charles Prepolec (eds) Gaslight Grotesque: Nightmare Tales of Sherlock Holmes     2   3 3 6 15
John Dickson Carr Dr. Fell, Detective & Other Stories             3 3   6
Betty Cavanna Mystery of the Emerald Buddha                 1
Agatha Christie And Then There Were None 2 3   3 5 2 1 3 21
Agatha Christie The Man in the Brown Suit               2
Agatha Christie Murder on the Links               2
Agatha Christie The Mysterious Affair at Styles                 1
Agatha Christie Poirot Investigates     4 3   11
Agatha Christie The Secret Adversary                 2
Agatha Christie The Secret of Chimneys                 2
Agatha Christie / Charles Osborn The Unexpected Guest                 1
Agatha Christie 4:50 from Paddington               3
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle The Hound of the Baskervilles               3
J. J. Connington (Alfred Stewart) Murder in the Maze                 2
Lucy Cores Let's Kill George                 2
Bill Crider A Knife in the Back               2
Martin Edwards Gallows Court 3   3 4 18
Elizabeth Ferrars The March Hare Murders             3
H. L. V. Fletcher Miss Agatha Doubles for Death             3
Guy Fraser-Sampson A Whiff of Cyanide               2
Guy Fraser-Sampson A Death in the Night                 1
Guy Fraser-Sampson The House on Downshire Hill               2
David Frome (Zenith Brown) The Eel Pie Murders               3
Emile Gaboriau Monsieur Lecoq         5
Anthony Gilbert (Lucy Beatrice Malleson) Tenant for the Tomb               3
Tarquin Hall The Case of the Missing Servant                 1
James B. Hendryx Blood of the North           3     4
Georgette Heyer Behold, Here's Poison                 2
Jack Higgins Night of the Fox             4
David A. Kaufelt The Winter Women Murders               3
H.R.F. Keating Is Skin Deep, Is Fatal               2
Frances & Richard Lockridge Killing the Goose             4
Susan Ella MacNeal Mr. Churchill's Secretary           5
Ngaio Marsh Dead Water               1
Ngaio Marsh Death of a Fool                 1
Ngaio Marsh Died in the Wool                 1
Ngaio Marsh False Scent               2
Ngaio Marsh Final Curtain                 2
Ngaio Marsh Hand in Glove                 1
Ngaio Marsh Opening Night                 2
Ngaio Marsh Scales of Justice                 1
Ngaio Marsh Singing in the Shrouds 4                 4
Ngaio Marsh Spinsters in Jeopardy                 1
Ngaio Marsh A Wreath for Rivera                 1
Anne Nash Said With Flowers               2
Hugh Pentecost
(Judson Philips)
Death After Breakfast             3
Hugh Pentecost
(Judson Philips)
Where the Snow Was Red               3
Alan Pruitt (Alvin Emanuel Rose) The Restless Corpse               2
Ellery Queen, editor Challenge to the Reader 3       5 8 2   19
Ellery Queen The Dutch Shoe Mystery                 2
Ellery Queen The Spanish Cape Mystery               2
Patrick Quentin (various) The Fate of the Immodest Blonde (aka Puzzle for Pilgrims)                 2
John Rhode (Cecil Street) Tragedy at the Unicorn                 1
Craig Rice The Lucky Stiff           6     8
Mary Roberts Rinehart The Swimming Pool         3     5
Fred Saberhagen The Holmes-Dracula File       4     7
Dorothy L. Sayers Clouds of Witness                 1
Dorothy L. Sayers The Five Red Herrings                 1
Dorothy L. Sayers Gaudy Night                 1
Dorothy L. Sayers Lord Peter Views the Body             4
Dorothy L. Sayers Murder Must Advertise         3     5
Dorothy L. Sayers The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club             3
Dorothy L. Sayers & Jill Paton Walsh Thrones, Dominations               2
Dorothy L. Sayers Unnatural Death               3 4
Dorothy L. Sayers Whose Body?                 1
Dorothy L. Sayers Strong Poison                 1
George Selmark ([Leslie] Seldon Truss) Eyes at the Window           4       4
Eric Shepherd Murder in a Nunnery                 1
Ione Sandberg Shriber Family Affair               2
John Sladek Black Aura             3
Elizabet M. Stone Murder at the Mardi Gras           4
Rex Stout The Father Hunt                 1
Akimitsu Takagi No Patent on Murder                 1
June Thomson The Secret Files of Sherlock Holmes               4
Arthur W. Upfield The Barrakee Mystery                 1
Edgar Wallace The Murder Book of J. G. Reeder         3       4
Laura Wilson The Lover               3
Dornford Yates Blind Corner               2
57 authors 90 books                   323

Key:
Asph = asphyxiation, hanging, strangling, air deprivation
Drown = drowning
Fall = from height, or pushed
Fire = fire, bomb, or explosion
Hit = by fists, object, or vehicle
Pois = poison, poison gas, poison dart, drugs, snake venom, carbon monoxide
Shot = by gun, arrow, other projectile
Stab = by knife, other sharp object
Other = natural causes, electrocution, execution, other

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