2021 Medical Examiner's Reading Challenge
Bev Hankins, M.E.

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Author * (links to bibliography) Title (links to review) Series (links to series list) Asph Drown Fall Fire Hit Pois Shot Stab Other Toe Tags
s Sandra Abbott (Robert Devaney) The River & the Rose -       1 2   1 1   5
Catherine Aird (Kinn McIntosh) Henrietta Who? Inspector Sloan #2         2   3     5
David Alexander Dead, Man, Dead Bart Hardin #8 nla             3     3
Irene Allen (Dr. E. Kirsten Peters) Quaker Witness Elizabeth Elliot #2           1       1
Michael Allen Spence & the Holiday Murders Supt. Ben Spence #1         1 1       2
Robert Arthur Jr. The Secret of Skeleton Island Three Investigators #6                 1 1
Pierre Audemars The Bitter Path of Death Monsieur Pinaud #25               2   2
A. C. Baantjer DeKok & Variations on Murder Inspector DeKok #23 2           2   1 5
Willetta Ann Barber & R. F. Schabelitz Murder Draws a Line Christopher "Kit" Storm #1     1       2 1   4
George Bellairs (Harold Blundell) Death of a Busybody Inspector Littlejohn #3   1         1     2
John Blackburn Blue Octavo 1 1 2 1         1 6
John & Emery Bonett
(John & Felicity Coulson)
The Private Face of Murder Inspector Borges #1         2         2
Christianna Brand Death in High Heels Inspector Charlesworth #1           1       1
Emily Brightwell (Cheryl Arguile) Mrs. Jeffries on the Ball Mrs. Jeffries #5         1     1 1 3
W. J. Burley The House of Care - 1   2   1         4
Miles Burton (Cecil John Street) Death in the Tunnel Desmond Merrion #13 2           1     3
Glyn Carr (Showell Styles) The Youth Hostel Murders Abercrombie Lewker #6         3         3
John Dickson Carr The Bride of Newgate -     1         1 2 4
John Dickson Carr The Witch of the Low Tide - 1         1 2
Ian Charnock Watson's Last Case -         1   1 1 1 4
Agatha Christie The Boomerang Clue (Why Didn't They Ask Evans?)     1   1 1 3
Agatha Christie The Listerdale Mystery     1 1   2 1 1 6
Agatha Christie Mr. Parker Pyne, Detective (Parker Pyne Investigates)     1   2 1 4
Agatha Christie The Regatta Mystery -     2 1 2 1 6
Agatha Christie Murder in the Calais Coach (or Orient Express) Hercule Poirot #10     1       1 1 1 4
Agatha Christie Murder in Three Acts Hercule Poirot #11         3 3
Agatha Christie Death in the Clouds Hercule Poirot #12         2 2
Agatha Christie Murder in Mesopotamia Hercule Poirot #14       1 1 2
Agatha Christie Dumb Witness (Poirot Loses a Client) Hercule Poirot #16       2 2
Agatha Christie Cards on the Table Hercule Poirot #18   1   4 1 1 7
Agatha Christie The Patriotic Murders (One, Two, Buckle My Shoe) Hercule Poirot #23     2 1 3
Agatha Christie Evil Under the Sun Hercule Poirot #24 2     1 3
Agatha Christie Funerals Are Fatal (After the Funeral) Hercule Poirot #31     1 2 3
Clyde B. Clason Dragon's Cave Professor Westborough #8           1   2   3
Cedric E. Clute & Nicholas Lewin (eds) Sleight of Crime: Fifteen Classic Tales of Murder, Mayhem, & Magic - 3           3 4 1 11
Manning Coles (Adelaide Manning & Cyril Coles) Drink to Yesterday Tommy Hambledon #1           5 1   6
Manning Coles (Adelaide Manning & Cyril Coles) The Basle Express Tommy Hambledon #19     2       2 1   5
G.D.H. & Margaret Cole Death of a Millionaire                   1 1
George Harmon Coxe Murdock's Acid Test (aka The Barotique Mystery) Kent Murdock #2             2 1   3
Frances Crane The Ultraviolet Widow Pat & Jean Abbott #21     1             1
John Creasey Hang the Little Man Roger West #31 4       1     2 1 8
Judith Cutler Dying Fall Sophie Rivers #1     1 1 1     1   4
Mildred Davis The Sound of Insects -           1   1 1 3
Jo Dereske Final Notice Miss Zukas #6               1   1
The Detection Club The Floating Admiral                 2 1 3
Daphne du Maurier Rebecca             1     1
Martin Edwards (ed) Crimson Snow   1 1 1     1 4 1 1 10
Martin Edwards (ed) Serpents in Eden   1 1     1 2 1 2 8
J. Jefferson Farjeon Seven Dead   1       7 1 1 2 12
J. Jefferson Farjeon The Z Murders             3     3
E. X. Ferrars (Morna Doris McTaggart) Hunt the Tortoise -             3 1   4
Charles Finch A Beautiful Blue Death Charles Lenox #1   2       1 1 1 1 6
Charles Finch The September Society Charles Lenox #2 1     1 1 3 6
Charles Finch The Fleet Street Murders Charles Lenox #3 1     2 1 1 5
Charles Finch A Stranger in Mayfair Charles Lenox #4     1 1
Charles Finch A Burial at Sea Charles Lenox #5 3 2 1   2 8
Charles Finch A Death in the Small Hours Charles Lenox #6 1   1 1 3
Rudolph Fisher The Conjure-Man Dies - 1           1     2
A. S. (Sid) Fleischman Look Behind You, Lady       2     1 1 1 5
A. S. (Sid) Fleischman The Venetian Blonde   1   1   1 1 1 5
Arnold Fredericks (Frederic Kummer, Sr.) The Ivory Snuff Box               1   1
Timothy Fuller Three Thirds of a Ghost Jupiter Jones #2             3     3
Erle Stanley Gardner The Clue of the Runaway Blonde / Hungry Horse         1 1 2
Michael Gilbert The Body of a Girl - 2       2 1 3   1 9
Kenneth Giles Death Among the Stars Insp. James & Sgt. Honeybody #5 1       1     1 1 4
Martin Greenberg & Francis Nevins, Jr. Mr. President, Private Eye     1     2 2 3 4 3 15
Kerry Greenwood Death in Daylesford Phryne Fisher #21   1 1   1 2       5
Leonard Gribble The Arsenal Stadium Mystery Insp/Supt Slade #16   1       1       2
T. J. Hale (ed) Great French Detective Stories 2       1 3 3 9 1 19
Janice Hallett The Appeal -     1             1
Brett Halliday (Robert Terrall) Dolls Are Deadly Mike Shayne #36         1   1 1   3
Claire Harman Murder by the Book: The Crime That Shocked Dickens's London 2   1   1     2   6
C. S. Harris (Candice Proctor) When Maidens Mourn Sebastian St. Cyr #7         1   3 1   5
C. S. Harris (Candice Proctor) What Darkness Brings Sebastian St. Cyr #8   2 1   1 1 5 2   12
C. S. Harris (Candice Proctor) Why Kings Confess Sebastian St. Cyr #9   1 1 2 4 3 11
C. S. Harris (Candice Proctor) Who Buries the Dead Sebastian St. Cyr #10   1 1 2 2 6
C. S. Harris (Candice Proctor) When Falcons Fall Sebastian St. Cyr #11   1 2 2 1 1 2 4 13
C. S. Harris (Candice Proctor) Where the Dead Lie Sebastian St. Cyr #12 4 1 7 12
C. S. Harris (Candice Proctor) Why Kill the Innocent Sebastian St. Cyr #13 1 1 1 3 6
C. S. Harris (Candice Proctor) Who Slays the Wicked Sebastian St. Cyr #14 1 1 1 3 5 11
C. S. Harris (Candice Proctor) Who Speaks for the Damned Sebastian St. Cyr #15 1 1 2 6 10
C. S. Harris (Candice Proctor) What the Devil Knows Sebastian St. Cyr #16 3 2 1 11 2 5 24
Ellen Hart Hallowed Murder Jane Lawless #1   1             2 3
Mavis Doriel Hay Murder Underground - 2                 2
Georgette Heyer The Talisman Ring             1     1
Carl Hiassen, Dave Barry, et al Naked Came the Manatee - 2     1     2 1   6
E. W. Hornung Raffles [The Amateur Cracksman]       1   1 1 1 1   5
Anthony Horowitz Magpie Murders   1 2     3   3 1 10
Maria Hudgins Death of an Obnoxious Tourist Dotsy Lamb #1     1         1   2
Alan Hunter Gently in the Sun George Gently #6 2     1           3
Elspeth Huxley The African Poison Murders (Death of an Aryan) Superintendent Vachell #3       1   1 1 1   4
Michael Innes (J. I. M. Stewart) Lord Mullion's Secret Charles Honeybath #3                 1 1
Michael Innes (J. I. M. Stewart) Appleby's Other Story Sir John Appleby #28     1       1   2
Claude Izner (Liliane Korb & Laurence Lefèvre) The Montmartre Investigation Victor Legris #3 3             1 1 5
Claude Izner (Liliane Korb & Laurence Lefèvre) The Marais Assassin Victor Legris #4   2       4 6
Claude Izner (Liliane Korb & Laurence Lefèvre) The Predator of Batignolles Victor Legris #5   1   1 1 2 5
Claude Izner (Liliane Korb & Laurence Lefèvre) Strangled in Paris Victor Legris #6 1   3 1 5
P. D. James Innocent Blood 1         1     1 3
Owen Fox Jerome (Oscar J. Friend) The Five Assassins -           3       3
Jennifer Jordan Murder under the Mistletoe -           1       1
Robert Kaplow Who's Killing the Great Writers of America?         2 2
Carolyn Keene (various house writers) The Secret at Shadow Ranch Nancy Drew #5                 1 1
Adam Knight (Lawrence Lariar) Stone Cold Blonde Steve Conacher #1         2     1   3
Adam Knight (Lawrence Lariar) I'll Kill You Next! Steve Conacher #6   1             1 2
Jane Langton Dead as a Dodo   1   2       1 1   5
Janet Laurence A Tasty Way to Die Darina Lisle #2           2       2
John Le Carré Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy George Smiley #5                 1 1
Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu Uncle Silas         1 1   1 1 4
Constance & Gwenyth Little The Black Thumb -               2   2
Frances & Richard Lockridge Think of Death Captain Heimrich #1       2 2
Frances & Richard Lockridge Burnt Offering Captain Heimrich #8       1 1
Frances & Richard Lockridge Practise to Deceive Captain Heimrich #10   1   1 2
Frances & Richard Lockridge Accent on Murder Captain Heimrich #11       1   2 3
Frances & Richard Lockridge Show Red For Danger Captain Heimrich #12         1 2 3
Frances & Richard Lockridge With One Stone Captain Heimrich #13       2 1 3
Frances & Richard Lockridge First Come, First Kill Captain Heimrich #14         2 2
Frances & Richard Lockridge The Distant Clue Captain Heimrich #15 1   1   2 2 6
Richard Lockridge Murder Can't Wait Captain Heimrich #16     1 1 2
Frances & Richard Lockridge Murder in a Hurry Mr. & Mrs. North #14 1     1   2
Frances & Richard Lockridge The Judge is Reversed Mr. & Mrs. North #24 1   1   1   3
Frances & Richard Lockridge Murder by the Book Mr. & Mrs. North #26           1   1 1 3
Richard Lockridge Preach No More Lt. Nathan Shapiro #6 1     1 2
E. C. R. Lorac (Edith Caroline Rivett) Fire in the Thatch Robert MacDonald #27         1   1   1 3
E. C. R. Lorac (Edith Caroline Rivett) And Then Put Out the Light Robert MacDonald #33   1       1 2 4
E. C. R. Lorac (Edith Caroline Rivett) Two-Way Murder -       1 1 2
Susan Elia MacNeal Princess Elizabeth's Spy Maggie Hope #2   1         1   1 3
Carol McCleary The Illusion of Murder Nellie Bly #2             4 1   5
Helen McCloy Mister Splitfoot Dr. Basil Willing #12               2 2 4
Catriona McPherson After the Armistice Ball Dandy Gilver #1     2             2
Patrick McManus The Double-Jack Murders Sheriff Bo Tully #3             3     3
Cynthia Manson (ed) Murder at Teatime - 2   1   5 2   1 3 13
Tinker Marks (Mark Montgomery & Irene Powell) Theoretically Dead -         2         2
Ngaio Marsh & Stella Duffy Money in the Morgue Inspector Roderick Alleyn #33 1                 1
Tony Medawar (editor) Bodies from the Library ** 2 2     2 2 2 2 1 13
Patricia Moyes Death & the Dutch Uncle           1 1 1     3
Patricia Moyes Many Deadly Returns Insp. Henry Tibbett #9         2 2
Patricia Moyes The Coconut Killings Insp. Henry Tibbett #13         3   3
Simon Nash (Raymond Chapman) Dead Woman's Ditch Adam Ludlow #4 1             1   2
Paraic O'Donnell The House on Vesper Sands - 2 1 2   2 7       14
D. B. Olsen (Dolores Hitchens) Cats Don't Smile Rachel Murdock #6 2           1 1 1 5
Emma Page (Honoria O'Mahony Tirbutt) Add a Pinch of Cyanide -     1     1       2
John Penn (Palma Harcourt & Jack H. Trotman) An Ad for Murder (aka Notice of Death)     1 1   1       3
Hugh Pentecost (Judson Philips) The Cannibal Who Overate Pierre Chambrun #1 1           1 1 1 4
Anne Perry The Cater Street Hangman Charlotte & Thomas Pitt #1 5                 5
Anne Perry Callander Square Charlotte & Thomas Pitt #2 3         1   3   7
Anne Perry Paragon Walk Charlotte & Thomas Pitt #3 1           2   3
Anne Perry Resurrection Row Charlotte & Thomas Pitt #4 1       1   3 5
Anne Perry Rutland Place Charlotte & Thomas Pitt #5       1 1   2
Anne Perry Bluegate Fields Charlotte & Thomas Pitt #6 1 1     1 3
Maurice Procter The Graveyard Rolls (aka Moonlight Flitting) Chief Inspector Martineau #8         1     1   2
Milton Propper One Murdered: Two Dead Tommy Rankin               1 1 2
Ellery Queen (Dannay & Lee) The Egyptian Cross Mystery Ellery Queen #5         4         4
Ellery Queen (Dannay & Lee) The American Gun Mystery Ellery Queen #6           3     3
Helen Reilly Mr. Smith's Hat Inspector McKee #6         1     2   3
Ruth Rendell Road Rage Inspector Wexford #17 1   1       1     3
Louisa Revell (Ellen Hart Smith) A Silver Spade Miss Julia Tyler #3         1 2 1 1   5
Robert Richardson The Lazarus Tree Augustus Maltravers #6           1   1   2
Joel Townsley Rogers The Red Right Hand - 1       3     1   5
Sara Rosett Murder at Archly Manor High Society Lady Detective #1     1             1
James Runcie Sidney Chambers & the Shadow of Death   1           1 1 2 5
Steven Savile & Robert Greenberger The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: Murder at Sorrow's Crown 1         2 1 1   5
Dorothy L. Sayers & Robert Eustace The Documents in the Case 1         1       2
Margaret Scherf The Curious Custard Pie Dr. Martin Buell #3           2       2
Maj Sjöwall & Per Wahlöö The Locked Room Martin Beck #8             2     2
Gertrude Stein Blood on the Dining-Room Floor -     1             1
Kurt Steel (Rudolf Hornaday Kagey) Murder Goes to College Hank Hyer #3             2     2
Bram Stoker (adaptation by Naunerle Farr) Dracula (graphic novel version)               2   2
Lee Strauss Murder on the S. S. Rosa Ginger Gold #1   1           1
Lee Strauss Murder at Hartigan House Ginger Gold #2 1 1     1   3
Lee Strauss Murder at Bray Manor Ginger Gold #3               1   1
Lee Strauss Murder at Feathers & Flair Ginger Gold #3? 4? 2               2
Margaret Sutton (Rachel Beebe) The Haunted Attic Judy Bolton #2             1   2 3
Duane Swierczynski The Crimes of Dr. Watson       1   1
Sir Basil Thomson Who Killed Stella Pomeroy? Inspector Richardson #6         1       2 3
Stuart Turton The Devil & the Dark Water       1 1     5   7
Michael Underwood (John Michael Evelyn) Smooth Justice         1         1
Arthur W. Upfield The Sands of Windee Insp. Bonaparte #2           1 1     2
Arthur W. Upfield The Lake Frome Monster Insp. Bonaparte #29           2     2
S. S. Van Dine (Willard H. Wright) The Kennel Murder Case Philo Vance #6             1 3   4
Various Avon Giant Mystery Reader -         11   7 5   23
Edgar Wallace The Clue of the New Pin             2 1   3
Carolyn Wells Murder in the Bookshop Fleming Stone #45 1           1 1   3
Valentine Williams The Portcullis Room -   1           2   3
Margaret Yorke No Medals for the Major -         1   1     2
Israel Zangwill The Perfect Crime - 1           1 2   4
                         
124 authors 185 books                     778 toe tags

* pseudonyms are set in italics.

** full title: Bodies from the Library: Lost Tales of Mystery & Suspense by Agatha Christie & Other Masters of the Golden Age

= new

nla = no listing available

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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