2021 Six Shooter Mystery Reading Challenge

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READER BOARD updated TUE APR 13 2021 @ 7 pm EDT convert
Gunslingers
20
Notch
11
/ Shots
250
x6 = TCP + bonus = score More ammo!
The notched - sorted by score
Tari Hann
Ohio
2 9 1.333 0.100 1.433
Sanacrow
Tennessee
3 20 0.900 0.200 1.100
Rick Mills
Maine
3 30 0.600 0.200 0.800
Bev Hankins
Indiana
1 9 0.666 0 0.666
C0NTENTH0MEB0DY
USA
1 16 0.375 0 0.375
SueC
Utah
1 32 0.187 0 0.187
The not-yet-notched - sorted by shots fired - keep shooting!
Traci L.
Illinois
0 39 0.000 0 0.000
Avid Series Reader
New Mexico
0 26 0.000 0 0.000
Tina Hilbert
Utah
0 15 0.000 0 0.000
Jjean
Missouri
0 13 0.000 0 0.000
OutsmartYourShelf
United Kingdom
0 11 0.000 0 0.000
Simone C.
Alabama
0 11 0.000 0 0.000
Karen Baroness
Montana
0 8 0.000 0 0.000
Guatemala Paula
Texas
0 4 0.000 0 0.000
Lynn
Pennsylvania
0 3 0.000 0 0.000
Scott Nickels
Nebraska
0 2 0.000 0 0.000
Anna Marten
Wisconsin
0 2 0.000 0 0.000
Ahcop
India
0 2 0.000 0 0.000
Sharon Angle-Boyer
North Carolina
0 1 0.000 0 0.000
Fanda
Indonesia
0 1 0.000 0 0.000

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Shooting gallery:

alphabetical by gunslinger s
Gunslinger Target *
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2 3 4 5 6
Ahcop John Dickson Carr bang!The Nine Wrong Answers bang! Papa La-Bas bang! The Mad Hatter Mystery bang! It Walks by Night bang! The Man Who Could Not Shudder
Dr. Fell#12
 
Freeman Wills Crofts bang!The Cask          
Elizabeth Daly bang!Unexpected Night
Henry Gamadge #1
bang!Deadly Nightshade
Henry Gamadge #2
       
Erle Stanley Gardner bang!The Case of the Gilded Lily
Perry Mason #50
         
Anthony Gilbert bang!Out For the Kill bang!A Question of Murder bang!Prelude to Murder bang! Passenger to Nowhere    
P. M. Hubbard bang! The Dancing Man bang! A Rooted Sorrow bang! A Thirsty Evil      
E. Phillips Oppenheim bang!The Great Impersonation bang! The Golden Beast bang! The Grassleyes Mystery      
Joseph Shearing
(Marjorie Bowen)
bang! Aunt Beardie bang! The Crimes of Laura Sarelle        
Hillary Waugh bang! Sleep Long, My Love bang! Girl on the Run        
Target 1 2 3 4 5 6
Anna Marten Linsey Miller bang! The Game          
Diana Peterfreund bang! In the Hall With the Knife          
Target 1 2 3 4 5 6
Avid Series Reader L.L. Bartlett bang! Dead in Red
Jeff Resnick #2
bang! When the Spirit Moves You
Jeff Resnick #2.5
       
Jessica Beck
(Tim Myers)
bang! Sinister Sprinkles
Donut Shop Mystery #3
bang! Evil Eclairs
Donut Shop Mystery #4
       
Frances Brody
(Frances McNeil)
bang!Dying in the Wool
Kate Shackleton #1
bang!A Medal for Murder
Kate Shackleton #2
bang! Murder in the Afternoon
Kate Shackleton #3
     
Fiona Buckley
(Valerie Anand)
bang! The Doublet Affair bang!Queen's Ransom bang! To Ruin a Queen      
Vanetta Chapman bang! A Perfect Square bang! Material Witness        
Barbara Cleverly bang! The Damascened Blade
Joe Sandilands #3
bang! The Palace Tiger
Joe Sandilands #4
bang! The Bee's Kiss
Joe Sandilands #5
bang! Tug of War
Joe Sandilands #6
   
Cleo Coyle
(Alice Alfonsi & Marc Cerasini)
bang!The Ghost and the Bogus Bestseller
Haunted Bookshop #6
bang! Billionaire Blend
Coffeehouse #13
       
Ellen Crosby bang!Harvest of Secrets
Wine Country #9
         
Judy Ann Davis bang! Four White Roses bang! Up on the Roof        
Joan Druett bang! Shark Island bang! Run Afoul bang! Deadly Shoals      
Martin Edwards bang! I Remember You bang! The Dungeon House bang! Gallows Court
Rachel Savernake #1
     
Monica Ferris (Mary Monica Pulver) bang! Knitting Bones
Needlecraft Mystery #11
bang! Thai Die
Needlecraft Mystery #12
bang! Blackwork
Needlecraft Mystery #13
     
Nicci French
(Nicci Gerrard & Sean French)
bang!Blue Monday
Freida Klein #1
         
Diana Gabaldon bang! The Scottish Prisoner
Lord John Grey #3
         
Tess Gerritsen bang!The Shape of Night bang! Last to Die
Rizzoli & Isles #10
       
Chris Grabenstein bang!Mad Mouse
John Ceepak #2
         
Caroline Graham bang! The Killings at Badger's Drift
Inspector Barnaby #1
bang! Death of a Hollow Man
Inspector Barnaby #2
       
Sarah Graves
(Mary Squibb)
bang!Wreck the Halls
Home Repair is Homicide #5
         
Iona Grey bang!Letters to the Lost          
Elly Griffiths
(Domenica de Rosa)
bang!Smoke and Mirrors
Stephens & Mephisto #2
bang!The Blood Card
Stephens & Mephisto #3
bang! The Stranger Diaries
Harbinder Kaur #1
     
Martha Grimes bang! The Knowledge
Richard Jury #24
bang!The Old Success
Richard Jury #25
bang! Biting the Moon
Andi Oliver #1
bang! Send Bygraves    
John Harvey bang!Darkness & Light
Frank Elder #3
bang! Body & Soul
Frank Elder #4
       
Sarah Jio bang!The Violets of March bang!The Bungalow bang! The Last Camellia      
Mari Jungstedt bang! Unspoken
Anders Knutas #2
bang! The Inner Circle
Anders Knutas #3
bang! Killer's Art
Anders Knutas #4
     
Erin Kelly bang!The Poison Tree          
Elizabeth Kostova bang!The Shadow Land          
Karen MacInerney bang!Brush with Death
Gray Whale Inn #5
bang!Death Runs Adrift
Gray Whale Inn #6
bang! Pumpkin Pied
Gray Whale Inn #6.5
     
Adrian McKinty bang! The Cold Cold Ground          
Kristina McMorris bang! Letters from Home bang! The Edge of Lost        
Christine Mangan bang!Tangerine          
Henning Mankell bang! The Fifth Woman          
Steve Martini bang!Compelling Evidence
Paul Madriani #1
bang!Prime Witness
Paul Madriani #2
bang!Undue Influence
Paul Madriani #3
     
Lia Matera bang!Designer Crimes
Laura DiPalma #5
         
Peter May bang!Firemaker
China Thrillers #1
         
Susan Meissner bang!A Bridge Across the Ocean bang! A Sound Among the Trees        
Kate Morton bang! The Lake House          
Ann Parker bang! What Gold Buys
Silver Rush #5
bang! A Dying Note
Silver Rush #6
bang! Mortal Music
Silver Rush #7
     
T. Jefferson Parker bang!The Fallen          
Sandra Parshall bang! Broken Places bang! Disturbing the Dead bang! Under the Dog Star      
Michael Pearce bang! A Dead Man in Trieste
Seymour of Special Branch #1
bang! A Dead Man in Istanbul
Seymour of Special Branch #2
bang! A Dead Man in Athens
Seymour of Special Branch #3
bang! A Dead Man in Tangier
Seymour of Special Branch #4
bang! A Dead Man in Barcelona
Seymour of Special Branch #5
 
Andrea Penrose bang!Murder at Black Swan Lane
Wrexford & Sloane #1
bang! Sweet Revenge
Lady Arianna Regency Mystery #1
       
Anne Perry bang!A Christmas Return
Christmas Mysteries #15
bang! A Christmas Revelation
Christmas Mysteries #16
       
Stefanie Pintoff bang!In the Shadow of Gotham          
Lucinda Riley bang! The Love Letter bang! The Orchid House        
Michael Robotham bang!Lost
Joseph O'Loughlin #2
bang! Shatter
Joseph O'Loughlin #3
       
Arlene Sachitano bang!The Quilt Before the Storm
Harriet Truman / Loose Threads #5
         
Martin Cruz Smith bang!Gorky Park
Arkady Renko #1
         
Kathleen Tessaro bang!The Perfume Collector          
Arthur W. Upfield bang! The Sands of Windee
Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte #2
         
Lauren Willig bang!Betrayal of the Blood Lily
Pink Carnation #6
         
Target 1 2 3 4 5 6
Bev Hankins Agatha Christie bang!Murder in the Calais Coach bang! The Listerdale Mystery bang! The Boomerang Clue (Why Didn't They Ask Evans?) bang! Mr. Parker Pyne, Detective
(Parker Pyne Investigates)
bang! Murder in Three Acts Death in the Clouds
C. S. Harris
(Candice Proctor)
bang!When Maidens Mourn
Sebastian St. Cyr #7
bang! What Darkness Brings
Sebastian St. Cyr #8
bang! Why Kings Confess
Sebastian St. Cyr #9
     
Claude Izner
(Liliane Korb & Laurence Lefèvre)
bang! Murder on the Eiffel Tower bang! The Disappearance at Pere-Lachaise        
Target 1 2 3 4 5 6
C0NTENTH0MEB0DY David Baldacci bang!Memory Man
Amos Decker #1
bang! The Last Mile
Amos Decker #2
bang! The Fix
Amos Decker #3
bang! The Fallen
Amos Decker #4
   
Allison Brennan bang! Love Me to Death
Lucy Kincaid #1
bang! Kiss Me, Kill Me
Lucy Kincaid #2
       
Lee Child
(James Dover Grant)
bang! The Killing Floor          
Harlan Coben bang!Deal Breaker
Myron Bolitar #1
         
Patricia Cornwell bang!Post Mortem
Kay Scarpetta #1
         
James Patterson bang!1st to Die
Murder Club #1
bang! 2nd Chance
Murder Club #2
bang!The Black Book bang!Don't Blink bang!Mistress The Summer House
John Sandford
(John Roswell Camp)
bang!Rules of Prey
Lucas Davenport #1
         
Target 1 2 3 4 5 6
Deanie Agatha Christie bang! And Then There Were None          
J. D. Robb
(Nora Roberts)
bang! Divided in Death          
Target 1 2 3 4 5 6
Donnisha Robert Galbraith
(J. K. Rowling)
bang!The Cuckoo's Calling (Cormoran Strike, #1)          
Target 1 2 3 4 5 6
Fanda Agatha Christie bang! Death in the Clouds          
Target 1 2 3 4 5 6
Guatemala Paula Parker Bilal bang! The Golden Scales          
Laura Walker Jensen bang! Hope, Faith, and a Corpse
Faith Chapel Mystery #1
         
Sandi Scott bang! Murder Off Broadway
Pet Portraits Cozy Mystery #12
         
Victoria Tait bang! Rhino Charge
Kenya Kanga Mystery #3
         
Target 1 2 3 4 5 6
JJA Robert Arthur Jr. bang!The Secret of Terror Castle
Three Investigators #1
bang! The Mystery of the Stuttering Parrot
Three Investigators #2
bang!The Mystery of the Whispering Mummy
Three Investigators #3
     
Target 1 2 3 4 5 6
Jjean David Baldacci bang! The Fallen bang! A Minute to Midnight bang! One Good Deed bang! Hell"s Corner
Camel Club #5
bang! Daylight
Atlee Pine #3
 
Agatha Christie bang!The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
Hercule Poirot #4
bang! Black Coffee
Hercule Poirot #7
bang! Death in the Clouds
Hercule Poirot #12
bang! Five Little Pigs
Hercule Poirot #25
bang! Nemesis
Miss Marple #11
 
Michael Connelly bang! Fair Warning bang!Night Fire        
Stephen King (bib) (bio) bang! Bag of Bones bang! The Institute bang! If It Bleeds      
James Patterson bang! Killer Instinct bang! Cajun Justice bang! Zoo
Zoo #1
bang! Cross
Alex Cross #12
bang! 1st to Die
Women's Murder Club #1
 
Danielle Steel bang! Answered Prayers        
Target 1 2 3 4 5 6
Karen Baroness Laura Childs (Laura Alden) bang!Haunted Hibiscus
Tea Shop Mystery #22
         
Krista Davis bang!The Diva Runs Out of Thyme
A Domestic Diva Mystery
         
Maria DiRico (Ellen Byron) bang!Long Island Iced Tina
Catering Hall Mystery #2
         
D.E. Haggerty bang! Saint Vandal's Day          
Erin Johnson bang!Spelling the Tea
A Magical Tea Room Mystery
bang! With Scream and Sugar
A Magical Tea Room Mystery
       
Olivia Matthews (Patricia Sargeant) bang!Murder by Page One
Peach Coast Library Mystery #1
         
Angela M. Sanders bang! Bait and Witch          
Target 1 2 3 4 5 6
Lynn Robert B. Parker bang! The Professional
Spenser #37
bang! Painted Ladies
Spenser #38
bang! Crimson Joy
Spenser #15
     
Target 1 2 3 4 5 6
OutsmartYourShelf Angela Marsons bang! Lost Girls
DI Kim Stone #3
         
Linda Castillo bang!Down A Dark Road
Kate Burkholder #9
         
Patricia Cornwell bang!Postmortem
Kay Scarpetta #1
bang! Body of Evidence
Kay Scarpetta #2
       
Lisa Gardner bang!The Perfect Husband
Quincy & Rainie #1
         
Val McDermid bang! The Mermaids Singing bang! The Wire in the Blood        
J. D. Robb
(Nora Roberts)
bang!Imitation In Death
In Death #17
bang! Remember When Part I
In Death #17.5
bang! Remember When Part II
In Death #17.5
     
Melinda Woodhall bang!The River Girls
Mercy Harbor #1
         
Target 1 2 3 4 5 6
Rick Mills Agatha Christie bang! Death on the Nile
Hercule Poirot #17
bang! By the Pricking of my Thumbs
Tommy & Tuppence #4
bang! Murder at the Vicarage
Miss Marple #1
bang! A Pocket Full of Rye
Miss Marple #6
bang! The Mirror Crack'd
Miss Marple #8
 
Philip R. Craig bang! Death in Vineyard Waters
Martha's Vineyard #2
bang! Vineyard Deceit
Martha's Vineyard #3
bang! Cliff Hanger
Martha's Vineyard #4
bang! Off Season
Martha's Vineyard #5
bang! A Case of Vineyard Poison
Martha's Vineyard #6
Death on a Vineyard Beach
Martha's Vineyard #7
Philip R. Craig bang! Vineyard Enigma
Martha's Vineyard #13
bang! Murder at a Vineyard Mansion
Martha's Vineyard #15
       
Mignon G. Eberhart bang! The Chiffon Scarf bang! The Hangman's Whip        
Erle Stanley Gardner bang! This is Murder bang! The Clue of the Forgotten Murder bang! The Case of the Turning Tide
Gramps Wiggins #1
bang! The Case of the Smoking Chimney
Gramps Wiggins #2
bang! The Bigger They Come
Lam & Cool #1
 
Martha Grimes bang! The Man with a Load of Mischief
Richard Jury #1
bang! The Old Fox Deceiv'd
Richard Jury #2
bang! The Anodyne Necklace
Richard Jury #3
bang! The Dirty Duck
Richard Jury #4
   
Kathleen Moore Knight bang! The Trouble at Turkey Hill bang! Death Came Dancing bang! Bait for Murder bang! Murder/Intrigue for Empire bang! The Port of Seven Strangers Bells for the Dead
Ellery Queen
Frederic Dannay & Manfred Lee
bang! The Dragon's Teeth
EQ #15
bang! The Chinese Orange Mystery
EQ #8
bang! The Adventures of Ellery Queen
Short Stories #1
bang! The New Adventures of Ellery Queen
Short Stories #2
   
Mary Roberts Rinehart bang!The Man in Lower Ten          
S. S. Van Dine
(Willard H. Wright)
bang! The Benson Murder Case
Philo Vance #1
bang! The Canary Murder Case
Philo Vance #2
       
Edgar Wallace bang! Face in the Night bang! White Face bang! The Devil Man      
Carolyn Wells bang! The Clue bang! The Maxwell Mystery bang! Faulkner's Folly bang! Anybody but Anne bang! All At Sea Prillilgirl
Target 1 2 3 4 5 6
Sanacrow Agatha Christie bang! Murder at the Vicarage          
J. D. Robb
(Nora Roberts)
bang!Naked in Death 1 bang!Glory in Death 2 bang!Immortal in Death 3 bang!Rapture in Death 4 bang!Ceremony in Death 5 notch! Vengeance in Death 6
J. D. Robb
(Nora Roberts)
bang!Holiday in Death 7 bang!Midnight in Death 7.5 bang!Conspiracy in Death 8 bang!Loyalty in Death 9 bang!Witness in Death 10 notch!Judgement in Death 11
J. D. Robb
(Nora Roberts)
bang!Betrayal in Death 12 bang!Interlude in Death 12.5 bang!Seduction in Death 13 bang!Reunion in Death 14 bang!Purity in Death 15 notch!Portrait in Death 16
J. D. Robb
(Nora Roberts)
bang!Imitation in Death 17          
Target 1 2 3 4 5 6
Scott Nickels Arnaldur Indridason bang! The Shadow District
Reykjavik Wartime Mystery #1
bang! The Shadow Killer
Reykjavik Wartime Mystery #2
       
Target 1 2 3 4 5 6
Sharon Angle-Boyer Thomas Harris bang!Red Dragon          
Target 1 2 3 4 5 6
Simone C Verity Bright bang! Mystery by the Sea          
Agatha Christie bang!Evil under the Sun          
Fyodor Dostoevsky bang! The Brothers Karamazov          
Lucy Foley bang! The Guest List          
Carolyn Haines bang! A Gift of Bones          
Thomas Harris bang! Red Dragon          
Rachel Hawkins bang! The Wife Upstairs          
Karen McManus bang! The Cousins          
Molly MacRae bang!Scones and Scoundrels          
Tirzah Price bang!Pride and Premeditation          
Kerry Wilkinson bang! The Blame          
Target 1 2 3 4 5 6
sk888888 Barry Eisler bang! A Lonely Resurrection bang! Winner Take All bang! The Last Assassin      
Target 1 2 3 4 5 6
SueC Susan Wittig Albert bang! Holly Blues          
Donna Andrews bang! Duck the Halls bang!The Good, the Bad, and the Emus bang! The Nightingale before Christmas bang! Lord of the Wings
Meg Langslow #19
   
Lorna Barrett (Lorraine Bartlett) bang! Title Wave          
C. J. Box bang! Long Range bang! Shots Fired: Stories from Joe Pickett Country        
Jim Butcher bang!Storm Front
Dresden Files #1
bang! Fool Moon
Dresden Files #2
bang! Grave Peril
Dresden Files #3
bang! Summer Knight
Dresden Files #4
bang! Death Masks
Dresden Files #5
 
Sheila Connolly bang!A Turn for the Bad
County Cork #4
bang! Cruel Winter
County Cork #5
bang! Many a Twist
County Cork #6
bang! The Lost Traveller
County Cork #7
bang! Fatal Roots
County Cork #8
 
Erle Stanley Gardner bang!The D.A. Calls It Murder
Doug Selby #1
         
Elly Griffiths
(Domenica de Rosa)
bang!The Woman in Blue bang! The Stranger Diaries
Harbinder Kaur #1
bang! The Postscript Murders
Harbinder Kaur #2
     
C. S. Harris (Candice Proctor) bang!What Angels Fear
Sebastian St. Cyr #1
         
Anne Hillerman bang!Spider Woman's Daughter
Leaphorn & Chee #19
bang! Rock with Wings
Leaphorn & Chee #20
bang! The Song of the Lion
Leaphorn & Chee #21
bang! Cave of Bones
Leaphorn & Chee #22
bang! The Tale Teller
Leaphorn & Chee #23
 
Laurie R. King bang! Justice Hall
Mary Russell #6
bang! The Game
Mary Russell #7
bang! Locked Rooms
Mary Russell #8
bang! The Language of Bees
Mary Russell #9
bang! The God of the Hive
Mary Russell #10
 
Patrick McManus bang!The Blight Way
Sheriff Bo Tully #1
bang! Avalanche
Sheriff Bo Tully #2
bang! The Double-Jack Murders
Sheriff Bo Tully #3
bang! The Huckleberry Murders
Sheriff Bo Tully #4
bang! The Tamarack Murders
Sheriff Bo Tully #5
Circles in the Snow
Sheriff Bo Tully #6
Anne Perry bang!A Christmas Grace bang! Half Moon Street
Charlotte & Thomas Pitt #20
       
Caroline & Charles Todd bang!A False Mirror
Ian Rutledge #9
         
Jacqueline Winspear bang!The American Agent
Maisie Dobbs #15
bang! The Consequences of Fear
Maisie Dobbs #16
       
Target 1 2 3 4 5 6
Tari Hann Avery Aames
(Daryl Wood Gerber)
bang! Lost and Fondue bang! A Sprinkling of Murder        
Ellery Adams bang!The Book of Candlelight
SB&S Society #3
bang! Peach Pies and Alibis Ink & Shadows
SB&S Society #4
     
Winnie Archer bang!Kneaded to Death          
Cindy Bell bang!The Sweet Smell of Murder          
Jennie Bentley bang!Fatal Fixer-Upper          
Miranda Bliss bang!Cooking Up Murder          
Catherine Bruns bang!Killer Transaction          
Kate Carlisle bang!This Old Homicide          
Lyndsey Cole bang!BlackBuried Pie
Black Cat Cafe #3
bang! Very Buried Cheesecake
Black Cat Cafe #4
bang! Gunpowder Chowder
Hooked & Cooked #1
bang! RaspBuried Torte
Black Cat Cafe #5
bang! PoisonBuried Punch Gunpowder Chowder
Hooked & Cooked #1
Lyndsey Cole bang! RaspBuried Torte          
Kathi Daley bang!Gooseberry Christmas          
Joanna Fluke
(Joanne Fischmann)
bang! Christmas Cupcake Murder
Hannah Swensen #26
bang! Cherry Cheesecake Murder
Hannah Swensen #8
bang! Key Lime Pie Murder
Hannah Swensen #9
bang! Triple Chocolate Cheesecake Murder
Hannah Swensen #27
   
Carole Fowkes bang!Plateful of Murder          
Lee Hollis
(Rick Copp & Holly Simason)
bang!Poppy Harmon and the Hung Jury bang! Death of a Blueberry Tart bang! Death of a Chocoholic bang! Death of a Wicked Witch bang! Murder at the PTA Poppy Harmon and the Pillow Talk Killer
Tonya Kappes
(Maymee Bell)
bang!Gear, Grills & Guns Ropes, Riddles and Robberies        
Mary Kruger bang!Death on the Cliff Walk          
Gayle Leeson bang!The Calamity Café          
Target 1 2 3 4 5 6
Tina Hilbert Bree Baker (Julie Anne Lindsey) bang!Live and Let Chai
Seaside Cafe Mystery #1
         
David Baldacci bang!Long Road to Mercy
Atlee Pine #1
bang!A Minute to Midnight
Atlee Pine #2
bang!Daylight
Atlee Pine #3
     
Sandra Brown bang!Chill Factor          
Lynn Cahoon bang!If the Shoe Kills
Tourist Trap #3
         
Tara French bang!The Searcher          
Sally Hepworth bang!The Mother-in-Law          
Bobbi Holmes (Anna J. McIntyre) bang! The Ghost of Marlow House
Haunting Danielle #1
bang! The Ghost Who Loved Diamonds
Haunting Danielle #2
bang! The Ghost Who Wasn't
Haunting Danielle #3
bang! The Ghost Who Wanted Revenge
Haunting Danielle #4
   
Lisa Jewell bang!Watching You          
Jenn McKinlay bang!Death of a Mad Hatter
Hat Shops Mystery #2
         
Delia Owens bang!Where the Crawdads Sing          
Target 1 2 3 4 5 6
Traci L. Ellery Adams bang!Murder in the Storybook Cottage          
Winnie Archer bang!Flour in the Attic          
Bree Baker bang!Live and Let Chai
Seaside Cafe #1
bang! No Good Tea Goes Unpunished
Seaside Cafe #2
bang! Tide and Punishment
Seaside Cafe #3
     
Mollie Cox Bryan bang!Death of an Irish Diva
Cumberland Creek #3
         
Rhys Bowen
(Janet Quin-Harkin)
bang! Her Royal Spyness          
Leslie Budewitz bang! Death Al Dente          
Joseph Mark Brewer bang! Tokyo Summer          
Lucy Burdette
(Roberta Isleib)
bang! An Appetite for Murder
Key West Food Critic #1
bang! Death in Four Courses
Key West Food Critic #2
bang! Topped Chef
Key West Food Critic #3
     
V. M. Burns bang! The Plot is Murder bang! Read Herring Hunt bang! Novel Art of Murder bang! Wed, Read & Dead bang! Bookmarked for Murder  
Lynn Cahoon bang!Who Moved my Goat Cheese          
Kate Carlisle bang!The Grim Reader          
Laurie Cass bang! Lending a Paw          
Vivien Chien bang!Egg Drop Dead
Noodle Shop #5
bang! Killer Kung Pao
Noodle Shop #6
       
Laura Childs
(Gerry Schmitt)
bang! Eggs on Ice bang! Mumbo Gumbo Murder bang! Parchment and Old Lace bang! Egg Shooters
Cackleberry Club #9
   
Agatha Christie bang!Murder on the Orient Express bang! The Mysterious Affair at Styles
Hercule Poirot #1
       
Mary Higgins Clark bang!Kiss the Girls and Make them Cry bang! Every Breath you Take        
Leena Clover bang!Gone With the Wings          
Nancy Coco
(Nancy J. Parra)
bang!All Fudged Up          
Sheila Connolly bang! Buried in a Bog          
Donna Amis Davis bang!Danger at the Dive Shack bang! Disquiet at the Dive Shack bang! Duplicity at the Dive Shack      
Maddie Day (Edith Maxwell) bang!Flipped for Murder
Country Store #1
bang!Grilled for Murder
Country Store #2
       
Ana T Drew bang! The Murderous Macaron
Julie Cavallo #1
bang! Killer Karma
Julie Cavallo #2
bang!The Sinister Superyacht
Julie Cavallo #3
     
Lauren Elliott bang!Murder by the Book
Beyond the Page Bookstore #1
         
Jessica Fletcher bang! Aloha Betrayed bang! The Murder of Twelve A Time for Murder      
Amanda Flower bang! Toxic Toffee bang! Crime and Poetry        
Joanna Fluke
(Joanne Fischmann)
bang! Coconut Layer Cake Murder bang! Christmas Cupcake Murder        
Sarah Fox bang! Wine and Punishment bang! An Ale of Two Cities        
Victoria Gilbert bang!Booked for Death
Booklover's B&B #1
         
Sally Goldenbaum bang! Death by Cashmere          
J. M. Griffin bang!Left Fur Dead bang!Who's Dead, Doc?        
Sherry Harris bang! Let's Fake a Deal          
Miranda James (Dean James) bang!Bless Her Dead Little Heart          
Lizzie Josephson bang!Peril Through the Panama
Cozy Cruise #2
bang! The Murder Mystery Cruise
Cozy Cruise #3
bang! Comeback Cruise
Cozy Cruise #4
     
Jennifer Joy (Becca Bloom) bang! Cabs, Cakes and Corpses bang! Rum Raisin Revenge bang! Cold Case Crumble
Murder on the Equator #3
     
Tonya Kappes bang!Beaches, Bungalows and Burglaries bang! Deserts, Driving & Derelicts
Camper & Criminals #2
bang!Forests, Fishing, & Forgery
Camper & Criminals #3
     
Celia Kinsey bang!Fit to be French Fried bang!Hamburger Heist bang!Pizza Pie Puzzler bang!Hot Dog Horrors    
Libby Klein bang!Class Reunions are Murder
Poppy McAllister #1
bang!Midnight Snacks are Murder
Poppy McAllister #2
bang!Restaurant Weeks are Murder
Poppy McAllister #3
bang! Theater Nights are Murder
Poppy McAllister #4
   
Kate Lansing bang!Killer Chardonnay
Colorado Wine Mystery #1
         
C A Larmer bang!Agatha Christie Book Club          
Ruby Loren bang!The Florist and the funeral          
Mary McHugh bang!Chorus LInes, Caviar and Corpses
Happy Hoofers #1
         
Jenn McKinlay bang!Buried to the Brim bang! Word to the Wise bang! Hitting the Books bang! Pumpkin Spice Peril bang! One for the Books  
Alyssa Maxwell bang!Murder at the Breakers          
Colleen Mooney bang!Rescued by a Kiss          
Judy Moore bang!A Book Signing to Die For
cozy mysteries to die for #1
         
Catie Murphy bang!Dead in Dublin          
Chris Niles bang!Lost Palm          
Sara Paretsky bang! Shell Game          
Meredith Potts bang!Chocolates with a side of murder          
Sara Rosett bang!Death in the English Countryside          
Debra Sennefelder bang! Three Widows and a Corpse          
Paige Shelton bang! To Helvetica and Back          
Joanna Campbell Slan bang! Kiki Lowenstein and the Purple Passion          
Denise Swanson bang!Winner Cake All          
Cathy Tully bang! Dr. Shine Cracks the Case
Chiro Cozy #1
bang! Misalignment and Murder
Chiro Cozy #2
       
Lisa Unger bang!Confessions on the 7:45          
Ruth Ware
(Ruth Warburton)
bang!The Woman in Cabin 10          
Stuart Woods bang! Choppy Water
Stone Barrington #54
bang!Shakeup
Stone Barrington #55
bang! Hush Hush
Stone Barrington #56
     
Ovidia Yu bang!Aunty Lee's Delights          

Key: pseudonym Target bang! Shot! Notch! Newest Rolled over from 2020 Almost there! Notch your gun! Endangered

How to:

  1. Advance signup is no longer needed.
  2. Shoot (read) book #1
  3. Submit the form.
  4. Reload,repeat until you have read 6 books. Once you complete 6, you get a notch on your gun.
  5. Please note the Shooting Gallery does not update in real time. Your submission generates an email to The Grand Targetmeister, who will fill in the data.
  6. This is a rolling challenge. How does that work? At the end of the year, incomplete targets carry forward to the following year.

Rules:

  1. The challenge runs from January 1 - December 24, 2021..
  2. Genres: You get to decide what is a 'mystery'. Traditional murder mysteries, thrillers, police procedurals, young adult, romances, all are welcome.
  3. Formats: Print books, audio books, radio dramatizations, or e-books may be used.
  4. Each completed target earns you a notch on your gun.
  5. Once you have completed a target, you can target the same author again for additional notches.
  6. You can target different authors simultaneously or consecutively.
  7. Young folks are especially welcome too. Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew readers are naturals!
  8. Pseudonyms count as the same author, for example, if your target is Erle Stanley Gardner, you can count books by A. A. Fair.
  9. You do not need to write reviews, but you are welcome to. If you supply a link to your blog or Goodreads review, I will link to it.
  10. Bloggers are welcome to copy any images from this challenge.
  11. Never enter the secret passageway first.

Prizes!

FAQ

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This is a virtual shooting gallery. No actual books were harmed in the creation of this challenge. Do not read books for this challenge while operating a motor vehicle, watercraft, aircraft, locomotive, or lawnmower. All models are over 18 years of age. Do not use while sleeping. Any reproduction, retransmission or rebroadcast without the express, written consent of Major League Baseball is strictly prohibited.

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