Joelyn's Book Bites

Book Bites: The Reading List

Book BitseI’ve been wanting to compile a non-exhaustive reading list that I will put somewhere in this blog and that I can add onto it without having to write a whole list all over again. And because I’m quite OCD about what I read, it’s going to go into author categories:

Alexander Dumas – Dramatised Crime Non-Fiction

  • Celebrated Crimes

Ariana Franklin – Historical Crime Fic

  • City of Shadows
  • Mistress of the Art of Death
  • The Serpent’s Tale
  • Grave Goods
  • A Murderous Procession

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle – Detective Literature

  • A Study in Scarlet
  • The Sign of the Four
  • The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
  • The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
  • The Hound of Baskervilles
  • The Return of Sherlock Holmes
  • The Valley of Fear
  • His Last Bow
  • How Watson Learned the Trick
  • The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes

Dashiell Hammett – Hardboiled (Crime Noir)

  • Red Harvest
  • The Dain Curse
  • The Maltese Falcon
  • The Glass Key
  • The Thin Man

David Hosp – Legal Fiction

  • Dark Harbour
  • Betrayed
  • Innocence
  • Amongst Thieves

Eoin Colfer – YA Anti-Hero

  • Artemis Fowl
  • Artemis Fowl: The Arctic Incident
  • Artemis Fowl: The Eternity Cube
  • Artemis Fowl: The Opal Deception
  • Artemis Fowl: The Lost Colony
  • Artemis Fowl: The Time Paradox
  • Artemis Fowl: The Atlantis Complex
  • Artemis Fowl: The Last Guardian

Fyodor Dostoyevsky – Literary Crime

  • Crime and Punishment

James Patterson – Police Procedural

  • The 1st to Die
  • 2nd Chance
  • 3rd Degree
  • The 4th of July
  • The 5th Horseman
  • The 6th Target
  • 7th Heaven
  • 8th Confession
  • The 9th Judgment
  • 10th Anniversary
  • The 11th Hour

Jo Nesbo – Detective-Mystery

  • The Bat Man
  • The Cockroaches
  • The Redbreast
  • Nemesis
  • The Devil’s Star
  • The Redeemer
  • The Snowman
  • The Leopard
  • The Phantom

Mario Puzo & Mark Winegardner – Mafia Fiction

  • The Godfather
  • The Sicilian
  • The Godfather Returns
  • The Godfather’s Revenge

Raymond Chandler – Hardboiled (Crime Noir)

  • The Big Sleep
  • Farewell, My Lovely
  • The High Window
  • The Lady in the Lake
  • The Little Sister
  • The Long Goodbye
  • Playback
  • Poodle Springs

Rex Shelley – Local Thriller (From what I hear, hence the curiosity)

  • The Shrimp People
  • People of the Pear Tree
  • Island in the Centre
  • A River of Roses

Russell Andrews – Mystery

  • Gideon
  • Icarus
  • Aphrodite
  • Midas
  • Hades

Sam Bourne – Religious Crime

  • The Righteous Men
  • The Last Testament
  • The Final Reckoning
  • The Chosen One

Shamini Flint – Detective (Regional)

  • Inspector Singh Investigates: A Most Peculiar Malaysian Murder
  • Inspector Singh Investigates: A Bali Conspiracy Most Foul
  • Inspector Singh Investigates: The Singapore School of Villainy
  • Inspector Singh Investigates: A Deadly Cambodian Crime Spree

Steve Berry – Archaeological Spy/ Espionage

  • The Templar Legacy
  • The Alexandria Link
  • The Venetian Betrayal
  • The Charlemagne Pursuit
  • The Paris Vendetta
  • The Emperor’s Tomb
  • The Jefferson Key

Stieg Larsson – Mystery

  • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • The Girl who Played with Fire
  • The Girl who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest

Wena Poon – Action Literature

  • The Biophilia Omnibus
  • Lions in Winter
  • The Proper Care of Foxes
  • Alex y Robert

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