Day: September 5, 2017

My Wish List as of 5 September 2017

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Not good for my plans to slash my TBR pile.

  1. A Patient Fury (DC Childs mystery Book 3) by Sarah Ward
  2. The Intrusions (Carrigan & Miller Book 3) by Stav Sherez
  3. Then She Was Gone by Luca Veste
  4. Game of Mirrors (Inspector Montalbano) by Andrea Camilleri (tra.: Stephen Sartarelli)
  5. Wolves in the Dark (Varg Veum) by Gunnar Staalesen (tra.: Don Bartlett)
  6. After You Die (DI Zigic & DS Ferreira), by Eva Dolan
  7. The House by Simon Lelic
  8. Hellfire (Inspector Sejer) by Karin Fossum (tra,: Kari Dickson)
  9. Fever by Deon Meyer (tra.: K.L. Seegers)
  10. Watch Her Disappear (Zigic & Ferreira 4) by Eva Dolan
  11. A Rising Man by Abir Mukherjee
  12. Prussian Blue (A Bernie Gunther Novel) by Philip Kerr
  13. The Road to Ithaca (Martin Bora) by Ben Pastor
  14. The Long Drop (Alex Morrow Novels) by Denise Mina
  15. A Nest of Vipers (Inspector Montalbano) by Andrea Camilleri (tra.: Stephen Sartarelli)
  16. Icarus (Benny Griessel) by Deon Meyer (tra.: K.L. Seegers)
  17. Insidious Intent (Tony Hill and Carol Jordan, Book 10) by Val McDermid
  18. The Late Show by Michael Connelly
  19. Glass Houses (Chief Inspector Gamache Novel) by Louise Penny
  20. The Secrets She Keeps by Michael Robotham
  21. A Necessary Evil by Abir Mukherjee
  22. The Shadow District by Arnaldur Indridason (tra.: Victoria Cribb)
  23. The City of Lies (Stefan Gillespie Book 4) by Michael Russell
  24. The Thirst (Harry Hole 11) by Jo Nesbo (tra.: Neil Smith)
  25. The Accordionist (Three Evangelists Trilogy 3) by Fred Vargas (tra.: Sian Reynolds)
  26. A Thousand Cuts (A Spike Sanguinetti Mystery) by Thomas Mogford
  27. The Story of Classic Crime in 100 Books by Martin Edwards
  28. Whiteout (Dark Iceland) by Ragnar Jónasson (tra.: Quentin Bates)
  29. Low Heights by Garnier Pascal (tra.: Jane Aitken)
  30. The Seagull (Vera Stanhope Book 8) by Ann Cleeves
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My Ten Books of Summer 2017 Wrap-up

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My original intention was to read:

  1. The Serpent Pool, by Martin Edwards
  2. Even the Dead, by Benjamin Black
  3. Death on the Nile, by Agatha Christie
  4. The Honourable Schoolboy, by John Le Carré
  5. A Demon in my View, by Ruth Rendell
  6. An April Shroud, by Reginald Hill
  7. The Hollow Man, by John Dickson Carr
  8. Shake Hands Forever, by Ruth Rendell
  9. Dirty Snow, by Georges Simenon
  10. Appointment with Dead, by Agatha Christie
  11. A Man’s Head, by Georges Simenon
  12. Maigret Sets a Trap, by Georges Simenon
  13. Murder in the Mews, by Agatha Christie
  14. Rupture, by Ragnar Jónasson
  15. Cursed, by Thomas Enger
  16. Too Close to the Edge, by Pascal Garnier
  17. The Eskimo Solution, by Pascal Garnier
  18. Six Stories, by Matt Wesolowski
  19. Faithless, by Kjell Ola Dahl
  20. A Deadly Thaw, by Sarah Ward
  21. Thin Ice, by Quentin Bates
  22. Ordeal, by Jorn Lier Horst
  23. The Mine, by Antti Tuomainen

But finally I read:

  1. The Serpent Pool (2010), by Martin Edwards (A)
  2. A Man’s Head, 1931 (Inspector Maigret #9) by Georges Simenon. Trans: David Coward (A)
  3. A Death in Summer (2011) by Benjamin Black (A)
  4. Out of Bounds (2016) by Val McDermid (A)
  5. When It Grows Dark (2017) by Jørn Lier Horst (trans: Anne Bruce) (B)
  6. The Exiled (2016) by Kati Hiekkapelto (Tran. by David Hackston) (A)
  7. Maigret Goes to School, 1954 (Inspector Maigret #44) by Georges Simenon. Trans: Linda Coverdale (A)
  8. The Trespasser (2016) by Tana French (A)
  9. The Dancer at the Gai-Moulin, 1931 (Inspector Maigret #10) by Georges Simenon. Trans: Siân Reynolds (B)
  10. Tiempos de hielo (2015), de Fred Vargas (Tra.: Anne-Hélène Suárez Girard) English title: A Climate of Fear. (A+)
  11. The Two-Penny Bar, 1931 (Inspector Maigret #11) by Georges Simenon. Trans: David Watson. (A)
  12. The Shadow Puppet, 1932 (Inspector Maigret # 12) by Georges Simenon. Trans: Ros Schwartz. (B)
  13. The Saint-Fiacre Affair, 1932 (Inspector Maigret # 13) by Georges Simenon. Trans: Shaun Whiteside. (A+)
  14. The Flemish House, 1932 (Inspector Maigret #14) by Georges Simenon. Trans: Shaun Whiteside (A+)
  15. The Madman of Bergerac, 1932 (Inspector Maigret # 15) by Georges Simenon (Trans: Ros Schwartz) Revisited (A)
  16. The Misty Harbour, 1932 (Inspector Maigret #16) by Georges Simenon. Trans: Linda Coverdale (C)
  17. Maigret Sets a Trap, 1955 (Inspector Maigret #48) by Georges Simenon (Trans: Siân Reynolds) (A)
  18. Maigret, Lognon and the Gangsters, 1952 (Inspector Maigret #39) by Georges Simenon (Trans: William Hobson) (A)
  19. A Voice in the Night, 2016 (Montalbano #20) by Andrea Camilleri (Trans. Stephen Sartarelli) (A+)
  20. The Judge’s House, 1942 (Inspector Maigret #22) by Georges Simenon (Trans: Howard Curtis) (A)
  21. Inspector Cadaver, 1944 (Inspector Maigret #24) by Georges Simenon (Trans: William Hobson) (A)
  22. Félicie, 1944 (Inspector Maigret #25) by Georges Simenon (Trans: David Coward) (A)

Obviously I’ve failed on my attempt to reduce my TBR pile. But I have set a new challenge: to read, before the end of the year, those I haven’t read yet