Cozy Mystery Challenge 2010

I’ve completed the Cozy Mystery Challenge.

A  cozy mystery is a mystery that doesn’t normally have any rough language, sex scenes, or gruesome details about the killing, and the main character is normally an amateur detective.

The challenge: read at least  least 6 cozy mysteries between April 1st, 2010 and September 30, 2010. 

I read:

  1. Faithful Unto Death by Caroline Graham – finished April
  2. Agatha Raisin and the Haunted House by M C Beaton – finished May
  3. Revenge Served Cold by Jackie Fullerton – finished May
  4. Snapped in Cornwall by Janie Bolitho- finished May
  5. Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie – finished July
  6. The Body on the Beach by Simon Brett – finished July
  • Most enjoyable: Death on the Nile.
  • The spookiest and most querky: Revenge Served Cold
  • The most frivolous: Agatha Raisin and the Haunted House
  • Cosiest: The Body on the Beach.

5 thoughts on “Cozy Mystery Challenge 2010

  1. Well done on finishing another challenge. How interesting that Simon Brett was the cosiest, I’ve never read any of his yet I do like a cosy mystery from time to time. Might have to check one out for those times when light reading is all I’m after

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  2. Margaret – Well done! I’m glad that you enjoyed Death on the Nile as much as you did, too : ). I’m also glad you included some Simon Brett. I haven’t read that one, but I like his Charles Paris series.

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  3. Congratulations on finishing the challenge!

    I think I may have to try Simon Brett.

    NB: I like your blog very much, but when I comment, I miss the feature ´notify me by email….´ I quite like following discussions of blog posts, but when I don´t get email notification, I usually forget to go back and check if something interesting is going on.

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  4. Congratulations on completing your challenge. You are way ahead of me but that’s okay. I’ll catch up. I like the way you picked your favorites at the end.

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