Support Your Local Library Challenge – The Book Lists

  1. Mothernight by Sarah Stovell
  2. Their Finest Hour and a Half by Lissa Evans
  3. Sanctuary by Edith Wharton
  4. The Coroner by M R Hall
  5. Agatha Christie’s Secret Notebooks by John Curran – W
  6. The Quickening Maze by Adam Foulds
  7. Rambles Beyond Railways by Wilkie Collins – W
  8. Pastworld by Ian Beck
  9. Angels of Destruction by Keith Donohue
  10. True Deceiver by Tove Jansson
  11. The Peachgrowers’ Almanac by Elaine di Rollo
  12. Snapped in Cornwall by Janie Bolitho
  13. Demobbed by Alan Allport
  14. The Abbess of Crewe by Muriel Spark
  15. Twisted Wing by Ruth Newman
  16. Bell Farm by M R Barneby
  17. Talking About Detective Fiction by P D James -W
  18. The Missing by Jane Casey
  19. Archelaus Hosken’ Dilemma by F J Warren
  20. Martha, Eric and George by Margery Sharp – RW
  21. The Tin-kin by Eleanor Thom
  22. Let The Northern Lights Erase Your Name by Vendela Vida
  23. The Gourmet by Muriel Barbery
  24. Love in the Sun by Leo Walmsley
  25. The Well and the Mine by Gin Phillips
  26. Roots and Stars by C C Vyvyan
  27. Ruby’s Spoon by Anna Lawrence Pietroni
  28. A Room Swept White by Sophie Hannah – W
  29. Paperboy by Christopher Fowler
  30. Even The Dogs by Jon McGregor
  31. Secret Son by Laila Lailami
  32. The Wives of Henry Oades by Johanna Moran
  33. Miss Jemima’s Swiss Journal – R
  34. The Twisted Heart by Rebecca Gowers
  35. Sarah Strick by Randle Hurley
  36. Garden Spells by Sarah Addison Allen
  37. Cold Earth by Sarah Moss
  38. Savage Lands by Clare Clark
  39. This is How by M J Hyland
  40. Haweswater by Sarah Hall
  41. Roseanna by Maj Sjöwall & Per Wahlöö
  42. The Wilding by Maria McCann
  43. Echoes From The Dead by Johan Theorin
  44. The White Woman on the Green Bicycle by Monique Roffey
  45. The Book of Fires by Jane Borodale
  46. Inside The Whale by Jennie Rooney
  47. After The Fire, a Still Small Voice by Evie Wyld
  48. The Darkest Room by Johan Theorin
  49. Trespass by Rose Tremain
  50. I Coriander by Sally Gardner
  51. The Shadows in the Street by Susan Hill
  52. The Boy Next Door by Irene Sabatini
  53. The Return of Captain John Emmett by Elizabeth Speller
  54. Nimrod’s Shadow by Chris Paling
  55. Sex and Stravinsky by Barbara Trapido
  56. The Green Child by Herbert Read
  57. The Ninth Wave by Russell Cellyn Jones
  58. Florence and Giles by John Harding
  59. The Coral Thief by Rebecca Stott
  60. The Man Who Went Up In Smoke by Maj Sjöwall & Per Wahlöö
  61. The Thornthwaite Inheritance by Gareth P Jones
  62. Dancing Backwards by Salley Vickers
  63. The Herring in the Library by L C Tyler
  64. The Lessons by Naomi Alderman
  65. Tatty by Christine Dwyer-Hickey
  66. Raven Black by Ann Cleeves
  67. The Man Who Disappeared by Claire Morrall
  68. The Dinner Club by Saskia Noort
  69. Forgetting Zoe by Ray Robinson
  70. White Ravens by Owen Sheers
  71. The Opposite of Falling by Jennie Rooney
  72. The Hand That First Held Mine by Maggie O’Farrell – W
  73. Room by Emma Donoghue
  74. Manna From Hades by Carola Dunn
  75. Faithful Place by Tana French
  76. Whatever You Love by Louise Doughty
  77. Paradise Creek by Leo Walmsley
  78. Diamond Star Halo by Tiffany Murphy – WR
  79. The Swish of the Curtain by Pamela Brown – W
  80. A Colourful Mystery by Carola Dunn
  81. Rendezvous by Esther Verhoef
  82. The News Where You Are by Catherine O’Flynn
  83. The Sinner by Petra Hammesfahr
  84. The End of the Alphabet by C S Richardson
  85. Meeting Monsieur Right by Muriel Zagha
  86. Agatha Raisin and Love, Lies and Liquor by M C Beaton
  87. The Sculptor’s Daughter by Tove Jansson -WR
  88. The Burying Beetle by Ann Kelly
  89. An Unsentimental Journey Through Cornwall by Mrs Craik -W
  90. The Dead of Winter by Chris Priestley
  91. Agatha Raisin and Kissing Christmas Goodbye by M C Beaton


  1. Monster Love by Carol Topolski
  2. The Haunted House by Charles Dickens and others
  3. The Finishing School by Muriel Spark -S
  4. Behind a Mask by Louisa May Alcott – W
  5. Marraine: A Portrait of my Godmother by Oriel Malet -R
  6. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
  7. Books, Baguettes & Bedbugs: The Left Bank World of Shakespeare & Co by Jeremy Mercer
  8. The Owl Service by Alan Garner (re-read)
  9. The Red House Mystery by A. A. Milne -W
  10. Memoirs of a Novelist by Virginia Woolf
  11. Laura Knight by Caroline Fox
  12. The Great Western Beach by Emma Smith – W
  13. The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie (re-read)
  14. The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery -S
  15. The Girl from the Chartreuseby Pierre Péju
  16. The Borrowers by Mary Norton (re-read)
  17. The Good Soldier by Ford Madox Ford
  18. House To Let by Charles Dickens and Others
  19. Out Stealing Horses by Per Petterson
  20. The Ice Princess by Camilla Läckberg
  21. The Island at the end of the World by Sam Taylor
  22. The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley -W
  23. The London Scene by Virginia Woolf
  24. Lady Into Fox by David Garnett -S
  25. The Manual of Detection by Jedediah Berry
  26. Knights of Loveby Jane Tozer
  27. The Paris Enigma by Pablo de Santis
  28. The Good Women of China by Xinran
  29. The Fire Gospel by Michel Faber
  30. The Preacher by Camilla Läckberg
  31. The Girl Who Played With Fire by Steig Larsson -W
  32. The Herring Seller’s Apprentice by L C Tyler -W
  33. Henry: Virtuous Prince by David Starkey
  34. Anne of Green Gables by L M Montgomery (re-read)
  35. UFO in her Eyes by Xialou Guo
  36. Unseen by Mari Jungstedt
  37. Yellow by Janni Visman
  38. What to Do When Someone Dies by Nicci French
  39. An Incomplete Revenge by Jacqueline Winspear
  40. An Equal Stillness by Francesca Kay -W
  41. A Boy at the Hogarth Press by Richard Kennedy
  42. The Joy of Eating: The Virago Book of Food edited by Jill Foulston
  43. The Pyramid by Henning Mankell
  44. A Very Persistent Illusion by L C Tyler -W
  45. The Weather at Tregulla by Stella Gibbons
  46. Chez Moi by Agnes Desarthe
  47. The Flying Troutmans by Miriam Toews
  48. Without Knowing Mr Walkley by Edith Olivier -R
  49. The Solitude of Thomas Cave by Georgina Harding -W
  50. Blackmoor by Edward Hogan
  51. The Reunion by Simone van der Vlugt
  52. Molly Fox’s Birthday by Deirdre Maddern
  53. Instructions to Servants by Jonathan Swift
  54. The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters -S
  55. Leaving The World by Douglas Kennedy
  56. Almost Blue by Carlo Lucarelli
  57. octurnes by Kazuo Ishiguro
  58. The Household Guide to Dying by Debra Adelaide
  59. Jane’s Fame: How Jane Austen Conquered The World by Claire Harman
  60. Miss Dahl’s Voluptuous Delights by Sophie Dahl -W
  61. The Affair of the Bloodstained Egg Cosy by James Anderson -S
  62. The Captain’s Wife by Eilunned Lewis -S
  63. The Clothes on Their Backs by Linda Grant
  64. The Spy Game by Georgina Harding -W
  65. Tragedy at Law by Cyril Hare
  66. The Alchemy of Murder by Carol McCleary
  67. Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel -W
  68. Ten Little Herrings by L C Tyler -W
  69. Hammer by Sara Stockridge
  70. Uncle Montague’s Tales of Terror by Chris Priestley -W
  71. Where Shall We Go For Dinner?: A Food Romance by Tamasin Day-Lewis
  72. Gathering The Water by Robert Erdic
  73. Angels With Two Faces by Nicola Upson
  74. The Best of Men by Claire Letemendia
  75. Hold My Hand by Serena Macksey
  76. The View From Downshire Hill by Elizabeth Jenkins -R
  77. Notes From Walnut Tree Farm by Roger Deakin
  78. Ten Sorry Tales by Mick Jackson
  79. Among The Mad by Jacqueline Winspear
  80. On The Other Side: Letters To My chIldren in Germany 1940-1946 by Mathilde Wolff-Monckeberg
  81. Mugby Junction by Charles Dickens and Others
  82. Letters to Alice on First Reading Jane Austen by Fay Weldon -R
  83. Puppet Master by Joanne Owen
  84. The Owl Killers by Karen Maitland -S
  85. A Bookseller’s War by Anne and Heywood Hill
  86. Kisses on a Postcard by Terence Frisby -W
  87. The Rapture by Liz Jensen
  88. The Finest Type of English Womanhood by Rachel Heath
  89. Crimson Rooms by Katharine McMahon
  90. The Housekeeper and the Professor by Yoko Ogawa -W
  91. Stone’s Fall by Ian Pears
  92. The Case of the Gilded Fly by Edmund Crispin -W
  93. Arthur Rackham: A Life in Illustration by James Hamilton -W
  94. Away From The Bombs by Ricky Clitheroe -S
  95. Instruments of Darkness by Imogen Robertson
  96. Night Thoughts of a Country Landlady: Being the Pacific Experiences of Miss Emma Nightingale in Time of War presented by Edith Olivier and illustrated by Rex Whistler -R
  97. Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffennegger
  98. London War Notes 1939 to 1945 by Mollie Panter-Downes -R
  99. The Other Elizabeth Taylor by Nicola Beauman -W
  100. Moon Behind Clouds: An Introduction to the life and work of Sir Claude Francis Barry by Katie Campbell
  101. The Girl With Glass Feet by Ali Shaw -W
  102. Thaw by Fiona Robyn
  103. Under Fire by Phil Robyns
  104. Howard’s End is on the Landing by Susan Hill
  105. Norman Garstin: Irishman and Newlyn Artist by Richard Pryke
  106. Drawn Here by Mary Fletcher

And what so the letters mean:

S = I’ve added it to my own collection now
W=I want a copy of my own
R=This is a wonderful out of print book that needs to be reissued

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