Books read in 2014

JANUARY

The Visitors by Rebecca Mascull
The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins (re-read)
Wake by Anna Hope
Told in Winter by Jon Godden
The Winter Babies by Charles Kingsley
The Lie by Helen Dunmore
Ruth Hall by Fanny Fern
The Auction Sale by C H B Kitchin
A Killing of Angels by Kate Rhodes
Somewhere in France by Jennifer Robson
Still She Wished for Company by Margaret Irwin
Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke

FEBRUARY

Wired Love by Ella Cheever Thayer
The Girl with a Clock for a Heart by Peter Swanson
A World of Girls by L T Meade
How to be a Heroine by Samantha Ellis
Charlotte Sometimes by Penelope Farmer
The Lie of You; I Will Have What is Mine by Jane Lythell
Before We Met by Lucie Whitehouse
The Twelfth Hour by Ada Leverson
Mrs. Sinclair’s Suitcase by Louise Walters

MARCH

Diary of a Provincial Lady by E M Delafield
The Silversmith’s Wife by Sophia Tobin
Menfreya in the Morning by Victoria Holt
Reasons She Goes to the Woods by Deborah Kaye Davies
Lolly Willowes by Sylvia Townsend Warner
The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield (re-read)
Three Fevers by Leo Walmsley
The Book of You by Claire Kendall
The Crimson Ribbon by Katherine Clements
The English Air by D E Stevenson
Black Narcissus by Rumer Godden

APRIL

Dark Aemelia by Sally O’Reilly
The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexander Dumas
A Hundred Pieces of Me by Lucy Dillon
The Castle on the Hill by Elizabeth Goudge
The Blue Sapphire by D E Stevenson
Wilfred and Eileen by Jonathan Smith (re-read)
Turning the Stones by Debra Daley
The People in the Photo by Hélène Gestern
Mr Perrin and Mr Traill by Hugh Walpole

MAY

The Telling Error by Sophie Hannah
The Gabriel Hounds by Mary Stewart
Wild Strawberries by Angela Thirkell
None-Go-By by Mrs Alfred Sidgwick
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
Griffith Gaunt by Charles Reade
An Appetite for Violets by Martine Bailey
Nine Coaches Waiting by Mary Stewart
The Mother’s Recompense by Edith Wharton
My Salinger Year by Joanna Rakoff

JUNE

Nine Pounds of Luggage by Maud Parrish
The True and Splendid History of the Harristown Sisters by Michelle Lovric
The Magic Toyshop by Angela Carter (re-read)
The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert
Mrs Westerby Changes Course by Elizabeth Cadell
Sugar Hall by Tiffany Murray
The House on the Cliff by D E Steveson
Can you Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
Her by Harriet Lane
A Sicilian Romance by Ann Radcliffe
Letters from Constance by Mary Hocking

JULY

Tryst by Elswyth Thane
The Stormy Petrel by Mary Stewart
Not in the Calendar by Margaret Kennedy
The Tenth Gift by Jane Johnson
Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackery
Devotion by Nell Leyshon
Red Sky at Morning by Margaret Kennedy
Four Gardens by Margery Sharp

AUGUST

Strangled Prose by Joan Hess
The Getting of Wisdom by Henry Handel Richardson
Mona and True Love’s Reward by Mrs Georgie Sheldon
The Mystery of a Hansom Cab by Fergus Hume
Valentine by George Sand
The Fair Fight by Anna Freeman
The Winter Foundlings by Kate Rhodes
A Wreath for the Enemy by Pamela Frankau
The Stranger You Know by Jane Casey

SEPTEMBER

No Mark Upon Her by Deborah Crombie
Mirror of Danger (Come Back Lucy) by Pamela Sykes
Sara Dane by Catherine Gaskin (re-read)
Thornyhold by Mary Stewart
Far From the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy (re-read)
Mr Mac and Me by Esther Freud
The Caterville Ghost by Oscar Wilde
The Kill by Jane Casey
Phineas Finn by Anthony Trollope
The Good Companion by Una L Silberrad
Anderby Wold by Winifred Holtby

OCTOBER

The Wild Swan by Margaret Kennedy
A Night in Cold Harbour by Margaret Kennedy
The Provincial Lady Goes Further by E M Delafield
The Adventurous Lady by J C Snaith
Privileged Children by Frances Vernon
The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope
The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters
The Girl Who Couldn’t Read by John Harding
The Shuttle by Frances Hodgson-Burnett

NOVEMBER

The Girl Behind the Keys by Tom Gallon
To The Edge of Shadows by Joanne Graham
Cometh Up as a Flower by Rhoda Broughton
The Peculiar Case of the Electric Constable: A True Tale of Passion, Poison and Pursuit by Carol Baxter
Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
Haxby’s Circus by Katharine Susannah Pritchard
Nemesis at Raynham Parva by J J Connington
Mystery in White by J Jefferson Farjeon

December

The Man Who Lost Himself by Henry de Vere Stacpoole
The Soldier and the Gentlewoman by Hilda Vaughan
Crooked Herring by L C Tyler
Alexander’s Bridge by Willa Cather (re-read)
The Vanishing Witch by Karen Maitland
Bleak House by Charles Dickens
Crooked Heart by Lissa Evans
I Saw Three Ships  by Elizabeth Goudge
A Different Class of Murder: the Story of Lord Lucan by Laura Thompson
Death and the Maiden by Sheila Radley
The Girl in the Photograph by Kate Riordan
I Pose by Stella Benson

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