Eclectic Closet Litblog, Book Reviews & Knitting Designs

A litblog dedicated to book reviews/recommendations, as well as literary and publishing news. Now enhanced with knitting designs.

Mystery Book Reviews – Master List


This is a list of the mystery books I’ve reviewed. Most of the mystery books I’ve reviewed so far, tend to be of the cozy mystery type. With time I’m sure this will expand. I’ve put the “type” of mystery in brackets after the author’s name, as an FYI.

  • Interior Motives: a Deadly Décor Mystery – Ginny Aiken (cozy)
  • And Only to Deceive – Tasha Alexander (historical)
  • One Good Turn: a Novel – Kate Atkinson
  • Empire of Light – David Czuchlewski (psychological)
  • The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters: a Novel – Gordon Dahlquist (gothic suspense)
  • The Keep – Jennifer Egan (gothic suspense)
  • The Cruel Stars of the Night: a Mystery – Kjell Eriksson (police procedural)
  • Bad Blood – Linda Fairstein (legal)
  • Sins and Needles: a Needlecraft mystery – Monica Ferris (cozy)
  • A Beautiful Blue Death – Charles Finch (historical)
  • Volk’s Game – Brent Ghelfi (thriller)
  • Lake of Sorrows – Erin Hart
  • Waking Lazarus – T.L. Hines (Christian psychological thriller)
  • The Mystic Arts of Erasing All Signs of Death – Charlie Huston (noir)
  • Sonnet of the Sphinx – Diane Killian (cozy)
  • The Monsters of Gramery Park – Danny Leigh (psychological)
  • Conduct in Question – Mary E. Martin (legal)
  • Final Paradox – Mary E. Martin (legal)
  • The Oxford Murders – Guillermo Martínez
  • How to Marry a Ghost – Hope McIntyre
  • Season of the Witch – Natasha Mostert (gothic suspense)
  • Saving Cascadia – John J. Nance (thriller)
  • Find Me: a Mallory novel – Carol O’Connell (police procedural)
  • Sisters on the Case – edited by Sara Paretsky
  • Nineteen Seventy-Four – David Peace (noir)
  • Special Topics in Calamity Physics – Marisha Pessl
  • Angelica – Arthur Phillips (historical)
  • Secret Asset – Stella Rimington (espionage)
  • Friend of the Devil – Peter Robinson (police procedural)
  • The Interpretation of Murder: a Novel – Jed Rubenfeld (historical)
  • A Deadly Yarn – Maggie Sefton (cozy)
  • The Thirteenth Tale: a Novel – Diane Setterfield (literary)
  • Murder by the Slice – Livia J. Washburn (cozy)
  • The Bullet Trick – Louise Welsh (psychological)
  • The Blind Assassins – Robert Wilson (police procedural)
  • posted under mystery
    2 Comments to

    “Mystery Book Reviews – Master List”

    1. On April 28th, 2008 at 11:55 pm Anonymous Says:

      If you are ready for something not for the cozy crowd try Leading Lady by Heywood Gould. He wrote books and screenplays of Fort Apache, The Bronx, Boys From Brazil and Double Bang. I could not put it down. But it ain’t winning any Agatha Awards.

    2. On July 23rd, 2008 at 10:10 am nerinossa Says:

      Most of the mystery books I’ve reviewed so far, tend to be of the cozy mystery type

    Email will not be published

    Website example

    Your Comment:


    Subscribe to our mailing list

    * indicates required
    Email Preference *
    Email Format

    Visit my Ravelry Shop

    My Knitting Patterns

    Audrey II

    Angular Path Scarf

    Cartouche Stole

    Fossetta Cowl

    Fossetta Hat

    Sargaço Shawl

    Whitman Hat

    Every Which Way Cowl

    Every Which Way Hat

    Every Which Way Fingerless Mitts

    Gothic Forest Scarf

    Valencia Scarf

    Branching Path Cowl

    Flower Bell Stole

    Whitman Cowl

    New Tech Cowl

    Vieux Carré Stole

    Stacks Socks

    Anna Perenna Shawlette

    Taming of the Fox

    Don't Ask Y

    Cantilevering Leaves

    Amplification Stole

    Combs Cowl

    Mindfulness Cowl

    Tipsy Scarf

    Gridwork Scarf
    Ravelry Free Download