Guilty Parties

An A-Z of reviews.
Asterisked titles are included in the CWA top 100 crime novels.
(nf) means non-fiction.

Adams, Charles Warren: The Notting Hill Mystery
Allingham, Margery: Sweet Danger
Allingham, Margery: Coroner’s Pidgin
Allingham, Margery: The Allingham Case-book
*Allingham, Margery: The Tiger in the Smoke 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5
Allingham, Margery: Hide My Eyes
Allingham, Margery: The China Governess
Allingham, Margery: Cargo of Eagles
*Ambler, Eric: The Mask of Dimitrios
Ashley, Mike (ed.): The Mammoth Book of Locked-Room Mysteries and Impossible Crimes

*Bagley, Desmond: Running Blind
Barnard, Robert: A Little Local Murder
Barnard, Robert: The Case of the Missing Brontë
Barnes, Melvin: Murder in Print (nf)
Bawden, Nina: The Odd Flamingo
Beeding, Franics: Death Walks in Eastrepps
Beeding, Francis: The Norwich Victims
Bellairs, George: Death of a Busybody
Bellairs, George: Corpses in Enderby
*Bentley, E. C.: Trent’s Last Case
*Berkeley, Anthony: The Poisoned Chocolates Case
*Blake, Nicholas: The Beast Must Die
Bloch, Robert: Psycho
Boileau, Pierre: Vertigo
Bonfiglioli, Kyril: Don’t Point That Thing at Me
Bonett, John and Emery: Dead Lion
*Brahms, Caryl: A Bullet in the Ballet
*Brand, Christianna: Green for Danger
*Brett, Simon: What Bloody Man is That?
*Buchan, John: The Thirty-Nine Steps
*Buchan, John: Greenmantle
Buchan, John: The Runagates Club
Burton, Miles: The Secret of High Eldersham

*Cain, James M.: The Postman Always Rings Twice
Cameron, Don: White for a Shroud
*Carr, John Dickson: The Hollow Man
*Carr, John Dickson: The Devil in Velvet
*Caudwell, Sarah: The Shortest Way to Hades
*Chandler, Raymond: The Big Sleep
*Chandler, Raymond: The Lady in the Lake
*Chandler, Raymond: The Long Goodbye
*Chandler, Raymond: Farewell, My Lovely
*Childers, Erskine: The Riddle of the Sands
Christie, Agatha: The Mysterious Affair at Styles
Christie, Agatha: The Secret Adversary
Christie, Agatha: The Mysterious Mr Quin
Christie, Agatha: Partners in Crime
Christie, Agatha: A Murder is Announced
Christie, Agatha: Parker Pyne Investigates
*Christie, Agatha: Death Comes as the End
*Christie, Agatha: And Then There Were None
Christie, Agatha: The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
Christie, Agatha: Crooked House
Christie, Agatha: The ABC Murders
Christie, Agatha: Murder on the Orient Express
Christie, Agatha: Mrs McGinty’s Dead
Clark, Mary Higgins: Where are the Children?
*Collins, Wilkie:  The Moonstone
*Collins, Wilkie: The Woman in White [my review at Clothes in Books: men and women]
Conan Doyle, Arthur: The Sign of Four
Conan Doyle, Arthur: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Conan Doyle, Arthur: The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
Conan Doyle, Arthur: The Return of Sherlock Holmes
Conan Doyle, Arthur: His Last Bow
Conan Doyle, Arthur: The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes
Conan Doyle, Arthur: The Hound of the Baskervilles
Condon, Richard: The Manchurian Candidate
Cooper, John and Pike, B.A.: Detective Fiction: The Collector’s Guide (nf)
Crispin, Edmund: The Case of the Gilded Fly
*Crispin, Edmund: The Moving Toyshop
Crofts, Freeman Wills: Antidote to Venom

Daeninckx, Didier: Murder in Memoriam
Davidson, Lionel: The Night of Wenceslas
*Davidson, Lionel: The Sun Chemist
*Davidson, Lionel: The Rose of Tibet
Davis, Richard Harding: In the Fog
*Deighton, Len: The Ipcress File
*Deighton, Len: Berlin Game
*Deighton, Len: Mexico Set
*Deighton, Len: London Match
Deighton, Len: SS-GB
*Dexter, Colin: The Dead of Jericho
Dickinson, Peter: The Glass-Sided Ants’ Nest
Dickinson, Peter: A Pride of Heroes
Dickson, Carter: The Bowstring Murders
Dickson Carr, John: It Walks By Night
Van Doren Stern, Philip: The Case of the Corpse in the Blind Alley
*Du Maurier, Daphne: Rebecca
Du Maurier, Daphne: Jamaica Inn

Eco, Umberto: The Name of the Rose
Edwards, Martin (ed.): Capital Crimes
Edwards, Martin (ed.): Serpents in Eden
Evans, Curtis: Masters of the “Humdrum” Mystery  (nf)

Farjeon, J. Jefferson: Mystery in White
Farjeon, J. Jefferson: Thirteen Guests
*Fleming, Ian: From Russia With Love
*Follett, Ken: The Key to Rebecca
Forrester, Andrew: The Female Detective
*Forsyth, Frederick: The Day of the Jackal
*Fowles, John: The Collector
*Francis, Dick: Twice Shy
*Francis, Dick: The Danger
Fraser, Robert: Three Men and a Maid
Freeling, Nicolas: Gun Before Butter
Freeling, Nicolas: Double-Barrel
Freeman, R. Austin: The Art of the Detective Story
Freeman, R. Austin: The Red Thumb Mark
Freeman, R. Austin: The Singing Bone
Froest, Frank: The Grell Mystery
Futrelle, Jacques: The Problem of Cell 13

Gash, Jonathan: The Judas Pair
*Gilbert, Michael: Smallbone Deceased
*Gosling, Paula: A Running Duck (Fair Game)
Goyne, Richard: The Missing Minx
*Graham, Caroline: The Killings at Badger’s Drift
Graham, Winston: The Little Walls
*Greene, Graham: Brighton Rock
*Greene, Graham: The Third Man
van Gulik, Robert: Necklace and Calabash

*Hall, Adam: The Quiller Memorandum
Halter, Paul: The Demon of Dartmoor
*Hammett, Dashiell: The Maltese Falcon
*Hammett, Dashiell: Red Harvest
*Hammett, Dashiell: The Glass Key
Hare, Cyril: Best Detective Stories
*Hare, Cyril: Tragedy at Law
Hayward, William Stephens: Revelations of a Lady Detective
Hess, Joan: Strangled Prose
*Higgins, Jack: The Eagle Has Landed
*Highsmith, Patricia: Strangers on a Train (reviewed by guest blogger Moira)
*Highsmith, Patricia: The Talented Mr Ripley
Highsmith, Patricia: Ripley Under Ground
*Hill, Reginald: Deadheads
*Hill, Reginald: Under World
*Hillerman, Tony: A Thief of Time
Hopwood, Avery: The Bat
Horowitz, Anthony: The House of Silk
*Household, Geoffrey: Rogue Male
Hume, Fergus: The Mystery of a Hansom Cab

*Iles, Francis: Malice Aforethought
*Innes, Michael: Hamlet, Revenge!
*Innes, Michael: The Journeying Boy

*James, P. D.: Devices and Desires
*James, P. D.: A Taste for Death
*James, P. D.: Innocent Blood
Jerrold, Ianthe: The Studio Crime
Jerrold, Ianthe: Dead Man’s Quarry

Keating, H. R. F.: Zen There Was Murder
Keating, H. R. F.: The Murder of the Maharajah
Keeler, Harry Stephen: The Shark-skin Book
Kersh, Gerald: Prelude to a Certain Midnight
Kemelman, Harry: The Nine Mile Walk

Lawson, Thomas A.: Friday, the Thirteenth
Leblanc, Maurice: Arsene Lupin, Gentleman Cambrioleur
*Le Carré, John: The Spy Who Came in from the Cold
*Le Carré, John: Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy
Le Queux, William: The Doctor of Pimlico
Leroux, Gaston: Mystery of the Yellow Room
*Levin, Ira: A Kiss Before Dying
Locke, Gladys Edson: The House on the Downs
Lorac, E. C. R.: Murder by Matchlight
*Lovesey, Peter: Bertie and the Tinman
*Lovesey, Peter: Wobble to Death
*Lovesey, Peter: The False Inspector Dew
*Lyall, Gavin: Shooting Script

*MacLean, Alistair: The Guns of Navarone
*Marric, J. J.: Gideon’s Day
McAuliffe, Frank: Rather a Vicious Gentleman
MacDonald, John D.: The Deep Blue Good-by
MacInnes, Helen: While Still We Live
Magnan, Pierre: Death in the Truffle Wood
*McBain, Ed: Cop Hater
*McBain, Ed: Sadie When She Died
McCabe, Cameron: The Face on the Cutting-Room Floor
Melville, Alan: Quick Curtain
Merrick, Leonard: Mr Bazalgette’s Agent
Meyer, Nicholas: The Seven-Per-Cent Solution
*Millar, Margaret: Beast in View
Milne, A. A.: The Red House Mystery
*Moody, Susan: Penny Black
Moore, Alan: Watchmen

Narcejac, Thomas: Vertigo
North, Gil: Sergeant Cluff Stands Firm
North, Gil: The Methods of Sergeant Cluff

O’Donnell, Peter: Modesty Blaise
O’Donnell, Peter: A Taste for Death
O’Donnell, Peter: Cobra Trap

Peck, Winifred: Arrest the Bishop?
*Peters, Ellis: A Morbid Taste for Bones
*Peters, Ellis: The Leper of Saint Giles
*Poe, Edgar Allan: Tales of Mystery and Imagination
Price, Anthony: The Labyrinth Makers
Pullman, Philip (ed): Detective Stories

Queen, Ellery: The Egyptian Cross Mystery

Rabe, Peter: Stop This Man!
Rees, Arthur J.: The Moon Rock
Rees, Arthur J.: The Shrieking Pit
Rees, Arthur J.: The Hand in the Dark
*Rendell, Ruth: A Demon in My View
*Rendell, Ruth: A Fatal Inversion
*Rendell, Ruth: A Judgement in Stone
Rhode, John: A. S. F.
Richardson, Frank: The Mayfair Mystery
Rinehart, Mary Roberts: The Bat (and The Circular Staircase)
Ripley, Mike: Mr Campion’s Farewell
Riverton, Stein: The Iron Chariot
Rogers, Joel Townsley: The Red Right Hand
Routley, Erik: The Puritan Pleasures of the Detective Story  (nf)

Sanders, George: Crime on My Hands
Sanders, George: Stranger at Home
Sanxay Holding, Elisabeth: Lady Killer
Sanxay Holding, Elisabeth: Miasma
*Sayers, Dorothy L.: Murder Must Advertise
*Sayers, Dorothy L.: The Nine Tailors
*Sayers, Dorothy L.: Gaudy Night
*Sayers, Dorothy L.: Strong Poison
Sharpe, Tom: Riotous Assembly
Shepherd, Eric: Murder in a Nunnery
Shepherd, Eric: More Murder in a Nunnery
*Simon, S. J.: A Bullet in the Ballet
Sjöwall, Maj: The Fire Engine that Disappeared
Sladek, John: Invisible Green
Smith, Martin Cruz: Gorky Park
Spiller, Andrew: Rope for Breakfast
Sprigg, Christopher St John: Fatality in Fleet Street
Sprigg, Christopher St John: Death of an Airman
*Stewart, Mary: Nine Coaches Waiting
*Stewart, Mary: My Brother Michael
Stout, Rex: The Silent Speaker
Symons, Julian: A Three-Pipe Problem
Symons, Julian: Bloody Murder  (nf)
*Symons, Julian: The Colour of Murder

*Tey, Josephine: The Daughter of Time
*Tey, Josephine: The Franchise Affair
Tey, Josephine: Miss Pym Disposes
Thorndike, Russell: Doctor Syn
*Turow, Scott: Presumed Innocent

Vance, Joseph Louis: The Bandbox
Vickers, Roy: The Department of Dead Ends
*Vine, Barbara: A Dark-Adapted Eye
*Vine, Barbara: A Fatal Inversion

Wahlöö, Per: The Fire Engine that Disappeared
*Wallace, Edgar: The Four Just Men
Wallace, Edgar: The Angel of Terror
Watson, Colin: Coffin Scarcely Used
*Waugh, Hillary: Last Seen Wearing…
Waugh, Hillary: Prisoner’s Plea
Wentworth, Patricia: Silence in Court
Wentowrth, Patricia: Fool Errant
White, Ethel Lina: The Wheel Spins
White, Ethel Lina: Fear Stalks the Village
White, Ethel Lina: Wax
White, Ethel Lina: Step in the Dark
White, Ethel Lina: Some Must Watch
White, Ethel Lina: While She Sleeps
Williams, Charles: Many Dimensions
Wodehouse, P. G.: Death at the Excelsior
Wodehouse, P. G.: The Swoop

Youngman Carter, Philip: Tales on the Off-Beat
Youngman Carter, Philip: Mr Campion’s Farthing
Youngman Carter, Philip: Mr Campion’s Falcon

Zangwill, Israel: The Big Bow Mystery

Euro Crime

I also review new releases at Euro Crime:

Birkegaard, Mikkel: Death Sentence
Blake, Nicholas: There’s Trouble Brewing
Brett, Simon: Blotto, Twinks, and the Riddle of the Sphinx
Brookmyre, Chris: Where the Bodies are Buried

Cain, Tom: Dictator
Connolly, John and Burke, Declan (eds): Books to Die For (nf)
Cornell, Paul: London Falling

Easter, Patrick: The River of Fire
Edwards, Martin: The Golden Age of Murder

Ferris, Gordon: The Unquiet Heart
Fowler, Christopher: Bryant & May off the Rails
Fowler, Christopher: Bryant & May on the Loose

Gerhardsen, Carin: The Gingerbread House
Gibson, Jasper: A Bright Moon for Fools
Granger, Ann: A Particular Eye for Villainy

Hunter, Alan: Gently with the Ladies

Indridason, Arnaldur: Operation Napoleon

James, Christina: In the Family
James, Christina: Almost Love
James, Christina: Sausage Hall

Johnstone, Doug: Gone Again

Kitchin, Rob: Stiffed
Kitchin, Rob: Stumped

Lackberg, Camilla: The Stranger
Lang, J. A.: Chef Maurice and a Spot of Truffle
Lipska, Anya: Where the Devil Can’t Go
Lipska, Anya: A Devil Under the Skin

Mann, George: Sherlock Holmes The Spirit Box
Masterton, Graham: Fallen Angels
Mogford, Thomas: Sign of the Cross

Nadel, Barbara: An Act of Kindness

Parks, Time: Cara Massimina
Perry, Anne: Dorchester Terrace

Rees, Emlyn: Hunted
Rickman, Phil: The Lamp of the Wicked
Rickman, Phil: The Magus of Hay
Rickman, Phil: The Heresy of Dr Dee
Ryan, William: The Holy Thief

Sharp, Alex: Driver: Nemesis
Spencer, Charles: I Nearly Died
Staincliffe, Cath: Dead to Me
Staincliffe, Cath: Bleed like Me
Sutton, Henry: My Criminal World
Swanston, Andrew: The King’s Spy

Van Der Vlugt, Simone: Shadow Sister
Voss, Louise and Edwards, Mark: All Fall Down

Wilton, Robert: Traitor’s Field