Monday, December 23, 2013

2014 My Kind Of Mystery Reading Challenge

Yes, I'm signing up for another reading challenges. This is a brand new one and doesn't start until February 1st, but it's all about mysteries and I love mysteries! It's hosted by Riedel Fascination and looks like fun.

Here are the details from her site:

Mystery needs no murder! I adore ancient places, eerie phenomenon… Dan Brown meets Nancy Atherton! Gothic greats of the 1960s-1980s, modern releases. What’s your favourite? This challenge welcomes the lot: tutorials, biographies, fiction… Any mystery and its authors fit my all-encompassing theme.

Keep an eye out for fun riddles to solve throughout the year!
What is “A RIEDEL Clue”?

Mystery Levels 2014

(1) Write about your goal and refer readers to our “My Kind Of Mystery” page.
(2) Enter your post’s URL, your name, and level into the link button below.

* A page on any public website (which omits ‘facebook’), is fine. If we can click on Twitter, Pinterest… without being members, great. If need be, sign-up your direct Goodreads profile. Then mark your progress via comments.

Any format. Any demographic.
If non-adult, I ask for pre-1991 publications. Enough sites cater to youths.
Limitless length.
A short story, multi-author compilations; bring them to the table!
Reviews wanted.
A link to Goodreads, Book Depository… to say you finished. A line is fine.

Catch your breath: we launch February 1st, 2014 – February 28th, 2015!

My Goals

I'm going for Unearthing Clues 11-20.  I will list my books here:

1.  Murder at Cold Creek College by Christa Nardi (Click here for review.)

2.  Pearls and Poison by Duffy Brown (Click here to read review.)

3.  Ghost Cat:  Midnight Paws (Click here for review.)

4.  Big Money by Jack Getze (Click here for review.)

5.  Bloom and Doom by Beverly Allen (Click here for review.)

6.  Death on Eat Street by J.J. Cook (Click here for review.)

7.  The Bali Mystery by Linda Weaver Clarke (Click here to review.)

8.  Dyed and Gone by Beth Yarnall (Click here for review.)

9.  The Corpse with the Emerald Thumb by Cathy Ace (Click here for review.)

10.  The Pickled Piper by Mary Ellen Hughes (Click here for review.)

11.  Hanging by A Hair by Nancy J. Cohen (Click here for review.)

12.  Murder is Academic by Lesley A. Diehl (Click here for review.)

13.  All Things Murder by Jeanne Quigley (Click here for review.)

14.  Anything for A Story by Cynthia Hickey (Click here for review.)

15.  Murder a la Christie by Marilyn Levinson (Click here for review.)

16.  Maltipoos Are Murder by Jacqui Lane (Click here for review.)

17.  The Shamrock Case by Linda Weaver Clarke (Click here for review.)

18.  The Baffled Beatlemaniac Caper by Sally Carpenter (Click here for review.)

19.  Muffin But Murder by Victoria Hamilton (Click here for review.)

20.  Confession Is Murder by Peg Cochran (Click here for review.)


  1. After learning so much from my favourite hosts, I grew excited about my spin on word games and to offer a great paranormal group with those fictitious vampires etc... LOL!

    In mystery: you specialize in the 'cozy', Amy invites real & fictional stories, and Bev highlights the vintage. As the fourth corner to our "Mystery Hostess Quartet", what would I bring? Riddle-solving for our guests and a spotlight on the authors themselves!

    Many mystery authors have taught their craft and there are books ABOUT mystery authors too. I want to see it all and I am positively eager to interact with everyone helping me launch my first groups. Merry Christmas Yvonne!

  2. Forgive my typo. I meant: offer a paranormal & spiritual theme WITHOUT fictitious vampires ect. Q;-)= You know ~ have fun with the metaphysics that are real.


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