M&S SubGenre Bingo

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M&S SubGenre Bingo

1bhabeck
Edited: Jul 3, 2019, 2:04am

Over the past few years, we’ve had a monthly challenge involving Mystery/Suspense subgenres. At the end of 2018, we exhausted the list and moved on to other monthly challenges. I’ve prepared this game to encourage us to continue exploring the various subgenres in Mystery/Suspense.

The concept is easy and is the same as other bingo games you may have played except that here we do it with our reading. Read a book that qualifies for a subgenre listed on your card. Get 5 in a row, and get a Bingo. A Bingo can be made horizontally, vertically or diagonally. Although the ultimate goal would be to fill in the entire card so that you read all subgenres listed, you can do however many Bingos you would like. Once you achieve the number of Bingos you want (or have filled your card!), you can create another card and start again. There are enough subgenres listed below that there will be new ones available for future rounds.

Here’s a sample card:


You can use the bingo card provided above (I will put it in my Member Gallery for you to access and here is the image address for it - remember to include the < and > on the ends: img src=https://pics.librarything.com/picsizes/06/d4/06d40b7a121d7a2637456447377434b41716b42.jpg height=”300” width=”275”) OR, if you're feeling particularly adventurous, you can make your own. I've created a list of subgenres for you to use - simply copy and paste it but don't change it (i.e. add spaces).

Instructions to Make Your Own Bingo Card:
1. Go to https://osric.com/bingo-card-generator/
2. Enter the following info:
Card Title: M&S SubGenre Bingo
Word List: Amateur Sleuth,Anti-Hero Thriller,Aristocratic Detective,Bumbling Detective,Caper (Heist),Child in Peril,Woman in Peril,Cozy Mystery,Culinary Mystery,Doctor Detective,Furry Sleuth,Handicapped Detective,Hard-Boiled Mystery,Literary Mystery,Noir,Historical Mystery,Hitman Thriller,Howdunit Mystery,Legal Thriller,Locked Room/Puzzle Mystery,Military Thriller,Psychological Thriller,Forensic Specialist,Futuristic Mystery,Serial Killer,Stalker,Private Detective,Female Detective,Romantic Suspense,1st in a Mystery Series,Supernatural Mystery,Third World Mystery,Whodunit Mystery,Techno-Thriller,Police Procedural,Political Intrigue
Include a Free Space: Yes
Free Space Text: Free Space
Free Space Description: clear this box
Free Space Placement: Center
Number of Squares Wide: 5
Number of Squares Tall: 5
Number of Cards to Create: 1
3. Click "Generate Bingo Cards"

To post the image on LibraryThing:
1. Save the image of the bingo card to your computer (Take a screenshot then edit out the surroundings, or use the Snipping Tool)
2. On your profile, click: "Your Member Gallery"
3. Click "Add Another Picture"
4. Upload your image file (I usually put these files in my Junk Drawer)
5. Right click on the image and select "Copy image address"
6. Create the post with the following text: <img src="image url" width="300" height="275">

Let the game begin!

Happy Reading ♥

PS - Quick note - these boards all seem to come up at whatever size they want (I have NO idea why!) so I just put them in at 300/275 and hope for the best :) I don't know if it has to do with the program they're created in or the system that is used to post them but the size I gave is a guideline. It's one of the bugs that I couldn't work out before setting this up but will continue working on it to see if I can figure it out.

2bhabeck
Edited: Aug 4, 2019, 1:24pm

Instructions for updating your card using Photo Editor (you can do a similar update in Paint)

If you do not have your card file saved to your computer, go to your photo gallery, select your card photo, right click, and select save as. Your file should download to your computer. If you already have your file on your computer, you're good to go.

Now, open your jpg/png/bmp file. If you have the option, select Photo Editor (Paint will also work but the instructions will be slightly different)

Click on Edit & Create at the top of the screen and select Edit with Paint 3D

Click on 2D Shapes at the top of the screen, select your shape at the right of the screen

Go to a box in your picture, and holding down the left mouse button, drag the + symbol until you get a shape of the size you want (don't worry about placement yet) and then let up on the mouse

Now, you should have multiple symbols in surrounding the object you just created. (don't click on any of these symbols yet!) This is when you edit your shape for color, thickness, opacity, etc.

Once you have the settings you want, you can grab the shape by clicking and holding the left mouse button and shift it in the box until it's placed how you'd like. After the shape is positioned where you want it to be, you can click on either the "stamp" symbol or the "check mark" symbol.

The "stamp" will allow you to use the same shape that you just created in multiple squares. If you click on the stamp, it will set your shape in the current box and create a secondary image that you can move to another box. With your shape in the new box, click on the stamp and the process is repeated. When you have filled all the boxes that you want to fill, click on the "check mark" and it will set your shape for the last time. If you want to use the same shape each time you update the card, you should use settings you can remember easily (ie 50% opacity)

Now that you've updated your card, go to Menu at the top of the screen and save the file as a Paint 3D file so you can edit it later. Your updated file should be saved in the directory with the rest of your picture files.

At this point, you simply reload your updated file to LibraryThing using the instructions that you used for uploading the initial card.

Alternatives:

1. You can do something as simple as tracking with Xs (I've done it this way a few times). This tracks with my updated card below in >3
OOOXO
XOOOO
OOXOX
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XOXXO

2. Another option is to print out your card, mark it by hand (stamps, stickers, X's, etc) and scan it back into your computer. (If you can't scan - you can take a photo of it with your phone and load that)

Note - I have a PC that I'm doing this on so instructions may be different if you are using a Mac. I have not tried this on my tablet (either the android or the ipad). If anyone does an update with other programs/systems and wants to provide the instructions, I will post them here for future use.

3bhabeck
Edited: Jan 1, 2020, 4:45am



✔ Romantic Suspense - Hello Again by Brenda Novak; 11/30/19; 4 stars
✔ Hitman Thriller - Orphan X by Gregg Hurwitz; 12/30/19; 4 stars
✔ Howdunit Mystery - The Mystery of the Yellow Room by Gaston Leroux; 8/25/19; 1.5 stars
✔ Doctor Detective - Love Songs from a Shallow Grave by Colin Cotterill; 7/14/19; 4 stars
✔ Amateur Sleuth - Daisy McDare and the Deadly Art Affair by KM Morgan; 9/2/19; 2 stars

✔ Historical Mystery - Betrayal in Time by Julie McElwain; 7/24/19; 4 stars
✔ Futuristic Mystery - All Systems Red by Martha Wells; 12/8/19; 4 stars
✔ Whodunit Mystery - Murder in an Irish Village by Carlene O'Connor; 8/16/19; 2.5 stars
✔ Bumbling Detective - Mrs. Jeffries Dusts for Clues by Emily Brightwell; 8/10/19; 3.5 stars
✔ Culinary Mystery - Murder & Marble Cake by Nancy McGovern; 11/9/19; 2.5 stars

✔ Legal Thriller - An Invisible Client by Victor Methos; 11/15/19; 4 stars
✔ Furry Sleuth - The Cat Who Played Post Office by Lilian Jackson Braun; 9/14/19; 4 stars
✔ Free Space - DONE!
✔ Forensic Specialist - Written in Bone by Simon Beckett; 8/18/19; 4 stars
✔ Serial Killer - Black and Blue by James Patterson and Candice Fox; 7/28/19; 4 stars

✔ TechnoThriller - The Doomsday Key by James Rollins; 10/19/19; 4 stars
✔ Hard-Boiled Mystery - Too Many Crooks by Richard S. Prather; 9/10/19; 3.5 stars
✔ Noir - Find this Woman by Richard S. Prather; 12/29/19; 2.5 stars
✔ Stalker - The Caller by Chris Carter; 9/9/19; 4 stars
✔ 1st in a Mystery Series - Track of the Cat by Nevada Barr; 8/12/19; 2 stars

✔ Female Detective - Silent Scream by Angela Marsons; 7/30/19; 4 stars
✔ Cozy Mystery - The Tell All by Libby Howard; 9/3/19; 3.5 stars
✔ Aristocratic Detective - A Man Lies Dead by Ngaio Marsh; 7/30/19; 4 stars
✔ Private Detective - The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie; 7/5/19; 4 stars
✔ Child in Peril - The City: Lucas and the Killer by Aaron Kelsay; 11/7/19; 1 star

4Olivermagnus
Edited: Dec 12, 2019, 10:41pm



✔ 1st in a Mystery Series - Thin Air Lisa Gray 7/7/19 - #1 Jessica Shaw
✔ Amateur Sleuth - The Salaryman's Wife - Sujata Massey - 3.5 Stars - 7/12/19
✔ Anti-Hero Thriller - Vengeful - V. E. Schwab - 5 Stars 7/19/19 - primarily fantasy but has a mystery subplot
✔ Aristocratic Detective - What Remains of Heaven - C. S. Harris - 4.5 Stars - 12/3/19
✔ Bumbling Detective - Lady of Sorrows - Anne Zouradi - 3.5 Stars - 9/18/19
✔ Caper (Heist) - Bohemian Murders - Dianne Day - 3.5 Stars - 11/3/19
✔ Child in Peril - The Deep Deep Snow - Brian Freeman - 4 Stars - 7/16/19
✔ Cozy Mystery - Uncommon Grounds - Sandra Balzo - 3.5 Stars - 12/5/19
✔ Culinary Mystery - Wedding Cake Crumble - Jenn McKinley - 3 Stars - 9/5/19
✔ Doctor Detective - The Surgeon - Tess Gerritsen - 4 Stars - 11/27/19
✔ Female Detective - A Minute to Midnight - David Baldacci - 4 Stars - 12/10/19
Forensic Specialist
✔ Futuristic Mystery - Vendetta in Death - J. D. Robb - 4.5 Stars - 9/18/19
Furry Sleuth
Handicapped Detective
Hard-Boiled Mystery
✔ Historical Mystery - Devil's Workshop - Ales Grecian - 4 Stars - 7/9/19
Hitman Thriller
Howdunit Mystery
Legal Thriller
Literary Mystery
Locked Room/Puzzle Mystery
Military Thriller
Noir
Police Procedural
✔ Political Intrigue - Camel Club - David Baldacci - 4 Stars - 7/22/19
Private Detective
✔ Psychological Thriller - Sometimes I Lie - Alice Feeney - 4 Stars 7/2/19
Romantic Suspense
✔ Serial Killer,Stalker - A Killer's Mind - Mike Omer - 3.5 Stars - 7/15/19
Supernatural Mystery -
Techno-Thriller -
Third World Mystery -
✔ Woman in Peril - Already Dead- Jaye Ford - 3.5 Stars
Whodunit Mystery -

5Carol420
Edited: Jul 1, 2019, 8:33am

Carol will work on it later today! Thanks Brenda. Good idea.

6gaylebutz
Jul 1, 2019, 11:42am

That's a fun way to look at picking a book. I like it! It may take me awhile to set this up but I'd like to give it a try.

7Carol420
Edited: Jul 1, 2019, 1:33pm

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8LibraryCin
Jul 1, 2019, 2:12pm

Ooooh, this sounds fun! I'm going to try my hand at creating that Bingo card!

9LibraryCin
Edited: Aug 11, 2019, 11:59pm



Doctor Detective:
1st in a Mystery Series:
The Hidden Bones / Nicola Ford. 3.5 stars
Locked Room/Puzzle Mystery:
Historical Mystery:
Dust and Shadow / Lyndsay Faye. 2.5 stars
Legal Thriller:
Culinary Mystery:
Serial Killer:
Hold Tight / Harlan Coben. 4 stars
Supernatural Mystery: The Night Sister / Jennifer McMahon. 3.5 stars
Handicapped Detective:
Third World Mystery:
Forensic Specialist:
Amateur Sleuth:
A Pug's Tale / Alison Pace. 3 stars
Noir:
Bumbling Detective:
Psychological Thriller:
In a Dark Dark Wood / Ruth Ware. 4.25 stars
Woman in Peril:
Literary Mystery:
Cozy Mystery:
Classified as Murder / Miranda James. 4 stars
Whodunit Mystery:
Aristocratic Detective:
A Royal Pain / Rhys Bowen. 4 stars
Futuristic Mystery:
Romantic Suspense:
Hard-Boiled Mystery:
Political Intrigue:


Oops, looks like I cut off the bottom line of my card. Oh, well!

10LibraryCin
Jul 1, 2019, 2:53pm

I'll probably do this again, starting over in Jan 2020. I'll redo the card and keep track with all my other challenges, as well. This year, I'll just see what fits as I go.

11bhabeck
Edited: Jul 1, 2019, 7:01pm

>9 LibraryCin: >4 Olivermagnus: nice job! looks good.

12EadieB
Edited: Sep 16, 2019, 6:24pm



✔ ★ ☞ ☊
Got my list together:
Forensic Specialist: Death du Jour (Temperance Brennan, #2) by Kathy Reichs
✔Serial Killer: Locked In by Kerry Wilkinson - 394 pgs. - ★★★★ - 8/29/2019
✔Furry Sleuth: Woof by Spencer Quinn - 304 pgs. - ★★★★ - 7/26/2019
✔Anti-Hero Thriller: Farenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury - 194 pgs. - ★★★★★ - 8/19/2019
Hard-Boiled Mystery: Dead I Well May Be by Adrian McKinty
Literary Mystery: The Name of the Rose - Umberto Eco
Futuristic Mystery: Caves of Steel by Asimov
✔Stalker - The Caller by Chris Carter; 9/9/19; 5 stars
✔Political Intrigue: The Man From St. Petersburg by Ken Follett
✔Woman in Peril: The Stranger You Know by Jane Casey
✔Historical Mystery: Rain Dogs by Adrian McKinty
✔Techno-Thriller:The Last Oracle by James Rollins - 516 - 2008 - ★★★★ - 3/16/2019
✔Psychological Thriller: The Missing by Jane Casey
✔Hitman Thriller: November Road by Lou Berney
✔Police Procedural: Gone by Mo Hayder
✔Aristocratic Detective: A Great Deliverance by Elizabeth George
✔Child in Peril: The Chain by Adrian McKinty
Legal Thriller: Blood Orange by Harriet Tyce
Howdunit Mystery: Inspector Forsooth's Mini-Mysteries by Derrick Niederman
✔1st in a Mystery Series: Silent Scream by Angela Marsons
Handicapped Detective:The Case of the Cautious Coquette by Erle Stanley Gardner
Culinary Mystery: The Food Detective (Josie Welford #1) by Judith Cutler
✔Third World Mystery: Murder in the Marais by Cara Black
✔Supernatural Mystery: Now You See Them by Elly Griffiths
✔Bumbling Detective: Whose Body? by Dorothy Sayers

13bhabeck
Edited: Jul 2, 2019, 10:38am

>12 EadieB: Here's the image info for the sample card above - be sure to put the < and > on either side

img src=https://pics.librarything.com/picsizes/06/d4/06d40b7a121d7a2637456447377434b41716b42.jpg height=”300” width=”275”

14EadieB
Jul 2, 2019, 3:24pm

>13 bhabeck: Thanks!

15gaylebutz
Edited: May 12, 2020, 12:54pm

Gayle's Bingo Game



Romantic Suspense: Silver Lies by Ann Parker 3.5 *
Hitman Thriller: Deep Blue by Randy Wayne White 3.5 *
Howdunit Mystery: An Unwanted Guest by Shari Lapena 3 *
Doctor Detective: The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides 4 *
Amateur Sleuth: I See You by Clare Mackintosh 3.5 *

Historical Mystery: The Spy by Clive Cussler 3.5 *
Futuristic Mystery: We Have Lost the Coffee by Paul Mathews 3.5 *
Whodunit Mystery: Died in the Wool by Ngaio Marsh 3.5 *
Bumbling Detective: The Spellmans Strike Again by Lisa Lutz 3.5*
Culinary Mystery: Black Diamond by Martin Walker 3.5 *

Legal Thriller: Miracle Creek by Angie Kim 3.5 *
Furry Sleuth: A Treasure to Die For by Richard Houston 3*
Free Space:
Forensic Specialist: The Crossing Places by Elly Griffiths 4 *
Serial Killer: The Word is Murder by Anthony Horowitz 4*

Techno-Thriller: The Ice Limit by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child 4.5 *
Hard-Boiled Mystery: She Rides Shotgun by Jordan Harper 3*
Noir: The Killing Forest by Sara Blaedel 2.5 *
Stalker: Margin of Error by Edna Buchanan 3 *
1st in a Mystery Series: Heartshot by Steven F. Havill 3.5 *

Female Detective: Her Last Breath by Linda Castillo 4*
Cozy Mystery: The Darling Dahlias and the Unlucky Clover by Susan Wittig Albert 3 *
Aristocratic Detective: What Remains of Heaven by C. S. Harris 4 *
Private Detective: Case Histories by Kate Atkinson 3.5 *
Child in Peril: Look Again by Lisa Scottoline 4 *

16bhabeck
Aug 4, 2019, 2:12am

>12 EadieB: nice list! I see you have Elizabeth George on there - I need to get back to that series. I really enjoy reading about Lumley and Havers

17bhabeck
Edited: Aug 4, 2019, 3:22am

It looks like everyone's making progress on their cards. I've provided instructions for marking the spaces on the cards in >2 bhabeck: if you're interested in tracking your progress that way. I've also listed alternatives. You can also continue tracking with a list. Lots of choices - feel free to play your way!

18LibraryCin
Aug 4, 2019, 3:23pm

Sigh. Because this isn't for every book I read (and I don't have it in my Word document of challenges... I will next year when I start at the beginning of the year), and we aren't commonly commenting here, I tend to forget about it!

I am going to go back and fit in books from the start of the year where they might fit...

19gaylebutz
Aug 11, 2019, 4:54pm

>18 LibraryCin: I sort of forgot about this one too because updates don't show up as new comments so there's not much to catch my eye. But I'm glad you and >17 bhabeck: have commented recently! I also have been a bit busy and I didn't get to my list until today.

20bhabeck
Sep 15, 2019, 7:30pm

thought I'd post these links for anyone who needs assistance in finding books to satisfy specific Mystery Sub Genres:

http://www.washingtonindependentreviewofbooks.com/index.php/features/blog-post-w...

https://www.thebalancecareers.com/hard-boiled-to-cozy-types-of-mystery-novels-28...

https://www.writing-world.com/mystery/genres.shtml

http://www.cuebon.com/ewriters/Msubgenres.html

I have my summary somewhere and will post that in this space as well in the next few days.

21LibraryCin
Sep 15, 2019, 11:14pm

>20 bhabeck: Ah, and this also serves as a reminder to fill in some of the blanks since the last time I remembered to check in! :-)

22bhabeck
Sep 16, 2019, 12:57am

>21 LibraryCin: I thought it might be time to do a new post for this topic so it'd show up in people's feeds. :)

23EadieB
Edited: Sep 16, 2019, 6:01pm



✔ ★ ☞ ☊
Got my list together:
Forensic Specialist: Death du Jour (Temperance Brennan, #2) by Kathy Reichs
✔Serial Killer: Locked I by Kerry Wilkinson - 394 pgs. - ★★★★ - 8/29/2019
✔Furry Sleuth: Woof by Spencer Quinn - 304 pgs. - ★★★★ - 7/26/2019
✔Anti-Hero Thriller: ✔Anti-Hero Thriller: Farenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury - 194 pgs. - ★★★★★ - 8/19/2019
Hard-Boiled Mystery: Dead I Well May Be by Adrian McKinty
Literary Mystery: The Name of the Rose - Umberto Eco
Futuristic Mystery: Caves of Steel by Asimov
✔Stalker - The Caller by Chris Carter; 9/9/19; 5 stars
✔Political Intrigue: The Man From St. Petersburg by Ken Follett
✔Woman in Peril: The Stranger You Know by Jane Casey
✔Historical Mystery: Rain Dogs by Adrian McKinty
✔Techno-Thriller:The Last Oracle by James Rollins - 516 - 2008 - ★★★★ - 3/16/2019
✔Psychological Thriller: The Missing by Jane Casey
✔Hitman Thriller: November Road by Lou Berney
✔Police Procedural: Gone by Mo Hayder
✔Aristocratic Detective: A Great Deliverance by Elizabeth George
✔Child in Peril: The Chain by Adrian McKinty
Legal Thriller: Blood Orange by Harriet Tyce
Howdunit Mystery
✔1st in a Mystery Series: Silent Scream by Angela Marsons
Handicapped Detective:The Case of the Cautious Coquette by Erle Stanley Gardner
Culinary Mystery: The Food Detective (Josie Welford #1) by Judith Cutler
✔Third World Mystery: Murder in the Marais by Cara Black
✔Supernatural Mystery: Now You See Them by Elly Griffiths
✔Bumbling Detective: Whose Body? by Dorothy Sayers

24EadieB
Edited: Sep 16, 2019, 6:25pm



✔ ★ ☞ ☊
Got my list together:
Forensic Specialist: Death du Jour (Temperance Brennan, #2) by Kathy Reichs
✔Serial Killer: Locked In by Kerry Wilkinson - 394 pgs. - ★★★★ - 8/29/2019
✔Furry Sleuth: Woof by Spencer Quinn - 304 pgs. - ★★★★ - 7/26/2019
✔Anti-Hero Thriller: Farenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury - 194 pgs. - ★★★★★ - 8/19/2019
Hard-Boiled Mystery: Dead I Well May Be by Adrian McKinty
Literary Mystery: The Name of the Rose - Umberto Eco
Futuristic Mystery: Caves of Steel by Asimov
✔Stalker - The Caller by Chris Carter; 9/9/19; 5 stars
✔Political Intrigue: The Man From St. Petersburg by Ken Follett
✔Woman in Peril: The Stranger You Know by Jane Casey
✔Historical Mystery: Rain Dogs by Adrian McKinty
✔Techno-Thriller:The Last Oracle by James Rollins - 516 - 2008 - ★★★★ - 3/16/2019
✔Psychological Thriller: The Missing by Jane Casey
✔Hitman Thriller: November Road by Lou Berney
✔Police Procedural: Gone by Mo Hayder
✔Aristocratic Detective: A Great Deliverance by Elizabeth George
✔Child in Peril: The Chain by Adrian McKinty
Legal Thriller: Blood Orange by Harriet Tyce
Howdunit Mystery: Inspector Forsooth's Mini-Mysteries by Derrick Niederman
✔1st in a Mystery Series: Silent Scream by Angela Marsons
Handicapped Detective:The Case of the Cautious Coquette by Erle Stanley Gardner
Culinary Mystery: The Food Detective (Josie Welford #1) by Judith Cutler
✔Third World Mystery: Murder in the Marais by Cara Black
✔Supernatural Mystery: Now You See Them by Elly Griffiths

25bhabeck
Oct 29, 2019, 10:08pm

Now that I've picked out the books for the rest of the categories, I finally feel like I might actually be able to fill the card before the end of the year! Only 7 more to go and 2 months to do it, but if "the stars all align.." lol...

26Olivermagnus
Nov 11, 2019, 9:22pm

I haven't updated this in ages but I think I have almost all either read or pending. I'm going to make myself a note.......

27bhabeck
Dec 9, 2019, 11:41am

>3 bhabeck: 2 more to go for a full card and 22 days to do it!

28bhabeck
Jan 1, 2020, 4:46am

done! went right down to the wire but multiple flight delays over Christmas helped with the final books.

29gaylebutz
May 12, 2020, 12:59pm

I finally finished my bingo card! Yes, I am very slow in reading this many books. I am still amazed at how many books most of you read in such a short time.

Nonetheless, I enjoyed this. I tried some new authors, which is always fun. I also learned how to post the bingo picture. This was a good challenge for me. Thanks Brenda!

Gayle's Bingo Game



Romantic Suspense: Silver Lies by Ann Parker 3.5 *
Hitman Thriller: Deep Blue by Randy Wayne White 3.5 *
Howdunit Mystery: An Unwanted Guest by Shari Lapena 3 *
Doctor Detective: The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides 4 *
Amateur Sleuth: I See You by Clare Mackintosh 3.5 *

Historical Mystery: The Spy by Clive Cussler 3.5 *
Futuristic Mystery: We Have Lost the Coffee by Paul Mathews 3.5 *
Whodunit Mystery: Died in the Wool by Ngaio Marsh 3.5 *
Bumbling Detective: The Spellmans Strike Again by Lisa Lutz 3.5*
Culinary Mystery: Black Diamond by Martin Walker 3.5 *

Legal Thriller: Miracle Creek by Angie Kim 3.5 *
Furry Sleuth: A Treasure to Die For by Richard Houston 3*
Free Space:
Forensic Specialist: The Crossing Places by Elly Griffiths 4 *
Serial Killer: The Word is Murder by Anthony Horowitz 4*

Techno-Thriller: The Ice Limit by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child 4.5 *
Hard-Boiled Mystery: She Rides Shotgun by Jordan Harper 3*
Noir: The Killing Forest by Sara Blaedel 2.5 *
Stalker: Margin of Error by Edna Buchanan 3 *
1st in a Mystery Series: Heartshot by Steven F. Havill 3.5 *

Female Detective: Her Last Breath by Linda Castillo 4*
Cozy Mystery: The Darling Dahlias and the Unlucky Clover by Susan Wittig Albert 3 *
Aristocratic Detective: What Remains of Heaven by C. S. Harris 4 *
Private Detective: Case Histories by Kate Atkinson 3.5 *
Child in Peril: Look Again by Lisa Scottoline 4 *

30bhabeck
May 12, 2020, 5:04pm

>29 gaylebutz: Congratulations Gayle! And, you're welcome!

I decided to create this one because I'm doing a "Genre Bingo" on Goodreads and thought this was something that we could adapt to the Mystery subgenres pretty easily (there certainly are enough of them!)

31bhabeck
Sep 8, 2021, 11:50pm

I keep meaning to come back to this challenge and forget since it's not very active so thought I'd post so that it moved up in the feeds. ;)

I have a new card that's waiting for me (created in early 2020!). I think I'll start a new round in October 2021.

32LibraryCin
Sep 9, 2021, 9:12pm

>31 bhabeck: Oh, I completely forgot about this one, again!

33bhabeck
Sep 10, 2021, 12:48pm

>32 LibraryCin: LOL me too! Probably 'cause I focus on the "time-sensitive" challenges but I need to get back to this one since it introduces so many of the mystery sub-genres that I might be missing out on by reading primarily historical, cozy and thriller.

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