Fiction: Detective & crime

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2001

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Nine Tailors
Dorothy L. Sayers
The Moonstone
Wilkie Collins
His Last Bow
Arthur Conan Doyle
Have his Carcass
Dorothy L. Sayers
Five Red Herrings
Dorothy L. Sayers
Strong Poison
Dorothy L. Sayers
Clouds of Witness
Dorothy L. Sayers
The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club
Dorothy L. Sayers
The Silent Speaker
Rex Stout
Gaudy Night
Dorothy L. Sayers

2002

The Burglar who Liked to Quote Kipling
Lawrence Block
The Burglar in the Rye
Lawrence Block
The Burglar in the Library
Lawrence Block
The Singing Sands
Josephine Tey
Unnatural Death
Dorothy L. Sayers
Busman’s Honeymoon
Dorothy L. Sayers

2003

Seven Up
Janet Evanovich
The Chinese Lake Murders
Robert van Gulik
The Last Judgement
Iain Pears
Trunk Music
Michael Connelly
The Chinese Gold Murders
Robert van Gulik
The Falls
Ian Rankin
Set in Darkness
Ian Rankin
Good Behavior
Donald E. Westlake
Four to Score
Janet Evanovich
The Big Thaw
Donald Harstad
Look to the Lady
Margery Allingham
Beggar’s Banquet
Ian Rankin
Black and Blue
Ian Rankin
Dead Souls
Ian Rankin

2004

A Question of Blood
Ian Rankin
Bank Shot
Donald E. Westlake
Over my Dead Body
Rex Stout
Prisoner’s Base
Rex Stout
Death and Restoration
Iain Pears
Murder Must Advertise
Dorothy L. Sayers
The Fifth Woman
Henning Mankell

2005

Put a Lid on it
Donald E. Westlake
Call for the Dead
John LeCarré
A Murder of Quality
John LeCarré
The Documents in the Case
Dorothy L. Sayers

2006

The Daughter of Time
Josephine Tey
The Final Deduction
Rex Stout

2007

Drowned Hopes
Donald E. Westlake
Strike Out Where Not Applicable
Nicolas Freeling
The Dreadful Lemon Sky
John D. MacDonald
The Turquoise Lament
John D. MacDonald
The Long Lavender Look
John D. MacDonald
Gun Before Butter
Nicolas Freeling
Tooth & Nail
Ian Rankin
A Tale Etched in Blood and Hard Black Pencil
Christopher Brookmyre
Players
Paul J. McAuley

2008

The Red Pavillion
Robert van Gulik
The Case of the Late Pig
Margery Allingham
Pale Gray for Guilt
John D. MacDonald
Whose Body?
Dorothy L. Sayers
Clouds of Witness (reread)
Dorothy L. Sayers
Unnatural Death (reread)
Dorothy L. Sayers
The Big Sleep
Raymond Chandler
The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club (reread)
Dorothy L. Sayers
Strong Poison (reread)
Dorothy L. Sayers
Five Red Herrings (reread)
Dorothy L. Sayers
Have His Carcase (reread)
Dorothy L. Sayers
Too Many Women
Rex Stout

2009

The Quick Red Fox
John D. MacDonald
Darker Than Amber
John D. MacDonald
The Scarlet Ruse
John D. MacDonald
Black as He’s Painted
Ngaoi Marsh
Photo-Finish
Ngaoi Marsh
Opening Night
Ngaoi Marsh
Death at the Dolphin
Ngaoi Marsh
False Scent
Ngaoi Marsh
Death and the Dancing Footman
Ngaoi Marsh
Death in a White Tie
Ngaoi Marsh
The Nursing Home Murder
Ngaoi Marsh
Artists in Crime
Ngaoi Marsh
Overture to Death
Ngaoi Marsh
The Deep Blue Good-by
John D. MacDonald
The City & the City
China Miéville
Off with His Head
Ngaoi Marsh
Enter a Murderer
Ngaoi Marsh
Grave Mistake
Ngaoi Marsh

2010

The Fox-Magic Murders
Robert van Gulik
Fleshmarket Close
Ian Rankin
Firewall
Henning Mankell
The Naming of the Dead
Ian Rankin
Killing for England
Iain McDowall

2011

The Complaints
Ian Rankin
King of the Rainy Country
Nicolas Freeling
Making a Killing
Iain McDowall
An Investigation of Murder
Maj Sjowall & Per Wahloo
A Wreath for Rivera
Ngaoi Marsh
The Mysterious Affair of Styles
Agatha Christie
Mrs McGinty’s Dead
Agatha Christie
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
Agatha Christie
Hickory Dickory Dock
Agatha Christie
Crime at Guildford
Freeman Wills Crofts

2012

Laurels Are Poison
Gladys Mitchell
Love in Amsterdam
Nicolas Freeling
Tsing-Boum
Nicolas Freeling
Cop Killer
Sjowall & Wahloo
Criminal Conversation
Nicolas Freeling
The Moving Toyshop
Edmund Crispin
The Case of the Gilded fly
Edmund Crispin

2013

Exit Music
Ian Rankin
Holy Disorders
Edmund Crispin

2014

The Blue Place
Nicola Griffith