9 January 2008

oz_mystery_readers best for 2007

oz_mystery_readers follow the same practice as many online groups of asking members to submit their 10 or so best reads for the year. The results are than collated to give members books to look out for.

Here is the short list for 2007 of those that were mentioned more than once.
In all 112 titles were submitted by a dozen or so list members
The numbers after the authors names indicate the number of times the title occurred
*** indicate Australian authors
*** DIAMOND DOVE, Adrian Hyland, 5
ABOVE SUSPICION, Lynda La Plante, 4
*** BROKEN SHORE (THE), Peter Temple, 4
*** CROOK AS ROOKWOOD, Chris Nyst, 3
DEATH OF DALZIEL (THE), Reginald Hill, 3
DEVIL'S STAR (THE), Jo Nesbo, 3
*** BODY COUNT, P. D. Martin, 2
EXIT MUSIC, Ian Rankin, 2
HOUSE SITTER (THE), Peter Lovesey, 2
*** NIGHT FERRY (THE), Michael Robotham, 2
PRIEST, Ken Bruen, 2
REDBREAST (THE), Jo Nesbo, 2
SILENCE OF THE GRAVE, Arnaldur Indridason, 2
TIN ROOF BLOW DOWN (THE), James Lee Burke, 2
VOICES, Arnaldur Indridason, 2
WOODS (THE), Harlan Coben, 2

Some authors were mentioned more than once too
- more than one title that is
Alexander McCall Smith
Arnaldur Indridason
*** Brian Kavanagh
Colin Watson
Giles Blunt
Hakan Nesser
Harlan Coben
Karin Fossum
Ken Bruen
Louise Penny
Lynda La Plante
Peter Lovesey
*** Shane Maloney
Tess Gerritsen
Thomas H. Cook

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