Thursday, 1 January 2015

Vintage Mystery Bingo Challenge 2014 Wrap uo

Happy 2015! 

Here are the books read for the Vintage Mystery Bingo Challege. I Completed the Golden card and claim two bingos in the silver card. While i read so many I reviewed only one. Maybe 2015 will be a better year for blogging!  

Colour- The Black Mountain by Rex Stout
Anywhere except US or Uk-The Yellow turban by Charlotte Jay 
Crime other than murder- Dorothy Dixon solves the Conway case by Dorothy Wayne
Locked room- The moving toyshop by Edmund Crispin
Academic - Through the glass, darkly by Helen McCloy
entertainment- Vintage Murder by Ngaio Marsh 
More than one title- Death in Cyprus by M M Kaye 
Number- Death in five boxes by Carter Dickson
Free Space - The Case of the Deadly Toy by Erle Stanley Gardner 
New author- The blank wall by Elizabeth Sanxay Holding
Method of murder- The African poison murders by Elspeth Huxley
Women- Laura by Vera Caspary
Spooky - Beat not the bones by Charlotte Jay
Movie- The Lady Vanishes by Ethel Lina White
Amateur detective- Death in Zanzibar by M M Kaye 
Man- The Hollow man John Dickson Carr
Country house- No wind of blame by Georgette Heyer
Mode of transport- Strangers on a train by Patricia Highsmith
Author read before- The case of the Waylaid Wolf by Erle Stanley Gardner 
Courtroom-  The Case of black eyed blonde by Erle Stanley Gardner 
Fellow challenger- A shilling for candles by Josephine Tey
Professional- The Ivory grin by Ross Macdonald
Water- Singing in the shrouds by Ngaio Marsh 
Outside comfort- A Coffin of Dimitiros by Eric Ambler
Detective team- If death ever slept by Rex Stout
Time- The clock strikes twelve by Patricia Wentworth 
Short story Collection- The labour of Hercules by Agatha Christie
Translated- Maigret in Exile by Georges Simenon
England- The Beast must die by Nicholas Blake
Borrow- A kiss before dying by Ira Levin
Animal- The Chinese Parrot by Earl Derr Biggers
Place-  Death in the wrong room by Anthony Gilbert
Size- A dram of poison by Charlotte Armstrong 
Medical- Man Missing by Mignon G Eberhart
Pseudonym-The secret of the old clock by Carolyn Keene 
U.S- Beast in view by Margret Millar

Two Bingos 

Last Horizontal line and Four Corners Bingo
entertainment: Assignment in Andorra by May Mackintosh 
Women-The skull beneath her skin by P D James
Mode of transport-The Zebra-Striped Hearse by Ross Macdonald
Outside comfort- A Case of need by Jeffery Hudson
Borrow- Dekok and the Somber Nude by A C Baantjer
U.S- The James Joyce Murder by Amanda Cross

Colour- Encyclopaedia Brown, Boy Detective by Donald J Sobol
Animal in the title - Crocodile on the sandbank by Elizabeth Peters
Crime other than murder- Encyclopaedia Brown finds the Clue by Donald J Sobol
Short storycoll-Encyclopaedia Brown and the case of the secret Pitch by Donald J Sobol

1 comment:

Bev Hankins said...

Congratulations! Great reading even if your weren't able to do reviews for them all.