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British Crime Classics Challenge

There are so many Crime Classics out there that are worth a read or re-read. When it comes to Classics, one is spoilt for choice. The aim of this challenge is to get people to read more Crime Classics.

There are not many (or any) rules to follow in this challenge. As long as you post one or two reviews per month, you are good to go. Check the link below for more details.

Introduction Post: British Crime Classics Challenge

Author-wise List:


George Bellairs

Case of the Famished Parson

Corpses in Enderby

Crime in Lepers’ Hollow

Death of a Busybody

Death Treads Softly

Surfeit of Suspects

A Knife for Harry Dodd

The Body in the Dumb River


Agatha Christie

And Then There Were None

The Mysterious Affair at Styles (Hercule Poirot #1)



Margery Allingham

The Tiger in the Smoke

Traitor’s Purse

Sweet Danger

The Return of Mr Campion


Baroness Orczy

The Teahouse Detective: The Old Man in the Corner

The Teahouse Detective:The Case of Miss Elliot


Michael Gilbert

Death in Captivity

Smallbone Deceased


Patricia Wentworth

The Astonishing Adventure of Jane Smith


Moray Dalton

The Strange Case of Harriet Hall


Michael Innes

Death on a Quiet Day


E. C. R. Lorac

Murder in the Mill-Race


Edmund Crispin

The Long Divorce

Christopher Bush

The Case of the Flying Donkey


Ellery Queen

The Roman Hat Mystery



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