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Calendar of Crime 2021

Calendar of Crime is hosted by Bev @ My Reader’s Block. For more details on the challenge, check the link here.

January

Month related item on cover: snow: Crossed Skis by Carol Carnac

Original Publication Month: Colony by Benjamin Cross

February

Couple/Romance/Love Triangle plays a major role: Death in High Provence by George Bellairs

Book title has word starting with ‘F’: Frozen Stiff Drink by James J Cudney IV

Primary action takes place in this month: The Sign of Death by Callie Hutton

Original Publication Month: Rhino Charge by Victoria Tait

March

Month related item on cover: Something green: Death by Bagpipes by Jennifer S Alderson

Book title has word starting with ‘M’: Mistaken Identity Crisis by James J Cudney IV

Original Publication Month: A Sprinkle of Sabotage by Fiona Leitch

April

Author’s birth month: The Cursing Stones Murder by George Bellairs

Church/Minister/Religion has major roll: Toll the Bell for Murder by George Bellairs

Easter: Hop ‘Til you Drop by J.M. Griffin

Original Publication Month: Coffin Cove by Jackie Elliott

May

Book title has word starting with ‘M’: Murder on the Menu by Fiona Leitch

Original Publication Month: The No 2 Feline Detective Agency by Mandy Morton

June

Book title has word starting with ‘J’: The Juice by Janet Stilson

Month-related item on cover (cake/wedding): Peaches and Schemes by Anna Gerard

Original Publication Month: Ruby Red Herring by Tracy Gardner

July

Takes place in US or Canada: Death of a Messenger by Robert McCaw

Primary action takes place in this month: The Disappearance of Stephanie Mailer by Joel Dicker

Original Publication Month: Murder at the Lakeside Library by Holly Danvers

August

Academic Setting: Death by Dissertation by Kelly Brakenhoff

Summer Holiday setting: (resort/holiday cottage): Grey Stones by Joss Stirling

Book title has word starting with ‘A’: Atlantis Gene by Pierce Roberts

Month related item on the cover (water): Body on the Island by Victoria Dowd

September

Setting = place of employment: Time is Running out by Michael Woods

Primary Action takes place in this month: Outrage on Gallows Hill by George Bellairs

Original Publication Month: The Secret of Rosalita Flats by Tim W Jackson

October

Halloween: Haunted House Ghost by James J Cudney IV

Primary Action takes place in this month: A Glimmer of Death by Valerie Winson Wesley

Original Publication Month: Fair Trade by Heather Day Gilbert

November

Book title has word starting with ‘N’: The Night Portrait by Laura Morelli

Original Publication Month: Open for Murder by Mary Angela

December

Book title has word starting with ‘D’: Daylight by David Baldacci

Primary Action takes place in this month: Into Deadly Storms by Judy Daykin

Original Publication Month: How to Frame a Fashionista by Debra Sennefelder