Just The facts, Ma’am (Vintage Mystery Challenge) is hosted by Bev Hankins @ My Reader’s Block.
There are two options to choose from :
Golden Mystery Era (before 1960)
Silver Mystery Era (1960 to 1989)
For more details about the challenge, visit Bev’s sign-up page here.
To have a look at my sign-up post, click here.
- Who – Religious figure/vicar: The Case of the Famished Parson by George Bellairs
- When – Timing of crime is crucial (murder(s) soon after the funeral): Crime in Lepers’ Hollow by George Bellairs
- Where – set in a small village: Sweet Danger by Margery Allingham
- What – An animal in the title: The Tiger in the Smoke by Margery Allingham
- Why – It has made the ‘best list’: And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
- How – At least two deaths with different means (One bashed in the head, the other shot dead): Corpses in Enderby by George Bellairs
- Who – lawyer/barrister/judge: Smallbone Deceased by Michael Gilbert
- When – set during WW1 or WW2: (wartime setting is obvious): Traitor’s Purse by Margery Allingham
- Where – in a locked room: The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie
- What – person’s name in the title: The Astonishing Adventure of Jane Smith by Patricia Wentworth
- Why – Author not from your country: Death on a Quiet Day by Michael Innes
- How – death by drowning: Death of a Busybody by George Bellairs
- Where – on an island: Death Treads Softly by George Bellairs
- How – death by Blunt Instrument: The Strange Case of Harriet Hall by Moray Dalton
- Who – An Academic: The Long Divorce by Edmund Crispin
- Why – Read by fellow Challenger (Kate): A Knife for Harry Dodd by George Bellairs
- When – During a weather event(rain and flood): The Body in the Dumb River by George Bellairs
- What – Written by more than one person: The Roman Hat Mystery by Ellery Queen