I started out 2006 with a mystery, Blaize Clement's Curiousity Killed the Cat Sitter. The last mystery, and book, of the year was A Safe Place for Dying by Jack Fredrickson. During 2006, I read 154 books, most of them good ones, or I wouldn't have finished them.
My New Year's wish for you for 2007 is a happy, healthy New Year with lots of good books!
Here's my last list of books read for 2006, the books read during December.
47 Rules of Highly Effective Bank Robbers by Troy Cook - In the book nominated for a Lefty Award for best humorous mystery, Tara robs banks with her dad, Wyatt, until she meets a sheriff's son.
Flesh and Blood by Michael Lister - John Jordan anthology about the ex-cop, recovering alcoholic prison chaplain, and the puzzles he solves.
My Secret by Frank Warren - Postcards sharing secrets from teens and college students.
A Whole New Life by Betsy Thornton - When Jackson Williams is arrested after his wife dies in a car accident, friends rally around.
Always Say Goodbye - Stuart M. Kaminsky - Five years later, Lew Fonesca returns to Chicago to find his wife's killer.
Baby Shark's Beaumont Blues - Robert Fate - ARC of the May publication in which Kristen Van Dijk, now a P.I., investigates the kidnapping of a Texas heiress.
Blown Away by Shane Gericke - Debut for rookie cop Emily Thompson, the target of a serial killer who knows way too much about her childhood.
Two for the Road by Jane & Michael Stern - The Gourmet columnists' careers eating roadfood.
Tallgrass by Sandra Dallas - ARC of an April publication in which Rennie Stroud looks back at her early teen years, living next to a Japanese relocation camp during World War II, and the disruption that resulted. This will probably be one of my Best of 2007.
A Safe Place for Dying by Jack Fredrickson - Dek Ekstrom investigates extortion when his ex-wife's home is threatened in a secure, wealthy enclave.
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