Authors R-Z

All the books featured so far, in alphabetical order by author, R- Z
see also  A-D , E-K , L-Q

Raban, Jonathan Waxwings

Rachman, Tom The Imperfectionists

Rachman, Tom The Rise and Fall of Great Powers

Rader-Day, Lori  The Black Hour

Rader-Day, Lori Little Pretty Things

Rakoff, Joanna My Salinger Year   My Salinger Year 2

Randall, Bob The Fan

Ransome, Arthur Swallows and Amazons

Ransome, Arthur Winter Holiday

Ransome, Arthur  Pigeon Post

Raphael, Frederic The Glittering Prizes
Raverat, Gwen Period Piece

Rayne, Sarah Death Notes

Rayne, Sarah Song of the Damned

Guestblog by Sarah Rayne on  Clemence Dane's   Broome Stages

Read, Miss Village School

Read, Miss Village School

Read, Miss Village Diary

Read, Miss Storm in the Village

Read, Miss No Holly for Miss Quinn

Reid, Taylor Jenkins Daisy Jones & The Six

Renault, Mary  The Persian Boy The Persian Boy 2

Rendell, Ruth  A New Lease of Death

Rendell, Ruth A Judgement in Stone

Revell, Louisa  A Silver Spade

Revell, Louisa See Rome And Die

Rhys, Rachel Fatal Inheritance

Ribchester, Lucy The Hourglass Factory The Hourglass Factory 2

Rice-Davies, Mandy  Mandy

Richardson, MK  Tommasini

Richardson, Samuel Pamela Pamela 2 Pamela 3

Ripley, Mike Mr Campion's Farewell

Rice, Eva The Lost Art of Keeping Secrets

Rinehart, Mary Roberts  The Case of Jennie Brice

Roberts, Katherine  I Am The Great Horse

Robertson, Michael The Baker Street Letters
Robinson, Marilynne Housekeeping

Robinson, Peter Before the Poison
Robinson, Robert  Landscape with Dead Dons

Rogan, Charlotte  Lifeboat

Rogers, Joel Townley  The Red Right Hand

Rogers, Mark Koreatown Blues

Roth, Holly  Shadow of a Lady

Rothschild, Hannah  The Improbability of Love

Rowling, JK The Casual Vacancy   The Casual Vacancy 2
(see also Robert Galbraith)

Runcie, James Sidney Chambers and the Shadow of Death

Runyon, Damon A Very Honourable Guy

Russell, Michael City of Shadows

Russell, Norman The Advocate's Wife

Rutland, Harriet Knock, Murderer, Knock!

Sackville-West, Vita  The Edwardians The Edwardians 2  The Edwardians 3 The Edwardians 4

Sackville-West, Vita  Devil at Westease

Sackville-West, Vita  The Dark Island

Saki Cousin Teresa   Morlvera   The Dreamer

Salinger, JD Catcher in the Rye Catcher in the Rye 2  Catcher in the Rye 3

Salinger, JD Hapworth 16, 1924

Sanghera, Sathnam Marriage Material

Sansom, CJ Dominion

Sansom, CJ Lamentation

Sansom, CJ Dissolution

Sappho   Poem: When I think of my mother

Saunders, George Lincoln in the Bardo

Sayers, Dorothy L Have his carcase Have His Carcase 2 Have His Carcase 3

Sayers, Dorothy L Busman’sHoneymoon

Sayers, Dorothy L Gaudy Night   Gaudy Night 2   Gaudy Night 3

Sayers, Dorothy L Clouds of Witness Clouds of Witness 2

Sayers, Dorothy L  The Nine Tailors 
The Nine Tailors 2

Sayers, Dorothy L Murder Must Advertise Murder Must Advertise 2

Sayers, Dorothy L  Whose Body?  (TNC Week 1)

Sayers, Dorothy L Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club (TNC Week 1) 

Sayers, Dorothy L Unnatural Death (TNC Week 1) 

Sayers, Dorothy L The Harriet Vane Books (TNC 2) and see also entry on Harriet D Vane

Sayers, Dorothy L The Wimsey Books Exam Paper - TNC 3

Sayers, Dorothy L  Overview TNC 4

Sayers, Dorothy L  Strong Poison

Sayers, Dorothy L  The Necklace of Pearls (Hangman's Holiday) 

**(see also Jill Paton Walsh below)**

Sayers, Dorothy L  The Man Born to be King

Scarlett, Susan - see Noel Streatfeild below Babbacombe's Babbacombe's 2

          Clothes Pegs 

Peter and Paul

Schirach, Ferdinand von The Collini Case

Schlitz, Laura Amy Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! Voices from a Medieval Village

Schultz, Emily The Blondes

Schwarz, Christina All is Vanity

Scott, Justin  Hardscape

Scott, Justin StoneDust

Seaman, Barbara  Lovely Me: The Life of Jacqueline Susann

Sebald, WG Rings of Saturn

Searle, Nicholas The Good Liar

Sellars, Eleanore Kelly Murder a la Mode

Sendak, Maurice The Sign on Rosie’s Door

Seton, Anya Katherine Katherine 2

Severgnini, Beppe Ciao, America!

Shaber, Sarah R  Simon Said

Shakespeare, William   Hamlet + Theories on Hamlet

Shakespeare, William Sonnet Sunday at the Globe

Shames, Terry   A Killing at Cotton Hill

Shames, Terry Dead Broke in Jarrett Creek

Shames, Terry The Last Death of Jack Harbin

Shane, Susannah Lady in Lilac Lady in Lilac 2
Sharp, Margery The Eye of Love   The Eye of Love 2  

Sharp, Margery  The Nutmeg Tree    The Nutmeg Tree 2   The Nutmeg Tree 3

Sharp, Margery  Something Light   Something Light 2            
Sharp, Margery Lise Lillywhite

Sharp, Margery Girl in the Leopardskin Pants/ Lost Chapel Picnic

Sharp, Margery  The Foolish Gentlewoman

Shaw, George Bernard Major Barbara

Shaw-Stewart, Patrick  I Saw a Man This Morning (poem), Armistice Day

Sheldon, Edward Romance

Shepherd, Eric Murder in a Nunnery

Shepherd, Lynn  Tom-All-Alone's

Shepherd, Lynn A Treacherous Likeness

Sheridan, Sara Brighton Belle

Sherriff, RC The Fortnight in September

Sherwood, John The Half Hunter

Sherwood, John A Shot in the Arm/Death at the BBC

Shteyngart, Gary Lake Success

Simenon, Georges Madame Maigret's Friend

Simpson, Helen & Dane, Clemence Enter Sir John

Simpson, Helen Four Bare Legs in a Bed

Simsion, Graeme    The Rosie Project

Simsion, Graeme  The Rosie Effect

Simsion, Graeme The Best of Adam Sharp

Simsion, Graeme & Anne Buist Two Steps Forward

Simsion, Graeme The Rosie Result

Sinclair, May  The Life and Death of Harriett Frean

Sittenfeld, Curtis American Wife

Sittenfeld, Curtis Eligible

Sklepowich, Edward       Death in a Serene City

Sklepowich, Edward Farewell to the Flesh

Slesar, Henry Enter Murderers

Smart, Elizabeth By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept

Smiley, Jane Some Luck  Some Luck 2

Smiley, Jane Ten Days in the Hills, Ten Days in the Hills 2

Smith, Derek Whistle Up the Devil

        ***see also this post: 'Books like 'I Capture the Castle'

*** see also works by James Mortmain 
Smith, Dodie  The Town in Bloom   The Town in Bloom 2 The Town in Bloom 3

Smith, Dodie  It Ends With Revelations

Smith, Dodie The New Moon with the Old

Smith, Dodie  A Tale of Two Families

Smith, Dominic The Last Painting of Sara de Vos

Smith, Emma  Maiden's Trip

Smith, Joan A Masculine Ending

Smith, Joan Don't Leave Me This Way

Smith, Mark Death of the Detective

Smith, Sally Bedell Grace and Power: The Kennedy White House

Smith, Stevie  The Holiday

Smith, Tom Rob  The Farm

Smith, Zadie   NW   NW 2

Smith, Zadie Swing Time

Spark, Muriel Loitering with Intent

Spark, Muriel   A Far Cry from Kensington

Spark, Muriel The Girls of Slender Means

Spark, Muriel The Public Image

Spark, Muriel  Symposium

Spark, Muriel Aiding and Abetting

Spark, Muriel The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

Spark, Muriel The Driver's Seat

Speller, Elizabeth  The Strange Fate of Kitty Easton  Strange Fate of Kitty Easton 2

Spyri, Johanna Heidi

Stace, Wesley Charles Jessold, Considered as a Murderer

St Aubyn, Edward Some Hope

Steiner, Susie  Persons Unknown

Steinhauer, Olen  The Tourist

Stern, GB The Matriarch The Matriarch 2 The Matriarch 3

Stern, GB  A Deputy Was King A Deputy Was King 2 A Deputy Was King 3 A Deputy Was King 4

Stern, GB  Mosaic Mosaic 2 Mosaic 3 Mosaic 4 Mosaic 5

Stevens, Robin Murder Most Unladylike

Stevenson, DE Miss Buncle's Book 

Stevenson Robert Louis Kidnapped
Stewart, J.I.M.  The Last Tresilians The Last Tresilians 2

Stewart, Mary  The Crystal Cave

Stewart, Mary  Wildfire at Midnight

Stewart, Mary Airs Above the Ground

Noah Stewart, an obituary

Stibbe, Nina Man at the Helm 

Stibbe, Nina Paradise Lodge

Stibbe, Nina An Almost Perfect Christmas

Stibbe, Nina Reasons to be Cheerful

**(see also Lane, Carla  TV Writer and Landlady)**

Stockett, Kathryn The Help

Stoker, Bram Dracula

Stone, BC  Murder at the Belmar

Stout, Rex Christmas Party (TNC Week 1) 

Stout, Rex  More Deaths Than One (TNC Week 2)

Stout, Rex The Second Confession (TNC Week 3)

Stout, Rex The Doorbell Rang (TNC Week 3)

Stout, Rex Hand in Glove (TNC Week 4) 

Stout, Rex Red Threads (TNC Week4) Red Threads 2

Stout, Rex Fer de Lance 

Stout, Rex Easter Parade

Stout, Rex The 4th July Picnic

Stout, Rex  Invitation to Murder

Strachey, Lytton  Elizabeth & Essex  Elizabeth & Essex 2

Stratmann, Linda The Poisonous Seed

Stratmann, Linda The Daughters of Gentlemen

Streatfeild, Noel Theatre Shoes

Streatfeild, Noel The Painted Garden

Streatfeild, Noel The Fearless Treasure

Streatfeild, Noel Wintle's Wonders (Dancing Shoes)   Wintle's

Streatfeild Noel, writing as Susan Scarlett: Babbacombe's  Babbacombe's 2

            Clothes Pegs 

Peter and Paul

Stuart, Aimee and Philip   Nine Till Six (play)  Nine Till Six 2

Sullivan, Courtney Maine

Sweet, Matthew West End Front

Sykes, Plum Bergdorf Blondes

Sykes, Plum Party Girls Die in Pearls

Symons, Geraldine Miss Rivers and Miss Bridges

Syson, Lydia Burning Summer

Szerb, Antal Journey by Moonlight
Tabucchi, Antonio Pereira Maintains
Talbot, Fleur Warrender Chase
        ** but note the date & see also  Muriel Spark’s Loitering with Intent  ***

Talbot, Hake Rim of the Pit

Tan, Twan Eng The Garden of Evening Mists

Tartt, Donna The Goldfinch The Goldfinch 2

Taylor, DJ The Windsor Faction

Taylor, Elizabeth  A Game of Hide and Seek A Game of Hide and Seek 2

Taylor, Phoebe Atwood The Cape Cod Mystery 
reposted for TNC Week 1

Taylor, Phoebe Atwood File for Record TNC Week 2
(aka Alice Tilton)

Temple, Shirley    Child Star  (as Shirley Temple Black)

Tennyson, Alfred Lord  Ulysses (poem)

Tey, Josephine The Singing Sands  The Singing Sands 2

Tey, Josephine The Daughter of Time  The Daughter of Time 2 

Tey, Josephine Brat Farrar  Brat Farrar 2

Tey, Josephine A Shilling for Candles

Thackeray, William Makepeace Vanity Fair
Thirkell, Angela High Rising  High Rising 2 High Rising 3

Thirkell, Angela Northbridge Rectory Northbridge Rectory 2
Northbridge Rectory 3

Thirkell, Angela The Brandons, The Brandons 2The Brandons 3

Thirkell, Angela  Peace Breaks Out

Thirkell, Angela  Pomfret Towers

Thirkell, Angela Summer Days

Thirkell, Angela Cheerfulness Breaks In Cheerfulness Breaks In 2

Thirkell, Angela Jutland Cottage

Thomas, Dylan   Under Milk Wood  Under Milk Wood 2 Under Milk Wood 3

Thomas, Edward   Adlestrop (poem)

Thompson, Jim Ironside

Thompson, Laura  - biographies of Agatha Christie, Lord Lucan and Nancy Mitford mentioned on blog

Thompson, Laura Take Six Girls: The Mitford Sisters

Thomson, David Have you seen....?

Thomson, Lesley  The Detective's Daughter

Thorndike, Russell The Slype  The Slype 2

Thorne, Guy  When it Was Dark When it Was Dark 2  When it Was Dark 3

Thynne, Jane The Weighing of the Heart

Thynne, Molly The Crime at the Noah's Ark

Tilton, Alice - see Phoebe Atwood Taylor

Toibin, Colm  Brooklyn Brooklyn 2

Toibin, Colm House of Names

Tolstoy, Leo Anna Karenina    Anna Karenina 2

Tommasini, Mother & Richardson, MK  Tommasini

Towles, Amor Rules of Civility

Townsend, Sue Adrian Mole: The Cappuccino Years

Sue Townsend and Adrian Mole

Trease, Geoffrey  Under Black Banner

Trease, Geoffrey The Gates of Bannerdale

Trease, Geoffrey The Black Banner Players
Trefusis, Violet  Echo

Trefusis, Violet Hunt the Slipper

Trefusis,Violet Letters to Vita Sackville-West Letters to Vita  2     Letters to Vita 3

Tripp, Grady Wonder Boys

**** but note date, and see also Michael Chabon****

Trollope, Anthony Can You Forgive Her? Can You Forgive Her? 2  Can You Forgive Her?3 Can You Forgive Her 4

Trollope, Anthony Doctor Thorne Doctor Thorne 2

Twiggy - see Twiggy Lawson

Tyler, Anne Digging to America

Tyler, Anne A Spool of Blue Thread

Tyler, LC  The Herring Seller's Apprentice

Ulitskaya, Ludmila The Funeral Party

Underdown, Beth  The Witchfinder's Sister

Vipont, Elfrida    Lark in the Morn Lark in the Morn 2

Vittachi, Nury  Mr Wong Goes West

Vonnegut, Kurt  Dead Eye Dick

Vonnegut, Kurt    2 B R 0 2 B

Ward, Amanda Eyre How to be Lost

Waldman, Ayelet Daughter's Keeper

Waldman, Ayelet  Death Gets a Time-Out

Waldman, Ayelet  Love and Treasure

Wallace, Irving  The Second Lady

Walsh, Jill Paton The Late Scholar
**(about Lord Peter Wimsey - see also Dorothy L Sayers above)**

Walsh, Jill Paton  Fireweed

Walters, Jess  Beautiful Ruins

Walters, Minette  The Last Hours

Walton, Jo Farthing

Walton, Jo  Ha'Penny and Half a Crown

Walton, Samantha Guilty but Insane

Ward, Sarah In Bitter Chill In Bitter Chill 2

Ward, Sarah A Deadly Thaw

Ward, Sarah The Shrouded Path

Ware, Guy The Fat of Fed Beasts

Warner, Sylvia Townsend  Lolly Willowes  Lolly Willowes 2

Warriner, Thurman   The Doors of Sleep  The Doors of Sleep 2

Warriner, Thurman Death's Dateless Night

Waters, Sarah The Night Watch The Night Watch 2

Waugh, Evelyn The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold

Waugh, Evelyn Helena  Helena 2

Waugh, Evelyn A Handful of Dust  A Handful of Dust 2
 A Handful of Dust 3

Waugh, Evelyn  Vile Bodies

Webb, Joyce Bevins   The Clue in the Castle

Wein, Elizabeth  Code Name Verity

Wells, Dee Jane

Wells, Carolyn The Vanishing of Betty Varian

Wentworth, Patricia  Entry on Miss Silver vs Miss Marple

Wentworth, Patricia  Poison in the Pen

Wentworth, Patricia  Through the Wall

Wentworth, Patricia  Spotlight

Wentworth, Patricia  The Silent Pool

Wentworth, Patricia  The Clock Strikes Twelve

Wentworth, Patricia  Miss Silver Intervenes

Wentworth, Patricia  The Benevent Treasure

Wentworth, Patricia  Grey Mask

Wentworth, Patricia The Brading Collection The Brading Collection 2

Wentworth, Patricia  Anna Where Are You? 

Wentworth, Patricia  Mr Zero

Wentworth, Patricia The Chinese Shawl

Westlake, Donald E  Brothers Keepers Brothers Keepers

Westmacott, Mary   Absent in the Spring

Westmacott, Mary Giant’s Bread
   ****see also Agatha Christie***

Wharton, Edith Touchstone
Wheatley, Dennis The Golden Spaniard

White, Constance B The Ballet School Mystery

White, EB    Charlotte’s Web

White, Ethel Lina  Fear Stalks the Village

White, Ethel Lina Wax

White, Ethel Lina The Lady Vanishes  aka The Wheel Spins

White, Ethel Lina Step in the Dark

White, Ethel Lina  Spiral Staircase (Some May Watch)

White, Ethel Lina She Faded Into Air

White, Ethel Lina While She Sleeps

White, Ethel Lina The Third Eye

White, TH Darkness Comes to Pemberley

Whitlock, Pamela & Hull, Katharine   Crowns

Widen, Gregory Blood Makes Noise

Willcox, Collin & Pronzini, Bill   Two Spot

Williams, Gordon  From Scenes Like These
Williams, John Stoner Stoner 2

Willis, Connie To Say Nothing of the Dog
Wilson, Andrew A Talent for Murder

Wilson, Angus   Such Darling Dodos

Wilson, Elizabeth She Died Young

Wilson, Jacqueline Four Children and It

Wilson, Jacqueline  Katy

Wilson, Julie Seen Reading

Windsor, Duke of A King's Story    A King's Story 2   A King's Story 3

Winemaker, Susan Concertina

Winter, Trish & Keegan-Phipps, Simon  Performing Englishness

Wister, Owen The Lady Baltimore
Wodehouse PG A Pelican at Blandings
Woolf, Virginia Orlando

Woolf, Virginia  The Years

Woolf, Virginia  To the Lighthouse, To the Lighthouse 2

Worsley-Gough, Barbara Alibi Innings

Yu Hua Cries in the Drizzle

Zaremba, Eve   Work for a Million

Zhu Xiao-Mei  The Secret Piano

Ziskin, James W Styx and Stone

Zola, Emile Au Bonheur Des Dames/The Ladies' Paradise

Zweig, Stefan   The Post Office Girl (repeated here)