Book List 2018


This is the first year of my Master’s degree in Creative Writing and my “reading for fun” list is dramatically shortened this year. I couldn’t possibly keep up with listing everything I’ve read for research and critique, so the list below is going to be just the stuff I have read which is purely for pleasure and relaxation.

Origin – Dan Brown
The Dark Angel (Ruth Galloway #10) – Elly Griffiths
A Christmas Ghost Story – Tony Walker
Christmas Past – Jodi Taylor
Keeping The Dead – Tess Gerristsen
A Crowning Mercy – Bernard Cornwell
Dead Beat – Val McDermid
Say You’re Sorry – Melinda Leigh
The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle – Stuart Turton
An Argumentation of Historians – Jodi Taylor
The Road to Farringale – Charlotte E English
Me and Mr J – Rachel McIntyre
The Note – Zoe Folbigg
Ministry of Curiosities (Books 1 – 9) – C J Archer
The Coffin Path – Katherine Clements
The General Theory of Haunting – Richard Easter
As The Crow Flies – Damien Boyd
Beneath The Water – Sarah Painter
The Killing Habit – Mark Billingham
Different Class – Joanne Harris
50 Gothic Classic Works (not finished)
Match Up (short story collection) – ed. Lee Child
The Steam Pump Jump (short story) – Jodi Taylor
The Colour of Bee Markham’s Murder – Sarah J Harris
The Spinster Wife – Christina McKenna
White Silence – Jodi Taylor
In A House Of Lies – Ian Rankin
The Story Keeper – Anna Mazzola
The Psychology of Time Travel – Late Mascarenhas
The Angel’s Mark – S W Perry
Wild Fire – Ann Cleeves
The Scarecrow (short story) – Jack O’Donnell
Darke – Matt Hilton
Light My Fire – Katie MacAlister
Capture Me – Anna Zaines
The Blood Road – Stuart MacBride
The Other Side Of The Story – Marian Keyes
Rachel’s Holiday – Marian Keyes
Lolita – Vladimir Nabokov
Still Waters – Tami Hoag
Dead Beat – Val McDermid
Bone Song – John Meaney



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