List of all the books - 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


Rakoff, Joanna My Salinger Year   My Salinger Year 2

Ransome, Arthur Swallows and Amazons


Ransome, Arthur Winter Holiday

Raphael, Frederic The Glittering Prizes
Raverat, Gwen Period Piece

Rayne, Sarah Death Notes
Read, Miss Village School

Read, Miss Village School

Read, Miss Village Diary

Read, Miss Storm in the Village

Renault, Mary  The Persian Boy The Persian Boy 2


Rendell, Ruth  A New Lease of Death


Rendell, Ruth A Judgement in Stone

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


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

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

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

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)

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

Sebald, WG Rings of Saturn

Searle, Nicholas The Good Liar


Sendak, Maurice The Sign on Rosie’s Door


Severgnini, Beppe Ciao, America!


Shaber, Sarah R  Simon Said

Shakespeare, William   Hamlet + Theories on Hamlet

Shames, Terry   A Killing at Cotton Hill

Shames, Terry Dead Broke in Jarrett Creek

Shames, Terry The Last Death of Jack Harbin
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

Sheldon, Edward Romance

Shepherd, Lynn  Tom-All-Alone's

Shepherd, Lynn A Treacherous Likeness

Sheridan, Sara Brighton Belle

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

Sinclair, May  The Life and Death of Harriett Frean

Sittenfeld, Curtis American Wife

Sklepowich, Edward       Death in a Serene City

Sklepowich, Edward Farewell to the Flesh


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


Smiley, Jane Some Luck  Some Luck 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, 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

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

Stace, Wesley Charles Jessold, Considered as a Murderer


St Aubyn, Edward Some Hope

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

Stevens, Robin Murder Most Unladylike

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

Stibbe, Nina Man at the Helm 

Stibbe, Nina Paradise Lodge

**(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

Susann, Jacqueline The Valley of the Dolls The Valley of the Dolls 2

Sutcliff, Rosemary  Flame-Coloured Taffeta

Sutcliff, Rosemary  Blue Remembered Hills


Swanson, Peter The Kind Worth Killing

Sweazy, Larry D See Also Murder

Sweet, Matthew   Shepperton Babylon Shepperton Babylon 2

Sweet, Matthew West End Front


Sykes, Plum Bergdorf Blondes


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)

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
                                 
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


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


Tilton, Alice - see Phoebe Atwood Taylor

Toibin, Colm  Brooklyn Brooklyn 2

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

Unsworth, Barry Pascali’s Island


Unsworth, Cathi Without the Moon


Unsworth, Emma Jane  Animals

Updike, John The Witches of Eastwick The Witches of Eastwick 2

Usher, LE  Miss

Viner, PD The Last Winter of Dani Lancing

Vipont, Elfrida Lark on the Wing Lark on the Wing 2
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

Walton, Jo Farthing

Walton, Jo  Ha'Penny and Half a Crown


Ward, Sarah In Bitter Chill In Bitter Chill 2


Ward, Sarah A Deadly Thaw

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  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


Westmacott, Mary   Absent in the Spring


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


Wheatley, Dennis The Golden Spaniard
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

Widen, Gregory Blood Makes Noise


Willcox, Collin & Pronzini, Bill   Two Spot


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

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

Worth, Jennifer Call the Midwife

Wren, PC  Beau Geste, Beau Geste 2

Wright, Austin  Tony & Susan


Wurst, Conchita Being Conchita

Wyatt, Thomas Whoso List to Hunt (poem)


Yanagihara, Hanya A Little Life
Yeats, WB In Memory of Eva Gore-Booth and Con Markiewicz (poem)


Yeats, WB A Visit to Lissadell: Ireland and Yeats

Yeats, WB  A Visit to Yeats's Grave

Yeats, WB The Magi

Yorke, Margaret Dead in the Morning

Yu Hua Cries in the Drizzle

Zaremba, Eve   Work for a Million


Zhu Xiao-Mei  The Secret Piano

Ziskin, James W Styx and Stone

Zweig, Stefan   The Post Office Girl (repeated here)

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