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By Theresa de Valence - Posted on 29 January 2012

Readers of DorothyL listserv posted the memorable books read for the first time in 2011. There were 1279 unique titles listed, 978 (47%) © 2011. The count represents the number of times each title was cited:

Title with Author Count
A Trick Of The Light - Penny, Louise41
One Was a Soldier - Spencer-Fleming, Julia36
Hell is Empty - Johnson, Craig18
Started Early, Took My Dog - Atkinson, Kate15
The Affair - Child, Lee15
Northwest Angle - Krueger, William Kent14
A Red Herring Without Mustard - Bradley, Alan12
Ghost Hero - Rozan, S. J.12
The Keeper of Lost Causes (orig 2007) - Adler-Olsen, Jussi12
Before I Go To Sleep - Watson, S. J.10
Little Elvises - Hallinan, Timothy10
V is For Vengeance - Grafton, Sue10
A Lesson in Secrets - Winspear, Jacqueline8
Iron House - Hart, John8
Now You See Me - Bolton, S. J.8
The Drop - Connelly, Michael8
The Silent Girl - Gerritsen, Tess8
Three-Day Town - Maron, Margaret8
I Am Half-Sick Of Shadows - Bradley, Alan7
The Dog Who Knew Too Much - Quinn, Spencer7
Though Not Dead - Stabenow, Dana7
Claire Dewit And The City Of The Dead - Gran, Sara6
Damage Control - Hamilton, Denise6
Farewell Miss Zukas - Dereske, Jo6
Misery Bay - Hamilton, Steve6
Pirate King - King, Laurie R.6
The Attenbury Emeralds - Paton Walsh, Jill6
The Most Dangerous Thing - Lippman, Laura6
The Sentry - Crais, Robert6
Turn of Mind - LaPlante, Alice6
A Drop Of The Hard Stuff - Block, Lawrence5
Dying for Justice - Sellers, L. J.5
Killed At The Whim Of A Hat - Cotterill, Colin5
The Betrayal of Trust - Hill, Susan5
The Cypress House - Koryta, Michael5
The Last Word - Adams, Ellery5
The Real Macaw - Andrews, Donna5
The Stranger You Seek - Williams, Amanda Kyle5
The Troubled Man - Mankell, Henning5
The Wild Hog Murders - Crider, Bill5
Under the Skin - Lane, Vicki5
A Lonely Death - Todd, Charles4
An Uninvited Ghost - Copperman, E. J.4
Back of Beyond - Box, C. J.4
Breaking Silence - Castillo, Linda4
Cold Wind - Box, C. J.4
Death Of The Mantis - Stanley, Michael4
Flowering Judas - Haddam, Jane4
Julius Katz and Archie - Zeltserman, Dave4
Long Gone - Burke, Alafair4
Naughty In Nice - Bowen, Rhys4
Raven Talks Back - Anderson, Beth4
Shock Wave - Sandford, John4
Tag Man - Mayor, Archer4
The End of the Wasp Season - Mina, Denise4
The Good, The Bad and The Murderous - Campbell, Chester D.4
The Ridge - Koryta, Michael4
The Worst Thing - Elkins, Aaron4
11/22/63 - King, Stephen3
A Game of Lies - Cantrell, Rebecca3
A Vine in the Blood - Gage, Leighton3
Among the Departed - Delany, Vicki3
Bless The Bride - Bowen, Rhys3
Body Line - Harrod-Eagles, Cynthia3
Buffalo West Wing - Hyzy, Julie3
Gone With A Handsomer Man - West, Michael Lee3
In Search Of The Rose Notes - Arsenault, Emily3
Learning to Swim - Henry, Sara J.3
Love You More - Gardner, Lisa3
Missing Persons - O'Donohue, Clare3
New York to Dallas - Robb, J. D.3
Silent Mercy - Fairstein, Linda3
The Accident - Barclay, Linwood3
The Arranger - Sellers, L. J.3
The Blood Red Indian Summer - Handler, David3
The Darling Dahlias and the Naked Ladies - Albert, Susan Wittig3
The Fifth Witness - Connelly, Michael3
The Impossible Dead - Rankin, Ian3
The Informant - Perry, Thomas3
The Informationist - Stevens, Taylor3
The Night Circus - Morgenstern, Erin3
The Second Duchess - Loupas, Elizabeth3
Treason at Lisson Grove - Perry, Anne3
Vienna Twilight (Deadly Communion) - Tallis, Frank3
Where All the Dead Lie - Ellison, J. T. 3
A Corpse's Nightmare - DePoy, Phillip2
A death in Norfolk - Gardner, Ashley2
A Discovery of Witches - Harkness, Deborah2
A Killer's Christmas in Wales - Duncan, Elizabeth J.2
A Killing Frost - Wynn, Patricia2
A Murderous Procession (The Assassin's Prayer) - Franklin, Ariana2
A Quiet Death - Talley, Marcia2
A Spark of Death - Pajer, Bernadette2
An Uncertain Place - Vargas, Fred2
Bad Moon - Ritter, Todd2
Bears With Us - Meredith, Marilyn2
Betrayal of Trust - Jance, J. A.2
Brute Strength - Conant, Susan2
Buried Prey - Sandford, John2
Cat Sitter Among the Pigeons - Clement, Blaize2
City of Secrets - Stanley, Kelli2
Classified as Murder - James, Miranda2
Cradle in the Grave - Hannah, Sophie2
Crying Blood - Casey, Donis2
Dangerous Women & Desperate Men - Mofina, Rick2
Dead Dogs and Englishmen - Bizzelli, Elizabeth Kane2
Dead Man's Grip - James, Peter2
Death Toll - Kelly, Jim2
Deed of Murder - Harrison, Cora2
Disturbance - Burke, Jan2
Doggirl - Brande, Robin2
Double Prey - Havill, Steven F.2
Drawing Conclusions - Leon, Donna2
Eye Of The Red Tsar - Eastland, Sam2
Eyes Of The Innocent - Parks, Brad2
Fallen - Slaughter, Karin2
Fear Itself - Santangelo, Elena2
First Grave On The Right - Jones, Darynda2
Frozen Assets - Bates, Quentin2
Hard Spell - Gustainis, Justin2
Heaven is High - Wilhelm, Kate2
Hurt Machine - Coleman, Reed Farrel2
Killer instinct - Mallory/Victor, Michael Allan/Marilyn2
Lethal Lineage - Hinger, Charlotte2
Live Wire - Coben, Harlan2
Louise's War - Shaber, Sarah2
Lucifer's Tears - Thompson, James2
Mercury's Rise - Parker, Ann2
Mourning Gloria - Albert, Susan Wittig2
Murder Your Darlings - Murphy, J. J.2
Never Knowing - Stevens, Chevy2
One Dog Night - Rosenfelt, David2
Plugged - Colfer, Eoin2
Portrait Of A Spy - Silva, Daniel2
Ranchero - Gavin, Rick2
Rebellion - McGee, James2
Reunion - Brookins, Carl2
Satori Ranch - Frisbee, Mary2
Season of Darkness - Jennings, Maureen2
Secret of the White Rose - Pintoff, Stefanie2
Skating Over the Line - Charbonneau, Joelle2
Slash and Burn - Cotterill, Colin2
Spider Web - Fowler, Earlene2
Stolen Souls - Neville, Stuart2
The American Cafe - Hoklotubbe, Sara Sue2
The Busy Woman's Guide to Murder - Maffini, Mary Jane2
The Cold Room - Knightly, Robert2
The Cut - Pelecanos, George2
The Death Instinct - Rubenfeld, Jed2
The Dog Sox - Hill, Russell2
The End of Everything - Abbott, Megan2
The Hanging Wood - Edwards, Martin2
The Innocent Woman (1993) - Hall, Parnell2
The Killer is Dying - Sallis, James2
The Killing Song - Parrish, P. J.2
The Lantern - Lawrenson, Deborah2
The Midwife's Confession - Chamberlain, Diane2
The Pot Thief Who Studied Escoffier - Orenduff, J. Michael2
The Ranger - Atkins, Ace2
The Shirt on His Back - Hambly, Barbara2
The Sisters Brothers - deWitt, Patrick2
The Vault - Rendell, Ruth2
Three Day Town - Maron, Margaret2
Tony and Susan - Wright, Austin2
Troubled Bones - Westerson, Jeri2
Under the Dog Star - Parshall, Sandra2
Waterbury - Lief, Katia2
Where Shadows Dance - Harris, C. S.2
Wicked Autumn - Malliet, G. M.2
1Q84 - Murakami, Haruki1
66° North - Ridpath, Michael1
A Blast From The Past - Kelner, Toni L.P.1
A Burial at Sea - Finch, Charles1
A crafty killing - Bartlett, Lorraine1
A Deadly Cliche - Adams, Ellery1
A Deadly Penance - Ash, Maureen1
A Death in Summer - Black, Benjamin1
A Double Death on the Black Isle - Scott, A. D.1
A Hard Night's Fright - Daniels, Casey1
A killing season - Royal, Priscilla1
A Means of Escape - Price, Joanna1
A Murder of Crows - Ayers, Kate1
A New Prospect - Zurl, Wayne1
A Night Too Dark - Stabenow, Dana1
A Pinchbeck Bride - Anable, Stephen1
A Sheetcake Named Desire - Brady, Jacklyn1
A spirited gift - Lavene, Joyce & Jim1
A Touch of Gold - Lavene, Joyce & Jim1
A Train In Winter - Moorehead, Caroline1
Absolutely Positively - Webber, Heather1
Acceptable Loss - Perry, Anne1
Agatha Christie’s Secret Notebooks - Curran, John1
An evil eye - Goodwin, Jason1
And every man has to die - Zafiro, Frank1
Angel Condemned - Stanton, Mary1
Angel Lost - Meredith, F. M.1
Anthem for Doomed Youth - Dunn, Carola1
Arcadia Falls - Goodman, Carol1
Ashes to Dust (2007) - Sigurdardottir, Yrsa1
Assume Nothing - Haywood, Gar Anthony1
Assumption - Everett, Percival1
Baited Blood - Jaffarian, Sue Ann1
Bent Road - Roy, Lori1
Bit Player - Dawson, Janet1
Bitter harvest - Connolly, Sheila1
Black diamond - Walker, Martin1
Blotto Twinks And The Ex-King's Daughter - Brett, Simon1
Bogey Nights - McGraw, Marja1
Bones of a Feather - Haines, Carolyn1
Buried Secrets - Finder, Joseph1
Burn - Barr, Nevada1
Bye Bye Baby - Collins, Max Allan1
Camouflage - Pronzini, Bill1
Candy Canes of Christmas Past - Fluke/Levine/Meier, Joanne/Laura/Leslie1
Cat Telling Tales - Murphy, Shirley Rousseau1
Cembetery Girl - Bell, David1
Chihuahua of the Baskervilles - Albritten, Esri1
City of whispers - Muller, Marcia1
Come and Find Me - Ephron, Hallie1
Cooking the books - Greenwood, Kerry1
Crimes in southern indiana - Frank, Bill1
Dead By Midnight - Hart, Carolyn1
Dead Last - Hall, James W. 1
Dead reckoning - Harris, Charlaine1
Deadly Currents - Groundwater, Beth1
Death Along the Spirit Road - Wendelboe, C. M.1
Death by the Dozen - McKinley, Jenn1
Death Comes To Pemberley - James, P. D.1
Death in a Scarlet Coat - Dickinson, David1
Death of a Greedy Woman - Beaton, M.C.1
Death on a Platter - Viets, Elaine1
Devil-Devil - Kent, Graeme1
Disciple Of Las Vegas - Hamilton, Ian1
Edited for Death - Drier, Michele1
Eyes Wide Open - Gross, Andrew1
Fall From Grace - Arthurson, Wayne1
Fallen Angels - Duncan, Alice1
Falling Glass - McKinty, Adrian1
Feast Day for Fools - Burke, James Lee1
Fever dream - Palumbo, Dennis1
First Thrills - Child, Lee ed.1
Flipped Out - Bentley , Jennie1
Flowers For Her Grave - Clemens, Judy1
Follow the money - Corris, Peter1
Forty Acres and a Soggy Grave - Bailey, Frankie1
Fourth Day - Sharp, Zoe1
Free Range Institution - Haskins, Michaels1
Frozen Charlotte - Masters, Priscilla1
Ghost in the Polka Dot Bikini - Jaffarian, Sue Ann1
Ghost Story - Butcher, Jim1
Gone - Hayder, Mo1
Graveminder - Marr, Melissa1
Headhunters (orig 2008) - Nesbo, Jo1
Heads You Lose - Lutz/Hayward, Lisa/David1
Heartland - Bull, Warren1
Heat Rises - Castle, Richard1
Hell's Corner - Baldacci, David1
Hexes And Hemlines - Blackwell, Juliet1
Hollywood Forever - Goldstein, Susan1
Hot Shot and Bothered - McFarland, Nora1
How To Party With A Killer Vampire - Warner, Penny1
In the Garden of Beasts - Larson, Erik1
India Black - Carr, Carol K1
Ink Flamingos - Olson, Karen1
Island of Bones - Robertson, Imogen1
Joanne Fluke's Lake Eden CookbooK - Fluke, Joanne1
Judgment - Goldberg, Lee1
Key Lime Squeeze - Adams, Ron1
Killer Sweet Tooth - Trent, Gayle1
Killing the Blues - Parker, Robert B.1
Last Breath - Prescott, Michael1
Let's Play Dead - Connolly, Sheila1
Leviathan Wakes - Corey, James S. A.1
Little Girl Gone - Battles, Brett1
Lot's Return to Sodom - Brannan, Sandra1
Magical Alienation - Neri, Kris1
Mahu Blood - Plakcy, Neil1
Mai Tai One On - Landis, Jill Marie1
Malabarista - Ryan, Garry1
Mary Wollstonecraft: The Nightmare - Wright, Nancy Means1
Me Again - Cronin, Keith1
Midnight Riot - Aaronovitch, Ben1
Misterioso - Dahl , Arne 1
Model Home - Puchner, Eric1
Mortal Terror - Benn, James R.1
Mr. Monk on the Couch - Goldberg, Lee1
Mr. Monk on the Road - Goldberg, Lee1
Mrs. Jeffries Forges Ahead - Brightwell , Emily 1
Murder Half-Baked - Delaney, Kathleen1
Murder In A Good Neighborhood - Chalmers, K. K.1
Murder in burnt orange - Dams, Jeanne1
Murder in Passy - Black, Cara1
Murder in the 11th House - Lewis, Mitchell Scott1
Murder Most Persuasive - Kiely, Tracy1
Murder Of A Book Store Babe - Swanson, Denise1
Murder Of A Creped Suzette - Swanson, Denise1
Murder on Sister's Row - Thompson, Victoria1
Murder One - Dugoni, Robert1
Murder Online - Anderson, Beth1
Murder Season - Ellis, Robert1
Murder Under Cover - Carlisle, Kate1
Music of the Spheres - Burke, Michael1
Nazareth Child - James, Darrell1
Night Vision - White, Randy Wayne1
Nightwoods - Frazier, Charles1
On Conan Doyle or The Whole Art of Storytelling - Dirda, Michael1
One fine day you're going to die - Bowen, Gail1
One of Our Thursdays Is Missing - Fforde, Jasper1
Pampered to Death - Levine, Laura1
Pay Me in Flesh - Bennett, K.1
Phone Kitten - Christian, Marika1
Pike - Whitmer, Benjamin1
Play of Heresy - Frazer, Margaret1
Pleating for mercy - Bourbon, Melissa1
Prey on Patmos - Siger, Jeffrey1
Purgatory Chasm - Ulfelder, Steve1
Quickstep to Murder - Barrick, Ella1
Reamde - Stephenson, Neal1
Red Herring Without Mustard - Bradley, Alan1
Red Sky - Brookins, Carl1
Regulated For Murder - Adair, Suzanne1
Retirement can be Murder - Edwards, Phil1
Rizzo's Fire - Manfredo, Lou1
Rogue - Ramsay , Frederick 1
Rotters - Kraus, Daniel1
Santa Wore Combat Boots - Witek, Barbara1
Scales of Retribution - Harrison, Cora1
Séance In Sepia - Black, Michelle1
Serial - Lutz, John1
Shatter the bones - MacBride, Stuart1
Short Stories of Earl Staggs - Staggs, Earl1
Silent Voices - Cleeves, Ann1
Sixkill - Parker, Robert B.1
Sixth Man - Baldacci, David1
Smokin' Seventeen - Evanovich, Janet1
Snuff - Pratchett, Terry1
Soft Target - Hunter, Stephen1
South Phoenix Rules - Talton, Jon1
Stagestruck - Lovesey, Peter1
Stark Raving - Koch, Margaret1
State of Wonder - Patchett, Ann1
Steal the Show - Kaufman, Thomas1
Sticky Fingers - Martin, Nancy1
Sweet revenge - Penrose, Andrea1
The Abbey - Culver, Chris1
The Art of Fielding (not a mystery) - Harbach, Chad1
The Beloved Dead - Hays, Tony1
The Big Wink - Brewer, Steve1
The Blood in Snowflake Garden - Lewis, Alan1
The Body in the Gazebo - Page, Katherine Hall1
The bone yard - Bass, Jefferson1
The Boy in the Suitcase - Kaaberbol, Lene1
The Boy Who Shoots Crows - Sylvis, Randall1
The Brothers of Baker Street - Robertson, Michael 1
The Burning Lake - Ghelfi, Brent1
The Burning Soul - Connolly, John1
The Cat's Table - Ondaatje, Michael1
The Chalice of Blood - Tremayne, Peter1
The Christmas Cantata - Schweizer, Mark1
The Coffins Of Little Hope - Schaffert, Timothy1
The devil’s light - Patterson, Richard North1
The Devil's Puzzle - O'Donohue, Clare1
The disturbance - Burke, Jan1
The Diva Haunts a House - Davis, Krista1
The End of the Wasp Season - Mina, Denise 1
The Faces of Angels (2006) - Grindle, Lucretia1
The Fallen Angel - Hewson, David1
The Feng Shui Detective Goes West - Vittachi, Nury1
The Ghost of Waterloo - Adair, Robin1
The Ghost Ship - Finger, Gerrie Ferris1
The Girl in The Green Raincoat - Lippman, Laura1
The Girl Who Disappeared Twice - Kane, Andrea1
The Glass Rainbow - Burke, James Lee1
The Guilty Plea - Rotenberg, Robert1
The Gun Also Rises - Cohen, Jeffrey1
The hanging hill - Hayder, Mo1
The Hanging Shed - Ferris, Gordon1
The Herring in the Library - Tyler, L. C.1
The House at Sea's End (British Ed.) - Griffiths, Elly1
The House of Silk - Horowitz, Anthony1
The Innocent - Stevens, Taylor1
The Jackal Man - Ellis, Kate1
The Jefferson Key - Berry, Steve1
The kingdom keepers: power play - Pearson, Ridley1
The Last Call: A Bill Travis Mystery - Wier, George1
The Last King of Brighton - Guttridge, Peter1
The Lost Daughter - Grindle, Lucretia1
The Lost Women of Lost Lake - Hart, Ellen1
The More the Terrier - Johnson, Linda O1
The Night Circus - Morgenstern, Erin1
The Ninth Day - Freveletti , Jamie1
The Nomination - Tapply, William1
The Orchard - Weir, Theresa1
The Past Came Hunting - Bell, Donnell1
The Perfect Defective - Casey, Clark1
The Pirate King - King, Laurie R.1
The Play of Light and Shadow - Ergang, Barry1
The Prague Cemetery - Eco, Umberto1
The Preacher - Lackberg, Camilla1
The Quest for Anna Klein - Cook, Thomas H.1
The Redeemed - Hall, M. R.1
The Retribution - McDermid, Val1
The Return of Capt. John Emmett - Speller, Elizabeth1
The Sandburg Connection - de Castrique, Mark1
The Saturday Big Tent Wedding Party - Smith, Alexander McCall1
The secrets of pain - Rickman, Phil1
The Sense of an Ending - Barnes, Julian1
The Shattering - Healey, Karen1
The silence - Jones, J. Sydney1
The son of neptune - Riordan, Rick1
The Square-Root Of Murder - Madison, Ada1
The Tale of Castle Cottage - Albert, Susan Wittig1
The Territory - Fields, Tricia1
The Touch of the Deadly Tigress - Hamilton, Ian1
The Trinity Six - Cummings, Charles1
The Wedding Quilt - Chiaverini, Jennifer1
The Wedding Shawl - Goldenbaum, Sally1
The Weed That Strings The Hangman’s Bag - Bradley, Alan1
The Whammer Jammers - Liskow, Steve1
The White Devil - Evans, Justin1
The wreckage - Robotham, Michael1
Threat Warning - Gilstrap, John1
Three Second - Roslund & Hellestrom, Anders & Borge1
Thunder Moon - Helms, Richard1
To Kill an Echo - Koch, Margaret1
Top Suspense: 13 Classic Stories By 12 Masters Of The Genre - Various, 1
Toxicity - Hellmann, Libby Fischer1
Trail of Blood - Black, Lisa1
Trespasser - Doiron, Paul1
Trick of the Dark - McDermid, Val1
Triple Crossing - Rotella, Sebastian1
Trust No One - Hurwitz, Gregg1
Twelve Drummers Drumming - Benison, C.C.1
Two For Sorrow - Upson, Nicola1
Unraveled - Sefton, Maggie1
Until Tuesday - Montalvan, Luis Carlos1
What Alice Forgot - Moriarty, Liane1
What Lies Beneath - Rayne, Sarah1
Where's Your Daddy? - Jaffarian, Sue Ann1
White Heat - McGrath, M. J.1
Who Do Voodoo? - Staab, Rochelle1
Wicked Bugs - Stewart, Amy1
Wild Bill - King, Dana1
Winged Obsession - Speart, Jessica1
Wreck The Halls - Yates, Jen1
You're Next - Hurwitz, Gregg1
Zero day - Baldacci, David1