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Ten All-Time Favourite Mystery Books

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week's theme is Ten Favourite X Genre Books. I've decided to go with mysteries - a genre I neglected for quite a long time but have recently been reading quite a lot of.

(Books are listed in no particular order. Where I've read several books in a series, I've just listed my favourite of the ones I've read; I haven't been reading all of them in order.)
 
(Covers link to Goodreads.)

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The Bard's Daughter by Sarah Woodbury

 
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The Matters at Mansfield, or, The Crawford Affair by Carrie Bebris

 
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Monks-Hood by Ellis Peters

 
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Gaudy Night by Dorothy Sayers

 
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A Murder is Announced by Agatha Christie

 
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The Daughter of Time by Josephine Tey

 
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The Innocence of Father Brown by G.K. Chesterton

 
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Dead Man's Cove by Lauren St. John

 
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The Roman Mysteries series by Caroline Lawrence

 
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The Silver Pigs by Lindsay Davis

 
Honourable mention: The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley; I didn't enjoy this as much as the other books listed but it was still quite enjoyable.

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