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Sunday, December 9, 2012

M.C. Beaton Cozy Mystery Challenge

Welcome to the M.C. Beaton Cozy Mystery Challenge hosted by Darlene's Book Nook!

I just finished the first book in the Agatha Raisin series, and I'm hooked! I decided to make a reading challenge out of M.C. Beaton's cozy mysteries!
This challenge will include both the Agatha Raisin series and the Hamish Macbeth series. Because there are so many books, I have decided to make this a Perpetual Reading Challenge, which means that there is no ending date! Take as much time as you need to finish both series!

The books in the Agatha Raisin series are:

1.     Agatha Raisin and the Quiche of Death

2.     Agatha Raisin and the Vicious Vet

3.     Agatha Raisin and the Potted Gardener

4.     Agatha Raisin and the Walkers of Dembley

5.     Agatha Raisin and the Murderous Marriage

6.     Agatha Raisin and the Terrible Tourist

7.     Agatha Raisin and the Wellspring of Death

8.     Agatha Raisin and the Wizard of Evesham

9.     Agatha Raisin and the Witch of Wyckhadden

10. Agatha Raisin and the Fairies of Fryfam

11. Agatha Raisin and the Love from Hell

12. Agatha Raisin and the Day the Floods Came

13. Agatha Raisin and the Curious Curate

14. Agatha Raisin and the Haunted House

15. Agatha Raisin and the Deadly Dance

16. Agatha Raisin and the Perfect Paragon

17. Agatha Raisin and Love, Lies and Liquor

18. Agatha Raisin and Kissing Christmas Goodbye

19. Agatha Raisin and a Spoonful of Poison

20. Agatha Raisin: There Goes the Bride

21. Agatha Raisin and the Busy Body

22. Agatha Raisin: As The Pig Turns

23. Agatha Raisin: Hiss and Hers

  And for the enthusiast: The Agatha Raisin Companion

The books in the Hamish Macbeth series are:  

1.     Death of a Gossip

2.     Death of a Cad

3.     Death of an Outsider

4.     Death of a Perfect Wife

5.     Death of a Hussy

6.     Death of a Snob

7.     Death of a Prankster

8.     Death of a Glutton

9.     Death of a Travelling Man

10. Death of a Charming Man

11. Death of a Nag

12. Death of a Macho Man

13. Death of a Dentist

14. Death of a Scriptwriter

15. Death of an Addict

16. A Highland Christmas

17. Death of a Dustman

18. Death of a Celebrity

19. Death of a Village

20. Death of a Poison Pen

21. Death of a Bore

22. Death of a Dreamer

23. Death of a Maid

24. Death of a Gentle Lady

25. Death of a Witch

26. Death of a Valentine

27. Death of a Sweep

28. Death of a Kingfisher


 Please read below for the challenge guidelines.

M.C. Beaton Cozy Mystery Challenge

Here are the challenge details:

1. This is a perpetual challenge, which means there is no end date. You will finish the challenge whenever you finish both series! Take as much time as you need.

2. The challenge will begin on December 9, 2012. You can join the challenge at any time, whether you haven't yet started either series or are already halfway through.

3. This challenge can cross-over to your other reading challenges.

4. You do not need a blog to participate! If you are not a blogger, you can post your reviews at Goodreads, Shelfari, or LibraryThing and link them up here.

5. All formats of books are acceptable: Bound copies, e-books, and audiobooks (as long as they are unabridged).

6. There will be a link-up for your reviews, which will be posted on THIS page.

7. There will be a link for your challenge progress at the end of each year (starting in 2013).

8. Create a sign-up post and link back to this post. Sign up with Mister Linky below! Be sure to use the direct url to your sign-up post and not the url to your blog.

9. Grab the challenge button and post it in your sidebar. Paste this HTML code into an HTML gadget for your sidebar: <a href=""><img alt="M.C. Beaton Cozy Mystery Challenge" src="" width="210" /></a>

Sign up below if you wish to join me in the challenge!


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