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    Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie

Just after midnight, the famous Orient Express is stopped in its tracks by a snowdrift. By morning, the millionaire Samuel Edward Ratchett lies dead in his compartment, stabbed a dozen times, his door locked from the inside. Without a shred of doubt, one of his fellow passengers is the murderer. Isolated by the storm, detective Hercule Poirot must find the killer among a dozen of the dead man’s enemies, before the murderer decides to strike again.

Year: 1934
Genre: Locked RoomMurder Mystery

    Shane by Jack Schaefer

Many folks in their small Wyoming valley are suspicious of Shane, and make it known that he is not welcome. But dangerous as Shane may seem, he is a staunch friend to the Starretts--and when a powerful neighboring rancher tries to drive them out of their homestead, Shane becomes entangled in the deadly feud.

Year: 1949
Genre: Westerns

    The Unforgiven by Alan Le May

The Unforgiven tells the story of a woman taken from her Native American tribe and raised by a white family. She struggles with her allegiance towards her adoptive family and her feelings towards another white man, and a bloody battle ensues between the two communities.

Year: 1957
Genre: Westerns

    Dune by Frank Herbert

Set on the desert planet Arrakis, Dune is the story of the boy Paul Atreides, heir to a noble family tasked with ruling an inhospitable world where the only thing of value is the “spice” melange, a drug capable of extending life and enhancing consciousness. Coveted across the known universe, melange is a prize worth killing for....

Year: 1965
Genre: Science FictionSoft SF

    The Princess Bride by William Goldman

In this 30th anniversary edition, Goldman frames the famous fairy tale with an autobiographical story; his father had abridged the book as he read it to his son. Now, Goldman is publishing an abridged version, interspersed with comments on the parts that had been cut out.

Year: 1973
Genre: Fantasy




Want ItGot ItRead ItYearTitle

1934Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie Murder Mystery, Locked Room, Hercule Poirot
1949Shane by Jack Schaefer Westerns
1957The Unforgiven by Alan Le May Westerns
1965Dune by Frank Herbert Science Fiction, Soft SF, Dune Saga
1973The Princess Bride by William Goldman Fantasy
1983LaBrava by Elmore Leonard Crime Fiction, Miami
1990Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton Action & Adventure SF, Paleontology, Technological Thriller
2000The Last Dance by Ed McBain Police Procedural, Murder For Hire, 87th Precinct
2018The Spider: The Doom Legion by Will Murray Hero Pulps, New York City
2021Later by Stephen King Suspense, Thriller





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