Books Read in 2017

Books Read in 2017

Books that are bolded are ones that I highly recommend.

January (Books 1 – 5)


  1. Quantico Rules by Gene Riehl
  2. Abby Cooper, Psychic Eye by Victoria Laurie
  3. Starter House by Sonja Condit
  4. Eeny Meeny by M.J. Arlidge
  5. Unlucky 13 by James Patterson

February (Books 6 – 8)


  1. Drop Dead Gorgeous by Linda Howard
  2. Ceremony in Death by J.D. Robb
  3. Hard Eight by Janet Evanovich

March (Books 9 – 14)

wildcatThe OutsiderAbsolute PowerBody of LiesWe, the JuryCompelling Evidence

  1. Wildcat by Sara Paretsky – REVIEW
  2. The Outsider by Anthony FranzeREVIEW
  3. Absolute Power by David BaldacciREVIEW
  4. Body of Lies by Iris Johansen – REVIEW
  5. We, the Jury: Deciding the Scott Peterson Case by Frank Swertlow – REVIEW
  6. Compelling Evidence by Steve Martini – REVIEW

April (Books 15 – 19)

The Short ForeverThe Lost OrderA Certain AgeI, Michael BennettGod Save the Child

  1. The Short Forever by Stuart Woods – REVIEW
  2.  The Lost Order by Steve Berry REVIEW
  3.  A Certain Age by Beatriz Williams REVIEW
  4.  I, Michael Bennett by James Patterson – REVIEW
  5.  God Save The Child by Robert B. Parker REVIEW

May (Books 20 – 25)

NYPD RedThe Wife, the Maid, and the MistressMurder Between the LinesThe Alpine BetrayalBeastlyKnoll

  1. NYPD Red by James Patterson – REVIEW
  2. The Wife, the Maid, and the Mistress by Ariel Lawhon – REVIEW
  3. Murder Between the Lines by Radha Vatsal – REVIEW
  4. The Alpine Betrayal by Mary Daheim – REVIEW
  5.  Beastly by Alex Flinn – REVIEW
  6. Knoll by Stephen Hillard – REVIEW

June (Books 26 – 34)

Killer PancakeCity of BonesJury of OneFuzzy NavelBetter Read Than DeadLaw and DisorderSuttonThe TargetGone

  1. Killer Pancake by Diane Mott DavidsonREVIEW
  2. City of Bones by Michael ConnellyREVIEW
  3. Jury of One by Laura Bradford – REVIEW
  4. Fuzzy Navel by J.A. Konrath – REVIEW
  5. Better Read Than Dead by Victoria Laurie – REVIEW
  6. Law and Disorder by Heather Graham – REVIEW
  7. Sutton – by J.R. Moehringer – REVIEW
  8. The Target by Catherine Coulter – REVIEW
  9. Gone by James Patterson – REVIEW

July (Books 35 – 41)

Bad BloodLacy EyeThe Night SeasonPresidents DayOne False MoveVengeance in DeathBreaking Creed

  1. Bad Blood by Brian McGilloway – REVIEW
  2. Lacy Eye by Jessica TreadwayREVIEW
  3. The Night Season by Chelsea Cain
  4. Presidents’ Day by Seth Margolis – REVIEW
  5. One False Move by Harlan Coben
  6. Vengeance in Death by J.D. Robb
  7. Breaking Creed by Alex Kava

August (Books 42 – 48)

Men in BlueCross My HeartMistletoe MurderDirty WorkThe Perfect GirlOfficer DownMortal Stakes

  1. Men in Blue by W.E.B. Griffin 
  2. Cross My Heart by James Patterson
  3. Mistletoe Murder by Leslie Meier
  4. Dirty Work by Stuart Woods
  5. The Perfect Girl by Gilly MacmillanREVIEW
  6. Office Down by Theresa Schwegel
  7. Mortal Stakes by Robert B. Parker

September (Books 49 – 51)

Sate of the OnionWhere They Found HerObstruction of Justice

  1. State of the Onion by Julie Hyzy
  2. Where They Found Her by Kimerly McCreight
  3. Obstruction of Justice by Perri O’Shaughnessy

October (Books 52 – 55)

Her Last BreathPop Goes the WeaselBeautiful StormWinter Prey

  1. Her Last Breath by Linda Castillo 
  2. Pop Goes the Weasel by M.J. Arlidge
  3. Beautiful Storm by Barbara Freethy
  4. Winter Prey by John Sandford

November (Books 56 – 60)

To the NinesI've Got You Under My SkinGarden of LamentationsReckless AbandonThe Undertaker's Daughter

  1. To the Nines by Janet Evanovich
  2. I’ve Got You Under My Skin by Mary Higgins ClarkREVIEW
  3. Garden of Lamentations by Deborah CrombieREVIEW
  4. Reckless Abandon by Stuart Woods – REVIEW
  5. The Undertaker’s Daughter by Sara Blaedel – REVIEW

December (Books 61 – 63)

Oath of OfficeMr Churchill's SecretaryBefore I Let Go

  1. Oath of Office by Michael Palmer – REVIEW
  2. Mr. Churchill’s Secretary by Susan Elia MacNeal – REVIEW
  3. Before I Let Go by Marieke Nijkamp – REVIEW