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Books Read September 2013 (Books 159-177)

Here is a summary of the books I read/reviewed in September with links to longer reviews in my journal. I do have a few reviews outstanding that I'll catch up with in October.

Books 159-160: The Vesuvius Club (Lucifer Box #1) by Mark Gatiss with illustrations by Ian Bass, 2005. 256 & 112 pages. I read the original novel and the graphic novel edition of this saucy Edwardian spy romp. Reviews of Books 159-160.
Book 161: Ashes to Ashes (Kovac/Liska #1) by Tami Hoag, 1996. 569 pages. A serial killer terrorises Minneapolis. Review here.
Book 162: Wrongful Death (Anna Travis #9) by Lynda la Plante, 2013. 512 pages.Latest in this popular crime series. Review here.
Book 163: Blood and Circuses (Phryne Fisher #6) by Kerry Greenwood, 1994. Unabridged Audiobook (7 hours, 22 mins). Read by Stephanie Daniel. The one with the circus. Review here.
Book 164: NOS-4R2 by Joe Hill with illustrations by Gabriel Rodriguez, 2013. 692 pages. Superb old-fashioned horror. Review here.
Book 165: In Search of Lost Time Vol 4: Sodom and Gomorrah by Marcel Proust, 1921/22. 639 pages. Continuing with the Year of Reading Proust project. Review here.
Book 166: Warm Bodies (Warm Bodies #1) by Isaac Marion, 2010. 240 pages. Zom-Rom-Com. Review here.
Book 167: The Ghost Riders of Ordebec (Commissaire Adamsberg #7) by Fred Vargas, 2011. Translated from the French by Sian Reynolds, 2013. 362 pages. Intriguing French police procedural. Review here.
Book 168: Ruddy Gore (Phryne Fisher #7) by Kerry Greenwood, 1995. Unabridged Audiobook (6 hours, 53 mins). Read by Stephanie Daniel. The one with Gilbert and Sullivan. Review here.
Book 169: The Girl Who Fell From the Sky by Simon Mawer, 2012. 368 pages. WWII spy fiction. Review here.
Book 170: The Jackal Man (Wesley Peterson #15) by Kate Ellis, 2011. 393 pages. Murder with an ancient Egyptian twist. Review here.
Book 171: The Messenger of Athens (The Greek Detective #1) by Anne Zouroudi, 2007. 340 pages. A mysterious stranger arrives from Athens to investigate the death of a young woman. Review here.
Book 172: Atticus Claw Breaks the Law (Atticus Claw #1) by Jennifer Gray, 2012. 212 pages. Charming children's tale about a cat burglar. Review here.
Book 173: The Gathering Dark (Grisha Trilogy #1) by Leigh Bardugo, 2012. 310 pages. Acclaimed YA fantasy. Review here.
Book 174: Blood Eagle (Jan Fabel #1) by Craig Russell, 2005. 496 pages. Hamburg based crime thriller.
Book 175: The Cadaver Game(Wesley Peterson #16) by Kate Ellis, 2012. 384 pages. On-line game spills into the real world with deadly results. Reviews of Books 174 and 175.
Book 176: The Orpheus Descent by Tom Harper, 2013. 488 pages. Historical mystery with Orphic theme set in ancient Greece and modern day. Review here.
Book 177: Among Others by Jo Walton, 2011.304 pages and Unabridged Audio (10 hours, 39 mins). Read by Katherine Kellgren. Multi-award winning coming of age fantasy that celebrates the love of books. Review here.
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