all right

Occasionally adding corroborative details to add verisimilitude to otherwise bald and unconvincing,
but veridicous accounts
with careful attention, indefatigable assiduity, and nice discrimination.

Some Books Bought in 2018

(An incomplete list.)

Henry Cecil, Brief to Counsel;
 ———, Not Such an Ass;
 ———, A Wanted Man.
Lee Child, 61 Hours;
 ———, The Affair;
 ———, Bad Luck and Trouble;
 ———, Echo Burning;
 ———, The Enemy;
 ———, Gone Tomorrow;
 ———, The Hard Way;
 ———, Make Me;
 ———, The Midnight Line;
 ———, Never Go Back;
 ———, Night School;
 ———, No Middle Name: The Complete Collected Short Stories;
 ———, Nothing to Lose;
 ———, One Shot;
 ———, Personal;
 ———, Persuader;
 ———, Tripwire;
 ———, The Visitor;
 ———, A Wanted Man;
 ———, Without Fail;
 ———, Worth Dying For.
Bernard Cornwell, Crackdown;
 ———, Scoundrel;
 ———, Sea Lord;
 ———, Wildtrack.
Colin Dexter, Death Is My Neighbour [&] Secret of Annex 3;
 ———, The Riddle of the Third Mile.
A.A. Fair [E.S. Gardner], Bedrooms Have Windows;
 ———, Fools Die on Friday.
Dick Francis, Omnibus Three: Slay-Ride; Banker; Proof;
 –——, Omnibus Two: Risk; Forfeit; Reflex;
 ———, Under Orders.
Erle Stanley Gardner, The Case of the Demure Defendant;
 ———, The Case of the Fugitive Nurse;
 ———, The Case ofThe Gilded LilyThe Daring DecoyThe Fiery FingersThe Lucky LoserThe Calendar Girl; The Deadly ToyThe Mischievous DollThe Amorous Aunt.
 ———, The D.A. Takes a Chance;
 ———, The Knife Slipped;
 ———, Turn on the Heat.
Robert Graves, I, Claudius & Claudius the God.
Peter Green, The Shadow of the Parthenon: Studies in Ancient History and Literature.
Lord Frederic Hamilton, Here, There and Everywhere.
James Hannam, God’s Philosophers: How the Medieval World Laid the Foundations of Modern Science.
Robert A. Heinlein, The Past through Tomorrow, Book 2.
Konrad Lorenz, King Solomon’s Ring.
Alistair MacNeill, Alistair MacLean’s Dead Halt.
A. E. W. Mason, The Three Gentlemen.
William Morris, Stories in Prose, Stories in Verse, Shorter Poems, lectures and Essays.
James Patterson, 1st to Die;
 ———, Cross;
 ———, The Lake House;
 ———, London Bridges;
 ———, Mary, Mary;
 ———, Pop Goes the Weasel;
 ———, Roses Are Red;
 ———, When the Wind Blows.
James Patterson & Andrew Gross, The 3rd Degree.
James Patterson & Maxine Paetro, The 6th Target;
 ———, Confessions The Paris Mysteries.
James Patterson & Howard Roughan, Honeymoon.
Ellis Peters, The Detective Omnibus: City of Gold and Shadows; Flight of a Witch; Funeral of Figaro;
 ———, Dominic Felse Omnibus: Death to the Landlords; Mourning Raga; Piper on the Mountain;
 ———, The Grass Widow’s Tale;
 ———, The House of Green Turf;
 ———, The Knocker on Death’s Door;
 ———, The Seventh Cadfael Omnibus: The Holy Thief; Brother Cadfael’s Penance; A Rare Benedictine;
 ———, The Sixth Cadfael Omnibus: The Heretic’s Apprentice; The Potter’s Field; The Summer of the Danes.
Słavomir Rawicz, The Long Walk.
Nevil Shute, Beyond the Black Stump;
 ———, Most Secret;
 ———, An Old Captivity;
 ———, Pied Piper;
 ———, The Rainbow and the Rose;
 ———, Requiem for a Wren;
 ———, Slide Rule: The Autobiography of an Engineer;
 ———, So Disdained;
 ———, A Town like Alice.
Anthony Trollope, Can You forgive Her?
Immanuel Velikovsky, Oedipus and Akhnaton: Myth and Mystery
P.G. Wodehouse, Big Money;
 ———, Four Plays;
 ———, The Girl in the Boat;
 ———, Mike at Wrykyn;
 ———, Right Ho, Jeeves;
 ———, Spring Fever;
 ———, Summer Lightning.


some books bought in 2017;
some books bought in 2016;
some books bought in 2015;
some books bought in 2014;
some books bought in 2013;

some books bought in 2012.

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