Top 100 Mystery Novels of All Time (81 – 90)
During the next 10 days I will be posting the Top 100 Mystery Novels of All Time as chosen by the active members of the Mystery Writers of America – of which I am one. Here’s 81-90.
81. The Franchise Affair, Josephine Tey 82. Crocodile on the Sandbank, Elizabeth Peters 83. Shroud for a Nightingale, P.D. James 84. The Hunt for Red October, Tom Clancy 85. Chinaman’s Chance, Ross Thomas 86. The Secret Agent, Joseph Conrad 87. The Dreadful Lemon Sky, John D. MacDonald 88. The Glass Key, Dashiell Hammett 89. Judgment in Stone, Ruth Rendell 90. Brat Farrar, Josephine Tey
Source: The Third Degree, December 1010 edition, Mystery Writers of America