Right, so this is my lovely Bingo Card for this year’s Halloween Bingo, which I will update on this post as we go along – Baron Samedi covering squares I have read, and The Gang popping up on squares that have been called.


And I am also listing the books I plan to read / have read for each square – with () being planned reads, Italics being books in progress, and bold being books I have read:


Row # 1: 




Genre Horror: Gilded Needles – Malcolm McDowell

Serial Spree Killer: (The ABC Murders – Agatha Christie)

Murder Most Foul: (This will have to be a Christie!)

Terrifying Women: (This is likely to be a Highsmith.)

Magical Realism: (The Ghost Bride – Yangsze Choo)



Row # 2:



Witches: (Lords and Ladies – Terry Pratchett)

Haunted House: (tbc)

Gothic: The Castle of Otrando – Horace Walpole

Terror in a Small Town: (The Moving Finger – Agatha Christie)

In the Dark, Dark Woods: The Green Archer – Edgar Wallace



Row # 3:



Classic Noir: (Double Indemnity – James M. Cain)

Ghost: (Thin Air – Michelle Paver)

Free Space: (The Angel of Terror – Edgar Wallace)

Cozy Mystery: An Expert in Murder – Nicola Upson

Darkest London: The Man in the Queue – Josephine Tey



Row # 4:



Locked Room Mystery: (Tokyo Zodiac Murders – Soji Shimada)

Vampires: Monstrous Regiment – Terry Pratchett

Supernatural: (The Deceased Miss Blackwell and her not-so-imaginary Friends – K.N. Parker)

Romantic Suspense: (Frenchman’s Creek – Daphne du Maurier)

80’s Horror: Wicked Stepmother – Malcolm McDowell



Row # 5:


Amateur Sleuth: (Death of an Airman – Christopher St. John Sprigg)

Monsters: (Kraken Bake – Karen Dudley)

Classic Horror: Sweetheart, Sweetheart – Bernard Taylor (1977)

Diverse Voices: Haiti Noir – Edwidge Danticat

Country House Mystery: (The Murder of Roger Ackroyd – Agatha Christie)






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