These were my favourite reads of 2018. They’re listed by publication date, not in order of merit.
Here’s the list, with links to my reviews.
H. C. Bailey, Mr Fortune Speaking, 1930
J. J. Connington, The Sweepstake Murders, 1931
Henry Wade, Constable Guard Thyself! 1934
John Dickson Carr, The Burning Court, 1937
C. S. Forester, The Happy Return, 1937
Donald E. Keyhoe, Complete Adventures of Richard Knight vol 1, 1937
John P. Marquand, Think Fast, Mr Moto, 1937
Rex Stout, Black Orchids, 1942
Christianna Brand, Tour de Force, 1955
Leigh Brackett, The Secret of Sinharat, 1964
Gavin Lyall, Midnight Plus One, 1965
Peter O’Donnell, Modesty Blaise, 1965