Archive for the Mystery Book CLub Category

The January Mystery Book Club Selection

Join us as we discuss The Killing Floor by Lee Child. Ex-military policeman Jack Reacher is a drifter. He’s just passing through Margrave, Georgia, and in less than an hour, he’s arrested for murder. Not much of a welcome. All Reacher knows is that he didn’t kill […]

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Book Club Combo Holiday Meetup!

Join both our Tuesday Book Discussion group and the Mystery Book Club at the BarrelHouse in Killingworth, as we discuss The Searcher by Tana French, Best Book of 2020 – New York Times. NPR, New York Post. Cal Hooper thought a fixer-upper in a bucolic Irish village […]

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The November Mystery Book Club Selection

Join us as we discuss Walk The Wire by David Baldacci. When Amos Decker and his FBI colleague Alex Jamison are called to London, North Dakota, they instantly sense that the thriving fracking town is ripe for trouble. The promise of a second gold rush has attracted […]

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The October Mystery Book Club Selection

Join us as we discuss This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger. In the summer of 1932, on the banks of Minnesota’s Gilead River, Odie O’Banion is an orphan confined to the Lincoln Indian Training School, a pitiless place where his lively nature earns him the superintendent’s […]

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The September Mystery Book Club Selection

We reviewed The Absent One by Jussi Adler-Olsen 9/16/21 1and again loved the author. His style of writing is always interesting. This book was exceptionally brutal and due to this lowered this rating to 4.0. We look forward to reading more of his books in the future. […]

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The August Mystery Book Club Selection

    The Lost Man by Jane Harper was reviewed on 8/19/21. Everyone agreed that she is an excellent author and one of our favorites.  The book started out slow but steadily started to build leading to a surprising conclusion that most didn’t suspect.  We rated the […]

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July’s Mystery Book Club Selection

The Silent Patient by Alex Mitchaelies was reviewed on 7/15/21. The book discussion was lively and most thought that the ending was too contrived.  We rated the book 3.5 “The Silent Patient is a shocking psychological thriller of a woman’s act of violence against her husband―and of the […]

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June’s Mystery Book Club Title

  The Darkest Evening by Anne Cleeves was reviewed on 6/17/21.  The book discussion was lively and the author was loved by all.  The rating was 4.5 “On the first snowy night of winter, Detective Inspector Vera Stanhope sets off for her home in the hills. Though […]

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Mystery Book Club Selection for May

Destroyer Angel by Nevada Barr was reviewed on Thursday, May 20, 2021. The ratings were varied and the book ended up being rated a 2.5.  The novel centered on strong, capable women and the relationships of daughters and mothers in a stressful situation.

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The Mystery Book Club Selection for April

Wasted by Sue Grafton was reviewed on Thursday, April 15, 2021. There was quite a lot of discussion about the book.  Everyone thought that the homeless were the real story and we had a rich discussion around that subject.  We rated the book 3.4.    

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