Archive for the Mystery Book CLub Category

The July Mystery Book Club Selection

Thursday, July 21 at 6:30 p.m.  Join us as we discuss Win by Harlan Coben. Over twenty years ago, the heiress Patricia Lockwood was abducted during a robbery of her family’s estate, then locked inside an isolated cabin for months. Patricia escaped, but so did her captors […]

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Book Club Combo Summer Meetup!

On June 15 at 6:30 p.m. the Tuesday Book Discussion and Mystery Book Club meet together at the BarrelHouse for a mid-year celebration! Special guests – Connecticut mystery writers Joseph J. Bradley and Lynn Sheft – will be on hand to share their stories about writing and […]

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The May Mystery Book Club Selection

Join us as we discuss Sycamore Row by John Grisham. Seth Hubbard is a wealthy man dying of lung cancer. He trusts no one. Before he hangs himself from a sycamore tree, Hubbard leaves a new, handwritten, will. It is an act that drags his adult children, […]

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The April Mystery Book Club Selection

Join us as we discuss Two Girls Down by Louisa Luna. When two young sisters disappear from a strip mall parking lot in a small Pennsylvania town, their devastated mother hires an enigmatic bounty hunter, Alice Vega, to help find the girls. Immediately shut out by a […]

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The March Mystery Book Club Selection

Join us as we discuss When You See Me by Lisa Gardner. FBI Special Agent Kimberly Quincy and Sergeant Detective D. D. Warren have built a task force to follow the digital bread crumbs left behind by deceased serial kidnapper Jacob Ness. When a disturbing piece of […]

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The February Mystery Book Club Selection

    The book club met on February 17, 2022 to discuss A Better Man by Louise Penny.  We rated the book a 4.3 with several 5’s.  Several members thought that they wished they knew more about the characters previously mentioned in earlier novels.  All agreed it […]

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The January Mystery Book Club Selection

    The book club reviewed The Killing Floor by Lee Child on January 20, 2022.  We rated the book a 4.5 overall, with several 5’s.  The author has a wonderful way of ending a chapter leaving you excited about getting on to the next chapter. Ex-military […]

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Book Club Combo Holiday Meetup!

  Fifteen people participated in the December 16, 2021 Holiday Book Discussion at the BarrelHouse. It was a fun evening and overall, in keeping with the Mystery Book Club practice, on a scale from 1 to 5, “The Searcher” by Tana French had an average rating of […]

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The November Mystery Book Club Selection

We reviewed Walk the Wire by David Baldacci on November 18, 2021.  Although in the past we enjoyed his books, this one was rated poorly. The overall rating was 1.5 out of 5.  We felt that it was unrealistic, disjointed, and difficult to stay with. When Amos […]

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The October Mystery Book Club Selection

    We reviewed This Tender Land by William Kent Kruger on October 21, 2021.  We enjoyed his writing and the story of a group of orphans who go on a desperate journey to find a better life.  We rated the book 4.4. In the summer of […]

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