Archive for the Mystery Book CLub Category

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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The September Mystery Book Club Selection

We reviewed The Absent One by Jussi Adler-Olsen on 9/16/21  and 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 […]

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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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The Mystery Book Club Selection for March

Plum Island by Nelson DeMille was reviewed on Thursday, March 18. There was quite a lot of discussion about the book (mostly disappointment) and it was rated a 3.3.  The concerns were the the character of the detective and the disjointment of the story.  The book had […]

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Mystery Book Club selection for February

The Keeper of Lost Causes by Jussi Adler-Olsen Reviewed Thursday, February 18,          We totally enjoyed The Keeper of Lost Causes by Jussi Adler-Olsen.  The discussion was very interesting and the consensus was  this was an Author worth reading more of his books.  We rated […]

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The Mystery Book Club Selection for January 2021

The Redeemer by Jo Nesbo was discussed January 21, 2021.      Nesbo’s stories are always beautifully written, sometimes wordy and often involving Oslo in the winter featuring Harry Hole, brrr.  We rated the book 4.0.   Shots ring out at a Salvation Army Christmas concert in Oslo, […]

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