Mystery Book Club

  • The July Mystery Book Club Selection
    The July Mystery Book Club Selection
    June 18, 2022 by
    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!
    Book Club Combo Summer Meetup!
    May 11, 2022 by
    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
    The May Mystery Book Club Selection
    April 23, 2022 by
    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
    The April Mystery Book Club Selection
    March 19, 2022 by
    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
    The March Mystery Book Club Selection
    February 19, 2022 by
    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 February Mystery Book Club Selection
    February 2, 2022 by
        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 January Mystery Book Club Selection
    December 16, 2021 by
        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!
    Book Club Combo Holiday Meetup!
    November 11, 2021 by
      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
    The November Mystery Book Club Selection
    November 10, 2021 by
    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
    The October Mystery Book Club Selection
    September 17, 2021 by
        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
    The September Mystery Book Club Selection
    September 17, 2021 by
    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 August Mystery Book Club Selection
    September 13, 2021 by
        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
    July’s Mystery Book Club Selection
    September 13, 2021 by
    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
    June’s Mystery Book Club Title
    September 13, 2021 by
      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
    Mystery Book Club Selection for May
    April 16, 2021 by
    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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