Mystery Book Club

  • The January Mystery Book Club Selection
    The January Mystery Book Club Selection
    December 16, 2021 by
    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!
    Book Club Combo Holiday Meetup!
    November 11, 2021 by
    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
    The November Mystery Book Club Selection
    November 10, 2021 by
    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
    The October Mystery Book Club Selection
    September 17, 2021 by
    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
    The September Mystery Book Club Selection
    September 17, 2021 by
    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 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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  • The Mystery Book Club Selection for April
    The Mystery Book Club Selection for April
    March 26, 2021 by
    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
    The Mystery Book Club Selection for March
    February 20, 2021 by
    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
    Mystery Book Club selection for February
    January 22, 2021 by
    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 Mystery Book Club Selection for January 2021
    December 19, 2020 by
    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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  • December's Mystery Book Club Title
    December’s Mystery Book Club Title
    December 1, 2020 by
    The Bitterroots by C. J. Box Discussed 12/17/20; rated 4.1     We enjoyed Bitterroots by C. J. Box.  The author has a great way of building the story and concluding with an ending that ties up all the surprising pieces.  We rated it 4.1.  All agreed […]...
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  • The November Mystery Book Club Selection
    The November Mystery Book Club Selection
    November 26, 2020 by
    Hercule Poirot’s Christmas by Agatha Christie. Discussed 11/19/20 – rated 4.5 stars.     We loved this book and the author.  She never fails to surprise us.  Twists, turns and characters abound.  We rated this book 4.5 one of our highest. We loved this book and the […]...
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