Mystery Book Club

  • The October Mystery Book Club Selection
    The October Mystery Book Club Selection
    September 16, 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 13, 2021 by
    Join us as we discuss The Absent One by Jussi Adler-Olsen.  “In The Keeper of Lost Causes, Jussi Adler-Olsen introduced Detective Carl Mørck, a deeply flawed, brilliant detective newly assigned to run Department Q, the home of Copenhagen’s coldest cases. The result wasn’t what Mørck – or readers […]...
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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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  • The October Mystery Club Book
    The October Mystery Club Book
    October 18, 2020 by
    The Distant Echo by Val McDermid – Discussed 10/15/20; Rated 3.9  We enjoyed Distant Echo by Val McDermid.  She was a little confusing when she referred to the 4 young/older men both by nickname and real name.  We agreed she would be a good read for her […]...
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  • The Mystery Book Club's Selection for September
    The Mystery Book Club’s Selection for September
    August 13, 2020 by
    Thursday, September 17, 6:30 – 7:30 pm.  Join us as we discuss The Scarecrow by Michael Connelly. Extra copies will be available at the circulation desk.  Further details about our September meeting coming soon!...
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  • Mystery Book Club Title for August:
    Mystery Book Club Title for August:
    August 1, 2020 by
    Our Mystery Book Club has gone virtual! Meet up on Zoom as we discuss The Tooth Tattoo by Peter Lovesey. “Ingenious . . . Lovers of good music and a good mystery should not miss this delightful tale.” —Washington Post Book World If you are interested in attending […]...
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