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The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton

Meeting Date: Wednesday, June 3, 2020 Book:   The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton Main Character: Aiden Bishop Location:  English countryside Published:  2018,  Pages: 435 Description: Doomed to repeat the same day over and over, Aiden Bishop … Continue reading

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Cocaine Blues by Kerry Greenwood

Meeting Date: Wednesday, May 6, 2020 Book:   Cocaine Blues by Kerry Greenwood Series:  Phryne Fisher #1 Main Character: Phryne Fisher Location:  Melbourne, Austrailia, 1920s Published:  1989,  Pages: 175 Description: Spunky Phryne Fisher leaves her adopted London for 1920s Australia to … Continue reading

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Sweet Little Lies by Caz Frear

Meeting Date: Wednesday, October 7, 2020 Book:   Sweet Little Lies by Caz Frear Series: Cat Kinsella # 1 Main Character: Cat Kinsella Location:  London, England Published:  2018,  Pages: 344 Description: A London policewoman from a troubled family is forced to … Continue reading

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Death Come Quickly by Susan Wittig Albert

Meeting Date: Wednesday, February 5, 2020 Book:   Death Come Quickly by Susan Wittig Albert Series: China Bayles Mysteries # 22 Main Character: China Bayles Location:  Pecan Springs (Imaginary place), Texas Published:  2014,  Pages: 304 Description: With the help of a … Continue reading

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Before She Knew Him by Peter Swanson

Meeting Date: Wednesday, April 1, 2020 Book:   Before She Knew Him by Peter Swanson Main Character: Hen “Henrietta” Mazur Location:  Suburban Boston Published:  2019,  Pages: 304 Description: While she is in a new neighbor’s home, a Boston artist with bipolar … Continue reading

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A Death of No Importance by Mariah Fredericks

Meeting Date: Wednesday, September 2, 2020 Book:   A Death of No Importance by Mariah Fredericks Series: Jane Prescott novels #1 Main Character: Jane Prescott Location:  New York City, 1910 Published:  2018,  Pages: 304 Description: A highly skilled ladies’ maid working … Continue reading

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Head Wounds by Dennis Palumbo

Meeting Date: Wednesday, December 4, 2019 Book:   Head Wounds by Dennis Palumbo Series: Daniel Rinaldi Mysteries # 5 Main Character: Daniel Rinaldi Location:  Pittsburgh, PA Published:  2018,  Pages: 330 Description: Head Wounds picks up where Rinaldi’s investigation in Phantom Limb … Continue reading

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In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware

Meeting Date: Wednesday, January 8, 2020 Book:   In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware Main Character: Leonora Shaw Location: English countryside Published:  2015, Pages:  310 Description: Reluctantly accepting an old friend’s invitation to spend a weekend on the … Continue reading

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The Widows of Malabar Hill by Sujata Massey

Meeting Date: Wednesday, March 4, 2020  Book:   The Widows of Malabar Hill by Sujata Massey Series: Perveen Mistry # 1 Main Character: Perveen Mistry Location:  Bombay, India, 1920s Published: 2018,  Pages: 385 Description: Introduces Bombay’s first female lawyer, Oxford graduate … Continue reading

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The Shadow District by Arnaldur Indridason

Meeting Date: Wednesday, June 5, 2019 Book:   The Shadow District by Arnaldur Indridason Series: Reykjavik Wartime Mysteries # 1 Main Character: Konrad Location:  Reykjavik, Iceland Published:  2017,  Pages: 304 Description: THE PAST In wartime Reykjavik, a young woman is found … Continue reading

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