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All Things Cease to Appear by Elizabeth Brundage

Meeting Date: Wednesday, May 3, 2017 Book:   All Things Cease to Appear by Elizabeth Brundage Main Character:  George Clare Location:  1970s, New York (State) Published:  2016,  Pages:  384 Description:  When the Clare family purchases a ramshackle farmhouse at a foreclosure … Continue reading

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Sleepyhead by Mark Billingham

Meeting Date: Wednesday, June 7, 2017 Book:   Sleepyhead by Mark Billingham Series:  Tom Thorne, 1 Main Character:  Tom Thorne Setting:  London, England Published:  2002,  Pages:  320 Description:  Alison Willetts is unlucky to be alive. She has survived a stroke, deliberately … Continue reading

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In the Bitter Chill by Sarah Ward

Meeting Date: Wednesday, September 6, 2017 Book:  In the Bitter Chill by Sarah Ward Series:  DC Connie Childs # 1 Main Characters:  Connie Childs and Francis Sadler Location:  Derbyshire, England Published:  2015 – Pages:  304 Description:  Great new mystery set in … Continue reading

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The Mangle Street Murders by M.R.C. Kasasian

Meeting Date: Wednesday, April 5, 2017 Book:   The Mangle Street Murders by M.R.C. Kasasian Series: Gower Street Detectives # 1 Main Character:  Sidney Grice and March Middleton Location:  1850s, London, England Published:  2014,  Pages:  320 Description:  After being orphaned, March … Continue reading

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Murder as a Fine Art by David Morrell

Meeting Date: Wednesday, February 1, 2017 Book:   Murder as a Fine Art by David Morrell Series: Thomas De Quincey Mysteries # 1 Main Character:  Thomas De Quincey Location:  London, England Published:  2013,  Pages:  288 Description:  Thomas De Quincey, infamous for … Continue reading

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Frog Music by Emma Donoghue

Meeting Date: Wednesday, March 1, 2017 Book:   Frog Music by Emma Donoghue Main Character:  Blanche Beunon, Jenny Bonnet Location:  1870s, San Francisco, California Published:  2014,  Pages:  384 Description:  Donoghue returns to historical fiction in this latest offering, based on the … Continue reading

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The Killings at Badger’s Drift by Caroline Graham

Meeting Date: Wednesday, January 4, 2017 Book:   The Killings at Badger’s Drift by Caroline Graham Series: Chief Inspector Barnaby #1 Main Character:  Chief Inspector Barnaby Location:  Village of Badger’s Drift, England Published:  1988, Pages:  264 Description:  Although the coroner finds … Continue reading

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