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Mystery Monthly Book Club

January 20, 2021

What a terrific year we had!  If you haven’t joined us yet, please feel free to pop in!  Here’s our list for the upcoming year so that you can get started. 

February:  Dead Mountain: The Untold True Story of the Dyatlov Pass Incident (Historical Nonfiction Bestseller, True Story Book of Survival) – Donnie Eichar [a true crime/mystery set in frigid Russia. Wear your mittens.]

Sunday, February 21st, 2021 - 6:00 PM

St. Brendan’s Inn, Waterford Room    234 S Washington St.

(water and coffee provided; additional snacks and beverages are available for purchase)

For further info, contact Pr. Rebecca (rproefrock@yahoo.com; text/call 920-819-5482)

Future books:

MARCH: The Kalahari Typing School for Men (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #4) – Alexander McCall Smith [a cozy mystery for still chilly days]

APRIL: Case of the Caretaker’s Cat (Perry Mason #7) – Erle Stanley Gardner [Not all attorneys accept cats as clients.]

MAY: The Daughter of Time – Josephine Tey [Voted greatest mystery novel of all time by the Crime Writers’ Association in 1990!]

JUNE: Speaking from Among the Bones: A Flavia de Luce Novel (#5)  – Alan Bradley [a Phd chemist in an 11 year old body]

JULY: The Long Goodbye – Raymond Chandler [classic noir!!]

AUGUST: The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (a Poirot mystery) – Agatha Christie [classic Christie!!]

SEPTEMBER: Run at Destruction: A True Fatal Love Triangle – Lynda Drews [a Green Bay true crime – ask Pam!!]

OCTOBER: Talented Mr. Ripley – Patricia Highsmith [can you sympathize with a monster? Or There’s a reason her books are filmed over and over again.]

 

NOVEMBER: Chinese Orange Mystery – Ellery Queen [recommended by the greatest authority out there on mysteries, Otto Penzler!]

DECEMBER: Murder of a Lady – Anthony Wynne [classic locked room mystery set in Scotland!]

We’re meeting at St. Brendan’s in the Waterford Room where there is ample room for social distancing and masking when not partaking in the consumption of root soup or curry chips.                               

 

Posted by Ann Zehms