Smart, literary mysteries (none too gruesome), lively conversation and available snacks make for a fun evening, join us! Open to the public; meets on Wednesdays, 6 p.m. at Shafer's Market & Deli, 54 College St, Middlebury, VT. New members are always welcome! Books are always 20% off in-store and online.
(Current books and books we have read in earlier meetinsg are listed below)
Wednesday, July 17, 6 pm Charles Todd introduces Bess Crawford, a spectacular female protagonist, in A Duty to the Dead, the first book of an exciting new series set in England during World War I.
Wednesday, August 21, 6 pm In The Colorado Kid, by Stephen King, a novice newspaperwoman gains insight into the nature of mystery itself when her journalism mentors tell her about a 25-year-old unsolved investigation involving a man found dead on an island off the coast of Maine.
Wednesday, September 18, 6 pm Daphne du Maurier's unsurpassed masterpiece, Rebecca, continues to enthrall readers with romance and suspense, as the second Mrs. de Winter narrates the haunting events surrounding her marriage to Maxim de Winter and her growing obsession with his first wife, the beautiful, now dead Rebecca.
Wednesday, October 9, 6 pm Set in 1920s India, The Widows of Malabar Hill by Sujata Massey tells the story of Bombay's only female lawyer, who is investigating a suspicious will on behalf of three Muslim widows living in full purdah when the case takes a turn toward the murderous.