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, May 15, 6 pm "A tale of love and loyalty, betrayal and redemption" (John Lescroat), The Poacher's Son is set in the wilds of Maine, featuring an estranged son thrust into the hunt for a murderous fugitive—his own father.
Wednesday, June 19, 6 pm The Thirty-Nine Steps is set during May and June 1914; war was evident in Europe, Richard Hannay the protagonist and narrator, an expatriate Scot, returns to his new home, a flat in London, after a long stay in Rhodesia to begin a new life.
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 Full Dark House, Christopher Fowler tells the story of both the first and last case solved by two cranky but brilliant old detectives whose lifelong friendship was forged solving crimes for the London Police Department's Peculiar Crimes Unit.
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.