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Meets 3rd Monday of the month at 1:30 p.m.
The Ground Floor, Hedberg Public Library lower level
Participants receive a 20% discount at the Ground Floor during the meetings.
No registration is necessary. Come to one or all of our discussions - and bring a friend!

Fudge Cupcake MurderFudge Cupcake Murder
by Joanne Fluke
Monday, September 21, 2015
1:30 p.m.

Bakery owner Hannah Swensen just can't keep her hands out of the batter when murder stirs things up in Lake Eden, leaving the sheriff dead, an innocent deputy accused, and a killer still on the loose.

THe Blessing WayThe Blessing Way
by Tony Hillerman
Monday, October 19, 2015
1:30 p.m.

Though it goes against his better judgment, Navajo Tribal Police Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn cannot help but suspect the hand of a supernatural killer when a corpse is found with a mouth full of sand, abandoned at a crime scene seemingly devoid of tracks or useful clues.

The Salaryman's WifeThe Salaryman’s Wife
by Sujata Massey
Monday, November 16 , 2014
1:30 p.m.

When English teacher Rei Shimura finds the wife of a high-powered businessman dead in the snow, she searches for clues by crashing a funeral, posing as a bar-girl, and evading police and paparazzi, to piece together a strange puzzle built on lies and held together by years of sex and deception.

There will be no December discussion.

The Yiddish Policemen's UnionThe Yiddish Policemen’s Union
by Michael Chabon
Monday, January 18, 2016
1:30 p.m.

In a world in which Alaska, rather than Israel, has become the homeland for the Jews following World War II, Detective Meyer Landsman and his half-Tlingit partner Berko investigate the death of a heroin-addled chess prodigy.

A Cold Day for a MurderA Cold Day for Murder
by Dana Stabenow
Monday, February 15, 2016
1:30 p.m.

Kate Shugak returns to her roots in the Alaskan north, after leaving the Anchorage D.A.'s office. Her deductive powers are definitely needed when a ranger disappears. Looking for clues among the Aleutian pipeliners, she begins to realize the fine line between lies and loyalties--between justice served and cold murder.

Carbs and Cadavers
by J.B. Stanley
Monday, March 21, 2016
1:30 p.m.

Divorced, overweight, and shy, James "Professor Puff" Henry joins a supper club for dieters to improve his social life and waistline. When a mysterious death occurs in their small burg, Professor Henry and his fellow dieters work together to shed pounds and find the killer who has struck fear in this tight-knit community.

The Chinese Parrot
by Earl Derr Biggers
Monday, April 18, 2016
1:30 p.m.

Master detective Charlie Chan works patiently to find the key to a murder seemingly without victims, but witnessed by an Australian parrot with a penchant for languages who has heard too much for its own good.

Crewel WorldCrewel World
by Monica Ferris
Monday, May 16, 2016
1:30 p.m.

When Betsy's sister is murdered in her own needlecraft store, Betsy takes over the shop and investigation. But to find the murderer, she'll have to put together a list of motives and suspects to figure out this killer's pattern of crime.

The Night FerryThe Night Ferry
by Michael Robotham
Monday, June 20, 2016
1:30 p.m.

Police detective Ali Barba receives an urgent letter from her estranged friend Cate. The obviously pregnant Cate begs Ali to stop those who are trying to take her baby. But the plot takes a bizarre twist when a careening car kills Cate and Ali discovers the truth about Cate's pregnancy.



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