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Mysteries at Lunch

Our Mysteries at Lunch book group meets the second Wednesday of each month at 12:15 p.m. Copies of discussion books will be available at the front desk one month before the group meets. We often have audio and large print copies available as well. Since this group is our “at lunch” group, feel free to bring a bite to eat!


Keeper Of Lost Causes

The Keeper of Lost Causes by Jussi Andler-Olsen

Wednesday, February 12, 12:15 p.m.

Chief Detective Carl Morck, recovering from what he thought was a career destroying gunshot wound, is relegated to cold cases and becomes immersed in the five year disappearance of a politician. 

Chicago Blues

Chicago Blues edited by Libby Fischer Hellmann

Wednesday, March 12, 12:15 p.m.

This classy anthology of mostly original short stories from 21 renowned Windy City authors blends the blues, crime, and a Chicago backdrop.

Beautiful Mystery

The Beautiful Mystery by Louis Penny

Wednesday, April 9, 12:15 p.m.

In this police procedural mystery, the choir director at the monastery of Saint-Gilbert-Entre-les-Loups is found murdered.  Chief Inspector Gamache of the Surete du Quebec is called to investigate. 

Scent of Rain and Lightning

The Scent of Rain and Lightning by Nancy Pickard

Wednesday, May 14, 12:15 p.m.

The man convicted of murdering Jody's father, Billy Crosby, is being released from prison and returning to the small town of Rose, Kansas. Crosby has been granted a new trial, thanks in large part to the efforts of his son, Collin, a lawyer who has spent most of his life trying to prove his father's innocence. As Jody revisits old wounds, startling revelations compel her to uncover the dangerous truth about her family's tragic past.