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Mysteries at Lunch

Our Mysteries at Lunch book group meets the third Wednesday of each month at 12:15 p.m. in the library's meeting room. 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!


Stranger in the Opera House by Helen Osterman

Wednesday, June 20, 12:15 p.m.

Author Visit with Helen Osterman!

Emma Winberry and her significant other, Nate Sandler, are supernumeraries for an upcoming production of the opera, The Ghosts of Versialles. A strange man is seen lurking around the opera house, but all attempts to apprehend him fail.The rehearsals are frought with mishaps leading some to believe the production is cursed. When a large sum of money is stolen and a guard seriously injured, the stranger is blamed. But Emma does not agree. 


Frog Music by Emma Donaghue

Wednesday, July 18, 12:15 p.m.

Summer of 1876: San Francisco is in the fierce grip of a record-breaking heatwave and a smallpox epidemic. Through the window of a railroad saloon, a young woman called Jenny Bonnet is shot dead. The survivor, her friend Blanche Beunon, is a French burlesque dancer. Over the next three days, she will risk everything to bring Jenny's murderer to justice--if he doesn't track her down first. 

Anthem for Doomed Youth by Carola Dunn

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

Meet at Cooper’s Corner, 27W150 Roosevelt Rd.

In the Spring of 1926, the corpses of three men are found in shallow graves off the beaten path in Epping Forest outside of London--each shot through the heart and bearing no identification. DCI Alec Fletcher of Scotland Yard, the lead detective, is immediately given two urgent orders by his supervisor at the Yard: solve the murders quickly and keep his wife, the Honourable Daisy Dalrymple Fletcher, away from the case!