Sunday, November 30, 2008

Revisiting Older Mystery Authors/Mystery Readers Winter Book Group

Mystery Readers International's Book Group has been meeting for over 30 years. We meet every Tuesday night at my home in Berkeley. After reading a series of terrific but very dark books this past Fall with a recurrent theme of children in jeopardy (not planned as a theme for our reading), I've decided that it's time to revisit some earlier authors. I've put together a list that will be a great springboard for more reading.

New members to the group are welcome. We meeting on Tuesday nights at 7 p.m. If you live in the San Francisco Bay Area or are passing through, please join us.

January 6 K.C. Constantine The Man Who Liked Slow Tomatoes
January 13 Sharyn McCrumb If Ever I Return, Pretty Peggy-O
January 20 Colin Dexter Last Bus to Woodstock
January 27 Ross Thomas Chinaman’s Chance
February 3 James McClure The Steam Pig
February 10 Arthur Upfield The Sands of Windee
February 17 Elizabeth Peters Crocodile on the Sandbank
February 24 Bartholomew Gill: The Twelfth Juror
March 17 Rex Stout The Doorbell Rang
March 24 Craig Rice Home Sweet Homicide

2 comments:

Jeffrey Marks said...

Janet

I just completed a book discussion of The Doorbell Rang on DorothyL -- what a wonderful selection. And of course, I have no argument with anything by Craig Rice!

Kerrie said...

That's a great list Janet.
Have I asked you if you have time to take part in the activity I have running on my blog at present until Jan 4?
It would be great if you have time.
Any of your readers are very welcome too.
http://paradise-mysteries.blogspot.com/2008/12/your-best-crime-fiction-reads-in-2008.html