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The Game's Afoot Mystery Group
Meets the third Monday of the month except December at 7:00 p.m.

For eighteen years this group has read all genres of mystery fiction; from cozies and amateur detectives to police procedurals, legal thrillers and classic noir. Discussion titles are chosen on a quarterly basis and suggestions from group members are welcomed. So far the group has never read the same author twice.

Copies of the book selections are available for check out at the Library approximately one month before the discussion.

What We Are Reading:

 

No
December
Meeting

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January 18, 2016

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Invisible City
by Julia Dahl
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When Rebekah Roberts, a reporter for a NY tabloid, covers the story of a murdered Hasidic woman, she finds herself stonewalled not only by the ultra-conservative Orthodox community but also by the NYPD. Rebekah must also confront her feelings toward her own mother, a Hasidic Jew who abandoned Rebekah as a baby and returned to the Orthodox faith.

   
 

February 22, 2016

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NOTE: Date Change due to Presidents' Day Holiday

The Black Hour
by Lori Rader-Day
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Sociology professor Amelia Emmet returns to the classroom 10 months after being shot bya student who then took his own life. With little memory of what happened and no idea why she was attacked, Amelia faces the scrutiny and suspicion of students and colleagues who are quick to blame her for the attack. Her only ally is "Nath" Barber, her new graduate teaching assistant, who is secretly investigating the shooting.

   
     

Look for future discussion titles to be posted later this winter.