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Mystery Book Group @ Main

  • Join us for lively discussions of your favorite mystery novels.
  • Discussions are free and open to the public.
  • No registration is necessary.
  • Discussions are held in the Teen Quiet Study Room on the First Floor on Fridays at 1 p.m.

Women Private Investigators
Upcoming Discussions:

  • May 16, 2008
    Sue Grafton's
    "B" is for Burglar
    California private eye Kinsey Millhone takes on a case where nothing seems to add up -- one apartment burgled of worthless papers, another mindlessly ransacked and destroyed, a house destroyed by arson, and a woman brutally slain.
  • June 20, 2008
    Sandra Scoppettone's
    This Dame for Hire
    When her boss, the owner of a private investigation firm, joins the Army during World War II, secretary Faye Quick reluctantly takes on the job of private detective and discovers that she has an aptitude for solving crimes.
  • July 18, 2008
    Linda Barnes'
    Deep Pockets
    Hired by a respected Harvard professor whose indiscretions with a student are being threatened by a blackmailer, Boston private investigator Carlotta Carlyle struggles with her morals to track down the blackmailer.
  • August 15, 2008
    Marcia Muller's
    Wolf in the Shadow
    Just when All Souls Legal Cooperative hands her a promotion that will tie her to an uninspiring desk job, Sharon McCone's main squeeze, Hy Ripinsky, disappears. An environmentalist, he seemingly consented to deliver a two million dollar ransom demanded by the kidnappers of a biotech biggie. Putting her career crisis on hold, Sharon discovers Hy's abandoned plane, wrecked rental car and the intrigues of a shady international security firm.

Book descriptions taken from Novelist, 2008 EBSCO Publishing