Mystery Book Group
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.
Gold Dagger Award Winners
Best Crime Novel of the Year
- September 21, 2007
Way through the Woods
When a young woman mysteriously vanishes in North Oxford, Chief Inspector Morse unsuccessfully sets out to prove that it is a case of murder, until the arrival of an anonymous letter containing a cryptic poem provides a bizarre clue.
- October 19, 2007
Small Death in Lisbon
When Inspector Ze Coelho investigates the murder of a young girl living in Portugal, he discovers that the crime is somehow linked to Nazi misdeeds six decades earlier.
- November 16, 2007
Patricia D. Cornwell's
Cruel and Unusual
Dr. Kay Scarpetta examines a convicted killer, executed in Virginia's electric chair, in what should have been a routine procedure. But the murders of everyone connected to him continue after his death. Kay comes under fire for incompetence and must fight a web of political intrigue.
- December 21, 2007
James Lee Burke's
Dave Robicheaux is drawn into a deadly conspiracy as he helps a woman searching for the people responsible for her father's crucifixion, 40 years earlier, in New Iberia, Louisiana.
Book descriptions taken from Novelist, © 2007 EBSCO Publishing
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