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Past Readings

2020 Book Selections

Peter May, The Man with No Face
Susan Hill, The Various Haunts of Men

Group then went on hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

2019 Book Selections

P.D. James, The Mistletoe Murder
Edmund Crispin, Buried For Pleasure
Joe Ide, IQ
P. D. James, Cover Her Face
Ian Fleming, From Russia With Love
Becky Masterman, A Twist of the Knife
Erle Stanley Gardner, The D.A. Calls it Murder
Clayton Rawson, Death from a Top Hat
David Downing, Jack of Spies
Philip Kerr, March Violets
Raymond Chandler, The Lady in the Lake
S.J. Rozan, China Trade
Denise Mina, The Long Drop

2018 Book Selections

Jess Kidd, Himself
Elmore Leonard, Get Shorty
Agatha Christie, Death on the Nile
Ray Bradbury, Death is a Lonely Business
Kaite Welsh, The Wages of Sin
Gavin Lyall, The Most Dangerous Game
Bill Pronzini, Bones
Amanda Cross, In the Last Analysis
Josephine Tey, The Daughter of Time
Colin Cotterill, The Coroner's Lunch
Tom Rosenstiel​, Shining City
P.D. James, The Mistletoe Murder

2017 Book Selections

Noah Charney, The Art Thief 
Charles Todd, A Test of Wills  
Dorothy L. Sayers, Whose Body?  
Cara Black, Murder on the Quai 
Rex Stout, Fer-de-Lance
Peter Lovesey, Another One Goes Tonight
Dorothy Bowers, Shadows Before
Anne Perry, The Face of a Stranger
John McAleer, Coign of Vantage
Lawrence Block, Burglars Can't Be Choosers
Qiu Xiaolong, Death of a Red Heroine
John D. MacDonald, Deep Blue Good-by
Tony Hillerman, A Thief of Time

2016 Book Selections

Reginald Hill, A Clubbable Woman
Louise Penny, A Fatal Grace
Maurizio De Giovanni, I Will Have Vengeance
Patricia Highsmith, Strangers On A Train
Ross MacDonald, The Instant Enemy
Donna Leon, By Its Cover
Muriel Spark, Robinson
Ellery Queen, The Player On The Other Side
Tara French, In The Woods
Sarah Waters, Affinity
John D. Carr, The Three Coffins/The Hollow Man
Noah Charney, The Art Thief

2015 Book Selections

Anne Perry, A Christmas Guest (novella
Anne Perry, A Christmas Visitor (a novella)
Dorothy Sayers and Jill P. Walsh, Thrones, Dominations
Anne Cleeland, Murder In Thrall
Michael Connelly, Blood Work
R. Austin Freeman, The Eye of Osiris
Hillary Waugh, Last Seen Wearing
Robert Traver, Anatomy of a Murder
Steven Saylor, Roman Blood
Fred Vargas (Frederique Audouin-Rouzeau), The Three Evangelists
P.D. James, An Unsuitable Job For A Woman
Ed McBain, Ghosts
Philip MacDonald, The Rasp

2014 Book Selections

Elly Griffiths, Crossing Places
Maureen Jennings, Except the Dying
Peter May, The Blackhouse
Anne Perry, No Graves As Yet
Cyril Hare, Tenant for Death
Ngaio Marsh, Death in a White Tie
Georges Simenon, The Yellow Dog
Elspeth Huxley, Murder at Government House
Cornell Woolrich (a.k.a. William Irish), Phantom Lady
A.E.W. Mason, The House of the Arrow
Adrian McKinty, The Cold, Cold Ground
Anne Perry, A Christmas Visitor (a novella)

2013 Book Selections

  • Tom Franklin, Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter
  • G. M. Malliet, Wicked Autumn: A Max Tudor Novel
  • Stefanie Pintoff, In the Shadow of Gotham 
  • Victoria Jenkins, Unattended Death
  • Kate Summerscale, The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher
  • Alan Bradley, The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie
  • Charles Todd, Proof of Guilt
  • M.L. Longworth, Death at the Chateau Bremont
  • Max Allan Collins, Bye, Bye, Baby
  • C.P. Snow, A Coat of Varnish
  • Dennis Lehane, Live By Night
  • Anne Perry, A Christmas Journey (a novella)

2011 Book Selections

  • Tess Gerritsen, Body Double
  • John Grisham, The Firm
  • Matthew Pearl, The Dante Club
  • Cynthia Harrod-Eagles, Blood Sinister
  • Michael Giuttari, A Florentine Death
  • Ann Perry, The Face of a Stranger
  • Zoe Ferraris, Finding Nouf
  • Barbara Hambly, A Free Man of Color
  • Rebecca Pawel, Death of a Nationalist
  • Thomas Perry, The Butcher's Boy
  • Nancy Pickard, The Scent of Rain and Lightening

2010 Book Selections

  • G.K. Chesterton, The Man Who was Thursday
  • Louise Ure, Fault Tree 
  • Sean Desmond, Adams Fall
  • Patricia Moyes, A Six Letter Word for Death
  • Michael Innes, Death at the President’s Lodging 
  • Michael C. White, A Brother's Blood: A Novel
  • Nicola Upson, An Expert in Murder
  • Jill McGown, A Perfect Match
  • Stieg Larson, Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • Don Winslow, California Fire and Life
  • Josephine Tey, The Franchise Affair
  • Mark Arsenault, Loot the Moon

2009 Book Selections

  • Morag Joss, Half Broken Things
  • A. A. Milne, The Red House Mystery
  • Andrew Martin, Necropolis Railway
  • Michael Walters, Shadow Walker
  • Noah Charney, Art Thief
  • Edmund Crispin, The Case of the Gilded Fly