Mystery Book Club

The Mystery Book Club meets at noon on the third Thursday of the month, September through May. A light luncheon is served at noon and the book for the month is discussed. Club members take turns hosting lunch and desert. Books are ordered by the Library and handed out at each get together for the next month. Extra copies of the book are available at the Library if you are unable to make the meeting.

New members are always welcome. Please call the Library at 715-445-4330 to let us know you would like to attend and to reserve a copy of the book.

Daughter of Time Book Cover
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 12:00pm
Author: Josephine Tey

5th book in Inspector Alan Grant series

In one of Tey's bestselling mystery novels ever, Scotland Yard Inspector Alan Grant is intrigued by a portrait of Richard III. Could such a sensitive face actually belong to one of history's most heinous villains--a king who killed his brother's children to secure his crown? Grant determines to find out once and for all what kind of man Richard was and who in fact killed the princes in the tower.

House rules book
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 12:00pm
Title: House Rules
Author: Jodi Picoult

With Asperger's syndrome, teenager Jacob Hunt is unable to have the same kind of social life other boys his age have. However, like other kids with AS, he has homed in on one particular interest: forensic analysis. He normally shows up to crime scenes and helps solve the case, but this time he is the prime suspect. When a murder leads police to question Jacob, they interpret his AS symptoms as a sign of guilt and cast a very public spotlight on Jacob and his family. 

Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 12:00pm
Author: Kate Morton

From the #1 internationally bestselling author of The House at Riverton, a novel that takes the reader on an unforgettable journey through generations and across continents as two women try to uncover their family's secret past.

Chance by Robert Parker
Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 12:00pm
Title: Chance
Author: Robert Parker

23rd book in Spenser series

Mafia princess Shirley Meeker wants her husband back. So does her father, kingpin Julius Ventura, and a few other shady characters. Spenser and Hawk head to Vegas to find Anthony Meeker--and confirm their suspicion that all these people aren't just missing Anthony's smile. And when bodies start turning up, Spenser has to make sense of some very disorganized crime.

Sometimes I lie by Alice Feeney
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 12:00pm
Author: Alice Feeney

My name is Amber Reynolds. There are three things you should know about me: 1. I’m in a coma. 2. My husband doesn’t love me anymore. 3. Sometimes I lie. Amber wakes up in a hospital. She can’t move. She can’t speak. She can’t open her eyes. She can hear everyone around her, but they have no idea. Amber doesn’t remember what happened, but she has a suspicion her husband had something to do with it. Alternating between her paralyzed present, the week before her accident, and a series of childhood diaries from twenty years ago, this brilliant psychological thriller asks: Is something really a lie if you believe it's the truth?