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MOVING TARGET RECOMMENDS

Our popular mystery readers book club, Moving Target Mystery Book Club, meets monthly at the library. Group members read individual titles of their choice based on the month’s theme which is selected by the group at the end of each meeting.

January 2017 topic

There has to be something alive under all the snow.

Read a gardening mystery for January.

Mystery Book Club Sept 2016

The theme was Native American Mysteries

Three Sisters by James Doss ISBN 9780312364595
Eye of the Raven by Eliot Patterson ISBN 9781582435664
Spider Woman’s Daughter by Anne Hillerman ISBN 9780062270481
White Sky, Black Ice by Stan Jones ISBN 9781569471524
The Shadow Dancer by Margaret Coel ISBN 9780425186404
The Man Who Fell from the Sky by Margaret Coel ISBN 9780425280300
Another Man’s Moccasins by Craig Johnson ISBN 9780670018611

October 2016 Moving Target

Theme: Favorite mystery authors

IN BITTER CHILL BY SARAH WARD
ISBN 9781250069177

THE LOCK ARTIST BY STEVE HAMILTON
ISBN 9780312380427

THE SWISS ACCOUNT BY PAUL ERDMAN
ISBN 9780312853211

THE VENDETTA DEFENSE BY LISA SCOTTOLINE
ISBN 9780060185077

A GREAT RECKONING BY LOUISE PENNY
ISBN 9781250022134

A CARNIVAL OF KILLING BY GLEN ICKLER
ISBN 9780878395842

HOW TO CATCH A RUSSIAN SPY: THE TRUE STORY OF AN AMEICAN CIVILIAN TURNED DOUBLE AGENT BY NAVEED, JAMALI
ISBN 9781476788821

EVEN MONEY BY DICK AND FELIX FRANCIS
ISBN 9780399155918

DRINKING GOURD: A BENJAMIN JANUARY MYSTERY BY BARBARA HAMBLY
ISBN 9780727886064

ICY CLUTCHES BY AARON ELKINS (ONE OF THE GIDEON OLIVER SERIES)
ISBN 9780892963775

September 2015 Moving Target Books

Possible vacation destinations

Unhinged by Sarah Graves
ISBN 9780553802290

Winter at the Door by Sarah Graves
ISBN 9780345535016

Field of Prey by John Sandford
ISBN 9780399162381

Silken Prey by John Sandford
ISBN 9780399159312

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
ISBN 9781594633669

Cold Tuscan Stone by David P. Wagner
ISBN 9781464201929

Bone Shadows by Christopher Valen
ISBN 9780980001754

Even Money by Dick and Felix Francis
ISBN 9780399155918

Bruno, Chief of Police by Martin Walker
ISBN 9780307454690

Something in the Water (by John Santana? I couldn’t a match for the author and title in our catalog or Amazon)

September 2016 topic
Read a mystery involving Native Americans

May Mystery Book Club

May Mystery Book Club

Topic: Which series should go on forever and which series should the authors end now?

Go on forever

Glenn Ickler’s “Mitch” Mitchell series, latest book is Fishing for a killer   ISBN: 9780878397938

Louise Penny’s Armand Gamache series, latest book is The nature of the beast   ISBN: 9781250022080

Laurie R. King’s Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes series, latest book is The murder of Mary Russell: a novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes   ISBN: 9780804177900

  1. Alan Bradley’s Flavia de Luce series, latest title is As chimney sweepers come to dust ISBN: 9780345539939
  2. D. James’ Adam Dalgliesh series, last in the series is The private patient ISBN: 9780307270771

Victoria Houston’s Loon Lake mysteries, latest book is Dead Rapunzel   ISBN: 9781440568480

Sarah Graves Home Repair is Homicide series, the last book is A bat in the belfry ISBN: 9780345534996

Aaron Elkins’ Gideon Oliver series

Tony Hillerman’s Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee mysteries

Alexander McCall Smith’s   The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series

 

And those series we think have gone on too long

Lilian Jackson Braun’s series of cat books. The latest title is The cat who had 60 whiskers   ISBN: 9780399153907

Sharon McCone mysteries by Marcia Mueller

Janet Evanovich’s Stephanie Plum novels, the latest title is: Tricky twenty-two   ISBN: 9780345542960

Midnight Louie series by Carole Nelson Douglas

Maisie Dobbs series by Jacqueline Winspear

April 2016 Mystery Reads

Mysteries with a connection to government
Title: The Washington stratagem : a Yael Azoulay novel by Adam LeBor
ISBN: 9780062330017
Title: Old City Hall by Robert Rotenberg
ISBN: 9780374225421
Title: A June of ordinary murders by Conor Brady
ISBN: 9781250057563
Title: A dead man in Athens by Michael Pearce
ISBN: 9780786718283
Title: Murder in the map room : an Eleanor Roosevelt mystery by Elliott Roosevelt
No ISBN in catalog
Title: A scourge of vipers by Bruce DeSilva
ISBN: 9780765374318
Margaret Truman’s Undiplomatic murder : a Capital crimes novel by Margaret Truman and Donald Bain
ISBN: 9780765333674
Title: Garden of beasts by Jeffery Deaver
ISBN: 9781419302213
Title: Trickster’s Point by William Kent Krueger
ISBN: 9781451645675