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Meets 3rd Monday of the month at 1:30 p.m.
The Ground Floor, Hedberg Public Library lower level
Participants receive a 20% discount at the Ground Floor during the meetings.
No registration is necessary. Come to one or all of our discussions - and bring a friend!

by Mo Hayder
Monday, January 16
1:30 p.m.

2012 Winner for Best Novel
Series: Detective Inspector Jack Caffery mysteries, book 5
Investigating a serial carjacker whose actual targets are young children in back seats, Jack Caffery teams up once again with police diver Sergeant Flea Marley, whose life is endangered by a discovery in an abandoned, half-submerged tunnel.

Red Sparrow
by Jason Matthews
Monday, February 20
1:30 p.m.

2014 Winner for Best First Novel
Drafted against her will to become a trained seductress, Russian state intelligence officer Dominika Egorova is assigned to operate against Nathaniel Nash, a young CIA officer. The two collide in an atmosphere of tradecraft, deception, and a forbidden spiral of carnal attraction that threatens their careers.

Winter and Night
by S.J. Rozan
Monday, March 20
1:30 p.m.

2003 Winner for Best Novel
Series: Lydia Chin and Bill Smith mysteries, book 8

Private detective Bill Smith is hurtled headlong into the most provocative -- and personal -- case of his career when he receives a chilling late night phone call from the NYPD, who is holding his fifteen-year-old nephew Gary.

Discussion will be led by special guest Gary Warren Niebuhr.


Down River
by John Hart
Monday, April 17
1:30 p.m.

2008 Winner for Best Novel
Five years after fleeing to New York in the wake of a murder acquittal, Adam Harston returns to North Carolina, only to find himself trapped in the middle of a new murder case as the people around him begin to die and he becomes the prime suspect in the crimes.


Dry Bones in the Valley
by Tom Bouman
Monday, May 15
1:30 p.m.

2015 Winner for Best First Novel
A body has been found in an elderly recluse’s field, neighbors are fighting over fracking, and meth labs and heroin dealers have settled deep in the woods of Officer Henry Farrell’s Wild Thyme Township.


The Spy Who Came in from the Cold
by John Le Carre
Monday, June 19
1:30 p.m.

1965 Winner for Best Novel
Series: George Smiley novels, book 3

Secret agent Leamas is on a mission in East Berlin, but he has doubts about the organization he serves.



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