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Mystery recommendations from Just Desserts members – May 2012

Just Desserts Logo 225Hey, mystery fans! Looking for something good to read?

At the May 31st 2012 Just Desserts meeting, after discussing our monthly “assigned” book, we did a round robin at the table, asking attendees to share what mysteries they’d been reading lately that they felt they could recommend. Here’s a list of the books that were hot last month with this mystery-savvy crowd:

  • The 11th Hour by James Patterson
  • Books Can Be Deceiving by Jen McKinley
  • Save Me by Lisa Scottoline
  • The works of Agatha Christie
  • The Murder She Wrote tie-in novels
  • The Agony of Leaves by Laura Childs
  • Red Mist by Patricia Cornwell
  • The Lost Years by Carol Higgins Clark
  • Claws and Effects by Rita Mae Brown
  • Rottweiler Rescue by Ellen O’Connell
  • The Boy in the Suitcase by Lene Kaaberbol
  • Stay Close by Harlan Coben
  • True Sisters by Sandra Dallas
  • Everywhere That Mary Went by Lisa Scottoline
  • Dirty Blonde by Lisa Scottoline
  • Gun Games by Faye Kellerman
  • A is for Alibi by Sue Grafton
  • Come Home by Lisa Scottoline
  • Sacred and Profane by Faye Kellerman
  • The Torso by Helen Tursten
  • Maigret Hesitates by George Simenon
  • The works of Janet Evanovich, particularly the 4th through 7th Plum books
  • The Mary Russell series by Laurie R. King, particularly The Moor
  • Ghost of a Chance by Helen Chappell
  • City of Veils by Zoe Ferraris
  • The Jesse Stone series by Robert B. Parker
  • No Second Chance by Harlan Coben
  • One False Move by Harlan Coben
  • The Rope by Nevada Barr
  • Force of Nature by C.J. Box
  • As the Crow Flies by Craig Johnson

Non-Mysteries recommended by group members:

  • The Story of Beautiful Girl by Rachel Simon
  • Room by Emma Donoghue

So, what mysteries have you been reading that you’d recommend?

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