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October 2012 reading recommendations from Just Desserts members

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

At the Just Desserts mystery fiction discussion group meeting on October 25th, after our book discussion, we spent time doing a round robin at the table, giving all attendees an opportunity to share what they’ve been reading lately. Here’s what was popular in October 2012 with this mystery-savvy group:


  • Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
  • Phantom by Jo Nesbo
  • Deal Breaker by Harlan Coben
  • The Camel Club series by David Baldacci
  • The Berger & Mitry series by David Handler, including The Snow White Christmas Cookie
  • Death by Darjeeling and others by Laura Childs
  • Oh, Jerusalem by Laurie R. King
  • Sherlock Season One
  • Rock Bottom by Sarah Andrews
  • Bones Are Forever by Kathy Reichs
  • NYPD Red by James Patterson
  • Long Lost by Harlan Coben
  • Blood Ties by Kay Hooper
  • The Weed that Strings the Hangman’s Bag by Alan Bradley
  • The Man From Beijing by Henning Mankell
  • Criminal by Karin Slaughter
  • The B&B series by Mary Daheim
  • A Fistful of Collars by Spenser Quinn
  • The 1948 film Impact
  • Brethren by John Grisham


  • Killing Kennedy by Bill O’Reilly
  • The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach
  • Lone Wolf by Jodi Picoult
  • Oklahoma City by Andrew Gumbel
  • Season of Wonder by Ann Patchett
  • Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
  • Quiet by Susan Cain
  • The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling
  • The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
  • The Kabul Beauty School by Deborah Rodriguez

What mysteries have you been reading lately?

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