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September 2014 Reading Recommendations from Just Desserts Members

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

At the Just Desserts meeting on September 25th, 2014, 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 novels that were hot last month with this mystery-savvy crowd:


  • Ghost at Work by Carolyn Hart (on CD)
  • Political Suicide by Michael Palmer
  • True Blue by David Baldacci
  • Murder 101 by Faye Kellerman (more than one reader)
  • The Bone Orchard by Paul Doiron
  • The Long Way Home by Louise Penny (more than one reader)
  • Hunted by Key Hooper
  • Ripper Street on DVD
  • The Ninth Day by Jamie Freveletti
  • Killing Raven by Margaret Coel
  • The Altman Code by “Robert Ludlum” and Gayle Lynds
  • Eyes on You by Kate White
  • The Poet by Michael Connelly
  • Tell Me No Lies by Greg Hurwitz
  • Terminal City by Linda Fairstein
  • The Keeper by John Lescroart
  • Death of a Neighborhood Witch by Laura Levine
  • The 500 by Matthew Quirk
  • Murder in the Mystery Suite by Ellery Adams
  • Classified as Murder by Miranda James
  • The Murdoch Mysteries on DVD
  • Murder as a Second Language by Joan Hess
  • The Dog Who Knew Too Much and
  • A Fistful of Collars by Spencer Quinn (both on CD)
  • The Dark Lady: Sherlock, Lupin and Me by “Irene Adler” (j)


  • Silver Star by Janet Wells
  • The Fall of Giants (more than one reader),
  • Winter of the World and
  • The Edge of Eternity all by Ken Follett
  • Wife 22 by Melanie Gideon
  • A Well-Tempered Heart by Jan-Philipp Sendker
  • The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman (this year’s One Book – One Lincoln winner)
  • The Reading Promise by Alice Ozma
  • A Teaspoon of Earth and Sea by Dina Nayeri

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

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