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Join the discussion of Silvia Moreno-Garcia’s “Velvet Was the Night”

The Just Desserts mystery fiction discussion group held its July 2022 meeting in person, this past Thursday evening. Fifteen attendees discussed the 2021 stand-alone historical noir suspense novel Velvet Was the Night by Silvia Moreno-Garcia. If you have read Velvet Was the Night, and would like to contribute your comments about it, please do so as a reply comment to this blog post, below.

For reminders about upcoming Just Desserts meetings and/or other announcements of interest to mystery fans, don’t forget to sign up for the Just Desserts e-mail list. Or, now that in-person meetings are possible again, if you’re logged into your account on Facebook, you can visit the Events page for the Lincoln City Libraries, and mark whether or not you plan to attend upcoming sessions of Just Desserts – this is a great way for you to help us promote this engaging discussion group!

So…What did you think of Velvet Was the Night? Have you also read any of Silvia Moreno-Garcia’s previous body of works?

On August 25th, the members of Just Desserts will be discussing two of John Grisham’s thrillers, Camino Island and Camino Winds, at the downtown library. Participants can read either one or both of these novels before the discussion. We hope to see some of you then!