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Linda Castillo’s “The Dead Will Tell”

Just Desserts Logo 225DeadWillTell100When the Just Desserts mystery fiction discussion group met on October 29th, 2015, 17 of us enjoyed discussing The Dead Will Tell, a 2014 entry in the Kate Burkholder/Amish Country series by Linda Castillo Whether or not you attended the actual meeting, you are welcome to share your own thoughts and opinions about these novels in a reply comment to this blog post, below.

For additional 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, 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! Our selections for future meetings are usually posted there months in advance.

What do you think of the Kate Burkholder/Amish Country mystery series by Linda Castillo?

The Just Desserts mystery fiction discussion group is currently on our year-end hiatus in November and December 2015. Join us for our 11th season at our next meeting on January 28th, 2016, 6:30 p.m. at the South Branch Library!

We hope to see you then!

Mystery recommendations from Just Desserts members – September 24, 2015

Just Desserts Logo 225At the September 24th, 2015 meeting of the Just Desserts mystery fiction discussion group, following the discussion of the assigned book of the month, we had a round robin in which attendees were able to share recommendations of other books they’ve been reading recently.

Here’s the list of mystery books recommended by Just Desserts members in August 2015:

And here were some non-mystery titles some group members recommended in August 2015:

What mysteries have you been reading lately that you’d recommend?

Steve Martini’s “The Enemy Inside”

Just Desserts Logo 225enemyinsideWhen the Just Desserts mystery fiction discussion group met on September 24th, 2015, 13 of us enjoyed discussing The Enemy Inside, the latest volume in the Paul Madriani legal/political thriller series by Steve Martini. Whether or not you attended the actual meeting, you are welcome to share your own thoughts and opinions about these novels in a reply comment to this blog post, below.

For additional 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, 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! Our selections for future meetings are usually posted there months in advance.

What do you think of the Paul Madriani legal/political thriller series by Steve Martini?

Join us for our next meeting on October 29th, 2015, 6:30 p.m. at the South Branch Library — our final meeting of 2015! We’ll be discussing The Dead Will Tell, a recent volume in the “Kate Burkholder” Amish country police procedural series, by Linda Castillo.

We hope to see you then!

Reading Recommendations from Just Desserts members – August 27th, 2015

Just Desserts Logo 225At the August 27th, 2015 meeting of the Just Desserts mystery fiction discussion group, following the discussion of the assigned book of the month, we had a round robin in which attendees were able to share recommendations of other books they’ve been reading recently.

Here’s the list of mystery books recommended by Just Desserts members in August 2015:

And here were some non-mystery titles some group members recommended in August 2015:

What mysteries have you been reading lately that you’d recommend?

Muller and Pronzini’s “Carpenter and Quincannon” series

Just Desserts Logo 225bughouseaffairWhen the Just Desserts mystery fiction discussion group met on August 27th, 2015, 19 of us enjoyed discussing the first 3 volumes in the Carpenter and Quincannon historical mystery series by Marcia Muller and Bill Pronzini. Whether or not you attended the actual meeting, you are welcome to share your own thoughts and opinions about these novels in a reply comment to this blog post, below.

For additional 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, 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! Our selections for future meetings are usually posted there months in advance.

What do you think of the Carpenter and Quincannon historical mystery series by Marcia Muller and Bill Pronzini?

Join us for our next meeting on August 27th, 2015, 6:30 p.m. at the South Branch Library. We’ll be discussing The Enemy Within, the latest volume in the “Paul Madriani” legal thriller series, by Steve Martini.

We hope to see you then!