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C.J. Box’s “Out of Range”

outofrangeJust Desserts Logo 225During our May 2010 meeting, the Just Desserts mystery group discussed C.J. Box’s Wyoming-set mystery Out of Range; the 5th volume in his Joe Pickett game warden series.

This book was discussed at the Just Desserts meeting on May 20, 2010. Whether or not you attended the actual meeting, you are welcome to share your own thoughts and opinions about this book in a reply comment to this blog post, below.

Join us next on June 24th at South Branch Library (6:45 p.m.), as we discuss Minnesota author William Kent Krueger’s, Iron Lake, the first volume in his popular Cork O’Connor series. Additional titles for upcoming months’ discussions can be found on the Just Desserts section of the Book Groups page of BookGuide.

And, for reminders about upcoming Just Desserts meetings, don’t forget to sign up for the Just Desserts e-mail list.

Shirley Rousseau Murphy’s “Cat Fear No Evil”

catfearnoevilJust Desserts Logo 225During our April 2010 meeting, the Just Desserts mystery group discussed Shirley Rousseau Murphy’s California-set mystery Cat Fear No Evil; in her series featuring the mysterious talking cat, Joe Grey.

This book was discussed at the Just Desserts meeting on April 29, 2010. Whether or not you attended the actual meeting, you are welcome to share your own thoughts and opinions about this book in a reply comment to this blog post, below.

Join us next on May 20th at South Branch Library (6:45 p.m.), as we discuss C.J. Box’s, Out of Range. Additional titles for upcoming months’ discussions can be found on the Just Desserts section of the Book Groups page of BookGuide.

And, for reminders about upcoming Just Desserts meetings, don’t forget to sign up for the Just Desserts e-mail list.

Jacqueline Winspear’s “Maisie Dobbs”

maisiedobbsJust Desserts Logo 225During our March 2010 meeting, we discussed Jacqueline Winspear’s historical mystery Maisie Dobbs; the first in her series featuring a young woman from a working-class British family who, after serving as a nurse during World War I trains to be a private investigator in London.

This book was discussed at the Just Desserts meeting on March 25, 2010. Whether or not you attended the actual meeting, you are welcome to share your own thoughts and opinions about this book in a reply comment to this blog post, below.

Join us next on April 29th at South Branch Library (6:45 p.m.), as we discuss Shirley Rousseau Murphy’s, Cat Fear No Evil. Additional titles for upcoming months’ discussions can be found on the Just Desserts section of the Book Groups page of BookGuide.

And, for reminders about upcoming Just Desserts meetings, don’t forget to sign up for the Just Desserts e-mail list.

Sean Doolittle’s “The Cleanup”

cleanupJust Desserts Logo 225During our February 2010 meeting, we discussed Nebraska author Sean Doolittle’s 2006 Omaha-set mystery/thriller The Cleanup; a stand-alone novel, featuring down-on-his-luck Omaha cop Matthew Worth, sentenced to providing security at a local grocery store. When Matt steps up to be the knight in shining armor to a young sales clerk who’s been badly beaten by her boyfriend, he doesn’t realize what a mess he’s gotten himself into. Combine the Polish mafia, corrupt cops, a dead money runner and one of the worst snowstorms to hit the Omaha area in years, and you’ve got a contemporary noirish/hard-boiled thriller.

This book was discussed at the Just Desserts meeting on February 25, 2010. Whether or not you attended the actual meeting, you are welcome to share your own thoughts and opinions about this book in a reply comment to this blog post, below.

Join us next on March 25th at South Branch Library (6:45 p.m.), as we discuss Jacqueline Winspear’s, Maisie Dobbs. Additional titles for upcoming months’ discussions can be found on the Just Desserts section of the Book Groups page of BookGuide.

And, for reminders about upcoming Just Desserts meetings, don’t forget to sign up for the Just Desserts e-mail list.

Dana Stabenow’s “A Deeper Sleep”

deepersleepJust Desserts Logo 225During our January 2010 meeting, we discussed Dana Stabenow’s 2007 Alaska-set mystery/thriller A Deeper Sleep; part of her Kate Shugak series. This particular volume featured Kate and her State Trooper boyfriend Jim Chopin investigating the death of a misogynistic, wife-abusing bully, who may or may not have been the killer of the local barkeep’s wife and son — all while Kate tries to avoid being forced into a position of authority in the local Native association by her “aunties”.

This book was discussed at the Just Desserts meeting on January 28, 2010. Whether or not you attended the actual meeting, you are welcome to share your own thoughts and opinions about this book in a reply comment to this blog post, below.

Join us next on February 25th at South Branch Library (6:45 p.m.), as we discuss Nebraska author Sean Doolittle’s mystery/thriller, The Cleanup. Additional titles for upcoming months’ discussions can be found on the Just Desserts section of the Book Groups page of BookGuide.

And, for reminders about upcoming Just Desserts meetings, don’t forget to sign up for the Just Desserts e-mail list.