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Discussion of James Lee Burke’s “Robicheaux” – June 2018

When the Just Desserts mystery fiction discussion group met on June 28th, 2018, 18 group members discussed the latest entry in James Lee Burke’s long-running “Dave Robicheaux” New Orleans mystery/thriller series, simply titled Robicheaux. Whether or not you attended the actual meeting, you are welcome to share your own thoughts and opinions about James Lee Burke and Robicheaux, 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 — currently through October 2018.

So…What do you think of James Lee Burke, his Dave Robicheaux series of novels (now 20 volumes), and 2018’s Robicheaux in specific?

Join us next month for a discussion of the Nebraska-set Dark Signal by Shannon Baker, at South Branch on July 26th, 2018.

Discussion of Dennis Lehane’s “Shutter Island”

When the Just Desserts mystery fiction discussion group met on June 29th, 2017, 19 of us enjoyed discussing Shutter Island, a 2006 standalone novel by author Dennis Lehane. Whether or not you attended the actual meeting, you are welcome to share your own thoughts and opinions about Shutter Island, 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 Shutter Island by Dennis Lehane?

Reading Recommendations from Just Desserts members in April 2017

At the April 27th, 2017 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 all 18 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 April 2017:

And here were some non-mystery titles some group members also recommended in April 2017:

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

Discussion of Daniel Silva’s “The Black Widow”

When the Just Desserts mystery fiction discussion group met on April 27th, 2017, 18 of us enjoyed discussing The Black Widow, a 2016 entry in the bestselling Gabriel Allon thriller/suspense/espionage author Daniel Silva. Whether or not you attended the actual meeting, you are welcome to share your own thoughts and opinions about The Black Widow and the Gabriel Allon series, 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 Black Widow and the Gabriel Allon series by Daniel Silva?

John Sandford’s “Field of Prey”

Just Desserts Logo 225fieldofpreyWhen the Just Desserts mystery fiction discussion group met on February 25th, 2016, 20 of us enjoyed discussing Field of Prey, a recent (2014) entry in John Sandford’s hugely popular “Lucas Davenport” series. Whether or not you attended the actual meeting, you are welcome to share your own thoughts and opinions about Field of Prey, or the rest of this series, 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 Field of Prey and the “Lucas Davenport” mystery/thriller series by John Sandford?

JustDesserts100.Just Desserts will be celebrating our 100th meeting on March 31st, 2016 — with a special “super-sized” meeting at the Walt Branch Library (one time only). All attendees will be asked to share some comments about their all-time favorite mystery novel or short-story collection. There will be door prizes and a trivia contest! We hope you’ll join us!

We hope to see you then!