Virtual Mystery Book Group

This group is a permanently virtual book group focusing on all kinds of mysteries. We will explore a new Theme for 3 months in a row at 3 times during the year.

It meets 9 times a year by Zoom on a Wednesday from 4:30-5:30 during the months of January-March, May-July and September-November.

You can join for one session, all sessions or any time a book or theme interests you. Register in the library’s Event calendar to have a Zoom Link will be sent to you before the meeting.  Please send questions and theme or book suggestions to Phoebe Acheson , Facilitator. 

Next Theme : Cozy Mysteries

Books that include the components of classic mystery —suspense, misdirection, intrigue, and some degree of criminality—while forgoing violence and profanity.

Meeting on September 14, 2022 Murder at the Vicarage by Agatha Christie. Miss Marple’s first mystery in what is considered the first cozy mystery series! All versions in CLAMS

Meeting on October 12, 2022 Murder on Cape Cod by Maddie Day. First in the Cozy Capers Book Club Mystery series set on the fictitious Cape Cod town of Westham, which is clearly based on Falmouth. All versions in CLAMS

Meeting on November 9, 2022 The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman. In a peaceful retirement village, four unlikely friends meet weekly in the Jigsaw Room to discuss unsolved crimes; together they call themselves The Thursday Murder Club. This widely popular book is written by a well-known UK entertainer and in 2021 was the fastest-selling crime debut of all time. All versions in CLAMS