Book Group

The Friends of Mystery Book Group meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. at the Belmont Branch Library (1038 SE Cesar Chavez Blvd.). Please note that some meeting times may vary. See individual months for variations.

2017

August, Not a Sound, by Heather Gudenkauf — Thriller

September, The Waters of Eternal Youth, by Donna Leon — Police procedural in Italy

October, The Merry Misogynist, by Colin Cotterill — Offbeat amateur detective in Laos

November, The Forgotten Girls, by Sarah Blaedel — Psychological thriller

December, TO BE DECIDED UPON

2018

January, The Big Sleep, by Raymond Chandler — Classic private eye

February, Spillover, by David Quammen — Medical thriller

March, The Long and Faraway Gone, by Lou Berney — Retrospective crime thriller

April, Double Whammy, by Carl Hiassen — Amateur detectives on the ocean, humorous

May, The Trespasser, by Tana French — Irish police procedural

June, The Detective’s Daughter, by Leslie Thomson — Amateur detectives in London

July, A Great Reckoning, by Louise Penny — Police procedural in Canada

Questions? contact Martha at: Mragland@efn.org.

Previous Readings

Past Reading Lists

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Bloody Thursdays

Bloody Thursdays will return for the 2017-2018 Season on September 28, 2017 with Spotted Owl Award Winner Robert Dugoni, and in March we’ll be joined by Lou Berney. Additional events will be announced soon.

For our new season, we will be moving to TaborSpace at 5441 SE Belmont St. Portland, OR 97215. Details to come!