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Friends of Mystery Welcomes J. David Osborne

On May 26, 2016, Friends of Mystery welcomes J. David Osborne to close out the 2015-2016 Bloody Thursday season. J. David Osborne is the publisher-in-chief of Broken River Books, an indie crime fiction press dedicated to bringing you weird, transgressive pulp novels...

Friends of Mystery Book Sale

We will be holding our Annual Book Sale at our final Bloody Thursday of the 2015-2016 Season, May 26, 2016. Choose from first edition and advanced reader copy mysteries and thrillers. All proceeds go to support the Friends of Mystery. And after the sale, stay to hear...

Cameron to Speak at Stayton Library

Spotted Owl Winner Bill Cameron will be speaking at the Stayton, Oregon Library on Thursday, March 24th at 7:00pm. Bill will discuss his work and the mysteries he loves. Learn...

Bloody Thursday Move to The Old Church

Starting with our January Bloody Thursday, the Friends of Mystery is moving to The Old Church. This beautiful location in downtown Portland is known by many as a destination for lectures, musical performances, and other public events. To kick off our tenure at The Old...

Talking Mystery at Annie Bloom’s Books

Portland mystery fans! A trio of amazing authors — Stephanie Gayle,  Bill Cameron and  Lisa Alber — will be at Annie Bloom's Books on Tuesday, November 10. 2015 at 7:00pm. Fellow mystery author Cindy Brown will moderate this impressive lineup. More info about the...

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Bloody Thursdays

Upcoming Bloody Thursdays

March 23, 2017
Robert Wollheim, retired judge

May 25, 2017
Young Adult Mystery Panel: Jenn Bosworth, Bill Cameron, Kelly Garrett, and Sheryl Scarsborough

Please note: Bloody Thursday takes place at, The Old Church.