Bloody Thursdays

Bloody Thursdays take place five times per year in September, November, January, March, and May. Meetings open with a reception at 7:00pm, with the presentation at 7:30pm. Every meeting is free and open to the public.

For the 2020–2021 Season, we will be hosting all events on Zoom. Check out our announcement for more information.

Looking ahead to the 2021-2022 Season, we plan to continue on Zoom for the first two events, and hope to return to in person events in January 2022.

2020-2021 Season

  • October 1, 2020: Spotted Owl winner Robert Dugoni
  • November 19, 2020: Robert C. Donnelly, author of Dark Rose: Organized Crime and Corruption in Portland (re-scheduled from March 26, 2020)
  • January 28, 2021: S. A. Cosby, author of Blacktop Wasteland, interviewed by the 2020 Shamus winner James DF Hannah
  • March 25, 2021: Chris Holm and Katrina Niidas Holm in conversation
  • May 27,  2021: Cara Black, author of the Aimée Leduc mystery series

2021-2022 Season

Starting with our 2021-2022 Season, books by our Bloody Thursday guests will be available from Annie Bloom's Books. Check out the Friends of Mystery book page.

  • September 23, 2021: Tracy Clark, Mary Keliikoa, and Elle Marr
  • November 18, 2021: Lisa Jackson and Nancy Bush in conversation
  • January 27, 2022: TBD
  • March 24, 2022: TBD
  • May 26, 2022: TBD

Cara Black on ZoomMiss our May 2021 Event? Watch Online Anytime!

If you weren’t able to join us for Cara Black’s visit with Friends of Mystery on Zoom, no problem! You can watch it online whenever you like.

Check it out!
Use the passcode: cpK8ciE@

Katrina and Chris HolmMiss our March 2021 Event? Watch Online Anytime!

If you weren’t able to join us for Chris and Katrina Holm’s visit with Friends of Mystery on Zoom, no problem! You can watch it online whenever you like.

Check it out!
Use the passcode: 3m+Zw01@

Bob Dugoni on ZoomMiss our September 2020 Event? Watch Online Anytime!

If you weren’t able to join us for Robert Dugoni’s visit with Friends of Mystery on Zoom, no problem! You can watch it online whenever you like.

Check it out!
Use the passcode: D*39OZpt

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Bloody Thursdays

Our 2020-2021 Season opens on October 1st on Zoom with Robert Dugoni, the winner of the 2020 Spotted Owl Award. Our November speaker is Robert Donnelly, author of Dark Rose: Organized Crime and Corruption in Portland. In 2021 we welcome authors S.A. Cosby, James DF Hannah, Chris Holm, and Katrina Niidas Holm, and Cara Black.

For 2020-2021, Bloody Thursdays will be hosted online with Zoom. Sign-up for our newsletter to get more details.