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Mystery Book Club Archive


May- Absolution by Murder: Peter Tremayne

June- Through the Evil Days: Julia Spencer-Fleming


November 5 Broken Harbor by Tana French

October 1 Faithful Place by Tana French

September 3 The Likeness by Tana French

August 6 The Case of the Missing Books by Ian Sansom

June 4 Sister by Rosamund Lupton

May 7 In the Woods by Tana French

April 2 One Was A Soldier by Julia Spencer Fleming

March 5 I Shall Not Want by Julia Spencer Fleming

February 5 All Mortal Flesh by Julia Spencer-Fleming

January 8 To Darkness and Death by Julia Spencer-Fleming


November 6 Out of the Deep I Cry by Julia Spencer-Fleming

October 2 A Fountain Filled With Blood by Julia Spencer Fleming

September 4 In the Bleak Midwinter by Julia Spencer-Fleming

August 7 The Crossing Places by Elly Griffiths

June 5 Mrs. De Winter by Susan Hill

May 1Martha Grimes’ The Old Wine Shades: A Richard Jury Mystery

April 3 Sarah Dunant’s Birth Marks

March 6 Colin Cotterill’s The Coroner’s Lunch

February 7 Matthew Pearl’s The Last Dickens

January 3Helen MacInnes’ Above Suspicion


November 1 Arnaldur Indriðason’s Hypothermia

October 4Harold Schechter’s Nevermore

September 6 Daphne Du Maurier — Reader’s Choice

August 2 John T. Lescroart’s The Vig

June 7 Laura Lippman’s Baltimore Blues: A Tess Monaghan Novel

May 3 Susanna Gregory’s A Plague on Both Your Houses

April 5Carolyn Parkhurst’s The Nobodies Album

March 1 Deborah Blum’s The Poisoner’s Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York

February 1 Denise Mina’s The Field of Blood

January 4Henning Mankell’s The Man from Beijing


November 2 Linda Fairstein’s Hell Gate

October 5 Julia Spencer-Fleming’s In the Bleak Midwinter

September 7 Cora Harrison’s The Sting of Justice : a Mystery of Medieval Ireland

August 3 Cara Black’s Murder on the Rue de Paradis

June 1 Asa Larsson’s The Blood Spilt

May 4 Kate Kingsbury’s Shrouds of Holly

April 6 Alan Bradley’s The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie

March 2Val McDermid’s A Darker Domain

February 2 Edmund Crispin’s The Case of the Gilded Fly

January 5 Jedediah Berry’s The Manual of Detection


November 3 Christopher Fowler’s Full Dark House: A Peculiar Crimes Unit Mystery

October 6 Karen Harper’s The Poyson Garden: An Elizabethan Mystery

September 1 Margaret Maron’s Bootlegger’s Daughter

August 4 Miriam Grace Monfredo’s The Stalking Horse

June 2 Stieg Larsson’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Wednesday, May 6 Jill McGown’s Murder at the Old Vicarage

April 1Ellis Peters’ Fallen into the Pit

March 4 Susan Hill’s The Various Haunts of Men: A Simon Serrallier Mystery

February 4 Agatha Christie’s Murder at the Vicarage

January 7 Lyndsey Davis’ Silver Pigs


November 19 Mary Stewart’s Nine Coaches Waiting

October 15 Ngaio Marsh’s Hand in Glove

September 17 Kjell Eriksson’s The Princess of Burundi

August 20 David Carkeet’s Double Negative

June 18 Margery Allingham’s Mystery Mile

May 21 Robert Barnard’s Out of the Blackout

April 16 Lisa Scottoline’s Final Appeal

March 19 Michael Chabon’s The Yiddish Policeman’s Union

February 20Alexander McCall Smith’s The Sunday Philosophy Club

January 16 Minette Walters’ The Scold’s Bridle


November 14 Elizabeth Peters’ Lion in the Valley: An Amelia Peabody Mystery

October 17 Ian Rankin’s Resurrection Men

September 18 Joan Hess’ Muletrain to Maggody

August 21 Karin Fossum’s Don’t Look Back

June 19 Pavel Kohout’s The The Widow Killer

May 15 Bruce Alexander’s Watery Grave

April 17 M.C. Beaton’s Death of a Macho Man

March 20 Batya Gur’s Saturday Morning Murder

February 20P.D. James’ An Unsuitable Job for a Woman

January 16 Arnaldur Indridason’s Jar City: A Reykjavik Thriller


November 21st Anne Perry’s The Cater Street Hangman

October 17th Tess Gerritsen’s The Surgeon

September 19th Karin Slaughter’s Blindsighted

August 15th Elizabeth George’s A Great Deliverance

June 20th Margaret Anne Barnes’ Murder in Coweta County

May 16th Donna Andrews’ Murder with Peacocks

April 18th Jacqueline Winspear’s Maisie Dobbs

March 21stColin Dexter’s Last Bus to Woodstock

February 21st Truman Capote’s In Cold Blood

January 17th Kathy Reichs’ Déjὰ Dead


November 15th Sue Grafton’s “A” is for Alibi

October 18th Anne Perry’s The Face of a Stranger

September 20th Henning Mankell’s The Dogs of Riga

August 16th Jasper Fforde’s The Eyre Affair

June 21st P.D. James’ A Certain Justice

May 17th Wilkie Collins’ The Moonstone

April 21st Georges Simenon’s Maigret’s Boyhood Friend

March 15th Dorothy Sayers’ Gaudy Night

February 15th Agatha Christie’s Secret Adversary

January 18th Carl Hiaasen’s Stormy Weather


November 16th Boris Akunin’s The Winter Queen: A Novel

October 19th Matthew Pearl’s The Dante Club: A Novel

September 21st Dan Brown’s Angels and Demons

August 17th Stephanie Barron’s Jane and the Ghosts of Netley

June 15th Katherine Neville’s The Eight

May 18th James Ellroy’s My Dark Places

April 20th Ruth Rendell’s Adam and Eve and Pinch Me

March 16th Josephine Tey’s Daughter of Time

February 17th Harlan Coben’s Tell No One

January 20th Dashiell Hammett’s The Thin Man


November 18th Stephen Dobyns’ The Church of Dead Girls

October 21st Alexander McCall Smith’s The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency

September 16th G.K. Chesterton’s The Man Who Was Thursday

August 19th Sharyn McCrumb’s The Ballad of Frankie Silver

June 17th Anne George’s Murder on a Girl’s Night Out

May 20th Iris Johansen’s The Face of Deception

Apr 15th Virginia Lanier’s Death in Bloodhound Red

Mar 18th Laurie R. King’s The Beekeeper’s Apprentice

Feb 18th Dennis Lehane’s Mystic River