The next Mystery Readers' meeting will be held on May 21 from 6:30 - 8:00pm in the Visalia Library's upstairs "blue" meeting room. This month, the choice is a fictional character who drinks. We aren't particular about what they drink.
Some author ideas:
Robert G. Barrett - Les Norton, a nightclub bouncer in Sydney, Australia
Laura Childs - Theodosia Browning, owner of the Indigo Teahouse in Charleston, South Carolina, in the Tea Shop Mysteries
Meg Chittenden - Charlie Plato, a country-western tavern owner, in San Francisco, California
Eoin Colfer - Daniel McEvoy, an Irish bouncer working in a seedy New Jersey bar
Ellen Crosby - Lucie Montgomery, operating her family's winery in Virginia, in the Wine Country mysteries
Charlie Huston - Henry Thompson, a former high school star baseball player, now a bartender with a drinking problem in Paul's Place, on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, New York City
Lee Jackson - Sarah Tanner, the proprietor of the Dining and Coffee Rooms and amateur sleuth, in 1850s London, England
Karen Kijewski - Kat Colorado, a bar-tending private investigator, in Sacramento, California
John Lescroart - Dismas Hardy, ex-cop bartender and ex-Assistant District Attorney turned defense attorney, and Abe Glitsky, a black, Jewish cop, in San Francisco, California
Ann Parker - Inez Stannert, a saloon owner, around 1880 in Leadville, Colorado, in the Silver Rush mysteries
Michele Scott - Nikki Sands, in the Napa Valley, California, in the Wine Lovers mysteries
Robert Skinner - Wesley Farrell, a Creole nightclub owner passing for white, in 1930s New Orleans, Louisiana
For more information, please call 713-2709.