Saturday, May 28, 2016

Mystery Readers Book Group

Mystery Readers Book Group
Sponsored by The Friends of the Library 
(559) 713-2709
For June: This month's theme is animals. Read any mystery featuring an animal!

Next Meeting
June 15 at 6:30pm

Come and bring a friend!!


Lorna Barrett: Tricia Miles, running a mystery bookstore, and the cat Miss Marple, in fictional small-town Stoneham, New Hampshire, a town full of bookstores: Murder Is Binding (2008), Book Clubbed (2014), A Fatal Chapter (2015)
Laurien Berenson: Melanie Travis, a special education teacher who shows her standard poodles in dog shows, in Connecticut: A Pedigree To Die For (1995), Doggie Day Care Murder (2008), Death of a Dog Whisperer (2014)
Barbara Block: Robin Light, a pet store owner in Syracuse, New York:Chutes and Adders (1994), Salt City Blues (2005), No Good Deed (2007)

Todd Borg: Owen McKenna, an ex-San Francisco homicide inspector turned private investigator, and his Harlequin Great Dane, Spot, at Lake Tahoe, California, and Nevada: Tahoe Deathfall (2001), Tahoe Avalanche (2008), Tahoe Blue Fire (2015)
Blaize Clement: Dixie Hemingway, a former sheriff’s deputy, now a professional pet sitter, in Sarasota, Florida: Curiosity Killed the Cat Sitter (2005), Even Cat Sitters Get the Blues (2008), The Cat Sitter’s Whiskers (2015)

Susan Conant: Holly Winter, a dog trainer and magazine columnist in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in the Dog Lovers mysteries: A New Leash on Death (1989), Gaits of Heaven (2006), Sire and Damn (2015)

Sue Henry: Maxine “Maxie” McNab, a 60-something Alaskan widow, exploring the USA in her Winnebago with her faithful companion, miniature dachshund Stretch: The Serpents Trail (2004), The Refuge (2007), The End of the Road (2009)
Linda O. Johnston: Kendra Ballantyne, an attorney and freelance pet sitter in Los Angeles, California: Sit, Stay, Slay (2005), The Fright of the Iguana (2007), Feline Fatale (2010)

David Rosenfelt: Few can rival attorney Andy Carpenter's affection for golden retrievers, especially his own beloved Tara: Open and Shut (2002), Hounded (2014), Who Let the Dog Out? (2015)

Clea Simon: Pru Marlowe, an animal psychic returning to her hometown in the Berkshires, New York: Dogs Don’t Lie (2011), Kittens Can Kill (2015), When Bunnies Go Bad (2016)

Fran Stewart: Biscuit McKee, a librarian, and her cat, Marmalade, in Martinsville, a small town in northern Georgia: Orange as Marmalade (2004), Green as a Garden Hose (2005), Gray as Ashes (2014)