Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Mystery Readers Book Group, Wed 10/18 at 6:30, Visalia Library


Nancy Atherton - Aunt Dimity, a romantic ghost in England
Jeffrey Cohen - Alison Kerby, a guesthouse owner with 2 unexpected ghost guests in her newly acquired Jersey Shore Victorian
Shirley Damsgaard - Ophelia Jensen, a reluctant witch who is a librarian, and her grandmother Abby, in a small town in Iowa
Charlaine Harris - Harper Connelly, a lightning survivor who can find bodies, and her stepbrother Tolliver, in Sarne, AR
Alice Kimberly - Penelope Thornton-McClure, a bookshop owner, and Jack Shepard, the store’s resident ghost-sleuth, in Quindicott, RI
P.D. Martin - Sophie Anderson, a transplanted Australian who has premonitions working as an FBI profiler, based in Quantico, VA
Clea Simon - Dulcie Schwartz, a Harvard doctoral candidate living in Cambridge, MA, and the ghost of her cat Mr. Grey
Peggy Webb - Elvis Presley, a reincarnated basset hound, Callie Valentine Jones, a hairdresser at her Uncle Charlie’s mortuary, and Lovie, a caterer, near Tupelo, MS
P.N. Elrod - Jack Fleming, a 1930s reporter turned vampire in Chicago, IL
Laurell K. Hamilton - Anita Blake, a police consultant and vampire hunter
Charlaine Harris - Sookie Stackhouse, a cocktail waitress and telepath, and her vampire boyfriend, Bill, in small town Louisiana
Charlie Huston - Joe Pitt, a rogue private investigator and vampire, in Manhattan, NYC


Patricia Highsmith - Non-series psychological suspense including Strangers on a Train
Barbara Michaels - books of suspense, often with supernatural overtones.
Barbara Vine - Non-series psychological suspense
Minette Walters - Non-series psychological suspense, including The Icehouse

Suspense or Thrillers

Donna Anders - Non-series books
Nicci French - Non-series books
Rosamund Lupton - Non-series books
Barbara Michaels - Non-series books
Barbara Vine - Non-series books
Minette Walters - Non-series books
Jeffrey Anderson - Non-series books
William Boyd - Non-series books
Warren Fahy - Nell Duckworth, a botanist, and Geoffrey Binswanger, a biologist, investigaters
Anthony Flacco - Shane Nightingale, a 12-year-old orphaned in the 1906 earthquake, and Randall Blackburn, a homicide detective who adopts him, in San Francisco
Robert Harris - The Ghost (2008 Thriller Award for Best Novel)
Carla Buckley - The Things That Keep Us Here (Finalist 2011 Thriller Award for Best 1st Novel)
Jeff Abbott - Panic (Finalist 2006 Thriller Award for Best Novel)
Chris Morgan Jones - An Agent of Deceit (Finalist 2011 Steel Dagger Award)