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Recent mystery recommendations from Just Dessert members

March 18, 2010 by sdc

Hey, mystery fans....looking for something good to read?
At the February Just Desserts meeting, after discussing our monthly “assigned” book, we did a round robin at the table, asking attendees to share what mysteries they’d been reading lately that they felt they could recommend. Here’s a list of what genre books were hot right now with this mystery-savvy crowd:
·         Aunt Dimity Down Under  and others in the Aunt Dimity series by Nancy Atherton
·         Whisper in the Blood and other early volumes in the Kate Shugak series * by Dana Stabenow
·         The Lee McKinney mystery series by Joanna Carl
·         Key Lime Pie and others in the Hannah Swensen mystery series by Joanne Fluke
·         The Harper Connelly mystery series by Charlaine Harris
·         Cold Country by Sue Henry
·         The Kevin Kerney mystery series * by Michael McGarrity
·         Fire and Ice on CD, a Joanna Brady/J.P. Beaumont crossover * by J.A. Jance
·         The Return of Solar Pons by August Derleth
·         Watchlist – a collaborative serial thriller by Jeffery Deaver and 21 other thriller writers
·         Talking Detective Fiction by P.D. James
·         Sacrifice by S.J. Bolton
·         What the Dead Know by Laura Lippman
·         And finally…one of our members said he’d read a review in the new issue of Cat Fancy magazine of Shades of Grey, the latest in the Dulcie Schwartz cat-themed mystery series by Clea Simon (not currently in the libraries' collection)
So…what mysteries have you been reading lately that you'd recommend?
(* - series that we've used for a past Just Desserts discussion)

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