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Armchair Travel Mystery

Someone once said, "A novel is a chance to try on a different life for size." Readers of mysteries try out "good and evil" in a safe setting. In this book club not only will we try on different lives but also different locations. This is a chance to look at the world from the security of The Kings English Bookshop and discuss style, content and feelings of writers in exotic landscapes. We will read books from Japan, Scandinavia, England, France, and America.

Armchair Travel Mystery meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. It is open to the public.

Contact Wendy Foster-Leigh for details. 


Upcoming 2017-2018 Book Picks

September:  Full Dark House (Bryant and May of the Peculiar Crimes Unit), Christopher Fowler

October: The Crow Trap, Ann Cleeves (Vera mystery set in northern England)

November: Smoke,  Dan Vyleta  (historical/ mysterious)

December: Mystery in White, J.Jefferson Farjeon (Christmas mystery written in 1937)

January: The Winter Queen, Boris Akunin (Russian historical mystery) 

February: Burial Rites (Iceland)   Hannah Kent

March: After the Crash (France)  Michel Bussi

Full Dark House Cover Image
ISBN: 9780553385533
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Bantam - September 30th, 2008

The Crow Trap: The First Vera Stanhope Mystery Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250122742
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Minotaur Books - February 21st, 2017

Smoke Cover Image
ISBN: 9781101910405
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Anchor Books - June 27th, 2017

Mystery in White Cover Image
ISBN: 9781464206634
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Poisoned Pen Press - October 4th, 2016

The Winter Queen Cover Image
By Boris Akunin, Andrew Bromfield (Translator)
ISBN: 9780812968774
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House Trade - March 9th, 2004

Burial Rites Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316243926
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Back Bay Books - April 1st, 2014

After the Crash Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316309691
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Hachette Books - January 3rd, 2017