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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. 

 

2018 Book Picks

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

February: Burial Rites (Iceland)   by Hannah Kent

March: After the Crash (France)  by Michel Bussi

April: Abracadabra  (United States) byt David Kranes

May: The Dry (Australia) by Jane Harper

June: My Darling Detective (Nova Scotia) by Howard Norman

July: Magpie Murders (England) by Anthony Horowitz

August: White Heat  (Canada/Greenland) by M.J. McGrath

September: Holiday, no book group

October: Betryal at Iga (Japan) by Susan Spann

November: Spider Woman's Daughter (US, Southwest) by Anne Hillerman

December: The Raven in the Foregate (Historical England) by Ellis Peters

The Dry Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781250105622
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Flatiron Books - January 2nd, 2018

My Darling Detective Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781328916273
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Mariner Books - March 20th, 2018

Magpie Murders: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062645234
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper Perennial - March 27th, 2018

White Heat: The First Edie Kiglatuk Mystery Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780143120964
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Penguin Books - July 31st, 2012

Betrayal at IGA: A Hiro Hattori Novel (Shinobi Mystery #5) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781633882775
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Seventh Street Books - July 11th, 2017

Spider Woman's Daughter: A Leaphorn & Chee Novel Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062420589
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper Paperbacks - April 7th, 2015

The Raven in the Foregate (Brother Cadfael Mysteries #12) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780446405348
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Mysterious Press - April 30th, 2009

The Winter Queen (Erast Fandorin Mysteries) Cover Image
By Boris Akunin, Andrew Bromfield (Translator)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780812968774
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House Trade - March 9th, 2004

Burial Rites Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780316243926
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Back Bay Books - April 1st, 2014

After the Crash Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780316309691
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Hachette Books - January 3rd, 2017

Abracadabra Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781943859443
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: University of Nevada Press - November 15th, 2017