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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. 

2019 Book Picks

January: Widows of Malabar Hill by Sujata Massey (India)

February: An Elderly Lady Is Up to No Good by Helene Turston (Sweden)

March: Devil in a Blue Dress by Walter Mosley (LA ‘50’s)

April: Snowblind by Ragnar Jónasson (Iceland)

May: The Master Key by Masako Togawa (Japan)

June: The Reaper by Peter Lovesey (England)

July: Heart of Barkness by Spencer Quinn (Skype)

August: Transcription by Kate Atkinson

September: Auntie Poldi and the Sicilian Lions by Mario Giordano (Italy)

October: The Department of Sensitive Crimes by Alexander McCall Smith

November:  The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Gailbraith

December: A Maigret Christmas and Other Stories by Georges Simenon

 

The Widows of Malabar Hill (A Perveen Mistry Novel #1) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781616959760
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Soho Crime - November 20th, 2018

An Elderly Lady Is Up to No Good Cover Image
By Helene Tursten, Marlaine Delargy (Translated by)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781641290111
Availability: Usually Ships in 2-3 Days
Published: Soho Crime - November 6th, 2018

Devil in a Blue Dress: An Easy Rawlins Novel (Easy Rawlins Mystery #1) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780743451796
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Washington Square Press - September 17th, 2002

Snowblind: Stories of Alpine Obsession Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781619024533
Availability: Usually Ships in 2-3 Days
Published: Counterpoint LLC - March 17th, 2015

The Master Key (Pushkin Vertigo #19) Cover Image
By Masako Togawa, Simon Grove (Translated by)
$13.95
ISBN: 9781782273639
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Pushkin Vertigo - March 27th, 2018

The Reaper Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781569473085
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Published: Soho Crime - July 1st, 2003

Heart of Barkness (A Chet & Bernie Mystery #9) Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781250297723
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Published: Forge Books - July 2nd, 2019

Transcription: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316176668
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Published: Back Bay Books - April 23rd, 2019

Auntie Poldi and the Sicilian Lions (An Auntie Poldi Adventure #1) Cover Image
By Mario Giordano, John Brownjohn (Translated by)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781328588784
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Published: Mariner Books - February 5th, 2019

The Department of Sensitive Crimes: A Detective Varg Novel (1) (Detective Varg Series) Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781524748210
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Published: Pantheon - April 16th, 2019

The Cuckoo's Calling (A Cormoran Strike Novel) Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780316206853
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Mulholland Books - April 29th, 2014

A Maigret Christmas: And Other Stories (Inspector Maigret) Cover Image
By Georges Simenon, David Coward (Translated by)
$13.00
ISBN: 9780241356746
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Books - October 30th, 2018

The Execution of Justice (Pushkin Vertigo #24) Cover Image
By Friedrich Duerrenmatt, John E. Woods (Translated by)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781782273875
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Pushkin Vertigo - April 2nd, 2019