The Chatham School Affair
By Thomas Cook
Thursday, October 23 at 1:00 p.m.
Elizabeth Channing arrives in the small Cape Cod village of Chatham in 1926 to teach art at a small boy’s school. She is involved in a scandal that leads to a suicide and a searing trial. Henry, the headmaster’s son, narrates the story and is the only person left who knows what happened.
The Chatham School Affair won the prestigious Edgar Award for best mystery novel of 1997.
Twelve Clues for Christmas
By Rhys Bowen
Thursday, December 4 at 1:00 p.m.
Rhys Bowen’s sixth entry to her Royal Spyness mystery series is a delightful romp to Depression era in England. Lady Georgiana Rannoch answers a classified advertising for a hostess for a posh Christmas gathering in a quaint English village. Georgina finds herself in the middle of a village plagued with mysterious deaths. Georgina discovers a pattern to the deaths, though the clever killer will not be easy to catch.
Books are available for pick-up at the Circulation Desk.
Out of the Easy
by Ruta Sepetys
Wednesday, September 24 at 7:00 p.m.
Josie, the seventeen-year-old daughter of a French Quarter prostitute, is striving to escape 1950 New Orleans and enroll at prestigious Smith College when she becomes entangled in a murder investigation.
Meet the Author: Zarela Veracruz
Saturday, October 11 at 2:00 p.m.
Since 1987, her eponymous “Zarela” set standards of authenticity among New York Mexican restaurants.With two celebrated restaurants and two highly acclaimed cookbooks to her name, Zarela Martínez is considered one of America’s foremost authorities on Mexican cooking. Her work includes cookbooks Food from My Heart, The Food and Life of Oaxaca and Zarela’s Veracruz, the last published in conjunction with her public television series ¡Zarela! La Cocina Veracruzana.
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Book signing will follow.
Field of Prey
By John Sanford
Wednesday, October 29 at 7:00 p.m.
Lucas Davenport investigates the discovery of several bodies in an abandoned Minnesota farmyard, discovering the work of a local serial killer who has been murdering one victim every summer for years.
The First Phone Call from Heaven
By Mitch Albom
Wednesday, November 26 at 7:00 p.m.
The story is about a small town on Lake Michigan that gets worldwide attention when its citizens start receiving phone calls from the afterlife. Is it the greatest miracle ever or a massive hoax? Sully Harding, a grief-stricken single father, is determined to find out.