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Mystery Book Discussion Group at North Torrance Library 

All discussions are free - no registration is required. 
Just read the book prior to the meeting!
For more information, contact: North Torrance Library 3604 Artesia Blvd., Torrance 310-323-7200

You can view a list of our previous selections here.

Monday August 6, 2018
Track of the Cat by Nevada Barr
Patrolling the remote West Texas backcountry, Anna Pigeon’s first job as a national park ranger is marred by violence she thought she had left behind: the brutal death of a fellow ranger. When the cause of death is chalked up to a mountain lion attack it’s up to her to save the protected cats from the politics and prejudices of the locals—and prove the kill was the work of a species far less rare – Amazon.com

Monday September 10, 2018 at 6:30 PM
Gun, with Occasional Music by Jonathan Lethem
In a bizarre, noir world shared by people and intelligent animals, Conrad Metcalf, a human private detective, finds one of his cases has drawn him into a conflict between gangsters and the Inquisitor's office - Novelist. 

Monday October 1, 2018 at 6:30PM
The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith

Then John Bristow walks through his door with an amazing story: His sister, the legendary supermodel Lula Landry, known to her friends as the Cuckoo, famously fell to her death a few months earlier. The police ruled it a suicide, but John refuses to believe that. The case plunges Strike into the world of multimillionaire beauties, rock-star boyfriends, and desperate designers, and it introduces him to every variety of pleasure, enticement, seduction, and delusion known to man - Amazon.com.

Monday November 5, 2018
The Keeper of Lost Causes by Jussi Adler-Olsen

Chief detective Carl Morck, recovering from what he thought was a career-destroying gunshot wound, is relegated to cold cases and becomes immersed in the five-year disappearance of a politician – Novelist.

Monday December 3, 2018
The Suspect by Michael Robotham

Joe O'Loughlin, a psychologist faced with a recent diagnosis of Parkinson's disease, confronts a conspiracy against him after he becomes the prime suspect in the brutal murder of a woman with whom he once had a relationship - librarything.com.