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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. 

2020 Book Picks

January: Star of the North by D.B. John (Korea)

February: The Golden Egg by Donna Leon (Venice) THIS MONTH WE WILL MEET ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25

March: The Paragon Hotel   by Lyndsay Faye

April: Flowers Over the Inferno  by Ilaria Tuti (Italy) 

May: River of Darkness by Rennie Airth (England, classic)

June: Iced in Paradise by Naomi Hirahara  (Hawaii)

July: The Awkward Squad  by Sophie Henaff  (French)

August: The Long Call  by Anne Cleeve (England, book one in new series)





Star of the North: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525573852
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Broadway Books - February 26th, 2019

The Golden Egg (Commissario Guido Brunetti Mysteries) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780802122421
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Grove Press - March 11th, 2014

Flowers over the Inferno Cover Image
By Ilaria Tuti, Ekin Oklap (Translated by)
ISBN: 9781641291255
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Soho Crime - March 24th, 2020

The Paragon Hotel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780735210776
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - December 3rd, 2019

River of Darkness: The First John Madden Mystery (A John Madden Mystery #1) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780143035701
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Books - May 31st, 2005

Iced in Paradise: A Leilani Santiago Hawai'i Mystery Cover Image
ISBN: 9781945551598
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Prospect Park Books - September 3rd, 2019

The Awkward Squad Cover Image
ISBN: 9781681440026
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: MacLehose Press - March 5th, 2019

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The Long Call (The Two Rivers Series #1) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250204455
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Minotaur Books - July 28th, 2020