VB Reads...Bellingham Mysterians: A Book Group for Mystery Readers

Do you love a mystery? So do we! The Bellingham Mysterians is a book group for adults who are fans of the genre in all its sub-categories and micro-niches. If you’re interested in discovering new authors, sharing your favorite books, and exploring fresh twists on old themes, then join us every third Tuesday of the month at 4pm upstairs in the Writers' Corner. Authors DO NOT attend. Follow us @bhammysterians on Twitter or click here to add us on facebook for updates on all things mysterious.

 


Devil in a Blue Dress: Featuring an Original Easy Rawlins Short Story
$16.00
ISBN: 9780743451796
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Washington Square Press - September 17th, 2002

Tuesday, November 21st, 4:00pm

Set in the late 1940s, in the African-American community of Watts, Los Angeles, Devil in a Blue Dress follows Easy Rawlins, a black war veteran just fired from his job at a defense plant. Easy is drinking in a friend's bar, wondering how he'll meet his mortgage, when a white man in a linen suit walks in, offering good money if Easy will simply locate Miss Daphne Monet, a blonde beauty known to frequent black jazz clubs.


The Godwulf Manuscript Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780440129615
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Dell - December 5th, 1992

Tuesday, December 19th, 4:00pm

Spenser earned his degree in the school of hard knocks, so he is ready when a Boston university hires him to recover a rare, stolen manuscript. He is hardly surpised that his only clue is a radical student with four bullets in his chest.The cops are ready to throw the book at the pretty blond coed whose prints are all over the murder weapon but Spenser knows there are no easy answers. He tackles some very heavy homework and knows that if he doesn't finish his assignment soon, he could end up marked "D" -- for dead.


Maisie Dobbs Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781616954079
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Soho Crime - June 3rd, 2014

Tuesday, January 16th, 4:00pm

Ten years after the Armistice, in the spring of 1929, Maisie sets out on her own as a private investigator, one who has learned that coincidences are meaningful, and truth elusive. Her very first case involves suspected infidelity but reveals something very different. In the aftermath of the Great War, a former officer has founded a working farm known as The Retreat, that acts as a convalescent refuge for ex-soldiers too shattered to resume normal life. When Fate brings Maisie a second case involving The Retreat, she must finally confront the ghost that has haunted her for over a decade.