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Monday, 14 January 2019 10:39

Kingdom of the Blind

Still coping with the events that led to his suspension, Armand Gamache is curious when he discovers that an elderly woman who was a complete stranger to him has named him as one of the executors of her will.

 

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Friday, 04 January 2019 12:54

The Mystery of Three Quarters

Accused by strangers of trying to set them up for murder, Hercule Poirot teams up with Scotland Yard policeman Edward Catchpool to investigate the drowning death of an elderly man. A Monday Mystery Book Discussion Book.

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Monday, 17 December 2018 11:51

Once Upon a River

A dark midwinter’s night in an ancient inn on the Thames. The regulars are entertaining themselves by telling stories when the door bursts open on an injured stranger. In his arms is the drowned corpse of a little child. Hours later the dead girl stirs, takes a breath and returns to life. Is it a miracle? Is it magic? Or can it be explained by science?

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Tuesday, 11 December 2018 11:42

Elevation

In small-town Castle Rock, Scott Carey is losing weight and barely gets along with the married lesbians next door. But as the town resists the couple's efforts to open a restaurant, Scott confronts his own prejudices and intervenes to help, even as his mysterious illness inspires compassion.

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Wednesday, 28 November 2018 19:06

The Travelling Cat Chronicles

An ode to kindness, sacrifice, and the power of small things traces the experiences of adventurous Nana the cat and his owner, Satoru, as they embark on a road trip across Japan to visit three old friends.

 

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Monday, 26 November 2018 11:24

American by Day

Police Chief Inspector Sigrid Odegard departs Oslo for the United States to search for her missing brother, a quest that plunges her into the political minefields and backwoods undercurrents of the Adirondacks. A Monday Mystery book discussion selection.

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Saturday, 24 November 2018 10:25

My Sister, The Serial Killer

Realizing that her beautiful, beloved younger sister has murdered yet another boyfriend, an embittered Nigerian woman works to direct suspicion away from the family, until a handsome doctor she fancies asks for her sister's number.

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Wednesday, 21 November 2018 10:23

A Ladder to the Sky

Aspiring writer Maurice Swift, whose desire for fame exceeds his talent, uses a chance meeting with celebrated novelist Erich Ackermann to obtain secrets about Ackermann's WWII activities, which becomes material for his first novel.

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Wednesday, 14 November 2018 14:56

Shade: A Tale of Two Presidents

The former official White House photographer compares the most recent two administrations via photos of Barack Obama side-by-side with tweets, headlines and quotes from the Trump administration.

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Tuesday, 06 November 2018 10:26

November Road

A street lieutenant for a New Orleans mob boss flees when his knowledge about JFK's assassination makes him a target, a situation that is dangerously complicated by his relationship with housewife escaping a failed marriage.

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