Midday Mysteries Book Group

Past Titles


  • The Bone Collector by Jeffery Deaver
  • Love Lies Bleeding by Susan Wittig Albert
  • The Litigators by John Grisham


  • Duck the Halls by Donna Andrews
  • Crime Scene by Jonathan & Jesse Kellerman
  • Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
  • The Book of Lies by Brad Meltzer
  • Slipping into Darkness by Peter Blauner
  • Close Your Eyes by Iris Johansen
  • Iron Lake by William Kent Krueger
  • Dark of the Moon by John Sandford
  • The Lying Gameby Ruth Ware
  • Sworn to Silenceby Linda Castillo
  • The Chocolate Cupid Killings by JoAnna Carl
  • Plum Island by Nelson DeMille


  • Last Ragged Breath by Julia Keller
  • Where’d You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple
  • Land of Careful Shadows by Suzanne Chazin
  • Gun Street Girl by Adrian McKinty
  • The Long and Faraway Gone by Lou Berney
  • The Killing Lessons by Saul Black
  • Descent by Tim Johnston
  • This Dark Road to Mercy by Wiley Cash
  • The Suspect by Michael Robotham
  • Buttercream Bump Off by Jenn McKinlay
  • The Day She Died by Catriona McPherson


  • The Christmas Train by David Baldacci
  • Little Black Lies by Sharon Bolton
  • The Mountain Between Us by Charles Martin
  • The Black Hour by Lori Rader-Day
  • Dry Bones in the Valley by Tom Bouman
  • The Life We Bury by Allen Eskens
  • Invisible City by Julia Dahl
  • The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith
  • The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
  • The Inner Circle by Brad Meltzer
  • Killing Cupid by Laura Levine
  • The Tourist by Olen Steinhauer


  • Deck the Halls by Mary Higgins Clark
  • The Keeper of Lost Causes by Jussi Adler-Olsen
  • The Cove by Ron Rash
  • The Kill Artist by Daniel Silva
  • American Assassin by Vince Flynn
  • The Girl with Braided Hair by Margaret Coel
  • In the Woods by Tana French
  • The Tale of Holly How by Susan Wittig Albert
  • The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith
  • Finding Nouf by Zoe Ferraris
  • Chocolate Covered Murder by Leslie Meier
  • The Cat Who Went Into the Closet by Lilian Jackson Braun


  • The Big Book of Christmas Mysteries by Otto Penzler
  • Ghost Hero by S.J. Rozan
  • Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger
  • The Other Woman by Hank Ryan
  • Spider Woman’s Daughter by Anne Hillerman
  • The Last Policeman by Ben Winters
  • The Expats by Chris Pavone
  • Wicked Girls by Alex Marwood
  • Red Sparrow by Jason Matthews
  • The Valentine’s Day Murder by Lee Harris
  • Cover of Snow by Jenny Milchman
  • Bent Road by Lori Roy


  • The Big Book of Christmas Mysteries by Otto Penzler
  • The Lock Artist by Steve Hamilton
  • The Call of the Wild by Jack London
  • Standing in Another Man’s Grave by Ian Rankin
  • Privileged Information by Stephen White
  • Operator by David Vinjamuri
  • Not a Girl Detective by Susan Kandel
  • If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things by Jon McGregor
  • Death’s Domain by Alex Matthews
  • Spy Killer by L. Ron Hubbard
  • Postern of Fate by Agatha Christie
  • Guardian of the Horizon by Elizabeth Peters


  • Plum Pudding Murder by Joanne Fluke
  • Harvest of Murder by Ann Ripley
  • Dear Life by Alice Munro
  • Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin
  • The Cove by Catherine Coulter
  • Doc by Mary Doria Russell
  • The Bride Collector by Ted Dekker
  • I’d Know You Anywhere by Laura Lippman
  • Death of a Valentine by M.C. Beaton
  • The Devil’s Punch Bowl by Greg Iles


  • Christmas at the Mysterious Bookshop by Otto Penzler
  • Strangers at the Feast by Jennifer Vanderbes  
  • Red Cell by John Kalkowski
  • The Hearse You Came In On by Tim Cockey
  • The Dawn Patrol by Don Winslow
  • The Ice House by Minette Walters
  • Track of the Cat by Nevada Barr
  • Still Life by Louise Penny
  • Deadly Valentine by Carolyn Hart
  • The Virgin of Small Plains by Nancy Pickard    


  • We Wish You a Merry Murder by Valerie Wolzien
  • If I’d Killed Him When I Met Him by Sharyn McCrumb
  • The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley
  • The Codicil by Tom Topor
  • The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde
  • Birds of a Feather by Jacqueline Winspear
  • Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear
  • Murder With Peacocks by Donna Andrews
  • Monkeewrench by P.J. Tracy
  • Her Royal Spyness by Rhys Bowen
  • In the Bleak Midwinter by Julia Spencer-Fleming


  • A Christmas Journey by Anne Perry
  • The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
  • The Spellman Files by Lisa Lutz
  • The Surgeon by Tess Gerritsen
  • Odds Against by Dick Francis
  • Down River by John Hart
  • Undercurrents by Ridley Pearson
  • Envy by Sandra Brown
  • Deja Dead by Kathy Reichs
  • Catered Valentine’s Day by Isis Crawford
  • Point Deception by Marcia Muller


  • All Through the Night by Mary Higgins Clark
  • A Drink Before the War by Dennis Lehane
  • The Madonnas of Leningrad by Debra Dean
  • Eye of the Storm by Jack Higgins
  • The Perfect Husband by Lisa Gardner
  • Goodnight Irene by Jan Burke
  • Blindsighted by Karin Slaughter
  • Christine Falls by Benjamin Black
  • The Trouble With Valentine’s Day by Rachel Gibson
  • Contents Under Pressure by Edna Buchanan


  • Candy Cane Murder by Joanna Fluke
  • Dead Irish by John Lescroart
  • A Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket
  • Family Honor by Robert B. Parker
  • Cimarron Rose by James Lee Burke
  • Murder in the White House by Margaret Truman
  • Night Sins by Tami Hoag
  • When the Bough Breaks by Jonathan Kellerman
  • The Blessing Way by Tony Hillerman
  • A for Alibi by Sue Grafton


  • Rest You Merry by Charlotte MacLeod
  • Degree of Guilt by Richard North Patterson
  • The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman
  • First to Die by James Patterson
  • The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler
  • Blue Hour by T. Jefferson Parker
  • Booked to Die by John Dunning
  • Everywhere That Mary Went by Lisa Scottoline
  • Indemnity Only by Sara Paretsky
  • Prelude to Terror by Helen MacInnes


  • The Black Echo by Michael Connelly
  • Catering to Nobody by Diane Mott Davidson
  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling
  • Last Man Standing by David Baldacci
  • Desert Heat by J.A. Jance
  • Rules of Prey by John Sandford
  • One for the Money by Janet Evanovich
  • Postmortem by Patricia Cornwell
  • One False Move by Alex Kava
  • The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown
  • Better Off Wed by Laura Durham
  • The Bourne Identity by Robert Ludlum


  • Aunt Dimity’s Christmas by Nancy Atherton
  • The Beekeeper’s Apprentice by Laurie King
  • Deal Breaker by Harlan Coben
  • Cop Hater by Ed McBain
  • Nightmare in Pink by John McDonald
  • Long After Midnight by Iris Johansen
  • The Monkey’s Raincoat by Robert Crais
  • Southampton Row by Anne Perry
  • Open Season by C.J. Box
  • The Spy Who Came in From the Cold by John le Carré
  • Dating Dead Men by Harley Jane Kozak
  • Killing Floor by Lee Child

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