Mystery Book Groups

Carole Shmurak leads two regularly scheduled Mystery Book Groups in  Simsbury and Wallingford. She is also the founder of the Mystery Group in Farmington.View the posts below for more information on each group.

The Farmington Mystery Group

The Farmington Mystery Group

This group meets the second Thursday of every month, 7:00 p.m., in Board Room #1 at the Farmington Public Library. We read both classic and contemporary mysteries, and books are chosen by the members of the group. We have been meeting since 2001. (After August 2014, Carole will no longer be leading this group, though the group will continue to meet.) Meetings for 2017: January 12:    Sidney Chambers and the Forgiveness of Sin (2015) by James Runcie February 9:    The Woman in White  (1859) by Wilkie Collins March 9:    The Yard...

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The Simsbury Mystery Group

The Simsbury Mystery Group

This group meets the second Monday of the month, September through May, at noon, in the Program Room at the Simsbury Public Library. We read both classic and contemporary mysteries and have been meeting since 2002. Books are chosen thematically; this spring’s theme is “Crime-Solving Clergy. Our meetings for Spring 2018: January 8:  Ralph McInerny, Prodigal Father (2002)   [snowdate: Tuesday January 9] March 12:   Julia Spencer-Fleming, In the Bleak Midwinter (2002) [snowdate: Tuesday March 13] April 9:   Harry...

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The Wallingford Mystery Group

The Wallingford Mystery Group

This group meets the first Wednesday of the month, September through December and February through June, at 3 p.m., in the Community Room at the Wallingford Public Library. We read both classic and contemporary mysteries and have been meeting since 2011. Books are chosen thematically; this spring’s theme is Native American detectives.   Our meetings for Spring 2018: January 3:  Tony Hillerman, Dance Hall of the Dead (1973)    [snowdate: Thursday, January 4]                 March 7:   Thomas Perry, Dance for the...

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