Join Murder By the Book- a Mystery Book group for our next discussion Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.  Thebook is:  Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger.  We will bemeeting outside at the Rotary Pavilion at HamptonCommunity Park (this is the pavilion closest to the police station/municipal building/soccer fields). Books will no longer be available at thecirculation desk.  Please call the library to request a copy ofthe book. Everyone who is interested in great mystery readsis invited to join us! 


If you are unable to read the book selected, please consider coming to our meeting anyway to meet our members and to discuss other titles you may be reading.  Bring your ideas for future book discussions!


See below for the list of books we've read over the past 8 years of Murder By the Book!


Thank you, and we hope to see you at next month’s book group!


--Murder By the Book

Murder By the Book

Previous Book Selections


Click here to view a synopsis of the book selections for June 2012 through April 2020.


January - I Know Who You Are by Alice Feeney
February - The Clockmaker's Daughter by Kate Morton
March - Our House by Louise Candlish
April - Bluebird, Bluebird by Attica Locke

May - The Defense by Steve Cavanagh and The Snow Killer by Ross Greenwood

June - Death is in the Details (Paynes Creek Thriller, Book1) by Heather Sunseri and Don't Make a Sound:  A Sawyer
            Brooks Thriller
 by T.R. Ragan

July - Find Me (Inland Empire Book 1) by Anne Frasier

August - Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger

September - The Lincoln Lawyer by Michael Connelly


January - Just Between Us by Rebecca Drake

February - Monkeewrench by P.J. Tracy

March - Prey by Michael Crichton

April - The Broken Girls by Simone St. James

May - The 7-1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton

June - The Life We Bury by Allen Eskens
July - Before I Go to Sleep by S.J. Watson
August - It's Always the Husband by Michele Campbell
September - Bone Music by Christopher Rice
October - Believe Me by J.P. Delaney
November - Redemption Road by John Hart
December - Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight



January - The House of Silk:  A Sherlock Holmes Novel by Anthony Horowitz

February - The Keeper of Lost Causes by Jussi Adler-Olsen

March - Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore by Matthew Sullivan

April - IQ by Joe Ide

May - A Share in Death by Deborah Crombie

June - The Waters of Eternal Youth by Donna Leon

July - One Kick by Chelsea Cain

August - The Zero Game by Brad Meltzer

September - Tell No One by Harlan Coben

October - The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn

November - My Sister's Grave by Robert Dugoni

December - Bad Move by Linwood Barclay


January - Dead Irish by John Lescroart

February - Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy by John LeCarre

March - Never Go Back by Lee Child

April - The Kill Switch by James Rollins

May - Touch & Go by Lisa Gardner

June - The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware

July - Wonder by R.J. Palacio

August - NYPD Red by James Patterson

September - Vanishing Act by Thomas Perry

October - The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

November - In Cold Blood by Truman Capote

December - The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon


January - The Winter People by Jennifer McMahon

February - The Innocent by David Baldacci

March - Rogue Island by Bruce DeSilva

April - The Kind Worth Killing by Peter Swanson

May - Identical by Scott Turow

June - The Surgeon by Tess Gerritsen

July - Final Jeopardy by Linda Fairstein

August - The Watchman by Robert Crais

September - The Black Echo by Michael Connelly

October - To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

November - Marathon Man by William Goldman

December - The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett


January - The Poet by Michael Connelly

February - Death du Jour by Kathy Reichs

March - The Company by Robert Littell

April - The Quiet Game by Greg Iles

May - Mystic River by Dennis Lehane

June - The Intercept by Dick Wolf

July - The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith

August - The Murder Artist by John Case

September - Ripper by Isabel Allende

October - Devil in the White City by Erik Larson

November - A Tap on the Window by Linwood Barclay

December - When The Bough Breaks by Jonathan Kellerman


January - Triptych by Karin Slaughter

February - Murder One by Robert Dugoni

March - Gone by Mo Hayder

April - Still Life by Louise Penny

May - Defending Jacob by William Landay

June - The Lock Artist by Steve Hamilton

July - The Last Child by John Hart

August - Help for the Haunted by John Searles

September - The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith

October - The Blessing Way by Tony Hillerman

November - The Beekeeper’s Apprentice by Laurie R. King

December - And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie


January - Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

February - A Drink Before The War by Dennis Lehane

March - Transfer of Power by Vince Flynn

April - Nancy Martin author visit/book signing

May - In The Woods by Tana French

June - The Redbreast by Joe Nesbo

July - Triple Cross by Mark Sullivan

August - Rules of Prey by John Sandford

September - Drowning House by Elizabeth Black

October - The Bone Collector by Jeffrey Deaver

November - Night Fall by Nelson DeMille

December - The Kill Artist by Daniel Silva


June - Mirror Image by Dennis Palumbo

June - Gone, But Not Forgotten by Philip Margolin

July - Sweet Revenge by Diane Mott Davidson

August - Courting Trouble by Lisa Scottoline

September - Sworn to Silence by Linda Castillo

October - Heartsick by Chelsea Cain

November - Open Season by C.J. Box

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