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The Great Reads Book Club meets the third Saturday of each month at 11 AM in the Marshall library boardroom.

There is no pressure… just a chance to share your opinions or listen in as others share theirs.

Copies of each month’s title will be available at the front desk of the library for book club participants. You may also request a copy via the catalog. Many titles are also available in audiobook or large print editions.

Prefer a digital edition? Some of these titles will be available in ebook or eaudio formats. Don't forget to search OverDrive, hoopla, and RBdigital.

Please contact the library if you would like to join us!

If you have questions, you can call the library at 507-537-7003 or email us at library@marshalllyonlibrary.org.

18 January 2020

Those Who Wish Me Dead by Michael Koryta

Those Who Wish Me Dead

Michael Koryta · Little, Brown and Company; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

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15 February 2020

Silent Joe by T. Jefferson Parker

Silent Joe: A Novel

T Jefferson Parker

The #1 Los Angeles Times bestselling author of Red Light and The Blue Hour returns with a moody, sexy, suspenseful novel about a scarred man, the father he idolized, and the secret he uncovers.

With the horrible remnants of a childhood tragedy forever visible across his otherwis

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21 March 2020

Blood of the Prodigal by P. L. Gaus

Blood of the Prodigal

Paul L Gaus · Ohio Univ. Press
Pages: 235
Format: Print book

From the choppy waves of Lake Erie's Middle Bass Island to the too-tranquil farmlands of Holmes County's Amish countryside, mystery and foreboding lurk under layers of tradition and repression before boiling up to the surface with tragic consequences.For Jon Mills, the journey begins...
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18 April 2020

Damage Control by Robert Dugoni

Damage Control

Robert Dugoni

Attorney Dana Hill is used to managing a stressful life: she's one of the most successful lawyers at Strong & Thurmond, mother to a young daughter, wife to a busy, self-involved man. But when she is diagnosed with breast cancer, and her twin brother turns up beaten to death i
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Damage Control

Robert Dugoni · Warner Books
Format: Print book

Trouble comes in threes, beginning when Dana's brother is murdered apparently during an attempted burglary. As she seeks the truth Dana must cope with a diagnosis of breast cancer & a cheating husband, and as she begins to make progress in her investigation people connected to her brother's...
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Damage Control: A Novel

Robert Dugoni · Brilliance Audio
Pages: 10
Format: Audiobook

A rising star at her prestigious Seattle law firm, Dana Hill knows all about stress. She pours herself into her work and family with all the energy she has. But her carefully balanced life is about to be turned upside down. First a frightening medical diagnosis forces her to reassess her roles...
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16 May 2020

Blindsighted by Karin Slaughter

Blindsighted: A Novel

Karin Slaughter

The sleepy town of Heartsdale, Georgia, is jolted into panic when Sara Linton, the town's pediatrician and coroner, finds Sibyl Adams, a young college professor, dead in the local diner. As well as being viciously raped, Sibyl has been cut: two deep knife wounds form a lethal c

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20 June 2020

Inquisitor’s Key by Jefferson Bass

The Inquisitor's Key

Jefferson Bass · Harper; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

The most riveting and ambitious novel to date in Jefferson Bass’ New York Times bestselling Body Farm mystery series, The Inquisitor’s Key takes forensic investigator Dr. Bill Brockton to Avignon, France, and embroils him in a deadly religious mystery that could shake the Vatican...
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The Inquisitor's Key

Jefferson Bass · WilliamMr
Format: Hardcover

The most riveting and ambitious novel to date in Jefferson Bass New York Times bestselling Body Farm mystery series, The Inquisitors Key takes forensic investigator Dr. Bill Brockton to Avignon, France, and embroils him in a deadly religious mystery that could shake the Vatican itself to its very...
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18 July 2020

Inherit the Dead, a collaborative novel

Inherit the Dead: A Novel

Lee Child · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 288
Format: Book

TWENTY THRILLING WRITERS. ONE CHILLING MYSTERY.More than twenty New York Times bestselling authors team up to create a first-rate serial novel - a collaboration among some of the most popular mystery and thriller writers in the English-speaking world today, producing a "well-told mystery...
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Inherit the Dead

Lee Child · Thorndike Press
Format: Book

LARGE PRINT EDITION. A New York Times Bestselling Author Pericles "Perry" Christo is a PI with a past ? a former cop who lost his badge and his family in a corruption scandal. When a wealthy Upper East Side matron summons him one cold February night, Perry grabs what seems...

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Inherit the Dead: A Novel

Lee Child · Simon & Schuster Audio; Unabridged edition
Format: Audio CD

TWENTY THRILLING WRITERS. ONE CHILLING MYSTERY.More than twenty New York Times bestselling authors team up to create a first-rate serial novel—a collaboration among some of the most popular mystery and thriller writers in the English-speaking world today, producing a “well-told...
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15 August 2020

Spencer novels by Robert B. Parker and Ace Atkins

Choose two Spencer novels: one written by Robert B. Parker and another written after his death by Ace Atkins… Differences? Similarities?

Robert B. Parker

Robert B. Parker (1932-2010) has long been acknowledged as the dean of American crime fiction. His novel featuring the wise-cracking, street-smart Boston private-eye Spenser earned him a devoted following and reams of critical acclaim, typified by R.W.B. Lewis' comment,

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Ace Atkins
Ace Atkins is the author of eight novels, including his latest, Infamous, from G.P. Putnam's Sons. A former journalist who cut his teeth as a crime reporter in the newsroom of The Tampa Tribune, he published his first novel, Crossroad Blues, at 27 and became a full-time noveli
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19 September 2020

Case Histories by Kate Atkinson

Case Histories: A Novel

Kate Atkinson · Little, Brown and Company; Reprint edition
Pages: 400
Format: Mass Market Paperback

Case one: A little girl goes missing in the night. Case two: A beautiful young office worker falls victim to a maniac's apparently random attack. Case three: A new mother finds herself trapped in a hell of her own making - with a very needy baby and a very demanding husband - until...
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Case Histories: A Novel

Kate Atkinson · Little
Pages: 320
Format: Audio CD

A triumphant new novel from award-winner Kate Atkinson: a breathtaking story of families divided, love lost and found, and the mysteries of fate. Case One: Olivia Land, youngest and most beloved of the Land girls, goes missing in the night and is never seen again. Thirty years later, two of her surviving...
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17 October 2020

The Monogram Murders, A New Hercule Poirot Mystery by Sophie Hannah

The Monogram Murders: The New Hercule Poirot Mystery

Sophie Hannah · William Morrow & Company
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Since the publication of her first novel in 1920, more than two billion copies of Agatha Christie's books have been sold around the globe. Now, for the first time ever, the guardians of her legacy have approved a brand-new novel featuring Dame Agatha's most beloved creation, Hercule...
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21 November 2020

Behind Closed Doors by B. A. Paris

Behind Closed Doors: The gripping debut psychological thriller everyone is talking about

B A Paris · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 293
Format: Hardcover

THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES AND USA TODAY BESTSELLING DEBUT PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER YOU CAN'T MISS!

The perfect marriage? Or the perfect lie?

"A hair-raising debut, both unsettling and addictive...A chilling thriller that will keep you reading long into the night."...

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Behind Closed Doors

B A Paris · Wheeler Publishing Large Print
Format: Book

LARGE PRINT EDITION. The perfect marriage? Or the perfect lie?The debut psychological thriller you can t miss! A hair-raising debut, both unsettling and addictive...A chilling thriller that will keep you reading long into the night. Mary Kubica, "New York Times" and "USA...

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Behind Closed Doors: The most emotional and intriguing psychological suspense thriller you can't put down

B. A. Paris · MacMillan Audio
Format: Audiobook

The perfect marriage? Or the perfect lie?The debut psychological thriller you can't miss!"A hair-raising debut, both unsettling and addictive...A chilling thriller that will keep you reading long into the night." -- Mary Kubica, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author...
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19 December 2020

The Alienist by Caleb Carr

The Alienist

Caleb Carr

The year is 1896, the place, New York City. On a cold March night New York Times reporter John Schuyler Moore is summoned to the East River by his friend and former Harvard classmate Dr. Laszlo Kreizler, a psychologist, or "alienist." On the unfinished Williamsburg Bridge, they view the horribly...
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