This is a monthly book club devoted to the mystery novel.

Welcome to our book group!
We hope that if and when you join our community, we get to meet you soon after.  We like to keep our group filled with active members so you are asked to attend your first meetup within 3 months of joining.

If our group were to have a mission statement, it would probably be along the lines of, "Dedicated to legitimizing the mystery novel as a form of literature...while at the same time indulging in our passion!"

About us:
We tend to read two books per month to compare and contrast. However, you are welcome to attend if you have only read one of the two.

Book List:
For a listing of this years' books, please look under the "More" section at the top of the page and click on "Files".

Attendance Expectations:  This group relies on participation of an active membership.  Please join our group if you plan on attending at least 6 out of 12 meetings a year.

Dues:  I don't collect dues and don't make use of the contribution option throughmeet up. However, twice a year I do ask for donations from members. Meetup charges me twice a year, and charges are based on the size of our group.  As long as donations cover the cost, then there won't need to be any more formal collection system!  I let everyone know ahead of time the collection dates.

Message Boards:
Don't forget to check out our message boards, where you will find previous books read, comments and discussion from members, and info about book swapping!

More info:
For more info about our group, please click on the Pages link up top.

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Welcome, Seattle Mystery Book Lovers!

Recent Meetups

  • July 26 · 4:30 PM

    July Meetup!

    10 Mystery Book Lovers

    July's theme:  Navajos, Utes and crime.  Read one or both books and come ready for a great discussion! Dead Soul, by James Doss (8th Charlie Moon mystery) >> Thief of... Learn more
  • June 28 · 4:30 PM

    June Meetup

    11 Mystery Book Lovers

    June:  Art And Murder.  Read any two, or all three! • Caravaggio’s Angel, by Ruth Brandon  >> • Death and Restoration, by Iain Pears >> • The Art Whisperer, by... Learn more
  • May 31 · 4:30 PM

    May Meetup: Seattle Mystery Lovers!

    11 Mystery Book Lovers | 4.00

    May Theme:  Husbands and Wives Crime Solving Teams *Read any two (or all three!) • Mobbed, By Carol Higgins Clark • Death on Demand, By Carolyn Hart • Ritual Bath, By... Learn more
  • April 26 · 4:30 PM

    April Mystery Lovers Meetup!

    8 Mystery Book Lovers

    Theme this month:  We'll Always Have Paris! Murder in the Marais, by Cara Black >> Aimée Leduc, a Parisian private investigator, has always sworn she would stick to tech... Learn more
  • March 29 · 4:30 PM

    March Meet Up!

    16 Mystery Book Lovers | 4.50

    Our March theme is "Irish Immigrant Women in New York".  One book is set in late 1800's/turn of the century time, the other during the Civil War.  How similar and how... Learn more
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  • Marni founded The Seattle Mystery Lover's Book Group

    on January 6

Founded Jan 6, 2009

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