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

  • 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
  • February 22 · 4:30 PM

    February Mystery Lovers Meetup

    6 Mystery Book Lovers | 4.00

    Looking forward to seeing everyone in February.  Our theme this month is  Psychiatry, Psychology and Murder *Read any two (or all three!) Shadow of the Child, by Maxine... Learn more
  • January 25 · 4:30 PM

    January 2015 Meetup!

    14 Mystery Book Lovers

    Looking forward to seeing you all in the new year!  For January we are reading the following two books, under the theme, "English Country House" mysteries: When Gods Die... Learn more
  • December 28, 2014 · 4:30 PM

    December Mystery Lovers Meet up!

    8 Mystery Book Lovers | 5.00

    Hope to see everyone at the year end meetup!  We will be discussion the following: Common Author:  Read any PNW-themed mystery by Mary Daheim Common Book:  Sacred, by... Learn more
  • November 30, 2014 · 4:30 PM

    November Meetup AND Vote for Next Years' Books!

    8 Mystery Book Lovers

    The Vote:  At the end of the book discussion, we will vote on the list of books for 2015.  YOU MUST ATTEND THE MEETUP TO VOTE.  There will be a separate email with more... 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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