Adult Book Club Online - "Magpie Murders"

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This month's selection is Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz:

Masterly, clever, and relentlessly suspenseful, Magpie Murders is a deviously dark take on vintage English crime fiction in which the reader becomes the detective. 

When editor Susan Ryeland is given the manuscript of Alan Conway’s latest novel, she has no reason to think it will be much different from any of his others. After working with the bestselling crime writer for years, she's intimately familiar with his detective, Atticus Pünd, who solves mysteries disturbing sleepy English villages. An homage to queens of classic British crime such as Agatha Christie and Dorothy Sayers, Alan’s traditional formula has proved hugely successful. So successful that Susan must continue to put up with his troubling behavior if she wants to keep her job.

Conway’s latest tale has Atticus Pünd investigating a murder at Pye Hall, a local manor house. Yes, there are dead bodies and a host of intriguing suspects, but the more Susan reads, the more she’s convinced that there is another story hidden in the pages of the manuscript: one of real-life jealousy, greed, ruthless ambition, and murder. 


The Hooksett Library Book Club is currently meeting online via the secure Jitsi Meet service (available to use for free on mobile devices with the app, or directly on any internet browser). Book Club Online is open to GMILCS consortium cardholders. Please note that, due to size restrictions, when we resume meeting in the library building (not currently) the group is now limited for new members to Hooksett Cardholders. Thank you for your understanding. Please contact us through our Live Chat Service, call 603-485-6092 or text 661-446-5378 (661-HOOKSET), or email us at <hplbooks@hooksettlibrary.orgfor additional information. 

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