This mystery book discussion is for anyone who wishes to enjoy and learn about mysteries. We meet on the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm. 

Copies of each title will be available; call or email the library if you'd like us to add one of these items to your curbside pickup!

This years titles and themes are as follows: 

January 14: The Widows of Malabar Hill is the first book in Sujata Massey's Perveen Mistry series.

February 11: Funny People: Choose Bad Monkey by Carl Hiaasen or The Spellman Files by Lisa Lutz (or both!)

March 11: IQ is the first book in Joe Ide's series set in Los Angeles.

April 8: Mysterious Archeologists: Take your pick from Elizabeth Peters' Crocodile on the Sandbank (Amelia Peabody series) and/or Elly Griffith's Crossing Places (Ruth Galloway series)

May 13: This month we'll try an espionage thriller instead of a mystery, with The Kill Artist by Daniel Silva.  

June 10 (location TBD): Originally scheduled for 2020, this month will feature guest facilitator Helene Androski. She is a retired Senior Academic Librarian from Memorial Library at UW-Madison who remains very active with the Wisconsin Library Association. Further, she is known for her wonderful UW-Madison Continuing Studies History & Mystery classes. Tonight she’ll cover “Theme and Variations on the English Village Mystery.” The books to be discussed are Agatha Christie's Murder at the Vicarage, G. M. Malliet's Wicked Autumn, and Val Mcdermid's A Place of Execution.  

July 8: Attica Locke's Highway 59 novels: Bluebird, Bluebird and/or Heaven My Home 

No meeting in August

September 9: Locked Room Mysteries: Malice by Keigo Higashino and/or An Unwanted Guest by Shari Lapena

October 14: Nordic Noir: The Ice Princess by Camilla Lackberg

November 11: In the Bleak Midwinter by Julia Spencer-Fleming is the first book in the successful Clare Fergusson/Russ Van Alstyne mystery series. 


  • Starting Thursday, January 14th, 2021, repeats every month on the 2nd Thursday until Thursday, July 08, 2021 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
  • Starting Thursday, September 9th, 2021, repeats every month on the 2nd Thursday until Thursday, November 11, 2021 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm


Stoughton Public Library

304 S. 4th St
Stoughton, WI 53589


Stoughton Public Library