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Real People – Unreal Crimes

The Mysterious Mornings group met this morning and talked about their favorite mysteries featuring real people as sleuths.  If it’s a mystery and the main character is famous for something other than solving crimes, and is now solving crimes, then it fit this month’s sub-genre. 
Here is the list of group favorites listed by author and sleuth:
  • Alexander, Bruce (Sir John Fielding)
  • Barron, Stephanie (Jane Austen)
  • Brandreth, Gyles (Oscar Wilde)
  • Davis, Lindsey (Marcus Didius Falco)
  • Frost, Mark (Sir Arthur Conan Doyle)
  • Hall, Robert Lee (Benjamin Franklin)
  • Harper, Karen (Elizabeth I)
  • Ifkovic, Ed (Edna Ferber)
  • Kaminsky, Stuart M. (Toby Peters)
  • Rivers, Joan (Max Taylor – Basically Joan Rivers)
  • Rowland, Laura Joh (Charlotte Bronte)
  • Stevens, Rosemary (Beau Brummell)
Interested in joining a Mysterious Mornings discussion?  A list of suggested authors and titles are available at the Bridgewater Library and books will be on display about a month prior to the discussion.  (If you’re a voracious mystery reader you can read more than one!)  Our next theme/subgenre is British Bobbies & Inspectors.
If it’s a mystery and the main character is a member of the police force in England, then it fits this month’s subgenre.  Just keep in mind how the setting affects the mystery (and the police procedures) because that’ll be a major talking point at our discussion in March.  (The meeting will be on Tuesday, March 6th at 9:30am at the Bridgewater Library.)
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