Wonderlust Mystery Series

Meets on Thursdays, from noon to 1pm at Country Bookshelf. Participants must acquire their own books. They are available through Country Bookshelf, other retailers, and possibly your local library. 

Wonderlust is for people who want to continue learning throughout their lives. To learn more about Wonderlust or to become a member visit montanawonderlust.org

Discussion Leader - Wendy Blake is a bookseller at the Country Bookshelf. She loves to read mysteries and recommend them to her customers. Wendy has A B.S. in Biology from University of Wisconsin, a M.S. in Genetics from the University of Colorado, and a law degree from the University of Houston. 

Meeting Dates:
October 19 A Drink Before the War by Dennis Lehane
November 16Second Life of Nick Mason by Steve Hamilton
January 18 - Weight of Night by Christine Carbo
February 15 - The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair by Joel Dicker
March 15 - Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger
April 19 - Hell is Empty by Craig Johnson
May 17 - Still Life by Louise Penny

A Drink Before the War Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780062049100
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper Perennial - April 26th, 2011

As richly complex and brutal as the terrain it depicts, here is the mesmerizing, darkly original novel that heralded the arrival of Dennis Lehane, the master of the new noir--and introduced Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro, his smart and tough private investigators weaned on the blue-collar streets of Dorchester.


The Second Life of Nick Mason Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780399574344
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - April 18th, 2017

An NPR and Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year
A Library Journal Best Thriller of the Year

"A gamechanger. Nick Mason is one of the best main characters I've read in years."--Harlan Coben


The Weight of Night Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781501156236
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Published: Atria Books - June 6th, 2017

On most days, the wilderness gave me peace. But not tonight.


The Truth about the Harry Quebert Affair Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143126683
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Published: Penguin Books - May 27th, 2014

Instant New York Times Bestseller

Soon to be a 10-part TV series starring Patrick Dempsey, Ben Schnetzer, Damon Wayans Jr., and Virginia Madsen

"Unimpeachably terrific." --The New York Times Book Review


Ordinary Grace Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781451645859
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Published: Atria Books - March 4th, 2014

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
WINNER OF THE 2014 EDGAR AWARD FOR BEST NOVEL
WINNER OF THE 2014 DILYS AWARD
A SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL BEST BOOK OF 2013

"That was it. That was all of it. A grace so ordinary there was no reason at all to remember it. Yet I have never across the forty years since it was spoken forgotten a single word."


Hell Is Empty Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780143120988
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Published: Penguin Books - April 24th, 2012

Walt faces an icy hell in this New York Times bestseller from the author of The Cold Dish and Dry Bones, the seventh novel in the Longmire series, the basis for the hit Netflix original series LONGMIRE


Still Life: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780312541538
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Griffin - September 30th, 2008

Winner of the New Blood Dagger, Arthur Ellis, Barry, Anthony, and Dilys awards.