The Mystery, Crime, and Thriller Group

Aug/ Sep 2014 Group Reads (We have 2 for this period - The Redbreast by Jo Nesbo and Mr Mercedes by Stephen King _ _ _ _ _

“It was a dark and stormy night. Lightning flashed and thunder rolled across the sky. Rain spattered a mysterious, hooded stranger who peered over the hedgerow at the darkened, quiet house.”

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Mr. Mercedes
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Start date
August 15, 2014
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September 14, 2014
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The Redbreast
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* Sept/Oct 2014 Group Read - Nominations Open
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* reminder to all group authors: Please do not use reader threads to promote your books!
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+ Important Items
* New: Publishers' Corner Folder for our group
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* Updated Group Guidelines - September 2012
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Poll is open: August/September 2014 Group Read
By Hayes , Co-Moderator · 51 posts · 461 views
last updated Jul 31, 2014 11:13PM
Winners Chosen: July/August 2014 Group Reads
By Hayes , Co-Moderator · 36 posts · 170 views
last updated Jul 14, 2014 02:58AM
new in the publisher's corner today - a giveaway!
By Nancy , Co-Moderator · 4 posts · 50 views
last updated Jul 13, 2014 03:06PM
And the winners are - Jun/ Jul 2014 Group Read
By Bill , Co-Moderator · 44 posts · 398 views
last updated Jun 07, 2014 09:15AM
Winners Chosen for May/June 2014 Group Read
By Nancy , Co-Moderator · 13 posts · 146 views
last updated May 29, 2014 11:59AM
Nominations Closed for May/June Group Read
By Nancy , Co-Moderator · 46 posts · 278 views
last updated May 07, 2014 12:33AM
* August/September 2014 group read - The Redbreast
By Ashish · 24 posts · 83 views
last updated 2 hours, 52 min ago
* August/ September 2014 Group Read - Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King
By Bill , Co-Moderator · 5 posts · 41 views
last updated Aug 21, 2014 02:37PM
* July/Aug 2014 Group Read - The Silent Wife by ASA Harrison
By Hayes , Co-Moderator · 16 posts · 105 views
last updated 4 hours, 37 min ago
* July/Aug 2014 Group Read - Triptych by Karin Slaughter
By Hayes , Co-Moderator · 36 posts · 123 views
last updated Aug 12, 2014 07:52AM
* How to use the "spoiler" feature
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Jun/ Jul 2014 Group Read - The Day of the Jackal by Frederick Forsyth
By Bill , Co-Moderator · 35 posts · 90 views
last updated Aug 11, 2014 08:19AM
Jun/ Jul 2014 Group Read - Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin
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last updated Aug 08, 2014 06:10AM
Jun/ Jul 2014 Group Read - Jar City by Arnaldur Indridason
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+ General Chat
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* Member Reviews
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How do YOU choose your next book?
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Book before movie or movie before book?
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How do you want it to end?
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best device opinions?
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What's your characters' favorite drink?
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+ Report for Duty
* Introduce Yourselves!
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last updated Mar 31, 2010 12:06AM
Hello! Glad to find a group worth joining on Good Reads
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last updated 4 hours, 16 min ago
Hello from me, Rob Sinclair
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last updated Aug 27, 2014 10:53AM
Hi!
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Gruetzi from Switzerland
By Nissa · 8 posts · 26 views
last updated Aug 24, 2014 09:44AM
Long-time crime fan here
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last updated Aug 23, 2014 07:33PM
Arthur Conan Doyle, The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes
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HI I AM DEEP
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* What Belongs Here
By Donna , Co-Moderator · 1 post · 684 views
last updated Jul 06, 2010 06:47PM
Foreign Detective Fiction
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last updated 7 hours, 22 min ago
Favourite Authors
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last updated Aug 28, 2014 04:13PM
Raymond Chandler - good writer, poor storyteller
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last updated Aug 22, 2014 06:35PM
Adam Dalgliesh series - P. D. James
By Donna , Co-Moderator · 37 posts · 360 views
last updated Aug 15, 2014 10:37AM
Are you reading these authors??
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last updated Aug 09, 2014 12:47PM
Help me find some books!
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last updated Aug 09, 2014 04:01AM
Nevada Barr, what happened?
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last updated Aug 01, 2014 11:57AM
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+ Buddy Reads
September Buddy Read
By Jannene · 61 posts · 86 views
last updated 4 hours, 48 min ago
Michael Connelly
By Skye · 31 posts · 58 views
last updated Aug 28, 2014 09:49AM
Book Pals
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Buddy reads
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+ Genre Discussions
* Police Procedural /Forensic Crime General Discussion
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* General Crime Talk
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* General Thriller Talk
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* Historical Crime General Discussion
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last updated Aug 22, 2014 03:36PM
* Cozy Crime / Traditional Whodunnits General Discussion
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The evolution of detectives in crime fiction
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Addicted detectives
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FBI myths
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Most thrilling book you have ever read?
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Has anybody read Jeff Lindsay's Dexter series?
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New kind of thriller reading experience
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Spy/Chase thrillers
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Drones and the Technothriller
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First Person Narrators
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Archaeological Thrillers
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last updated Jun 10, 2014 03:12PM
Favorite Suspense (Thriller) Short Story Collections?
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last updated Jan 06, 2014 07:51AM
* Television/Movies
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The Escape Artist
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19-2 - Canadian Crime Drama
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last updated Aug 18, 2014 08:56PM
Walt Longmire Cable TV Show
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last updated Aug 07, 2014 11:43AM
Masterpiece Mystery -- coming up
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last updated Jul 22, 2014 01:06PM
Your favorite Miss Marple: not the book, the actress.
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Penny Dreadful - Promising New Series
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The Bletchley Circle
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* Find me a book...
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Please recommend U.S. crime novels written in the 1950s
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Books that weave a historic crime into the story
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last updated Aug 11, 2014 03:14PM
recommendations please
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Older Protagonists
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last updated Aug 09, 2014 12:54AM
True Crime Favourites?
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Historical mystery series recommendations please
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* ADVERTISEMENTS
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* What Belongs Here?
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A MADRAS MIASMA for ONLY $0.99!
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the "thrillers and killers" giveaway sweepstakes
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last updated Aug 27, 2014 07:15AM
$0.99 THE GWOUSZ AFFIAIR by Gary Anderson - AMAZON E-BOOK PROMOTION
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MURDER STRIKES A POSE is on sale for $1.99 today!
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last updated Aug 23, 2014 11:21PM
A Spell for Crime Detection: Jane Austen Style
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Is Domestic Noir the ‘new black’?
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+ Author's Corner
* Boast about your press/blog reviews here!
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* General author chat, topics of interest to writers
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* Tell us about your book:Archaeological Mystery and Thriller Novels
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* Tell us about your book: Religious Mystery Thriller Novels
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* Tell us about your books: Suspense
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* Post book review and feedback requests
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* Tell us about your books: Police Procedural/Forensic Crime
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* Tell us about your books: Romantic mysteries and thrillers
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+ Publishers' Corner
* Bacon Press Books
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last updated Aug 07, 2014 07:46AM
* Chalk Line Books
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last updated Jul 09, 2014 03:56AM
* Poisoned Pen Press
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last updated Jul 03, 2014 06:15AM
* Valancourt Books
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last updated Aug 01, 2014 03:16PM
* Blue Rider Press
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* Open Road Media
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* Crimewave Press
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last updated Aug 23, 2014 09:46AM
* Akashic Books
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+ Fun & Games
* Fun & Games
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Free Association, Part III
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All About the Title
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Would You Rather...???
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Continuous Covers
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Acronyms
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ABC Crime/Mystery Words
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Change One Letter
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+ Group Challenges
* New reading challenges now starting for 2014/2015
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* Read a book by our group's authors Challenge 2014/2015
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* "A Century of Crime" Challenge 2014/2015
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* The Page to Screen Reading Challenge - 2014/2015
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* 50 State Mystery Challenge
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* UN International Mystery Challenge
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Bill's A Century of Crime" Challenge 2014/2015
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Wendy's State and Country Challenge
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* Help Thread: the Summer Mini Challenge
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Bill's Summer Selfie Challenge
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Hayes' Summer Challenge Books
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Jannene's Summer Challenge
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+ Techno Corner
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I have a question
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Help how do I mark a spoiler
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Anyone else having technical difficulties?
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Including a picture in your comment, and changing its size
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Winners selected for August-September Group Read
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Winner Chosen: Group Read Dec 2011-Jan 2012
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Winners Are! Nov/Dec 2011 Group Read Open
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Winners Chosen: Group Reads Oct/Nov 2011
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Winners Chosen: Group Reads Sept/Oct 2011
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Polls Open - Aug / Sept 2011 Group Read
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Winners Chosen: July/August 2011 Group Read
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Winners - June/July 2011 Group Read
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* Summer 2010 Theme Read
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The Third Man - Graham Greene
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Unhallowed Ground - Heather Graham
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