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HPPR Radio Readers Book Club 2019 Spring Read: "It's a Mystery to Me!"

Lock the doors. Close the curtains. Keep the lights on. And get ready for HPPR Radio Readers Book Club's 2019 Spring ReadIt's a Mystery to Me! This season will surely delight readers who love thrillers, true crime, murder mysteries, classic detective stories, and regional authors exposing the darker side of our High Plains home. Now let's all snuggle up with this hearty stack of books and try to figure out WHODUNNIT! See below for the book list!

Click hereto see a printable, two-page Reader's Guide, complete with bios and books! 

2019 SPRING READ BOOK LIST: IT’S A MYSTERY TO ME! 

JONATHAN BAKER

The Postman Always Rings Twice by James M. Cain

The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith

The Long Goodbye by Raymond Chandler

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

The Lock Artist by Steve Hamilton 

LESLIE VON HOLTEN

A Study in Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle

LINDA RODRIGUEZ

Skeet Bannion Series: Every Last Secret, Every Broken Trust, & Every Hidden Fear by Linda Rodriguez

STACIE FROBENIUS

Bind, Torture, Kill: The Inside Story of BTK, the Serial Killer Next Door  by Roy Wenzl & Tim Potter

Mindhunter: Inside the FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit by John Douglas & Mark Olshaker

True Crime Addict: How I Lost Myself in the Mysterious Disappearance of Maura Murray by James Renner

Girl Waits with Gun by Amy Stewart

 

STEPHEN JOHNSON

Nancy Drew Series by Carolyn Keene

The Hardy Boys Series by “Franklin W. Dixon” (Stratemeyer Syndicate)

The Mysterious Case of Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys by Carole Kismaric

ELI WILKERSON

Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI  by David Grann

TO BE ANNOUNCED

Amarillo by Bill Durham

 

NINA BLAKEMAN

The Blow-Up Man by Nina Blakeman

Envy Rots the Bones by Nina Blakeman

Release by Nina Blakeman

DANNY CAINE

The Dry by Jane Harper

Bluebird Bluebird by Attica Locke

A Rising Man by Abir Mukherjee

IQ by Joe Ide 

Kathleen Holt has served High Plains Public Radio—in one way or another—since its inception in 1979. She coordinates the HPPR Radio Readers Book Club.