Madison Murder Mystery Ink

Madison Murder, Ink: Devil in the White City

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

~~An account of the Chicago World's Fair of 1893 relates the stories of two men who shaped the history of the event--architect Daniel H. Burnham, who coordinated its construction, and serial killer Herman Mudgett.
 

Madison Murder, Ink: Penance

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Thursday, March 13, 2014 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

~~"Born and raised in Chicago, Detective John Lynch might just be about to die there too. A pious old woman steps out of the Sacred Heart confessional and is shot through the heart by a sniper with what at first appears to be a miraculous and impossible shot. Colonel Tech Weaver dispatches a team from Langley to put the shooter - and anyone else who gets in the way - in a body bag before a half-century of national secrets are revealed. But soon the sniper strikes again.

Madison Murder, Ink.: Penance

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Born and raised in Chicago, Detective John Lynch might just be about to die there too. A pious old woman steps out of the Sacred Heart confessional and is shot through the heart by a sniper with what at first appears to be a miraculous and impossible shot. Colonel Tech Weaver dispatches a team from Langley to put the shooter - and anyone else who gets in the way - in a body bag before a half-century of national secrets are revealed. But soon the sniper strikes again.

Madison Murder, Ink.: The Rage

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Thursday, January 9, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

~~Just released from jail, a thief is planning for an armored car robbery. An honest policeman, discouraged by his crooked colleagues, is investigating the murder of a banker. A call from an old acquaintance will change his course of investigation.

Madison Murder, Ink.: Blood Money

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Thursday, August 8, 2013 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

" I'm not a believer in last stands. I'm a believer in running." But Jane Whitefield, a professional "guide" who helps people in trouble disapper, hopes she's through running. Married to a surgeon and living quietly in upstate New York, Jane wants to set down roots of her own rather than helping others uproot themselves from endangered lives. A good plan--until a girl in trouble knocks on the door and mentions the name of a mafioso with whom Jane has a past.

Local author visits Madison Murder, Ink.

Madison novelist Michael Guillebeau, author of Josh Whoever, will discuss and sign copies of his work on Thursday, May 9, at 6:30 p.m. at the meeting of Madison Murder, Ink at the Madison Public Library. Read more »

Madison Murder, Ink.: Joyland

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

A STUNNING NEW NOVEL FROM ONE OF THE BEST-SELLING AUTHORS OF ALL TIME! Set in a small-town North Carolina amusement park in 1973, Joyland tells the story of the summer in which college student Devin Jones comes to work as a carny and confronts the legacy of a vicious murder, the fate of a dying child, and the ways both will change his life forever. "I love crime, I love mysteries, and I love ghosts. That combo made Hard Case Crime the perfect venue for this book, which is one of my favorites.

Madison Murder, Ink.: Blue Monday

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Immensely intelligent and poignantly human, Frieda Klein has captivated book critics and crime readers everywhere with her debut outing as Blue Monday 's iconoclastic heroine. A psychotherapist and insomniac who spends her nights walking along the ancient rivers that lie beneath modern London, Frieda stars in a dazzling new crime series in which the terrors of the mind spill over into real life. When five-year-old Matthew Farraday is abducted, Frieda cannot ignore the fact that his photograph perfectly matches the boy one of her patients describes from his fantasies.

Madison Murder, Ink.: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

This splendid collection of mysteries carries readers back to a gas-lit era, when literature's greatest detective team lived on Baker Street. A dozen of Holmes and Watson's best-known cases include "The Speckled Band," "The Red-Headed League," The Five Orange Pips," "The Copper Beeches," and "A Scandal in Bohemia."

Madison Murder, Ink.: Josh Whoever

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Thursday, May 9, 2013 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Josh was an army veteran, but a maneuver-turned-massacre cover-up threw him into a hero's harsh spotlight. After walking away from it all, Josh, who's been pulling scams for a living, takes refuge in the bottle and tries to stay invisible. But his latest con puts him in the sights of a Russian mob family convinced that he is a private detective-and the only one who can find missing reality star Kiev Romanov.

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