Next Stop, Murder!

Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie Picture the scene: a train stuck in the snow in the middle of rural Yugoslavia. In one of the first class compartments, a man lies dead stabbed multiple times. Who was this Mr. Ratchett, a wealthy man with the air of a...

A Weighty Problem

The Thin Man by Dashiel Hammett Let’s get one thing straight, Nick Charles is not working on the Julia Wolf case. He’s not even remotely interested in working on the Julia Wolf case. He’s just here in New York to spend some time with his wife and...

Just Say No

Cocaine Blues by Kerry Greenwood “‘I wonder what I want to do?” Phryne asked of herself. ‘It has been quite interesting up until now, but I can’t dance and game my life away. I suppose I could try for the air race record in the new Avro...

Dial P for Puri

The Case of the Missing Servant by Tarquin Hall When a housemaid disappears and is believed to have been murdered Ajay Kasliwal, an attorney noted for his crusades against corrupt local authorities stands accused. After all he is known to have “dined out”...

Dial D for Dog

Dog On It: A Chet and Bernie Mystery by Spencer Quinn Move over you mystery-solving cats, there’s a new detective on the beat and his name is Chet. Chet is a Grade-A leaper (“I was the best leaper in K-9 class, which had lead to all the trouble in a way I...
Come shop at the Friends of the Downingtown Library's White Elephant Sale! Sat., 5/15, 9AM-3PM! Rain date: Sat. 5/22. Please park in the Kerr Park or Charter School lots. The library lot will be closed from 8am-4pm.