R.H. Stafford Librarian Ginny Ogura’s Summer Mystery Picks

Summer is great for reading, whether you’re lounging on the beach on a hot, sunny day or enjoying the morning summer breeze on your front porch. Here are the first books of three mystery series that will nourish your inner sleuth all summer long.

Still Life by Louise Penny
Follow the adventures of Chief Inspector Armand Gamache in a small village in Quebec, Canada, after a beloved member of the community is found dead in the forest. The secrets of Three Pines are about to spill out.

The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley
Flavia de Luce is an 11-year-old self-taught chemist who’s got a mystery to solve after someone ends up dead in the family’s garden. Will she be able to clear her father’s name?

Cocaine Blues by Kerry Greenwood
Phryne Fisher finds herself in the middle of mischief and crime after leaving her proper life in London when an investigation takes her to Australia.

Check out these books at the R.H. Stafford Library.