Murder On The Menu Literary Series
- Tuesday, February 20, 2018
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Who knew murder could be so delicious?
Come and sate your hunger In our new literary series, as we move to the genre of thrillers and murder mysteries. Together with Words Worth Books, our NEW literary series explores three novels with one common theme – MURDER! Participants meet once a month to eat, discuss, explore themes and share their thoughts on the chosen literary selection all while eating a meal inspired by the book. Discussion will be lead by David Worsley, co-owner of Words Worth Books and meal prepared by Donna-Marie from Relish. (Price includes books, instructed meals and guided discussion. All events take place at Relish.) Dates for 2018: January 23, February 20 & March 20.
January 23 | The Woman In Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware
Travel writer Lo Blacklock has been given an assignment of a lifetime – a week on a luxury cruise on the North Sea. But after she witnesses a passenger being thrown overboard the ship sails on as if nothing as if nothing has happened. This taut, spine-tingling novel will have you feeling restlessly uneasy long after the last page has turned!
February 20 | The Patriarch: A Murder of The French Countryside by Martin Walker
Bruno Courrèges is thrilled when he receives an invitation to the lavish birthday celebration of his childhood hero, World War II flying ace Marco “the Patriarch” Desaix. But when the party ends in the death of one of Marco’s longtime friends, Gilbert, it turns into another day on the job for St. Denis’s chief of police.
March 20 | The Terra Cotta Dog by Andrea Camilleri
Andrea Camilleri’s Inspector Montalbano has garnered millions of fans worldwide with his sardonic take on Sicilian life. Montalbano’s latest case begins with a mysterious têtê à têtê with a Mafioso, some inexplicably abandoned loot from a supermarket heist, and dying words that lead him to an illegal arms cache in a mountain cave. There, the inspector finds two young lovers, dead for fifty years and still embracing, watched over by a life-sized terra-cotta dog. Montalbano’s passion to solve this old crime takes him on a journey through Sicily’s past and into one family’s darkest secrets.