The Adult Book Club will read “All By Myself, Alone” by Mary Higgins Clark in Janurary.
Fleeing a disastrous and humiliating arrest of her husband-to-be on the eve of their wedding, Celia Kilbride, a gems and jewelry expert, hopes to escape from public attention by lecturing on a brand-new cruise ship — the Queen Charlotte.
On board she meets eighty-six-year-old Lady Emily Haywood, “Lady Em,” as she is known throughout the world. Immensely wealthy, Lady Em is the owner of a priceless emerald necklace that she intends to leave to the Smithsonian after the cruise. Three days out to sea Lady Em is found dead — and the necklace is missing.
Discussions will occur at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, via Zoom and at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19, in the downstairs meeting room.
Books are available at SPL. Patrons can access a digital e-book and audiobook on the Libby app. For information about the adult book club or to receive a Zoom invitation, contact Becky Brower at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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