Book Club

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Weds 28th April 2021, 5.30pm - 6.30pm

All book club meetings are held on the 4th Wednesday of the month. 


During the COVID-19 pandemic book club meetings will be held online using MS Teams. 

If you'd like to attend please contact Catherine Micklethwaite. (

The next book will be “The Scent of Death” by Andrew Taylor

August, 1778. British-controlled Manhattan is a melting pot of soldiers, traitors and refugees, surrounded by rebel forces as the American War of Independence rages on.

Into this simmering tension sails Edward Savill, a London clerk tasked with assessing the claims of loyalists who have lost out during the war.

Savill lodges with the ageing Judge Wintour, his ailing wife, and their enigmatic daughter-in-law Arabella. However, as Savill soon learns, what the Wintours have lost in wealth, they have gained in secrets.

The murder of a gentleman in the slums pulls Savill into the city’s underbelly. But when life is so cheap, why does one death matter? Because making a nation is a lucrative business, and some people cannot afford to miss out, whatever the price…

Most public libraries are operating a click and collect service during lockdownso it may be possible to loan a copy of this title or access as an ebook - please contact your local library for details. Alternatively, you purchase a copy from Amazon or other online retailers.

 Bring along ideas of other fiction books you’d like to read in future sessions. 

For more information, or to express interest, contact