The Palmdale City Library’s Mystery Book Club “Murder, Mystery & Mayhem” will discuss the book The Woman in the Water by Charles Finch on Wednesday, Jan. 15, at 7 pm in the Chimbole Cultural Center, 38350 Sierra Highway.
The first book in a prequel trilogy to Finch’s Victorian mystery series following Charles Lenox, an English gentleman-turned-detective, The Woman in the Water recounts the start of Lenox’s career and the details of his first case. Rejected by Scotland Yard and dismissed by his friends, Lenox is struggling to find a way to establish himself as a professional detective when opportunity presents itself in the form of an anonymous letter sent to the paper, in which the author claims to have committed murder and promises to kill again.
The Murder, Mystery and Mayhem Mystery Book Discussion Group meets the third Wednesday of the month at 7 pm in the Chimbole Cultural Center. The group is open to anyone who enjoys a good mystery.
For more information, please call the Palmdale City Library at 661/267-5600 or TDD 267-5167, or visit www.cityofpalmdale.org/library.