Crime and Mystery Novels in the Ancient Roman Empire 

What did the Romans do for us? Be an inspiration for quite a few crime and mystery novels, that is what they did for us. Members of the Sydney Mechanics School of Arts Library’s Crime and Mystery Book Club focused on this period of time and read the following in addition to Lindsey Davis. Click here to see the list.


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Murder by an Unusual Method

In this meeting of the Crime & Mystery Book Club at the Sydney Mechanics School of Arts Library we read books that had an unusual method of murder.  Hat tip to the authors for ingenuity. Click here  to see the list.


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There Are Quite a Few Sherlock Holmes Stories Not Written by Arthur Conan Doyle

At this meeting of the Crime and Mystery Book Club at the Sydney Mechanics School of Arts Library, we discussed the small publishing industry that has grown out of the character of Sherlock Holmes. We read crime stories featuring Sherlock Holmes that were not written by Arthur Conan Doyle. Click here to read the list of books


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Espionage in Crime and Mystery Novels

The Crime & Mystery Book Club from the Sydney Mechanics School of Arts Library focused on stories that used espionage as an essential part of the crime and mystery. Click here to see what we read.