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We Slay Book Club

We will read and discuss Truly Devious: A Mystery by Maureen Johnson. 

Ellingham Academy is a famous private school in Vermont for the brightest thinkers, inventors, and artists. It was founded by Albert Ellingham, an early twentieth century tycoon, who wanted to make a wonderful place full of riddles, twisting pathways, and gardens. “A place,” he said, “where learning is a game.”

Shortly after the school opened, his wife and daughter were kidnapped. The only real clue was a mocking riddle listing methods of murder, signed with the frightening pseudonym “Truly, Devious.” It became one of the great unsolved crimes of American history.

True-crime aficionado Stevie Bell is set to begin her first year at Ellingham Academy, and she has an ambitious plan: she will solve this cold case. That is, she will solve the case when she gets a grip on her demanding new school life and her housemates: the inventor, the novelist, the actor, the artist, and the jokester. But something strange is happening. Truly Devious makes a surprise return, and death revisits Ellingham Academy. The past has crawled out of its grave. Someone has gotten away with murder. 

Saturday, February 8 at 2:00pm

Southeast Anchor Library, Meyerberg Conference Room
3601 Eastern Avenue Baltimore, MD 21224

Event Type

Book Discussions

Age Group

Teens, Adults, Seniors

Compass Category

Book Discussion

Event Publisher

Tracy Dimond - for Adults

Digital Signage

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Website

http://weslaybookclub.com

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