Cozy to Caper: Mystery Subgenres

Exploring how broad mystery subgenres can be.

While most cozies will feature an amateur sleuth, amateur sleuths are not restricted to cozies.


February 9, 2021

Online via Zoom 

Registration required

We share information about the books we’ve read, helping you find new titles to read (or avoid!). Join the Zoom virtual meeting to discuss your reading, ask questions, or just listen. A Supper Sleuths email newsletter is published after each meeting. Subscribe at Next Reads.

For assistance identifying a title within the theme that you might enjoy, contact a reference librarian by phone, chat, or email (email@wakefieldlibrary.org).

Good sources include Crime Reads, Stop, You’re Killing Me!, and Fantastic Fiction.

For information contact Catherine cmcdonald@noblenet.org.

Supper Sleuths normally meets monthly on each second Tuesday September through June, 6-7:30 pm.

SCHEDULE for 2021 Supper Sleuths.

  • January 12:  Cozy
  • February 9:  Amateur Sleuth
  • March 9:  Professional Sleuth (or amateur sleuth in professional setting)
  • April 13:  Police Procedural
  • May 11:  Legal/Medical
  • June 8: Suspense (sub theme, Romantic Suspense)
  • September 14: Summer Single Read(s) tbd
  • October 12: Private Eye or Noir
  • November 9: Historical or Futuristic
  • December 14: Caper