Join us on Thursday, August 16th @ 7:00 p.m. for our Annual Planning Meeting!
** This is the meeting where we pick the mystery novels we'll read in 2019, so make your preferences known! We value your input.
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Thanks to our good British friend, Zoe Sharp, a Murder Among Friends (MAF) tradition began with her first visit to our fair library: Staking the Cake! When authors come to visit, we like to do special things, and one of them is to get a custom cake made (at our fine local Jewel) that has a design that includes the author and their book's cover.
When Zoe came to visit, she was kind enough to demonstrate some self-defense moves, so we arranged to have a (plastic!!) military knife for our “perp” to use against Zoe. Zoe in turn, used the knife to pretend-cut the cake we made for her! So many people got a kick out of this, that we started offering the photo opportunity to “stake the cake” to all subsequent authors who’ve spent time here with the group.
Our eager Cake Stakers have grown over time, so here's a table to link directly to a specific author's Staking experience!
|Hank Phillippi Ryan - 2012|
|Hank Phillippi Ryan - 2014|
|Tasha Alexander & Andrew Grant|
|Hank Phillippi Ryan - 2017|
|Susan M. Boyer|
photos courtesy of John Bychowski