Colonial Heights Book Club

The Colonial Heights Book Club was formed in April 1999 to promote the enjoyment of reading. Our club is open to any adult who loves to read and there are no dues or fees! We meet on the 4th Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm to discuss the book club's latest selection.

Our next meeting will be Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 7:00 PM at the Colonial Heights Public Library Conference Room.

This month we'll be reading

"Beneath A Scarlet Sky" by Mark Sullivan

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In the 1920s, the richest people per capita in the world were members of the Osage Indian Nation in Oklahoma. After oil was discovered beneath their land, the Osage rode in chauffeured automobiles, built mansions, and sent their children to study in Europe.

Then, one by one, they began to be killed off. One Osage woman, Mollie Burkhart, watched as her family was murdered. Her older sister was shot. Her mother was then slowly poisoned. And it was just the beginning, as more Osage began to die under mysterious circumstances.