OverDrive's Big Library Read, globally connects readers around the world who are reading the same eBook simultaneously. The 2020 summer selection is the mystery, The Darwin Affair by Tim Mason. A page turning Victorian-era thriller! An assassination attempt on Queen Victoria and the murder of a petty thief moments later leads Chief Detective Inspector Charles Field into an investigation that exposes a shocking conspiracy in which the publication of Charles Darwin’s controversial On the Origin of Species sets off a string of murders, arson, kidnapping, and the pursuit of a madman.
The Big Library Read runs from August 3 -17, 2020 and offers unlimited access to the e-book and audiobook and no waiting for holds.