Murder Club for Beginners Podcast

Do you love reading murder mysteries? Listen to true crime podcasts? Discuss with your friends about the best ways to bury a body? Well so do we! We are high school friends, Nic and Mel and we started the Murder Club a couple of years ago so we could share our love of murder mysteries. Join us as we chat about our favourite books, podcasts and answer the strange questions that pop into our minds. We also talk about running and some serious topics too.

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Wednesday Apr 17, 2024

"Welcome back to the first episode of season 2 of Murder Club for Beginners. In this installment, get ready to dive deep into the captivating world of authorship and binge-worthy entertainment with your hosts, Mel and Nik. 
After a brief hiatus, Mel returns with an exciting announcement - her brand-new book - My Life as a Superhero (now Norm), a middle grade fiction book has been published on Amazon and will be in book stores soon. From the sparks of creativity to the challenges of bringing words to life on the page.
But that's not all! As avid enthusiasts of the screen, Mel andNik dish out their top recommendations for what's lighting up their TV screens. From gripping dramas to laugh-out-loud comedies (not really), they've got you covered with the ultimate guide to your next binge-watch obsession.
So grab your favourite beverage, cozy up, and join us for an episode packed with insights, laughs, and a whole lot of entertainment inspiration. 
Mel's watching - High Country: An Australian Murder Mystery set in Tasmania
Nik is watching - Beyond Paradise. A British murder mystery set in Brighton, England.

Friday Dec 22, 2023

We are back for a Christmas Special - what happened to Nic's neighbours the Buttons. A little light listening for your Christmas celebrations. 
Feel free to send us a note @murderclubforbeginnerspodcast - we would love to hear your stories. 
Keep safe over Xmas and don't murder anyone. 
See you in 2024.
This episode was a Have ou Seen a Woodchipper Lately Production. 

What are your thoughts?

Monday Aug 14, 2023

Monday Aug 14, 2023

This week we discuss an article in the news we stumbled upon about a group of teenagers who murdered a man in Canada. We discuss the judges ruling to not release the name of the alleged girls. What are your thoughts?

Murderous cats?

Monday Aug 07, 2023

Monday Aug 07, 2023

This week we talk about murderous cats and of course other things murder club for beginners. 

Monday Jul 31, 2023

One of our listeners has shared her backseat with us (via Nic) and we really did wonder what she planned to do with those tools. Listen to find out what tools she had in her back seat and how we might use them to dispose of a dead body. 

Jack the Ripper

Monday Jul 24, 2023

Monday Jul 24, 2023

We share a short haunted tale of a man to have possibly been presumed as Jack the Ripper. A pretty loose tale in our minds and Nic shares 10 celebs who died at 50, as her birthday looms. 

The Darwin Awards

Monday Jul 17, 2023

Monday Jul 17, 2023

Had you heard of the Darwin awards before last weeks episode. We hadn't. But as you know we are fascinated with silly things so we had to dig a little deeper. Listen to some of the Darwin Awards we found amusing. 

The Darwin awards

Monday Jul 10, 2023

Monday Jul 10, 2023

Who knew their were Darwin awards for the stupidest deaths. We didn't and if you didn't you will in this episode as Nic shares some of the ones that made her frown and shake her head. Mel shares a story of two lovers and the movie they inspired. 
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Monday Jul 03, 2023

Nic goes down a dark hole this week as she explores stinky murders, which she can't find any and mass murders. Listeners this is a content warning.
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Murder most foul

Monday Jun 26, 2023

Monday Jun 26, 2023

This week we step into the darker world of murder with a number of female murderers and also have another spy type story. 
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