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THE OLD BUZZARD HAD IT COMMING by Donis Casey - Thursday, September 15th 2005 4:17 AM
A book informed by the authors own genealogy Reviewed by Lesa Holstine Donis Casey’s first mystery is filled with the historic details of the day-to-day life on an Oklahoma...
Bouchercon 36 Award Winners - Saturday, September 10th 2005 10:46 AM
    by Lesa Holstine Bouchercon 36, The World Mystery Convention was heldin Chicago Sept. 1-4.  Bouchercon, and the AnthonyAwards, are both named for Anthony...
EYE OF THE WOLF a Wind River Reservation Mystery by Margaret Coel - Friday, July 15th 2005 2:06 PM
Reviewer Lesa Holstine Eye of the Wolf  is Margaret Coel's eleventh mystery set on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming. Once again, it features Father John O'Malley, a...
THE SPICE BOX -"the mean streets of New York, and the behind the scenes kitchen life" during the mid-1800's bring this mystery to life. - Thursday, June 30th 2005 7:38 AM
  Reviewer Lesa Holstine As an author, Lou Jane Temple has been known for her mysteries featuring Heaven Lee, a restaurant owner in Kansas City, Missouri. Since Temple...
THE DESERTER Murder at Gettysburg by Jane Langton - Wednesday, June 29th 2005 1:14 PM
  Reviewer Christine McCreedy Jane Langton's Homer Kelly mystery The Deserter is part mystery, part civil war novel, part lesson in the use of genealogical methods to...
MARSH MADNESS by Caroline Cousins "Witty storytelling ....southern atmosphere." - Monday, June 20th 2005 11:27 AM
  Reviewer Lesa Holstine If you like small Southern communities where everyone is either related or knows each other, historic plantations, gossipy characters and...
POISONED PEN BOOKSTORE'S MYSTERY CONFERENCE June 18, 2005 - Monday, June 20th 2005 8:33 AM
      Lesa Holstine has just joined Christine’s Book List as a contributor.  With the addition of her and several other new contributors you will find...
SCAMMING THE BIRDMAN by Larry Karp - Tuesday, June 14th 2005 4:37 AM
  I recently finished up Larry Karp's SCAMMING THE BIRDMAN. I had more fun with this one than his first book THE MUSIC BOX MURDERS (which I liked)-see my review of MBM...
THE MUSIC BOX MURDERS by Larry Karp - Tuesday, May 31st 2005 10:17 AM
  Larry Karp spins a wonderful story in The Music Box Murders. In this the first of his Music Box Murder books Karp introduces Thomas Purdue. Purdue purchases a rare...
Bob Avery's TWISTED PERCEPTION is full of details that make mysteries challenging to read. - Saturday, May 14th 2005 12:23 PM
Solving the case in Bob Avey's Twisted Perception depends on Police Detective Kenny Elliot paying attention to details.  Elliot is on the case of present day murders in...
PICK YOUR POISON by Leann Sweeney - Tuesday, March 29th 2005 9:59 AM
Pick Your Poison is a witty mystery set in Texas with a surprising twist.  Adopted twins, Kate and Abby Rose, have just lost their father and are faced with decisions of...
The first lady of genealogy fiction has done it again! - Monday, March 7th 2005 2:21 PM
Rett MacPherson's new book Thicker Than Water is wonderful. MacPherson has Torie O'Shea, a professional genealogist, tackle a number of human emotions while telling a great...
Add MURDER AT MONTICELLO to your pile of genealogy fiction to be read. - Monday, March 7th 2005 2:09 PM
Genealogy and history lovers get out your pencil and paper. Write down each and everything you learn about the living and dead in Murder at Monticello and perhaps you will solve...
The SECRET PORTRAIT by Lillian Stewart Carl - Tuesday, February 22nd 2005 6:03 PM
    What if there were a conspiracy to suppress parts of your family tree? That's what Rick MacLyon, an American millionaire living in Scotland, believes has...
ARTIFACT by Mary Anna Evans is full of history and suspense! - Saturday, February 12th 2005 11:40 AM
      Mary Anna Evans' first book Artifact is a multi-layerd mystery full of history and suspense. Faye Longcham begins illegally digging for artifacts and...
Haunted Ground has all the elements of a great history mystery. - Monday, November 29th 2004 5:45 PM
Corpses missing body parts, two mysteries centuries apart, music, romance and a genealogy that ties everything together are found in Erin Hart's first novel Haunted Ground....
Interview with Jimmy Fox the author of the Nick Herald Genealogical Mysteries - Saturday, September 11th 2004 6:54 AM
First, Jimmy, let me public thank you for your support of Christine's Book List. You have been generous in your support and promotion of my reading list and I am truly grateful....
JACKPOT BLOOD by Jimmy Fox - Sunday, August 22nd 2004 6:32 PM
Tired of the genealogy textbooks? Give your brain a rest and delve into some genealogy fiction with a sinister twist. Read Jackpot Blood and you just might learn a thing or...
Brian Moore's THE MANGAN INHERITANCE - Thursday, June 10th 2004 12:29 PM
Recently on a trip away from my computer (for a week) I had the chance to catch up on reading from my own list. Some books I list right away because I can tell from publishers...
Marcia Muller's LISTEN TO THE SILENCE - Tuesday, June 8th 2004 5:28 AM
I am currently in the middle of Marcia Muller's Listen to the Silence, 2000. However, my husband picked it up first and has been reading the book as well. His interest was...