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McMurdo-Wallis, Cristine

Works: 62 works in 305 publications in 1 language and 15,643 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Christian fiction  Political fiction  Historical fiction  Bildungsromans  Abridgments  Humorous fiction 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PS3569.I28, 813.54
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Publications about Cristine McMurdo-Wallis
Publications by Cristine McMurdo-Wallis
Most widely held works by Cristine McMurdo-Wallis
Nickel and dimed : on (not) getting by in America by Barbara Ehrenreich( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 1,224 libraries worldwide
To discover how others exist on minimum wage, the author leaves her home, takes the cheapest lodgings she can find, and accepts whatever jobs she's offered. Moving from Florida to Maine to Minnesota, she works variously as a waitress, nursing home aide, and a Wal-Mart sales clerk. She learned many things, including the fact that one job is not enough: you need at least two if you intend to live indoors
Southern cross by Patricia Daniels Cornwell( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 1,153 libraries worldwide
A former police chief finds herself summoned to Richmond to clean up scandalous conditions
Just imagine by Susan Elizabeth Phillips( file )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 934 libraries worldwide
The turbulent, passionate story of two Civil War survivors. A spirited young woman, Kit Weston has lost her Southern home and family in the war. Baron Cain, a northerner, now owns her beloved plantation Risen Glory. Kit would like to murder him. But since she is an orphan, much to her horror, he is appointed as her guardian. Both are headstrong and independent, yet there is a powerful attraction between them. The war between their wills--and their hearts--is just beginning
The morning after by Lisa Jackson( file )
15 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 895 libraries worldwide
Beautiful journalist Nikki Gillette would give anything to get out of Savannah. Her chance might have come as shse begins to cover a major story about a killer nicknamed The Grave Robber. To gather pieces for her report, she shadows the rugged and handsome investigator Pierce Reed. A fierce attraction ignites between them as they continue spending time together. But as the murders continue, and secrets are revealed, Nikki wonders what Pierce is hiding about the killer and his victims
Immortal in death by J. D Robb( file )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 844 libraries worldwide
Eve Dallas, policewoman of the future, is forced to arrest her best friend Mavis for murder when all clues point to Mavis as the killer of her lover's old girlfriend
A case of nosy neighbors by Lori Copeland( file )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 724 libraries worldwide
Several peeping tom incidents have been reported across town. With an unknown individual on the loose, and the townsfolk terrified, Stella jumps into action. Unfortunately, this time not all of the Diamond women are available to work on the case. With her loyal friend Maude in bed with a sprained ankle, and CeeCee preoccupied with mail delivery, will Stella be able to go it alone and dupe the daring deviant?
A case of crooked letters by Lori Copeland( file )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 680 libraries worldwide
Trouble is brewing in the sleepy hamlet of Morning Shade. Multiple chain letters are circulating throughout town, and a local resident is to blame. Little old ladies are being victimized by empty promises of vast riches and rejuvenated health. Fortunately, the plucky Stella Diamond is on the case
New Orleans mourning by Julie Smith( file )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 670 libraries worldwide
A revealing glimpse into the hidden world of New Orleans high society and an intricately plotted murder mystery. The novel introduces rookie cop Skip Langdon, as she investigates a seamy Mardi Gras murder. Everyone in town is shocked when Chauncey St. Amant, a prominent citizen and this year's King of Carnival, is killed on his parade float by a shooter in a Dolly Parton get-up. Skip Langdon is assigned the case because of her own upper-crust background. Skip's investigation takes her deep into the Garden District to dig up the St. Amant family skeletons and a dangerous ancient secret
A case of bad taste by Lori Copeland( file )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 647 libraries worldwide
Award-winning author Lori Copeland has published dozens of romances and inspirational novels. A Case of Bad Taste, set in a small Arkansas town, brims with homespun humor and unforgettable characters. When a series of break-ins shakes up the town, novelist Maude Diamond spots fresh material for her next book. A crook is sneaking into people's houses--and redecorating them!
The Axeman's jazz by Julie Smith( file )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 634 libraries worldwide
Detective Skip Landon's latest case is to track down the "Axeman", a cold and clever killer determined to copy the campaign of terror of his turn-of-the-century namesake. Includes strong language. 2001
The Florabama Ladies' Auxiliary & Sewing Circle by Lois Battle( file )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 604 libraries worldwide
After discovering that her husband has lost all of their money and left her broke, Bonnie Duke Cullman is abandoning her comfortable life in Atlanta to teach at a community college in rural Alabama. Ruth Elkin just lost her sewing job at the Cherished Lady factory, and now she must attend college classes to get back on track. The two women's lives become intertwined, and together they survive the ups and downs of small town life
Body of lies by Iris Johansen( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 553 libraries worldwide
Eve Duncan, a forensic sculptor, reconstructs victims of violent crime. When she is called to Baton Rouge to work on a skelton, her life is threatened and puzzling questions plague her work
A ghost for Maggie by Emily Carmichael( file )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 543 libraries worldwide
Robin Rowe was a successful madame in the then bustling town of Jerome, Arizona. Now her granddaughter, Maggie Potter, has bought the old mansion and turned it into a bed and breakfast. But the feisty madame haunts the premises as a ghost. When she learns that her lovely granddaughter is single, she decides to find the right man for Maggie. A handsome visitor arrives that Maggie may find irresistible from Robin's persistence
Final target by Iris Johansen( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 491 libraries worldwide
Melissa Delgado is off on an incredible adventure from Washington to Amsterdam to Paris in an attempt to recover the Wind Dancer, a priceless gold statue that has been stolen
Low country by Anne Rivers Siddons( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and held by 485 libraries worldwide
Caroline Venable's life is nearly perfect--she enjoys prestige, wealth, and a handsome husband. But she has never accepted her daughter's death of nearly six years ago. Whenever grief overcomes her, she flees to the island her beloved granddaddy left her. There, with the wild ponies in the untamed marshlands, she finds comfort. But when her pristine hideaway is threatened, she faces one of the toughest challenges of her life
Red sky in mourning by Patricia H Rushford( file )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 479 libraries worldwide
When Helen Bradley arrives at a coastal village to complete a regional travel guide, she learns that the woman who started the project was killed in an accident which may have been staged to cover illegal activity in this supposedly tranquil town
Nora, Nora by Anne Rivers Siddons( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 477 libraries worldwide
A coming-of-age tale set in the social turbulence of the 1960s. Peyton McKenzie is a shy, gawky teenager, living with her widowed father, when her cousin Nora comes for a visit. With her exotic clothes and her pink Thunderbird convertible, Nora is nothing like the conservative, churchgoing relatives Peyton has known. Soon, Nora has taken Peyton under her wing, and is showing the girl a new and exciting world beyond her sleepy southern town. But a dark history lurks behind Nora's bright facade--a shocking secret that will affect each member of Peyton's family
Now I lay me down to sleep by Patricia H Rushford( file )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 433 libraries worldwide
Helen Bradley is a journalist who uses both spiritual strength and investigative skills to uncover the facts for her articles. Now she has received an urgent request for help when the director of a prestigious convalescent home dies from an apparent heart attack. His widow, however, is convinced that he was murdered
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