Books by Mary Willis Walker

ALL THE DEAD LIE DOWN by Mary Willis Walker
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 1998

Though she's put in her time on wild and wooly cases (Under the Beetle's Cellar, 1995, etc.), Lone Star Monthly writer Molly Cates has never run her biggest story to earth: the mystery of her father Vernon's death, labeled a suicide by everybody but Molly for nearly 30 years. Read full book review >
UNDER THE BEETLE'S CELLAR by Mary Willis Walker
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 1995

"Check your political sympathies at the door, stock up on your blood-pressure medication, and enjoy. (First printing of 200,000; author tour)"
A sect of religious fanatics imprisons a dozen school-aged hostages in their Texas compoundand Walker gets a chance to show how a tough-minded writer might have turned Waco around. Read full book review >
THE RED SCREAM by Mary Willis Walker
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 21, 1994

"Welcome to the big time, Mary Willis Walker (Zero at the Bone, 1991)."
Now that homicidal drifter Louie Bronk's about to be executed for a murder he committed 11 years ago, Texas reporter Molly Cates, whose one claim to fame is her book on Louie, prepares her last article on the case. Read full book review >
ZERO AT THE BONE by Mary Willis Walker
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Dec. 18, 1991

"Too bad first-novelist Walker seems determined to make this Kate's last case."
Cash-poor Texas dog-trainer Katherine Driscoll, threatened with foreclosure on her kennel but offered a $100,000 bailout by her long- estranged father, Lester Renfro, arrives at the Austin zoo where he works just hours after he's clawed to death by a tiger. Read full book review >