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BOOK REVIEW

SANCTUARY HILL by Kathryn R. Wall
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 24, 2007

"Bay is a woman of character, always providing a rousing adventure while showing her softer side."
A hidden backwoods community, a curious charm, a murdered child and a missing wife alter Bay Tanner's life. Read full book review >

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COVENANT HALL by Kathryn R. Wall
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 5, 2009

"The latest case for Bay (The Mercy Oak, 2008, etc.) is tense, introspective and hard to put down."
Private investigator Bay Tanner takes an urgent case that can only be solved by unearthing buried secrets. Read full book review >

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JERICHO CAY by Kathryn R. Wall
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 3, 2011

"Wall's tense mysteries and Bay's complicated love life will doubtless keep her fans coming back for more."
The South Carolina lowlands are a little lower than usual in p.i. Bay Tanner's newest case. Read full book review >

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BISHOP’S REACH by Kathryn R. Wall
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 31, 2006

"Literate, witty, preposterous."
Hilton Head CPA Bay Tanner breaks in her new Inquiry Agency with three-and-a-half cases. Read full book review >

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RESURRECTION ROAD by Kathryn R. Wall
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 9, 2005

"Make sure there's lots of sweet tea on hand to keep you alert for the rousing conclusion."
Bay Tanner and her lover, Alain Darnay, are relishing hot days and sultry nights at her home on Hilton Head—until they become murder suspects. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PERDITION HOUSE by Kathryn R. Wall
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 2, 2003

"The finely spun plot makes Bay's latest a taut, tasty chiller."
Bay Turner (And Not a Penny More, not reviewed, etc.) returns for a third outing. Read full book review >

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THE MERCY OAK by Kathryn R. Wall
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 6, 2008

"A topical tale full of tension that should please old fans and new."
The accidental death of a teen embroils Bay Tanner (Sanctuary Hill, 2007, etc.) in a case that will test her detective and survival skills. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

JUDAS ISLAND by Kathryn R. Wall
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 2, 2004

"A decent mystery overpowered by too much local color and domestic detail."
Abandoned by her lover's defection back to Interpol, private eye Bay Tanner (Perdition House, 2003) returns from Paris to the South Carolina Lowcountry, where she finds mystery aplenty to distract her from Alain Darnay. Read full book review >

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CAPTURING MIRIAM'S MUSIC WITH CHARLY PALMER
by Julie Danielson

Fine artist, graphic designer, and illustrator Charly Palmer, who makes his home in Atlanta, describes the chance to illustrate Kathryn Erskine’s Mama Africa!: How Miriam Makeba Spread Hope with Her Song as “a dream come true.” Having been inspired as a child by the illustrations in Ezra Jack Keats’s The Snowy Day, which to this day informs his own ...


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FINE LINES
by Julie Danielson

The use of line in picture books directs the viewer’s eye across the page, but it also can convey great meaning—just as color, shape, and texture can. Angular lines convey excitement and tension; curved lines express more organic, peaceful qualities. Diagonal lines can communicate spontaneity, and horizontal lines, tranquility. A large part of so-called visual literacy with children is their ...


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TRUE GRIT
by Myra Forsberg

Classic Western figures like John Wayne’s stubborn cattle rancher in Howard Hawks’ Red River, Lorne Greene’s stirring patriarch in Bonanza, and James Arness’ laconic Marshal Matt Dillon in Gunsmoke galvanize the big and small screens. But this genre’s books also offer plenty of intense characters to savor. Kirkus Indie recently reviewed two Western novels and a novella filled with bracing ...


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MIDWINTER TREASURES
by Leila Roy

After a physically and intellectually and emotionally exhausting Midwinter Meeting in Atlanta—and a horrorshow day of travel on Tuesday—I am back home in Maine. Congratulations to all of the Youth Media Award winners and honorees, and a very special personal congratulations to the authors and books on the 2017 Amelia Bloomer list.

Due to being in Bloomer deliberations for one ...


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