WorldCat Identities

MacPherson, Rett

Overview
Works: 19 works in 150 publications in 1 language and 10,419 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Domestic fiction  Diary fiction  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3563.A3257, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Rett MacPherson
Died in the wool by Rett MacPherson( Book )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Torie O'Shea, president of the historical society in New Kassel, Missouri, has plans to turn a historic house up for sale into a textile museum. The house has a tragic family history involving three sibling suicides in the nineteen twenties. Mrs. O'Shea eventually has to learn the secrets behind their deaths to solve present-day crimes
The blood ballad by Rett MacPherson( Book )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 1,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Genealogist Torie O'Shea is out birding on the cliffs of the Mississippi River as part of New Kassell, Missouri's first ever bird-watching Olympics, when someone starts shooting at her and her partner. Disoriented and running for their lives, they stumble over an antique trunk and discover a badly beaten dead body stuffed inside. Soon after, musicologist Glen Morgan shows up at the Kendall House, Torie's new textile museum, claiming to be her cousin and to have proof that her grandfather secretly may have written a number of popular songs for the famous country music singers, the Morgan Family Players. Torie starts to uncover secrets about her family and the town that even she didn't know
In sheep's clothing : a novel by Rett MacPherson( Book )

16 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visiting her favorite aunt in Minnesota, genealogist Torie O'Shea learns that her aunt has discovered the 150-year-old diary of a young Swedish woman whose life turned violent after falling in love with a man forbidden to her
Thicker than water : [a Tori O'Shea mystery] by Rett MacPherson( Book )

19 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learning that her mentor and boss, Sylvia, has passed away at the age of 102, Missouri mother and genealogist Tori O'Shea discovers a cryptic postcard from the 1920s among Sylvia's possessions and begins to fear that the elderly woman's death may not have been natural
A comedy of heirs : a novel by Rett MacPherson( Book )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Genealogist Torie O'Shea of Missouri turns her attention to her family and discovers that her great grandfather was murdered. Torie begins a probe and family skeletons tumble out
Killing cousins by Rett MacPherson( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Torie O'Shea, a genealogist, begins researching the life of a local jazz singer, she discovers that the singer's infant son had been kidnapped in 1938, and when a baby's skeleton is found in a run-down building, Torie must delve into a crime that spans several generations
Dead man running by Rett MacPherson( Book )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When genealogist Torie O'Shea is asked by a local journalist to research the family background of her Missouri hometown's two mayoral candidates--incumbent Bill Castlereagh and his challenger, Torie's stepfather Sheriff Colin Brooke--her investigation turns up a shocking secret from her town's past
Blood relations by Rett MacPherson( Book )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a drought leads to the discovery of a mysterious sunken riverboat, genealogist Torie O'Shea investigates the murder of a college professor who was documenting the story, a situation complicated by the discovery of her half-sister
A veiled antiquity : a novel by Rett MacPherson( Book )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An antique collector in Missouri is killed in a fall and police rule an accident. When the town's genealogist, Torie O'Shea, looks at the victim's collection she instinctively knows the lady was murdered
Family skeletons : a novel by Rett MacPherson( Book )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Genealogist Victory O'Shea of New Kassel, Missouri, is hired by Norah Zumwalt, a local antique dealer, to draw a family tree. Since her client's father never returned from World War II, Victory checks military records and discovers the father is living in a nearby town. She informs Norah who is promptly murdered. A first novel
A misty mourning : a novel by Rett MacPherson( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Torie O'Shea inherits the West Virginia boardinghouse just after Clarissa Hart's grandmother changes her will and is found murdered, "Torie must put her genealogy skills to work to determine what secrets worth killing for may be hiding in the dilapidated boarding house and the Hart family story--before it's too late."--Jacket
A misty mourning by Rett MacPherson( Book )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Genealogist Torie O'Shea encounters a new mystery when she and her grandmother Gert, traveling to visit a century-old family friend in West Virginia, only to find her murdered shortly after their arrival, bequeathing her ancient boarding house to Torie
Sleeping the churchyard sleep by Rett MacPherson( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isolated in a small community in 1950s West Virginia, Olivia knows her life will always be predictable and limited - being struck down with polio has assured that. But that was before a stranger walked into town. Jeb McDowell is a man with a tragic past who is faced with an even more tragic present. When he is murdered, the entire town becomes complicit in concealing an old crime. Olivia will need every bit of courage she can summon to face down the killer in her community, and bring an old injustice to light before she, too, sleeps the churchyard sleep
A misty mourning : a Torie O'Shea mystery by Rett MacPherson( Book )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in Undetermined and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy of heirs : a Torie O'Shea mystery by Rett MacPherson( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Genealogist Torie O'Shea Finds That Her Own Family Tree Is Rooted In Murder. . . The December annual O'Shea family reunion is just kicking off when genealogist and town historian Torie O'Shea discovers a bad apple in her family tree. Someone has sent her several newspaper clippings reporting a fifty-year-old unsolved murder. The dead man is her great-grandfather-shot on his own front porch while his family was trapped inside. Everybody knows great grandpa Keith died in a hunting accident. Or did he? Between fussing over too many house guests, husband, children-and the surprising news she's once again in the "family way"--Torie gets a sneaking suspicion the truth may be as deadly now as it was fifty years ago. Soon she's shaking the family tree, never anticipating the shocking truths ready to drop-along with a motive for murder that could mean it's history for Torie as well
Veiled antiquity by Rett MacPherson( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A comedy of heirs by Rett MacPherson( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Genealogist Torie O'Shea of Missouri turns her attention to her family and discovers that her grandfather was murdered. Torie begins a probe and family skeletons tumble out
A comedy of heirs by Rett MacPherson( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

THE BLOOD BALLARD by Rett MacPherson( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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