WorldCat Identities

McMurdo-Wallis, Cristine

Works: 62 works in 253 publications in 1 language and 16,000 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  History  Christian fiction  Political fiction  Suspense fiction  Detective and mystery stories, English  Historical fiction  Romance fiction 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PS3568.O243, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Cristine McMurdo-Wallis
Nickel and dimed : on (not) getting by in America by Barbara Ehrenreich( Recording )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 1,252 WorldCat member 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( Recording )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 1,210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A former police chief finds herself summoned to Richmond to clean up scandalous conditions
Just imagine by Susan Elizabeth Phillips( )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 969 WorldCat member 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( )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 916 WorldCat member 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( )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 863 WorldCat member 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
Naked in death by J. D Robb( )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three young women have been brutally murdered. After 10 years on the New York City police force, Lieutenant Eve Dallas knows better than to become emotionally involved with her work. But the prime suspect is a suave, sophisticated Irish billionaire with a mysterious past and she finds herself powerless to resist his charm
A case of nosy neighbors by Lori Copeland( )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 749 WorldCat member 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?
New Orleans mourning by Julie Smith( )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 698 WorldCat member 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 crooked letters by Lori Copeland( )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 696 WorldCat member 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
A case of bad taste by Lori Copeland( )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member 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( )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 658 WorldCat member 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
The Florabama Ladies' Auxiliary & Sewing Circle by Lois Battle( )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 618 WorldCat member 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( Recording )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member 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( )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member 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( Recording )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 514 WorldCat member 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
Now I lay me down to sleep by Patricia H Rushford( )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member 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
Red sky in mourning by Patricia H Rushford( )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member 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
Long time no see by Susan Isaacs( Recording )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recently widowed, Judith Singer cannot get her former lover, Nelson Sharpe of the Nassau County Police Department, out of her mind, as she investigates the disappearance of Courtney Logan, the wife of a man with ties to the Long Island mob
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Southern cross
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Wallis, Cristine McMurdo-

English (141)

Southern crossThe morning afterImmortal in deathNaked in deathA case of nosy neighborsA case of crooked lettersA case of bad tasteThe Florabama Ladies' Auxiliary & Sewing CircleLong time no see