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McMurdo-Wallis, Cristine

Works: 71 works in 315 publications in 1 language and 15,181 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Domestic fiction  History  Christian fiction  Political fiction  Historical fiction  Bildungsromans  Abridgments  Humorous 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 )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 1,201 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( )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlotte police chief Judy Hammer is brought by an NIJ grant to Richmond to clean up the police force. Resented by the Richmond police force, city manager, and mayor, Hammer is faced with the most difficult assignment of her career
Just imagine by Susan Elizabeth Phillips( )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 893 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( )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 866 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
Glory in death by J. D Robb( )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When two beautiful, highly successful women are found murdered, Eve has a long list of suspects. The two glamorous women rubbed elbows with a number of wealthy, powerful men, including her own lover, Roarke
A case of nosy neighbors by Lori Copeland( )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 705 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?
A case of crooked letters by Lori Copeland( )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 658 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
New Orleans mourning by Julie Smith( )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 646 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 bad taste by Lori Copeland( )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 632 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!
Naked in death by J. D Robb( )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 628 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
The Axeman's jazz by Julie Smith( )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 610 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
Immortal in death by J. D Robb( )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 593 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
The Florabama Ladies' Auxiliary & Sewing Circle by Lois Battle( )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 587 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 )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 539 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 530 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
Low country by Anne Rivers Siddons( Recording )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member 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 nearly six years ago. Whenever her grief overcomes her she flees to the island her granddaddy left her. But when her hideaway is threatened, she faces one of the toughest challenges of her life
Final target by Iris Johansen( Recording )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 472 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
Red sky in mourning by Patricia H Rushford( )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helen Bradley has arrived at a charming bed and breakfast on a small peninsula off the coast of Washington, where she will assemble a regional travel guide. Soon, Helen discovers that the woman who began the guide may have been murdered. Then a local fisherman disappears. But when Helen herself is attacked, she knows she must investigate
Nora, Nora by Anne Rivers Siddons( Recording )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peyton McKenzie is a shy, gawky teenager, living with her widowed father, when her cousin Nora comes to visit. Nora is nothing like the conservative, churchgoing relatives Peyton has known. Soon, Nora has taken Peyton under her wing
Now I lay me down to sleep by Patricia H Rushford( )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 424 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
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Southern crossThe morning afterGlory in deathA case of nosy neighborsA case of crooked lettersA case of bad tasteNaked in deathImmortal in death
Alternative Names
Wallis, Cristine McMurdo-

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