Terry Shames & Carolyn Haines

Terry Shames will sign and discuss A Risky Undertaking for Loretta Singletary (Seventh Street Books; $15.95).

Terry Shames is the author of A Killing at Cotton Hill, The Last Death of Jack Harbin, Dead Broke in Jarrett Creek, A Deadly Affair at Bobtail Ridge, The Necessary Murder of Nonie Blake, and An Unsettling Crime for Samuel Craddock, the first six Samuel Craddock mysteries. She is the coeditor of Fire in the Hills, a book of stories, poems, and photographs about the 1991 Oakland Hills Fire. She grew up in Texas and continues to be fascinated by the convoluted loyalties and betrayals of the small town where her grandfather was the mayor. Terry is a member of the Mystery Writers of America and Sisters in Crime.
 

Carolyn Haines will sign and discuss Game of Bones (Minotaur; $26.99).

Carolyn Haines is the USA Today bestselling author of the Sarah Booth Delaney mystery series and a number of other books in mystery and crime, including the Pluto's Snitch paranormal-historical mystery series, and Trouble, the black cat detective romantic suspense books. She is the recipient of the Harper Lee Award for Distinguished Writing, the Richard Wright Award for Literary Excellence, and the Mississippi Writers Guild Lifetime Achievement Award. She is a former journalist, bartender, photographer, farmhand, and college professor and lives on a farm where she works with rescue cats, dogs, and horses.

 

 

Event date: 

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 6:30pm

Event address: 

2342 Bissonnet St
Houston, TX 77005
A Risky Undertaking for Loretta Singletary: A Samuel Craddock Mystery (Samuel Craddock Mysteries) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781633884908
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Seventh Street Books - April 23rd, 2019

A FAVORITE SERIES CHARACTER FINDS HERSELF IN HARM'S WAY. After using an online dating site for senior citizens, town favorite Loretta Singletary--maker of cinnamon rolls and arbiter of town gossip--goes missing. Chief Samuel Craddock's old friend Loretta Singletary--a mainstay of the Jarrett Creek community--has undergone a transformation, with a new hairstyle and modern clothes.


Game of Bones (A Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery #20) Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250154156
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Minotaur Books - May 14th, 2019

The next charming mystery from Carolyn Haines featuring spunky southern private investigator Sarah Booth Delaney.


A Reckoning in the Back Country: A Samuel Craddock Mystery (Samuel Craddock Mysteries) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781633883673
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Seventh Street Books - January 9th, 2018

Acting Police Chief Samuel Craddock investigates the murder of a visiting physician, whose mangled body is found in the woods. When Lewis Wilkins, a physician with a vacation home in Jarrett Creek, is attacked by vicious dogs, and several pet dogs in the area around Jarrett Creek disappear, Police Chief Samuel Craddock suspects that a dog fighting ring is operating in his territory.


An Unsettling Crime for Samuel Craddock: A Samuel Craddock Mystery (Samuel Craddock Mysteries) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781633882096
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Seventh Street Books - January 3rd, 2017

When the Jarrett Creek Fire Department is called to douse a blaze on the outskirts of town, they discover a grisly scene: five black young people have been murdered. Newly elected Chief of Police Samuel Craddock, just back from a stint in the Air Force, finds himself an outsider in the investigation headed by the Texas Highway Patrol.


The Necessary Murder of Nonie Blake: A Samuel Craddock Mystery (Samuel Craddock Mysteries) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781633881204
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Seventh Street Books - January 12th, 2016

Nonie Blake is back home from a mental institution where she has spent the last twenty years, and people are worried. Maybe too worried, for within a week of her return, Nonie is murdered. Police Chief Samuel Craddock thinks the only possible suspects are members of her tight-lipped family.


A Deadly Affair at Bobtail Ridge: A Samuel Craddock Mystery (Samuel Craddock Mysteries) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781633880467
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Seventh Street Books - April 7th, 2015

Someone is trying to kill Jenny Sandstone and she might know who it is. But how can Samuel Craddock protect her when she seems hell-bent on protecting the attempted killer's identity? Craddock has learned to accept that his neighbor and friend Jenny's personal life is strictly secret. But when her dying mother tells him that Jenny is in danger, Craddock is confronted with a dilemma.


Dead Broke in Jarrett Creek: A Samuel Craddock Mystery (Samuel Craddock Mysteries) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781616149963
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Seventh Street Books - October 7th, 2014

The small town of Jarrett Creek is bankrupt. Samuel Craddock thought he was retired but now he's been asked to return as police chief. Gary Dellmore, heir apparent to the main bank, is dead, apparently murdered. Dellmore supposedly had a roving eye, although his wife says he was never serious about dallying.


The Last Death of Jack Harbin: A Samuel Craddock Mystery (Samuel Craddock Mysteries) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781616148713
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Seventh Street Books - January 7th, 2014

Small town mystery and veteran's issues collide as retired police chief Samuel Craddock investigates a murder. Right before the outbreak of the Gulf War, two eighteen-year-old football stars and best friends from Jarrett Creek signed up for the army. Woody Patterson was rejected and stayed home to marry the girl they both loved, while Jack Harbin came back from the war badly damaged.


A Killing at Cotton Hill: A Samuel Craddock Mystery (Samuel Craddock Mysteries) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781616147990
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Seventh Street Books - July 16th, 2013

In this award-winning debut mystery novel, the chief of police of a small town is also an unreliable drunk. So when Dora Lee Parjeter is murdered, her old friend and former police chief Samuel Craddock steps in to investigate. He discovers that a lot of people may have had it in for Dora Lee—the conniving rascals on the farm next door, her estranged daughter, and her live-in grandson.


Charmed Bones: A Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781250298515
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Minotaur Books - February 26th, 2019

USA Today bestselling author Carolyn Haines will once again delight readers with Charmed Bones, the next sparkling Sarah Booth Delaney mystery.


Sticks and Bones: A Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781250085283
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: St. Martin's Paperbacks - February 27th, 2018

Can Sarah Booth Delaney read between the lines and uncover the truth about this real-life murder mystery?


Them Bones: A Mystery from the Mississippi Delta (Sarah Booth Delaney #1) Cover Image
Email or call 713-524-8597 for price
ISBN: 9780553581713
Availability: Special Order
Published: Bantam - November 2nd, 1999

Meet Sarah Booth Delaney, an unconventional Southern belle whose knack for uncovering the truth is about to make her the hottest detective in Zinnia, Mississippi . . . if it doesn't make her the deadest.