Lesa Holstine's Blog – September 2007 Archive (6)

Zoё Sharp at the Velma Teague Library in Glendale, AZ

Zoё Sharp, author of First Drop and Second Shot, the Charlie Fox thrillers that are set in the U.S., appeared today at the Velma Teague Library in Glendale, AZ. She and her husband, Andy, arrived early enough that Zoё was able to judge the final pictures in our library photo contest.



If you get the chance to… Continue

Added by Lesa Holstine on September 17, 2007 at 1:44pm — No Comments

The Girl with Braided Hair





Why Margaret Coel's books are not as well known as Tony Hillerman's is a mystery to me. She brings to life the culture and history of the Arapaho Indian Tribe of the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming. Her latest mystery, The Girl with Braided Hair, is one of her masterpieces. She skillfully ties together a cold case,… Continue

Added by Lesa Holstine on September 13, 2007 at 12:22am — 1 Comment

Second Shot





Doubt is "a sword that kills", and it might just kill Charlie Fox. The opening of Zoё Sharp's Second Shot finds the bodyguard lying on her belly in the bottom of a snow crusted shallow ditch, shot twice. As Simone, the woman she was hired to protect, stands over her with a gun, Charlie saw grief and anger and shock in her eyes. It was never supposed to… Continue

Added by Lesa Holstine on September 11, 2007 at 7:55am — No Comments

Margaret Coel at The Poisoned Pen

Margaret Coel appeared at The Poisoned Pen in Scottsdale today, to celebrate the publication of her thirteenth book, The Girl with Braided Hair. I've read all but that last book, and I've been waiting to see her. She was vivacious and knowledgeable, and wonderful to hear.



Coel said when her first book, The Eagle Catcher came…
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Added by Lesa Holstine on September 10, 2007 at 12:30am — No Comments

Road Kill





Zoё Sharp revs up the tension in Road Kill, a Charlie Fox thriller. Road Kill serves as a transition piece. Charlie needed downtime after her job in Florida, an experience related in First Drop. She needed time to regroup and make decisions about her feelings for her boss and lover, Sean Meyer, and her current job as a bodyguard,… Continue

Added by Lesa Holstine on September 4, 2007 at 7:59am — No Comments

Contest for autographed copies of Prime Time

This week, I have a special treat for you. I recently reviewed Prime Time by

Hank Phillippi Ryan, at http://lesasbookcritiques.blogspot.com/2007/08/prime-time.html. This… Continue

Added by Lesa Holstine on September 1, 2007 at 12:48am — No Comments

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