New York Times Bestseller!Critically acclaimed novelist and award-winning short story writer Michael Malone is the smart, literate, compassionate voice of the American south. His gift for crafting the great American comedy, as he did in Handling Sin, is matched only by his ability to create mystery novels ripped with tension, twists and humanity.
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It's taken Malone a dozen years (Times Witness, 1989) to return to Hillston, North Carolina, and its chief of police, curmudgeonly savant Cudberth (Cuddy) Mangum, and its homicide chief, echt aristocratic southerner Justin B.Savile V—but the excruciatingly long writing time has resulted in an awa...| Read Full Review of First Lady
In Justin's Old South, Cuddy points out, Carl Yarborough, the town's black mayor, ''would have come into this courtroom as a piece of property.'' By design, ''First Lady'' offers a wealth of incidental pleasures -- a press secretary described ...Sep 23 2001 | Read Full Review of First Lady
Laura Bush is nowhere to be found in this southern mystery, which features a philandering North Carolina governor, his wife, a beautiful Irish rock star and a pair of sharp homicide detectives whom Malone resurrects from his 1983 novel Uncivil Seasons.Sep 10 2001 | Read Full Review of First Lady
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