Monday, May 6, 2019


Mystery Readers Journal: Mystery in the American South II (Volume 35:1: Spring 2019) is available now as a PDF and hardcopy. Subscriber copies have been mailed. This is the second installment of this theme. The first issue of Mystery In the American South I (Volume 34:4) is still available. Thanks to everyone who contributed to both issues.

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  • The American South, circa 1964 by Gary Alexander
  • GRITS by Jenna Bennett
  • Fabulous Florida by Nancy J. Cohen
  • Southern Mysteries: It’s All in the History by Beverly Connor
  • The Role of Memory in Southern Mystery Fiction by John Copenhaver
  • The Heart in Conflict With Itself: The Myth of the South by J. Madison Davis
  • Religion in the Deep South by Phillip DePoy
  • Southern Porches by Tracy Dunham
  • Appalachian Love Song by Dean Feldmeyer
  • Where the Deep Waters Flow by David Fulmer
  • Chicken Fried Lit: The Southern Gothic Tradition in Crime Fiction by Richard Helms
  • Ponce de Leon by Russell Hill
  • Back from the Dead by Ed Kovacs
  • Smoky Mountain Intrigue by Deborah J Ledford
  • Writing a Cozy Mystery as a ‘deep Southerner’ by R.J. Lee
  • Hungry, Haunted, and Helplessly Imaginative by Gayle Leeson
  • Storytelling in Dixie by D.P. Lyle
  • Little Old Southern Ladies Who Wear Gumshoes by Ed Lynskey
  • Is Maryland Really in the South? by Debbi Mack
  • Judge Deborah Knott’s View of the South by Margaret Maron
  • A Yankee in the Land of Cotton by Brent Monahan
  • Make Mine a Mausoleum by M. A. Monnin
  • True Confessions of a Transplanted Yankee by Gail Oust
  • Fiction Seasoned by the South by Linda Bennett Pennell
  • Many Souths by Cathy Pickens
  • Memories of the American South Find Their Way into My Debut Novel by Ang Pompano
  • Justice with Gentility by Rosemary Poole-Carter
  • Stereotypes and Reality by Terry Shames
  • Murder, Treachery, and Heroism in the CSA by Christopher Stires
  • I’m a Hillbilly by Nancy Swing
  • Pull Up a Chair and Sit a Spell by Jane Tesh
  • A Magic Southern City by T.K. Thorne
  • And Justice for the Dead by Maggie Toussaint
  • Southern Fried Murder: Mayhem in the Old South by Robert W. Walker
  • Tapping into the Deep South’s Rich Literary Heritage by Peggy Webb
  • Hidden Under the Floorboards by Karen White
  • Murder in Retrospect: Reviews by Sandie Herron, L.J. Roberts, Dru Ann Love, and Lesa Holstine
  • The Children’s Hour: Crime Fiction in the American South by Gay Toltl Kinman
  • In Short: The Southern Regional Short Story by Marvin Lachman
  • From the Editor’s Desk by Janet A. Rudolph

1 comment:

Nancy J. Cohen said...

Thanks for including my article!