It turned out to be an engaging mystery story but, more importantly, I fell in love with her large family of characters and the language and lifestyle of early 1900s rural Oklahoma.
Over the next years I waited with great anticipation to learn the title of Casey’s next book (and I promptly read each one):
The Drop Edge Of Yonder
The Sky Took Him
Crying Blood (okay, that title didn’t light my fire)
The Wrong Hill To Die On
When I saw that her new book Hell With The Lid Blown Off will be released in June, 2014, I immediately logged onto my local library’s website. One copy of the book was on order. I was first to put in a hold request. Now I’m waiting for that wonderful email message that says, “You have a book on hold at Barkman Branch.”
If you have not read any of the Alifair Tucker series, start from the first title listed above to follow the story of a most engaging family.
For more information about the Alifair Tucker Mystery series, visit http://www.doniscasey.com/