Bill Crider

Bill Crider
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Bill Crider is the winner of two Anthony Awards and an Edgar Award finalist. An English college professor for many years, he’s published more than seventy-five crime, Western, and horror novels, including Compound Murder, Murder of a Beauty Shop QueenWild Hog Murder and Murder in the Air. In 2010, he was inducted into the Texas Literary Hall of Fame. He lives with his wife in Alvin, Texas.


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Half in Love with Artful Death
Sheriff Dan Rhodes Mysteries
Bill Crider
Minotaur/Thomas Dunne Books

The local community college and an antique dealer team up to have a workshop for artists. One local man, Burt Collins, isn't fond of the art, and he isn't fond...


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Compound Murder
Sheriff Dan Rhodes Mysteries
Bill Crider
Minotaur/Thomas Dunne Books

Small-town Texas sheriff Dan Rhodes is in for another puzzling mystery in this next in the entertaining, award-winning series Before classes start one...


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Murder is an Art
Professor Sally Good Mysteries
Bill Crider
Minotaur/Thomas Dunne Books

Dr. Sally Good, head of the English and Fine Arts Division of the Hughes Community College in Texas, has her hands full.  On top of dealing with the numerous...


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Murder of a Beauty Shop Queen
Sheriff Dan Rhodes Mysteries
Bill Crider
Minotaur/Thomas Dunne Books

Dan Rhodes, sheriff of Blacklin County, Texas, is called to the Beauty Shack, where the young and pretty Lynn Ashton has been found dead, bashed over the head...


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The Wild Hog Murders
Sheriff Dan Rhodes Mysteries
Bill Crider
Minotaur/Thomas Dunne Books

Like most of the rest of Texas, Blacklin County is being overrun with feral hogs that destroy farmland and crops. There’s hardly any defense against these...


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Murder in the Air
Sheriff Dan Rhodes Mysteries
Bill Crider
Minotaur/Thomas Dunne Books

There’s a big stink in Blacklin County, and everyone seems to think Sheriff Dan Rhodes should do something about it. The smell is coming from the giant chicken...


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Murder in Four Parts
Sheriff Dan Rhodes Mysteries
Bill Crider
Minotaur/Thomas Dunne Books

When Sheriff Dan Rhodes is asked to join the Clearview Barbershop Chorus, he suspects that there's an ulterior motive, mainly because he can't sing a note....


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A Mammoth Murder
Sheriff Dan Rhodes Mysteries
Bill Crider
Minotaur/Thomas Dunne Books

One hot summer morning, big, tough Bud Turley brings an enormous tooth into the Blacklin County police station and asks Sheriff Dan Rhodes to keep it for him...


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Of All Sad Words
Sheriff Dan Rhodes Mysteries
Bill Crider
Minotaur/Thomas Dunne Books

Strangers are moving into Blacklin County, and none of them is any stranger than Seepy Benton, a math teacher whom the county judge suspects is a wild-eyed...


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Murder Among the OWLS
Sheriff Dan Rhodes Mysteries
Bill Crider
Minotaur/Thomas Dunne Books

It was the cat who “told” Sheriff Dan Rhodes that something was wrong. It ran into the house when he opened the door. His wife, Ivy, recognized the cat as...


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A Bond with Death
Professor Sally Good Mysteries
Bill Crider
Minotaur/Thomas Dunne Books

Sally's husband has been dead for eight years; his remote ancestor, the witch Sarah Good, died on the scaffold in Salem more than four hundred years ago. Yet...


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Red, White, and Blue Murder
Sheriff Dan Rhodes Mysteries
Bill Crider
Minotaur/Thomas Dunne Books

The 12th mystery featuring Sheriff Dan Rhodes. WIth the author's quietly hilarious humor and fine characterization of Rhodes and the other residents of...


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A Knife in the Back
Professor Sally Good Mysteries
Bill Crider
Minotaur/Thomas Dunne Books

Dr. Sally Good, chair of the Department of English at Hughes Community College has learned how to cope with the many minor disasters and a couple of major...


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A Romantic Way to Die
Sheriff Dan Rhodes Mysteries
Bill Crider
Minotaur/Thomas Dunne Books

Dan Rhodes, the sheriff of Blacklin County, Texas, has seen more than his share of strange events during his time in office-most recently he exorcised a ghost...


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