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  • Smokey Dalton Boxed Set

    Books 1-3

    by Kris Nelscott ...
    series Smokey Dalton
    Called “an outstanding series” by Booklist and “triumphant” by the Chicago Tribune, Kris Nelscott’s Smokey Dalton mysteries boast numerous awards, including finalists for the Edgar and Shamus awards.The Oregonian says: “The Nelscott series setting, in the turbulent late ’60s, gives her books layers of issues of racism, class, and war, all of which still seem to remain sadly timely today.” And ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • Family Affair: A Smokey Dalton Story

    by Kris Nelscott ...
    series Smokey Dalton
    Smokey Dalton gets a call from an old friend to help transport a battered woman and her young daughter from Madison, Wisconsin, to a shelter in Chicago. When Smokey and Marvella Walker show up at the drop site, they learn that the woman is both white and a racist. She refuses to leave with them. And that’s only the beginning of their problems.Chosen as one of the best mystery short stories of 2009 ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • War at Home: A Smokey Dalton Novel

    by Kris Nelscott ...
    series Smokey Dalton
     “Kris Nelscott can lay claim to the strongest series of detective novels now being written by an American author.” SalonThe case starts out close to home: Daniel Kirkland never arrived at Yale for the spring semester. Daniel’s mother Grace, a friend of Smokey Dalton’s and his son Jimmy’s beloved teacher, sacrificed everything to get Daniel into one of the country’s most prestigious schools. What ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Smoke-Filled Rooms: A Smokey Dalton Novel

    by Kris Nelscott ...
    series Smokey Dalton
    “This is mystery fiction at its highest, most gripping level.” Chicago TribuneOn the run after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., Private Investigator Smokey Dalton has settled under an assumed name in Chicago. But history won’t leave him alone. His job in security at the Chicago Hilton places him in the center of the protests at the 1968 Democratic Convention. Worse, a killer works his ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Stone Cribs: A Smokey Dalton Novel

    by Kris Nelscott ...
    series Smokey Dalton
     “Kris Nelscott can lay claim to the strongest series of detective novels now being written by an American author. “ SalonAfter attending a charity fundraiser, private investigator Smokey Dalton and his powerful girlfriend discover a critically injured woman in his neighbor’s apartment, and his neighbor missing. Smokey gets the woman to a nearby hospital which proves to be a mistake: the doctor ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Street Justice: A Smokey Dalton Novel

    by Kris Nelscott ...
    series Smokey Dalton
    “Kris Nelscott can lay claim to the strongest series of detective novels now being written by an American author.” SalonIn the first week of the new decade, an emergency phone call shatters Chicago Private Detective Smokey Dalton’s hopes for a good 1970. His adopted son Jimmy and Jimmy’s best friend and cousin Keith Grimshaw need help. Smokey arrives at a South Side hotel across from the boys’ ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • The Monster in Our Midst

    by Kris Nelscott ...
    When a disturbing postcard arrives at his Atlanta office, Emerson knows he must report it to the NAACP. The postcard, sent by the mysterious Lureen from Abbotts Creek, Arkansas, depicts yet another lynching. Emerson agrees to travel to Abbotts Creek to investigate, but he knows doing so poses great risk. Emerson only passes as white, and this Lureen knows his face.Emerson knows one day his luck ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Still Life 1931

    by Kris Nelscott ...
    Years ago, Lurleen helped the NAACP investigate lynchings. She stopped when she met her husband, but never forgot the work…or the caution it required. After his death, Lurleen finds herself struggling to find purpose.She travels to New York without a plan. But what she finds there might help her face her past—and finally chart her future.A powerful story about justice, courage, and facing one’s ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • A Dangerous Road: A Smokey Dalton Novel

    Reading Group Guide Edition

    by Kris Nelscott ...
    series Smokey Dalton #1
    New! Reader’s Guide EditionWith Discussion Questions“Kris Nelscott can lay claim to the strongest series of detective novels now being written by an American author.” —SalonWho is Smokey Dalton?Private Investigator Smokey Dalton works for Memphis, Tennessee’s black community. He has almost no interaction with the white hierarchy, even though they exist only blocks away. So he’s surprised the day a ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Combat Medic

    by Kris Nelscott ...
    Berkeley, May, 1969—When former Army nurse Captain June “Eagle” Eagleton returned from Vietnam, she thought she left the war zone behind. But when the familiar sound of a helicopter wakes Eagle from sleep, she realizes she has awoken in a very different kind of war zone: one filled with tear gas, and kids, and the National Guard.As Eagle fights her way to help her friend Pammy at A Gym of Her Own, ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Protectors

    by Kris Nelscott ...
    “Nelscott expertly mixes history and mystery, and readers will be happy that she intends to write more books about these distinctive people and eventful times.”—Publisher’s WeeklyA former combat nurse, a former legal secretary, and the owner of one of the first women-only gyms form an unlikely alliance in this fast-paced and riveting new work by the acclaimed historical mystery novelist Kris ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • Sob Sisters

    by Kris Nelscott ...
    series Smokey Dalton
    Madison, Wisconsin, 1972—When Detective Hank Kaplan calls Valentina Wilson to a crime scene, she wonders why. She soon finds more questions than answers in a secret room belonging to a wealthy female philanthropist, whose brutal murder the police hastily cover up. Val’s search for the truth will take her from the rape hotline she runs to the shocking realization that the woman’s murder anchors a ... Read more

    $2.99 USD