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Sharyn McCrumb was born in Wilmington, North Carolina on February 26, 1948. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and received an M.A. in English from Virginia Tech. Her novels include the Elizabeth MacPherson series and the Ballad series. St. Dale won a 2006 Library of Virginia Award and the Appalachian Writers Association Book of the Year Award. Ghost Riders won the Wilma Dykeman Award for Literature and the Audie Award for Best Recorded Book. She has received numerous awards for her work including the Sherwood Anderson Short Story Award, the Perry F. Kendig Award for Achievement in Literary Arts, the Chaffin Award for Southern Literature, and the Plattner Award for Short Story. In 2014, she received the Mary Frances Hobson Prize for Southern Literature by North Carolina's Chowan University. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Bimbos of the Death Sun 1,018 copies, 33 reviews
She Walks These Hills 953 copies, 23 reviews
The Ballad of Frankie Silver (Author) 880 copies, 20 reviews
The Rosewood Casket (Author) 878 copies, 15 reviews
The Hangman's Beautiful Daughter 772 copies, 11 reviews
If I'd Killed Him When I Met Him 742 copies, 12 reviews
The Songcatcher 718 copies, 20 reviews
Zombies of the Gene Pool 667 copies, 20 reviews
If Ever I Return, Pretty Peggy-O 632 copies, 14 reviews
Ghost Riders 503 copies, 13 reviews
Sick of Shadows 468 copies, 15 reviews
The Windsor Knot 452 copies, 4 reviews
The PMS Outlaws 443 copies, 12 reviews
Lovely in Her Bones 441 copies, 12 reviews
Missing Susan 429 copies, 9 reviews
MacPherson's Lament 408 copies, 5 reviews
Highland Laddie Gone 405 copies, 9 reviews
The Devil Amongst the Lawyers 341 copies, 42 reviews
Paying the Piper 329 copies, 5 reviews
The Ballad of Tom Dooley 315 copies, 39 reviews
St. Dale 293 copies, 11 reviews
The Unquiet Grave 189 copies, 22 reviews
Once Around the Track 160 copies, 6 reviews
King's Mountain 151 copies, 6 reviews
Prayers the Devil Answers 115 copies, 15 reviews
Bimbos and Zombies 113 copies, 2 reviews
Sharyn McCrumb's Appalachia 31 copies, 2 reviews
Faster Pastor 26 copies, 2 reviews
Our Separate Days (Author) 8 copies
Typewriter Man {collection} (Author) 2 copies
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Blood Lite (Contributor) 805 copies, 31 reviews
Three for the Chair (Introduction, some editions) 732 copies, 3 reviews
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The Book of Ballads (Contributor) 549 copies, 10 reviews
Transgressions {ten novellas} (Contributor) 253 copies, 6 reviews
Mistletoe Mysteries (Contributor) 220 copies, 6 reviews
Blood Lite II: Overbite (Contributor) 191 copies, 13 reviews
Tails of Wonder and Imagination: Cat Stories (Contributor) 183 copies, 6 reviews
The Dark (Contributor) 168 copies, 4 reviews
Hellboy: Odder Jobs (Contributor) 162 copies, 1 review
The Monster's Corner (Contributor) 143 copies, 7 reviews
A Century of Great Suspense Stories (Contributor) 139 copies, 1 review
Once Upon a Crime (Contributor) 121 copies, 3 reviews
Poe: 19 New Tales Inspired by Edgar Allan Poe (Contributor) 113 copies, 4 reviews
Cat Crimes II (Contributor) 103 copies, 1 review
Sisters in Crime 4 (Contributor) 103 copies, 2 reviews
Murder, My Dear Watson: New Tales of Sherlock Holmes (Contributor) 101 copies, 4 reviews
Sisters in Crime 2 (Contributor) 96 copies, 2 reviews
The Best of Sisters in Crime (Contributor) 82 copies, 2 reviews
Crime Through Time III (Contributor) 79 copies, 2 reviews
Malice Domestic 3 (Contributor) 65 copies, 2 reviews
Charles Vess' Book of Ballads & Sagas (Contributor) 51 copies, 3 reviews
Transgressions, Volume 4 (Contributor) 37 copies
Vengeance Is Hers (Contributor) 25 copies
Partners in Crime (Contributor) 22 copies
Royal Crimes (Contributor) 15 copies
The Book of Ballads and Sagas # 1 (Contributor) 12 copies
AZ Murder Goes Artful (Contributor) 10 copies
First Cases [Unabridged Audiobook] (Contributor) 3 copies
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