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A native of Mississippi, Carolyn Haines is the author of over fifty books in multiple genres. She was recently named the 2010 recipient of the Harper Lee Award and is the recipient of the 2009 Richard Wright Award for Literary Excellence.

Haines teaches fiction writing at the University of South Alabama in Mobile. Active in animal rescue, she has twenty-one "critters" —horses, dogs and cats.


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Carolyn's Recent Updates

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Carolyn Haines said "yes" to attending Library Luncheon
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date: July 15, 2014 11:45AM
location: Bay St. Louis/Hancock Public Library, 312 Highway 90, Bay Saint Louis, MS, The United States
description: Join Carolyn Haines as she enjoys a library luncheon talk with Greg Herren at the Bay St. Louis/Hancock Public Library. This is a terrific library event each month where authors talk about their characters (and sometimes dish the dirt on each other!). It’s always jam-packed with attendees.

The Authors & Characters @ Your Library program will feature Carolyn Haines and Greg Herren at 11:45 a.m., Tuesday, July 15. Both mystery writers, they will discuss their books, Booty Bones and Baton Rouge...more

Skin Dancer by Carolyn Haines
" Totally different from Carolyn Haines' Sarah Booth Delaney books!!!!! Indian superstitions, political corruption, murder. All these elements appear in this book. "
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Carolyn Haines is now a fan of Goodreads Author Natasha Ewendt
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"Here's my review of RB Chesterton's (aka Carolyn Haines') The Darkling: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/16255215-the-darkling See more on RB Chesterton at https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/6985064.R_B_Chesterton?from_search=true The Darkl..." Read more of this blog post »
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"I was thinking about this yesterday (when I should have been reading proofs--drat!). I've written in a number of genres. Horror was always my first lo...more "
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“If I could have been a cowgirl, I might have never written a word.”
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“Forest Gump had it wrong. Life is not a box of chocolate; it's a kaleidoscope. In the flip of a wrist, realities are shredded and the world takes on a totally new shape.”
Carolyn Haines, Them Bones
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“You got the this place lookin' like a whore-house." Jitty said.”
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Which long series (10+ books) would you like to conquer as a group for 2014?

Maggie O'Dell by Alex Kava {11 Books}
 
  12 votes, 40.0%

Miss Marple by Agatha Christie {12 Books}
 
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Eve Duncan by Iris Johansen {18 Books}
 
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Kate Shugak by Dana Stabenow {20 Books}
 
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Inspector Lynley by Elizabeth George {18 Books}
 
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Kathleen Mallory by Carol O'Connell {11 Books}
 
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Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear {10 Books}
 
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KEY News by Mary Jane Clark {12 Books}
 
  1 vote, 3.3%

Deborah Knott by Margaret Maron {18 Books}
 
  1 vote, 3.3%

Sarah Booth Delaney by Carolyn Haines {13 Books}
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

Bishop/Special Crimes Unit by Kay Hooper {14 Books}
 
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