Mystery Fiction http://publicradiotulsa.org en "Hell with the Lid Blown Off" -- A Tornado-Driven Mystery Novel Set in Eastern Oklahoma in 1916 http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/hell-lid-blown-tornado-driven-mystery-novel-set-eastern-oklahoma-1916 <p>On this installment of ST, we speak by phone with Donis Casey, a mystery author and former librarian who is originally from Oklahoma and has been based in Arizona for many years. "Hell with the Lid Blown Off" -- the seventh title in Casey's popular Alafair Tucker series -- is newly available, and (as with the rest of Casey's fiction) this novel draws heavily upon her Oklahoma roots...as well as the roots of her Sooner State relatives. Tue, 24 Jun 2014 19:14:11 +0000 Rich Fisher 61998 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "Hell with the Lid Blown Off" -- A Tornado-Driven Mystery Novel Set in Eastern Oklahoma in 1916 A Historical Novel Concerning the Shakers: "The Visionist" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/historical-novel-concerning-shakers-visionist <p>On this installment of ST, we speak with Rachel Urquhart, a writer whose work has been published in The New Yorker, Tin House, Elle, The New York Times, Vogue, and Spy, among other publications. Urquhart has recently published her first novel, "The Visionist," which is a widely acclaimed historical drama about a teenage girl who finds refuge --- or perhaps does not find refuge --- in an 1840s Shaker community. Tue, 17 Jun 2014 17:26:25 +0000 Rich Fisher 61575 at http://publicradiotulsa.org A Historical Novel Concerning the Shakers: "The Visionist" Meet the British Author and Screenwriter Anthony Horowitz (of Alex Rider and Sherlock Holmes Fame) http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/meet-british-author-and-screenwriter-anthony-horowitz-alex-rider-and-sherlock-holmes-fame <p>Our guest on ST is Anthony Horowitz, the prolific English novelist and screenwriter who creates a range of different works in the mystery/suspense/thriller genre. He might be best known for his young adult adventure stories known as <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alex_Rider">the Alex Rider series</a>, all of which feature the eponymous teenage spy (who's saved the world on several different occasions). The tenth and final Alex Rider book has just been published --- it's called "Russian Roulette," and Horowitz tells us all about it on today's show. Wed, 08 Jan 2014 19:25:27 +0000 Rich Fisher 52454 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Meet the British Author and Screenwriter Anthony Horowitz (of Alex Rider and Sherlock Holmes Fame)