Thanks. I think that would be the most fun. Cindy --- Gerald Hovas <geraldhovas@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > Marcia Talley says in her introduction that Laurie > King volunteered to write > the ending. > > -----Original Message----- > From: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > [mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On > Behalf Of Cindy > Sent: Sunday, September 18, 2005 1:56 AM > To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: SUBMITTED: Naked Came > The Phoenix: a > serial novel > > > Although I haven't read any of these authors, I have > heard of most of them. The concept does sound > interesting. I'll have to add it to my lists of > things > to read. I wonder how they decided who would write > the ending. > > Cindy > > > -- Gerald Hovas <geraldhovas@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > > > As the subject says, this is a serial novel. Each > > of the thirteen chapters > > was written by a different popular female mystery > > writer. The authors > > weren't allowed to rewrite anything from a > previous > > chapter or ask the > > author of a chapter to change any details for > them. > > They had to work with > > what they were given, and they weren't allowed to > > create a cliffhanger that > > the author of the next chapter couldn't resolve. > > Other than that, > > everything was fair game. > > > > I thought the concept sounded interesting, and I > > recognized some of the > > authors, so I decided to scan it. It's a bit > > whacky, but I liked it. > > > > You'll find a list of the authors below in the > > synopsis. > > > > It's been proof read and spell checked. I > stripped > > the headers, but put a > > header at the top of the pages where chapters > begin > > because the page numbers > > are at the bottom of the page and wouldn't protect > > the chapter headings. > > 274 pages. > > > > Gerald > > > > THE PROMISE OF DISGRESSION AND PAMPERING-and a > > long-overdue reconciliation > > with her mother-draws Caroline Blessing, the young > > wife of a newly elected > > congressman, to the fancy Phoenix Spa. But after > her > > first night in the > > beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, Caroline wakes to > > find the rich-and-famous > > guests in turmoil and under suspicion: the spa's > > flamboyant and ambitious > > owner has been murdered. As the secrets come > out-and > > the body count > > rises-can Caroline keep herself from becoming the > > next victim? > > > > In the tradition of such collaborative classics as > > Naked Came the Manatee > > and The Floating Admiral, each chapter in this > > serial novel is written by > > one of today's most talented mystery novelists. > > > > NEVADA BARR?s ninth and latest in her Anna Pigeon > > series is Blood Lure, and > > she is now writing the tenth. She is published > > worldwide and has won the > > Agatha and the Anthony awards and the Grand Prix > des > > Romans d'Aventures. > > > > J. D. ROBB is the New York Times bestselling > author > > of the futuristic > > romantic suspense series featuring Lieutenant Eve > > Dallas. Her most recent > > titles include Betrayal in Death and Judgment in > > Death. > > > > NANCY PICKARD is the author of the popular Jenny > > Cain mystery series and of > > a new series starring true-crime writer Marie > > Lightfoot. Her books include > > Ring of Truth and The Whole Truth. > > > > LISA SCOTTOLINE is a New York Times bestselling > > author of legal thrillers, > > most recently The Vendetta Defense and Moment of > > Truth. She has won theEdgar > > and is published in over twenty countries. > > > > Author of five New York Times bestselling novels, > > PERRI O?SHAUGHNESSY is > > really two sisters, Pamela and Mary, who > collaborate > > on a series of legal > > thrillers and short stories. > > > > J. A. JANCE writes two police procedural series: > > twelve books featuring > > Detective J. P. Beaumont and nine with Sheriff > > Joanna Brady. She also has > > two Arizona-based thrillers: Hour of the Hunter > and > > Kiss of the Bees. > > > > FAYE KELLERMAN is the New York Times bestselling > > author of the Peter > > Decker/Rina Lazarus mystery series. She has also > > written a historical novel, > > The Quality of Mercy, and Moon Music, a thriller. > > Her most recent novel is > > The Forgotten. > > > > MARY JANE CLARK is a producer and writer at CBS > News > > and the author of three > > media thrillers, including Let Me Whisper in Your > > Ear, two of which were > > national bestsellers. Her fourth, Close to You, is > > due to be published in > > 2001. > > > > MARCIA TALLEY is the author of Unbreathed Memories > > and the award-winning > > Sing It to Her Bones.. Her third Hannah Ives > > mystery, Occasion of Revenge, > > is due to be published in 2001. She is also the > > editor of Naked Came the > > Phoenix. > > > > ANNE PERRY, author of the acclaimed Victorian > series > > starring William Monk > > and Thomas and Charlotte Pitt, has written over > > thirty novels, including The > > One Thing More. Her many awards include the > > Herodotus for Lifetime > > Achievement and the Edgar. > > > > DIANA GABALDON?s The Fiery Cross, fifth in the > > Out-lander.series, is due to > > be published late this year.She is also working on > a > > contemporary mystery. > > > > VAL MCDERMID has published fifteen novels and one > > work of nonfiction and has > > won the Gold Dagger and the Grand Prix des Romans > > d'Aventures. Her most > > recent novel is A Place of Execution. > > > > LAURIE R. KING writes two crime fiction series as > > well as stand-alone > > novels, most recently Folly. She has won the > Edgar, > > the Creasey, and the > > Nero Wolfe awards and been nominated for many > > others. She is published in > > seventeen languages. > > > > To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email > to > > bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > > put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the > subject > > line. 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