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To Live and Die in Dixie Hardcover – Dec 7 1995


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  • Hardcover: 341 pages
  • Publisher: Headline Book Publishing (Dec 7 1995)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0747214468
  • ISBN-13: 978-0747214465
  • Product Dimensions: 22.2 x 14 x 2.7 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 476 g
  • Average Customer Review: 3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Helen on June 26 2000
Format: Mass Market Paperback
Try this author. She does not have the high public profile of some other female authors but she stands up there with the Graftons and Paretskys. This author has a lovely writing style and has created warm, believable characters. The mystery is compelling but I found myself wanting and enjoying more the dialogue and interaction between the characters.
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0 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Betty Burks on April 20 2004
Format: Hardcover
On the cover of this book is the warning: "This title may offend some readers." It wasn't the title but the language used by the writer which is offensive. She is apparently from Georgia, a Southern state, but her resentment and low view of the wealthy and educated people show her status in life.
Even though it mentions such Confederate generals as Robert E. Lee and Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate states at the time of the Civil War, (and Abraham Lincoln, the President of the United States at the time), the only thing about Dixie is the theft of a diary purportedly written by a Civil War madam.
It reminds one of the movie IN THE GARDEN OF GOOD AND EVIL which also takes place in Georgia what with two murders by a prominent collector of antiques. Our investigator is a 'has-been' with the police department and now cleans houses for a living. She is crude, calculating, and not very professional.
Not at all what I thought I was getting into, but a slight diversion off the path of knowledge.
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20 of 21 people found the following review helpful
Tight plotting - generally a good read June 26 2000
By Helen - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Mass Market Paperback
Try this author. She does not have the high public profile of some other female authors but she stands up there with the Graftons and Paretskys. This author has a lovely writing style and has created warm, believable characters. The mystery is compelling but I found myself wanting and enjoying more the dialogue and interaction between the characters.
12 of 13 people found the following review helpful
Trocheck Can't BE Beat Dec 19 2006
By 60's fan - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Mass Market Paperback
I have read all of Kathy Hogan Trocheck's books many many times. She is the best writer of fiction that I have ever read. Callahan is one great sleuth. Also be sure to check out Mary Kay Andrews who is also Kathy Hogan Trocheck.

This book is set in Atlanta and she makes you feel if you are right there with Callahan. If you are familiar with the area, you will recognize a lot of the places that she mentions.

GREAT BOOK!
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Another Reader Hooked ! Sept. 7 1999
By Lisa Miller - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
This was my first read by Kathy and I will be back for more ! I really liked her style and the way your in suspense till the end .I thought Callahan was very beliveable and really liked her. I will be reading alot more of Kathys work. Lisa Miller
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Mediocre mystery June 29 2010
By Amelia Kirkland - Published on Amazon.com
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This is a quick, light mystery novel. I liked it but I didn't love it. The characters are mostly believable and I liked the way the characters interact. True to form, the women in this book are strong. It held my interest while I was laying on the beach, but if you're a true crime drama fan, skip this one. For us light-weights its fine, but its not for REAL mystery fans!
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Easy read June 26 2010
By Micki - Published on Amazon.com
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This is the kind of book your select when you don't want to have to put forth the effort to think. An easy, pleasant read.

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