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Lisa Sandlin illustrates grief in a beautiful story of what it takes to rebuild a ruined life from the ground up. Early readers call it a tribute to the courage it takes to reclaim self-esteem and the joy of living. 

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Texas enters the Akashic Noir Series with a dazzling array of terrifying, well-crafted short fiction. "Phelan’s First Case" by Lisa Sandlin is featured in Lone Star Noir and USA Noir.

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A Good Friday pilgrimage where only the road is necessary. For this one day, you do not make the mistake of feeling alone. So many people, so many stories are walking beside you.

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Bird Boys

A follow-up to one of 2015’s Best Books of Fiction and one of the year’s Best Mysteries and ThrillersThe Bird Boys was named one of the Best Crime Novels of the Year by Marilyn Stasio for New York Times. 

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Lisa Sandlin is an award-winning author from Beaumont, Texas, whose prizes include the Shamus Award from the Private Eye Writers of America and the Hammett Prize from the International Association of Crime Writers.

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A book of retablo paintings by Catherine Ferguson, accompanied by biographies Lisa Sandlin compiled from ancient and contemporary sources and poetry.

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Kirkus Reviews named The Do-Right one of its Best Books of Fiction in 2015 — that's a list of 100 books — and hand-selected Lisa Sandlin's new novel as one of 18 Best Mysteries & Thrillers

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Message to the Nurse of Dreams

A short story collection on growing up in the late 60s in a Texas oil town soaked by Gulf winds. "Not a dishonest sentence anywhere to be found," says Antonya Nelson 

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An elderly ballerina escapes a rest home with the aid of an albino rock n’roll star and a child speaks to fish — these characters are hell-bent on the business of life.

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