2005’s ‘Tale’ author wins Gumshoe Award

May 5, 2007

All Mortal Flesh , the latest mystery from 2005 “Tale for Three Counties” author Julia Spencer-Fleming , was the best mystery of 2006 according to Mystery Ink.

The popular online destination for readers of mysteries and thrillers made its selection Tuesday during its annual Gumshoe Awards.

Spencer-Fleming ‘s books follow the lives of amateur sleuth the Rev. Clare Fergusson and Russ Van Alstyne, the police chief of a fictional Adirondack town. The series started with In The Bleak Midwinter , the 2005 choice of the “Tale” community reading project in Genesee, Orleans and Wyoming counties.

All Mortal Flesh , the fifth book, ended with Fergusson questioning her future in the priesthood and her relationship with Van Alstyne.

For more on awards, visit www.mysteryinkonline.com.

Courtesy of Batavia Newspapers Corporation

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