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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Lonnie Cruse  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction Mystery

Audience: Adult;

Born: in Las Vegas, Nevada

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Illinois Connection

Lonnie Cruse moved from Las Vegas to Paducah Kentucky before settling in Metropolis, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

In addition to writing two series of fiction books, Lonnie Cruse also writes a weekly e-mail newsletter titled ENCOURAGED TOGETHER.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

Fifty-Seven Heaven (Five Star Mystery Series)
ISBN: 1594146004

Five Star. 2007

Book by Cruse, Lonnie

Fifty-Seven Traveling
ISBN: 0373267630

Worldwide. 2011

Murder In Metropolis
ISBN: 0978588002

NaDaC Publishing. 2006

The first in the popular Metropolis Mystery Series finds Sheriff Joe Dalton investigating the the murder of his best friend. But how did the body wind up on the arm of the famous fifteen foot tall Superman statue in downtown Metropolis, Illinois?

Married In Metropolis
ISBN: 0978588029

NaDaC Publishing. 2006

The third in the Metropolis Mystery series by Lonnie Cruse find Sheriff Joe Dalton at his son's wedding trying to catch the killer of a member of the wedding party.

Murder Beyond Metropolis
ISBN: 0978588010

NaDaC Publishing. 2007

Sheriff Joe Dalton discovers the body of an elderly woman near his niece's hen house. Before he can solve this crime, several more elderly residents are murdered. Can he catch the killer before the small town of Brookport, IL is wiped out?

Malice in Metropolis
ISBN: 0978588037

NaDaC Publishing. 2007

In the fourth Metropolis Mystery the criminals have turned the tables, chasing Dalton instead of the other way around. Can he and his family survive?

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