Eleanor Taylor Bland (1944-2010) was an American author of crime fiction novels. All of her novels were all featuring her Marti MacAlister character. Eleanor earned her Bachelor’s degree in accounting and education from Southern Illinois University. She worked at Abbott Laboratories until 1999. Eleanor was diagnosed with cancer and given two years to live. She lived nearly 40 more.

Eleanor Taylor Bland made her debut as a novelist in 1992 with the novel Dead Time. Below is a list of Eleanor Taylor Bland’s books in order of when they were first released:

Publication Order of Marti MacAlister Books

Dead Time(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Slow Burn(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gone Quiet(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Done Wrong(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Keep Still(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
See No Evil(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tell No Tales(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Scream in Silence(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Whispers in the Dark(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Windy City Dying(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fatal Remains(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Cold and Silent Dying(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Dark and Deadly Deception(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Anthologies

Shades of Black(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price


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Eleanor Taylor Bland Synopsis: Shades of Black is a crime and mystery collection, bringing together today’s brightest talent from the field – from Walter Mosley, to the late Hugh Holton. It is the first anthology of African-American mystery writers. Shades of Black is not only a tribute to the art of storytelling – it’s a fascinating look at the rich and widely varied African-American experience. The anthology includes stories by Frankie Y. Bailey, Jacqueline Turner Banks, Chris Benson, Eleanor Taylor Bland and Anthony Bland, Patricia E. Canterbury, Christopher Chambers, Tracy Clark, Evelyn Coleman, Grace F. Edwards, Robert Greer, Terris MacMahan Grimes, Gar Anthony Haywood, Hugh Holton, Geri Spencer Hunter, Dicey Scroggins Jackson, Glenville Lovell, Lee E. Meadows, Penny Mickelbury, Walter Mosley, Percy Spurlark Parker, Gary Phillips, and Charles Shipps.

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