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The Virgin of Small Plains, Nancy Pickard January 12

Magical, murderous tornadoes in Kansas: The Virgin of Small Plains, Nancy Pickard

**** Ballantine Books, 2006 ISBN 0345470990 (ISBN13: 9780345470997) Part of the Mysterious USA Mystery reading challenge Let me start by saying The Virgin of Small Plains has very little—if anything—to do with religion. The novel opens in the middle of a blizzard; it is January 1987 in Kansas and the weather is threatening to kill […]