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Mark de Castrique is an author, producer, and director based in Charlotte, NC. With more than 40 years in the television production industry and 18 mystery novels to his credit, Mark is a skilled storyteller.
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September 4, 2018

A Buryin' Barry Mystery

"The hero's easy charm in his seventh case makes the reader feel like a longtime Gainesboro resident and a sleuthing sidekick."
– Kirkus Reviews

"The story's resolution is satisfying on many levels. De Castrique draws the reader into his protagonist's world with consummate grace."
– Publishers Weekly

The Story Behind the Stories – New Blog Post
The three rode together down the western North Carolina mountainside in the old truck – a Model T converted into a hearse. One man was black, a funeral director from Asheville. One man, the driver, and his ten-year-old son were white and from the neighboring town of Brevard.   (read more)


NC Bookwatch - UNC-TV

"Turning History Into Mystery"
6:30PM Thursday, August 9, 2018
Charlotte-Mecklenburg South County Library

The September Mystery Conference
September 2 - 3, 2018
Scottsdale, Arizona
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Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe
6:30PM, Thursday, September 20, 2018
Asheville, NC

Park Road Books
7PM Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Charlotte, NC

McIntyre's Books
2PM, Saturday, October 20, 2018
Fearrington Village
Pittsboro, NC