Dance on His Grave

Dance on His Grave, by Sylvia Dickey Smith

Dance on His Grave
(Sidra Smart Mystery #1)
by Sylvia Dickey Smith
Softcover • $16.95 • 252 pages
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Crispin Books (2012)
Mystery / Thriller / Regional Southwest
$16.95 • ISBN 978-1-883953-45-4
$2.99 eBook • 978-1-883953-51-5
252 pages, 5.5″ x 8.5″


Regional Mystery Series • Southwest (Texas & Louisiana)
Bayou Country • Women Detectives

“. . . a strong start to the Sidra Smart mystery series. . . . This well-written page-turner will keep the reader entertained throughout.”
– Christy Tillery French

“Move over Stephanie Plum and Annie Darling . . . there’s a new sassy sleuth on the scene!
 With atmospheric descriptions of rural East Texas and character-driven plots, [Smith] has a real knack for crafting a quality thriller.”
– Chick Lit Café


Sidra Smart, fifty years old, is not your ordinary P.I.

A recently divorced preacher’s wife, Sid knows next to nothing about running the private-detective business she’s inherited from her brother. But her first client bursts in with vague flashbacks of a grisly thirty-year-old murder.

In Dance on His Grave, Sid plunges into a surreal world of passion, deception, and murder.

The story takes place in and around Orange, Texas, in the borderlands where Texas and Louisiana meet, a region filled with colorful characters, good food, and dark secrets.


Sylvia Dickey Smith is the author of the Sidra Smart mystery series and an award-winning World War II homefront novel, A War of Her Own.

She lives in Georgetown, Texas.