Elvis in Fiction

Romancing the King by Jocelyn Saint JamesElvis & Me: a king of rock mystery by Ricard D. WeberCat in a Jeweled Jumpsuit: a Midnight Louie mystery by Carole Nelson DouglasThe Elvis and Marilyn Affair by Robert S. LevinsonElvis in the Morning by William F. Buckley Jr.Elvis, Jesus & Coca-Cola by Kinky Friedman

“Jailhouse Rock” is the Monday Movie Matinee on December 16 at 1 pm in the lower level meeting room. Elvis in his first big dramatic singing role! If you can’t get enough of The King, here are a few fiction books that feature him.

Romancing the King by Jocelyn Saint James
Lindsey Barrett enjoys a busy life as an emergency room physician. To that demanding career add her obligations as fundraising committee chairperson for the hospital's new Care Center and caregiver for her elderly grandfather and pets, and she barely has time to breathe let alone find romance. When Jason Kincaid, an accident-prone Elvis Presley impersonator, comes to the ER, her heart starts singing an unexpected tune.

Elvis & Me: a king of rock mystery by Richard D. Weber
A mystery thriller featuring Elvis Presley. On a warm summer night in 1964, twelve-year-old Robbie Donner's life is changed forever. He encounters hate, prejudice, and finally the ultimate evil-murder. In an effort to discover the identity of the killer who has been stalking his small mid-western town, he enlists the help of an unlikely community of allies that includes the King of Rock 'n' Roll.

Cat in a Jeweled Jumpsuit: a Midnight Louie mystery by Carole Nelson Douglas
Midnight Louie, jet-black feline sleuth with an attitude, is on the prowl again--and this time to a rock'n'roll soundtrack. Louie's human partner, Temple Barr, learns that the remodeling of a local hotel is being held up by a ghost--and no ordinary ghost at that. In fact, the workmen swear it's none other than that jumpsuit-wearing King of Rock'n'Roll, Elvis Presley.

The Elvis and Marilyn Affair: a Neil Gulliver and Stevie Marriner novel by Robert S. Levinson
Hollywood reporter Neil Gulliver tries to clear the name of his wife, a soap-opera star arrested for the murder of a playwright. He discovers the playwright was killed for a collection of love letters exchanged between Elvis Presley and Marilyn Monroe.

Elvis in the Morning by William F. Buckley
Orson, a young German boy, becomes a fan of Elvis when the singer is stationed near his home. Orson grows up to go to college in America while Presley's career takes off.

Elvis, Jesus & Coca-Cola by Kinky Friedman
Singer/songwriter Kinky Friedman's flashy mystery stars a Greenwich Village musician named--coincidentally--Kinky Friedman. When a documentary filmmaker suffers a mysterious death, Friedman's search for the missing film forces him to relive his own dark past.