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Bain, Donald 1935-

Overview
Works: 145 works in 846 publications in 5 languages and 40,263 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Christmas stories  Biography 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3552.A376, 813.54
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Brandy & bullets : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )
95 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,788 libraries worldwide
Mystery writer Jessica Fletcher suspects that her life may be in danger when the disappearance of an old friend follows a murder and a suicide attempt at the new health spa/artist's retreat in her hometown
Panning for murder : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,170 libraries worldwide
Jessica Fletcher's scenic cruise to Alaska is transformed into a search for a killer when she is joined by her old friend Kathy, who asks her to help locate her missing sister Wilimena, who vanished from the same ship during a previous cruise
A slaying in Savannah : a Murder, she wrote mystery by Donald Bain( Book )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,156 libraries worldwide
Stunned when her eccentric old friend Tillie Mortelaine dies, leaving her a million dollars in her will, Jessica Fletcher discovers that to get her inheritance she must solve the murder of Tillie's fiancé, Wanamaker Jones
A fatal feast : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )
11 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,095 libraries worldwide
The newest novel in the "USA Today" bestselling series finds Jessica Fletcher cooking up a heartwarming holiday dinner--and a fresh serving of trouble as she and Inspector George Sutherland take a post-turkey stroll in Cabot Cove, Maine, and stumble upon the body of a man with a carving knife stuck in his chest
The fine art of murder : a Murder, she wrote mystery : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )
10 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,068 libraries worldwide
Jessica vacations in Italy, where she joins a tour that takes her to a variety of private homes, restaurants, and rural churches where lesser-known Italian masterworks are displayed. Her idyllic time is interrupted by a pair of young Italian gunmen who steal a painting off a church wall, killing a retired policeman in the process. Agreeing to help identify the crokks, at a later date should they be caught, Jessica returns to Cabot Cove and tries to put the shocking experience behind her, but it won't be left in the past
Margaret Truman's Experiment in murder : a capital crimes novel by Donald Bain( Book )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,043 libraries worldwide
Defending a patient who has been implicated in the murder of a Washington psychiatrist, Mackenzie Smith uncovers a link between the victim and a rogue government mind control project that has prompted the assassination of a presidential forerunner
Margaritas & murder : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 982 libraries worldwide
Heading to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, for a peaceful vacation and a visit with her close friends, Vaughan and Olga Buckley, mystery writer Jessica Fletcher draws on her powers of detection when Vaughan is kidnapped for a huge ransom
The queen's jewels : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )
12 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 982 libraries worldwide
While trying to enjoy an ocean journey on the Queen Mary II, Jessica Fletcher gets caught up looking for a priceless diamond--and the killer desperate enough to take a life for it
A vote for murder : a Murder, she wrote mystery : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )
17 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 967 libraries worldwide
In Washington to support a senator's new literacy initiative, Jessica Fletcher finds the body of the senator's chief of staff during a party at the senator's Virginia home, and embarks on an investigation
Three strikes and you're dead : a Murder, she wrote mystery : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 931 libraries worldwide
While visiting friends in Arizona and attending a minor league baseball game, Jessica Fletcher investigates when her friends' foster son, Ty Ramos, becomes the prime suspect in the killing of his archrival, Junior Bennett, the son of the team's owner
Skating on thin ice : a Murder, she wrote mystery by Donald Bain( Book )
10 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 931 libraries worldwide
Sleuth Jessica Fletcher investigates a series of "accidents" that befall figure skating hopeful Christine Allen and her pairs partner and coach, after one of the trio is found dead at the arena
Trouble at high tide : a Murder, she wrote mystery : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )
8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 824 libraries worldwide
" While on vacation in Bermuda, Jessica Fletcher is surprised to hear the local population is abuzz over a trio of murders, each bearing an eerie resemblance to the 1888 Jack the Ripper killings. Jessica dismisses the panicked chatter as just that-until her friend Thomas Betterton's niece is found dead on the beach after a party. And when Scotland Yard Inspector George Sutherland arrives to investigate, Jessica can't help but get involved-an act that brings her dangerously close to a killer... "--
Madison Avenue shoot : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 814 libraries worldwide
While starring in a commercial as a favor to her nephew, Grady, Jessica's trip to New York City becomes eventful when a major star is found murdered on set
Manhattans and murder : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )
25 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 805 libraries worldwide
Promoting her latest book in New York, Jessica Fletcher encounters a former drug smuggler dressed up in a Santa suit and sets up an interview with him, only to discover the unlikely St. Nick dead the next day
Nashville noir : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 729 libraries worldwide
The citizens of Cabot Cove fund a scholarship trip to a promising young country singer only to find out weeks later that the promising star is charged with murder
Prescription for murder : a Murder, she wrote mystery : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )
10 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 720 libraries worldwide
"When her latest book tour brings bestselling author Jessica Fletcher to Tampa, Florida, she's thrilled to learn that her travel plans overlap with those of her good friend, Cabot Cove's own Dr. Seth Hazlitt. Seth is in town visiting Alvaro Vasquez, a renowned physician he befriended while participating in a research program in Havana. Vasquez, who has defected from Cuba to Tampa, is developing a potentially groundbreaking cure for Alzheimer's disease. If he's successful, his American backers stand to make millions. But there is a growing fear that the drug may fall into the hands of a powerful pharmaceutical company. Jessica attends a party at Vasquez's lavish home, but the celebration ends abruptly when guests witness Vasquez seemingly struck by lightning. Jessica and Seth do some digging into the physician's checkered past and learn that his death was no accident. As they work together to find a cure for the common killer, they become enmeshed in international intrigue involving the local police, the FBI, the CIA--and begin to wonder if they'll ever see Cabot Cove again."--Dust jacket flap
Trick or treachery : a Murder, she wrote mystery : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )
13 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 697 libraries worldwide
With the arrival of a spiritual medium in town, the annual Halloween party in Cabot Cave takes on a real scary tone. When a self-proclaimed witch ends up dead in the graveyard, Jessica stirs through a witches' brew of motives--and concocts a scary scheme of her own to make sure the guilty ghoul doesn't get away with murder
Murder, she wrote : close-up on murder : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )
8 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 688 libraries worldwide
Art imitates life when a movie crew filming an adaptation of a case solved by sleuth Jessica Fletcher in her hometown of Cabot Cove experiences a murder mystery of their own
Margaret Truman's Undiplomatic murder : a Capital crimes novel by Donald Bain( Book )
6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 684 libraries worldwide
"Private investigator Robert Brixton has always hated Washington. Against his better judgment, he decides to stick around and take a job as an agent in a new State Department security agency headed by his former boss at the Washington P.D. After work one day he meets his youngest daughter Janet for a drink at an outdoor cafe. Shockingly, a young Arabic woman blows herself up, killing Janet and a dozen others. Seeking revenge for his daughter, Brixton follows the tracks of the bomber to a powerful senator's son"--
A little yuletide murder : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )
19 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 571 libraries worldwide
Jessica Fletcher hopes to spend a quiet Christmas in her hometown of Cabot Cove, Maine, but her work catches up with her when the neighbor who played Santa Claus at the annual celebration is murdered
 
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controlled identity Baker, Trudy

controlled identity Jones, Rachel, 1935-

controlled identity Lundy, Mike

Baker, Trudy.
Fletcher, Jessica.
Jones, Rachel 1935-
Lundy, Mike.
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