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Bain, Donald 1935-

Overview
Works: 203 works in 922 publications in 3 languages and 46,471 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  History 
Roles: Author, Narrator
Classifications: PS3552.A376, 813.54
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Publications about Donald Bain
Publications by Donald Bain
Most widely held works about Donald Bain
 
Most widely held works by Donald Bain
Gin and daggers : a Murder, she wrote mystery by Donald Bain( Book )
29 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 1,741 libraries worldwide
Celebrating the publication of the book Gin and Daggers, guests sip gin late into the evening. However somebody slips into Marjorie's room and plunches a dagger into her heart! Rumors fly
A fatal feast : a novel by Jessica Fletcher( Book )
11 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,250 libraries worldwide
With a deadline approaching, Jessica is suffering from a rare case of writer's block. Also, her friend, Scotland Yard Inspector George Sutherland, is coming from London to experience the American holiday. And the guest list for Jessica's bountiful Thanksgiving dinner is growing by the day. Then after her culinary conquest, she and George take a post-turkey stroll and stumble upon the body of a man with a carving knife stuck in his chest
Nashville noir : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 1,201 libraries worldwide
Jessica Fletcher knows that creativity must be nurtured. So when a young lady from Cabot Cove shows promise as a singer and songwriter, Jessica and a local citizens committee send Cyndi on a scholarship trip to Nashville, Tennessee, where she can benefit from professional instruction. Only weeks later, Cabot Cove is shocked to hear of the cold-blooded murder of a brash country music publisher -- by the young talent Cyndi! And as Cyndi's mother begs Jessica to help her daughter, Jess heads to the country music capital of the world to help the wayward starlet. Jessica finds that the murdered man was no country gentleman, with a list of ex-wives, cheated partners, swindled singers, and stolen songs that has Jessica swinging to-and-fro in the search for a killer. And if she can't uncover the culprit soon, Jessica knows that poor Cyndi will never get the chance for an encore
Panning for murder : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,156 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
Murder, she wrote : close-up on murder : a novel by Jessica Fletcher( Book )
5 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 1,139 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
A slaying in Savannah : a Murder, she wrote mystery by Donald Bain( Book )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,124 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
Murder, she wrote : Madison Avenue shoot by Jessica Fletcher( Book )
13 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,123 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
Murder on parade : a Murder, she wrote mystery : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 1,061 libraries worldwide
The annual Fourth of July festivities in Cabot Cove, Maine, are thrown into turmoil when the town's newest resident, corporate mogul Joseph Lennon, turns up dead, and Jessica Fletcher must find out which of her fellow Cabot Cove residents is capable of murder
Margaret Truman's Experiment in murder : a capital crimes novel by Donald Bain( Book )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,021 libraries worldwide
When a Washington psychiatrist is found dead in his office, Mackenzie Smith is called in to defend one of his patients who has become a suspect. Then information emerges that links the slain shrink to a highly secret CIA mind control project. A programmed assassin strikes and kills the wildly popular frontrunner in the presidential race. As a result of the assassination, the other government agencies have become aware of the rogue CIA program. They want to infiltrate it, and Mac Smith's client, the accused killer, seems to be their perfect spy. But the assassin is programmed to kill anyone who threatens him or his organization, which includes Mac and his wife, Annabel
The queen's jewels : a Murder, she wrote mystery : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )
12 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 959 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
Margaritas & murder : a Murder, she wrote mystery : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 927 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
Skating on thin ice : a Murder, she wrote mystery : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )
9 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 917 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
Margaret Truman's Undiplomatic murder : a capital crimes novel by Donald Bain( Book )
10 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 901 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. Brixton finds himself digging deep into what turns out to be a small but powerful cabal whose goal is to kill embassy workers from nations involved in the invasion of Iraq and Afghanistan. Donald Bain thrills again with Undiplomatic Murder, the riveting next installment in the Margaret Truman's beloved Capital Crimes series"-
A vote for murder : a Murder, she wrote mystery : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and Italian and held by 891 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 )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 884 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
Destination murder : a Murder, she wrote mystery : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )
19 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 838 libraries worldwide
A luxury trip aboard a train through scenic British Columbia with a friend and his railroad association brings Jessica Fletcher face to face with murder when a member of the entourage dies after a sip from an all-too-potent Bloody Mary
The fine art of murder : a Murder, she wrote mystery : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )
9 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 835 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 crooks, 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
Killer in the kitchen : a Murder she wrote mystery : a novel by Jessica Fletcher( Book )
16 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 826 libraries worldwide
"Jessica may not know everything about food, but she knows what she likes--and she definitely likes the Leg & Claw restaurant. Opened last summer by young couple Brad and Marcie, the Leg & Claw is their dream come true, combining Marcie's sunny personality with Brad's deft hand in the kitchen. But now their dream is turning into a nightmare. Gérard "Pepe" Leboeuf is a renowned New York City restaurateur who has a summer home in Cabot Cove. And now he's decided to open two new restaurants there--in an old warehouse right next to the Leg & Claw. As Leboeuf and his crew renovate the warehouse, the people of Cabot Cove slowly come to the realization that the town's newest celebrity may be more trouble than he's worth. His "assistants" are little more than thugs, and the haughty Leboeuf is nowhere near as charming as he seems--leading to a nasty confrontation with Brad. So when Leboeuf is found dead with a knife planted in his chest, Brad naturally becomes suspect number one. But plenty of others had a motive to kill Pepe, and it's up to Jessica to uncover who really added murder to the menu"--
Trouble at high tide : a Murder, she wrote mystery : a novel by Jessica Fletcher( Book )
10 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 817 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... "--
Margaret Truman's internship in murder : a capital crimes novel by Donald Bain( Book )
5 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 733 libraries worldwide
"Laura is a young intern in Washington, D.C., working for handsome and likable Congressman Hal Gannon. Laura falls for the charming Gannon, but when she catches a stewardess at Gannon's apartment, she vows to destroy him. Private investigator Robert Brixton is a former cop who has also worked for the FBI. When Laura goes missing, Brixton is hired by Laura's family to gain insight into the case that the police might have missed. Brixton tracks down rumors about Gannon--a staunchly moral "family advocate" according to his political position, but a womanizer according to gossip--but the congressman vehemently denies having anything untoward to do with Laura. Then Laura is found dead in the congressional cemetery, and many more questions are raised. Donald Bain thrills again with Margaret Truman's Internship in Murder, the riveting next installment in the Margaret Truman's beloved Capital Crimes series"--
 
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controlled identity Baker, Trudy

controlled identity Jones, Rachel, 1935-

controlled identity Lundy, Mike

Donald Bain American writer
Donald Bain Amerikaans schrijver
Donald Bain écrivain américain
Donald Bain scrittore statunitense
Fletcher, Jessica
Бэйн, Дональд
ベイン, ドナルド
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