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Fletcher, Jessica

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Works: 301 works in 990 publications in 1 language and 43,215 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery stories  History  Christmas stories  Biography 
Classifications: PS3552.A376, 813.54
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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 965 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
Trouble at high tide : a Murder, she wrote mystery : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )
8 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 764 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... "--
Gin and daggers : a Murder, she wrote mystery by Donald Bain( Book )
32 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 717 libraries worldwide
After Marjorie Ainsworth is stabbed, Jessica sets out to unmask the killer. Her quest takes her to London--from the glitter of the Savoy to the grime of the dockside--and to an assortment of characters
Brandy & bullets : a Murder, she wrote mystery : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )
20 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 556 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
Prescription for murder : a Murder, she wrote mystery : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 539 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
Murder, she wrote : close-up on murder : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )
8 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 521 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
War in Illinois by Donald Bain( Book )
4 editions published between 1978 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 514 libraries worldwide
Manhattans and murder : a Murder, she wrote mystery : novel by Donald Bain( Book )
19 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 495 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
A palette for murder : a Murder, she wrote mystery : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )
19 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 450 libraries worldwide
While vacationing in the Hamptons, Jessica Fletcher enrolls in an art class in which a lovely young model suddenly turns up dead
Coffee, tea, or murder? : a Murder, she wrote mystery : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )
12 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 432 libraries worldwide
Jessica Fletcher reunites with Scotland Yard Inspector George Sutherland to investigate the apparent murder of Wayne Silverton aboard an inaugural flight from Boston to London
Blood on the vine : a Murder, she wrote mystery : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )
18 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 426 libraries worldwide
"Jessica Fletcher is visiting the Napa Valley wine country while doing research for her next book, and she invites her old friend, Scotland Yard detective George Sutherland, to join her at a cozy bed-and-breakfast. No sooner do they arrive than they find the valley abuzz over the murder of a waiter at the restaurant owned by infamous ex-Hollywood heavyweight Bill Ladington."--P. [4] of cover
Murder on the QE2 : a Murder, she wrote mystery : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )
5 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 399 libraries worldwide
Bestselling mystery writer and amateur sleuth Jessica Fletcher is invited to travel to London on the grand dame of ocean liners, the "Queen Elizabeth II", as one of seven guest lecturers. The night they set sail, a fellow speaker is found brutally murdered. Now Jessica has just four days at sea to find the killer before she finds more of her colleagues, or even herself, dead in the water!
The highland fling murders : a Murder, she wrote mystery : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )
7 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 389 libraries worldwide
"Jessica Fletcher and a group of her friends from Cabot Cove, Maine, take off for the British Isles and end up at a castle in Scotland. It would be a great vacation-except for the ghost. And the murders. Scotland's most celebrated witch, executed long ago with a pitchfork through her heart, is said to haunt Inspector George Sutherland's family castle in the village of Wick. It's an intriguing tale and after a British book tour, Jessica accepts Sutherland's invitation to bring her Cabot Cove friends to the heather-covered Highlands. Indeed, after "roamin' in the gloamin'" with the handsome inspector, she spots a spectral woman in white in the gloomy castle. But Jessica's blood runs cold when she later finds a local lass executed in the same way as the legendary witch. Something is very vile in Wick. It's a case of evil, greed, and murder that pits Jessica Fletcher against a killer from this world-or maybe the next."--BOOK COVER
You bet your life : a Murder, she wrote mystery : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 389 libraries worldwide
Two years after the wedding of her old friend, Martha, in Las Vegas, Jessica Fletcher returns to assist Martha, who has been arrested for the murder of her husband, a Las Vegas high-roller with three ex-wives and many other enemies, and to uncover the secrets of the victim's past
Martinis & mayhem : a Murder, she wrote mystery : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )
23 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 388 libraries worldwide
Jessica, while promoting her new book in San Francisco, visits a women's prison and afterwards find a diary slipped into her bag. After reading the contents she suspects that an inmate is wrongly convicted of murder and begins her investigation, not realizing just how risky that could be
Trick or treachery : a Murder, she wrote mystery : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )
14 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 384 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
Knock 'em dead : a Murder, she wrote mystery : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )
14 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 379 libraries worldwide
Bestselling author Jessica Fletcher must step into the spotlight of the New York theater scene when the producer of a Broadway play based on one of her novels is found dead
Provence-- to die for : a Murder, she wrote mystery : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )
8 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 343 libraries worldwide
"Jessica Fletcher has settled in France for a much-needed monthlong holiday. And bucolic, idyllic Provence offers Jess plenty of diversions, as she soakes up Gallic charms, immerses herself in the romantic language, and enjoys classes with esteemed chef Emil Bertrand. But her gastronomic getaway is cut short when someone stabs Chef Bertrand with one of his customized carving knives. To Jessica's chagrin, the murder weapon is found too close to home, casting a whiff of suspicion on Jess and her new friend, Mallory-a mysterious young American traveling through Europe. Against the wishes of the local police captain, Jessica starts cooking up her own investigation, and soon she has whipped up a medley of motives among Bertrand's spurned lady loves, business partners, rival chefs, and students. But to catch the culinary killer, she'll have to turn up the heat-before her own goose gets cooked...."--BOOK COVER
Veronica by Veronica Lake( Book )
12 editions published between 1969 and 1972 in English and held by 318 libraries worldwide
The case against private aviation by Donald Bain( Book )
3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 314 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names

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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