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Emerson, Kathy Lynn

Overview
Works: 49 works in 146 publications in 1 language and 10,375 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Juvenile works  Biography  Detective and mystery stories  Historical fiction  Spy stories  Detective and mystery stories, English 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3555.M414, 813.54
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Publications about Kathy Lynn Emerson
Publications by Kathy Lynn Emerson
Most widely held works by Kathy Lynn Emerson
The writer's guide to everyday life in Renaissance England by Kathy Lynn Emerson( Book )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 793 libraries worldwide
If your writing takes you into the England of the Renaissance, you've surely researched the period's sweeping cultural changes. But the Renaissance is a large tapestry, and it is the often-elusive day-to-day details you weave into your work that bring characters, settings and actions to life. You'll find your details here. In a book that's like a telescope through time, Kathy Lynn Emerson takes you to 1485-1649 England, to show you how people lived. You'll discover
Face down under the Wych elm by Kathy Lynn Emerson( Book )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 683 libraries worldwide
Two gentlewomen at Maidstone are accused of bewitching two men to death, but with "her vast knowledge of herbs--and "the talents of her gossiping housekeeper--Lady Appleton soon deduces that the deaths are the work of a mysterious poisoner."--Jacket
Face down among the Winchester geese by Kathy Lynn Emerson( Book )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 637 libraries worldwide
In 16th century London, Lady Appleton investigates the murder of a Frenchwoman she suspects was her husband's mistress. The husband is an intelligence agent for Queen Elizabeth
Face down beneath the Eleanor Cross by Kathy Lynn Emerson( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 622 libraries worldwide
In 1565, Susanna, Lady Appleton, is accused of murder when her husband Robert, who she had thought already dead, is found poisoned
Face down upon an herbal by Kathy Lynn Emerson( Book )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 614 libraries worldwide
The 16th century herbalist, Lady Appleton, travels to Madderly Castle to help Lady Madderly write a book on herbs. When her hostess is bludgeoned with a candlestick, Lady Appleton hunts for the killer. Lots of information on herbs. By the author of Face Down in the Marrow-Bone Pie
Face down in the marrow-bone pie by Kathy Lynn Emerson( Book )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 577 libraries worldwide
A 16th Century mystery featuring Lady Susanna who in the absence of her husband has to turn sleuth when the steward of her manor is found dead after eating a marrow-bone pie. Susanna is convinced the man was poisoned
Face down before rebel hooves by Kathy Lynn Emerson( Book )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 577 libraries worldwide
Susanna, Lady Appleton, masquerades as her old friend Walter's deceased wife in order to infiltrate a gang of conspirators bent on overthrowing Queen Elizabeth I
Face down across the western sea by Kathy Lynn Emerson( Book )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 517 libraries worldwide
Follows Susanna, Lady Appleton, as she assists the scholars in an investigation into England's claim on the New World, but when a scholar is murdered, Susanna must discover the truth
Julia's mending by Kathy Lynn Emerson( Book )
4 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 493 libraries worldwide
In 1887, when her missionary parents have gone to China without her, snobbish twelve-year-old Julia is sent to a farm in upstate New York where she breaks a leg, and while it mends, learns to love and accept her country cousins and heal her anger
Face down beside St. Anne's well : a mystery featuring Susanna, Lady Appleton, gentlewoman, herbalist, and sleuth by Kathy Lynn Emerson( Book )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 458 libraries worldwide
Conspiracies and murders surrounding the imprisonment of Mary Stuart, the abdicated queen of Scots, complicate the process, but Lady Appleton and her friend and housekeeper, Jennet Jaffrey, as ever rise to the occasion
Face down o'er the border : a mystery featuring Susanna, Lady Appleton, gentlewoman, herbalist, and sleuth by Kathy Lynn Emerson( Book )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 450 libraries worldwide
"Series heroine Susanna, Lady Appleton, is distressed to learn that her friend Catherine has gone missing. Catherine's mother-in-law, Jean, was found strangled after the two women got into a fight, and though Susanna is sure of her friend's innocence, Catherine could be executed if found guilty of murder. To make matters even more complicated, Catherine was last seen with a woman who once had an affair with Sir Appleton; her daughter has been spirited away by her nurse, Avise; and her son is trapped in Stirling Castle, a reluctant schoolmate of young King James"--B & N website Editorial Reviews (October 2007)
Face down below the banqueting house : a mystery featuring Lady Appleton Susanna by Kathy Lynn Emerson( Book )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 438 libraries worldwide
Shortly before a royal visit to Leigh Abbey, the home of sixteenth-century sleuth Susanna Appleton, a man dies in a fall from a banqueting house. Is his death part of some treasonous plot against Elizabeth Tudor? Or is it merely murder?
Murder in the queen's wardrobe by Kathy Lynn Emerson( Book )
5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 415 libraries worldwide
London, 1582: Mistress Rosamond Jaffrey, a talented and well-educated woman of independent means, is recruited by Queen Elizabeth I's spymaster, Sir Francis Walsingham, to be lady-in-waiting to Lady Mary, a cousin of the queen. With her talent in languages and knowledge of ciphers and codes, she will be integral to the spymaster as an intelligence gatherer, being able to get close to Lady Mary just at the time when she is being courted by Russia's Ivan the Terrible. However, there are some nobles at court who will do anything they can to thwart such an alliance; and Rosamond soon realizes the extent of the danger, when a prominent official is murdered and then an attempt is made on both her and Lady Mary's lives. In her quest to protect her ward--and her estranged husband--Rosamond must put herself in mortal peril
How to write killer historical mysteries : the art & adventure of sleuthing through the past by Kathy Lynn Emerson( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 390 libraries worldwide
This useful, fascinating, and complete guide will inspire and delight writers-and readers-of historical mysteries. Emerson demonstrates how she and her colleagues bring history to life, rather than merely writing contemporary mystery in costume
Making headlines : a biography of Nellie Bly by Kathy Lynn Emerson( Book )
3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 379 libraries worldwide
Traces the life and achievements of the reporter/reformer who pursued a career in journalism at a time when such a career was not proper for a woman
Deadlier than the pen : a Diana Spaulding mystery by Kathy Lynn Emerson( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 309 libraries worldwide
In 1888, the murder of two female journalists in the New York City prompts newly widowed journalist Diana Spaulding to investigate the handsome horror author Damon Bathory in this historical mystery. Although her growing affection for Bathory makes her increasingly reluctant to pursue him, Spaulding is spurred on by her cigar-chomping boss Horatio Foxe in an adventure that pits her against a deranged artist, a matriarch with a bloodthirsty sense of humor, and a traveling acting troupe of egotistical men and jealous women. Written against the background of New York City during the height of yellow journalism, the novel brings to life not only the the fast-paced murder mystery that Spaulding investigates, but also the day-to-day realities and hardships of the gilded age
No mortal reason : a Diana Spaulding mystery by Kathy Lynn Emerson( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 300 libraries worldwide
When Diana and her fiance, Dr. Ben Northcote decide to make their way back to Maine for their upcoming wedding, Diana wants to stop in Sullivan County, New York, to look up relatives she has never known. Her mother, Elmira Grant, had been disowned by her family after running off with Diana's now deceased father. They look up the Grants in Lenape Springs, only to find that the hotel Diana's family owns has been the victim of arson; and murder. Diana and Ben are caught up in what happened to the victim
Wives and daughters : the women of sixteenth century England by Kathy Lynn Emerson( Book )
7 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 298 libraries worldwide
Lethal legend : a Diana Spaulding mystery by Kathy Lynn Emerson( Book )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 295 libraries worldwide
It is 1888, and Diana Spaulding and her fiance, Dr. Ben Northcote, have returned to Bangor, Maine to prepare for their long-awaited wedding, when again murder intervenes. The conclusion of the Diana Spaulding mystery quartet
Fatal as a fallen woman : a Diana Spaulding mystery by Kathy Lynn Emerson( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 174 libraries worldwide
Reporter Diana Spaulding leaves for Denver after hearing that her mother has been accused of murdering her gold-baron father in this wry historical novel. Upon arriving in the Mile-High City, Spaulding must brave opium dens, snooty Denver society, and a crafty murderer to save her mother -- all against a backdrop of brothels, immigrant railroad workers, and nouveau-riche gold miners that are almost as engaging as the plot itself. Late-19th-century Denver is explored with precise historical detail as Spaulding uncovers the plot that threatens her mother's life
 
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