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Dams, Jeanne M.

Overview
Works: 48 works in 263 publications in 2 languages and 24,476 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Historical fiction 
Classifications: PS3554.A498, 813.54
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Publications by Jeanne M Dams
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Death in lacquer red : a Hilda Johansson mystery by Jeanne M Dams( Book )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 1,391 libraries worldwide
In 1900 South Bend, Indiana, Swedish maid Hilda Johansson investigates the murder of a missionary woman just back from China. The victim was the sister of Hilda's employer. A new series
Killing Cassidy : a Dorothy Martin mystery by Jeanne M Dams( Book )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,295 libraries worldwide
Dorothy Martin travels back to Hillsburg, Indiana, along with her English husband, to claim an inheritance, but "in addition to the money, Kevin Cassidy has left her a note suggesting that if he dies, he's been murdered."--Jacket
Winter of discontent : a Dorothy Martin mystery by Jeanne M Dams( Book )
20 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,249 libraries worldwide
When her best friend's beau is found murdered in the basement of the town museum, Dorothy Martin explores the victim's identity as a veteran, curator, and history teacher while investigating the disappearance of his young assistant
To perish in Penzance : a Dorothy Martin mystery by Jeanne M Dams( Book )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,206 libraries worldwide
"She was about twenty years old, with long blond hair, and her body was found a few days after she fell from the cliffs to her death on the rocks below. The action of the water and sea life made circulating a picture of her impossible, but even with a description, no one identified her; no one reported a girl gone missing from any of the nearby villages. Her death was a mystery that had haunted Alan Nesbitt, Dorothy Martin's now-retired chief constable husband, since 1968. It ws an investigative failure that he's carried for years." -- Jacket
Trouble in the town hall : a Dorothy Martin mystery by Jeanne M Dams( Book )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,185 libraries worldwide
A land developer is killed in Sherebury, England, and police suspect environmentalists, but they are too busy to handle the case because of a forthcoming royal visit. So the case is taken by Dorothy Martin, an American widow working in a bookstore who is the sweetheart of the chief of police
Sins out of school : a Dorothy Martin mystery by Jeanne M Dams( Book )
19 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,155 libraries worldwide
An expatriate American in England, Dorothy Martin finds her plans to celebrate Thanksgiving threatened when she assists at the local school after teacher Amanda Doyle, the prime suspect in the murder of her husband, mysteriously vanishes
The victim in Victoria Station : a Dorothy Martin mystery by Jeanne M Dams( Book )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 1,133 libraries worldwide
Sleuthing American widow Dorothy Martin goes undercover as a temporary secretary for a London computer company to solve a murder. The victim was an American director of a firm making software. By the author of Death in Lacquer Red
Holy terror in the Hebrides : a Dorothy Martin mystery by Jeanne M Dams( Book )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 1,120 libraries worldwide
Community leaders from various churches in Chicago descend on a small Scottish island for an exercise in brotherhood. The exercise ends with the murder of a member of the group, and it is up to Dorothy Martin, a 60-year-old widow to find the killer
The corpse of St James's : a Dorothy Martin mystery by Jeanne M Dams( Book )
16 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,118 libraries worldwide
Dorothy Martin and her husband, retired Chief Constable Alan Nesbitt, have just visited Buckingham Palace, where Alan was awarded the George Cross, when they and a friend, retired Chief Inspector Jonathan Quinn, stumble across the body of a young girl hidden in St James's Park. Wondering what led to the unfortunate girl's demise, Dorothy can't help but get involved in the case when Jonathan calls the next day and admits he knew who the victim was
Malice in miniature : a Dorothy Martin mystery by Jeanne M Dams( Book )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,118 libraries worldwide
When her son is accused of theft, a charwoman turns for help to Dorothy Martin, the American wife of the constable of Sherebury. No sooner does Dorothy clear his name, than he is arrested again, this time for the murder of a housekeeper
Red, white, and blue murder : a Hilda Johansson mystery by Jeanne M Dams( Book )
8 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,099 libraries worldwide
Another mystery involving the maid Hilda Johansson, the immigrant who migrated in the early 1900's to America to find the American dream, who works for the Studebaker Estate in South Bend, Indiana. The story takes us in the middle of turmoil in the Studebaker Estate, with President McKinley just being assassinated. Hilda Johansson expects the coachman for the Studebaker's may be involved in the assassination. Despite pleas for her to mind her own business Hilda begins to investigate
The evil that men do : a Dorothy Martin mystery by Jeanne M Dams( Book )
7 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,095 libraries worldwide
Dorothy Martin and her husband, retired Chief Constable Alan Nesbitt, are on holiday in the idyllic English village of Broadway when they stumble across the body of a man who appears to have fallen down a disused quarry. When it is revealed that the man, a local farmer, was probably pushed over the edge, and that the police have failed to find any suspects or motives for the murder, Dorothy can{u2019}t help but get involved
A dark and stormy night : a Dorothy Martin mystery by Jeanne M Dams( Book )
13 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,012 libraries worldwide
When Dorothy Martin and her husband, retired Chief Constable Alan Nesbitt, are invited to a country house weekend at a lovingly restored old mansion, they expect nothing more explosive than the Guy Fawkes fireworks. Having read every Agatha Christie ever written, Dorothy should have known better, but even she could not have anticipated the terror that is unleashed by an epic storm and the discovery of a body among the roots of a fallen oak tree. Rendered isolated and incommunicado by the storm, Dorothy and Alan need to work out what in the world has been happening at ancient Branston Abbey, but they soon find that their investigation uncovers some nasty surprises.--From inside front book jacket
Green grow the victims : a Hilda Johansson mystery by Jeanne M Dams( Book )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,007 libraries worldwide
"Relatives of the man Hilda loves find Uncle Dan, the flamboyant Democratic candidate for the city council whom the police suspect of murder. Dan was last seen talking to the victim, his political rival. His blood-stained shillelagh was left next to the body. And the only eyewitness is the parish priest who swears it was Dan who did it. Hilda's wealthy employers allow her a week off with pay to find Uncle Dan."--Amazon.com
The body in the transept : a Dorothy Martin mystery by Jeanne M Dams( Book )
14 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 998 libraries worldwide
After she attends a Christmas service, Dorothy Martin, 60, an American widow living in England whose outrageous hats are the talk of the village, stumbles over the body of the local canon. She turns sleuth to help out the chief constable, also a widower. A debut in fiction for an Indiana writer
Silence is golden : a Hilda Johansson mystery by Jeanne M Dams( Book )
6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 964 libraries worldwide
Hilda Johansson is delighted by her reunion with her family, but when one of her brother's friends turns up badly beaten, Hilda turns sleuth to uncover the truth
Crimson snow : a Hilda Johansson mystery by Jeanne M Dams( Book )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 877 libraries worldwide
In the fifth installment of Agatha winner Dams's beloved cozy series set in early 20th-century Indiana, Hilda Johansson, head housemaid for a wealthy family and part-time sleuth, looks into the brutal murder of a popular 22-year-old schoolteacher, Sophie Jacobs. Hilda quickly discovers that other young women have gone missing, including Miss Jacobs's best friend, Miss Lewis, who recently left town, supposedly to go to her parents' house to recuperate from an illness, but the word on the street is that she was pregnant. A hotel maid named Nellie, who might just know something, has also vanished without a trace. Based on a real, unsolved case from 1904, the novel seamlessly integrates historical details with a suspenseful plot. Fans will welcome the latest developments in Hilda's relationship with her beau, fireman Patrick Cavanaugh. Agent, Kimberly Cameron at the Reece Halsey North Agency. (Sept.) Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information
Foolproof by Barbara D'Amato( Book )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 763 libraries worldwide
September 11 survivors Brenda and Daniel establish a secret anti-terrorist division within their new software security firm and expose a terrorist plot to rig a presidential election
Murder at the castle by Jeanne M Dams( Book )
8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 739 libraries worldwide
Dorothy Martin and her husband, retired Chief Constable Alan Nesbitt, are invited to join their close friends Nigel and Inga Evans at a Welsh music festival. Amid the glorious surroundings of Welsh castles and the history of long-ago battles, the stage is set for an enjoyable event. However, when a tragic accident takes the life of one of the choir, and the same fate befalls the star soloist, Dorothy and Alan find themselves in the midst of an investigation as tumultuous, passionate and complicated as any opera
Indigo Christmas : a Hilda Johansson mystery by Jeanne M Dams( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 669 libraries worldwide
In 1904 South Bend, Indiana, recently married Hilda Johansson Cavanaugh struggles with her adjustment from being a servant to that of the wife to the affluent Patrick. Worse she finds herself isolated from her spouse's upper crust family and friends while her former working class peers snub her. Despite her unsettling circumstances, Hilda agrees to help her only remaining friend Norah O'Neill after the police arrest Norah's husband Sean, accusing him of murder and arson to hide a theft gone bad
 
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Alternative Names
ダムズ, ジーン・M
Languages
English (188)
Russian (2)
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