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Dams, Jeanne M.

Overview
Works: 58 works in 368 publications in 3 languages and 26,313 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3554.A498, 813.54
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Publications about Jeanne M Dams
Publications by Jeanne M Dams
Most widely held works by Jeanne M Dams
Death in lacquer red : a Hilda Johansson mystery by Jeanne M Dams( Book )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 1,207 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
Winter of discontent : a Dorothy Martin mystery by Jeanne M Dams( Book )
20 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Russian and held by 1,137 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
Killing Cassidy : a Dorothy Martin mystery by Jeanne M Dams( Book )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 1,128 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
The corpse of St James's : a Dorothy Martin mystery by Jeanne M Dams( Book )
15 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,127 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
Trouble in the town hall : a Dorothy Martin mystery by Jeanne M Dams( Book )
13 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and held by 1,069 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
To perish in Penzance : a Dorothy Martin mystery by Jeanne M Dams( Book )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,066 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
The victim in Victoria Station : a Dorothy Martin mystery by Jeanne M Dams( Book )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,022 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
Sins out of school : a Dorothy Martin mystery by Jeanne M Dams( Book )
18 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,012 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
Malice in miniature : a Dorothy Martin mystery by Jeanne M Dams( Book )
16 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 996 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
Holy terror in the Hebrides : a Dorothy Martin mystery by Jeanne M Dams( Book )
13 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 995 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
Red, white, and blue murder : a Hilda Johansson mystery by Jeanne M Dams( Book )
9 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 957 libraries worldwide
Another mystery involving the maid Hilda Johansson, the immigrant who migrated in the early 1900s 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 Studebakers may be involved in the assassination. Despite pleas for her to mind her own business Hilda begins to investigate
A dark and stormy night : a Dorothy Martin mystery by Jeanne M Dams( Book )
15 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 949 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
The evil that men do : a Dorothy Martin mystery by Jeanne M Dams( Book )
12 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 916 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't help but get involved
Green grow the victims : a Hilda Johansson mystery by Jeanne M Dams( Book )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 874 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 )
13 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and Japanese and held by 869 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
Shadows of death : a Dorothy Martin mystery by Jeanne M Dams( Book )
14 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 854 libraries worldwide
Dorothy Martin and her husband, retired Chief Constable Alan Nesbitt go to Orkney in Scotland to see some intriguing Stone Age excavations. When the donor of the dig is found murdered, Dorothy and Alan launch an unofficial investigation into the murder
Silence is golden : a Hilda Johansson mystery by Jeanne M Dams( Book )
9 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 838 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
Day of vengeance by Jeanne M Dams( Book )
11 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 786 libraries worldwide
Dorothy Martin's husband, Alan Nesbitt, is heavily involved in the complex and lengthy process of choosing a new bishop for Sherebury Cathedral when one of the candidates is found murdered in his own church
Murder at the castle by Jeanne M Dams( Book )
9 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 771 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
The gentle art of murder by Jeanne M Dams( Book )
8 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 758 libraries worldwide
One late-summer's evening, before the beginning of the new term, Dorothy Martin and her husband, retired police detective Alan Newbitt, are guests at Sherebury University art department's drinks party to introduce the new teaching assistant sculptress Gillian Roberts. However, tragedy strikes on a tour of the art department, when the lift breaks down ans a corpse is discovered at the bottom of the shaft. Dorothy and Alan become involved in the ensuing investigation, putting their local knowledge and sleuthing skills to good use once again. But when another member of the art faculty goes missing and someone receives threatening phone calls, it seems the killer still has something to hide and may very well strike again
 
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Alternative Names
ダムズ, ジーン・M
Languages
English (244)
Russian (2)
Japanese (1)
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