WorldCat Identities

Copperman, E. J. 1957-

Works: 45 works in 161 publications in 3 languages and 7,082 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Ghost stories  Humorous fiction  Novels 
Roles: Author, Lyricist, Composer
Classifications: PS3603.O358, 813.6
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by E. J Copperman
Dog dish of doom by E. J Copperman( Book )

12 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kay Powell wants to find that break-out client who will become a star. And she thinks she's found him: His name is Bruno, and he has to be walked three times a day. Bruno's humans, Trent and Louise, butt in a lot, and Les McMaster, the famous director now mounting a revival of Annie, might not hire Bruno just because he can't stand Trent in particular. That becomes less of an issue when Trent is discovered face down in Bruno's water dish. With a kitchen knife in his back. Laugh-out-loud funny, this series debut is a delight"--
Written off by E. J Copperman( Book )

10 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rachel Goldman writes mysteries in which Duffy Madison, consultant to the county prosecutor's office, helps find missing persons. Rachel is busy working on her next book, when a man calls out of the blue asking for help in a missing persons case. The caller's name? Duffy Madison. Is this real or has she lost her mind? She doesn't have much time to find out because a serial killer is on the loose, kidnapping and murdering mystery authors. And Rachel may just be the next target. Full of uncanny intrigue and witty humor, E.J. Copperman's imaginative series debut Written Off is sure to be a new fan favorite for readers of Donna Andrews
Edited out by E. J Copperman( Book )

13 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mystery author Rachel Goldman is getting used to the idea that her fictional creation Duffy Madison has somehow taken flesh-and-blood form and is investigating missing person cases not far from where Rachel lives. Wait. No. She's not getting used to it at all, and the presence of this real-life Duffy is making her current manuscript--what's the word?--lousy. So she doesn't want to see Duffy--the living one--at all. To make matters worse, when he shows up at her door and insists on talking to her, it's about the one thing she doesn't want to do: Find a missing person. But the man Duffy seeks this time around might be able to solve Rachel's problem. He might just be the man Duffy was before he became Duffy five years ago. The only problem is she could be letting Duffy lead her into danger yet again ... Entertaining and witty, the second in E.J. Copperman's Mysterious Detective Mystery series Edited Out will delight his fans, both new and old
The question of the missing head : an Asperger's mystery by E. J Copperman( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samuel Hoenig answers questions for a living. And as a man with Asperger's Syndrome, his unique personality helps him ferret out almost any answer there is. But his latest question is a rather odd one-- who stole a preserved head from the Garden State Cryonics Institute?
Night of the living deed by E. J Copperman( Book )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and Japanese and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newly divorced Alison Kerby wants a second chance for herself and her nine-year-old daughter. She's returned to her hometown on the Jersey Shore to transform a Victorian fixer-upper into a charming-and profitable-guest house. One small problem: the house is haunted, and the two ghosts insist Alison must find out who killed them
Bird, bath, and beyond by E. J Copperman( Book )

10 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kay Powell, theatrical agent to non-human animals, is babysitting--that is, birdsitting--her client, a parrot named Barney, on the set of his new TV show, Dead City. When the show's charismatic star is shot in his trailer between scenes, the only eyewitness to the crime is--you guessed it--Barney. And even though Kay keeps explaining that even a "talking" parrot doesn't actually converse with people, the investigators insist on interrogating the bird for information he clearly can't communicate. Suspects accumulate like birdseed, and before long it's clear the killer believes Barney might actually be able to supply useful evidence. Even Barney can't fly away from this one" --
The question of the unfamiliar husband : an asperger's mystery by E. J Copperman( Book )

4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Czech and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Asperger's sufferer Samuel Hoenig puts his syndrome traits to good use running a business called Questions Answered, until he is stumped by a question regarding the identity of a client's husband and calls in a former associate for help, only to see the husband turn up dead
An uninvited ghost by E. J Copperman( Book )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and Japanese and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In exchange for help entertaining her guests on 'spooky' vacations, Alison Kerby told her resident gumshoe ghost that she'd help him on the occasional case. But she didn't think she'd have to go through with it--after all, who goes to a dead private eye? The answer: other ghosts. The deceased Scott McFarlane got roped into a prank that may have killed a prominent local resident. With some snooping, it turns out the woman is alive--that is, of course, until she's murdered ... in Alison's house. Now, between the demands of the guests at her Jersey Shore guesthouse and the arrival of a reality TV crew, Alison must find the killer--before she sees reality from the other side."--Page 4 of cover
Chance of a ghost by E. J Copperman( Book )

6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the ghost of her father vanishes into thin air, Alison Kerby, the owner of a New Jersey shore guesthouse, reluctantly agrees to help an overdramatic spirit named Lawrence find his killer in return for help in locating her late father
The question of the felonious friend : an asperger's mystery by E. J Copperman( Book )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It's been one year, two weeks, and three days since Samuel Hoenig opened the doors of Questions Answered. The personality traits of his Asperger's Syndrome help him maintain objectivity--a critical component of his business's continuing success. But when Tyler Clayton, a young man who also has Asperger's, asks if a store clerk is truly his friend, Samuel, for the first time, can't bear to give an objective answer. It's a dicey situation that only gets worse when one of the key players ends up dead. Resolving to do the right thing, Samuel, with help from his associate Ms. Washburn, wades into the murky waters of friendship, and the answer he finds may be a revelation to himself most of all."
Old haunts by E. J Copperman( Book )

6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While dealing with her ex-husband who is trying to win back their 10-year-old daughter, Alison Kerby must help a pair of sad spirits who, haunting her Jersey Shore guesthouse, need her help in solving a murder
Spouse on haunted hill by E. J Copperman( Book )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the cops show up at her doorstep, searching for her ex-husband who, owing some scary people a lot of money, has disappeared and left a body in his wake, Alison Kerby, with the help of ghosts Maxie and Paul, sets out to find her ex and clear him of the murder before the bad guys get to him first
The thrill of the haunt by E. J Copperman( Book )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alison Kerby's haunted guesthouse business is thriving, but when two deaths land on her doorstep, she'll have to think fast before someone else checks out for good
Inspector specter by E. J Copperman( Book )

6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Lieutenant Anita McElone is one of Harbor Haven's finest. She's also a hard-boiled ghost skeptic. So when she shows up on the doorstep of Alison Kerby's Haunted Guesthouse to ask for supernatural help in solving the murder of her former partner, it's hard to tell which woman is more flabbergasted. But McElone is dead serious, so Alison promises to help in any way she can--even asking her resident ghosts, Paul and Maxie, for help with the case. As Paul's spirit source reveals some troubling information about the deceased detective, Alison wrestles with what to tell McElone. First, though, she has to find her ... because the lieutenant has suddenly disappeared
Ghost in the wind by E. J Copperman( Book )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the ghost of a 1960s English rock star asks them to investigate the death of his daughter, Alison, who runs a haunted Jersey Shore guesthouse, and Paul, the ghost of a private detective, discover that the girl was murdered and must catch a killer before some else knocks on heaven's door
The question of the absentee father : an Asperger's mystery by E. J Copperman( Book )

6 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samuel Hoenig, proprietor of Questions Answered, doesn't have strong feelings about his estranged father, but when his mother receives an enigmatic letter and asks him where his father lives, Samuel is duty bound to provide an answer. Unfortunately, answering this question means traveling to Los Angeles with his associate, Ms. Washburn. The personality traits of Asperger's Syndrome make flying across the country a major challenge for Samuel ... and it's nothing compared to the danger they'll face when they land
The hostess with the ghostess by E. J Copperman( Book )

6 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"If Alison Kerby really wanted peace and quiet, she never should have opened the Haunted Guesthouse. The Jersey Shore lodge's latest polter-guest is Richard Harrison, the recently murdered brother of long-time resident ghost PI Paul Harrison. Alas, a beyond-the-grave brotherly reunion is nowhere in the foreseeable future - phantasmal Paul left the guesthouse months before for parts unknown, and for all her ghost-whispering prowess, Alison has no idea how to find him. And she's going to need Paul, because Richard's isn't the only murder still unsolved. Richard, a lawyer in life, tells Alison that he had been working the case of a woman accused of murdering her stepfather. When Richard got too close to the truth, he was permanently silenced. Now, as Alison searches for Paul, she gets a creeping sensation that the murderer doesn't appreciate her snooping around. If she doesn't succeed in her hunt, she has the feeling that she'll be the next to haunt the house." --
The question of the dead mistress by E. J Copperman( Book )

3 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mrs. Washburn takes on the case of a woman who thinks her husband has a ghost mistress, but Samuel's Asperger's traits mean he does not believe in ghosts"--
An open spook by E. J Copperman( )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an all-new novella in E.J. Copperman's "funny, charming, and thoroughly enjoyable ( -- -- "Includes a preview of the next Haunted Guesthouse Mystery, The Thrill of the Haunt Praise for the series: ("For) fans of Charlaine Harris."--Julia Spencer-Fleming
A wild ghost chase by E. J Copperman( )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phantom PI Paul Harrison from the national bestselling Haunted Guesthouse mysteries returns with a tale of his own in a house full of ghosts, secrets, and spectacular oceanside views Three years ago in a large Victorian house on the Jersey Shore in the town of Harbor Haven, fledgling private investigator Paul and his client, Maxie Malone, were murdered. Since then, recent divorcee and reluctant ghost whisperer Alison Kerby and her 10-year-old daughter Melissa have moved in and converted the place to a guesthouse, where Maxie and Paul are now checked in for an eternity and ready to solve any case that comes their way'or at least spook the guests (who love it). Alison's got a lot on her plate at the moment, however, so when Paul discovers the three-hundred-year-old ghost of a small boy in the house, he decides not to involve her in the case. The boy, named Eagle of the Sun, says he's searching for his missing mother. Paul's happy to help Eagle of the Sun find her, though something about the boy's story doesn't add up. But why would a lost little ghost lie' Includes a preview of the next Haunted Guesthouse Mystery, Chance of a Ghost, available February 2013
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Night of the living deed
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Alternative Names

controlled identityCohen, Jeffrey, 1957-

Cohen, Jeffrey

Copperman E. J. 1957-....

Jeffrey Cohen Amerikaans schrijver

Jeffrey Cohen écrivain américain

Джеффри Коэн

コッパーマン, E. J.

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Japanese (4)

Czech (1)