WorldCat Identities

Smith, Julie 1944-

Overview
Works: 44 works in 253 publications in 5 languages and 18,074 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Detective and mystery stories, American  Legal stories 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PS3569.M537553, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Julie Smith
Jazz funeral : a Skip Langdon novel by Julie Smith( Book )

15 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Jazz Funeral, Julie Smith once again takes us behind the scenes in New Orleans, with a multi-faceted story of murder, music, and family sorrow. This time, homicide detective Skip Langdon finds herself trying to solve the stabbing death of the universally beloved producer of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. To confuse the case further, the victim's sixteen-year-old sister has disappeared, and Skip suspects that if the young woman isn't herself the murderer, she's in mortal danger from the person who is. With her long-distance love, Steve Steinman, and her landlord, Jimmy Dee, to assist her, Skip trails an elusive killer through the steamy city that Julie Smith has claimed as her own fictional territory
House of blues : a Skip Langdon novel by Julie Smith( Book )

12 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in English and German and held by 1,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In New Orleans, a well-known restaurateur is killed and his family disappears. The case takes detective Skip Langdon on a tour of the seamy underside of the city's respectable society. By the author of New Orleans Beat
New Orleans beat : a Skip Langdon novel by Julie Smith( Book )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lady detective Skip Langdon goes after the killer of Geoffrey Kavanagh, a computer genius. In the process, she learns to navigate The Original Worldwide Network, a country-wide bulletin board service. By the author of Jazz Funeral
The kindness of strangers : a Skip Langdon novel by Julie Smith( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On leave from the police force, Skip Langdon embarks on a personal crusade to prevent churchman Errol Jacomine from being elected mayor of New Orleans. For Langdon, Jacomine is evil masquerading as the Christian right
82 Desire : a Skip Langdon novel by Julie Smith( Book )

15 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The disappearance of a prominent businessman in New Orleans sets off an investigation by three women, each with her own agenda. One is a journalist, another a black poet working undercover for a detective agency, and the third is series PI Skip Langdon. By the author of Crescent City Kill
Crescent city kill : a Skip Langdon novel by Julie Smith( Book )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in English and held by 1,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lady detective Skip Langdon of New Orleans goes after a vigilante who murdered a wife killer that a jury failed to convict. Not an easy job for her as the town is on the side of the vigilante
Louisiana bigshot by Julie Smith( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Increasingly disturbed by her inability to uncover the true identity of an old friend, New Orleans private investigator and poet Talba Wallis takes on a suspicious new client and encounters an ugly secret in the small town of Clayton, Louisiana
Louisiana hotshot by Julie Smith( Book )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Talba Wallis, fledgling detective by day and poet laureate by night, is haunted by near-memories as she works with Eddie Valentino to hunt a man who seduces teenage black girls and perhaps makes them disappear
Mean woman blues by Julie Smith( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having chased corrupt evangelist and dangerous presidential hopeful Errol Jacomine for years, New Orleans detective Skip Langdon finds her loved ones targeted and realizes that Jacomine is so carefully disguised that nobody recognizes him
P.I. on a hot tin roof : a Talba Wallis novel by Julie Smith( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Going undercover as a housekeeper in the home of a corrupt judge, who is suspected of setting up those who would expose his illegal activities, Talba Wallis locates evidence about a network of bribes and kickbacks
New Orleans mourning by Julie Smith( Book )

25 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Skip Langdon, a socially connected New Orleans policewoman, is assigned to investigate the murder of the King of the Carnival during the Mardi Gras parade
The Axeman's jazz by Julie Smith( Book )

14 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Skip Langdon, a New Orleans homicide detective, chases a serial killer who claims to be the legendary Axeman, a turn-of-the-century New Orleans murderer who would not kill in a house where jazz was being played
Louisiana lament by Julie Smith( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an arts patron is found shot to death, poet and detective Talba Wallis is entreated by her sister, who has been accused, to find the real killer, a case that reveals the victim to be a hated con artist who neglected her children
The Axeman's jazz by Julie Smith( )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Skip Landon's latest case is to track down the 'Axeman', a cold and clever killer determined to copy the campaign of terror of his turn-of-the-century namesake
The sourdough wars : a Rebecca Schwartz mystery by Julie Smith( Book )

9 editions published between 1984 and 1992 in English and German and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rebecca Schwartz and her partner become caught up in a dangerous search for the killer of the owner of some prized sourdough starter, which also has disappeared
Tourist trap : a Rebecca Schwartz mystery by Julie Smith( Book )

9 editions published between 1986 and 1992 in English and German and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When out-of-state visitors are found murdered at a series of local San Francisco tourist attractions, Rebecca Schwartz, an attorney and amateur detective, decides to investigate
Huckleberry fiend by Julie Smith( Book )

10 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and German and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Other people's skeletons by Julie Smith( Book )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and German and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Even Rebecca Schwartz is nonplussed when she learns that Chris Nicholson, her law partner and best friend, is a suspect in a murder case. Chris says she has an alibi, but she won't say what it is. Rebecca has to wonder what could be so shameful that she can't even tell her best friend. She's amazed when she learns that her partner has a secret life as did the victim. One thing is certain: if Rebecca doesn't shake some skeletons from closets - and fast - Chris is going to prison
Dead in the water by Julie Smith( Book )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and German and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On vacation in Monterey with her girlfriend, Marty, attorney and exotic fish lover Rebecca Schwartz discovers the body of Marty's boss--a woman who had been sleeping with Marty's husband--floating in the water
New Orleans noir by Julie Smith( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brand new stories by: Ace Atkins, Laura Lippman, Patty Friedmann, Barbara Hambly, Tim McLoughlin, Olympia Vernon, David Fulmer, Jervey Tervalon, James Nolan, Kalamu ya Salaam, Maureen Tan, Thomas Adcock, Jeri Cain Rossi, Christine Wiltz, Greg Herren, Julie Smith, Eric Overmyer, and Ted O'Brien
 
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The kindness of strangers : a Skip Langdon novel
Alternative Names
Julie Smith Auteure amricaine de romans policiers

Julie Smith US-amerikanischer Autor von Kriminalromanen

جولی اسمیت نویسنده آمریکایی

スミス, ジュリー

Languages
English (160)

German (29)

French (8)

Japanese (8)

Italian (3)

Covers
House of blues : a Skip Langdon novelNew Orleans beat : a Skip Langdon novelThe kindness of strangers : a Skip Langdon novel82 Desire : a Skip Langdon novelCrescent city kill : a Skip Langdon novelLouisiana bigshotLouisiana hotshotMean woman blues