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Talley, Marcia Dutton 1943-

Overview
Works: 48 works in 209 publications in 1 language and 9,557 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Short stories  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PS3570.A3995, 813.6
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Marcia Dutton Talley
Naked came the phoenix : a serial novel by Nevada Barr( Book )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written collaboratively by thirteen female authors
The last refuge : a Hannah Ives mystery by Marcia Dutton Talley( Book )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lights, camera, murder -- who wrote dying into Hannah Ives' script? It does not take much arm-twisting to persuade Hannah Ives to join the twelve-strong cast of Patriot House, 1774, a reality show recreating eighteen-century colonial life during the turbulent days leading up to the American Revolution. But when Hannah befriends Amy Cornell, a maid on set and the young widow of a Navy SEAL off it, and the crew's dance master is found murdered, events away from the camera become just as dramatic as those on it
I'd kill for that : a serial novel by Gayle Lynds( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the banks of the scenic Truxton River, nestled in rolling woodlands just minutes from the nation's capital lies Gryphon Gate. Drawn to its breathtaking view of the Chesapeake Bay, Henry Drysdale selected this waterfront location to create a premier gated community where the rich and privileged residents live, work, and play. Tempers flare when Vanessa, Henry's ex, decides to build Forest Glen, a 300-unit condominium development on an adjoining tract of land. The Gryphon Gate town meeting disintegrates into a free-for-all as environmentalists, developers, residents, and the media clash
Sing it to her bones : a Hannah Ives mystery by Marcia Dutton Talley( Book )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Struggling to recover from a bout with breast cancer and seeking a new direction for her life, Hannah Ives journeys to a small Chesapeake Bay town to stay with her sister-in-law, but her vacation is turned upside down when she stumbles upon the body of ayoung girl who had vanished eight years earlier
A quiet death by Marcia Dutton Talley( Book )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being involved in a train accident, Hannah finds herself in possession of her injured seatmate's bag and her efforts to return it soon set in motion a chain of events that put her life in grave danger
All things undying by Marcia Dutton Talley( Book )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hannah's holiday turns topsy-turvy when a stranger stops her on the street to deliver a message from her long-dead mother. When Susan, a popular television medium, is struck by a hit-and-run driver, will a message from beyond the grave lead to a cold-hearted killer?
Dead man dancing by Marcia Dutton Talley( Book )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Driving a wedge between Ruth and her fiancé, Hutch, is not what Hannah intends when she recommends J & K Dance Studios to her sister. Ruth is determined to shine on her wedding day, but when stunning dance teacher Kay Giannotti greets Hutch with a kiss, it's clear this isn't the first time they've met. Talked into auditioning for Shall We Dance?, a TV talent show, the auditions end in tragedy. Accident or murder? Hannah is on the case
Without a grave : a Hannah Ives mystery by Marcia Dutton Talley( Book )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the latest Hannah Ives mystery, Hannah's in paradise, enjoying the active, back-to-basics rhythms of Bahamian island life. When controversy arises over the construction of a luxury resort that could devastate the coral reef, Hannah dives in
Daughter of ashes by Marcia Dutton Talley( Book )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is a tragic discovery from the past triggering a number of shocking present-day events? When Hannah loses out on the cottage of her dreams because of an unscrupulous real estate agent, she and her husband, Paul, buy a fixer-upper instead. But contractors restoring the chimney soon make a tragic discovery: the mummified body of an infant. Hannah, already researching the history of her home in the county archives, is searching for clues to the dead infant's identity when more shocking events occur. Suddenly, her access to the courthouse is denied and the records she has been examining are slated for destruction. Someone with money, influence or both is trying to make sure incriminating information stays buried. Can Hannah solve the crimes before the evidence and over one hundred years of county history go up in smoke?
Dark passage by Marcia Dutton Talley( Book )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hannah, her sisters and fourteen year old niece Julie set sail from Baltimore on a bonding cruise and have a dramatic first night when Pia Fanucci, a bubbly bartender magicians assistant whom Hannah befriends, narrowly escapes injury during an illusion. But while Pia may make light of the incident it's no laughing matter when Julie suddenly disappears. Has she gone overboard or is she injured somewhere on the enormous ship? To make matters worse Hannah meets David Warren, a grieving father whose twenty two year-old daughter vanished without trace from an earlier cruise. With claims of a proper investigation proving to be a mere illusion, Hannah teams up with David and Pia in desperation. Can they see through the ship's smoke and mirrors to reveal the identity of a dangerous sea-faring predator?
Tomorrow's vengeance by Marcia Dutton Talley( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While at Calvert Colony, a life care community centre in Maryland, and at lunch with her friend, retired mystery author and amateur painter L.K. "Naddie"' Bromley and her neighbour Sophia Milanesi, who survived the closing years of the Second World War in a convent in Italy, Hannah meets Filomena Buccho, a personable young Argentine server. Her brother, Raniero, also works at the Colony as chef. But when Masud Abaza and his wife, Safa, move into the community and Masud is found murdered, his head bashed in by a croquet mallet, suspicion falls on Raniero, who has made no secret of his neo-Fascist sentiments. Hannah and Naddie agree to investigate, uncovering old crimes and reigniting ancient quarrels that know no boundaries of place or time
Footprints to murder by Marcia Dutton Talley( Book )

9 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hannah is delighted to reconnect with her former roommate, Susan Lockley, owner of Scarborough Fairs, at a college reunion, and agrees to step in when Susan's assistant drops out of managing the Sasquatch Sesquicentennial in Granite Falls, Oregon. But when Martin Radcliffe, a professional debunker, is found murdered, surrounded by gigantic footprints, the culprit appears, or was meant to appear, obvious: Bigfoot. Fantasy or fact? As the conference disintegrates into a chaos of finger pointing, mistrust and fear, it falls to Hannah to restore order. Working closely with Jake, a retired policeman and his K-9, Harley, Hannah hastens to stave off the vigilantes and solve the crime before Bigfoot, if he exists, comes one step closer to extinction."--Amazon.com
Unbreathed memories : a Hannah Ives mystery by Marcia Dutton Talley( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hannah Ives has every reason to mind her own business. Having survived a recent bout with breast cancer, she's opting for reconstructive surgery and a fresh start. Her Annapolis home is decorated for better feng shui. Her parents are living close by. And her sister, Georgina, is finally getting help for recurring depression. Everything is coming up roses -- until her sister's therapist takes a nosedive off a balcony
Mile High murder : a Hannah Ives mystery by Marcia Dutton Talley( Book )

6 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It's a fact that some of the cancer support group survivors Hannah Ives works with take marijuana. Recreational use of the drug may be illegal in Maryland, but a few patients, like Maryland Sate Senator Claire Thompson, are prescribed it on medical grounds. Claire has co-sponsored a Cannabis Legalization Bill and invites Hannah to be part of a fact-finding task force that testifies before the Maryland State Senate. Before long, Hannah is in Denver, Colorado -- the Mile High City -- staying at a B & B with a group of pot pilgrims and medical refugees. But when one of the group is found dead, and a closer inspection of the body reveals the victim had been traveling under a false identity, Hannah is plunged into a dangerous cocktail of deception, drugs and death."--Jacket
This enemy town : a Hannah Ives mystery by Marcia Dutton Talley( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heading for the Naval Academy to help fellow cancer survivor Dorothy Hart construct sets for an upcoming production of Sweeney Todd, Hannah Ives comes face to face with an old enemy, a vindictive officer who had once nearly destroyed her life, and finds herself the prime suspect in an onstage murder, unless she can uncover a killer before it is too late
Occasion of revenge : a Hannah Ives mystery by Marcia Dutton Talley( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adventure of emotional depth and sensitivity
Through the darkness : a Hannah Ives mystery by Marcia Dutton Talley( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imperiled innocence ... Cancer survivor Hannah Ives looked Death in the eye ... and walked away victorious. But the terror she once felt in the its shadow pales before the ice-cold fear that now grips her heart in the wake of an unthinkable crime: the kidnapping of Hannah's innocent grandson. One-year-old Tim vanished from the day care center at the luxurious upscale spa his parents recently opened, and the lack of a ransom note suggests the innocent chld may have fallen into the hands of the worst sort of fiend. Hannah will find no peace until the boy is found and his abductor punished--not even taking comfort in the caring words of a dear fried and spiritual advisor whose own life and marriage may be haunted by something dark and sinister. But the hunt may be leading Hannah to places she never dreamed she'd have to go
Automating the Library with AskSam : a practical handbook by Marcia Dutton Talley( Book )

5 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unbreathed memories : a Hannah Ives mystery by Marcia Dutton Talley( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hannah Ives has every reason to mind her own business. Having survived a recent bout with breast cancer, she's opting for reconstructive surgery and a fresh start. Her Annapolis home is decorated for better feng shui. Her parents are living close by. And her sister, Georgina, is finally getting help for recurring depression. Everything is coming up roses-until her sister's therapist takes a nosedive off a balcony. Now, with Georgina a prime suspect in the murder, Hannah needs to do some analysis of her own
In death's shadow : a Hannah Ives mystery by Marcia Dutton Talley( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hannah Ives struggled bravely through the ravages of illness, and fellow patient Valerie Stone was at her side. As cancer survivors they have a lot to celebrate when they meet again, but their reunion is short-lived. Soon Valerie is dead, and a suspicious Hannah must sift through a mountain of clues trying to uncover the cause of her friend's untimely death. But there are those in the big business of living and dying who think she's becoming too curious ... and it's high time her questions were silenced
 
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Naked came the phoenix : a serial novel
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I'd kill for that : a serial novelSing it to her bones : a Hannah Ives mysteryA quiet deathAll things undyingDead man dancingWithout a grave : a Hannah Ives mysteryUnbreathed memories : a Hannah Ives mysteryThis enemy town : a Hannah Ives mystery
Alternative Names
Marcia Talley American writer

Marcia Talley Amerikaans romanschrijfster

Marcia Talley écrivaine américaine

Marcia Talley escritora estadounidense

Talley, Marcia

Марша Тали

タリー, マーシャ

マーシャ・タリー

Languages
English (157)