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Fletcher, Jessica

Overview
Works: 193 works in 1,018 publications in 3 languages and 44,939 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Christmas stories  College stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3552.A376, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Jessica Fletcher
Publications by Jessica Fletcher
Most widely held works by Jessica Fletcher
Aloha betrayed : a Murder, she wrote mystery : a novel by Jessica Fletcher( Book )
6 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 639 libraries worldwide
"New in the USA Today bestselling series-Jessica Fletcher finds herself in a tropical paradise where "aloha" means both hello and goodbye. But sometimes, the goodbye is permanent;Jessica is on the Hawaiian island of Maui, giving a lecture at Maui College on community involvement in police investigations-a subject she knows well. Her co-lecturer is legendary retired detective Mike Kane, a behemoth of a man who shares his love of Hawaiian lore, legends and culture with Jessica. Sadly, all the talking stops when the body of a colleague is found at the rocky foot of a cliff. Mala Kapule was a botanist and popular professor at the school, known for her activism and efforts on behalf of the volcanic crater Haleakala. The high altitude crater is already the site of an observatory, but plans to place the world's largest solar telescope there split the locals, with Mala fiercely arguing to preserve the delicate ecology of the area. Was someone trying to muffle the protestors? Or was Mala's killer making a more personal statement? Now, it's up to Jessica, along with Mike, to uncover who was driven to silence the scientist and betray the true meaning of Aloha"--
Brandy & bullets : a novel by Jessica Fletcher( Book )
6 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 384 libraries worldwide
Mystery writer Jessica Fletcher suspects that her life may be in danger when the disappearance of an old friend follows a murder and a suicide attempt at the new health spa/artist's retreat in her hometown
The highland fling murders : a novel by Jessica Fletcher( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 337 libraries worldwide
"Jessica Fletcher and a group of her friends from Cabot Cove, Maine, take off for the British Isles and end up at a castle in Scotland. It would be a great vacation-except for the ghost. And the murders. Scotland's most celebrated witch, executed long ago with a pitchfork through her heart, is said to haunt Inspector George Sutherland's family castle in the village of Wick. It's an intriguing tale and after a British book tour, Jessica accepts Sutherland's invitation to bring her Cabot Cove friends to the heather-covered Highlands. Indeed, after "roamin' in the gloamin'" with the handsome inspector, she spots a spectral woman in white in the gloomy castle. But Jessica's blood runs cold when she later finds a local lass executed in the same way as the legendary witch. Something is very vile in Wick. It's a case of evil, greed, and murder that pits Jessica Fletcher against a killer from this world-or maybe the next"--Page 4 of cover
Murder, she wrote : Madison Avenue shoot by Jessica Fletcher( Book )
71 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 248 libraries worldwide
Art imitates life when a movie crew filming an adaptation of a case solved by sleuth Jessica Fletcher in her hometown of Cabot Cove experiences a murder mystery of their own
Murder, she wrote : murder never takes a holiday by Jessica Fletcher( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
Manhattans & murder: "Bestselling mystery writer Jessica Fletcher's new book tour brings her to New York for Christmas. But she learns that Manhattan can be murder when she sees notorious Cabot Cove crook Waldo Morse--now playing a sidewalk Santa. She agrees to meet him the next day, but when Jessica shows up, she instead witnesses a murder. With the police slow on their feet, and the victim's wife fast on the run, Jessica decides to do what she does best, and do whatever it takes to stop a murderer from spoiling the season."--P. [4] of cover
Gin and daggers : a Murder, she wrote mystery by Donald Bain( Book )
10 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Jessica Fletcher is off to London to deliver the keynote address at a mystery writers convention. She's also looking forward to seeing her mentor, Marjorie Ainsworth, who's hosting a party on her estate to celebrate her latest book. But a routine business trip becomes murderous business--when Jessica discovers Marjorie stabbed to death in her own bedroom
Skating on thin ice by Jessica Fletcher( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Olympic figure skaters are training in Cabot Cove. When one of them turns up dead Jessica must figure out who is responsible
Murder in Moscow : a novel by Jessica Fletcher( Book )
3 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Jessica Fletcher's trip to Russia turns into a nightmare when she and her publisher witness a terrible crime
Close-up on murder : a Murder, she wrote mystery : a novel by Donald Bain( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
One of Jessica's books is being made into a movie and filming occurs in Cabot Cove. The murder of a judge provides the suspense in this who-dun-it
Death of a blue blood : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
"Jessica Fletcher and her friend Scotland Yard detective inspector George Sutherland are invited to attend a New Year's Eve Ball at Castorbrook Castle, thanks to her British publisher. Shortly after arriving in the idyllic English countryside, Jessica discovers the body of a lady's maid in the garden. While their host, Lord Norrance, his snobbish third wife, other members of the household, and party guests squabble over the tragic death in tight-lipped, perfectly mannered, thoroughly British style, family relations are strained as old wounds are reopened and cutting remarks are freely handed out. And that's only during teatime! As midnight beckons at the ball the next night, the earl offers a toast, complete with fireworks. But the merriment crashes to a halt when he falls ill and dies, apparently poisoned--and the number of suspects with a grudge against the lord of the manor sprouts like English ivy. Now it's up to Jessica and George to find the killer--or killers--before another corpse welcomes in the New Year ..."--
A palette for murder : a Murder, she wrote mystery : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
On Long Island to do some painting, Jessica soon finds herself embroiled in a mystery involving a dead young models and an artist of evil
Blood on the vine : a Murder, she wrote mystery by Donald Bain( Book )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Visiting the Napa Valley wine country while researching her next book, Jessica Fletcher invites her old friend, Scotland Yard detective George Sutherland, to join her at a cosy B & B. On their arrival they find the valley abuzz over a murder
Killer in the kitchen : a Murder she wrote mystery : a novel by Jessica Fletcher( Book )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Jessica may not know everything about food, but she knows what she likes--and she definitely likes the Leg & Claw restaurant. Opened last summer by young couple Brad and Marcie, the Leg & Claw is their dream come true, combining Marcie's sunny personality with Brad's deft hand in the kitchen. But now their dream is turning into a nightmare. G?rard "Pepe" Leboeuf is a renowned New York City restaurateur who has a summer home in Cabot Cove. And now he's decided to open two new restaurants there--in an old warehouse right next to the Leg & Claw. As Leboeuf and his crew renovate the warehouse, the people of Cabot Cove slowly come to the realization that the town's newest celebrity may be more trouble than he's worth. His "assistants" are little more than thugs, and the haughty Leboeuf is nowhere near as charming as he seems--leading to a nasty confrontation with Brad. So when Leboeuf is found dead with a knife planted in his chest, Brad naturally becomes suspect number one. But plenty of others had a motive to kill Pepe, and it's up to Jessica to uncover who really added murder to the menu
Close-up on murder : a Murder, she wrote mystery by Jessica Fletcher( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Art imitates life when a movie crew filming an adaptation of a case solved by sleuth Jessica Fletcher in her hometown of Cabot Cove experiences a murder of their own
De galante moordenaar by Jessica Fletcher( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in Dutch and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Oorspr. titel: Murder, she wrote : brandy and blood
Martinis & mayhem : a Murder, she wrote mystery by Donald Bain( Book )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Jessica Fletcher, in San Francisco to promote her new book and to visit the city, is distracted by a mystery when she reads a diary slipped into her bag duringa visit to a women's prison and begins to suspect the journal writer has been wrongly convicted of murder
Trick or treachery by Donald Bain( Book )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
A loud wail cut throught he air, even as the party was dying down. The wail erupted again, spinetingling. There in the cemetary lay a motionless form. The party was over
Majoring in murder : a novel by Jessica Fletcher( Book )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Celebrity mystery writer Jessica Fletcher is riding out Schoolman College's first tornado in over sixty years. As a visiting professor, she is there to teach a creative writing class. But after two men choose to brave the tornado rather than take shelter and one of them is found dead-Jessica wonders if her darkest suspicions are strictly academic
Trouble at high tide : a Murder, she wrote mystery : a novel by Jessica Fletcher( Book )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
While on vacation in Bermuda, Jessica Fletcher is surprised to hear the local population is abuzz over a trio of murders, each bearing an eerie resemblance to the 1888 Jack the Ripper killings. Jessica dismisses the panicked chatter as just that-untilher friend Thomas Betterton's niece is found dead on the beach after a party
Destination murder : a Murder, she wrote mystery : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and Italian and held by 6 libraries worldwide
A luxury trip aboard a train through scenic British Columbia with a friend and his railroad association brings Jessica Fletcher face to face with murder when a member of the entourage dies after a sip from an all-too-potent Bloody Mary
 
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Alternative Names
Baker, Trudy.
Fletcher, J. B. (Jessica Beatrice)
Fletcher, Jessica.
Jones, Rachel (1935- ).
Lundy, Mike.
MacGill, Jessica Beatrice
Languages
English (537)
Italian (7)
Dutch (1)
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