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Albert, Susan Wittig

Overview
Works: 205 works in 1,169 publications in 2 languages and 89,501 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Historical fiction  Domestic fiction  Biography  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor
Classifications: PS3551.L2637, 813.54
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Publications about Susan Wittig Albert
Publications by Susan Wittig Albert
Most widely held works by Susan Wittig Albert
The Darling Dahlias and the cucumber tree by Susan Wittig Albert( Book )
23 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 2,426 libraries worldwide
The Depression-era women of a Darling, Alabama, garden club get to the bottom of a mysterious buried treasure and a young woman's murder
Spanish dagger by Susan Wittig Albert( Book )
24 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,375 libraries worldwide
Between the herb shop, the catering business, and a weekend paper-making class, China Bayles has her work cut out for her. And now China's half-brother is opening up old wounds, trying to investigate their father's supposedly accidental death, and her husband is taking on the case-meaning she's just bound to get involved
Nightshade by Susan Wittig Albert( Book )
29 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,273 libraries worldwide
China's herb shop and catering business may be thriving, but she's still reeling from her father's death, and not even remotely interested in her half-brother Miles's investigation into that event. China's husband, on the other hand, has no such qualms. And when fate forces her to get involved as well, China realizes it's time to bring the past to light-or else it will haunt her the rest of her life. But China and McQuaid discover that Miles may have been keeping as many secrets as he seemed determined to uncover. How deep do the layers of secrecy go? And who has a stake in concealing the truth after sixteen years? --From amazon.com
Wormwood by Susan Wittig Albert( Book )
21 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,257 libraries worldwide
While getting some much needed rest and assisting with some herbal workshops, China Bayles stumbles over old secrets in a Kentucky Shaker village after a shocking death occurs during her stay
Mourning Gloria by Susan Wittig Albert( Book )
23 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 2,256 libraries worldwide
After a woman is killed in an arson-homicide, Jessica Nelson, an intern-reporter at the local paper, is assigned to cover the story. When Jessica disappears, China Bayles is determined to find her, before she becomes a headline herself
Mistletoe man by Susan Wittig Albert( Book )
24 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,201 libraries worldwide
Compelling, suspenseful, and wholly original, Mistletoe Man tells the story of China's search for justice--and of her struggle to reconcile the demads of her business with the desires of her heart
Holly blues by Susan Wittig Albert( Book )
20 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 2,192 libraries worldwide
China Bayles is fit to spit when her husband's troubled ex-wife, Sally, shows up at her herb shop, claiming to be broke with nowhere else to turn. When she invites Sally to stay, China starts receiving menacing calls from an "ex" of Sally's, who seems to have a connection to the murder of her parents nearly a decade ago
Bleeding hearts by Susan Wittig Albert( Book )
20 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 2,151 libraries worldwide
When an anonymous source makes shocking allegations of improper behavior on the part of local high school football coach Tim Duffy, China Bayles is called in to conduct a discreet investigation into the charges, but her probe uncovers more than she had ever expected about a case involving betrayal, forbidden desire, and the mystery surrounding a young woman's death
Dead man's bones by Susan Wittig Albert( Book )
17 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 2,125 libraries worldwide
Now, Texas ex-lawyer and herbalist China Bayles digs into murders past and present, as a dead man's bones are uncovered-and a community gathering is interrupted by murder
The Darling Dahlias and the naked ladies by Susan Wittig Albert( Book )
23 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 2,107 libraries worldwide
The Dahlias become suspicious of the newest visitors to Depression-era Darling, Alabama, rumored to be the Naughty and Nice Sisters from the Ziegfeld Frolic, who specialize in dancing nearly naked, and dig for the truth when one of the pair denies the association
A dilly of a death by Susan Wittig Albert( Book )
14 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 2,107 libraries worldwide
China Bayles and her husband, Mike McQuaid, become involved in the tangled affaire of Phoebe the Pickle Queen, owner of the largest pickle business in Texas, but things take a dangerous turn when Phoebe mysteriously vanishes
Indigo dying by Susan Wittig Albert( Book )
23 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,103 libraries worldwide
Times have been tough on Indigo, Texas. But now, as artists flock to the countryside in growing numbers, Indigo is experiencing a revival. In town to teach a workshop, herbalist China Bayles, like so many others, is committed to bringing Indigo back to life. Only one person stands in their way: longtime resident Casey Ford, who has decided to sell his profitable mining rights. Once the deal is done, Indigo will be dead and buried. But when Ford winds up dead himself, China, along with her best friend Ruby, quietly begin their own investigation to discover who is behind the murder. Before long, it becomes chillingly clear that this is a town with its share of dark secrets-secrets that someone thinks are worth killing to keep
Cat's claw by Susan Wittig Albert( Book )
17 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,083 libraries worldwide
"Sheila Dawson has made history as the first female police chief in Pecan Springs, Texas. She's also cracked many a mystery in collaboration with local sleuth China Bayles--that's why everyone thinks she's such a smart cookie. Now, Sheila puts those smarts to work, sifting through secrets to find a killer on the prowl ... Larry Kirk, Pecan Springs' computer guru, has been shot dead in his kitchen. At first Police Chief Sheila Dawson believes it to be suicide, perhaps triggered by his painful divorce. Further investigation reveals that Kirk's death wasn't self-inflicted. And the truth is reinforced by her friend China Bayles' news--Larry recently asked her for legal advice in regards to a stalker. As a police chief in a male-dominated force, Sheila meets many challenges, especially when her theories rock the boat in high-profile cases like that of George Timms. He was caught breaking into Larry's computer shop to steal his own computer back because of dangerous personal information it contained. Now that Larry is dead, she's sure it's connected to the burglary. And she's also sure she'll get plenty of resistance on her assessment ... Timms' time to turn himself in to the police comes and goes, and he's nowhere to be found. In her investigation, Sheila uncovers secrets, terrible secrets that would drive anyone to kill. So who then? It's up to Sheila to prove she's got what it takes to hunt down the predator that's loose on the streets of Pecan Springs.."--
Bloodroot by Susan Wittig Albert( Book )
24 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 2,077 libraries worldwide
China Bayles returns to her family's Mississippi plantation, where she comes face to face with dangerous family secrets as she discovers that an ancient property deed has suddenly resurfaced
Chile death : a China Bayles mystery by Susan Wittig Albert( Book )
21 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 1,982 libraries worldwide
An annual chili cookoff, a womanizing judge, and a crisis in China Bayle's personal life add up to a novel that will delight fans of this fast-rising author, a nominee for both the Anthony and Agatha Awards
The Darling Dahlias and the Confederate rose by Susan Wittig Albert( Book )
24 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,930 libraries worldwide
As the members of the garden club in Darling, Alabama, prepare to plant roses for their annual Confederate Day celebration, they find themselves distracted by a series of mysteries involving stolen funds, a secret code, and a local resident's odd behavior
Widow's tears by Susan Wittig Albert( Book )
9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,903 libraries worldwide
Herbalist ex-lawyer China Bayles investigates the murder of a teller at the Pecan Springs bank and follows the clues to a haunted bed and breakfast
Death come quickly by Susan Wittig Albert( Book )
14 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,875 libraries worldwide
"When China's and Ruby's friend Karen Prior is mugged in a mall parking lot and dies a few days later, China begins to suspect that her friend's death was not a random assault. Karen was a filmmaker supervising a student documentary about the fifteen-year-old murder of a woman named Christine Morris and the acquittal of the man accused of the crime. Is it possible that the same person who killed Christine Morris targeted Karen? Delving into the cold case, China learns the motive for the first murder may be related to a valuable collection of Mexican art. Enlisting the help of her San Antonio lawyer friend Justine Wyzinski--aka the Whiz--China is determined to track down the murderer. But is she painting herself into a corner from which there's no escape?"--
The tale of Hill Top Farm : the cottage tales of Beatrix Potter by Susan Wittig Albert( Book )
18 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,859 libraries worldwide
After purchasing a farm in the beautiful Lake District of England, the animal lover attempts to make friends among her fellow villagers, while her animal companions find themselves caught up in solving a baffling mystery, in the first volume in a new mystery series inspired by the life of Beatrix Potter
Bittersweet by Susan Wittig Albert( Book )
12 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,856 libraries worldwide
"This Thanksgiving, be grateful for China Bayles who teams up with an old friend to solve a complex case of theft and murder in a South Texas ranching community. It's Thanksgiving in Pecan Springs, and China is planning to visit her mother, Leatha, and her mother's husband, Sam, who are enthusiastically embarking on a new enterprise turning their former game ranch into a vacation retreat for birders. She's also looking forward to catching up with her friend, game warden Mackenzie "Mack" Chambers, who was recently transferred to the area. But Leatha calls with bad news: Sam has had a heart attack. How will Leatha manage if Sam can't carry his share? She does have a helper, Sue Ellen Krause. But China discovers that Sue Ellen, who is in the process of leaving her marriage to the assistant foreman at a large trophy game ranch, is in some serious trouble. Before Sue Ellen can tell China the full story, her car veers off a deserted road and she is killed. Meanwhile, when a local veterinarian is shot in what appears to be a burglary at his clinic, Mack Chambers believes his murder could be related to fawns stolen from a nearby ranch. As Mack follows the trail, China begins to wonder if Sue Ellen's death may not have been an accident, and if there's a connection to the stolen animals. But their search for the truth may put their own lives in danger"--
 
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controlled identity Paige, Robin

Susan Wittig Albert Amerikaans romanschrijfster
Susan Wittig Albert Writer
Wittig Albert, Susan
Wittig Albert, Susan 1940-
Wittig, S.
Wittig, Susan
Wittig, Susan 1940-
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English (398)
Dutch (1)
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