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Albert, Susan Wittig

Overview
Works: 199 works in 998 publications in 1 language and 84,497 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Historical fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Domestic fiction  Biography  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor
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 )
21 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 2,705 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 )
25 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,534 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
Mourning Gloria by Susan Wittig Albert( Book )
17 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 2,458 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
Nightshade by Susan Wittig Albert( Book )
25 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,427 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?
Wormwood by Susan Wittig Albert( Book )
18 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,400 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
Holly blues by Susan Wittig Albert( Book )
18 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 2,334 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
Mistletoe man by Susan Wittig Albert( Book )
21 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,326 libraries worldwide
Herbalist and amateur sleuth China Bayles is up to her ears in trouble as she tries to support a disturbed friend and reconcile the demands of a new business with affairs of the heart, all the while tracking a killer in small-town Texas
Bleeding hearts by Susan Wittig Albert( Book )
21 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 2,290 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 )
19 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 2,279 libraries worldwide
Former attorney-turned-herbalist China Bayles finds her busy life further complicated when her teenage son discovers the skeletal remains of the victim of a not-so-accidental death during a dig in a cave and a local gathering is interrupted by murder
A dilly of a death by Susan Wittig Albert( Book )
17 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 2,256 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 )
17 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,246 libraries worldwide
In the small town of Indigo, Texas, to teach a workshop, herbalist China Bayles and her best friend Ruby help investigate the murder of resident Casey Ford, whose plans to sell his mining rights would have destroyed the town forever
Bloodroot by Susan Wittig Albert( Book )
23 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 2,244 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
The Darling Dahlias and the naked ladies by Susan Wittig Albert( Book )
17 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 2,199 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
Chile death : a China Bayles mystery by Susan Wittig Albert( Book )
21 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,134 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
Cat's claw by Susan Wittig Albert( Book )
15 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,079 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.."--
The tale of Hill Top Farm : the cottage tales of Beatrix Potter by Susan Wittig Albert( Book )
17 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 2,014 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
The Darling Dahlias and the Confederate rose by Susan Wittig Albert( Book )
16 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,954 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
The tale of Holly How by Susan Wittig Albert( Book )
24 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,898 libraries worldwide
Firmly established in her new home in the sleepy village of Sawrey, England, Beatrix Potter turns sleuth to investigate the suspicious death of local shepherd Ben Hornby, a kindly man with no apparent enemies
The tale of Hawthorn House : the cottage tales of Beatrix Potter by Susan Wittig Albert( Book )
22 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 1,886 libraries worldwide
When a baby arrives on her doorstep during Sawrey's annual summer fête, Beatrix Potter sets out to discover the truth about the abandoned baby, following her only clue, a scarab ring, to Hawthorn House, a legendary manor reputed to be haunted
The tale of Briar Bank : the cottage tales of Beatrix Potter by Susan Wittig Albert( Book )
18 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 1,877 libraries worldwide
Mr. Wickstead has died under a tree limb. The villagers are certain that his death had to do with a treasure he dug up last spring. But why was he in the wood on a frigid night? And what of the claw marks on the limb? And what was that treasure? As per usual, the town's animals know more than the Big Folk. And only Pickles, Wickstead's fox terrier, knows exactly what happened. It's up to amateur sleuth Beatrix Potter to help the denizens of Sawrey, human and animal, solve the little matter of murder
 
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controlled identity Paige, Robin

Albert, Susan
Wittig Albert, Susan
Wittig Albert, Susan 1940-
Wittig, S.
Wittig, Susan
Wittig, Susan 1940-
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English (393)
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