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Bain, Donald 1935-

Overview
Works: 179 works in 904 publications in 3 languages and 46,082 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author, Narrator
Classifications: PS3552.A376, 813.54
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Publications about Donald Bain
Publications by Donald Bain
Most widely held works about Donald Bain
 
Most widely held works by Donald Bain
Gin and daggers : a Murder, she wrote mystery by Donald Bain( Book )
29 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 1,754 libraries worldwide
Celebrating the publication of the book Gin and Daggers, guests sip gin late into the evening. However somebody slips into Marjorie's room and plunches a dagger into her heart! Rumors fly
Murder, she wrote : Madison Avenue shoot by Jessica Fletcher( Book )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and held by 1,703 libraries worldwide
While starring in a commercial as a favor to her nephew, Grady, Jessica's trip to New York City becomes eventful when a major star is found murdered on set
Margaritas & murder : a novel by Jessica Fletcher( Book )
31 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 1,421 libraries worldwide
Heading to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, for a peaceful vacation and a visit with her close friends, Vaughan and Olga Buckley, mystery writer Jessica Fletcher draws on her powers of detection when Vaughan is kidnapped for a huge ransom
A fatal feast : a novel by Jessica Fletcher( Book )
12 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,251 libraries worldwide
The newest novel in the "USA Today" bestselling series finds Jessica Fletcher cooking up a heartwarming holiday dinner--and a fresh serving of trouble as she and Inspector George Sutherland take a post-turkey stroll in Cabot Cove, Maine, and stumble upon the body of a man with a carving knife stuck in his chest
Nashville noir : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 1,204 libraries worldwide
Jessica Fletcher knows that creativity must be nurtured. So when a young lady from Cabot Cove shows promise as a singer and songwriter, Jessica and a local citizens committee send Cyndi on a scholarship trip to Nashville, Tennessee, where she can benefit from professional instruction. Only weeks later, Cabot Cove is shocked to hear of the cold-blooded murder of a brash country music publisher -- by the young talent Cyndi! And as Cyndi's mother begs Jessica to help her daughter, Jess heads to the country music capital of the world to help the wayward starlet. Jessica finds that the murdered man was no country gentleman, with a list of ex-wives, cheated partners, swindled singers, and stolen songs that has Jessica swinging to-and-fro in the search for a killer. And if she can't uncover the culprit soon, Jessica knows that poor Cyndi will never get the chance for an encore
Panning for murder : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,163 libraries worldwide
Jessica Fletcher's scenic cruise to Alaska is transformed into a search for a killer when she is joined by her old friend Kathy, who asks her to help locate her missing sister Wilimena, who vanished from the same ship during a previous cruise
A slaying in Savannah : a Murder, she wrote mystery by Donald Bain( Book )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,125 libraries worldwide
Stunned when her eccentric old friend Tillie Mortelaine dies, leaving her a million dollars in her will, Jessica Fletcher discovers that to get her inheritance she must solve the murder of Tillie's fiancé, Wanamaker Jones
Margaret Truman's Experiment in murder : a capital crimes novel by Donald Bain( Book )
10 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,087 libraries worldwide
When a Washington psychiatrist is found dead in his office, Mackenzie Smith is called in to defend one of his patients who has become a suspect. Then information emerges that links the slain shrink to a highly secret CIA mind control project. A programmed assassin strikes and kills the wildly popular frontrunner in the presidential race. As a result of the assassination, the other government agencies have become aware of the rogue CIA program. They want to infiltrate it, and Mac Smith's client, the accused killer, seems to be their perfect spy. But the assassin is programmed to kill anyone who threatens him or his organization, which includes Mac and his wife, Annabel
Murder on parade : a Murder, she wrote mystery : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )
14 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in English and held by 1,087 libraries worldwide
The annual Fourth of July festivities in Cabot Cove, Maine, are thrown into turmoil when the town's newest resident, corporate mogul Joseph Lennon, turns up dead, and Jessica Fletcher must find out which of her fellow Cabot Cove residents is capable of murder
The queen's jewels : a Murder, she wrote mystery : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )
12 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 958 libraries worldwide
While trying to enjoy an ocean journey on the Queen Mary II, Jessica Fletcher gets caught up looking for a priceless diamond--and the killer desperate enough to take a life for it
The fine art of murder : a Murder, she wrote mystery : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )
11 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 904 libraries worldwide
Jessica vacations in Italy, where she joins a tour that takes her to a variety of private homes, restaurants, and rural churches where lesser-known Italian masterworks are displayed. Her idyllic time is interrupted by a pair of young Italian gunmen who steal a painting off a church wall, killing a retired policeman in the process. Agreeing to help identify the crokks, at a later date should they be caught, Jessica returns to Cabot Cove and tries to put the shocking experience behind her, but it won't be left in the past
Margaret Truman's Undiplomatic murder : a capital crimes novel by Donald Bain( Book )
9 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 894 libraries worldwide
"Private investigator Robert Brixton has always hated Washington. Against his better judgment, he decides to stick around and take a job as an agent in a new State Department security agency headed by his former boss at the Washington P.D. After work one day he meets his youngest daughter Janet for a drink at an outdoor cafe. Shockingly, a young Arabic woman blows herself up, killing Janet and a dozen others. Seeking revenge for his daughter, Brixton follows the tracks of the bomber to a powerful senator's son"--
Three strikes and you're dead : a Murder, she wrote mystery : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 891 libraries worldwide
While visiting friends in Arizona and attending a minor league baseball game, Jessica Fletcher investigates when her friends' foster son, Ty Ramos, becomes the prime suspect in the killing of his archrival, Junior Bennett, the son of the team's owner
Death of a blue blood : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )
8 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 853 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 ..."--
Trouble at high tide : a Murder, she wrote mystery : a novel by Jessica Fletcher( Book )
10 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 819 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-until her friend Thomas Betterton's niece is found dead on the beach after a party. And when Scotland Yard Inspector George Sutherland arrives to investigate, Jessica can't help but get involved-an act that brings her dangerously close to a killer... "--
Killer in the kitchen : a Murder she wrote mystery : a novel by Jessica Fletcher( Book )
16 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 812 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 ... But now their dream is turning into a nightmare. Gérard '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"--
Destination murder : a Murder, she wrote mystery : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 684 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
Madison Avenue shoot : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 330 libraries worldwide
The residents of Cabot Cove are pulling out all the stops for their 4th of July celebration. After a businessman's body is found on the evening of the fireworks show, Jessica Fletcher pores over a long list of potential suspects
 
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controlled identity Baker, Trudy

controlled identity Jones, Rachel, 1935-

controlled identity Lundy, Mike

Donald Bain American writer
Donald Bain Amerikaans schrijver
Donald Bain écrivain américain
Donald Bain scrittore statunitense
Fletcher, Jessica
Бэйн, Дональд
ベイン, ドナルド
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