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Howe, Melodie Johnson

Overview
Works: 13 works in 43 publications in 2 languages and 2,172 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  History  Short stories 
Roles: Author, Actor
Classifications: PS3558.O8926, 813.54
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Publications about Melodie Johnson Howe
Publications by Melodie Johnson Howe
Most widely held works about Melodie Johnson Howe
 
Most widely held works by Melodie Johnson Howe
The mother shadow by Melodie Johnson Howe( Book )
18 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 866 libraries worldwide
After a suicide, two oddball female sleuths investigate a coin collection that is anything but small changeMaggie Hill's life has become temporary. Her marriage was temporary, her jobs are temporary, and if work doesn't pick up, her time in California might be temporary, too. Her latest employer is Ellis Kenilworth, an aging coin expert with a first-rate collection and a tenth-rate family. One morning, he has Maggie type up a codicil to his will, changing the document so that his million-dollar rare-coin collection goes not to his kin, but to a woman named Claire Conrad. By the end of the day
Beauty dies : a Claire Conrad/Maggie Hill mystery by Melodie Johnson Howe( Book )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and French and held by 428 libraries worldwide
In New York, PI Claire Conrad is accosted by a topless dancer who tells her a famous model did not commit suicide and she has a video to prove it. But before she can show it, she is killed. Conrad's probe leads her into the world of fashion. By the author of The Mother Shadow
City of mirrors by Melodie Johnson Howe( Book )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 368 libraries worldwide
"Running out of money, Diana Poole is forced to go back to the only work she knows: acting. Her much-loved husband and movie-star mother have died, and now Diana is over thirty-five. In Hollywood that means she might as well be dead. Still, a few key people remember her talent, and she lands a role in a new movie. But an actress should never get her hopes up, especially when she discovers the female lead's murdered body. Raised in her mother's shadow, Diana knows people in 'the business' will go to dangerous lengths to protect their images. When her own life and career are threatened, Diana decides to fight back and find the killer. But unmasking the surprising murderer isn't that easy, especially when she uncovers what's real--and unreal--in her own life"--P. [2] of dust jacket
Hook, line & sinister by T. Jefferson Parker( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
Collects sixteen mystery short stories involving fishing, including a tale of an unlucky fly fisherman, a darkly amusing fishing community, and deadly bad sportsmen
Clint Eastwood ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
The beguiled: A wounded soldier finds shelter in an all-girls academy during the Civil War
Hook, line & sinister mysteries to reel you in by T. Jefferson Parker( file )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
Sixteen of America's favorite author-anglers spin tales of mystery and fishing in this collection. From the tragic to the comic with many stops in between, these stories reflect the authors' passions for both making stories and catching fish. Michael Connelly, Ridley Pearson, John Lescroart, Don Winslow, Melodie Johnson Howe, Victoria Houston, and others all share a mysterious affection for things piscatorial when not busy writing bestselling books
Shooting Hollywood the Diana Poole stories by Melodie Johnson Howe( file )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
A forty-year-old actress tries to make a comeback-but death keeps getting in the way Diana Poole was the last of the starlets. A vibrant blonde with a quick wit and sharp intelligence, she was on her way to the top when Colin Hudson changed her mind about being famous. He was the finest screenwriter in Hollywood, and loved her well enough that she lost the acting bug forever. When he dies, he leaves Diana lonely, broke, and verging on middle age-a combination that's difficult anywhere, but toxic in Hollywood. Thankfully, Diana still knows how to play the game. Working her old contacts and hust
Rabbit, run ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
"John Updike's searing novel of a dreamer's disllusionment comes achingly alive on-screen in a compellingly moving and bracingly frank adaptation. Rabbit Angstrom (James Caan) is a 26-year-old unskilled worker living in Reading, PA, where he yearns for his glory days of being the fastest, most explosive athlete his high school had ever seen. Now, trapped in a loveless marriage to an alcoholic (Carrie Snodgress) pregnant with their unplanned child, Rabbit's lifetime of bad choices starts closing in on him fast. Desperate for a fresh start, Rabbit does what he does best: run. But when he hits the open road and takes up with a sometime prostitute (Anjanette Comer), he discovers what can happen when you trade the devil you know for the devil you don't."--Container
Acting tips by Melodie Johnson Howe( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Schattenfrau : Kriminalroman by Melodie Johnson Howe( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in Undetermined and held by 1 library worldwide
The mother shadow by Melodie Johnson Howe( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Ride to hangman's tree ( visu )
1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Three pals rob a stagecoach and then try to stay ahead of the law
 
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Alternative Names
Howe, M. J.
Howe, M. J. 1943-
Howe, M. J. (Melodie Johnson)
Johnson Howe Melodie
Johnson Howe, Melodie 1943-
Johnson, Melodie
Languages
English (38)
French (2)
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