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Washburn, L. J.

Overview
Works: 32 works in 166 publications in 1 language and 11,725 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Christmas stories  Detective and mystery stories  Detective and mystery stories, English 
Classifications: PS3573.A787, 813.54
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Publications about L. J Washburn
Publications by L. J Washburn
Most widely held works by L. J Washburn
Frankly my dear, I'm dead by L. J Washburn( Book )
14 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,249 libraries worldwide
Delilah Dickinson, who runs a literary travel agency in Atlanta, finds her new business getting some bad press when an overnight stay at a plantation modeled after Tara from "Gone with the Wind" results in murder when the actor playing the role of Rhett Butler turns up dead
Huckleberry finished by L. J Washburn( Book )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,083 libraries worldwide
A steamboat trip down the Mississippi put together by Delilah Dickinson's literary travel agency takes a wrong turn when one of the group is murdered
Killer crab cakes : a fresh-baked mystery by L. J Washburn( Book )
15 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 949 libraries worldwide
In this bake-off, people get knocked off. The irresistible new entry in the national bestselling series. When Phyllis's cousin asks her to look after her Oak Knoll bed-and-breakfast for a few weeks, Phyllis jumps at the chance-mostly because the inn is located close to the annual Rockport, Texas, Just Desserts competition. Determined to beat her friendly rival and enjoy some peaceful downtime with her boyfriend Sam, Phyllis concocts the ultimate sweet treat. But Phyllis's holiday turns bitter when she and Sam discover a dead body-and all signs point to murder. Dismayed that bad luck seems to pop up wherever she goes, Phyllis wants to stay out of this one. But as the list of suspects gets too close for comfort, she decides to throw herself into the mix. Because when it comes to solving murders, Phyllis is one smart cookie
The pumpkin muffin murder : a fresh-baked mystery by L. J Washburn( Book )
16 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 932 libraries worldwide
Phyllis loves to spend quality time with her grandson. She'll be taking him to a festival with hopes of winning the baking contest-now that her friendly competitor, Carolyn, is judging and not competing. But when a decorative scarecrow is actually a dead body in disguise, it's Phyllis's sleuthing skills that are needed. The dead body is that of the festival's organizer- and his wife, Carolyn's friend, falls under suspicion. Carolyn turns to Phyllis for help, because who's better at dishing out some justice than a baker extraordinaire who can handle the heat
The gingerbread bump-off : a fresh-baked mystery by L. J Washburn( Book )
10 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 915 libraries worldwide
When her friend Georgia Hallerbee asks Phyllis to have her house featured in the annual Christmas Jingle Bell Tour of Homes, Phyllis is equally flattered and flustered. She already has a bridal shower on Christmas Eve and a wedding on New Year's Eve to prepare for, and she's been baking gingerbread cookies as if they're going out of style. But like her tasty treats, she rises to the occasion. Before the tour can even get under way, Phyllis hears a crash on her front porch and makes a gruesome discovery. Someone has broken a decorative gingerbread man over Georgia's head. Santa's naughty list just got longer- and with the police baffled, it's up to Phyllis to catch a half-baked killer.--From back cover
Murder by the slice : a fresh-baked mystery by L. J Washburn( Book )
23 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 899 libraries worldwide
At this year's school carnival fund-raiser, the obnoxious president of the Parent Teacher Organization is found stabbed through the heart with Phyllis Newsom's own knife, with traces of incriminating frosting. Clearing her name will be no piece of cake
Killer on a hot tin roof by L. J Washburn( Book )
11 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 826 libraries worldwide
At the annual Tennessee Williams Literary Festival in New Orleans, one of the professors claims he can prove Williams didn't write "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof." When the supposed real author turns up dead, Delilah becomes immersed in a murder investigation
A peach of a murder : a fresh-baked mystery by L. J Washburn( Book )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 800 libraries worldwide
Phyllis Newsom is a murder suspect when her entry in the Peach Festival cobbler contest kills a judge
The Christmas cookie killer : a fresh-baked mystery by L. J Washburn( Book )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 716 libraries worldwide
Phyllis is convinced that her lime sugar cookies can not be beat in the Christmas cookie contest, but after the cookies have been exchanged, Phyllis pays a visit to the elderly Mrs. Simmons, only to find her strangled by her bathrobe belt and laying in a pile of lime sugar cookies
Wedding cake killer : a fresh-baked mystery by L. J Washburn( Book )
9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 560 libraries worldwide
When Eve Turner's new husband turns up dead shortly after the honeymoon, Phyllis Newsome, Eve's friend who hosted the wedding and baked the sumptuous three-tiered cake, must investigate to clear the bride
Riders of the Monte by L. J Washburn( Book )
4 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and held by 555 libraries worldwide
Red River ruse by L. J Washburn( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 410 libraries worldwide
Retired Texas Ranger Billy Cambridge, now a lawyer, is robbed of $20,000 he is taking by stagecoach to Fort Smith, Arkansas. He and his companion, Nacho Graves, set out to recover the money and to bring the robbers ("owlhoots") to justice. They come up against a murderous gang with a mysterious leader
Dead-stick : a Lucas Hallam mystery by L. J Washburn( Book )
4 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 335 libraries worldwide
Bandera pass by L. J Washburn( Book )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 309 libraries worldwide
Epitaph by L. J Washburn( Book )
4 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 271 libraries worldwide
The fatal funnel cake : a fresh-baked mystery by L. J Washburn( Book )
5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 226 libraries worldwide
" It's time for the State Fair of Texas-and cooking contests galore! Fryers are heating up and stomachs are growling. But Phyllis Newsom had better watch out. Someone's brought an appetite for murder.... Phyllis and her friends Carolyn and Sam are ready to whip up their best dishes and win some ribbons in Dallas. And they're excited to learn that one of their favorite celebrity chefs-Joye Jameson of The Joye of Cooking-is broadcasting her TV show from the fair. When Phyllis's funnel cake is picked as one of the best of that category, Joye invites her and the other finalists to prepare their delicious recipes live on the air. But Phyllis's moment in the spotlight is spoiled after Joye suffers a deadly allergic reaction from one bite of her funnel cake. Now she's gone from top entry to top suspect. So in order to clear her name, Phyllis will have to turn up the heat on this investigation before the real killer slips through her fingers.... INCLUDES RECIPES!"--
Ghost River by L. J Washburn( Book )
3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 215 libraries worldwide
Jacob Travers, framed for a crime of which he is innocent, runs away, falls afoul of the law, and somehow becomes a hero charged with protecting a group of people who may be more trouble than anticipated
Wild night by L. J Washburn( Book )
4 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in English and held by 168 libraries worldwide
A former Pinkerton man and Texas Ranger, private detective and part-time Hollywood movie cowboy Lucas Hallam thought he had worked on every kind of case, until he ran into Elton Forbes, founder of the Holiness Temple of Faith, a cult with more enemies than followers
Dog heavies by L. J Washburn( Book )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
Tie a black ribbon by James Reasoner( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Hallam, Elizabeth

controlled identity Hallam, Livia, 1957-

controlled identity Reasoner, J. L.

controlled identity Reasoner, Livia

Washburn, L. J.
Washburn, Livia J.
ウォッシュバーン, リヴィア・J
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