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McClendon, Lise

Overview
Works: 16 works in 51 publications in 1 language and 2,723 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  History 
Classifications: PS3573.E19595, 813.54
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Publications about Lise McClendon
Publications by Lise McClendon
Most widely held works by Lise McClendon
One o'clock jump by Lise McClendon( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 472 libraries worldwide
"Halfway around the world, war has begun, but for Dori Lennox, a newly minted private eye on her first tail, danger is more immediate. The dark streets of Kansas City in 1939 offer Dorie swing music, fast cars, gangsters, and the chance to forget about the Depression and her own murky past. But first she must conquer her fears and save a woman on a bridge high above the muddy Missouri. When the woman takes a dive, Dorie is thrown into a quickly unraveling scam that offers salvation to few and misery to plenty in the high-stakes world of machine politics and desperation deals." -- Cover
Blue wolf : an Alix Thorssen mystery by Lise McClendon( Book )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 467 libraries worldwide
"October is a waiting month between tourist season; for Alix, the wait is generally filled with plans for an art auction to support the Teton Land Trust. But the questionable shooting of a wolf on ranch land and a request from an eccentric artist named Queen Johsn to look into a death that occurred twenty-five years ago means that Alix will turn sleuth again and be far from idle." -- Jacket
Nordic nights : an Alix Thorssen mystery by Lise McClendon( Book )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 463 libraries worldwide
A Norwegian artist dies from a blow with a pick axe in a town in Wyoming on the eve of the town's Nordic winter festival, famous for its ice sculptures. Gallery owner Alix Thorssen investigates. By the author of The Bluejay Shaman
Painted truth : an Alix Thorssen mystery by Lise McClendon( Book )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 426 libraries worldwide
A tale of art fraud in Wyoming. It begins when an art gallery exhibiting the works of Ray Tantro goes up in flames with the painter inside. Or, so everyone thinks until it is discovered that the charred body is not of Tantro. So where is he and who is the victim? Art dealer Alix Thorssen tries to get to the bottom of the mystery. By the author of The Bluejay Shaman
The bluejay shaman by Lise McClendon( Book )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 388 libraries worldwide
Alix Thorssen, a lady art expert for the FBI, investigates two killings on a reservation in Montana in order to clear her brother-in-law of a charge of murder. Lots of Indian ritual
Sweet and lowdown : a Dorie Lennox mystery by Lise McClendon( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 320 libraries worldwide
Private detective Dorie Lennox and her partner, Amos, are given the task of protecting beautiful Thalia Hines from harming herself, but their case becomes complicated by an attempt to kidnap Thalia and murder
The bluejay shaman by Lise McClendon( file )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
Whoever killed Shiloh Merkin hated her and wanted her dead. Her brother-in-law, Wade, is accused of the murder. An Indian activist and zealous defender of Native Montana lands, despised by Shiloh's NewAge women's group, his knife appears to be the murder weapon. But Alix Thorssen, art dealer and forgery expert, knows there is no artistry in slashing a woman's throat, and believes Wade isn't the killer. With help from a local cop, Alix follows a trail of moonlit rituals, sex, and legendary artifacts. Another murder leads her to a chilling confrontation with a killer
Painted truth by Lise McClendon( file )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Art expert Alix Thorssen is asked to appraise the charred ruins of a friend's gallery. When what appears to be the body of the owner is found in the debris, Alix's investigation finds another death, showing her that "life may indeed imitate art."
Nordic nights by Lise McClendon( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
Hank was found standing over the body of visiting Norwegian artist Glasius Dokken. When Hank won't say a word in his own defense, it falls to his step-daughter, Alix Thorssen, to clear him and uncover who actually sent Dokken, the painter of myths, to Valhalla. With ancient legends seeming to spring to life around her, and with very real bullets being fired through the windows of Alix's art gallery, her investigation could end with a Viking funeral ... it may all be hidden in the secrets inscribed on some ancient rune stones
Blackbird fly by Lise McClendon( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Behind the golden stone walls of a village in southwest France, American Merle Bennett finds solace from her grief while renovating her late husband's ancestral home. But things don't go as planned. Soon any calm she feels in her French summer is overshadowed by secrets from the past. A crumbling house, a deranged squatter, unfriendly and violent villagers, a surprise in the garden house -- it makes a girl almost wish for the sleepy suburbs. But Merle can't go home until all is resolved, one way or another.In Blackbird Fly, her first suspense novel, Lise McClendon reveals her love of both the French countryside and the intimacies and drama of family, in a book novelist Jenny Siler calls "heartbreakingly beautiful."
Blackbird fly by Lise McClendon( Computer File )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
"The sudden death of her husband turns Merle Bennett's life upside down. She finds herself doing what she least expected, decamping to France for the summer to fix up the ancestral home. The village in southwest France should be idyllic: warm sunshine, vineyards, and walls of golden stone. As the past unravels, colliding with modern tensions and the filthy trials of renovation, the summer takes on a dark cast, full of secrets best left buried
Sweet and lowdown by Lise McClendon( Computer File )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Private detective Dorie Lennox and her partner, Amos, are given the task of protecting beautiful Thalia Hines from harming herself, but their case becomes complicated by an attempt to kidnap Thalia and murder
One o'clock jump by Lise McClendon( Computer File )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Halfway around the world, war has begun, but for Dori Lennox, a newly minted private eye on her first tail, danger is more immediate. The dark streets of Kansas City in 1939 offer Dorie swing music, fast cars, gangsters, and the chance to forget about the Depression and her own murky past. But first she must conquer her fears and save a woman on a bridge high above the muddy Missouri. When the woman takes a dive, Dorie is thrown into a quickly unraveling scam that offers salvation to few and misery to plenty in the high-stakes world of machine politics and desperation deals
Nordic nights an Alix Thorssen mystery by Lise McClendon( Book )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Alix Thorssen, gallery owner and sometime sleuth (The Painted Truth) in Jackson, WY, fends for her stepfather when he is jailed for the murder of a famous visiting Norwegian painter. A local festival involving a parade, ice sculptures, ski races, and rune-stone readers serves as background for the action. The victim's painted murals depicting Norse mythology fit right in. As she looks for the real culprit, Alix deals with an out-of-town boyfriend, an in-town wanna-be lover, a worried and cranky mother, the gallery, and increasing danger to herself. A solid, enticing addition to the series
The influence on war and peace on escapism in commercial theatrical films produced in America by Lise McClendon( Book )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Mystery ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Sue Hart moderates a panel of Jenny Siler, James Crumley, Bob Reid, and Lise McClendon discussing writing mysteries : how they got started, what readers like, and how the ending sometimes surprises even the author
 
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Alternative Names
Webb, Lise McClendon
Languages
English (50)
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