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Bain, Donald 1935-2017

Overview
Works: 285 works in 1,584 publications in 3 languages and 51,082 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Biography  Novelizations 
Roles: Author, Editor, Narrator, Other
Classifications: PS3552.A376, 813.54
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Gin and daggers : a Murder, she wrote mystery by Donald Bain( Book )

36 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and Italian and held by 1,669 WorldCat member 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
Destination murder : a Murder, she wrote mystery : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )

26 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and held by 1,348 WorldCat member 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
A fatal feast : a novel by Jessica Fletcher( Book )

23 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,324 WorldCat member 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 )

18 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 1,243 WorldCat member 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
A slaying in Savannah : a Murder, she wrote mystery by Donald Bain( Book )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,173 WorldCat member 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 1,137 WorldCat member 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, she wrote : hook, line, and murder by Jessica Fletcher( Book )

14 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The USA Today bestselling Murder, She Wrote mystery series continues as Jessica Fletcher takes a relaxing getaway that turns into a reel deadly situation. Jessica enters a fly-fishing competition at a nearby lake. Joining her is the sheriff's wife, Maureen Metzger, who surprises Jess with her enthusiasm for the sport. Their guide, however, is a surprise to both ... Brian Kinney is an ex-con. Jailed as an accomplice to Darryl Jepson, a convicted killer, Brian was later exonerated, but not before spending seven years behind bars. He seems like a decent enough fellow. Just a man trying to rebuild his life as a family man and fishing guide. Yet when Jepson breaks out of prison vowing revenge, and the lawyer for both men is found murdered, Cabot Cove becomes the focus of the nation as local, state, and federal authorities descend on Jessica's hometown. And to add to the tension, Maureen has gone missing. Is she lost or is she a hostage? Jess soon finds herself caught in a netful of lies, deceit and ulterior motives. In order to save her friend, she'll need to find some answers by hook or by crook.."--
Murder, she wrote : Madison Avenue shoot by Jessica Fletcher( Book )

21 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,102 WorldCat member 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
Murder on parade : a Murder, she wrote mystery : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 1,094 WorldCat member 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 )

22 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,022 WorldCat member 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 )

17 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 1,012 WorldCat member 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
Killer in the kitchen : a Murder she wrote mystery : a novel by Jessica Fletcher( Book )

20 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 998 WorldCat member 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, combining Marcie's sunny personality with Brad's deft hand in the kitchen. 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. His "assistants" are little more than thugs, and the haughty Leboeuf is nowhere near as charming as he seems--leading to a nasty confrontation with Brad. So when Leboeuf is found dead with a knife planted in his chest, Brad naturally becomes suspect number one. But plenty of others had a motive to kill Pepe, and it's up to Jessica to uncover who really added murder to the menu"--
Skating on thin ice : a Murder, she wrote mystery : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )

18 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sleuth Jessica Fletcher investigates a series of "accidents" that befall figure skating hopeful Christine Allen and her pairs partner and coach, after one of the trio is found dead at the arena
Margaret Truman's Undiplomatic murder : a capital crimes novel by Donald Bain( Book )

13 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 964 WorldCat member 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. Brixton finds himself digging deep into what turns out to be a small but powerful cabal whose goal is to kill embassy workers from nations involved in the invasion of Iraq and Afghanistan. Donald Bain thrills again with Undiplomatic Murder, the riveting next installment in the Margaret Truman's beloved Capital Crimes series"--
Panning for murder : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 950 WorldCat member 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
Death of a blue blood : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )

23 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 947 WorldCat member 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 ..."--
Margaritas & murder : a Murder, she wrote mystery : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 944 WorldCat member 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
Murder, she wrote : close-up on murder : a novel by Jessica Fletcher( Book )

15 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Art imitates life when a movie crew filming an adaptation of a case solved by sleuth Jessica Fletcher in her hometown of Cabot Cove experiences a murder mystery of their own
Three strikes and you're dead : a Murder, she wrote mystery : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 917 WorldCat member 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
A vote for murder : a Murder, she wrote mystery : a novel by Donald Bain( Book )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Washington to support a senator's new literacy initiative, Jessica Fletcher finds the body of the senator's chief of staff during a party at the senator's Virginia home, and embarks on an investigation
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Murder on parade : a Murder, she wrote mystery : a novel
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Destination murder : a Murder, she wrote mystery : a novelA fatal feast : a novelNashville noir : a novelA slaying in Savannah : a Murder, she wrote mysteryMurder, she wrote : Madison Avenue shootMurder on parade : a Murder, she wrote mystery : a novelThe queen's jewels : a Murder, she wrote mystery : a novelThe fine art of murder : a Murder, she wrote mystery : a novel
Alternative Names

controlled identityBaker, Trudy

controlled identityJones, Rachel, 1935-2017

controlled identityLundy, Mike

Bain, Donald, 1935-

Baker, Trudy.

Donald Bain American writer

Donald Bain Amerikaans schrijver

Donald Bain amerikanischer Autor

Donald Bain écrivain américain

Donald Bain escritor estadounidense

Donald Bain scrittore statunitense

Fletcher, Jessica.

Jones, Rachel (1935- ).

Lundy, Mike.

Бэйн, Дональд

ベイン, ドナルド

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