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Jill Churchill (1943–2023)

Autor(a) de Grime and Punishment

47+ Works 6,538 Membros 131 Reviews 11 Favorited

About the Author

Jill Churchill (born Janice Young Brooks) on January 11, 1943 in Kansas City, Missouri. She earned a degree in education from the University of Kansas in 1965 before teaching elementary school. Between 1978 and 1992, she was book reviewer for the Kansas City Star. She published several historical mostrar mais novels under her real name before introducing a new series in 1989. This mystery series follows Jane Jeffry, a widow with three children in Chicago. With her neighbor and best friend, she gets involved in murder cases. The novel titles are puns on literary works and reflect Jeffry's cozy domestic life which she leads between crime-solving episodes. Churchill is the winner of the Agatha and Macavity Awards for her first Jane Jeffrey novel and was featured in Great Women Mystery Writers in 2007. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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Séries

Obras de Jill Churchill

Grime and Punishment (1989) 423 cópias
A Farewell to Yarns (1991) 345 cópias
Anything Goes (1999) 333 cópias
The House of Seven Mabels (2002) 310 cópias
A Quiche Before Dying (1993) 309 cópias
Bell, Book, and Scandal (2003) 308 cópias
Mulch Ado About Nothing (2000) 293 cópias
A Midsummer Night's Scream (2004) 289 cópias
War and Peas (1996) 286 cópias
The Merchant of Menace (1998) 286 cópias
Fear of Frying (1997) 284 cópias
The Class Menagerie (1994) 282 cópias
In the Still of the Night (1999) 281 cópias
A Knife to Remember (1994) 280 cópias
Someone to Watch Over Me (2001) 279 cópias
From Here to Paternity (1995) 279 cópias
Silence of the Hams (1996) 278 cópias
A Groom with a View (1999) 272 cópias
It Had to Be You (2004) 247 cópias
The Accidental Florist (2007) 229 cópias
Love for Sale (2003) 222 cópias
Who's Sorry Now? (2005) 206 cópias
Guests of the Emporer (1990) 37 cópias
Lady of Fire (1980) 25 cópias
Oriana (1981) 22 cópias
Seaflame (1980) 20 cópias
Cinnamon Wharf (1988) 19 cópias
Crown Sable (1987) 17 cópias
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes (2012) 11 cópias
Mistress of the Night (1985) 10 cópias
Seventrees (1981) 10 cópias
Nightfire (1986) 8 cópias
In Love's Own Time (1977) 5 cópias
The Circling Years (1986) 5 cópias
Our Lives, Our Fortunes (1984) 4 cópias
Glory (1985) 3 cópias
Forbidden Fires (1980) 3 cópias
The Herron Heritage (1992) 2 cópias
Season of Desire (1986) 1 exemplar(es)
Unti Churchill #18 (2016) 1 exemplar(es)
Still the Mighty Waters (1983) 1 exemplar(es)

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Conhecimento Comum

Nome de batismo
Brooks, Janice Young
Outros nomes
Singer, Amanda
Churchill, Jill
Vayle, Valerie
Brooks, Janice Y.
Data de nascimento
1943-01-11
Data de falecimento
2023-07-12
Sexo
female
Nacionalidade
USA
Locais de residência
Shawnee Mission, Kansas, USA

Membros

Resenhas

 
Marcado
WBCLIB | outras 6 resenhas | Jan 26, 2024 |
Sort of scattered mystery in small town Depression era New York. American born German arrives in town after fleeing Nazis. He is target of hate crimes but the murder of railroad porter seems unrelated.
 
Marcado
ritaer | outras 7 resenhas | Jun 28, 2023 |
Invited to plan a wedding, Jane and her friend Shelly, discover that there is supposedly a treasure on the grounds of the hunting lodge venue. The elderly seamstress is murdered with no suspect and no apparent motive. The bride hesitates but consents but the groom is murdered. Rather confused.
 
Marcado
ritaer | outras 4 resenhas | Jun 25, 2023 |

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Estatísticas

Obras
47
Also by
2
Membros
6,538
Popularidade
#3,758
Avaliação
½ 3.5
Resenhas
131
ISBNs
135
Idiomas
2
Favorito
11

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