Jill Churchill


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 23 titles

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Mar-2007

    A Jane Jeffry Mystery - 16

    Here comes the bride! Suburban supersleuth Jane Jeffry and her detective beau Mel VanDyne have finally decided to tie the knot. While Jane's planning the wedding of her dreams--with no overbearing mother-in-law to steamroll the entire event and te...

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    Historical Mystery

    Nov-2005

    A Grace and Favor Mystery - 6

    Sister and brother duo Lily and Robert Brewster may not have a penny to their names, but at least they're in good company -- times couldn't be tougher in the Hudson River Valley during the Great Depression, and even the much-revered chief of police h...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Nov-2004

    A Jane Jeffry Mystery - 15

    HARK! 'TIS MURDER! Suburban homemaker Jane Jeffry has a new interest--the theater!--even though her involvement only consists of tasting food that will be fed to the actors. Her friend Shelley's tired of the caterers she chooses for her husband's ...

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    Historical Mystery

    Apr-2004

    A Grace and Favor Mystery - 5

    Comfortably ensconced in their late great-uncle's "Grace and Favor" mansion, brother and sister Robert and Lily Brewster are riding out the Depression, penniless but in high style. Now a new day is heralded by Franklin Roosevelt's inauguration. Barel...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Nov-2003

    A Jane Jeffry Mystery - 14

    One would never guess to look at suburbanite homemaker Jane Jeffry that she would be interested in murder, but she's practically an expert on the subject. Which is why, with best buddy Shelley Nowack in tow, Jane's booking down to a nearby mystery wr...

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    Historical Mystery

    Jun-2003

    A Grace and Favor Mystery - 4

    If Lily and Robert Brewster no longer have a penny to their names, at least they have a roof over their heads in this bleak Depression November of 1932 -- the sprawling estate of their late great-uncle in Voorburg-on-Hudson. But then a badly disguis...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Aug-2002

    A Jane Jeffry Mystery - 13

    "Homemaking" is about to take on a whole new meaning for Jane Jeffry now that she's agreed to help the prosperously divorced Bitsy Burnside restore and redecorate a decrepit old neighborhood mansion. Bitsy's decision to employ an almost all-woman cre...

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    Historical Mystery

    Nov-2001

    A Grace and Favor Mystery - 3

    Lily Brewster and her brother Robert were living high on the hog in Manhattan until the Crash of '29 took the family fortune south. Abruptly penniless, they have taken up residence in their late great-uncle Horatio's upstate estate on the banks of th...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Nov-2000

    A Jane Jeffry Mystery - 12

    Suburban mom Jane Jeffry and her equally green-thumbless best friend Shelley Nowack could kill plastic plants. But their scheme to improve themselves vegetatively dies on the vine when the celebrated botanist slated to teach a class at the local Comm...

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    Historical Mystery

    May-2000

    A Grace and Favor Mystery - 2

    Lily Brewster and her brother Robert have all the appearances of being filthy rich, even though the family fortune went out the window with the crash of 1929. But thanks to great-uncle Horatio, who left them Grace and Favor Cottage, a huge mansion on...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Oct-1999

    A Jane Jeffry Mystery - 11

    Jane Jeffry thinks that a remote, rundown monastery-turnedhunt club is an odd place to hold a wedding. But the doubting suburban single mom is being paid to plan the fabulous event, not to say "I do." With overnight guests already arriving, Jane and ...

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    Historical Mystery

    Jun-1999

    A Grace and Favor Mystery - 1

    They Have Inherited a Lovely Upstate Mansion... The crash of 1929 has ended the party for high-living New Yorkers Lily Brewster and her brother Robert and takes them from the upper echelons of the idle rich and deposits them to the lowly depths of...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Nov-1998

    A Jane Jeffry Mystery - 10

    'Tis the season to be jolly and suburban mom Jane Jeffry's in a scramble to finish her cookie baking and chores before her teenage kids arrive. Guests are expected -- Jane's late husband's mother and Mel VanDyne's as well. The kitchen is a disaster...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Nov-1997

    A Jane Jeffry Mystery - 9

    When Jane agreed to accompany her best friend Shelley into the wilds of Wisconsin to check out a summer camp for suburban kids, she wasn't warned just how wild the little adventure might be. A lack of electricity, ranting from a local loony, and the ...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Nov-1996

    A Jane Jeffry Mystery - 8

    Wealthy old Auguste Caspar Snellen, the legendary "Pea King," is long gone, but his greatest legacy lives on: the Snellen Museum, an institution dedicated to the glorification of local lore and legumes. But at this year's annual Pea Festival, the mus...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Jul-1996

    A Jane Jeffry Mystery - 5

    Lights! Camera! Murder! At first it seems like a glamorous dream, having a Hollywood movie company right in her own backyard. But suburban housewife Jane Jeffry soon finds that the rich and famous have brought their dirty laundry right to her door...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Jul-1996

    A Jane Jeffry Mystery - 7

    This Little Piggy Went to Murder Pompous, pig-headed attorney Robert Stonecipher is a major pain in the ham hocks. So no one is terribly upset when he's fatally mashed by a falling rack of hams at the new deli where suburban single mom Jane Jeffry...

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    in Malice Domestic 5

    Mystery

    1996

    Mystery Writers of America Grand Master Phyllis A. Whitney, author of more than seventy bestsellers, presides over a salon of today's wittiest writers of mystery in this sparkling new addition to the series. MALICE DOMESTIC 5 once again delivers the ...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Jul-1995

    A Jane Jeffry Mystery - 6

    Jane Jeffry, suburban sleuth extraordinare, and her friend, Detective Mel VanDyne, have braved a blizzard to join her friend Shelley at a Colorado ski resort. In spite of having all their kids along, Jane and Shelley imagine a few mindless days of re...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Feb-1994

    A Jane Jeffry Mystery - 4

    Crass Reunion Despite a full schedule, frazzled suburban single mom Jane Jeffry has agreed to help out during a two-day gathering of her friend Shelley's former high school girls' club. So while the reunited ladies are dishing dirt, Jane is sweepi...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Feb-1993

    A Jane Jeffry Mystery - 3

    A Meal To Die For With the kids packed off on their summer road trips, it's an ideal time for Jane Jeffry to pursue other interests, so the harried suburban mom enrolls in a writing course at the community college. But when an obnoxious aged class...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Dec-1991

    A Jane Jeffry Mystery - 2

    KNIT ONE, KILL TWO Life's hectic enough for a housewife who must survive the politics of a church bazaar and finish the afghan from Hell--without having to entertain house guests as well. So Jane Jeffry isn't exactly thrilled when her old acquain...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Jan-1989

    A Jane Jeffry Mystery - 1

    It's So hard to Kill Good Help These Days. . . With three kids to raise on her own, Jane Jeffry sometimes needs a hand with the housework. But many of her complaining neighbors believe that the Happy Helper cleaning lady they all share wouldnt kn...

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