WorldCat Identities

Gunn, Elizabeth 1927-

Overview
Works: 26 works in 130 publications in 1 language and 11,511 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3557.U4854, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Elizabeth Gunn
Seventh-inning stretch : a Jake Hines mystery by Elizabeth Gunn( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the leader of a gang of scam artists and grifters who have been cheating the citizens of Rutherford suddenly turns up dead, detective Jake Hines embarks on an investigation into the murder
Crazy eights : a Jake Hines mystery by Elizabeth Gunn( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigating the suspicious death of a suspect who had managed to escape conviction, Captain Jake Hines of the Rutherford, Minnesota, police department works to overcome his personal feelings in order to find the man's killer
Six-pound walleye : a Jake Hines mystery by Elizabeth Gunn( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two emergency calls arrive in police detective Jake Hines' office at the same time: a child who has been critically injured in his own front yard and "an old-fashioned gang rumble [that] has broken out in the parking lot of Central High."--Jacket
The ten-mile trials by Elizabeth Gunn( Book )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dead man is discovered in a suburban house that is being used as a drugs lab, and Captain Jake Hines pulls in all his detectives to investigate. The victim carried no identification but the discovery of a small Mass card written in the Cyrillic alphabet hidden in his jacket gives Jake an important lead. Could this be connected to a ruthless Eastern European gang that has started operating in Minnesota?
Cool in Tucson by Elizabeth Gunn( Book )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ambitious Tucson police detective Sarah Burke, still smarting from a painful divorce, tries to concentrate on a body found in a parking lot. The case takes a bizarre turn when Sarah's young niece, neglected by her substance-abusing mother, disappears. The search is complicated by interference from the drug ring the suspected murderers had been working for, and Sarah's romantic interest in a troubled colleague rebuilding his life after injury
New river blues by Elizabeth Gunn( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SUPERANNO Tucson Police Detective Sarah Burke is called in to investigate a horrific double murder in a high-dollar neighborhood, and the tragic destiny of a troubled family unfolds. Meanwhile, Sarah's household bulges at the seams as her niece, boyfriend, and mother all search for room in her small spaces and crowded schedule, and her sister, as usual, does nothing to make things easier
McCafferty's nine by Elizabeth Gunn( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chief of Detectives, Jake Hines, has all his investigators working around the clock. Someone is stealing money by using local credit cards, and at the same time someone is assaulting women and stealing their purses. Both investigations seem to throw up more questions than answers
The magic line : a Sarah Burke mystery by Elizabeth Gunn( Book )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On a hot afternoon in Tuscon, Arizona, Detective Sarah Burke arrives at the scene of a mass shoot-out: a home invasion has gone badly wrong and five men are dead. Or so it first seems. In a bout of trickery to rival Houdini, 'dead' gang leader Robin Brady escapes. Zebulon Butts wasn't exactly sure what he was getting himself into when he agreed to be involved in Robin's latest 'job' to invade the stash house, but he sure as hell needed the money. Fleeing the scene as things get heavy and on the run from the police, help comes his way from an unexpected source. But as her team hunt down the surviving leads, Sarah Burke isn't the only one on Zebulon's tail ..."--Jacket
Kissing Arizona : a Sarah Burke mystery by Elizabeth Gunn( Book )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Sarah Burke and her crew of police detectives investigate an apparent murder-suicide in a well-known family of local merchants, their facade of diligent respectability explodes in a burst of violence that exposes long-concealed family secrets
Eleven little piggies by Elizabeth Gunn( Book )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Chief of Detectives Jake Hines' new-parent nightmares about an impending ecological disaster on a Minnesota farm have a deadly real twist. Forced to choose between the land they love and the easy money they'd get if they sold it to sand miners for oil drilling, a hard-working Minnesota farm family resorts to loud family fights. But when the body of the best farmer of the group is found in the trees behind the field where Chief of Detectives Jake Hines is hunting geese on his day off, the discussion becomes deadly serious."--
Red Man down by Elizabeth Gunn( Book )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sarah Burke's Saturday off is interrupted when she is called to a shooting. When the criminal turns out to be ex-cop Red Man Ed Lacey, Sarah is shocked. As Sarah and her team investigate why he might have wanted a cop to shoot him, it quickly becomes clear that Ed's death isn't the only one where all is not as it seems. But the more they investigate, the more obstacles they encounter, particularly from Ed's family
Five card stud : a Jake Hines mystery by Elizabeth Gunn( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It's not just the murder that has Jake concerned. His girlfriend, Trudy, the crime scene expert with the state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, who ought to be at the scene, is stuck in a snowdrift somewhere. The BCA is understaffed, the Rutherford PD could use more officers, and the corpse is being covered by snow."--Jacket
Noontime follies by Elizabeth Gunn( Book )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rutherford's Property Crimes division is on a hot streak. Having recently attracted a string of New Science businesses, the town has had fourteen office break-ins in just five days, though nothing seems to have been taken. A series of threatening notes are left by an environmental group, and curiosity soon turns to alarm when a lead scientist is found dead at his desk at one of the invasion sites. As the small start-ups that received the messages are damaged and frightened by sneak attacks, Jake and his team must embark on a steep learning curve. But is the professor's death really to do with his pioneering scientific work, or is there more to it than meets the eye?
Triple play : a Jake Hines mystery by Elizabeth Gunn( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bizarre murders occur in Rutherford, Minnesota. In each case the victim is dressed in a baseball uniform and a part of his body is missing. In one case it is the genitals, in another, a hand. Detective Jake Hines goes to work
Par four : a Jake Hines mystery by Elizabeth Gunn( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A police procedural in Rutherford, Minnesota, featuring detective Jake Hines. A self-deprecating type, he solves murders and burglaries while romancing police photographer Trudy Hanson. By the author of Triple Play
Denny's law by Elizabeth Gunn( Book )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A murder leads Sarah Burke to investigate a money-laundering ring with connections extending far beyond Tucson - but does the key to solving the case lie closer to home than she realises? The murder of a man seen fighting in a house during a Fourth of July street parade plunges Sarah Burke's whole household - her fragile mother Aggie, shrewd and ever-helpful live-in boyfriend Will and even her hard-charging niece, Denny - into her latest case. The investigation leads to a money-laundering ring with international connections, and Sarah and her smart, hard-working crew of detectives must follow the puzzle, set against the backdrop of Tucson's unique character - an ancient, beautiful valley with a polyglot ethnic community and a bilingual, modern city - without knowing where it might take them. Could the answers lie closer to home than she realises?
Six-pound walleye by Elizabeth Gunn( )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Late winter, and police detective Jake Hines is beginning to feel the effects of light deprivation; it's not only in the edginess of the citizens of Rutherford, Minnesota, but also in the escalating battle he's having with his girlfriend, Trudy. Sitting in headquarters talking about the winter depression may not make it go away, but it does offer Jake a chance to air some of his feelings. Then two emergency calls come in at the same time
Five card stud by Elizabeth Gunn( )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's not just the winter murder of a young woman that has Jake Hines concerned. When the body is found at the river near a highway overpass, Jake's girlfriend Trudy is supposed to be there as a crime scene expert from the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. Trudy is missing, the BCA is understaffed, the Rutherford Police Department needs more officers, and the snowstorm is covering up the body and evidence--back cover
Par four by Elizabeth Gunn( Recording )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A police procedural in Rutherford, Minnesota, featuring detective Jake Hines. A self-deprecating type, he solves murders and burglaries while romancing police photographer Trudy Hanson. By the author of Triple Play
Triple play by Elizabeth Gunn( Recording )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bizarre murders occur in Rutherford, Minnesota. In each case the victim is dressed in a baseball uniform and a part of his body is missing. In one case it is the genitals, in another, a hand. Detective Jake Hines goes to work
 
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Crazy eights : a Jake Hines mystery
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Crazy eights : a Jake Hines mysterySix-pound walleye : a Jake Hines mysteryThe ten-mile trialsCool in TucsonNew river bluesMcCafferty's nineKissing Arizona : a Sarah Burke mysteryFive card stud : a Jake Hines mystery