WorldCat Identities

Gunn, Elizabeth 1927-

Overview
Works: 41 works in 122 publications in 1 language and 11,487 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 955 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 916 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
The ten-mile trials by Elizabeth Gunn( Book )

8 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?
New river blues by Elizabeth Gunn( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 798 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
The magic line : a Sarah Burke mystery by Elizabeth Gunn( Book )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 729 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 729 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
Six-pound walleye : a Jake Hines mystery by Elizabeth Gunn( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 679 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
Cool in Tucson by Elizabeth Gunn( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 673 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
McCafferty's nine by Elizabeth Gunn( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 665 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
Eleven little piggies by Elizabeth Gunn( Book )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 652 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."--
Five card stud : a Jake Hines mystery by Elizabeth Gunn( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 578 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
Red Man down by Elizabeth Gunn( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 556 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
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 )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 348 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?
Noontime follies by Elizabeth Gunn( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 263 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?
Noontime follies by Elizabeth Gunn( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 193 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. But is the professor?s death really to do with his pioneering scientific work, or is there more to it than meets the eye?"--Amazon.com
Cool in Tucson by Elizabeth Gunn( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 134 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
Six-pound walleye : a Jake Hines mystery by Elizabeth Gunn( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Police Detective Jack Hines must investigate two emergency calls: a child has been critically injured in his own front yard and something approaching the proportions of an old fashioned gang rumble has broken out in the parking lot of Central High
McCafferty's nine by Elizabeth Gunn( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a mid-size city in Southeastern Minnesota, Chief of Detectives Jake Hines has all his investigators working at top speed. Somebody's stealing cash and charging merchandise to dozens of local credit card holders, in the same month when a purse-snatcher is assaulting women. Jake recruits two teams to run stings in the mugger's favourite hunting-grounds. One of the teams attracts a hit and catches the mugger, but at the same time Jake is confronted with an identical-seeming crime in another part of town
 
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Crazy eights : a Jake Hines mystery
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Crazy eights : a Jake Hines mysteryThe ten-mile trialsNew river bluesKissing Arizona : a Sarah Burke mysterySix-pound walleye : a Jake Hines mysteryCool in TucsonMcCafferty's nineFive card stud : a Jake Hines mystery