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Carl, JoAnna

Overview
Works: 44 works in 324 publications in 2 languages and 20,578 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by JoAnna Carl
The chocolate snowman murders : a chocoholic mystery by JoAnna Carl( Book )

26 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 1,714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As treasurer of WinterFest, Lee McKinney Woodyard copes with a multitude of problems, especially when the guest juror of the art show arrives drunk and Lee's husband finds the visiting dignitary's murdered remains the next day
The chocolate cupid killings : a chocoholic mystery by JoAnna Carl( Book )

24 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 1,625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aunt Nettie becomes the unlikely suspect in the death of a private detective, and it's up to Nettie's associate Lee to find the real killer--whose bitter heart is definitely not made of chocolate. The ninth installment in the scrumptious--and national bestselling--Chocoholic Mystery series
The chocolate pirate plot by JoAnna Carl( Book )

23 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 1,479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ever since Young Blackbeard became the biggest movie of the decade, everyone has caught pirate fever, including the residents of Warner Pier. TenHuis Chocolade is raking in the booty and selling out of chocolate treasure chests, pirate hats and ships faster than you can say "Shiver me timbers." Caught up in the spirit, Lee McKinney Woodyard and her husband, Joe, take their boat out on Lake Michigan and are stunned when a mischievous band of pirates hops on board Costumed and waving obviously fake weapons, the pirates perform an entertaining sea chantey before plunging back into the watery depths. But when a body washes up on shore, the pirates' antics stop being so entertaining. Now Lee has to figure out the truth behind the Warner Pier pirates--before someone else winds up walking the plank"--Back cover
The chocolate castle clue : a chocoholic mystery by JoAnna Carl( Book )

20 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indulge in another Chocoholic mystery in the national bestselling series. Lee McKinney Woodyard discovers a dusty trophy inside TenHuis Chocolade that belongs to her aunt Nettie and her old high school singing group, the Pier-O-Ettes. It's a trophy that brings back terrible memories of an unsolved murder years ago. Before Lee takes aim at the past, someone is murdered in the here and now. Lee needs to keep her eyes on the prize, hoping the trophy is a clue to finding the killer-before she's a target herself
The chocolate moose motive : a chocoholic mystery by JoAnna Carl( Book )

15 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lee's newest hire at the chocolate shop, Forsythia "Sissy" Smith, has the court of public opinion against her in her husband's murder, despite having a solid alibi
The Chocolate Book bandit : a Chocoholic mystery by JoAnna Carl( Book )

17 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chocolate shop owner Lee McKinney Woodyard investigates the murder of a retiring member of the library board at a board meeting where all in attendance are suspect
The chocolate jewel case : a chocoholic mystery by JoAnna Carl( Book )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 1,200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newlyweds must deal with a new chocolate offering, seven houseguests, and murder
The chocolate clown corpse : a chocoholic mystery by JoAnna Carl( Book )

15 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Revenge is sweet for a killer on the loose-and it all started with the murder of Warner Pier's most hated clown ... Everyone who knew the bozo wanted him dead. Odd, then, that a complete stranger was accused of bursting Moe Davidson's balloons. But it's been a month since the miserable shop owner of Clowning Around was killed, and everybody's moving on, including Lee Woodyard. Her chocolate shop, TenHuis Chocolade, is next door to Moe's shuttered tourist trap, and it's giving her delicious ideas to expand. But over whose dead body? Moe's widow, Emma, and her two stepchildren list the property for sale, but when Lee tours the building, she finds Emma unconscious. Now Lee wonders whether Moe's real killer is still at large and is taking care of unfinished business. Unfortunately, since the town is celebrating Clown Week, there are so many potential suspects in grease paint and floppy shoes it's not even funny. For Lee, protecting Emma, freeing an innocent man, and rolling out hundreds of her clown-themed chocolates is a pretty tall order. But so is staying alive long enough to find out which one of her neighbors is a killer in disguise. Includes Tasty Chocolate Trivia!"--
The chocolate mouse trap : a chocoholic mystery by JoAnna Carl( Book )

19 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 1,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chocolate-shop manager Lee McKinney has had enough of party planner Julie Singletree's cutesy e-mails. Then somebody actually kills the woman, putting everyone on her mailing list on edge. As their connections to the murder emerge, so do more attacks. Lee smells a rat-and it's not made of chocolate. And if she doesn't want to be permanently deleted, it's up to her to trap it
The chocolate bridal bash : a chocoholic mystery by JoAnna Carl( Book )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Determined to smooth things over with her mother before her impending nuptials, after her aunt reveals a startling secret, bride-to-be Lee McKinney vows to solve the decades-old mystery surrounding the apparent suicide of her mother's fiancé
The chocolate falcon fraud : a chocoholic mystery by JoAnna Carl( Book )

12 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the bestselling author of The Chocolate Clown Corpse, it's murder, my sweet, for a chocolatier whose love of old crime films plunges her into a real-life murder where the motives aren't so black and white. The Warner Pier tourism board is kicking off its Tough Guys and Private Eyes film festival with The Maltese Falcon, and Lee Woodyard and her Aunt Nettie are preparing a delicious chocolate noir tie-in at TenHuis Chocolade. What Lee isn't prepared for is a face from the past: Jeff Godfrey, her former stepson. The last time Jeff showed up in town, he wound up being accused of murder. Now he says he's only in Warner Pier to see Bogart on the big screen. Honest. Jeff may now be a college grad, but that doesn't mean he's any less nai;ve than the kid Lee had to bail out of trouble earlier. There are all those strange phone calls, a girlfriend who's secretly on Jeff's tail, and a pack of suspicious-sounding acquaintances right out of Dashiell Hammett. Then Jeff goes missing, the Falcon theme is haunting everyone, and a body falls at Lee's feet when she opens the front door just like in the movie. Now Lee is under deadline to rewrite the ending of a cunning killer's increasingly convincing murder plot. Includes Tasty Chocolate Trivia!"--
The chocolate puppy puzzle : a chocoholic mystery by JoAnna Carl( Book )

17 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a Hollywood producer decides to make a movie based on Lee McKinney's romance novel, the small-town author finds herself entangled in a web of sweet talk and intrigue, complete with corpse
The chocolate bear burglary : a chocoholic mystery by JoAnna Carl( Book )

21 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 1,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Small-town chocolatiers Lee McKinney and her aunt Nettie are once again caught in the middle of a homicide investigation when a local antiques dealer turns up dead and Lee's stepson becomes the prime suspect in the killing
The chocolate cat caper : a chocoholic mystery by JoAnna Carl( Book )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and Japanese and held by 974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After accepting a job supplying chocolate from her aunt's luxury chocolate business to a party for unpopular defense attorney Clemintine Ripley, Lee McKinney's takes on a new job as detective when someone adds cyanide to a chocolate confection eaten by the hostess
The chocolate frog frame-up : a chocoholic mystery by JoAnna Carl( Book )

24 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The quaint resort town of Warner Pier, Michigan, is abuzz with preparations for the Fourth of July. Things area going swimmingly for Lee McKinney and her aunt Nettie as they debut their latest confections at TenHuis Chocolade: chocolate frogs, fish, and lizards of all sizes. The first customer to buy a chocolate croaker is the town crank, Hershel Perkins-only minutes after having a public altercation in the post office with Lee's boyfriend, Joe Woodyard. Lee and Joe are planning a romantic cruise up the Warner River in an antique wooden boat but their plans are smashed when Hershel's canoe, The Toadfrog, is found half submerged near Joe's boat shop. Hershel has disappeared-and the police presume foul play. Joe seems the most likely suspect, but Lee thinks he's being framed. And it's a chocolate clue that leads her to the killer
The chocolate bunny brouhaha by JoAnna Carl( Book )

8 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The approach of Easter means a rush of business at TenHuis Chocolade, and Lee and her aunt Nettie need all the help they can get to make their famous chocolate bunnies and eggs. Unfortunately, new hire Bunny Birdsong is a klutzy basket case, dropping everything she picks up. But to Lee's surprise, she's a wiz with computers and fixing the store's Web site so they decide to keep her. However, Bunny receives a few visitors they could do without: Her ex-husband, Beau; his wealthy aunt Abigail; and his new girlfriend and her brother all descend on the shop one day and have a bitter argument. Lee hopes they can find a peaceful way to settle their dispute and not bring any more trouble to TenHuis. But when Abigail's body is discovered in the vacant store next door, it's clear to Lee there's a bad egg in her midst. Now she's on the hunt to find out who it is."--
Crime de cocoa : chocoholic mysteries by JoAnna Carl( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains three novellas and one short story in which teenager Lee McKinney solves mysteries involving the kidnapping of a wealthy chocolate shop customer, the death of a high-profile defense lawyer, the murder of an antique dealer, and the disappearance of the town crank
Chocolate to die for by JoAnna Carl( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the "The Chocolate Puppy Puzzle," a Hollywood producer decides to make a movie based on Lee McKinney's romance novel, and the small-town author finds herself entangled in a web of sweet talk and intrigue, complete with corpse, and in "The Chocolate Mouse Trap," Lee McKinney sets a trap to find a killer after party planner Julie Singletree is murdered
The chocolate jewel case a chocoholic mystery by JoAnna Carl( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In her rare free time, newlywed Lee McKinney Woodyard works on TenHuis Chocolade's newest offerings, chocolate jewels. But soon the town of Warner Pier has its very own jewel heist, and then a body is found in the lake. Lee can't help but wonder if the crimes are related. Maybe if she digs up some dirt, she'll hit the mother Iode
The Smoking Gun : a Nell Matthews Mystery by JoAnna Carl( )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A split-second judgment and a single bullet turn a routine assignment into murder for reporter Nell Matthews and officer Mike Svenson. The shoot-out at the Grantham Women's Shelter may have liberated a woman from her knife-wielding husband, but it also left Mike holding the gun and targeted for scandal. Especially when it turns out that the deceased was the son of the most powerful matriarch in town. Now Nell finds herself with an unexpected key to the dead man's past - a key that links him to a bizarre conspiracy and will lure Nell into the crosshairs of a killer still on the loose
 
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The chocolate snowman murders : a chocoholic mystery
Alternative Names

controlled identitySandstrom, Eve K.

Sandstrom, Eve K.

カール, ジョアンナ

ジョアンナ・カール

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The chocolate cupid killings : a chocoholic mysteryThe chocolate pirate plotThe chocolate castle clue : a chocoholic mysteryThe chocolate jewel case : a chocoholic mysteryThe chocolate mouse trap : a chocoholic mysteryThe chocolate bridal bash : a chocoholic mysteryThe chocolate puppy puzzle : a chocoholic mysteryThe chocolate bear burglary : a chocoholic mystery