WorldCat Identities

Millhiser, Marlys

Overview
Works: 28 works in 124 publications in 5 languages and 6,613 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3563.I4225, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Marlys Millhiser
The mirror by Marlys Millhiser( Book )

22 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On the eve of wedding in 1978, Shay Garrett peers into the antique mirror in her family's longtime home, the famous Victorian Gingerbread House on Pearl Street in Boulder, Colorado, and falls unconscious only to wake in the body of her own grandmother Brandy on the eve of her wedding--in 1900. The virginal Brandy, in turn, awakes in Shay's body to discover herself pregnant. What follows is a fascinating look at how two women--and their families--cope with this strange situation."--Page 4 of cover
Death of the office witch by Marlys Millhiser( Book )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie Greene is sought for her supposed psychic powers to unravel the murder of the office receptionist who was a witch in more than one sense of the word
Murder in a hot flash : a Charlie Greene mystery by Marlys Millhiser( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Literary agent Charlie Greene flies to Utah to help her mother clear her name. The mother, a biologist whose specialty is rodents, is accused of killing a film director for exploiting and abusing the local flora and fauna while making his horror film. A dangerous trip as the last thing the killer wants is for the truth to come out. By the author of Death of the Office Witch
Nightmare country by Marlys Millhiser( Book )

7 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strange forces bring Thad and Tamara together to battle the evil powers of the universe in this tale of terror in another kind of world
Killer commute by Marlys Millhiser( Book )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ready to settle into a peaceful vacation, Charlie Greene's "daughter's rambunctious cat, Tuxedo, causes her to stumble across the body of neighbor Jeremy Fielder, murdered in the front seat of his truck."--Jacket
The threshold by Marlys Millhiser( Book )

7 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aletha Kingman and Cree Mackelwain, vacationers at a Colorado ski resort, and Hallie and Bram O'Connell, children of a turn-of-the-century mining family, unknowingly cross a schism in time
Murder at Moot Point by Marlys Millhiser( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hollywood agent Charlie Greene gets tangled up in a world of holistic intervention, out-of-body experiences, and murder in this thrilling paranormal mystery Hollywood literary agent and single mother Charlie Greene heads out of town to fog-bound Moot Point, Oregon, to meet a client, reclusive New Age author Jack Monroe. But Charlie barely has time to sample a veggie meal and bond with Jack & rsquo;s bronze Buddha statue before she runs into trouble: Local gossip Georgette Glick and her Schwinn bicycle have just been found under the wheels of Charlie & rsquo;s Toyota & mdash;which makes Charlie the prime suspect in Georgette & rsquo;s murder. Luckily, Moot Point sheriff Bennett discovers that Glick was shot, not run over, so Charlie is in the clear. But there are still too many unanswered questions. Who delivered the fatal bullet to Glick & rsquo;s head? And why was the seventy-eight-year-old riding her bike on a night with zero visibility in the first place? Alongside Sheriff Bennett, whose interest in Charlie seems decidedly more than professional, she resolves to find the murderer among the town & rsquo;s eccentrics, who include the suspiciously nongrieving widower, a holistic veterinarian, the victim & rsquo;s terrified neighbor, and a Byronic artist whose painting of a century-old local shipwreck matches the one in Charlie & rsquo;s recent nightmares. With the killer still at large, Charlie may be tempting an out-of-body experience of her own in this quirky and suspenseful novel
Nobody dies in a casino by Marlys Millhiser( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On holiday in Las Vegas, literary agent Charlie Greene and a policeman witness the murder of a man thrown out of a casino. When the policeman is murdered in turn, Charlie goes to work
Nella waits by Marlys Millhiser( Book )

5 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman who has been dead for three decades wreaks havoc on the lives of her son and the woman he loves in this page-turning supernatural chiller When Lynnette got married four years ago, all she wanted was to flee the confines of her dull hometown deep in the heart of the cornfields of Iowa. After the death of her husband, Lynnette has now returned to her famine-plagued farming town to care for her widowed mother. Looking to escape the boredom of being back home, she visits Jay Van Fleet in the old and eerie Van Fleet house, long rumored to be haunted by the ghost of Nella Van Fleet, Jay's mother who died during childbirth. Jay, haunted by a horrific near tragedy that shaped his boyhood, has reluctantly returned to his family homestead to claim his inheritance. Both coping with loss, Lynnette and Jay find solace in each other until terrifying and strange events start occurring in the Van Fleet house. The ghost of Jake's mother, Nella, feeding off the presence of her adored son, grows stronger by the day. She has already killed once for him, and she will kill again to ensure that he belongs to her--and her alone--for all eternity
The rampant reaper by Marlys Millhiser( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a trip with her mother to Myrtle, Iowa, to attend a funeral, high-powered California literary agent Charlie Greene discovers that someone is killing off the elderly at the town's only nursing home and joins the investigation
It's murder going home by Marlys Millhiser( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While visiting her hometown in Colorado, literary agent and sleuth Charlie Greene investigates a rash of human and animal killings by a sacrificial cult. Helping her is an old school colleague who then was nothing special, but now is a handsome policeman. By the author of Murder in a Hot Flash
Willing hostage by Marlys Millhiser( Book )

7 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taken hostage by a man who isn & rsquo;t what he seems, a woman discovers her hidden survival skills on a road trip strewn with assassins and covert agents Desperate to escape bitter heartbreak and the fresh wound of her mother & rsquo;s suicide, Leah Harper leaves Chicago and heads west. When a storm forces her to seek shelter in a dilapidated motel in the Rockies, a gun-wielding stranger believing her to be someone else barges into her room and takes her hostage. Her kidnapper, Glade Wyndham, is also on the run. The only way for Leah to stay alive is to pretend she & rsquo;s Sheila, the assassin Glade believes her to be. Embroiled in a struggle between the FBI and her captor, Leah finds herself forging an uneasy alliance with a man who could be the most dangerous adversary of all. And there & rsquo;s absolutely no one she can trust. Featuring a cast of intriguing and unforgettable characters, Willing Hostage is a mysterious and suspenseful novel of adventure, second chances, and a woman discovering a confidence and inner strength she never knew she possessed
Michael's wife by Marlys Millhiser( Book )

6 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is about amnesia and a husband in the military who's wife leaves him after giving birth to their child. She appears one day and does not know who or where she is, but she has a telephone number which she calls. Want to know more? Read the book
Voices in the wardrobe by Marlys Millhiser( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie Green is a hotshot Hollywood literary agent, and a single mother. When she agrees to accompany her old friend Maggie to a San Diego spa, she has no inkling of what's in store after TV celebrity, Dr. Judy, is found dead in the spa pool. One unexplained death is soon followed by another, and Charlie is battling against the odds to clear her friend's name
The mirror by Marlys Millhiser( )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the eve of her wedding in 1978, Shay Garrett peers into her family's antique mirror and falls unconscious only to awake in the body of her own grandmother on the eve of her 1900 wedding
The threshold by Marlys Millhiser( )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1980 Colorado, Aletha Kingman comes to the ski resort of Telluride to find refuge from a shadowed life. Cree Mackelwain comes to find the secret of his dead partner's involvement in the drug trade. In 1901 Colorado, young Callie O'Connell faces a destiny of poverty and shame on the forbidden side of town. Her brother Bram faces a lifetime of danger in the gold mines along with the gathering threat of bloodshed between miners and their bosses. At the Threshold, they meet Aletha and Cree, astonished time travelers from a modern era. Now Callie and Bram must confront not only the unbearable struggles of their own world but the unimaginable doorway to the future
For crime out loud( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murder at Moot Point by Marlys Millhiser( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie Greene finds herself party to a killing of a different kind, one with a corpse and with herself as a suspect
It's murder going home by Marlys Millhiser( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie has reluctantly returned to her childhood home of Boulder, Colorado to be with her mother who just had major surgery. Boulder evokes decidedly mixed feelings in Charlie. She left after her daughter Libby was conceived 16 years ago, and hasn't returned until now. There's plenty to keep her emotions occupied, though, since her mother seems to be suspected of doing away with one of her neighbors. Charlie has lots to ponder, including: What happened to her mother's neighbor and why do the police suspect Edwina? Will her daughter's father finally want to meet his child?
Murder in a hot flash by Marlys Millhiser( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie Greene gets a call from her mom, Edwina, a biologist advising on the set of a nature documentary film in the Utah desert. Edwina is the prime suspect in a murder involving the death of a schlock horror film director with whom Edwina had a running battle over environmental concerns. To clear her mom's name, Charlie teams up with hunky movie star, Mitch Hilsten. But she finds flirting and self-preservation are a tough juggling act
 
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Murder in a hot flash : a Charlie Greene mystery
Alternative Names
Marlys Millhiser American writer

Languages
English (110)

Chinese (3)

Turkish (1)

Korean (1)

Thai (1)

Covers
Death of the office witchMurder in a hot flash : a Charlie Greene mysteryKiller commuteMurder at Moot PointNobody dies in a casinoThe rampant reaperIt's murder going homeWilling hostage