WorldCat Identities

Conant, Susan 1946-

Overview
Works: 43 works in 301 publications in 1 language and 24,943 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3553.O4857, 813.6
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Susan Conant
All shots by Susan Conant( Book )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While searching for a missing Siberian husky, Cambridge, Massachusetts, malamute trainer Holly Winter stumbles upon the corpse of a woman calling herself Holly Winter and investigates a crime that could be linked to the town's third Holly Winter, a dog-hating academic
Gaits of heaven : a dog lover's mystery by Susan Conant( Book )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Called in to train a dog belonging to a dysfunctional New Age couple, Holly Winter stumbles into the middle of the family's secrets when the wife falls victim to an accidental overdose and the victim's daughter persuades Holly that it was murder
Turn up the heat by Jessica Conant-Park( Book )

21 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 1,298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leandra, a Simmer server, turns up strangled with her own apron strings in a seafood delivery truck . Most of the restaurant's staff appear to have despised her, but who hated her enough to kill her?
Scratch the surface : a cat lover's mystery by Susan Conant( Book )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 1,262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author of a popular series of cat mysteries, Felicity Pride turns sleuth when she finds a cat and a corpse on her doorstep, investigating suspects that range from an avid pet-hater and a highbrow professor to her primary rival in the field
Steamed by Jessica Conant-Park( Book )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Known in local chatrooms as GourmetGirl, Chloe Carter, a food connoisseur and expert in failed romances, continues her quest to find the perfect man, but a blind date with a fellow food lover goes horribly wrong when he is stabbed to death
Fed up by Jessica Conant-Park( Book )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 1,238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part-time student Chloe Carter is glued to her chef boyfriend, Josh, as he competes to star in a new TV series. The premise: Josh hijacks unsuspecting grocery shoppers and prepares them gourmet dinners. Everything's going great--until one shopper drops dead
The dogfather : a dog lover's mystery by Susan Conant( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Holly Winter becomes caught up in the middle of the mob's latest vendetta when she takes a job training a new puppy belonging to a wiseguy with a nasty reputation on both sides of the law
Cook the books by Jessica Conant-Park( Book )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 1,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chloe Carter desperately needs a job, so she takes one assisting a cookbook writer. Unfortunately it stirs up painful memories of her ex-boyfriend Josh, who left her for Hawaii. While compiling a book of recipes from Boston's top chefs, she comes in contact with one of Josh's friends, Digger. Chloe manages to stay cool until later she finds Digger's apartment charred--with Digger in it. Not believing that an expert chef would die from a grease fire, she sets about looking for Digger's killer. But things get sticky when the tragedy brings Josh back to Boston--and back into Chloe's life
Bride & groom : a dog lover's mystery by Susan Conant( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the eve of her wedding, dog trainer Holly Winter investigates the crimes of a serial killer who targets female dog lovers, a case complicated by Holly's discovery that she may be next on the killer's list of potential victims
The Barker Street regulars : a dog lover's mystery by Susan Conant( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 1,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

PI Holly Winter of Cambridge, Massachusetts, investigates the murder of a psychic who specialized in swindling dog owners. When their dogs died he offered to put them in touch with the dog's spirit. By the author of Stud Rites
Creature discomforts : a dog lover's mystery by Susan Conant( Book )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Holly Winter, suffering from amnesia after a serious fall, discovers that she has two malamutes, she is a guest on Mount Desert Island, Maine, and that her fall wasn't an accident
Ruffly speaking : a dog lover's mystery by Susan Conant( Book )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There is dog lore galore in this novel as Holy Winter, a reporter for Dog's Life magazine, investigates the death of a dog-loving bookseller in Cambridge, Massachusetts. By the author of Gone to the Dogs
Animal appetite : a dog lover's mystery by Susan Conant( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As PI Holly Winter, a dog trainer and writer in Cambridge, Massachusetts, reads of the unsolved murder of a publisher two decades earlier, she sees a clue in the publisher's dog being tied up while the deed was done. Obviously the killer didn't like dogs, which makes him a candidate for Holly's sleuthing
Brute strength by Susan Conant( Book )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Dog's Life columnist Holly Winter rejects applicants who want to adopt homeless dogs, she makes a lot of enemies. In dogs Holly trusts, and the dogs she trusts most are her beloved malamutes, Rowdy, Kimi and Sammy. but right now she could use a human friend. Lately, it seems wherever she turns, things go wrong: an anonymous call turns vicious, her husband is keeping secrets, and acquaintances die under mysterious circumstances. Then Holly's own life is threatened. Can the brute strength of Rowdy, Kimi, and Sammy protect her?
Black Ribbon : a dog lover's mystery by Susan Conant( Book )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 910 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Maine, while attending a dog camp, Holy Winter, a columnist for a magazine on dogs, investigates murder--canine and human. By the author of Ruffly Speaking
The wicked flea : a dog lover's mystery by Susan Conant( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a fellow dog owner is murdered, Holly Winter is dragged into the mystery
Bloodlines by Susan Conant( Book )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dog writer Holly Winter trains, shows, and loves her own Alaskan malamutes and helps rescue others in need of protection. When she learns that a malamute is for sale at a pet shop, Holly visits Puppy Luv, where owner Diane Sweet is doing a brisk Valentine's Day business. Hours later, Diane is the victim of a gruesome murder. Meanwhile, Holly takes responsibility for a rescue malamute, the trusting and overwhelmingly lovable Missy. Before long, however, Missy is nowhere to be found, and her disappearance is Holly's fault. Holly's desperate efforts to trace and reclaim the lost Missy lead her from the happy world of purebred dogdom to a merciless underworld where dogs mean nothing more than easy money. Is there a connection between Diane's death and the disreputable characters who furnished Puppy Luv with its constant flow of purebred puppies? Did a rival pet shop operator kill the competition? Or did a respected breeder take revenge when her kennel name appeared on the pedigree of a malamute sold by Diane? And not just any malamute, either, but the missing Missy. In search of the dog she blames herself for losing, Holly confronts the grisly remains of yet another murder. She enters a purebred hell of avarice and evil, but emerges with a story of surprising hope and triumphant love
Simmer down by Jessica Conant-Park( Book )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a trendy club owner is found bludgeoned to death at a food-sampling fund raiser, Chloe Carter helps her chef boyfriend prepare for the opening of his new restaurant in Boston and investigates an unsettlingly long list of suspects
Evil breeding : a dog lover's mystery by Susan Conant( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mystery novel that turns into an exposé of evil dog-breeding practices. The heroine is sleuth Holly Winter and she stumbles on a murder while researching a book on famous dog shows
Gone to the dogs by Susan Conant( Book )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a local veterinarian and a pampered pet disappear, Holly Winter takes her 2 Alaskan Malamutes and her lover, veterinarian Steve Delaney, into the exclusive Cambridge DogTraining Club and back out onto the dangerous streets of the city. She won't quit until she muzzles a dognapper and two-time killer
 
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Gaits of heaven : a dog lover's mystery
Alternative Names
Conant, Susan Jane

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