WorldCat Identities

Dunlap, Susan

Overview
Works: 74 works in 279 publications in 2 languages and 17,501 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Susan Dunlap
Time expired by Susan Dunlap( Book )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 1,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homicide detective Jill Smith investigates the questionable death of an attorney in a nursing home
Death and taxes by Susan Dunlap( Book )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Policewoman Jill Smith investigates the murder of IRS auditor Philip Drem
Cop out by Susan Dunlap( Book )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Berkeley, California, Jill Smith, the people's policewoman, investigates the disappearance of an informant. The department disapproves of this. They think she devotes too much time to bums and nobodies, but Jill feels nobodies too deserve police protection
High fall : a Kiernan O'Shaughnessy mystery by Susan Dunlap( Book )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lady PI Kiernan O'Shaughnessy probes the stunt world in Hollywood in order to find the murderer of a stunt woman killed on a film set. The official cause of death is an accident, but O'Shaughnessy's interest is aroused when she learns that the woman was trying to copy the act of a stunt man who was also killed. By the author of A Pious Deception
A single eye by Susan Dunlap( Book )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a terrifying stunt gone wrong leaves her plummeting into the tops of forest trees, a shaken Darcy Lott is dispatched by her Zen master to a remote monastery in Californiaś redwood forest to face her worst fear - but also to deliver a message. This monastery has its own secrets. A student has disappeared and is feared dead. The leader of the monastery, Leo, Garson-roshi, is soon to leave under mysterious circumstances, and Darcy fears that trusting the likeable Leo will lead her into further danger. Yet, as Darcy struggles with her phobia, she becomes drawn further into this mystery, one she learns she must solve it in order to get out alive
Sudden exposure by Susan Dunlap( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Policewoman Jill Smith investigates vandalism leading to murder. The case begins when a former Olympic swimmer, now running a fitness center in Berkeley, California, has her windows shattered by gunfire. The suspects include a neighbor married to another Olympic swimmer. By the author of Time Expired
No immunity by Susan Dunlap( Book )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former medical examiner Kiernan O'Shaughnessy is called to Nevada to examine the body of a woman, dead from Lassa fever. Suspicion is that the tropical virus arrived with illegal immigrants
Hungry ghosts by Susan Dunlap( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set among the wistful Victorians of San Francisco, the second installment of the Darcy Lott series finds stuntwoman Darcy once again plagued by murder. Recently returned to San Francisco to assist her Zen teacher in his new zendo, Darcy cannot shake the pain of her brother's disappearance. When she spies him on the roof of the zendo, she hurries to catch him--and finds him gone. And when another disappearance rattles Darcy the very next day, she realizes something is afoot. A bit of digging uncovers a terrifying plot, and Darcy must once again race to thwart a killer
Too close to the edge by Susan Dunlap( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jill Smith, a smart, tough Berkeley detective, investigates when a handicapped woman is found murdered at a construction site
Civil twilight : a Darcy Lott mystery by Susan Dunlap( Book )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

San Francisco stunt double Darcy Lott specializes in creating the illusion of serious danger. But when her lawyer brother calls and asks her to wine and dine a mysterious client, the danger is no illusion. Darcy takes an instant liking to the client, Karen Johnson, but there are too many unanswered questions. Karen claims to be getting a divorce, but Darcy's brother Gary doesn't handle divorces. And when he insists that their older brother John, a cop, must not know of their meeting, Darcy's red flags are raised. Who is this woman? And why does she need a high-powered lawyer? Soon, a murder shocks the city and John is the primary suspect. With John and Gary both in hiding and the police anxious to pin the death on John, Darcy finds herself with no one she can trust. Desperate for an end to the madness, she delves deep into Karen's past, only to uncover a scheme even more shocking than murder itself
Pious deception by Susan Dunlap( Book )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and Danish and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kiernan O'Shaughnessy, a medical examiner turned sleuth, is in a devilish case of unholy murder, when the bishop of Phoenix, Arizona offers to pay her to investigate the death of a young priest
A dinner to die for by Susan Dunlap( Book )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

California detective, Jill Smith, investigates the poisoning death of restaurateur, Mitch Biekma
Power slide : a Darcy Lott mystery by Susan Dunlap( Book )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Darcy Lott is injured during a stunt, she decides to look for her long-missing brother, Mike, and her search leads her to discover a hidden stunt facility in the desert and disturbing secrets from her mysterious boyfriend's past
Diamond in the buff by Susan Dunlap( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a bizarre attack, a petty feud between neighbors turns seriousAlthough the citizens of Berkeley are famously tolerant, that progressive attitude disappears at the property line between the homes of Dr. Hasbrouck Diamond and Leila Sandoval. In the Berkeley hills, there are no worse neighbors than Diamond and Sandoval. What began as a tiff about garbage cans and street parking has exploded into full-blown war, drawing in the city, the press, and now-to the irritation of detective Jill Smith-the police department. Struck by a falling eucalyptus branch while sunning on his deck, Dr. Diamond accuses his neighbor of assault with a deadly tree. As a heat wave causes tempers to flare even higher, Jill does her best to referee the back-and-forth. But when their feud ends in death, she realizes that the community might only be safe with the neighbors behind bars. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Susan Dunlap including rare images from the author's personal collection
No footprints by Susan Dunlap( Book )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stunt double Darcy Lott searches for a mysterious woman who tried to jump off the Golden Gate Bridge before predicting Darcy's own imminent demise, and tracks her to a dodgy San Francisco neighborhood where she ran an operation for a shady police boss
Rogue wave by Susan Dunlap( Book )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and Danish and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From her sunny La Jolla beach house replete with a fabulously handsome gourmet chef, feisty private Kiernan O'Shaughnessy embarks on one of her stragest cases to date. This one takes her up the coast to Big Sur fogs ... and to the mists enshrouding her own past as disgraced medical examiner. From the hit-and-run "accident" that left a flamboyant artist bizarrely brain damaged to the baffling "drowning" of an enigmatic deckhand, all clues point to a major cover-up. In digging up the murky connections between a fiery-haired femme fatale captain of a chartered fishing boat, a slew of greed-ridden oilmen, a bunch of fanatical environmentalists and Alaskan adventurers, Kiernan is forced to confront her ex lover, now the acting coroner of San Francisco-as well as the skeletons in both their closets ..."--BOOK COVER
Not exactly a Brahmin by Susan Dunlap( Book )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Telegraph Avenue ain't what it used to be now that gentrification has gotten under way. But Jill Smith, the junk food-loving, smart and savvy Berkeley cop, hasn't changed. Chugging along in her vintage VW to fetch a pint of chocolate chocolate shower ice cream, she runs smack into a case of murder. A local philanthropist's Cadillac has crashed going down the steepest hill in town. Its lifeless owner lies faceup in the rain, and cuts in the brake lines prove this is no accident. Jill's best suspects are young, ambitious and definitely upwardly mobile. But her best bet for a motive is one of the great class levelers: a hunger for love, a love of money, and, lust for vengeance
The last annual slugfest : a Vejay Haskell mystery by Susan Dunlap( Book )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vejay investigates the poisoning death of one of the town & rsquo;s most powerful citizens during its oddest annual event Though it sounds violent, Henderson & rsquo;s annual slugfest is less vicious than it is slimy. The regional festival honors the normally detested California banana slug with competitions to prove which slug is the biggest, fastest, or & mdash;in the event that gives the festival its notoriety & mdash;the tastiest. Rather than eat crow, the area & rsquo;s local politicians atone for their sins by eating slug hot dogs, slug chili, and slug pie. This year, one dish will prove murderously foul. Edwina Henderson is the last of her family to live in the town that bears their name. A committed environmentalist, she is also the woman responsible for this year & rsquo;s slugfest, and will take her place at the judge & rsquo;s table. When a slug-pizza knocks her flat, the crowd assumes it was just an especially gross slice. But when she doesn & rsquo;t get up, meter-reader Vejay Haskell must confront the devious murder of the town & rsquo;s leading treehugger
An equal opportunity death : a mystery by Susan Dunlap( Book )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To escape arrest for her best friend's murder, Vejay must find the real killer--before it's too late
 
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Death and taxesCop outHigh fall : a Kiernan O'Shaughnessy mysteryA single eyeSudden exposureNo immunityHungry ghostsToo close to the edge