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Whitelaw, Stella

Overview
Works: 104 works in 311 publications in 1 language and 8,527 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Romance fiction  Psychological fiction  Romances  Sea stories  Domestic fiction  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author, Creator, Other
Classifications: PR6073.H574, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Stella Whitelaw
Wave and die by Stella Whitelaw( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

PI Jordan Lacey tracks down a missing husband, only to find him dead in a burning showroom
Pray and die by Stella Whitelaw( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jordan Lacey sets up shop as a private investigator in a small West Sussex town. She soon discovers a dead nun and clues to a hidden fortune, making her life much more dangerous
Jest and die by Stella Whitelaw( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"PI Jordan Lacey's next assignments have her up a tree carrying out nightly surveillance, and protecting a handsome comedian from a female stalker. When she accidentally unearths an international crime racket, the situation gets too dangerous, even for Jordan." --Publisher's description
Dead slow ahead by Stella Whitelaw( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cruise Entertainments Director Casey Jones is back on board the Countess Georgina for the Mediterranean cruise. She has a new deputy the charming Lee Williams and a fresh troupe of entertainers. However, things on board don't always run smoothly, and with a disgruntled guest reporting a missing couture Chanel gown, and items going missing from the ship boutique, Casey senses this cruise is not going to be at all calm
Turn and die by Stella Whitelaw( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jordan Lacey has a back-to-front mystery to solve. The lovely Holly Broughton has been acquitted of trying to murder her husband, but she hires Jordan to find out who framed her and why. When Jordan's life is threatened on three separate occasions, she realizes that she may, for once, be on the right track. Jordan finds herself propelled towards a solution that is claustrophobic and totally unexpected
Spin and die by Stella Whitelaw( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jordan Lacey, the zany and eccentric PI, takes on her new cases with verve and ingenuity. She is hired to follow Sonia Spiller, a woman suspected of a compensation fraud against a Latching department store. Jordan then gets asked to take on a second case in the same department store to track down vanishing stock whilst posing as a temporary sales assistant."--Jacket
Ring and die by Stella Whitelaw( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jordan Lacy, Latching's zany private eye, is thrown in at the deep end literally when fishing rods start disappearing from the pier. Next, stolen pedigree puppies start adding to her caseload."--Jacket
Second sitting by Stella Whitelaw( Book )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Casey Jones is Cruise Director on board the luxurious Countess Georgina for her trip to the Caribbean. Casey's days and nights are filled with an endless stream of prima donna singers and feather-clad chorus girls. But when a guest collapses during the second sitting at table two, and later dies, Casey finds herself trying to uncover a bizarre chain of events helped by the gorgeous Cruise Doctor, Samuel Mallory
Fold and die : a Jordan Lacey mystery by Stella Whitelaw( Book )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jordan goes cruising to Norway, as the undercover bodyguard of Joanna Carter. When Jordan is charged with her client's murder, the supposedly leisurely cruise becomes a ship of danger
Midsummer madness by Stella Whitelaw( )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This novel follows the fortunes of talented actress Sophie Gresham as she struggles with the secret she is desperate to hide from her theatre company. Sophie is shocked when she realizes that Joe Harrison, their tough guest producer from New York, is in fact the penniless actor she once helped out in the days when she had more heart
Veil of death by Stella Whitelaw( Book )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Haughty Fiona Kimberley, stabbed to death shortly after her wedding, had all too many enemies in the quaint Cornish town of Porthcudden
Money never sleeps by Stella Whitelaw( )

9 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fancy Jones, bestselling crime writer, discovers that someone is trying to kill her. When she is invited to lecture at a writers' conference in the Derbyshire Dales, she leaps at the chance to leave London and hopefully escape the threat of her assassin
Mirror mirror by Stella Whitelaw( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Upon the death of her aunt, heiress Gina must go and live with her cousin. Frequently alone and unhappy, Gina has a habit of sleepwalking and has odd lapses of memory. Gina eventually inherits her grandfather's shipping business and works hard to ease some of the emotional pain of her youth. When Dr. Timothy Trenchard enters her life, she thinks she may at last have found some happiness. However, the cad leaves her at the altar on the day of their wedding. Now a strange presence is looking back at her in her own mirror-in the form of a pair of intense green eyes. What is going on?
Promise to obey by Stella Whitelaw( Book )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Jessica is charmed into accepting a job at grand Upton Hall she is not expecting to have to provide full time care for an autistic boy, an asthmatic girl, and the sharp-tongued Lady Grace, who is recuperating from hip replacement surgery. But her employer, Lucas, expects even more of his young employee. In his pursuit of a mother for his children he is determined to make Jessica his wife. But where is the children's mother? Fighting her attraction to the beguiling Lucas she is determined to keep her head. A disastrous affair with a London doctor has put her off men, but when he descends on Upton Hall, determined to win her back, Jessica's life is thrown into turmoil
Jazz and die by Stella Whitelaw( Book )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jordan Lacey, former policewoman-turned-private-investigator, needs work, so when dishy DCI James offers the job of guarding Maddy, unruly daughter of a famous jazz trumpeter, from a stalker, she accepts immediately and heads off to the festival in Dorset in her new sports car, the Wasp. But discovering DCI James's cold case involves a victim the same age as Maddy, and from the same school, Jordan is sure there is a link. Events escalate and Jordan must rely on her wits and training to keep Maddy safe. Once again she's on the heels of a cold-blooded murderer and is unstoppable in her determina
Hide and die by Stella Whitelaw( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grimalkin's tales : strange and wonderful cat stories by Stella Whitelaw( Book )

4 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wide berth by Stella Whitelaw( Book )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Casey Jones is forced to abandon her planned holiday and head to Acapulco to join the "Countess Aveline" after crew member Tracy Coleman vanishes into thin air. It's possible that Tracy jumped ship rather than work for Pierre Arbour, a man who gives new meaning to the term obnoxious, but Casey suspects that something rather more sinister has occurred
Portrait of a murder by Stella Whitelaw( Book )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harriet Dale is an insurance claims investigator and a talented, but out of work, actress. While untangling a stolen artwork claim, she comes across THE FRIGHTENED LADY, the portrait of Lady Eleanor Digby-Jones - victim of a two-hundred-year-old unsolved murder. The portrait also carries a curse. Anyone who moves it, dies. Axe Winston, an international art thief, and a lethally attractive man, spells danger. And for a moment, Harriet forgets the good advice given to her by DI Brice MacDonald - with dire consequences
Hide and die by Stella Whitelaw( Book )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fourth in the much-acclaimed Jordan Lacey series Jordan Lacey, Latching's intrepid and unconventional P.I., has two new cases to solve: a paternity dispute and a weird cross-dressing mystery. Neither case is as simple as it seems and during her roller-coaster investigations, she unearths more than she expects. She becomes entangled in a ten-year-old unsolved murder and it doesn't help when she is held hostage by a bull mastiff, engulfed by a freak tidal wave and poisoned by some suspicious parsley. Her own emotional dramas escalate when Detective Sergeant Ben Evans talks her into a holiday and Detective Inspector James, the object of her unrequited love, has a fit of old-fashioned jealousy
 
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Wave and die
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Pray and dieJest and dieDead slow aheadTurn and dieSpin and dieRing and dieSecond sittingFold and die : a Jordan Lacey mystery
Alternative Names
Stella Whitelaw Stella Whitelaw is a professional writer and journalist

Whitelaw, Stella 1941-

ホワイトロー, ステラ

Languages
English (98)