WorldCat Identities

Roberts, Gillian 1939-

Overview
Works: 41 works in 237 publications in 4 languages and 22,234 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Detective and mystery stories, American 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3557.R356, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gillian Roberts
Adam and evil : an Amanda Pepper mystery by Gillian Roberts( Book )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 1,354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teacher and sleuth Amanda Pepper investigates the strangulation of a teacher in her school in Philadelphia. Police suspect a student, but Amanda suspects the teacher's ex-husband or her sister to whom she lent money
The bluest blood : an Amanda Pepper mystery by Gillian Roberts( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 1,333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A book-burning minister is murdered in Philadelphia after trying to impose moral standards on a school library where his stepson was a pupil. Sleuth Amanda Pepper, a teacher at the school, suspects the killers were two boys, one of them the stepson
Claire and present danger by Gillian Roberts( Book )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Worried about the background of Emmie Cade, her son's enigmatic young fiancée, Claire Fairchild hires amateur sleuth Amanda Pepper to investigate some mysterious anonymous letters that hint at scandal--and worse--in Emmie's past
A hole in Juan : an Amanda Pepper mystery by Gillian Roberts( Book )

20 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philadelphia English teacher Amanda Pepper joins forces with her husband, C.K. Mackenzie, to investigate when a yearly tradition in which children play harmless pranks throughout the city on the night before Halloween turns deadly
Till the end of Tom : an Amanda Pepper mystery by Gillian Roberts( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philly Prep English teacher and part time sleuth Amanda Pepper searches for the killer of a man who left many enemies behind
Helen hath no fury : an Amanda Pepper mystery by Gillian Roberts( Book )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the day after a heated discussion of a fictional heroine's suicide, book group member Helen Coulter falls to her death from her roof garden. Helen's death is declared a suicide--a shocking end to a perfect life--but Amanda is skeptical. ... Amanda's investgations will draw her into a zone of great danger, where Helen Coulter's ice-hearted killer is once more ready to strike."--Page 4 of cover
All's well that ends : an Amanda Pepper mystery by Gillian Roberts( Book )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 1,138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With her in-laws scattered in the wake of a devastating hurricane and her husband C.K. determined to help them rebuild, Amanda Pepper plans to resign from Philly Prep, but first she must investigate the supposed suicide of a local woman
The mummers' curse : an Amanda Pepper mystery by Gillian Roberts( Book )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philidelphia schoolteacher Amanda Pepper is drawn into a murder investigation after she witnesses the murder of a New Year's mummer, and a friend, who happens to be the prime suspect, uses her for an alibi
In the dead of summer : an Amanda Pepper mystery by Gillian Roberts( Book )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and Japanese and held by 1,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summer school teacher Amanda Pepper probes a series of racial incidents, one of which leads to the murder of a Vietnamese student. White supremacist students are suspected
How I spent my summer vacation : an Amanda Pepper mystery by Gillian Roberts( Book )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While holidaying in Atlantic City, Amanda Pepper is offered a bed by a woman friend staying in a hotel. She accepts, only to spend the rest of her holiday chasing a killer who put a body in her friend's bed. But at least she has good company, her detective boyfriend
Philly stakes by Gillian Roberts( Book )

13 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a holiday meal for the homeless planned by Amanda Pepper's priviledged students at Philly Prep turns into a gourmet feast and leads to murder, Amanda must keep an appointment with a murderer
With friends like these-- : an Amanda Pepper mystery by Gillian Roberts( Book )

13 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and Japanese and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English teacher and amateur sleuth Amanda Pepper must solve the poisoning of a famous, but not well-loved, playwright
Caught dead in Philadelphia by Gillian Roberts( Book )

15 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philadelphia schoolteacher Amanda Pepper teams up with a cop named Mackenzie after she comes home one day to find that a friend has been murdered in front of her fireplace
I'd rather be in Philadelphia : an Amanda Pepper mystery by Gillian Roberts( Book )

11 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He says so. I believe him. He will kill me soon." As far as Amanda is concerned, this cry for help cannot be ignored. Her search for the desperate victim leads from the corridors of Philly Prep to the cobblestone streets of Society Hill, and the smooth avenues of the upscale Main Line. Along the way Amanda learns a startling lesson about deliberate brutality - and its unpredictable and cold-blooded consequences
Whatever doesn't kill you by Gillian Roberts( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Private investiogators Emma Howe and Billie August take on two cases: a mentally impaired young man accused of murdering a woman he met while jogging and a young woman in search of her biological mother
Time and trouble by Gillian Roberts( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Veteran PI Emma Howe and her newly hired assistant, Billy August, search for a missing girl, said to have been led astray by a cult. In the process they uncover two murders
Adam and evil by Gillian Roberts( )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Schoolteacher and sleuth Amanda Pepper takes her class to Philadelphia's public library only to find a young woman murdered and one of her students the prime suspect
You can write a mystery by Gillian Roberts( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides advice, examples, and exercises on the process of writing a mystery novel
Helen hath no fury by Gillian Roberts( )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amanda Pepper is not the usual gumshoe; she teaches English in one of Philadelphia's most exclusive schools. In a world of old families and solid wealth, Amanda's cases test her wit, wisdom, and social graces. During a lively discussion of The Awakening at Amanda's book club meeting, a member, Helen Coulter, vigorously denounces the main character's suicide as cowardly. When Helen tragically falls from the roof of her house the very next day, Amanda finds it very strange that the death is ruled a suicide. Immediately, she smells foul play. As she begins an investigation, Amanda will follow an increasingly dangerous path--one leading toward a cold-blooded killer ready to strike again
Till the end of Tom : [an Amanda Pepper mystery] by Gillian Roberts( Recording )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philly Prep English teacher and part time sleuth Amanda Pepper searches for the killer of a man who left many enemies behind
 
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The mummers' curse : an Amanda Pepper mystery
Alternative Names

controlled identityGreber, Judith

Gillian Roberts Amerikaans schrijver van misdaadromans

Greber, Judith 1939-

ロバーツ, ギリアン

Languages
English (183)

Japanese (14)

German (7)

Danish (1)

Covers
The bluest blood : an Amanda Pepper mysteryClaire and present dangerA hole in Juan : an Amanda Pepper mysteryTill the end of Tom : an Amanda Pepper mysteryHelen hath no fury : an Amanda Pepper mysteryAll's well that ends : an Amanda Pepper mysteryThe mummers' curse : an Amanda Pepper mysteryIn the dead of summer : an Amanda Pepper mystery