WorldCat Identities

Laurence, Janet

Overview
Works: 40 works in 159 publications in 3 languages and 5,152 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Detective and mystery fiction  Cookbooks  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6062.A795, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Janet Laurence
Death at the table by Janet Laurence( Book )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wine-and-dine show on British television is disrupted by the death on camera of an Australian vineyard owner. Culinary writer and part-time detective Darina Lisle, also taking part in the program, proceeds to search for the killer which places her life in danger
Recipe for death by Janet Laurence( Book )

12 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To visit Fry's Farm, Darina hopes for an idyllic rural interlude and, perhaps, a flirtation with Simon, whose Somerset restaurant is in the same vicinity. What Darina finds on the farm, however, is a puzzling hostility focused on Simon. Verity's stolid mother, sullen sister, and savvy fiance, all display seething resentments where the appealing young man is concerned. But before the confused visitor can sort out their thorny history, sudden death strikes Fry's Farm
Canaletto and the case of the Westminster Bridge by Janet Laurence( Book )

10 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a visit to London, the 18th century Venetian painter Canaletto clears the name of a jailed young woman who saved his life after he was attacked. A case of murder and corruption surrounding the building of Westminster Bridge
Hotel Morgue by Janet Laurence( Book )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turbulent relations of the establishment's troubled owners, a bewildered blond widow and her grown stepson, whose icy blue eyes hold a compelling appeal. And while Darina grows increasingly more intrigued with this enigmatic pair, William is busy investigating the murder of a beautiful employee of another, far more elegant local hotel, piecing together the dead woman's scandalous affairs with the help of his able assistant, Pat James, a pert young female detective
A tasty way to die by Janet Laurence( Book )

13 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gourmet cook Darina Lisle agrees to help out at her friend Eve's catering business, and all is good fun until Eve's assistant dies, poisoned by a deadly mushroom that seems to have been meant for Eve
Death and the epicure by Janet Laurence( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Owner of a local delicatessen. Soon tragedy strikes in Finer Foods' demonstration kitchen - was it accident or murder? When a second death is only narrowly averted, Darina becomes convinced that the police are on the wrong track. Darina soon finds herself doing some tricky international investigating on her own. As she becomes more deeply involved in the mysteries surrounding Finer Foods, will she be able to solve this difficult recipe for murder?
A deepe coffyn by Janet Laurence( Book )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and German and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beim jährlichen Treffen der Gesellschaft für historische Kochkunst wird deren Vorsitzender ermordet. Zahlreiche Symposiumsteilnehmer sind verdächtig, auch die Köchin Darina Lisle, die alles daran setzt, den wahren Mörder zu entlarven
To kill the past by Janet Laurence( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman awakens in a hospital, not knowing who she is. She is told she was in a car accident in which a close relative was killed and that she inherited a country estate. Acquaintances and relatives are hostile and Felicity Frear--that is here name--cannot understand why. Nor can she recognize them. Even living in the house she's apparently known since childhood does nothing to clear her amnesia. One day the phone rings and a cold, detached voice says, "Now that you are back I want what is mine."
Appetite for death by Janet Laurence( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Death à la Provençale by Janet Laurence( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diet for death by Janet Laurence( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Canaletto and the case of the privy garden by Janet Laurence( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Canaletto and the case of Bonnie Prince Charlie by Janet Laurence( Book )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the third novel in the series in which Italian artist Canaletto plays sleuth in London in the 1740s. This time, Canaletto is asked to act as spy during the expected visit of Bonnie Prince Charlie to Badminton Park, which Canelleto is commissioned to paint
The food and cooking of Scandinavia : Sweden - Norway - Denmark : 150 authentic regional recipes shown in 800 stunning photographs by Anna Mosesson( Book )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Features a fascinating overview of the landscapes, festivals and celebrations of each individual country, as well as an exploration of their unique cuisines and a comprehensive guide to the famous ingredients of the region, including game, cured fish, almonds, cloudberries and dill."--Back cover
The food and cooking of Norway : traditions, ingredients, tastes, techniques and over 60 classic recipes by Janet Laurence( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deadly inheritance : an Ursula Grandison mystery by Janet Laurence( Book )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American Ursula Grandison accompanies Belle Seldon to visit her sister, Helen, Countess of Mountstanton, commissioned by their father, multi-millionaire Chauncey Seldon, to discover what is wrong with Helen's marriage and what has happened to her dowry. At decaying stately Mountstanton House, Ursula finds the Earl is a cold fish, the Dowager Countess of Mountstanton the mother-in-law from hell, and Helen has not forgiven her for stealing her great love. Ursula discovers the drowned body of Polly, the nursemaid, thought to have deserted the household. Neither the Earl's brother, Colonel Charles
The Scandinavian cookbook : fresh and fragrant cooking of Sweden, Denmark and Norway by Anna Mosesson( Book )

2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discover the delights and distinctive tastes of Scandinavian cuisine! This book features recipes from Sweden, Norway, and Denmark, along with an overview of the landscapes, festivals and celebrations of each country
A little Scandinavian cookbook by Janet Laurence( Book )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fatal freedom : an Ursula Grandison mystery by Janet Laurence( Book )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London 1903: American Ursula Grandison is once again involved with murder, this time in London. As she struggles to make a living in a society where women have few rights and little freedom, she teams up with old friend and private investigator Thomas Jackman, who soon finds himself once again drawing on Ursula's investigative abilities as they battle to save an innocent woman from the noose. Set against a background of Edwardian constraints and the fight for women's suffrage, Ursula and Jackman gradually realise they are up against a subtle and dangerous killer who strikes again before they can close the case
 
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Death at the table
Alternative Names
Janet Laurence British writer

Laurence, J.

Lisle, Julia

Languages
English (110)

German (4)

Spanish (3)

Covers
Canaletto and the case of the Westminster BridgeHotel MorgueA tasty way to dieDeath and the epicureA deepe coffynAppetite for deathDeath à la ProvençaleDiet for death