WorldCat Identities

Adamson, Lydia

Overview
Works: 71 works in 307 publications in 2 languages and 15,480 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Christmas stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3551.D3954, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lydia Adamson
A cat on stage left : an Alice Nestleton mystery by Lydia Adamson( Book )

22 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The off-Broadway actress, Alice Nestleton, who moonlights as a cat sitter, is offered $2,500 to board a cat. But the owner is murdered and the cat turns out to be only a stuffed toy. Alice investigates
A cat of one's own : an Alice Nestleton mystery by Lydia Adamson( Book )

17 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 1,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Alice Nestleton finds a cat for her old friend Amanda Avery, Amanda is murdered, and the only witness is a silent witness: the half-tan, half-black cat named Jake
A cat under the mistletoe : an Alice Nestleton mystery by Lydia Adamson( Book )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 1,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a visit to an animal psychologist with her cat, New York actress Lydia Adamson gets tired of waiting and enters the office. She finds the psychologist dead, a tape recorder playing her voice. Lydia investigates, with help of the cat
A cat on jingle bell rock : an Alice Nestleton mystery by Lydia Adamson( Book )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 1,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For years, a soup kitchen in New York received money from a donor. The year it fails to arrive sleuth Alice Nestleton discovers he was murdered and no one knows by whom. She decides to find out
A cat on a beach blanket : an Alice Nestleton mystery by Lydia Adamson( Book )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While house-sitting at the Hamptons, Alice attends a poetry reading that ends with the featured poet blown to bits in a booby trapped car. She is convinced a bell-wearing feral cat is the key to the puzzle
A cat on the bus : an Alice Nestleton mystery by Lydia Adamson( Book )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an ordinary ride aboard a crosstown bus leaves Alice Nestleton an eyewitness to a bizarre and senseless multiple homicide, by a killer who leaves her cat behind, she is asked to assist the NYPD as a consultant on the case
A cat with the blues : an Alice Nestleton mystery by Lydia Adamson( Book )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Alice Nestleton is cat-sitting a beautiful Russian Blue--who also happens to be the center of a raging custody battle. Sidney and Beatrice Woburn are fighting over Frenchy ... so Alice, at the request of the lawyer, is keeping the cat company in the couple's luxurious high-rise apartment. But this profitable job is turning perilous ..."--Back cover
A cat named Brat : an Alice Nestleton mystery by Lydia Adamson( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hired to house-sit for Brat, the hyperactive cat belonging to New York guidebook author Louis Montag, while his owner tries to work, actress and sleuth Alice Nestleton is stunned when, on her first day, she is attacked, her employer is murdered, and Bartvanishes
A cat of a different color : an Alice Nestleton mystery by Lydia Adamson( Book )

17 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mystery cat takes a talented actress--turned sleuth-- behind the scenes, for murder
A cat in the wings : an Alice Nestleton mystery by Lydia Adamson( Book )

11 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and Czech and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the body of a former ballet great is discovered dressed like a derelict and shot dead and the murder is pinned on her close friend, Alice Nestleton looks for clues among New York's homeless to find the real killer
A cat in wolf's clothing : an Alice Nestleton mystery by Lydia Adamson( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part-time actress, amateur sleuth, and cat expert Alice Nestleton becomes involved in the search for a serial killer who is stalking New York's cat owners, and she stumbles into a mysterious cult devoted to felines--and murder
A cat with no clue : an Alice Nestleton mystery by Lydia Adamson( Book )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Actress and amateur sleuth Alice Nestleton finds herself the prime suspect in the killings of two of her actor friends after she presents a fancy annniversary meal for the happy couple only to have them die of food poisoning, and the only witnesses are the victims' two young kittens
A cat on the cutting edge : an Alice Nestleton mystery by Lydia Adamson( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mystery cat takes a talented actress--turned sleuth-- behind the scenes, for murder
A cat with a fiddle : an Alice Nestleton mystery by Lydia Adamson( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cat-sitting sleuth discover a sinister string quartet is playing her song--music for murder
Dr. Nightingale comes home : a Deirdre Quinn Nightingale mystery by Lydia Adamson( Book )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After her best friend is found dead, supposedly killed by wild dogs, Didi uses her investigative skills to try to solve the death and in turn save her struggling veterinary practice in rural New York state
Dr. Nightingale follows a canine clue : a Deirdre Quinn Nightingale mystery by Lydia Adamson( Book )

6 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cat in the manger by Lydia Adamson( Book )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and Czech and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Off-off Broadway actress-turned-sleuth Alice Nestleton is just crazy about cats. She's hoping for a merry little Christmas peacefully cat-sitting at a sprawling Long Island estate, where she expects to be greeted by eight howling Himalayans. Instead, she finds herself face to bloody face with a grisly corpse. Alice has unwittingly stepped into a deadly conspiracy of high-stakes horse racing
Dr. Nightingale seeks greener pastures : a Deirdre Quinn Nightingale mystery by Lydia Adamson( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Didi Nightingale finds a famous horse doctor mysteriously murdered and his widow offers her a hefty sum to edit his unfinished book, Didi is pulled into a conspiracy where the stakes are high and life seems to be cheap
A cat named Brat by Lydia Adamson( Recording )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice Nestleton investigates the murder of a reclusive New York writer who had hired her to look after his cat while he worked
A cat by any other name : an Alice Nestleton mystery by Lydia Adamson( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A catnip garden yields a bumper crop of murder for an actress-turned-sleuth."
 
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A cat on stage left : an Alice Nestleton mystery
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English (191)

Czech (2)

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A cat of one's own : an Alice Nestleton mysteryA cat under the mistletoe : an Alice Nestleton mysteryA cat on jingle bell rock : an Alice Nestleton mysteryA cat on a beach blanket : an Alice Nestleton mysteryA cat on the bus : an Alice Nestleton mysteryA cat with the blues : an Alice Nestleton mysteryA cat named Brat : an Alice Nestleton mysteryA cat of a different color : an Alice Nestleton mystery