WorldCat Identities

Burke, Jan

Overview
Works: 101 works in 419 publications in 2 languages and 30,255 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Suspense fiction 
Classifications: PS3552.U72326, 813.54
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Most widely held works by Jan Burke
Bones : an Irene Kelly mystery by Jan Burke ( Book )
27 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 2,252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A serial killer leads authorities in Nevada to the graves of his women victims which he has secretly booby trapped. A grave explodes, killing several people and he escapes in the confusion, but reporter Irene Kelly survives and goes after him. When Julia Sayre disappeared, her family sought help from reporter Irene Kelly. But only one person knew where to find Sayre: her killer
Kidnapped by Jan Burke ( Book )
17 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 2,251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Irene Kelly's articles profiling missing children run in the Las Piernas Express, she anticipates the renewed public interest and the deluge of phone tips and remembered clues; she even anticipates the renewed pain of the anguished parents
Flight : a novel of suspense by Jan Burke ( Book )
15 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frank Harriman is called in to investigate when a Las Piernas police detective disappears while under suspicion of murder
Bloodlines : an Irene Kelly novel by Jan Burke ( Book )
25 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 1,965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Investigating an attempt on the life of his mentor, reporter Jack Corrigan, young Conn O'Connor struggles to find a connection between a bloodstained car, a missing yacht, and a stolen infant heir, a mystery that deepens years later when fledgling reporter Irene Kelly explores a young man's claim that he is the missing baby
The messenger : a novel by Jan Burke ( Book )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two centuries ago, Tyler Hawthorne bargained for his life. In exchange, he became a Messenger, one who hears the final thoughts of the dying, and conveys their last messages to their loved ones. Since that time, his life has been nomadic and solitary until he meets Amanda Clark in the foothills above Los Angeles and grows closer to her, unaware that he is being pursued by an old enemy who will stop at nothing to destroy him, or that he can only leave his role of the Messenger behind at a dreadful cost
Nine : a novel of suspense by Jan Burke ( Book )
17 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
LAPD homicide detective Alex Hartwick tackles a perplexing case in which all the victims in a series of murders are on the FBI's Most Wanted list, a situation that is further complicated when his own nephew is implicated
Hocus : an Irene Kelly mystery by Jan Burke ( Book )
25 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In California, a police officer is abducted by two men for publicity purposes. The pair want police to reopen the case of their murdered father, claiming a policeman was a party to the killing. Newspaper reporter Irene Kelly, the wife of the abducted policeman, tries to obtain his release
Disturbance by Jan Burke ( Book )
11 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Despite her reporter's nose for trouble, Irene Kelly's life has almost returned to normal, the Las Piernas News Express wobbles along in defiance of its financial woes, and with the help of her husband, Frank, and a good therapist, she has recovered from the debilitating post traumatic stress disorder that haunted her after her near fatal encounter with notorious serial killer Nick Parrish. Then she receives some unwelcome news: Parrish, once thought permanently paralyzed by the injuries he sustained fleeing recapture, is walking again. And the rumor among the Moths, Parrish's online fan club, is that he is coming after Irene
Remember me, Irene : an Irene Kelly mystery by Jan Burke ( Book )
18 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reporter Irene Kelly of Las Piernas, California, investigates the death of her high school teacher who became a street person. It turns out that shortly before his death the teacher visited a number of influential people and showed them a photograph. A tale of corruption and murder. By the author of Dear Irene
Liar : an Irene Kelly mystery by Jan Burke ( Book )
17 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 1,478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In California, reporter Irene Kelly investigates why an uncle and aunt left their fortune to her, rather than to their son. As she digs, skeletons come tumbling out the family cupboard
Goodnight, Irene by Jan Burke ( Book )
19 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and French and held by 1,423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a fellow reporter is blown up while investigating an unsolved murder from 1955, Irene Kelly is determined to solve the mystery despite the threat of death
Dear Irene : an Irene Kelly mystery by Jan Burke ( Book )
13 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 1,314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reporter Irene Kelly matches wits with a killer who is giving her advance notice of his kills with riddles from Greek mythology. He signs himself Thanatos, as the Greeks called death, addresses her as Cassandra, the woman who told the truth but whom no one believed, and warns that Clio will be the first to die, a reference to the muse of history. The very same night a woman professor is murdered
Sweet dreams, Irene by Jan Burke ( Book )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Irene Kelly, a California newspaper reporter, investigates a satanic cult operating in a shelter for the homeless, scene of some gruesome murders. Irene is kidnapped and undergoes a beating
Writing mysteries : a handbook ( Book )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Weaves advice and experience from today's top mystery authors (Michael Connelly, Ann Rule, Lawrence Block, Tess Gerritson, and more) into a comprehensive mystery writing "how-to" guide
Goodnight, Irene by Jan Burke ( )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The morning after Irene says goodnight to her old journalist friend O'Connor, he is killed suddenly upon opening a letter bomb. As the smoke clears, a devastated Irene determines to find the mail-bomber by tracing threads of an unsolved crime from 1955--the same cold case O'Connor had been obsessed with
Dear Irene by Jan Burke ( )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Intrepid investigative reporter Irene Kelly begins receiving letters from a psychotic pen pal. It seems someone is bent on creating a real life Greek tragedy--and in this play, everyone is supposed to die
Hocus an Irene Kelly novel by Jan Burke ( )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Irene's sleuthing is put to the ultimate test when her husband is taken hostage by a terrorist organization calling itself Hocus
Sweet dreams, Irene by Jan Burke ( )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As the race for District Attorney heats up the mudslinging begins, and soon one candidate's son is branded a satanist. He claims innocence, but chilling events soon point intrepid news reporter Irene toward a greater conspiracy
Remember me, Irene by Jan Burke ( )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Investigative reporter Irene Kelly encounters an unexpected blast from the past in Las Pernas--a city where people will kill to keep a secret
Bones by Jan Burke ( )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Investigative reporter Irene Kelly joins a team leading a serial killer into the Sierra Nevadas to locate the graves of his victims
 
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Alternative Names
バーク, ジャン
Languages
English (269)
French (3)
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