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James, Dean (Darryl Dean)

Overview
Works: 13 works in 78 publications in 1 language and 4,515 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Stories, plots, etc  Bio-bibliography  Catalogs  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery fiction  Handbooks and manuals  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Short stories  Dictionaries 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PS374.D4, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Dean James
By a woman's hand : a guide to mystery fiction by women by Jean Swanson( Book )

13 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Over 200 profiles of acclaimed authors, book plots and titles, popular mystery characters, and more"--Cover
Death dines in( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An assortment of culinary mystery tales features such works as "License to Koi" by Carole Nelson Douglas, Parnell Hall's "Lethal Luncheon," Lyn Hamilton's "Start Terror at Tea-Time," and other stories by notable mystery writers
Decorated to death by Dean James( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The arrival of the flamboyant, obnoxious TV decorating star Hezekia "Zeke" Harwood in the peaceful Bedforshire village of Snupperton Mumsley at the invitation of Lady Prunella Bliterington, who has asked him to redecorate her drawing room, leads to disaster when Harwood turns up dead and Simon Kirby-Jones must investigate to prove that the prime suspect, Lady Prunella, is innocent
Baked to death : a Simon Kirby-Jones mystery by Dean James( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writer, vampire, and sleuth extraordinaire Simon Kirby-Jones becomes immersed in medieval mayhem when a renaissance fair comes to town bringing with it Tristan Lovelace, the man who made him a vampire, and murder. 20,000 first prinitng
Posted to death : a Simon Kirby-Jones mystery by Dean James( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Luckily for Simon, a dandy new drug has made blooksucking and sun damage passe. Which makes it possible for him to work himself into the daily life of Snupperton Mumsley. While attending a meeting of SMADS (the Snupperton Mumsley Amateur Dramatic Society), a fierce contretemps brews between Lady Prunell Blitherington, the pompous matriarch of the village's "first family" and Abigail Winterton, the mean-spirited post-mistress, over which play to perform."--Jacket
Faked to death : a Simon Kirby-Jones mystery by Dean James( Book )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American vampire sleuth Simon Kirby-Jones is invited to be a speaker at a writer's workshop at Kinsale House, but finds himself hunting a killer when someone impersonating bestselling mystery author Dorinda Darlington is murdered
Killer books : a reader's guide to exploring the popular world of mystery and suspense by Jean Swanson( Book )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to the mystery genre uses readers' tastes in subject matter, genre, movies, and TV shows to discover which mystery writers they will most enjoy
The Robert B. Parker companion by Dean James( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA
The Dick Francis companion by Jean Swanson( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Closer than the bones by Dean James( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Tucker McElroy summons her proteges - ostensibly to help her with her memoirs. In truth, she suspects one is a killer
Death by dissertation by Dean James( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A translation and study of the Chronicon Monasterii de Abingdon by Dean James( )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Posted to Death Simon Kirby-Jones Mystery Series, Book 1 by Dean James( )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the New York Times bestselling author of the Cat in the Stacks Mystery Series, a traditional British village cozy mystery series...with a twist!"Sure to revolutionize the traditional British cozy and win the hearts of fans everywhere." ⁰́₃Publishers Weekly"A delightful English village whodunit filled with some of the most eccentric characters you'll ever run across in a mystery novel." ⁰́₃The Denver PostAmateur sleuth Simon Kirby-Jones is looking forward to settling into his new home in the quaint British village of Snupperton⁰́₄despite a few potential challenges. Not only is Simon an American, but he's also a gay vampire who controls his vampiric urges and sun sensitivity with an effective medication.Delighted to be in the cozy English village of his dreams, he's eager to make Snupperton his home, and joins the fundraising committee of the local church. But at the first meeting, an argument breaks out between the town matriarch Lady Prunella Blitherington, and the nosy village postmaster, Abigail Winterton.When Abigail is found murdered the next day, Simon determines to reveal the murderer in town⁰́₄and in the process discovers all the delightfully sordid secrets of Snupperton!
 
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By a woman's hand : a guide to mystery fiction by women
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Languages
English (78)

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Death dines inDecorated to deathBaked to death : a Simon Kirby-Jones mysteryPosted to death : a Simon Kirby-Jones mysteryFaked to death : a Simon Kirby-Jones mysteryKiller books : a reader's guide to exploring the popular world of mystery and suspenseThe Robert B. Parker companionThe Dick Francis companion