WorldCat Identities

Ripley, Ann

Overview
Works: 23 works in 137 publications in 1 language and 8,697 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Christmas stories  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery stories, American 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3568.I598, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ann Ripley
Death in the orchid garden : a gardening mystery by Ann Ripley( Book )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louise Eldridge, host of a PBS show, Gardening with Nature, is on location to the Hawaiian island of Kauai, the lush setting for an elite botanical conference. Louise has scheduled a panel featuring an explosive mix of egos and agenda from plant explorer and entrepreneur Dr. Bruce Bouting, pharmaceutical company consultant Dr. Matthew Flynn, environmentalist Dr. Charles Reuter and Pacific Island plant expert Dr. Tom Schoonover. But on a sunset walk along the beach, Louise discovers one of these men dead, the deep wound gouged at the base of his skull definitely not sustained from a fall off a cliff. As another botanist perishes, Louise once again turns amateur detective to solve the murders
Summer garden murder : a gardening mystery by Ann Ripley( Book )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Garden show host Louise Eldridge finds her career and life in danger when she is accused of murdering a former mental patient who harbored a grudge against her, and as she sets out to dig up the truth, she unearths dark secrets about her neighbors
Harvest of murder by Ann Ripley( Book )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louise Eldridge, a tv gardening show host, investigates the murder of a Dr. Peter Whiting, an eccentric old biologist with wild stories about his discoveries in the Amazon
Death at the Spring plant sale : a gardening mystery by Ann Ripley( Book )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hoping to get some good deals at the Bethesda Garden Club's spring plant sale, Louise Eldridge, Host of "Gardening with Nature," finds herself cultivating a murder investigation instead when the club president is murdered
The Christmas garden affair : a gardening mystery by Ann Ripley( Book )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Bunny Bainfield, the sexy host of "Bunny in the Garden," is murdered at the First Lady's exclusive Christmas conference on native plants, Louise Eldrige, star of her own PBS garden show, must weed through a wealth of suspects to catch a killer
Death of a political plant by Ann Ripley( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

TV gardener Louise Eldridge, who is married to a Washington CIA agent, receives a call from a college beau, a journalist in town to do a political story. The Eldridges put him up in their house and several days later find him dead in a neighbor's fish pond. Louise investigates
The garden tour affair by Ann Ripley( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While filming a garden in Connecticut for her TV program, producer and sleuth Louise Eldridge is called to investigate the murder of a specialist in plant engineering. Lots of details on gardens and gardening
Death of a garden pest by Ann Ripley( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Organic gardener and sleuth Louise Eldridge hosts a TV show in Virginia, delighting environmentalists and alarming chemical corporations. When a murder occurs, some people see an opportunity to frame her
Mulch by Ann Ripley( Book )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Organic gardener-turned-sleuth Louise Eldridge discovers that life is not always rosy, when, while mulching her yard with neighbors' clippings, she discovers body parts in some of the bags
The perennial killer by Ann Ripley( Book )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On location in Colorado to film an episode of her syndicated gardening televioun show, amateur sleuth Louise Eldridge stumbles upon the corpse of a local rancher, shot to death and left draped over his own backyard fence, and finds herself matching wits with a host of suspects, a CIA investigation into her own husband, and a very ruthless killer. Original
Death of a garden pest by Ann Ripley( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mulch by Ann Ripley( Recording )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amateur gardener and housewife Louise Eldridge has big plans for her family's new Sylvan Valley home, situated among the flowers of suburban Washington, D.C. society. But barely has she turned the topsoil when her organic mulching unearths the unidentifiable remains of a murder victim
Death of a garden pest by Ann Ripley( Recording )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The society maven that amateur gardener Louise Eldridge replaced turns on her and picks a fight in the studio of Louise's public television show. Louise finds herself the prime suspect when the other woman is murdered
Death of a political plant by Ann Ripley( Recording )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigative journalist Jay McCormick is on a secret assignment in the Washington D.C. area. But he also takes time to visit his old flame Louise Eldridge. His visit is cut short when he surfaces as a corpse in a neighbor's fish bond
The garden tour affair by Ann Ripley( Recording )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Louise Eldridge is taking her popular television show, Gardening With Nature, on location to film a garden tour at the historic Litchfield Falls Inn. It's a weekend in the country that promises rest, relaxation, and some of New England's most beautiful gardens. But the grapevine whispers of warring lovers, botanical scams, academic scandals, and family finagling"--Container
Chickadee chickadee bang bang by Ann Ripley( )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

-- --Publishers Weekly "Ripley's entertaining second series outing is a tasty option for foodie mystery fans. "₇--
Die, die birdie by Ann Ripley( )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mulch (7 discs) by Ann Ripley( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Fowl of the house of usher by Ann Ripley( )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Death of a garden pest (6 discs) by Ann Ripley( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Death in the orchid garden : a gardening mystery
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Summer garden murder : a gardening mysteryHarvest of murderDeath at the Spring plant sale : a gardening mysteryThe Christmas garden affair : a gardening mysteryDeath of a political plantThe garden tour affairDeath of a garden pestMulch
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English (131)