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Crusie, Jennifer

Overview
Works: 108 works in 1,269 publications in 23 languages and 51,807 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Romance fiction  Humorous fiction  Domestic fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  History  Chick lit  Erotic fiction  Legal stories  Ghost stories 
Roles: Author, Contributor
Classifications: PS3553.R7858, 813.6
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jennifer Crusie
Bet me by Jennifer Crusie( Book )

52 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 3,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agreeing not to pursue a relationship after one date, unlikely lovers Min Dobbs and Cal Morrisey are thrown together again in the wake of such factors as a jealous ex-boyfriend, a determined psychologist, and a bizarrely intelligent cat
Maybe this time by Jennifer Crusie( Book )

33 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

North Archer, Andie Miller's ex-husband, asks her to become the guardian of two orphans who have driven out three nannies already--and live in a haunted house! What follows is a hilarious adventure in exorcism, including a self-doubting parapsychologist, an annoyed medium, her Tarot-card reading mother, an avenging ex-mother-in-law, and, of course, her jealous fiancé. And just when Andie thinks things couldn't get more complicated, North shows up on the doorstep making her wonder if "maybe this time" things could be different between them
Agnes & the hitman by Jennifer Crusie( Book )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 2,679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rescued during a break-in by a hit man sent by the mob to protect her, food writer Agnes Crandall finds her situation further complicated by a missing cache of money that becomes a key factor in a Southern mafia wedding
Welcome to Temptation by Jennifer Crusie( Book )

62 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 2,617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No one's life is the same in Temptation, Ohio, after Sophie and Amy Dempsey arrive to make a documentary about the return of film star Clea Whipple
Don't look down by Jennifer Crusie( Book )

21 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 2,600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recruited to finish a four-day action movie shoot, commercial director Lucy Armstrong finds the job challenged by egomaniacal actors, her stunt director ex-husband, and a would-be killer
Faking it by Jennifer Crusie( Book )

60 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 11 languages and held by 2,578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Art forger/mural artist Matilda Goodnight is struggling to pay off the mortgage on the family business and keep the family secrets hidden. She hides in Clea Lewis's bedroom closet to steal back a forged painting and finds herself closeted with con man/thief Davy Dempsey. Everyone in Tilda's world is pretending to be someone else. All of them, are Faking It
Anyone but you by Jennifer Crusie( Book )

52 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 2,383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nina Askew, newly forty and divorced, wants a puppy, but what she gets is Fred...and an introduction to the gorgeous downstairs neighbor
Fast women by Jennifer Crusie( Book )

50 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: When a down-on-her-luck divorcee meets a determined-to-dominate detective, they find out that falling in love can be murder. Nell Dysart's in trouble. Weighed down by an inexplicable divorce and a loss of appetite for everything, Nell is sleepwalking through life until her best friend finagles a job for her with a shabby little detective agency that has lots of potential and a boss who looks easy to manage. Gabe McKenna isn't doing too well, either. His detective agency is wasting time on a blackmail case, his partner has decided he hates watching cheating spouses for money, and his ex-wife has just dumped him - again. The only thing that's going his way is that his new secretary looks efficient, boring, and biddable. But looks can be deceiving and soon Nell and Gabe are squaring off over embezzlement, business cards, vandalism, dog-napping, blackmail, Chinese food, unprofessional sex, and really ugly office furniture, all of which turn out to be the least of their problems. Because soon, somebody starts killing people. And shortly after that, they start falling in love.Following her divorce, Nell Dysart takes a job working for a detective agency and finds herself knee deep in embezzlement, bribery, blackmail, arson, adultery, murder, and passion with her boss, Gabe McKenna
Crazy for you by Jennifer Crusie( Book )

55 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 12 languages and held by 2,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic comedy in Ohio on Quinn McKenzie, whose live-in boyfriend, Bill, does not like dogs and takes her newly adopted one to the pound. Quinn's answer is to recuperate the dog and send Bill to the dogs. Now free of emotional attachment she sets her sights on Nick, her sister's ex-husband. Nick is not interested in new attachments and the game of love is on. By the author of Tell Me Lies
Tell me lies by Jennifer Crusie( Book )

53 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 2,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maddie Faraday knows she's having a bad day when she finds a pair of black lace panties under the front seat of her husband's car. To make things more complicated, C.L. Sturgis, her old high school flame, is back in town and still has a yen for her. Maddie wants to get even with her husband, but she wants to keep her reputation, too, and the juggling act that follows ends with great sex in C.L.'s backseat, which leads to gossip and a showdown with her husband. Things get rapidly out of hand as Maddie discovers that nobody's been telling her the truth: not her husband, not C.L., not her gossiping mother, not her secretive best friend, not even her eight-year-old daughter, Emily. And when her husband disappears, Maddie soon becomes the most-talked-about person in town. She is on a quest for answers, but will she survive long enough to discover the truth ... and rediscover the man she loves?
Manhunting by Jennifer Crusie( Book )

56 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Objective: Find man; must be rich, handsome, and successful. Kate Svenson is attractive, successful, a brilliant businesswoman--and miserable. After three failed engagements, she realizes it's time for a PLAN ... an organized agenda with a clear goal: finding Mr. Right
Getting rid of Bradley by Jennifer Crusie( Book )

50 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A contemporary romance follows Lucy Savage as she goes up against her cheating ex-husband, recovers from a horrid dye job that has left her hair green, and joins forces with sexy cop Zack Warren when someone tries to kill her
Strange bedpersons by Jennifer Crusie( Book )

46 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laid-back hippie Tess Newheart is still in love with her ex-boyfriend, social-climbing businessman Nick Jamieson. When Tess pretends to be his fiancee on a business trip that could make or break Nick's career, he struggles to change her ways while she struggles to change his heart
The Cinderella deal by Jennifer Crusie( Book )

30 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daisy Flattery agrees to pose as her neighbor's fiancée to help him get his dream job, but what will she be left with when the charade is over?
Wild ride by Jennifer Crusie( Book )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mary Alice Brannigan comes home to Ohio to restore the Dreamland amusement park, she doesn't expect to fall in love with a clown. Nor does she expect to find that she's the newest recruit in the Guardia, an elite team of demon fighters formed centuries before to guard the five Untouchables, the most powerful demons in the history of the world, now imprisoned right there in Dreamland
Charlie all night by Jennifer Crusie( Book )

32 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Radio producer Allie McGuffey plans to make her comeback by turning a friend into a star. Night after night, his voice seduces her, and all the other women listening in, over the airwaves
Trust me on this by Jennifer Crusie( Book )

27 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dennie Banks is an investigative reporter chasing down the biggest story of her career. Alec Prentice is a government agent working undercover to catch an elusive grifter. When they meet by accident, it's a case of mistaken identities at first sight. What they don't mistake is the instant attaction they have for each other, an attraction they'll do everything in their power to resist
What the lady wants by Jennifer Crusie( Book )

36 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mitch Peabody was learning fast that the life of a private detective was not all it was cracked up to be. Then Mae Sullivan walked through his door. Mae came with a case he couldn't afford to refuse, but was Mae only interested in catching the crooks who murdered her uncle or did the lady want to catch him?
Maybe this time by Jennifer Crusie( Recording )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

North Archer, Andie Miller's ex-husband, asks her to become the guardian of two orphans who have driven out three nannies already--and live in a haunted house! What follows is a hilarious adventure in exorcism, including a self-doubting parapsychologist, an annoyed medium, her Tarot-card reading mother, an avenging ex-mother-in-law, and, of course, her jealous fiancé. And just when Andie thinks things couldn't get more complicated, North shows up on the doorstep making her wonder if "maybe this time" things could be different between them
Flirting with Pride & prejudice : fresh perspectives on the original chick-lit masterpiece by Jennifer Crusie( Book )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leading authors in the areas of women's literature and romance explore the appeal of Austen's nineteenth century classic and discuss its notions of marriage, dating, feminine characteristics, and romance in such pieces as "Does This Petticoat Make Me Look Fat?' by Beth Kendrick
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identitySmith, Jennifer, 1949-

Crusie J. 1949-

Crusie, Jenny

Jennifer Crusie Amerikaans romanschrijfster

Jennifer Crusie écrivaine américaine

Jennifer Crusie escritora estadounidense

Krūzija, Dženifera

Smith, Jennifer 1949-

Smith, Jennifer Crusie

Smith, Jennifer Crusie 1949-

Дженифър Крузи

Круз Д. 1949-

Крузи Д. 1949-

Крузи, Дженифер

Крузи, Дженнифер

Смит Д. писатель, автор любовных романов 1949-

크루즈, 제니퍼

크루지, 제니퍼

クルージー, ジェニファー

ジェニファー・クルージー

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