WorldCat Identities

Churchill, Jill 1943-

Overview
Works: 72 works in 487 publications in 3 languages and 27,070 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Historical fiction  Christmas stories  Christmas fiction  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PS3553.H85, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jill Churchill
A midsummer night's scream : a Jane Jeffry mystery by Jill Churchill( Book )

20 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having donated a theater to a local university, drama department benefactor Shelley invites Jane Jeffry to help her sample cuisine by new caterers, until a new production's cast member is found dead under suspicious circumstances
Bell, book, and scandal : a Jane Jeffry mystery by Jill Churchill( Book )

21 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 1,641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the wake of a murder at a local mystery writers' convention, aspiring novelist and part-time investigator Jane Jeffry and her sidekick, Shelley, investigate to find out who might be responsible for poisoning a legendary editor
The house of seven Mabels : a Jane Jeffry mystery by Jill Churchill( Book )

20 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 1,638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jane and her best friend Shelley Nowick are asked to be the decorators for a big house renovation being done by a group of feminists. As the project proceeds, it's haunted by a series of malicious pranks and a suspicious death
Who's sorry now? : a Grace & Favor mystery by Jill Churchill( Book )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 1,573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Making the acquaintances of a young widow and her German grandfather, new arrivals in the Depression-era Hudson Valley, Robert Brewster and his sister, Lily, fear for their new friends' safety when a swastika is found painted on the widow's window
A groom with a view : a Jane Jeffry mystery by Jill Churchill( Book )

24 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 1,564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sleuth and wedding consultant Jane Jeffry of Chicago investigates the murder of a bride's dressmaker. There might be a connection to a treasure, said to be buried on the premises. The wedding was held in a former monastery
It had to be you : a Grace & Favor mystery by Jill Churchill( Book )

21 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Working at a local nursing home to help preserve Grace and Favor Cottage, former high society siblings Robert and Lily Brewster investigate the suspicious death of a patient despite a challenging number of suspects
Mulch ado about nothing : a Jane Jeffry mystery by Jill Churchill( Book )

21 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and Japanese and held by 1,548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jane investigates a murder connected to her new gardening class with the help of her police detective boyfriend
Love for sale : a Grace & Favor mystery by Jill Churchill( Book )

17 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and Japanese and held by 1,538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sister and brother Lily and Robert Brewster, raised in the lap of luxury, may no longer have apenny to their names, but at least they have a roof over their heads--which is more than many can say inthis bleak November of 1932
Someone to watch over me : a Grace and Favor mystery by Jill Churchill( Book )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and Japanese and held by 1,505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After the Crash of '29 ... Lily and Robert Brewater take up residence in their late great-uncle Horatio's estate in a small town near Hyde Park. ... Lily has been recently accepted into the local Ladies League. ... Robert decides to do some much needed renovations ... with rather disastrous results."--Jacket
The accidental florist : a Jane Jeffry mystery by Jill Churchill( Book )

13 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Encumbered by her overbearing future mother-in-law's schemes for her wedding, Jane Jeffry signs up for a self-defense class but finds herself enmeshed in a dangerous investigation when one of her classmates is murdered
The merchant of menace : a Jane Jeffry mystery by Jill Churchill( Book )

27 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and Japanese and held by 1,370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widowed sleuth Jane Jeffry investigates the murder of a reporter who gate-crashed her Christmas caroling party in search of juicy scandals of suburban life. The list of suspects is a long one as the man was something of a muckraker
Fear of frying by Jill Churchill( Book )

20 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and Japanese and held by 1,308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sleuths Jane Jeffry and Shelley Nowack of Chicago discover the body of a car salesman, only to have it disappear. Not only that, the salesman is safe and well. But the next day the salesman is killed. What's going on?
War and peas by Jill Churchill( Book )

15 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and Japanese and held by 1,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A re-enactment of a Civil War battle in Illinois ends in a woman being accidentally shot. But was it in fact an accident? The victim, Regina Palmer, director of the local museum, had lots of enemies. Jane Jeffry, one of the participants in the battle, investigates
Silence of the hams : a Jane Jeffry mystery by Jill Churchill( Book )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a pompous attorney dies in a bizarre accident, most people are secretly relieved until the victim's most obnoxious employee comes to a similar end, placing Jane Jeffrey in the middle of a difficult case
A farewell to yarns : a Jane Jeffry mystery by Jill Churchill( Book )

20 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life is hectic enough for suburban single mom Jane Jeffrey this Christmas season--what with her having to survive cutthroat church bazaar politics and finish knitting the afghan from Hell at the same time. The last thing the harried homemaker needs is an unwelcome visit from old acquaintance Phyllis Wagner and her ill-mannered brat of a teenage son. And the Wagner picture becomes even more complicated when a dead body is woven into the design. Solving a murder, however, is a lot more interesting than knitting, so Jane's determined to sew the whole thing up. But with a plethora of suspects and the appearance of a second corpse, this deadly tapestry is getting quite complex indeed. And Jane has to be very careful not to get strangled herself by the twisted threads shes attempting to unravel
Grime and punishment : a Jane Jeffry mystery by Jill Churchill( Book )

24 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an unpopular cleaning lady is strangled to death with a vacuum cleaner cord, Jane Jeffry, a single mom with an eye for mysteries, finds time between PTA meetings and car pools to do some sleuthing
A quiche before dying : a Jane Jeffry mystery by Jill Churchill( Book )

14 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With her kids away for the summer, Jane Jeffry enrolls in a writing course at the community center and gets an opportunity to practice her sleuthing skills when a classmate keels over dead during a class party
The class menagerie by Jill Churchill( Book )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a corpse turns up during a gathering of her friend Shelley's former high school girls' club, Jane Jeffry must get to the bottom of a shocking senior year scandal
From here to paternity : a Jane Jeffry mystery by Jill Churchill( Book )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vacationing at a Colorado ski resort with a couple of friends and an assortment of offspring, suburban sleuth Jane Jeffry is horrified when she careens into a snowman that hides a dead body inside of it
Anything goes : a grace and favor mystery by Jill Churchill( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The crash of 1929 has ended the party for high-living New Yorkers Lily Brewster and her brother Robert and takes them from the upper echelons of the idle rich and deposits them to the lowly depths of the disillusioned poor. However, rescue arrives in the form of their recently deceased great-uncle Horation who bequeaths to them Grace and Favor "Cottage" which is really a great sprawling mansion. And there's a fortune to go with it, but only if they reside there for ten years
 
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The accidental florist : a Jane Jeffry mystery
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Bell, book, and scandal : a Jane Jeffry mysteryThe house of seven Mabels : a Jane Jeffry mysteryWho's sorry now? : a Grace & Favor mysteryA groom with a view : a Jane Jeffry mysteryIt had to be you : a Grace & Favor mysteryMulch ado about nothing : a Jane Jeffry mysteryLove for sale : a Grace & Favor mysterySomeone to watch over me : a Grace and Favor mystery
Alternative Names

controlled identityBrooks, Janice Young, 1943-

Brooks, Janice Young

Brooks, Janice Young, 1943-

Churchill, J.

Janice Young Brooks

Jill Churchill Amerikaans romanschrijfster

ジル・チャーチル

チャーチル, ジル

Languages
English (312)

Japanese (27)

Italian (1)