WorldCat Identities

Kingsbury, Kate

Overview
Works: 40 works in 216 publications in 1 language and 10,729 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Christmas stories  History  Detective and mystery fiction  Historical fiction  Ghost stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3561.I4875, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Kate Kingsbury
 
Most widely held works by Kate Kingsbury
Ringing in murder by Kate Kingsbury( Book )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the midst of her preparations for a festive holiday celebration at the Pennyfoot Hotel and her friend Madeline's upcoming wedding, Cecily Sinclair Baxter must turn sleuth when a mysterious fire breaks out in a upstairs room, killing two guests, and Cecily's only clue is a pair of missing Christmas crackers
No clue at the inn by Kate Kingsbury( Book )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Pennyfoot hotel mystery
Shrouds of holly by Kate Kingsbury( Book )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hotel proprietor Cecily Sinclair Baxter's holiday season becomes even more frantic when she sends her husband, Baxter, and stable manager, Samuel, into the woods to cut holly to decorate the ballroom of the Pennyfoot Hotel in Badger's End, England, and their coach returns an hour later with the horse, the holly, and the dead body of the newly wealthy Gavin Hargrove--and no sign of Baxter or Sam
Slay bells by Kate Kingsbury( Book )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a holiday party at the Pennyfoot Hotel during which the children of Badger's End can meet with Father Christmas, the man playing the role of St. Nicholas turns up dead, along with one of his helpers, and Cecily Sinclair Baxter, suspicious about the police version of the crime, undertakes her own investigation into the killing
Decked with folly by Kate Kingsbury( Book )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's the holiday season and the Pennyfoot staff is brimming with anticipation. But when a former employee is found dead, the proprietor, Cecily, starts feeling more jinxed than jolly
Berried alive by Kate Kingsbury( Book )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In World War II England, the quiet village of Sitting Marsh becomes the site of the mysterious poisoning of 4 red-haired American servicemen. Now Elizabeth Hartleigh Compton, the lady of Manor House, must root out who's behind the murders -- and why -- before another soldier succumbs
Wedding rows by Kate Kingsbury( Book )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The townspeople of Sitting Marsh finally have a reason to celebrate as wedding preparations begin for a local couple, but when the blessed day ends in murder, Elizabeth Hartleigh Compton, the lady of Manor House, is on the case
An unmentionable murder by Kate Kingsbury( Book )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mystery centers around the death of a not very likable man, Clyde Morgan, who, as usual, Lady Elizabeth finds reason to believe died of foul play rather than the suicide the local police are ready to write it off as. In addition, there's the sub-storyline of who's been stealing the ladies' underwear off the clotheslines around the village, Elizabeth's ongoing romance with an American Air Corp Major, and a mystery surrounding Martin, Elizabeth's sometimes senile butler
Mistletoe and mayhem by Kate Kingsbury( Book )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a footman and a new maid are seen kissing under the bough and then turn up dead afterwards, the downstairs staff at the Pennyfoot Hotel is convinced a serial killer is among them ... perhaps the mysterious guest known only as J. Mortimer. It's up to Cecily Sinclair Baxter and her staff to discover the murderer
Herald of death by Kate Kingsbury( Book )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Christmas Angel is a welcome sight during the winter season--but not this year. A killer is afoot in Badger's End, cutting a lock of hair from his victims and sticking a gold angel on their foreheads. Cecily Sinclair Baxter already promised her husband that she'd take a hiatus from sleuthing. But three killings have created a blizzard of bad publicity--and guests are canceling their hotel reservations. She will have to find the angel of death before he strikes again, leaving murder under the tree
The clue is in the pudding by Kate Kingsbury( Book )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cecily Sinclair Baxter could use a Christmas miracle. Mrs. Chubb, the Pennyfoot's housekeeper, must travel up north for a family emergency, and Cecily needs a temporary replacement. The agency doesn't have much to offer on short notice during this busy time of year. But they have someone--Beatrice Tucker--who turns out to be more of a curse. She fights with just about everyone, including Archibald Armitage. Star of the London stage, Armitage is staying at the Pennyfoot this holiday season. His presence turns out to be a blessing after he rescues the stable manager's dog from drowning in the icy duck pond. But not everyone in Badgers End is a fan of the actor ... When Armitage drops dead after Beatrice serves him some plum pudding, everyone assumes the huffy housekeeper is the culprit. But as Cecily begins to investigate, the list of suspects grows, and solving this case may not be as easy as pie ... or pudding"--
Fire when ready by Kate Kingsbury( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There is no evidence that Sitting Marsh's munitions factory had been bombed by the Luftwaffe, so it is up to Lady Elizabeth Hartleigh Compton to discern who in the sleepy little community sabotaged the plant and killed the owner
Mulled murder by Kate Kingsbury( Book )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This holiday season at the Pennyfoot, the head count is down-but the body count is up. With one of her housemaids leaving to get married, Cecily Sinclair Baxter wants nothing more for Christmas than some good help. Instead of visions of sugar plums, she's calling the plumber to deal with flooded bathrooms. Then there's the surly new janitor, who acts like he got coal in his stocking. But as Cecily scrambles to hire and train new staff in time for the holidays, one of her guests is beyond help. Gerald Evans is found stabbed to death on the beach, and Cecily soon discovers he was a private investigator from London looking into dark doings involving the Pennyfoot. Who among the staff or guests was being pursued, and what secret drove that person to cold-blooded murder?"--
Dead and breakfast by Kate Kingsbury( Book )

7 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melanie West and her grandmother Liza buy a purportedly haunted mansion with plans to turn it into a Bed and Breakfast, but they find a very real skeleton in their closet. In addition to dealing with the police, their own amateur investigation, the closed-mouthed town, their renovation, and a friendly ghost playing tricks, they find a new body that looks chillingly similar to Melanie herself. It's up to Melanie and Liza to get to the bottom of these murders to save their business and their lives. --
A bicycle built for murder by Kate Kingsbury( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabeth Hartleigh Compton, lady of the Manor House in the quiet village of Sitting Marsh in World War II England, has a wealth of suspects to choose from when she sets out to investigate the death of a boy-crazy teenager
Death is in the air by Kate Kingsbury( Book )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the height of World War II, the quiet English village of Sitting Marsh is thrown into turmoil by the murder of a local girl, a killing in which an escaped German pilot becomes the prime suspect, but local matriarch Elizabeth Hartleigh-Compton begins to suspect that something far more sinister is going on. Original
For whom death tolls by Kate Kingsbury( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dig deep for murder by Kate Kingsbury( Book )

6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paint by murder by Kate Kingsbury( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the village of Sitting Marsh, England, as World War II rages on, Lady Elizabeth Hartleigh Compton sets out to solve the puzzling murder of her quiet, seascape-painting tenant, Basil Thorncroft, and get to the bottom of a rumor about the arrival of German spies
Maid to murder by Kate Kingsbury( Book )

6 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When three maids of the Pennyfoot Hotel are discovered dead--each missing one shoe--Cecily wants answers. But with such a peculiar crime, she has no idea where to begin. It looks like the only thing she can do is wait--for the other shoe to drop
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityKingsley, Allison

controlled identityRoberts, Doreen, 1934-

キングズバリー, ケイト

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English (161)

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No clue at the innShrouds of hollySlay bellsDecked with follyBerried aliveWedding rowsAn unmentionable murderMistletoe and mayhem