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Temple, Lou Jane

Overview
Works: 14 works in 80 publications in 1 language and 6,371 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Cookbooks  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3570.E535, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lou Jane Temple
The cornbread killer by Lou Jane Temple( Book )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 1,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A culinary crime novel featuring several recipes from sleuth and chef Heaven Lee of Kansas City. She investigates the electrocution of the organizer of a jazz festival
The spice box by Lou Jane Temple( Book )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fleeing the Irish potato famine to build a new life in New York City, Bridget takes a job as a cook for the wealthy, powerful Isaac Gold, but her first day ends in tragedy when she stumbles upon the body of her employer's youngest son
Death du jour by Lou Jane Temple( Book )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the midst of the revolutionary fervor sweeping 1790 Paris, Fanny Delarue, a young cook for a wealthy family, and her head chef, Henri, embark on a high-stakes investigation into the murder of Etienne de la Porte, Henri's mentor
Death is semisweet by Lou Jane Temple( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chef-turned-sleuth Heaven Lee heads back into action when the fiftieth anniversary celebration of Foster's Chocolates, a family-owned business in Heaven's native Kansas City, is marred by a sniper who shoots down a blimp advertising the event
Red beans and vice by Lou Jane Temple( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While visiting New Orleans to help the Sisters of the Holy trinity hold their annual benefit dinner, Chef Heaven Lee of Kansas City becomes the prime suspect in the murder of her old friend's husband
Bread on arrival by Lou Jane Temple( Book )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Restaurateur Heaven Lee investigates two murders during a convention of bread bakers in Kansas City, including that of a world-famous baker. Lots of recipes and detail on the making of bread
Death by rhubarb by Lou Jane Temple( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Heaven Lee is sassy, brassy, and street-smart. She's also one of Kansas City's premier caterers. With a string of failed careers and stalled marriages be hind her, Heaven's finally found her true love - Cafe Heaven, a trendy restaurant in midtown 39th. Open mike night at Cafe Heaven gets pretty hairy, but Heaven is shocked when lovely lawyer Tasha Arnold drops dead from poisoning mid-dinner. With the law and word-of-mouth threatening to close her down, Heaven does what any chef worth her salt would - she turns sleuth. But asking questions on a mean street like 39th gets Heaven into hot water. Somewhere out there is a killer who could turn Kansas City's favorite killer into Kansas City's freshest corpse"--Page 2 of cover
Revenge of the barbeque queens by Lou Jane Temple( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Heaven Lee is judging the barbeque contest, trouble seems to stick to her apron. Although she's Kansas City's premier restaurateur and a helluva barbeque queen, this time around Heaven Lee is just a judge at the Barbeque World Series. But that doesn't stop her from getting in the soup. And that's just where Heaven finds herself when she discovers the upended body of champion barbeque cook er and giant pain Pigpen Hopkins sticking out of a potent pot of his extra-special secret barbeque sauce. Unfortunately, heaven has had problems with the law before, and even though she came out clean, this is one sticky mess that's hard to explain. With the town up to its ears in high-rolling barbeque experts, the prize money is enough to send anyone gunning for the top spot. But when someone takes a shot at Heaven in the dark of night and then aims for a celebrated cookbook author, the competition is more than tough-it's murder."--BOOK COVER
A stiff risotto by Lou Jane Temple( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The big platter cookbook : cooking and entertaining family style by Lou Jane Temple( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains a collection of over one hundred recipes designed for feeding large parties, organized by season, and including appetizers, seafood, ethnic specialties, meat dishes, and vegetarian entrees. Includes photographs
Red beans and vice by Lou Jane Temple( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chef and restaurateur Heaven Lee has gotten into plenty of scrapes in her hometown of Kansas City, Missouri. This time around, she's cooking up trouble in New Orleans while visiting to help the Sisters of the Holy Trinity hold their annual benefit dinner. The convent is having financial problems and only Heaven Lee's culinary creativity can offer hope. Unfortunately, before she can really get cooking, Heaven's old friend Mary's husband, HeavelkjTruely Whitten, coffee importer and native New Orleanian, is found murdered with Heaven's own knife. To make matters worse, the convent's sacred cross simultaneously turns up missing. When she becomes the prime suspect, Heaven has no choice but to put her pots and pans aside and pursue the villain in order to both clear her own name and get dinner on the table in time for the big benefit. Heaven's smart, saucy attitude spurs her on in the search for the vicious murderer as well as for the perfect New Orleans dish to serve the Sisters. When all else fails, she finds the answers to both puzzles right under her own nose, saving the day and serving up a new signature Heaven Lee dish, Nola Pie. The delectable dessert is guaranteed to tantalize readers' taste buds and the satisfying mystery will leave them begging for seconds
Culinary mysteries : a taste of murder( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cornbread killer by Lou Jane Temple( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kansas City chef Heaven Lee is one tough cookie. Not only can she slice, dice, and julienne the finest food in town, she's got nerves of steel to match her culinary skills. From deadly barbeques to bodies in dough, one things for sure: Heaven Lee can outsmart and outcook them all. Heaven Lee is tackling the world of soul food and jazz . When a big jazz festival comes to town, the chief organizer is murdered. Of course Heaven Lee was around for the murder and gets fingered as a suspect, along with many other Kansas City residents who also seemed to dislike her. But the festival must go on, so Heaven and the rest of her crew have to cook and get the music started all while avoiding becoming the killer's next target
 
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The cornbread killer
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The spice boxDeath du jourDeath is semisweetRed beans and viceBread on arrivalDeath by rhubarbRevenge of the barbeque queensA stiff risottoThe big platter cookbook : cooking and entertaining family style