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Temple, Lou Jane

Overview
Works: 14 works in 97 publications in 1 language and 6,102 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Historical fiction  History  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 spice box by Lou Jane Temple( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 883 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 is semisweet by Lou Jane Temple( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 880 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
Death du jour by Lou Jane Temple( Book )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 867 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
The cornbread killer by Lou Jane Temple( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 843 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
Red beans and vice by Lou Jane Temple( Book )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 781 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 )

17 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 722 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 )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 268 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 )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 258 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 )

5 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cornbread killer : a Heaven Lee mystery by Lou Jane Temple( Book )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Just before Evelyn's murdered, Heaven Lee finds out that she's taking kickbacks from the local restaurateurs involved in the festival. Of course, Heaven also has the pleasure of finding Evelyn's body, which makes her a prime suspect in the eyes of the local police. But just because she's about to be falsely accused of murder doesn't mean the unflappable Heaven is going to slow down. The show must go on, and Heaven's headed back to the kitchen with the rest of her crew to cook up some more soul food and get the music started, all while avoiding becoming the killer's next target."--Jacket
The big platter cookbook : cooking and entertaining family style by Lou Jane Temple( )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 148 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
Death by rhubard by Lou Jane Temple( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The big platter cookbook : cooking and entertaining for a crowd by Lou Jane Temple( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Culinary mysteries : a taste of murder( Recording )

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

 
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The cornbread killer
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Death is semisweetDeath du jourThe cornbread killerRed beans and viceBread on arrivalDeath by rhubarbRevenge of the barbeque queensA stiff risotto