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Jan Burke

Author of Bones

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Jan Burke, an award-winning mystery writer, holds the distinction of being the first woman novelist to win the Ellery Queen Mystery Readers' Award. She was also awarded an Edgar for her Novel, Bones. Her popular mystery series features the newspaper writer Irene Kelly, who lives and works in Southern California. Burke was born in Texas. With her family she moved to Southern California when she was a young girl. She attended California State University, Long Beach, earning a degree in history. After graduating, she worked for several years as a manager of a manufacturing plant. Her first novel, Goodnight Irene, was written during those years. Goodnight Irene was well received and the Irene Kelly series has grown in popularity with each subsequent novel. Other notable works from the series are Dear Irene and Hocus. Her works include Bloodlines, Kidnapped, The Messenger, and Disturbance. (Bowker Author Biography) Jan Burke has won the Edgar Award, the Macavity Award & the Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine Readers Award. She lives in Southern California. (Publisher Provided)
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Bones 575 copies, 11 reviews
Goodnight, Irene 479 copies, 7 reviews
Flight 378 copies, 5 reviews
Kidnapped 328 copies, 7 reviews
Bloodlines 320 copies, 4 reviews
Dear Irene, 283 copies, 6 reviews
Nine 282 copies, 5 reviews
Sweet Dreams, Irene 271 copies, 2 reviews
Hocus 260 copies, 2 reviews
Liar 252 copies, 4 reviews
Remember Me, Irene 251 copies, 3 reviews
The Messenger 169 copies, 10 reviews
Disturbance 115 copies, 3 reviews
Eighteen 78 copies, 1 review
Games Creatures Play (Contributor) 170 copies, 8 reviews
Malice Domestic 6 (Contributor) 81 copies, 3 reviews
Crime Through Time III (Contributor) 79 copies, 2 reviews
Crime through Time II (Contributor) 76 copies, 1 review
The Mystery Box (Contributor) 72 copies, 4 reviews
Creature Cozies (Contributor) 50 copies, 2 reviews
Irreconcilable Differences (Contributor) 31 copies, 2 reviews
Death Cruise: Crime Stories on the Open Seas (Contributor) 30 copies, 2 reviews
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