Joanne Fluke

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Joanne Fluke (born c. 1943 in Swanville, Minnesota) is an American writer.

Personal life[edit]

According to the author's webpage, "while pursuing her writing career, Joanne has worked as: a public school teacher, a psychologist, a musician, a private detective’s assistant, a corporate, legal, and pharmaceutical secretary, a short order cook, a florist’s assistant, a caterer and party planner, a computer consultant on a now-defunct operating system, a production assistant on a TV quiz show, half of a screenwriting team with her husband, and a mother, wife, and homemaker." [1]

She is married and lives with her husband, children, and stepchildren in Southern California.[2] She also has "three dogs, one elderly tabby, and several noisy rats in the attic."[3]

Bibliography[edit]

As Joanne Fluke[edit]

Hannah Swensen series[4]

  • Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder (2001)
  • Strawberry Shortcake Murder (2002)
  • Blueberry Muffin Murder (2002)
  • Lemon Meringue Pie Murder (2003)
  • Fudge Cupcake Murder (2004)
  • Sugar Cookie Murder (2004)
  • Peach Cobbler Murder (2005)
  • Cherry Cheesecake Murder (2006)
  • Key Lime Pie Murder (2007)
  • "Candy Cane Murder" (October 2007) (novella)
  • Carrot Cake Murder (2008)
  • Cream Puff Murder (March 2009)
  • Plum Pudding Murder (October 2009)
  • Apple Turnover Murder (February 2010)
  • Gingerbread Cookie Murder (October 2010) (novella)
  • Devil's Food Cake Murder (February 2011)
  • Cinnamon Roll Murder (February 2012)
  • Red Velvet Cupcake Murder (February 2013)
  • "Joanne Fluke’s LAKE EDEN COOKBOOK" (September 2013)
  • Blackberry Pie Murder (February 2014)

Other Works[5]

  • The Stepchild (1980)
  • The Other Child (1983; reprinted August 2014)
  • Winter Chill (1984; reprinted August 2013)
  • Cold Judgment (1985; reprinted October 2014)
  • Vengeance is Mine (1986)
  • Video Kill (1989; reprinted May 2013)
  • Final Appeal (1989)
  • Dead Giveaway (1990; reprinted April 2014)
  • The Dead Girl (1993)
  • Fatal Identity (1993)
  • Deadly Memories (1995)
  • Sugar and Spice (2006) (A collaborative with Fern Michaels, Beverly Barton, and Shirley Jump)

Under Pseudonyms[edit]

Fluke has been published under several pseudonyms, including Jo Gibson, Chris Hunter, John Fisher, Kathryn Kirkwood and Gina Jackson.[citation needed]

Teen Thrillers (as Jo Gibson)[6]

Regency Romances (as Kathryn Kirkwood)

  • A Match for Melissa
  • A Season for Samantha
  • A Husband for Holly
  • A Valentine for Vanessa
  • A Match for Mother (novella)
  • A Townhouse for Tessa
  • Winter Kittens (novella)

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