Books by Kathy Lynn Emerson
aka
Kate Emerson
Kaitlyn Dunnett
Kaitlyn Gorton

Below you will find a complete list of published books written by Kathy Lynn Emerson
Mysteries are listed first, then historical novels, romance, nonfiction, and children's books.

 

 

Chronological Summary of Books and Stories in the Face Down Mystery Series featuring Susanna, Lady Appleton

and the spinoff Mistress Jaffrey Mysteries

 

“The Body in the Dovecote” (1552)

 

“Much Ado About Murder” (1556)

 

Face Down in the Marrow-Bone Pie (1559)
hardcover: St. Martin’s Press, 1997
paperback: Kensington Mystery, 2000
large print: Delphi Books, 2005

“The Rubaiyat of Nicholas Baldwin” (1559)

 

Face Down Upon an Herbal (1561)
hardcover: St. Martin’s Press, 1998
paperback: Kensington Mystery, 2000
large print: Delphi Books, 2006

“Lady Appleton and the London Man” (1562)

 

Face Down Among the Winchester Geese (1563)
hardcover: St. Martin’s Press, 1999
paperback: Kensington Mystery, 2001
large print: Delphi Books, 2007

“Lady Appleton and the Cautionary Herbal” (1564)

 

Face Down Beneath the Eleanor Cross (1565)
hardcover: St. Martin’s Minotaur, 2000
paperback: Kensington Mystery, 2001
large print: Delphi Books, 2009

Face Down Under the Wych Elm (1567)
hardcover: St. Martin’s Minotaur, 2000
paperback: Kensington Mystery, 2002

Face Down Before Rebel Hooves (1569)
hardcover: St. Martin’s Minotaur, 2001
paperback: Kensington Mystery, 2003

“The Riddle of the Woolsack” (1569)

 

Face Down Across the Western Sea (1571)
hardcover: St. Martin’s Minotaur, 2002

please note that there is no paperback edition of this book

“Lady Appleton and the Cripplegate Chrisoms” (1572)

 

“Lady Appleton and the Bristol Crystals” (1572)

 

Face Down Below the Banqueting House (1573)
trade paperback: Perseverance Press, 2005

Face Down Beside St. Anne's Well (1575)
trade paperback: Perseverance Press, 2006

“Encore for a Neck Verse” (1576)

 

“Confusions Most Monstrous” (1577)

 

“Death by Devil's Turnips” (1577)

 

Face Down O’er the Border (1577)
trade paperback: Perseverance Press, 2007

“Any Means Short of Murder” (1579)

 

“A Wondrous Violent Motion” (1580)

 

“Lady Appleton and the Creature of the Night” (1581)

 

Murder in the Queen’s Wardrobe (1582/3)

hardcover: Severn House, 2014 UK; 2015 US

trade paperback: Severn House, 2015

large print: Severn House, 2015

 

Murder in the Merchant’s Hall (1583)

hardcover: Severn House, 2015

trade paperback: Severn House, 2016

large print: Severn House, 2016

 

Murder in a Cornish Alehouse (1584)

hardcover: Severn House (UK), 2016

hardcover: Severn House (US), 2017

 

“The Curse of the Figure Flinger” (1585)

“Lady Appleton and the Yuletide Hogglers” (1586)

Collections of Short Stories:

Murders and Other Confusions: The Chronicles of Susanna, Lady Appleton, Gentlewoman, Herbalist, and Sleuth
hardcover and trade paperback: Crippen & Landru, 2004
Different Times, Different Crimes
trade paperback: Wildside Press, spring 2017

assorted short stories, past and present, including some featuring Lady Appleton

 

All Face Down and Mistress Jaffrey novels and the two collections of short stories are available as ebooks.

 

Diana Spaulding Mysteries

Deadlier than the Pen ~ set in March 1888
hardcover: Pemberley Press, 2004
trade paperback: Pemberley Press, 2005
large print edition: Pemberley Press, 2009

 

“The Kenduskeag Killer” set in Bangor, Maine in early April 1888 and featuring Dr. Ben Northcote

 

“The Telltale Twinkle” set in New York City in early April 1888 and featuring Diana Spaulding

 

Fatal as a Fallen Woman ~ set in April 1888
hardcover: Pemberley Press, 2005
trade paperback: Pemberley Press, 2006

No Mortal Reason ~ set in May 1888
trade paperback: Pemberley Press, 2007

Lethal Legend ~ set in June 1888
trade paperback: Pemberley Press, 2008

“The Curse of the Vampire’s Ghost” ~ set in Bangor, Maine and Boston, Massachusetts in September 1888 and featuring Maggie Northcote

 

All Diana Spaulding novels are available as ebooks, as is the collection, Different Times, Different Crimes which includes all three short stories.

 

Liss MacCrimmon Scottish-American Heritage Mysteries (w/a Kaitlyn Dunnett)

ebooks are available for all titles
Kilt Dead
hardcover: Kensington, 2007

large print: Center Point, 2007
paperback: Kensington, 2008
Scone Cold Dead
hardcover: Kensington, 2008

large print: Center Point 2008
paperback: Kensington, 2009
A Wee Christmas Homicide
hardcover: Kensington, 2009

paperback: Kensington, 2010
The Corpse Wore Tartan
hardcover: Kensington, 2010

large print: Center Point 2010
paperback: Kensington, 2011
Scotched
hardcover: Kensington, 2011

large print: Center Point, 2011
paperback: Kensington, 2012
Bagpipes, Brides and Homicides
hardcover: Kensington, 2012

large print: Center Point, 2012

paperback: Kensington, 2013

Vampires, Bones, and Treacle Scones

hardcover: Kensington, 2013

large print: Center Point, 2013

paperback: Kensington, 2014

Ho-Ho Homicide

hardcover: Kensington, 2014

large print: Center Point, 2014

paperback: Kensington, 2015

The Scottie Barked at Midnight

hardcover: Kensington, 2015

large print: Center Point, 2015

paperback: Kensington, 2016

Kilt at the Highland Games

hardcover: Kensington, 2016

audiobook: Dreamscape, 2016

 

Secrets of the Tudor Court Series (w/a Kate Emerson)

NOTE: These are historical novels, not historical mystery or historical romance

ebooks and audiobooks (from Audible.com) are available for all these titles

The Pleasure Palace
trade paperback: Pocket Books, 2009
Between Two Queens
trade paperback: Pocket Books, 2010
By Royal Decree
trade paperback: Gallery Books, 2010
At the King's Pleasure
trade paperback: Gallery Books, 2012
The King's Damsel
trade paperback: Gallery Books, 2012

Royal Inheritance

trade paperback: Gallery Books, 2013

 

Romance Novels

(all these are mass market paperbacks, now out of print but available as ebooks)

That Special Smile, Bantam Loveswept #913
Tried and True, Bantam Loveswept #895
Sight Unseen, Bantam Loveswept #883 (ebook title: The E-Mail Order Bride)
Relative Strangers, Bantam Loveswept #860
Sleepwalking Beauty, Bantam Loveswept #835
Separated Sisters, Silhouette Special Edition #1092 (w/a Kaitlyn Gorton) (ebook title: Family Lies)
Love Thy Neighbor, Bantam Loveswept #825
Hearth, Home and Hope, Silhouette Special Edition #942 (w/a Kaitlyn Gorton) (ebook title: The Rapunzel Trap)
The Green Rose, Harper Monogram, 1994 (historical)
Unquiet Hearts, Harper Monogram, 1994 (historical)
Firebrand, Harper Monogram, 1993 (historical)
Echoes and Illusions, Harper Monogram, 1993 (reissued 1996)
Winter Tapestry, Harper Paperbacks, 1991(historical)
Cloud Castles, Silhouette Intimate Moments # 307 (w/a Kaitlyn Gorton)

 

Book Length Nonfiction

How to Write Killer Historical Mysteries: The Art and Adventure of Sleuthing Through the Past (Perseverance Press, 2008); still in print; also available as an ebook

 

The Writer’s Guide to Everyday Life in Renaissance England (Writer's Digest Books, 1996; out of print); available in a revised and enlarged ebook edition

 

Wives and Daughters: The Women of Sixteenth Century England (Whitston Publishing, 1984) This has been replaced by a revised and greatly enlarged online version titled A Who's Who of Tudor Women: http:/www.KateEmersonHistoricals.com/TudorWomenIndex.htm

 

Books for Children ages 8-12 (out of print)

The Mystery of the Missing Bagpipes, Avon Camelot, 1991
Making Headlines: A Biography of Nellie Bly, Dillon Press, 1989
Julia's Mending, Orchard Books, 1987
The Mystery of Hilliard's Castle, Down East Books, 1985

Young Adult Romantic Suspense (ebook only)

Someday (2001)



 

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last updated 1/1/17