Donald Bain (writer)


Donald Bain (writer)

Donald Bain (born 1935) is a United States author and ghostwriter, having written over 80 books in his 40-year career. A graduate of Purdue University, he is the recipient of many writing awards. Bain is a professional jazz musician as well as a writer. He is married to Renée Paley-Bain, who is also a writer. Bain has two daughters, Laurie Bain Wilson (who is also a writer and author) and Pamela Bain Shippee (who is a teacher), and four grandsons, Alexander Bain Wilson, Zachary Shippee, Jake Shippee, and Luke Shippee. Bain's great-grandfather, Cornelius (Con) Daily was a major league baseball player.

Contents

Bibliography

The Coffee, Tea or Me? series

byline: Trudy Baker and Rachel Jones

  • Coffee, Tea or Me? (1967)
  • The Coffee Tea or Me Girls’ Round-the-World Diary (1970)
  • The Coffee Tea or Me Girls Lay It on the Line (1972)
  • The Coffee Tea or Me Girls Get Away From it All (1974)

The Murder, She Wrote series

byline: Jessica Fletcher and Donald Bain

  • Gin and Daggers (1st edition) (1989)
  • Manhattans and Murder (1994)
  • Rum and Razors (1995)
  • Brandy and Bullets (1995)
  • Martinis and Mayhem (1995)
  • A Deadly Judgment (1996)
  • A Palette for Murder (1996)
  • The Highland Fling Murders (1997)
  • Murder on the QE2 (1997)
  • Murder in Moscow (1998)
  • A Little Yuletide Murder (1998)
  • Murder at the Powderhorn Ranch (1999)
  • Knock 'em Dead (1999)
  • Gin and Daggers (2nd edition) (2000)
  • Trick or Treachery (2000)
  • Blood on the Vine (2001)
  • Murder in a Minor Key (2001)
  • Provence - to Die for (2002)
  • You Bet Your Life (2002)
  • Majoring in Murder (2003)
  • Destination Murder (2003)
  • Dying to Retire (2004)
  • A Vote for Murder (2004)
  • The Maine Mutiny (2005)
  • Margaritas and Murder (2005)
  • A Question of Murder (2006)
  • Three Strikes and You're Dead (2006)
  • Coffee, Tea, or Murder? (2007)
  • Panning For Murder (2007)
  • Murder on Parade (2008)
  • A Slaying in Savannah (2008)
  • Madison Avenue Shoot (2009)
  • A Fatal Feast (2009)
  • Nashville Noir (2010)
  • The Queen's Jewels (2010)
  • Skating on Thin Ice (2011)
  • The Fine Art of Murder (2011)
  • Trouble at High Tide (2012)
  • Domestic Malice (2012)

Various comedies

  • Tender Loving Care – byline: Joni Moura & Jackie Sutherland
  • Girlpower – byline: Kathy Cole & Donna Bain
  • How to Make a Good Airline Stewardess – byline: Cornelius Wohl & Bill Wenzel
  • If It Moves, Kiss It – byline: Joni Moura & Jackie Sutherland
  • We Gave at the Office – byline: Laura Mills & Pauline Burlick
  • Fly Me - byline: Cornelius Wohl & Bill Wenzel
  • Teachers Pet – byline: Janet McMillan & Mitzi Sims
  • The Casting Couch and Me – byline: Joan Wood
  • Wall Street & Broad – byline: Teri Palmer

The J.D. Hardin western series

byline: J.D. Hardin

  • Bloody Sands
  • The Spirit & the Flesh
  • Death Flotilla
  • The Lone Star Massacre
  • Raider’s Revenge
  • Raider’s Hell
  • Apache Gold
  • Bibles, Bullets & Brides
  • Death Lode

Other novels

  • The Airport Affair (1975) – byline: David Toma & Jack Pearl
  • The Affair of the Unhappy Hooker (1976) – byline: David Toma & Jack Pearl
  • Sado Cop (1976) – byline: Nick Vasile
  • A Member of the Family (1993) – byline: Nick Vasile
  • Raven (1987) – byline: Mike Lundy
  • Baby Farm (1987) – byline: Mike Lundy
  • Daughter of the Sand (1978) – byline: Pamela South
  • The Eagle & the Serpent (1982) – byline: Lee Jackson
  • Texas Lily (1987) – byline: Stephanie Blake

Biographies & Autobiographies

  • Murder HE Wrote: A Successful Writer's Life (2006) (Autobiography)

Other books

  • The Racing Flag (1965) – byline: Bloys Britt & Bill France
  • Veronica (1969) – byline: Veronica Lake
  • The Case Against Private Aviation (1969) – byline: Donald Bain
  • Long John Nebel (1974) – byline: Donald Bain
  • The Control of Candy Jones (1976) – byline: Donald Bain
  • Club Tropique (1978) – byline: Donald Bain
  • War in Illinois (1978) – byline: Donald Bain
  • Charlie & the Shawneetown Dame (2004) – byline: Donald Bain
  • Caviar, Caviar, Caviar (1981) – byline: Gerald M. Stein & Donald Bain
  • The "Girls" in the Newsroom (1983) – byline: Marjorie Margolies
  • The World’s Best Bartenders’ Guide (1998)– byline: Joseph Scott & Donald Bain

Unacknowledged books

A ghostwriter is often required to be anonymous as a part of the contract to write the book. Some sources claim Bain is the author of most of the mystery novels attributed to Margaret Truman, but Bain denies this.[1]

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