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Amanda Cross

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Amanda Cross is the pseudonymous author of the bestselling Kate Fansler mysteries, of which Honest Doubt is the thirteenth. As Carolyn G. Heilbrun, she is the Avalon Foundation Professor in the Humanities Emerita at Columbia University. She has served as president of the Modern Language Association as well as vice president of the Authors Guild. Dr. Heilbrun is also the author of Writing a Woman's Life, Hamlet's Mother and Other Women, The Education of a Woman: The Life of Gloria Steinem, and, most recently, the New York Times Notable Book The Last Gift of Time: Life Beyond Sixty.

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An Imperfect Spy

Written by Amanda Cross


Format: Trade Paperback
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: March 1, 1995
Price: $15.00

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An Imperfect Spy

Written by Amanda Cross


Format: eBook
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: July 27, 2011
Price: $11.99

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The Collected Stories of Amanda Cross

Written by Amanda Cross


Format: eBook, 192 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: August 17, 2011
Price: $11.99

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The Collected Stories of Amanda Cross

Written by Amanda Cross


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: January 20, 1998
Price: $15.00

Amanda Cross is a master of the American literary whodunit. In her delicately menacing short fiction, assembled here in one volume, dangerous impulses seize the most unlikely individuals, and everyday existence is fast eclipsed by the bizarre. Among the compelling intrigues: The cold-blooded murder of Mrs. Byron Lloyd, shot dead during... Read more >
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Death in a Tenured Position

Written by Amanda Cross


Format: Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: Fawcett
On Sale: June 12, 1986
Price: $6.99

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The Edge of Doom

Written by Amanda Cross


Format: Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Fawcett
On Sale: November 4, 2003
Price: $7.99

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The Edge of Doom

Written by Amanda Cross


Format: eBook
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: October 29, 2002
Price: $7.99

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Honest Doubt

Written by Amanda Cross


Format: Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Fawcett
On Sale: November 27, 2001
Price: $6.99

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Honest Doubt

Written by Amanda Cross


Format: eBook, 256 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $6.99

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In the Last Analysis

Written by Amanda Cross


Format: Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Fawcett
On Sale: January 2, 2001
Price: $7.99

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In the Last Analysis

Written by Amanda Cross


Format: eBook, 224 pages
Publisher: Fawcett
On Sale: July 13, 2011
Price: $7.99

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The James Joyce Murder

Written by Amanda Cross


Format: Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: Fawcett
On Sale: February 12, 1987
Price: $7.99

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No Word from Winifred

Written by Amanda Cross


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: January 3, 1995
Price: $19.00

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Poetic Justice

Written by Amanda Cross


Format: Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Fawcett
On Sale: January 30, 2001
Price: $7.99

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Poetic Justice

Written by Amanda Cross


Format: eBook, 224 pages
Publisher: Fawcett
On Sale: July 27, 2011
Price: $7.99

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The Puzzled Heart

Written by Amanda Cross


Format: Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Fawcett
On Sale: December 26, 1998
Price: $7.99

Kate Fansler's husband, Reed, has been kidnapped--and will be killed unless Kate obeys the carefully delineated directives of a ransom note. Tormented by her own puzzled heart, Kate seeks solace and wise counsel from both old friends and new. But who precisely is the enemy? Is he or she a vengeful... Read more >
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The Puzzled Heart

Written by Amanda Cross


Format: eBook, 256 pages
Publisher: Fawcett
On Sale: July 13, 2011
Price: $7.99

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Sweet Death, Kind Death

Written by Amanda Cross


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: March 1, 1995
Price: $15.00

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The Theban Mysteries

Written by Amanda Cross


Format: Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Fawcett
On Sale: April 3, 2001
Price: $7.99

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The Theban Mysteries

Written by Amanda Cross


Format: eBook, 224 pages
Publisher: Fawcett
On Sale: July 13, 2011
Price: $7.99

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