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Jill Churchill

(Janice Young Brooks)
USA flag (b.1943)

aka Amanda Singer, Valerie Vayle, Janice Young Brooks

Jill Churchill has won the Agatha and Macavity Mystery Readers Awards and was nominated for an Anthony Award for her bestselling Jane Jeffry series. She is also the author of the highly acclaimed Grace and Favor mysteries and lives in the Midwest.

Genres: Cozy Mystery, Historical Mystery, Inspirational
   Ozark Legacy (1975) (as by Amanda Singer)
   Forbidden Fires (1977) (as by Janice Young Brooks)
   In Love's Own Time (1977) (as by Janice Young Brooks)
   Seventrees (1981) (as by Janice Young Brooks)
   Still the Mighty Waters (1983) (as by Janice Young Brooks)
   Our Lives, Our Fortunes (1984) (as by Janice Young Brooks)
   Mistress of the Night (1985) (as by Valerie Vayle)
   Glory (1985) (as by Janice Young Brooks)
   Season of Desire (1986) (as by Janice Young Brooks)
   The Circling Years (1986) (as by Janice Young Brooks)
   Nightfire (1986) (as by Valerie Vayle)
   Crown Sable (1987) (as by Janice Young Brooks)
   Cinnamon Wharf (1988) (as by Janice Young Brooks)
   Guests of the Emperor (1989) (as by Janice Young Brooks)
   The Herron Heritage (1992) (as by Janice Young Brooks)
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Non fiction
   Kings and Queens (1975) (as by Janice Young Brooks)
Jill Churchill recommends
Murder on A Bad Hair Day (1996)
(Southern Sisters, book 2)
Anne George
"Truly delightful, laugh-out-loud fun!"
Sympathy For the Devil (1998)
(Madeline Bean Culinary Mystery, book 1)
Jerrilyn Farmer
"Madeline Bean is charming, the food is devine, and the Hollywood background is juicy."
Roots of Murder (1999)
(Gardening Mystery, book 1)
Janis Harrison
"Janis Harrison's Roots of Murder has a wonderful sense of place, culture, and horticulture and is a very good mystery besides."
Hanging Hannah (2000)
(Jane Stuart and Winky, book 2)
Evan Marshall
"The Jane and Winky series is as cozy as a kitten - with tiny sharp claws."
Birthday Party Murder (2002)
(Lucy Stone Mystery, book 9)
Leslie Meier
"Leslie Meier has created a town I'd like to live in and a sleuth I'd love to meet."
Hung Out to Die (2006)
(Stain-Busting Mystery, book 4)
Sharon Short
"Sharon Short's Josie Toadfern is wonderfully quirky."
Soul Survivor (2011)
Jeanne Glidewell
"I love this story that sweeps from the hot confines of the cotton factories in Bombay to the wilds of Wyoming."

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