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Match Work to Author - 2009 - Vol. 1 Quiz


Here are some works of fiction that attained the number one position on the New York Times Bestseller list in the year 2009. Match the author with their work.

A matching quiz by jcmttt. Estimated time: 3 mins.
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Author
jcmttt
Time
3 mins
Type
Match Quiz
Quiz #
410,372
Updated
Sep 28 22
# Qns
15
Difficulty
Easy
Avg Score
13 / 15
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QuestionsChoices
1. Black Ops   
  J. D. Robb
2. Plum Spooky   
  John Sandford
3. The Associate   
  Charlaine Harris
4. Promises in Death   
  W. E. B. Griffin
5. Handle with Care   
  John Grisham
6. True Detectives   
  Jonathan Kellerman
7. Long Lost   
  Jim Butcher
8. Turn Coat   
  Mary Higgins Clark
9. Just Take My Heart   
  David Baldacci
10. First Family   
  Janet Evanovich
11. 8th Confession   
  James Patterson and Maxine Paetro
12. Dead and Gone   
  Lee Child
13. Wicked Prey   
  Harlan Coben
14. Gone Tomorrow   
  Jodi Picoult
15. The Scarecrow   
  Michael Connelly





Select each answer

1. Black Ops
2. Plum Spooky
3. The Associate
4. Promises in Death
5. Handle with Care
6. True Detectives
7. Long Lost
8. Turn Coat
9. Just Take My Heart
10. First Family
11. 8th Confession
12. Dead and Gone
13. Wicked Prey
14. Gone Tomorrow
15. The Scarecrow

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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Black Ops

Answer: W. E. B. Griffin

W. E. B. Griffin (1929 - 2019) was an American writer of military and detective fiction who published under 11 pseudonyms and 3 versions of his real name (W. E. Butterworth, William E. Butterworth, and William E. Butterworth III). "Black Ops" is the fifth book in Griffin's "Presidential Agent" series in which Lieutenant Colonel Castillo receives information about covert US intelligence assets gone missing and then found dead, followed by a message that there's more to come from the Kremlin.
2. Plum Spooky

Answer: Janet Evanovich

Janet Evanovich (1943-) is an American writer who has over 200 million books in print worldwide, and her books have been translated into over 40 languages. "Plum Spooky" is a Between-the-Numbers Novel from Evanovich's "Stephanie Plum" series which involves camping in the Pine Barrens and an alleged sighting of the Jersey Devil.
3. The Associate

Answer: John Grisham

John Grisham (1955-) is an American novelist who had his 2006 book "The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town" adapted for a 6-episode TV mini-series called "The Innocent Man" in 2018. "The Associate", tells of a recent law-school grad who goes to work for the largest law firm in the world, and is expected to lie, steal, and take part in a scheme that could send him to prison or get him killed.
4. Promises in Death

Answer: J. D. Robb

J. D. Robb (1950-) aka Nora Roberts is an American author of over 225 romance novels who writes as J. D. Robb for her "In Death" series. "Promises in Death" is the 28th book in Roberts' "In Death" series, in which Eve Dallas investigates a murder in NYC and discovers a connection between this case and her and her associate's shadowy pasts in Atlanta.
5. Handle with Care

Answer: Jodi Picoult

Jodi Picoult (1966-) is an American author whose novel "The Pact" (1998) was adapted for the Lifetime TV Original Movie of the same name in 2002. "Handle with Care", tells of the parents of a child born with "brittle bone disease" and their emotional, physical and spiritual struggles in caring for their beloved daughter.
6. True Detectives

Answer: Jonathan Kellerman

Jonathan Kellerman (1949-) is an American writer and psychologist whose 1985 book "When the Bough Breaks" was adapted for a TV movie the following year starring Ted Danson and Richard Masur. "True Detectives" is the story of brothers, one an LAPD detective and the other a private eye, who tackle a cold case involving the disappearance of a straight-A student.
7. Long Lost

Answer: Harlan Coben

Harlan Coben (1962-) is an American author of thrillers and mystery novels who has won an Edgar Award, a Shamus Award, and an Anthony Award (the first author to receive all three). "Long Lost" is the ninth book in Coben's "Myron Bolitar" series in which the hero investigates the disappearance of his ex-girlfriend's presumed dead daughter in Paris, where they are subsequently threatened by unknown assailants.
8. Turn Coat

Answer: Jim Butcher

Jim Butcher (1971-) is an American writer who has been nominated for two Hugo awards. "Turn Coat", is the eleventh book in Butcher's "Dresden Files" series in which the warden of the White Council (world council of wizards) is accused of treason and seeks the help of Harry Dresden in an attempt to clear his name.
9. Just Take My Heart

Answer: Mary Higgins Clark

Mary Higgins Clark (1927- 2020) was an American suspense novel author whose 1997 book "Pretend You Don't See Her", was adapted for a television film in 2002, directed by René Bonnière and starring Emma Samms. "Just Take My Heart" tells of a famous actress who is shot and is being represented in court by a prosecutor who finds herself being threatened by a neighbor with an undisclosed violent past.
10. First Family

Answer: David Baldacci

David Baldacci (1960-) is an American novelist and former attorney whose 2003 novel "The Christmas Train" was adapted for a film starring Dermot Mulroney, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Danny Glover and Joan Cusack in 2017. "First Family", is the fourth book in Baldacci's "Sean King & Michelle Maxwell" series in which a child is kidnapped from a birthday party at Camp David and our heroes are requested to take the case by the wife of the president who trusts no one else.
11. 8th Confession

Answer: James Patterson and Maxine Paetro

James Patterson (1947-) is an American novelist whose book "Sundays at Tiffany's" (2008), was adapted for a television film of the same name and directed by Mark Piznarski.
Maxine Paetro (1946-) is an American author who has co-written 21 NY Times No. 1 bestsellers with writer James Patterson.
"8th Confession" is the eighth book in Patterson & Paetro's "Women's Murder Club" series in which San Francisco's rich and famous become subject to illegal entries into the grandest of their bay area mansions.
12. Dead and Gone

Answer: Charlaine Harris

Charlaine Harris (1951-) is an American mystery writer best known for her book series "The Southern Vampire Mysteries", which has been adapted as the TV series "True Blood". "Dead and Gone" is the ninth book in Harris's "Sookie Stackhouse" series in which the mutilated body of a were-panther is found and the heroine agrees to use her telepathic ability to track down the murderer.
13. Wicked Prey

Answer: John Sandford

John Sandford (1944-) is an American novelist and a former journalist who was awarded the 1986 Distinguished Writing Award from the American Society of Newspaper Editors. "Wicked Prey" is the nineteenth book in Sandford's "Lucas Davenport" series in which a petty thief who was put in a wheelchair by Davenport is plotting revenge but instead of trying to shoot Davenport, he takes aim at his fourteen-year-old adopted daughter.
14. Gone Tomorrow

Answer: Lee Child

Lee Child (1954-) is a British author who is best known for his "Jack Reacher" novel series. "Gone Tomorrow", is the thirteenth book in Child's "Jack Reacher" series in which a woman with far-reaching influence is killed and Reacher attempts to untangle a maze of power-brokers to ferret out the guilty party.
15. The Scarecrow

Answer: Michael Connelly

Michael Connelly (1956-) is an American author of detective novels and crime fiction who received the Cartier Diamond Dagger for lifetime achievement in 2018 from the UK's Crime Writers' Association. "The Scarecrow" is the second book in Connelly's "Jack McEvoy" series which tells of an out-of-work big city newspaperman who takes an interest in a 16-year-old drug dealer in jail after confessing to a brutal murder.
Source: Author jcmttt

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