J. Robert Janes





J. Robert Janes

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Toronto, Canada
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J. Robert Janes is a mystery author best known for writing historical thrillers. Born in Toronto, he holds degrees in mining and geology, and worked as an engineer, university professor, and textbook author before he began writing fiction. In 1992, Janes published Mayhem, the first in the long-running St-Cyr and Kohler series for which he is best known. These police procedurals set in Nazi-occupied France have been praised for the author’s attention to historical detail, as well as their swift-moving plots.


Average rating: 3.56 · 463 ratings · 58 reviews · 27 distinct works · Similar authors
Mayhem (St. Cyr & Kohler, #1)
3.57 of 5 stars 3.57 avg rating — 60 ratings — published 1992 — 10 editions
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Carousel (St. Cyr & Kohler,...
3.47 of 5 stars 3.47 avg rating — 53 ratings — published 1992 — 8 editions
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Salamander (St. Cyr & Kohle...
3.54 of 5 stars 3.54 avg rating — 48 ratings — published 1994 — 8 editions
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Sandman (St. Cyr & Kohler, #8)
3.69 of 5 stars 3.69 avg rating — 55 ratings — published 1996 — 8 editions
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Mannequin (St. Cyr & Kohler...
3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 46 ratings — published 1993 — 10 editions
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Kaleidoscope (St. Cyr & Koh...
3.54 of 5 stars 3.54 avg rating — 41 ratings — published 1993 — 8 editions
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Stonekiller (St. Cyr & Kohl...
3.66 of 5 stars 3.66 avg rating — 35 ratings — published 1995 — 10 editions
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Dollmaker (St. Cyr & Kohler...
3.74 of 5 stars 3.74 avg rating — 31 ratings — published 1995 — 8 editions
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Beekeeper (St. Cyr & Kohler...
3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 1999 — 8 editions
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Bellringer (St. Cyr & Kohle...
3.17 of 5 stars 3.17 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 2012 — 10 editions
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