WorldCat Identities

Wilson, Robert 1957-

Works: 48 works in 513 publications in 18 languages and 13,898 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Suspense fiction  Drama  Thrillers (Television programs)  Detective and mystery television programs  Television series  Detective and mystery fiction  History  Juvenile works  Children's films 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, sgd, Creator
Classifications: PR6073.I474, 823.914
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Robert Wilson
A small death in Lisbon by Robert Wilson( Book )

71 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 1,611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A girl's death leads Inspector Zé Coelho to unsolved crimes from Portugal's past
The blind man of Seville by Robert Wilson( Book )

72 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 14 languages and held by 1,510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It's Semana Santa in Seville, the Easter week of passion and processions. A leading restaurateur is found bound, gagged, and grotesquely murdered in front of his TV. Self-inflicted wounds tell of the man's struggle to avoid the unendurable images he's been forced to watch."--Jacket
The hidden assassins by Robert Wilson( Book )

46 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the aftermath of a terrorist bombing of a Seville basement mosque, Inspector Jefe Javier Falcon sifts through the ensuing panic and destruction to explore growing suspicions about a terrible conspiracy with ties to an imminent attack of greater proportions
The company of strangers by Robert Wilson( Book )

49 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 10 languages and held by 1,357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrea Aspinall, a British mathematician and spy, and Karl Voss, a German double agent, meet in 1944 Lisbon
Capital punishment by Robert Wilson( Book )

20 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When private security expert Charles Boxer is hired by an Indian tycoon to find his missing daughter, he goes up against religious fanatics, Indian mobsters, and London's crime lords to beat the kidnappers at their own game
The ignorance of blood by Robert Wilson( Book )

37 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Wilson's insightful fourth and final Javier Falcon novel, the intrepid Spanish homicide detective finds himself overwhelmed with the pressures of personal and professional entanglements. After a suitcase is recovered from a car accident containing several million euros and discs showing video footage of local council people in compromising positions, Falcon begins piecing together a vast international conspiracy that involves not only the Russian mafia and Islamic extremist groups but also implicates his best friend, Yacoub Diouri, a spy for the Spanish government
The vanished hands by Robert Wilson( Book )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Javier Falcon, still struggling with the psychological trauma of his last case, investigates an apparent suicide in a wealthy neighborhood and becomes increasingly alarmed when subsequent suicides have suspicious links to the first
You will never find me by Robert Wilson( Book )

16 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie Boxer messed up his family life. First the army, then the police then high-stakes kidnap and recovery, his ex-wife and daughter learnt to live without him as his work took him places no man can come back from unscarred. Trying to rebuild a relationship with Amy, his teenage daughter, hasn't been easy. But Charlie only realises just how wrong things have gone when he finds her empty room and a note: You will never find me. Having spent years working to track down kidnap victims, Charlie knows that sometimes, the missing don't want to be found. And he knows the hell it brings for families - the vanished are neither dead or alive, but simply gone. Worse still, Charlie Boxer knows how quickly a life can fall apart once you're living under the radar. For Charlie, danger has finally come to his front door and to crack the hardest case he's ever worked, it's time to face up to the true meaning of the sins of the father
The big killing by Robert Wilson( Book )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a porn merchant asks Bruce Medway to deliver a video at a secret location, Bruce senses trouble, and when the delivery leads to a shootout and the discovery of a mutilated body, he finds himself trapped in a terrifying cycle of violence
A darkening stain by Robert Wilson( Book )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mystery novel set in West Africa in which Bruce Medway ("troubleshooter") is drawn into solving the disapperance of schoolgirls on the West Afrian coast
The silent and the damned by Robert Wilson( Book )

17 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector Jefe Javier Falcón investigates a murder in an exclusive suburb of Seville and soon discovers that the victim had ties to the Russian mafia which has begun operating in the city
Blood is dirt by Robert Wilson( Book )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enter into a treacherous world in West Africa, where British expatriate Bruce Medway, a clandestine "troubleshooter" and debt collector, finds himself unexpectedly immersed in toxic waste scams and mafia crime when a job for his newest client turns out to involve more than the recovery of two million dollars. But Napier, the client, isn't the worst of Bruce's problems; that falls to Selina, Napier's seductive daughter, who wants more than money -- she is out for revenge. In his attempt to help Selina, Bruce delves into more danger than he bargained for. Nothing is static in this intense plot-driven novel where truth is murky and motives are hidden. While Bruce is no stranger to lies, deceit, and crime, he has never met anyone like Selina and her cohorts. And even though Selina is alluring, not even love can change the fact that in this world, blood is dirt. A Harvest Original
Falcón by Michael Waring( Visual )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Falcón is a detective whose home and work life is compromised of secrets from his past
Instruments of darkness by Robert Wilson( Book )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British ex-patriate Bruce Medway, working as a troubleshooter for traders in West Africa, finds his life complicated by his search for another ex-patriate, as well as by local official corruption, and the elusive Madame Servernou
Stealing people by Robert Wilson( Book )

9 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six children of wealthy international families vanish into the London night, taken in a single flawless pass by a phantom crime syndicate. Assigned by the baffled Metropolitan Police Department to investigate, Detective Inspector Mercy Danquah is at sea. The kidnappers are ruthless and well organized, their resources are seemingly limitless, and their motives unclear. They demand 25 million per hostage for unspecified "expenses" and, as the gang teases out the awful consequences for failure to deliver, Mercy discovers, to her horror, that their reach extends into the lives of her loved ones
Capital punishment a thriller by Robert Wilson( Recording )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alyshia D'Cruz, daughter of Indian tycoon Frank D'Cruz, has grown up in London and Mumbai wanting for nothing. But after a boozy evening out, she gets in the wrong cab going home. Charles Boxer, ex-army, ex-police, now specializes in kidnap and recovery. When D'Cruz hires Boxer to find Alyshia, Boxer knows Frank's crooked business empire has made him plenty of enemies. MI6 officers in India follow Boxer's leads and soon it seems more lives than Alyshia's are at stake
The blind man of Seville by Robert Wilson( Recording )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Semana Santa-- Holy Week in Seville, and a most unholy sight awaits homicide detective Javier Falcon. A leading restaurateur has been found dead in his apartment, bound and gagged before a TV screen. Unable to close his eyes because the killer had removed his eyelids, his struggles to avoid the pictures flickering before him have caused terrible injuries. With each new development in the case, with each new victim, the killer demonstrates an uncanny ability to delve into the darkest secrets of his prey-- and into Falcon's own family history
The silent and the damned by Robert Wilson( Recording )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disturbing. Sensual. Haunting. Mario Vega is seven years old and his life is about to change forever. Across the street in an exclusive suburb of Seville his father lies dead on the kitchen floor and his mother has been suffocated under her own pillow. It appears to be a suicide pact, but Inspector Javier Falcon has his doubts when he finds an enigmatic note crushed in the dead man's hand. In the brutal summer heat Falcon starts to dismantle the obscure life of Rafael Vega, only to receive threats from the Russian mafia. His investigation into Vega's neighbours uncovers an American couple with a destructive past and the misery of a famous actor whose only son is in prison for an appalling crime. Falcon's efforts and finding the truth reveal that everything is connected and that there is one more secret in the black heart of Vega's life
A small death in Lisbon by Robert Wilson( Recording )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En portugisisk bank er bygget på værdierne fra nazisternes ulovligheder under 2. verdenskrig. Tyskeren Klaus Felsen tvinges ind i SS og sendes til Lissabon. Han hvirvles ind i et grådigt spil om værdier. I slutningen af 1990erne efterforsker Zé Coelho et mord og afdækker tråde tilbage til krigen
The company of strangers by Robert Wilson( Recording )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lisbon 1944. The Germans have rocket technology and atomic know-how. The Allies are determined that the "secret weapon" be stopped. The thriller spans Europe from the dark days of World War II to the collapse of the Berlin Wall
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The hidden assassins
Alternative Names

Robert Wilson auteur britannique de romans policiers

Robert Wilson britischer Krimi-Autor

Robert Wilson Brits schrijver

Robert Wilson brytyjski pisarz, autor kryminałów

Robert Wilson scrittore britannico

Wilson, Robert

Роберт Уилсон

Уилсон, Роберт 1957-

رابرت ویلسون نویسنده بریتانیایی

ウィルスン, ロバート

ロバート・ウィルソン (犯罪小説作家)

The blind man of SevilleThe hidden assassinsThe company of strangersThe ignorance of bloodThe vanished handsThe big killingA darkening stainThe silent and the damned