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Bagley, Desmond 1923-1983

Overview
Works: 359 works in 1,597 publications in 14 languages and 14,124 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Suspense fiction  Readers (Publications)  High interest-low vocabulary books  Spy stories  Detective and mystery fiction  Manuscripts 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor
Classifications: PR6052.A315, 823.914
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Most widely held works about Desmond Bagley
 
Most widely held works by Desmond Bagley
The enemy by Desmond Bagley( Book )

80 editions published between 1919 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an undercover industrial espionage agent for the British government falls in love with a genetics biologist, he is drawn into a complicated investigation involving a vicious attack on the biologist's sister, the disappearance of her father, a scientific genius who secretly defected from Russia thirty years before, and the dangerous genetic research on which the biologist is working
Night of error by Desmond Bagley( Book )

33 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mike and his brother Mark, are oceanographers and share an obsession for the sea and discovering its secrets. Mike learns that his brother has died on a remote atoll in the Pacific and within days the news is followed by a sinister succession of events
The tightrope men by Desmond Bagley( Book )

36 editions published between 1973 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Flyaway by Desmond Bagley( Book )

38 editions published between 1978 and 2003 in English and Swedish and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sudden disappearance of an obscure clerk for a British engineering firm leads Max Stafford, head of Security Consultants, Ltd., to North Africa, where he teams up with an American veteran of World War II, who has made the desert his home for thirty-five years, to search out the wreck of an airplane which had disappeared in 1936 and to discover that the plane had been sabotaged and who had done it
Windfall by Desmond Bagley( Book )

37 editions published between 1972 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The source of the fortune wrapped in mystery. The benefactor was a small college in the remote Rift Valley in Kenya. The heirs were the South African, Dirk Hendricks and the unknown but recently discovered descendant, Henry Hendrix from California. A suspicion that Hendrix is an impostor takes Max Stafford, security consultant, to Kenya. The violent reaction to his arrival points to a sinister conspiracy
The freedom trap by Desmond Bagley( Book )

48 editions published between 1971 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Scarperers, a brilliantly organised gang for getting long term prisoners out of prison has sprung Slade, a notorious Russian agent. Slade's trail leads British agent Owen Stannard to the mastermind behind the Scarperers
Wyatt's hurricane by Desmond Bagley( Book )

86 editions published between 1966 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hurricane Mabel is far out in the Atlantic Ocean and moving slowly northwards. Perhaps it will never come near land at all. But if it hits the island of San Fernandez, many thousands of people will die. There could be winds of more than 250 kilometres an hour. There could be a huge tidal wave from the sea, which will drown the capital city of St Pierre. Mabel will destroy houses, farms, roads, bridges ... Only one man, David Wyatt, believes that Mabel will hit San Fernandez, but nobody will listen to him
Landslide by Desmond Bagley( Book )

53 editions published between 1967 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a British Columbia logging town, a geologist has two weeks to solve a personal mystery, to keep from being murdered, and to find out who he really is
Running blind by Desmond Bagley( Book )

40 editions published between 1970 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alan Stewart only had to deliver a parcel, but now, standing on a deserted road in Iceland with a murdered man at his feet, it doesn't look so simple
The Vivero letter by Desmond Bagley( Book )

50 editions published between 1900 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeremy's well-ordered life is blasted apart when his brother is murdered during the theft of an antique golden tray. Jeremy leaves the family Welsh farm for the wild tropical jungles of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. With his brother's enemies on his trail Jeremy searches for a fabled hoard of gold from a lost Mayan city
The snow tiger by Desmond Bagley( Book )

37 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A catastrophic avalanche brings disaster to the inhabitants of a small New Zealand mining town, bringing out the best and the worst in the people
Juggernaut by Desmond Bagley( Book )

32 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A huge juggernaut is transporting a transformer through an oil-rich West African nation. Neil Mannix leads the Anglo-American convoy on its dangerous mission. When civil war erupts, the juggernaut becomes a mobile hospital and a symbol of hope for thousands of refugees
High citadel by Desmond Bagley( Book )

51 editions published between 1965 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hijacking of an airplane catapults several people of vastly different backgrounds into a pitched battle with Communists in the Andes
The golden keel by Desmond Bagley( Book )

43 editions published between 1963 and 2017 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adventure story based on the disappearance of Mussolini's treasure, one of the most daring hijacking exploits in recent history
Bahama crisis : a novel by Desmond Bagley( Book )

49 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in 7 languages and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom runs a chain of successful luxury hotels in the Bahamas. His future looks even brighter when he clinches a deal for the injection of fifty million dollars in new capital. Then a series of disasters follow and his wife is brutally kidnapped. Tom realises there is a cruel conspiracy against him and he acts swiftly
The spoilers by Desmond Bagley( Book )

31 editions published between 1900 and 2003 in English and French and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suspense, danger and intrigue await a wealthy Englishman as he and his personal task force set out to destroy a world-wide narcotics ring
The spoilers by Desmond Bagley( Recording )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High citadel ; and, Landslide by Desmond Bagley( Book )

4 editions published between 1965 and 2009 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Landslide: Bob Boyd is a geologist, as resilient as the British Columbia timber country where he works for the powerful Matterson Corporation. But his real name and his past are mysteries
The snow tiger ; Night of error by Desmond Bagley( Book )

6 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Double action thrillers by the classic adventure writer set in New Zealand and the Pacific. THE SNOW TIGER Fifty-four people died in the avalanche that ripped apart a small New Zealand mining town. But the enquiry which follows unleashes more destructive power than the snowfall. As the survivors tell their stories, they reveal a community so divided that all warnings of danger went unheeded. At the centre of the storm is Ian Ballard, whose life depends upon being able to clear his name ... NIGHT OF ERROR When Mark Trevelyan dies on a journey to a remote Pacific atoll, the verdict that it was natural causes doesn't convince his brother, Mike. The series of violent attacks that follows only adds to his suspicions. Just two clues - a notebook in code and a lump of rock - are enough to trigger off a hazardous expedition, and a violent confrontation far from civilization ... Includes a unique bonus - Desmond Bagley's personal account of the writing of Snow Tiger
Flyaway ; and, Windfall by Desmond Bagley( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Double action thrillers by the classic adventure writer about security consultant, Max Stafford, set in the Sahara and Kenya. FLYAWAY Why is Max Stafford, security consultant, beaten up in his own office' What is the secret of the famous 1930s aircraft, the Lockheed Lodestar' And why has accountant Paul Bilson disappeared in North Africa' The journey to the Sahara desert becomes a race to save Paul Bilson, a race to find the buried aircraft, and - above all - a race to return alive' WINDFALL When a legacy of 40 million is left to a small college in Kenya, investigations begin about the true identities of the heirs - the South African, Dirk Hendriks, and his namesake, Henry Hendrix from California. Suspicion that Hendrix is an impostor leads Max Stafford to the Rift Valley, where a violent reaction to his arrival points to a sinister and far-reaching conspiracy far beyond mere greed' Includes a unique bonus - The Circumstances Surrounding the Crime, Bagley's true story about an attempted assassination
 
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Alternative Names
Bagley, Desmond 1923-

Desmond Bagley Brits journalist

Desmond Bagley englischer Thriller-Autor

Дезмънд Багли

Десмонд Бэгли

בגלי, דזמונד, 1923-1983

בגלי, דסמונד

デズモンド・バグリィ

デズモンド.バグリイ 1923-1983

バグリイ, デズモンド

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Night of errorThe tightrope menFlyawayWindfallThe freedom trapWyatt's hurricaneLandslideRunning blind