WorldCat Identities

Baxt, George

Overview
Works: 81 works in 235 publications in 7 languages and 7,524 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Novels  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Conceptor
Classifications: PS3552.A8478, 813.54
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Most widely held works about George Baxt
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Most widely held works by George Baxt
The affair at Royalties by George Baxt( Book )

12 editions published between 1971 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman emerges from total amnesia to discover that she is suspected of murder
The Tallulah Bankhead murder case by George Baxt( Book )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Clark Gable and Carole Lombard murder case by George Baxt( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hollywood movie idol, Clark Gable, and his wife, Carole Lombard, investigate the abduction of an actress. A mystery with a heavy dose of farce and insider movie gossip
The Dorothy Parker murder case by George Baxt( Book )

20 editions published between 1984 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The William Powell and Myrna Loy murder case by George Baxt( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Hollywood madam publicizes that she is deep in debt, putting the squeeze on many of Hollywood's leading men by implying that she would hate to have to sell the content of her little black book. When her secretary and her assistant end up dead, sleuths Powell and Loy investigate. By the author of The Bette Davis Murder Case
The Alfred Hitchcock murder case by George Baxt( Book )

9 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this novel when Hitchcock is accused of murdering a script writer, he pursues the killer with all the twists and turns of Hitchcock's own stories
A queer kind of love : a Pharoah Love mystery by George Baxt( Book )

6 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and French and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Pharoah Love of New York City, a gay African American, is forced to shoot a childhood friend in the opening scene of this novel about a Mafia war which he is investigating. Fourth in a series by the author of Topsy and evil
The Humphrey Bogart murder case by George Baxt( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and German and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Herb Villon stars along side Humphrey Bogart and Dashiell Hammett as Bogart's private life begins to resemble the script of the "Maltese Falcon"
The Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers murder case by George Baxt( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dancing duo of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers are hired by the CIA to spy on a Russian ballet company with whom they will dance as part of a Hollywood spectacular. But the Russian secret service, the KGB, is not sleeping and it too has enrolled dancers to spy on Americans. Question is, which side murdered the double agent?
The Bette Davis murder case by George Baxt( Book )

3 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in Italian and English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1930s, Bette Davis, a Hollywood movie star, teams up with Agatha Christie, a mystery writer, to solve a series of murders, beginning with the poison death of an archeologist. By the author of The Marlene Dietrich Murder Case
A queer kind of death by George Baxt( Book )

19 editions published between 1966 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pharao Love, een zwarte, homosexuele detective, onderzoekt de moord op een prostitué-annex-afperser en raakt verzeild in de Newyorkse homosubcultuur
The Greta Garbo murder case by George Baxt( Book )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in German and English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accepting the role of Joan of Arc, Hollywood star Greta Garbo finds herself in the middle of a picture involving German expatriates and a cast of spies
The Noel Coward murder case by George Baxt( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The opening act at a Hell's Kitchen den of iniquity, man-about-town Noel Coward, helps a friend investigate the club's three owners
The Marlene Dietrich murder case by George Baxt( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in Italian and English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When as astrologer is murdered at the famed actress' 1931 New Year's party, Marlene Dietrich plays the role of determined detective as she ignores Hollywood gossips and Nazi sympathizers in her quest for the killer
The Mae West murder case by George Baxt( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mae West impersonators are falling victim to a vampirish killer, until the legendary siren herself decides to lead in the pursuit of the murderer
The neon graveyard by George Baxt( Book )

4 editions published between 1979 and 1989 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"I!" said the demon by George Baxt( Book )

7 editions published between 1969 and 1987 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A queer kind of umbrella : a Pharoah Love mystery by George Baxt( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and French and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

NYPD black detective Pharaoh Love goes undercover in Chinatown to bust an immigrant smuggling ring. By the author of A Queer Kind of Death
A parade of cockeyed creatures; or, Did someone murder our wandering boy? by George Baxt( Book )

8 editions published between 1967 and 1986 in English and French and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Process of elimination : a novel by George Baxt( Book )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1993 in French and English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Clark Gable and Carole Lombard murder case
Alternative Names
Baxter George 1923-2003

George Baxt American writer

George Baxt Amerikaans romanschrijver (1923-2003)

George Baxt US-amerikanischer Kriminalschriftsteller

Джордж Бакст

백스트, 조지 1923-2003

ジョージ・バクスト

バクスト, ジョージ

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The William Powell and Myrna Loy murder caseA queer kind of love : a Pharoah Love mysteryThe Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers murder caseA queer kind of deathA queer kind of umbrella : a Pharoah Love mystery