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DeAndrea, William L.

Overview
Works: 61 works in 213 publications in 5 languages and 9,843 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Dictionaries  Detective and mystery fiction  Historical fiction  Detective and mystery stories, American  History  Spy stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3554.E174, 813.54
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Most widely held works about William L DeAndrea
 
Most widely held works by William L DeAndrea
Encyclopedia mysteriosa : a comprehensive guide to the art of detection in print, film, radio, and television by William L DeAndrea( Book )

14 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written and edited by two-time Edgar Award winner William L. DeAndrea, Encyclopedia Mysteriosa contains biographies of old and new writers and their memorable characters, as well as detailed entries on contributions to the genre on radio, television, and film. The evolution of the literature of detection progresses from the nineteenth-century master sleuths - Sherlock Holmes and Nick Carter - to the Golden Age when Ellery Queen and Agatha Christie produced their perennially popular stories
Killed on the ice by William L DeAndrea( Book )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and Japanese and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The murder of an aging, notorious psychiatrist at the ice rink where a former Olympic gold medal skater is practicing for a television special involves network troubleshooter Matt Cobb in a search for the killer as well as involving him personally with the skater
Killed with a passion by William L DeAndrea( Book )

7 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While in an upstate New York town to testify on hearings on the awarding of a cable TV franchise, TV network troubleshooter Matt Cobb finds himself involved in the investigation of the murder of a local socialite just before her marriage
Killed in the act by William L DeAndrea( Book )

3 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matt Cobb scrambles to save a celebrity event turned upside down by robbery and murder Matt Cobb may not be a detective by trade, but there are times when he sure feels like one. As the VP of special projects for a television conglomerate, Cobb is an expert at getting the network out of tricky situations. Now his company is celebrating its fiftieth anniversary with a weekend-long extravaganza, flying in dozens of celebrities for a prime-time party. And as the event approaches, egos flare, nerves fray, and someone sabotages the studio. First a reporter drowns in a TV star{u2019}s pool. Then an actress{u2019}s bowling ball{u2014}her lucky talisman{u2014}is stolen, and some important kinescopes disappear. As the body count climbs, Cobb finds himself asking if these strange events are connected, and if so, who is behind them?
Killed in the ratings by William L DeAndrea( Book )

14 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An electrifying puzzle, corporate sleuth Matt Cobb is set up in a TV-world murder This Edgar Award{u2013}winning debut novel introduces Matt Cobb, vice president of special projects at a large television network{u2014}where?special projects? means anything sensitive, or even fatal, that the company wants to keep quiet. Cobb{u2019}s no stranger to following mysterious orders, so when he receives a telephone call asking him to visit a hotel room he obliges. The invitation, however, means a dead body, a sharp blow to the head, and suspicion from the police that he committed the crime. And while one of the detectives put on the case has known Cobb since he was a child, the other is convinced of his guilt. Can Cobb stay on point when the stakes are so high? Can he find the real killer and persuade the police of his innocence? And what do television ratings have to do with it all?
Killed in the fog : a Matt Cobb mystery by William L DeAndrea( Book )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On an extended leave of absence in London from his job in the States, Matt Cobb becomes embroiled in the intrigues of the local television firms and becomes a suspect for murder
Killed on the rocks by William L DeAndrea( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At a snowed-in retreat, a corporate takeover turns deadly A remote mansion, a blizzard, and lack of phone service: It{u2019}s an opportunity a killer can{u2019}t pass up. Matt Cobb, the in-house troubleshooter for a television conglomerate, is summoned to an executive meeting at the Adirondack home of billionaire G.B. Dost. Dost plans to acquire the TV network, and the shareholders are anxious about the rich man{u2019}s intentions. One of the bigwigs might even prefer murder to a takeover. Sure enough, the morning before negotiations would start, Dost is discovered dead outside his lodge{u2014}surrounded by forty feet of smooth, unbroken snow{u2014}and Cobb is faced with the task of interrogating guests. And matters are only complicated by Dost{u2019}s psychic wife, his off-kilter son, and a haunting message somehow relayed on a television found to be unplugged
The werewolf murders : a Niccolo Benedetti mystery by William L DeAndrea( Book )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Benedetti is summoned to restore sanity and order and to stop the werewolf murders at Mont-St.-Denis in the French Alps
Killed in paradise by William L DeAndrea( Book )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of mystery writers on a mystery cruise to St. David's Island in the Caribbean, three disappearances, an old murder, drug trafficking and a touch of the Mafia make a fine stew for Network vice-president Matt Cobb, who has been dragooned into squiring two winners of a Network contest on the cruise. That the winner and her companion turn out to be beautiful young women helps make the trip enjoyable until macho writer Lee H. Schaeffer takes a strong dislike to Cobb and starts a feud, doing his best to make life difficult for Cobb with the aid of easily bribed acting chief dining-room steward Watson Burkehart, a native of St. David's. Then Schaeffer, and some deadly kitchen knives, disappear, and this is not part of the approved plot. When it looks as if Burkehart is about to tell all, he also disappears. Once the ship arrives in St. David's, the police take over because another murder occurs. Cobb continues to investigate, in the process visiting Mafia boss Martin Gardeno, who has retired to the island, and who seeks Cobb's help in solving the murder of his nephew. Seeing a connection between the cases, Cobb agrees to investigate
The Manx murders : a Professor Niccolo Benedetti mystery by William L DeAndrea( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Niccolo Benedetti, whose specialty is the study of human evil, investigates the murder of a millionaire by a kidnaper with a strange sense of humor. After demanding a ransom, he kills his victim and doesn't touch the money. By the author of The Werewolf Murder
Five o'clock lightning by William L DeAndrea( Book )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel about baseball, politics, and murder
Written in fire : a Lobo Blacke/Quinn Booker mystery by William L DeAndrea( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hero is Quinn Booker, a man who has turned his back on his father's West Point background and his mother's society upbringing to become a writer. Booker is hired by a newspaper publisher in Wyoming to find the man who crippled him. The publisher, now in a wheelchair, was shot in the back when he was a marshall. By the author of The Armchair Detective
Cronus by William L DeAndrea( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Killed in fringe time : a Matt Cobb mystery by William L DeAndrea( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In New York, TV executive Matt Cobb hunts for the killer of his talk-show host, poisoned a few hours before the show was due to start
Atropos by William L DeAndrea( Book )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An electric thriller where spies go to battle, and the free world is at stake. In the final installment in William DeAndrea's Clifford Driscoll series, master spy Driscoll is 'going tame' -- that is, recovering from a near-death accident and enjoying domestic peace. Driscoll, now known as Allan Trotter, hasn't killed anyone in more than a year. He still works for the Agency -- a super-secret intelligence unit of the US government known only to the president and its founding congressman -- but he's too full of pins and plates to be a field agent anymore. To top it off, he'
The lunatic fringe : a novel wherein Theodore Roosevelt meets the Pink Angel by William L DeAndrea( Book )

7 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1896 Officer Muldoon enlists the aid of Police Commissioner Theodore Roosevelt to search for a naked lady who slipped away from the scene of a murder
Fatal elixir : a Lobo Blacke/Quinn Booker mystery by William L DeAndrea( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A travelling medicine show arrives in a town in Wyoming Territory, but instead of health it brings death, some of the bottles containing poison. Newspaperman Lobo Blacke, a former marshall who was paralyzed by an outlaw's bullet, sifts through the suspects. By the author of Written in Fire
Snark by William L DeAndrea( Book )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the follow-up to Cronus, an American spy travels to London to locate a high-profile missing person, and is faced with terror from the past
Azrael by William L DeAndrea( Book )

16 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When she disobeys the order to put a Cronus operation into effect, the children of her upstate New York begin to die. Her cry for help brings Allen Trotter from the security of his hideaway into an explosive confrontation with the Soviet master assassin Azrael, the Angel of Death
Mordgespinste by William L DeAndrea( Book )

7 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Killed in the fog : a Matt Cobb mystery
Alternative Names

controlled identityDeGrave, Philip

Andrea, William L. de 1952-1996

De Andrea, William L.

DeAndrea, W. L. 1952-1996

DeAndrea, William L

DeAndrea, William L. 1952-1996

DeAndrea, William Louis

DeGrave, Philip

William L. DeAndrea American writer

William L. DeAndrea Amerikaans schrijver (1952-1996)

William L. DeAndrea écrivain américain

William L. DeAndrea escritor estadounidense

William L. DeAndrea scrittore e giornalista statunitense

데안드리아, W. L. 1952-1996

데안드리아, 윌리암 L. 1952-1996

데안드리아, 윌리엄 L. 1952-1996

디안드레아, 윌리엄 L. 1952-1996

ウィリアム・L・デアンドリア

デアンドリア, ウィリアム・L

Languages
English (120)

Japanese (13)

German (5)

Spanish (3)

Korean (3)

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Killed in the fog : a Matt Cobb mysteryWritten in fire : a Lobo Blacke/Quinn Booker mysteryKilled in fringe time : a Matt Cobb mysteryFatal elixir : a Lobo Blacke/Quinn Booker mystery