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Lescroart, John T.

Works: 257 works in 1,792 publications in 14 languages and 91,874 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Legal stories  Legal fiction (Literature)  Suspense fiction  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Detective and mystery stories, American  Medical fiction  Suspense fiction, American 
Roles: Author, Performer
Classifications: PS3562.E78, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about John T Lescroart
Most widely held works by John T Lescroart
Treasure Hunt : a novel by John T Lescroart( Book )

28 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the body of Dominic Como, one of San Francisco's most high-profile activists--a charismatic man known as much for his expensive suits as his work on a half dozen nonprofit boards--is discovered, P.I. Mickey Dade and P.I. Wyatt Hunt investigate Como's business associate, Alicia Thorpe--young, gorgeous, and the sister of one of Mickey's friends
The hunt club by John T Lescroart( Book )

61 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 3,527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the aftermath of a federal judge's murder, homicide inspector Devin Juhle discovers that the victim had powerful enemies, a mistress, and unsettling ties to a woman with whom Devin's best friend has fallen in love
Damage by John T Lescroart( Book )

29 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 3,490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

His career derailed by the vengeful billionaire Curtlee family for his part in convicting one of their number for murder, former homicide detective Abe Glitsky learns that the killer has won a retrial at the same time a star witness has been murdered
The suspect by John T Lescroart( Book )

35 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Dr. Caryn Dryden is found floating dead in her hot tub, her husband becomes the prime suspect. Gina Roake takes the case and feels her client's innocence will be easy to prove since he was at his cabin on Echo Lake that weekend."--Source other than the Library of Congress
Betrayal : a novel by John T Lescroart( Book )

40 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 3,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Dismas Hardy agrees to clean up the caseload of recently disappeared attorney Charlie Bowen, he thinks it will be easy. But one of the cases is far from small-time--the sensational clash between National Guard reservist Evan Scholler and an ex-Navy SEAL and private contractor named Ron Nolan. Two rapid-fire events in Iraq conspired to bring the men into fatal conflict: Nolan's relationship with Evan's girlfriend, Tara, a beautiful school-teacher back home in the states, followed by a deadly incident in which Nolan's apparent mistake results in the death of an innocent Iraqi family as well as seven men in Evan's platoon. As the murky relationship between the US government and its private contractors plays out in the personal drama of these two men, and the consequences become a desperate matter of life and death, Dismas Hardy begins to uncover a terrible and perilous truth that takes him far beyond the case and into the realm of assassination and treason.--From publisher description
The oath by John T Lescroart( Book )

49 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Attorney Dismas Hardy makes a discovery which threatens his family and his long-standing friendship with homicide lieutenant Abe Glitsky while representing Dr. Eric Kensing, a man accused of murdering the head of San Francisco's largest HMO
The second chair by John T Lescroart( Book )

33 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dismas Hardy becomes involved in a case involving the teenage son of a prominent San Francisco family who has been arrested for the murders of his girlfriend and English teacher, while an unseen killer terrorizes the city
The first law by John T Lescroart( Book )

44 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lieutenant Abe Glitsky becomes involved in the investigation of a murdered family friend when the prime suspect's lawyer turns to him for help, a request that places both of their careers in jeopardy
The motive by John T Lescroart( Book )

35 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 3,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the wake of the high-profile double murders of a politically-connected socialite and his glamorous fiancée, Abe Glitsky is placed at the head of the controversial investigation
The hearing by John T Lescroart( Book )

48 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in 8 languages and held by 2,892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a homicide detective's daughter is killed, the aggrieved father pushes the main suspect for answers, D.A. Sharon Pratt sets out to revive her career by declaring war on the accused, and defense attorney Dismas Hardy struggles to ensure a fair trial
The Ophelia cut : a novel by John T Lescroart( Book )

26 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 2,859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Defense attorney Dismas Hardy returns to defend a close friend against murder charges in New York Times bestselling author John Lescroart's most suspenseful and intricately plotted novel to date"-- Provided by publisher
The keeper : a novel by John T Lescroart( Book )

20 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 2,752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On the evening before Thanksgiving, Hal Chase, a guard in the San Francisco County Jail, drives to the airport to pick up his step-brother for the weekend. When they return, Hal's wife, Katie, has disappeared without a clue. By the time Dismas Hardy hears about this, Katie has been missing for five days. The case strikes close to home because Katie had been seeing Hardy's wife, a marriage counselor. By this time, the original Missing Persons case has become a suspected homicide, and Hal is the prime suspect. And the lawyer he wants for his defense is none other than Hardy himself. Hardy calls on his friend, former homicide detective Abe Glitsky, to look into the case. At first it seems like the police might have it right; the Chases' marriage was fraught with problems; Hal's alibi is suspect; the life insurance policy on Katie was huge. But Glitsky's mission is to identify other possible suspects, and there proves to be no shortage of them: Patti Orosco--rich, beautiful, dangerous, and Hal's former lover; the still unknown person who had a recent affair with Katie; even Hal's own step-mother Ruth, resentful of Katie's gatekeeping against her grandchildren. And as Glitsky probes further, he learns of an incident at the San Francisco jail, where Hal works--only one of many questionable inmate deaths that have taken place there. Then, when Katie's body is found not three blocks from the Chase home, Homicide arrests Hal and he finds himself an inmate in the very jail where he used to work, a place full of secrets he knows all too well. Against this backdrop of conspiracy and corruption, ambiguous motives and suspicious alibis, an obsessed Glitsky closes in on the elusive truth. As other deaths begin to pile up he realizes, perhaps too late, that the next victim might be himself"--from publisher's web site
The fall : a novel by John T Lescroart( Book )

20 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 2,666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

San Francisco lawyers Dismas Hardy and his associate and only daughter Rebecca find themselves in the middle of a difficult murder case involving a teenage African American foster child
The mercy rule : [a novel] by John T Lescroart( Book )

53 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in 10 languages and held by 2,587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lawyer Dismas Hardy of San Francisco is hired to defend a man accused of mercy-killing his father who had Alzheimer's disease. The man denies administering the deadly morphine, but in that case who did? By the author of Guilt
Nothing but the truth by John T Lescroart( Book )

50 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 2,488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Attorney Dismas Hardy's wife is jailed for refusing to give up critical information in a murder trial. Now Dismas must find the real killer and free his wife
Fatal : a novel by John T Lescroart( Book )

19 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From New York Times bestselling author John Lescroart, a riveting standalone novel about the unexpected, shattering, and lethal consequences of a one-night stand on a seemingly happily married couple. Kate loves her life. At forty-four, she's happily married to her kind husband, Ron, blessed with two wonderful children, and has a beautiful home in San Francisco. Everything changes, however, when she and Ron attend a dinner party and meet another couple, Peter and Jill. Kate and Peter only exchange a few pleasant words but that night, in bed with her husband, Kate is suddenly overcome with a burning desire for Peter. What begins as an innocent crush soon develops into a dangerous obsession and Kate's fixation on Peter results in one intense, passionate encounter between the two. Confident that her life can now go back to normal, Kate never considers that Peter may not be so willing to move on. Not long after their affair, a masked man barges into the cafe Kate is sitting in with her best friend, firing an assault weapon indiscriminately into the crowd. This tragedy is the first in a series of horrifying events that will show Kate just how grave the consequences of one mistake can be. An explosive story of infidelity, danger, and moral ambiguity, John Lescroart's latest thriller will excite and satisfy both his current and new fans"--
A certain justice : a novel by John T Lescroart( Book )

62 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in 11 languages and held by 2,324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In San Francisco, a black lawyer is mistaken for a killer and lynched by whites. A white bystander trying to save him by cutting the rope is photographed holding a knife and portrayed by a newspaper as the mob's leader. The city explodes into violence, politicians outdo each other calling for retribution and a decent man runs for his life
The 13th juror : a novel by John T Lescroart( Book )

58 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 2,112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A legal thriller featuring a battered San Francisco wife accused of shooting both her husband and her seven-year-old son. When the trial opens she refuses to allow a defense of spousal abuse because of its implication of guilt. Which presents her lawyer, the narrator, with a major problem as the prosecution claims she killed the husband for the insurance
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Alternative Names
John Lescroart Amerikaans romanschrijver

John Lescroart écrivain américain

John T. Lescroart US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Lescroart, John.

Lescroart, John 1948-

Джон Лескроарт

לסקואה, ג׳ון

לסקואה, ג'ון ט 1948-

레스크로아트, 존


レスクワ, ジョン

レスクワ, ジョン・T

The hunt clubDamageThe suspectBetrayal : a novelThe oathThe second chairThe first lawThe motive