WorldCat Identities

Shannon, Dell 1921-1988

Overview
Works: 112 works in 508 publications in 1 language and 32,597 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3562.I515, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Dell Shannon
 
Most widely held works by Dell Shannon
Exploit of death by Dell Shannon( Book )

10 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 1,226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blood count by Dell Shannon( Book )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 1,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's been a rainy week in L.A., and new cases are pouring in, leaving Lt. Mendoza and the other officers investigating a string of hit-and-run accidents involving a Model A, tracing a couple suspected of murdering their unwanted infant, a mugger who takes not only his victims' cash, but also their shoes, and the murder of a respectable, middle-aged woman from Indianapolis
Destiny of death by Dell Shannon( Book )

8 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and held by 1,157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The motive on record by Dell Shannon( Book )

11 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and held by 1,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lt. Luis Mendoza of the Los Angeles Police is called upon to solve a shocking case of a brutal child rapist, along with a number of other baffling crimes
Murder by the tale by Dell Shannon( Book )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 1,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of eight short stories featuring Lieutenant Luis Mendoza of the Los Angeles Police Department plus six nonseries tales
Murder most strange by Dell Shannon( Book )

7 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and held by 1,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aided by his men in the Los Angeles Police Department's Robbery and Homicide Division, seasoned veteran Luis Mendoza bravely meets the tough challenge of big-city crime and violence. Working with faint clues, he and his detectives systematically break their most shocking and difficult cases to date. The continually erupting world of crime comes to vivid, pulsating life as Mendoza once again performs, with extraordinary finesse, the near impossible in his fight for law and order
Chaos of crime by Dell Shannon( Book )

11 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 1,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An early June hot spell takes its toll as it fuels a wave of bloody and bizarre crime for Luis Mendoza of the LAPD. Grisliest by far is the psycho they call the werewolf, who gets his kicks killing hookers before vanishing into the dark. A gorgeous teenage redhead holds up liquor stores with her boyfriend. And to make the caseload really interesting, 'Jack the Stripper' hit the city's gas stations - stealing cash and his victim's clothes
Appearances of death by Dell Shannon( Book )

11 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in English and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lt. Mendoza investigates a body with no name, a murder with no body, and an eldery, married couple stricken with arsenic poisoning
Felony at random by Dell Shannon( Book )

15 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lt. Luis Mendoza of the Los Angeles Police Department is faced with a string of crimes, including kidnapping and murder
Streets of death by Dell Shannon( Book )

10 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in English and held by 877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lt. Mendoza and his detectives investigate the mugging of senior citizens and the disappearance of a wheelchair-bound man
The Manson curse by Dell Shannon( Book )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American journalist John Harkness finds himself caught up in a bizarre tale of a Manson family curse as he travels through the West Country
Felony file by Dell Shannon( Book )

7 editions published in 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luis Mendoza of the Los Angeles Police Department takes on the challenge of big-city crime--four robberies, the murder of a young divorcee and a middle-aged woman, and the brutal beating and rape of a nine-year-old girl
Spring of violence by Dell Shannon( Book )

11 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in English and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cold trail by Dell Shannon( Book )

13 editions published between 1968 and 1989 in English and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A murderous rapist and child molester is loose in the streets; an unidentified female body is found under a condemned house in a decaying section of the city; a thug is shot to death and a chain of robberies continues unabated -- all without a clue
Strange felony by Dell Shannon( Book )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While his wife is on maternity leave, Sergeant Ivor Maddox of the Los Angeles Police Department has his hands full with an amorous burglar, street gangs, and a school principal charged with child molestation--not to mention a missing girl and a decapitated woman
Death of a busybody by Dell Shannon( Book )

18 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in English and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murder mystery featuring Lt. Luis Mendoza and other sterling members of the Los Angeles Police Department
No holiday for crime by Dell Shannon( Book )

5 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in English and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Christmas vacation of a Los Angeles police lieutenant is interrupted when a Mormon woman is murdered in Exposition Park
Murder with love by Dell Shannon( Book )

11 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deuces wild by Dell Shannon( Book )

5 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lt. Luis Mendoza, Robbery and Homicide, LAPD, one of the most knowledgeable if not active cardsharps in an area famous for them, well knew that in certain poker deals if deuces are wild, there's a joker, also wild, roaming the deck. In the midst of investigating the myriad crimes of August, hampered by staff vacations, he was totally unprepared for the telephone call from his wife, Alison. Their twins ar missing from the backyard and kidnapping, the most harrowing of crimes, comes home to Luis Mendoza and his devoted household
With a vengeance by Dell Shannon( Book )

11 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Luis Mendoza Mystery
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityBlaisdell, Anne, 1921-1988

controlled identityEgan, Lesley, 1921-1988

controlled identityLinington, Elizabeth

controlled identityO'Neill, Egan, 1921-1988

Blaisdell, Anne, 1921-

Egan, Lesley, 1921-

Linington, B.E.

Linington, Elizabeth, 1921-

O'Neill, Egan, 1921-

Shannon, Del 1921-

Shannon, Dell

Shannon, Dell, 1921-

Languages
English (192)