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Hoch, Edward D. 1930-2008

Works: 257 works in 458 publications in 5 languages and 7,823 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Performer
Classifications: PS648.D4, 813.087208
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Most widely held works by Edward D Hoch
The Year's best mystery & suspense stories( )

in English and Undetermined and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All but impossible! : an anthology of locked room & impossible crime stories by members of the Mystery Writers of America( Book )

4 editions published between 1981 and 1983 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The "locked room" story has a long and noble history. These stories, by some of the best authors, will mystify your, terrify you-- and entertain you!
Murder most sacred : great Catholic tales of mystery and suspense( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crimes and misfortunes : the Anthony Boucher memorial anthology of mysteries( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each writer has contributed not only what he thought was Anthony Boucher's favorite of his own stories, but has provided an introduction in which this particular story or his career is related to the famous critic
Dear dead days: the 1972 Mystery Writers of America anthology by Edward D Hoch( Book )

6 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year's best mystery & suspense stories 1982( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fellowship of the hand by Edward D Hoch( Book )

9 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two computer cops race to protect a presidential election against tampering Radiation leaks in Chicago. Assassination attempts on Venus. Bombings in Washington, DC. Any crime that involves a computer falls under the jurisdiction of New York's Computer Investigation Bureau, and in the far-off days of the mid-twenty-first century, more criminals rely on digital tools than ever before. For Earl Jazine and Carl Crader, technology is not just their beat; it is their best weapon in the war against mayhem. Today, mayhem takes the form of a threat to the nation's electronic voting system. Thousands of ballots have been programmed into the FRIDAY-404 election machine, pledging votes to Jason Blunt and Stanley Ambrose--two men who aren't even running for president. Jazine and Crader have only a few weeks until election day, but they must put an end to this audacious fraud before democracy itself goes up in a puff of pixelated smoke
Leopold's way : detective stories by Edward D Hoch( Book )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the homicide boys are baffled, only Captain Leopold can unravel the mystery. On his way to the circus, a young boy named Tommy pauses for fifteen minutes in a grassy vacant lot. It begins to rain, and by the time the storm has passed, Tommy is dead in the tall grass, strangled with a strong piece of rope. Police suspicion falls on a shifty ex-con employed by the circus, but Captain Leopold isn't satisfied with this too-simple solution. Something strange happened in that vacant lot, and it will take a moment of brilliance to divine what it was. Luckily, Captain Leopold has brilliance to spare. In these stories, he confronts dozens of fiendish puzzles, each murder more astonishing than the last. He is a lonely man, and his city is a cruel one, but only Leopold has the wit to find out the truth
The thefts of Nick Velvet by Edward D Hoch( Book )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The transvection machine by Edward D Hoch( Book )

6 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a government official dies on the operating table, the president calls in the computer cops On Venus, a radical exile escapes from a maximum-security prison, pledging to return to Washington and assassinate the president. Transport between Earth and the solar colonies is tightly regulated, but the exile knows a shortcut: the top-secret transvection machine, an experimental device that could theoretically be used to teleport men from planet to planet. Vander Defoe, the tool's creator, is busy securing it when he feels a pain in his stomach: His appendix is about to explode. Defoe dies in the operating room during routine computerized surgery, and the case falls in the lap of the Computer Investigation Bureau, which has jurisdiction over all computer-related crimes. As the team tries to determine who corrupted the system that killed Defoe, it finds that in this case, all roads lead to Venus
The night people and other stories by Edward D Hoch( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty tales of deceit, murder, and madness from the king of short mysteries
The quests of Simon Ark by Edward D Hoch( Book )

7 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When ancient evil emerges, it can only be stopped by a two-thousand-year-old sleuth. Ten years ago, Douglas Zadig emerged from the mist on an English moor, his clothes tattered, his speech slurred, and his mind completely blank. Since then, he has reinvented himself as an expert on good and evil, publishing book after book of a philosophy that is entirely lifted from the ancient writings of Zoroaster. Zadig comes to Maine on the lecture circuit, and in the frigid northern winter, just as suddenly as he first appeared, he is killed. The case fascinates Simon Ark, a t
The night, my friend : stories of crime and suspense by Edward D Hoch( Book )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An incredible assortment of stories from one of history's masters of short fiction
The shattered raven by Edward D Hoch( Book )

10 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At a gathering of the nation's foremost mystery authors, death takes the stage. Dozens die each year for the sake of the annual Mystery Writers of America banquet. Heiresses are poisoned, captains of industry are stabbed, and private detectives are gunned down in the street. To mystery authors, these fictional murders are nothing but good fun. But at the annual presentation of the MWA's prestigious Edgar and Raven awards, real-life death is about to intrude. Ross Craigthorn's nightly news program has made him one of the most well-respected men in the country, but de
The Judges of Hades and other Simon Ark stories by Edward D Hoch( Book )

6 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five classic tales of murderous evil--and the immortal who was chosen to fight for what is right In a small town near Washington, DC, seventy-three villagers make the spontaneous decision to leap from a cliff to their deaths. They leave no explanation behind, but local rumor suggests they were being manipulated by an ancient, evil power. In a monastery in West Virginia, a monk fears his brothers--and is finally pushed from the window of one of the towers. And in a town in Westchester County, New York, a self-proclaimed witch casts a spell on a group of female college students. These are strange cases, seemingly beyond the grasp of reason--and perfect fodder for Simon Ark. A Coptic priest of the ancient world, he was condemned after the Crucifixion to live forever, wandering the earth and rooting out evil. And in the small, shadowy corners of small-town America, he will encounter great evil indeed
City of brass by Edward D Hoch( Book )

5 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three stories starring Simon Ark-one of history's most unusual detectivesIn a college in upstate New York, a professor is carrying out devilish experiments. At Grand Central Station, a student named Cathy Clark corners a friend of her sister's who runs a large publishing company. She tells him of the evil at Baine University, but he dismisses her panic as undergraduate paranoia, so Cathy vows to take matters into her own hands. A few weeks later, she appears in the paper: gunned down on the side of the road. The only man fit to unravel the mystery is Simon Ark, a friend of the publisher and an
Edowādo dī hokku no shārokku hōmuzu sutōrīzu by Edward D Hoch( Book )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dozen marvelous tales of deduction, featuring history's most famous detectiveIn a heavily mortgaged country house, an heiress's sinister guardian attempts to trap her in a bedroom with a rare Indian swamp adder-a murder averted only by the timely intervention of Sherlock Holmes. Five months after the events of "The Adventure of the Speckled Band," Holmes and Watson are called back to Stoke Moran by a frightened gypsy who claims that the viper has gotten loose again. Holmes is unsure which poses a greater danger: the rumored snake, or the possibility that the gypsy is telling lies. In these do
The spy who read Latin and other stories by Edward D Hoch( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the thick of the Cold War, a British spy will do anything to keep the peaceFather Howard steps off the plane in Albania, relieved to be out of China at last, but knowing that until he reaches Paris, he is not safe from the Communists. As he makes his way across the tarmac, two bullets strike him in the back of the head. The missionary is no more. The incident prompts an unprecedented meeting between C. Jeffery Rand, fixer for the British secret service, and his counterpart inside Soviet Russia. Seeking an ally to fight a common enemy, Russia enlists Rand's help in its clash against the Chin
The Spy and the Thief by Edward D Hoch( Book )

6 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A double-barreled collection-two of Edward D. Hoch's most ingenious creationsIn the headquarters of Britain's Foreign Office, a secretary spies a television actor making a copy of a top-secret key. In an island republic, an intelligence operative is murdered just minutes before exposing a Communist mole. And in a bustling eastern city, the Cold War reaches a turning point over a piece of film the size of a pinhead. These are cases for C. Jeffery Rand, the fixer inside Britain's secret service. He is bright, ruthless, and smart enough never to be surprised by the depths to which an enemy spy mi
The Thefts of Nick Velvet : Stories by Edward D Hoch( )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen stories of outrageous heists starring one smooth thiefThe dictator of the island of Jabali wants a baseball team, and he doesn't care how he gets it. He has assembled nine of the finest players on the island, and is about to hire Nick Velvet to steal him some competition. Ordinary thieves might not be up to pinching a whole ball club, but Velvet specializes in lifting seemingly worthless items, and in this year's National League, there is nothing more worthless than the hapless Beavers. He steals them easily-but will the island's ruler be satisfied with a last-place team?In these char
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Leopold's way : detective stories
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Хох, Эдвард

호치, 에드워드 1930-2008

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ホック, E. D

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霍克, 1930-2008

The night people and other stories