WorldCat Identities

Bennett, Jay 1912-2009

Overview
Works: 33 works in 122 publications in 2 languages and 7,948 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Detective and mystery fiction  Biography  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.B4399, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jay Bennett
Coverup : a novel by Jay Bennett( Book )

8 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teenage Brad is tormented by confused memories of a drunken ride with his best friend Alden, during which they may have hit and killed a man
The skeleton man : a novel by Jay Bennett( Book )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his Uncle Ed commits suicide, after giving him $30,000 for his eighteenth birthday, Ray receives mysterious death threats and becomes involved in a dangerous sequence of events
Sing me a death song : a novel by Jay Bennett( Book )

7 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jason risks his life to find evidence that his mother, a convicted murderer facing execution, was framed
Skinhead : a novel by Jay Bennett( Book )

6 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A plea from a dying man he has never seen before involves nineteen-year-old Jonathan in a life-and-death struggle with white-supremacist skinheads
The dark corridor by Jay Bennett( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the end of a summer disrupted by three teenage suicides in their town, eighteen-year-old Kerry's girlfriend Alicia apparently kills herself, leaving him obsessed with death and strange doubts
The haunted one by Jay Bennett( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the girl eighteen-year-old Paul loves drowns at the New Jersey beach he begins to receive phone calls from her and to see her in odd places
The birthday murderer : a mystery by Jay Bennett( Book )

7 editions published between 1977 and 1984 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Did Shan really commit a childhood murder? Is someone really trying to kill him now? Or is Shan losing his mind?
The executioner by Jay Bennett( Book )

5 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three survivors of an automobile crash in which the driver was killed are threatened by an executioner who believes they too should die
The pigeon by Jay Bennett( Book )

2 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Responding to his former girlfriend's plea for help, 17-year-old Brian goes to her Greenwich Village apartment only to find her dead and himself framed for her murder. He vows to find her killers and the reason for her death
Deathman, do not follow me : a novel by Jay Bennett( Book )

4 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danny Morgan is in danger because of what he knows about the newly discovered Van gogh painting, the prize exhibit of the Brooklyn Museum
The dangling witness by Jay Bennett( Book )

13 editions published between 1974 and 1994 in English and French and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eighteen-year-old boy who witnesses a murder decides to keep quiet after he is threatened by the killer, but finds his silence increasingly hard to bear
The long black coat; a mystery by Jay Bennett( Book )

6 editions published between 1973 and 1981 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventeen-year-old Phil is terrorized by two of his dead brother's associates from Vietnam who demand from him a package he knows nothing about
The deadly gift : a novel by Jay Bennett( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Mohawk Indian living in New York City feels that the $10,000 he finds is a curse but even the coercion of gangsters can't make him return it
Say hello to the hit man : a mystery by Jay Bennett( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nineteen-year-old son of a criminal syndicate executive receives a phone call threatening his life--but why? and who?
The killing tree; a novel by Jay Bennett( Book )

3 editions published between 1972 and 1981 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ancient African statue received as a gift from his dead father involves a seventeen-year-old boy with diamond smugglers
Death grip by Jay Bennett( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SHANE IS A TALENTED YOUNG VIOLINIST, WHO HAS ARRIVED IN VENICE TO PERFORM, AND HE JUST HAPPENS TO MEET THE GIRL OF HIS DREAMS. THEN HIS PRECIOUS GUARNERUIS VIOLIN IS STOLEN, AND SHANE DISCOVERS THE CHARM AND MYSTERY OF VENICE WEARS OFF VERY QUICKLY. THE THIEVES CONTACT SHANE AND DEMAND THAT HE SMUGGLE A STOLEN VIOLIN OUT OF ITALY. WHAT IS A YOUNG MUSICIAN IN LOVE SUPPOSED TO DO?
Masks, a love story by Jay Bennett( Book )

2 editions published between 1971 and 1976 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When she falls in love with a Chinese boy, a young girl discovers the difference between what her parents have taught her and what they truly believe
The death ticket by Jay Bennett( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trouble arrived when Gil found out that he was holding on to part of a ticket with six million dollars, but it might cost Gil his life. This is a story of danger and dwarves in New York City
Shadows offstage; a novel by Jay Bennett( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter's suspicions that his sister did not commit suicide grow stronger and stronger as he talks to people who knew her
To be a killer by Jay Bennett( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul, a popular, brilliant athlete, plots to murder his high school science teacher who he feels caused his coach's death and who stands in the way of a glorious future
 
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Sing me a death song : a novel
Alternative Names
Jay Bennett Amerikaans romanschrijver (1912-2009)

Jay Bennett auteur de romans policiers

Rand Steve

جی بنت نویسنده آمریکایی

ベネット, ジェイ

Languages
English (84)

French (6)

Covers
The skeleton man : a novelSing me a death song : a novelSkinhead : a novelThe dark corridorThe haunted oneThe executionerDeath grip