Macdonald, Ross 1915-1983
Most widely held works about Ross Macdonald
Most widely held works by Ross Macdonald
The blue hammer by Ross Macdonald ( Book )
53 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in 13 languages and held by 1,949 libraries worldwide
Hired to find a purloined painting, reputedly the work of a man who vanished in 1950, Lew Archer unveils an assemblage of murder and family rivalry and deceit.
The underground man by Ross Macdonald ( Book )
52 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in 13 languages and held by 1,847 libraries worldwide
While a mysterious fire ravages an affluent community in Southern California, Lew Archer searches for a missing child and discovers a secret history of wayward parents, wounded offspring, and murder.
The goodbye look by Ross Macdonald ( Book )
47 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in 12 languages and held by 1,749 libraries worldwide
"Lew Archer is hired to investigate a burglary at the mission-style mansion of Irene and Larry Chalmers. The prime suspect, their son Nick, has a talent for disappearing, and the Chalmerses are a family with money and memories to burn. As Archer zeros in on Nick, he discovers a troubled blonde, a stash of wartime letters, a mysterious hobo." -- Back cover.
Sleeping beauty by Ross Macdonald ( Book )
51 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in 11 languages and held by 1,673 libraries worldwide
Private detective Lew Archer challenges the power and ruthlessness of an oil dynasty responsible for a spill on the Southern California coast.
The chill by Ross Macdonald ( Book )
54 editions published between 1963 and 2010 in 14 languages and held by 1,205 libraries worldwide
After Archer walked out on the blonde, they found her body in a pool of blood. But it wasn't until they took the lady's suntanned body down from the California hills that he knew he had all the right pieces to a very evil puzzle--and he had a debt to pay.
Black money by Ross Macdonald ( Book )
59 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in 13 languages and held by 1,142 libraries worldwide
When Lew Archer is hired to get the goods on his client's girlfriend, he finds a connection to a seven-year-old suicide and a pile of gambling debts.
The zebra-striped hearse by Ross Macdonald ( Book )
49 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in 12 languages and held by 1,068 libraries worldwide
When Colonel Blackwell's daughter Harriet comes back from Mexico with Burke Damis, supposedly a talented painter, the colonel hires Lew Archer to investigate.
The instant enemy by Ross Macdonald ( Book )
30 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in 12 languages and held by 1,048 libraries worldwide
At first glance, it's an open-and-shut missing persons case: a headstrong daughter has run off to be with her hothead juvenile delinquent boyfriend. That is until this bush-league Bonnie & Clyde kidnap Stephen Hackett, a local millionaire industrialist. Now, Archer is offered a cool 100 Gs for his safe return by his coquettish heiress mother who has her own mysterious ties to this disturbed duo.
The far side of the dollar by Ross Macdonald ( Book )
51 editions published between 1964 and 2008 in 13 languages and held by 966 libraries worldwide
To reach the Barcelona Hotel you took Sunset and the coast highway. Once starlets and Navy boys had rubbed shoulders with tycoons and hustlers there, but for Lew Archer the old, closed-up palace held the key to a missing teenager and a hot murder. Archer knew that twenty years ago a handful of dreamers and losers had come together in the barcelona. The only question now was what kind of deal had gone down there, and why a mixed-up rich kid and a beautiful blonde were the first to pay the price ...
Archer at large by Ross Macdonald ( Book )
3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 940 libraries worldwide
The drowning pool by Ross Macdonald ( Book )
48 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in 12 languages and held by 927 libraries worldwide
Lew Archer investigates the death of a wealthy matriarch found floating in her pool.
The moving target by Ross Macdonald ( Book )
62 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in 15 languages and held by 819 libraries worldwide
As Lew Archer investigates the kidnapping of Southern California millionaire Ralph Sampson, he is drawn from the canyon sanctuaries of the megarich to the casual violence of seedy jazz joints.
Archer in jeopardy by Ross Macdonald ( Book )
7 editions published between 1979 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 796 libraries worldwide
Great stories of suspense by Ross Macdonald ( Book )
3 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 688 libraries worldwide
Four complete novels: Dick Francis's , Enquiry - Agatha Christie's , What Mrs. McGillicuddy Saw! - Kenneth Fearing's, The Big Clock - and Ross Mcdonald's - The Far Side of the Dollar.
Find a victim by Ross Macdonald ( Book )
47 editions published between 1954 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 673 libraries worldwide
A dying hitchhiker leads Lew Archer into the dark side of the small town of Las Cruces, California.
The Wycherly woman by Ross Macdonald ( Book )
46 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in 11 languages and held by 671 libraries worldwide
Lew Archer has been hired to locate Phoebe Wycherly by her wealthy father, but first Archer must deal with "the Wycherly woman, Phoebe's mother, an eerily unmaternal blonde who kept too many residences, had too many secrets, and left too many corpses in her wake."--Back cover.
The Galton case by Ross Macdonald ( Book )
49 editions published between 1959 and 2010 in 11 languages and held by 602 libraries worldwide
Almost twenty years have passed since Anthony Galton disappeared, along with a suspiciously streetwise bride and several thousand dollars of his family's fortune. Now Anthony's aging and very rich mother wants him back and has hired Lew Archer to find him. What turns up is a headless skeleton, a boy who claims to be Galton's son, and a con game whose stakes are so high that someone is still willing to kill for them.
The ivory grin by Ross Macdonald ( Book )
43 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 529 libraries worldwide
When something just doesn't add up with his new client, a woman who claims her jewelry was stolen by her former maid, Lew Archer reluctantly accepts the case. But when he finds the maid dead in a sleazy motel room, Archer quickly realizes there is more to the case than petty pilfering. Now, he must navigate a slew of seedy characters to find a missing shipping heir.
The barbarous coast by Ross Macdonald ( Book )
37 editions published between 1956 and 2007 in 14 languages and held by 515 libraries worldwide
Private investigator Lew Archer's pursuit of a girl who jackknifed too suddenly from high diving to high living leads him to an ex-fighter with an unexplained movie contract and a big time gambler who died by his own knife.
Blue City by Ross Macdonald ( Book )
32 editions published between 1947 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 503 libraries worldwide
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