WorldCat Identities

Higgins, Jack 1929-

Works: 769 works in 6,258 publications in 16 languages and 196,786 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Spy fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Political fiction  War fiction  Historical fiction  History  Drama  War films 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Narrator, Conceptor, Contributor
Classifications: PR6058.I343, 823.914
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Jack Higgins
The eagle has landed by Jack Higgins( Book )

170 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 4,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adolf Hitler orders a group of German commandos to either kidnap or kill Winston Churchill and a young IRA assassin joins the plan
Killing ground by Jack Higgins( Book )

55 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 4,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Entreated for help by an English-Bedouin man whose thirteen-year-old daughter has been kidnapped and forced to marry a terrorist, intelligence operative Sean Dillon finds his willing assistance sparking a deadly chain of events
The Judas Gate by Jack Higgins( Book )

44 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and Polish and held by 4,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A disturbing tape has made its way to British intelligence. It contains battlefield chatter from an ambush in Afghanistan, in which 12 U.S. Army Rangers and a British medical team died. Most of the Taliban voices are Afghan, but the voice of the commander bears an Irish accent. Sean Dillon is put in charge of hunting the traitor down
The wolf at the door by Jack Higgins( Book )

39 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,065 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who's knocking off members of a special intelligence unit known as the prime minister's private army? Only Sean Dillon has a clue
Bad company by Jack Higgins( Book )

49 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Hitler's secret diary resurfaces, revealing a plot between the United States and Germany to join forces against the Soviet Union, White House operative Blake Johnson acts to secure the diary and keep it hidden--Novelist
A darker place by Jack Higgins( Book )

39 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alexander Kurbsky, a famous Russian writer and ex-paratrooper, decides he wants to "disappear"into the West. Not an easy task with Mr. Putin's thuggish security services always on the lookout for defectors. He contacts British agents and the wheels are set in motion. But in espionage, things are rarely what they seem
Edge of danger by Jack Higgins( Book )

56 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 3,938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An assassination is planned, but who is the intended victim? Members of the powerful Rashid family plan revenge in a plot worthy of both their British and Arab heritages. This sparks the latest adventure of clandestine operatives Sean Dillon, Blake Johnson, and Hannah Bernstein
Rough justice by Jack Higgins( Book )

58 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dispatched by the President to report on the state of still troubled Kosovo, his trusted agent Blake Johnson runs into a military man there named Harry Miller, who has the same task from the British Prime Minister. They band together just in time to stop a Russian officer from torching a mosque--or rather, Miller stops him, with a bullet to the forehead. This action will have considerable consequences, not only for Miller and Johnson and their associates, including Britain's Sean Dillon, but for a great many people, all the way to the top of the governments of the United States, Britain, and Russia.--From publisher description
Without mercy by Jack Higgins( Book )

58 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When detective superintendent Hannah Bernstein is murdered, grief-stricken intelligence operatives Sean Dillon, Blake, and Ferguson set out to catch the killer, unaware that their efforts will have a life-changing impact
Dark justice by Jack Higgins( Book )

50 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 3,858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An attempt on the life of the U.S. president during a visit to Manhattan is the first step in a plot involving the recruitment of a network of terrorists, and it is up to Blake Johnson and Sean Dillon to uncover the mastermind behind it all
The White House connection by Jack Higgins( Book )

54 editions published between 1952 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 3,696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American widow after a British lord turns avenger when her son is gunned down by Irish terrorists. Lady Helen Lang, who is in her sixties, uses a revolver, a computer and a government file
Midnight runner by Jack Higgins( Book )

51 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 3,689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After her brothers are killed one by one, Kate Rashid swears vengeance on all who have harmed her family. Never mind that they tried to assassinate the President of the United States or that villainy ran in their veins. They were her brothers, and her enemies would pay. British agent Sean Dillon ... White House operative Blake Johnson ... and the President himself. ... Their time was coming, and only she knew how -- or when
The eagle has flown : a novel by Jack Higgins( Book )

73 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As an increasingly isolated and insane Hitler pursues his hopeless war, betrayal and treachery reach the highest levels of the Third Reich. German intelligence knows that paratroop officer Steiner survived "Operation Eagle," the bungled assassination attempt on Winston Churchill, and is now a POW somewhere in London. Reichsführer Himmler wants him back -- at any cost -- and puts his top espionage agents in charge of the perilous rescue mission. Racing from the nightclubs of Lisbon to Hitler's opulent country retreat to the damp streets of London, Himmler's men get closer to their target -- and to the shattering true objective of their mission
A devil is waiting by Jack Higgins( Book )

29 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A devil is indeed waiting. The President is coming to London, but not to an entirely warm welcome. A fanatical mullah is offering a blessing to anyone who will assassinate the President, and though most London Muslims think the mullah has crossed the line, a few think otherwise. Urgently, Sean Dillon, General Charles Ferguson, and the rest of the small band known as the "Prime Minister's private army" are called in, augmented by an extraordinary new recruit, an intelligence captain and Afghan war hero named Sara Gideon. She has her own deep contacts, but the more she investigates, the more she discovers herself in a very dark place indeed. For the assassination plan is only the beginning."--
Cold harbour by Jack Higgins( Book )

63 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As D-day approaches in Europe, the Allied command learns of a German staff conference to be held in Brittany at the Chateau de Voincourt, where the Nazis will discuss their Atlantic Wall defense strategy. Foreknowledge of these plans could mean the difference between success and failure for the Allied invasion, and as luck would have it, the chateau happens to be the home of an undercover French Resistance agent, beautiful Anne-Marie Trevaunce
Angel of death by Jack Higgins( Book )

64 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Britain, agent Sean Dillon is ordered to destroy "January 30," a terrorist organization spreading chaos to pave the way for a new Communist state. The group is led by a British actress--the angel of the title--who assassinates people with a machine pistol from the saddle of her motorcycle. By the author of The Eagle Has Landed
Night of the fox by Jack Higgins( Book )

85 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 3,602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a secret sea maneuver just before D-Day, American Colonel Hugh Kelso goes down in the English Channel. Wounded and adrift for days, he washes ashore on the German-occupied island of Jersey. The news spreads panic through the Allied high command: Kelso knows the time and place of the invasion. He must be rescued -- or silenced. A British professor turned Nazi impersonator and a young Jersey girl posing as his mistress set off to find Kelso in the fiercely guarded island fortress. The pair join a deadly game of wits that they must win ... or perish in the darkness of the Night of the Fox
Drink with the Devil by Jack Higgins( Book )

70 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former IRA terrorist Sean Dillon, now a British secret service agent, is ordered to recover a shipment of gold from a sunken barge before the Protestant paramilitary do so. The Protestants, who stole the gold in the first place, intend to use it to escalate the war and scuttle the peace talks
The president's daughter by Jack Higgins( Book )

56 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Israeli terrorist abducts the U.S. president's illegitimate daughter--born of a liaison during the Vietnam War--and threatens to kill her if the U.S. does not attack Arab countries. The president hires a former IRA terrorist to rescue her
Eye of the storm by Jack Higgins( Book )

57 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former allies in the IRA, Sean Dillon and Martin Brosnan have chosen different paths. Now Dillon is a terrorist for hire, a master of diguise employed by Saddam Hussein. Brosnan is the one man who knows Dillon's strengths and weaknesses ... and brilliant mastery of espionage. Once friends, now enemies, they are playing the deadliest game of their careers. A game that culminates in a frightening - and true - event: Iraq's attempted mortar attack on the British war cabinet at 10 Downing Street in Februrary 1991
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Alternative Names

controlled identityFallon, Martin, 1929-

controlled identityGraham, James, 1929 July 27-

controlled identityMarlowe, Hugh, 1929-

controlled identityPatterson, Harry, 1929-

Fallon, Martin.

Fallon , Martin <1929- >

Graham, James.

Graham , James <1929- >

Harry Patterson

Higgins, G'ak, 1929-

Higgins, Jack

Higgins, Jack pseud

Higins, G'aḳ 1929-

Higinss, Džeks, 1929-

Jack Higgins britischer Autor

Jack Higgins British novelist

Jack Higgins Brits auteur

Jack Higgins écrivain britannique

Jack Higgins jack higgins

Jack Higgins novelista británico

Jack Higgins romancier britanic

Jack Higgins scrittore britannico

Marlowe, Hugh.

Marlowe , Hugh <1929- >

Patterson, Harry.

Patterson , Harry <1929- >

Patterson, Henry

Patterson , Henry <1929- >

Грэхем Дж. Х. 1929-

Джак Хигинс

Джек Хиггинс

Марлоу Х. 1929-

Паттерсон Г. 1929-

Фаллон М. 1929-

ג'ק היגינס סופר בריטי

פטרסון, הנרי

جک هیقینز

جک هیگینز نویسنده بریتانیایی

잭 히긴스

ジャック ·ヒギズ 1929-


ヒギンズ, ジャック


希金斯 1929-

Killing groundThe Judas GateThe wolf at the doorBad companyA darker placeEdge of dangerRough justiceWithout mercy