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Gifford, Thomas

Overview
Works: 42 works in 312 publications in 12 languages and 8,164 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Political fiction  Historical fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  History  Novels  Biography  Thrillers (Fiction)  Spy fiction 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: PS3557.I284, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Thomas Gifford
 
Most widely held works by Thomas Gifford
The assassini by Thomas Gifford( Book )

88 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The murder of Sister Valentine, an activist nun, leads her brother, lawyer Ben Driskill, on a deadly quest for her killer, a search that leads to a secret order of assassins that the Catholic Church has deployed for centuries at times of grave threats
The wind chill factor by Thomas Gifford( Book )

33 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hitler lost the war. Some Nazi survivors view their defeat as a mere temporary setback. Their key personnel are in place inside the corporations and capitals of every major nation. John Cooper is an heir to this evil. The dark legacy has finally caught up with him, thrusting into his hands a secret too explosive to be kept. As he races against time a figure from his past will be revealed to him. And for a single electrifying moment Cooper's fate, and the fate of billions, will hang in the terrifying balance
The first sacrifice by Thomas Gifford( Book )

13 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Cooper, a Boston bookseller, flies to Germany to help his sister find a missing daughter. In the process he discovers her husband is the leader of neo-Nazis. Once again he takes them on, something he did 20 years earlier in The Wind Chill Factor
The man from Lisbon : a novel by Thomas Gifford( Book )

24 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fate of Portugal rests in the hands of manipulator Arthur Virgilio Alves Reis
The Glendower legacy : a novel by Thomas Gifford( Book )

20 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bright Harvard student discovers documents proving George Washington contacted the English in 1778 but is murdered before he can speak with Professor Colin Chandler
Saints rest : a novel by Thomas Gifford( Book )

26 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Right-wing politicians and financiers plot to seize power in the United States. They come from the Midwest and have links to the military-industrial complex. The group resorts to a series of murders to achieve its aim. The hero is a lone New York lawyer who saves the president
Praetorian by Thomas Gifford( Book )

17 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assigned to wartime London, American correspondent Rodger Godwin learns, during an interview with Churchill, of a plot to assassinate Field Marshall Rommel
Hollywood gothic by Thomas Gifford( Book )

14 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and German and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Convicted of murder, a screenwriter gets a chance to clear his name. The police find Toby Challis clutching his bloodstained Oscar statuette, his wife dead at his feet. He claims innocence, but the jury doesn't buy it, believing that such a cinematic murder could spring only from the mind of one of Hollywood's finest screenwriters. Nearly driven mad by the time spent waiting for the verdict, Challis has no idea how he will survive more than a decade in the big house. Lucky for him, he won't have to find out -- yet. To transport Challis to prison, the state provides onl
The Cavanaugh quest by Thomas Gifford( Book )

14 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Backwoods treachery links a string of grisly Minnesota murders. Reporter Paul Cavanaugh is coming home from an afternoon tennis match when he sees an ambulance outside his building's door. A half hour earlier, the mild-mannered Larry Blankenship walked into the lobby, said hello to the doorman, and blew his brains out in front of the elevator bank, leaving behind a note apologizing for the mess. Cavanaugh retreats to his apartment to forget this disturbing scene, thinking the story is over when the police take away the body. But the suicide is only the beginning. A kno
Guilty parties by Thomas Gifford( )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry and Sally, Belinda and Jack, two couples, four best friends. Inseparable since college, they stay close through their twenties and thirties, as they make their way to the top of the New York arts scene. Harry is a playwright, Jack a novelist, Belinda a painter, and Sally, well, Sally has always been happy just to be Harry's wife. But as Harry and Belinda's careers take off, Jack's stalls. Unable to complete a second novel, his attitude becomes poisonous, even violent, until Belinda is forced to throw him out of their beautiful loft apartment. Single again for the first time in decades, she finds that in a city full of wolves, her husband may have the sharpest teeth
Assassini by Thomas Gifford( Recording )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in German and English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ein todgeweihter Papst, der sein Geheimwissen mit in die Krypta nimmt; ein abgelegenes Kloster in Irland, in dem ein ungeheures Dokument lagert -- Thomas Giffords Kirchenthriller geizt nicht mit mystisch-schaurigen Zutaten. Driskill, der den Mord an seiner Schwester aufklären will, taucht in den Archiven des Vatikan tief ein in Zeiten, in denen die finstere Macht Kirche mit noch finsteren Mächten paktierte: Driskill stößt auf die Existenz einer uralten mörderischen Bruderschaft, den Assassini. Treiben sie womöglich noch heute ihr Unwesen? Eine haarsträubend spannende Story, zusätzlich veredelt von Ulrich Pleitgens nuancenreichem Solovortrag!
Anglers and muscleheads by Thomas Gifford( Book )

3 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first sacrifice by Thomas Gifford( Recording )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty years ago John Cooper almost single-handedly shattered the underground rise of the Fourth Reich. He now lives quietly in Boston, watching old movies in his theater, until he receives a plea for help from his estranged sister in Berlin, whose daughter is missing. Thus, Cooper heads back to Germany and into a maelstrom of murder and mayhem. Neo-Nazis roam the streets, and a billionaire industrialist named Wolf Koller-who just so happens to be married to Cooper's sister-offers a vision for a new, powerful Germany. Soon, Cooper and Koller are pitted against each other, for Lee Koller and her daughter are but pawns in Wolf's deadly game
The wind chill factor by Thomas Gifford( Recording )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some Nazi survivors of WWII view their defeat as a mere temporary setback, with plans long in motion. Their key personnel are in place in the corporations and capitals of every major nation. By the end of the this century, it will all be theirs. John Cooper is an heir to this Reich reborn, an evil he thought he'd turned his back on
Praetorian by Thomas Gifford( Recording )

2 editions published in 1993 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Operation Praetorian: assassinate Rommel. It failed, but why? American Rodger Godwin investigates and discovers how little he really knows about his good friend and the woman they both love
Kiss Me Twice by Thomas Gifford( )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mad Nazi plot gives Cassidy a chance to save his estranged wife{u2014}or lose her forever As the dust settles on World War II, detective Lew Cassidy{u2019}s wife has come back from the dead. A German figure skater with a film-star face, she had returned to her home country when the war began to care for her ailing father; Cassidy later heard she died during an Allied bombing raid. But in the weeks after the German surrender, the US Army finds her in Bavaria, stricken with amnesia and married to Manfred Muller, an SS swashbuckler at the top of the army{u2019}s most-wanted list. In the war{u2019}s last days, Muller escaped Germany with a historic golden minotaur sculpture, planning to sell the statue and use the proceeds to establish a Nazi underground in the United States. When Muller disappears in the wilds of Maine, the army gives Cassidy a chance to serve his country. To catch the Nazi, he{u2019}ll use his wife as bait, and hope he doesn{u2019}t lose her a second time
Komplott Roman by Thomas Gifford( )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in German and English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A powerful lawyer's most famous opponent comes back to kill him. On his first day at Harvard, working-class student Charlie Nichols is instantly charmed by the debonair rake Victor Saberdene. While Nichols earns tuition playing football, Saberdene's wealth and charm rocket him to the top of Harvard's impenetrable social pyramid and beyond - to become the most feared defense lawyer in the country, a man who uses his charisma to manipulate juries. Nichols becomes an international crime reporter. He hasn't thought of his old friend Saberdene in years when he reads of the Anna Thorne killing. A be
Kiss Me Once by Thomas Gifford( )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the start of World War II, a football star fights gangsters on the home front. Brooklyn Bulldogs star defensive end Lew Cassidy is on his way to a touchdown when a nasty tackle snaps his leg and ends his career. When he wakes up in the hospital, he learns the Japanese have attacked Pearl Harbor, and America is at war. It's a shame his busted leg will keep him out of the army, because compared to New York, war is kindergarten. Cassidy's closest friend is Terry Leary, a homicide detective who's too slick for his own good. Just a few hours after Cassidy's injury, someo
Benchwarmer Bob : the story of Bob Lurtsema by Thomas Gifford( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exitus Thriller by Thomas Gifford( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityClarins, Dana

controlled identityMaxwell, Thomas

Clarins, Dana

Gifford, Tom 1937-2000

Gifords, Tomass, 1937-2000

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Maxwell, Thomas

Thomas Gifford Amerikaans romanschrijver (1937-2000)

Thomas Gifford écrivain américain

Thomas Gifford escritor estadounidense

Thomas Gifford US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Гиффорд, Томас

Томас Гиффорд

ギフォード, トマス

トマス・ギフォード

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