WorldCat Identities

Kilian, Michael 1939-2005

Overview
Works: 37 works in 160 publications in 4 languages and 8,092 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Detective and mystery fiction  Political fiction  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3561.I368, 813.54
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Most widely held works about Michael Kilian
 
Most widely held works by Michael Kilian
Heavy losses : the dangerous decline of American defense by James Coates( Book )

10 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murder at Manassas : a Harrison Raines Civil War mystery by Michael Kilian( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British actress Caitlin Howard and Harrison Grenville Raines travel "to the Manassas battlefield to witness the first clash between the Blue and the Gray, which ends in a Confederate victory. ... A Northern major, thought to have been killed fleeing the Rebels in cowardice, was in fact murdered--and Harrison was one of the last people to see him alive. To satisfy the major's widow, Harrison is pressed into service to solve the crime and clear the officer's name."--Jacket
By order of the president by Michael Kilian( Book )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A would-be assassin wounds the president-and throws the country into chaos
The ironclad alibi : a Harrison Raines Civil War mystery by Michael Kilian( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Harrison Raines has returned home to Richmond, Virginia-no longer as the son of a wealthy plantation owner, but as a U.S. Federal Agent. His mission is to uncover any information he can about "The Monster"--The ironclad ship formerly known as the USS Merimack which has been reconstructed as the Confederate Navy's Virginia."--Jacket
A killing at Ball's Bluff : a Harrison Raines Civil War mystery by Michael Kilian( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"To the people of Washington City, Virginia-born Harrison Raines is a gambler, horse trader, and investor, taking a neutral stand on the War Between the States despite his Southern upbringing. But to the Union government, Harrison is a captain in the U.S. Secret Service, answering to Allan Pinkerton and Abraham Lincoln himself."--Jacket
The Shiloh sisters : a Harrison Raines Civil War mystery by Michael Kilian( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his latest adventure, U.S. Secret Service Agent Harrison Raines receives an assignment from General Ulysses S. Grant to discover why two civilians-sisters living on opposite sides of the conflict-were murdered
Antietam assassins by Michael Kilian( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weary of the war, Harrison Raines retires to his western Virginia farm in 1862. But when Union sympathizer Reverend Ashby is gunned down and hanged from a tree, a fate soon shared by a young woman, he again turns detective, while armies converge near Antietam Creek in one of the Civil War's bloodiest engagements
A grave at Glorieta : a Harrison Raines Civil War mystery by Michael Kilian( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dispatched to the territory of New Mexico, Harry Raines and his partner Joseph "Boston" Leahy have been assigned to uncover how the Confederate Nation plans to expand its domain all the way west to California. Awaiting their arrival in Santa Fe is their contact Don Luis Almaden y Cortes, the Union army's key asset in its struggle to stop the Rebels at Glorieta Pass."--Jacket
The last Virginia gentleman by Michael Kilian( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A counterfeit stallion lures a Virginia horseman into a billion-dollar conspiracy
Dance on a sinking ship by Michael Kilian( Book )

10 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and Polish and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A foreign correspondent discovers the scoop of a lifetime onboard a doomed ocean liner. C. Jamieson Spencer is sipping cognac when Paris starts to burn. As Communists and Fascists battle in the streets below his hotel balcony, this world-weary foreign correspondent does not bother taking notes. He's too busy falling in love with an enchantingly beautiful stranger. The reporter is just working up the courage to ask the woman her name when a stray bullet pierces her skull. In Paris, love comes quickly and life ends fast. After Spencer files his story on the riots, his editor recalls him to the United States and assigns him to sail on the new luxury liner Wilhelmina, which carries some of the world's most scandalous figures: from Prince Edward and Wallis Simpson to the Nazi-sympathizing Charles Lindbergh. As the royals play bedroom games, Spencer digs up plenty of gossip--but the real story starts when the lifeboats hit the water
Major Washington by Michael Kilian( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of George Washington as a young man through the eyes of a colleague who finds him ambitious, but not very bright, and much concerned with his bad teeth. The novel describes Washington's life in the British army as he fights Indians and the French, and his affair with the wife of his best friend
Who runs Washington? by Michael Kilian( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looker by Michael Kilian( Book )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and Polish and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a murder at the Plaza, a society columnist races to save a model's life
Who runs Chicago? by Michael Kilian( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Valkyrie Project by Michael Kilian( Book )

6 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A doomed journalist travels to Iceland to destroy a Soviet superweapon Halfway between the United States and the Soviet Union, Iceland is one of the most strategic points in the Cold War. And home to a NATO squadron that could wipe Moscow off the map in an instant, it{u2019}s is about to become the unwitting host for the most daring operation in military history. On the remote coast of this frost-bound island, the Soviets are building a laser powerful enough to bring the United States to its knees. They call it Valkyrie, and once it{u2019}s operational, the free world will no longer be free. When an exiled East German scientist notices a suspicious drain on the Icelandic electrical grid, the KGB sends an assassin to protect their superweapon. Halting the madness falls to Jack Spencer, an American journalist with a terminal disease{u2014}which may kill him before he gets a chance to save the world
The big score by Michael Kilian( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and Polish and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A billionaire{u2019}s commission draws an architect into a conspiracy of sex, lies, and murder The ship is dead in the water. Its lines are tangled and its sails are slack as it drifts toward the rocky coast. A fisherman spies the vessel and steps aboard, expecting it to be deserted. But there is 1 passenger: a lovely young woman with a rolled-up painting in her hand and 2 bullets in her chest. Across Lake Michigan, Matthias Curland returns to Chicago for the 1st time since he gave up architecture to devote himself to fine art. After emptying his bank accounts for the pursuit of painting, he{u2019}s shocked to find that his once-affluent family is also destitute, and their famed architecture firm is on the verge of bankruptcy. When the Curland name is linked to the dead woman{u2019}s painting, Matthias finds himself facing off against a power-mad billionaire who could bring Chicago to its knees
Blood of the czars by Michael Kilian( Book )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and Polish and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An actress infiltrates the Soviet Union to avenge the death of an ancestor
Northern exposure by Michael Kilian( Book )

7 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A diplomat hounded by the KGB and the CIA fights to prevent a Canadian civil war Pulling over on the California highway, 2 men argue with each other in French. They open their car{u2019}s trunk and haul out 2 victims: a drunk man and a screaming woman. With 2 shotgun blasts, the couple is dead, and the killers drive back to Canada{u2014}the country their actions have just pushed to the brink of chaos. Standing in the men{u2019}s way is Dennis Showers, a rising star in the US State Department who has recently been posted in Ottawa. His mind is not on his career. Showers is instead obsessed with his long-lost childhood sweetheart, Felicity, who has fallen in with an environmental terrorist group bent on taking down the Canadian government. As Showers hunts for her, the CIA and KGB track his every move in a deadly dance that could push Canada into civil war{u2014}and drag the whole world toward nuclear Armageddon
A sinful safari by Michael Kilian( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bedford Green confronts lions, the Prince of Wales, and an ugly murder in Kenya
Deep Kill by Michael Kilian( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an underwater valley known as Deepkill, off the coast of Delaware, a live nuclear bomb lies in some thirty feet of water. Only retired Air Force pilot Burt Schilling knows about it. As the government writes off his concerns, he can find no one to believe him, except for Coast Guard Investigative Service Special Agent Erik Westman--and the desperate terrorists he is hunting
 
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Murder at Manassas : a Harrison Raines Civil War mystery
Alternative Names

controlled identityDancer, Rex, 1939-2005

Michael Kilian American journalist

Michael Kilian Amerikaans journalist (1939-2005)

Michael Kilian US-amerikanischer Journalist und Kolumnist

キリアン, マイケル

Languages
English (123)

Polish (10)

Japanese (1)

Bosnian (1)

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The ironclad alibi : a Harrison Raines Civil War mysteryA killing at Ball's Bluff : a Harrison Raines Civil War mysteryThe Shiloh sisters : a Harrison Raines Civil War mysteryAntietam assassinsA grave at Glorieta : a Harrison Raines Civil War mysteryMajor WashingtonA sinful safariDeep Kill