WorldCat Identities

Lathen, Emma

Overview
Works: 91 works in 542 publications in 8 languages and 18,498 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author, Other
Classifications: PS3562.A755, 813.54
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Most widely held works about Emma Lathen
 
Most widely held works by Emma Lathen
Something in the air by Emma Lathen( Book )

16 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and Japanese and held by 1,332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wall Street banker/detective John Putnam Thatcher encounters intrique along with a loan request from Sparrow Flyways, an airline whose expansion plans are not to be deterred, even by opposition from its shareholders
Green grow the dollars by Emma Lathen( Book )

23 editions published between 1967 and 2005 in English and held by 1,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Vandam Nursery and Seed Company, the world's largest mail-order nursery business, is charged with theft of the tomato of the century, a biennial. A murder occurs, and John Putnam thatcher must nip this case in the bud
East is east by Emma Lathen( Book )

12 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When golfing and tea ceremonies in Japan lead to sudden and violent death, John Putnam Thatcher, Wall Street whiz and amateur sleuth, finds himself entangled in an ever-widening web of mystery and murder
Going for the gold by Emma Lathen( Book )

9 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a trip to the Lake Placid winter Olympics, John Putnam Thatcher finds himself investigating the murder of a French skier
Double, double, oil and trouble by Emma Lathen( Book )

21 editions published between 1978 and 1990 in English and Dutch and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When John Putnam Thatcher, senior vice-president of the Sloan, one of the world's largest banks, is to be seen carrying a suitcase packed with $1.5 million in small bills from his Zurich hotel to a Swiss bank, we can be sure that something very sensational is happening. He is in fact carrying the ransom for an important American executive, who has been kidnapped by, apparently, Arab terrorists. But are the terrorists quite what they appear to be? And why is there so long a delay about releasing Wylie, after the ransom has been paid? And why, when he is finally released, is he so quickly murdered?
The longer the thread by Emma Lathen( Book )

19 editions published between 1971 and 1984 in English and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pick up sticks by Emma Lathen( Book )

15 editions published between 1970 and 1990 in English and Dutch and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twee vrienden die een tocht langs de Appalachian Trail in de Verenigde Staten maken, worden betrokken bij een moord
Sweet and low by Emma Lathen( Book )

22 editions published between 1974 and 1985 in English and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By hook or by crook by Emma Lathen( Book )

20 editions published between 1975 and 1993 in English and French and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Parajian family inherits a profitable rug business -- and a rivalry sealed in blood! Sloan Guaranty Trust is faced with a bitter fight among the Parajian heirs. The children own 40 percent of the stock, but Paul, their father, frustrates their efforts for complete control of the company. Then a distant relative returns to claim her profits and is found poisoned. John Putnam Thatcher's cool logic is put to its severest test when a second murder reveals a sinister design spun of ancient greed and deadly family secrets!" -- Back cover
Right on the money : a John Putnam Thatcher mystery by Emma Lathen( Book )

19 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The planned merger of a large corporation with a small, family-owned company proves to be more of a partnership in crime, and merger leads to murder as mayhem erupts
Ashes to ashes by Emma Lathen( Book )

22 editions published between 1971 and 2003 in English and Dutch and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When St. Bernadette's parochial school is scheduled to be torn down and replaced with an apartment building, a group of protestors form to try and prevent this from happening. Their powerful spokesperson, Francis P. Omara, is struck down with a butcher's mallet by an unknown killer. Suddenly Thatcher, the vice president for Sloan Guaranty Trust, finds himself in the heart of Queens and in the middle of an unholy murder
When in Greece by Emma Lathen( Book )

20 editions published between 1969 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murder to go by Emma Lathen( Book )

21 editions published between 1969 and 1988 in 4 languages and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dankzij het inzicht dat een bankdirecteur heeft zowel in zaken als in de menselijke natuur, loopt een poging om een groot uitzendbedrijf te gronde te richten, op niets uit
A shark out of water : a John Thatcher mystery by Emma Lathen( Book )

17 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Wall Street banker, James Putnam Thatcher, flies to Poland to see about financing a development project and runs into murder and international chicanery. The project is the modernization of the Kiel Canal
A stitch in time by Emma Lathen( Book )

17 editions published between 1968 and 1986 in English and Danish and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Come to dust by Emma Lathen( Book )

12 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While investigating the theft of a bond from a prestigious college John Putnam Thatcher is confronted with a murder
Brewing up a storm : a John Thatcher mystery by Emma Lathen( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Thatcher, a New York banker, investigates the murder of a woman leading a protest against Kischel Brewery, a major client
Death shall overcome by Emma Lathen( Book )

16 editions published between 1966 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wanneer voor het eerst een neger wordt voorgedragen als lid van de New Yorkse effectenbeurs ontstaat er grote opschudding
Murder against the grain by Emma Lathen( Book )

27 editions published between 1967 and 1987 in English and Danish and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murder makes the wheels go 'round by Emma Lathen( Book )

27 editions published between 1966 and 1997 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Right on the money : a John Putnam Thatcher mystery
Alternative Names

controlled identityHenissart, Martha

controlled identityLatsis, Mary J.

Dominic R. B.

Henissart Martha

Lathen, Emma pseud

Latsis, Mary J.

Latsis Mary Jane

レイサン, エマ

レイスン, E

Languages
English (338)

Danish (7)

Dutch (6)

German (2)

Japanese (2)

French (1)

Finnish (1)

Czech (1)

Covers
Right on the money : a John Putnam Thatcher mysteryA shark out of water : a John Thatcher mysteryBrewing up a storm : a John Thatcher mysteryMurder makes the wheels go 'round