WorldCat Identities

Pentecost, Hugh 1903-1989

Overview
Works: 171 works in 513 publications in 2 languages and 20,631 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3531.H442, 813.52
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Hugh Pentecost
 
Most widely held works by Hugh Pentecost
Pattern for terror by Hugh Pentecost( Book )

8 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uncle George is roused early one morning by his nephew Joey who has just witnessed the death of a local schoolteacher
Nightmare time : a Pierre Chambrun mystery novel by Hugh Pentecost( Book )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the eleven-year-old son of an Air Force major reports his parents missing from their Beaumont Hotel room, hotel manager Pierre Chambrun investigates. Though Air Force Intelligence seems to think the disappearance a carefully planned step in an act of treason, Chambrun wonders if his hotel is harboring a killer with diplomatic immunity
The copycat killers : an Uncle George mystery novel by Hugh Pentecost( Book )

8 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remember to kill me : a Pierre Chambrun mystery novel by Hugh Pentecost( Book )

8 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of thugs storms the Beaumont Hotel, and only Pierre Chambrun can stop the chaosThere has been trouble in Central Park. Free concerts given on the great lawn have been ending in upheaval as gangs of toughs maraud through the crowd with bats, chains, and knives'taking what they want and crushing those who stand in their way. During a performance by red-hot diva Donna Ward, the park is peaceful. But afterward, the horde descends on the Beaumont Hotel, smashing the bar and storming the elevators in search of beautiful things to steal or destroy. In the chaos, someone takes three shots at Victoria Haven, the onetime beauty queen who has, for decades, occupied the penthouse. After the throng is expelled from the premises, manager Pierre Chambrun tries to discover who would want to kill this harmless old glamour girl. But his investigation is about to be upended'for the riot is only the beginning of his trouble
Death mask by Hugh Pentecost( Book )

6 editions published between 1980 and 1983 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The party killer : a Julian Quist mystery novel by Hugh Pentecost( Book )

10 editions published between 1985 and 1997 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beware young lovers by Hugh Pentecost( Book )

5 editions published between 1980 and 1990 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York's luxurious Hotel Beaumont goes "live" one week a year when the popular Dick Thomas talk show is telecast from its ballroom. But this year, even the show's controversial guests are upstaged--by murder. The young lover of Hollywood sex goddess Sharon Brand is found bludgeoned t o death just as the star is about to be interviewed. Pierre Chambrun, the Beaumont's legendary manager, begins investigating and discovers a frightening pattern. Three years earlier, another of Brand 's young lovers disappeared, coinciding with her appearance on the show. Then a pretty young gossip columnist is murdered and Chambrun finds himself racing to unravel a tangled skein of scandalous secrets ... before the killer strikes again
Death by fire : an Uncle George mystery novel by Hugh Pentecost( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uncle George Crowder, once the county attorney, comes out of retirement to investigate two arsons, and defend a young man accused of murder in one of the fires
Kill and kill again : a Julian Quist mystery novel by Hugh Pentecost( Book )

6 editions published between 1974 and 1990 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murder out of wedlock : a Julian Quist mystery novel by Hugh Pentecost( Book )

3 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murder sweet and sour : an Uncle George mystery novel by Hugh Pentecost( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One time county attorney George Crowder believes that some enemy from his past is responsible for the reign of terror which has stuck his peaceful New England Village
Murder goes round and round : a Pierre Chambrun mystery by Hugh Pentecost( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murder in luxury by Hugh Pentecost( Book )

5 editions published between 1981 and 1991 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The price of silence : an Uncle George mystery novel by Hugh Pentecost( Book )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sow death, reap death by Hugh Pentecost( Book )

5 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julian Quist, whose girl friend is among 300 people being held hostage by a terrorist army, must find the weak spot in the terrorists' armor and effect a rescue
Murder in high places by Hugh Pentecost( Book )

5 editions published between 1983 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Worldly, sophisticated hotel manager Pierre Chambrun faces a crisis of conscience when his beloved secretary is kidnapped by a group that wants Chambrun to betray a famous journalist, a guest at the hotel
The deadly joke by Hugh Pentecost( Book )

15 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pierre Chambrun becomes involved in a series of brutal murders
Walking dead man by Hugh Pentecost( Book )

13 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As X-rated stars descend on the Beaumont Hotel, someone takes a shot at its owner Terrified of flying, Beaumont Hotel owner George Battle hasn{u2019}t seen America in seventeen years, instead spending his days on the Riviera, counting his money. But pressing business calls him back to the United States: a seven million dollar investment in the latest epic directed by Maxwell Zorn, king of highbrow celluloid smut. It{u2019}s the kind of motion picture that even an old man will want to oversee personally. As Zorn{u2019}s outlandish entourage swarms the illustrious hotel, Battle takes residence in the penthouse suite of his infallible manager, Pierre Chambrun. On his first night there, a bullet splinters the headboard just inches from his face. Was the shot meant for him or Chambrun? The Beaumont{u2019}s top brass must tread lightly. Die, and the Beaumont dies with them{u2014}a blow from which the jet-set will never recover
Death after breakfast by Hugh Pentecost( Book )

5 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When its manager vanishes, the Beaumont Hotel spins towards disaster For decades, Pierre Chambrun has maintained the enormous mechanism that is the Beaumont Hotel. He breakfasts in his office at nine, and spends his days and nights ensuring that the various problems that inevitably occur in a large hotel do not disrupt its overall operation. But one morning, the suave old hotelier does not appear for breakfast. Panic sets quickly once it is clear that Pierre Chambrun is missing, and his staff must manage without him. The first crisis comes before lunch: A socialite has been murdered in her suite. Investigating the killing falls to Chambrun & rsquo;s security chief, his secretary, and Mark Haskell, his indefatigable press man. Together they must find the assassin and search for Chambrun, all the while trying to keep the Beaumont on the rails. For whether their boss is dead or alive, nothing must bother the guests
Random killer by Hugh Pentecost( Book )

8 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mystery: Pierre Chambrun's world teeters on destruction when two celebrities are garroted in their hotel rooms
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityPhilips, Judson, 1903-1989

Pentecost, Hugh

Pentecost, Hugo, 1903-1989

Джадсон Филипс 1903-1988

Пентекост Х. 1903-1988

Пентекост, Хью, 1903-1989

Пентекст 1903-1989 Х.

Пентикост, Х., 1903-1989

Пенткост Х. 1903-1988

Петекост[!] 1903-1988 Х.

Филипс Д. П. 1903-1988

ペンティコースト, H

ペンティコースト, ヒュウ

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