WorldCat Identities

Greenleaf, Stephen

Overview
Works: 95 works in 281 publications in 8 languages and 10,393 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Legal stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3557.R3957, 813.54
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Strawberry sunday : a John Marshall Tanner novel by Stephen Greenleaf( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in English and Japanese and held by 1,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

PI John Marshall Tanner of San Francisco investigates the death of a woman labor activist. The victim was involved in organizing strawberry pickers and one of the suspects is a wealthy strawberry grower. By the author of Past Tense
Ellipsis : a John Marshall Tanner novel by Stephen Greenleaf( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

San Francisco private investigator John Marshall Tanner signs on to protect romance novelist Chandelier Wells after she receives a series of death threats
Past tense : a John Marshall Tanner novel by Stephen Greenleaf( Book )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and Japanese and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In San Francisco, a policeman with an unimpeachable record draws his revolver in open court and shoots the accused, on trial for abusing a daughter. Why? The policeman isn't talking and soon after being jailed he escapes. That is when his buddy, investigator John Marshall decides he must find him, if only to save him from himself. By the author of Flesh Wounds
State's evidence by Stephen Greenleaf( Book )

21 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective John Marshall Tanner must track down California model Teresa Blair, the only reliable witness to a hit-and-run "accident" perpetrated by Mob boss Tony Fluto
False conception : a John Marshall Tanner novel by Stephen Greenleaf( Book )

10 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

San Francisco PI Tanner checks out a surrogate mother for a tycoon and his wife. After a thorough investigation, including in her bed, he gives her full marks, she takes the money and disappears. Now Tanner must find her
Flesh wounds by Stephen Greenleaf( Book )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and Japanese and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Seattle, PI John Marshall Tanner probes the world of computer pornography to find a man's missing daughter. The daughter is a model who abandoned traditional modelling for the thrills which this new industry offers. By the author of Southern Cross
Impact by Stephen Greenleaf( Book )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two lawyers, friends in law school, are reunited when they represent a beautiful widow in her fight against an airline's legal department that dissects her past
Fatal obsession by Stephen Greenleaf( Book )

11 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Back on his family farm, John Marshall Tanner investigates a murder that hits very close to home It{u2019}s been thirty years since John Marshall Tanner, private eye, returned to Chaldea, and he hasn{u2019}t missed the farm{u2014}three hundred acres of thin topsoil and ratty growth{u2014}any more than he{u2019}s missed his family. There{u2019}s his sister, Gail, worn down by decades of trying to do the right thing; his brother Curt, wallowing in depression ever since his son, Billy, came back broken from Vietnam; and his other brother, Matt, in debt up to his eyeballs and trying desperately to hang on to his new wife. As the family convenes to discuss selling the farm, tensions run high{u2014}and tragedy looms on the horizon. When Billy is found hanging in a public park, the family dismisses it as suicide. But our protagonist knows murder when he sees it, and he is determined to learn what happened to the dead boy, no matter the cost to his family. Fatal Obsession is the 4th book in the John Marshall Tanner Mysteries, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order
Book case by Stephen Greenleaf( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Private eye John Marshall Tanner returns in a case involving the author of a manuscript that is a Pandora's Box of intrigue, murder and scandal threatening the San Francisco elite
Death bed : a detective story by Stephen Greenleaf( Book )

18 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

San Francisco PI John Marshall Tanner has two missing persons cases, a dying oil billionaire looking for his long-estranged radical son, a muckraking newspaper editor missing his star investigative reporter. Unfortunately, it's not the missing persons who are the problem. It's the long-buried secrets they're raking up
Grave error by Stephen Greenleaf( Book )

15 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigating a corporate crusader, John Marshall Tanner runs headlong into personal tragedy When corporations misbehave, Roland Nelson brings them to heel. The most powerful consumer advocate in the country, he{u2019}s ruthless in exposing cover-ups, especially when the safety of the American people is at stake. But the white knight of the American consumer has secrets of his own, and someone is making him pay. Nelson is being blackmailed, and unless his tormenter is stopped, the final payoff will be murder. Desperate for help, Nelson{u2019}s wife approaches no-nonsense San Francisco private investigator John Marshall Tanner, who takes time out of his busy schedule of skiptracing and divorce work to look into the businessman{u2019}s secrets. At first, the job seems routine, but when a brother PI is killed on the job, Tanner realizes there are dark forces swirling around the case. Grave Error is the 1st book in the John Marshall Tanner Mysteries, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order
The ditto list by Stephen Greenleaf( Book )

14 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A slightly sleazy divorce lawyer discovers something strange about himself: a conscience There are seven women in the courtroom, and D.T. Jones loves them all. They are women who married young, have been mistreated, and have no prospects, no hope. For them, Jones will do all he can, which isn{u2019}t much. A cut-rate divorce lawyer, he specializes in default settlements{u2014}no alimony, no property, no fight. He{u2019}s not good, but he{u2019}s fast, and his clients ask nothing more. Despite his cynical exterior, Jones considers himself a knight in rusty armor, helping women whom the world has failed. He yearns for a single quest worthy of his talents. He{u2019}ll get three: A battered pregnant woman, a penniless sufferer of multiple sclerosis, and a betrayed housewife all come to Jones begging for his help. Each case is impossible. To take all three could be professional suicide. How could he say no?
Southern cross : a John Marshall Tanner novel by Stephen Greenleaf( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and Japanese and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women, the elegant Charleston of the New South takes Tanner pleasantly by surprise. But behind the pillared porches and winning smiles he finds a seething mass of Old Southern hatreds. As the city's outspoken civil rights lawyer for two decades, going back to his days as an idealistic young SNCC volunteer, Seth has riled up the outwardly genteel Charleston elite time and again, and none of them seems too upset by his potential demise. And his latest crusade, to protect
Toll call by Stephen Greenleaf( Book )

10 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Marshall Tanner will go above and beyond to protect his secretary from a stalker John Marshall Tanner finds his secretary slumped over on the sofa, her arm draped across her face. This private eye has seen enough death that, for a moment, he thinks Peggy Nettleton has been murdered. Fortunately, after a moment's panic, he realizes she has simply dozed off. Tanner has worked alongside Peggy for eight years, and if something happened to her, it would shatter him. Unfortunately, that grim nightmare is about to come true. For weeks now, Peggy has been getting obscene phone calls from one of the most deranged minds in San Francisco. To set her mind at rest, Tanner goes looking for the caller--a decision that sends him down a path of madness and murder that could either push him into Peggy's arms or separate them forever. Toll Call is the 6th book in the John Marshall Tanner Mysteries, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order
Blood type : the new John Marshall Tanner mystery by Stephen Greenleaf( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beyond blame by Stephen Greenleaf( Book )

20 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Marshall Tanner must outwit an expert in insanity to reveal the truth behind a woman{u2019}s brutal murder Dianne Renzel{u2019}s parents, a kind old Swedish couple, have just sold their business and are planning to use some of the money to purchase a car for their only child. But when their daughter is found murdered in her home, her flesh cut to ribbons by a madman{u2019}s blade, they{u2019}ll need to buy her justice instead. The police investigation quickly stalls, and the Renzels reach out to the only private investigator in San Francisco sensitive enough to handle this gruesome crime: John Marshall Tanner. Dianne was married to Lawrence Usser, a constitutional law professor known for helping killers evade punishment by pleading temporary insanity. When Usser is accused of murdering Dianne, his natural recourse is his most practiced defense. It falls to Tanner to prove that Usser knew what he was doing when he butchered his innocent young wife{u2014}and the case will take the detective far past the brink of madness. Beyond Blame is the 5th book in the John Marshall Tanner Mysteries, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order
Strawberry sunday by Stephen Greenleaf( Recording )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Marshall Tanner seems to court adversity. While struggling to recuperate from a near-fatal gunshot wound, he meets Rita Lombardi, a fellow hospital patient who works among the strawberry pickers in California's Salinas Valley. When Tanner tries to contact Rita after her release, he discovers she has been brutally murdered. Suddenly, rumors abound that Rita was a revolutionary leader intent on bringing reform to the union in a town where both workers and landowners fear what labor unrest could mean. Just out of the hospital himself, Tanner begins a desperate journey to find Rita's killer. His search leads him deep into a network of violence and corruption within the strawberry industry--a world more complex and dangerous than he ever could have imagined
Blood type : the new John Marshall Tanner mystery by Stephen Greenleaf( Book )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and Japanese and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Marshall Tanner dives into San Francisco's roughest neighborhood to avenge a fallen friend John Marshall Tanner, PI, is a drinking man, and he prefers to imbibe in the comfort of a nameless San Francisco bar. Tanner has just one friend there, a social crusader named Tom Crandall who has just discovered that his wife, a celebrated chanteuse, is having an affair with one of the city's most powerful men: Richard Sands. Sands is a ruthless corporate tycoon, and if he wants to steal Crandall's wife, there's nothing either Crandall or the private detective can do about it. But soon after Crandall confides in Tanner, the jilted husband is found dead. Although the police write Crandall's death off as just another overdose, Tanner knows his friend never touched drugs. Convinced the murder was connected to Sands, he begins a journey that will take him into the depths of San Francisco's seediest district'the Tenderloin'where only the streetwise survive. Blood Type is the 8th book in the John Marshall Tanner Mysteries, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order
Blutgruppe ein John-Marshall-Tanner-Krimi by Stephen Greenleaf( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fatal obsession by Stephen Greenleaf( Recording )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Private Investigator Marsh Tanner returns to his hometown when his nephew is found dead. Although an apparent suicide, Tanner thinks it is murder and turns up several likely suspects
 
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Ellipsis : a John Marshall Tanner novel
Alternative Names
Greenleaf, Stephen Howell 1942-

グリーンリーフ, スティーヴン

スティーヴン・グリーンリーフ

Languages
English (156)

Japanese (15)

Finnish (11)

German (7)

French (7)

Dutch (5)

Italian (3)

Spanish (2)

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Ellipsis : a John Marshall Tanner novelPast tense : a John Marshall Tanner novelFalse conception : a John Marshall Tanner novelFlesh woundsToll callBeyond blameStrawberry sunday