WorldCat Identities

Wiltse, David

Overview
Works: 57 works in 193 publications in 8 languages and 9,377 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Psychological fiction  Drama  Juvenile works  Children's films  Nonfiction television programs  Educational television programs  Suspense fiction  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3573.I478, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Wiltse
Heartland : a novel by David Wiltse( Book )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy Tree returns to his hometown of Falls City, Nebraska, seeking quiet, and instead encounters divorced teacher Joan Blanchard, a schoolyard shooting that leaves two people dead, and secret angers and hatreds that seethe beneath the surface of the Midwestern town
Blown away by David Wiltse( Book )

7 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and Japanese and held by 930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When affirmative action robs him of a job, a New York chemist embarks on a campaign of revenge against the city. He bombs a university, a tunnel, a bridge and other landmarks and everywhere innocent people die. Two FBI agents go after him
The edge of sleep by David Wiltse( Book )

12 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tantalizing thriller about a lethal pairing of two sociopaths who escape detection, in part because they don't fit the serial-killer bill. "David Wiltse is remorselessly skillful in capturing and holding our complete and breathless attention," said The New York Times Book Review about Prayer for the Dead, the author's first novel featuring former FBI agent John Becker. Now Wiltse brings Becker back in a thriller that breaks all the rules and takes the reader to the
Bone deep by David Wiltse( Book )

11 editions published between 1985 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cat and mouse game between FBI agent John Becker and a killer who seduces his victims before murdering them in the throes of passion. The hunt for Captain Luv, as the killer calls himself, follows the discovery in Connecticut of a burial ground with the dismembered bodies of more than 100 victims, mostly teens and au pairs. By the author of Into the Fire
Into the fire by David Wiltse( Book )

9 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Becker of the FBI creates an elaborate plan to catch a serial killer who escaped from jail and is murdering again. He catches the killer, only to discover he has the wrong man. Yet another serial killer is on the loose. By the author of The Edge of Sleep
The hangman's knot : a novel by David Wiltse( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and French and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When mysterious miniature nooses begin turning up in the small town of Falls City, acting deputy sheriff Billy Tree investigates the mob lynching of a young black man fifty years earlier and a stranger's connection to the woman he loves
Prayer for the dead by David Wiltse( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agent Becker attempts to find a psychopath who drains the blood from his victims
Close to the bone by David Wiltse( Book )

13 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On New York City for his latest victim: a visiting diplomat who holds the key to peace in the Middle East. A wild card too unpredictable for the KGB handlers who trained him, Bahoud is employed this time as a mercenary by Islamic fundamentalists. In the end, Becker must battle against time and his own psychological demons to outwit and outstep the ruthless Bahoud before the assassin can strike. The tension mounts and cuts close to the bone as Becker and Bahoud stalk each
Home again by David Wiltse( Book )

9 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wedding guest by David Wiltse( Book )

11 editions published between 1982 and 1989 in 4 languages and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Stanhope, estranged from his family, returns to the U.S. to help his brother with a problem relating to the family firm, Stanhope Security Corporation
The fifth angel by David Wiltse( Book )

20 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in 5 languages and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Door een vreselijke ervaring kan een militaire paratroeper schijn en werkelijkheid niet meer uit elkaar houden
The serpent by David Wiltse( Book )

9 editions published between 1983 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een New-Yorkse rechercheur tracht een psychopatische moordenaar, die het op zwangere vrouwen voorzien heeft, te grijpen
2011 : the best men's stage monologues and scenes( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doubles by David Wiltse( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dance lesson by David Wiltse( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American Revolution: The Impossible War( Visual )

4 editions published between 1971 and 2007 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes events described in letters between Henry Laurens, a South Carolinian patriot and president of the First Continental Congress, and his son, John, a soldier in the Continental Army. Focuses on John's experiences as a soldier, as well as on battle maneuvers and political intrigue during the American Revolution
The American Revolution by Allen C Guelzo( Visual )

5 editions published between 1971 and 2007 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This story of the American Revolution uses reenactments, commentaries by historical and military advisers and historical materials featuring the people, places and events from 1773 to the end of the war
The good German : a play by David Wiltse( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Temporary help : a play by David Wiltse( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Triangles for two : failures in communication : three plays by David Wiltse( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Heartland : a novel
Alternative Names
David Wiltse American playwright and novelist

David Wiltse Amerikaans toneelschrijver

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Languages
English (88)

French (19)

Japanese (11)

Spanish (8)

Dutch (7)

German (6)

Italian (2)

Korean (1)

Covers
Blown awayThe edge of sleepBone deepInto the fireThe hangman's knot : a novelPrayer for the deadClose to the boneHome againThe fifth angel