WorldCat Identities

Lutz, John 1939-

Overview
Works: 175 works in 824 publications in 12 languages and 37,003 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Suspense fiction  Domestic fiction  Film adaptations  Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Horror films  Manuscripts 
Roles: Author, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PS3562.U854, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about John Lutz
 
Most widely held works by John Lutz
In for the kill by John Lutz( Book )

23 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a maniacal killer terrorizes the city, dismembering his victims with careful precision, homicide detective Frank Quinn, facing his toughest case yet, is drawn into this psychopath's deadly game when the last names of the victims spell out "Q-u-i-n-n."
Night kills by John Lutz( Book )

28 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Quinn is sure he is hunting for a madman: someone who is shooting young women in the heart, defiling their bodies, leaving only the torsos to be found. Quinn, a former NYPD detective, is called into the case by an ambitious chief of police and mobilizes his team of brilliant law-enforcement misfits. But in the concrete canyons of New York, this shocking serial murder case is turning into something very different. Jill Clark came to the city with too many hopes and too little cash. Now a seemingly deranged woman is telling her an extraordinary story. New to an exclusive dating service, Jill is warned that other women have died on their dates--and that she could be next. Struggling against a death trap closing in around her, Jill has a powerful ally in Frank Quinn. But no one knows the true motives behind a rampage of cold-blooded murder--or how much more terrifying this is going to get
Final seconds by John Lutz( Book )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hunt for a serial bomber who targets celebrities and people who worship them. To date, he has killed 22 people. The hunters are Will Harper, a retired bomb squad officer from the New York police, and Harold Addleman, a former FBI profiler who was fired for drinking
Flame by John Lutz( Book )

8 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in English and Finnish and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carver, a detective, investigates the murder of a man who was asked to impersonate a business tycoon
The ex by John Lutz( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman escapes from a mental institution and turns up on the doorstep of her divorced husband, a New York literary agent. He has remarried and has a son, but that's no problem, killing and kidnaping is in the lady's blood. By the author of SWF Seeks Same
Mister X : [a Frank Quinn novel] by John Lutz( Book )

16 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He mutilates his victims. Slices their throats. And carves an X into their flesh. Five years ago, he claimed the lives of six women. Then the killings abruptly stopped, no one knows why. Ex-homicide detective Frank Quinn remembers. Which is why he's shocked to see one of the dead women in his office. Actually, she's the identical twin of the last victim, and she wants Quinn to find her sister's murderer. But when the cold case heats up, it attracts the media spotlight and suddenly the killings start again
Fear the night by John Lutz( Book )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Czech and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sniper's bullet kills a lowly theater district shop owner. It's the first of several killings in what becomes a twisted cat-and-mouse game between the "Night Sniper," so-called because he only strikes after sunset, and retired New York detective Vincent Repetto
Scorcher by John Lutz( Book )

14 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Long-buried secrets and burning hate threaten to consume everyone concerned in this story of revenge
Serial by John Lutz( Book )

14 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a young woman whose life he saved years ago is brutally tortured and then murdered, Frank Quinn will stop at nothing to stop a sadistic serial killer who enjoys making his victims suffer
The night spider by John Lutz( Book )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Czech and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a twisted killer terrorizes the city of Manhattan, targeting women who live in high-rises, retired NYPD Captain Thomas Horn and his detectives are baffled by the absence of clues and race to stop the clever predator
Tropical heat by John Lutz( Book )

14 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fred Carver, an Orlando cop until a gunman's bullet shattered his kneecap, acquires a cane and a new career, private investigating. From beach resorts and luxury condos, to the swamps and smuggler's coves of the Everglades, Carver looks for a man who police think committed suicide. Mysterious coincidences follow, Carver's life is threatened and he falls for his client, Edwina Talbot. Deception and confusion make the case into a maze, until bitter betrayal provided an explosive vehicle for a surprising climax
Kiss by John Lutz( Book )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A "natural death" at the Sunhaven Retirement Home may be murder, and private eye Fred Carver must outwit a smooth-talking administrator, a menacing head nurse, and a host of others determined to stop him
Oops! : a Nudger mystery by John Lutz( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman in St. Louis is killed in a fall down a flight of stairs and her grieving father hires private eye Alo Nudger to investigate. At first, Nudger thinks the father just cannot accept the truth of an accident, but when the father dies in a suspicious fire he realizes there is more to it
Hot by John Lutz( Book )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bloodfire by John Lutz( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Private Investigator Carver's life is changed when he investigates a case involving a missing wife and a murder
Chill of night by John Lutz( Book )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Czech and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A twisted serial killer stalks the streets of New York leaving behind death and a calling card--a red "J" on his victims' bodies that is the only clue linking his prey"--Cover
Darker than night by John Lutz( Book )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A killer dubbed "The Night Prowler" is terrorizing the citizens of New York City, slipping unseen into homes and committing murder
S.W.F seeks same by John Lutz( Book )

34 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Allie Jones chooses a seemingly safe roommate to share the rent, but then strange things begin to happen
Urge to kill by John Lutz( Book )

18 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A serial killer who preys on women brings homicide detective Frank Quinn out of retirement to track down this deranged killer, but soon finds the killer is tracking him
The eye by Bill Pronzini( Book )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manhattan's West 98th Street comes under the "murderous care" of a man who calls himself God and swears vengeance against those who "sin."
 
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Bennett, John.

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Collins, Tom.

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Greene, Steven.

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Lutz, John Thomas, 1939-

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Shepparton, Paul.

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Strange, Elwin.

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Williams, John Barry.

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