WorldCat Identities

Lutz, John 1939-

Overview
Works: 213 works in 822 publications in 12 languages and 37,568 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, Performer
Classifications: PS3562.U854, 813.54
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Most widely held works about John Lutz
 
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In for the kill by John Lutz( Book )

21 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,166 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 )

27 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former NYPD detective Frank Quinn helps solve the case of a madman serial killer who shoots young women in the heart, defiles their bodies, and leaves only their torsos. Jill Clark is new to the city where people warn her to be careful with an exclusive dating service which has had women die on their dates. She finds that Quinn is a powerful ally in her struggle against a "death trap closing in around her."
Final seconds by John Lutz( Book )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 844 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 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carver, a detective, investigates the murder of a man who was asked to impersonate a business tycoon
Mister X : [a Frank Quinn novel] by John Lutz( Book )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 819 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
The ex by John Lutz( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 818 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
Fear the night by John Lutz( Book )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Czech and held by 790 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 )

13 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 775 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 769 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 759 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
Kiss by John Lutz( Book )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 758 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
Tropical heat by John Lutz( Book )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 752 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
Oops! : a Nudger mystery by John Lutz( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 737 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 )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigating cocaine smuggling in the Florida Keys, Fred Carver stumbles on a crime far worse than drug pushing When Henry Tiller barges into Fred Carver & rsquo;s office, the old man seems crazy. He tells a paranoid story about one of his neighbors on the sunny Florida Key where he makes his home & mdash;a wealthy man whom he suspects of using his yacht to run drugs. A young boy recently washed up on the beach, Tiller says, and he & rsquo;s certain it was murder. Carver is uninterested until he learns that the old man & rsquo;s grandson died a few years earlier: another casualty of cocaine addiction. It & rsquo;s only been three years since Carver & rsquo;s own son was murdered, and he & rsquo;s too sentimental to turn down the case. When Tiller turns up dead himself, a victim of a suspicious hit-and-run, a little smuggled cocaine becomes the least of Carver & rsquo;s troubles. This ebook features an illustrated biography of John Lutz including rare photos and never-before-seen documents from the author & rsquo;s personal collection
Bloodfire by John Lutz( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 690 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 678 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 )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 647 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 620 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 )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 609 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 )

4 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and held by 575 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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Alternative Names
Bennett, John.

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Collins, Tom.

Collins Tom 1939-....

Greene, Steven.

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John Lutz Amerikaans romanschrijver

John Lutz écrivain américain

John Lutz (Schriftsteller) US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Lutz, John Thomas, 1939-

Mc Cloud, Van.

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Shepparton, Paul.

Shepparton Paul 1939-...

Strange, Elwin.

Strange Elwin 1939-....

Williams, John Barry.

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