WorldCat Identities

Sanders, Lawrence 1920-1998

Works: 425 works in 2,558 publications in 21 languages and 90,667 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Spy fiction  Domestic fiction  Drama  Detective and mystery films  Detective and mystery stories, American  Action and adventure films  Political fiction 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Conceptor
Classifications: PS3569.A5125, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Lawrence Sanders
McNally's dilemma by Vincent Lardo( Book )

40 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While investigating a crime passionnel among the rich in Florida, PI Archy McNally uncovers blackmail. It involves a passenger who did not perish in the Titanic, but escaped in a dress
McNally's luck by Lawrence Sanders( Book )

42 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 3,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just when you thought you knew all the dirt about Palm Beach ... Archy McNally returns to confront glitz, ghosts and gore in McNally's Luck, Lawrence Sanders's masterful new thriller. With McNally's Secret, Sanders fans were introduced to a south Florida sleuth whose high spirits and nose for clues endeared him to readers. Now diehard playboy Archy McNally is back, in a kinky caper the likes of which south Florida's elite has never seen. McNally's Luck begins as a search for a purloined pet but quickly becomes far more lethal. As investigator for his father's prestigious law firm, McNally regularly sees a side of elegant Palm Beach that's best described as seamy. But even he is shocked by the Pandora's box of lust and larceny slowly opening before him. On the heels of the catnapping, a prominent woman is brutally murdered, and in some cryptic way, the acts are linked. As he fits the many pieces of the puzzle into a single, lurid truth, Archy crosses paths with mediums, murderers, impostors and adulterers - and learns at an eerie seance that there are scandals even death can't hide. Intricate, unguessable, and sensual as a sultry Florida afternoon, McNally's Luck is blue-chip Lawrence Sanders
McNally's secret by Lawrence Sanders( Book )

44 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the Gold Coast of Florida, playboy investigator Archy McNally is called in to retrieve some priceless stamps that have been stolen
The fourth deadly sin by Lawrence Sanders( Book )

82 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 2,956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When saintly New York psychiatrist Simon Ellerbee is murdered, retired Chief of Detectives Edward X. Delane pursues the murderer on a list of the doctor's six most potentially violent patients, obtained from his beautiful psychologist wife
McNally's gamble by Lawrence Sanders( Book )

26 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When not wining, dining, or driving his fire-engine red Miata around Palm Beach, Archy keeps discreet tabs on the wealthy clients of his father's law firm. Then one day, Edythe Westmore, a well-to-do widow, considers buying a Faberg ̌Imperial Egg and all hell breaks loose
McNally's risk by Lawrence Sanders( Book )

30 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A butterfly tattoo in a very private place could be the key to solving a murder spree in Archy McNally's third case in the sweaty, seedy society of Palm Beach
McNally's puzzle by Lawrence Sanders( Book )

22 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archy McNally and his side-kick, Binky, uncover more than enough suspects while investigating the murder of bird-store owner, Hiram Gottschalk
McNally's caper by Lawrence Sanders( Book )

36 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While trying to find out which of the Forsythe clan has been stealing the family jewels, Archie McNally must fend off all the Forsythe women who have been throwing themselves at him
Sullivan's sting by Lawrence Sanders( Book )

46 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cop, Rita Sullivan, is in Florida trying to net a "Shark" named David Rathbone. He and his entourage of freeloaders become targets of a government sting and Rita is caught in the middle
The seventh commandment by Lawrence Sanders( Book )

57 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Hartford insurance investigator Dora Conti and NYPD detective John Wenden probe the street murder of jewelry magnate Lewis Starrett, they uncover a dark web of corruption behind the Starrett empire's glittering facade
McNally's trial by Lawrence Sanders( Book )

29 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Florida, PI Archy McNally investigates a sudden increase in business at the Whitecomb Funeral Homes. After all, it is not as if the death rate in Palm Beach has gone up. So what is in those coffins being sent out of state to destinations all over the country? The investigation takes McNally into the world of the rich and the famous--and the crooked
The eighth commandment by Lawrence Sanders( Book )

50 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a priceless ancient Greek coin is lost while being transported to the auction house, Mary Lou Dunk, the supervisor of the transfer comes under suspicion. An insurance sleuth and a cop, both rivals for her heart, aid in clearing her name
Capital crimes by Lawrence Sanders( Book )

64 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in 12 languages and held by 2,503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Tollinger, an assistant to the White House Chief of Staff, investigates a modern-day Rasputin who is beginning to wield an inordinate amount of power in Washington
The Timothy files by Lawrence Sanders( Book )

56 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Timothy Cone, a Vietnam vet who is an operative for a Wall Street detective firm, finds big time trouble even in his most routine investigations
Timothy's game by Lawrence Sanders( Book )

55 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 2,432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Timothy Cone, Wall Street's premier detective matches wits with varied characters in the dark side of New York's financial district
The third deadly sin by Lawrence Sanders( Book )

62 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 2,417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward X. "Iron Balls" Delaney is called out of retirement by the NYPD to hunt out a random killer at large in midtown New York
The tenth commandment : a novel by Lawrence Sanders( Book )

58 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joshua Bigg, the very short chief investigator for a very offbeat law firm, finds that the link between one client's apparent suicide and the disappearance of another is a widow-loving lay minister
Guilty pleasures by Lawrence Sanders( Book )

22 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 2,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Barbara and Brett Folsby battle for control of their parents' publishing empire, they never suspect "that a trusted family friend with a hidden agenda is quietly manipulating them all" and is threatening to expose the sexual secrets of Barbara, Brett, and their father Emmet.--Jacket
McNally's alibi : an Archy McNally novel by Vincent Lardo( Book )

37 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hired to locate the complete text of Truman Capote's "Answered Prayers," Archy McNally encounters a series of dead ends before finding the manuscript's owner murdered in a sleazy motel
McNally's folly by Vincent Lardo( Book )

35 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When the Palm Beach Community Theater needs a director for its production of Arsenic and Old Lace, Archy tosses his megaphone into the ring. ... And when an actor sips some prop wine and drops dead, the Palm Beach police suddenly develop a special interest in the local theater scene."--Jacket
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Alternative Names

controlled identityAndress, Lesley

controlled identityUpton, Mark, 1920-1998

Andress, Lesley, 1920-1998

Lawrence Sanders Amerikaans romanschrijver (1920-1998)

Lawrence Sanders écrivain américain

Lawrence Sanders escritor estadounidense

Lawrence Sanders scriitor american

Lawrence Sanders US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Sanders, Lawrence

Sanders, Lawrence, 1920-

Sanders, Lawrence A

Sanders, Lorenss, 1920-1998

Upton, Mark, 1920-1998

Лоуренс Сандерс

לורנס סנדרס סופר אמריקאי

لارنس ساندرز نویسنده آمریکایی

لورانس ساندرز كاتب أمريكي

لورنس ساندرز، 1920-1998

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