WorldCat Identities

Knox, Bill 1928-1999

Overview
Works: 165 works in 691 publications in 3 languages and 19,830 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Sea stories 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PR6061.N6, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Bill Knox
Stormtide by Bill Knox( Book )

25 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murder and arson come to the islands off the Scottish coast, climaxing the long-standing feud between the island fishermen and the shark-catchers. When the stormtide breaks, even Chief Officer Carrick is appalled by how much is at stake
The hanging tree by Bill Knox( Book )

7 editions published between 1983 and 1990 in English and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rally to kill by Bill Knox( Book )

14 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in English and German and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The murdered body of a girl, found in the boot of a wrecked car, is DCI Thane's starting point. At first, the killing seems the work of a sadistic prowler, but a dangerous trail of evidence leads to other possibilities, ranging from the rally-driver boss of a whisky investment firm to an elderly, iron-willed woman - and even to a young novice cop who claims to have found the girl's body accidentally. Following the truth leads to a terrifying car race through a mountainside forest - a race Thane and Moss have to win, because if they lose, the killer will strike again
Live bait by Bill Knox( Book )

9 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a hit-and-run victim is identified as an employee of an international drug ring, new detective Colin Thane is assigned to find out where in Scotland
The interface man : a Colin Thane, Scottish Crime Squad case by Bill Knox( Book )

8 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dead man's mooring by Bill Knox( Book )

9 editions published between 1900 and 1990 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A killing in antiques by Bill Knox( Book )

5 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colin Thane's latest assignment has him on a new beat: the Detective Inspector of the Scottish Crime Squad is called in to investigate Glasgow's most recent and costly crime wave. Someone with impeccable taste is discreetly stealing antiques from some very fashionable addresses. Thane's job: replace the irreplaceable - and fast. He may not know anything about antiques, but Thane does know a lot about human, not to mention the criminal, nature
Pilot error by Bill Knox( Book )

10 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chief Inspector Colin Thane of Glasgow CID has the Monday-morning blues, not helped by having to fight flu and departmental red tape and investigate the deaths, in a plane crash, of two travle agents. When another employee dies in similar circumstances, he senses more than pilot error
Seafire by Bill Knox( Book )

21 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As soon as he takes over his fishery protection vessel, Carrick finds himself battling against unknown and ruthless enemies
The crossfire killings by Bill Knox( Book )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The young holidaymaker had been found at the foot of a cliff beside Loch Lomond. At first it seemed like a routine holiday crime, but she had been a detective sergeant in the Scottish Crime Squad and had been murdered somewhere else. The trail leads Detective Superintendent Thane into a backstreet ambush, to other killings, and finally into the tangled depths of Glasgow's underworld
Whitewater by Bill Knox( Book )

17 editions published between 1974 and 1979 in 4 languages and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Someone is out to destroy the crew of a fishing boat
Bloodtide by Bill Knox( Book )

4 editions published between 1982 and 1999 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Fishery Protection cruiser Marlin was ordered to the Port Ard area off the north-west Scottish coast, Chief Officer Webb Carrick soon discovered that an old shipmate of Captain Shannon had been killed in a strange accident before they arrived
Witchrock by Bill Knox( Book )

7 editions published between 1977 and 1992 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wavecrest by Bill Knox( Book )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hellspout by Bill Knox( Book )

15 editions published between 1976 and 1988 in 4 languages and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman policier. Curtis enquête sur un double meurtre. Dans cette série, il convient de trouver la réponse au fond des eaux. Suspense maintenu. Littérature de détente
Bombship by Bill Knox( Book )

9 editions published between 1980 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Draw batons! by Bill Knox( Book )

9 editions published between 1973 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tallyman by Bill Knox( Book )

8 editions published between 1969 and 2004 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blacklight by Bill Knox( Book )

11 editions published between 1967 and 2009 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features Chief Officer Webb Carrick of the Scottish Fishery Protection Service
Devilweed by Bill Knox( Book )

7 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Rally to kill
Alternative Names

controlled identityKirk, Michael, 1928-1999

controlled identityMacLeod, Robert, 1928-1999

controlled identityWebster, Noah, 1928-1999

Bill Knox British journalist

Bill Knox britisk manusforfattar

Bill Knox britisk manusforfatter

Bill Knox britisk manuskriptforfatter

Bill Knox Brits scenarioschrijver (1928-1999)

Bill Knox brittisk manusförfattare

Bill Knox schottischer Schriftsteller, Journalist und Redakteur

Knox, Bill

Knox, William

Knox, William 1928-1999

MacLeod, Robert

Macleod, Robert 1928-1999

Languages
English (169)

German (16)

French (8)

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