WorldCat Identities

Hoyt, Richard 1941-

Overview
Works: 50 works in 208 publications in 6 languages and 8,043 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Political fiction  Soccer stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3558.O975, 813.54
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Most widely held works about Richard Hoyt
 
Most widely held works by Richard Hoyt
Fish story : a John Denson mystery by Richard Hoyt( Book )

11 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and German and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Dennison, Seattle private eye teams up with his darts-throwing Cowlitz Indian buddy, Willie Prettybird, to investigate a Cowlitz claim to Native American salmon fishing rights. A judge is murdered and dismembered parts s how up in Seattle's Pioneer Square
30 for a Harry : a John Denson mystery by Richard Hoyt( Book )

15 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is newspaper lore that after three decades on THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Harry Karafin was exposed as having used his position as an investigative reporter to blackmail area businessmen. In his latest case, private investigator John Denson is sent undercover at the SEATTLE STAR to search for the paper's own "harry". Denson must confront the dark underside of the newspaper world, where the honored traditions of truth and fairness are destroyed by greed and the quest for power
Siege by Richard Hoyt( Book )

8 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dragon portfolio by Richard Hoyt( Book )

11 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and German and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whoo? by Richard Hoyt( Book )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a spotted owl is found killed in the forests of Washington, John Denson investigates at the behest of his sometime partner--a Cowlitz Indian with an ear to the animal spirit world. Things get wildly cosmic when the owl corpse turns up missing. Then the vicious killer strikes again. This time the victim is a beautiful Fish and Wildlife agent
The siskiyou two-step by Richard Hoyt( Book )

12 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Denson, private investigator, goes to Oregon's North Umpqua River to fish trout but, instead finds himself caught up in a net of international intelligence agents and academics. It all starts when the naked body of a girl with a bullet hole between her eyes goes rushing past Denson in the rapids. He embarks on a search to find the girl's identity and bring her killer to justice. Strange clues lead to three more corpses, bringing the body-count to four and only the Siskiyou Two-Step saves Denson from being the fifth
Decoys : a John Denson mystery by Richard Hoyt( Book )

23 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introducing herself as a detective working for Coyote, the San Francisco Prostitutes' Union, stunning Pamela Yew walks into the office of private investigator John Denson and tells him a brutal story of four girls who were murdered by their pimp. But Denson finds that Pamela Yew is working on a far more deadly game than vengeance
Head of state by Richard Hoyt( Book )

6 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bigfoot by Richard Hoyt( Book )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Private Detective John Denson believes in logic. He does not believe in Bigfoot. But when he and Willie Prettybird, his sometime partner who may or may not be a shaman, are hired to help a beautiful Russian scientist, Dr. Sonja Popoleyev, in her search for the legendary sasquatch, a $100,000 reward persuades him to suspend his disbelief. In the Northwest Bigfoot is big business. Their competition: David Addison, land developer, Professor Bonduraunt of the British Museum
Snake eyes : a John Denson mystery by Richard Hoyt( Book )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Seattle, PI John Denson and his Indian partner go after the killer of a state trooper. The trooper was murdered while investigating the spread of hoof-and-mouth disease on a ranch. Suspects include people who hate the rancher for his disregard of the environment. By the author of Big Foot
Trotsky's run by Richard Hoyt( Book )

10 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A famous British traitor, Kim Philby, contacts the CIA to let them know the Presidental candidate, Derek Townes, is a KBG agent. But when the CIA investigates Townes, they find out he believes he is Leon Trotsky, one of the leaders of the Russian October Revolution, second only to Vladimir Lenin. Now the question is, who wants to get rid of Townes more, the KGB or the CIA?
Darwin's secret : a novel of the Amazon by Richard Hoyt( Book )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A diverse group of passengers, including a priest, a down-and-out journalist, a doctor on the lam, and a voodoo priestest travel up the Amazon in search of a religious artifact and a legendary giant fish
Cool runnings by Richard Hoyt( Book )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and German and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marimba by Richard Hoyt( Book )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and German and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ex-CIA agent James Burlane joins forces with FBI agent Katherine Donovan as he goes undercover to breakup Marimba, the Miami drug network
The weatherman's daughters : a John Denson mystery by Richard Hoyt( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frustrated by his inability to trace a criminal monster, Denson sets down his skepticism and accepts, provisionally, the shamanistic ways of his Native partner, Willie Prettybird. Out-of-body flying? Entering the spirit of an animal? Can it be true? Can Denson solve murders by playing Carlos Castaneda to Willie's Don Juan? Two daughters of a Portland weatherman have been killed for no apparent reason. Denson and Willie are called from their remote cabins on Whorehouse meadow in the Cascade Mountains to help. But for once Denson is stumped-this is a trail he can't seem to follow. An exotic dancer wants to join the investigation, and Denson cannot resist her. But does she really intend to help? Or is she a spy or saboteur? Willie offers Denson a challenge. Since your rational ways aren't working, open the door to shamanism. Leave your body and seek to join the spirit of an animal who might be a guide. Fearing that he will never come back, Denson takes the risk. The trail revealed smells of bear galls, ancient Chinese medicine, and right-wing malcontents. Denson, the tracker, is profoundly changed by his discoveries
Blood of patriots by Neil Abercrombie( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When terrorists storm Congress and machine gun 100 legislators, police suspect drug lords trying to torpedo legislation which would make drugs freely available. But the president is not so sure and calls in Agent Burlane. With the help of Cyberfox, a lady computer hacker, Burlane discovers a plot by a Perot-like figure to unseat the president
Vivienne by Richard Hoyt( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a strange love triangle involving Jim Quint, a reporter who wrote widely on the antiwar movement during the Vietnamese Conflict, Colonel Del Lambert, Westmoreland's chief of intelligence in Vietnam, and his beautiful young Vietnamese wife, Vivienne
Red card : a novel of World Cup 1994 by Richard Hoyt( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A killer is stalking the 1994 World Cup soccer tournament in the U.S. When two German players are killed by sniper fire, the authorities hire James Burlane, a former CIA operative, to track him down. Lots of World Cup soccer lore. By the author of Big Foot
Japanese game by Richard Hoyt( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The daughter of a U.S. vice-president is kidnaped by Japanese gangsters, seeking trade concession for Japan. Linda Shive, 21, is taken from a ship by pirates and turned into a sex slave to perform sado-masochistic acts, recorded on film and sent to the vice-president. The father hires former CIA agent James Burlane to penetrate the nightclub circuit, punish the gangsters and bring back his daughter
Old soldiers sometimes lie by Richard Hoyt( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than five decades after the execution of General Tomayuki Yamashita for alleged war crimes committed during World War II, his granddaughter sets out to clear his name, unravelling a web of conspiracy that may have links to a 1947 meeting between Emperor Hirohito and General Douglas MacArthur
 
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The weatherman's daughters : a John Denson mystery
Alternative Names
Richard Hoyt Amerikaans journalist

Richard Hoyt écrivain américain

Richard Hoyt US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Ричард Хойт

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Languages
English (139)

German (16)

French (3)

Dutch (3)

Japanese (2)

Finnish (1)

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Whoo?Snake eyes : a John Denson mysteryThe weatherman's daughters : a John Denson mysteryBlood of patriotsVivienneOld soldiers sometimes lie