Westlake, Donald E.
Most widely held works about Donald E Westlake
Most widely held works by Donald E Westlake
Put a lid on it by Donald E Westlake ( Book )
21 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and French and held by 1,748 libraries worldwide
Professional thief Frances Xavier Meehan is gotten out of a New York jail to retrieve a damagaing piece of evidence before it can be used to defeat the sitting president.
Bad news by Donald E Westlake ( Book )
16 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,744 libraries worldwide
Small-time crooks John Dortmunder and Andy Kelp fall in with three people determined to takeover an upstate New York casino.
The road to ruin by Donald E Westlake ( Book )
24 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,706 libraries worldwide
Having set up a con on Monroe Hall, a fabulously wealthy and corrupt CEO, John Dortmunder and his hapless gang of crooks suddenly find themselves caught in the deadly crossfire between their would-be mark Hall and his own victims.
What's so funny by Donald E Westlake ( Book )
20 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,667 libraries worldwide
Tempted to find a highly valuable, seven-hundred-pound chess set, hapless crook John Dortmunder musters his merry band of fellow ne'er-do-wells on a haphazard treasure hunt that prompts his investigation of Russia's last czar.
The ax by Donald E Westlake ( Book )
20 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 1,642 libraries worldwide
A man who lost his job as manager of a paper mill resorts to murder to obtain work. He is Burke Devore of Connecticut and his plan is to kill a manager to create an opening and kill the likely applicants so as to leave him the only candidate. But the scheme does not work the way he intended.
Money for nothing by Donald E Westlake ( Book )
17 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and French and held by 1,610 libraries worldwide
Seven years after he begins receiving mysterious checks that follow him as he moves through life, Josh Redmont, en route to a summer vacation, is approached by a stranger with information about Josh's identity.
Get real by Donald E Westlake ( Book )
15 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,606 libraries worldwide
When a TV producer convinces John Dortmunder and his merry gang to do a reality show that captures their next score, Dortmunder hatches an ingenious plan to outwit viewers glued to their television sets and end the shoot with money in his pockets.
Watch your back by Donald E Westlake ( Book )
24 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,577 libraries worldwide
John Dortmunder and his crew find the perfect score in a lavish New York apartment, but when they discover that their favorite bar is on the Mafia's hit list, they are forced to split their time fighting the mob and robbing the rich.
Baby, would I lie? : a romance of the Ozarks by Donald E Westlake ( Book )
24 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,557 libraries worldwide
A lighthearted mystery spoofing the world of country music. It features Sara Joslyn, girl reporter for a trendy New York weekly who is sent to Branston, Missouri, to cover the trial of singer Ray Jones, accused of kidnaping, rape and murder. The assignment pits her against the newshounds of a competing tabloid, providing the laughs. By the author of Trust Me on This.
Good behavior by Donald E Westlake ( Book )
12 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,529 libraries worldwide
Master burglar John Archibald unexpectedly drops through a skylight into an impoverished Tribeca convent. The nuns charge him with the task of stealing back Sister Mary Grace who has been kidnapped by a deprogrammer employed by her father.
Trust me on this by Donald E Westlake ( Book )
21 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 1,525 libraries worldwide
Newswoman Sara Joslyn goes to work for a notorious supermarket tabloid in Florida and finds herself dealing with assorted big stories and a corpse in a Buick.
What's the worst that could happen by Donald E Westlake ( Book )
16 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,505 libraries worldwide
On Long Island, a media tycoon catches a burglar in his house and relieves him of a nice-looking ring. The novel describes the comic adventures as the burglar, John Dortmunder, stalks the tycoon to recuperate his property. By the author of Don't Ask.
The hook by Donald E Westlake ( Book )
18 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,504 libraries worldwide
Bryce Proctorr, a best-selling author, approaches Wayne Prentice, a struggling writer, with a fatefull deal.
Don't ask by Donald E Westlake ( Book )
19 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,467 libraries worldwide
Master criminal John Dortmunder sets out on ahilarious escapade to steal a religious relic for an EastEuropean government. As often happens in theDortmunder series, things go wrong and Dortmunder iscaptured by police, but escapes to get back the relic. Bythe author of more than 60 novels.
God save the mark : a novel of crime and confusion by Donald E Westlake ( Book )
24 editions published between 1967 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,395 libraries worldwide
Fred Fitch, a hapless sucker for any type of con, inherits three hundred thousand dollars from his long-lost Uncle Matt, an ex-crook murdered by persons unknown, who have now set their sights on Fred.
Drowned hopes by Donald E Westlake ( Book )
20 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 1,388 libraries worldwide
John Archibald Dortmunder is enlisted to help an old cellmate retrieve a stash of $700,000 buried under fifty feet of water.
Smoke by Donald E Westlake ( Book )
12 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and French and held by 1,326 libraries worldwide
A New York burglar breaks into a tobacco research institute, is captured and used as a guinea pig for an experiment in invisibility. He escapes and grows rich, but his girlfriend finds his invisibility unsettling and, anyway, all good things come to an end. By the author of Baby, Would I Lie?
Kahawa by Donald E Westlake ( Book )
25 editions published between 1981 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 1,161 libraries worldwide
In Uganda under Amin, the fortunes of various men rest on a train carrying six million dollars worth of coffee (one sixth of Uganda's annual production) to Kampala for Brazilian buyers. The entire train vanishes in an audacious smuggling caper.
Why me by Donald E Westlake ( Book )
20 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 1,110 libraries worldwide
The most valuable ruby in the world lands up in John Dortmunder's hands. But if he wants to stay alive, he'd better unhand it.
Somebody owes me money by Donald E Westlake ( Book )
20 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,049 libraries worldwide
Cab driver Chet Conway was hoping for a good tip from his latest fare, the sort he could spend. But what he got was a tip on a horse race. Which might have turned out okay, except that when he went to collect his winnings, Chet found his bookie lying dead on the living room floor. Chet knows he had nothing to do with it--but just try explaining that to the cops, to the two rival criminal gangs who each think Chet's working for the other, and to the dead man's beautiful sister, who has flown in from Las Vegas to avenge her brother's murder.
Audiobooks Audiobooks Authorship--Collaboration Automobile theft Bars (Drinking establishments) Burglars Burglary Corporations--Corrupt practices Country music Criminals Deception Detective and mystery stories Detective and mystery stories Detective and mystery stories, American Dortmunder (Fictitious character) Downsizing of organizations Drama Europe, Eastern Ex-convicts Feature films Fiction Inheritance and succession Journalists Kidnapping Large type books Middle-aged men Missouri--Branson Murder Murder victims' families Musical fiction Musicians Mystery New York (State)--New York Organized crime Political campaigns Political fiction Political fiction Presidents--Election Reality television programs Robbery Serial murderers Suspense fiction Suspense fiction Swindlers and swindling Theft of relics Thieves Undercover operations United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Women journalists
Allan, John B.
Allan, John B. 1933-2008
Clark, Curt 1933-2008
Coe, Tucker 1933-2008
Culver, Timothy J.
Culver, Timothy J. 1933-2008
Cunningham, J. Morgan
Cunningham, J. Morgan 1933-2008
Cunningham, Morgan j. 1933-2008
Holt, Samuel 1933-2008
Pseud. Allan, John B. 1933-2008
Pseud. Clark, Curt 1933-2008
Pseud. Coe, Tucker 1933-2008
Pseud. Culver, Timothy J. 1933-2008
Pseud. Cunningham, Morgan J. 1933-2008
Pseud. Holt, Samuel 1933-2008
Pseud. Lord, Sheldon 1933-2008
Pseud. Marshall, Allan 1933-2008
Pseud. Stark, Richard 1933-2008
Pseud. West, Edwin 1933-2008
Westlake, D. E.
Westlake, D. E. 1933-2008
Westlake, D. E. (Donald E.)
Westlake, Donald 1933-2008
Westlake, Donald E. (Donald Edwin)
Westlake, Donald Edwin.
Westlake, Donald Edwin, 1933-
Westlake, Donald Edwin, 1933-2008
Wesŭtureik'ŭ, Donŏldŭ I.ドナルド・E.ウェストレイク
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