WorldCat Identities

Knox, Bill 1928-1999

Overview
Works: 212 works in 943 publications in 3 languages and 17,072 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Thrillers (Fiction) 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6061.N6, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Bill Knox
Stormtide by Bill Knox( Book )

28 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Webb Carrick of the Scottish Fisheries Protection Service latest adventure takes him on a North Atlantic shark hunt in the waters of the storm-tossed Hebrides. Webb Carrick finds he has inadvertently strayed right into the middle of a smouldering feud between a renegade band of shark hunters and some vengeful local fishermen, angered by the drowning of a young girl -- a feud which threatens to ignite when he boards a wrecked fishing boat and finds her skipper dead on deck. As furious charges and counter charges are hurled, murder and arson come to the islands with stealthy suddenness. But when the final stormtide breaks even Webb Carrick is staggered to discover how much is at stake in terms of life and death"--Publisher
The hanging tree by Bill Knox( Book )

9 editions published between 1983 and 1990 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A motorcyclist killed during a robbery leads Detective Superintendent Colin Thane to a multi-million dollar videotape pirating racket
Live bait by Bill Knox( Book )

12 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in English and held by 536 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
Dead man's mooring by Bill Knox( Book )

11 editions published between 1900 and 1990 in English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The interface man : a Colin Thane, Scottish Crime Squad case by Bill Knox( Book )

11 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A killing in antiques by Bill Knox( Book )

7 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and held by 502 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 )

13 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 488 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
Whitewater by Bill Knox( Book )

18 editions published between 1974 and 1979 in 4 languages and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 478 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
Seafire by Bill Knox( Book )

20 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ask them on The Clavella why this has happened ... Ask the fishermen in Quinbegg why their nets are empty - and why such things have only happened since those people who call themselves scientists have arrived.' This is the question put to Webb Carrick of the Fisheries Protection Service when he arrives to take his first independent command, the small research ship The Clavella. But this is no ordinary research expedition involving the study of simple plankton. Somewhere - something - on the bottom of the sea is destroying everything in its path. And then two men from The Clavella die in an accident that is as strange as the deadly sealife they are trying to eradicate."--Publisher
Witchrock by Bill Knox( Book )

10 editions published between 1977 and 1992 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bloodtide by Bill Knox( Book )

6 editions published between 1982 and 1999 in English and held by 450 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
Hellspout by Bill Knox( Book )

16 editions published between 1976 and 1988 in 4 languages and held by 446 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
Wavecrest by Bill Knox( Book )

6 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bombship by Bill Knox( Book )

9 editions published between 1980 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rally to kill by Bill Knox( Book )

10 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in English and held by 419 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
Draw batons! by Bill Knox( Book )

13 editions published between 1973 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A used-car dealer found murdered at a model railway exhibition becomes linked with the threat of a major crime planned by men who quickly show themselves prepared to kill again
Blacklight by Bill Knox( Book )

20 editions published between 1967 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Except for the special message from Admiralty headquarters, the British cruiser Marlin's new assignment seems routine enough to Chief Officer Webb Carrick. As part of the Fishery Protection Service, Marlin will be supervising a deep-sea fishing championship taking place off the Scottish coast, very close to off-limits submarine training waters. The Admiralty makes it crystal clear - there is a missing experimental torpedo and Carrick must take extra care to ensure that none of the competitive fishermen stray into forbidden waters. Soon Webb realizes, however, that someone is after more than just the usual catch...and then the corpse of a murdered fisherman turns up. And for Webb, the straightforward fishing championship is suddenly transformed into a sinister nautical mystery"--Publisher description
The tallyman by Bill Knox( Book )

9 editions published between 1969 and 2004 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Somewhere in the Millside district of Glasgow a tallyman is preying on people in desperate financial straits. He loans them cash at rates they cannot hope to pay back, then demands various services in kind. It's a tough, depressing case for Inspectors Thane and Moss, especially after one of Thane's friends is found dead
Blueback by Bill Knox( Book )

9 editions published between 1969 and 1990 in English and French and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Languages
English (211)

German (12)

French (10)