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Stevenson, Richard 1938-

Overview
Works: 24 works in 114 publications in 2 languages and 2,451 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Gay fiction  Drama  Detective and mystery films  Made-for-TV movies  Crime films  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PS3569.T4567, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard Stevenson
Ice blues by Richard Stevenson( Book )

18 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shocked to discover the body of the grandson of the godfather of Albany's political machine in his car, P.I. Donald Strachey knows he is in for trouble. But when he learns that the murder victim left a $2.5 million legacy with instructions that it be used to destroy that machine, along with a personal letter to Strachey asking for his help, his suspicions are confirmed. Faced with power-brokers at all levels, Albany's only gay P.I. tries to fulfill the dead man's mission-with his own survival at stake
On the other hand, death by Richard Stevenson( Book )

8 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When the giant Millpond Company finds its plans for a mega-shopping mall stymied by the refusal of an elderly lesbian couple to sell their home, the ladies are subjected to ugly vandalism and frightening death threats. The powerful director of Millpond in turn hires Don Strachey, Albany's only gay detective, to protect the ladies, find the culprits, and clear the corporate name. Strachey accepts with misgivings that deepen rapidly as kidnapping, extortion, and murder darken the lives of Albany's gay community."--Page 4 of cover
Third man out by Richard Stevenson( Book )

13 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite the fact that he was not fond of Queer Nation activist John Rutka, notorious for his self-righteous "outing" of Albany's closeted gays, gay private eye Don Strachey agrees to help out when Rutka is shot and his house is firebombed
Strachey's folly : a Donald Strachey mystery by Richard Stevenson( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

PI Donald Strachey attends the showing of an aids quilt in Washington and sees a panel for a man who is not dead. When that man becomes the object of an attack, shortly afterwards, Strachey realizes the panel was no fluke
Chain of fools : a Donald Strachey mystery by Richard Stevenson( Book )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Albany, New York, a feud over the sale of a family newspaper ends in a murder. One side wanted to sell to the highest bidder, while the other wanted a buyer who would preserve the paper's liberal tradition. The murder is investigated by Donald Strachey, a homosexual private eye
Shock to the system : a Donald Strachey mystery by Richard Stevenson( Book )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

PI Strachey of Albany is hired by three people involved in the murder of a homosexual. The mother hires him to prove it's the boyfriend, the boyfriend hires him to prove it's the psychologist, and the psychologist to prove his innocence. Eventually, all three fire him and Strachey has to solve the murder on his own
Death trick by Richard Stevenson( Book )

17 editions published between 1981 and 2017 in English and German and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a sensational gay murder hits the headlines in Albany, NY, the prime suspect turns out to be a young gay activist who has disappeared. His socially prominent parents call in Don Strachey, a private eye in the classic tradition--with a difference. Strachey is a low-key but cocky detective known for getting results when the police can't, and for his connection in gay community--his community
Tongue tied by Richard Stevenson( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accepting a job from a right-wing radio DJ whose wife has been threatened, private investigator Donald Strachey learns that the threats are coming from a radical gay rights group that has been defunct for more than twenty years
Death vows : a Donald Strachey mystery by Richard Stevenson( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gay marriage in Massachusetts is a fine institution except when it leads to murder, as it does in this taut, suspenseful work. Strachey and his loving foil, Timothy Callahan, are back in perfect form in this witty, ripped-from-the-headlines thriller
Third man out by Ron Oliver( Visual )

6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Donald Strachey, a gay detective, is out to protect a gay activist who is being threatened for 'outing' prominent citizens in and around Albany, New York. It's no surprise when Strachey's client turns up dead
Red, white, black and blue : a Donald Strachey mystery by Richard Stevenson( Book )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In an election year, Don finds himself in the unlikely role of political operative. Rumors about the Tea Party's opportunistic gubernatorial candidate, Kenyon Louderbush, paint him as an unfaithful, callous exploiter of young men ... young men that he puts into the hospital ... or perhaps the morgue. Don smells truth in those rumors. But, he's confounded by a shadowy conspiracy, witnesses' fear and a grieving family appallingly willing to give up on justice for a brutalized son and brother. In RED WHITE AND BLACK AND BLUE, series creator Stevenson takes witty aim at the polarization, dissembling and double-dealing of American politics. It's a story that leaves even our hero, Don, tarnished and bruised"--Page [4] of cover
The 38 million dollar smile : a Donald Strachey mystery by Richard Stevenson( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gary Griswold, cheerily dim gadfly scion of Albany old money, late of the Key West artists colony, goes missing, and his ex-wife wants to know what's happened to him-- not to mention his 38 million dollars in cash. Turns out that religious dilettante Gary and his money have disappeared in to Thailand, where corruption has its own etiquette. Soon, Albany's only gay PI, Don Strachey, is out of his element, and his lover Timmy is way out of his comfort zone as the comb the Land of Smiles for a man with an unerring weakness to the poorest choice possible and a daft plan to buy 38 million dollars worth of good karma
The last thing I saw : a Donald Strachey mystery by Richard Stevenson( Book )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Eddie Wenske has gone missing. A popular investigative reporter renowned for both his gay coming-out memoir and a frightening book on drug cartels, Wenske vanishes while investigating a gay media conglomerate with a controversial owner and dodgy business practices. Albany PI Donald Strachey's perilous search for Wenske takes him to Boston, New York City, and finally to California and a media world that's as deadly as it is unglamorous. Strachey can fend off hired killers, but can he survive Hey Look Media?"--Page 4 of cover
Cockeyed : a Donald Strachey mystery by Richard Stevenson( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Hunny 'You go, girl!' Van Horn, Albany's flaming-est flamer, wins the state lottery's first billion-dollar payout, it's PI Don Strachey who's brought in to deal with the skeletons, some of them violent, that come crashing out of Hunny's non-closet
Bangkok free fall by Richard Stevenson( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bangkok expatriate Gary Griswold, a millionaire American of Albany old money, goes missing and his ex-wife wants to know what's happened to him-- and his 38 million dollars. It seems religious dilettante Griswold and his money have disappeared deep into Thailand, where corruption has its own etiquette. Soon, Albany's only gay private detective, Don Strachey, hired to fly to Thailand to locate Griswold, is out of his element, and his lover Timmy is way out of his comfort zone, as they comb the Land of Crooke Smiles for a man with foolhardy plan to buy 38 million kollars worth of good karma
Why stop at vengeance? : a Donald Strachey mystery by Richard Stevenson( Book )

2 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young African living in Albany is bent on avenging the death of his former lover back in Uganda at the hands of a gay-hating mob. When John Suruma tries to hire PI Don Strachey to burn down the church of an American missionary who promoted Uganda's harsh anti-gay law, Strachey recites a Chinese proverb---"If you set out on a journey of revenge, dig two graves"---and says he has a better plan. But does he? For soon Strachey himself is a victim of the kind of religion-inspired violence gays and lesbians are struggling against across the African continent
www.dropdead : a Donald Strachey mystery by Richard Stevenson( )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

KickAssQueer is a gay Web site thousands go to for news, gossip, and as a forum to exchange often heated opinions about GLBT life in America.When one of KAQ's editors is savagely murdered, it's PI Don Strachey's job to uncover whether one of the site's many harsh critics, gay or straight, is responsible for this young man's death--and possibly for other brutal assaults on gay men in and around New York City. What Strachey is soon forced to confront is a side of the Internet that is not just disturbing, but sometimes downright lethal
On the other hand, death : a Donald Strachey mystery( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a developer tries to buy up property in a neighborhood, a lesbian couple is the only one who holds out. When their home is vandalized with anti-gay messages, private investigator Donald Strachey tries to find out who is behind it, and suspects it's not motivated by homophobia
Ice blues( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This new installment in the popular and critically-acclaimed Donald Strachey Mystery series finds America's favourite gay private investigator ... taking on the most complicated case of his career"--Container
Death vows : a Donald Strachey mystery by Richard Stevenson( Recording )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Private eye Donald Strachey is out to solve another mystery, this time in the Berkshires of Massachusetts. When he starts probing into the institution of gay marriage, he doesn't expect it to lead to murder. Along with a birds-eye view of Berkshire culture, this audiobook combines the literary styles of Dashiell Hammett with the wit of Dorothy Parker. A taut, suspenseful, ripped from the headlines thriller, this is the ninth in the Strachey series."--Publisher
 
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Strachey's folly : a Donald Strachey mystery
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On the other hand, deathThird man outStrachey's folly : a Donald Strachey mysteryChain of fools : a Donald Strachey mysteryShock to the system : a Donald Strachey mysteryDeath trickTongue tiedDeath vows : a Donald Strachey mystery
Alternative Names

controlled identityLipez, Richard, 1938-

Lipez, Richard

Languages
English (108)

German (2)