WorldCat Identities

Hall, James W. (James Wilson) 1947-

Works: 62 works in 501 publications in 8 languages and 32,857 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Suspense fiction  Psychological fiction  Political fiction  Short stories  Biography  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PS3558.A369, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by James W Hall
Blackwater sound : a novel by James W Hall( Book )

26 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A plane crash off the coast of Florida leads Thorn into a bizzare plot involving the rich, dysfunctional Braswells, high-tech weaponry, and an obsessive hunt for a giant marlin
Body language by James W Hall( Book )

20 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 1,907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Florida police photographer Alexandra Rafferty is told by her husband that if she reveals his million-dollar robbery, he will reveal that as a girl she killed her rapist. At that Alexandra's father, a former policeman steals the loot and father and daughter flee. An offbeat thriller by the author of Red Sky at Night
Rough draft : a novel by James W Hall( Book )

24 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 1,770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novelist Hannah Keller searches for the man who hold the key to solving her parents' murder. FBI agent Frank Sheffield wants him to help find the hitman who murdered a senator's daughter
Forests of the night by James W Hall( Book )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 1,641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Possessing an intuition that borders on psychic abilities, patrol woman Charlotte Monroe intercepts a threat by one of the FBI's most wanted men, intended for her husband, a situation that turns more deadly when her deeply troubled teenage daughter runs away with the outlaw to the Great Smoky Mountains
Under cover of daylight by James W Hall( Book )

39 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Years after Thorn's real parents are killed by a drunk driver and he executes his own justice in the form of murder, his foster mother is found brutally murdered, and Thorn edges in among the suspects
Buzz cut by James W Hall( Book )

20 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Miami, a plot to hijack a gambling cruise ship for ransom sends security men Thorn and Sugarman into action. The villain is a murderer who has a grudge against the ship's owners. By the author of Mean High Tide
Hell's Bay by James W Hall( Book )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the matriarch of a powerful and wealthy Florida family is found drowned and her son and granddaughter show up, claiming Thorn as a long-lost relative, Thorn becomes embroiled with a family he never knew he had as he attempts to solve the murder
Silencer by James W Hall( Book )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Silencer" pits brother against brother against wife against husband in a thriller that proves once again that Hall is a master of suspense ("Publishers Weekly")
The big finish by James W Hall( Book )

11 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A year ago Thorn's son, Flynn Moss, disappeared into the eco-underground, his only contact with Thorn a series of postcards chronicling his exploits. But a postcard arrives unlike the others, a call for help, Thorn jumps into action, setting off for North Carolina. But before Thorn arrives, he's intercepted by a federal agent who informs him he's too late--Flynn had been acting as an informant for the FBI, and when his traitorous acts were discovered, he was summarily executed. The agent proposes a scheme to catch Flynn's killer using Thorn as bait. Thorn, full of rage, accepts the job if only to get his hands on his son's killer. The mission takes him to a small town where the gang is holed up, planning an attack on a hog farming operation that has been polluting local rivers and spreading illness through the area. Little by little Thorn discovers that nothing he's been told is true, and the trap they're setting isn't for Flynn's killer, but for his partner, a woman who proves more daring and dangerous than any Thorn's ever met. She's on her own crusade of vengeance, and she and Thorn make an uneasy alliance. With her help Thorn uncovers a conspiracy that stretches far beyond this small Carolina town"--
Tropical freeze by James W Hall( Book )

27 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his boyhood friend, now an FBI agent, disappears, Thorn, a fisherman in Key Largo, becomes entangled in a web of violence and intrigue that takes him from seamy local bars to fancy ocean villas, and almost costs him his life
Hard aground by James W Hall( Book )

13 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 1,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From James W. Hall, best-selling author of Bones of Coral, comes a haunting new novel that sizzles with greed, lust, and murder, as it brilliantly evokes the secrets, betrayals, and family legacies that can either destroy or redeem. Set in the crime-ridden waters of southern Florida, Hard Aground tells the story of Hap Tyler. A tour guide and part-time sailboard builder, Hap is a man without direction, adrift in the teeming sea of life - until his brother Daniel's brutal
Bones of coral by James W Hall( Book )

20 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returning to Key West to investigate the death of his estranged father, Shaw Chandler uncovers evidence linking a twenty-year-old double murder with a father-son team of experts in the art of illegal disposal of biochemical weapons
Dead last by James W Hall( Book )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thorn must confront an assassin whose victims and methods are taken directly from the script of a popular TV show and pits Thorn against a killer--or killers--whose motives are as elusive as their identities. The killings take place in Miami, where Thorn joins forces with a young policewoman from Oklahoma who is investigating the murders
Going Dark by James W Hall( Book )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The New York Times Book Review calls Edgar Award-winner James W. Hall a "master of suspense" and this new high-stakes thriller shows why as Thorn embarks on a mission to save his newfound son Earth Liberation Front, known as ELF, is a loosely knit organization comprised of environmental activists scattered around the country. These extremists take a "by any means necessary" approach to defending the planet. In the last decade ELF has been responsible for close to a hundred million dollars in damage mainly through arson. The FBI ranks them, along with other eco-radicals, as the number one homegrown terrorist threat. Flynn Moss, Thorn's newly discovered son, has naively fallen in with an ELF cell in Miami which has its sights on Turkey Point, the largest nuclear power plant in the state. This ELF group has concocted a non-violent plan to shut the nuke plant down--nothing more than a huge publicity stunt to call attention to the dangers of nuclear power. But unbeknownst to some in the group, there are other members with a far more violent scheme in mind--to cause a radioactive catastrophe rivaling Chernobyl or Fukushima. With a growing sense of dread about the group's true intentions, Flynn summons Thorn to help him escape from Prince Key, the remote island off the shores of Miami where the ELF group is camped. Unable to refuse this son he barely knows, Thorn heads off to Prince Key and quickly reaches a frightening realization. There is only one way to save his son's life. He must join with the eco-terrorists and help them complete their deadly mission"--
Bones of coral by James W Hall( )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trula Montoya, a TV soap opera star and Shaw Chandler, an EMS worker team up to solve a murder
Hook, line & sinister by T. Jefferson Parker( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen of America's favorite author-anglers spin tales of mystery-- and fishing
Hot Damn! : Alligators in the casino, Nude women in the grass, How seashells changed the course of history, and other dispatches from paradise by James W Hall( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Hall leads the reader through the stunning natural beauty, incomparable institutions and habits, and bizarre subcultures that make his life in Florida such an exotic trip
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Blackwater sound : a novel
Alternative Names
Hall, Christopher 1947 jan 25-

Hall, Escalade : le magazine pour les jeunes d'aujourd'hui. Numero 1 Place : Publisher 1947 jan 25-

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English (197)

Italian (21)

French (11)

Dutch (7)

Japanese (5)

Spanish (5)

German (3)

Croatian (2)

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