WorldCat Identities

Bayer, William

Works: 65 works in 348 publications in 10 languages and 8,141 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Psychological fiction  Motion pictures  Handbooks and manuals  History  Reviews 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3552.A8588, 813.54
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Most widely held works about William Bayer
Most widely held works by William Bayer
Pattern crimes : a novel by William Bayer( Book )

29 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Bar-Lev, chief of the Pattern Crimes Unit of the Jerusalem police, searches for a connection between the apparently random murders
Blind side by William Bayer( Book )

27 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Donated by the Miss Edith Gorman estate
Switch : a novel by William Bayer( Book )

33 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At first the two killings seem unrelated. The lonely call girl murdered on New York City's West Side had never met the prim schoolteacher slain across town in the far safer preserve of the city's Upper East Side. But someone has decapitated them both and switched their heads. Detective Frank Janek immediately knows that he has entered the realm of a lethal madness. Middle-aged, divorced, a man centered solely on his work, Janek is practiced in piercing the minds of the criminals he pursues. In the absence of clues from the killer, he has only the awful symmetry of the crime to work with, only his own finely honed intuition
Mirror maze by William Bayer( Book )

17 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through one maze after another - literal, theoretical, and psychological. As with the other bestselling Janek novels, Switch and Wallflower, Mirror Maze is a superb police procedural, tense and violent, as well as a thoughtful examination of the blurring of illusion and reality, guilt and innocence. Absolutely galvanizing, Mirror Maze finds William Bayer and Frank Janek at the top of their form
Wallflower by William Bayer( Book )

27 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York Police Lieutenant Frank Janek returns to solve his strongest, most obsessive, most dangerous case, a labyrinthine journey into a murderer's twisted, tormented past
The dream of the broken horses by William Bayer( Book )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One hot summer afternoon a quarter century ago, a wealthy socialite and her young lover, a private-school teacher, were gunned down in a cheap motel room on the outskirts of the Midwestern city of Calista. Now, forensic sketch artist David Weiss has returned to his hometown to cover a routine celebrity murder trial for ABC."--Jacket
The great movies by William Bayer( Book )

21 editions published between 1973 and 1979 in 3 languages and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses sixty of the greatest movies ever made, including Stagecoach, 2001, Citizen Kane, The Four Hundred Blows, On the Waterfront, All About Eve, La Strada, Easy Rider, and City Lights
Peregrine by William Bayer( Book )

22 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By chance, newscaster Pamela Barrett witnesses the slaying. Her impassioned account of it on television that evening thrills the falconer, a brilliant madman who identifies with his deadly bird. He becomes fascinated with Pam and enmeshes her in a bizarre and deadly scheme even as she finds herself drawn to him by an erotic need she doesn't understand
The Luzern photograph by William Bayer( Book )

8 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1882, the young Lou Andreas-Salome, writer, psychoanalyst and femme fatale, appears with Friedrich Nietzche and another man in a bizarre photograph taken in Luzern, Switzerland. Over thirty years later, an intense art student in Freud's Vienna presents Lou Salome with his own drawing based on the infamous photograph. In the present day, Tess Berenson, a brilliant performance artist, moves into an art deco loft in downtown Oakland, California. Her new apartment, she learns, was vacated in a hurry by a professional dominatrix who used the name Chantal Desforges. Tess's curiosity about Chantal intensifies when her body is discovered in the trunk of a stolen car at Oakland airport. Embarking on an obsessive investigation into the murder, Tess discovers a link to the original Luzern photograph and the 1913 drawing -- but as she gets closer to the shocking truth, Tess finds that she too is in jeopardy." -- Book jacket
Breaking through, selling out, dropping dead by William Bayer( Book )

20 editions published between 1971 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tangier by William Bayer( Book )

12 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in English and French and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young police inspector tries to keep tab on the residents of the city's pleasure seeking, privileged, foreign colony
Punish me with kisses : a novel by William Bayer( Book )

15 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aan de hand van een dagboek imiteert een meisje de seksuele escapades van haar zusje, om haar moordenaar te achterhalen
Visions of Isabelle by William Bayer( Book )

4 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La ville des couteaux by William Bayer( )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and French and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychological thriller set in one of the world's most fascinating cities. The destinies of four main characters, each pursuing his/her own agenda, intersect in Buenos Aires
Pièges de lumière by William Bayer( )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in French and English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shocking and provocative new thriller from the author of the national bestseller The Magician's Tale. Kay Farrow, a color-blind photographer who sees the world in black, white and shades of gray, probes the mysterious death of her beloved mentor on a quest that takes her to the darkest intersections of San Francisco's Mission District
Mort d'un magicien by William Bayer( )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and French and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman who sees what others cannot see seeks the murderer of a young street hustler, a man she had befriended in photographing San Francisco's dark, sexually charged netherworld
In search of a hero by William Bayer( Book )

2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trame de sang by William Bayer( Book )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in French and English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hiding in the Weave, written from the perspective of18 year old Joel Barlev, a senior at Delamere, a school geared to talented young artists, plays off themes typically found in classic boarding school novels (like... .) - requited and unrequited romantic relationships, alienation, rebellion, sexuality, troubled home lives, moral dilemmas, epiphanies and acquiring maturity. But there is more here . . . much more . .
Stardust by William Bayer( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tarot by William Bayer( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dan Caponigro, surnommé Cap, traque les satanistes. Il se trouve amené à enquêter sur la mort d'un homme retrouvé nu dans une église de campagne, suspendu par un pied à une croix. Sous la tête de la victime, un pentacle tracé sur le dallage avec son sang. Ce signe rappelle à Cap le meurtre de sa fille dont les assassins n'ont jamais été arrêtés
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The dream of the broken horses
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English (178)

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Italian (18)

German (14)

Japanese (12)

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