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Cook, Thomas H.

Works: 279 works in 1,498 publications in 11 languages and 43,794 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Psychological fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Domestic fiction  Romance fiction  Legal stories  Legal fiction (Literature)  Travel writing  Anecdotes 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Editor, Performer, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Contributor
Classifications: G154.5.C66, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Thomas H Cook
Most widely held works by Thomas H Cook
The Chatham School affair by Thomas H Cook( Book )

53 editions published between 1996 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 1,544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabeth Channing comes to teach art at the Chatham School in 1926, bringing with her a world of experiences far different from those of the people in the small Cape Cod village, and setting off a scandal that haunts student Henry Griswald into his old age
The last talk with Lola Faye by Thomas H Cook( Book )

30 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 1,524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historian Lucas Page visits St. Louis to give a reading. Among the attendees is someone he does not expect: Lola Faye Gilroy, the "other woman" he has long blamed for his father's murder decades earlier. Now he must discover why Lola Faye has come and what she is after--before it is too late. This is Southern Gothic at its most compelling
The cloud of unknowing by Thomas H Cook( Book )

22 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horrified by the suspicious drowning death of her schizophrenic son, Diana exchanges e-mails with her schizophrenic brother that explore clues from ancient murders in order to build a case against Diana's geneticist husband, who never made peace with the boy's illness
Places in the dark by Thomas H Cook( Book )

39 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It is autumn 1937 when a mystery woman appears in Port Alma, a small sea village nestled on the chilly coast of Maine. A fragile, green-eyed beauty, the woman arrives with little more than the clothes on her back and a wealth of unspoken secrets. Before a year goes by, she will flee Port Alma on the same bus that brought her there."--Jacket
Instruments of night by Thomas H Cook( Book )

37 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In upstate New York, an aging mother wonders why someone would murder her daughter, killed as a little girl fifty years earlier. So a friend with money hires novelist Paul Graves to write, not necessarily the truth since the crime was never solved, just something to put the mother's mind at rest. Who knows, in the process he might even discover the truth
Master of the delta by Thomas H Cook( Book )

28 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They call Eddie Miller 'The Coed Killer's Son' because when Eddie was five years old, his father killed a college girl, dismembered her body, and buried the pieces in woods. Where Eddie's family name has brought only infamy, Jack's has bestowed respect. To exorcise the burden, his teacher Jack encourages Eddie to confront past and discover truth about his father
Night secrets by Thomas H Cook( Book )

26 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 1,396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As two separate cases begin to merge, private detective Frank Clemons finds the lives of two very different women--Puri Dai, an accused killer and gypsy queen, and an elegant society matron with a secret past--also intertwining
Red leaves by Thomas H Cook( Book )

37 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eric Moore has reason to be happy. He has a prosperous business, a comfortable home, a stable family life in a quiet town. Then, on an ordinary night, his teenage son Keith is asked to babysit Amy Giordano, the eight-year-old daughter of a neighbouring family. The next morning Amy is missing." "Suddenly Eric is one of the stricken parents he has seen on television, professing faith in his child's innocence. As the police investigation increasingly focuses on Keith, Eric must counsel his son, find him a lawyer, protect him from the community's steadily growing suspicion. Except that Eric is not so sure his son is innocent. And if Keith is not ... and might do the same thing again ... what then should a father do?
A dancer in the dust by Thomas H Cook( Book )

30 editions published between 2014 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ray Campbell, a former aid worker who was stationed Africa twenty years earlier, is distraught when a friend from that period of his life turns up murdered in New York, and he must discover how this tragedy is connected to the earlier tragedy of Martine Aubert, the only woman Ray ever loved
The interrogation by Thomas H Cook( Book )

32 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accused of committing a terrible crime despite the lack of witnesses or physical evidence, and with only twelve hours remaining before he must be set free, Albert Jay Smalls undergoes one final interrogation
Mortal memory by Thomas H Cook( Book )

32 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman writing a book on men who kill their families brings the past and the horror of his childhood to life for a forty-four year old man
Evidence of blood by Thomas H Cook( Book )

31 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 1,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When true crime writer Jackson Kinley returns to his home town to bury his friend, law officer Ray Tindall, he becomes personally involved in an old town legend, and a crime that was supposedly solved long ago
Sandrine's case by Thomas H Cook( Book )

19 editions published between 2013 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 1,304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samuel Madison always wondered what Sandrine saw in him. He's a meek, stuffy doctorate student, and she's a brilliant, beautiful bohemian with limitless talent and imagination. Yet on the surface their marriage seemed perfectly tranquil. Then one night Sandrine is found dead in their bed from a deadly overdose of pain medication and alcohol, and Samuel is accused of poisoning her. As the truth of their turbulent marriage comes to light, Samuel must face a town convinced of his guilt
Breakheart Hill by Thomas H Cook( Book )

40 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Only one person truly knows what happened to Kelli Troy on that fateful night almost thirty years ago and he is determined not to break his silence
The fate of Katherine Carr by Thomas H Cook( Book )

25 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Gates used to be a travel writer who specialized in places where people disappeared?Judge Crater, the Lost Colony. Then his eight-year-old son was murdered, the killer never found, and Gates gave up disappearance. Now he writes stories of redemptive triviality about flower festivals and local celebrities for the town paper, and spends his evenings haunted by the image of his son's last day. Enter Arlo MacBride, a retired missing-persons detective still obsessed with the unsolved case of Katherine Carr. When he gives Gates the story she left behind?a story of a man stalking a woman named Katherine Carr?Gates too is drawn inexorably into a search for the missing author's brief life and uncertain fate. And as he goes deeper, he begins to suspect that her tale holds the key not only to her fate, but to his own
Sacrificial ground by Thomas H Cook( Book )

19 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bizarre murder of Angelica Devercaux leads Atlanta detective Frank Clemons on an obsessive trail through high society and ghetto streets, in a search for meaning in the victim's life--and his own
The crime of Julian Wells by Thomas H Cook( Book )

29 editions published between 2012 and 2018 in English and Korean and held by 1,142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When famed true-crime writer Julian Wells' body is found in a boat drifting on a Montauk pond, the question is not how he died, but why? The death is obviously a suicide. But why would Julian Wells have taken his own life? And was this his only crime? These are the questions that first intrigue and then obsess Philip Anders, Wells' best friend and the chief defender of both his moral and his literary legacies. Anders's first clue is an Argentinean crime, which he believes was the great writer's last book idea as well as the beginning of his life's downward spiral. As Anders gathers the missing parts of Wells's life, the journey grows more and more dangerous and complex."--Jacket
The quest for Anna Klein by Thomas H Cook( Book )

21 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,074 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fortunate life of successful businessman Thomas Danforth of 1939 New York City is thrown into chaos when he unwittingly provides a location for a mysterious woman to receive training in firearms and explosives before she abruptly disappears
Streets of fire by Thomas H Cook( Book )

17 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 1,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1963 in Birmingham, Alabama, homocide detective Ben Williams investigates a series of murders beginning with a young black girl
Flesh and blood by Thomas H Cook( Book )

18 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clemons has quit the Atlanta police and become a private investigator in New York City. He gets involved in a brutal slashing death which begins as an easy case
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Sandrine's case
The last talk with Lola FayeThe cloud of unknowingPlaces in the darkInstruments of nightMaster of the deltaNight secretsRed leavesA dancer in the dust
Alternative Names
Cook Thomas

Cook, Thomas Henry.

Cook, Tom, 1947-

Kuks, Tomass H.

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Томас Кук

קוק, תומס ה׳

קוק, תומס ה׳ סופר אמריקאי

توماس إتش. كوك كاتب أمريكي

توماس اچ. کوک نویسنده آمریکایی

টমাস এইচ কুক মার্কিন লেখক

쿡, 토마스 H. 1947-

쿡, 토머스 H. 1947-

クック, トマス・H