WorldCat Identities

Nance, John J.

Overview
Works: 94 works in 561 publications in 15 languages and 26,996 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Suspense fiction  Political fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Science fiction  Adventure stories 
Roles: Author, Narrator
Classifications: PS3564.A546, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John J Nance
Blackout by John J Nance( Book )

28 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The master of the airplane thriller and bestselling author of "Pandora's Clock" is back in his most harrowing adventure ever. After a Boeing 747-400 is rocked by an explosion which kills one of the pilots, FBI agent Kat Bronsky suspects that a deadly new weapon has been deployed
Headwind by John J Nance( Book )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Craig Dayton must keep his Boeing 737 one step ahead of authorities who are trying to arrest one of his passengers, a former President of the United States
Pandora's clock by John J Nance( Book )

55 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in 14 languages and held by 1,958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captian James Holland is piloting a routine international flight when a passenger becomes seriously ill. When he radios for an emergency landing he is prohibited from landing in any country, because the passenger is carrying a deadly virus
Fire flight by John J Nance( Book )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 1,884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When wildfires threaten two national parks and countless homes, retired fire bomber Clark Maxwell joins his former teammates despite the fact that their air tankers are breaking apart with fatal consequences
Orbit by John J Nance( Book )

19 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A passenger on a 2009 space flight, Kip Dawson faces death after a micrometeorite damages the capsule and kills the pilot, and types his epitaph on the ship's computer, unaware that his writings are being read on the Internet by a horrified public
The last hostage by John J Nance( Book )

31 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An airliner is hijacked by its pilot who threatens to destroy it unless a passenger confesses to a crime. The passenger is a judge who allegedly covered up for a pedophile who tortured and killed the pilot's daughter. A woman FBI agent comes on board during a refuelling and the two negotiate in the air. By the author of Medusa's Child
Turbulence by John J Nance( Book )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the first-ever commercial airline mutiny occurs on Meridian Flight 6 during an unscheduled emergency landing in Nigeria, NATO and the CIA believe that the plane has been hijacked by terrorists who are carrying a lethal chemical weapon
Medusa's child by John J Nance( Book )

37 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 1,635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scott McKay, captain of an air cargo company, discovers while in the air over Washington D.C. that he is carrying a fully armed device that when detonated has the power to destroy millions of people, and to make matters worse, McKay's plane is in the direct path of an incoming hurricane
Saving Cascadia by John J Nance( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A seismologist's warnings that a Pacific island targeted for resort development will be destroyed in an earthquake are disregarded in the wake of an ambitious builder's plans to make millions through a new casino and hotel
Skyhook by John J Nance( Book )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and held by 1,327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Ben Coles investigates suspicions that his new airplane safety technology has been sabotaged, while pilot's daughter April Rosen tries to figure out what caused her father's near-collision in midair
Final approach : a novel by John J Nance( Book )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe, a National Transportation Safety Board investigator, faces the tough job of figuring out what happened in the aviation disaster of North American Airlines Flight 255
Splash of colors : the self-destruction of Braniff International by John J Nance( Book )

7 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What goes up : the global assault on our atmosphere by John J Nance( Book )

8 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and Chinese and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blind trust by John J Nance( Book )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orbit by John J Nance( Recording )

21 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For Kip Dawson, winning a passenger seat on American Space Adventure's first commercial spaceflight is a dream come true. It's a bittersweet moment of triumph, however, muted by his wife's terror over his acceptance of the prize. A successful launch quickly turns into chaos when a micrometeor punches through the spacecraft, leaving the radios and the pilot dead. Kip is truly alone and has no way to get the ship home, so with nothing to do but wait for the end, he writes his epitaph on the ship's laptop computer. He is totally unaware of the struggle being made to rescue him or of the audience of millions who are reading his messages and tracking his every word on the Internet
Phoenix rising by John J Nance( Book )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and Czech and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman entrepreneur, Elizabeth Sterling, starts up an airline and to underline its commitment to comfort and elegance names it Pan Am, which was famous for it. Immediately, a concerted campaign of intrigue and accidents is launched by the big boys to force her out of business. By the author of Final Approach
Scorpion strike by John J Nance( Book )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hastily assembled strike force flies into Iraq to stop the release of an artificial virus by Saddam Hussein
On shaky ground by John J Nance( Book )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chilling look at the massive earthquakes that could strike America at any moment Far beneath the earth's surface, great tectonic plates grind against one another with incredible pressure that must--inevitably--be released. Earthquakes manifest with little warning, upending buildings, shattering infrastructure, and unleashing devastating tsunamis. In this remarkable survey of the history of seismology and the extraordinary seismic events that have occurred in the United States, Mexico, China, and other locales, author John J. Nance traces the discoveries of the scientists who have dedicated their lives to understanding and predicting one of the deadliest threats known to mankind. From the Pacific Northwest to the Midwest and the East Coast, most of the United States--not just California--is in danger of a massive quake, and few citizens are adequately prepared. Through riveting firsthand interviews with earthquake survivors, and with the same command of technical detail and gripping style that he brings to his New York Times-bestselling thrillers, Nance demonstrates the need for readiness--because the next big quake could happen tomorrow
Saving Cascadia by John J Nance( Recording )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A seismologist's warnings that a Pacific island targeted for resort development will be destroyed in an earthquake are disregarded in the wake of an ambitious builder's plans to make millions through a new casino and hotel
Skyhook by John J Nance( Recording )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Ben Coles investigates suspicions that his new airplane safety technology has been sabotaged, while pilot's daughter April Rosen tries to figure out what caused her father's near-collision in midair
 
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The last hostage
Alternative Names
John J. Nance escritor estadounidense

John Nance

John Nance Amerikaans officier

John Nance écrivain américain

Nance, John 1946-

Джон Нанс

جون ج. نانس كاتب أمريكي

낸스, 존 J

ナンス, ジョン・J

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HeadwindPandora's clockFire flightOrbitThe last hostageTurbulenceMedusa's childSaving Cascadia