Most widely held works about Edward Gorman
Most widely held works by Edward Gorman
City of night by Dean R Koontz ( Book )
14 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,619 libraries worldwide
When Victor's latest creations, an army of engineered killers set loose in modern-day New Orleans, begin to exceed his expectations and exhibit logistical and analytical skills, he plans to eliminate the entire race, a plan that backfires into humankind's ultimate nightmare.
Nightmare town : stories by Dashiell Hammett ( Book )
14 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 1,242 libraries worldwide
"In the title story, a man on a bender enters a small town and ends up unraveling the dark mystery at its heart. A woman confronts the brutal truth about her husband in the chilling story "Ruffian's Wife." "His Brother's Keeper" is a half-wit boxer's eulogy to the brother who betrayed him. "The Second-Story Angel" recounts one of the most novel cons ever devised. In seven stories, the tough and taciturn Continental Op takes on a motley collection of the deceitful, the duped, and the dead, and once again shows his uncanny ability to get at the truth. In three stories, Sam Spade confronts the darkness in the human soul while rolling his own cigarettes. And the first study for The Thin Man sends John Guild on a murder investigation in which almost every witness may be lying."--BOOK JACKET.
The day the music died : a mystery by Edward Gorman ( Book )
17 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and French and held by 1,203 libraries worldwide
The day after seeing his idol Buddy Holly perform for the last time before his fatal plane crash, Black River Falls, Iowa, private investigator Sam McCain investigates the apparent murder-suicide of a wealthy husband and wife, which is also linked to the death of a pregnant teenage girl and to a failed black football star.
Shoot first by Edward Gorman ( Recording )
16 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,156 libraries worldwide
Violence and murder are not uncommon in Butte City, Colorado in 1888. But when the victim is Gerald Soames, a well-respected lumber tycoon, the pressure is on Sheriff Reed Matthews to make an arrest. When the murder weapon is discovered on Soames' drunken nephhew Abner, it looks like they've got their man. Matthews isn't sure so sure, however. Abner has no recollection fo the event, and now three of the deceased's business adversaries are behaving suspiciously.
Relentless by Edward Gorman ( Recording )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,136 libraries worldwide
Lawman Lane Morgan will use every means at his disposal to bring the villain Paul Webley to justice. When Webley's son slips up, Lane knows he's finally got the whole crooked family right where he wants them. But then something happens that has Lane questioning everyhing he thinks he knows about his beloved wife.
Wake up little Susie : a mystery by Edward Gorman ( Book )
16 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,128 libraries worldwide
In Black River Falls, the baton-twirling celebrations to introduce the small Iowa town to Ford Motor Company's new Edsel come to a halt when a dead body is found in the trunk of one of the brand-new autos.
Will you still love me tomorrow? : a mystery by Edward Gorman ( Book )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,126 libraries worldwide
The day after Soviet Union premier Nikita Khrushchev's visit to Black River Ralls, Iowa, Richard Conners is murdered. Few doubt that the murder has political overtones, but when both suspects also turn up murdered, fledgling lawyer Sam McCain turns to the theory that the murders might be more personal than political.
Bad money by Edward Gorman ( Recording )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 1,119 libraries worldwide
In Colorado at the end of the 19th century, a counterfeiting ring poses a threat to the economy. Acting on direct orders from the president, Secret Service Agent Dev Mallory is the man charged to take them down--or die trying.
Everybody's somebody's fool by Edward Gorman ( Book )
15 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,085 libraries worldwide
No one is surprised when a local hot rod hero slams into a bridge at ninety miles per hour, but when his brake cable turns up cleanly severed, lawyer and part-time investigator Sam McCain is on the case.
Fast track by Edward Gorman ( Recording )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,079 libraries worldwide
Secret Service agent Dev Mallory is unleashed in a tale of beating hooves and blistering action. Assigned to protect a Thoroughbred at a high-stakes horse race in Corvair, California, Dev has his beautiful partner Tess O'Neill snatched away from him before he can even arrive at his destination. Now the race is on for Dev to save Tess and uncover a conspiracy.
Save the last dance for me by Edward Gorman ( Book )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,061 libraries worldwide
When the Reverend John Muldaur, who has been stirring up the town with anti-Semitic and anti-Catholic circulars, is murdered, Judge Esme Whitney enlists the help of Sam McCain, a struggling lawyer and occasional sleuth, to catch a killer.
Death ground by Edward Gorman ( Book )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,029 libraries worldwide
When bounty hunter Leo Guild fails to protect an old nemesis from assassination, he takes up a search for the killer and finds a fear-struck town run by the outlaw, Kriker, and filled with horrors that reawakened his own past.
Graves' retreat by Edward Gorman ( Book )
6 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 994 libraries worldwide
In 1884, Les Graves, the star pitcher for the Cedar Rapids municipal team, becomes haunted that his past will surface and ruin his attempt at a new start in life.
Breaking up is hard to do by Edward Gorman ( Book )
13 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 932 libraries worldwide
Private investigator Sam McCain struggles to defend the daughter of his nemesis from charges of murder.
Sleeping dogs by Edward Gorman ( Book )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 925 libraries worldwide
As a seasoned political consultant, Dev Conrad approaches working on the reelection campaign of Illinois Senator Warren Nichols with trepidation. The senator's best friend and adviser has just committed suicide. And though Conrad agrees with Nichols's political positions, he's leery of the senator's reputation for sleeping around." "When a major televised debate proves to be a disaster for the senator, Dev is forced to look into the backgrounds of the senator's staff, which includes several people who have tangled and troubled relationships with their boss.
Trouble man by Edward Gorman ( Book )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 901 libraries worldwide
Ray Coyle stopped being a gunfighter and got an hones job in a traveling Wild West show. But then he heard that his boy had been killed in Coopersville. He went to bring the body home but the people in Coopersville knew when he stepped off the train that he was bringing trouble with him.
Night of shadows by Edward Gorman ( Book )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 877 libraries worldwide
Using new detective methods she's only read about, Anna sets out to find the real murderer in the quiet town of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, in 1895.
Guild by Edward Gorman ( Book )
8 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 784 libraries worldwide
Guild is a man tormented by his past. He already narrowly escaped one lynching, and he certainly isn't about to get caught up in another one. He's just a weary bounty hunter looking to collect his reward when he rides into the dusty Dakota town of Denton one evening. He doesn't plan to stay long, until and old buddy and a beautiful woman convince him to change his mind. But some folks don't like his presence in Denton. And they'll do everything they can to make sure he leaves mighty quick - whether it's on a horse or in a pine box.
Ticket to ride by Edward Gorman ( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 771 libraries worldwide
Struggling with his father's illness and the end of a relationship, small-town Iowa lawyer Sam McCain witnesses the return of his community's first Vietnam casualty while reuniting with old friends at a Labor Day party that is shattered by a double murder.
Cold blue midnight by Edward Gorman ( Book )
9 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 763 libraries worldwide
When a man in Indiana is executed for committing a series of rapes and murders, his mother blames his wife, claiming she drove him to it. The wife, Jill Coffey, fears revenge coming and when she is framed for the murder of her partner in a photographic business, she knows it has come.
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