WorldCat Identities

Block, Barbara

Overview
Works: 65 works in 123 publications in 2 languages and 5,955 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Performer, Adapter
Classifications: PS3552.L614, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Barbara Block
Blowing smoke by Barbara Block( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robin Light goes into action when "Rose Taylor's children--Hillary, Louis, and Amy--are convinced their inheritance is being squandered by their mother, whom they believe is the unwitting victim of a scam" involving a pet psychic named Pat Humphrey.--Jacket
The scent of murder by Barbara Block( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pet store owner Robin Light pursues a vanished teenager through the underworld of Syracuse, New York, and discovers violence and murder. A look at unloved youth who turn to the drug culture for company
Chutes and adders by Barbara Block( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Syracuse, New York, pet store owner Robin Light has to turn sleuth to clear her name after an employee dies of a snake bite. Police have found a large sum of money on the premises and assume she is dealing in protected animals. A fiction debut
Rubbed out by Barbara Block( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robin Light takes on a seemingly simple case of tracking down the runaway wife of Walter Wilcox, a wealthy lawyer with ties to the Russian mob, but things aren't what they seem when Walter is murdered and the Russian mob comes after her
Vanishing act by Barbara Block( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A girl student vanishes from her college in Syracuse, New York, and sleuth and pet shop owner Robin Light is hired to find her. The trail leads to a millionaire, but he obtains a restraining order against Robin. By the author of The Scent of Murder
Twister by Barbara Block( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Syracuse pet store owner, Robin Light, gets a surprise when she comes across a dead weight lifter with her business card in his pocket. Rather than wait for more surprises, such as the police, Robin probes on her own and discovers a murder
In plain sight by Barbara Block( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Syracuse pet store owner Robin Light is visited by a woman whose husband is suing for divorce and seeks custody of her two shi tzu dogs--which he despises. Before Robin can help, the woman is killed and Robin has another mystery on her hands
Salt city blues by Barbara Block( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Three weeks before Christmas, times are even harder than usual in Syracuse, New York. The sensible thing would be to declare bankruptcy and close down her exotic-pet store. Instead, Robin is working in a bar two nights a week, which is where she meets Freddy Sanchez."--Jacket
No good deed by Barbara Block( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When PI Robin Lights partner, John, asks her to drive to the home of a certain Benny Gibson, she is confronted by police cars and a body, and soon realizes shes been set up. When John then commits suicide, Robin is determined to clear her name and find out why she was betrayed
Endangered species by Barbara Block( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robin Light, savvy pet store owner and amateur crime solver, is lured into a case that's trouble from the very start in the latest book in an off-beat mystery series
How to become happily employed : a simple guide to the nitty gritty of finding the job that is right for you by Barbara Block( Book )

6 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to be happily employed in Boston : a step-by-step guide to finding the job that's right for you by Barbara Block( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to be happily employed in Dallas-Fort Worth : a step-by-step guide to finding the job that's right for you by Barbara Block( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to be happily employed in Washington, D.C. : a step-by-step guide to finding the job that's right for you by Barbara Block( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to be happily employed in San Francisco : a step-by-step guide to finding the job that's right for you by Barbara Block( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Darstellung, Eigenschaften und Reaktionen von p-Cyclopoentadienyl-titan(IV)-Schwefel-und-Selen-Verbindungen by Barbara Block( Book )

4 editions published in 1968 in German and Undetermined and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verlaufsbeurteilung und Behandlungsergebnisse von 122 Knochen- und Gelenktuberkulosen by Barbara Block( )

1 edition published in 1975 in German and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to become happily employed in St. Louis : a step-by-step guide to finding the job that is right for you by Barbara Block( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to become happily employed in Phoenix : a step-by-step guide to finding the job that is right for you by Barbara Block( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to be happily employed in Kansas City by Janice Benjamin( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The scent of murder
Alternative Names
Bloka, Barbara

Vinitsky, Barbara Bloch

Блок, Барбара

Languages
English (69)

German (4)

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The scent of murderChutes and addersRubbed outVanishing actTwisterIn plain sightSalt city bluesNo good deed