WorldCat Identities

Beck, K. K.

Overview
Works: 31 works in 129 publications in 3 languages and 8,572 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Short stories  Humorous fiction  Suspense fiction  Young adult works  Juvenile works  Action and adventure fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3552.E248, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about K. K Beck
 
Most widely held works by K. K Beck
Unwanted attentions by K. K Beck( Book )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unwanted attentions are what Benjamin Knapp has been lavishing upon Rebecca Kendall for fifteen years
Peril under the palms by K. K Beck( Book )

7 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A Walker mystery"--Spine. Iris Cooper, the flapper sleuth, travels to Honolulu with her aunt and a friend. There she finds herself involved in a murder investigation and a mysterious "woman in white."
Electric City by K. K Beck( Book )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

PI Jane da Silva investigates the disappearance of Irene March, an employee of a Seattle clipping service who won $20,000 on the TV show, Jeopardy. It seems March used the information she obtained from the clippings to engage in blackmail. By the author of Amateur Night
Bad neighbors by K. K Beck( Book )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in French and English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Heffernans move in next door, the stressed-out Jamisons are overjoyed. Super-organized Sue Heffernan helps with cooking, housework, looks after the Jamison girls--this on top of her own family. But one day Sue collects. A tale of seduction and murder
The body in the Volvo by K. K Beck( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young professor inherits a repair garage of dubious honesty and with it the body of his department head in a junked car
Cold smoked by K. K Beck( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

PI Jane da Silva investigates the murder of a woman at a seafood convention in Seattle, a probe that turns into an expose of the fishing industry, including environmental damage to the seas. Lots of detail on salmon farms. By the author of A Hopeless Case
The body in the cornflakes by K. K Beck( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Million-dollar business when old Karl departs these shores (he'll never retire). But to their alarm and disgust, old Karl has just become engaged to a rather flamboyant lady thirty years his junior. ("Everyone thinks she's after his money." "Gee, I wonder how they got that idea?"). Ted is used to dealing with such crises as the imminent downfall of an elderly customer on a walker heading straight for a pool of spilled salad oil. But when the Krogstad family quarrels
Murder in a mummy case by K. K Beck( Book )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madame Sophie's usually brilliant mediumistic performance was spoiled by a sudden blackout and eerie, unexplained screams and knockings. Chan, the perfect Chinese butler, suddenly was no longer there. Neither was his silver salver. And when pretty Stanford University student Iris Cooper's beau, Clarence Brockhurst, took her upstairs to meet his mummy, they found that 5,000-year-old Ra-Hotep had been ousted from his sarcophagus by the dead body of a scantily clad young woman. Someone at the Brockhursts' palatial Burlingame, California estate that beautiful spring week in 1928 had committed the perfect crime--without a weapon, without a motive. Was it, as Madame Sophie insisted, the mummy's curse? Or a cold, clever killer on the prowl?
A hopeless case : a mystery novel by K. K Beck( Book )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and Japanese and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jane da Silva, who takes over her uncle's favorite charity--the Foundation for Righting Wrongs--after his death, comes to the assistance of a young woman trying to regain her lost inheritance from a shady religious cult
Death in a deck chair by K. K Beck( Book )

7 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Affairs were taking an unpleasant turn on board the grand old luxury liner HMS Irenia; a mysterious warning, a case of blackmail, an impossible murder. In the summer of 1927, a ruthless killer was on the move, the Irenia was days away from land, and there was no place to hid
Amateur night by K. K Beck( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amateur detective Jane da Silva searches for a missing witness of a pharmacy murder, a crime for which the wrong man may have been arrested
We interrupt this broadcast by K. K Beck( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A few days after Alice Jordan starts a new job at a classical radio station in Seattle, the sales manager is murdered. Alice turns sleuth and discovers the man was running an escort service. Suspects include a bevy of call girls
The revenge of Kali-Ra by K. K Beck( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A famous actress falls under the spell of a femme fatale, a character in a 1920s novel. The actress commissions a film so she can play the part, but reviving the memory of Kali-Ra, the Queen of Doom, is not a good idea and the whole thing ends in mayhem and murder. A farce on Hollywood by the author of We Interrupt This Broadcast
Tipping the valet : a workplace mystery by K. K Beck( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Affable young parking valet Tyler Benson, a master of bad timing, is accidentally involved in cases of auto theft and murder on the lot at Alba, an upscale Seattle restaurant. There's a body in a parked car, and someone shooting at tech zillionaire Scott Duckworth. Mysterious Italian beauty Flavia Torcelli and even Tyler's spectacularly unsuccessful dad seem somehow connected to the crime wave. The more Tyler tries to sort things out, the more the police are convinced he's the guilty party. Oh, and a collection of inept but homicidal Russian mafiosi seems to be after him, too"--Back cover
Young Mrs. Cavendish & the Kaiser's men by K. K Beck( Book )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After surviving the San Francisco Earthquake and Fire that killed her parents ten years ago, Maude Teasdale Cavendish has been busy raising her baby brother, getting married and divorced, and writing the society column for the San Francisco Globe. Her dream is to one day stop going to boring parties and instead cover the newspaper's police beat. While attending yet another party, she is kidnapped by a group of Hindus and escapes. When the original target goes missing, Maude knows she has her front-page story. With the help of her brother George and a mysterious baron she uncovers a plot that could have international consequences
The tell-tale tattoo and other stories by K. K Beck( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fake by K. K Beck( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Snitch by K. K Beck( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sisters in crime 5 by Marilyn Wallace( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Without a trace by K. K Beck( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Beck, Kathrine

K. K. Beck Amerikaans romanschrijfster

K. K. Beck escritora estadounidense

Kathrine Beck

Kathrine Beck écrivaine américaine

Marris, Kathrine

کی. کی. بک نویسنده آمریکایی

ベック, K. K

Languages
English (103)

French (7)

Japanese (1)

Covers
Bad neighborsCold smokedThe body in the cornflakesA hopeless case : a mystery novelAmateur nightWe interrupt this broadcastThe revenge of Kali-RaThe tell-tale tattoo and other stories