WorldCat Identities

Adams, Harold 1923-2014

Overview
Works: 54 works in 129 publications in 3 languages and 6,689 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery stories, American  Detective and mystery fiction  Biography  History 
Roles: Author, Director
Classifications: PS3551.D367, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Harold Adams
The man who met the train : a Carl Wilcox mystery by Harold Adams( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A Carl Wilcox mystery." Wilcox is hired to investigate the death of the judge's housekeeper in an auto accident. Then the judge's chief rival hires him to look into the death of the housekeeper's husband in a train accident
Lead, so I can follow : a Carl Wilcox mystery by Harold Adams( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mystery in 1930s Minnesota featuring the married sleuths, Carl and Hazel Wilcox, he an itinerant painter, she a librarian. Their murder investigation provides lots of detail on the Depression
A way with widows : a Carl Wilcox mystery by Harold Adams( Book )

10 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Itinerant sign painter Carl Wilcox, an ex-policeman, is summoned by his sister to Red Ford, North Dakota, to clear the name of a friend charged with murdering her husband, a probe which requires sleeping with some widows. He finds a number of suspects, including a saxophone player coveting the dance band which the victim led. By the author of A Perfectly Proper Murder
The barbed wire noose by Harold Adams( Book )

6 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a blizzard envelops a Depression-era South Dakota town, Detective Carl Wilcox investigates a bizarre murder whose trail confronts him with the horrors of the past
The man who missed the party by Harold Adams( Book )

6 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fourth widow by Harold Adams( Book )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and French and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When rich men die by Harold Adams( Book )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ditched blonde : a Carl Wilcox mystery by Harold Adams( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1930s, a travelling sign-painter, Carl Wilcox, is asked by a policeman in a small town in South Dakota to solve the four-year-old murder of a pregnant teenager, the object of desire by many men. By the author of A Way with Widows
Hatchet job : a Carl Wilcox mystery by Harold Adams( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1930s Mustard, South Dakota, someone kills the local policeman, a well-known womanizer who was after the wives of the town's big wigs. The job of finding the murderer is given to Carl Wilcox, onetime policeman, sometime jailbird
No badge, no gun : a Carl Wilcox mystery by Harold Adams( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As he passes through a town in 1930s South Dakota, itinerant sign painter Carl Wilcox is offered one hundred dollars to find the man who raped and strangled the local pastor's niece. The assignment leads to romance with the town's librarian
The naked liar by Harold Adams( Book )

7 editions published between 1981 and 1988 in English and French and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trixie Cook calls a private detective, Carl Wilcox, when her husband is found dead and the police think she did it. Wilcox didn't think the sexy young widow killed him and he was sure she was being framed when the goons from the city showed up
The man who was taller than God by Harold Adams( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mayor of Hope, South Dakota, commissions Carl Wilcox to investigate the suspicious murder of a ladies' man from a neighboring town, and the sleuth proceeds to investigate despite the killer's warnings, which come in the form of more dead bodies
A perfectly proper murder : a Carl Wilcox mystery by Harold Adams( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carl Wilcox investigates the murder of local businessman Basil Ecke, a man it seems everyone in the small South Dakota town wanted dead
The ice pick artist : a Carl Wilcox mystery by Harold Adams( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carl Wilcox is an out-of-work painter manning the front desk of his family's hotel in 1930s South Dakota. He discovers a murdered guest, a woman, and his investigation pits him against powerful people
The Fourth of July wake by Harold Adams( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A funny, clever mystery of a wake for a spouse over the Fourth of July weekend
Murder by Harold Adams( Book )

5 editions published between 1981 and 1989 in English and French and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The missing moon by Harold Adams( Book )

7 editions published between 1983 and 1990 in English and French and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paint the town red : a Carl Wilcox mystery by Harold Adams( Book )

3 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in English and Japanese and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The thief who stole heaven by Harold Adams( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legend of Chincoteague : 'the beautiful land across the water' by Harold Adams( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Lead, so I can follow : a Carl Wilcox mystery
Alternative Names
Harold Adams escritor francés

Harold Adams Frans schrijver (-2014)

Harold Adams French writer

هارولد آدامز كاتب فرنسي

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