WorldCat Identities

Adams, Harold 1923-2014

Overview
Works: 56 works in 152 publications in 3 languages and 6,349 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Detective and mystery stories, American  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 )

10 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 684 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 )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 519 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 )

13 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and held by 496 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 )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 483 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 )

7 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 460 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 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When rich men die by Harold Adams( Book )

6 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When he loses his post as a TV news anchor to a woman, Kyle Champion accepts an offer from old flame Daphne Fletcher, whose rich husband Oren is missing in Mexico. Sure that Oren is dead, Daphne needs proof to inherit his huge fortune. Now a private eye, Champion flies to Guadalajara after questioning Marigold Amsdecker at the Fletcher Foundation, the vanished philanthropist's charitable institution. Although he falls in love with her, the detective considers Marigold one of several persons who might have conspired to kill Oren. Upon arriving in Guadalajara, Champion is beaten and left for dead, the first of several attacks. But he won't give up and, during the search, adds to his list of suspects: Daphne's lawyer, who is obviously her lover; "Jim" Durado and his exquisite, grasping daughter Juanita
The ditched blonde : a Carl Wilcox mystery by Harold Adams( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 394 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
No badge, no gun : a Carl Wilcox mystery by Harold Adams( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 389 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
Hatchet job : a Carl Wilcox mystery by Harold Adams( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 380 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
The naked liar by Harold Adams( Book )

7 editions published between 1981 and 1988 in English and French and held by 379 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 )

5 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in English and held by 315 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
The ice pick artist : a Carl Wilcox mystery by Harold Adams( Book )

5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 296 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
A perfectly proper murder : a Carl Wilcox mystery by Harold Adams( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 291 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 Fourth of July wake by Harold Adams( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 124 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 101 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 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in English and Japanese and held by 30 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

Point! : refining the pointing instinct( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perfecting the point, "from evaluating a pup's poetential to putting the finishing touches on a dog that's steady to wing, shot, and fall."
 
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Lead, so I can follow : a Carl Wilcox mystery
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A way with widows : a Carl Wilcox mysteryThe ditched blonde : a Carl Wilcox mysteryNo badge, no gun : a Carl Wilcox mysteryHatchet job : a Carl Wilcox mysteryThe man who was taller than GodThe ice pick artist : a Carl Wilcox mysteryThe Fourth of July wake
Alternative Names
Harold Adams escritor francés

Harold Adams Frans schrijver (-2014)

Harold Adams French writer

Харольд Адамс

هارولد آدامز كاتب فرنسي

アダムズ, ハロルド

Languages
English (104)

French (5)

Japanese (1)