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Parker, T. Jefferson

Works: 227 works in 1,520 publications in 14 languages and 64,843 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Novels  Manuscripts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator
Classifications: PS3566.A6863, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about T. Jefferson Parker
Most widely held works by T. Jefferson Parker
L.A. outlaws : a novel by T. Jefferson Parker( Book )

39 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigating the latest crime scene of a celebrity thief who has been staging lucrative heists and donating the spoils to charity, rookie deputy Charlie Hood is forced to make an ethics-testing decision when the thief is targeted by a professional killer
The renegades by T. Jefferson Parker( Book )

33 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sheriff's deputy Charlie Hood is transferred to the supposedly quiet desert community of Antelope Valley, only the quietness is shattered one night during a routine call: someone guns down his partner, Terry Laws, in their patrol car. Hood is out to find the killer Wild West style
Iron river by T. Jefferson Parker( Book )

29 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This time around, Hood is running the California-Mexico border with the ATF, searching for the iron river, the massive and illegal flow of handguns and automatic weapons that fuels the bloody cartel wars south of the border. Gunrunners by nature aren't exactly ethical, but the lengths they'll go to, and the innocent lives they'll risk, are shocking even to Hood. Most shocking of all is the close personal connection Hood finds wrapped up in events south of the border, a connection that shakes him to his core
Cold pursuit by T. Jefferson Parker( Book )

41 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the head of one of two feuding families is found murdered, San Diego homicide cop Tom McMichael, a member of the suspected family, is challenged to put aside his personal feelings in order to investigate
The border lords by T. Jefferson Parker( Book )

24 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 2,498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie Hood must determine if ATF undercover agent Sean "Oz" Ozburn--deep undercover supporting the "sicarios" of the Baja Cartel--has suffered a permanent break with his mission and his moral compass--or if he has his reasons for going "completely dark."
California girl by T. Jefferson Parker( Book )

56 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 2,484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living in Orange County, California, in the late 1960s, three brothers pursue leads relevant to their respective careers as a homicide detective, a minister, and a reporter when a woman from a childhood rival family is found murdered
The fallen : a novel by T. Jefferson Parker( Book )

33 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After surviving a push from a sixth-floor hotel room, detective Robbie Brownlaw uses his new talent for synesthesia--seeing colorful shapes tied to emotions when someone speaks--to investigate the death of a fellow San Diego cop
Storm runners by T. Jefferson Parker( Book )

38 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hitting rock bottom after losing his family and ability to work after an explosion that was intended to kill him, a former police officer takes a job as a bodyguard for a television personality whose private life has rendered her a stalker's target
The jaguar by T. Jefferson Parker( Book )

24 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bradley Jones, a deputy in the L.A. sheriff's department who's been transporting drugs for a Mexican cartel since he was 17, turns to fellow deputy Hood for help after henchmen of a rival cartel kidnap Jones's pregnant wife, Erin. If Jones doesn't pay the rival cartel's leader, Benjamin Armenta, a million within 10 days as an apology for the trouble he's caused Armenta, Armenta will have Erin skinned alive
The famous and the dead by T. Jefferson Parker( Book )

23 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 2,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie Hood struggles with the moral challenges of arresting his late love's cartel-connected son, Bradley Jones, while the enigmatic Mike Finnegan uses his unsettling knowledge to infiltrate both of their lives
Black water by T. Jefferson Parker( Book )

39 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tim Hess is a semi-retired veteran cop staring at a death sentence -- his own. In the throes of a losing battle with throat cancer, his time is literally running out. He accepts a job tracking down a killer who's been abducting young women from Orange County. Merci Rayborn has a a reputation for causing trouble and isn't particularly popular with her peers or her superiors. Hess isn't thrilled about taking orders from this difficult but smart woman -- and he certainly didn't plan on falling for her
Silent Joe by T. Jefferson Parker( Book )

41 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 2,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe, rescued from an orphanage by Orange County Supervisor Will Trona, embarks on a dark and dangerous quest when he vows to find out why his adoptive father, Will Trona, an Orange County politician, was murdered
Full measure : a novel by T. Jefferson Parker( Book )

17 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 2,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Patrick Norris has seen the worst that Afghanistan has to offer-excruciating heat, bitter cold, and death waiting behind every rock as comrades are blown to pieces by bombs and snipers. He returns home exhilarated by his new freedom and eager to realize his dream of a sport fishing business. But he is shocked to learn that the avocado ranch his family has owned for generations in the foothills of San Diego has been destroyed by a massive wildfire and the parents he loves are facing ruin. Ted Norris worships his brother and yearns for his approval. Gentle by nature, but tormented by strange fixations with a dark undercurrent, Ted is drawn into a circle of violent, criminal misfits. His urgent quest to prove himself threatens to put those he loves in peril. Patrick puts his own plans on hold to save the family's home and falls in love with Iris, a beautiful and unusual woman, when disaster strikes. When Ted's plan for redemption goes terribly wrong, he tries to disappear. Desperate to find his brother and salvage what remains of his family, Patrick must make an agonizing choice. Three-time Edgar Award-winner T. Jefferson Parker is known for his many bestselling crime novels, from Laguna Heat to The Famous and the Dead. Full Measure marks a departure; it is a literary novel that explores many subjects, among them the bonds of loyalty between brothers"--
The room of white fire by T. Jefferson Parker( Book )

17 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 1,826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For fans of Michael Connelly and C.J. Box: a stirring thriller from New York Times bestseller and award winner T. Jefferson Parker. In The Room of White Fire, a P.I. must hunt down a soldier who is damaged by war, dangerous, and on the run. A young soldier escaped from a mental institution. A P.I. carrying his own wounds hired to track that soldier down. A race against the clock to bring the soldier home before he reveals the secret that haunts him. Roland Ford -- once a cop, then a marine, now a private investigator -- is good at finding people. But when he's asked to locate Air Force veteran Clay Hickman, he realizes he's been drawn into something deep and dark. He knows war, having served as a Marine in first Fallujah; he also knows personal pain, as only two years have passed since his wife, Justine, died. What he doesn't know is why a shroud of secrecy hangs over the disappearance of Clay Hickman -- and why he's getting a different story from everyone involved. To begin with, there's Sequoia, the teenage woman who helped Clay escape; she's smart enough to fend off Ford's questions but impetuous enough to be on the run with an armed man. Then there's Paige Hulet, Clay's doctor, who clearly cares deeply for his welfare but is impossible to read, even as she inspires in Ford the first desire he has felt since his wife's death. And there's Briggs Spencer, the proprietor of the mental institution who is as enigmatic as he is brash, and ambitious to the point of being ruthless. What could Clay possibly know to make this search so desperate? What began as just a job becomes a life-or-death obsession for Ford, pitting him against immensely powerful and treacherous people and forcing him to contend with chilling questions about truth, justice, and the American way
The blue hour by T. Jefferson Parker( Book )

50 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Orange County, California, a serial killer abducts beautiful women and eviscerates them. In the process of searching for him, retired policeman Tim Hess, 70, and young detective Merci Rayborn find romance
Crazy blood by T. Jefferson Parker( Book )

19 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Carson dynasty rules the ski resort town of Mammoth Lakes in the Sierra Nevada Mountains in California. Founded by patriarch Adam, the town is the site of the Mammoth Cup ski race-a qualifier for the Olympics. But when Wylie Welborn, Adam's illegitimate grandson, returns after a stint in Afghanistan, it reopens a dark moment in Carson family history: the murder of Wylie's father by his jealous and very pregnant wife, Cynthia. Her son Sky, born while his mother was in prison, and Wylie are half-brothers. They inherit not only superb athletic skills but an enmity that threatens to play out in a lethal drama on one of the fastest and most perilous ski slopes in the world. Three powerful and unusual women have central roles in this volatile family feud: Cynthia, bent on destroying Wylie; his mother Kathleen, determined to protect him; and April Holly, a beautiful celebrity snowboarder, on track to win Olympic Gold. But, as Wylie falls in love with April and they begin to imagine a life away from the violence that has shattered his family, history threatens to repeat itself and destroy them both. Combining exquisite writing with breathtaking scenes of high stakes skiing, CRAZY BLOOD is an unforgettable story of two brothers on a ruthless quest for supremacy"--
Red light by T. Jefferson Parker( Book )

42 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Orange County sheriff's detective Merci Rayborn's investigation of a prostitute's murder leads her to her lover, Officer Mike McNally
Swift vengeance by T. Jefferson Parker( Book )

18 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and held by 1,681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returning hero and private investigator Roland Ford is on the trail of a mysterious killer who is beheading CIA drone operators and leaving puzzling clues at each crime scene. His troubled friend Lindsay Rakes is afraid for her own life and the life of her son after a fellow flight crew member is killed in brutal fashion. Even more terrifying is the odd note the killer left behind: "Welcome to Caliphornia. This is not the last." Ford strikes an uneasy alliance with San Diego-based FBI agent Joan Taucher, who is tough as nails but haunted by what sees as the Bureau's failure to catch the 9/11 terrorists, many of whom spent their last days in her city. As the killer strikes again, Ford and Taucher dash into the fray, each desperate for their own reasons--each ready to risk it all to stop the killer from doing far more damage
Where serpents lie by T. Jefferson Parker( Book )

28 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In California, a pedophile is kidnaping little girls to photograph them and police officer Terry Naughton sets out to capture him. Naughton is head of Orange County's crimes against youth division and is convinced the man will progress to rape and murder. By the author of The Triggerman's Dance
Summer of fear by T. Jefferson Parker( Book )

24 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 1,433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Timeworn thriller conventions are skillfully recycled in this suspenseful tale of serial murder and misdirection in California's Orange County. When reporter/crime writer Russell Monroe finds his former lover brutally slain in an apparently ritual style, he suspects a connection to other recent murders in the county. Somehow, the case never appears on the police blotter--although Russell saw his former colleague, homicide chief Marty Parish, leaving the scene of the crime--and soon all evidence of the death disappears. Meanwhile, a string of killings continues in the same gruesome style, and Russell becomes the contact of the deranged man responsible. As the writer gets dangerously entangled in this deadly intrigue, his wife Isabella fights a terminal brain tumor
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Паркер, Джефферсон

Паркер Т. Джефферсон

פרקר, ט. ג׳פרסון

פרקר, ט. ג׳פרסון סופר אמריקאי

تى. باركر

تي. باركر كاتب أمريكي

تی. جفرسون پارکر نویسنده آمریکایی

파커, T. 제퍼슨 1953-

파커, 제퍼슨 1953-

パーカー, T. J

パーカー, T. ジェファーソン

English (550)

French (32)

Japanese (21)

Dutch (19)

Italian (13)

Spanish (8)

Czech (7)

Finnish (5)

German (3)

Russian (3)

Korean (3)

Hebrew (2)

Danish (1)

Chinese (1)