WorldCat Identities

Griffin, W. E. B.

Overview
Works: 192 works in 2,402 publications in 3 languages and 165,769 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  War fiction  Historical fiction  Military history  Detective and mystery fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Spy fiction  War stories, American  Detective and mystery stories, American 
Roles: Author
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by W. E. B Griffin
The hostage by W. E. B Griffin( Book )

48 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and Polish and held by 3,605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Department of Homeland Security agent Charley Castillo conducts a discreet investigation involving the brother-in-law of a murdered diplomat, a man possessing key information about America's scandalous food-for-oil program
The hunters by W. E. B Griffin( Book )

45 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acting on orders from the president, Charley Castillo and his team travel to Uruguay in pursuit of answers pertaining to missing oil-for-food scandal funds, only to witness the murder of the man they seek
Black ops by W. E. B Griffin( Book )

30 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Russian bear is stirring--and it's hungry--in the thrilling fifth novel of the Presidential Agent series. Could sabers be rattling for a new Cold War--or worse? Lieutenant Colonel Charley Castillo is about to find out as the Delta Force operative investigates the disappearances and deaths of covert U.S. intelligence assets working for a variety of agencies
By order of the President by W. E. B Griffin( Book )

34 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and Polish and held by 3,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a leased Boeing 727 mysteriously vanishes after two passengers murder the pilot, Army intelligence officer Major Carlos Guillermo Castillo, a veteran of the Special Forces, is called in by the president of the United States to uncover the truth and embarks on an undercover investigation into a case with frightening implications
Victory and honor by W. E. B Griffin( Book )

17 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Facing daunting challenges in the form of political threats against the OSS and the early stirrings of the Cold War, Cletus Frade and his colleague conduct a secret operation to counter the growing ambitions of Joseph Stalin
The double agents by W. E. B Griffin( Book )

33 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Canidy, Fulmar, and their colleagues in the Office of Strategic Services work to convince Axis forces that the Allies are not planning an invasion of Sicily, an effort that is undermined by a traitor. David Niven, Peter Ustinov, and James Bond creator Ian Fleming are characters
The vigilantes by W. E. B Griffin( Book )

24 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 3,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"There's a sudden spike in murders in Philadelphia, but no one seems to mind much, because the victims are street thugs and lowlifes. But as Homicide sergeant Matt Payne starts looking under the right rocks, he gets a feeling there's more going on than just bad guys burning one another ..."--Inside front cover
Secret honor by W. E. B Griffin( Book )

28 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A World War II spy novel set in Argentina, featuring Cletus Frade, an OSS agent and heir to an oil fortune in Texas. Argentina is crawling with Nazis--their submarines refuel there--and some Nazis are prepared to spy for America in return for favors
The saboteurs by W. E. B Griffin( Book )

32 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new OSS adventure finds the agents of Wild Bill Donovan fighting the Battle of the Atlantic on two fronts, a situation that is compromised by a possible saboteur
The investigators by W. E. B Griffin( Book )

28 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Philadelphia, detective Matt Payne goes to war against terrorists, his mission complicated by crooked policemen. The novel is part of the Badge of Honor series, devoted to police officers
Final justice by W. E. B Griffin( Book )

24 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recently promoted to sergeant and assigned to the homicide department, detective Matt Payne finds more than his share of challenges in three assignments involving a fast-food shooting, a guru murderer, and a police movie star
The traffickers by W. E. B Griffin( Book )

29 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homicide Sergeant Matthew Payne is used to murder, but lately there's been an awful lot of it in Philadelphia. A gangland shooting in a popular tourist location has left six dead, most of them innocent bystanders, and days later the body of a headless Latina turns up in the Schuykill River. Everybody assumes they're not related, but Payne can't shake the hunch that there's something more to it--and that hunch leads him far from the City of Brotherly Love to the Texas-Mexico border
Death and honor by W. E. B Griffin( Book )

18 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year is 1943, and Argentina is officially neutral, but crawling with every kind of spy, sympathizer, and military official imaginable. The hero is Cletus Frade, a Marine pilot recruited by the OSS, with strong family ties to Argentina, and a lot on his hands. OSS chief Wild Bill Donovan has asked him to set up his own official-but-really-OSS airline in Argentina, using "loaned" Lockheed Lodestars and Constellations. Of even more concern are two interwoven German operations: a government scheme for Jews outside the Fatherland to purchase the freedom of their relatives in concentration camps, who will then be transported to Argentina and Uruguay; and a plan called Operation Phoenix
Retreat, hell! by W. E. B Griffin( Book )

31 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extraordinary challenges face the Marines in Korea. It is the fall of 1950. The Marines have made a pivotal breakthrough at Inchon, but a roller coaster awaits them
Under fire by W. E. B Griffin( Book )

31 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new novel in NYT bestselling Griffin's bestselling Corps series takes his marine heroes to Korea. Summary Griffin, author of the bestselling "Brotherhood of War, " takes his Marine heroes to Korea in the biggest Corps novel of them all. Filled with crackling realism, adventure, and rich characters that are his hallmarks, "Under Fire" is further proof, as Tom Clancy says, that "W.E.B. Griffin is a storyteller in the grand tradition."
Special ops by W. E. B Griffin( Book )

30 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 2,926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

W.E.B. Griffin resurrects his Brotherhood of war series to tell this fictionalized account of Ernesto "Che" Guevara's attempts to take over Africa and South America and his ultimate defeat in Bolivia
Hazardous duty by W. E. B Griffin( Book )

14 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Presidential Agent adventures return in the most harrowing novel yet in the #1 New York Times-bestselling series. Mexican drug cartels are shooting up the streets of Laredo and El Paso. Somali pirates are holding three U.S. tankers for ransom. The President is fed up and has what he thinks is a pretty bright idea-to get hold of Colonel Charley Castillo and his merry band and put them on the case. Unfortunately, that will be difficult. Everybody knows that the President hates Castillo's guts, has just had him forcibly retired from the military, and now Castillo's men are scattered far and wide, many of them in hiding. There are also whispers that the President himself is unstable-the word "nutcake" has been mentioned. How will it all play out? No one knows for sure, but for Castillo and company, only one thing is definite: It will be hazardous duty"--
The soldier spies by W. E. B Griffin( Book )

42 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and Polish and held by 2,868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Major Richard Caniday of the Office of Strategic Services, the World War II spy agency, embarks on a mission to smuggle a scientist out of Germany. The scientist is an expert on jet aircraft, which both sides are racing to build
In danger's path by W. E. B Griffin( Book )

28 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

F.D.R. puts Brigadier General Fleming Pickering in charge of the OSS's Pacific operations
Behind the lines by W. E. B Griffin( Book )

29 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 2,843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World War II. On the island of Mindanao, the Philippines, a man calling himself "General" Fertig has set himself up as a guerrilla leader to harass the Japanese. Army records show that the only officer named Fertig in the Philippines is a reserve lieutenant colonel of the Corps of Engineers, reported MIA on Luzon. Still, the reports filtering out are interesting, and it's Marine lieutenant Ken McCoy's mission to sneak behind the lines and find out if he's for real. With him is a motley group put together as a compromise between the warring factions of Douglas MacArthur and the OSS chief Bill Donovan
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityButterworth, W. E. (William Edmund), 1929-

גריפין, וא״ב. קורות, ברוך

Languages
English (553)

Polish (19)

Hebrew (1)

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The huntersBlack opsBy order of the PresidentVictory and honorThe double agentsThe vigilantesSecret honorThe saboteurs