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Griffin, W. E. B.

Overview
Works: 198 works in 1,890 publications in 3 languages and 161,396 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Military history  Suspense fiction  War stories, American  Detective and mystery stories, American  Spy stories  Historical fiction  War stories  History  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3557, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by W. E. B Griffin
The hostage by W. E. B Griffin( Book )

41 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and Polish and held by 3,529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

34 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and Polish and held by 3,506 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 )

25 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 3,387 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 )

30 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,325 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
The shooters by W. E. B Griffin( Book )

22 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Polish and held by 3,294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remaining in Argentina to tie up loose ends pertaining to the UN oil-for-food scandal, Delta Force officer Charley Castillo learns about the disappearance of a key DEA agent who has become a casualty of diplomatic complacency and the international drug trade
The double agents by W. E. B Griffin( Book )

22 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 3,159 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 saboteurs by W. E. B Griffin( Book )

30 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and Polish and held by 3,150 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 outlaws by W. E. B Griffin( Book )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 3,118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie Castillo's secret unit has been disbanded, but that doesn't mean he's out of business. A FedEx package arrives, bearing photos of barrels containing some of the most dangerous biohazard materials on Earth, all of which were supposed to have been destroyed during a raid on a secret Russian factory in the Congo. Who has them, and what do they want? Castillo has a feeling he's not going to like the answers
Final justice by W. E. B Griffin( Book )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,118 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 investigators by W. E. B Griffin( Book )

24 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 3,110 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
The traffickers by W. E. B Griffin( Book )

20 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 3,023 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
Retreat, hell! by W. E. B Griffin( Book )

25 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,992 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
Death and honor by W. E. B Griffin( Book )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 2,987 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
Under fire by W. E. B Griffin( Book )

26 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,943 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."
The vigilantes by W. E. B Griffin( Book )

18 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 2,928 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
The soldier spies by W. E. B Griffin( Book )

36 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and Polish and held by 2,870 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
Victory and honor by W. E. B Griffin( Book )

13 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 2,848 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
Blood and honor by W. E. B Griffin( Book )

17 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 2,794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A spy story in Buenos Aires during World War II. It features Cletus Frade, a Spanish-speaking Marine Corps flier on assignment for the OSS. His mission is to prevent a German ship from rearming and resupplying U-boats in the South Atlantic
Behind the lines by W. E. B Griffin( Book )

21 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 2,781 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
The honor of spies by W. E. B Griffin( Book )

22 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 2,687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

August 6, 1943: In his brief career in the Office of Strategic Services, twenty-four-year-old Cletus Frade has already been involved in a lot of unusual situations, but nothing like the one he's in now, standing with a German lieutenant colonel named Wilhelm Frogger in a Mississippi prisoner of war detention facility. Frade's job? To help Frogger escape so the OSS can use Frogger's knowledge and connections to kill Adolf Hitler
 
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By order of the President
Alternative Names

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

גריפין, וא״ב. קורות, ברוך

Languages
English (444)

Polish (18)

Spanish (6)

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