WorldCat Identities

Satterthwait, Walter

Overview
Works: 44 works in 214 publications in 6 languages and 7,001 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Historical fiction  Biographical fiction  Interviews  History 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: PS3569.A784, 813.54
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Most widely held works about Walter Satterthwait
 
Most widely held works by Walter Satterthwait
At ease with the dead by Walter Satterthwait( Book )

17 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and German and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After saving an old Indian from bullies, private investigator Joshua Croft soon forgets the whole incident, but when Daniel Begay reappears seeking assistance in recovering the remains of a long-dead Navajo, Croft feels compelled to oblige
Wilde west by Walter Satterthwait( )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It is 1882. Oscar Wilde tours the U.S., delivering lectures on art and literature. In each city where he appears, a woman is murdered, dismembered, and flayed. Six people are traveling in Wilde's entourage. Could the monstrous killer be one of them? As a down-on-his-luck lawman investigates, he is pulled into the flamboyant world of the outspoken writer"--Compact disc container
Miss Lizzie by Walter Satterthwait( Book )

28 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amanda's world is turned upside down when she finds her stepmother brutally axe-murdered. The crime resembles the Fall River slayings of thirty years ago that involved her neighbor, the notorious Lizzie Borden
Accustomed to the dark by Walter Satterthwait( Book )

18 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In New Mexico, a convict released from jail shoots a woman detective for the second time. At that, her partner PI Joshua Croft sees red. As she lies in a coma he takes off on a mission of vengeance, tracking the convict to Florida for a bloody showdown
Wall of glass by Walter Satterthwait( Book )

17 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A conversation with a jewel thief draws Croft into an insurance investigation. It is April in Santa Fe, and a blizzard draws near. Private investigator Joshua Croft sits bored in his office, hoping he'll get home in time to avoid the storm. Just before closing, a man enters, wearing jeans, a Stetson, and a hard-eyed squint that tells Croft he wears the outfit for work, not fashion. A friend of the cowboy's possesses of a haul of stolen jewels, and wants Croft's help selling them back to the insurance company. Croft humors the cowboy, fishing for information on the heist, but the stranger leaves without giving away the scheme. The next day, the cowboy is found stone-cold dead, riddled with bullets. The owners of the stolen jewels hire Croft to find their missing property. Along the way he dips deep into Santa Fe's underground, looking for the killers of the cowboy who came in from the cold
A flower in the desert : a Joshua Croft mystery by Walter Satterthwait( Book )

13 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film star begs Croft to find his missing wife and daughterHollywood icon Roy Alonzo has just learned that in Los Angeles there is no such thing as a simple divorce. After years of bitterness and jealousy, his wife Melissa leaves him, taking most of his money, property, and five days a week with their only child. When Roy begins dating again, Melissa accuses him of sexually abusing their daughter, and disappears with her. Alonzo asks Santa Fe detective Joshua Croft to find them and prove his innocence, but there & rsquo;s a problem: Croft thinks Alonzo is lying. Croft refuses to help the star & mdash;but a surprise visitor changes his mind. Norman Montoya, underworld kingpin of Santa Fe, is Alonzo & rsquo;s uncle, and he convinces Croft that the fugitives are in jeopardy. The women have been swallowed by an international conspiracy, and it will take brute force & mdash;not star power & mdash;to bring them back
Masquerade by Walter Satterthwait( Book )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pinkerton agents Phil Beaumont and Jane Turner travel to 1920s Paris to investigate the death in a suicide pact of an American publisher and his German mistress. In the process of the investigation they both find romance and they encounter well-known personalities, including Hemingway
Escapade by Walter Satterthwait( Book )

12 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in 5 languages and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the summer of 1921, Harry Houdini and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle attend a weekend party and seance at an English country house. Their host, the Earl of Axminster, is found murdered in a locked room
The hanged man by Walter Satterthwait( Book )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and French and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quentin Bouvier was hanged from the rafters, and an extremely valuable antique tarot card was stolen. In the course of the investigation, Croft encounters many kinds of psychics
Wilde west by Walter Satterthwait( Book )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A savage killer haunts the lecture tour of a vaunted Irish playwrightThough a world-renowned dandy, Oscar Wilde is not too refined for Colorado. As he travels across America on the lecture circuit, the famously witty playwright has found much to love about the western states. Whiskey, saloons, and friendly conversation with notables like John & ldquo;Doc & rdquo; Holliday & mdash;Wilde loves it all. There is even, in every town his entourage visits, a sensational murder. In the nights after Wilde gives his talks, a man with a knife goes lurking in the back alleys and red-light districts of these dusty western towns. Each morning, the police find the remains of a savagely murdered prostitute. Booze-addled detective Earl Grigsby is tracking the killer, and suspects Wilde may be the one with blood on his hands. If he ever wants to leave America, Wilde will have to use his wit to unmask the savage killer
New York nocturne : the return of Miss Lizzie by Walter Satterthwait( Book )

6 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the Roaring Twenties, Lizzie Borden and Amanda Burton reunite to solve the case of a grisly murder among Jazz Age New York's elite. Together, they will manage to work out a twisted path through the narrow streets of nighttime New York toward what might be survival
Perfection by Walter Satterthwait( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in German and English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sgt. Jim Fallon and Det. Sophia Tregaskis, of the St. Anselm (Florida) Police Department, have a mess on their hands. Literally. The crime scene at 25 Pelican Way is the most horrific Fallon's ever seen or Sophia's ever imagined. It seems that the killer attacks women of size -- Marcy Fleming is only his first -- and uses the fearsome implements in his black leather satchel to shape their bodies to a more svelte model. Working intermittently with Dr. Eva Swanson, a psychologist Marcy had briefly consulted, the two detectives reverse the killer's procedure, building up a picture of him piece by piece
Miss Lizzie by Walter Satterthwait( Recording )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and German and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While spending the summer of 1921 on the Massachusetts shore with her parents, Amanda Burton befriends her elderly neighbor, the infamous Lizzie Bordon. When Amanda's stepmother is found murdered, the police are sure they know whom to blame
Dead horse : a novel by Walter Satterthwait( Book )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sheriff Tom Delgado investigates the death of Raoul Whitfield's wife Emily, and begins to believe that the coroner's ruling of suicide is wrong, and that Emily was really murdered
The death card by Walter Satterthwait( Book )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Masquerade by Walter Satterthwait( Recording )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pinkerton agents Phil Beaumont and Jane Turner travel to 1920s Paris to investigate the death in a suicide pact of an American publisher and his German mistress. In the process of the investigation they both find romance and they encounter well-known personalities, including Hemingway
Escapade by Walter Satterthwait( Recording )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conan Doyle and Houdini are celebrated guests at a weekend party in an English country manor. Before things get merry, the party's host is found murdered in a locked room. The world's greatest detective novelist and its most extraordinary escape artist must now match wits with a diabolical killer
New York nocturne : the return of Miss Lizzie by Walter Satterthwait( Recording )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lizzie Borden and Amanda Burton reunite to solve the case of a grisly murder among Jazz Age New York's elite in this riveting mystery
Maskeraden Roman by Walter Satterthwait( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mankiller of Poojegai : and other stories by Walter Satterthwait( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Masquerade
Alternative Names
Walter Satterthwait Amerikaans schrijver

Walter Satterthwait US-amerikanischer Krimi-Autor

Саттертуэйт, Уолтер

ウォルター・サタスウェイト

サタスウェイト, ウォルター

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Miss LizzieAccustomed to the darkWall of glassA flower in the desert : a Joshua Croft mysteryMasqueradeEscapadeThe hanged manPerfection