Cannell, Stephen J.
Most widely held works about Stephen J Cannell
Most widely held works by Stephen J Cannell
Cold hit by Stephen J Cannell ( Book )
18 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,957 libraries worldwide
Investigating the murders of several homeless Vietnam veterans, detective Shane Scully and his partner stumble on a death that suggests the work of a copy-cat killer, in a case that is further complicated by a ten-year-old unsolved murder.
King Con : a novel by Stephen J Cannell ( Book )
26 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in 7 languages and held by 1,882 libraries worldwide
When confidence man Beano is caught cheating at cards, Mafia boss Joe beats him so badly that he nearly dies. In revenge Beano teams up with a woman prosecutor--she is out to get Joe--and together they play a con game that will set other gangsters against Joe and put him away. By the author of Final Victim.
On the grind by Stephen J Cannell ( Book )
21 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,873 libraries worldwide
Charged with felony misconduct in a high-profile solicitation of murder case, Lieutenant Scully is forced to resign from the LAPD and to seek employment with the corrupt police department in a small suburb of Los Angeles. There he becomes ensnared in political blackmail, and his only hope of clearing his name and coming out alive lies with his estranged wife, Alexa, the LAPD chief of detectives.
The Viking funeral by Stephen J Cannell ( Book )
39 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,861 libraries worldwide
"Driving along the freeway, Shane Scully glances over and sees Jody Dean, his oldest friend and LAPD colleague, at the wheel of an adjacent car. Why is Scully so surprised? Because it's been two years since Jody committed suicide in the Rampart Division parking lot by blowing his brains out with a service revolver. Shane served as a pallbearer at the funeral. What Scully will discover is that Jody and five other cops who are supposed to be dead ... become the LAPD's worst nightmare."--Jacket.
Hollywood tough by Stephen J Cannell ( Book )
18 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,831 libraries worldwide
Overhearing a Hollywood producer make suspicious remarks about the strange deaths of his ex-wives, LAPD officer Shane Scully fears for his wife's best friend, who is engaged to the producer.
The tin collectors : a novel by Stephen J Cannell ( Book )
37 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,816 libraries worldwide
The tin collectors are the Internal Affairs Agents in the police department, and when they come after LAPD Detective Shane Scully, he retaliates, "kicking over rocks within the LAPD" and uncovering pure evil.--Jacket.
Vertical coffin by Stephen J Cannell ( Book )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,816 libraries worldwide
Swat teams refer to doorways as "vertical coffins" because they are most vulnerable when passing through them. The new Shane Scully novel starts with a bang as an L.A. sherrifs deputy is gunned down on the front porch of a house while serving a routine warrant. The arrest is given to the Sherriff's Department by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms, who neglects to mention the man is suspected of hording an arsenal of illegal weapons.
Three shirt deal : a Shane Scully novel by Stephen J Cannell ( Recording )
39 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 1,800 libraries worldwide
Detective Shane Scully fights to save a man railroaded for murder, while he struggles to save his marriage.
White sister by Stephen J Cannell ( Book )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,787 libraries worldwide
With his frenetic fifth Shane Scully novel, bestseller Cannell (Cold Hit) dishes out the action in forklift-sized servings. Casting aside the rules like never before, LAPD detective Scully conducts his own seek-and-destroy mission after his wife, fellow cop Alexa, is found shot in the head. As Alexa clings to life, Scully's efforts to track down her attacker lead him into the violent, vengeful world of rap music, lorded over by two of its most feared executives, Lou Maluga and his wife, Stacy, known in the trade as "the white sister."
Runaway heart by Stephen J Cannell ( Book )
28 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,756 libraries worldwide
When a top-secret government agency begins to create genetically engineered super-soldiers designed to kill at a command, down-on-his-luck attorney Herman Strockmire places himself in the path of danger.
The pallbearers by Stephen J Cannell ( Book )
21 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,745 libraries worldwide
Shane is forced to revisit these memories when Walter "Pop" Dix--the only father he had ever had-- is found dead, the victim of an apparently self-inflicted shotgun blast. Shane and his fellow pallbearers don't believe it was a suicide and embark on a dangerous odyssey in pursuit of justice for Pop, and for retribution against those responsible for his death.
Final victim : a novel by Stephen J Cannell ( Book )
25 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,702 libraries worldwide
Two U.S. Customs officers in Florida go after a psychopath who kills women and dismembers them, storing the body parts in a refrigerator. One of the agents, a woman, offers herself as bait. By the author of The Plan.
Riding the snake : a novel by Stephen J Cannell ( Book )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 1,624 libraries worldwide
After a Los Angeles lawyer is killed by the Chinese mafia, his brother flies to Hong Kong, accompanied by a black woman detective. Together they battle an organization smuggling drugs and immigrants into the United States. By the author of King Con.
The plan by Stephen J Cannell ( Book )
10 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in 5 languages and held by 1,604 libraries worldwide
TV producer Ryan Bolt is hired to do a documentary on a Rhode Island governor, a fast-rising candidate in a U.S. presidential election. He discovers the man is financed by the Mafia which is buying up TV time everywhere as part of a plot to have its man in the White House, a discovery that puts his life in danger. A first novel by a TV scriptwriter who wrote The Commish.
At first sight : a novel of obsession by Stephen J Cannell ( Book )
19 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,578 libraries worldwide
A dot.com millionaire's obsession with a young married woman spirals homicidally out of control, leading to the destruction of everything he holds dear.
The prostitutes' ball by Stephen J Cannell ( Book )
13 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,565 libraries worldwide
"It's a few days before Christmas when Detective Shane Scully and his wife, Alexa, respond to a call in the Hollywood Hills. The crime scene is the pristine backyard swimming pool of a once-immaculate mansion on Skyline Drive, the site of an infamous murder decades prior, in which a family was killed in cold blood on Christmas Eve. In the ensuing years, the house has been shuttered and lifet exactly as it stood on that terrible night. Shane and Alexa arrive to discover the aftermath of a lavish party. The revelers have fled, leaving three dead bodies, all shot with the same gun. One is acclaimed film producer Scott Berman. The others, a pair of gorgeous women in their early twenties" --Cover, p. 2.
The devil's workshop : a novel by Stephen J Cannell ( Book )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,562 libraries worldwide
A biological weapon is developed by the U.S. Army to kill specific ethnic groups. It is discovered by microbiologist Stacy Richardson while investigating the death of her husband, also a microbiologist, who is said to have committed suicide while working on the base. Lots of people want the weapon to remain a secret and Stacy's discovery puts her life in danger.
The A-Team ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,187 libraries worldwide
Convicted by a military court for a crime they didn't commit, a daring team of former Special Forces soldiers must utilize their unique talents to break out of prison and tackle their toughest mission yet. It's going to take guts, split-second timing and an arsenal of explosive weapons, this is a job for The A-Team!
Three shirt deal by Stephen J Cannell ( Book )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 671 libraries worldwide
Asked to help investigate the claims of small-time crook Truit Hickman, convicted of killing his mother, that he has been framed by the police, Shane Scully takes on a violent gang, a millionaire powerbroker, and a frontrunner in L.A's mayoral race to uncover the truth.
The Rockford files. Season five ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
From his no-frills mobile home in Malibu, wisecracking ex-con-turned-private investigator Jim Rockford solves the biggest crimes in Los Angeles. In this season, Rockford chases down underworld mobsters, art thieves, an organ transplant ring and other criminals who never expect to find the world's most unlikely detective behind Rockford's easygoing, laid-back demeanor.
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Cannell, Stephen 1941-2010
Cannell, Stephen Joseph 1941-2010
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