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Cannell, Stephen J.

Works: 527 works in 1,330 publications in 12 languages and 55,176 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Suspense fiction  Psychological fiction  Drama  Comedy films  Political fiction  Musical fiction  Domestic fiction  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Author of screenplay, Producer, Actor, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Narrator, Scenarist, Originator, Director
Classifications: PS3553.A4995, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Stephen J Cannell
On the grind by Stephen J Cannell( Book )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and Russian and held by 2,397 WorldCat member 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 pallbearers by Stephen J Cannell( Book )

17 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 2,394 WorldCat member 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
Vigilante by Stephen J Cannell( Book )

16 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 2,309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lita Mendez was a thorn in the LAPD's side. An aggressive police critic and gang activist, she'd filed countless complaints against the department. So when she's found dead in her home, Detective Scully and his partner Hitchens fear the worst: that there's a killer in their ranks. Outside the crime scene, Nixon Nash and his television crew have set up shop. Nash is the charismatic host of a hit reality show called "Vigilante TV," dedicated to beating the cops at their own game: solving murders before they can. Now he has the murder of Lita Mendez in his sights. He presents the detectives with a choice: either join his team, or prepare for a public takedown. But Scully knows that Nash isn't the folk-hero he seems. He will do anything in the name of self-promotion. If a detective got in his way, would he be prepared to kill? In this new novel, Scully will have to risk everything save himself and the job he loves"--
Three shirt deal : a Shane Scully novel by Stephen J Cannell( Book )

20 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Shane Scully fights to save a man railroaded for murder, while he struggles to save his marriage
The prostitutes' ball by Stephen J Cannell( Book )

18 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 2,267 WorldCat member 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"--Page 2 of cover
Cold hit by Stephen J Cannell( Book )

21 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 2,252 WorldCat member 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
White sister by Stephen J Cannell( Book )

21 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 2,244 WorldCat member 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."
Hollywood tough by Stephen J Cannell( Book )

19 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 2,070 WorldCat member 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 Viking funeral by Stephen J Cannell( Book )

25 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 1,984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Driving along the freeway, Shane Scully glances over and sees at the wheel of a neighboring car his oldest friend and LAPD colleague, Jody Dean. Why is Scully so surprised? Because it's been two years since Jody committed suicide."--Jacket
King Con : a novel by Stephen J Cannell( Book )

37 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 1,934 WorldCat member 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
Runaway heart by Stephen J Cannell( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,816 WorldCat member 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
21 Jump Street by Phil Lord( Visual )

28 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 1,768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pair of underachieving cops are sent back to a local high school to blend in and bring down a synthetic drug ring
The tin collectors : a novel by Stephen J Cannell( Book )

23 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,709 WorldCat member 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
Final victim : a novel by Stephen J Cannell( Book )

30 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,640 WorldCat member 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
At first sight : a novel of obsession by Stephen J Cannell( Book )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and Czech and held by 1,570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A millionaire's obsession with a young married woman spirals homicidally out of control, leading to the destruction of everything he holds dear
The plan by Stephen J Cannell( Book )

11 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 1,563 WorldCat member 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
Riding the snake : a novel by Stephen J Cannell( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,492 WorldCat member 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 devil's workshop : a novel by Stephen J Cannell( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 1,468 WorldCat member 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 by American Hospital Association( Visual )

29 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They're armed, dangerous... and downright crazy! Convicted in a military court for a crime they didn't commit, a daring team of former special forces 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!
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The pallbearers
Alternative Names
Cannell, Stephen

Cannell, Stephen 1941-2010

Cannell, Stephen Joseph 1941-2010

Stephen J. Cannell acteur américain

Stephen J. Cannell Amerikaans acteur

Stephen J. Cannell amerykański aktor, scenarzysta i producent filmowy

Stephen J. Cannell produttore televisivo, sceneggiatore e scrittore statunitense

Stephen J. Cannell US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent, Drehbuchautor, Schriftsteller, Schauspieler und Regisseur

Стивен Кеннел

Стивън Канел

סטיבן ג'יי קאנל

استیون جی. کنل تهیه‌کننده، فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، نویسنده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

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The pallbearersVigilanteThree shirt deal : a Shane Scully novelThe prostitutes' ballCold hitWhite sisterHollywood toughThe Viking funeral