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Hughes, Dorothy B. (Dorothy Belle) 1904-1993

Overview
Works: 143 works in 621 publications in 12 languages and 8,633 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Film noir  Film adaptations  Drama  Detective and mystery films  Romance films  Biographies  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bibliographies 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Contributor, Scenarist
Classifications: PS3515.U268, 813.52
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In a lonely place by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

32 editions published between 1950 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hotheaded Hollywood screenwriter, questioned for murder, is drawn to his neighbor when she confirms his alibi. His volatile nature eventually threatens to destroy their one last chance for real love
Erle Stanley Gardner : the case of the real Perry Mason by Dorothy B Hughes( Book )

15 editions published between 1978 and 1983 in 3 languages and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a lonely place by Dorothy B Hughes( Book )

30 editions published between 1947 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic noir tale of American machismo gone mad
The so blue marble by Dorothy B Hughes( Book )

26 editions published between 1940 and 2019 in 6 languages and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The society pages announce it before she even arrives: Griselda Satterlee, daughter of the princess of Rome, has left her career as an actress behind and is traveling to Manhattan to reinvent herself as a fashion designer. They also announce the return of the dashing Montefierrow twins to New York after a twelve-year sojourn in Europe. But there is more to this story than what's reported, which becomes clear when the three meet one evening during a walk, and their polite conversation quickly takes a menacing turn. The twins are seeking a rare and powerful gem and they believe it's stashed in the unused apartment where Griselda is staying. Baffled by the request, she pushes them away, but they won't take no for an answer. When they return, accompanied by Griselda's long-estranged younger sister, the murders begin ... Drenched in the glamour and luxury of the New York elite, The So Blue Marble is a perfectly Art Deco suspense novel in which nothing is quite as it seems. While different in style from her later books, Dorothy B. Hughes's debut highlights her greatest strengths as an author, rendered with both the poetic language and the psychology of fear for which she is known today."--
The expendable man by Dorothy B Hughes( Book )

21 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An intern, driving to a wedding in Phoenix, picks up a young female hitch-hiker who is later found murdered, drawing him into a race to find the killer, before the police can suspect him
Dread journey by Dorothy B Hughes( Book )

24 editions published between 1945 and 2019 in English and French and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A movie star fears for her life on a train journey from Los Angeles to Chicago?
The blackbirder by Dorothy B Hughes( Book )

42 editions published between 1943 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the "queen of noir," a gripping 1943 WWII espionage novel with a unique hardboiled heroine
Ride the pink horse by Dorothy B Hughes( Book )

31 editions published between 1946 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sailor, a tough guy from Chicago, finds himself in Santa Fe during Fiesta week, a stranger in a strange land
The Davidian report, a novel of suspense by Dorothy B Hughes( Book )

18 editions published between 1952 and 2017 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To stop a Communist plot, a secretive man searches Los Angeles for a confidential report. When bad weather forces his flight to Los Angeles to land outside of town, Steve Wintress agrees to share a car with three of his fellow travelers: a timid young soldier, a powerful Justice Department official, and a taciturn Hollywood beauty. They don't know it yet, but all four strangers have something in common and one of them might kill to get it. A Communist defector has smuggled the priceless Davidian report out of East Berlin, and every secret agency in the world wants to get its hands on it. The report is somewhere in Los Angeles, and Steve will have to battle the CIA, FBI, and the Communist Party to secure it for himself. As he knows all too well, in a game like this, the last thing you should trust is a friendly face
Dark certainty by Dorothy B Hughes( Book )

21 editions published between 1931 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fallen sparrow by Dorothy B Hughes( Book )

26 editions published between 1942 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Death was waiting at the end of his Luger. To avenge a friend and murder a ghost. Kit came back to New York to track down his buddy's killer. It had to be murder: Louie wasn't the suicidal type. One person stood in the way of revenge--The Wobblefoot. He was watching. So one false step meant curtains. But Kit was willing to take any risks for a friend--even murder in cold blood." --
The candy kid by Dorothy B Hughes( Book )

9 editions published between 1950 and 2015 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jose Aragon looks like a cowboy and, to his disgust, smells like one too. In El Paso between jobs, he's standing outside the Chenoweth Hotel, praying for a room, a shower, and a couple of ice cold beers. Instead, he finds a woman: a sandy-haired, wealthy beauty named Dulcinda Farrar. Mistaking him for ordinary border-town trash, she offers him a few bucks to pick up a package for her. Jose plays along, thinking it will be a lark to pull one over on the beautiful Yankee. But his sense of humor is about to get him into trouble
The delicate ape by Dorothy B Hughes( Book )

19 editions published between 1944 and 2015 in English and Japanese and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To prevent another war, a diplomat hides from enemies of peace Twelve years after the Second World War ended, America & rsquo;s war efforts have been replaced by those of the Peace Department, whose chief responsibility is to oversee the police force that governs Germany. On the eve of the biennial Peace Conclave in New York, rumors are swirling that the force may be withdrawn, and the Germans allowed free reign once again. Only the secretary of peace stands in the way of this controversial plan & mdash;that is, until he & rsquo;s murdered. His deputy, Piers Hunt, is the only man in the diplomatic corps who knows of his superior & rsquo;s death. Fearing a similar fate, he arrives in New York incognito, racing against those who would once again plunge the world into global conflict. Piers is a man of peace, but for the sake of his beliefs, he may be forced to get blood on his hands
The bamboo blonde by Dorothy B Hughes( )

25 editions published between 1941 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Con Satterlee picked up the half-intoxicated blonde in the Bamboo Bar, Griselda was annoyed. When he walked out with the blonde, leaving Griselda flat, she was furious. She was frightened, too, returning alone to the isolated, ramshackle beach cottage. And this was to have been their second honeymoon! Con came back rattling a handful of shells which he said he had taken from the blonde's revolver. But the blonde didn't come back. The police found her corpse the next morning. And then Con was arrested. That left Griselda alone, behind a door with a lock that a bent hairpin could open. Quite defenseless, she had to face the sinister Major Pembrooke, who wanted something from Con; beautiful, lying Kathie; Dare, so very possessive as far as Con was concerned; and the debonair Kew, who was intent on helping Griselda, for selfish reasons
Ride the pink horse and two other great mysteries by Dorothy B Hughes( Book )

7 editions published between 1946 and 1979 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnnie by Dorothy B Hughes( )

12 editions published between 1944 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Private First Class Johnnie Brown has only two days to spend in New York before he ships out to fight the Nazis. While his fellow soldiers amuse themselves at the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, and the night clubs of Times Square, Johnnie has a humbler wish: to ride the subway. But no sooner has he paid his nickel than he detects something peculiar: a stout, mysterious man speaking German. Sensing espionage, Johnnie follows the German to a posh townhouse, where he finds more excitement than any cabaret can offer. Within minutes, he has lost his clothes, his dignity, and his sense of direction. But Johnnie is a devoted servant of Uncle Sam, and will not rest until every one of the townhouse's secrets have been stripped as naked as he is
Pueblo on the mesa, the first fifty years at the University of New Mexico by Dorothy B Hughes( Book )

5 editions published between 1939 and 1991 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The scarlet imperial by Dorothy B Hughes( )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman finds herself caught in a deadly game. Her name is not Eliza Williams. A fashionable young woman with a taste for adventurous men, she made the mistake of falling in love with Towner Clay, a New York City playboy whose international jet setting conceals dangerous secrets. On Towner's behalf, she has spent six months pretending to be Eliza Williams, a dowdy Midtown secretary. It's dull work until the day Gavin Keane, a blue-eyed associate of Towner's, leaves her with a mysterious package. Eliza understands that protecting it is a question of life and death. When he comes to pick up the package that night, Gavin is followed, and he shoots the man to protect the parcel's secret. With blood on her carpet and a mystery on her hands, the woman who is not Eliza will have to act quickly to survive
The Cross-Eyed Bear murders by Dorothy B Hughes( )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alone in New York City, a young actress becomes entangled in an international caperLizanne Steffasson used to dream of life on the Broadway stage that is, until she came crashing down to Earth. Having decided to aim lower, she dreams simply of being able to pay her rent which is why she responds to a strange ad in the newspaper: Wanted: A beautiful girl. One not afraid to look on danger's bright face. Lizanne is neither beautiful nor fearless, and she's about to come face-to-face with a most fearful danger indeed. When the Swedish billionaire known as the Cross-Eyed Bear died, he left his three sons' inheritance in a trust, to be collected when the youngest turned twenty-one. But just before his birthday, the youngest son disappeared into the wilds of New York. Now, the estate lawyer wants Lizanne's help finding him. Lizanne knows more of the story than her new employer realizes and she cannot trust anyone if she is to come through the mission alive
The big barbecue by Dorothy B Hughes( Book )

2 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Dorothy B. Hughes Amerikaans journaliste (1904-1993)

Dorothy B. Hughes écrivaine américaine

Dorothy B. Hughes escriptora estatunidenca

Dorothy B. Hughes escritora estadounidense

Dorothy B. Hughes scríbhneoir Meiriceánach

Dorothy B. Hughes scrittrice e critica letteraria statunitense

Dorothy B. Hughes shkrimtare amerikane

Dorothy B. Hughes US-amerikanische Kriminalschriftstellerin und Literaturkritikerin

Dorothy B. Hughes yhdysvaltalainen kirjailija

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Дороти Б. Хьюз

دوروثى بى. هيوز

دوروثي بي. هيوز كاتبة أمريكية

휴스, 도로시 B. 1904-1993

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ヒューズ, ドロシイ・B

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