WorldCat Identities

Solomita, Stephen

Overview
Works: 35 works in 115 publications in 9 languages and 6,561 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Suspense fiction  Noir fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3569.O587, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Stephen Solomita
A twist of the knife by Stephen Solomita( Book )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Stanley Moodrow hunts for the man who brings terror to the streets of New York
Force of nature by Stephen Solomita( Book )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychopath is loose in Brooklyn, and it will take a half-mad cop to catch him. A gang of small-time dealers camps out underneath the Manhattan side of the Williamsburg Bridge, slipping hits to passing addicts in exchange for ten bucks a pop. It's blistering hot, and they drink beer to stay cool, sharing a six-pack with a couple of local girls. As the night winds down, a massive black man appears in a coat that's too heavy for the weather, produces a shotgun, and starts to fire. Among the dead are two supposed customers -- an undercover cop and a reporter whom the city w
Last chance for glory by Stephen Solomita( Book )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On an appeal case, PI Marty Blake reopens a probe into the murder of a woman for which a retarded black man went to jail. The novel centers on Blake's relationship with a retired NYPD officer who handled the original investigation and is now trying to make up for a botched job. Their joint effort lead to the uncovering of a police conspiracy. By the author of A Good Day to Die
Damaged goods by Stephen Solomita( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A crazy killer is released from jail by the New York parole board without anyone telling his ex-wife, the person who turned him in. The killer finds himself a partner, a convicted rapist, and together they visit the killer's ex-wife to pay her back by kidnaping her daughter. PI Stanley Moodrow is hired to find the girl, assisted by Guinevere Gadd, a computer specialist whose talents come in very handy
Mercy killing by Stephen Solomita( Book )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

NYPD Det. Lenny Shaw investigates what he believes may be a case of euthanasia after wealthy New Yorker Joyce Hauptman, who had been in a vegetative state for years, dies suddenly
Forced entry by Stephen Solomita( Book )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now a PI, Moodrow takes on a pair of crooked real estate developers in Queens. Jackson Heights is a quiet neighborhood made up of immigrants, families, and young professionals looking to escape sky-high Manhattan rents. For Marek Najowski, the neighborhood is an easy target. A slumlord with dreams of becoming a player, he teams up with Irish drug kingpin Marty Blanks to buy three sleepy apartment buildings and, using intimidation and violence, drive out the rent-controlled tenants. The potential profits are limitless. But they haven't counted on Stanley Moodrow. Once t
Cracker Bling by Stephen Solomita( Book )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being released from jail, nineteen-year-old Hootie tries to stay out of trouble, but when he is befriended by Bubba Yablonsky that plan immediately evaporates as Hootie becomes the target of NYPD Det. Peter Chigorin who is investigating whether Bubba is responsible for the murder of a drug dealer
Angel face by Stephen Solomita( Book )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young prostitute Angle Tamanaka's life becomes intertwined with hit man Leonard Carter after Angel witnesses Leonard killing one of her clients, a high-profile member of organized crime who told Angel about a hidden cache of money before he died
Monkey in the middle by Stephen Solomita( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just days before Christmas, a known mobster is gunned down while shopping at Macey's. Lieutenant Solly Epstein of New York's Organized Crime Control Bureau wants the case cleared up before his wife has their baby, already two weeks late, and before the press spooks the public with tales of gang warfare
Dancer in the flames by Stephen Solomita( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Boots Littlewood's assigned to a task force charged with investigating the murder of police captain Christopher Palmer
The striver by Stephen Solomita( Book )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Teddy Winuk has it all going on. He's young, ambitious, dedicated, ruthless, and blessed with enough energy to fuel a crew twice the size of the one he's assembled. Teddy has a game plan, too, a marketing strategy worthy of the financier he once aspired to be. New York City is home to more than three million immigrants from all over the world. Naturally, a small percentage is in need of the drugs and the loans he's prepared to supply. All he needs to do is reach out to them through a network of junior partners drawn from those very communities"--Dust jacket flap
Trick me twice by Stephen Solomita( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poster boy by Stephen Solomita( Recording )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Damaged goods by Stephen Solomita( Recording )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No control by Stephen Solomita( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bad to the bone by Stephen Solomita( )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mysterious cult is pushing a designer drug, and only Moodrow can shut the deadly organization down Though they preach love and understanding, the people of Hanover House also know a thing or two about strong-arm tactics. When an errant member of the Canal Street cult plans to write a tell-all book exposing Davis Craddock & rsquo;s pseudo-religion as a sham, the Hanoverians react calmly. One of the cult & rsquo;s members, Flo Alamare, is dispatched to let the would-be author know that he & rsquo;s welcome to write whatever he likes & mdash;so long as he doesn & rsquo;t care whether his daughter lives or dies. Soon Flo is found dumped in an empty lot in the Bronx. She & rsquo;s barely alive, having apparently suffered a stroke or seizure & mdash;and the doctors don & rsquo;t realize that she overdosed on a powerful drug of Craddock & rsquo;s own design. She & rsquo;s returned to her parents, who had been desperately searching for her. The tough-minded Alamares want revenge, and hire bruising PI Stanley Moodrow to catch Craddock and break his cult wide open
Bad lawyer by David Cray( )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To keep his practice alive, a desperate lawyer takes a case defending a battered wife. Just seven years after he left law school, Sid Kaplan was one of New York's top defense attorneys. With a glittering style and a hunger for competition, he was as fierce as they come. He was the go-to lawyer for Manhattan's toughest, flashiest criminals -- until his mother's death wrecked his confidence. Suddenly, the only way to sustain his sixteen-hour days was a ceaseless stream of cocaine and scotch, a combination that ruined his life's work in a matter of months. His only remain
A good day to die by Stephen Solomita( )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two cops hunt a serial killer, and a young blind woman fights to stay alive Crossing Flatbush Avenue is never easy, and for Lorraine Cho, it & rsquo;s the most dangerous part of her day. Her job as a medical report transcriber is on the other side of Flatbush & mdash;and Lorraine was blinded in an accident several years ago. She is waiting to cross one evening when a stranger offers to help. Just before they reach the safety of the sidewalk, Lorraine & rsquo;s benefactor shoves her into the back of a van and speeds away. Across town at police headquarters, Roland Means toils in purgatory. A street cop with a violent streak, he & rsquo;s on ice in the ballistics lab, waiting while the New York Police Department tries to decide whether he & rsquo;s a psychopath or a thug. Lucky for him, a serial killer has been terrorizing New York, and Captain Vanessa Bouton needs a tough detective. Bouton wants evidence to prove a cover-up theory, and Means is willing to be cannon fodder just to get back on the street. Though neither of them knows it, Lorraine Cho & rsquo;s life is in their hands
A piece of the action by Stephen Solomita( )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1957, a young cop boxes his way to a gold shield, and finds corruption everywhere he turns Before he became one of the most feared detectives in the New York Police Department, Stanley Moodrow was a boxer. A big kid with sledgehammer fists and a body that didn & rsquo;t know when to quit, he won his first twenty bouts handily, and might have gone pro if he saw a future in it. But the men in Moodrow & rsquo;s family have always been cops, and he wanted to join their ranks. As a young recruit, Moodrow knows that the pain he has suffered in the ring puts him a step ahead of the fresh-faced youngsters around him. Using his boxing talent as a way to get the attention of the brass, he wins his detective & rsquo;s badge in record time. But when he starts life among the elite, he learns that there is nothing in the department that can & rsquo;t be bought. Even the blood of the innocents has a price tag
Keeplock : a Novel of Crime by Stephen Solomita( )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A convict is released from jail determined to stay clean, but is forced into a sting operation by police to capture one of his friends who is planning a robbery. The worst part is he is not going to get any merit points as the police intend to sell him out. By the author of Last Chance for Glory
 
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controlled identityCray, David

ソロミタ, スティーヴン

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