WorldCat Identities

Miller, Wade

Works: 34 works in 193 publications in 9 languages and 882 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Spy films  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fiction  Film adaptations  Parody films  Short stories  Noir fiction 
Roles: Author, Scenarist, Other, Conceptor, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PN1995.9.J3, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Wade Miller
Branded woman by Wade Miller( Book )

12 editions published between 1952 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Internations jewelry smuggling may be a man's business, but beautiful Cay Morgan can hold her own with the best. Until the day a shadowy rival known only as The Trader has her abducted and scarred for life as a warning to saty out of his way. Now Cay's on her way to Mazatlan, where one of The Trader's men has been spotted. There's a big deal going down--but she's not there to make a score. Just to settle one."--Page 4 of cover
Deadly weapon by Wade Miller( Book )

22 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Her name was Shasta Lynn-a names as phony as the color of her golden hair. She was big and beautiful, and she knew how to tease when she stripped. She was so sensational no one noticed that an admirer in the last row wore a knife sticking in his heart. Curtains go up on a drama of murder, racketeering, dope-peddling, and double-dealing romance. And a smart San Diego cop calls the finale for one of the toughest killers ever to clear the stage for death
The killer ; Devil on two sticks : two mysteries by Wade Miller( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Killer: Jake Farrow has spent his life hunting big game and he's one of the best. His old friend Walter has him brought over from Africa for a special hunt, to track down and kill the armed robber responsible for the death of his son. Farrow reluctantly agrees, but is soon thrown into a mission more deadly than he bargained for when he meets the bank robber's Southern wife. Devil on Two Sticks: Steve Beck works for Pat Garland, the crime boss of San Diego. Garland suspects a traitor in his mob, and tells Beck to ferret him out. Beck has five suspects, but thinks the fink is Everett, Garland's lawyer--but is also falling in love with Everett's daughter. Torn, Beck finds he isn't as tough as he thinks he is
Uneasy street by Wade Miller( Book )

16 editions published between 1948 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a phony count, a weird artist, and a dazzling blond beauty relentlessly dog his footsteps, hard-hitting private investigator Max Thursday knows his charming personality isn't the attraction. And as soon as he opens the box he is guarding and finds a hundred grand in cold cash, Thursday has the first clue to a mystery that leads the rugged sleuth headlong into a bloody fight-to-the-finish with a ruthless gang of international smugglers
Shoot to kill by Wade Miller( Book )

15 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

San Diego's Chief of Homicide warns Max Thursday to keep out of the investigation of the murder of a beautiful redheaded divorcEe. But Merle, the reporter girlfriend of the hard-fisted private investigator, begs Max to tackle the case, confessing a secret love affair with Bliss Weaver, the victim's estranged ex-husband, whom the police are accusing of the killing. Then Weaver escapes from jail, and a second and a third strangling occur. Torn between a jealous desire to see his rival out of the way and his conviction that Weaver is innocent, Max begins a desperate chase after the murderer. From swank La Jolla to an isolated lighthouse, the trail finally leads to the ashes of a city dump, where Max must solve his own dilemma and the brutal crimes in a spine-tingling showdown
Calamity fair by Wade Miller( Book )

13 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When private investigator Max Thursday is asked to recover some gambling IOUs for a mysterious woman, he stumbles into a vicious blackmail ring. The Frame-up involves compromising photographs used as weapons against prominent men and women who are willing to pay high prices. The business is so lucrative that one of the local gangsters sets out to cut himself into the racket and ends up dead. Before he wraps up the case, Max has to outwit a pompous district attorney who wants to put him in jail and a seductive and dangerous lady boss of a crime syndicate who can't decide if she wants him as a s
Murder charge by Wade Miller( Book )

10 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When vice merchant Henry Blue rolls into town, there's a warm reception waiting--hot bullets from some overzealous competitors. While the punctured gangster is indisposed, private investigator Max Thursday steps into his identity. Counting on the fact that Blue is a stranger to San Diego, Thursday takes a gambler's chance on pulling off the deception. Blue's daily, deadly rounds include contact with a gentle-voiced spiritualist, a gray-gloved thug, and a one-armed bandit. The odds are against Max when two women arrive on the scene--one or both are setting him up as a target for some trigger-happ
Fatal step by Wade Miller( Book )

16 editions published between 1948 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dave Lee was shot dead as he rode the Joyland ferris wheel. As hard-boiled private investigator Max Thursday stalked Dave's killer, he encountered ... a high-powered sob sister, the sadistic king of a gambling syndicate, and a delicate, sphinx-like girl who packed a .38 revolver. The best Wade Miller mystery yet! A tough private eye relentlessly pursues a wily, cold-blooded gunman through an amusement park
Guilty bystander by Wade Miller( Book )

13 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in English and French and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A kidnapped boy! A terrified blonde! A fortune in stolen pearls! Hardboiled Max Thursday, on-time private eye, had given up being a detective. But when the kidnapped boy turned out to be his own son and the frightened blonde his beautiful ex-wife, Max went into action with blazing fury in his heart. In four of the most hectic and hazardous days of his career Max got himself shot at, beaten up, and accused of murder before he caught a kidnapper, solved a puzzle in pearls and dealt out justice to a guilty bystander!
Kitten with a whip : kiss her goodbye : two thrillers by Wade Miller( Book )

5 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gái đêm = The girl from midnight by Wade Miller( Book )

5 editions published between 1962 and 1989 in Vietnamese and English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The killer by Wade Miller( Book )

11 editions published between 1950 and 2005 in English and French and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kiss her goodbye by Wade Miller( Book )

7 editions published between 1956 and 1959 in English and Undetermined and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

South of the sun : a Gold Medal original by Wade Miller( Book )

8 editions published between 1953 and 1960 in English and Spanish and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Devil on two sticks by Wade Miller( Book )

2 editions published in 1949 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sinner take all by Wade Miller( Book )

3 editions published between 1960 and 1961 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Casino Royale by Martin Campbell( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in Multiple languages and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dopo essersi guadagnato due zeri e la licenza di uccidere James Bond, alle origini della sua carriera, è sulle tracce di Le Chiffre, uno spregiudicato banchiere che finanzia organizzazioni terroristiche. L'intervento di Bond manda all'aria i suoi piani, sventando un attentato ai danni di una compagnia aerea. Le Chiffre si ritrova così in debito e in imbarazzo con un misterioso signore della guerra africano, per saldare il conto organizza un'esclusiva partita a poker al Casino Royale nel Montenegro. Finanziato dal governo e controllato dall'affascinante contabile Vesper Lynd, Bond è tra i dieci ricchi partecipanti che gareggiano per il piatto milionario. Sopravvissuto a una lunga notte di bluff, strategie, inseguimenti, avvelenamenti e torture, sarà l'amore a piegare l'agente britannico e a condizionarne il destino sentimentale. (Mymovies)
Killer's choice : (Devil on two sticks) by Wade Miller( Book )

6 editions published between 1950 and 1961 in English and French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Sargasso people by Wade Miller( Book )

3 editions published between 1961 and 1962 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nadie es inocente by Wade Miller( Book )

3 editions published between 1977 and 1981 in Spanish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Branded woman
Alternative Names

controlled identityMiller, Bill, 1920-1961

controlled identityWade, Bob, 1920-

Miller, Bill

Miller , William

Wade, Bob

Wade , Robert

Wade, Robert 1920-

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