WorldCat Identities

Masterson, Whit

Overview
Works: 107 works in 333 publications in 2 languages and 3,424 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Suspense fiction  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Adapter
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Whit Masterson
Evil come, evil go by Wade Miller ( Book )
6 editions published between 1961 and 1963 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The newspapers called it the Crime of the Century. The extravagance was understandable. The crime would have made headlines had it happened to an ordinary citizen, but this blow had been struck at Andy Paxton. His golden voice had made him an American institution. Lissa, his actress wife, was almost as successful. It was unbelievable that murder and an evil even worse than murder could have touched them. Suspecting that Andy's enemy might be someone who knew him well, the police dug into the past lives of the members of his entourage. Even the most trustworthy employees had unsavory secrets
The last one kills by Wade Miller ( Book )
3 editions published between 1969 and 1972 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Play like you're dead by Wade Miller ( Book )
3 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hunter of the blood : a novel of suspense by Wade Miller ( Book )
3 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Branded woman by Wade Miller ( Book )
11 editions published between 1952 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A hammer in his hand by Wade Miller ( Book )
10 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Murder-mystery featuring a big city police department and the part played by the "Elsies," or lady cops
711-officer needs help by Wade Miller ( Book )
1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Badge of evil by Wade Miller ( Book )
10 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Assistant District Attorney Mitch Holt suspects the wrong people have been arrested in the murder of Rudy Linneker. But if it wasn't Linneker's daughter and her fiancé, who was it? And why do two of the city's most decorated and beloved cops look like they're not shooting straight? If they've planted evidence in this case, what else are they guilty of in the past?
Deadly weapon by Wade Miller ( Book )
15 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 78 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 dark fantastic by Wade Miller ( Book )
8 editions published between 1959 and 1966 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Death Ship moved slowly toward the land bringing a cargo of terror and a threat more deadly than a bomb. Only a handful of men and one woman could stop the annihilation of mankind
Uneasy street by Wade Miller ( Book )
8 editions published between 1948 and 1993 in English 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 )
10 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 68 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 divorcée. 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
A shadow in the wild by Wade Miller ( Book )
7 editions published between 1957 and 1960 in English and Undetermined and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At last--they had found their quarry. Gib put his field glasses to his eyes and the pilot held the copter motionless above the mountainside. Gib lowered the glasses, his expression stony. "Let's go down." "What is it?" Restibo asked anxiously, reaching for the binoculars. "It looks like a body." Gib hesitated and, though he knew the answer already, put it like a question. "What colour jacket was Janie wearing?" "Red," Restibo said unwillingly. "Yeah," Gib muttered. "I guess we lost the race."
Calamity fair by Wade Miller ( Book )
7 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in English and held by 57 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 )
8 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in English and held by 56 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
Touch of evil by Orson Welles ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A narcotics officer and a corrupt cop are involved in a murder investigation in a small border town. See all three versions of the film: the theatrical version, the preview version, and the restored version. Features include commentaries and featurettes
Dead, she was beautiful by Wade Miller ( Book )
8 editions published between 1955 and 1957 in English and Undetermined and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"So you're a divorce detective--it's a dirty business, but you operate as clean as you can. A rich man hires you to tail his wife, because he thinks she's cheating on him. She turns out to be the woman who cheated on you, once. Then she gets killed--and you know you were picked to take the rap"--From publisher
All through the night by Wade Miller ( Book )
3 editions published between 1955 and 1956 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Im Zeichen des Bösen ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in German and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Orson Welles' zeitloses Meisterwerk - erstmals komplett und in ganzer Länge mit restauriertem Material zu sehen - ist ein aussergewöhnlicher Film Noir über Korruption und Besessenheit. Welles selbst spielt den korrupten Polizeichef um seinen diabolischen Plan ungehindert durchführen zu können. Charlton Heston brilliert als ehrenhafter mexikanischer Drogenermittler, der mit Quinlan aneinander gerät, nachdem er dessen dunkle Vergangenheit ans Licht gebracht hat
Guilty bystander by Wade Miller ( Book )
9 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in English and held by 38 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!"
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Miller, Bill, 1920-1961

controlled identity Wade, Bob, 1920-

Daemer Will
Dale Wilmer
Masterson Whit
Miller, B.
Miller, Wade
Wade Miller
Wade, R.
Will Daemer
Wilmer Dale
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English (139)
German (11)
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