WorldCat Identities

Gilstrap, John

Works: 86 works in 374 publications in 12 languages and 12,009 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Detective and mystery fiction  Action and adventure fiction  History  Biography  Spy fiction  Adventure stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3557.I4745, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by John Gilstrap
Nathan's run : a novel by John Gilstrap( Book )

65 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 13 languages and held by 1,884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 12-year-old boy goes on the run after being falsely accused of murder. Pursued by police and a hired killer, he breaks into homes, steals cars, a gun--politely leaving notes of apology--and regularly calls a radio show to defend himself. A first novel
At all costs by John Gilstrap( Book )

39 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A married couple on the FBI's most wanted list for 13 years sets out to learn who framed them. Jake and Carolyn Donovan were the sole survivors of an explosion in a munitions plant that killed 16 people and the FBI calls them terrorists. Jake and Carolyn Donovan stand accused of massacring 16 people and touching off one of the country's worst environmental catastrophes. Although innocent, they are on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted List. Along with their young son, they have eluded capture for 13 years, but are finally forced to stop running and fight for their freedom- and their lives
Scott free : a novel by John Gilstrap( Book )

42 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherry Carrigan O'Toole is forced into an uneasy alliance with her former husband, Brandon, when their son's plane goes down in the wilderness during a storm, and they race against time, the elements, and a deadly enemy to find him
Even Steven : a novel by John Gilstrap( Book )

35 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A couple that longs for a child of their own stumbles into an apparent kidnapping attempt while camping and suddenly finds themselves in custody of a boy
No mercy by John Gilstrap( Book )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the rescue mission of an abducted college student goes horribly wrong, resulting in a deadly shooting spree, Jonathan Grave, a freelance specialist in covert rescues, goes up against a faceless enemy who will stop at nothing--not even killing the people Jonathan loves most--to hide the truth
Damage control by John Gilstrap( Book )

8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The hostages are young: a bus full of teenagers on a church mission. The ransom demands are explicit: deliver three million dollars - with zero involvement from law enforcement - or all captives will be executed. But rescue specialist Jonathan Grave doesn't believe in ultimatums. For him and his elite team at Security Solutions, it's all about protecting the innocent. Now Grave must face the chilling possibility that someone within the U.S. government has a deadly secret to protect - one that could jeopardize national security like never before"--Page 2 of cover
Hostage zero by John Gilstrap( Book )

12 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an innocent man is murdered and two young people go missing, hostage rescue expert Jonathan Grave is called in and he and his team are plunged into a dangerous conspiracy involving the highest levels of the government
Final target by John Gilstrap( Book )

8 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After an relatively routine mission, ends in an ambush, Jonathan Grave must take refuge in a remote orphanage and then lead its children to safety through a hundred miles of treacherous jungle. --Publisher
Against all enemies by John Gilstrap( Book )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unable to believe that a fellow combat vet has gone rogue, killing American agents and leaking sensitive intel to the enemy, Jonathan Grave sets out to find him first and, stumbling upon a far-reaching conspiracy, must divert a deadly catastrophe of historic proportions
High treason by John Gilstrap( Book )

8 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"First Lady Anna Darmond has been kidnapped in a bloody gunfight. It's an unthinkable crime that, if revealed, could cause public panic, so hostage rescue specialist Jonathan Grave and his team must operate in absolute secrecy. But the mission is not all it seems. There are shadows in Mrs. Darmonds past. Cracks in the presidential marriage. Leaks in the country's critical shields of security. As Grave tracks the missing First Lady through a labyrinth of lies and murder, he confronts a traitor at the highest level of Washington power--and a devastating scheme to bring a nation to its knees."--Page 4 of cover
End game by John Gilstrap( Book )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assassins have eliminated a Chechen scientist who's been working as a double agent for the U.S. government. The feds know who to call: Jonathan Grave and his elite rescue team. Their mission: to find the dead man's teenage son - who's on the run - with crucial information that must not fall into the wrong hands. There's only one problem: the boy;s bodyguard is a security specialist with unusual talents, and she's not giving up without a fight. Only by bringing them both back alive can Grave expose the traitor in the highest levels of power - and prevent an all-out nuclear war
Six minutes to freedom by Kurt Muse( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of an American raised in Panama who started a radio station urging citizens to fight against the regime of Noriega and, after being arrested and tortured in Modelo Prison, became the only American civilian rescued by the elite Delta Force
Threat warning, 3 by John Gilstrap( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To save a mother and her young son, rescue specialist Jonathan Grave and his team must delve into a nationwide conspiracy that goes beyond the deadly ambitions of a madman and reaches all the way to the highest levels of the government
Friendly fire by John Gilstrap( Book )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It begins with a shocking act of vengeance. Barista Ethan Falk chases a customer into the parking lot and kills him. He tells police that years ago the older man abducted and tortured him. Then Ethan's story takes an even stranger turn: he says he was rescued by a guy named Scorpion. Of course, there is no record of either the kidnapping or the rescue, because Scorpion--Jonathan Grave--operates outside the law and leaves no evidence. As Grave struggles to find a way to defend his former precious cargo without blowing his cover, he learns the dead man has secrets that trace to an ongoing terrorist plot against the heart of America"--Page 4 of cover
Nathan's run by John Gilstrap( Recording )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wrongly accused of murder and branded a cop-killer, 12-year-old orphan Nathan Bailey becomes the subject of a nation-wide manhunt even as a vicious hitman is closing in on him
Threat warning by John Gilstrap( )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first victims are random. Ordinary citizens, fired upon at rush hour by unseen assassins. Caught in the crossfire of one of the attacks, rescue specialist Jonathan Grave spies a gunman getting away - with a mother and her young son as hostages. To free them, Grave and his team must enter the dark heart of a nationwide conspiracy
Nick of time by John Gilstrap( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nicki Janssen's days are numbered, but she refuses to accept her fate lying down. Defying her father and doctors, she hits the road with a pocketful of cash, a bus ticket and a romantic fantasy of riding off with her childhood crush. Handsome, dangerous Brad Ward is facing a different kind of sentence. Sent to prison for felony murder, he has escaped and rekindled his relationship with Nicki. But when Nicki's father joins forces with a deputy sheriff, the search for the runaways ignites a manhunt a blistering chase that accelerates with every stolen car, every act of violence
At all costs by John Gilstrap( Recording )

8 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man and woman accused of massacring sixteen people and touching off one of the country's worst environmental catastrophes remain fugitives as they try to elude the police and prove their innocence
The copper bracelet by Jeffery Deaver( Recording )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two years after the events of the Audiobook of the Year - The Chopin Manuscript - former war crimes investigator Harold Middleton and his Volunteers once again must crack a secretive conspiracy that not only threatens their lives, but the stability of the world. Their race against time will take them from London to the U.S. to Russia and beyond. And at the heart of it all is one question: What is the secret of the Copper Bracelet? Sixteen of the world's greatest thriller writers collaborated on 'The Copper Bracelet'. Once again, as he did with 'The Chopin Manuscript', Jeffery Deaver wrote the first chapter. Then, each successive author wrote a chapter in turn, finally returning it to Deaver to complete this thrilling sequel. The Copper Bracelet was written by: Jeffery Deaver, Gayle Lynds, David Hewson, Jim Fusilli, John Gilstrap, Joseph Finder, Lisa Scottoline, David Corbett, Linda Barnes, Jenny Siler, David Liss, P.J. Parrish, Brett Battles, Lee Child, Jon Land and James Phelan. PROJECT EDITOR: Jim Fusilli
Soft Targets by John Gilstrap( )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four children's lives hang in the balance. A vicious criminal is on the loose. With law enforcement at a dead end, there's only one man who can recover the hostages -- Jonathan Grave
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At all costs
Alternative Names
John Gilstrap Amerikaans schrijver

ギルストラップ, ジョン

English (206)

French (21)

German (11)

Polish (9)

Dutch (9)

Spanish (6)

Japanese (4)

Swedish (4)

Italian (3)

Finnish (2)

Hebrew (2)

Danish (1)

At all costsScott free : a novelEven Steven : a novelNo mercyHostage zeroSix minutes to freedomThreat warning, 3Nathan's run