WorldCat Identities

Barton, Beverly

Works: 445 works in 1,333 publications in 7 languages and 28,995 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Detective and mystery fiction  Romance fiction  Novels 
Roles: Author, Creator, Contributor
Classifications: PS3552.A7677, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Beverly Barton
Don't cry by Beverly Barton( Book )

22 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 1,401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a recent spate of horrific murders is linked to a long-ago series of brutal crimes she hoped would never resurface, Chattanooga grief counselor Audrey Sherrod, who moonlights for the local police, soon discovers that the worst is yet to come
Most likely to die by Lisa Jackson( Book )

27 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and Japanese and held by 1,372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's been 20 years since the night Jake Marcott was brutally murdered at St. Elizabeth High School in Portland, Oregon. It is a night that shattered the lives of three women. A class reunion has been scheduled, and a killer will finish what was started long ago
Dead by nightfall by Beverly Barton( Book )

16 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 1,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When sadistic monster Malcolm York, who uses his vast wealth to fund a series of depraved hunts, kidnaps his wife Nicole, Griffin Powell is forced to participate in a twisted life-or-death game in order to get Nicole back
Dead by midnight by Beverly Barton( Book )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the ten years since her Hollywood career imploded, Lorie Hammonds has built a good life in her Alabama hometown. When the first death threat arrives, she assumes it's a joke. Then she gets a second note. Sheriff Mike Birkett, her high-school sweetheart, has avoided Lorie since she returned to Dunmore, but when investigators uncover her connection to a string of recent murders, he's drawn into a case that's terrifyingly personal
Cold hearted by Beverly Barton( Book )

28 editions published between 2004 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 1,229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When he is hired to investigate Senator Dan Price's death, Rick Carson begins to suspect Price's beautiful widow Jordan after discovering that every man who has ever gotten close to her has met an untimely demise
Silent killer by Beverly Barton( Book )

17 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 1,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"To most people, men like Mark Cantrell are fine, upstanding pillars of the community, completely beyond reproach. But their killer knows better. They are sinners of the worst kind, and they must burn on earth before they burn in hell ... Eighteen months after her husband's unsolved murder, Cathy Cantrell has returned to her Alabama home, eager to build a new life for herself and her son. But pieces of her past are everywhere--including Jackson Perdue, the town's deputy sheriff. The spate of recent deaths--each victim burned in the same horrifying manner--leave Jack and Cathy in no doubt that a serial killer is at work, one whose rage grows more vicious each day ... Now as a twisted killer moves in for a final, brutal act of vengeance, buried crimes are coming to light once more. And this time, justice will be swift, merciless, and as silent as the grave ..."--Page 4 of cover
The murder game by Beverly Barton( Book )

26 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Private investigator Griffin Powell and FBI agent Nicole Baxter are pitted against a sadistic serial killer who, considering Nicole to be the most precious prey of all, takes his twisted game to the next level
Close enough to kill by Beverly Barton( Book )

29 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and Polish and held by 1,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the body of a young, raven-haired beauty is found brutalized in Adams County, Ala., levelheaded sheriff Bernie Granger and her new chief deputy, divorced former Memphis detective Jim Norton, work overtime to prevent the killer from striking again. When a nearly identical crime is committed, the peaceful county goes into a tailspin. As Jim and Bernie work longer hours together, their feelings for each other deepen, especially as Bernie becomes involved in the life of Jim's son, Kevin. When a third local woman is killed, Bernie and Jim pull out all the stops to find the killer"before he gets bold enough to target them
Don't say a word by Beverly Barton( Book )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the brutal murder of a Chattanooga judge, homicide detective Julia Cass, shocked by this recent killing, teams up with FBI agent Will Brannock to stop a killer who is mutilating his victims and leaving behind a gruesome souvenir
The dying game by Beverly Barton( Book )

21 editions published between 2002 and 2019 in English and Polish and held by 986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All over the city, beautiful women are being murdered, mutilated to death by a stranger known only as The Beauty Queen Killer. Former pageant queens fear for their lives as more women are found dead, a single rose next to their ravaged corpses. It's up to private detective Lindsay McCallister to hunt down the sadistic killer -- and uncover the truth behind these murders before more women are found dead. But what she finds is that these innocent women are mere playthings for an evil game between two wicked men--a game that will only end in more bloodshed
Dying for you by Beverly Barton( Book )

20 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and German and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucie Evans wants a fresh start, and the chance to show ex-boss Sawyer McNamara that she no longer craves absolution for a crime she didn't commit. So when she's offered a trip to South America as the personal bodyguard to a billionaire heiress, Lucie jumps at the prospect. But then she's kidnapped in a case of mistaken identity, and her only hope of survival rests with the one man she never wanted to see again
A time to die by Beverly Barton( Book )

19 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten years ago, Black Ops commando Deke Bronson's bullet left up-and-coming journalist Lexie Murrough paralyzed. It's taken years of painful physical therapy to bring Lexie back from the brink. And Deke is just grateful that she has no memory of his part in the incident that left her injured and him emotionally scarred. He's tried to put the past behind him, leaving the military and joining the Dundee Agency, but he's never been able to forgive himself. When Lexie, now head of an international charity organization, begins receiving terrifying threats from the son of the dictator killed during that long-ago operation, it's Deke who's assigned to keep her safe. Maybe it's fate's way of giving him another chance, but falling for Lexie isn't supposed to be part of the deal. And what if she finally discovers the truth?
Dead by morning by Beverly Barton( Book )

11 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When someone begins killing her colleagues one by one in the style of a notorious jailed serial killer, security agent Maleah Purdue works alongside top profiler Derek Lawrence to piece together the clues and stop the murderer
Worth dying for by Beverly Barton( Book )

21 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When security agent Dante Moran is hired to protect Tessa Westbrook's daughter, Dante finds something stirring deep inside himself--something that makes him think Tessa could become more than a client
The fifth victim by Beverly Barton( Book )

20 editions published between 2003 and 2018 in English and Indonesian and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Genny Madoc's sixth sense has brought many of Cherokee Pointe's residents to her isolated log cabin looking for help. But now it's Genny who needs help from the disturbing visions shes that are getting stronger and more violent every day. She turns to FBI agent, Dallas Sloan who's already on the trail of a twisted killer
The last to die by Beverly Barton( Book )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2018 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cherokee Pointe, Tennessee, has seen murder before, but nothing like what has claimed the life of Jamie Upton, heir to the Upton fortune. The crime is so vicious, so personal and filled with hatred, the authorities are certain it had to be someone he knewŒ́someone hiding an unimaginable sadistic streak behind a friendly fa©ʹade. The number one suspect is Jamieś former lover Jazzy Talbot. The girl from the wrong side of the tracks has always been Cherokee Pointś favorite target for gossip and worse. Jazzy knows she didnt́ kill JamieŒ́just as she knows sheś being watched, stalked like preyŒ́ And then the killer strikes againŒ́and againŒ́with the same chilling signature. With no one to believe her innocence except enigmatic drifter Caleb McCord, Jazzy plunges into a small townś long-buried secrets and shocking family sinsŒ́ each startling truth bringing her dangerously close to a killer determined to make Jazzy the last to dieŒ́"--Fresh Fiction website
Killing her softly by Beverly Barton( Book )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the courtroom, defense lawyer Quinn Cortez has a reputation as a ruthless predator who always gets what he wants. In the bedroom, it's no different. Quinn is an accomplished seducer with a long list of conquests. But now, someone has brutally slaughtered one of them, and Quinn has no memory of the night he was found in her home. Annabelle Vanderley wants justice for her murdered cousin, and if Quinn Cortez swears he can find the true killer, she's willing to give him the benefit of the doubt. But then another body is discovered ... and another ... each victim an ex-lover of Quinn's. Now, consumed by dread, Annabelle wonders just how close she may be to a twisted psychopath for whom pain would be the ultimate pleasure
As good as dead by Beverly Barton( Book )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2018 in English and French and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a serial killer with a penchant for redheads terrorizes the town of Cherokee Pointe, Tennessee, socialite Reve Sorrell searches for the truth surrounding her family history with the help of Sheriff Jacob Butler, but sometimes the past is better left alone
What she doesn't know by Beverly Barton( Book )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jolie Royale cannot remember what happened twenty years earlier when she witnessed her mother's murder, but when she returns home for her father's funeral, she discovers that she is still in danger, and the only one who can help her is former nemesis MaxDevereaux
Dead by morning by Beverly Barton( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maleah Perdue is tough, outspoke, and completely dedicated to her work at the Powell Security Agency. But her fearless exterior shatters when a madman begins killing relatives of her colleagues one by one, mimicking a notorious serial killer already behind bars. Working with profiler Derek Lawrence, Maleah will do anything to find the killer, even if it means playing a psychopath's twisted mind games
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Alternative Names
Beaver, Beverly.

Beaver, Beverly 1946-2011

Beverly Barton Amerikaans romanschrijfster (1946-2011)

Бевърли Бийвър

בארטון, בוורלי

ברטון, בורלי 1946-2011

بورلی بارتون نویسنده آمریکایی

بيفرلي بارتون روائية من الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية

バートン, ビヴァリー

バートン, ビバリー