WorldCat Identities

Wilson, Robert 1957-

Works: 68 works in 667 publications in 19 languages and 13,393 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Detective and mystery fiction  Drama  Romance fiction  Spy fiction  Operas  Thrillers (Television programs)  Detective and mystery television programs  Television series 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, sgd, Director, Creator
Classifications: PR6073.I474, 823.914
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Robert Wilson
Most widely held works by Robert Wilson
A small death in Lisbon by Robert Wilson( Book )

78 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 1,604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A girl's death leads Inspector Zé Coelho to unsolved crimes from Portugal's past
The blind man of Seville by Robert Wilson( Book )

77 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 12 languages and held by 1,406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It's Semana Santa in Seville, the Easter week of passion and processions. A leading restaurateur is found bound, gagged, and grotesquely murdered in front of his TV. Self-inflicted wounds tell of the man's struggle to avoid the unendurable images he's been forced to watch."--Jacket
The company of strangers by Robert Wilson( Book )

57 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 1,330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrea Aspinall, a British mathematician and spy, and Karl Voss, a German double agent, meet in 1944 Lisbon
The hidden assassins by Robert Wilson( Book )

49 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the aftermath of a terrorist bombing of a Seville basement mosque, Inspector Jefe Javier Falcon sifts through the ensuing panic and destruction to explore growing suspicions about a terrible conspiracy with ties to an imminent attack of greater proportions
Capital punishment by Robert Wilson( Book )

25 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When private security expert Charles Boxer is hired by an Indian tycoon to find his missing daughter, he goes up against religious fanatics, Indian mobsters, and London's crime lords to beat the kidnappers at their own game
The ignorance of blood by Robert Wilson( Book )

41 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Wilson's insightful fourth and final Javier Falcon novel, the intrepid Spanish homicide detective finds himself overwhelmed with the pressures of personal and professional entanglements. After a suitcase is recovered from a car accident containing several million euros and discs showing video footage of local council people in compromising positions, Falcon begins piecing together a vast international conspiracy that involves not only the Russian mafia and Islamic extremist groups but also implicates his best friend, Yacoub Diouri, a spy for the Spanish government
The vanished hands by Robert Wilson( Book )

17 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Javier Falcon, still struggling with the psychological trauma of his last case, investigates an apparent suicide in a wealthy neighborhood and becomes increasingly alarmed when subsequent suicides have suspicious links to the first
You will never find me by Robert Wilson( Book )

19 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie Boxer messed up his family life. First the army, then the police then high-stakes kidnap and recovery, his ex-wife and daughter learnt to live without him as his work took him places no man can come back from unscarred. Trying to rebuild a relationship with Amy, his teenage daughter, hasn't been easy. But Charlie only realises just how wrong things have gone when he finds her empty room and a note: You will never find me. Having spent years working to track down kidnap victims, Charlie knows that sometimes, the missing don't want to be found. And he knows the hell it brings for families - the vanished are neither dead or alive, but simply gone. Worse still, Charlie Boxer knows how quickly a life can fall apart once you're living under the radar. For Charlie, danger has finally come to his front door and to crack the hardest case he's ever worked, it's time to face up to the true meaning of the sins of the father
Stealing people by Robert Wilson( Book )

21 editions published between 2015 and 2018 in English and German and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six children of wealthy international families vanish into the London night, taken in a single flawless pass by a phantom crime syndicate. Assigned by the baffled Metropolitan Police Department to investigate, Detective Inspector Mercy Danquah is at sea. The kidnappers are ruthless and well organized, their resources are seemingly limitless, and their motives unclear. They demand 25 million per hostage for unspecified "expenses" and, as the gang teases out the awful consequences for failure to deliver, Mercy discovers, to her horror, that their reach extends into the lives of her loved ones
The big killing by Robert Wilson( Book )

15 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and Italian and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a porn merchant asks Bruce Medway to deliver a video at a secret location, Bruce senses trouble, and when the delivery leads to a shootout and the discovery of a mutilated body, he finds himself trapped in a terrifying cycle of violence
A darkening stain by Robert Wilson( Book )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mystery novel set in West Africa in which Bruce Medway ("troubleshooter") is drawn into solving the disapperance of schoolgirls on the West Afrian coast
The silent and the damned by Robert Wilson( Book )

32 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector Jefe Javier Falcón investigates a murder in an exclusive suburb of Seville and soon discovers that the victim had ties to the Russian mafia which has begun operating in the city
Blood is dirt by Robert Wilson( Book )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enter into a treacherous world in West Africa, where British expatriate Bruce Medway, a clandestine "troubleshooter" and debt collector, finds himself unexpectedly immersed in toxic waste scams and mafia crime when a job for his newest client turns out to involve more than the recovery of two million dollars. But Napier, the client, isn't the worst of Bruce's problems; that falls to Selina, Napier's seductive daughter, who wants more than money -- she is out for revenge. In his attempt to help Selina, Bruce delves into more danger than he bargained for. Nothing is static in this intense plot-driven novel where truth is murky and motives are hidden. While Bruce is no stranger to lies, deceit, and crime, he has never met anyone like Selina and her cohorts. And even though Selina is alluring, not even love can change the fact that in this world, blood is dirt. A Harvest Original
Falcón by Mike Waring( Visual )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Falcón is a detective whose home and work life is compromised of secrets from his past
Instruments of darkness by Robert Wilson( Book )

16 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British ex-patriate Bruce Medway, working as a troubleshooter for traders in West Africa, finds his life complicated by his search for another ex-patriate, as well as by local official corruption, and the elusive Madame Servernou
Capital punishment : a thriller by Robert Wilson( Recording )

14 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alyshia D'Cruz, daughter of Indian tycoon Frank D'Cruz, has grown up in London and Mumbai wanting for nothing. But after a boozy evening out, she gets in the wrong cab going home. Charles Boxer, ex-army, ex-police, now specializes in kidnap and recovery. When D'Cruz hires Boxer to find Alyshia, Boxer knows Frank's crooked business empire has made him plenty of enemies. MI6 officers in India follow Boxer's leads and soon it seems more lives than Alyshia's are at stake
Einstein on the beach by Philip Glass( Recording )

26 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A work based on Einstein, revolving around three recurring visual images: trains (which Einstein later used to illustrate his theory of relativity), a bed, and a spaceship
Employment forecasting in the construction industry by Geoffrey Briscoe( Book )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'uomo di Siviglia : romanzo by Robert Wilson( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in Italian and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Javier Falcon is a homicide detective in Seville, one of Spain's most beautiful and dangerous cities. He investigates a case where a serial killer has sliced the eyelids off people and forced them to watch a viedotape with unknown horrific images as they died. As he delves into the mystery, it leads back to his own deceased father which leads him to read his father's diaries in an attempt to understand why. In doing so, the true story of his father's life, as well as his own, begins to unravel for him
The silent and the damned by Robert Wilson( Recording )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disturbing. Sensual. Haunting. Mario Vega is seven years old and his life is about to change forever. Across the street in an exclusive suburb of Seville his father lies dead on the kitchen floor and his mother has been suffocated under her own pillow. It appears to be a suicide pact, but Inspector Javier Falcon has his doubts when he finds an enigmatic note crushed in the dead man's hand. In the brutal summer heat Falcon starts to dismantle the obscure life of Rafael Vega, only to receive threats from the Russian mafia. His investigation into Vega's neighbours uncovers an American couple with a destructive past and the misery of a famous actor whose only son is in prison for an appalling crime. Falcon's efforts and finding the truth reveal that everything is connected and that there is one more secret in the black heart of Vega's life
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A small death in Lisbon
The blind man of SevilleThe company of strangersThe hidden assassinsThe ignorance of bloodThe vanished handsThe big killingA darkening stainThe silent and the damned
Alternative Names

Robert Wilson auteur britannique de romans policiers

Robert Wilson britischer Krimi-Autor

Robert Wilson Brits schrijver

Robert Wilson brytyjski pisarz, autor kryminałów

Robert Wilson Novelista británico

Robert Wilson scrittore britannico

Vilson Robert

Wilson Robert

Роберт Уилсон

Уилсон, Роберт 1957-

رابرت ویلسون نویسنده بریتانیایی

روبرت ويلسون كاتب من المملكة المتحدة

ウィルスン, ロバート

ロバート・ウィルソン (犯罪小説作家)