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Gruber, Michael 1940-

Overview
Works: 30 works in 324 publications in 17 languages and 15,052 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Suspense fiction  Psychological fiction  Juvenile works  Fantasy fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Paranormal fiction  Young adult works  Horror tales  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator
Classifications: PS3607.R68, 813.6
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Most widely held works about Michael Gruber
 
Most widely held works by Michael Gruber
The book of air and shadows by Michael Gruber( Book )

46 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 2,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desperately typing out the details of a case that puts him at the center of a deadly conspiracy, intellectual property lawyer Jake Mishkin recounts how a bookstore fire led to the discovery of the whereabouts of one of the most valuable historical items in the world
The good son : a novel by Michael Gruber( Book )

21 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Somewhere in Pakistan, Sonia Laghari and eight fellow members of a symposium on peace are being held captive by armed terrorists. Sonia, a deeply religious woman as well as a Jungian psychologist, has become the de facto leader of the kidnapped group, while her son Theo, an ex-Delta soldier, uses his military connections to find and free the victims
Tropic of night by Michael Gruber( Book )

37 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her sister is killed during a scientific study, an anthropologist fakes her own suicide and hides in Miami to prevent herself from becoming the latest victim in a string of ritualistic murders, while police detective Jimmy Paz tries to figure out how witness memories are being erased
The forgery of Venus by Michael Gruber( Book )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having inherited his father's considerable artistic talents but unable to find buyers for his works, Chaz Wilmot accepts a commission to restore an antique fresco in a European castle, a job that brings unexpected success and a sinister offer
The witch's boy by Michael Gruber( Book )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A grotesque foundling turns against the witch who sacrificed almost everything to raise him when he becomes consumed by the desire for money and revenge against those who have hurt him, but he eventually finds his true heart's desire
Valley of bones : a novel by Michael Gruber( Book )

35 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 1,376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigating the murder of an oil tycoon, detective Jimmy Paz interviews an unlikely suspect in pious young Emmylou Dideroff, whose claim about her ability to commune with saints places her sanity in question
Night of the jaguar by Michael Gruber( Book )

19 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miami detective Jimmy Paz risks everything to save his daughter and stop a series of murders involving the gruesome killings of affluent Cuban-American businessmen, crimes that could be tied to the murder in Colombia of an American priest
The return : a novel by Michael Gruber( Book )

13 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The real Richard Marder would shock his acquaintances, if they ever met him. Marder is perfectly comfortable keeping his true self a secret from his clients, his friends and his daughter. Even his wife, long dead, didn't know the real man behind the calm, cultured mask he presents to the world. Only an old army buddy from Vietnam, Patrick Francis Skelly, knows what Marder is capable of. Then, a shattering piece of news awakens Marder's buried desire for vengeance; with nothing left to lose, he sets off to punish the people whose actions, years earlier, changed his life. Uninvited, Skelly shows up and the two of them together raise the stakes far beyond anything Marder could have envisioned. As Marder and Skelly set out on the road, headed toward an apocalypse of their own making, Marder learns that good motives and sense of justice can't always protect the people a man loves. A range of fearsomely real characters, from a brutally violent crime lord to a daringly courageous young woman, a roller-coaster of twists and turns, and a shattering exploration of what constitutes morality in the face of evil, Michael Gruber has once more proven that he is "a gifted and natural storyteller" (Chicago Tribune) and shows why he has been called "the Stephen King of crime writing." (Denver Post). If Jack Reacher and George Smiley met, this is the adventure that would result"--
The good son : [a novel] by Michael Gruber( Recording )

12 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Somewhere in Pakistan, Sonia Laghari and eight fellow members of a symposium on peace are being held captive by armed terrorists. Sonia, a deeply religious woman as well as a Jungian psychologist, has become the de facto leader of the kidnapped group, while her son Theo, an ex-Delta soldier, uses his military connections to find and free the victims
Valley of bones by Michael Gruber( Recording )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rookie cop Tito Morales arrives at the Trianon Hotel in time to see a wealthy oilman plunge ten stories and impale himself on a nearby fence. Soon Morales is joined by detective Jimmy Paz. Together Paz and Morales enter the hotel and discover, in the dead man's room, a most unusual suspect, an otherworldly woman by the name of Emmylou Dideroff. She emerges from a rapturous, prayerlike state and admits that she had a motive for killing the oilman. Psychologist Lorna Wise is enlisted in an effort to make sense of things that go beyond Emmylou's explanation of the murder
The book of air and shadows : a novel by Michael Gruber( Recording )

16 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jake Mishkin's seemingly innocent job as an intellectual property lawyer has put him at the center of a deadly conspiracy and a chase to find a priceless treasure involving William Shakespeare. As he awaits a killer---or killers---unknown, Jake writes an account of the events that led to this deadly endgame, a frantic chase that began when a fire in an antiquarian bookstore revealed the hiding place of letters containing a shocking secret, concealed for four hundred years. In a frantic race from New York to England and Switzerland, Jake finds himself matching wits with a shadowy figure who seems to anticipate his every move. What at first seems like a thrilling puzzle waiting to be deciphered soon turns into a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse, where no one---not family, not friends, not lovers---is to be trusted. Moving between twenty-first-century America and seventeenth-century England, this is a modern thriller that brilliantly re-creates Shakespeare's life at the turn of the seventeenth century and combines an ingenious and intricately layered plot with a devastating portrait of a contemporary man on the brink of self-discovery ... or self-destruction
The return : a novel by Michael Gruber( Recording )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The real Richard Marder would shock his acquaintances, if they ever met him. Marder is perfectly comfortable keeping his true self a secret from his clients, his friends and his daughter. Even his wife, long dead, didn't know the real man behind the calm, cultured mask he presents to the world. Only an old army buddy from Vietnam, Patrick Francis Skelly, knows what Marder is capable of. Then, a shattering piece of news awakens Marder's buried desire for vengeance; with nothing left to lose, he sets off to punish the people whose actions, years earlier, changed his life. Uninvited, Skelly shows up and the two of them together raise the stakes far beyond anything Marder could have envisioned. As Marder and Skelly set out on the road, headed toward an apocalypse of their own making, Marder learns that good motives and sense of justice can't always protect the people a man loves
Tropic of night by Michael Gruber( Recording )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jane Doe was a promising anthropologist, an expert on shamanism. Now she's nothing, a shadow living under an assumed identity in Miami with a little girl to protect. Everyone thinks she's dead. Or so Jane hopes. Then the killings start, a series of ritualistic murders that terrifies all of Miami. The investigator is Jimmy Paz, a Cuban-American police detective. There are witnesses, but they can recall almost nothing of the events, as though their memory has been erased -- as if a spell has been cast on each of them. Equally bizarre is the string of clues Paz uncovers: a divination charm, exotic drugs found in the bodies of the victims, a century-old report telling of a secret place in the heart of Africa. These clues point Paz inexorably toward the fugitive, Jane Doe, and force Jane to realize that the darkness she has fled is hunting her down. By the time her path intersects with Jimmy Paz's, the two will be thrust into a cataclysmic battle with an evil unimaginable to the Western mind. Performed by Margaret Whitton
The witch's boy by Michael Gruber( Recording )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A grotesque foundling turns against the witch who sacrificed almost everything to raise him when he becomes consumed by the desire for money and revenge against those who have hurt him, but he eventually finds his true heart's desire
Night of the Jaguar by Michael Gruber( Recording )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Deep in the jungles of Colombia, an American priest is shot dead in his makeshift church. A few weeks later, an Indian shaman arrives in south Florida, armed only with a bag of totems and the fearsome power of Jaguar, his god. When affluent Cuban-American businessmen begin dying in gruesome fashion, seemingly eaten alive by a massive jungle cat, Jimmy Paz, Miami's resident expert on the deeply weird, is called out of his self-imposed retirement to find the killer. However, Paz has problems of his own: he and his seven-year-old daughter Amelia are both haunted by dreams of Jaguar, who has come to take her as a sacrifice. To save his daughter and stop the murders, Paz will have to reach into the deepest corners of his soul"--Container
Erbrecht und Vermögensnachfolge by Michael Gruber( Book )

5 editions published in 2010 in German and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Um Vermogen erfolgreich weiterzugeben, sind die Kenntnis der wichtigsten Fragestellungen und Informationen zu Einflussfaktoren und -moglichkeiten unerlasslich, denn falsche Weichenstellungen konnen zu mageblichen Verlusten fuhren. In dem Band wird die Literatur und Rechtsprechung zum Thema umfassend aufbereitet. Die Autoren veranschaulichen wichtige Fragen anhand zahlreicher Beispiele aus der Praxis und weisen auf haufige Fehler hin. Mit Checklisten, tabellarischen Ubersichten und Grafiken zu Verfahrensablaufen
Le fils de la sorcière by Michael Gruber( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dans un pays lointain, à une époque ancienne, une sorcière vivant dans la forêt avec son chat découvre un bébé difforme. Elle le recueille et le confie aux bons soins d'une ourse brune, Ysul, qui baptise l'enfant "Lump". Celui-ci grandit et devient solitaire, en dépit des attentions de son entourage
El libro del aire y de las sombras by Michael Gruber( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nachtrituelen by Michael Gruber( Recording )

1 edition published in 2007 in Dutch and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een Amerikaanse archeologe, die de magisch-religieuze riten van een Afrikaanse stam heeft bestudeerd, probeert samen met een detective een seriemoordenaar op te sporen die rituele moorden pleegt in de omgeving van Miami
 
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The book of air and shadows
Alternative Names
Gruber, Majkl 1940-

Grūbers, Maikls, 1940-

Michael Gruber Amerikaans schrijver

Майкл Грубер

גראבער, מיקל 1940-

גרובער, מיקל 1940-

גרובר, מיקל, 1940-

그루버, 마이클 1940-

グルーバー, マイケル

マイケル・グラバー (作家)

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The good son : a novelTropic of nightThe forgery of VenusThe witch's boyValley of bones : a novelNight of the jaguarThe good son : [a novel]Valley of bones