WorldCat Identities

McBain, Ed 1926-2005

Overview
Works: 1,843 works in 5,453 publications in 10 languages and 167,347 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Christmas stories  Detective and mystery stories, American  Film and video adaptations  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Contributor, Scenarist, Director, Other, Conceptor
Classifications: PS3515.U585, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Ed McBain, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Ed McBain
Fiddlers : a novel of the 87th Precinct by Ed McBain ( Book )
40 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Detective Steve Carella and his colleagues at the 87th Precinct struggle to discover a link between the apparently random victims of a profile-resistant serial killer who has murdered five times in two weeks
Money, money, money : a novel of the 87th Precinct by Ed McBain ( Book )
40 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The discovery of a mutilated corpse points the way to a major counterfeiting operation, and Steve Carella, Arthur Brown, Meyer Meyer, and Fat Ollie Weeks are all on the case, as they confront a host of bizarre clues and intense media scrutiny
Alice in jeopardy by Ed McBain ( Book )
29 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 3,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When her children are stolen by a kidnapper who demands her late husband's life insurance premiums in exchange for their return, widowed real estate agent Alice Glendenning turns for help to new friend Charlie Hobbs
The last dance : a novel of the 87th Precinct by Ed McBain ( Book )
38 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The hanging death of a nondescript old man in a shabby apartment in the 87th Precinct leads detectives Carella, Meyer, Brown, and Weeks to the discovery of an upcoming musical with ties to a mysterious drug, and a killer
Fat Ollie's book : a novel of the 87th Precinct by Ed McBain ( Book )
39 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After finishing a murder investigation, Fat Ollie Weeks discovers that his car has been broken into and the manuscript for his new crime novel stolen, sending him on a mission of vengeance to catch the culprit
Kiss : a novel of the 87th Precinct by Ed McBain ( Book )
34 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A successful businessman hires an out-of-town bodyguard to protect his wife. Several near-fatal accidents send her into the arms of police detective Steve Caralla and his partner Meyer
The last best Hope by Ed McBain ( Book )
28 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 2,981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Matthew Hope's client wants him to find her husband, Jack. A simple enough job, until a corpse with Jack's ID turns up on the beach
The frumious Bandersnatch : a novel of the 87th Precinct by Ed McBain ( Book )
31 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The disappearance of singer Tamar Valparaiso, a young woman on the verge of launching a successful career in hip hop music, draws Steve Carella into the middle of a kidnapping case as he searches for the missing woman
Hark! : a novel of the 87th Precinct by Ed McBain ( Book )
24 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 2,938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ed McBain concocts a brilliant and intricate thriller about a master criminal who haunts the city with cryptic passages from Shakespeare, directing the detectives of the 87th Precinct to a future crime -- if only they can figure out what he means. The 87th Precinct gets a visit from one of the city's most accomplished criminals -- a thief known as the Deaf Man. Because he might be deaf. Or he might not. So little is known about the man who is harassing Detective Steve Carella with puzzling messages that it is hard to tell. But as soon as a pattern emerges, the detectives of the 87th are forced to hit the books and brush up on their Shakespeare -- because each new clue contains a line from one of his works. Unless they can crack the complicated riddles and beat the Deaf Man at his own cat-and-mouse game, someone is going to end up hurt, or something will be stolen -- or both. It's always so hard to tell with the Deaf Man. Ed McBain brings his most intelligent and devious criminal back to the 87th Precinct with a richly plotted and literary crime
The big bad city : a novel of the 87th Precinct by Ed McBain ( Book )
46 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A nun is murdered in New York City and an autopsy determines she had breast implants. Detectives Steve Carella and Artie Brown discover that Sister Mary Vincent led a double life
Gladly the cross-eyed bear by Ed McBain ( Book )
22 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and Greek, Modern and held by 2,845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Toy designer Lainie Commins sues her boss for patent infringement, claiming he stole her cross-eyed bear. When the man is killed aboard his yacht in Florida, Lainie is accused of murder. Lawyer Mathew Hope takes up her defense
Widows : a novel by Ed McBain ( Book )
39 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Detective Steve Carella and the officers of the 87th Precinct work together to solve a series of murders
There was a little girl by Ed McBain ( Book )
25 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and held by 2,713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Florida PIs Matthew Hope & Co. probe the death of a circus midget. Officially she committed suicide, but her daughter claims she was killed by the animal trainer. By the author of Mary, Mary
Mary, Mary by Ed McBain ( Book )
30 editions published between 1967 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 2,700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young girls. Matthew Hope, the defense attorney who only represents people he believes innocent, believes the eccentric hard-talking Mary Barton would never harm a soul. So does the beautiful, genteel Englishwoman whose life Mary touched years before and who is now footing the bill for her defense. All the money in the world can't buy Matthew Hope a case. As the trial progresses, eyewitnesses place Mary with the victims; one witness even claims to have seen Mary burying
Lullaby : an 87th Precinct novel by Ed McBain ( Book )
33 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Detectives Meyer and Carella investigate a savage murder, gang warfare suddenly erupts in the city, the drug business heats up, and the 87th Precinct finds itself tense and taxed
Downtown : a novel by Ed McBain ( Book )
31 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 2,474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Florida orange grower visits the Big Apple and stumbles into twenty-four hours of wild and funny trouble, finding himself robbed, framed for murder, and hunted by an assassin
Mischief : a novel of the 87th Precinct by Ed McBain ( Book )
21 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Steve Carella of the 87th Precinct faces the precinct's greatest foe, the Deaf Man, when the criminal returns to a life of crime in order to murder the city's graffiti artists
Nocturne by Ed McBain ( Book )
33 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 2,429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An old woman and her cat are shot in an apartment in New York. As officers Steve Carella and Cotton Hawes investigate, they learn the victim was a famous Russian pianist who in her youth gave concerts on both sides of the Atlantic. The killing of the cat tells them it was not a burglary
Vespers : a novel of the 87th Precinct by Ed McBain ( Book )
33 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the symbol of a Satanic cult is left at the murder scene of a young Catholic priest, the cops of the 87th Precinct must keep it from becoming the spark which ignites the racial and ethnic tensions smoldering in the city
Three blind mice : a novel by Ed McBain ( Book )
21 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and held by 2,415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jessica's accused rapists were acquitted and Stephen, her husband, threatened to take justice into his own hands. After they are found murdered, she turns to Matthew Hope to defend her husband
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Hunter, Evan, 1926-2005

Abbott, John 1926-2005 Pseudonym
Cannon, Curt
Cannon, Curt, 1926-2005
Cannon, Curt 1926-2005 Pseudonym
Collins, Hunt
Collins, Hunt, 1926-2005
Collins, Hunt 1926-2005 Pseudonym
Hannon, Ezra
Hannon, Ezra, 1926-2005
Hannon, Ezra 1926-2005 Pseudonym
Hunter, Evan.
Hunter, Even 1926-2005
Lombino, Salvatore 1926-2005 Wirklicher Name
Lombino, Salvatore A.
Lombino, Salvatore A. 1926-2005
Lombino, Salvatore A. 1926-2005 Wirklicher Name
Lombino, Salvatore Albert, 1926-2005
Mac Bain, Ed
Mac Bain, Ed, 1926-2005
Mac Bain, Ed, pseud.
MacBain, Ed
MacBain, Ed, 1926-2005
MacBain, Gill 1926-2005
Makbeins, Eds, 1926-
Marsten, Richard
Marsten, Richard, 1926-2005
Marsten, Richard 1926-2005 Pseudonym
Mc Bain, Ed
Mc Bain, Ed 1926-2005
Mc Bain, Gill 1926-2005
McBain, Ed
McBain, Ed, 1926-
McBain, Ed, 1926-2005
McBain, Ed 1926-2005 Pseudonym
McBain, Ed, pseud.
McBain, Gill 1926-2005 Pseudonym
Rice, Craig 1926-2005 Pseudonym
Макбейн, Эд, 1926-
מקביין, אד, 1926-2005
エドマクベイン, 1926-2005
マクベイン, エド
Languages
English (586)
Japanese (10)
French (6)
Danish (5)
Greek, Modern (3)
Italian (2)
Russian (2)
Swedish (1)
Spanish (1)
Czech (1)
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