WorldCat Identities

Nance, John J.

Overview
Works: 140 works in 483 publications in 6 languages and 29,704 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Political fiction  Suspense fiction  Adventure stories 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PS3564.A546, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John J Nance
Blackout by John J Nance ( Book )
14 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 2,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The master of the airplane thriller and bestselling author of "Pandora's Clock" is back in his most harrowing adventure ever. After a Boeing 747-400 is rocked by an explosion which kills one of the pilots, FBI agent Kat Bronsky suspects that a deadly new weapon has been deployed
Headwind by John J Nance ( Book )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Captain Craig Dayton must keep his Boeing 737 one step ahead of authorities who are trying to arrest one of his passengers, a former President of the United States
Fire flight by John J Nance ( Book )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 2,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When wildfires threaten two national parks and countless homes, retired fire bomber Clark Maxwell joins his former teammates despite the fact that their air tankers are breaking apart with fatal consequences
Pandora's clock by John J Nance ( Book )
25 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 2,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An airliner whose passengers have been infected with a deadly virus is ordered to land in the Sahara to be quarantined. As everyone on board will die anyway, the CIA decides to exploit the situation by shooting it down and blaming Arabs. In the air battle that follows Capt. James Holland, the pilot of the Boeing 747, shows what he is made of
Orbit by John J Nance ( Book )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 2,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A passenger on a 2009 space flight, Kip Dawson faces death after a micrometeorite damages the capsule and kills the pilot, and types his epitaph on the ship's computer, unaware that his writings are being read on the Internet by a horrified public
The last hostage by John J Nance ( Book )
20 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and Danish and held by 1,946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An airliner is hijacked by its pilot who threatens to destroy it unless a passenger confesses to a crime. The passenger is a judge who allegedly covered up for a pedophile who tortured and killed the pilot's daughter. A woman FBI agent comes on board during a refuelling and the two negotiate in the air. By the author of Medusa's Child
Saving Cascadia by John J Nance ( Book )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A seismologist's warnings that a Pacific island targeted for resort development will be destroyed in an earthquake are disregarded in the wake of an ambitious builder's plans to make millions through a new casino and hotel
Medusa's child by John J Nance ( Book )
20 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in 5 languages and held by 1,826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As a Boeing 727 circles over Washington awaiting to land, the pilot discovers he is carrying a nuclear bomb set to explode shortly. The bomb was brought on board by the wife of a defense scientist with a grudge against the government. She thought she was transporting a scientific instrument. The novel describes the drama that follows as the pilot flies out to sea. By the author of Pandora's Clock
Turbulence by John J Nance ( Book )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the first-ever commercial airline mutiny occurs on Meridian Flight 6 during an unscheduled emergency landing in Nigeria, NATO and the CIA believe that the plane has been hijacked by terrorists who are carrying a lethal chemical weapon
Skyhook by John J Nance ( Book )
7 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dr. Ben Coles investigates suspicions that his new airplane safety technology has been sabotaged, while pilot's daughter April Rosen tries to figure out what caused her father's near-collision in midair
Final approach : a novel by John J Nance ( Book )
8 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Joe, a National Transportation Safety Board investigator, faces the tough job of figuring out what happened in the aviation disaster of North American Airlines Flight 255
Splash of colors : the self-destruction of Braniff International by John J Nance ( Book )
6 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
What goes up : the global assault on our atmosphere by John J Nance ( Book )
5 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Blind trust by John J Nance ( Book )
4 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Phoenix rising by John J Nance ( Book )
6 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman entrepreneur, Elizabeth Sterling, starts up an airline and to underline its commitment to comfort and elegance names it Pan Am, which was famous for it. Immediately, a concerted campaign of intrigue and accidents is launched by the big boys to force her out of business. By the author of Final Approach
Orbit by John J Nance ( Recording )
19 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For Kip Dawson, winning a passenger seat on American Space Adventure's first commercial spaceflight is a dream come true. It's a bittersweet moment of triumph, however, muted by his wife's terror over his acceptance of the prize. A successful launch quickly turns into chaos when a micrometeor punches through the spacecraft, leaving the radios and the pilot dead. Kip is truly alone and has no way to get the ship home, so with nothing to do but wait for the end, he writes his epitaph on the ship's laptop computer. He is totally unaware of the struggle being made to rescue him or of the audience of millions who are reading his messages and tracking his every word on the Internet
Scorpion strike by John J Nance ( Book )
4 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A hastily assembled strike force flies into Iraq to stop the release of an artificial virus by Saddam Hussein
On shaky ground by John J Nance ( Book )
5 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Saving Cascadia by John J Nance ( Recording )
16 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A millionaire real-estate developer opens a resort casino, hotel, and convention center on Cascadia Island, off the coast of Washington, but when earthquakes and a huge tsunami off the coast endanger hundreds of tourists and residents a helicopter company is called in for rescue
Blackout by Connie Willis ( Recording )
16 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On a routine flight to Hong Kong, a Boeing jet is rocked by an explosion that leaves one pilot dead and the other blinded. An investigation is called and as it proceeds, FBI agent and terrorism specialist Kat Bronsky is assigned to hunt down the crew of a Global Express business jet spotted nearby just before the explosion
 
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Alternative Names
Nance, John, 1946-
ナンス, ジョン・J
Languages
English (203)
Danish (9)
German (8)
Czech (2)
French (1)
Italian (1)
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