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Brewer, Gil 1922-1983

Overview
Works: 132 works in 318 publications in 7 languages and 1,386 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Noir fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Short stories 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor, Creator
Classifications: PS3552.R4177, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gil Brewer
The vengeful virgin by Gil Brewer( Book )

16 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Available for the first time in more than 40 years, this classic tells the story of a gorgeous 18-year-old and her lover who conspire to murder her rich, ailing stepfather, but jealousy and distrust soon sow the seeds of disaster. Original
13 French Street by Gil Brewer( Book )

20 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alex came innocently into the house. His friend had a mysterious sickness. Alex did not know that the sickness was in a woman's soul, and that he would almost die of it, too. Still another big printing of the high-octane novel that had all America talking and enthralled millions by Gil Brewer, author of Some Must Die and A Killer Is Loose
Wild : a Crest original novel of suspense by Gil Brewer( )

8 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I never knew what trouble was until she came back into my life and started fanning the flames on an old torch.?I need you, Lee,? she said. Then she looked up at me with those wonderful, burning dark eyes of hers and I fell into them just like I always did--like it was yesterday and we were crazy in love on Cloud 13. Only it was today. Only she already had a husband. Only he was missing. She wanted me to find him before he found her--and killed her. There were holes in her story. There were holes in my head, too. Because I bought every word of it. Bang! The next thing I knew I was head over heels in a mess of corpses, killers, and wild, wild women
The angry dream by Gil Brewer( )

7 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She was even lovelier than my memory of her. I watched her as she walked into the room, admiring the smooth movement of her fine legs and the curves under the soft weave of her sweater. She tossed her thick dark hair back and walked over to me. "It's been a long time, Al." Her voice still had the husky breathless sound that made my ears burn. I stepped close to her and put my hands on her waist. Her head went back, her eyes shining at me with bitterness and confusion and something else I couldn't read. I drew her to me and felt the soft impact of her body and kissed her-her throat and then her lips. Her mouth opened and her body abandoned itself to mine, her fingernails digging at my back
A killer is loose by Gil Brewer( )

13 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He shot Jake Halloran in the head, then turned to me, smiling, the Luger held loosely in his right hand.?Hello, pal,? he said.?My name's Ralph Angers. What's yours?? That's how I met him, this grave-looking, clean-cut, totally mad young man, who walked through my town with a gun, leaving a wake of tears and agony and murder behind him
Wild to possess ; A taste for sin by Gil Brewer( Book )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

WILD TO POSSESSLew Brookbank is running from his grief. His wife had left him for another man, and he had discovered them together--murdered. Drowning himself in gin, one night he stumbles across a parked car where a man and a woman are plotting the kidnapping and murder of the man's wife. At first he thinks he should turn them in, but there is some real money involved here, and he makes the liquor-fueled decision to follow them and work a double-cross of his own. But Lew doesn't figure on Clarkson, brother of his dead wife's lover. Clarkson wants to bring him back to pay for the death of his brother. But there's no turning back on the plan now--Lew has got to see this one through to the end.A TASTE FOR SINJim Phalen is obsessed with Felice. He can't get enough of her wild ways, her wicked charms. She is hot like no woman he has ever met before. They're quite a pair. Unfortunately, Felice is married to bank manager George Anderson. But Felice has a plan--to kill her husband one night while he works at the bank and steal all the money. Jim thinks the idea is crazy. But the more he figures it, the more he thinks that it just might work. He knows he had to have Felice. Just the thought of her drives him nuts. But can he create the perfect plan to possess her, and steal the money, too? It's crazy alright--but it just might work
And the girl screamed by Gil Brewer( )

14 editions published between 1956 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They would stop at nothing! The willowy blonde, in a fluffy white skirt, stood over him. She was smoking a cigarette through the black mask that covered her face. "Hello, honey," she said softly. "Do you like me?" She knelt on one knee. Her hand caressed his cheek, the other hand holding the cigarette. As the blonde kissed him on the mouth she ground her cigarette into his fleash. He yelled, but she kept up the kissing and the burning. "Atta girl! Give it to him again!" one of the boys shouted. "Next?" They were teen-agers-kids. But they were capable o
Little tramp : a Crest original novel of suspense by Gil Brewer( )

11 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Where was he' Why was he here, with this kid' What had he done' Hazily he watched her come toward him, saw her hips sway beneath flimsy lace, the swell of full breasts in the skimpy bra. 'How did we get here'' he demanded. She laughed 'Don't you remember, honey' You kidnapped me ... 'nd ... ' Remember' He remembered that she had cost him his job. Dimly he recalled cursing her out in a dozen bars, getting blind drunk. And he had a vague memory of her behind the wheel of a car. She had kidnapped him! Now she was missing, and the cops would be hot on the trail. Which story would they swallow - his or hers' He saw her angelic smile and knew the answer. He was trapped. 'Come on, Gary, ' she said. 'Let's have some fun.'
Vi er begge mordere by Gil Brewer( )

5 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in English and Danish and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

?What I can't stand is knowing she's out right now playing around.? The tall, heavy-set man stared at me, his eyes burning a hole in my bullet-proof vest.?Trail her every minute, Morgan. Every minute. Don't let her out of your sight!? It was the easiest assignment in years. I'm Morgan--and I'm one of the guys she played with. The trouble came later--when I found out that her game was MURDER--and I was picked for the fall guy!
Redheads die quickly and other stories by Gil Brewer( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of Gil Brewer's noir short stories
The brat by Gil Brewer( )

5 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She looked at the rotting, sun-blasted shack, the one room where they all lived, slept, made love, died. Looked at the dusty lawn where no grass grew. At the steaming swamp, at her tobacco-spitting mother. Saw the sly, lustful eyes of her father's friends. Then she looked at her own lush beauty. Get me out of here, she prayed. Oh, please get me out of here! I'll pay any price
The red scarf by Gil Brewer( Book )

14 editions published between 1958 and 1983 in 4 languages and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No es lo mismo meterse en un lío que saber salirse de él, y salirse con un beneficio en el bolsillo. Pero Gerard Hann, aunque a simple vista no lo parezca, es un muchacho astuto, lo bastante flexible para acomodar sus planes al desarrollo de las circunstancias. No tiene, pues, nada de extraño que, al final, al teniente Hopper casi le salga humo de la cabeza
A devil for O'Shaugnessy ; The three-way split : two mysteries by Gil Brewer( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

77 Rue Paradis by Gil Brewer( )

6 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It began here for Baron - the whole grotesque skein of terror - here in this Marseilles street of despair, the street called the Rue Paradis. There was Gorssmann, fat and corrupt, who waited until Baron scraped bottom - and then blackmailed him into treason. And Lili, the dark, lovely gain, who fell in love with Baron - and worked for the man determined to destroy him. Altogether for Frank baron it was a small hell on the street called Paradise
Satan is a woman by Gil Brewer( Book )

10 editions published between 1951 and 1966 in 6 languages and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Larry Cole is determined to do whatever he can to get his brother Tad out of prison, but his growing obsession with sinister blond seductress Joan threatens to lead him into his own life of crime
So rich, so dead by Gil Brewer( Book )

10 editions published between 1951 and 1970 in 5 languages and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nude on thin ice : memory of passion by Gil Brewer( Book )

6 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Nude on thin ice, Ken McCall travels west to fulfill a friend's last wish and finds himself in the middle of dames and a dangerous murder plot. Memory of passion shares the story of Bill Sommers, who has it all until he gets a call from his long-lost love, who doesn't appear to have changed at all in 20 years!
REDHEADS DIE QUICKLY by Gil Brewer( )

2 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The three-way split : an original Gold Medal novel by Gil Brewer( Book )

5 editions published between 1960 and 1961 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Erotics ; Gun the Dame Down ; Angry Arnold by Gil Brewer( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Erotics: Chris Pope is framed for a murder he didn't commit and in order to clear his name, has to stay one step ahead of the cops and find the stolen money first
 
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The vengeful virgin
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Wild to possess ; A taste for sinA devil for O'Shaugnessy ; The three-way split : two mysteries
Alternative Names
Brewer, Gil

Brewer, Gilbert 1922-1983

Fitzgerald Eric 1922-1983

Gil Brewer Amerikaans schrijver (1922-1983)

Morgan Bailey 1922-1983

Languages
English (111)

French (17)

Danish (7)

Catalan (5)

Spanish (5)

Finnish (5)

Hebrew (1)