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Ellis, David 1967-

Overview
Works: 41 works in 339 publications in 9 languages and 32,502 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Suspense fiction  Suspense fiction, American  Legal stories  Detective and mystery stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3555.L59485, 813.54
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Publications about David Ellis
Publications by David Ellis
Most widely held works by David Ellis
Guilty wives : a novel by James Patterson( Book )
23 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 4,154 libraries worldwide
"No husbands allowed. Only minutes after Abbie Elliot and her three best friends step off of a private helicopter, they enter the most luxurious, sumptuous, sensually pampering hotel they have ever been to. Their lavish presidential suite overlooks MonteCarlo, and they surrender: to the sun and pool, to the sashimi and sake, to the Bruno Paillard champagne. For four days they're free to live someone else's life. As the weekend moves into pulsating discos, high-stakes casinos, and beyond, Abbie is transported to the greatest pleasure and release she has ever known. What happened last night? In the morning's harsh light, Abbie awakens on a yacht, surrounded by police. Something awful has happened--something impossible, unthinkable. Abbie, Winnie, Serena, and Bryah are arrested and accused of the foulest crime imaginable. And now the vacation of a lifetime becomes the fight of a lifetime--for survival. GUILTY WIVES is the ultimate indulgence, the kind of nonstop joy-ride of excess, friendship, betrayal, and danger that only James Patterson can create"--
Mistress by James Patterson( Book )
15 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 3,553 libraries worldwide
"Ben isn't like most people. Unable to control his racing thoughts, he's a man consumed by his obsessions: movies, motorcycles, presidential trivia-and Diana Hotchkiss, a beautiful woman Ben knows he can never have. When Diana is found dead outside her apartment, Ben's infatuation drives him on a hunt to find out what happened to the love of his life. Ben soon discovers that the woman he pined for was hiding a shocking double life. And now someone is out to stop Ben from uncovering the truth about Diana's illicit affairs."
Invisible by James Patterson( Book )
10 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 2,922 libraries worldwide
"Everyone thinks Emmy Dockery is crazy. Obsessed with finding the link between hundreds of unsolved cases, Emmy has taken leave from her job as an FBI researcher. Now all she has are the newspaper clippings that wallpaper her bedroom, and her recurring nightmares of an all-consuming fire. Not even Emmy's ex-boyfriend, field agent Harrison "Books" Bookman, will believe her that hundreds of kidnappings, rapes, and murders are all connected. That is, until Emmy finds a piece of evidence he can't afford to ignore. More murders are reported by the day--and they're all inexplicable. No motives, no murder weapons, no suspects. Could one person really be responsible for these unthinkable crimes?"--
The hidden man by David Ellis( Book )
23 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,135 libraries worldwide
Jason Kolarich is a midwestern everyman with a linebacker's build and an easy smart-ass remark. He's a young, intelligent, and successful attorney; but he's also struggling with a horrific tragedy that threatens to unravel his own life, and possibly the lives of everyone he holds dear.--From publisher's description
Guilty wives by James Patterson( Sound Recording )
21 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,959 libraries worldwide
No husbands allowed Only minutes after Abbie Elliot and her three best friends step off of a private helicopter, they enter the most luxurious, sumptuous, sensually pampering hotel they have ever been to. For four days they're free to live someone else's life. In the morning's harsh light, Abbie awakens on a yacht, surrounded by police. Something awful has happened--something impossible, unthinkable. Abbie, Winnie, Serena, and Bryah are arrested and accused of the foulest crime imaginable
Eye of the beholder by David Ellis( Book )
20 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,767 libraries worldwide
Having built a successful career based on his famous prosecution of a serial killer fifteen years earlier, attorney Paul Riley realizes that his past case has eerie ties to a new series of murders and that the killer has an agenda aimed specifically at Paul himself
Breach of trust by David Ellis( Book )
17 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 1,748 libraries worldwide
Blaming himself for the deaths of his wife, his infant daughter, and an informant a year earlier, vigilante Jason Kolarich is forced by the FBI to bring down the organization of a corrupt governor of Illinois, a case that reveals devastating truths about his family's deaths
In the company of liars by David Ellis( Book )
13 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,665 libraries worldwide
A woman accused of murder is caught in a tortuous psychological maze that leaves her only one escape'suicide. Or does it' Told in reverse chronological order, from its enigmatic end to its brilliant beginning, In the Company of Liars is a tantalizing tour de force'a "compelling new novel of intrigue, murder, and terrorism" (The Philadelphia Inquirer)
Life sentence by David Ellis( Book )
18 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 1,580 libraries worldwide
Years after a party that resulted in a teen's death, Jon Soliday, legal counsel to a politician and close childhood friend who is running for governor, realizes with horror that his fellow partygoers are being killed off
Jury of one by David Ellis( Book )
16 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,532 libraries worldwide
Shelly Trotter, an able and determined lawyer and a children's rights advocate, is thrust into a world in which she's completely unschooled -- the criminal court. Her client is a seventeen-year-old accused of killing a policeman, and she begins to suspect that he may have been involved in an undercover operation to entrap dirty cops, though his role in the scheme remains unclear. Was he the target or the bait -- and what does the prosecution really have against him?
Mistress by James Patterson( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,437 libraries worldwide
Ben isn't like most people. Unable to control his racing thoughts, he's a man consumed by his obsessions: movies, motorcycles, presidential trivia -- and Diana Hotchkiss, a beautiful woman Ben would do anything for. When Diana's body is found outside her apartment, her death is ruled a suicide. But Ben knows that the bubbly, vivacious girl he loved would never have killed herself. His infatuation drives him on a hunt for the truth and he soon discovers that the woman he pined for was hiding a dangerous double life. To her family, she was a sweet Midwestern girl who helped her brother get clean. But in the political world of Washington, DC, she was a manipulative go-getter who used her sexual prowess to get what she wanted. And now Ben is convinced that someone is out to stop him from uncovering the secrets behind Diana's illicit affairs
The wrong man by David Ellis( Book )
14 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,298 libraries worldwide
When Jason Kolarich accepts the case of a homeless Iraq War veteran accused of murdering a young paralegal, his course seems clear: to mount an insanity defense for a man suffering so badly from post-traumatic stress disorder that he has no real memory of the crime. But as Kolarich digs deeper, he realizes that, unlikely as it seems, his client is probably innocent. Only days before her death, the murdered paralegal had stumbled onto something she wasn't supposed to know . . . information that someone would kill to keep secret. Her murder was no random crime but a targeted hit, and the wrong man was charged. As Jason Kolarich races to discover the truth in time to save his client, he finds himself embroiled in a mystery involving the Mob, a mysterious assassin known only as "Gin Rummy," and a conspiracy of wealthy international terrorists with explosive plans for his city. With thousands of lives at stake, Kolarich has more on the line than ever before . . . and time is running out
Invisible by James Patterson( Sound Recording )
9 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,259 libraries worldwide
Emma Dockery is obsessed with finding a link between the unsolved cases that number in the hundreds. So obsessed she has taken a leave from the FBI, has covered her bedroom walls with the newspaper clippings, and has recurring nightmares. No one believes her when she says they are all connected, until she finds evidence that cannot be ignored. More crimes happen without explanation, motives, weapons, or suspects. Could only one person really be to blame for all of them?
Line of vision by David Ellis( Book )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and Dutch and held by 1,136 libraries worldwide
Marty Kalish was already "suffocating in the heat of an affair with a married woman" when she tells him that a stranger broke into the house and shot her husband. The police arrest Marty as a suspect when they learn that he was outside the house that night.--Jacket
The last alibi by David Ellis( Book )
6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,094 libraries worldwide
James Drinker is a bit of an oddball. A funny looking geeky loner, he walks into Jason Kolarich's office one day with a preemptive concern. Two women have recently been murdered, seemingly by the same killer, and Drinker thinks he will be the main suspect. One woman was his ex girlfriend and the other was a friend. He's the only link between the victims and he has no alibi for the night of either murder. Believing he's the target of a frame up, Drinker hires Kolarich for his defense. Something about James Drinker seems off from the start but Kolarich doesn't give it too much thought. Until another murder occurs. And then another. And as he begins to probe his client's life and story more closely it quickly becomes clear that nothing about James Drinker is what it seems and that the target of the frame up isn't Drinker but Kolarich. Unable to stop a serial killer and prove his own innocence without breaking his sworn attorney client privilege, Jason Kolarich must hunt for the truth about James Drinker, the series of brutal murders, and why he's been set up to take the fall. The answers will be beyond anything he could have imagined
Breach of trust by David Ellis( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 645 libraries worldwide
Jason Kolarich has spent the past year struggling to recover from the horrific deaths of his wife and baby daughter. On the night of their deaths, Kolarich was at the office, awaiting a call from a confidential informant named Ernesto Ramirez -- a call that never came. Kolarich blames himself not only for the deaths of his wife and child, but for the informant's murder as well. He can't bring back his family, but he can find out who killed Ramirez and bring the killer to justice
The hidden man by David Ellis( Sound Recording )
9 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 442 libraries worldwide
Attorney Jason Kolarich is a Midwestern everyman with a lineman's build and an easy sarcastic remark. He's young, intelligent, and driven, but he's also saddled with an overwhelming emotional burden, one that threatens to unravel his own life, and possibly the lives of those around him
Eye of the beholder by David Ellis( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 402 libraries worldwide
Having built a successful career based on his famous prosecution of a serial killer fifteen years earlier, attorney Paul Riley realizes that his past case has eerie ties to a new series of murders and that the killer has an agenda aimed specifically at Paul himself
The last alibi by David Ellis( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 377 libraries worldwide
Jason Kolarich is in a bad way; physically wounded and emotionally wrecked after his last case, he's self medicating with prescription painkillers, too much alcohol, and brief affairs. When one of these affairs turns sour, Kolarich is left fending off the advances of a beautiful, nefarious woman who may be more than she appears. And Kolarich's next client isn't going to make life any easier. Marshall Renfro is the prime suspect in a string of serial murders, and hires Kolarich as his defender
In the company of liars by David Ellis( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 374 libraries worldwide
In the Company of liars is a truly original thriller, strikingly fresh and unpredictable. Told in chronological reverse, from its enigmatic end to its brilliant beginning, the novel is centered on a woman who is on trial for murder, Allison Pagone, a mother caught between compelling forces, each represented by someone who may not care if the pressure kills her in the end. A prosecutor wants Allison convicted and put on death row
 
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Alternative Names
Elliss, Deivids 1967-
エリス, デイヴィッド
Languages
English (236)
Dutch (14)
Spanish (10)
French (6)
Polish (5)
Czech (3)
Turkish (1)
Japanese (1)
Russian (1)
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