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Corbett, David 1953-

Overview
Works: 11 works in 55 publications in 3 languages and 3,376 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Musical fiction  Short stories  Short stories, American  Detective and mystery fiction  Suspense fiction  Love stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3603.O732, 813.6
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Done for a dime by David Corbett( Book )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 561 libraries worldwide
Detective Dennis Murchison investigates two suspects in the murder of a legendary blues musician, unaware that the real killers have become involved in a deadly real-estate development scheme
The devil's redhead : a novel by David Corbett( Book )
15 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 503 libraries worldwide
Dan Abatangelo is busted by the DEA after trying to make one last run of marijuana before going straight. Having served his full ten-year term after plea-bargaining to lighten his crew's sentences, Dan is determined to get back together with Shel Beaudry, the love of his life, despite his probation guidelines and the fact that she is the mistress to an underling in a ruthless crime ring
Do they know I'm running? : a novel by David Corbett( Book )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 427 libraries worldwide
Roque Montalvo must bring his uncle and two others from El Salvador to California through smuggling routes through Guatemala and Mexico to the U.S. border
The best American mystery stories 2009 ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 336 libraries worldwide
The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short fiction and nonfiction. Each volume's series editor selects notable works from hundreds of periodicals. A special guest editor, a leading writer in the field, then chooses the best twenty or so pieces to publish. This unique system has made the Best American series the most respected--and most popular--of its kins
The mercy of the night : a novel by David Corbett( Book )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 307 libraries worldwide
Phelan Tierney helps people who hope to start their lives over. When a young woman he's taken under his wing disappears, the former lawyer devotes himself to finding her, despite her puzzlingly unhelpful family and his own ghosts. Jacquelina Garza has been to hell and back. Abducted and tortured by a child predator when she was eight years old, she still, years later, bears the scars of the incident and its aftermath, including a very public trial. Her teenage life takes an even steeper downward spiral when she's drawn into a murder case that threatens to tear apart her hometown of Rio Mirada, the gateway to Napa Valley's opulence. Can these two wayward souls find redemption amid the convenient lies and difficult truths that have followed them for so long?
Blood of Paradise : a novel by David Corbett( Book )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and French and held by 248 libraries worldwide
Protection specialist Jude agrees to grant a favor to one of his dad's old pals, but he underestimates the players and the stakes. When he tumbles into a web of Third World corruption and personal betrayal, everything he values--and everyone he loves--is threatened. Only the greatest of sacrifices will save them
The art of character : creating memorable characters for fiction, film, and tv by David Corbett( Book )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 181 libraries worldwide
"The ultimate guide for creating captivating charactersFormer private investigator and New York Times Notable author David Corbett offers a unique and indispensable toolkit for creating characters that come vividly to life on the page and linger in memory. Corbett provides an inventive, inspiring, and vastly entertaining blueprint to all the elements of characterization--from initial inspiration to realization--with special insights into the power of secrets and contradictions, the embodiment of roles, managing the "tyranny of motive," and mastering crucial techniques required for memorable dialogue and unforgettable scenes. This is a how-to guide for both aspiring and accomplished writers that renders all other books of its kind obsolete"--
Watchlist two serial thrillers in one killer book by Jeffery Deaver( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
From International Thriller Writers, comes Watchlist: two powerful novellas featuring the same thrilling cast of characters in one major suspenseful package. "The Chopin Manuscript" and "The Copper Bracelet" are collaborations of some of the world's greatest thriller writers, including Lee Child, Joseph Finder, Lisa Scottoline, and Jeffery Deaver, who conceived the characters and set the plots in motion. The other authors each wrote a chapter and Deaver then completed what he started, bringing both novellas to their startling conclusions. In the first novella, "The Chopin Manuscript", former war crimes investigator Harold Middleton possesses a previously unknown score by Frederick Chopin. But he is unaware that, locked within it's handwritten notes, lies a secret that now threatens the lives of thousands of Americans. As he races from Poland to America to uncover the mystery of the manuscript, Middleton will be accused of murder, pursued by federal agents, and targeted by assassins. Other authors include Linda Barnes, Brett Battles, David Corbett, Jim Fusilli, John Gilstrap, James Grady, David Hewson, John Land, David Liss, Gayle Lynds, John Ramsey Miller, P.J. Parrish, Ralph Pezzullo, James Phelan, S.J. Rozan, Jenny Siler, Peter Spiegelman, Erica Spindler
The mercy of the night by David Corbett( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Phelan Tierney helps people who hope to start their lives over. When a young woman he's taken under his wing disappears, the former lawyer devotes himself to finding her, despite her puzzlingly unhelpful family and his own ghosts. Jacquelina Garza has been to hell and back. Abducted and tortured by a child predator when she was eight years old, she still, years later, bears the scars of the incident and its aftermath, including a very public trial. Her teenage life takes an even steeper downward spiral when she's drawn into a murder case that threatens to tear apart her hometown of Rio Mirada, the gateway to Napa Valley's opulence. Can these two wayward souls find redemption amid the convenient lies and difficult truths that have followed them for so long?
Killing yourself to survive : stories by David Corbett( Book )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Includes six stories of desperation and death. Sterling Associates recruited Satcher in the killing fields of Iraq. A marine who learned the brutalities and frustrations of war in Fallujah, Satcher was ideal for Sterling, a shadowy corporation whose business is to kill for America when the CIA can't. He comes to Guatemala, the deadliest nation in the Americas, to kidnap a Sinaloan cartel member and turn him against his family. There he meets Odilia, an idealistic young lawyer dedicated to raising her country from the mire. Both want to save Guatemala, but Satcher's method means destroying it first
The copper bracelet by Jeffery Deaver( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Middleton is drawn into an international terror plot that threatens to send India and Pakistan into full-scale nuclear war
 
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Alternative Names
コーベット, デイヴィッド
Languages
English (50)
French (3)
Japanese (2)
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