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Armstrong, Charlotte 1905-1969

Overview
Works: 153 works in 663 publications in 13 languages and 12,865 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery fiction  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PS3501.R566, 813.52
Publication Timeline
Key
Publications about Charlotte Armstrong
Publications by Charlotte Armstrong
Publications by Charlotte Armstrong, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Charlotte Armstrong
The balloon man by Charlotte Armstrong( Book )
30 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 833 libraries worldwide
Oorspr. titel en uitg. The balloon man, 1968
The gift shop by Charlotte Armstrong( Book )
14 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 731 libraries worldwide
An exciting mystery in which Jean Cunliffe helps Harry Fairchild find and save a kidnapped child threatened with death
The Charlotte Armstrong treasury by Charlotte Armstrong( Book )
5 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 647 libraries worldwide
The Charlotte Armstrong reader by Charlotte Armstrong( Book )
7 editions published between 1965 and 1972 in English and held by 613 libraries worldwide
Contents: The Unsuspected. A Dram of Poison. The Turret Room
The protégé by Charlotte Armstrong( Book )
8 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and Dutch and held by 595 libraries worldwide
What was a respectable old widow like Mrs. Moffat doing with that bearded young stranger? Mrs. Moffat asked few questions, although she suspected that he was not "Simon Warren" at all. But she was still convinced that her "protege" was just a troubled young boy when her granddaughter Zan arrived. Then both women watched with dawning horror as a bizarre scheme unfolded, a scheme to revive the past terror they thought they could forget. - Back cover
Lemon in the basket by Charlotte Armstrong( Book )
11 editions published between 1967 and 1989 in English and held by 583 libraries worldwide
Seven seats to the moon by Charlotte Armstrong( Book )
10 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and held by 509 libraries worldwide
A dram of poison by Charlotte Armstrong( Book )
36 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 482 libraries worldwide
Combination love story, suspense novel, and comedy, set in a California college town
Dream of fair woman by Charlotte Armstrong( Book )
12 editions published between 1966 and 2004 in English and held by 456 libraries worldwide
In his effort to discover the true identity of a modern "sleeping beauty", a scientist follows a tenuous thread of clues back into her past
The witch's house by Charlotte Armstrong( Book )
14 editions published between 1963 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 456 libraries worldwide
When two University professors turn up missing, Anabel refuses to accept the disappearances as coincidental. She does some investigating on her own and turns up some startling information
The Charlotte Armstrong festival by Charlotte Armstrong( Book )
3 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 447 libraries worldwide
The turret room by Charlotte Armstrong( Book )
18 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and Danish and held by 433 libraries worldwide
Social worker returns to her childhood home in California for a brief visit and finds herself defending a young man suspected of assault
A little less than kind by Charlotte Armstrong( Book )
14 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 400 libraries worldwide
After his father's sudden death, a college student seeks revenge. Ladd Cunningham never felt comfortable in his father's office. After high school he went to Stanford University rather than enter the family business, and he planned never to return. But then his father became ill, dying a slow, painful death, and Ladd was forced to come back. Ladd's new stepfather David Crown presses him, trying to learn if Ladd plans to finish college or take the reins at Cunningham Company. Ladd says nothing, and Crown gives him a box of his father's effects. Inside the dead man's planner, Ladd finds a note implicating Crown in his father's death. Murder is too good for a criminal. Ladd wants vengeance ⁰́₄ slow, calculated, and irreversible
Mischief by Charlotte Armstrong( Book )
34 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 381 libraries worldwide
When Jed Towers looked across the hotel court and saw the girl in Room 807 beckoning to him, he was curious, but certainly not frightened. In her room a few minutes later, the situation seemed ordinary enough; she was an attractive teenager babysitting for a relative. But all was not as it seemed, and soon Towers' mind refused to grasp what his eyes had seen. Had she dropped the child out of the eighth floor window, or had he imagined it? - Back cover
Catch-as-catch-can by Charlotte Armstrong( Book )
15 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 288 libraries worldwide
In a villa on the California coast, a murderer stalks a young heiress. Laila Breen is a strangely naïve girl. Her father Jonas is an adventurer, a robber baron who made his fortune traveling exotic climes. Laila speaks French and knows how to order fine food, but she cannot read a newspaper and can barely write her own name. Jonas settles in California, planning to get this strange eighteen-year-old tutored in the ways of practical life. He dies soon after, leaving his daughter rich, clueless, and alone. Her only friend is Dee Allison, a cousin who tries to help Laila
The black-eyed stranger by Charlotte Armstrong( Book )
24 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 271 libraries worldwide
A crooked newspaper reporter attempts to save a socialite's life. Sam Lynch is not a crook, but most of his friends are. A journalist by trade, he has the inside scoop on every crime in New York City, but can't write a word of it for fear of his sources turning violent. This makes it impossible for him to hold a job, despite being one of the city's finest reporters. But when he meets Kay Salisbury, heiress to the Salisbury cookie fortune and fiancée of one of the wealthiest bachelors in the city, Lynch stumbles on a story that's too juicy to keep to himself. He finds h
The seventeen widows of Sans Souci by Charlotte Armstrong( Book )
7 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in English and held by 252 libraries worldwide
Pretty widow of fifty tries to find a new way of life among sixteen other widows in Sans Souci, a Pasadena apartment house
The unsuspected : a novel by Charlotte Armstrong( Book )
27 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 218 libraries worldwide
A dead girl's closest friend goes undercover to unmask a killer. Why did Rosaleen Wright hang herself in a soundproof room? She left an unsigned note, peppered with stiff religious references and no trace of her trademark vitality or wit. The police believe it was suicide, but Rosaleen's best friend, Jane, is suspicious. To prove Rosaleen was murdered, she takes a job with the man who killed her. Luther Grandison, Rosaleen's boss, is a New York theatrical impresario with a lethal charm. To the world at large, he's powerful and charismatic, but Rosaleen's letters to Jan
The chocolate cobweb by Charlotte Armstrong( Book )
29 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 194 libraries worldwide
Investigating her mysterious birth leads a bright young artist into peril. For a few hours after her birth, Amanda Garth had two fathers. One was John, the kind, forthright man who would raise her. The other was Tobias Garrison, a well-known California artist who, because of a mix-up in the hospital's nursery, briefly thought Amanda was his. The confusion was straightened out, and the misunderstanding is forgotten for twenty-three years, when questions about her birth cause Amanda to approach the Garrisons. This could prove a deadly mistake. Someone in that poisonous f
The better to eat you by Charlotte Armstrong( Book )
17 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 160 libraries worldwide
A professor becomes enchanted with a girl who carries a dangerous jinx History student Sarah Shepherd does not look like a killer. She is shy, but her writing so impresses Professor David Wakeley that he asks her to become his research assistant. Terrified, she begs him to stay away. For Sarah Shepherd is stalked by death, and the professor could be her next victim. For years, people close to her have died: an office colleague, a coworker & rsquo;s mother, and Sarah & rsquo;s husband, who dropped dead on their wedding day. David doesn & rsquo;t believe her until a few days later, when his parked car rolls down a hill, seemingly under its own power, and kills a stranger. Something is tormenting this young girl, and David suspects it may be her family. To Sarah & rsquo;s relatives, a group of old vaudevillians, deceit and even murder are second nature
 
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Alternative Names
Armstrong, C. 1905-1969
Armstrong, Charl.
Armstrong Charl. 1905-1969
Armstrong Lewi, Charlotte 1905-1969
Charlotte Armstrong Amerikaans auteur
Charlotte Armstrong écrivaine américaine
Charlotte Armstrong US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin
Lewi, Charlotte Armstrong.
Lewi Charlotte Armstrong 1905-1969
Lewi, J.
Lewi, mrs., 1905-1969
Valentine, Jo.
Valentine Jo 1905-1969
Армстронг, Ш., 1905-1969
Шарлотта Армстронг
شارلوت آرمسترانگ نویسنده آمریکایی
암스트롱, 샤럿 1905-1969
암스트롱, 샬럿 1905-1969
암스트롱, 샬롯 1905-1969
アームストロング, シャーロット
Languages
English (277)
French (29)
Japanese (14)
Dutch (11)
Spanish (6)
German (5)
Swedish (5)
Danish (4)
Polish (4)
Finnish (3)
Multiple languages (2)
Portuguese (1)
Italian (1)
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