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Lescroart, John T.

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Works: 285 works in 1,360 publications in 4 languages and 83,258 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Legal stories  Detective and mystery stories  Detective and mystery stories, American  Domestic fiction  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Performer
Classifications: PS3562.E78, 813.54
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Publications about John T Lescroart
Publications by John T Lescroart
Most widely held works by John T Lescroart
The hunt club by John T Lescroart( Book )
46 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,737 libraries worldwide
In the aftermath of a federal judge's murder, homicide inspector Devin Juhle discovers that the victim had powerful enemies, a mistress, and unsettling ties to a woman with whom Devin's best friend has fallen in love
Treasure Hunt : a novel by John T Lescroart( Book )
21 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,689 libraries worldwide
When the body of Dominic Como, one of San Francisco's most high-profile activists--a charismatic man known as much for his expensive suits as his work on a half dozen nonprofit boards--is discovered, P.I. Mickey Dade and P.I. Wyatt Hunt investigate Como's business associate, Alicia Thorpe--young, gorgeous, and the sister of one of Mickey's friends
Damage by John T Lescroart( Book )
19 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 3,610 libraries worldwide
His career derailed by the vengeful billionaire Curtlee family for his part in convicting one of their number for murder, former homicide detective Abe Glitsky learns that the killer has won a retrial at the same time a star witness has been murdered
The second chair by John T Lescroart( Book )
22 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 3,535 libraries worldwide
Dismas Hardy becomes involved in a case involving the teenage son of a prominent San Francisco family who has been arrested for the murders of his girlfriend and English teacher, while an unseen killer terrorizes the city
The oath by John T Lescroart( Book )
30 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,532 libraries worldwide
Attorney Dismas Hardy makes a discovery that threatens his family and his friendship with homicide lieutenant Abe Glitsky while representing Dr. Eric Kensing, a man accused of murdering the head of San Francisco's largest HMO
The suspect by John T Lescroart( Book )
25 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 3,459 libraries worldwide
"When Dr. Caryn Dryden is found floating dead in her hot tub, her husband becomes the prime suspect. Gina Roake takes the case and feels her client's innocence will be easy to prove since he was at his cabin on Echo Lake that weekend."--From source other than the Library of Congress
The first law by John T Lescroart( Book )
38 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 3,354 libraries worldwide
Lieutenant Abe Glitsky becomes involved in the investigation of a murdered family friend when the prime suspect's lawyer turns to him for help, a request that places both of their careers in jeopardy
A plague of secrets : a novel by John T Lescroart( Book )
18 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 3,263 libraries worldwide
Dismas Hardy defends Maya Townshend, the beautiful socialite niece of the San Francisco's mayor, who is suspected of killing a charming ex-convict. A compelling and timely legal thriller filled with blackmail, political intrigue, and multiple murder which also features returning characters Abe Glitsky and Wyatt Hunt
Betrayal : a novel by John T Lescroart( Book )
23 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 3,240 libraries worldwide
When Dismas Hardy agrees to clean up the caseload of recently disappeared attorney Charlie Bowen, he thinks it will be easy. But one of the cases is far from small-time--the sensational clash between National Guard reservist Evan Scholler and an ex-Navy SEAL and private contractor named Ron Nolan. Two rapid-fire events in Iraq conspired to bring the men into fatal conflict: Nolan's relationship with Evan's girlfriend, Tara, a beautiful school-teacher back home in the states, followed by a deadly incident in which Nolan's apparent mistake results in the death of an innocent Iraqi family as well as seven men in Evan's platoon. As the murky relationship between the US government and its private contractors plays out in the personal drama of these two men, and the consequences become a desperate matter of life and death, Dismas Hardy begins to uncover a terrible and perilous truth that takes him far beyond the case and into the realm of assassination and treason
The motive by John T Lescroart( Book )
27 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 3,199 libraries worldwide
In the wake of the high-profile double murders of a politically-connected socialite and his glamorous fiancée, Abe Glitsky is placed at the head of the controversial investigation
The hearing by John T Lescroart( Book )
28 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 3,195 libraries worldwide
When a homicide detective's daughter is killed, the aggrieved father pushes the main suspect for answers, D.A. Sharron Pratt sets out to revive her career by declaring war on the accused, and defense attorney Dismas Hardy struggles to ensure a fair trial
The hunter : a novel by John T Lescroart( Book )
20 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 2,815 libraries worldwide
Raised by loving adoptive parents, San Francisco private investigator Wyatt Hunt never had an interest in finding his birth family--until he gets a chilling text message from an unknown number: "How did ur mother die?" The answer is murder, and urged on by curiosity and the mysterious texter, Hunt takes on a case he never knew existed, one that has lain unsolved for decades
Nothing but the truth by John T Lescroart( Book )
28 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,763 libraries worldwide
In an effort to save his wife, lawyer Dismas Hardy investigates the murder of a woman thrown out of a window. The victim was his wife's friend and she has been jailed for refusing to reveal a secret which the other confided to her
The mercy rule : [a novel] by John T Lescroart( Book )
25 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and Greek, Modern [1453- ] and held by 2,688 libraries worldwide
Lawyer Dismas Hardy of San Francisco is hired to defend a man accused of mercy-killing his father who had Alzheimer's disease. The man denies administering the deadly morphine, but in that case who did? By the author of Guilt
A certain justice : a novel by John T Lescroart( Book )
36 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,591 libraries worldwide
In San Francisco, a black lawyer is mistaken for a killer and lynched by whites. A white bystander trying to save him by cutting the rope is photographed holding a knife and portrayed by a newspaper as the mob's leader. The city explodes into violence, politicians outdo each other calling for retribution and a decent man runs for his life
The 13th juror : a novel by John T Lescroart( Book )
25 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 2,568 libraries worldwide
A legal thriller featuring a battered San Francisco wife accused of shooting both her husband and her seven-year-old son. When the trial opens she refuses to allow a defense of spousal abuse because of its implication of guilt. Which presents her lawyer, the narrator, with a major problem as the prosecution claims she killed the husband for the insurance
Guilt by John T Lescroart( Book )
18 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,352 libraries worldwide
As chief legal counsel for the archbishop of San Francisco, Mark Dooher could not divorce his wife, therefore he murdered her. So say the police and the novel is the story of his trial, a conflict between a tenacious police detective and the powerful lawyer. By the author of A Certain Justice
The Ophelia cut : a novel by John T Lescroart( Book )
12 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 2,299 libraries worldwide
"Defense attorney Dismas Hardy returns to defend a close friend against murder charges in New York Times bestselling author John Lescroart's most suspenseful and intricately plotted novel to date"--
Dead Irish : a novel by John T Lescroart( Book )
26 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,923 libraries worldwide
In his new life as a bartender at the Little Shamrock, Dismas Hardy is just hoping for a little peace. He's left both the police force and his law career behind. Unfortunately it's not as easy to leave behind the memory of a shattering personal loss-but for the time being, he can always take the edge off with a stiff drink and round of darts. But when the news of Eddie Cochran's death reaches him, Hardy is propelled back into all the things he was trying to escape. Now he must untangle a web of old secrets and raw passions, for the sake of Eddie's pregnant widow Frannie-and for the others whose lives may still be at risk
Hard evidence by John T Lescroart( Book )
22 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,773 libraries worldwide
What is the novel Hard Evidence like? ... Imagine combining, say, Elmore Leonard/Ross McDonald with Scott Turow/Philip Friedman and one begins to get a sense of the flavor, the local color - San Francisco, in this case - the courtroom authenticity and a narrative that is altogether original, fresh and surprising at a hundred twists and turns. Assistant D.A. Dismas Hardy opens the belly of a dying shark and discovers the severed hand of a man wearing a jade ring. When the
 
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Lescroart, John.
Lescroart, John, 1948-
לסקואה, ג׳ון
レスクワ, ジョン
レスクワ, ジョン・T
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