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Pentecost, Hugh 1903-1989

Overview
Works: 167 works in 499 publications in 2 languages and 20,973 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3531.H442, 813.52
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Publications about Hugh Pentecost
Publications by Hugh Pentecost
Publications by Hugh Pentecost, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Hugh Pentecost
Pattern for terror by Hugh Pentecost( Book )
8 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 659 libraries worldwide
Uncle George is roused early one morning by his nephew Joey who has just witnessed the death of a local schoolteacher. An autopsy reveals that death occurred from a ruptured pouch of heroin concealed in the stomach. And from there comes the stunning inference that the dead man was a drug courier
Nightmare time : a Pierre Chambrun mystery novel by Hugh Pentecost( Book )
8 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 638 libraries worldwide
When the eleven-year-old son of an Air Force major reports his parents missing from their Beaumont Hotel room, hotel manager Pierre Chambrun investigates. Though Air Force Intelligence seems to think the disappearance a carefully planned step in an act of treason, Chambrun wonders if his hotel is harboring a killer with diplomatic immunity
The copycat killers : an Uncle George mystery novel by Hugh Pentecost( Book )
8 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 575 libraries worldwide
Remember to kill me : a Pierre Chambrun mystery novel by Hugh Pentecost( Book )
8 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 568 libraries worldwide
A group of thugs storms the Beaumont Hotel, and only Pierre Chambrun can stop the chaosThere has been trouble in Central Park. Free concerts given on the great lawn have been ending in upheaval as gangs of toughs maraud through the crowd with bats, chains, and knives'taking what they want and crushing those who stand in their way. During a performance by red-hot diva Donna Ward, the park is peaceful. But afterward, the horde descends on the Beaumont Hotel, smashing the bar and storming the elevators in search of beautiful things to steal or destroy. In the chaos, someone takes three shots at Victoria Haven, the onetime beauty queen who has, for decades, occupied the penthouse. After the throng is expelled from the premises, manager Pierre Chambrun tries to discover who would want to kill this harmless old glamour girl. But his investigation is about to be upended'for the riot is only the beginning of his trouble
Death mask by Hugh Pentecost( Book )
6 editions published between 1980 and 1983 in English and held by 560 libraries worldwide
The party killer : a Julian Quist mystery novel by Hugh Pentecost( Book )
10 editions published between 1985 and 1997 in English and held by 553 libraries worldwide
Beware young lovers by Hugh Pentecost( Book )
5 editions published between 1980 and 1990 in English and held by 493 libraries worldwide
New York's luxurious Hotel Beaumont goes "live" one week a year when the popular Dick Thomas talk show is telecast from its ballroom. But this year, even the show's controversial guests are upstaged--by murder. The young lover of Hollywood sex goddess Sharon Brand is found bludgeoned t o death just as the star is about to be interviewed. Pierre Chambrun, the Beaumont's legendary manager, begins investigating and discovers a frightening pattern. Three years earlier, another of Brand 's young lovers disappeared, coinciding with her appearance on the show. Then a pretty young gossip columnist is murdered and Chambrun finds himself racing to unravel a tangled skein of scandalous secrets ... before the killer strikes again
Death by fire : an Uncle George mystery novel by Hugh Pentecost( Book )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 491 libraries worldwide
Uncle George Crowder, once the county attorney, comes out of retirement to investigate two arsons, and defend a young man accused of murder in one of the fires
Kill and kill again : a Julian Quist mystery novel by Hugh Pentecost( Book )
6 editions published between 1974 and 1990 in English and held by 483 libraries worldwide
Murder out of wedlock : a Julian Quist mystery novel by Hugh Pentecost( Book )
3 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 470 libraries worldwide
Murder sweet and sour : an Uncle George mystery novel by Hugh Pentecost( Book )
3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 470 libraries worldwide
One time county attorney George Crowder believes that some enemy from his past is responsible for the reign of terror which has stuck his peaceful New England Village
Murder goes round and round : a Pierre Chambrun mystery by Hugh Pentecost( Book )
8 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and held by 449 libraries worldwide
Murder in luxury by Hugh Pentecost( Book )
5 editions published between 1981 and 1991 in English and held by 439 libraries worldwide
The price of silence : an Uncle George mystery novel by Hugh Pentecost( Book )
3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 431 libraries worldwide
Sow death, reap death by Hugh Pentecost( Book )
5 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 424 libraries worldwide
Julian Quist, whose girl friend is among 300 people being held hostage by a terrorist army, must find the weak spot in the terrorists' armor and effect a rescue
With intent to kill by Hugh Pentecost( Book )
8 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and held by 383 libraries worldwide
In the pool of the Beaumont Hotel, a teenager is found murdered and facelessManhattan's charitable circles know no finer place for a fundraiser than the stately Beaumont Hotel, whose brilliant manager Pierre Chambrun will do whatever it takes to make Good Samaritans feel at home. This means that after popular singer Stan Nelson has completed his annual twenty-four-hour telethon for cancer research, Chambrun is loath to wake the crooner from his well-earned sleep. But there has been a murder in the hotel's pool, and that means no good deed will go unpunished. A young man is found floating in th
The deadly joke by Hugh Pentecost( Book )
14 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in English and held by 373 libraries worldwide
Pierre Chambrun becomes involved in a series of brutal murders
Walking dead man by Hugh Pentecost( Book )
13 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in English and held by 346 libraries worldwide
Beaumont Hotel owner George Battle hasn't seen America in 17 years, instead spending his days on the Riviera, counting his money, but pressing business calls him back to the States: a seven million dollar investment in the latest epic directed by Maxwell Zorn, king of highbrow celluloid smut. As Zorn's entourage swarms the hotel, Battle takes residence in the penthouse suite of his infallible manager, Pierre Chambrun. On his first night there, a bullet splinters the headboard just inches from his face. Was the shot meant for him or Chambrun?
Death after breakfast by Hugh Pentecost( Book )
6 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in English and held by 326 libraries worldwide
When its manager vanishes, the Beaumont Hotel spins towards disaster For decades, Pierre Chambrun has maintained the enormous mechanism that is the Beaumont Hotel. He breakfasts in his office at nine, and spends his days and nights ensuring that the various problems that inevitably occur in a large hotel do not disrupt its overall operation. But one morning, the suave old hotelier does not appear for breakfast. Panic sets quickly once it is clear that Pierre Chambrun is missing, and his staff must manage without him. The first crisis comes before lunch: A socialite has been murdered in her suite. Investigating the killing falls to Chambrun & rsquo;s security chief, his secretary, and Mark Haskell, his indefatigable press man. Together they must find the assassin and search for Chambrun, all the while trying to keep the Beaumont on the rails. For whether their boss is dead or alive, nothing must bother the guests
Random killer by Hugh Pentecost( Book )
8 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and held by 309 libraries worldwide
Mystery: Pierre Chambrun's world teeters on destruction when two celebrities are garroted in their hotel rooms
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Philips, Judson, 1903-1989

Pentecost, Hugh
Pentecost, Hugo, 1903-1989
Джадсон Филипс 1903-1988
Пентекост Х. 1903-1988
Пентекост, Хью, 1903-1989
Пентекст 1903-1989 Х.
Пентикост, Х., 1903-1989
Пенткост Х. 1903-1988
Петекост[!] 1903-1988 Х.
Филипс Д. П. 1903-1988
ペンティコースト, H
ペンティコースト, ヒュウ
Languages
English (137)
Russian (1)
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