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Cook, Thomas H.

Works: 185 works in 958 publications in 15 languages and 50,840 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Suspense fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Love stories  Detective and mystery stories, American 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Editor, Performer, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PS3553.O55465, 813.54
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Publications about Thomas H Cook
Publications by Thomas H Cook
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Most widely held works by Thomas H Cook
The last talk with Lola Faye by Thomas H Cook( Book )
21 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,948 libraries worldwide
Reluctantly, Luke joins Lola Faye for a drink. As one drink turns into several, these two battered souls relive, from their different perspectives, the most searing experience of their lives. Slowly but surely, the hotel bar dissolves around them and they are transported back to the tiny southern town where this defining moment- a violent crime of passion- is turned in the light once more to reveal flaws in the old answers. As it turns out, there is much Luke doesn't know. And what he doesn't know can hurt him. Trapped in an increasingly intense emotional exchange, and with no place to go save back into his own dark past, Luke struggles to gain control of an ever more threatening conversation, to discover why Lola Faye has come and what she is after- before it is too late
The Chatham School affair by Thomas H Cook( Book )
42 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 1,833 libraries worldwide
In 1926, a free-spirited art instructor brings scandal, suicide, and murder to the Cape Cod village of Chatham and its elite boys' academy
Master of the delta by Thomas H Cook( Book )
20 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,832 libraries worldwide
They call Eddie Miller 'The Coed Killer's Son' because when Eddie was five years old, his father killed a college girl, dismembered her body, and buried the pieces in woods. Where Eddie's family name has brought only infamy, Jack's has bestowed respect. To exorcise the burden, his teacher Jack encourages Eddie to confront past and discover truth about his father
Places in the dark by Thomas H Cook( Book )
27 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,830 libraries worldwide
"It is autumn 1937 when a mystery woman appears in Port Alma, a small sea village nestled on the chilly coast of Maine. A fragile, green-eyed beauty, the woman arrives with little more than the clothes on her back and a wealth of unspoken secrets. Before a year goes by, she will flee Port Alma on the same bus that brought her there."--Jacket
The cloud of unknowing by Thomas H Cook( Book )
22 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,827 libraries worldwide
Horrified by the suspicious drowning death of her schizophrenic son, Diana exchanges e-mails with her schizophrenic brother that explore clues from ancient murders in order to build a case against Diana's geneticist husband, who never made peace with the boy's illness
Instruments of night by Thomas H Cook( Book )
34 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,746 libraries worldwide
Assisting in a murder investigation, a writer is brought face to face with a horrible crime from his own past
Red leaves by Thomas H Cook( Book )
33 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,724 libraries worldwide
Eric Moore has reason to be happy. He has a prosperous business, a comfortable home, a stable family life in a quiet town. Then, on an ordinary night, his teenage son Keith is asked to babysit Amy Giordano, the eight-year-old daughter of a neighbouring family. The next morning Amy is missing." "Suddenly Eric is one of the stricken parents he has seen on television, professing faith in his child's innocence. As the police investigation increasingly focuses on Keith, Eric must counsel his son, find him a lawyer, protect him from the community's steadily growing suspicion. Except that Eric is not so sure his son is innocent. And if Keith is not ... and might do the same thing again ... what then should a father do?
Evidence of blood by Thomas H Cook( Book )
26 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,654 libraries worldwide
When true crime writer Jackson Kinley returns to his home town to bury his friend, law officer Ray Tindall, he becomes personally involved in an old town legend, and a crime that was supposedly solved long ago
The interrogation by Thomas H Cook( Book )
27 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 1,629 libraries worldwide
Accused of committing a terrible crime despite the lack of witnesses or physical evidence, and with only twelve hours remaining before he must be set free, Albert Jay Smalls undergoes one final interrogation
Breakheart Hill by Thomas H Cook( Book )
32 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,605 libraries worldwide
Only one person truly knows what happened to Kelli Troy on that fateful night almost thirty years ago and he is determined not to break his silence
Night secrets by Thomas H Cook( Book )
24 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,584 libraries worldwide
As two separate cases begin to merge, private detective Frank Clemons finds the lives of two very different women--Puri Dai, an accused killer and gypsy queen, and an elegant society matron with a secret past--also intertwining
The fate of Katherine Carr by Thomas H Cook( Book )
21 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,559 libraries worldwide
George Gates used to be a travel writer who specialized in places where people disappeared-Judge Crater, the Lost Colony. Then his eight-year-old son was murdered, the killer never found, and Gates gave up disappearance. Now he writes stories of redemptive triviality about flower festivals and local celebrities for the town paper, and spends his evenings haunted by the image of his son's last day. Enter Arlo MacBride, a retired missing-persons detective still obsessed with the unsolved case of Katherine Carr. When he gives Gates the story she left behind-a story of a man stalking a woman named Katherine Carr-Gates too is drawn inexorably into a search for the missing author's brief life and uncertain fate. And as he goes deeper, he begins to suspect that her tale holds the key not only to her fate, but to his own
Mortal memory by Thomas H Cook( Book )
29 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,523 libraries worldwide
A woman writing a book on men who kill their families brings the past and the horror of his childhood to life for a forty-four year old man
Sandrine's case by Thomas H Cook( Book )
11 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,467 libraries worldwide
Samuel Madison always wondered what Sandrine saw in him. He's a meek, stuffy doctorate student, and she's a brilliant, beautiful bohemian with limitless talent and imagination. Yet on the surface their marriage seemed perfectly tranquil. Then one night Sandrine is found dead in their bed from a deadly overdose of pain medication and alcohol, and Samuel is accused of poisoning her. As the truth of their turbulent marriage comes to light, Samuel must face a town convinced of his guilt
Sacrificial ground by Thomas H Cook( Book )
19 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,420 libraries worldwide
The bizarre murder of Angelica Devercaux leads Atlanta detective Frank Clemons on an obsessive trail through high society and ghetto streets, in a search for meaning in the victim's life--and his own
The quest for Anna Klein by Thomas H Cook( Book )
17 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,276 libraries worldwide
The fortunate life of successful businessman Thomas Danforth of 1939 New York City is thrown into chaos when he unwittingly provides a location for a mysterious woman to receive training in firearms and explosives before she abruptly disappears
Peril by Thomas H Cook( Book )
20 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,244 libraries worldwide
Sara Labriola, a married woman haunted by a terrible secret, decides to disappear and establish a new life, despite the six dangerous men who are on her trail, unaware that Sara in turn is drawing them down a path of revenge
The crime of Julian Wells by Thomas H Cook( Book )
17 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,211 libraries worldwide
"When famed true-crime writer Julian Wells' body is found in a boat drifting on a Montauk pond, the question is not how he died, but why? The death is obviously a suicide. But why would Julian Wells have taken his own life? And was this his only crime? These are the questions that first intrigue and then obsess Philip Anders, Wells' best friend and the chief defender of both his moral and his literary legacies. Anders's first clue is an Argentinean crime, which he believes was the great writer's last book idea as well as the beginning of his life's downward spiral. As Anders gathers the missing parts of Wells's life, the journey grows more and more dangerous and complex."--Dust jacket
Streets of fire by Thomas H Cook( Book )
16 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,124 libraries worldwide
In 1963 in Birmingham, Alabama, homocide detective Ben Williams investigates a series of murders beginning with a young black girl
Flesh and blood by Thomas H Cook( Book )
17 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,086 libraries worldwide
Clemons has quit the Atlanta police and become a private investigator in New York City. He gets involved in a brutal slashing death which begins as an easy case
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Alternative Names
Cook, Thomas Henry.
Kuks, Tomass H.
Thomas H. Cook Amerikaans schrijver
קוק, תומס ה׳
توماس اچ. کوک نویسنده آمریکایی
クック, トマス・H
English (333)
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Spanish (39)
Italian (16)
German (9)
Polish (6)
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