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Healy, J. F. (Jeremiah F.) 1948-2014

Overview
Works: 44 works in 175 publications in 1 language and 11,488 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery stories 
Classifications: PS3558.E2347, 813.54
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Publications about J. F Healy
Publications by J. F Healy
Publications by J. F Healy, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by J. F Healy
So like sleep : a detective novel by J. F Healy( Book )
10 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 984 libraries worldwide
Boston private eye John Francis Cuddy looks into the alleged murder of a rich white co-ed by her black boyfriend under unusual circumstances
The stalking of Sheilah Quinn by J. F Healy( Book )
4 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 906 libraries worldwide
A lawyer finds herself stalked by the man she saved from execution. The stalker is Arthur Ketterson who was on trial for strangling a girlfriend. A hung jury set him free on bail, providing an opportunity to pursue his dark plans for lawyer Sheilah Quinn
Rescue by J. F Healy( Book )
6 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 899 libraries worldwide
PI John Cuddy of Boston probes the kidnaping of a boy by religious zealots, an investigation which leads him to an evangelist church in Florida and murder. By the author of The Staked Goat
Yesterday's news : a novel of suspense by J. F Healy( Book )
15 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 884 libraries worldwide
A reporter hires Cuddy to investigate her source’s suspicious deathAccording to its daily paper, Nasharbor is an idyllic seaside hamlet. But reporter Jane Rust knows better. Investigating a raid on a child pornography ring, she uncovers a web of police corruption built to protect the sickos behind the camera. She writes a story that should blow the lid off the Nasharbor police, but her editors scrub it clean of any reference to corruption, calling her accusations unfounded. Soon after, the cop who tipped her off to the story is dead. Rust hires Boston PI John Francis Cuddy to look into the murder and the cover-up. But prodding small-town cops is like kicking a hornet’s nest. By the end of his investigation, more good people will die, and Cuddy will wish he had never heard of sunny, tranquil Nasharbor
Invasion of privacy : a John Francis Cuddy mystery by J. F Healy( Book )
7 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in English and held by 831 libraries worldwide
In Boston, banker Olga Evorova hires PI Cuddy to do a background check on Andrew Dees, a man she loves, but who is tight-lipped about his past. Cuddy discovers the real Dees is dead and the impostor is in the federal witness protection program. No sooner done, than Olga and Dees disappear and Cuddy receives a visit from the Mafia. The Mafia wants Cuddy's services in finding the pair
Blunt darts by J. F Healy( Book )
16 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 745 libraries worldwide
Cuddy looks for a brilliant missing boy whose family doesn't want him foundJohn Cuddy's heart is buried in a cemetery overlooking Boston harbor. His wife, Beth, fought her cancer for nearly a year, and when she died Cuddy gave up his morning runs in favor of nightly benders. Two months after her death, he is forced out of his job as an insurance investigator for refusing to sign his name to a phony claim. Now he is filing for unemployment, cutting back on his drinking, and attempting to become a private eye. His first real case comes in the form of Valerie Jacobs, a junior high teacher who was friends with Beth. Her star pupil, the son of a Massachusetts judge, has vanished, and the local police have no leads. To make his name as a detective, Cuddy searches for a boy who's too smart to be found, and whose father would prefer his son never return
Swan dive : a novel of suspense by J. F Healy( Book )
12 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 743 libraries worldwide
A stint as a bodyguard sucks Cuddy into a vicious divorce case. Divorce will not be easy for Hanna Marsh. Her drug-dealing husband, Roy, is a cruel man, whose greed makes him unwilling to part with anything he owns -- including his money, wife, and daughter. Hanna's lawyer is terrified of Roy, but has the sense to hire John Francis Cuddy, private detective, to protect Hanna during the negotiations. Cuddy doesn't wait to get mean with Roy, and the result of his tough talk is clear as soon as they return to Hanna's temporary residence: her daughter's kitten slaughtered on t
Foursome : a John Cuddy novel by J. F Healy( Book )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 739 libraries worldwide
Cuddy travels to Maine to investigate a gruesome lakeside murderSteve always forgets to buy groceries on the way to the lake house. Every time he and his wife make a pilgrimage to Maine, his first task is to drive into town and pick up essentials. Today he leaves his wife at home with their two friends and returns from the store to find a crossbow on the lawn and arrows embedded in the chests of the three people he loves most. During a twenty-minute shopping trip, he has become the chief suspect in a triple murder. The case against him is airtight-fingerprints on the weapon, blood on his shoes-so Steve's lawyer hires Boston PI John Francis Cuddy to crack it. Steve's lakeside neighbors had no love for his yuppie pals, but did they hate the city slickers enough to frame him for murder' Cuddy learns quickly that in Maine, even the killers are awfully polite
The only good lawyer : a John Francis Cuddy mystery by J. F Healy( Book )
5 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 682 libraries worldwide
In a divorce case in Boston, a husband is arrested for killing the lawyer who represented his wife. PI John Cuddy, however, is convinced the husband is innocent and seeks to find the real killer. Suspects range from a mistress to a brother, beneficiary of the lawyer's insurance policy
Shallow graves : a John Cuddy mystery by J. F Healy( Book )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 671 libraries worldwide
A powerful and penetrating novel about a collision of different worlds, an investigation as baffling as it is complex, and a secret crime that cries out for justice
Act of God by J. F Healy( Book )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 658 libraries worldwide
Boston PI John Francis Cuddy is hired by a woman to perform a ticklish investigation. Pearl Rivkind wants to know if her beloved husband, a wealthy furniture store owner, was having an affair when someone killed him in his office, and also, of course, who killed him
Spiral : a John Francis Cuddy mystery by J. F Healy( Book )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 654 libraries worldwide
PI John Cuddy of Boston investigates the murder of a 13-year-old girl during a party in Florida. The girl, a budding rock star, was the granddaughter of Cuddy's commanding officer in the Vietnam War
The staked goat : a detective novel by J. F Healy( Book )
11 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 616 libraries worldwide
A friend’s murder takes Cuddy back to the dark days of VietnamAs military policemen, John Francis Cuddy and Al Sachs bonded while patrolling the wild streets of American-occupied Saigon. Over a decade later, Cuddy is a private detective making a living in Boston’s back alleys. Awoken by a ringing phone at seven a.m., Cuddy is shocked to hear Sachs asking to meet for a drink that night. His old friend’s voice reminds him of the time a Cagney movie inspired Sachs to say that, if ever captured by enemy agents, he would break his pinkie finger to signal to Cuddy that his death was not an accident. Sachs never shows for the drink, and the next morning he is found naked in a park, his body mangled and his pinkie broken. To avenge his friend, Cuddy confronts a dark military cover-up, and travels back to the war zone he thought he left behind years ago
Right to die : a John Cuddy mystery by J. F Healy( Book )
12 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 605 libraries worldwide
While guarding an activist from an assassin, Cuddy makes himself the targetTo impress his girlfriend and remind himself of his long-neglected athleticism, John Francis Cuddy is training to run the Boston marathon. But the private detective's fitness regimen goes on the back burner when an old friend approaches him with a dangerous assignment. Euthanasia advocate Maisy Andrus has been receiving death threats, and the police are helpless to protect her. As he tries to keep the crusading lawyer alive, Cuddy realizes that the question isn't who wants Andrus dead, but who doesn't. Protecting the right-to-die advocate dredges up painful memories of Cuddy's wife, who died a slow death from brain cancer. The closer he gets to unmasking the would-be assassin, the more his old wounds open. When the killer starts taking potshots at him, as well as his client, Cuddy's marathon training will come in handy
Turnabout by J. F Healy( Book )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 507 libraries worldwide
Security expert Matthew Langway is called in when the mildly retarded grandson of General Alexander Van Horne is kidnapped
Off-season and other stories by J. F Healy( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
The concise Cuddy : a collection of John Francis Cuddy stories by J. F Healy( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
The tethered goat by J. F Healy( Book )
5 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Cuddy, plus one by J. F Healy( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
For crime out loud by Robert J Randisi( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
 
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controlled identity Devane, Terry

Healy, Jeremiah 1948-
Healy, Jeremiah F. 1948-
Healy, Jeremiah F., 1948-2014
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