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Beck, K. K.

Overview
Works: 29 works in 120 publications in 3 languages and 9,241 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Biography  Miscellanea  Humorous fiction  Young adult works  Juvenile works  Short stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3552.E248, 813.54
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Publications about K. K Beck
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Most widely held works by K. K Beck
Unwanted attentions by K. K Beck( Book )
7 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 819 libraries worldwide
Unwanted attentions are what Benjamin Knapp has been lavishing upon Rebecca Kendall for fifteen years
Peril under the palms by K. K Beck( Book )
7 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 648 libraries worldwide
"A Walker mystery"--Spine. Iris Cooper, the flapper sleuth, travels to Honolulu with her aunt and a friend. There she finds herself involved in a murder investigation and a mysterious "woman in white."
Bad neighbors by K. K Beck( Book )
14 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in French and English and held by 628 libraries worldwide
When the Heffernans move in next door, the stressed-out Jamisons are overjoyed. Super-organized Sue Heffernan helps with cooking, housework, looks after the Jamison girls--this on top of her own family. But one day Sue collects. A tale of seduction and murder
Electric City by K. K Beck( Book )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 619 libraries worldwide
PI Jane da Silva investigates the disappearance of Irene March, an employee of a Seattle clipping service who won $20,000 on the TV show, Jeopardy. It seems March used the information she obtained from the clippings to engage in blackmail. By the author of Amateur Night
The body in the Volvo by K. K Beck( Book )
7 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and held by 605 libraries worldwide
A young professor inherits a repair garage of dubious honesty and with it the body of his department head in a junked car
Cold smoked by K. K Beck( Book )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 574 libraries worldwide
PI Jane da Silva investigates the murder of a woman at a seafood convention in Seattle, a probe that turns into an expose of the fishing industry, including environmental damage to the seas. Lots of detail on salmon farms. By the author of A Hopeless Case
The body in the cornflakes by K. K Beck( Book )
4 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 569 libraries worldwide
Reach the ultimate stage of dysfunction - murder - he is faced with the consequences of a dead body on the selling floor. The author knows the quirks of this business first hand, from the obsessions of the fish-and-seafood manager to the disastrous effect of a yellow-green awning over the produce, and uses them with marvelous skill. This funny, lovely mystery will strike a chord in everyone who has ever shopped in a supermarket
A hopeless case : a mystery novel by K. K Beck( Book )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and Japanese and held by 534 libraries worldwide
Jane da Silva, who takes over her uncle's favorite charity--the Foundation for Righting Wrongs--after his death, comes to the assistance of a young woman trying to regain her lost inheritance from a shady religious cult
Murder in a mummy case by K. K Beck( Book )
6 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 528 libraries worldwide
Madame Sophie's usually brilliant mediumistic performance was spoiled by a sudden blackout and eerie, unexplained screams and knockings. Chan, the perfect Chinese butler, suddenly was no longer there. Neither was his silver salver. And when pretty Stanford University student Iris Cooper's beau, Clarence Brockhurst, took her upstairs to meet his mummy, they found that 5,000-year-old Ra-Hotep had been ousted from his sarcophagus by the dead body of a scantily clad young woman. Someone at the Brockhursts' palatial Burlingame, California estate that beautiful spring week in 1928 had committed the perfect crime--without a weapon, without a motive. Was it, as Madame Sophie insisted, the mummy's curse? Or a cold, clever killer on the prowl?
We interrupt this broadcast by K. K Beck( Book )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 526 libraries worldwide
A few days after Alice Jordan starts a new job at a classical radio station in Seattle, the sales manager is murdered. Alice turns sleuth and discovers the man was running an escort service. Suspects include a bevy of call girls
Amateur night by K. K Beck( Book )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 518 libraries worldwide
Amateur detective Jane da Silva searches for a missing witness of a pharmacy murder, a crime for which the wrong man may have been arrested
Death in a deck chair by K. K Beck( Book )
5 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 515 libraries worldwide
Affairs were taking an unpleasant turn on board the grand old luxury liner HMS Irenia; a mysterious warning, a case of blackmail, an impossible murder. In the summer of 1927, a ruthless killer was on the move, the Irenia was days away from land, and there was no place to hid
The revenge of Kali-Ra by K. K Beck( Book )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 444 libraries worldwide
A famous actress falls under the spell of a femme fatale, a character in a 1920s novel. The actress commissions a film so she can play the part, but reviving the memory of Kali-Ra, the Queen of Doom, is not a good idea and the whole thing ends in mayhem and murder. A farce on Hollywood by the author of We Interrupt This Broadcast
Opal : a life of enchantment, mystery, and madness by K. K Beck( Book )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 374 libraries worldwide
"The diary became an overnight publishing sensation, and Opal, a beautiful, charming twenty-two-year-old, quickly became a celebrity. Some skeptics dismissed the diary as a hoax, but others remained convinced. Opal is the story of her legacy and of the many ways she has been perceived: New Age prophet and environmentalist, mad genius, long-lost princess, and flamboyant fraud. It is also the tale of the whirlwind and eccentric life she led on several continents after the diary was published and the host of rich, famous, and high-born figures she enchanted and counted as her friends." "Thoroughly examining Opal's personal papers and letters and interviewing those who knew her, Katherine Beck has put together the most complete picture of her life yet."--Jacket
Tipping the valet : a workplace mystery by K. K Beck( Book )
2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 274 libraries worldwide
"Affable young parking valet Tyler Benson, a master of bad timing, is accidentally involved in cases of auto theft and murder on the lot at Alba, an upscale Seattle restaurant. There's a body in a parked car, and someone shooting at tech zillionaire Scott Duckworth. Mysterious Italian beauty Flavia Torcelli and even Tyler's spectacularly unsuccessful dad seem somehow connected to the crime wave. The more Tyler tries to sort things out, the more the police are convinced he's the guilty party. Oh, and a collection of inept but homicidal Russian mafiosi seems to be after him, too"--Back cover
Young Mrs. Cavendish & the Kaiser's men by K. K Beck( Book )
4 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 243 libraries worldwide
After surviving the San Francisco Earthquake and Fire that killed her parents ten years ago, Maude Teasdale Cavendish has been busy raising her baby brother, getting married and divorced, and writing the society column for the San Francisco Globe. Her dream is to one day stop going to boring parties and instead cover the newspaper's police beat. While attending yet another party, she is kidnapped by a group of Hindus and escapes. When the original target goes missing, Maude knows she has her front-page story. With the help of her brother George and a mysterious baron she uncovers a plot that could have international consequences
The tell-tale tattoo and other stories by K. K Beck( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 195 libraries worldwide
Fake by K. K Beck( Book )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
Snitch by K. K Beck( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
Sisters in crime 5 ( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Beck, Kathrine
K. K. Beck Amerikaans romanschrijfster
Kathrine Beck
Marris, Kathrine
کی. کی. بک نویسنده آمریکایی
ベック, K. K
Languages
English (98)
French (7)
Japanese (1)
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