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DePoy, Phillip

Overview
Works: 38 works in 137 publications in 3 languages and 7,989 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  History  Biographical fiction  Historical fiction  Spy stories  Novels  Detective and mystery stories, American  Quotations  Ghost stories 
Roles: Author, Arranger, Narrator
Classifications: PS3554.E624, 813.54
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Publications about Phillip DePoy
Publications by Phillip DePoy
Most widely held works by Phillip DePoy
A minister's ghost by Phillip DePoy( Book )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 824 libraries worldwide
Witnessing a ghostly apparition, a traditional omen of evil, at a railroad crossing, during one of his folklore-collecting tips, folklorist Fever Devilin is shocked when his friend Lucinda's two nieces are killed in a suspicious accident and embarks on adifficult quest to uncover the truth
The witch's grave by Phillip DePoy( Book )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 761 libraries worldwide
Returning to his Georgia Appalachian mountain home after achieving fame as a regional folklorist, Fever Devilin finds himself investigating a folk story when his cousin is implicated in the double murder of a local girl and a mortician
The drifter's wheel by Phillip DePoy( Book )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 742 libraries worldwide
Returning to his hometown in the Georgia Appalachians, Fever Devilin encounters a seemingly young man claiming to be more than one hundred years old, followed by the discovery of the corpse of a vagrant wearing the same clothes as his enigmatic visitor
A widow's curse by Phillip DePoy( Book )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 634 libraries worldwide
Hired to uncover the provenance of a mysterious medallion with a tie to the Georgia Appalachians where he lives and to his own secret family history, folklorist Fever Devilin is stunned when the owner of the medallion turns up dead in Fever's house
December's thorn : [a Fever Devilin novel] by Phillip DePoy( Book )
7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 554 libraries worldwide
Recovering from a near-death experience in his family home in the Georgia Appalachian Mountains, Fever Devilin finds his sanity questioned when he is approached by a woman from his past who claims to have had his baby, an encounter that precedes an attempt on his life
A corpse's nightmare by Phillip DePoy( Book )
10 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 552 libraries worldwide
Fever Devilin is killed by an intruder. He doesn't stay dead--thanks to an emergency medical team--but he does slip into a months-long coma. When he comes out of it, there are two things he now knows: he's been dreaming about the legendary Paris caf scene and that his would-be killer was after a blue tin box, containing a photo of what Fever believes to be an angel
The devil's hearth by Phillip DePoy( Book )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 532 libraries worldwide
"Fever Devilin is a folklorist and a very recent ex-academic who has decided to return to his family home in the Georgia Appalachians. But his homecoming isn't quite what he expected, he arrives at the home he once shared with his now-deceased parents to find a corpse on his front porch, evidence that someone has been living in the house without his knowledge, and someone in the woods around the house taking shots at him with a rifle."--Jacket
The King James conspiracy by Phillip DePoy( Book )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 500 libraries worldwide
In 1605, in Cambridge England, a group of scholars brought together to create a definitive English translation of the Bible finds one of its members savagely murdered by unknown hands. Deacon Marbury, the man in charge of this group, seeks outside help to find the murderer, to protect the innocents and their work. But the people who offer to help are not who they claim to be and the man they send to Marbury-Brother Timon-has a secret past, much blood on his hands, and is an agent for those forces that wish to halt the translation itself
A prisoner in Malta by Phillip DePoy( Book )
5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 495 libraries worldwide
"In 1583, the nineteen-year-old Christopher Marlowe--with a reputation as a brawler, a womanizer, a genius, and a social upstart at Cambridge University--is visited by a man representing Marlowe's benefactors. There are rumors of a growing plot against her majesty Queen Elizabeth I, and the Queen's spymaster, Sir Francis Walsingham, has charged young Marlowe with tracking down the truth. The path to that truth seems to run through an enigmatic prisoner held in complete seclusion in a heavily guarded dungeon in Malta. Marlowe must use every bit of his wits, his skills, and his daring to unravel one of the greatest mysteries in history and help uncover and unravel scheme of assassination and invasion, one involving the government of Spain, high ranking English nobles, and even Pope himself. Christopher Marlowe--Elizabethan playwright, poet, and spy--is one of the most enigmatic figures in Renaissance England. The son of a shoemaker from Canterbury, he attended Cambridge University on scholarship and, while frequently in trouble, was bailed out through the intercession of Queen Elizabeth I's Privy Council. Long rumored to have been an agent on behalf of the Queen's spymaster, Edgar Award winner Phillip DePoy's new series brings Marlowe and his times to life"--
Cold Florida by Phillip DePoy( Book )
9 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 439 libraries worldwide
"It's 1974 and Foggy Moskowitz, a Jewish car thief, is on the run from Brooklyn authorities. He ends up in Florida working for the first office of Child Protective Services. An unlikely child protection officer, but a tenacious one, he takes on an investigation to find a missing infant, taken from the hospital by her addict mother. But the case takes several unexpected turns as Foggy makes his way from seedy Fry's Bay to Seminole swampland and a vision quest. Along the way he encounters more than a few interesting characters, gains help from some of them, including John Horse, an Indian mystic, and works to foil a vast land-grab scam by an uber-rich felon." -- Dust jacket
The English agent by Phillip DePoy( Book )
3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 294 libraries worldwide
"In 1583, young Christopher Marlowe--student, brawler, rakehell, and would-be playwright--has had a dreadful evening. The first performance of his play in the corner of a very disreputable Cambridge bar is a humiliating flop, and then he's attacked on the streets while in the company of Thomas Kyd. So when Francis Walsingham, Queen Elizabeth's spymaster, sends for him, Marlowe is only too happy to go. The assignment is go to Holland, where England's ally, William the Silent, is the target of a Spanish assassination plot--a plot that is only the first step in the latest attempt to usurp the throne of England"--
Three shot burst by Phillip DePoy( Book )
3 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
Foggy Moscowitz is called to Mary's Shallow Grave, everyone's favorite bar. A man has been killed--shot three times--by a young girl. With no parents, no fixed abode, and no services to help her, Foggy is forced to shelter her in his beachside apartment. The victim was the son of the richest Seminole in Florida, Ironstone Waters, who sends several of his men, including Mister Redhawk, to collect the girl and find out what happened. With Ironstone's men, a Colombian drug cartel, and the police all in pursuit, Foggy has nowhere to turn but to John Horse. And with some help from the Seminole mystic, Foggy realizes some disturbing truths
Easy as one, two, three by Phillip DePoy( Book )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
Dancing made easy by Phillip DePoy( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Easy by Phillip DePoy( file )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
Flap Tucker isn't like other Private Eyes, he's a mystic, a finder of lost things, a veteran of foreign war, living on the wrong side of town. Tucker's best friend wants him to find the wife of a millionaire, who has vanished into the Atlanta nightlife
Too easy by Phillip DePoy( file )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
On the marshy shores of the Georgia coast, locals tell the story of a woman who appeared from the sea, & of the 2 gentle brothers who would do anything for her. Now a man is dead, & the twins are missing. Only a meditating private eye from Atlanta can unravel the truth. He's Flap Tucker, a man with a gift for visualazation, & the courage to go where it leads him. Flap has been hired by the beatiful nightclub owner Dalliance Oglethrope to go into deep rural Georgia investigating the murder. Some believe the dead bankers mysterious wife is a spirit. The twin brothers Peachy & Maytag are suspects. In the tangle of family relationships, secrets & dirty money, Flap discovers another murder. The Zen private eye is caught in a story seemingly stranger than fiction, with some dangerous ghosts of his own
Dead easy by Phillip DePoy( file )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
On a dark street outside a nightclub called Easy, a man is gunned down by a handsome killer everyone thought was dead. Now, someone is stalking the club owner, Dalliance Oglethorpe. A someone she thought she had left in her past. But with threatening notes and grisly packages promising worse to come, Dalliance needs help, but she doesn't want her good friend Flap Tucker, a psychic P.I. anywhere near the case. Flap, Dally's usual knight in not-so-shining armor, prides himself on seeing through reality's illusions. But what he discovers about his longtime love will catch him blind. Flap has reason to suspect Dally may have had a hand in the murder, and she thinks he was somehow involved. Time is running out, and if the two are going to make it through the long dark night, Flap must find the real killer, a real motive, and the real truth behind Dally's lost years, including the secrets she has never been able to reveal
Easy by Phillip DePoy( Book )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Flap Tucker isn't like other Private Eyes, he's a mystic, a finder of lost things, a veteran of foreign war, living on the wrong side of town. Tucker's best friend wants him to find the wife of a millionaire, who has vanished into the Atlanta nightlife
Too easy by Phillip DePoy( Book )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
The tao and the bard : a conversation by Phillip DePoy( Book )
5 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
"The Tao Te Ching is a touchstone of Eastern philosophy. Its author, Lao Tzu, is known as the Great Archivist, while Shakespeare, the Bard, is considered one of the West's greatest writers. The Tao and the Bard is the delightful conversation between these two unlikely spokesmen. Here, in his own words, Tao Tzu offers one the eight-one verses that comprise the Tao, and the Bard answers with quotations from his plays and poems."-- Page [4] of cover
 
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English (105)
Chinese (2)
Slovenian (1)
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