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Pocket Books

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Works: 399 works in 451 publications in 1 language and 3,586 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Nature stories  Domestic fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Fishing stories  Noir fiction  True crime stories  History  Biography 
Roles: Publisher, Other, Recipient
Classifications: PS3523.O46, FIC
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Perfect husband : the true story of the trusting bride who discovered her husband was a coldblooded killer by Gary Provost( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 626 libraries worldwide
Lisa Fotopoulos could not have asked for a more loving, caring, and affectionate spouse than Kosta. Her parents adored him; he was the nice young man that they had always dreamed Lisa would marry. But behind Kosta's innocent face and seductive charm, he was anything but the perfect husband. The sun-drenched shores of Daytona Beach, Florida, provided a model setting for their marriage. A wealthy and respected businesswoman, Lisa had always been outspoken when it came to keeping the criminal element clear of the boardwalk where her family owned and operated the Joyland Amusement Center. Now her husband wanted to open up a pool hall, the kind of place that attracted lowlifes. But Kosta insisted that Top Shots would be different, and put Lisa's mind at ease with his usual gentle persuasion. But Top Shots soon became a haven for runaways, prostitutes and smalltime hoodlums--with Kosta as their ringleader. He ran a counterfeiting ring, dealt in drugs, arms, stolen cars...and had an affair with Deidre Hunt, an attractive, bikini-clad Top Shots waitress who harassed customers for tips. Abused as a child, Deidre was a drifter, sexually voracious and reckless. Kosta and Deidre were a match made in hell, an amoral couple whose appetite for ultimate sensation took them over the edge. One night, in the seclusion of nearby woods, Deidre shot a teenage boy to death--a hideous execution captured by Kosta on videotape. Their murderous spree had just begun. Meanwhile, strange things started happening to Lisa. Within several weeks she was in two near-fatal car crashes and was accosted at gunpoint in her office. Her devoted husband joked about her driving and gave her a gun to protect herself. Shortly before sunrise on November 4, 1989, while Lisa and Kosta slept peacefully, a stranger entered their bedroom and drew a gun. The intruder's bullet brought their storybook marriage to a shattering end, revealing a tangled web of greed and depravity that shook the city of Daytona Beach to its core.--From dust jacket
The PDR pocket guide to prescription drugs ( Book )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 455 libraries worldwide
A comprehensive pocket guide to the PDR offers readers an A-Z listing of more than one thousand updated entries on prescription drugs and their generic equivalents, including new pharmaceuticals, their therapeutic uses, dosages, interactions, and side effects
The sixteen hand horse by Fred Gwynne( Book )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 443 libraries worldwide
Depicts a little girl's visual images of her parents' talking about such things as bells that peel, banking a fire, and a running nose
The atomic age opens by Pocket Books( Book )
9 editions published in 1945 in English and held by 275 libraries worldwide
The mystery in the old mine by Franklin W Dixon( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
A search for truth leads Frank and Joe into a tunnel of toxic terrors
A river runs through it, and other stories by Norman Maclean( Book )
2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
Collection of three Western stories, featuring the title piece about the relationship between a father and his two sons, bound together by love and fly fishing
From the depths by Victor Milán( Book )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 114 libraries worldwide
Mr. Spock and the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise must work fast to free their captain when Kirk is arrested for sabotage while attempting to mediate a dispute between inhabitants of the water world Okeanos
The Hardy boys program for destruction by Franklin W Dixon( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
Frank and Joe investigate when a string of suspicious accidents and equipment failures threaten to put a company which manufactures computer-operated automobiles out of business
Mystery on the menu by Carolyn Keene( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
Nancy Drew and her friends are spending a week at the Wolfe Culinary Institute, thanks to George's prize-winning Raspberry Chiffon Cake. But an attempted murder soon has Nancy looking for a chef with a taste for terror
Space brat by Bruce Coville( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Although bratty Blork is good at throwing tantrums, even a megatatrum can't save his pet Toonoobie when it is taken by the Big Pest Squad
Requiem for a rustler by R. C House( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
The Price Waterhouse retirement planning adviser ( serial )
in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Melrose Place : an unauthorized biography : meet the stars of the hottest new TV show by Randi Reisfeld( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
The Hardy boys : Carnival of crime by Franklin W Dixon( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
The Maltese falcon by Dashiell Hammett( Book )
2 editions published between 1944 and 1945 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Sam Spade is hired by the fragrant Miss Wonderley to track down her sister, who has eloped with a louse called Floyd Thursday. But Miss Wonderley is in fact the beautiful and treacherous Brigid O'Shaughnessy, and when Spade's partner Miles Archer is shot while on Thursday's trail, Spade finds himself both hunter and hunted: can he track down the jewel-encrusted bird, a treasure worth killing for, before the Fat Man finds him?
The crime of Coy Bell by Sam Brown( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Seasoned horseman Coy Bell finds himself in trouble when he falls for his boss' wife, Laurel May
Shooting star; a biography of John Wayne by Maurice Zolotow( Book )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
The life, movie legacy, and financial power of the well-known American actor are considered
The call of the wild by Jack London( Book )
3 editions published between 1949 and 1959 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
The adventures of an unusual dog, part St. Bernard, part Scotch shepherd, forcibly taken to the Klondike gold fields where he eventually becomes the leader of a wolf pack
Jack London, sailor on horseback : a biographical novel by Irving Stone( Book )
1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
A fictional account of rakish Jack London's life
The green felt jungle by Ed Reid( Book )
1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Expose of crime in Las Vegas, Nevada
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Simon and Schuster, inc

Baen Books.
Cardinal Edition.
G-Unit Books.
Gallery Books.
Juno Books.
MTV / VH1 Books.
Pocket Books.
Pocket Books a Division of Simon & Schuster.
Pocket Books, Inc.
Pocket books, inc., New York
Pocket Books (Nowy Jork)/Pocket Star Books.
Pocket Books Publishing.
Pocket Star Books.
Simon & Schuster. Pocket Books.
Simon & Schuster. Pocket Books/Baen Books.
Simon and Schuster, inc. Pocket Books
Sonnet.
Threshold Editions.
Timescape.
Wanderer Books.
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