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La Plante, Lynda

Works: 413 works in 1,199 publications in 6 languages and 34,896 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Psychological fiction  Drama  Suspense fiction  Film adaptations  Television programs 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Production personnel, Scenarist, Producer, Performer
Classifications: PR6062.A65, 823.914
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Publications about Lynda La Plante
Publications by Lynda La Plante
Most widely held works about Lynda La Plante
Most widely held works by Lynda La Plante
The red dahlia by Lynda La Plante( Book )
27 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,028 libraries worldwide
When the body of a young girl is found dumped on the banks of the Thames, even the police are shocked by the brutality of her murder: horrifically mutilated, severed in half, and drained of blood, her corpse is an obvious mirror image of the famous Black Dahlia murder in 1940s Los Angeles. Now Detective Inspector Anna Travis must race against time to catch this copycat killer dubbed "The Red Dahlia" after the flower his victim wore in her hair
Above suspicion by Lynda La Plante( Book )
29 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 1,991 libraries worldwide
Rookie homicide detective Anna Travis who, during her first case, tracks a serial killer who has transitioned from prostitute victims to innocent students, a murderer who may possibly be a famous actor
Cold shoulder by Lynda La Plante( Book )
21 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,854 libraries worldwide
The road back to glory of a policewoman who became a prostitute. She is Lieutenant Lorraine Page of California, disgraced for killing a fleeing teenager while drunk, an act which cost her job. Abandoned by her family, she has lived on the street as a hooker. A murder, the victim of which was a friend, reawakens old instincts and as she hunts for the killer, she is transformed. By the author of Bella Mafia
Cold blood by Lynda La Plante( Book )
31 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 1,627 libraries worldwide
Lorraine is a three-time loser: an ex-LAPD cop, ex-hooker, ex-wife, even an ex-mom, since she has lost custody of her kids. She is recovering from the alcoholism that nearly destroyed her life and, through tremendous force of will, has managed to pull herself back together and set up her own private detective agency in Los Angeles, but she finds that there is scant demand for her services
Deadly intent by Lynda La Plante( Book )
21 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,584 libraries worldwide
"Ruthless drug trafficker Alexander Fitzpatrick is one of the most wanted men in the Western Hemisphere. But for ten years, there's been no sign of him. Is he dead, or just trying to appear that way? When an ex-colleague from the murder squad is found shot in a dank drug den, Anna Travis is pulled into the case. She's grateful for the distraction after her breakup with DCI Langton and soon finds herself involved with someone new. But as the bodies pile up and the mystery deepens, Travis and Langton must put aside their personal history and work together to track down one of the canniest criminals they've ever encountered"--Publisher's web site
Silent scream : an Anna Travis mystery by Lynda La Plante( Book )
18 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,499 libraries worldwide
Just as her boss is trying to block her promotion, Anna Travis gets a case that could make or break her career--the murder of a British film star, who lived a sad and sordid life of sexual and chemical excess and was about to write a memoir revealing every dirty detail
Clean cut by Lynda La Plante( Book )
20 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,480 libraries worldwide
Nearly killed while pursuing a gang of illegal immigrants that murdered a young prostitute, Detective Chief Inspector James Langton is attended by his protege and lover Anna, who discovers an unsettling connection between James's case and one of her own
Cold heart by Lynda La Plante( Book )
19 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 1,284 libraries worldwide
PI Lorraine Page of Los Angeles investigates the murder of a movie mogul, shot in his Beverly Hills swimming pool. Suspects include his abused wife and his two ex-wives. By the author of Cold Blood
Royal heist : a novel by Lynda La Plante( Book )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,271 libraries worldwide
Having financed a successful racing horse stable in England through a series of jewel heists, Edward de Jersey grooms a promising colt for the Derby before his ambitions are threatened, leading him to plot an audacious diamond robbery
Blind fury by Lynda La Plante( Book )
11 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,245 libraries worldwide
Helping to investigate a series of killings, Detective Inspector Anna Travis accepts an offer of assistance from Cameron Welsh, a convicted murderer she helped arrest in the past, but Welsh's obsession with Anna brings terrible consequences
Bella Mafia by Lynda La Plante( Book )
24 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,122 libraries worldwide
Don Roberto Luciano turns informer for the biggest Mafia trial in history, but his family pays a terrible price. The head of the family, his three sons, his two grandsons and his nephew are all killed leaving the five widows to reclaim their inheritance from a dangerous Mafioso
Blood line by Lynda La Plante( Book )
18 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,028 libraries worldwide
"Still reeling from the death of her fiance, Detective Anna Travis has thrown herself into her new role as the chief inspector for London's murder squad. When Scotland Yard's missing persons bureau is unable to locate the son of a court employee, the superintendent--James Langton, Anna's former lover turned sometimes friend--urges her to take on the suspicious assignment. But is this new investigation purely a missing persons case--or a full-blown murder inquiry? An ominous pool of blood with no locatable victim leads Anna on a desperate hunt for a man who has disappeared without a trace. With no body, and increasing pressure to make an arrest, Anna becomes obsessed with the smallest details of the case. Now, one man has vanished, a killer may be loose on the streets, and, as Langton looks on, Anna Travis may be losing control of the investigation--and of herself"--P. [2] of cover
Entwined by Lynda La Plante( Book )
9 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 875 libraries worldwide
Rebekka and Ruda are telepathic twins caught up in murder, self destruction, and separation
Backlash : an Anna Travis novel by Lynda La Plante( Book )
14 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 682 libraries worldwide
When her mentor pulls her into a five-year-old case involving the disappearance of a yound girl, London Detective Cheif Inspector Anna Travis doesn't think the suspect they have in custody is the man responsible, especially when he changes his story
Trial & retribution by Lynda La Plante( Book )
13 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 596 libraries worldwide
Prime suspect ( visu )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 546 libraries worldwide
Detective Chief Jane Tennison has been transferred to a new station and now has the job of cleaning up the streets of Soho. The team goes into the underworld of teenage prostitution, pornography and runaways
Prime suspect by Lynda La Plante( Book )
28 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 514 libraries worldwide
An international bestseller, Lynda La Plante's thrilling detective novel Prime Suspect introduced readers around the world to Detective Chief Inspector Jane Tennison, a gritty investigator locked in a tooth-and-nail struggle to claim the authority, acceptance, and respect she deserves from Scotland Yard's chauvinist detective squad, even as she desperately tracks the maniac now running loose in the streets of London. Fans of Sue Grafton's Kinsey Millhone books and the work of Kathy Reichs or Karin Slaughter will be immediately drawn to La Plante's Jane Tennison, the remarkable, no-nonsense police woman who laid the groundwork for all the rest who followed
Sleeping cruelty by Lynda La Plante( Book )
14 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 507 libraries worldwide
Whe wealthy Sir William Benedict, who has dreamed of being accepted by the socially elite, finally achieves his dream, political scandal erupts around him
Royal flush by Lynda La Plante( Book )
19 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and Danish and held by 478 libraries worldwide
Prime suspect 3 by Lynda La Plante( Book )
14 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 431 libraries worldwide
"Chief Detective Inspector Jane Tennison has moved up the ranks, fighting every step of the way to break through the station house's glass ceiling. Now, on her first day as the head of the Vice Squad, a case comes in that threatens to destroy everything she has worked for. As Vera Reynolds, drag queen and night club star, swayed onstage singing 'Falling in Love Again,' a sixteen-year-old rent boy lay in the older man's apartment, engulfed in flames. When Tennison's investigation reveals an influential public figure as her prime suspect, a man with connections to politicians, judges, and Scotland Yard, she's given a very clear message about the direction some very important people would like her investigation to take. Suddenly, in a case defined by murky details, one fact becomes indisputably clear--that for Tennison, going after the truth will mean risking her happiness, her career, and even her life."--P. [4] of cover
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Alternative Names
Laplante, Linda
LaPlante, Lynda.
LaPlante, Lynda, 1946-
Plante, Lynda la.
Plante, Lynda la 1946-
Ла Плант, Линда
プラント, リンダ・ラ
ラ・プラント, リンダ
ラ・プラント, リンダ・ラ
English (350)
Danish (10)
French (5)
German (1)
Russian (1)
Czech (1)
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