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Howard, Linda 1950-

Overview
Works: 488 works in 2,708 publications in 23 languages and 132,265 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Suspense fiction  Love stories  Detective and mystery stories  Occult fiction  Spy stories  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Contributor, Creator, Scenarist
Classifications: PS3558.O88217, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Linda Howard
Publications by Linda Howard
Most widely held works by Linda Howard
Up close and dangerous : a novel by Linda Howard( Book )
54 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 4,824 libraries worldwide
After her small plane crashes, nearly killing her and her pilot and leaving them stranded in the wilderness and dependent on each other for survival, a wealthy young widow begins to suspect that the crash was no accident
Burn : a novel by Linda Howard( Book )
37 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 4,523 libraries worldwide
When Jenner Redwine wins the lottery, she never imagined how much it would cost her. Luckily she finds an ally-and a guide to the rarefied realm of privilege in a shy, kind-hearted heiress who invites Jenner on a charity cruise. But what should have been a "Love Boat" cruise suddenly turns into a game of dizzying intrigue and harrowing danger, and Jenner finds herself taken hostage by a menacing stranger--a stranger that helps her rediscover feelings she hasn't had in years. Now if she can only survive to live a life worth living
Death angel : a novel by Linda Howard( Book )
36 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 4,387 libraries worldwide
Meeting a dire end after double-crossing her lover, a ruthless crime lord, the cynical, amoral, and manipulative Drea returns to life a changed woman and joins forces with the FBI to become a guardian of the defenseless and the lover of an enigmatic stranger
Cover of night : a novel by Linda Howard( Book )
41 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 4,357 libraries worldwide
The owner of a struggling B&B in a picturesque Idaho town, Cate Nightingale, a young widow and mother, is forced to turn for help to her mysterious handyman, Calvin Harris, when a trio of vicious thugs threatens her and the entire town
Veil of night : a novel by Linda Howard( Book )
26 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 4,339 libraries worldwide
"Jaclyn Wilde is a wedding planner who loves her job -- usually. But helping Carrie Edwards with her Big Day has been an unrelenting nightmare. Carrie is a bridezilla of mythic nastiness, a diva whose tantrums are just about as crazy as her demands. But the unpleasant task at hand turns seriously criminal when Carrie is brutally murdered and everyone involved with the ceremony is accusing one another of doing the deed."--Dust jacket
Prey : a novel by Linda Howard( Book )
34 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 4,120 libraries worldwide
Montana wilderness guide Angie Powell wants nothing to do with ex-soldier Dare Callahan, especially as she blames him for her failing business. But she has to put her feelings to one side when they are suddenly thrust together to stop an animal with a thirst for blood--of a human variety
Dying to please by Linda Howard( Book )
61 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 12 languages and held by 4,081 libraries worldwide
Loyal. Beautiful. Professional. Impeccably organized. Potentially lethal. Sarah Stevens is a woman with many distinct qualities. First and foremost a butler par excellence, skilled at running large households smoothly and efficiently, she is also a trained bodyguard and expert marksman'indispensable to her elderly employer, a courtly gentleman whom Sarah has come to respect and love as a father. Then one night she thwarts a burglary in progress, a courageous act that rewards Sarah her requisite "fifteen minutes of fame" with the local press. But the exposure is enough to catch the attention of a tortured soul who, unbeknownst to Sarah, will stop at nothing to have her for himself. Sarah's perfectly ordered life is shattered when tragedy strikes: her beloved employer is brutally murdered. The detective investigating the case, assures Sarah that she is not a suspect. Until lightning strikes twice. There's a second killing'and this time, despite a lack of evidence connecting her to the crime, Sarah cannot escape the shadow of guilt. The only option left for Sarah is to carry on with her life. But she doesn't realize that a deranged stalker is luring her into an elaborate trap ... one in which she, once ensnared, might never escape. For Sarah soon finds herself at the mercy of a man who will tend to her every whim, smother her with affection, and crush her in his all-consuming embrace. In a nonstop roller-coaster ride of unrelenting suspense, Linda Howard has written her most chilling novel yet. Dying to Please is a breathless thriller of desire and obsession. From the Hardcover edition
Cry no more by Linda Howard( Book )
63 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 15 languages and held by 4,071 libraries worldwide
Count your blessings:they can be snatched away in an instant. It is a sentiment Milla Edge knows too well. With an astonsihing blend of savvy, instinct, and passion, Milla displays an uncanny gift for finding lost children
Ice : a novel by Linda Howard( Book )
32 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 4,039 libraries worldwide
As a brewing ice storm approaches, and despite the icy conditions that have always existed between him and Lolly Helton, combat veteran Gabriel McQueen makes the long haul to the middle of nowhere to find out whether she is safe and sound. Spotting strangers in Lolly's home--one of them packing a weapon--Gabriel rescues Lolly from her captors ... but when the escape is discovered, the heat--and the hunt--are on
Killing time : a novel by Linda Howard( Book )
48 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 4,025 libraries worldwide
Returning to the entrancing, supernatural territory of her popular "Dream Man" and "Son of the Morning, New York Times" bestselling author Howard's sizzling new novel finds contributors to a time capsule being murdered one by one
Kiss me while I sleep by Linda Howard( Book )
25 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,850 libraries worldwide
If you sense someone's watching you from afar, or if you feel a shadow other than your own at your back. Follow your instincts....your're in danger. It's a job that makes a killing. Effeicient, professional, and without apology, Lily Mansfield is a hired assassin, working as a contract agent for the CIA. Her targets are the powerful and corrupt, those who can't be touched by the law
Shadow woman : a novel by Linda Howard( Book )
29 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,715 libraries worldwide
Lizette Henry, possessing unusual detection skills but struggling with a memory disorder, accepts help from the mysterious and seductive Xavier--a stranger who triggers disturbing images of an unspeakable crime of which Lizette may or may not be the perpetrator
Open season by Linda Howard( Book )
26 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 3,670 libraries worldwide
Daisy Minor is bored. Worse than that, she's boring. A plain, small-town librarian, she's got a wardrobe as sexy as a dictionary and hasn't been on a date in years. She's never even had a lukewarm love affair, let alone a hot one. So when she wakes up on her thirty-fourth birthday and wonders how it is that she still lives with her widowed mom and spinster aunt while her friends have all gotten married and started families, she decides it's time to get a life -- and a sex life
Drop dead gorgeous : a novel by Linda Howard( Book )
42 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 3,202 libraries worldwide
Blair Mallory has already survived one murder attempt. Now, while planning her wedding and dealing with holiday-season madness, Blair once again dodges a bullet. Or, more precisely, a Buick. And though the driver's identity remains a mystery, his or her murderous intentions seemed all too clear to Blair. But Wyatt Bloodsworth, Blair's police detective groom-to-be, believes it was only an accident. When she cheats death a second time in another seemingly innocent accident, Blair still can't convince Wyatt that someone wants to kill her
All the queen's men by Linda Howard( Book )
36 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 3,144 libraries worldwide
From the Publisher: THE PAST PROVED DEADLY. No one knows the dangers of getting close to legendary CIA Black Ops specialist John Medina better than communications expert Niema Burdock. Five years ago, she and her husband worked with Medina on an explosive mission that ended in tragedy. Although she has slowly recovered from her terrible loss, Niema planned never to see Medina again. Until now. HISTORY IS ABOUT TO REPEAT ITSELF. A French arms dealer is supplying international terrorists, and only Niema can plant the bugs needed to crack the deadly ring. Against her best instincts, she infiltrates the dealer's glamorous world. But when the plan goes awry, Niema and Medina must take flight in a strange land-and soon find their partnership sparked by an erotic charge. In a world of deception, John Medina has once again set Niema on a free fall into danger-and into desire like she's never known
Now you see her by Linda Howard( Book )
39 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in 10 languages and held by 2,938 libraries worldwide
"A talented landscape painter and portrait artist in her early thirties, Paris Sweeney has achieved enviable success: her work sells at an exclusive New York City gallery, and her popularity is at an all-time high. Life is good, and Sweeney, as she prefers to be called, is content. But lately, Sweeney's dreams--lush, vivid, and drenched in vibrant hues--seem to echo a growing restlessness that has taken hold of her. Suddenly, impulsively, Sweeney falls into a night of intense passion with millionaire Richard Worth. Now, the true dangers of her all-consuming urges are about to be revealed where Sweeney least expects it: in her paintings."--Page 4 of cover
Mr. Perfect by Linda Howard( Book )
26 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and Polish and held by 2,866 libraries worldwide
When four female colleagues at a Michigan corporation compile a list of qualities that would make up the perfect man, they unwittingly unleash a murderer who targets them for the perfect murder -- one at a time
To die for by Linda Howard( Book )
38 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,827 libraries worldwide
For fitness center owner Blair Mallory, trouble begins when a club member is murdered
Kill and tell by Linda Howard( Book )
30 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,505 libraries worldwide
Targeted for murder after she takes custody of a mysterious notebook, Karen Whhitlaw is protected by detective Marc Chastain with whom she begins a passionate relationship while they seek to uncover the mystery behind the notebook's past
Son of the morning by Linda Howard( Book )
50 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,390 libraries worldwide
Roanna Davenport's dreams are shattered forever when her older cousin Webb leaves Davencourt following the murder of his wife Jessie, but years later her grandmother sends her to bring him home, where they face the past and the future together
 
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Alternative Names
Hovarda, Linda, 1950-
Hovarde, Linda, 1950-
Howington, Linda.
Howington, Linda 1950-
Howington, Linda S.
Howington, Linda S. 1950-
Khovard, Linda.
Khovard, Linda 1950-
Ховард, Линда 1950-
האוארד, לינדה
האוארד, לינדה 1950-
הווארד, לינדה
הוורד, לינדה, 1950-
הורד, לינדה
ハワード, リンダ
Languages
English (566)
Spanish (50)
Japanese (22)
Chinese (21)
Polish (20)
German (19)
French (12)
Czech (11)
Russian (6)
Indonesian (5)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (5)
Croatian (4)
Dutch (3)
Danish (3)
Vietnamese (2)
Italian (2)
Hebrew (2)
Turkish (2)
Finnish (2)
Albanian (1)
Slovenian (1)
Serbian (1)
Thai (1)
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