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Abrahams, Peter 1947-

Overview
Works: 135 works in 827 publications in 14 languages and 52,589 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery stories  College stories  Drama  Suspense fiction  Young adult works  Film adaptations  Sports films 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator
Classifications: PS3617.U584, 813.6
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Publications about Peter Abrahams
Publications by Peter Abrahams
Most widely held works about Peter Abrahams
 
Most widely held works by Peter Abrahams
Dog on it by Peter Abrahams( Book )
46 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 2,876 libraries worldwide
Chet and Bernie investigate the disappearance of Madison, a teenage girl who may or may not have been kidnapped, but who has definitely gotten mixed up with some very unsavory characters
Thereby hangs a tail by Peter Abrahams( Book )
27 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,197 libraries worldwide
A follow-up to Dog On It finds the human-and-canine investigative team endeavoring to rescue an abducted show dog, a case that is complicated by reporter Susie Sanchez's disappearance and Chet's separation from Bernie
Down the rabbit hole by Peter Abrahams( Book )
36 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,187 libraries worldwide
Like her idol Sherlock Holmes, eighth-grader Ingrid Levin-Hill uses her intellect to solve a murder case in her hometown of Echo Falls
To fetch a thief : a Chet and Bernie mystery by Peter Abrahams( Book )
20 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 1,878 libraries worldwide
"Chet has smelled a lot of unusual things in his years as trusted companion and partner to P.I. Bernie Little, but nothing has prepared him for the exotic scents he encounters when an old-fashioned traveling circus comes to town. The only problem is that Peanut, the headlining pachyderm has gone missing - along with her trainer. Popo the Clown hires the Little Detective agency to find out what has become of the duo, sending Chet and Bernie south of the border in hot persuit of some dangerously cool criminals and a decidedly uncooperative pachyderm"--P. [2] of cover
The dog who knew too much by Peter Abrahams( Book )
14 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,764 libraries worldwide
When Bernie is invited to give the keynote speech at a private investigator convention, his intrepid canine companion is secretly targeted by the high-profile person in charge, an agenda that is complicated by a missing boy and a familiar-looking puppy
Reality check by Peter Abrahams( Book )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 1,611 libraries worldwide
After a knee injury destroys sixteen-year-old Cody's college hopes, he drops out of high school and gets a job in his small Montana town, but when his ex-girlfriend disappears from her Vermont boarding school, Cody travels cross-country to join the search
A fistful of collars : a Chet and Bernie mystery by Peter Abrahams( Book )
11 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,587 libraries worldwide
Hoping to bring some Tinseltown money to the Valley, the mayor lures a movie studio to town to shoot their next production, a big-budget classic Western. The star is none other than ruggedly handsome - and notoriously badly behaved - Thad Perry. When the mayor decides that someone needs to keep an eye on Thad, P.I. Bernie Little and his canine sidekick Chet are handpicked for the job. The money is good - but something smells fishy. (Bestseller)
A perfect crime by Peter Abrahams( Book )
30 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,575 libraries worldwide
A cuckolded husband in Boston plots revenge with a complex murder which will be blamed on someone else, but his scheme backfires. By the author of The Fan
Behind the curtain by Peter Abrahams( Book )
22 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,534 libraries worldwide
An avid Sherlock Holmes fan, eighth grader Ingrid Levin-Hill is kidnapped while investigating mysterious happenings in her home town
Dog on it by Peter Abrahams( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,529 libraries worldwide
Introducing two-legged Bernie and his four-legged pal Chet--a canine with a penchant for solving mysteries--their first case is to track down a teenager who's out way past curfew
The tutor by Peter Abrahams( Book )
20 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 1,512 libraries worldwide
Master of psychological suspense Peter Abrahams returns with an ingenious tale of an ordinary family that unknowingly invites the agent of their destruction into their own home. When Scott and Linda Gardner hire Julian Sawyer to tutor their troubled teenage son Brandon, he seems like the answer to a prayer. Capable and brilliant, Julian connects with Brandon in a way neither of his parents can. He also effortlessly helps Linda to salvage a troubled business deal and gives Scott expert advice on his tennis game. Only eleven-year old Ruby--funny, curious, devoted to Sherlock Holmes--has doubts about the stranger in their midst who has so quickly become like a member of the family. But even the observant Ruby is far from understanding Julian's true designs on the Gardners. For Julian, the Gardners are like specimens in jars, creatures to be studied-- and manipulated. Scott is a gambler with no notion of odds, festering in the shadow of his more successful brother. Linda is ambitious, hungry for the cultured stimulation Julian easily provides. Brandon is risking his future late at night in the town woods. And Ruby--well, she's just a silly little girl. And in that miscalculation lies the Gardner family's only possible salvation
End of story by Peter Abrahams( Book )
30 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,507 libraries worldwide
A young woman who hopes to give up her bartending job to become a successful writer, Ivy Seidel falls under the spell of Vance Harrow, convicted for a terrible crime, while teaching writing to inmates at a maximum security prison
Delusion by Peter Abrahams( Book )
20 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and Russian and held by 1,441 libraries worldwide
"The monster storm 'Bernardine' did more than devastate the tiny Gulf Coast community of Belle Ville. It uncovered suppressed evidence that exonerates a man wrongly imprisoned for murder."--Back cover
The sound and the furry : a Chet and Bernie Mystery by Peter Abrahams( Book )
12 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,422 libraries worldwide
When Chet and Bernie happen upon a prison work crew that includes Frenchie Boutette, an old criminal pal they sent up the river, getting a new case is the last thing they expect. But Frenchie, who comes from an old Louisiana family full of black sheep, needs help finding his one law-abiding relative, his brother Ralph, a reclusive inventor who has gone missing with his houseboat. At first it seems as if Ralph's disappearance is connected to a dispute over a load of stolen shrimp. But the investigation heads in a dangerous new direction involving the oil business and an impending environmental catastrophe
Nerve damage by Peter Abrahams( Book )
17 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,400 libraries worldwide
Missing his fifteen-years-dead wife while facing his own impending death from a rare respiratory disease, Roy Valois hacks into the "New York Times" to research his own future obituary and makes a shattering discovery about his late wife's true identity
The fan by Peter Abrahams( Book )
19 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,377 libraries worldwide
When a baseball star fails to bring victory to his team, Gil Renard, an outraged fan who has lost everything except his fanatic passion for baseball, decides to murder him. The novel follows the murderer, a knife salesman, as he infiltrates the world of the fallen hero to make things right
Thereby hangs a tail by Peter Abrahams( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,333 libraries worldwide
While hapless private investigator Bernie continues his struggle to pay the bills, his four-legged partner Chet, a K-9 school dropout--with his sharp nose and even sharper teeth--keeps bringing down the perps
Crying wolf by Peter Abrahams( Book )
17 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,332 libraries worldwide
Set against the backdrop of an elite New England college campus, this absorbing thriller features an intricate, tightly coiled plot, relentless tension, stunning reversals, and vividly rendered young characters who learn the grave consequences of crying "wolf."
Oblivion by Peter Abrahams( Book )
22 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,273 libraries worldwide
Waking up in a hospital with much of his memory missing, Nick Petrov, a private investigator renowned for his ability to reclaim stolen children, pursues clues about his own life and discovers a link to a haunting murder case
Paw and order : a Chet and Bernie mystery by Peter Abrahams( Book )
5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,272 libraries worldwide
Chet and his owner, P.I. Bernie, journey to Washington, DC-- and the dog-eat-dog world of our nation's capital. They plan to pay a visit to Bernie's girlfriend, Suzie Sanchez, who's working on a big story she can't talk about. When her source, a mysterious Brit with possible intelligence connections, runs into trouble of the worst kind, Bernie suddenly finds himself under arrest. Soon Chet and Bernie are sucked into an international conspiracy... and facing a guinea pig with the fate of the nation in his tiny paws
 
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controlled identity Quinn, Spencer

Abrahams, P. 1947-
Abrahams, Peter, 1947-
Abrahams, Peter 1947-... romancier
Abrahams, Peter B. 1947-
Abrahams, Peter Brian 1947-
Peter Abrahams amerikansk författare
Peter Abrahams amerikansk skribent
Peter Abrahams amerykański pisarz
Peter Abrahams écrivain américain
Peter Abrahams escritor de Estados Unidos
Peter Abrahams scrittore statunitense
Peter Abrahams US-amerikanischer Bestseller-Autor von Kriminalromanen, Thrillern und Jugendbüchern
Quinn, Spencer.
پیتر آبراهامز نویسنده آمریکایی
エイブラハムズ, ピーター
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