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Brewer, Gil 1922-1983

Overview
Works: 105 works in 293 publications in 8 languages and 1,252 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Noir fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Contributor
Classifications: PS3552.R4177, 813.54
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Publications about Gil Brewer
Publications by Gil Brewer
Publications by Gil Brewer, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Gil Brewer
The vengeful virgin by Gil Brewer( Book )
16 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 109 libraries worldwide
Available for the first time in more than 40 years, this classic tells the story of a gorgeous 18-year-old and her lover who conspire to murder her rich, ailing stepfather, but jealousy and distrust soon sow the seeds of disaster. Original
13 French Street by Gil Brewer( Book )
20 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 85 libraries worldwide
Alex came innocently into the house. His friend had a mysterious sickness. Alex did not know that the sickness was in a woman's soul, and that he would almost die of it, too. Still another big printing of the high-octane novel that had all America talking and enthralled millions by Gil Brewer, author of Some Must Die and A Killer Is Loose
Wild to possess ; A taste for sin by Gil Brewer( Book )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
WILD TO POSSESSLew Brookbank is running from his grief. His wife had left him for another man, and he had discovered them together--murdered. Drowning himself in gin, one night he stumbles across a parked car where a man and a woman are plotting the kidnapping and murder of the man's wife. At first he thinks he should turn them in, but there is some real money involved here, and he makes the liquor-fueled decision to follow them and work a double-cross of his own. But Lew doesn't figure on Clarkson, brother of his dead wife's lover. Clarkson wants to bring him back to pay for the death of his brother. But there's no turning back on the plan now--Lew has got to see this one through to the end.A TASTE FOR SINJim Phalen is obsessed with Felice. He can't get enough of her wild ways, her wicked charms. She is hot like no woman he has ever met before. They're quite a pair. Unfortunately, Felice is married to bank manager George Anderson. But Felice has a plan--to kill her husband one night while he works at the bank and steal all the money. Jim thinks the idea is crazy. But the more he figures it, the more he thinks that it just might work. He knows he had to have Felice. Just the thought of her drives him nuts. But can he create the perfect plan to possess her, and steal the money, too? It's crazy alright--but it just might work
Redheads die quickly and other stories by Gil Brewer( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
A collection of Gil Brewer's noir short stories
The red scarf by Gil Brewer( Book )
14 editions published between 1958 and 1983 in 5 languages and held by 44 libraries worldwide
A killer is loose by Gil Brewer( Book )
19 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 38 libraries worldwide
He shot Jake Halloran in the head, then turned to me, smiling, the Luger held loosely in his right hand. "Hello, pal," he said. "My name's Ralph Angers. What's yours?" That's how I met him, this grave-looking, clean-cut, totally mad young man, who walked through my town with a gun, leaving a wake of tears and agony and murder behind him
A devil for O'Shaugnessy ; The three-way split : two mysteries by Gil Brewer( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
And the Girl Screamed by Gil Brewer( Book )
12 editions published between 1956 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 17 libraries worldwide
They would stop at nothing! The willowy blonde, in a fluffy white skirt, stood over him. She was smoking a cigarette through the black mask that covered her face.?Hello, honey,? she said softly.?Do you like me?? She knelt on one knee. Her hand caressed his cheek, the other hand holding the cigarette. As the blonde kissed him on the mouth she ground her cigarette into his fleash. He yelled, but she kept up the kissing and the burning.?Atta girl! Give it to him again!? one of the boys shouted.?Next?? They were teen-agers--kids. But they were capable of anything. And one of them had been capable of murder!
Satan is a woman by Gil Brewer( Book )
10 editions published between 1951 and 1966 in 6 languages and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Larry Cole is determined to do whatever he can to get his brother Tad out of prison, but his growing obsession with sinister blond seductress Joan threatens to lead him into his own life of crime
So rich, so dead by Gil Brewer( Book )
10 editions published between 1951 and 1970 in 5 languages and held by 14 libraries worldwide
The three-way split : an original Gold Medal novel by Gil Brewer( Book )
5 editions published between 1960 and 1961 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
The Erotics ; Gun the Dame Down ; Angry Arnold by Gil Brewer( Book )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Angry Arnold: A police detective working on a serial murder case doesn't realize that the murderer is now stalking his wife
13 French Street ; and, The red scarf by Gil Brewer( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Little tramp : a Crest original novel of suspense by Gil Brewer( Book )
11 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Where was he? Why was he here, with this kid? What had he done? Hazily he watched her come toward him, saw her hips sway beneath flimsy lace, the swell of full breasts in the skimpy bra. "How did we get here?" he demanded. She laughed "Don't you remember, honey? You kidnapped me ... and ..." Remember? He remembered that she had cost him his job. Dimly he recalled cursing her out in a dozen bars, getting blind drunk. And he had a vague memory of her behind the wheel of a car. She had kidnapped him! Now she was missing, and the cops would be hot on the trail. Which story w
Play it hard : a dramatic novel by Gil Brewer( Book )
5 editions published between 1960 and 1965 in 3 languages and held by 9 libraries worldwide
77 Rue Paradis : a Gold Medal original by Gil Brewer( Book )
2 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Vi er begge mordere by Gil Brewer( Book )
5 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in English and Danish and held by 3 libraries worldwide
?What I can't stand is knowing she's out right now playing around.? The tall, heavy-set man stared at me, his eyes burning a hole in my bullet-proof vest.?Trail her every minute, Morgan. Every minute. Don't let her out of your sight!? It was the easiest assignment in years. I'm Morgan--and I'm one of the guys she played with. The trouble came later--when I found out that her game was MURDER--and I was picked for the fall guy!
Desenfrenada by Gil Brewer( Book )
2 editions published in 1986 in Catalan and held by 3 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Brewer, Gil
Fitzgerald Eric 1922-1983
Gil Brewer Amerikaans schrijver (1922-1983)
Morgan Bailey 1922-1983
Languages
English (85)
French (18)
Spanish (9)
Catalan (8)
Danish (7)
Finnish (5)
Hebrew (1)
Latin (1)
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