Hugh Pentecost


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    Mystery

    Apr-2016

    When ex-riveter Pat Cain accepted Emily Stoddard’s offer to finance his singing career, he found himself hob-nobbing with a clique of voice teachers, theatrical coaches, a numerologist and an Indian Chief. It never occurred to him that violence and...

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    Mystery

    Mar-2016

    Just as "Cancelled in Red" took Inspector Luke Bradley, the soft-spoken, hard-boiled cop, through the intriguing maze of the stamp collecting racket, so this mystery tangles Bradley up in the fast tanbark crowd. "The 24th Horse" gallops after a host ...

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    Mystery

    Jan-2016

    Max Adrian was the rare stamp broker everyone in the know avoided. It never mattered to the shifty broker, until someone demanded a refund at gunpoint. Soon afterward, a dishy dame convinces Larry Storm, Adrian's rival, to play amateur detective for ...

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    Suspense

    Aug-1997

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    Suspense

    Jan-1990

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Jun-1986

    A Pierre Chambrun Mystery - 20
    Worldwide Mysteries - 1

    THIS TIME, IT'S PERSONAL The disappearance of Major Hamilton Willis and his wife from New York's Beaumont Hotel strikes a personal chord with manager Pierre Chambrun. The major once saved his life. Now it looks as if Hamilton's eleven-year-old son...

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    Suspense

    Oct-1985

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    Suspense

    Mar-1985

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    Suspense

    Dec-1984

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    Suspense

    Sep-1984

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    Amateur Sleuth

    Apr-1984

    A Pierre Chambrun Mystery - 19
    Worldwide Mysteries - 10

    New York's top luxury hotel, the Beaumont, is invaded by hoodlums and the guests held captive, while Pierre Chambrun, the hotel's manager, tries to find a solution to the crisis....

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    Suspense

    Mar-1984

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    Suspense

    Jun-1983

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    Amateur Sleuth

    May-1983

    A Pierre Chambrun Mystery - 18
    Worldwide Mysteries - 94

    BOOKED FOR DEATH Larry Welch, a well-known journalist, is sitting on a story so big, it could lead to international disaster--or even war. He seeks sanctuary in New York's luxurious Hotel Beaumont to decide his story's fate, throwing legendary man...

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    Suspense

    Nov-1982

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    Amateur Sleuth

    1982

    A Pierre Chambrun Mystery - 17
    Worldwide Mysteries - 81

    MURDER CHECKS IN... Murder is an unwelcome spotlight on Pierre Chambrun's beloved hotel. All the more unwelcome when the body found is that of a mutilated fifteen-year-old boy--and when the mystery further involves a pop idol, a brutally beaten ce...

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    Suspense

    Dec-1981

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    Suspense

    Jul-1981

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    Amateur Sleuth

    1981

    A Pierre Chambrun Mystery - 16
    Worldwide Mysteries - 69

    Rich, beautiful, lonely and in trouble, Valerie Summers arrived at New York's luxurious Hotel Beaumont dragging a trail of murder that baffled even the Beaumont's legendary manager, Pierre Chambrun. First her mother, then a man she had a crush on, ...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    1980

    A Pierre Chambrun Mystery - 15
    Worldwide Mysteries - 57

    Sharon Brand has been at the top of the Hollywood glamour ladder for almost thirty years. Her romances with some of filmdom's most famous male stars has added spice to the Brand story. But after she establishes a relationship with a man young enough ...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    1979

    A Pierre Chambrun Mystery - 14

    The night before an interview with a terrorist, a reporter is killed at the Beaumont Hotel For a madman with an itch to kill someone famous, there could be no better venue than the Beaumont Hotel—Manhattan’s headquarters for the international eli...

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    Mystery

    1978

    A Julian Quist Mystery Novel - 1

    Julian Quist doesn't return from a walk in the woods. He has walked into a hideout where terrorists are holding hostage the daughter of an Arab oil tycoon. Knowing Quist's absence will produce an intensive search, the terrorists move him and the gi...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-1976

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    Amateur Sleuth

    1976

    A Pierre Chambrun Mystery - 12
    Worldwide Mysteries - 45

    Red Carpet - George, Helen and twelve-year-old Marilyn - the Watson family - are the super all-American, superlucky winners of the Carlton's Creek lottery. The grand prize: $250,000 and one luxurious week at New York's legendary Hotel Beaumont. But ...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    1975

    A Pierre Chambrun Mystery - 11
    Worldwide Mysteries - 33

    TRICK OR TREAT The elegant calm of New York's top luxury hotel is shattered when the mysterious Colonel Coriander arrives. Wearing fright wig and mask, the one-armed terrormonger has planted bombs throughout the building and is holding two small girl...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    1974

    A Pierre Chambrun Mystery - 10
    Worldwide Mysteries - 18

    J. W. Sassoon, head man of the biggest oil conglomerate in the world, was found dead in his rooms in the plush Hotel Beaumont. Murder, the police said, and Pierre Chambrun, the imperturbable hotel manager, has only hours to find the answers to some l...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    1973

    A Pierre Chambrun Mystery - 9

    As X-rated stars descend on the Beaumont Hotel, someone takes a shot at its ownerTerrified of flying, Beaumont Hotel owner George Battle hasn’t seen America in seventeen years, instead spending his days on the Riviera, counting his money. But press...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    1972

    A Pierre Chambrun Mystery - 8

    Against its manager’s wishes, the Beaumont Hotel shelters a killerWhen the Chinese Revolution exploded, General Chang was one of the most vicious military leaders, committing atrocities so savage that even his comrades in the Red Army feared him. D...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    1971

    A Pierre Chambrun Mystery - 7

    A prank outside the Beaumont Hotel goes haywire, and an assassin kills the wrong man Political fundraisers can be cynical and coarse when they’re among their own kind, and Pierre Chambrun, manager of the elegant Beaumont Hotel, prefers not to let t...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    1969

    A Pierre Chambrun Mystery - 5

    A Nazi’s widow comes to the Beaumont Hotel with death in her entourageAs befits the manager of New York’s finest hotel, Pierre Chambrun has certain standards for his guests at the Beaumont. Were it not for the pleading of the hotel’s owner, no ...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    1969

    A Pierre Chambrun Mystery - 6

    It’s fashion week at the Beaumont, and Chambrun must investigate a haute couture killingBarrel-chested and twinkle-eyed, Nikos Karados is one of the jet-set’s most charming figures. A Greek shipping magnate with a philanthropic bent, Karados has ...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    1967

    A Pierre Chambrun Mystery - 4

    A spy marked for death finds a corpse in his hotel roomGeorge Lovelace has spent more than two decades in the shadows. Shielded by an array of forged passports, he has battled Nazis, Communists, and anyone else who might harm the United States. He ha...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    1966

    A Pierre Chambrun Mystery - 3

    A gang of jet-setting slanderers cause havoc at the stately Beaumont HotelUnder the stern eye of manager Pierre Chambrun, life at the Beaumont runs with the efficiency of a Swiss watch. So reliable is the service at New York’s finest hotel that gue...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    1964

    A Pierre Chambrun Mystery - 2

    At New York’s stateliest hotel, the manager has a revolution on his handsWhen the leading lights of international society come to New York, no place will do but the Beaumont Hotel. And inside the famous halls of this Manhattan landmark, manager Pie...

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    Amateur Sleuth

    1962

    A Pierre Chambrun Mystery - 1

    The unspeakable (and unspeakably rich) Aubrey Moon, sadist extraordinaire, had been threatened--and his murder was to take place at the incomparable Hotel Beaumont. Pierre Chambrun, the inimitable manager of the Beaumont, had nothing against the demi...

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