Thomas H. Cook



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  • Mystery

    Aug-2014

    From Edgar Award-winning author Thomas H. Cook, "A Dancer in the Dust" is a deeply moving literary thriller about ill-fated love: one man’s love for an extraordinary woman, and one woman’s love for her troubled country. Twenty years ago, Ray C...

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  • Historical Mystery

    Apr-2014

    Five decades after war’s end, a rare-books dealer receives a strange visitor The guns went silent on November 11, 1918, never to fire again. Throughout the 1920s, unrest seethed across Europe, and Fascists battled Communists in the streets of Be...

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  • Literary

    Aug-2013

    Thomas H. Cook offers one of his most compelling novels ever in Sandrine's Case, in which a college professor falls in love with his wife all over again...while on trial for her murder. Samuel Madison always wondered what Sandrine saw in him. He w...

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  • General Fiction

    May-2013

    Over his distinguished career, Cook's novels have haunted, riveted, and spellbound readers across the world, and his short stories are equally acclaimed. They range from the intensely focused world of "Fatherhood," the Herodotus prize-winning title s...

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  • Mystery

    Aug-2012

    With THE CRIME OF JULIAN WELLS, Thomas H. Cook, one of America's most acclaimed suspense writers, has written a novel in the grand tradition of the twisty, cerebral thriller. Like Eric Ambler's A COFFIN FOR DIMITRIOS and Graham Greene's THE THIRD MAN...

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  • Mystery

    Sep-2011

    A true-crime account of a vicious massacre and the legal battles that followed It was not a clever killing. On May 5, 1973, three men escaped from a Maryland prison and disappeared. Joined by a fifteen-year-old brother, they surfaced in Georgia, w...

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  • Mystery

    Sep-2011

    A gut-wrenching true-crime account of a couple on a twisted killing spree in the American South Evil has a way of finding itself. How else could you explain the bond between Alvin and Judith Ann Neelley, who consecrated their marriage in blood? Be...

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  • Suspense

    Jul-2011

    Thomas Danforth has lived a fortunate life. The son of a wealthy importer, he traveled the world in his youth, and now, in his twenties, he lives in New York City and runs the family business. It is 1939, and the world is on the brink of war, but Dan...

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  • Suspense

    Aug-2010

    Middling historian Lucas Paige visits St. Louis to give a sparsely attended reading -- nothing out of the ordinary. Except among the yawning attendees is someone he did not expect: Lola Faye Gilroy, the “other woman” he has long blamed for his fa...

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  • Suspense

    Jul-2009

    George Gates used to be a travel writer who specialized in places where people disappeared—Judge Crater, the Lost Colony.Then his eight-year-old son was murdered, the killer never found, and Gates gave up disappearance. Now he writes stories of red...

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  • Suspense

    Jun-2008

    In 1954 Mississippi, Jack Branch returns to his father’s Delta estate, Great Oaks, to perform an act of noblesse oblige: teaching at the local high school.While conducting a class on evil throughout history, Jack is shocked to discover that his una...

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  • Suspense

    Jan-2007

    David Sears grew up in the shadow of his brilliant younger sister, Diana, convinced by their father that she would accomplish great things. Instead, she married and had a son, Jason, who--like David and Diana's father--is schizophrenic. Her husband, ...

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  • Suspense

    Jun-2005

    Eric Moore has a stable life in a quiet town. Then, on an ordinary night, his teenage son Keith babysits Amy Giordano, the eight-year-old daughter of a neighboring family. The next morning Amy is missing, and Eric isn't sure his son is innocent. Caug...

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  • Suspense

    Jun-2004

    Twenty-five years ago, an unspeakable crime was committed and Roy Slater fled--from the life he thought he wanted, from the memories he couldn't avoid, and from the devastating suspicions of those he called friends. But now that his estranged father ...

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  • Suspense

    Feb-2004

    Sara Labriola is a married woman haunted by the shattering secrets of her past--and terrified of the future. Tired of living in fear--and knowing that if she stays in her marriage she'll be killed--Sara decides to do the only thing she can: she makes...

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  • Science Fiction

    Oct-2002

    Three people know the truth. Three families will be changed forever. In the last days of World War II, a strange phenomenon saves a doomed Air Force pilot named Russell Keys--and plunges him into torment. In a place called Roswell, New Mexico, a ...

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  • Suspense

    Mar-2002

    Albert Jay Smalls sits in an interrogation room, accused of murder. The police have no witnesses, no physical evidence, and less than twelve hours to prove him guilty. Now Smalls will be put through one final interrogation. It is a quest that tak...

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  • Suspense

    May-2000

    It is autumn 1937 when a mystery woman appears in Port Alma, a sea village nestled on the chilly coast of Maine. A fragile, green-eyed beauty, the woman arrives with little more than the clothes on her back and a wealth of unspoken secrets. Before a ...

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  • Science Fiction / Fantasy

    May-1999

    In Thomas H. Cook’s Edgar Award–nominated first novel, a weary detective tracks a blood-crazed psychopath Blood seeps into the gutters at the children’s zoo in Central Park. Two deer have been slaughtered, one stabbed fifty-seven times and the...

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  • Suspense

    Nov-1998

    Thomas Cook is one of today's most acclaimed writers of psychological thrillers, penning hypnotic tales of forbidden love and devastating secrets. Now he has written an unforgettable novel that weaves one man's tortured life with a deadly mystery tha...

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  • Suspense

    Aug-1996

    On a summer day, a young woman alighted from a bus in the small Cape Cod village of Chatham and took up residence in a cottage on the edge of Black Pond's dark waters. She was embarking on a voyage she could not foresee--one that would bring catastro...

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  • Suspense

    Jun-1995

    "This is the darkest story that I ever heard...." It is a story that began with love and led to the destruction of a young woman's life. It is a story that has not ended, even thirty years after the afternoon Kelli Troy's battered body was foun...

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  • Suspense

    Apr-1993

    Along with Jamie and my mother, Laura died at approximately four in the afternoon. It was almost two hours later that Mrs. Hamilton, a neighbor from across the street, saw my father drive away. During those long two hours in which he remained in t...

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  • Suspense

    Oct-1991

    Forty years ago in Sequoyah, Georgia, Charles Overton was sentenced to die for the murder of a young woman, even though her body was never found. But the prosecution had all the ammunition it needed: a blood-stained dress and a jury out for vengeance...

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  • Suspense

    Jan-1991

    Freelance photographer David Corman sees a chance to sell a story when a woman leaps to her death in New York's Hell's Kitchen, but as he investigates her life he inadvertently reveals shocking personal truths...

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  • Suspense

    Jun-1990

    Frank Clemons - 3

    A gripping story that spirals two seemingly unrelated cases into a life and death nightmare of extraordinary danger. P.I. Frank Clamons tails two women: a sophisticate who's cheating on her husband and an exotic gypsy who claims responsibility for a ...

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  • Suspense

    Sep-1989

    As the first of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s civil rights demonstrations proceeds through Alabama, a young Black girl is found murdered, and Detective Ben Wellman pursues the killer, unearthing more corpses as he goes...

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  • Suspense

    Jan-1989

    Frank Clemons - 2

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  • Suspense

    Mar-1988

    Frank Clemons - 1

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  • General Fiction

    Jan-1986

    A fictional portrait of American writer Elena Franklin explores the impact of twentieth-century history on a small but influential literary group and evokes the human costs demanded in the life of a visionary artist...

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  • Suspense

    Oct-1983

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  • General Fiction

    Sep-1982

    Dr. Langhof, nearly forty years after his medical experiments for the Waffen SS, lives on in seclusion in the Republic, remembering--with no forgiveness or atonement--his descent into darkness and degradation...

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