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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Arthur Maling  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult;

Born: 1923 in Chicago, Illinois

-- Arthur Maling on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Arthur was born in and still resides in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information


Published Works

  • Dingdong, Harper Collins, 1974
  • Bent Man, Harper Collins, 1975
  • Ripoff, Harper Collins, 1976
  • Lucky Devil, Harper Collins, 1978
  • The Rheingold Route, Harper Collins, 1979
  • The Koberg Link, Harper Collins, 1979
  • From Thunder Bay, Harper Collins, 1981
  • A Taste of Treason, Harper Collins, 1983
  • Lover and Thief, Harper Collins, 1988

Selected Titles At Your Library

Bent man /
ISBN: 0816162255. OCLC Number:

G.K. Hall,. Boston :. 1975.

Ripoff /
ISBN: 0060128097. OCLC Number:

Harper & Row,. New York :. ©1976.

A security analyst is alerted that 23 million dollars are missing in one of his accounts.

Lucky devil /
ISBN: 0060128542. OCLC Number:

Harper & Row,. New York :. ©1978.

The Koberg link /
ISBN: 0708906745. OCLC Number:

Ulverscroft,. Leicester [England] :. 1981, ©1979.

From Thunder Bay /
ISBN: 0060148322. OCLC Number:

Harper & Row,. New York :. ©1981.

A taste of treason /
ISBN: 0708913385. OCLC Number:

Ulverscroft,. Leicester :. 1985, ©1983.

Lover and thief /
ISBN: 0896211584. OCLC Number:

Thorndike Press,. Thorndike, Me. :. 1988.

Lover and Thief introduces Calvin Bix, a savvy private eye with a rare ability for cutting to the heart of evil. This ability is rigorously tested when Bix is hired by Chicago socialite Anita Danton to find her lover, young actor Peter Ives. When the case of the disappearing lover and the purloined jewels turns to murder, Bix is drawn into the world of drug smuggling and international finance, as the trail leads from Chicago to Tucson and across the ocean to Zurich, Switzerland. Then, just as Bix is about to close in on the elusive truth, he finds that the killer is about to close in on him ...


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