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Joseph Hayes (August 2, 1918—September 11, 2006) was an American author and playwright, born in Indianapolis, Indiana. When he was thirteen, he entered a Benedictine monastery, staying there for two years. He graduated from Indiana University.

In 1949, he brought "Leaf and Bough" to Broadway. In 1954, he wrote the novel The Desperate Hours, his most successful work, which he brought to Broadway as The Desperate Hours in 1955 and turned into the screenplay for The Desperate Hours, also in 1955. He won an Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America for Best Motion Picture Screenplay for that screenplay in 1956. Joseph Hayes also won two Tony Awards.

In 1962, he wrote his last script for Broadway, Calculated Risk, and also wrote Bon Voyage!, a Disney movie, in the same year.

His books include Ways of Darkness, No Escape, Winner's Circle, Island on Fire, Missing...and Presumed Dead, The Long Dark Night, Like Any Other Fugitive, The Deep End, The Third Day, Bon Voyage (with his wife Marrijane Hayes), Don't Go Away Mad, The Hours After Midnight, and The Desperate Hours.

He died in a nursing home from Alzheimer's disease in 2006. His survivors include three sons, ten grandchildren, and eleven great-grand children.
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Total Books: 39
Consequential Damages
2013 - Consequential Damages (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780615819716
ISBN-10: 0615819710
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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When No One is Watching
2010 - When No One Is Watching (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780984387946
ISBN-10: 0984387943
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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The Eighty-Fifth in France and Flanders Being a History of the Justly Famous 85th Canadian Infantry Battalion  in the
Act of Rage
1991 - Act of Rage (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780312923419
ISBN-10: 0312923414
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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The Ways of Darkness
1987 - The Ways of Darkness (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780451400192
ISBN-10: 0451400194
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Tomorrow Is Too Late
1986 - Tomorrow Is Too Late (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780491035828
ISBN-10: 0491035829
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Desperate Hours
1985 - Desperate Hours (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780881841725
ISBN-10: 0881841722
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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No Escape
1983 - No Escape (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780722105375
ISBN-10: 0722105371
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Winner's Circle
1981 - Winner's Circle (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780440195320
ISBN-10: 0440195322
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Island on Fire
1981 - Island on Fire (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780722104798
ISBN-10: 0722104790
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Missingand Presumed Dead
1979 - Missingand Presumed Dead (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780722144206
ISBN-10: 0722144202
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The Desperate Hours
1977 - The Desperate Hours (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780451076892
ISBN-10: 0451076893
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The Long Dark Night
1977 - The Long Dark Night (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780440148241
ISBN-10: 0440148243
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Missing and Presumed Dead
1977 - Missing and Presumed Dead (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780233968537
ISBN-10: 0233968539
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Like Any Other Fugitive
1973 - Like Any Other Fugitive (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780583120722
ISBN-10: 0583120725
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Deep End
1971 - Deep End (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780583120500
ISBN-10: 0583120504
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Deep End
1967 - The Deep End (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780670265787
ISBN-10: 0670265780
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People's Temple People's Tomb
1959 - People's Temple People's Tomb (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780402251811
ISBN-10: 0402251814
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Long Dark Night
Long Dark Night (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780330250795
ISBN-10: 0330250795
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Fear of angels
Fear of Angels (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780450001659
ISBN-10: 0450001652
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The Desperate Hours A Play
The Desperate Hours a Play (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780573607974
ISBN-10: 0573607974
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