William Bayer


Born
in Cleveland (Ohio), The United States
February 20, 1939


WILLIAM BAYER is the author of nineteen fiction and non-fiction books. Thirteen of his novels are now available in ebook and audiobook editions. His books have been published in fourteen foreign languages. Two of his novels, Switch and Pattern Crimes, were New York Times best sellers.

Bill was born in Cleveland, Ohio, son of an attorney-father and screenwriter-mother ( Eleanor Perry). He was educated at Phillips Exeter and Harvard where he majored in art history. His Harvard honors thesis was an analysis of a single painting by Paul Gauguin: “D’où venons-nous? Que sommes-nous? Où allons-nous?” For six years he served in Washington, Vietnam and New York as an officer with the U. S. Information Agency. He has been a grantee of The American Fil
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Average rating: 3.51 · 933 ratings · 142 reviews · 26 distinct works
Switch

3.57 avg rating — 161 ratings — published 1984 — 13 editions
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Wallflower

3.58 avg rating — 130 ratings — published 1991 — 7 editions
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Mirror Maze

3.50 avg rating — 78 ratings — published 1994 — 6 editions
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Peregrine (Frank Janek #1)

3.31 avg rating — 88 ratings — published 1983 — 11 editions
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Pattern Crimes

3.55 avg rating — 80 ratings — published 1987 — 14 editions
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The Dream of the Broken Horses

3.78 avg rating — 68 ratings — published 2002 — 6 editions
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The Luzern Photograph

liked it 3.00 avg rating — 65 ratings — published 2016 — 6 editions
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Punish Me with Kisses

2.74 avg rating — 76 ratings — published 1980 — 9 editions
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Blind Side

3.61 avg rating — 54 ratings — published 1989 — 11 editions
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The Great Movies

4.09 avg rating — 22 ratings — published 1973 — 2 editions
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“Another blinding California day. They were all blinding here.”
William Bayer, Pattern Crimes

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