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Walter Wager


(Walter Herman Wager)
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aka Walter Hermann, John Tiger

Walter Herman Wager - Harvard Law School graduate and a Fulbright Scholar. Author of more than 30 crime and spy novels, with three of his books having been made into movies: Die Hard 2 (based on 58 Minutes), Telefon and Twilight's Last Gleaming (based on his novel Viper Three). His books have been translated into over 15 languages. He also wrote a number of original novels in the 1960s, under the pseudonym John Tiger, based upon the TV series I Spy and Mission: Impossible.

Genres: Thriller
 
Novels
   Death Hits the Jackpot (1954) (as by John Tiger)
   Operation Intrigue (1956) (as by Walter Hermann)
   Sledgehammer (1970)
   Viper Three (1972)
     aka Twilight's Last Gleaming
   Swap (1973)
   Telefon (1975)
   Time of Reckoning (1977)
   Warhead (1978)
   Designated Hitter (1982)
   Otto's Boy (1985)
   The Assassin (1985)
   Raw Deal (1986)
   58 Minutes (1987)
     aka Die Hard 2: Die Harder
   The Spirit Team (1996)
   Tunnel (2000)
   Kelly's People (2002)
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Series contributed to
I Spy (as by John Tiger)
   1. I Spy (1965)
   2. Masterstroke (1966)
   3. Superkill (1967)
   4. Wipeout (1967)
   5. Countertrap (1967)
   7. Death-Twist (1968)
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Non fiction
   Stutterin' Boy (1984) (with Mel Tillis)
   My Side: By King Kong (2005)
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