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Lyons, CJ 1964-

Works: 111 works in 364 publications in 5 languages and 8,364 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Detective and mystery fiction  Young adult works  Juvenile works  Romance fiction  Medical fiction  Psychological fiction  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3602.R6325, 813.6
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by CJ Lyons
Rock bottom : a novel by Erin Brockovich( Book )

9 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a single mom of a special-needs boy, Angela is happy for any work she can get, even if it means returning to the West Virginia hometown she left in disgrace. But when her new boss turns up dead, Angela discovers that her own secrets aren't the only ones her mountain hometown has kept buried
Hot water : a novel by Erin Brockovich( Book )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Environmental activist AJ Palladino, first encountered in Rock Bottom, is no stranger to the juggling act of managing both work and family. But when she's asked to leave home and take a case involving a nuclear power plant, it takes all her skills to keep her world from crashing down on her. Colleton River is a new one-of-a-kind nuclear facility designed to create medical isotopes with the potential to save millions of lives. Unfortunately, the plant has been plagued by a series of mishaps that, despite several investigations, have remained unexplained, other than plain old bad luck. The accidents have caused the locals to protest the plant while drawing the attention of an anti-nuclear protest group as well as several home-grown terrorists who sense an opportunity to sow fear and chaos. Owen Grandel, Colleton River's owner, travels from South Carolina to West Virginia to personally ask AJ for help. AJ knows she's going to have her hands full investigating the accidents and calming the situation at the plant. What she doesn't foresee is her simple business trip turning into disaster when her grandmother suffers a near-fatal accident back home, her parents are deemed unfit to watch her son, and, after an approaching hurricane traps AJ in South Carolina, her son disappears. Things really heat up when she discovers the cause of the "accidents" and learns that the plant is hurtling towards nuclear catastrophe--with AJ stranded at ground zero. Can AJ stop the plant's meltdown, save the community, herself, and her family in time?"--Provided by publisher
Broken by CJ Lyons( Book )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Attending high school for the first time, chronically ill Scarlet, with the help of her new friends, faces down bullies, endures her school-nurse mother's smothering overprotectiveness, and eventually discovers the truth behind her illness--a truth that puts much more than her life at risk
Blind faith by CJ Lyons( Book )

16 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sarah Durandt knows the killer is dead. She watched him die from a lethal injection in the execution chamber. But Sarah finds little comfort in knowing that the deranged psychopath who murdered her husband and son will never kill again. Since he never revealed the location of their bodies, she never found a sense of closure. So now, Sarah has decided to return to her home in the Adirondacks ... But what Sarah uncovers is far more unnerving--and much too horrifying--to even consider ... Maybe they executed the wrong man. Maybe the killer is still out there"--Page 4 of cover
Watched by CJ Lyons( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jesse seems like a normal sixteen-year-old, but he isn't. He is a victim of King--a ruthless hacker who has been blackmailing Jesse with incriminating screen photos and videos. Terrified and helpless, the answer to Jesse's prayers arrives in the form of a plain manila envelope. Inside there's a phone number and a note: I can help"--
Black sheep by CJ Lyons( Book )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It's the one mystery Supervisory Special Agent Caitlyn Tierney has never solved: her father's unexplained suicide after arresting his best friend for murder. It drove Caitlyn to become one of the FBI's best agents--and often the most unorthodox. Her latest case is no exception when the man she holds responsible for her father's death asks for help in finding his missing daughter. Caitlyn's search brings her back to her North Carolina hometown, now vibrant with new money, old lies, and an unknown enemy who will do anything to keep Caitlyn from the learning the truth--and who will kill to keep it buried."--Provided by publisher
Hollow bones by CJ Lyons( Book )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and French and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the ancient mysteries of a Mayan temple to the sinister secrets of modern medicine, FBI agent Caitlyn Tierney uncovers crimes that have been buried far too long and far too deep. It's the kind of case that chills Caitlyn to the bone. Missing person. College student. Beloved daughter of a world leader in biotechnology. She was last seen on a spring break cruise. No witnesses. No motives. Just one possible lead-- reports of a stranger who may have lured the young archeology major off the ship and into the jungles of Guatemala. When Caitlyn follows her hunch into the jungle-- with the FBI's Jake Carver by her side-- the trail takes a surprising turn into the very heart of darkness"--Publisher's web site
Rock bottom : a novel by Erin Brockovich( Recording )

17 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten years ago, a pregnant seventeen-year-old, Angela Joy Palladino, fled her hometown, Scotia, West Virginia, as a pariah. Over time, AJ succeeded in establishing herself as an environmental activist, only to be forced to retreat from the spotlight in the wake of a crushing media disaster. Upon arriving in Scotia, AJ learns of the sudden death of the lawyer who hired her. Soon after joining forces with his daughter, threats begin to surface, and bodies begin to pile up
The color of lies by CJ Lyons( Book )

5 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"High school senior Ella Cleary, whose synesthesia causes her to see colors with each interaction, must question everything she knows about her life when journalism student Alec investigates her parents' death." --
Warning signs by CJ Lyons( Book )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Czech and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On rotation at Pittsburgh's Angels of Mercy Medical Center and struggling to finish medical school, Amanda Mason can't afford to make any mistakes, or to reveal a troubling secret. Mysterious symptoms that defy diagnosis have been affecting her performance as she struggles to maintain control, and the only person who seems to notice is the irritatingly observant, and sexy, Dr. Lucas Stone. But when two patients who experienced the same strange symptoms die, and another slips into a coma, Amanda realizes her own clock is ticking. With help from her friends, Amanda must solve this medical mystery before she becomes the next victim
Blood stained by CJ Lyons( )

12 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Until recently Supervisory Special Agent Lucy Guardino was a shining star in the FBI's roster. But after killing a man and disobeying orders, Lucy's been sidelined, chained to her desk. When a mysterious letter arrives hinting that, thanks to Lucy, the wrong man was blamed for a string of serial rapes, kidnappings, and killings four years ago, Lucy jumps at the chance to re-open the case--despite orders to leave well enough alone. Her unofficial investigation takes her back to the small town that thrust her into the spotlight four years ago when she saved the killer's last victims--before the killer took his own life and the life of one final victim, a mother who left a ten year old son and loving husband behind. What Lucy doesn't know is that what happened four years ago was all a lie, fueled by sacrifice and betrayal, designed to shield the real killer. With the lives of her family, a group of innocent children, and the future of one desperate boy at risk, Lucy races to stop an innocent from killing and a killer from butchering more innocents."--Page 4 of cover
Snake skin by CJ Lyons( )

14 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A loving mom and wife, dutiful daughter, consummate professional, and kick-ass federal agent, Lucy is living the perfect life. Until the day she comes up against a predator more vicious and cunning than any she's ever tackled before, one who forces Lucy to choose between the life of the young victim she is fighting to save and her own daughter's ... and Lucy's dream life is shattered
Urgent care by CJ Lyons( Book )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Czech and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CJ Lyons returns to the front lines of the ER and the lives and loves of four very special women. Angels of Mercy Hospital charge nurse Nora Halloran has been living with a painful secret for two long years. When a coworker is assaulted and killed, Nora must face her deepest fears and reveal all her secrets to the man she loves to stop the killer from striking again
Blind faith by CJ Lyons( Recording )

14 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the deranged lunatic who murdered Sarah Durandt's husband and son is executed, Sarah returns to her home in the Adirondacks in hopes of achieving some measure of closure. But once there, Sarah is forced to face a nightmarish possibility. The wrong man may have been sent to his death, and the killer of her loved ones may be hunting for a new victim
Farewell to dreams : a novel of fatal insomnia by CJ Lyons( Book )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the chaos of the ER, functioning without sleep is a prized skill. Until a dead nun speaks to Dr. Angela Rossi. 'Find the girl, ' the nun commands, the words drilling into Angela's brain. The girl is real. The threat to her is deadly. Aided by a police detective fallen from grace, Angela searches the midnight catacombs beneath the city, facing down a ruthless gangleader and stumbling onto a serial killer's lair. Her desperate quest to save the girl leads her to the one thing she least expects: a last chance for love."--
Nerves of steel by CJ Lyons( )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Cassandra Hart is fighting a war, and losing. Cassie's Pittsburgh ER has been deluged by young patients who have overdosed on a new drug, FX. After Cassie discovers that the source of the FX on the streets is her own hospital, her best friend is killed, and Cassie's life is threatened. She is forced to place her trust in Detective Mickey Drake. Drake's irascible charm eventually penetrates the barriers Cassie has built around herself, and their relationship progresses from professional to passionate. After Cassie discovers the truth behind the thefts, she and Drake must confront a killer. In the end, their only weapons are their new found love and the courage that it gives them
Face to face by CJ Lyons( )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Mickey Drake hunts a stalker with deadly intentions. Dr. Cassandra Hart fights for justice for one special victim while also fending off her ex and his family as they try to destroy everything she holds dear. Neither realizes the real danger lies with an old enemy whose fury has grown and will not be satisfied with anything less than Hart and Drake's blood
Sleight of hand by CJ Lyons( )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two months ago Dr. Cassandra Hart was forced to kill a man. The man who murdered her best friend, almost killed Det. Mickey Drake and seriously wounded her. Now she's back at work in her Pittsburgh ER, but nothing seems the same. When she fears that a young boy is being abused by his "perfect" mother, her friends and colleagues worry that she's returned to work too soon, imagining dangers that don't exist. Others accuse her of trying to cover up her own alleged mistakes in the boy's treatment by making a false report of abuse. Drake's facing problems of his own, trying to cope with the aftermath of the night two months ago when his passion for Cassie led to a confrontation with a killer
Last light : a Beacon Falls novel, featuring Lucy Guardino by CJ Lyons( Book )

3 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lucy has always seen herself as a normal Pittsburgh soccer mom who happened to have a job chasing the worst of the worst. But after a violent predator targets her family and she's injured, Lucy sacrifices her career with the FBI in order to keep her family safe. What is she now that she's no longer a FBI Special Agent? She wonders as she begins her new job with the Beacon Group, a private consulting firm that specializes in cold cases and bringing justice to forgotten victims. Lucy fears she's traded being a kick-ass law enforcement officer for being a civilian mother hen shepherding a team of amateurs. Her fears appear justified when she's partnered with TK O'Connor, a former Marine MP struggling with her transition to life back home, and sent to rural Texas to investigate a case that's more than cold, it's already been closed with the killers behind bars for the past twenty-nine years. But...who really killed Lily Martin, her infant daughter, and husband? Why was an entire family targeted for annihilation? What price will Lucy pay when she fights to expose a truth people will kill to keep buried?" - Publisher's description
Broken by CJ Lyons( Recording )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If you want to get noticed fast, try starting high school three weeks and three days late as the girl who almost died. The only thing fifteen-year-old Scarlet Killian wants is to be a normal teenage girl. Suffering from chronic health problems, she's been home schooled or stuck in a hospital most of her life, but Scarlet has convinced her parents to give her three days to prove to them that she's capable of surviving high school
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Alternative Names
Lyons C. J. 1964-....

Lyons, C. J. (Cathryn J.), 1964-

Lyons, Cathryn J. 1964-

Lyons, CJ, 1964-

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