Most widely held works by Paul Michael
The Da Vinci code by Dan Brown ( Recording )
35 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,203 libraries worldwide
The secret Catholic organization known as Opus Dei has struck. The elderly curator of the Louvre has been found dead inside the museum, surrounded by eldritch ciphers in invisible ink. It is up to Harvard semiotician Robert Langdon and his French cryptologist partner Sophie Neveu to decode the cipers, and get to the bottom of an ever-widening mystery. They discover that the late curator was the gatekeeper of the "Priory of Sion", a secret society whose members included Leonardo da Vinci, and that he sacrificed his life to protect a vastly important ancient religious relic from Opus Dei. If Langdon and Neveu do not deciper the clues in time, Opus Dei will get its hands on the relic, and havoc will be wrought.
The lost symbol a novel by Dan Brown ( Recording )
17 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 2,054 libraries worldwide
He saved the Catholic Church from a fundamentalist radical in Angels & Demons and exposed the world's greatest cover-up in The Da Vinci Code. Now, symbologist and Harvard professor Robert Langdon returns to uncover another mystery. Called to Washington D.C., Langdon must investigate the centuries-old secrets of the Freemasons. However, with treachery around every corner, will Langdon's eidetic memory and insurmountable knowledge of history be able to guide him through another adventure?
The academy awards : a pictorial history by Paul Michael ( Book )
32 editions published between 1964 and 1985 in English and held by 1,591 libraries worldwide
The American movies reference book; the sound era by Paul Michael ( Book )
4 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and held by 1,109 libraries worldwide
The Tristan betrayal by Robert Ludlum ( Recording )
18 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 934 libraries worldwide
In 1940, when the Nazis are at the height of their power, American Stephen Metcalfe, a minor asset in the U.S.'s secret intelligence forces, is left stranded in Paris without a contact, orders, or a contingency plan.
Straight into darkness by Faye Kellerman ( Recording )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 924 libraries worldwide
"A homicide inspector in 1920s Munich hunts for a serial killer"--Provided by the publisher.
Sons of fortune by Jeffrey Archer ( Recording )
13 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 887 libraries worldwide
In Hartford, Connecticut, in the late 1940s, twin brothers are accidentally separated at birth. One brother grows up to be a war hero in Vietnam and a successful 1990s bank executive, while the other distinguishes himself as a lawyer and politician. When both men decide to run for governor, they learn the truth about their kinship-- and must face its tragic consequences.
The Sigma protocol by Robert Ludlum ( Recording )
13 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 854 libraries worldwide
After an old friend tries to kill an investment banker, he teams up with a field agent in Europe to solve the mystery of what really happened after World War II, and what the CIA code word of SIGMA represents.
Angel time a novel by Anne Rice ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 820 libraries worldwide
Toby O'Dare, a contract killer of underground fame is on assignment to kill once again. Into O'Dare's nightmarish world of lone and lethal missions comes a mysterious stranger, a seraph, who offers him a chance to save rather than destroy lives. O'Dare, who long ago dreamt of being a priest but instead came to embody danger and violence, seizes his chance.
Digital fortress by Dan Brown ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 789 libraries worldwide
A computer whiz takes on the government in defense of the right to privacy. On hearing the National Security Agency has secretly installed a program that can read anyone's e-mail, Ensei Tankado comes up with a program to paralyze it and cripple the NSA.
Rules of deception by Christopher Reich ( Recording )
13 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 781 libraries worldwide
While skiing in the Swiss Alps, surgeon Dr. Jonathan Ransom and his wife Emma are caught in terrible weather. When Emma falls and breaks her leg, Jonathan goes to get help, only to return to find Emma's lifeless body at the bottom of a steep crevasse. While investigating her death, Jonathan finds himself at the center of a global terrorist conspiracy. It becomes clear that his beloved Emma was more than what she seemed.
The Janson directive by Robert Ludlum ( Recording )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 767 libraries worldwide
Paul Janson reluctantly takes on a mission to save recently kidnapped Peter Novak, a Nobel Peace Prize winner. Recently retired from the U.S. Consular Operations, Janson must rekindle his soldier's spirit as he takes on a group of Islamic extremists who are holding Novak captive on an island in the Indian Ocean.
Rules of vengeance by Christopher Reich ( Recording )
8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 714 libraries worldwide
Months after foiling an attack on a commercial jetliner, Doctors Without Borders physician Jonathan Ransom is working under an assumed name in a remote corner of Africa, while his newly revealed spy wife, Emma, desperate to escape the wrath of Division, the secret American intelligence agency she betrayed, has vanished into the netherworld of international espionage. Both look forward to sharing a stolen weekend in London--until an ambush on a convoy of limousines turns their romantic rendezvous into a terrorist bloodbath. In the confusion, Emma disappears--BOT website.
Of love and evil [the songs of the seraphim, a novel by Anne Rice ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 695 libraries worldwide
In fifteenth century Rome, Toby O'Dare, a recently retired government assassin, receives a visit from the angel Malchiah. The heavenly figure instructs O'Dare to solve a grisly murder. But during the investigation, O'Dare discovers that the city is being haunted by an ancient demon and that solving the murder may have disastrous consequences for all of Rome.
Icebound by Dean R Koontz ( Recording )
10 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 687 libraries worldwide
A secret Arctic experiment turns into a frozen nightmare when a team of scientists, stranded on a drifting iceberg with a massive explosive charge, battle the elements for survival, only to discover that one of them is a murderer.
The secret on Ararat by Tim F LaHaye ( Recording )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 656 libraries worldwide
Field archaeologist Michael Murphy attempts the recovery of what may prove conclusively to be Noah's Ark, but dark forces are against him.
The Templar legacy [a novel of suspense by Steve Berry ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 611 libraries worldwide
The ancient order of the Knights Templar possessed untold wealth and absolute power over kings and popes ... until the Inquisition, when they were wiped from the face of the earth, their hidden riches lost. But now two forces, the U.S. Justice Department and a shadowy zealot, vying for the treasure have learned that it is not at all what they thought it was and its true nature could change the modern world.
The last Dickens a novel by Matthew Pearl ( Recording )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 570 libraries worldwide
Boston, 1870. When James Osgood receives word that literary master Charles Dickens has passed, he sends his clerk Daniel Sand to retrieve the author's final, yet unfinished novel with hopes that the book will resuscitate his failing publishing company, Fields & Osgood. However, when Sand turns up dead with the manuscript missing, Osgood, along with Sand's older sister Rebecca, travel to England to capture the killer and fetch Dickens' elusive novel.
Robert Ludlum's the Paris option by Robert Ludlum ( Recording )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 552 libraries worldwide
The bombing of Paris' Pasteur Institute and the disappearance of Emile Chambord, the world's leading computer scientist, sends Covert-One operative Jon Smith racing to find Chambord before the deadly weapon falls into the wrong hands.
The Prometheus deception by Robert Ludlum ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 513 libraries worldwide
Nicholas Bryson spent years as a deep cover operative for the American secret intelligence group, the Directorate. After a critical undercover mission went horribly wrong, Bryson was retired to a new identity. Years later, his closely held cover is cracked and Bryson leans that the Directorate was not what it claimed - that he was a pawn in a complex scheme against his own country's interests.
Academy Awards (Motion pictures) Americans Angels Archaeologists Assassins Audiobooks Audiobooks Ballerinas Banks and banking Biblical scholars Biography Brothers Conspiracies Cryptographers Domestic fiction Fiction France France--Paris Freemasonry Germany Germany--Munich Government investigators History Infants switched at birth Intelligence officers Kidnapping Langdon, Robert (Fictitious character) Leonardo,--da Vinci,--1452-1519 Manuscripts Motion picture actors and actresses Motion pictures Older men Physicians Police Private investigators Russia (Federation) Russia (Federation)--Moscow Secret societies Serial murders Smith, Jon (Fictitious character) Suspense fiction Switzerland Terrorism Twins United States United States.--National Security Agency Veterans Vietnam War (1961-1975) Washington (D.C.) World War (1939-1945)
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