Most widely held works about John Lee
Most widely held works by John Lee
World without end by Ken Follett ( Recording )
15 editions published in 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,148 libraries worldwide
In the town of Kingsbridge, a Gothic cathedral and the priory are at the center of a web of love and hate, greed and pride, ambition and revenge. Proponents of the old ways fiercely battle those with progressive minds, as the Black Death captures the city.
This body of death by Elizabeth George ( Recording )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 962 libraries worldwide
On compassionate leave after the murder of his wife, Thomas Lynley is called back to Scotland Yard when the body of a woman is found stabbed and abandoned in an isolated London cemetery. While Lynley works on the case in London, his former colleagues Barbara Havers and Winston Nkata follow the murder trail south to the New Forest--and to an outcome that is both tragic and shocking.
The Guernsey literary and potato peel pie society a novel by Mary Ann Shaffer ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 890 libraries worldwide
It's a book club born as a spur-of-the-moment alibi when its members are discovered breaking curfew by the Germans occupying their island. Juliet Ashton, a London writer, converses in letters with the Society's members, learning about their lives, their island, their taste in books, and the impact that the recent German occupation has had on all of them. Captivated by their stories, she sets sail to meet these people with whom she has found connection.
The heir by Barbara Taylor Bradford ( Recording )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 880 libraries worldwide
Edward Deravenel has been in charge of his family's trading company for most of his adult life. At age 33, Edward has made his company in one of the most successful companies in the world. He plans on leaving his vast wealth for his beloved son. However, his scheming brother and his dishonest wife plan on duping Edward, and take his money.
The black cat [a Richard Jury mystery by Martha Grimes ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 873 libraries worldwide
Jury investigates the death of a young escort who has been murdered behind a local pub. The only witness is the establishment's black cat, who gives neither crook nor clue as to the girl's identity or her killer's.
The pillars of the earth by Ken Follett ( Recording )
10 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 850 libraries worldwide
Set in twelfth-century England, when Empress Maud and King Stephen are fighting for the crown of England after the death of Henry, this work of historical fiction chronicles the struggle to build the greatest gothic cathedral the world has ever known.
The old wine shades by Martha Grimes ( Recording )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 800 libraries worldwide
While sitting in a London pub Richard Jury hears a story told by Harry Johnson about the disappearance of a good friend's wife and son (and dog). The vanished woman's husband excels in the esoteric subject of quantum mechanics, could this explain the disappearance? The dog did come back but how and from where?
Hornet flight by Ken Follett ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 747 libraries worldwide
A novel of the early days of World War II.
Stormchaser by Paul Stewart ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 701 libraries worldwide
In his continuing adventures, Twig, now sixteen years old, joins the crew of his father's sky pirate ship and embarks on a dangerous mission to collect the powerful stromphrax, a substance that purifies water and also prevents the city of Sanctaphrax from floating away.
The English assassin by Daniel Silva ( Recording )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 623 libraries worldwide
Israeli art restorer and occasional secret agent Gabriel Allon has a problem. A prominent Swiss banker has called him to Switzerland to restore his Raphael. The problem is that Allon finds the banker dead in front of his Raphael, and he's the prime suspect.
A feast for crows by George R. R Martin ( Recording )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 603 libraries worldwide
After centuries of strife, the seven powers dividing the land have worn themselves down into a stalemate. The monstrous King Joffrey is dead, and the Northern rebels are scattered. Into this blasted peace, however, come the scavengers, outlaws and renegades, who have been waiting to pick over the remnants. Daring new plots and alliances are formed, and personalities new and old have emerged from the struggle to take up new positions. It is a time for nobles and commoners, soldiers and sorcerers, assassins and sages to come together and stake their fortunes ... and their lives. They must gather the skills, power, and magic needed to prevail.
End in tears by Ruth Rendell ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 592 libraries worldwide
A lump of concrete dropped deliberately from a little stone bridge over a relatively unfrequented road kills the wrong person. The driver behind is spared. But only for a while ... One particular member of the local press is gunning for the Chief Inspector, distinctly unimpressed with what he regards as old-fashioned police methods. But Wexford, with his old friend and partner, Mike Burden, along with two new recruits to the Kingsmarkham team, pursue their inquiries with a diligence and humanity that make Ruth Rendell's detective stories enthralling, exciting and very touching.
Careless in red by Elizabeth George ( Recording )
6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 562 libraries worldwide
After the senseless murder of his wife, Detective Superintendent Thomas Lynley retreated to Cornwall, where he has spent six solitary weeks hiking. On the forty-third day of his walk, at the base of a cliff, Lynley discovers the body of a young man. The head of the vastly understaffed local police department needs Lynley's help, though, especially when it comes to the mysterious, secretive woman whose cottage lies not far from where the body was discovered.
The sea by John Banville ( Recording )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 562 libraries worldwide
Max Morden visits the seaside town where he spent his summers as a child after the death of his wife. There he remembers the Graces, the family that introduced him to a world of feeling he'd never experienced before. Interwoven with this story are Morden's memories of his wife, Anna--of their life together, of her death.
Shades of grey [a novel by Jasper Fforde ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 562 libraries worldwide
Jasper Fforde unfolds the tale of Eddie Russett, a boy living in a world without color. As he works for the Color Control Agency, the very entity that oppresses society's ability to see colors, Eddie falls in love with Jane, a girl from the unlit side of the village. However, when the two start to discuss rebelling against their oppressors, they undertake an adventure of a lifetime.
The confessor by Daniel Silva ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 548 libraries worldwide
A Latin-speaking thief of research sets Israeli agent Gabriel Allon on the trail of buried secrets.
Absolute friends by John Le Carré ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 538 libraries worldwide
Brit Teddy Mundy and German Sasha are unlikely friends who become double agents in the 1980's. By the time the Berlin Wall crumbles, they've been pensioned off and forgotten, but they reunite in 2003 to fight America's Operation Iraqi Freedom. But how far will their opponents go to justify their war on terrorism?
A good year by Peter Mayle ( Recording )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 521 libraries worldwide
Peter Mayle once again returns to the beautiful but complicated world of Provence, to find that the highly competitive boutique wine trade has hidden depths that cannot be hidden by the sunny grape arbors above the ground. Mayle's usual fish-out-of-water British protagonist comes to inspect a Provencal vineyard left to him by his newly-dead uncle. While handling the details of the estate, he is distracted by two gorgeous women, but not distracted enough to overlook that his caretaker desperately wants the vineyard's land. When a beautiful young Californian arrives on the scene, with both a credible claim to the vineyard and a fount of viticultural knowledge, the plot begins to twist and curve into elegant complication and release.
A lion called Christian by Anthony Bourke ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 496 libraries worldwide
A lion cub lives happily in London with his owners but is ultimately sent to Kenya to be rehabilitated by George Adamson for life in the wild.
When we were orphans [a novel by Kazuo Ishiguro ( Recording )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 486 libraries worldwide
Christopher Banks, an English boy born in early-20th-century Shanghai, is orphaned at age nine when both his mother and father disappear under suspicious circumstances. He grows up to become a renowned detective, and more than 20 years later, returns to Shanghai to solve the mystery of the disappearances.
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