WorldCat Identities

Keith, Ron

Overview
Works: 100 works in 418 publications in 1 language and 22,012 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Children's audiobooks  Humorous fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Robinsonades  Sea stories  Adventure stories 
Roles: Narrator, Author, Actor
Classifications: PR6068.O1964, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ron Keith
Crispin by Avi( Recording )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a small, 14th-century English village, a boy, known only as "Asta's son," learns his baptized name is Crispin and is given a lead cross inscribed with a secret that soon has him fleeing for his life
Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe( )

15 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 1,254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loosely based on a true account of a Scottish sailor--Alexander Selkirk--it is a tale of one man's fall from grace, and progress to redemption
Close to home by Peter Robinson( )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 1,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The remains of a young man who disappeared in 1965 have been discovered in the neighborhood where Inspector Banks grew up. As Banks gathers clues about this death, he remembers his own friendship with the victim when they were schoolboys. When a teenager disappears from the same area, Banks feels there must be a connection between the two cases
The other queen by Philippa Gregory( Recording )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this compelling saga of passion, political intrigue, and betrayal, Mary Queen of Scots struggles to rejoin her young son and regain her kingdom despite being imprisoned at the command of her cousin Queen Elizabeth
The Akhenaten adventure by Philip Kerr( )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When twelve-year-old twins Philippa and John discover that they are descended from a long line of djinn, their mother sends them away to their Uncle Nimrod, who takes them to Cairo where he starts to teach them about their extraordinary powers
The Blue Djinn of Babylon by Philip Kerr( )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old twins Philippa and John have more adventures when they become involved in an international adventure involving the Blue Djinn, the supreme arbiter of all djinn
Aftermath by Peter Robinson( )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Inspector Banks of Yorkshire investigates whether an abusive husband might be guilty of an unsolved string of murders, his suspicions are aroused by the details of the man's marriage. Is the suspect's wife a victim or could she be his accomplice?
The black arrow by Robert Louis Stevenson( )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Englishman, seeking to avenge the death of his father, becomes involved in the band of the Black Arrow and the events of the War of the Roses
The Shakespeare stealer by Gary L Blackwood( )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young orphan boy is ordered by his master to infiltrate Shakespeare's acting troupe in order to steal the script of "Hamlet," but he discovers instead the meaning of friendship and loyalty
In a dry season by Peter Robinson( )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Yorkshire, a dried water reservoir yields the skeleton of a woman who has been dead for fifty years. Inspector Banks learns the victim was a flirtatious World War II farm girl. The area was full of Yanks and her husband was at the front
Horton Halfpott : or, The fiendish mystery of Smugwick Manor, or, The loosening of M'Lady Luggertuck's corset by Tom Angleberger( )

9 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horton, an upstanding kitchen boy in a castle in nineteenth-century England, becomes embroiled in a mystery surrounding a series of thefts, which is also connected to the pursuit of a very eligible and wealthy young lady's affections
Matilda by Roald Dahl( Recording )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matilda applies her untapped mental powers to rid the school of the evil, child-hating headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, and restore her nice teacher, Miss Honey, to financial security
Crispin : at the edge of the world by Avi( )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Branded as traitors by the king's authorities, Crispin and his guardian, Bear, flee to coastal towns in fourteenth-century England, where they perform a musical juggling act and bond as a family after befriending a disfigured girl
The buccaneers by Iain Lawrence( )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the eighteenth century sixteen-year-old John Spencer sails from England in his schooner, the Dragon, to the Caribbean, where he and the crew encounter pirates, fierce storms, fever, and a strange man who some fear may be cursed
Cold is the grave by Peter Robinson( )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

DCI Alan Banks is more than a little surprised when his boss, Chief Constable Riddle, asks for his help. Riddle's 16-year-old daughter has run away and Riddle wants Banks to use his unorthodox methods to bring her home without a fuss
Playing with fire by Peter Robinson( Recording )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two barges moored side-by-side in a canal are destroyed by fire, and Banks knows the devastating blaze is no accident. On board one barge, a young junkie girl perishes. On board the other, an odd and secretive artist is burned beyond recognition. Not long after, another raging inferno engulfs a trailer and its occupant. Before the body count can climb any higher, Banks must determine whether he's dealing with a serial arsonist or with a far more devious individual who is lighting fires to incinerate evidence of further crimes
Live flesh by Ruth Rendell( )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Victor Jenner has just been released from prison where he spent 10 years paying for the shooting and crippling of a young policeman. But his new freedom serves only to fuel his obsession with the events that precipitated his arrest
The sea and the jungle by H. M Tomlinson( )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A freighter leaving Wales in the winter of 1909 is the backdrop for this tale of one ordinary Englishman's journey to the Amazon
The leopard sword by Michael Cadnum( )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a perilous journey that takes them through beautiful Greek islands and treacherous Roman streets, Hubert and Edmund find the adventures of their lives are just beginning. Set upon by pirates, betrayed by allies, challenged to a deadly joust, and trapped between warring political factions, the squires learn there is only one real test of honor: remaining true to friends
Crispin : the end of time by Avi( Recording )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Crispin tries to fulfill Bear's dream of moving to Iceland, he must leave Troth behind at a convent that needs a healer but, after falling in with thieves posing as musicians, he makes a new friend, Owen, and together they continue the arduous journey
 
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Robinson CrusoeThe Akhenaten adventureThe Blue Djinn of BabylonHorton Halfpott : or, The fiendish mystery of Smugwick Manor, or, The loosening of M'Lady Luggertuck's corsetCold is the gravePlaying with fireThe leopard sword