WorldCat Identities

Keith, Ron

Overview
Works: 112 works in 509 publications in 1 language and 21,145 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Children's audiobooks  Humorous fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Children's sound recordings  Robinsonades  Thrillers (Fiction) 
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 )

22 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,367 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( )

20 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 1,219 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( )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 970 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 )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and held by 920 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( )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 869 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( )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 824 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( )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 799 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? Popular with fans of P.D. James and Ruth Rendell, Edgar Award-winning author Peter Robinson has earned honors and critical praise for his Inspector Banks novels
The black arrow by Robert Louis Stevenson( )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 778 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( )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 764 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( )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 718 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( )

10 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 700 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 )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 670 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( )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 639 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( )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 627 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( )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 625 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
Live flesh by Ruth Rendell( )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 608 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
Playing with fire by Peter Robinson( Recording )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 568 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
The sea and the jungle by H. M Tomlinson( )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 561 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 witches by Roald Dahl( Recording )

6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy and his Norwegian grandmother, who is an expert on witches, together foil a witches' plot to destroy the world's children by turning them into mice
The leopard sword by Michael Cadnum( )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 498 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
 
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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 witchesThe leopard sword
Languages
English (235)