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Hoye, Stephen

Works: 210 works in 1,007 publications in 1 language and 35,640 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Political fiction  Satire  Biography  Suspense fiction, American  Detective and mystery stories, American  Anecdotes  Pictorial works  Science fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PS3503.R167, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Stephen Hoye
Star Island by Carl Hiaasen( Recording )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-two-year-old pop star Cherry Pye is attempting a comeback from her latest drug and alcohol disaster. Ann DeLusia is Cherry's "undercover stunt double", portraying Cherry whenever the singer is too wasted to go out in public. But, one night, Ann-as-Cherry is mistakenly kidnapped from a South Beach hotel by an obsessed paparazzo named Bang Abbott. Now the challenge for Cherry's handlers (uber-stage mother; horndog record producer; nipped-and-tucked twin publicists; weed-whacker-wielding bodyguard) is to rescue Ann while keeping her existence secret from the public and from Cherry herself
The killer angels [a novel of the Civil War] by Michael Shaara( Recording )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,013 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In July of 1863, the Confederate Army, led by General Robert E. Lee, invaded the North, in order to deal a fatal blow to the Union Army. Lee's right hand man was the loyal General Longstreet. Opposing them was General George Meade, an unknown quantity at best. In the four most bloody and courageous days of the Civil War, their armies fought, one side for freedom and the other side for tradition. As the bodies piled up on the gory field, so did the dreams and hopes of the dead. Their futures were the ultimate casualties of war
Skinny dip [a novel] by Carl Hiaasen( Recording )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Chaz Perron's wife discovers that he is running a scam- posing as a marine biologist to doctor water samples so that an agribusiness tycoon can continue illegally dumping fertilizer into the Everglades--, he pushes her overboard from a cruise liner. Unlucky for Chaz, Joey survives clutching a bale of Jamaican pot. Rescued from the Atlantic by a former police officer, Mick Stranahan, she decides not to report him but instead haunt and taunt him-with Mick's help- by playing dead. As a result, Chaz becomes increasingly erratic and inept-a fact noticed by his ruthless and cold-blooded coworkers. Also, the six-time-married Mick rediscovers the thwarted romantic in him, believing that the seventh time might be the charm
The black dahlia by James Ellroy( Recording )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the 1940's unsolved Los Angeles murder case of Elizabeth Short, a young woman in her 20's is found in a Hollywood vacant lot, cut in half and disemboweled
Rich dad, poor dad by Robert T Kiyosaki( Recording )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents advice on attaining financial success
The technologists [a novel] by Matthew Pearl( Recording )

9 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boston, 1868. The Civil War may be over, but a new war has begun, one between the past and the present, tradition and technology. On a former marshy wasteland, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is rising, its mission to harness science for the benefit of all and to open the doors of opportunity to everyone. But bizarre catastrophes soon envelop the Boston area. Is it sabotage by scientific means or nature revolting against man's attempts to control it?
The teeth of the tiger by Tom Clancy( Recording )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alliance between Arab extremists and Colombian drug lords threatens to spread a new wave of terrorism throughout the world. Standing against them is a shadowy organization, Hendley and Associates, dedicated to to identifying and resolving terrorist threats by any means necessary. Recruited to join Hendley are Brian and Dominic Caruso, the first a Marine, the latter an FBI agent. And with them is Jack Ryan, Jr., the president's son
The emperor of all maladies [a biography of cancer] by Siddhartha Mukherjee( Recording )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stunning combination of medical history, cutting-edge science, and narrative journalism that transforms the listener's understanding of cancer and much of the world around them. Siddhartha Mukherjee provides a fascinating glimpse into the future of cancer treatments and offers a bold new perspective on the way doctors, scientists, philosophers, and lay people have observed and understood the human body for millennia
Capital crimes by Jonathan Kellerman( Recording )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When California state representative Davida Grayson is murdered, detectives Will Barnes and Amanda Isis must unravel her complex life to catch the murderer. In Nashville detectives Baker Southerby and Lamar Van Gundy must find out who slashed the throat of Jack Jeffries, rock legend, who had just come out of retirement to do a benefit
Darling Jim a novel by Christian Moerk( Recording )

11 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Dublin, Niall, a young mailman, discovers the diary of Fiona Walsh, a recent murder victim, in the dead-letter bin at the post office. Upon reading the diary, Niall immerses himself in the enchanting mystery of traveling Irish storyteller Jim, who entered Fiona and her sister's life, wooing them with his tragic narratives. As Niall reads, though, he connects Jim to a string of murders throughout Ireland and commences a dangerous hunt for the wicked raconteur, desperate for the truth
The Martian chronicles by Ray Bradbury( Recording )

12 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leaving behind a world on the brink of destruction, man came to the Red planet and found the Martians waiting, dreamlike. Seeking the promise of a new beginning, man brought with him his oldest fears and his deepest desires. Man conquered Mars -- and in that instant, Mars conquered him. The strange new world with its ancient, dying race and vast, red-gold deserts cast a spell on him, settled into his dreams, and changed him forever. Here are the captivating chronicles of man and Mars -- the modern classic by the peerless Ray Bradbury
Earth afire by Orson Scott Card( Recording )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One hundred years before Ender's Game, the aliens arrived on Earth with fire and death. This is the story of the First Formic War. Victor Delgado beat the alien ship to Earth, but just barely. Not soon enough to convince skeptical governments that there was a threat. They didn't believe that until space stations and ships and colonies went up in sudden flame. And when that happened, only Mazer Rackham and the Mobile Operations Police could move fast enough to meet the threat
Flags of our fathers by James Bradley( Recording )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this unforgettable chronicle of perhaps the most famous moment in American military history, James Bradley has captured the glory, the triumph, the heartbreak, and the legacy of the six men who raised the flag at Iwo Jima. Here is the true story behind the immortal photograph that has come to symbolize the courage and indomitable will of America. In February 1945, American Marines plunged into the surf at Iwo Jima--and into history. Through a hail of machine-gun and mortar fire that left the beaches strewn with comrades, they battled to the island's highest peak. And after climbing through a landscape of hell itself, they raised a flag. Now the son of one of the flag raisers has written a powerful account of six very different young men who came together in a moment that will live forever. To his family, John Bradley never spoke of the photograph or the war. But after his death at age seventy, his family discovered closed boxes of letters and photos
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury( )

9 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a future totalitarian state where books are banned and destroyed by the government, Guy Montag, a fireman in charge of burning books, meets a revolutionary schoolteacher who dares to read and a girl who tells him of a past when people did not live in fear
In the company of the courtesan [a novel] by Sarah Dunant( Recording )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My lady, Fiammetta Bianchini, was plucking her eyebrows and biting color into her lips when the unthinkable happened and the Holy Roman Emperor's army blew a hole in the wall of God's eternal city, letting in a flood of half-starved, half-crazed troops bent on pillage and punishment. Thus begins In the company of the courtesan, Sarah Dunant's epic novel of life in Renaissance Italy. Escaping the sack of Rome in 1527, with their stomachs churning on the jewels they have swallowed, the courtesan Fiammetta and her dwarf companion, Bucino, head for Venice, the shimmering city born out of water to become a miracle of east-west trade: rich and rancid, pious and profitable, beautiful and squalid. With a mix of courage and cunning they infiltrate Venetian society. Together they make the perfect partnership: the sharp-tongued, sharp-witted dwarf, and his vibrant mistress, trained from birth to charm, entertain, and satisfy men who have the money to support her
Rococo [a novel] by Adriana Trigiani( Recording )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Batholomeo di Crespi, a bachelor decorator in the upscale New Jersey town of Our Lady of Fatima, circa 1970. His exquisite taste in fabrics and decor have made B well respected in OLOF; he's decorated all the important houses, from his divorced older sister's Georgian manor to Aurelia Mandelbaum's mansion. Aurelia's myopic daughter Capri, still living at home at age 40, has been B's unofficial fiancee for 20 years, but this was their mothers' idea, not theirs. B avoids the messiness of romantic relationships, preferring to spend his time making the world elegant: "The rococo period where French design and Italian flair came together make my heart leap for joy." At the moment, he's got his eye trained nostalgically on the restoration of the town's Catholic church. Once he wrests the commission away from a fancy New York firm, B is faced with the scary task of having to turn his vision into reality. Conveniently, he meets a fancy Park Avenue architect and historian, Eydie Von Gunne, who specializes in churches and can recommend expert craftsmen. But first, B soothes his artistic crisis with a trip to England, where he buys Monica Vitti's chandelier, and then to Italy with Capri, who decides to live a little in spite of him. B embarks on the church restoration with the help of Brooklyn's noted fresco painter Rufus McSherry, who urges him to be daring rather than conventional. Resourceful B even saves the day by raising the last-minute money for the church's final stage
Earth awakens by Orson Scott Card( Recording )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the alien ship screamed through the solar system, it disrupted communications between the far-flung human mining ships and supply stations and between them and Earth. So Earth and Luna were unaware that they had been invaded until the ship pulled into Earth orbit, and began landing terra-forming crews in China. Politics and pride slowed the response on Earth, and on Luna, corporate power struggles seemed more urgent than distant deaths. In this sequel to Earth afire, millions are dead after the invading Formics gas cities with lethal chemicals. Young Mazer Rackham tries to find a counter-agent, while asteroid miner Victor Delgado infiltrates the alien ship. Victor needs to find a way to seize the ship and end the war
The Chicago way by Michael T Harvey( Recording )

7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chicago private investigator Michael Kelly is hired by his former partner, John Gibbons, to help solve an eight-year-old rape and battery case. When Gibbons turns up dead, Kelly enlists a team of colleagues to help connect his murder and the rape case
Capitol threat [a novel] by William Bernhardt( Recording )

8 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oklahoma defense attorney Ben Kincaid investigates a powerful U.S. senator that has been caught first in a sordid sex scandal, then in a case of murder
10 days that unexpectedly changed America by Steven M Gillon( Recording )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a companion volume to The History Channel's documentary which recounts the events of ten pivotal days that changed the course of American history
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The killer angels [a novel of the Civil War]Skinny dip [a novel]The black dahliaRich dad, poor dadThe teeth of the tigerThe emperor of all maladies [a biography of cancer]Capital crimesDarling Jim a novel