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BBC Audiobooks America

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Works: 1,507 works in 2,789 publications in 1 language and 131,196 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Biography  Domestic fiction  Christmas stories  Biographical fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Political fiction  History  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: PS3566.A822, 813.54
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Most widely held works by BBC Audiobooks America
The last surgeon by Michael Palmer ( Recording )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Unabridged. Dr. Nick Garrity and psych nurse Gillian Coates determine that one-by-one, each of those in the operating room for a fatally botched case is dying. Their discoveries pit them against genius Franz Koller--the highly-paid master of the "non-kill." As doctor and nurse move closer to finding the terrifying secret behind these killings, Koller has been given a new directive: his mission will not be complete until Gillian and Garrity, the last surgeon, are dead
Roots the saga of an American family by Alex Haley ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"It begins with a birth in an African village in 1750, and ends two centuries later at a funeral in Arkansas. And in that time span, an unforgettable cast of men, women, and children come to life, many of them based on the people from Alex Haley's own family tree. When Alex was a boy growing up in Tennessee, his grandmother used to tell him stories about their family, stories that went way back to a man she called the African who was taken aboard a slave ship bound for Colonial America. As an adult, Alex spent twelve years searching for documentation that might authenticate what his grandmother had told him. In an astonishing feat of genealogical detective work, he discovered the name of the "African"--Kunta Kinte--as well as the exact location of the village in West Africa from where he was abducted in 1767. Roots is based on the facts of his ancestry, and the six generations of people."--Container
Supreme justice [a novel of suspense] by Phillip Margolin ( Recording )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Attorney Brad Miller, FBI agent Keith Evans, and private investigator Dana Cutler untangle a five-year-old murder case involving a ghost ship and the President's nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court
Sizzling sixteen by Janet Evanovich ( )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When bounty hunter Stephanie Plum inherits a lucky bottle from an uncle, she discovers that the bottle brings both good and bad luck. Her cousin and employer, Vinnie, has racked up a huge gambling debt with the Mob and disappeared. Now Stephanie is responsible for paying off the debt and making sure Vinnie stays out of harm's way
There goes the bride an Agatha Raisin mystery by M. C Beaton ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bossy, impulsive, yet hopelessly romantic, Agatha is dreading the upcoming marriage of her ex-husband, James Lacey. Her best intentions to move on with her life are put on hold when James' young bride is shot to death just minutes before saying I do, and Agatha is named the prime suspect
So cold the river by Michael Koryta ( )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It started with a beautiful woman and a challenge. As a gift for her husband, Alyssa Bradford approaches Eric Shaw to make a documentary about her father-in-law, Campbell Bradford, a 95-year-old billionaire whose past is wrapped in mystery. Eric grabs the job even though there are few clues to the man's past -- just the name of his hometown and an antique water bottle he's kept his entire life
Slumdog millionaire by Vikas Swarup ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Originally entitled Q & A, Vikas Swarup's Slumdog Millionaire unfolds the story of Ram Thomas, an uneducated orphan from the slums of Mumbai, India. The story opens with authorities, unconvinced that a slumdog could answer all twelve questions correctly on India's biggest game show, Who Will Win a Billion?, holding Ram on suspicions of cheating. Enter Smita Shah, a lawyer bent on rescuing Ram. With Smita as his listener, Ram reveals how his life experiences gave him the needed answers to win
A question of belief by Donna Leon ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Under the stifling summer sun, Venice is flooded with tourism. Commissario Guido Brunetti is planning the perfect mountain vacation where he can catch up on his reading. However, before he can go, an old friend has him look into a court corruption case. As he probes deeper, Commissario Brunetti quickly becomes embroiled in a shocking murder case that is linked to his own investigation
Abraham Lincoln vampire hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith ( )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reveals the hidden life of the sixteenth U.S. president, who was actually a vampire-hunter obsessed with the complete elimination of the undead, and uncovers the role vampires played in the birth, growth, and near-death of the nation
Eats, shoots and leaves cutting a dash -- the radio series that inspired the hit book by Lynne Truss ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presented here for the first time in America is the original landmark BBC Radio 4 program in its entirety
The Cinderella deal by Jennifer Crusie ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Linc Blaise needed the perfect fianceĢe to win his dream job, but finding a woman who'd be convincing in a charade seemed impossible--until he heard Daisy Flattery charm her way out of a sticky situation! Playing the prim and proper bride-to-be was a lark to the dazzling storyteller, but once she glimpsed the touching vulnerability Linc tried to hide, pretense turned into temptation. Could she find a way to make their fairy tale last?
Cross fire by James Patterson ( )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Planning on finally tying the knot, Alex Cross has to put his wedding plans on indefinite hiatus when a crooked congressman and a shady lobbyist are assassinated in Washington, D.C. As he quarrels with FBI Agent Max Siegel over jurisdiction and control of the investigations, the murders continue and Alex realizes that the killer must be someone close to the case. To make matters worse, Kyle 'The Mastermind 'Craig has returned and will stop at nothing until Alex is dead
The island by Elin Hilderbrand ( )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two generations of women travel to the small private island of Tuckernuck to mend their own broken hearts and perhaps spark new romances
Fragile things [short fictions and wonders] by Neil Gaiman ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of more than twenty-five short fictional works follows a theme of the intersections between life and death, perception and reality, and darkness and light
Magnificent folly by Iris Johansen ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Why was Andrew Ramsey watching her daughter Cassie from the cliff above the beach?, Lily Deslin wondered with a sudden chill in her heart. When she discovered the secret they shared, she was shocked--and terrified he'd try to take her beloved child from her. But it was Lily whom Andrew wanted, Lily he longed for--and the beautiful, lonely Lily he was determined to have
Death of a maid a Hamish Macbeth mystery by M. C Beaton ( Recording )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mrs. Gillespie is famous for being the best maid in the northwest of Sutherland. But to Hamish Macbeth, she is a malicious gossip who bangs around the furniture and clanks pots. When Hamish wins Mrs. Gillespie's services in a church raffle, he spends most of the day trying to avoid her. He doesn't understand how she managed to gain such a fine reputation. Then she is found dead, struck down violently by a metal bucket of water. Knowing Mrs. Gillespie's penchant for gossip, Hamish is sure she delighted in finding out her clients' secrets--which means that everyone whose home she cleaned is a suspect
A duty to the dead by Charles Todd ( )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The daughter of a distinguished soldier, Bess Crawford follows in his patriotic footsteps, volunteering to serve her country as a nurse during the Great War. In 1916, she promises Lieutenant Arthur Graham that she will carry his dying request to a brother. When the hospital ship is sunk by a mine and she is sent home to England to recover from her wounds, Bess is determined to fulfill her promise at last
Notorious by Virginia Henley ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Beautiful actress Mallory Thane endured the harsh, unforgiving glare of publicity during the trial in which she stood accused of murdering her husband. But even the acquittal that set her free couldn't ease the heartache of her ordeal. Desperate to get back her life, her career, and her sanity, she accepts a new movie deal on an island paradise-only to realize that she has walked into a trap. Her captor is power player Sabin Wyatt, a dark, enigmatic man who still holds Mallory responsible for his brother Ben's death. But at the root of his scheme is his obsessive need to possess the woman who haunts his dreams, no matter what truth she's hiding"--Container
A Christmas guest by Anne Perry ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Cantankerous and vinegar-tongued Grandmama, from Anne Perry's Charlotte and Thomas Pitt series, is the leading character in this Christmas novel, which unfolds in the chilly, windswept Romney Marshes off the English Channel. Grandmama arrives on a holiday visit to the home of Charlotte's parents, where a fellow guest--an outcast from her own family--is subsequently murdered. Like the heroes before her in Anne Perry's Christmas novels, Grandmama is called upon to play the role of amateur detective"--Container
The map of true places by Brunonia Barry ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Boston psychotherapist Zee Finch faces emotional chaos after the suicide of one of her patients and travels home to Salem for a visit, where she unexpectedly finds herself assisting her father, who suffers from Parkinson's disease
 
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