Most widely held works by Roe Kendall
Peter Pan by J. M Barrie ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 472 libraries worldwide
The story of the Darling children and Peter Pan, the boy who wouldn't grow up.
The dark portal by Robin Jarvis ( Recording )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 218 libraries worldwide
While on a rescue mission, a few daring mice journey below to the sewers to an evil world populated by rats who peel mice before eating them and worship the Dark Lord.
The hermit of Eyton Forest by Ellis Peters ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 204 libraries worldwide
Richard Ludel, ten-year-old son of Richard Ludel, becomes the new lord at Eaton. The boy's grandmother wishes him to make a marriage of convenience but he defies her. Cuthred, a hermit, has taken up residence in Eyton Forest with a young companion, Hyacinth, who befriends Richard. Richard disappears and a corpse is found in the forest.
Whose body by Dorothy L Sayers ( Recording )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 193 libraries worldwide
Meet Lord Peter Wimsey, stylish, eccentric, seeming a fool, but in fact one of the great English detectives. The discovery of a body in a bathtub wearing only a pair of spectacles, launches a motley set of sleuths and suspects toward a ghastly conclusion.
Dead man's ransom by Ellis Peters ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
In the early twelfth century, civil war rages between the English and the Welsh. In the battle of Lincoln, the Welsh capture the sheriff of Shropshire and barter him for a young Welsh lord, who had been captured during a misguided assault on a convent. But before the exchange can be completed, one of the prisoners mysteriously dies. Brother Cadfael suspects foul play--his theory hanging on a single thread that binds together the destinies of an unusual trio of young lovers. The unraveling of their tale yields a powerful subtext that explores the nature of love, identity, and divided loyalty.
Murder on the links by Agatha Christie ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 185 libraries worldwide
Monsieur Renauld dies on a golf course just days after sending a plea for help to Detective Hercule Poirot. Since Renauld possessed a plundered fortune, a scorned wife, a mistress, and an estranged son, there is no lack of suspects. It's up to Poirot to put the police onto the culprit before more murders occur. His insistence that the police have arrested the wrong man in their investigation into the killing is proven correct when a second murder takes place.
An excellent mystery by Ellis Peters ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
This is the eleventh chronicle of Brother Cadfael, of the Benedictine Abbey of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, at Shrewsbury. In the year of our Lord 1141, August comes in golden as a lion, and two monks ride into the Benedictine Abbey of Saint Peter and Saint Paul bringing with them disturbing news of war-and a mystery. The strangers tell how the strife between the Empress Maud and King Stephan has destroyed the town of Winchester and their priory. Now Brother Humilis, who is handsome, gaunt, and very ill, and Brother Fidelis, youthful, comely-and totally mute-must seek refuge at Shrewsury. And from the moment he meets them, Brother Cadfael senses something deeper than their common vows binds these two good brothers. What the link is he can only guess ... what it will lead to is beyond his imagining.
The final reckoning by Robin Jarvis ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
The Deptford Mice and their allies rush once again into battle with old enemies, grown much more powerful, as a devastatingly cold winter threatens to keep the Green Mouse from returning in the spring.
The pilgrim of hate by Ellis Peters ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 129 libraries worldwide
Civil war over England's throne leaves a legacy of violence -- and the murder of a knight dear to Brother Cadfael. Then in May, a flood of pilgrims comes to the celebration of Saint Winifred, carrying with it many strange souls ... and perhaps the knight's killer.
The crystal prison by Robin Jarvis ( Recording )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
The saga of the Deptford Mice continues in this sequel to The dark portal. The evil rat Jupiter has been defeated, and the young Deptford mice emerge from the sewers to start a new life in the country. But the albino mouse Oswald is seized by an illness and lies near death. His friend Audrey enlists the help of the ancient squirrel mystic Starwife, who agrees to heal him on one condition. She reintroduces Audrey to the once villainous rat Madam Akkikuyu, whose mind is now broken, and decrees that Madam Akkikuyu must stay with Audrey until she dies. In the country, the mice find a bucolic existence, until they find themselves embroiled in a series of murders. The country mice suspect that headstrong city mouse, Audrey, is the culprit. But the truth is far more sinister, as Audrey witnesses the return of the supernatural evil she thought had been destroyed.
The mistress by Philippe Tapon ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
During World War II, a French doctor navigates between serving the German occupier and the Resistance. Complicating his life is that he must also navigate between his wife and his mistress. When war ends the Resistance accuses him of collaborating and his wife of the theft of her dowry.
Medieval people by Eileen Power ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
In this classic of social history, the author describes the lives of five obscure men and women of the Middle Ages and one famous one. She draws on account books, records, letters, diaries, and wills to make the life of those times as concrete and comprehensible as our own.
The sleeping beauty and other fairy tales from the old French by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
A compilation four French fairy tales.
Maggie's market by Dee Williams ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
It's 1935, and Maggie Ross loves her life among the stallholders in Kelvin Market where she lives with her husband and their young family above Mr. Goldman's custom tailors. But when her husband disappears one day, her world collapses. Maggie has no way of telling why he left her so suddenly, especially when she has a new baby on the way. What she can tell is who her real friends are as she struggles to bring her children up alone.
Dead man's ransom the ninth chronicle of Brother Cadfael, of the Benedictine Abbey of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, of Shrewsbury by Ellis Peters ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
The real Diana by Colin Campbell ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Contains startling new revelations about Diana which Lady Colin Campbell has unearthed since Diana's tragic death, including new theories on her untimely death itself.
A pale view of hills by Kazuo Ishiguro ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
Disobedience by Naomi Alderman ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
When Ronit Krushka learns of the death of her estranged father, the pre-eminent rabbi of the London Orthodox Jewish community in which she was raised, she leaves behind her Friday-night takeout, her troublesome romance, and her boisterous circle of friends to return home.
Stately pursuits by Katie Fforde ( Recording )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
A romantic comedy on Hetty, a woman house-sitting a mansion for a hospitalized uncle in England. On learning that Connor, a nephew, intends to raze it upon inheritance, Hetty organizes a campaign to preserve the mansion and it is war between niece and nephew, until love intervenes.
Mystical paths by Susan Howatch ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Psychic abilities are both gift and burden to the son of an Anglican priest who must face the truth of his past after a "psychic flourish" results in a friend's attempted suicide.
Animals Audiobooks Audiobooks Avarice Biography Cadfael, Brother (Fictitious character) Children's audiobooks Civilization, Medieval Conduct of life Detective and mystery stories Detective and mystery stories Diana,--Princess of Wales,--1961-1997 England England--London England--Shrewsbury Escapes Europe Fairy tales Fantasy Fantasy fiction Female friendship Fiction France France--Paris Geography, Medieval German Occupation of France (1940-1945) Golf Great Britain Herbalists History Japanese Juvenile works Marginality, Social Mice Missing persons Mistresses Monks Never-Never Land (Imaginary place) Occupations Peter Pan (Fictitious character) Poirot, Hercule (Fictitious character) Princesses Private investigators Rats Social history Supernatural Wimsey, Peter, Lord (Fictitious character) Women--Psychology Working class women World War (1939-1945)