Sullivan, Nick (Nick James)
Most widely held works by Nick Sullivan
Savages a Nameless Detective novel by Bill Pronzini ( Recording )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 636 libraries worldwide
Investigating the death of a woman that has been ruled accidental by the police but that her sister insists was a murder by a known perpetrator, a reluctant Nameless begins to suspect that the victim's sister is telling the truth when he learns unsettling facts about her life.
Mr. Popper's penguins by Richard Atwater ( Recording )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 395 libraries worldwide
The unexpected delivery of a crate containing an Antarctic penguin changes the life and fortunes of Mr. Popper, a house painter obsessed by dreams of the Polar regions.
The burglar on the prowl by Lawrence Block ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 354 libraries worldwide
Bernie Rhodenbarr is no ordinary burglar. Smart, sophisticated, and the perfect gentleman, he's cased some of the Big Apple's most fashionable (and expensive) addresses in the name of curiosity, profit, and fun. Bernie steals with style but never simplicity because whenever he gets a craving for a little B & E, trouble can't be far behind.
Hear no evil by James Grippando ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 333 libraries worldwide
Miami attorney Jack Swyteck is involved in the most explosive criminal trial of his career -- a case that starts with a murder on a military base and concludes with a shocking surprise that will change Jack's life forever.
Mourners by Bill Pronzini ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 303 libraries worldwide
The bits and pieces began to fall into place: The funerals James Troxell was attending were all for women who had died violently. Was he responsible? One woman thought Troxell had killed her sister, and her insistence was becoming a problem. Too many deaths, too many roads leading nowhere, too many crimes and secrets and fears were coming together. Too many answers were needed before there'd be sunshine again for anyone and the mourning could stop.
The other side of silence a novel of suspense by Bill Pronzini ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 287 libraries worldwide
When his wife finally left him and filed for divorce, Rick Fallon put his house up for sale and took the last two weeks of his vacation. Then he loaded his Jeep and drove straight to Death Valley, the one place he truly belonged. On his third day in Death Valley, Fallon comes upon a deserted car, and soon thereafter, the almost-dead body of Casey Dunbar. Having rescued her, Fallon soon learns what had driven her to give up on life and -- his own life on hold -- he resolves to unravel the twisted and dangerous strands of hers, a quest that leads him to the glitter-dome of Las Vegas among other destinations.
Valley of bones by Michael Gruber ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 271 libraries worldwide
Rookie cop Tito Morales arrives at the Trianon Hotel in time to see a wealthy oilman plunge ten stories and impale himself on a nearby fence. Soon Morales is joined by detective Jimmy Paz. Together Paz and Morales enter the hotel and discover, in the dead man's room, a most unusual suspect, an otherworldly woman by the name of Emmylou Dideroff. She emerges from a rapturous, prayerlike state and admits that she had a motive for killing the oilman. Psychologist Lorna Wise is enlisted in an effort to make sense of things that go beyond Emmylou's explanation of the murder.
Touch the top of the world [a blind man's journey to climb farther than the eye can see by Erik Weihenmayer ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 268 libraries worldwide
Erik Weihenmayer was the first blind man to summit Mount McKinley. He soon became the first blind person to scale the 3,000-foot wall of El Capitan and then Alcongagua in Argentina. He got married at 13,000 feet on the Shia Plateau on his way to the summit of Kilmanjaro. Most recently, as of this writing, Erik scaled Polar Circus, the 30,000-foot vertical ice wall in the Province of Alberta, Canada. The concept of Erik is to fulfil difficult achievements and attain miracles.
Quarry by Bill Pronzini ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 266 libraries worldwide
Old Man Hess is concerned by the near-catatonic behavior of his daughter, Grady. The young woman showed up at his doorstep a few days earlier, refusing to admit anything was wrong, and has been wandering around the farm, not talking, barely eating. The "Nameless Detective" thinks the old farmer would be better off calling a psychiatrist--but he's at least willing to ask a few questions. As he begins to investigate, he discovers Grady's affliction is more than just a broken heart: she has been the victim of brutal psychological torture.
Demons by Bill Pronzini ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 265 libraries worldwide
The nameless detective helps a distraught wife find the mysterious woman with whom her husband is having an affair when the woman disappears.
Runaway heart by Stephen J Cannell ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 233 libraries worldwide
What if the military's foot soldiers were not our sons and daughters, but genetically engineered animals programmed to kill, with superhuman strength and speed and just enough intelligence to follow orders blindly? This is exactly the weapon that a top-secret government agency is developing in the desert. Attorney Herman Strockmire, a rumpled man with a big but defective heart, is a champion of lost legal causes who becomes involved when his employee is torn limb from limb by one of the creatures.
The Bishop goes to the university by Andrew M Greeley ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 231 libraries worldwide
The third translation by Matt Bondurant ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 229 libraries worldwide
Walter Rothschild is an American Egyptologist living in London and charged by the British Museum with the task of unlocking the ancient riddle of the Stela of Paser, one of the last remaining real-life hieroglyphic mysteries in existence today. The secrets of the stela--a centuries-old funerary stone--have evaded scholars for thousands of years due to the stela's cryptic reference to a third translation. Drawn into its mystery, Rothschild becomes the dupe of a seduction, robbery, and conspiracy engineered by a cult devoted to ancient Egyptian mysticism. With no one to trust and nothing as it appears, he must fight an elusive enemy to save his livelihood--and his very life.
Epitaphs [a "nameless detective" mystery by Bill Pronzini ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 225 libraries worldwide
So what if Nameless can't get his girlfriend, Kerry, to marry him? So what if he can't talk his partner, Eberhardt, out of his bitter funk? Skies are sunny, and the Nameless Detective wants them to stay that way. So he decides to do an old man a favor and find his missing granddaughter, Gianna. But no one said it would be easy. It seems Gianna's roommate is turning tricks, and Nameless's search quickly leads him to a pimp, a murder, and into a dark pit of human perversion, the kind of place where people die. What happen to Gianna Fornessi? Ask Nameless: He's the one gripping his .38 and writing epitaphs in his head.
The fugitive pigeon by Donald E Westlake ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 225 libraries worldwide
The cutting room by Laurence Klavan ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
Roy Milano is no Sam Spade. But when this divorced movie geek stumbles on the trail of Orson Welles' long-lost masterpiece, The Magnificent Ambersons, he can't help but take the case. The usul suspects prove to be anything but. And then there's the transatlantic love triangle that finds Roy caught between his very own Gal Friday and a sultry Spanish siren with a stunning secret. But when the bodies start falling, Roy must cut to the chase in his quest to save the Holy Grail of cinema before everything else fades to black.
Transfer of power by Vince Flynn ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 211 libraries worldwide
"What if America's most powerful leader was also its prime target? On a busy Washington morning, the stately calm of the White House is shattered as terrorists gain control of the executive mansion, slaughtering dozens of people. The president is evacuated to an underground bunker, but not before nearly one hundred hostages are taken. One man is sent in to take control of the crisis. Mitch Rapp, the CIA's top counterterrorism operative, determines that the president is not as safe as Washington's power elite had thought. Moving among the corridors of the White House, Rapp makes a chilling discovery that could rock Washington to its core: someone within his own government wants his rescue attempt to fail"--Book description.
Betrayers a "Nameless" detective novel by Bill Pronzini ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 205 libraries worldwide
For each of the detectives at the agency, a betrayal becomes not only the driving force behind an investigation, but the source of the kind of resolve that cannot be derailed by threats. Tamara's case began as something personal but explodes as an investigation of her former lover leads to a scam that bilks charities. For Nameless, trying to find out who is gaslighting an old woman only exposes the ugly side of family.
Tanner's tiger by Lawrence Block ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 200 libraries worldwide
The shooting script by Laurence Klavan ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 192 libraries worldwide
Roy Milano takes a menial job to pay for his suddenly mute mother's convalescence. Roy's job brings him face-to-face with Abner Cooley, who's been commissioned to write a script for the 12-part cult fantasy novel The Seven Ordeals of Quelman. Abner, suddenly a target for fanatic Quelman fans, one of whom is trying to kill him, hires Roy to find his attacker. Roy is soon sidetracked by the prospect of obtaining a priceless copy of Jerry Lewis's unreleased Nazi drama The Day the Clown Cried. Roy finds the movie's owner, Ted Savitch, dead of a heart attack-- or was it murder? A retired television star, Savitch's daughter, Dena, and a whole gaggle of oddballs sweep Roy from Manhattan to the Hamptons, on to Los Angeles and a bicycle built for two in Amsterdam, and all the while he's dodging bullets and Oscar statuettes in hectic hot pursuit of the elusive stolen film.
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