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Sullivan, Nick (Nick James)

Works: 192 works in 1,143 publications in 1 language and 18,176 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Detective and mystery fiction  Juvenile works  Children's audiobooks  Humorous fiction  Drama  Original cast recordings  Musicals  Children's sound recordings 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Author
Classifications: PS3566.R67, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Nick Sullivan
Mr. Popper's penguins by Richard Atwater( Recording )

18 editions published between 1938 and 2016 in English and held by 1,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Popper dreams about leaving his boring life and going on an adventure to the Antarctic. When the legendary Admiral Drake sends him a live penguin in response to his letter, he is thrilled. Very soon, he also receives a female companion for his penguin and they have 10 children. But Mr. Popper has enough trouble supporting his human family, and so he has the idea to take his penguins to the stage. Soon, Mr. Popper is up to his ears in adventure as he tries to manage 12 performing penguins and the trouble they inevitably get into. Mr. Popper's Penguins remains a classic, read and remembered by generations of loyal fans. Now, 70 years after its publication, it will be given a fresh new voice as an audiobook to attract a new generation of listeners
Newsies : the musical : original Broadway cast recording by Alan Menken( Recording )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cast recording features the musical's score by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken and lyricist Jack Feldman. The stage version introduces new songs while keeping many of the beloved songs from the film
Act of revenge : a novel by Dale Brown( Recording )

13 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When terrorists attack Boston, Louis Massina races against time to save the city with a high-tech counteroffensive . . . On Easter Sunday morning, the city of Boston is struck by a widespread and coordinated series of terrorist attacks: an explosion in the T, a suicide bomber at Back Bay Police Station, and heavily armed gunmen taking hostages at the Patriot Hotel.For robotics innovator Louis Massina, aka the Puppet Master, this is far more personal than a savage act of political terrorism. Boston is his city--and one of his employees, Chelsea Goodman, is among the hostages facing certain death. As Chelsea fights from the inside, Massina leads his team of tech geniuses at Smart Metal to deploy every bot, drone, and cyber weapon at their disposal to defeat the fanatics and save his city and friend.That's step one. Step two: Find the twisted mastermind behind the attacks and make him pay
A land more kind than home by Wiley Cash( )

22 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Religion is supposed to shield children from the horrors of the world, but one Sunday nine-year-old Jess Hall secretly witnesses his autistic brother being smothered to death during a healing service at a little church in the mountains of North Carolina. Clem Barefield, the local sheriff, arrives to find a group of charismatic believers who have moved the boy's body and are unwilling to utter a word about his death. At the center of the mystery is Carson Chambliss, a snake-handling ex-convict turned preacher whose past is just as mysterious as the power he claims to possess
Mourners by Bill Pronzini( Recording )

20 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a suspicious wife reports her husband's inexplicable attendance at the funerals of murdered strangers, the nameless detective and his companions, Tamara and Jake, find themselves compromised in the face of a stalled investigation
Got the look by James Grippando( Recording )

17 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful woman is kidnapped, and a chilling ransom demand is sent to her wealthy husband. FBI agent Andie Henning is up against a unique breed of serial kidnapper. Enter Jack Swyteck. He has a new girlfriend, and life is good--until Mia Salazar goes missing. Then the bottom falls out. Jack finds out his lover is married. Worse, her rich husband gets a ransom demand that pegs Mia as the kidnapper's next victim. Worst of all, her husband knows about her affair with Jack, and he decides to pay the kidnapper exactly what his cheating wife is worth: nothing. Throughout, nothing is what it seems, and Jack is in for a twisty ride if he's to find the madman before someone else dies
Camouflage by Bill Pronzini( Recording )

20 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unsuccessfully contacting an unpleasant client's ex-wife, the Nameless Detective must subsequently track down the client when he disappears, while his partner, Jake Runyon, conducts a personal investigation to determine if his girlfriend's son is being beaten by his father
Dead man running by Steve Hamilton( Recording )

2 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martin T. Livermore is the key suspect in the abduction and murder of at least five women. When the FBI finally catches him in Scottsdale, he will only talk to one person: a retired police officer, now a private investigator living in Paradise, Michigan, Alex McKnight. In a hunt that will take him across the country and to the edge of his limits, McKnight fights to stop a killer before he can exact his ultimate revenge. And his grand finale will cut closer to home than he ever could have imagined
The burglar on the prowl by Lawrence Block( Recording )

20 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member 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 )

23 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member 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
The hidden : [a novel of suspense] by Bill Pronzini( Recording )

18 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young couple retreats to a friend's remote California coastal cottage to work on their marital problems amidst a fierce winter storm and a series of random murders
Savages : a Nameless Detective novel by Bill Pronzini( Recording )

12 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member 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
Great classic science fiction stories by James H Schmitz( Recording )

19 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Victory: A victorious captain returns to h his home planet after an alien war and finds that victory has a very steep price
Nightcrawlers : a nameless detective novel by Bill Pronzini( Recording )

23 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Things were quiet in Nameless's San Francisco agency, and his partner, Tamara, was itching to get back to work. A deadbeat father needed to be found, and Tamara needed to do some fieldwork, so she took off for his last known address. When Tamara goes missing, Nameless feels a sinking in his gut: a few years ago he'd been kidnapped and left to die in a cabin in the woods, and something about Tamara's disappearance echoes too loudly. When he discovers the house she'd investigated and sees the words "TAKING US TO A HOUSE IN THE WOODS" scrawled on a wall, the echo becomes thunderous. Now it's a race against time, and Nameless is already late
Betrayers : a "Nameless" detective novel by Bill Pronzini( Recording )

22 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member 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 powerful 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 cheats charities. For Nameless, trying to find out who is manipulating an old woman only exposes the ugly side of family
Fever : a Nameless Detective novel by Bill Pronzini( Recording )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2018 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nameless had told Mitchell Krochek that he'd do whatever he could to find his missing wife, Janice. She'd run away before -- propelled by a gambling fever that rose ever higher -- and Mitch had always taken her back. This time, when Nameless, his partner Tamara, and the agency's chief operative Jake Runyon finally found her in a sleazy San Francisco hotel, she demanded a divorce. A few days later, a beaten and bloody Janice stumbled into the agency begging to go home. No one is surprised when, soon after her homecoming, she disappears again. With Janice missing again, Mitchell is the prime suspect, and as Nameless searches for the truth behind her disappearance, he uncovers a vicious racket that preys on gambling fever victims
The Bughouse affair : a Carpenter and Quincannon mystery by Marcia Muller( Recording )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1890s San Francisco. Former Pinkerton operative Sabina Carpenter and her detective partner, ex-Secret Service agent John Quincannon, tackle two seemingly unrelated cases that are complicated by two murders and the interference of Sherlock Holmes
The other side of silence : a novel of suspense by Bill Pronzini( Recording )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 285 WorldCat member 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
Quarry by Bill Pronzini( Recording )

22 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old Man Hass is concerned by the near-catatonic behavior of his daughter, Grady. The young woman showed up at his doorstep a few days earlier, refused to admit that anything was wrong, and has been wandering around the farm, not talking, barely eating. The "Nameless Detective" thinks the old farmer would have been better off calling a psychiatrist? but he's at least willing to ask a few questions. As Nameless begins to investigate, he discovers that Grady's affliction is more than just a broken heart: she has been the victim of brutal psychological torture. In order to save her he's not only going to have to find her tormentor, he's going to have to call on his own darkest impulses and turn the quarry into the victim
Schemers by Bill Pronzini( Recording )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A locked room mystery that goes from stolen books to stolen lives and the hunt for a phantom stalker with a penchant for pouring acid to make his point give Nameless and his partner Jake more than enough work to earn their fees--as long as neither turns his back at the wrong moment
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Mr. Popper's penguins
MournersHear no evilThe hidden : [a novel of suspense]Great classic science fiction storiesNightcrawlers : a nameless detective novelBetrayers : a "Nameless" detective novelQuarry
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