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Sullivan, Nick (Nick James)

Works: 127 works in 356 publications in 1 language and 15,563 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  History  Detective and mystery stories  Drama  Suspense fiction  Psychological fiction  Musicals 
Roles: Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PS3566.R67, 813.54
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Most widely held works by Nick Sullivan
Mr. Popper's penguins by Richard Atwater ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The unexpected delivery of a large crate containing an antarctic penguin changes the life and fortunes of Mr. Popper, a house painter obsessed by dreams of the polar regions
A land more kind than home by Wiley Cash ( )
11 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 531 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
The burglar on the prowl by Lawrence Block ( Recording )
6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 501 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
Camouflage by Bill Pronzini ( Recording )
8 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 419 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
Savages a Nameless Detective novel by Bill Pronzini ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 414 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
Hear no evil by James Grippando ( Recording )
6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a beautiful woman is accused of murdering her husband, there is only one person she wants to represent her, Miami criminal defense attorney Jack Swyteck. What begins as a simple assignment, however, swiftly lurches into a twisting thrill-ride of unanswered questions and mounting suspicions on Jack's part. For the victim's husband was an officer at the U.S. naval base in Guantanamo Bay and the son of a prominent Cuban exile and her story changes with the breeze. With no experience in military justice and his faith in the honesty of his client tested at every turn, Jack embarks on a trial that will task all his reserves of knowledge and bring him face to face with the ultimate surprise witness
Nightcrawlers a nameless detective novel by Bill Pronzini ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 402 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
Newsies the musical : original Broadway cast recording by Alan Menken ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 383 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
Fever a Nameless Detective novel by Bill Pronzini ( Recording )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 349 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 )
8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ex-secret Service agent John Quincannon is a staid, stuck in his ways not young private eye. Former Pinkerton operative Sabina Carpenter is his younger partner, who is inclined to make sport of him and his ways
A cold day in paradise by Steve Hamilton ( )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paradise is a small town in the bleak upper Michigan peninsula, where ex-Detroit cop Alex McKnight now lives. Fourteen years earlier, a shoot-out left McKnight's partner dead, and now the killer has returned to haunt McKnight
Mourners by Bill Pronzini ( Recording )
7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member 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 312 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
Valley of bones by Michael Gruber ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member 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
Demons by Bill Pronzini ( Recording )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member 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
Quarry by Bill Pronzini ( Recording )
7 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 298 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
Touch the top of the world [a blind man's journey to climb farther than the eye can see] by Erik Weihenmayer ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member 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
Betrayers a "Nameless" detective novel by Bill Pronzini ( Recording )
7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 275 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 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
The adventures of Tintin the chapter audiobook by Alexander Irvine ( )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After buying a model of the Unicorn, young reporter Tintin discovers a secret message hidden inside the mast of the ship. The clues start to pile up as Tintin and his faithful dog, Snowy, find themselves sailing, flying, and riding camels around the globe on an epic adventure. Hot on the trail of the story, Tintin meets the hearty seadog Captain Haddock. The captain's ancestor Sir Francis Haddock sailed the Unicorn and fought against the pirate Red Rackham. Did Sir Francis leave behind the clues? Is the secret of the Unicorn the location of Haddock's treasure? Can Tintin, Snowy, and Captain Haddock solve the mystery before the secret lands in the wrong hands?
Spook a ["Nameless Detective" novel] by Bill Pronzini ( Recording )
6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After a near brush with death, the Nameless Detective searches for the identity of a gentle, mentally disturbed homeless man who was brutally slain, a search that leads him to a small California town rife with murder and mayhem
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