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Burton, Amanda 1956-

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Most widely held works by Amanda Burton
Pollyanna by Eleanor H Porter( Visual )

25 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An orphaned girl comes to live with her wealthy, embittered aunt in an English village. She soon charms everyone but her aunt, who is not won over until both are confronted with tragedy
Bronson by Nicolas Winding Refn( Visual )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Peterson was 19 years old in 1974. Reckless, and hoping to make a name for himself, he picked up a homemade sawed-off shotgun and set off to rob a post office. Caught and arrested soon after, he was convicted and sentenced to seven years in prison. Ultimately, Peterson ended up behind bars for 34 years, 30 of which were spent in solitary confinement. While incarcerated, his alter ego, Charles Bronson, surfaced and eventually replaced his own personality
Agatha Christie Marple( Visual )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Marple returns to help solve mysteries with her keen powers of observation and her quiet common-sense analysis. Towards zero: Eyebrows arch when the dashing Wimbledon tennis star Nevile Strange arrives with his attractive new wife, even though the first wife is also attending. Miss Marple observes the tightly wound group as they holiday by the sea, sensing the sexual tensions and unresolved jealousies that lead to murder. Nemesis: Miss Marple receives a request from an old friend, the recently deceased Mr. Rafiel, to investigate a possible crime. The only direction he leaves her is to look for clues on a mystery bus tour. At Bertram's Hotel: Revisiting a glamorous London hotel that she remembers fondly from her girlhood, Miss Marple finds that nothing has changed, including the atmosphere of danger beneath its highly polished veneer. Ordeal by Innocence: Miss Marple is invited to a wedding of her former housemaid Gwenda, and her fiancé Leo Argyle. Leo's grown children and family are still reeling from the murder of their mother and the execution of their brother Jacko for the crime. A stranger arrives who exonerates Jacko, leading all to realize that the real murderer is still in their midst
Silent witness( Visual )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While Cambridge police detectives interview witnesses who may or may not tell the truth, 'Sam' extracts revealing truths from calcified bones, decomposed and charred bodies, tell-tale bruises and overlooked fingerprints. Brace yourself for twists and turns in four gripping episodes: the suspicious drowning of a six-year-old girl, the apparently ritual killing of a young man, a death in police custody, and the fiery murder of a refugee's business partner
The level by The Raconteurs (Gruppo musicale)( Visual )

7 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Sergeant Nancy Devlin leads a double life. Her high-flying police career is at odds with an attachment to shady businessman and drug trafficker Frank Le Saux, who acts as a father figure to her. Having kept him off the police's radar for years, Nancy finds her secret at risk of exposure when Frank is murdered in Brighton and she's placed in the middle of the investigation, with a killer stalking her
Silent witness( Visual )

23 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If the living told the truth, forensic pathologist Dr. Samantha Ryan wouldn t have to spend so much time examining the dead. The living want us to believe that an Asian boxer died of a fatal blow in an exhibition fight, an AIDS sufferer died of AIDS, a young woman was stabbed by her jealous husband, and an old woman was beaten to death by a violent alcoholic. But the dead tell different stories with their grim clues. Welcome back to the Cambridge Police Department, where a former lover distracts Sam from her already full agenda
Silent witness( Visual )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the work and personal lives of forensic pathologist Dr. Samantha Ryan and her police colleagues as they investigate four murder cases in and around Cambridge, England
The commander( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Commander Clare Blake is the highest-ranking female officer in new Scotland Yard. Letting her personal life bleed into her career, she gets too close to her cases, making her vulnerable to those who wish to take her down. Special features included
Silent witness( Visual )

5 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam is now Professor Ryan, teaching pathology at London University. But still available for consultation on unusual cases which demand her highly developed professional skills and tenacity. A helicopter crash, a gangland killing and a cinema fire also occupy Sam's attention
Silent witness( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2018 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam is now Professor Ryan, teaching pathology at London University. However, she is still available for consultation on unusual cases which demand her highly developed professional skills and tenacity. A helicopter crash, a gangland killing and a cinema fire also occupy Sam's attention
The Commander : the complete collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leading New Scotland Yard's Murder Review Team has Commander Clare Blake feeling trapped in her office. Eager to get back to investigative work, Blake welcomes a transfer to the Homicide and Serious Crime division, where she's assigned to a slate of difficult cases. Ambitious, imperious, and dedicated, Blake keeps her private life separate from her work, until two deeply personal crimes threaten everything she has worked for
The Helen West casebook( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A crown prosecutor, Helen West struggles to find justice for those wronged as well as keep her own messy life in order
Silent witness( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2018 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After violence comes the silence of the dead, yielding gruesome evidence to a formidable team of forensic pathologists and scientists
Silent witness( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2018 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forensic pathologist Professor Sam Ryan has always delved into the past lives of the corpse she examines. But the discovery of her long-lost son confirms that that it's time to confront her own past, and her future, and move on. Harry and Leo are her obvious successors, but what will they make of new recruit Nikki Alexander?
Silent witness( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Searching for the truth but never compromising, forensic pathologist Professor Sam Ryan is prepared to investigate crimes and interview witnesses herself if she is unhappy with the conclusions reached by the police. Aided by her dynamic colleagues, Dr. Leo Dalton and junior pathologist Harry Cunningham, she and her team are presented with four more mysteries to solve
The Commander( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clare Blake is New Scotland Yard's highest-ranking woman officer. Icy-cool, ambitious but reckless, she lets her personal life bleed into her career, defying convention and risking her reputation. Amanda Burton stars as the female cop who crosses the line in taut police dramas from Prime Suspect creator Lynda La Plante
Silent witness( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2019 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When human remains land on the slab in the forensic pathology department of London University, three dedicated scientists search for deadly facts. Four bodies from the River Thames point to a sickening racket. Harry's murdered ex-girlfriend never wanted him to learn her deepest secret. The bride who died at her bachelorette party hid a fatal fact from her groom. And the old woman who looked beaten to death has one last surprise for her son
Nemesis by Agatha Christie( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Marple faces her greatest challenge yet when she receives a request from an old friend, the recently deceased Mr. Rafiel, to investigate a "possible crime." But to complicate the matters, his instructions don't tell her what the crime is. Instead, she has been told to look for clues on a mystery bus tour, a trip Mr. Rafiel's instructions says might be dangerous
Forgotten by Damián Alcázar( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charming, likeable Ben Turner is living an idyllic life in the sleepy English countryside. Things couldn't be better ... until a dark reminder from his past turns up in the morning mail: "What have you done with her body?" Soon after that unsettling incident, the mysterious Rachel Monro checks into the country inn run by Ben and his wife, Natalie. Ben is unsettled by their new guest, but can't quite place from where he might know her. Meanwhile, Rachel and Natalie form a close friendship--a prelude to a disturbing cat and mouse game meant to unearth a secret from Ben's past
The commander( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Transferred to Homicide and Serious Crimes Division, Commander Clare Blake is assigned a slate of difficult cases but manages not to get personally involved with them until two cases threaten her job and her life
 
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Amanda Burton actrice britannique

Amanda Burton actriz británica

Amanda Burton aktorka brytyjska

Amanda Burton Amanda Burton (born 10 October 1956) is an actress from Northern Ireland

Amanda Burton britische Schauspielerin

Amanda Burton Brits actrice

Аманда Бёртон

אמנדה ברטון שחקנית צפון אירית

أماندا برتون ممثلة من المملكة المتحدة

アマンダ・バートン

阿曼达·伯顿

阿曼達・波頓 英國女演員

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