Most widely held works by Saul Reichlin
Dante's numbers by David Hewson ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 617 libraries worldwide
On a warm, golden evening in Rome a legendary director was premiering his new film version of Dante's Inferno. From around the world, celebrities gathered at the Villa Borghese as the paparazzi thronged among them. Within moments the event was in chaos - a man was dead, the film's star was missing - and a priceless relic had vanished. Detective Nic Costa finds himself and his fellow detectives drawn into a strange and terrifying limbo - the first of Dante's nine circles of Hell. While Dante had Beatrice as his guide, Nic Costa has an enigmatic beauty of his own: a bored American film actress named Maggie Flavier who decides that Costa, and no one else, is suited for the job of protecting her from the danger surrounding the film. With Maggie herself in danger, Nic must throw off the fog of infatuation he feels in the presence of this beautiful woman in all her guises. But it may already be too late!
The dogs of Rome by Conor Fitzgerald ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 593 libraries worldwide
On a hot summer morning, Arturo Clemente is sloppily murdered in his Roman apartment by a mysterious slasher. The killing is brutal, amateurish and by all appearances random. But Clemente is no ordinary victim.
The sacred cut by David Hewson ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 314 libraries worldwide
For the first time in decades Rome is paralyzed by a blizzard, and a gruesome discovery is made in the Pantheon, one of the City's most ancient and revered architectural treasures. Covered by softly falling snow is the body of a young woman--her back horribly mutilated. But before nic Costa and Gianni Peroni of the Questura can begin a formal investigation, the US Embassy has brought in its own people, FBI agents who want the case closed down as quickly and discreetly as possible.
A beautiful place to die by Malla Nunn ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 240 libraries worldwide
Police officer Emmanuel Cooper is dispatched to a remote town after a police captain is found murdered in a creek. Even though Cooper judges the crime open and shut, the government's feared Special Branch is summoned.
The girl who kicked the hornets' nest by Stieg Larsson ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 192 libraries worldwide
Lisbeth Salander lies in Intensive Care with a bullet lodged in her head. She will face trial for three murders and one attempted murder on her release. With the help of journalist Mikael Blomkvist, Salander must not only prove her innocence, but identify and denounce the corrupt politicians that have allowed the vulnerable to become victims of abuse and violence. Salander is now ready to fight back.
The lizard's bite by David Hewson ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
Nic Costa and Gianni Peroni's humiliating exile in Venice is nearly at an end, and their long-awaited holiday is about to begin. So when they are ordered to investigate an apparently open-and-shut case, a fire in a glass foundry that has claimed two lives, all they want is to wrap it up quickly. However, as they dig deeply into the insular region of Murano, things don't quite add up. Under pressure to finish quickly so that urbane British millionaire Hugo Massiter's property deal can be concluded, events spiral quickly out of control with devastating consequences.
The seventh sacrament by David Hewson ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 144 libraries worldwide
Back in Rome after their dramatic adventures in Venice, Detectives Costa, Peroni and Leo Falcone are rebuilding their lives. But they team up once again when faced with the sudden appearance of fresh bloodstains on a missing young boy's T-shirt in a small museum exhibit displaying supposed evidence of communication from souls in Purgatory. Soon they find themselves embroiled in a mystery involving both the ancient cult of Mithras and the sinister House of Bones.
The girl who played with fire by Stieg Larsson ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
Mikael Blomkvist, crusading journalist and publisher of the magazine Millennium, has decided to publish a story exposing an extensive sex trafficking operation between Eastern Europe and Sweden, implicating well-known and highly placed members of Swedish society, business, and government.
The girl with the dragon tattoo by Stieg Larsson ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
"The disappearance forty years ago of Harriet Vanger, a young scion of one of the wealthiest families in Sweden, gnaws at her octogenarian uncle, Henrik Vanger. He is determined to know the truth about what he believes was her murder. He hires crusading journalist Mikael Blomkvist, recently at the wrong end of a libel case, to get to the bottom of Harriet's disappearance. Lisbeth Salander, a twenty-four-year-old, pierced, tattooed genius hacker, possessed of the hard-earned wisdom of someone twice her age--and a terrifying capacity for ruthlessness--assists Blomkvist with the investigation. This unlikely team discovers a vein of nearly unfathomable iniquity running through the Vanger family, an astonishing corruption at the highest echelon of Swedish industrialism--and a surprising connection between themselves"--Publisher description.
The garden of evil by David Hewson ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 126 libraries worldwide
In a hidden studio in Rome, an art expert is found dead in front of one of the most beautiful paintings Nic Costa has ever seen - an unknown Caravaggio masterpiece. But before long, tragedy will strike Nic far closer to home. The main suspect's identity is known, but he remains untouchable protected by a fleet of lawyers and a sinister cult known as the Ekstasists. If Costa can crack the reasons for the cult's existence, he may well stand a chance of nailing his wife's killer. But the mystery will take him right back to Caravaggio himself and the reasons he had to flee Rome, all those centuries before.
Devil's peak a novel by Deon Meyer ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
"Bennie Griessel may be losing his battle with alcohol but he still knows enough to head up the police team tracking 'Artemis', a vigilante killer who targets child murderers. The killer is in fact Thobela Mpayipheli, a former freedom fighter robbed of everything by the murder of his son. And when Griessel's daughter is kidnapped, his world and Thobela's converge towards a devastating climax."
Blood safari by Deon Meyer ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
Lemmer is a freelance bodyguard for a security company in South Africa. Lean, angry, violent, he is way down on the price list for bargains. Emma wants to find her missing brother, who supposedly died twenty years ago, but she is convinced she's seen news of him being a suspect in recent killing of a witch doctor and four poachers.
The blue demon by David Hewson ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
Twenty years ago, a mysterious group called the Butteri committed a series of bizarre crimes evoking the lost race of the Etruscans, and leaving in their wake several bodies, a cryptic message, and a kidnapped child. Now, a politician has been found ritually murdered. Are the Butteri back?
Realm by James H Jackson ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
1588. In Lisbon, the Spanish Armada prepares to set sail for England. Behind it is a dark and secretive game, one of murder, treachery and deceit. This is the realm of the spy, and home to legendary spymaster Sir Francis Walsingham. Gradually his intelligence sources vanish, until finally he sends the young soldier Christian Hardy to discover the truth. But time is running out- for Hardy, and for England ...
Playing the enemy Nelson Mandela and the game that made a nation by John Carlin ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
Carlin provides a revealing look at the persuasive genius of Nelson Mandela. In a bold attempt to transcend old hatreds and unite a hopelessly polarized nation, President Mandela lays the groundwork for a miraculous metamorphosis during the 1995 Rugby World Cup at Cape Town.
Blood rock by James H Jackson ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
The last of the great Christian military orders, the legendary Hospitaller Knights of St John, have retreated to the small island of Malta. They alone stand against hte tide of Islam. Now the Ottoman Emperor Suleiman the Magnificent wants them wiped off the map for ever, and dispatches the greatest armada that ever set sail to annihilate them. Time is running out. There is a traitor among the Knights. Malta's doom is sealed.
Dead at daybreak by Deon Meyer ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
A South African antiques dealer is murdered with a single bullet from an M16 assault rifle. The contents of his safe are missing, and the only clues are a scrap of blank paper and the unusual weapon used--a gun that's generally the choice of mercenaries, not burglars. Now ex-cop Zed van Heerden has seven days to fill in the blanks in this dead man's past. A past that appears only to start in 1983...
Heart of the hunter by Deon Meyer ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
When Johnny K is kidnapped and held to ransom, his daughter turns to his old friend Tiny. She has seventy two hours to deliver a disc containing sensitive data to the kidnappers. But some people are watching Tiny's every move - waiting for him to trip up and lead them to what they want.
Let the dead lie by Malla Nunn ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
Detective Emmanuel Cooper works undercover surveillance on the seedy Durban docks, but when a young boy is brutally murdered he must elude the police to conduct his own investigation. He discovers an international tussle for the political soul of South Africa.
Wash this blood clean from my hand by Fred Vargas ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Between 1943 and 2003, nine people have been stabbed to death with a most unusual weapon: a trident. In each case, arrests were made, and sentences were passed. But Commissaire Adamsberg is convinced that all the murders are the work of one person, the terrifying Judge Fulgence. Years before, Adamsberg's own brother had been the principal suspect in a similar case and avoided prison only thanks to Adamsberg's help. History repeats itself when Adamsberg, who is temporarily based in Quebec, is accused of having savagely murdered a young woman. In order to prove his innocence, Adamsberg must go on the run from the Canadian police. And find Judge Fulgence.
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