WorldCat Identities

Lister, Ralph 1971-

Overview
Works: 186 works in 777 publications in 1 language and 8,042 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Children's audiobooks  Horror tales  Biography  Detective and mystery fiction  Young adult works  Horror fiction  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer, Author
Classifications: PR6066.E693, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ralph Lister
Acceptable loss by Anne Perry( Recording )

14 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a murdered body is discovered in the Thames, clues lead to a heinous child-pornography case that police superintendent William Monk thought he had left behind, in an investigation that threatens his friend Oliver Rathbone and forces Monk to consider painful sacrifices
A sunless sea by Anne Perry( Recording )

16 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A high-end prostitute is found brutally murdered on the London docks, and Monk's quest to discover the truth behind her death leads him down a shocking path, littered with secrets that have been buried since the infamous Opium Wars. Monk must unravel the victim's link to the widow of a dead doctor, and the doctor's vanished report on the misuse of opium, before the killer strikes again
The flint heart by Katherine Paterson( Recording )

10 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ambitious Stone Age man demands a talisman that will harden his heart, allowing him to take control of his tribe. Against better judgment, the tribe's magic man creates the Flint Heart, but the cruelty of it causes the destruction of the tribe. Thousands of years later, the talisman reemerges to corrupt first a boy's father, an innocent fairy creature, and a familial badger
Our picnics in the sun by Morag Joss( Recording )

12 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For thirty years, Howard and Deborah Morgan have poured all their energy and modest savings into Stoneyridge, a smallholding deep in the English moors. To help with finances, they decide to turn Stoneyridge into a bed-and-breakfast. But a sudden stroke leaves Howard incapacitated and Deborah overwhelmed. Then, late one evening, two men arrive needing a room for the night, and set off a chain of events that uncovers the relics of old tragedies
Cirque du Freak : a living nightmare by Darren Shan( )

17 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the tradition of Ray Bradbury's Something Wicked This Way Comes, and Stephen King's Salem's Lot, New York Times bestseller Cirque du Freak is the first title in the popular Saga of Darren Shan series. Darren Shan and his best friend, Steve, get tickets to the Cirque du Freak, a wonderfully gothic freak show featuring weird, frightening half human / half animals who interact terrifyingly with the audience. In the midst of the excitement, true terror raises its head when Steve recognizes that one of the performers--Mr. Crepsley--is a vampire!Steve confronts the vampire after the show finishes--but his motives are surprising! In the shadows of a crumbling theater, a horrified Darren eavesdrops on his friend and the vampire, and is witness to a monstrous, disturbing plea. As if by destiny, Darren is pulled to Mr. Crepsley and what follows is his horrifying descent into the dark and bloody world of vampires. This is Darren's story
The witch's boy by Kelly Regan Barnhill( Recording )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Ned and his brother fall into a raging river, only Ned survives. Though Ned grows up weak and slow, it's Ned who summons the strength to protect all when the Bandit King comes to steal the magic of Ned's mother, a witch. In another kingdom lives the daughter of the Bandit King. Her mother's last words to her were: The wrong boy will save your life and you will save his. When Aine and Ned meet, they must trust each other to return the magic to its place to stop a war about to boil over
A great and terrible king : Edward I and the forging of Britain by Marc Morris( )

11 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first major biography of a truly formidable king, whose reign was one of the most dramatic and important of the entire Middle Ages, leading to war and conquest on an unprecedented scale
The wooden prince by John Claude Bemis( Recording )

7 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The automa Pinocchio has always been duty-bound to serve in the floating palace of Venice's emperor. So when Pinocchio finds himself locked in a trunk and delivered to a new master, a wanted criminal and alchemist named Geppetto, he is curious about everything around him. But most curious is the way Pinocchio seems to be changing from a wooden servant into a living, human boy. Before Geppetto and Pinocchio can uncover the mystery surrounding the automa's transformation, Pinocchio is stolen away. Determined to find Geppetto again, Pinocchio begins a harrowing journey across the Empire, where danger in the form of half-beast outlaws and winged airmen abounds for a lost automa
The haunting of Charles Dickens by Lewis Buzbee( Recording )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Meg travels the rooftops and streets of 1862 London, England, in search of her missing brother, Orion, accompanied by a family friend, the famed author Charles Dickens, whose quest is to find his next novel
Addison Cooke and the treasure of the Incas by Jonathan Stokes( Recording )

7 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After twelve-year-old Addison Cooke's uncle unearths ancient Incan secrets in Peru, he is kidnapped by a shadowy organization intent on stealing the treasure unless Addison and his friends can decipher the clues first
Charlie Chaplin : a brief life by Peter Ackroyd( Recording )

6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief yet definitive new biography of one of film's greatest legends, perfect for readers who want to know more about the iconic star but who don't want to commit to a lengthy work. He was the very first icon of the silver screen and is one of the most recognizable of Hollywood faces, even a hundred years after his first film
Down these strange streets( Recording )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A terrific urban fantasy anthology featuring all-original stories from some of the biggest names in the business. Explore the places where mystery waits at the end of every alley and where the things that go bump in the night have something to fear
The vampire's assistant by Darren Shan( )

16 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Darren Shan was just an ordinary schoolboy until his visit to the Cirque du Freak. Now, as he struggles with his new life as a vampire's assistant, he tries desperately to resist the one temptation that sickens him, the one thing that can keep him alive. But destiny is calling. The Wolf Man is waiting
Tunnels of blood by Darren Shan( )

15 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Darren, the vampire's assistant, gets a taste of the city when he leaves the Cirque du Freak with Evra the snake-boy and Mr. Crepsley. When corpses are discovered--corpses drained of blood--Darren and Evra are compelled to hunt down whatever foul creature is committing such horrendous acts. Meanwhile, beneath the streets, evil stalks Darren and Evra, and all clues point to Mr. Crepsley. Can they escape, or are they doomed to perish in the tunnels of blood?
Vampire Mountain by Darren Shan( )

17 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Darren has settled into life as a vampire's assistant and feels at home in the Cirque du Freak. But now he must leave the freak show and his friends behind. With Mr. Crepsley as a traveling companion, he embarks on a dangerous trek to the very heart of the vampire world. But they face more than the cold on Vampire Mountain--the vampaneze have been there before them. Will a meeting with the Vampire Princes restore Darren's human side or turn him further toward the darkness? Only one thing is certain: Darren's initiation into the vampire clan is more deadly than he can ever have imagined
Trials of death by Darren Shan( )

16 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The trials: seventeen ways to die unless the luck of the vampire is with you. Darren Shan must pass five of these fearsome trials to prove himself to the vampire clan--or face the stakes of the Hall of Death. But Vampire Mountain holds hidden threats. Sinister, potent forces are gathering in the darkness. In this nightmarish world of bloodshed and betrayal, death may be a blessing
Basil of Baker Street by Eve Titus( Recording )

7 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mouse who lives in Sherlock Holmes' cellar evolves a daring plan to uncover the identity of a kidnapper
Killers of the dawn by Darren Shan( )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hunters have become the hunted. Outnumbered, outsmarted, and desperate, the hunters are on the run, pursued by the vampaneze, the police, and an angry mob. With their enemies clamoring for blood, the vampires prepare for a deadly battle. Is this the end for Darren and his allies? This third and final installment in the Hunters trilogy finds Darren and his friends facing their longest night and most testing challenge yet
Shogun by James Clavell( Recording )

9 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bold English adventurer; an invincible Japanese warlord; a beautiful woman torn between two ways of life, two ways of love'all brought together in an extraordinary saga of a time and a place aflame with conflict, passion, ambition, lust, and the struggle for power. James Clavell's Shogun is a modern classic, a masterpiece of historical fiction that will continue to endure for decades to come
Allies of the night by Darren Shan( )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Darren Shan, Vampire Prince and "vampaneze" killer, faces his worst nightmare yet-school. But homework is the least of Darren's problems. Bodies are piling up, time is running out, and the past is catching up with the hunters fast. Darren must forge new alliances and try to unravel the mystery behind the malevolent forces that have been set in motion against him. In this second part of the Hunters trilogy, the stakes are raised and the pace quickens to keep listeners on the edge of their seats
 
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Acceptable loss
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The flint heartThe haunting of Charles DickensDown these strange streets
Languages
English (222)