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Kraśko, Jan

Overview
Works: 131 works in 325 publications in 1 language and 818 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Trials, litigation, etc  Christmas stories  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Spy stories  Biography  History  Suspense fiction  Legal stories 
Roles: Author, Translator
Classifications: PS3557.R5355, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jan Kraśko
The broker by John Grisham( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in Polish and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Grisham delivers another legal thriller of unparalled suspense. With fourteen years left on a twenty-year sentence, notorious Washington power broker, Joel Blackman, receives a surprise pardon from a lame-duck president. He is smuggled out of the country on a military cargo plane, given a new identity, and tucked away in a small town in Italy. But Blackman has serious enemies from his past. As the CIA watches him closely, the question is not whether he will be killed, but rather who will kill him first
Big girl : a novel by Danielle Steel( Book )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in Polish and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this heartfelt and incisive new novel, Danielle Steel celebrates the virtues of unconventional beauty while exploring deeply resonant issues of weight, self-image, sisterhood, and family
The Ambler warning by Robert Ludlum( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in Polish and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imprisoned and drugged in a restricted island psychiatric facility for government intelligence employees, former Consular Operations agent Hal Ambler manages a daring escape and sets out to discover why he was placed there
The innocent man : murder and injustice in a small town by John Grisham( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in Polish and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes material on Dennis Fritz, Tommy Ward, and Karl Fontenot
Are you afraid of the dark? by Sidney Sheldon( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in Polish and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All around the globe, people are being reported dead or missing. In Berlin, a woman vanishes from the city streets. In Paris, a man plunges from the Eiffel Tower. In Denver, a small plane crashes into the mountains. In Manhattan, a body washes ashore along the East River. At first these seem to be random incidents, but the police soon discover that all four of the victims are connected to Kinglsey International Group (KIG), the largest think tank in the world
The summons by John Grisham( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in Polish and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ray Atlee and his brother, Forrest, receive a letter from their father, a reclusive, retired judge, instructing them to return home to Clanton, Mississippi, to discuss his estate, but the judge dies before his sons arrive, leaving behind a secret known only to Ray
The bronze horseman : a novel by Paullina Simons( Book )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in Polish and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Leningrad 1941: the white nights of summer illuminate a city of fallen grandeur whose beautiful palaces and stately avenues speak of a different age, when Leningrad was known as St Petersburg. Two sisters, Tatiana and Dasha, share the same bed, living in one room with their brother and parents. It is a hard, impoverished life, yet the Metanovs know many who are not as fortunate as they. The family routine is shattered on 22 June 1941 when Hitler invades Russia. For the Metanovs, for Leningrad and for Tatiana, life will never be the same again. On the fateful day, Tatiana meets a brash young officer named Alexander. Tatiana and her family suffer as Hitler's army advances on Leningrad, and the Russian winter closes in. With bombs falling and the city under siege, Tatiana and Alexander are drawn to each other in an impossible love. It is a love that could tear Tatiana's family apart, a love that carries a secret that could mean death for anyone who hears it. Confronted on the one hand by Hitler's unstoppable war machine, and on the other by a Soviet system determined to crush the human spirit, Tatiana and Alexander are pitted against the very tide of history, at a turning point in the century that made the modern world. Mesmerizing from the very first page to the final, breathtaking end, The Bronze Horseman brings alive the story of two indomitable, heroic spirits and their great love that triumphs over the devastation of a country at war." - Taken from author's website
Skipping Christmas by John Grisham( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in Polish and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imagine a year without Christmas. No crowded malls, no corny office parties, no fruitcakes, no unwanted presents
The Sigma protocol by Robert Ludlum( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in Polish and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Sigma Protocol, a new breakneck novel of intrigue, conspiracy, and terrifying deception. American investment banker Ben Hartman arrives in Zurich for a ski holiday, the first time he's been back to Switzerland since his twin brother died there in a tragic accident four years earlier. But his arrival in Zurich triggers something far more sinister than his brother's fate. When Ben chances upon Jimmy Cavanaugh, an old college friend, Cavanaugh promptly pulls out a gun and tries to kill him. In a matter of minutes, several innocent bystanders are dead, as well as Cavanaugh, and Ben has barely managed to survive. Plunged into an unspeakable nightmare, Hartman suddenly finds himself on the run. Department of Justice field agent Anna Navarro is being stalked around the world by a relentless killer, managing to survive the killer's attacks only by a combination of luck, skill and her own quick wits. These attacks are somehow related to her current assignment, investigating the sudden and seemingly unrelated deaths of a number of very old men throughout the world. The only thing that connects them is a file in the CIA archives, over a half-century old, marked with the same puzzling code word: SIGMA. But someone or something is always seemingly one step ahead of her, the survivors are rapidly dwindling, and her own life is in ever increasing danger. Brought together by accident, Ben and Anna soon realize that their only hope of survival lies with each other. Together they race to uncover the diabolical secrets long hidden behind the code word, Sigma. Secrets that threaten everything they think they know about themselves, everything they believed true about their friends and families, and everything they were ever taught about history itself. For behind Sigma lies a vast deception that is finally coming to fruition and the fate and future of the world is in their hands
The Prometheus deception by Robert Ludlum( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in Polish and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nicholas Bryson, an agent for a covert American group called the Directorate, comes out of retirement after learning the Directorate is actually a traitorous group and joins forces with the CIA to put a stop to their actions. Robert Ludlum is the acknowledged master of suspense and intrigue. This is his first hardcover novel in three years, and he is at the pinnacle of his craft. His latest character, Nicholas Bryson is a retired deep cover operative who learns that the organization he worked for was actually using him as a pawn against the country's interests. The CIA recruits Bryson to stop the organization, and he will have to rezone his rusty skills to survive in this wilderness of mirrors where no one can be trusted
Special delivery by Danielle Steel( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in Polish and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Second chance at love for Hollywood actress Amanda Kingston and haute couture merchant Jack Watson, both in their 50s. Amanda's daughter is married to Jack's son, but Amanda does not like Jack who is a womanizer. When Amanada's husband dies, however, she becomes lonely and a romance develops. By the author of Five Days in Paris
The wolf of Wall Street by Jordan Belfort( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in Polish and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The former head of the investment firm Stratton Oakmont describes the rise and fall of his financial empire, his life of glamour and excess, and the scandal that destroyed his empire, sent him to prison, and sparked his drug abuse
The chemistry of death by Simon Beckett( Book )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in Polish and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three years ago, David Hunter moved to rural Norfolk to escape his life in London, his gritty work in forensic, and a tragedy that nearly destroyed him. Working as a simple country doctor, seeing his lost wife and daughter only in his dreams, David struggles to remain uninvolved when the corpse of a woman is found in the woods, a macabre sign from her killer decorating her body
Life support by Tess Gerritsen( Book )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in Polish and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A medical mystery on a racket to rejuvenate the old. It features Toby Harper, a doctor in a retirement community in Boston which caters to the rich. Toby's suspicion is aroused when patients admitted to her hospital exhibit symptoms of a rare disease. By the author of Harvest
The last juror by John Grisham( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in Polish and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A convicted rapist and murderer returns to Ford County, Mississippi, seeking revenge on the jurors who dared convict him
Robert Ludlum's The Lazarus vendetta : a covert-one novel by Patrick Larkin( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in Polish and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Lazarus Movement, the dominant force in the eco-conscious, "anti-technology" protest movement, has sent rumblings down the halls of the world's intelligence agencies. Led by a mysterious, never-seen figure known only as Lazarus, this increasingly prominent group is believed by some to be preparing a bold strike. Lt. Col. Jon Smith is activated by Covert-One to find and uncover the truth about Lazarus where all others have failed
The brethren by John Grisham( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in Polish and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trumble, a minimum security prison, is home to various relatively harmless criminals and three former judges calling themselves 'The Brethren'. They handle cases for other inmates, practice law without a license and sometimes mete out justice. Their mail scam is bringing the money in but when the scam goes awry it ensnares the wrong victim, a powerful man on the outside
Het laatste zwijgen by Simon Beckett( Book )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in Polish and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Als op een bijna verlaten eiland van de Hebriden een verbrand lijk wordt gevonden, wordt dokter David Hunter erop uitgestuurd om te onderzoeken of het om een ongeval of een moord gaat
The spy who came in from the cold by John Le Carré( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in Polish and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A veteran spy wants to "come in from the cold" to retirement. He undertakes one last assignment in which he pretends defection and provides the enemy with sufficient evidence to label their leader a double agent
Black Sunday by Thomas Harris( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in Polish and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Though few would suspect it by looking at him, Michael Lander is the most dangerous man in America. A disgruntled veteran with a fascination for explosives, he pilots television blimps over packed sports stadiums each weekend. When a beautiful terrorist operative hands him the explosive firepower he needs, Lander sets in motion a plan that could turn Super Bowl Sunday into the darkest day in American history."--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Kraśko, Jak.

Trench, Jonathan 1954-

Languages
Polish (114)