Barnes, Michael Tudor
Most widely held works by Michael Tudor Barnes
Vendetta by Michael Dibdin ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
An Aurelio Zen Mystery Inspector Zen has a problem: an impossible murder, recorded on the closed-circuit video of Oscar Burolo's top-security Sardinian fortress. As Zen gets to work, he is once again plunged into a menacing and violent world where his own life is soon at risk.
No wind of blame by Georgette Heyer ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
The wire in the blood by Val McDermid ( Recording )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
"Nobody moves around inside the messy heads of serial killers like Dr. Tony Hill. Tony is asked by the Home Office to form a national task force of trained psychological profilers, a hit squad capable of moving in on particularly complex cases. He gives his new team the details of thirty missing teenagers and asks them to discover any sinister links in the cases. Only one officer comes up with a concrete theory. She is ridiculed by the rest of her group . . . until one of their number is killed and mutilated. The murder of one of his team becomes a matter of personal revenge for Tony Hill. He embarks on a campaign of psychological terrorism -- a game of cat and mouse where the roles of hunter and hunted are too easily reversed"--Container.
And then you die an Aurelio Zen mystery by Michael Dibdin ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
Aurelio Zen of Rome's elite Criminalpol is back, but nobody is suppose to know it. After months in a hospital recovering from a bomb attack on his car, he is lying low under a false name at a beach resort on the Tuscan coast, waiting to testify in an anti-Mafia trial. Abruptly, the pleasant monotony of beach life is cut short as Zen finds himself transported to a remote and strange world where he must rely on his innate ability to navigate treacherous waters in order to stay alive.
Death at Apothecaries' Hall by Deryn Lake ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Liverymen Alleyn dies of poisoning after attending a dinner at the Worshipful Society and John Rawlings the apothecary is asked to investigate.
Back to Bologna by Michael Dibdin ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
When the corpse of the shady industrialist who owns the local football team is found shot--and stabbed with a parmesan knife--Italian police inspector Aurelio Zen is called to Bologna to oversee the investigation. Recovering slowly from surgery, and fleeing an equally painful crisis in his personal life, Zen is only too happy to take on what appears to be a routine and relatively undemanding assignment. But when a world famous university professor is shot with the same gun, Immediately after publicly humiliating Italy's leading celebrity television chef, the case spins out of control and Zen is in no condition to rise to the challenge.
Waiting for the day by Leslie Thomas ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
Mid-winter, 1943, Britain is gripped by intense cold and the darkest days of the war. There is no escape from the conflict - it has snaked into every part of everyone's lives. RAF Officer Paget is heading home fro Christmas aboard a train packed with service men and women, back to his parents and the resurrection of a passion he thought was long over. Srgeant Harris sits in a freezing hut on Salisbury Plain wishing he could stop teaching green troops and see some real action. In the requisitioned Grange, Lieutenant Miller does not know how to celebrate Christmas so ar from his home in the United States. Sergeant Fred Weber is enjoying fishing off the coast of occupied Jersey. His calm is soon to be shatttered as his war takes on a violent twist. Each man is heading inexorably towards the beaches of France where their fate will be decided.
Medusa by Michael Dibdin ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
When a group of Austrian cavers, exploring a network of military tunnels in the Italian Alps, come across human remains at the bottom of a deep shaft, everyone assumes the death was accidental. But then the still unidentified body is stolen from the morgue and the Defence Ministry puts a news blackout on the case. And perhaps the recent car boming in Campione D'Italia, a tiny tax haven surrounded on all sides by Switzerland, is somehow related? The whole affair has the whiff of political intrigue, enough to interest Aurelio Zen's boss at the Interior Ministy, who wants to know who is hiding what from whom and why.
Ebb tide by Richard Woodman ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Dread murder a Major Mearns mystery by Gwendoline Butler ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
In the Court of King George IV, Major Mearns, an old war veteran, and his friend, Sergeant Denny, maintain a cool facade whilst guarding Windsor Castle. Cool that is, until Major Mearns receives a parcel containing a gruesome surprise - a pair of severed human legs.
Antigone by Richard Woodman ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
When Laddie signs on to join the cargo liner Antigone for a voyage to the Far East, he meets an array of of characters.
The Geneva mystery by Francis Durbridge ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
Temple must discover if Carol Milbourne who was supposed to have been killed in a car accident is really dead. If so why is someone trying to stop him from uncovering the truth?
Stalingrad by Antony Beevor ( Recording )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
Paul Temple and the Kelby affair by Francis Durbridge ( Recording )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
When a statesman's mistress keeps a diary, that's bad. And when she decides to publish it, that's murder. Paul Temple is no historian, unlike Mr Alfred Kelby, who has been killed by someone who obviously wants the diary very badly. Temple starts on the case with a fair amount of trepidation. And what already seems a complicated case runs further into the gloom of the past, bringing some pretty important skeletons tumbling out of the cupboard of political intrigue.
A friar's bloodfeud by Michael Jecks ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
March, 1324. Spring should be on its way, but the cruel winter is far from over. Bailiff Simon Puttock's servant, Hugh, has been granted leave to look after his wife, Constance, and her son; but their happy time is to be short-lived. A gang of men break into their home and attack Hugh's family.When word reaches Simon, he and Sir Baldwin de Furnshill, Keeper of the King's Peace, immediately set off for Iddesleigh. They arrive to find the cottage burnt to the ground, the bodies from within already buried. It seems that Hugh must have perished in a dreadful accident - but appearances can be deceptive. When they learn of the territorial battles between two neighbouring manors, Baldwin and Simon begin to suspect a deeper, darker truth.Iddesleigh had seemed a harmonious village, but when Simon and Baldwin begin investigating, it becomes clear that evil lurks in this land.
The dogs of Windcutter Down by David Kennard ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Having survived the Foot and Mouth outbreak, life at Borough Farm is still far from easy. As he fights for survival, David knows he can rely on his sheepdogs. But even he is surprised when they prove to be the farm's saviors.
Another part of the wood by Beryl Bainbridge ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
In the remote cottage in Wales, two urban couples are spending their holiday with an idealistic owner and his protege. At the beginning everything is idyllic-- the mixed group of adults and children wrangling at each other, exploring the woods, and trying to keep amused or at least warm. But catastrophe lurks behind every tree-- Joseph's joy with his young son Roland is balanced by arguments with his girlfriend Dotty and other misfits.
Coffin on Murder Street by Gwendoline Butler ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
There are dangerous twists and turns in store for John Coffin. The crimes begin in a bizarre fashion. First, a busload of tipsy sightseers, braving London's terror tour, disappears on the notorious 'Murder Street'. Next, a child's stuffed toy is kidnapped, brutalised and buried. For Scotland Yard Inspector John Coffin, things go from odd to alarming when the tour bus is found, all the passengers alive except for one - an armchair crime enthusiast who has been murdered. Worse, the young son of a visiting American actress disappears in the wake of a series of child abductions. But nothing is as it seems and Coffin fears that Murder Street may continue to live up to its bloody history.
Dead man talking by Richard Woodman ( Recording )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
D-Day to Berlin by Andrew Williams ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Ackroyd, Laura (Fictitious character) Armed Forces--Officers Audiobooks Audiobooks Audiocassettes Biography Coffin, John (Fictitious character) Detective and mystery stories Detective and mystery stories Domestic fiction Drinkwater, Nathaniel (Fictitious character) England England--London England--North Devon England--Yorkshire Farm life Fiction Furnshill, Baldwin, Sir (Fictitious character) Great Britain Great Britain.--Royal Navy History Italy Italy--Bologna Italy--Tuscany Italy--Venice Kennard, David Manners and customs Military campaigns Murder--Investigation Personal narratives Pharmacists Police Police psychologists Puttock, Simon (Fictitious character) Sailors Serial murderers Serial murders Shepherds Soldiers Soviet Union Talking books Talking books Temple, Paul (Fictitious character) Thackeray, Michael (Fictitious character) Travel Wales Women journalists World War (1914-1918) World War (1939-1945) Zen, Aurelio (Fictitious character)
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