WorldCat Identities

Adams, Alexander

Overview
Works: 69 works in 290 publications in 1 language and 13,729 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  History  War stories  Detective and mystery stories  Love stories  Star Wars fiction  Political fiction  Bildungsromans  Legal stories 
Roles: Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PS3561.E3865, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alexander Adams
Monster by Jonathan Kellerman( Recording )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Alex Delaware and Detective Milo Sturgis must make sense of a nonfunctional psychotic's ramblings that seem to predict the horrific killings happening on the streets of Los Angeles
A farewell to arms by Ernest Hemingway( Recording )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of love and war, set in Italy in WWI
The sun also rises by Ernest Hemingway( Recording )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a story of expatriate Americans and Britons living in Paris following the First World War. Talented yet cynical, they suffered from a failure of purpose and came to be known collectively as "the lost generation."
For whom the bell tolls by Ernest Hemingway( Recording )

7 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Robert Jordan, an American fighting with anti-fascist guerillas in the mountains of Spain
Blood test by Jonathan Kellerman( Recording )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five-year-old Woody Swope is ill but his parents refuse to agree to the one treatment that could save his life. Dr. Alex Delaware sets out to convince them only to find that they've left the hospital and taken their son with them. Worse, the sleazy motel room where they had been staying is empty - except for an ominous bloodstain. Now Alex and his friend, homicide detective Milo Sturgis, have no choice but to push the law to the breaking point. They've entered an amoral underworld where drugs, dreams, and sex are all for sale ... where fantasies are fulfilled at any price ... even at the cost of a young boy's life
When the bough breaks by Jonathan Kellerman( Recording )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the first Alex Delaware novel, Dr. Morton Handler practiced a strange brand of psychiatry. Among his specialties were fraud, extortion, and sexual manipulation. Handler paid for his sins when he was brutally murdered in his luxurious Pacific Palisades apartment. The police have no leads, but they do have one possible witness: seven-year-old Melody Quinn. It's psychologist Dr. Alex Delaware's job to try to unlock the terrible secret buried in Melody's memory
A time to kill by John Grisham( Recording )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following the rape of his 10-year-old daughter by two white men in Clanton, Mississippi, a black father takes justice into his own hands with an assualt rifle. During the ensuing trial, defense attorney Jake Brigance struggles to save his client's life, and then his own
The web by Jonathan Kellerman( Recording )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psychologist-detective Dr. Alex Delaware finds terror in the heart of paradise in this relentlessly sinister novel by America's premier writer of psychological suspense, the author of ten successive New York Times bestsellers. Three months in paradise, all expenses paid. It's an invitation Alex Delaware can't refuse. Dr
The clinic by Jonathan Kellerman( Recording )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For three months, the police find no clues in the stabbing death of Hope Devane, the author of a pop-psychology bestseller. So they turn to Dr. Alex Delaware to study the case for insights that might point to a killer. As Alex unlocks the private compartments of Hope's life, the murder looks calculated and vengeful. A study of her childhood reveals that she kept secrets from everyone. It also helps Alex set a trap for killer
No safe place by Richard North Patterson( Recording )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Senator Kerry Kilcannon may win the California presidential primary but he has problems. His brother, a presidential candidate, was assassinated in California, and now he is being stalked by an abortion-clinic murderer
Survival of the fittest by Jonathan Kellerman( Recording )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this follow-up to the New York Times bestseller THE CLINIC, Jonathan Kellerman proves that he is one of crime fiction's hottest authors. Psychologist Dr. Alex Delaware confronts a killer who takes as much pleasure in matching wits with the police as in robbing human life. A diplomat's retarded daughter is murdered on a school field trip. The girl's father denies the possibility of a political motive, leaving LAPD detective Milo Sturgis and his longtime friend Alex Delaware stymied
The old man and the sea by Ernest Hemingway( Recording )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Santiago is a Cuban fisherman who encounters a giant marlin in the Gulf Stream and the battle for his catch becomes one of survival against a band of marauding sharks
The pelican brief by John Grisham( Recording )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two supreme court justices are murdered within hours of each other, and Darby Shaw, a law student at Tulane, thinks she has the answer. She prepares a meticulous, speculative brief that builds a strong case against a surprise suspect -- a suspect with powerful friends that wants her and her brief out of the way for good
Bad love by Jonathan Kellerman( Recording )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It came in a plain brown wrapper, no return address - an audiocassette of a soul-lacerating scream, followed by an enigmatic, haunting message delivered in a childlike voice: Bad love. Bad love. Don't give me the bad love.For psychologist-detective Dr. Alex Delaware, the chant, repeated over and over like a twisted nursery rhyme, is the first intimation that he is about to enter a living nightmare
Billy Straight by Jonathan Kellerman( Recording )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Billy Straight is caught in a twilight world of violence and evil where he must rely on his wits and his moral courage as he tries to survive on L.A.'s meanest streets after witnessing a murder
Star Wars, episode I the phantom menace by Terry Brooks( Recording )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unabridged
Over the edge by Jonathan Kellerman( Recording )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When six young prostitutes are found strangled in Los Angeles, an investigation begins that takes the reader on a wild ride involving powerful families and close friends. Child-psychologist Alex Delaware has received a garbled, middle-of-the-night crisis call from an ex-patient. As Dr. Delaware becomes involved, he stumbles on a deep secret, one that has existed for over forty years. Along with detective Milo Sturgis, Delaware is about to find himself on a journey into an unforgettably brutal world of madness and murderous passion
The chamber by John Grisham( Recording )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1967, Mississippi Clan member Sam Cayhall's trial for bombing a law office ends in a hung jury. In 1979, an ambitious DA reopens the case and Cayhall is convicted. In 1990, a young Chicago lawyer, Adam Hall, asks to work on the case. With time running out and Cayhall facing the death penalty, what is Hall's interest?
Star Wars, episode I the phantom menace by Terry Brooks( Recording )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unabridged
The snows of Kilimanjaro and, the short happy life of Francis Macomber by Ernest Hemingway( Recording )

5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Snows of Kilimanjaro, the protagonist perishes of gangrene alone out in the bush, recognizing his failure as a writer: a writer who never had the nerve to write. He dies with stoic acceptance and a view of the famous summit unseen by any alive. In the Short happy Life of Francis Macomber, Francis is too wimpy to face down a wounded lion, let alone satisfy his wife in bed
 
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A farewell to armsThe sun also risesFor whom the bell tollsBlood testWhen the bough breaksThe webThe clinicNo safe place