WorldCat Identities

Adams, Alexander

Works: 110 works in 438 publications in 1 language and 13,141 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  History  Detective and mystery fiction  Juvenile works  Political fiction  War stories  Animated films  Children's films  Legal fiction (Literature) 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Author, Illustrator, Artist, Editor
Classifications: PS3561.E3865, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Alexander Adams
  • Adams by Jessie Stewart Adams( )
Most widely held works by Alexander Adams
Monster by Jonathan Kellerman( Recording )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 560 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 murders happening on the streets of Los Angeles
The sun also rises by Ernest Hemingway( Recording )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 457 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."
Star Wars, episode I : the phantom menace by Terry Brooks( Recording )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Return to the beginning of the Star Wars saga where a tale of good and evil, myth and magic, innocence and power unfolds
When the bough breaks by Jonathan Kellerman( Recording )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 419 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. But as the sinister shadows in the girl's mind begin to take shape, Alex discovers that the mystery touches a shocking incident in his own past. This connection is only the beginning, a single link in a forty-year-old conspiracy. And behind it lies an unspeakable evil that Alex Delaware must expose before it claims another innocent victim: Melody Quinn
Blood test by Jonathan Kellerman( Recording )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 417 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
For whom the bell tolls by Ernest Hemingway( Recording )

10 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A time to kill by John Grisham( Recording )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of uncertain justice in a small Mississippi town that probes the savage depths of racial violence. A young defense attorney struggles to prove his case and stay alive
The clinic by Jonathan Kellerman( )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 357 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 the killer."Kellerman mines new realms of psychological terror
Bad love by Jonathan Kellerman( Recording )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 342 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. If Alex fails to discover the escalating pattern of violence and to decipher the twisted logic of the stalker's mind games, he will be the next to die
Capture the flag by Dani Rovira( Visual )

2 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Space travel runs in Mike Goldwing's family: both his father and grandfather were astronauts. But the twelve-year-old's estranged grandfather, Frank, has lived a life isolated after missing out on the chance to make history as a member of the Apollo XI crew. When Mike discovers that an eccentric billionaire plans to fly to the moon, claim its vast, valuable mineral resources, and destroy the American flag planted by the Apollo XI astronauts, the countdown to a spectacular adventure begins!
The pelican brief by John Grisham( Recording )

5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 335 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
The old man and the sea by Ernest Hemingway( Recording )

15 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An old Cuban fisherman named Santiago who finally catches a magnificent fish after weeks of not catching anything. After three days of playing the fish, he finally manages to reel it in and lash it to his boat, only to have sharks eat it as he returns to the harbor. Santiago is spent but triumphant as the other fishermen marvel at the size of the skeleton
Monster by Walter Dean Myers( )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accused as an accomplice in a Harlem, Steve Harmon, an amateur filmmaker, transcribes his trial into a movie script
Survival of the fittest by Jonathan Kellerman( Recording )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 324 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
No safe place by Richard North Patterson( Recording )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pro-abortion presidential candidate is stalked by a pro-life assassin during an electoral campaign in California. The candidate is Kerry Kilcannon, a senator from New Jersey whose brother was shot when he ran for president
Over the edge by Jonathan Kellerman( Recording )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When six young prostitutes are found strangled in Los Angeles, Child-psychologist Alex Delaware becomes involved in the investigation and stumbles on a secret that has existed for over forty years
Time bomb by Jonathan Kellerman( Recording )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sniper's gunfire at a California schoolyard leads psychologist Alex Delaware into a wider net of malice
Billy Straight by Jonathan Kellerman( Recording )

6 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 269 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
The snows of Kilimanjaro ; and, the short happy life of Francis Macomber by Ernest Hemingway( Recording )

7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Street goes on safari with his mistress to write, only to have his dreams shattered when gangrene sets in from a leg wound.--From publisher's description
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The sun also risesStar Wars, episode I : the phantom menaceWhen the bough breaksBlood testFor whom the bell tollsThe clinicBad loveThe old man and the sea
Alternative Names

controlled identityGardner, Grover

controlled identityParker, Tom

Alexander Adams

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