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Adams, Alexander

Overview
Works: 88 works in 342 publications in 1 language and 14,675 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  History  Musical fiction  War stories  Detective and mystery fiction  Juvenile works  Romance fiction  Young adult works  Political fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Editor
Classifications: PS3561.E3865, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alexander Adams
Monster by Jonathan Kellerman( Recording )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 609 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
Star Wars, episode I : the phantom menace by Terry Brooks( Recording )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The sun also rises by Ernest Hemingway( Recording )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 503 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."
A farewell to arms by Ernest Hemingway( Recording )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tragic results of a love affair between an American medic and a British nurse on the Italian Front in World War I
The phantom of the opera by Gaston Leroux( Recording )

17 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the story of an elusive and grotesque "phantom" who abducts a beautiful opera singer into the labyrinthine bowels of the Paris Opera. A dramatic search for the missing girl leads to the truth about her strange captor
For whom the bell tolls by Ernest Hemingway( Recording )

8 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 474 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 466 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 )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 444 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 )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 421 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 clinic by Jonathan Kellerman( Recording )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 390 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
The web by Jonathan Kellerman( Recording )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Woodrew Moreland, a respected scientist, has invited Alex Delaware, psychologist/detective, to his home on a tiny Pacific island to help him organize his papers for publication. It's a light workload leaving plenty of time for Alex and his girlfriend, Robin, to relax. Quickly, however, secretive houseguests and unexplained visitors dim the pleasures of deep blue water and white sands. Alex can't help wondering why Dr. Moreland really invited him to the island. When he probes, Alex discovers a sour and unwelcome truth. But truth it is, and its discovery comes just in time to save Alex and Robin from the violence that threatens them
The pelican brief by John Grisham( Recording )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 373 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 )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 363 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
Self-defense by Jonathan Kellerman( Recording )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman suffering from recurring nightmares sees a psychiatrist. He traces them back to a crime committed 20 years earlier and goes to the scene to obtain confirmation. A tale of psychological suspense by the author of When the Bough Breaks
Silent partner by Jonathan Kellerman( Recording )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alex Delaware, a professional psychologist and occasional detective, has never quite put his affair with Sharon to rest. So years later, when he meets her again, it brings back the bittersweet of their love and breakup. But the next day Sharon is dead, an apparent suicide. How can it be? Alex vows to find the truth. With little to go on but Sharon's long-ago tales, he puts together a web of clues ... an old film, some crude childish drawings, a photograph. But suddenly his investigation takes a deadly turn when a murderer strikes
Bad love by Jonathan Kellerman( Recording )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 346 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
No safe place by Richard North Patterson( Recording )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 340 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
Survival of the fittest by Jonathan Kellerman( Recording )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 340 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
Monster by Walter Dean Myers( )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 311 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
 
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Star Wars, episode I : the phantom menaceThe sun also risesA farewell to armsThe phantom of the operaFor whom the bell tollsBlood testWhen the bough breaksThe clinic