WorldCat Identities

Staunton, Kim

Works: 51 works in 236 publications in 2 languages and 6,771 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery films  Domestic fiction  History  Reality television programs  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1995.9.S6, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Kim Staunton
Changing lanes by Roger Michell( Visual )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An attorney (Ben Affleck) in a rush to make a court appointment to file legal papers involving a multi-million dollar trust accidentally collides with an alcoholic insurance salesman (Samuel Jackson), who also is a rush for a court appointment involving the custody of his children. The attorney leaves the scene of the accident and strands the salesman, causing him to miss his custody hearing. During the process of the post-crash discussion, the attorney accidentally drops the papers he needs to present in court. The judge gives him until the end of the day to present the papers and thus begins a cat and mouse game between the proponents. A few questionable actions later on bothparties' part, they finally start questioning their actions and their lives. In the end, both come to new understanding of what is important and appear to be set in new ethical and moral directions. Contains mild violence and profanity
Kindred by Octavia E Butler( )

20 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in English and held by 936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dana, a modern African-American woman, is is snatched abruptly from her home in 1976 California and transported to the antebellum South in order to save the life of a white slave owner
The secret of Gumbo Grove by Eleanora E Tate( )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While helping restore the cemetery of the old Baptist church, eleven-year-old Raisin solves the mystery surrounding the founding of her home town and gains pride in her family's past
Good hair by Benilde Little( )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice Andrews, a reporter in Newark, falls in love with handsome, Harvard-educated surgeon Jack Russworm, but class differences, especially his upper-crust African American background threaten their romance
Her own place by Dori Sanders( )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mae Lee Barnes marries a young soldier who's going off to fight in World War II. While he's away, she saves her money and buys a farm. When he returns, he proves himself to be a ne'er-do-well who eventually leaves her alone with five children to raise and a farm to run. This is the story of her struggles
Thank you, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr! by Eleanora E Tate( )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The children of Gumbo Grove Elementary School discover the contributions of many famous Afro-Americans during Black History Month
Ernestine & Amanda by Sandra Belton( Recording )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although they do not like each other at first, two girls who take piano lessons from the same teacher, share friendship with twin sisters, and have their own personal problems each gradually find their feelings about the other changing
Chasing King's killer : the hunt for Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassin by James L Swanson( Recording )

6 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As violent threats cast a dark shadow over Dr. King's life, Swanson hones in on James Earl Ray, a bizarre, racist prison escapee who tragically ends King's life
Saving Ruby King by Catherine Adel West( Recording )

7 editions published in 2020 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Ruby King's mother is found murdered in their home in Chicago's South Side, the police dismiss it as another act of violence in a black neighborhood. But for Ruby, it's a devastating loss that leaves her on her own with her violent father. While she receives many condolences, her best friend, Layla, is the only one who understands how this puts Ruby in jeopardy. Their closeness is tested when Layla's father, the pastor of their church, demands that Layla stay away. But what is the price for turning a blind eye? In a relentless quest to save Ruby, Layla uncovers the murky loyalties and dangerous secrets that have bound their families together for generations. Only by facing this legacy of trauma head-on will Ruby be able to break free
Forbidden by Beverly Jenkins( )

15 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhine Fontaine is building the successful life he has always dreamed of, one that depends upon him passing for white. But for the first time in years, he wishes he could step out from behind the facade. The reason: Eddy Carmichael, the young woman he rescued in the desert. Outspoken, defiant, and beautiful, Eddy tempts Rhine in ways that could cost him everything, and the price seems worth paying. Eddy owes her life to Rhine, but she will not risk her heart for him. As soon as she has saved enough money from her cooking, she will leave this Nevada town and move to California. No matter how handsome he is, no matter how fiery the heat between them, Rhine will never be hers. Giving in for just one night might quench this longing. Or it might ignite an affair as reckless and irresistible as it is forbidden
Changing lanes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A minor traffic accident turns two perfect strangers into vicious adversaries waging an all-out war of personal destruction
Jamaica's find by Juanita Havill( Recording )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jamaica has a problem. She's found a stuffed dog in the park, all dirty and worn from lots of hugging. Instead of taking it to the lost and found department, she's taken it home. Now, as she sits in her room staring at the dog, she's starting to feel bad. Maybe the toy dog belongs to a little girl just like Jamaica. When she decides to do the right thing and take the dog back to the park, she gets a very happy surprise. Jamaica's moral dilemma will undoubtedly interest young readers, as their consciences begin to grasp the concepts of right and wrong. Kim Staunton's reading supplies the compassion and empathy that children require in those all-too-familiar situations in which the right choice is not necessarily the easy one
Tempest by Beverly Jenkins( )

10 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From USA Today Bestselling Author Beverly Jenkins comes a new novel in a mesmerizing series set in the Old West, where an arranged marriage becomes a grand passion . . .What kind of mail-order bride greets her intended with a bullet instead of a kiss? One like Regan Carmichael an independent spirit equally at home in denims and dresses. Shooting Dr. Colton Lee in the shoulder is an honest error, but soon Regan wonders if her entire plan to marry a man she's never met is a mistake. Colton, who buried his heart along with his first wife, insists he only wants someone to care for his daughter. Yet Regan is drawn to the unmistakable desire in his gaze. Regan's far from the docile bride Colton was expecting. Still, few women would brave the wilds of Wyoming Territory for an uncertain future with a widower and his child. The thought of having a bold, forthright woman like Regan in his life and in his arms begins to inspire a new dream. And despite his family's disapproval and an unseen enemy, hell risk all to make this match a real union of body and soul
Breathless by Beverly Jenkins( Recording )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As manager of one of the finest hotels in Arizona Territory, Portia Carmichael has respect and stability, qualities sorely missing from her harsh childhood. She refuses to jeopardize that by hitching herself to the wrong man. Suitors are plentiful, but none of them has ever looked quite as tempting as the family friend who just rode into town, and none has looked at her with such intensity and heat. Duchess. That's the nickname Kent Randolph gave Portia when she was a young girl. Now she's a stunning, intelligent woman, and Kent has learned his share of hard lessons. After drifting through the West, he's learned the value of a place to settle down, and in Portia's arms he's found that and more. But convincing her to trust him with her heart, not just her passion, will be the greatest challenge he's known, and one he intends to win
30 days by 30 days (Television program)( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two star basketball players are sentenced to 30 days labor in each other's communities following a brawl between their two teams. When they return to their home turf, both see their new attitudes put to the test
Through the storm by Beverly Jenkins( Recording )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Le Veq family was a proud, prominent black New Orleans family until their fortune was plundered in the chaos of the Civil War. It's the charge of former Union Major Raimond Le Veq to restore the lost wealth of his family
Rebel by Beverly Jenkins( )

2 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first novel in USA Today Bestselling Author Beverly Jenkins's compelling new series follows a Northern woman south in the chaotic aftermath of the Civil War . . .Valinda Lacey's mission in the steamy heart of New Orleans is to help the newly emancipated community survive and flourish. But soon she discovers that here, freedom can also mean danger. When thugs destroy the school she has set up and then target her, Valinda runs for her life--and straight into the arms of Captain Drake LeVeq.As an architect from an old New Orleans family, Drake has a deeply personal interest in rebuilding the city. Raised by strong women, he recognizes Valinda's determination. And he can't stop admiring--or wanting--her. But when Valinda's father demands she return home to marry a man she doesn't love, her daring rebellion draws Drake into an irresistible intrigue
Friends and lovers by Eric Jerome Dickey( Recording )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Debra meets Leonard, she has just gotten off the sex-before-marriage merry-go-round. If he wants to ride, he'll have to produce the gold ring. A successful comedian with complications of his own, Leonard isn't laughing when he faces that moment in every man's life when he has to decide what matters most--and whether he's ready for the love of a good woman
At home with Muhammad Ali : a memoir of love, loss and forgiveness by Hana Ali( )

8 editions published between 2018 and 2020 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Muhammad Ali's daughter captures the legendary heavyweight boxing champion, Olympic Gold medalist, activist, and philanthropist as never before in this candid and intimate family memoir, based on personal recordings he kept throughout his adult life
The bourbon thief by Tiffany Reisz( Recording )

10 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Betrayal, revenge and a family scandal that bore a 150-year-old mystery. When Cooper McQueen wakes up from a night with a beautiful stranger, it's to discover he's been robbed. The only item stolen--a million-dollar bottle of bourbon. The thief, a mysterious woman named Paris, claims the bottle is rightfully hers. After all, the label itself says it's property of the Maddox family who owned and operated Red Thread Bourbon distillery since the last days of the Civil War, until the company went out of business for reasons no one knows ... no one except Paris. In the small hours of a Louisville morning, Paris unspools the lurid tale of the Maddox family and Tamara, heiress to the distillery that became an empire. Theirs is a legacy of wealth and power, but also of lies, secrets and sins of omission. Why Paris wants the bottle of Red Thread remains a secret until the truth of her identity is at last revealed, and the century-old vengeance Tamara vowed against her family can finally be completed
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