Most widely held works about Jenny Sterlin
Most widely held works by Jenny Sterlin
The game by Laurie R King ( Recording )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,174 libraries worldwide
English spy Kimball O'Hara - who inspired Rudyard Kipling's famous title character in Kim - has gone missing and is feared either kidnapped or killed. Russell and Holmes, a secret friend of Kim, make for India to take up the search.
The midwife's apprentice by Karen Cushman ( Recording )
16 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,078 libraries worldwide
In medieval England, a nameless, homeless girl is taken in by a sharp-tempered midwife, and in spite of obstacles and hardship, eventually gains the three things she most wants: a full belly, a contented heart, and a place in this world.
Locked rooms by Laurie R King ( Recording )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 1,008 libraries worldwide
Haunted by her dreams, Mary Russell arrives in San Francisco in 1924 to settle her parents' estate. But she quickly encounters a few surprises and learns there may be a great deal more to her childhood in this city than she ever knew. As Mary tries to cobble the pieces of her shadowy past together, her husband Holmes wonders if she may be repressing vital memories. And one thing seems certain--someone wants Mary's remembrances to stay buried.
Catherine, called Birdy by Karen Cushman ( Recording )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 986 libraries worldwide
The thirteen-year-old daughter of an English country knight keeps a journal in which she records the events of her life, particularly her longing for adventures beyond the usual role of women and her efforts to avoid being married off.
Sons and lovers by D. H Lawrence ( Recording )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 962 libraries worldwide
Paul Morel is a sensitive artist with a far stronger attachment to his genteel mother than his working-class, alcoholic father. Searching for love and human connection, Paul is torn between two different women. There is Miriam, his passionate first love, and Clara, the married woman who propels him toward manhood. But neither lover can measure up to Paul's ideal woman -- his mother.
Piranha to scurfy and other stories by Ruth Rendell ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 933 libraries worldwide
A collection of nine stories.
O Jerusalem by Laurie R King ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 862 libraries worldwide
Sherlock Holmes comes out of retirement to travel with his 19-year-ole partner Mary Russell to Palestine where they embark on a dangerous mission.
The language of bees by Laurie R King ( Recording )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 855 libraries worldwide
Returning to London after extensive travels abroad, Mary and husband Sherlock Holmes receive an unexpected visit from Sherlock's estranged son Damian. Years ago, Damian was arrested following the muder of his drug dealer. No more people have died, and Damian is once again a suspect. Further complicating matters, Damian's wife and child are missing. While Sherlock helps Damian search for his loved ones, Mary launches her own investigation in an attempt to reveal Damian's troubled history.
Ten stories by Katherine Mansfield ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 827 libraries worldwide
A collection of ten extraordinary tales about the privileged worlds the author encountered in New Zealand, England and on The Continent.
Justice Hall by Laurie R King ( Recording )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 803 libraries worldwide
Five years after working with Ali and Mahmoud Hazr in Palestine, Sherlock Holmes and his wife, Mary Russell, are shocked when they meet the brothers again in England, where they learn that their friends are really British aristocrats, Alistair and Marsh Hughenfort. The brothers need help finding the heir to their family estate, the stunningly beautiful Justice Hall, a search that will eventually take Holmes and Russell thousands of miles from home.
Dreaming of the bones by Deborah Crombie ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 793 libraries worldwide
A biographer asks Scotland yard Superintendent Duncan Kincaid and Sergeant Gemma James to help her prove that a talented poet did not commit suicide, but was murdered. They discover startling news that leads them into an engrossing history of poetry and scandal, found secrets and lost innocence.
The least likely bride by Jane Feather ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 780 libraries worldwide
Lady Olivia Granville is a lovely, headstrong scholar. Anthony Caxton is a pirate. However, he, too is keenly intelligent and independent. When they meet on the high seas, their sparks of passion are as powerful as the wind.
The other queen by Philippa Gregory ( Recording )
7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 768 libraries worldwide
In this compelling saga of passion, political intrigue, and betrayal, Mary Queen of Scots struggles to rejoin her young son and regain her kingdom despite being imprisoned at the command of her cousin Queen Elizabeth.
The beasts of Clawstone Castle by Eva Ibbotson ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 765 libraries worldwide
While spending the summer with elderly relatives at Clawstone Castle in northern England, Madlyn and her brother Rollo, with the help of several ghosts, attempt to save the rare cattle that live on the castle grounds.
A most unsuitable man by Jo Beverley ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 751 libraries worldwide
Damaris Myddleton has plenty of money--but she is looking for a husband with a title who will lead her into the welcoming arms of the aristocracy. Despite her quest for respectability, she can't ignore her attraction to Mr. Octavius Fitzroger, a penniless man with no prospects who agrees to help Damaris find just the right spouse and keep her out of harm's way. Both of them must fight their growing passion for each other as they search for a suitable man to wed Damaris.
The wedding night by Linda Needham ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 750 libraries worldwide
To save her family, Mairey Faelyn must give herself in marriage to her sworn enemy, the powerful and ruthless Lord Rushford. Already a wealthy man, Rushford seeks a treasure that only Mairey can reveal, for she knows the family secret that leads to a hidden fortune.
House of many ways by Diana Wynne Jones ( Recording )
9 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 744 libraries worldwide
When Charmain is asked to housesit for Great Uncle William, the Royal Wizard of Norland, she is ecstatic to get away from her parents, but finds that his house is much more than it seems.
Kissed a sad goodbye by Deborah Crombie ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 730 libraries worldwide
Crombie weaves a tale of two boys who become allies, then friends, in a story of trust and betrayal whose repercussions echo across six decades.
Howl's moving castle by Diana Wynne Jones ( Recording )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 712 libraries worldwide
Eldest of three sisters in a land where it is considered to be a misfortune, Sophie is resigned to her fate as a hat shop apprentice until a witch turns her into an old woman and she finds herself in the castle of the greatly feared wizard Howl.
The god of the hive a novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes by Laurie R King ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 689 libraries worldwide
Maintaining tenuous contact only by means of coded messages and cryptic notes with her husband, Sherlock Holmes, and with Holmes' young granddaughter in her safekeeping, Russell will have to call on instincts she didn't know she had as the famous husband and wife sleuths are pursued by a killer immune from the sting of justice.
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