WorldCat Identities

Sterlin, Jenny

Works: 248 works in 1,206 publications in 1 language and 36,930 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Domestic fiction  Children's audiobooks  Fantasy fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Novels  Historical fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer
Classifications: PS3561.I4813, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Jenny Sterlin
The game by Laurie R King( )

24 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and held by 1,145 WorldCat member 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 )

27 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,104 WorldCat member 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
Catherine, called Birdy by Karen Cushman( Recording )

24 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 972 WorldCat member 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
The language of bees by Laurie R King( )

20 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 903 WorldCat member 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 murder 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
Sons and lovers by D. H Lawrence( )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 839 WorldCat member 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
Howl's moving castle by Diana Wynne Jones( )

21 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and held by 837 WorldCat member 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
O Jerusalem by Laurie R King( )

23 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"O Jerusalem takes place in 1918, shortly after The Beekeeper's Apprentice. Coming out of retirement, an aging Sherlock Holmes has traveled to Palestine with his 19-year-old partner, Mary Russell. There, disguised as ragged Bedouins, they embark on a dangerous mission. If they fail, the holy city will surely go up in flames. With her unerring flair for the dramatic, Laurie R. King packs this novel with bloodcurdling adventure, clever disguises, and layers of intrigue"--Publisher's website
Piranha to scurfy and other stories by Ruth Rendell( )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of nine stories
The god of the hive : a novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes by Laurie R King( )

17 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 770 WorldCat member 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
Justice Hall by Laurie R King( )

23 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in English and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five years after working with Ali and Mahmoud Hazr in Palestine, Sherlock Holmes and Mary Russell are shocked when they meet the brothers again in England. Instead of Arabs, 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. This is a search that will eventually take Holmes and Russell thousands of miles from home
The beasts of Clawstone Castle by Eva Ibbotson( )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 699 WorldCat member 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
Dreaming of the bones by Deborah Crombie( )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is the call Scotland Yard Superintendent Duncan Kincaid never expected-and one he certainly doesn't want. Victoria, his ex-wife, who walked out without an explanation more than a decade ago, asks him to look into the suicide of local poet, Lydia Brooke-a case that's been officially closed for five years. The troubled young writer's death, Victoria claims, might well have been murder. No one is more surprised than Kincaid himself when he agrees to investigate-not even his partner and lover, Sergeant Gemma James. But it's a second death that raises the stakes and plunges Kincaid and James into a labyrinth of dark lies and lethal secrets that stretches all the way back through the twentieth century-a death that most assuredly is murder, one that has altered Duncan Kincaid's world forever
Pirate king by Laurie R King( Recording )

22 editions published between 2011 and 2019 in English and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes embark on their 11th adventure together, they find themselves immersed in the world of silent filmmaking. Here, the pirates are real-- and unlike the shooting done with a camera, this sort can be deadly"--Publisher's web site
The least likely bride by Jane Feather( )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 652 WorldCat member 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
Ten stories by Katherine Mansfield( )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of ten extraordinary tales about the privileged worlds the author encountered in New Zealand, England and on The Continent
The other queen by Philippa Gregory( Recording )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member 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
A most unsuitable man by Jo Beverley( )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member 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( )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 627 WorldCat member 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
Locked rooms by Laurie R King( )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member 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
Everything I ever wanted by Jo Goodman( )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matthew Forrester, Earl of Southerton, uncovers a trail of murder and treachery that leads him straight into the arms of love
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The game
The midwife's apprenticeCatherine, called BirdyPiranha to scurfy and other storiesDreaming of the bonesThe least likely brideA most unsuitable manLocked roomsEverything I ever wanted
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