Most widely held works by Maggie Mash
Blood red horse by K. M Grant ( Recording )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 856 libraries worldwide
A special horse named Hosanna changes the lives of two English brothers and those around them as they fight with King Richard I against Saladin's armies during the Third Crusades.
A hidden life by Adèle Geras ( Recording )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 749 libraries worldwide
Members of the Barrington family are shocked at the arbitrary and vindictive nature of their wealthy matriarch's will. While the palatial home goes to her prodigal step-grandson, hardworking Louise receives onlt the copyright to her grandfather's musty novels--long out of print and never popular. When she peruses one of these volumes, she discovers stories her beloved grandfather once read to her. But as she looks more closely, Louise becomes convinced the book's Japanese POW camp episodes are more fact than fiction--and could contain clues to secrets long since hidden.
Green jasper by K. M Grant ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 635 libraries worldwide
Having returned to a politically unstable England after the Crusades, brothers Will and Gavin--with the help of the red horse Hosanna--attempt to rescue their friend Ellie who is being held prisoner by an enemy of King Richard I.
Classical and operant conditioning ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 441 libraries worldwide
Presents theories of learning from the behaviorist viewpoint through explanations of classical and operant conditioning. Includes footage of laboratory experiments and examples from everyday life.
Language development ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 417 libraries worldwide
Examines the development of language in babies and young children. Follows this development from the first cry of an infant through that of a seven year-old. Discusses several theories, including arguments for and against the nature-nurture debate, the interactionist view, the Wharf-Sappier Hypothesis and the question "can non-human animals use language?"
Blaze of silver by K. M Grant ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 249 libraries worldwide
Using principles of their shared Muslim faith to persuade him, an agent of the Old Man of the Mountain convinces Kamil to lead Will and Ellie into a trap, but Kamil repents and seeks a way to save his friends and redeem himself.
Further approaches to learning ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 235 libraries worldwide
Explores alternative approaches and explanations of learning. Emphasizes the recent move towards a Cognitive Theory of Learning and examines the current research in the area. Includes archival film featuring B.F. Skinner and Dr. Robert Epstein, who demonstrated apparent "insight" learning in pigeons using behaviorist techniques.
A lesser evil by Lesley Pearse ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 198 libraries worldwide
Fifi Brown is headstrong. Her mother is appalled when she secretly marries Dan Reynolds, a handsome but itinerant bricklayer. But Dan and Fifi move to a seedy South London flat determined to be happy. Despite initial feelings of horror at her new surroundings, Fifi finds London and the freedom from her middle-class family background exhilerating. Insatiably inquisitive, Fifi is fascinated by her new neighbors and wants to know what goes on behind all those shabby front doors. But when she tries to help a young girl who has been abused by her father, Fifi unwittingly unleashes a chain of events which will not only bring heartache to her and Dan, but terrible danger to the whole neighborhood.
Labyrinth by Kate Mosse ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
In 2005, Alice Tanner discovers two skeletons and a labyrinth pattern engraved on the wall and on a ring hidden in a cave while on an archeological dig in southwest France. They trigger visions of the past and propel her into a dangerous race against those who want the mystery of the cave for themselves. In 1209 Alaïs is entrusted, by her father, with a book that is part of a sacred trilogy connected to the Holy Grail. Guardians of the trilogy are operating against evil forces.
Tell it to the skies by Erica James ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 147 libraries worldwide
As a young child, Lydia and her sister were sent to live with grandparents they'd never even met. It's a cruel and loveless new world for them and it teaches Lydia to grow up fast. She learns to keep secrets and to trust sparingly. And through it all she suppresses her grief and guilt, believing she is to blame for her mother's death. Now, twenty-eight years later, Lydia is persuaded to leave behind the safe new life she has created in Venice, and return to England to face the past. And maybe her future.
Tell me something by Adele Parks ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
Elizabeth has wanted two things her entire life to keep her happy and fulfilled - an Italian husband and lots of rosy-cheeked bambini. The first is ticked off, now she's bagged dark and sexy Roberto, the second is proving harder to achieve. But when Roberto loses his job and decides to leave London for romantic Italy and the family business, Elizabeth hopes the change in lifestyle might help her relax and boost her chances of conceiving their longed for child. Except, no matter how much ice cream she eats in the sun drenched piazza, it''s impossible to relax when her wily mother-in-law (the original black widow) seems hell bent on destroying her marriage. The language barrier is proving tricky too, as is Roberto's beautiful, significant ex who practically lives next door. Is Elizabeth's ferocious hunger for a baby enough to hold a marriage together or is it ripping it apart? And why is she suddenly craving the company of a gorgeous, blonde American stranger? Her flirty thoughts about him are totally inappropriate. Yet, undeniably, temperatures are rising.
Present danger by Stella Rimington ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
MI5 intelligence officer Liz Carlyle has just been despached to Northern Ireland, where she and her team and monitoring the brutal breakaway Republican groups who never accepted the peace process and want to continue their 'war.' Intelligence is focused on the shady Fraternity, with links to drug-running, arms-dealing and organised crime. It is a perilous group to become involved with, especially if your informant turns tail ...
Dead line by Stella Rimington ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 114 libraries worldwide
MI5 Intelligence Officer Liz Carlyle is summoned to a meeting with her boss Charles Wetherby, head of the Service's Counter-Espionage Branch. His counterpart over at MI6 has received alarming intelligence from a high-placed Syrian source. The future of the whole of the Middle East is at stake and the deadline for action is drawing ever closer.
The stolen city by Tom Eglington ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 112 libraries worldwide
"Bethany Chase is living a normal, uneventful life - until the day she bumps into some old friends. She reluctantly agrees to join them on a visit to their city in the spirit realm. But Bethany has no idea that she is caught up in a devious conspiracy ... Dark secrets and darker intentions lie in wait for her within the Stolen City.-- Cover.
At risk by Stella Rimington ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
Liz Carlyle, an MI5 Intelligence officer, receives a report from MI6 which will test her to the limit and put her own life in jeopardy. As she sifts the incoming evidence and gets reports from her agents, she realises that there is an imminent terrorist threat.
Hester's story by Adèle Geras ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
Hester Fielding's life is the stuff of drama: a bleak Yorkshire childhood transformed by the discovery of her amazing gift as a dancer, a dangerous love affair that can only lead to heartbreak, and a secret that would topple her from her pinnacle of fame if it ever came out. Now Hester has returned to Yorkshire, to Wychwood, where each year at Christmas, a ballet is performed on Twelfth Night in the little theatre. This year, the brilliant young choreographer Hugo Carradine has been invited to direct the ballet Sarabande. Claudie Drake is Hugo's lover and the ballet's star--every inch a prima ballerina in style--but is she just a little past her best?
Playing with fire by Diana Appleyard ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
Three couples are friends and neighbours. Tom, lazy and charming, looks after the children and thinks about writing a novel while his ambitious wife Sarah pursues her career as a journalist. Nat is married to the unstylish Cassie, who spends her life in jodhpurs. Laure, the beautiful half-French wife of Gerard, is being shut out of his life because of financial worries. One winter's evening, Laure and Tom dance together at a local ball, and suddenly a world of possibilities opens up between them. But playing with fire can hurt.
The wonder house by Justine Hardy ( Book )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
Suriya is mute and carries a terrible secret. Her daughter, Lila, wants to escape the past and live a different kind of life. But together, they tend to Gracie, a defiant Yorkshire woman living out her widowhood by the lake. A military coup over the border brings violence crashing back into the Valley. When an English journalist arrives to report on the conflict, Gracie invites him to stay on The Wonder House. But Hal is a man adrift and his love for one of the women threatens more than just the fragile peace on the houseboat.
Bleak water by Danuta Reah ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
The old Sheffield canal is a dark place, overgrown, run down and lonely. For Eliza Eliot, curator of a small art gallery, it is the perfect setting for artist Daniel Flynn?s disturbing masterpiece: a reworking of Bruehghel?s The Triumph of Death. But when a friend?s suicide is followed by murder, it seems that Flynn?s nightmare images are spilling into the real world. Caught up in the police investigation, Eliza struggles to make sense of the violence now centred on the gallery. Is this the work of an opportunistic killer, or is there a link to the murder four years earlier of a young girl?
Secrets of the sea by Jessica Blair ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Both the Coulson and the Campion families make their living from the sea at Whitby. Sam Coulson has three sons, Martin, Ben and Eric, and as Seaton Campion has no sons, a marriage between Martin and Campion's daughter Alicia will aid the fortunes of both families. Ben is smitten with Ruth Holmes, daughter of the Captain of a whaling ship, but when Martin fails to return from his last voyage his father decides it is Ben's duty to take his brother's place and marry Alicia, regardless of where his own affections lie.
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