Lloyd, John Bedford
Most widely held works by John Bedford Lloyd
John Adams ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 2,207 libraries worldwide
While our new nation was suffering attacks from both within and without, John Adams had a vision of a nation of liberty and justice for all. He guided his peers--General George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson--in setting the values and agenda for a glorious, free America. Adams and his wife Abigail refined these ambitious democratic ideals, and their partnership became one of the most moving love stories in American history.
The lucky one by Nicholas Sparks ( Recording )
16 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,562 libraries worldwide
U.S. Marine Logan Thibault believes he's found a lucky charm buried in the sands of Iraq: a photograph of a smiling woman. The chain of events that leads to him possessing the photograph and finding the woman pictured in it is the stuff of love stories.
The Bourne supremacy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,405 libraries worldwide
Jason Bourne has abandoned his life as a CIA assassin and has been traveling beneath the agency's radar. He has been able to reconnect with Marie, the woman he loves. But Bourne is still haunted by vivid dreams and troubling memories of his days as a killer, and he's not certain how much really happened and how much is a product of his imagination. When Bourne is led out of hiding by circumstances beyond his control, he must reconcile his past and present as he struggles to keep Marie out of harm's way and foil an international incident with dangerous consequences.
Pirate latitudes by Michael Crichton ( Recording )
11 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,258 libraries worldwide
The Caribbean, 1665. Pirate captain Charles Hunter, with backing from a powerful ally, assembles a crew of ruffians to take the Spanish galleon, "El Trinidad," guarded by the bloodthirsty Cazalla, a favorite commander of the Spanish king himself.
Life expectancy by Dean R Koontz ( Recording )
14 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,191 libraries worldwide
Jimmy Tock comes into the world on the very night his grandfather leaves it. Rudy Tock spends long hours walking the corridors between the expectant fathers' waiting room and his dying father's bedside. When Josef Tock suddenly sits up in bed and speaks for the first and last time since his stroke, he says that there will be five dark days in the life of his grandson-each occurring at different times of his life. Rudy is all too ready to discount his father's last words as a dying man's delusional rambling. But then he discovers that Josef also predicted the time of his grandson's birth to the minute, his exact height and weight, and the fact that Jimmy would be born with fused digits on his left foot. Suddenly, the old man's predictions take on a chilling significance. What terrifying events await Jimmy on these five dark days?
Dead and alive by Dean R Koontz ( Recording )
9 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 883 libraries worldwide
As a devastating hurricane approaches, as the benighted creations of Victor Helios begin to spin out of control, as New Orleans descends into chaos and the future of humanity hangs in the balance, the only hope rests with Victor's first, failed attempt to build the perfect human. Deucalion's centuries-old history began as the original manifestation of a soulless vision, and it is fated to end in the ultimate confrontation between a damned creature and his mad creator. But first they must face a monstrosity not even Victor's malignant mind could have conceived, an indestructible entity that steps out of humankind's collective nightmare with powers, and a purpose, beyond imagining.
In the name of honor by Richard North Patterson ( Recording )
7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 851 libraries worldwide
With long ties to military service, the McCarran and the Gallagher families have been friends since the Vietnam War. Returning from a traumatizing tour in Iraq, Lt. Brian McCarran seeks solace in his friendship with Kate Gallagher. However, when Brian shoots and kills Capt. Joe D'Abruzzo, his commanding officer, who happens to be Kate's husband, in a supposed act of self-defense, old family secrets are revealed and alliances are broken.
The last surgeon by Michael Palmer ( Recording )
8 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 833 libraries worldwide
Dr. Nick Garrity and psych nurse Gillian Coates determine that one-by-one, each of those in the operating room for a fatally botched case is dying. Their discoveries pit them against genius Franz Koller--the highly-paid master of the "non-kill." As doctor and nurse move closer to finding the terrifying secret behind these killings, Koller has been given a new directive: his mission will not be complete until Gillian and Garrity, the last surgeon, are dead.
Rhett Butler's people by Donald McCaig ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 824 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the life and times of dashing hero Rhett Butler and the people who shaped his world--his unyielding father Langston, best friend and onetime slave Tunis Bonneau, former love Belle Watling, and the passionate Scarlett O'Hara.
City of night by Dean R Koontz ( Recording )
7 editions published in 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 815 libraries worldwide
Not even Victor Helios-- once Frankenstein-- can stop the engineered killers he's set loose on a reign of terror through modern-day New Orleans. Now the only hope rests in a one-time "monster" and his all-too-human partners, Detectives Carson O'Connor and Michael Maddison.
True compass by Edward M Kennedy ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 810 libraries worldwide
Edward M. ("Ted") Kennedy, was first elected as a U.S. Senator from Massachusetts in 1962, after playing a key role in his brother John's Presidential campaign." In 2004 he began interviews at the Miller Center of the Univ. of Virginia for an oral history project about his life. Since then he has drawn from his fifty years of contemporaneous notes from personal diaries and worked closely on this book with ... Ron Powers." In his revealing autobiography, Kennedy discusses his distinguished career, his family and personal relationships, and the tragedies that have befallen his family over the many years.
Blue heaven by C. J Box ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 802 libraries worldwide
A twelve-year-old girl and her younger brother go on the run in the woods of North Idaho, pursued by four men they have just watched commit murder--four men who know exactly who William and Annie are, and who know exactly where their desperate mother is waiting for news of her children's fate. Retired cops from Los Angeles, the killers easily persuade the inexperienced sheriff to let them lead the search for the missing children. William and Annie's unexpected savior comes in the form of an old-school rancher teetering on the brink of foreclosure.--From publisher description.
Three weeks to say goodbye a novel by C. J Box ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 731 libraries worldwide
After years of trying to conceive, Jack and Melissa's hopes of parenthood become a reality with Angelina, their newly adopted daughter. However, sparks and suspicions flare when Angelina's biological father wants his daughter back and his motives appear to be anything but genuine.
Timeline by Michael Crichton ( Recording )
16 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 658 libraries worldwide
This books opens on the threshold of the 21st century in a world of exploding advances on the frontiers of technology. Information moves instantly, and any moment of the past can be actualized.
State of fear by Michael Crichton ( Recording )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 600 libraries worldwide
An eco-thriller takes readers to such far-flung locales as Paris, Iceland, Antarctica, and the Solomon Islands.
The loop by Nicholas Evans ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 582 libraries worldwide
Hope, Montana is a ranching town whose roads were once paved in wolf skulls. When a pack of wolves returns to the area and livestock begin to turn up dead, Hope's legacy of wolf-hating is reignited. It is up to biologist Helen Ross, called in to collar and monitor the wolves, to uphold their legally-protected status. Helen soon finds herself in the middle of a war zone, but among the growing ranks of hostile ranchers and militant environmentalists, unlikely allies and a tender new love appear.
Poor little bitch girl by Jackie Collins ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 554 libraries worldwide
Enjoying power and wealth in their respective positions as a Los Angeles attorney, a senator's mistress, and a celebrity madame, three former high school friends find their destinies intertwining with another friend from their teens in the aftermath of a devastating murder.
Married lovers by Jackie Collins ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 539 libraries worldwide
Cameron Paradise flees an abusive marriage in Hawaii by making her way to L.A. An attractive personal trainer, she focuses on her work and not the Hollywood players that hit on her. That all changes when she meets, and stars an affair with, movie producer Ryan Lambert. Soon their red-hot relationship becomes part of a tangled web of deceit, power, and even murder.
A bend in the road by Nicholas Sparks ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 498 libraries worldwide
Devastated by the death of his wife in a hit-and-run accident, Miles, deputy sheriff of New Bern, North Carolina, discovers new meaning in his life when he meets Sarah Andrews, a woman struggling to rebuild her own life.
The last boy Mickey Mantle and the end of America's childhood by Jane Leavy ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 417 libraries worldwide
Award-winning Washington Post writer Jane Leavy chronicles Mickey Mantle's baseball career and explains how the legendary slugger's exploits directly affected an entire generation of Americans.
Adams, Abigail,--1744-1818 Adams, John,--1735-1826 American Revolution (1775-1783) Assassins Audiobooks Audiobooks Biographical television programs Biography Bourne, Jason (Fictitious character) Cerebrovascular disease--Patients Drama Espionage Families of military personnel Fathers and sons Fiction Film adaptations Forecasting Founding Fathers of the United States Frankenstein, Victor (Fictitious character) Grandfathers Hijacking of ships Historical drama Historical fiction Historical television programs History Iraq War (2003-) Jamaica Kennedy, Edward M.--1932-2009 Legislators Louisiana--New Orleans Ludlum, Robert,--1927-2001 Man-woman relationships Monsters North Carolina Photographs Pirates Political science Political television programs Presidents Psychological fiction Scientists Television adaptations Television mini-series Television programs--for the hearing impaired Terminally ill United States United States.--Congress.--Senate Veterans Video recordings--for the hearing impaired War--Psychological aspects