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Welsh, Louise 1965-

Overview
Works: 49 works in 347 publications in 15 languages and 5,482 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Detective and mystery fiction  History  Spy fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Adventure stories  Dystopias  Ghost stories  Operas 
Roles: Author, Editor, Librettist, Compiler, win
Classifications: PR6123.E47, 823.92
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Louise Welsh
The cutting room by Louise Welsh( Book )

71 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 15 languages and held by 1,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rilke, an auctioneer, comes upon a hidden collection of violent erotic photographs. He feels compelled to unearth more about the deceased owner who coveted them. What follows is a journey of discovery, decadence and deviousness, steered in part by Rilke's gay promiscuity and inquisitive nature
The bullet trick by Louise Welsh( Book )

46 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 9 languages and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet William Wilson, a foundering so-called mentalist, conjurer, and above all -- despite frequently being the opening act for strippers -- a master performer. When his agent books him for a string of cabaret gigs in Berlin, he's hoping his luck's on the turn. Among the showgirls and grifters of Berlin's scandalous underground, Wilson can forget his lonely heart, his muddled head, and, more important, his past
Naming the bones by Louise Welsh( Book )

35 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Knee-deep in the mud of an ancient burial ground, a winter storm raging around him, and at least one person intent on his death: how did Murray Watson end up here? His quiet life in university libraries researching the lives of writers seems a world away, and yet it is because of the mysterious writer, Archie Lunan, dead for thirty years, that Murray now finds himself scrabbling in the dirt on the remote island of Lismore
Tamburlaine must die by Louise Welsh( Book )

36 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"1593 and London is a city on edge. Under threat from plague and war, it's a desperate place where strangers are unwelcome and severed heads grin from spikes on Tower Bridge." "Playwright, poet and spy, Christopher Marlowe has three days to live. Three days in which he confronts dangerous government factions, double agents, necromancy, betrayal and revenge in his search for the murderous Tamburlaine, a killer who has escaped from between the pages of his most violent play." "Tamburlaine Must Die is the story of a man who dares to defy both God and State - and discovers that there are worse fates than damnation."--Jacket
A lovely way to burn by Louise Welsh( Book )

21 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and German and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As heard on BBC Radio 4 Book at Bedtime It doesn't look like murder in a city full of death. A pandemic called 'The Sweats' is sweeping the globe. London is a city in crisis. Hospitals begin to fill with the dead and dying, but Stevie Flint is convinced that the sudden death of her boyfriend Dr Simon Sharkey was not from natural causes. As roads out of London become gridlocked with people fleeing infection, Stevie's search for Simon's killers takes her in the opposite direction, into the depths of the dying city and a race with death. A Lovely Way to Burn is the first outbreak in the Plague Times trilogy. Chilling, tense and completely compelling, it's Louise Welsh writing at the height of her powers."--Amazon
The girl on the stairs by Louise Welsh( Book )

25 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jane Logan is a stranger to Berlin and she finds the city alive and echoing with the ghosts of its turbulent past. At six months pregnant, she's instructed by her partner Petra to rest and enjoy her new life in Germany. But while Petra is out at work, Jane begins to feel uneasy in their chic apartment. Screams reverberate through the walls, lights flicker in the derelict building that looms over the yard, a shadow passes on the stairs. Jane meets a neighbour's daughter, a girl whose life she tries to mend, but her involvement only further isolates her. Alone and haunted, Jane fears the worst ... but the worst is yet to come
Death is a welcome guest by Louise Welsh( Book )

8 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magnus McFall was a comic on the brink of his big break when the world came to an end. Now, he is a man on the run and there is nothing to laugh about. Thrown into unwilling partnership with an escaped convict, Magnus flees the desolation of London to make the long journey north, clinging to his hope that the sickness has not reached his family on their remote Scottish island. He finds himself in a landscape fraught with danger, fighting for his place in a world ruled by men, like his fellow traveller Jeb - practical men who do not let pain or emotions interfere with getting the job done. This is a world with its own justice, and new rules. Where people, guns and food are currency. Where survival is everything. Death is a Welcome Guest defies you to put it down, and leaves you with questions that linger in the mind long after you read the last page
The cutting room by Louise Welsh( Recording )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rilke is dissolute, promiscuous and is also known as the Corpse. He is also highly recommended as a discreet auctioneer who deals with the bereaved. But when his work leads him to a hidden collection of violent and highly disturbing photographs, he feels compelled to find out more about the deceased owner who coveted them. What follows is a diligently detailed journey of discovery, decadence and deviousness
No dominion by Louise Welsh( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is seven years since the Sweats wiped out most of the world's population. But for those who survived the outbreak, life has gone on. Stevie Flint and Magnus McFall are now part of a small community on the Orkney Islands, without mobile phones or TV, without antibiotics or fuel, who are trying to rebuild the rudiments of democratic civilisation.When three strangers arrive on the islands, however, they upset the fragile community, bringing long-buried tensions to the surface. Realising that a number of the islands' young are missing, Stevie and Magnus set off on a journey to the mainland to get them back - a mainland swarming with outlaw gangs, and where self-appointed autocrats and religious fanatics hold sway
Death is a welcome guest by Louise Welsh( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Magnus McFall was a comic on the brink of his big break when the world came to an end. Now, like other survivors of the mysterious plague that has decimated the planet, he is a man on the run. Thrown into unwilling partnership with an escaped convict named Jeb, Magnus flees the eerie desolation of de-populated London to make the long journey north, clinging to hope that the sickness has not reached his family in Scotland. Traveling through a familiar landscape now fraught with danger, Magnus finds himself a stranger in a world ruled by men like Jeb--hard-hearted, practical men quick to make life-or-death decisions. Death Is a Welcome Guest describes a world with its own harsh code of justice, and a new set of rules. Where people, guns and food are currency. Where survival is everything"--
The bullet trick by Louise Welsh( Recording )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When down-at-heel conjurer William Wilson gets booked for cabaret gigs in Berlin, he is hoping his luck is on the turn. But secrets have a habit of catching up and the line between the act and reality begin to blur
Ghost : 100 stories to read with the lights on by Louise Welsh( Book )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

HORROR & GHOST STORIES. 100 scary stories to read with the light on, selected and introduced by award-winning author Louise Welsh. The perfect gift for fiction lovers. Haunted houses, mysterious counts, weeping widows and restless souls, here is the definitive anthology of all that goes bump in the night. Handpicked by one of our most exciting young authors, this beautiful collection of ghost stories will delight, unnerve, and entertain any fiction lover brave enough
NO DOMINION by Louise Welsh( Book )

5 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is seven years after the Sweats wiped out most of the world's population. Survivors settled on the Orkney Islands are trying to build a new society but their world crashes for a second time when the islands' teenagers vanish
Ghost( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Here are gothic classics, modern masters, Booker Prize-winners, ancient folk tales and stylish noirs, proving that every writer has a skeleton or two in their closet"--Publisher description
Ghost patrol : an opera in four scenes by Stuart MacRae( )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memory skills : power learning( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the visualisation method of improving memory skills
Live and let die : a James Bond novel by Ian Fleming( Book )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Live and Let Die is the second of Ian Fleming's James Bond novels and sees the agent caught between a crime boss and his beautiful slave ... Beautiful, fortune-telling Solitaire is the prisoner (and tool) of Mr Big - master of fear, artist in crime and Voodoo Baron of Death. James Bond has no time for superstition - he knows that Mr Big is also a top SMERSH operative and a real threat. More than that, after tracking him through the jazz joints of Harlem, to the Everglades and on to the Caribbean, 007 has realized that Mr Big is one of the most dangerous men that he has ever faced. And no-one, not even the enigmatic Solitaire, can be sure how their battle of wills is going to end
Naming the bones by Louise Welsh( )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Knee-deep in the mud of an ancient burial ground, a storm raging around him, and at least one person intent on his death: how did Murray Watson end up here? His quiet life in university libraries researching the lives of writers seems a world away
Home ground : new writing inspired by the Homeless World Cup in Glasgow by Louise Welsh( Book )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of writing from established authors, learners, students and tutors who have worked together in Glasgow
Det skjulte rum roman by Louise Welsh( Recording )

7 editions published in 2005 in Danish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Louise Welsh britische Schriftstellerin

Louise Welsh Brits schrijfster

Louise Welsh écrivaine britannique

Louise Welsh escritora británica

Louise Welsh scrittrice e romanziera britannica

Luiz Velš

Velša, Luīze 1965-

Welsh, Louise.

Луиз Велш

Уэлш, Луиза

ウェルシュ, ルイーズ

ルイーズ・ウェルシュ

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