Most widely held works about Barbara Hambly
Most widely held works by Barbara Hambly
Children of the Jedi by Barbara Hambly ( Book )
22 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 1,749 libraries worldwide
Princess Leia and Han Solo brave dangers to investigate a lost colony of Jedi children on the planet Belsavis. The novel introduces many new life forms. By the author of Those Who Hunt the Night.
Planet of twilight by Barbara Hambly ( Book )
14 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 1,691 libraries worldwide
On a barren and remote planet, a ruthless warlord seeking to exploit its vast mineral wealth kidnaps Princess Leia, Luke Skywalker searches for his long-lost love Callista, and a long-dormant, sentient lifeform is awakening to threaten the entire galaxy.
The emancipator's wife : a novel of Mary Todd Lincoln by Barbara Hambly ( Book )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 1,443 libraries worldwide
In 1865, in the wake of her husband's assassination, Mary Todd Lincoln struggles to cope amid the animosity and confusion that surrounds her, in a historical novel that captures the saga of one of the most misunderstood women in American history.
Patriot hearts : a novel of the founding mothers by Barbara Hambly ( Book )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,306 libraries worldwide
The triumphs and turmoil of early America are revealed through fictional portraits of four women--Martha Washington, Abigail Adams, Sally Hemings, and Dolley Madison--who played key roles during four presidential administrations.
A free man of color by Barbara Hambly ( Book )
12 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 1,282 libraries worldwide
A historical mystery in 1830s New Orleans whose protagonist is a free man of color. Dr. Benjamin January, back in America after 15 years in Paris where he became a surgeon, goes to the help of a woman. In revenge, he is framed by her enemies for murder and must clear his name. A look at the complicated race relations of the period in New Orleans.
Those who hunt the night by Barbara Hambly ( Book )
14 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 1,224 libraries worldwide
The vampires had been living in London since the time of Elizabeth I, but now they were being ruthlessly murdered by someone who ripped their coffins open for the light of day to burn them to ashes. No vampire could endure the daylight to destroy the murderer. They had to turn to a mortal human for aid.
Die upon a kiss by Barbara Hambly ( Book )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 1,213 libraries worldwide
In 1835 New Orleans, Benjamin January, a free man of color, becomes caught up in a deadly plot when he rescues opera impresario Lorenzo Belaggio, who has brought a production of the opera "Othello" to town, from a violent attack.
Fever season by Barbara Hambly ( Book )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and French and held by 1,181 libraries worldwide
A black American surgeon fights racism as he works alongside whites during a cholera epidemic in 1830s New Orleans. What particularly disturbs the French-trained Benjamin January, a free man of color, is that many other free men are disappearing. Are they victims of cholera or a human hand?
Wet grave by Barbara Hambly ( Book )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,145 libraries worldwide
When the body of an elderly freedwoman turns up near a decrepit shack, Benjamin January and his lover Rose become involved in an investigation into a crime that could be linked to rumors of a fortune in hidden gold.
Graveyard dust by Barbara Hambly ( Book )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and French and held by 1,131 libraries worldwide
In 19th century New Orleans, free man of color Benjamin January tries to clear the name of his sister, a voodoo practitioner. She is accused of supplying the arsenic which a woman used to kill her husband.
Sold down the river by Barbara Hambly ( Book )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 1,113 libraries worldwide
Benjamin January, a musician in New Orleans, returns to the slavery of Mon Triomphe, Simon Fourchet's upriver sugar plantation, to unravel secrets and sins which have manifested in a mysterious fire, a poisoning, a murder, and voodoo curse marks.
Days of the dead by Barbara Hambly ( Book )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,092 libraries worldwide
In 1838, when a friend is accused of killing the son of a powerful Mexican landowner, Benjamin January and his wife, Rose, head to Mexico City to uncover the truth and find a city torn by political unrest and violence.
Dead water by Barbara Hambly ( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,086 libraries worldwide
In turbulent nineteenth-century New Orleans, free man of color Benjamin January finds himself on a perilous steamboat ride that becomes an inescapable journey of death and murder.
Dragonshadow by Barbara Hambly ( Book )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 1,026 libraries worldwide
After his wife is captured by demons, John Aversin of the Winterlands seeks help from a dragon who once loved her. The dragon gave her a dragon's body and immortality, but returned her to human form so she could marry Aversin. By the author of Dragonsbane.
Knight of the demon queen by Barbara Hambly ( Book )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 920 libraries worldwide
In this sequel to Dragonsbane and Dragonshadow, Jenny Waynest is "sickened by the memory of how the demon Amayon had possessed her body to slake his sadistic lusts," and her husband Lord John Aversin is forced to cooperate with Amayon to help a vengeful Aohila.--Jacket.
Renfield : slave of Dracula by Barbara Hambly ( Book )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 915 libraries worldwide
A fresh take on Bram Stoker's Dracula focuses on the obsessive devotion of Renfield to his vampire master, embarking on a personal mission to hunt down Van Helsing and his companions that sets the stage for the ultimate confrontation between the living and the undead and takes him from Dracula's castle into the horrific darkness of his own mind.
Dragonsbane by Barbara Hambly ( Book )
16 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 858 libraries worldwide
When the Black Dragon seizes the Deep of Ylferdun, John Aversin, the only living man ever to slay a dragon agrees to challenge the dragon, accompanied by Jenny Waynest, a half-taught sorceress and the mother of his sons.
Homeland : a novel by Barbara Hambly ( Book )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 857 libraries worldwide
Two women--southerner Susanna Ashford and northerner Cora Poole--exchange letters throughout the Civil War, writing about the ordeal of a familiar world torn apart by tragedy, about books and art, about loss and longing, about their future and the future of their country, about love, about being a woman in nineteenth-century America, about friendship, and about the triumphant resilience of the human spirit.
Traveling with the dead by Barbara Hambly ( Book )
3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 857 libraries worldwide
Former British secret service agent James Asher squares off with Don Simon Ysidro, oldest and most cunning of London's vampires. A tale of international espionage involving foreign governments in league with vampires. A sequel to Those Who Hunt the Night.
Dead and buried by Barbara Hambly ( Book )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 852 libraries worldwide
When free black musician and surgeon Benjamin January attends the funeral of a friend, an accident tips the dead man out of his coffin--only to reveal an unexpected inhabitant. Set in New Orleans in 1836.
Adams, Abigail,--1744-1818 African American men American Revolution (1775-1783) Americans Cholera Detective and mystery stories Dracula, Count (Fictitious character) Dragons Embezzlement England--Whitby Fantasy Fantasy fiction Female friendship Fiction Free African Americans Freedmen Great Britain Hemings, Sally Historical fiction History January, Benjamin (Fictitious character) Leia, Princess (Fictitious character) Lincoln, Abraham,--1809-1865 Lincoln, Mary Todd,--1818-1882 Louisiana--New Orleans Madison, Dolley,--1768-1849 Married women Mexico Mississippi--Natchez--Natchez-Under-The-Hill Music teachers Nobility Opera Presidents Presidents' spouses Private investigators Prostitutes--Crimes against Romania--Transylvania Science fiction Skywalker, Luke (Fictitious character) Social history Solo, Han (Fictitious character) Star Wars fiction Steamboats United States Vampires Voodooism Washington, Martha,--1731-1802 Wizards Women Women--Political activity