Most widely held works about Martin Jarvis
Most widely held works by Martin Jarvis
Under orders by Dick Francis ( Recording )
12 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,146 libraries worldwide
It's the third death on Cheltenham Gold Cup day that really troubles supersleuth Sid Halley. Last seen in 1995's former champion jockey Halley knows all too well the perils of racing--but in his day, jockeys didn't usually reach the finish line with three .38 rounds in the chest. Yet this is precisely how he finds jockey Huw Walker, who only a few hours earlier, won the coveted Triumph Hurdle.
Dead heat by Dick Francis ( Recording )
10 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,006 libraries worldwide
Max Moreton is a rising culinary star, until nearly all the guests who enjoyed one of his meals at a private catered affair fall victim to severe food poisoning. At his next obligation, an exclusive luncheon for forty in the glass-fronted private boxes at the 2,000 Guineas, a bomb blast rips through the private boxes, killing some of Max's trusted staff and many of the guests. Two close calls are too close for comfort, and Max vows to protect his name, and himself, before it's too late.
Even money by Dick Francis ( Recording )
8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 973 libraries worldwide
Ned Talbot, a bookmaker working the Royal Ascot, finds himself in a race to solve his father's stabbing--a race where coming in second could cost him more than even money--it could cost him his life.
Silks by Dick Francis ( Recording )
12 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 936 libraries worldwide
After a grueling trial, defense lawyer and amateur jockey Geoffrey Mason is only too happy to head to Sandown to pound a course in the saddle of a thoroughbred. But when a fellow rider is found brutally murdered, Mason's personal and professional life become entwined in a sinister fashion.
Crossfire by Dick Francis ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 901 libraries worldwide
Returning to his estranged mother's house for the first time since he joined the army at seventeen, Captain Tom Forsyth discovers that she is being blackmailed and sets out to discover and defeat this hidden enemy using his finely honed military skills. But can he save his mother's reputation and career as "the first lady of British racing", or will he find himself caught in the cross fire?
The historian [a novel by Elizabeth Kostova ( Recording )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 806 libraries worldwide
A young woman discovers an ancient book and a cache of old letters in her father's library, and thus begins her adventurous quest for the truth about Vlad the Impaler, a search that will span continents and generations, and a confrontation with the darkest powers of evil.
Good omens : [the nice and accurate prophecies of Agnes Nutter, witch by Neil Gaiman ( Recording )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 622 libraries worldwide
The world is preparing to come to an end according to the Divine Plan recorded in the Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch (recorded 1655). Meanwhile, a fussy angel and a fast-living demon have grown fond of living among the earth's mortals for many millennia and are not looking forward to the apocalypse. If Crowley and Aziraphale are going to stop it from happening, they must find and kill the Antichrist.
Great expectations by Charles Dickens ( Recording )
25 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 621 libraries worldwide
Pip, a poor orphan boy, is befriended by an unknown benefactor and goes to London to live the life of a gentleman.
Sherlock Holmes theatre by Arthur Conan Doyle ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 490 libraries worldwide
Blackstone Audiobooks is pleased to present the first audio recordings ever of the only two Holmes plays written by his creator, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. These new, specially commissioned productions of the Hollywood Theater of the Ear star Audie Award-winning readers Martin Jarvis as Sherlock Holmes and Kristoffer Tabori as Dr. Watson.
Shakespeare retold ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 470 libraries worldwide
Macbeth is the chef in a 3-star restaurant; Beatrice and Benedict are rival co-anchors; Titania and Bottom carouse in a tawdry theme resort; and Petruchio sets out to tame the conservative Kate in a politically incorrect marriage of convenience.
Second wind by Dick Francis ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 460 libraries worldwide
Perry Stuart is a TV meteorologist. A fellow forecaster offers him a hurricane-chasing ride in a small airplane as a holiday diversion. After a frightening accident, Stuart ends up back home in England facing threats and danger as deadly as anything nature can evolve.
10 lb. penalty by Dick Francis ( Recording )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 452 libraries worldwide
An eighteen-year-old who wants only to be an amateur jockey finds himself targeted by his father's political enemies, and he is plunged into a massive web of lies that he must sort through to find the truth.
Hard times by Charles Dickens ( Recording )
19 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 414 libraries worldwide
An indictment of capitalist exploitation during the Industrial Revolution, the hard lessons wrought by zealous materialism awaken characters to a new philosophy and to hope.
A night to remember by Walter Lord ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 413 libraries worldwide
When this novel was first published in 1955, it generated a fascination with the sinking of the Titanic, that has lasted for years. In this dramatic and historic recreation of the bravery and agony that marked fateful night, distinguished author and historian Walter Lord pains a vivid portrait of the last hours of the Titanic's first and final voyage.
The Fourth Estate by Jeffrey Archer ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 387 libraries worldwide
The son of an illiteritate Jewish peasant and and the son of a millionaire newspaper owner compete to see who will be the first to create a global newspaper empire and become the most powerful man on earth.
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens ( Recording )
23 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 383 libraries worldwide
Born and brought up in the workhouse, the orphaned Oliver meets Artful Dodger in the streets of London. He falls into the hands of Fagin's gang of thieves.
The Mighty Johns ( Recording )
7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 383 libraries worldwide
One novella & two short stories from the finest in mystery & suspense.
Field of thirteen by Dick Francis ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 381 libraries worldwide
Four unabridged short mystery stories centered around the sport of horse racing.
Shattered by Dick Francis ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 333 libraries worldwide
A jockey dies after a fall, which sends his friend looking for a stolen videotape, a search that angers a vicious group of villains and puts him in a position where he must discover the truth before it is too late.
101 Dalmatians by Dodie Smith ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 332 libraries worldwide
Pongo the Dalmatian and his wife Missis undertake a daring expedition to rescue their fifteen puppies from the clutches of the vicious Cruella de Vil.
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