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Garrett, Cornelius

Works: 97 works in 303 publications in 1 language and 3,539 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Drama  Television adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Television plays  Historical fiction  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery fiction  War stories 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer, Other
Classifications: PR6066.E693, 823.914
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Cornelius Garrett
These old shades by Georgette Heyer( Recording )

12 editions published between 1926 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Under the reign of Louis XV, corruption and intrigue have been allowed to blossom in France, and Justin Alastair, the notorious Duke of Avon and proud of his nickname "Satanas," flourishes as well. Then, in a dark Parisian back alley, he encounters Léon, an urchin with strangely familiar looks, fleeing his cruel brother. The Duke buys him, intending to use the youth in a scheme of revenge against an old enemy, the Comte de St. Vire--especially when Léon turns out to be the girl Léonie. Set in the mid-1700s, amid the splendours of Versailles and the dignified mansions of England, romance between the two blossoms, along with nerve-wracking suspense as the Comte and the Duke vie for the future of the girl
The quiet gentleman by Georgette Heyer( Recording )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Gervase Frant, Seventh Earl of St Erth, returns at last from the front Waterloo to his family seat at Stanyon, he enjoys a less than welcoming homecoming. Only Theo, a cousin even quieter than himself, is there to greet him - and when he meets his stepmother and young half-brother he detects open regret that he has survived the wars. The dangers of the Lincolnshire countryside could never be more unexpected. Regency romance with mystery elements
Royal escape by Georgette Heyer( Recording )

8 editions published between 1938 and 2015 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dispossessed of crown and kingdom, crushed and routed at the grim Battle of Worcester, the young Charles II is forced to flee for his life. Out of the heat of battle, the outlaw King and his tiny party must journey across Cromwell's England to a Channel port and a ship bound for France. But the King, with his love for adventure, his irrepressible humour and his unmistakable looks, is no easy man to hide."--Container
Beauvallet by Georgette Heyer( Recording )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Nicholas Beauvallet has fallen in love with a Spanish noblewoman. She and her father were aboard a galleon captured by Sir Nicholas. He vows to make her his bride even though it means returning the pair to Spain and entering the lion's den
The reluctant widow by Georgette Heyer( Recording )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Penniless Elinor Rochdale, would-be governess, agrees to an audacious plan to save a family's reputation by becoming a bride by midnight and a widow by dawn
Shoulder the sky : a novel by Anne Perry( Recording )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By April 1915, as chaplain Joseph Reavley tends to the soldiers in his care, the nightmare of trench warfare is impartially cutting down England?s youth. On one of his rescue forays into no-man's-land, Joseph finds the body of an arrogant war correspondent, Eldon Prentice. A nephew of the respected General Owen Cullingford, Prentice was despised for his prying attempts to elicit facts that would turn public opinion against the war. Most troublesome to Joseph, Prentice has been killed not by German fire but, apparently, by one of his own compatriots. What Englishman hated Prentice enough to kill him? Joseph is afraid he may know, and his sister, Judith, who is General Cullingford?s driver and translator, harbors her own fearful suspicions
Great classic mysteries : twelve unabridged tales( Recording )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enjoy the great detectives of the Golden Age of classic mysteries in this unique collection of audio whodunits. Newly recorded for this original anthology, the crimes, criminals, and sleuths depicted here set the standard for decades to come, and remain as entertaining today as they were when first published. An ideal starting point for those new to audio mysteries, and a perfect assortment for the seasoned noir veteran, Great Classic Mysteries will leave all listeners scrambling for an alibi
The lady and the unicorn by Tracy Chevalier( Recording )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Lady amd the Unicorn tapestries are a set of six beautiful and intricate medieval works of art. A sumptuous tale of 15th century France which reveals an intriguing medieval world of love and desire. The new novel from the author of the much-loved 'Girl with a Pearl Earring' and 'Falling Angels'
We shall not sleep by Anne Perry( Recording )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The heartrending conclusion to Anne Perry's powerful quintet recreating the English experience of the first World War. It is October 1918 on the Western Front and Chaplain Joseph Reavley can barely bring himself to look at the body lying discarded outside the operating tent. Four years of facing the death and horror of the trenches, yet nothing could have prepared him for the mutilation wrought upon young nurse Sarah Price. Charged with tracking down the man responsible, Joseph will do whatever it takes to bring him to justice. Meanwhile, Joseph's brother Matthew, of the British SIS, has to track down the Peacemaker. If he fails then freedom and liberty could cease to exist ..."--Container
At some disputed barricade by Anne Perry( Recording )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 1917, & the trenches are deep with mud & corpses. Amid the chaos, a weak & ignorant major is murdered - his father demands that the killer be brought to justice. It is the task of chaplain Joseph Reavley to round up the suspects
Blood on the line by Edward Marston( )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeremy Oxley is being transported from Wolverhampton to London to face trial for a string of offences but manages an audacious escape with the help of his lover, and two policemen are killed in the process. Superintendent Tallis at Scotland Yard is livid and Inspector Robert Colbeck is determined to catch the man, particularly as he has strayed across Colbeck's path in the past. But Oxley is adept at disappearing acts and leads the detective on a cat and mouse journey all the way across the Atlantic to New York. Will Oxley pay the price for the crimes he has committed and what lies ahead for the Railway Detective
Angels in the gloom by Anne Perry( Recording )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Further epsiodes in the saga of the Reavley family. In March 1916, Joseph Reavley, is badly wounded and sent home on sick leave. He is cared for by his sister Hannah, who is anxious about her husband, Archie, away at sea. Hannah and Joseph are delighted when Shanley Corcoran, an old friend, comes to visit and confides that he's close to completing an invention that will paralyse the German U-boats. But when a scientist is murdered, it is evident that secrets have been betrayed to the enemy. Joseph's brother Matthew, of the S.I.S., comes to investigate, and together the men embark on a search to solve the crime. Part war story, part family saga, and part murder mystery
HMS Expedient by Peter Smalley( Recording )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain William Rennie is on the beach and on half pay. But then he is given a prize commission - the HMS Expedient is to be sent to the South Seas. Lieutenant James Hayter's career had hardly begun when he too is called upon for HMS Expedient
The serpent in the garden by Janet Gleeson( Recording )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It's summer 1795 and renowned artist Joshua Pope accepts a commission to paint a wedding portrait of Herbert Bentnick and his betrothed Sabine Mercier at Bentnick's country house in Astley. Whilst tending exotic plants in the conservatory Sabine stumbles across the body of a man and, puzzled by the lack of concern about this bizarre death, Joshua feels duty-bound to investigate ..."--Container
Troilus & Cressida by William Shakespeare( Visual )

3 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Shakespeare's play about two lovers caught in the vicissitudes of the Trojan War
The winter's tale by William Shakespeare( Visual )

4 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Leontes unjustly accuses his wife Hermione of adultery with King Polixenes. He imprisons Hermione, who falls into a swoon he believes is death, and orders her infant daughter to be abandoned on the shore. Sixteen years later, their daughter falls in love with Polixenes's son and when they come to Leontes' kingdom, her identity is revealed. Leontes and Polixenes become friends again, and Hermione is found to be alive after all
Burning bright by Tracy Chevalier( Recording )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Against the backdrop of a city anxious over the bloody French revolution, a surprising bond forms between Jem, whose family have moved from Dorset, and streetwise Londoner Maggie Butterfield
The conqueror by Georgette Heyer( Recording )

3 editions published between 1931 and 2002 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Claudius by Douglas Jackson( Recording )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The year 43AD. In southern England, Caratacus, war chief of the Britons, watches from a hilltop as the scarlet cloaks of the Roman legions spread across his lands like blood. In Rome, Emperoror Claudius, newly risen to the imperial throne, dreams of taking his place in history alongside his illustrious forebears Caesar and Augustus. Among the legions marches Rufus, keeper of the Emperor's elephant. War is coming and the united tribes of Britain will make a desperate stand againt the might of Rome. And the Emperor has a very special place for Rufus and his elephant in the midst of the battle - as a secret weapon to cow the Britons with the visible manifestation of Rome's power"--Container
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Great classic mysteries : twelve unabridged tales
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