Most widely held works by John Bolen
Riders of the purple sage by Zane Grey ( Recording )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 348 libraries worldwide
Jane Withersteen, a wealthy young woman and ranch owner in Mormon Utah in the late 1800s, having angered the Church elders by refusing to marry, is championed by Lassiter, a gunman who has a special dislike for the Mormons.
The call of the canyon by Zane Grey ( Recording )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 249 libraries worldwide
Carley Burch leaves her high society life in New York City to reclaim her fiancé, Glen Kilbourne, who had moved to the Wild West to recover from World War I. She braves fierce ruffians, brutal elements and lack of civilization. Carley must adapt to the rigorous life of the West. But will she be able to convince Glenn to return to his "home" in New York? Will she be in time before a rival temptress steals Glenn away?
Desert gold by Zane Grey ( Recording )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 226 libraries worldwide
Richard Gale, a college football star, travels to Mexico to prove himself after failing in every business opportunity that his wealthy father had handed him. When he arrives at an Arizona border town, a chance meeting with an old friend launches him into an adventure to save a young Spanish beauty from a ruthless Mexican bandit.
The border legion by Zane Grey ( Recording )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 177 libraries worldwide
Jim Cleve has been deemed, 'a good guy' all of his life and it agitates him to no end. Even his girlfriend, Joan Randle has scorned him for this'weakness' shouting, 'You haven't it in you even to be BAD!' Dejected and hurt, Jim abandons the life he has known for the gold mining camps along Alder Gulch in southern Montana. It is here, among the thieves and murderers, that he must make a new name for himself.
The man of the forest by Zane Grey ( Recording )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
A forest dweller overhears a plot to kidnap, kill, and take over a young woman's inheritance. He steps in to the rescue. Originally released in print in 1920.
A princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs ( Recording )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
Ex-confederate army captain John carter finds himself unwittingly transported to Mars, while fleeing Apache Indians. This new world is populated by ferocious Martians and fortunately for John, the gravitational difference between Mars and Earth has endowed him with superhuman strength.
The black tulip by Alexandre Dumas ( Recording )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
The tulip craze of 17th century Holland has a dark side! Cornelius van Baerle, a wealthy but naïve tulip grower, finds himself entangled in the deadly politics of his time. Cornelius' one desire is to grow the perfect black tulip. But, after his godfather is murdered, he finds himself in prison, facing a death sentence. His jailer's lovely daughter holds the key to his survival, and his chance to produce the precious black blossom. Yet he has one more enemy to contend with!
The call of Cthulhu ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in Multiple languages and held by 104 libraries worldwide
Follows the nephew of a renowned professor as he procures documents concerning a mysterious cult. The followers of an ancient deity who lies under the ocean waters awaiting the day that he will return to rule over the Earth, the Cthulu cult are convinced that the day of reckoning is at hand. According to his dead relative's notes, any mortal who hears the mighty Cthulu's call will be driven beyond madness. As the horrifying reality of this cosmic terror begins to take form, the frightened man passes the torch to his psychiatrist, who personally sets out to investigate the dark legend.
The Warlord of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs ( Recording )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
John Carter risks everything to rescue his wife, Princess Dejah Thoris, from the clutches of his evil adversaries. But he is always just one step behind. His battles cover the face of the red planet as his quest carries him ultimately to the mysterious northern pole.
The valley of fear by Arthur Conan Doyle ( Recording )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
After failing to stop the murder of Jack Douglas from happening, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson find themselves anxious to solve this mystery. The suspect has seemingly vanished into thin air and the mystery solving duo will stop at nothing to catch this murderer who blatantly killed a man in his own castle.
Colonel Starbottle's client by Bret Harte ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
Contains nine short stories from Bret Harte set in wild and wooly 19th century California.
The underground city by Jules Verne ( Recording )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
The story takes place in a revived and now prosperous coal mine. Amazingly, life in the mine has everything that one desires, including a lake, fish and attractive homes. Yet there lurks an evil presence. Unexplainable things start happening. But why? The evil force could destroy the underground city!
The gods of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 80 libraries worldwide
After a long exile on Earth, John Carter finally returns to Mars. But beautiful Dejah Thoris the woman he loves, has vanished. Now he is trapped in the legendary Eden of Mars -- an Eden from which none has ever escaped alive.
800 leagues on the Amazon by Jules Verne ( Recording )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
Take a journey on a giant raft with Joam Garral down 800 Leagues on the Amazon. Garral, a Brazilian, lives on a thriving fazenda (plantation) in the Peruvian frontier with his loving family. But, his daughter's imminent marriage to a Brazilian army surgeon compels him to return to his homeland to face the dark secrets of his past. Will his love and dedication to his family help him in his struggle to right injustice? Will a strange encoded message be deciphered in time to save him?
With Lee in Virginia by G. A Henty ( Recording )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
A young, compassionate heir to a southern plantation fights for his state of Virginia under the command of Robert E. Lee. During the course of his service, young Vincent Wingfield survives two imprisonments and numerous attempts on his life.
The chessmen of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs ( Recording )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
Impetuous and headstrong, Tara, Princess of Helium and daughter of John Carter, defies the elements by flying into a rare, fierce Martian storm. Hurtled half a planet from her home she is threatened by grotesque, flesh eating monsters and barbarous warriors.
The cat of Bubastes by G. A Henty ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
Chebron, a son of Ameres, an Egyptian high priest, and Amuba, a Rebu brought as a slave to Ameres' household when his people were conquered by the Egyptians, are companions. Their lives are changed irrevocably when Chebron accidentally kills a cat, an animal sacred to the Egyptians, and an offense punishable by death. They and their companions must flee to safety, and their journey is long and often dangerous.
The sea-hawk by Rafael Sabatini ( Recording )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
When Queen Elizabeth I's navy struggles to keep Spain from taking control of the seas, privateer Geoffrey Thorpe, captain of the Sea Hawk, takes the opportunity to seize Spanish ships for his own profit as well as for the good of England.
The dragon and the raven by G. A Henty ( Recording )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
In a time of chaos and Viking onslaught, Alfred the untested Saxon king, must fight to save his ravished land. The tale unfurls through the eyes of a young thane, Edmond, who becomes Alfred's friend and mightiest warrior. When Danes over run the land and the Saxons capitulate, this young knight trains and leads a devoted corps of pike-men to recapture the kingdom.
The evil genius by Wilkie Collins ( Recording )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
Collins' most financially successful novel, The Evil Genius, opens with a jury determining the fate of a sea captain whose ship allegedly facilitated a diamond theft. The story develops into a powerful novel of Victorian private life, including deception, adultery and divorce.
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