Most widely held works by Kelly Reilly
Sherlock Holmes ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,945 libraries worldwide
After finally catching serial killer and occult 'sorcerer' Lord Blackwood, legendary sleuth Sherlock Holmes and his assistant Dr. Watson can close yet another successful case. After his execution, Blackwood mysteriously returns from the grave and resumes his killing spree, Holmes must take up the hunt once again. Contending with Watson's new fiancée and the dimwitted head of Scotland Yard, the determined detective must unravel the clues that will lead him into a twisted web of murder, deceit, and black magic, not to mention the deadly embrace of temptress Irene Adler.
Pride & prejudice ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,720 libraries worldwide
Mr. Bennet is an English gentleman living in Hartfordshire with his overbearing wife and 5 daughters. There is the beautiful Jane, the clever Elizabeth, the bookish Mary, the immature Kitty and the wild Lydia. Unfortunately, if Mr. Bennet dies their house will be inherited by a distant cousin whom they have never met. The family's future happiness and security is dependent on the daughters making good marriages. Life is uneventful until the arrival in the neighbourhood of the rich gentleman Mr. Bingley, who rents a large house so he can spend the summer in the country. Mr Bingley brings with him his sister and the dashing, rich, but proud Mr. Darcy. Love soon buds for one of the Bennet sisters, while another sister may have jumped to a hasty prejudgment. For the Bennet sisters many trials and tribulations stand between them and their happiness.
Mrs. Henderson presents ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,097 libraries worldwide
Recently widowed and well-to-do Laura Henderson needs a diversion to see her through war torn London. On a whim she buys the derelict Windmill theatre in the West End and persuades impresario Vivian Van Damm to run it. The two don't seem to get along at all. Although their idea of a non-stop revue is at first a success, other theatres begin to copy the idea and disaster looms. Laura suggests they put nudes in the show, but Van Damm points out that the Lord Chamberlain, who licenses live shows in Britain, is likely to have something to say about this. Luckily for Laura, she is friends with him.
L'Auberge espagnole ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in French and held by 798 libraries worldwide
"Xavier is a strait-laced French college senior who moves to Barcelona as part of a student exchange program, much to the dismay of his beautiful girlfriend. But sharing cramped quarters with students from all over Europe quickly leads to multi-cultural chaos as Xavier gets an eye-opening lesson on how to live, love, laugh-- and party!"--Container.
Les poupées russes Russian dolls ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in French and English and held by 302 libraries worldwide
In this sequel to L'Auberge espagnole, Xavier, now thirty, reunites again with his old friends from his time in Barcelona when William marries a Russian dancer in Saint Petersburg. Although he is working as a writer, Xavier has been unable to publish his serious novel. He is ghostwriting celebrity memoirs and writing scripts for corny TV soap operas. His love life is a series of short-term encounters. When he loses his apartment, his lesbian friend Isabelle lets him stay at her place and gives him advice. He reconnects with William's sister Wendy in London as part of a scriptwriting project, but then also becomes involved with glamorous model Celia. Will Xavier overcome his indecisiveness about his career and love life or will he keep moving on, searching for the next, perfect thing?
Triage ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 289 libraries worldwide
After a traumatic near-death experience in Kurdistan, Mark, a battle-scarred war photographer, returns home without his friend and colleague David. As Mark struggles to recover, he reveals the shocking truth behind David's disappearance.
Me and Orson Welles ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 259 libraries worldwide
After a chance encounter, theater-loving teen Richard Samuels (Zac Efron) gets the opportunity of a lifetime when famous director Orson Welles (Christian McKay) gives him a small role in his 1937 production of "Julius Caesar." Unexpectedly thrust into the heady world of the stage, Richard finds himself surrounded by ambition, clashing egos and sheer brillance.
Russian dolls Les poupées russes ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in French and Multiple languages and held by 120 libraries worldwide
We find Xavier back after L'Auberge Espagnole and he is 30 years old now. Xavier's life is one disappointment after another. A chance meeting could be the answer for both his career and love life, but will it end up in heartbreak?
Eden Lake ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
A horror thriller about modern youth gone wild.
Dead bodies ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Tommy's partying lifestyle and rocky romance with his high-maintenance girlfriend come to an abrupt halt when after their latest domestic dispute, he finds her corpse and he must pile lie upon lie to cover his tracks.
The British TV Victorian collection four period drama classics ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
The Cater Street hangman: Murder, class and forbidden love become entwined amid the sophistication of Victorian London. Lady Audley's secret: Lucy Graham's scandalous past threatens to catch up with her when her husband's nephew begins to nurse suspicions about her. Poldark: The Poldark family struggles to keep its mine alive as impetuous daughter Clowance falls in love with a mysterious stranger. The four feathers: Lieutenant Harry Feversham dishonors himself, his regiment and his fiancée, and must commit four acts of heroism to redeem himself.
Children of the New Forest ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Orphaned when their Royalist father is killed during the Civil War, the four Beverley children are taken into hiding in a cottage in the New Forest and disguised as the grandchildren of a poor forester.
Poirot. Sad cypress ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Elinor Carlisle has been accused of killing her wealthy Aunt and a rival in love. When Poirot comes to the case he quickly finds motive, opportunity and means for Elinor to have done the double murder. But a tidy package is not enough to satisfy Poirot's curiosity, and he eventually pieces together an entirely different picture of what really happened in a case that appeared to cut and dried.
The British TV Victorian collection. Poldark ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
An epic story of passion, romance, adventure and family dynasties follows the Poldark and Warleggan families into nineteenth century Cornwall.
Les poupées russes by Cédric Klapisch ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in French and held by 23 libraries worldwide
"Cinq ans après L'Auberge Espagnole, Xavier a trente ans. Il a réalisé son rêve d'enfance, il est devenu écrivain, mais il semble quand même un peu perdu. Gagner sa vie avec l'écriture n'est pas si simple. Il a quelques problèmes avec sa banquière. Il a aussi des réticences à se fixer avec une fille. Il enchaîne les aventures amoureuses avec inconséquence. Il enchaîne aussi de façon confuse et anarchique les petits boulots liés à l'écriture... Il fait comme il peut, c'est-à-dire qu'il est un peu en vrac...
The British TV family collection. Children of the new forest ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
The children encounter various adventures, become involved with the family of Heatherstone, Parliament's new Intendant of the New Forest and eventually join a conspiracy to help King Charles, who has escaped from captivity.
Sad cypress ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Elinor Carlisle has been accused of killing her wealthy Aunt and a rival in love. When Poirot comes to the case he quickly finds motive, opportunity and means for Elinor to have done the double murder. But a tidy package is not enough to satisfy Poirot's curiosity, and he eventually pieces together an entirely different picture of what really happened in a case that appeared to be cut and dried.
Othello ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Iago convinces Othello, the Moor of Venice, that his wife, Desdemona has been unfaithful. Iago is an evil, manipulative character with his own agenda. A plot of jealousy and rage transpires in this classic Shakespearean tale.
The British TV family collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Children of the new forest: The children encounter various adventures, become involved with the family of Heatherstone, Parliament's new Intendant of the New Forest and eventually join a conspiracy to help King Charles, who has escaped from captivity.
L' auberge espagnole ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in French and Russian and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Xavier is a straight-laced French college senior who moves to Barcelona as part of a student exchange program, much to the dismay of his beautiful girlfriend. But sharing cramped quarters with students from all over Europe quickly leads to multi-cultural chaos as Xavier gets an eye-opening lesson on how to live, love, laugh and party.
Action and adventure films Adler, Irene (Fictitious character) Austen, Jane,--1775-1817 Bennet, Elizabeth (Fictitious character) Businesswomen College students--Conduct of life Comedy films Courtship Crime films Criminal investigation Darcy, Fitzwilliam (Fictitious character) Detective and mystery films Drama England Feature films Feature films Fiction Fiction films Film adaptations France Great Britain.--Metropolitan Police Office.--Criminal Investigation Dept Holmes, Sherlock (Fictitious character) Manners and customs Man-woman relationships Middle East--Kurdistan Murder--Investigation New York (State)--New York New York (State)--New York--Broadway Nudism Nudity in the performing arts Revues Romance films Romantic comedy films Shakespeare, William,--1564-1616 Sisters Social classes Social history Spain--Barcelona Students, Foreign Teenage boys Theater Theaters Thrillers (Motion pictures) Video recordings--for the hearing impaired War photographers Watson, John H. (Fictitious character) Welles, Orson,--1915-1985 Women--Social conditions Young adults Young women