Most widely held works by George Furla
Righteous kill ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 904 libraries worldwide
Turk and Rooster are two aging NYPD detectives who have been partners for 30 years. They are faced with a serial killer who is murdering other sociopathic criminals. They both have personal issues. They start working with Perez and Riley, a younger team. Tensions between the pairs of partners is inevitable, especially since Turk is now living with Perez's ex-girlfriend. She also happens to be a homicide detective. But before Turk and Rooster can retire, they are called in to investigate the murder of a notorious pimp, which has ties to a case they solved years before.
88 minutes ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 858 libraries worldwide
Dr. Jack Gramm is a college professor who moonlights as a forensic psychiatrist for the FBI. Gramm receives a death threat claiming he has only 88 minutes to live. Now he has to put together the clues and try and solve the biggest crime of his career. He narrows down the possible suspects, who include a disgruntled student, a jilted former lover, and a serial killer who is already on death row, all before his time runs out.
Home of the brave ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 542 libraries worldwide
Shortly after receiving the news that they will soon be reunited with their families back in the United States, a unit serving in Iraq is deployed on one last humanitarian mission. Their objective is to deliver medical supplies to a remote Iraqi village. Upon arriving in the village, the unit is viciously ambushed and many lives are lost. Now, as the four surviving members of the battalion return home and attempt to readjust to civilian life, the physical injuries and psychological scars sustained during that tragic event continue to take a heavy emotional toll on the war-torn soldiers.
Finding Rin Tin Tin ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 281 libraries worldwide
A look at the true story of American corporal Lee Duncan, who rescued a German shepherd puppy while stationed in France during World War I, and how the dog, after learning how to bring first aid to soldiers, became Hollywood's best-loved animal star.
Blind horizon ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 219 libraries worldwide
A man loses his memory after being shot in a small desert town in New Mexico. As he tries to retrace his steps and figure out his true identity, he believes he may be part of a plot to assasinate the president.
Escape to Grizzly Mountain ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
Heroes can come from any time-- but heroism is timeless. This follows a brave boy back through time in a race to save one of Earth's cutest and most lovable creatures.
Set up ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
A group of friends plans out a detailed heist that turns deadly when one betrays the other by taking off with the goods. Taking matters into his own hands, Sonny seeks out his revenge, teaming up with the most dangerous mob boss in town to get back what is rightfully his. When he finally comes face to face with his longtime friend he will be forced to make a life changing choice.
Ticker ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
A cop on the edge must team up with the cool-headed leader of the bomb squad to stop a terrorist from continuing his series of deadly bombings.
Gun ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
"In the face of rising crime rates and gun violence, the Detroit Police lauch a full-scale war against gun runners."--Container.
Borderland ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
When three Texas University students travel to a Mexican border town on the eve of their graduation, the last thing they expect is to face their own deaths. Without warning, they fall prey to an ancient blood cult hell-bent on finding candidates for human sacrifice.
Day of the dead the need to feed ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
A mysterious virus has infected the small town of Leadville, Colorado and the military is brought in to enforce a quarantine and stop the spread of the disease. As people perish, survivors realize that the virus is creating the walking dead who crave human flesh. Only a small number of people are immune to the virus and those few survivors must battle to fend off the infected zombies while trying to make it out of town alive.
Speedway junky ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Johnny has run away from home to pursue his fantasy to race cars, but he runs into trouble and out of money in Las Vegas. Gay street hustler Eric befriends Johnny and introduces him to his gang. As the two boys become close, they are confronted with a life-threatening situation involving drugs, money, and betrayal, and Johnny must decide if he has what it takes to follow his dream.
The contract ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Ray Keene is on a hiking trip to reconnect with his son. They stumble onto a nightmare scenario of paid assassins and ex-military guns-for-hire. Frank Cardin is attempting to fulfill a contract to assassinate a high profile busniessman. Things go awry and he ends up in the custody of the U.S. Marshalls. After an ill-fated attempt to escape, Frank finds himself in the custody of ex-lawman Ray and his son. Now, they are relentlessly pursued by Frank's friends who are intent on freeing their leader.
Once fallen ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
When Chance returns home after five years in jail, he is determined to escape his past, start a new life, and make peace with his father, who is the head of the Aryan Brotherhood prison gang and serving a life sentence for murder. Upon his release, his dreams of a crime-free future begin to disintegrate when he is forced to assume his best friend's outrageous debt to a local mobster.
16 blocks ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Jack Mosley is a burnt-out detective who is assigned the unenviable task of transporting a fast-talking convict from jail, 16 blocks to the 100 Centre Street courthouse. However, as the two head off, Mosley learns that the man is supposed to testify against Mosley's colleagues, and the entire NYPD want the witness dead. Mosley must choose between loyalty to his colleagues and protecting the witness.
After sex ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
"Lies, jealousy, and infidelity are served with a café latte as three couples try and figure out just what to do after sex"--Container.
After sex ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
It started as a relaxing weekend with the girls in Palm Springs. But things quickly spin out of control as three women join their single friend in a sexy world of handsome men, hotel bars and one night stands. When the weekend's over the girls will have to figure out what they will say to themselves, each other and the guys back home. Lies, jealousy, and infidelity are served with a café latte as three couples try and figure out just what to do after sex.
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