WorldCat Identities

Michael, Paul (Actor)

Works: 154 works in 757 publications in 1 language and 36,960 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Suspense fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Historical fiction  Biography  Code and cipher stories  War stories  Adventure stories  Manuscripts 
Roles: Narrator, Translator, Performer, Actor
Classifications: PS3569.H18, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Paul Michael
The Da Vinci code a novel by Dan Brown( Recording )

43 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and held by 2,764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The secret Catholic organization known as Opus Dei has struck. The elderly curator of the Louvre has been found dead inside the museum, surrounded by eldritch ciphers in invisible ink. It is up to Harvard semiotician Robert Langdon and his French cryptologist partner Sophie Neveu to decode the cipers, and get to the bottom of an ever-widening mystery. They discover that the late curator was the gatekeeper of the "Priory of Sion", a secret society whose members included Leonardo da Vinci, and that he sacrificed his life to protect a vastly important ancient religious relic from Opus Dei. If Langdon and Neveu do not deciper the clues in time, Opus Dei will get its hands on the relic, and havoc will be wrought
Inferno [a novel] by Dan Brown( Recording )

30 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the heart of Italy, Harvard professor of symbology Robert Langdon is drawn into a harrowing world centered on one of history's most enduring and mysterious literary masterpieces: Dante's Inferno. Against this backdrop, Langdon battles a chilling adversary and grapples with an ingenious riddle that pulls him into a landscape of classic art, secret passageways, and futuristic science"--Vendor summary
The lost symbol a novel by Dan Brown( Recording )

32 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He saved the Catholic Church from a fundamentalist radical in Angels & Demons and exposed the world's greatest cover-up in The Da Vinci Code. Now, symbologist and Harvard professor Robert Langdon returns to uncover another mystery. Called to Washington D.C., Langdon must investigate the centuries-old secrets of the Freemasons. However, with treachery around every corner, will Langdon's eidetic memory and insurmountable knowledge of history be able to guide him through another adventure?
A blaze of glory [a novel of the Battle of Shiloh] by Jeff Shaara( Recording )

7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's the spring of 1862. The Confederate Army in the West teeters on the brink of collapse following the catastrophic loss of Fort Donelson. Commanding general Albert Sidney Johnston is forced to pull up stakes, abandon the critical city of Nashville, and rally his troops in defense of the Memphis and Charleston Railroad. Hot on Johnston's trail are two of the Union's best generals: the relentless Ulysses Grant and Don Carlos Buell. If their combined forces can crush Johnston's army and capture the railroad, the war in the West likely will be over. There's just one problem, Johnston knows of the Union plans, and is poised to launch an audacious surprise attack on Grant's encampment, a small settlement in southwestern Tennessee anchored by a humble church named Shiloh
The Tristan betrayal by Robert Ludlum( Recording )

23 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 1,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the fall of 1940, the Nazis are at the height of their power. Stephen Metcalfe, the younger son of a prominent American family, is living the high life in occupied Paris. He is also a minor asset in the U.S.'s secret intelligence forces in Europe, cavalierly playing the Great Game like so many socially connected young men before him. But what has been largely an amusing game becomes deadly serious - Metcalfe is suddenly left stranded in the midst of war-torn Europe without a contact, orders, or a contingency plan. With no one else in place, it falls to Metcalfe to instigate a bold plan that may be the only hope for the quickly dwindling remains of the free world
Destiny of the Republic : a tale of madness, medicine, and the murder of a president by Candice Millard( Recording )

10 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A narrative account of the twentieth president's political career offers insight into his background as a scholar and Civil War hero, his battles against the corrupt establishment, and Alexander Graham Bell's failed attempt to save him from an assassin's bullet
Rules of betrayal [a novel] by Christopher Reich( Recording )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1980, a secret American B-52 crashes high in a remote mountain range on the Pakistan, Afghanistan border. Nearly thirty years later, and spanning locales from those peaks to New York City, a terrible truth will be revealed. Jonathan Ransom returns as the resourceful doctor thrown into a shadowy world of double and triple agents where absolutely no one can be trusted. To stay alive, Ransom must unravel the mystery surrounding his wife, an enigmatic and lethal spy who plays by her own rules, and discover where her loyalties truly lie
Digital fortress by Dan Brown( Recording )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A computer whiz takes on the government in defense of the right to privacy. On hearing the National Security Agency has secretly installed a program that can read anyone's e-mail, Ensei Tankado comes up with a program to paralyze it and cripple the NSA
The Sigma protocol by Robert Ludlum( Recording )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After an old friend tries to kill an investment banker, he teams up with a field agent in Europe to solve the mystery of what really happened after World War II, and what the CIA code word of SIGMA represents.--
The Janson directive [a novel] by Robert Ludlum( Recording )

18 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Janson reluctantly takes on a mission to save recently kidnapped Peter Novak, a Nobel Peace Prize winner. Recently retired from the U.S. Consular Operations, Janson must rekindle his soldier's spirit as he takes on a group of Islamic extremists who are holding Novak captive on an island in the Indian Ocean
The smoke at dawn [a novel of the Civil War] by Jeff Shaara( Recording )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summer, 1863. The Federal triumph at Vicksburg has secured complete control of the Mississippi River from the Confederacy, cementing the reputation of Ulysses S. Grant. Farther east, the Federal army under the command of William Rosecrans captures the crucial rail hub at Chattanooga. But Rosecrans is careless, and while pursuing the Confederates, the Federal forces are routed in north Georgia at Chickamauga Creek. A disgusted Abraham Lincoln has seen enough of General Rosecrans
A chain of thunder a novel of the Siege of Vicksburg by Jeff Shaara( Recording )

8 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

May, 1863. In the vaunted "Gibraltar of the Confederacy," a siege for the ages will cement the reputation of one Union general--and all but seal the fate of the rebel cause
Rules of deception by Christopher Reich( Recording )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While skiing in the Swiss Alps, surgeon Dr. Jonathan Ransom and his wife Emma are caught in terrible weather. When Emma falls and breaks her leg, Jonathan goes to get help, only to return to find Emma's lifeless body at the bottom of a steep crevasse. While investigating her death, Jonathan finds himself at the center of a global terrorist conspiracy. It becomes clear that his beloved Emma was more than what she seemed
The final storm [a novel of the war in the Pacific] by Jeff Shaara( Recording )

7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictional account of the struggle for Okinawa through the eyes of combatants on both sides: Private Clay Adams, Admiral Chester Nimitz, General Simon Bolivar Buckner, Jr., and General Mitsura Ushijima, the Japanese general in charge of defending the island
Angel time a novel by Anne Rice( Recording )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toby O'Dare, a contract killer of underground fame is on assignment to kill once again. Into O'Dare's nightmarish world of lone and lethal missions comes a mysterious stranger, a seraph, who offers him a chance to save rather than destroy lives. O'Dare, who long ago dreamt of being a priest but instead came to embody danger and violence, seizes his chance
No less than victory a novel of World War II by Jeff Shaara( Recording )

8 editions published in 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the success of the Normandy invasion, the Allied commanders are buoyantly confident that the war in Europe will be over in a matter of weeks. In mid-December 1944, the Germans launch a desperate and ruthless counteroffensive in the Ardennes forest, utterly surprising the unprepared Americans who stand in their way. Through the frigid snows of the mountainous terrain, German tanks and infantry struggle to realize Hitler's goal
The fateful lightning : a novel of the Civil War by Jeff Shaara( Recording )

8 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the concluding novel of his epic Civil War tetralogy, the dramatic story of the final eight months of battle from multiple perspectives: the commanders in their tents making plans for total victory, as well as the ordinary foot soldiers and cavalrymen who carried out their orders until the last alarum sounded. Through Sherman's eyes, listeners gain insight into the mind of the general who vowed to 'make Georgia howl' until it surrendered
The prince of risk a novel by Christopher Reich( Recording )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert "Bobby" Astor is a rising New York hedge fund manager on the cusp of making his biggest, most daring killing yet. But everything changes when his father, the chairman of the New York Stock Exchange, is killed in a brazen, mystifying attack on the south lawn of the White House while en route to deliver a terrifying secret to the President of the United States. In the wake of the attacks, Astor sees the business he built crumble around him and finds himself on the brink of ruin. A cryptic clue leads him deeper into the web of lies surrounding his father's murder, and Astor stumbles onto a sophisticated foreign conspiracy that threatens to not only wipe out Astor's own fund but to destroy the entire foundation of the United States' financial system
Robert Ludlum's the Paris option by Robert Ludlum( Recording )

18 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legendary author Robert Ludlum and Gayle Lynds present the third installment of the Covert-One series, where medical expert Jon Smith tackles global bio-terror conspiracies. Emile Chambord, an expert in DNA computing, dies in an explosion at his lab, taking his secret work with him to the grave. Jon Smith is dispatched to Paris to investigate, only to witness the attempted kidnap of Chambord's daughter. With a possible conspiracy looming, Smith finds himself chasing clues all over the world
The rising tide [a novel of World War II] by Jeff Shaara( Recording )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World War II through the eyes of Pvt. Jack Logan, a tank gunner, and Sgt. Jesse Adams, a paratrooper, during the fall of 1942 through the spring of 1943
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The lost symbol a novel
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The lost symbol a novelThe Tristan betrayalDestiny of the Republic : a tale of madness, medicine, and the murder of a presidentRules of betrayal [a novel]Digital fortressThe Sigma protocolThe Janson directive [a novel]Rules of deception