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Michael, Paul

Works: 140 works in 797 publications in 1 language and 46,301 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Suspense fiction  Domestic fiction  Biography  Adventure stories  Code and cipher stories  Historical fiction  War stories  Detective and mystery stories 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Translator, Actor
Classifications: PS3552.R685434, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Paul Michael
The Da Vinci code a novel by Dan Brown( Recording )

48 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 3,789 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
The lost symbol a novel by Dan Brown( Recording )

35 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,026 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?
Inferno [a novel] by Dan Brown( Recording )

29 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,276 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. Drawing from Dante's dark epic poem, Langdon races to find answers and decide whom to trust... before the world is irrevocably altered
The Tristan betrayal by Robert Ludlum( Recording )

22 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the fall of 1940, the Nazis are at the height of their power -- France is occupied, Britain is enduring the Blitz and is under the threat of invasion, America is neutral, and Russia is in an uneasy alliance with Germany. Stephen Metcalfe, the younger son of a prominent American family, is a well-known man about town in occupied Paris. He's also a minor asset in the U.S.'s secret intelligence forces in Europe
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 1,061 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
Straight into darkness by Faye Kellerman( Recording )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 1,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A homicide inspector in 1920s Munich hunts for a serial killer"--Provided by the publisher
Angel time a novel by Anne Rice( Recording )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,039 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
Destiny of the Republic : a tale of madness, medicine, and the murder of a president by Candice Millard( Recording )

8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,023 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 1,019 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
The Sigma protocol by Robert Ludlum( Recording )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,017 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
Rules of deception by Christopher Reich( Recording )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,013 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
Digital fortress by Dan Brown( Recording )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 1,002 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 Janson directive [a novel] by Robert Ludlum( Recording )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 967 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
Of love and evil by Anne Rice( Recording )

9 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In fifteenth century Rome, Toby O'Dare, a recently retired government assassin, receives a visit from the angel Malchiah. The heavenly figure instructs O'Dare to solve a grisly murder. But during the investigation, O'Dare discovers that the city is being haunted by an ancient demon and that solving the murder may have disastrous consequences for all of Rome
Rules of vengeance by Christopher Reich( Recording )

9 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Months after foiling an attack on a commercial jetliner, Doctors Without Borders physician Jonathan Ransom is working under an assumed name in a remote corner of Africa, while his newly revealed spy wife, Emma, desperate to escape the wrath of Division, the secret American intelligence agency she betrayed, has vanished into the netherworld of international espionage. Both look forward to sharing a stolen weekend in London--until an ambush on a convoy of limousines turns their romantic rendezvous into a terrorist bloodbath. In the confusion, Emma disappears--BOT website
Babylon rising the edge of darkness by Tim F LaHaye( Recording )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biblical scholar Michael Murphy searches for the Lost Temple of Dagon and the dark secrets of the strange god once worshipped by the ancient Philistines. He explores one of the most carefully guarded Biblical prophecies, a prophecy of false miracles and false messiahs
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 844 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
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 796 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
Icebound by Dean R Koontz( Recording )

11 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A secret Arctic experiment becomes a frozen nightmare, when a team of scientists are set adrift on an iceberg--with a murderer in their midst, and a massive explosive charge only hours away from detonation
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 778 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
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The lost symbol a novel
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The lost symbol a novelThe Tristan betrayalStraight into darknessAngel time a novelDestiny of the Republic : a tale of madness, medicine, and the murder of a presidentRules of betrayal [a novel]The Sigma protocolRules of deception