Most widely held works by Dennis Boutsikaris
W ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,474 libraries worldwide
A look at the life of the 43rd president of the United States, from his beginnings as a privileged alcoholic to his becoming a born-again Christian whose belief in religious destiny helped move him to the top ranks of political power. How Christianity turned his life around, how he met and married his wife, and the days before his decision to declare war on Iraq are featured.
Ricochet by Sandra Brown ( Recording )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,411 libraries worldwide
When Detective Sergeant Duncan Hatcher is summoned to the home of Judge Cato Laird in the middle of the night to investigate a fatal shooting, he knows that discretion and kid-glove treatment are the key to staying in the judge's good graces and keeping his job. At first glance, the case appears open-and-shut: Elise, the judge's trophy wife, interrupted a burglary in progress and killed the intruder in self-defense. But Duncan is immediately suspicious of Elise's innocent act. And further investigation quickly puts Duncan's career in jeopardy--because he can't deny his increasing attraction to Elisa Laird, even if she is a married woman, a proven liar, and a murder suspect.
Skipping Christmas by John Grisham ( Recording )
17 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 1,366 libraries worldwide
Imagine a year without Christmas. No crowded malls, no fruitckaes, no unwanted presents. That's just what Luther and Nora Krank have in mind when they decide they'll skip the holiday altogether and go on a Caribbean cruise. But, as this weary couple is about to discover, skipping Christmas isn't half as easy as they'd imagined.
The king of torts by John Grisham ( Recording )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,100 libraries worldwide
Clay Carter, a public defender, reluctantly takes the case of a young man charged with a random street killing, he assumes it is just another of the many senseless murders that hit D.C. every week. As he digs into the background of his client, Clay stumbles on a conspiracy too horrible to believe. He suddenly finds himself in the middle of a complex case against one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world, looking at the kind of enormous settlement that would totally change his life--that would make him almost overnight, the legal profession's newest king of torts ...
The broker by John Grisham ( Recording )
18 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,018 libraries worldwide
John Grisham, delivers another legal thriller of unparalled suspense. With fourteen years left on a twenty-year sentence, notorious Washington power broker, Joel Blackman, receives a surprise pardon from a lame-duck president. He is smuggled out of the country on a military cargo plane, given a new identity, and tucked away in a small town in Italy. But Blackman has serious enemies from his past. As the CIA watches him closely, the question is not whether he will be killed, but rather who will kill him first.
Exile by Richard North Patterson ( Recording )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 956 libraries worldwide
David Wolfe's life is approaching an exhilarating peak: he's a successful San Francisco lawyer, he's about to get married, and he's being primed for a run for Congress. But when the phone rings and he hears the voice of Hana Arif, the Palestinian woman with whom he had a secret affair in law school, he begins a completely unexpected journey. The next day, the prime minister of Israel is assassinated by a suicide bomber while visiting San Francisco; soon, Hana is accused of being the mastermind behind the murder. Now David faces an agonizing choice: will he, a Jew, represent Hana, who may well be guilty, or will he turn away the one woman he can never forget?
The monster of Florence by Douglas J Preston ( Recording )
12 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 885 libraries worldwide
Author Douglas Preston teams up with Italian investigative journalist Mario Spezi to present a gripping account of crime and punishment in the lush hills surrounding Florence, Italy. The Monster of Florence is a remarkable and harrowing story involving murder, mutilation, and suicide--and at the center of it, Preston and Spezi are caught in a bizarre prosecutorial vendetta.
All he ever wanted by Anita Shreve ( Recording )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 820 libraries worldwide
Etna Bliss has just moved to the New England town where her uncle teaches college when her life is transformed in a single stroke. She is dining ia a hotel downtown when a fire forces her to escape to the snowy streets outside. Amid the smoke and chaos standing under a streetlight is the man who was dining in the same room-a man who is so overwhelmed by the sight of her that he rebuilds his life around a single goal: to marry Etna Bliss. That man is Nicholas Van Tassel. He is ill equiped to deal with the ferocity of love. Riding a train south many years later, he unwinds his memories of the.
The assassin by Stephen Coonts ( Recording )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 807 libraries worldwide
Tommy Carmellini embarks on his most perilous mission yet when he is called in to help prevent a puzzling terrorist plot. What he doesn't know is that Al Qaeda leader Abu Qasim is willing to pay the New York mafia a small fortune in order to help him successfully carry out a massive terror attack. Can Tommy prevent this horrific plan, or will America be left in shock once again?
The historian [a novel by Elizabeth Kostova ( Recording )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 800 libraries worldwide
A young woman discovers an ancient book and a cache of old letters in her father's library, and thus begins her adventurous quest for the truth about Vlad the Impaler, a search that will span continents and generations, and a confrontation with the darkest powers of evil.
The broken window a Lincoln Rhyme novel by Jeffery Deaver ( Recording )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 775 libraries worldwide
A psychotic killer with access to the country's biggest data miner was using detailed information to work his way into the lives of victims. He would rape, rob, and kill them, and then blame unsuspecting innocents for the crimes. The perp had, in short, found a perfect means to literally get away with murder - until one of his victims turned out to be Lincoln Rhyme's cousin. Lincoln agrees to look into the case and in the process unravels a spider web of crime that the killer had woven.
Power play by Joseph Finder ( Recording )
9 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 759 libraries worldwide
Cut off from the outside world at a remote resort for a corporate retreat, Jake Landry, a junior executive at the Hammond Aerospace Corporation, is forced to draw on the skills of his secret past when the executives are taken hostage.
The traitor by Stephen Coonts ( Recording )
11 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 751 libraries worldwide
A French intelligence agent's death is the trigger that launches Tommy Carmellini's latest adventure. Within the European Union, the national espionage agencies are fiercely competing for supremacy. When the Americans discover that the director of the French spy agency has secret investments in the Bank of Palestine, alarm bells go off. To investigate, the Americans bring Jake Grafton back from retirement to unravel a tangle of espionage terrorism and murder. And of course, the man Grafton wants on point is Tommy Carmellini. Can they stop the conspiracy without compromising the intelligence source that could bring down Al Qaeda finally?
Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith ( Recording )
11 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 690 libraries worldwide
Leo Demiclov is a conscientious, idealistic Soviet war hero who lives in Moscow. An agent of the state, Leo Demiclov, finds himself arrested, demoted, and denounced for suggesting that the perfect State has a murderer loose in it. Exiled from his home, with only his wife at his side, Leo must find and stop a criminal that the State won't admit even exists.
Game change by John Heilemann ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 665 libraries worldwide
John Heilemann and Mark Halperin chronicle the historical 2008 United States presidential election. From Barack Obama's rise to the Oval Office to the Sarah Palin blunder that may have cost the Republicans the election, Heilemann and Halperin offer an inside look into one of the most momentous occasions in American history.
The burning wire a Lincoln Rhyme novel by Jeffery Deaver ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 661 libraries worldwide
After a devastating explosion destroys a city bus, quadriplegic forensic criminologist Lincoln Rhyme is called to investigate. As the attacks continue, Rhyme and his team race to find whoever is responsible for the carnage. Meanwhile, Rhyme is also consulting on a case in Mexico, where a long-time nemesis, the Watchmaker, continues to elude authorities. With his health failing him, Rhyme must solve crack both cases before the body count rises.
The blue nowhere by Jeffery Deaver ( Recording )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 578 libraries worldwide
A sadistic computer hacker, code-named Phate, sets his sights on Silicon Valley, infiltrating his victims' computers, invading their lives, and luring them to their deaths. An imprisoned hacker named Wyatt Gillette is freed to aid in the investigation, and teams up with old-school homicide cop Frank Bishop, forming an uneasy alliance in which they must utilize every ounce of their respective talents to stop Phate.
Social intelligence the new science of human relationships by Daniel Goleman ( Recording )
7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 556 libraries worldwide
Redefines the nature of human relationships and its impact on every aspect of daily life, bringing together the latest research in biology and brain science to reveal how one's daily encounters shape the brain and affect the body.
Stone kiss by Faye Kellerman ( Recording )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 551 libraries worldwide
LAPD lieutenant Peter Decker and his wife, Rina Lazarus, rush to New York when one of Peter's relatives is killed and another goes missing, and they find themselves in the seedier areas of the city, where their survival is placed in the hands of a vengeful lone wolf.
Nemesis by Philip Roth ( Recording )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 508 libraries worldwide
In the stifling heat of 1944 Newark, a wartime epidemic is raging, threatening the children of the New Jersey city with paralysis, life-long disability, and even death.
Americans Attempted murder Audiobooks Audiobooks Biographical films Bush, George W.--1946- Bush, Laura Welch,--1946- California California--Los Angeles Carmellini, Tommy (Fictitious character) Case studies Christmas stories College teachers Decker, Peter (Fictitious character) Drama Ex-convicts Feature films Fiction Fiction films Georgia--Savannah Grafton, Jake (Fictitious character) Historical films History Intelligence officers Iraq War (2003-) Italy Italy--Florence Jews Lazarus, Rina (Fictitious character) Married people Massachusetts--Boston Murder New Hampshire New York (State)--New York New York (State)--New York--Manhattan Palestinian Arabs Pardon Police Political science Presidents--Election Qaida (Organization) Rhyme, Lincoln (Fictitious character) Secret service Serial murderers Serial murders Soviet Union Terrorists Undercover operations United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired