WorldCat Identities

Adams, Alexander

Overview
Works: 69 works in 298 publications in 1 language and 13,330 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  History  War stories  Detective and mystery fiction  Love stories  Political fiction  Star Wars fiction  Bildungsromans  Science fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PS3561.E3865, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alexander Adams
Monster by Jonathan Kellerman( Recording )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Delaware must discover how a nonfunctional psychotic imprisoned in a supposedly secure institution can predict brutal murders in the outside world
The sun also rises by Ernest Hemingway( Recording )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a story of expatriate Americans and Britons living in Paris following the First World War. Talented yet cynical, they suffered from a failure of purpose and came to be known collectively as "the lost generation."
A farewell to arms by Ernest Hemingway( Recording )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of love and war, set in Italy in WWI. Glows with an intensity unrivaled in modern literature
For whom the bell tolls by Ernest Hemingway( Recording )

7 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unabridged
Blood test by Jonathan Kellerman( Recording )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psychologist Alex Delaware and his friend, homicide detective Milo Sturgis, investigate the disappearance of a gravely ill child and the murder of his parents, a search that leads to a reclusive religious cult and the discovery of hidden family secrets
Star Wars, episode I the phantom menace by Terry Brooks( Recording )

5 editions published in 1999 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unabridged
When the bough breaks by Jonathan Kellerman( Recording )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the first Alex Delaware novel, Dr. Morton Handler practiced a strange brand of psychiatry. Among his specialties were fraud, extortion, and sexual manipulation. Handler paid for his sins when he was brutally murdered in his luxurious Pacific Palisades apartment. The police have no leads, but they do have one possible witness: seven-year-old Melody Quinn. It's psychologist Dr. Alex Delaware's job to try to unlock the terrible secret buried in Melody's memory
A time to kill by John Grisham( Recording )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following the rape of his 10-year-old daughter by two white men in Clanton, Mississippi, a black father takes justice into his own hands with an assualt rifle. During the ensuing trial, defense attorney Jake Brigance struggles to save his client's life, and then his own
The clinic by Jonathan Kellerman( Recording )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For three months, the police find no clues in the stabbing death of Hope Devane, the author of a pop-psychology bestseller. So they turn to Dr. Alex Delaware to study the case for insights that might point to a killer. As Alex unlocks the private compartments of Hope's life, the murder looks calculated and vengeful. A study of her childhood reveals that she kept secrets from everyone. It also helps Alex set a trap for killer
The old man and the sea by Ernest Hemingway( Recording )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An old Cuban fisherman named Santiago who finally catches a magnificent fish after weeks of not catching anything. After three days of playing the fish, he finally manages to reel it in and lash it to his boat, only to have sharks eat it as he returns to the harbor. Santiago is spent but triumphant as the other fishermen marvel at the size of the skeleton
The pelican brief by John Grisham( Recording )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two supreme court justices are murdered within hours of each other, and Darby Shaw, a law student at Tulane, thinks she has the answer. She prepares a meticulous, speculative brief that builds a strong case against a surprise suspect -- a suspect with powerful friends that wants her and her brief out of the way for good
The web by Jonathan Kellerman( Recording )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Woodrew Moreland, a respected scientist, has invited Alex Delaware, psychologist/detective, to his home on a tiny Pacific island to help him organize his papers for publication. It's a light workload leaving plenty of time for Alex and his girlfriend, Robin, to relax. Quickly, however, secretive houseguests and unexplained visitors dim the pleasures of deep blue water and white sands. Alex can't help wondering why Dr. Moreland really invited him to the island. When he probes, Alex discovers a sour and unwelcome truth. But truth it is, and its discovery comes just in time to save Alex and Robin from the violence that threatens them
No safe place by Richard North Patterson( Recording )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pro-abortion presidential candidate is stalked by a pro-life assassin during an electoral campaign in California. The candidate is Kerry Kilcannon, a senator from New Jersey whose brother was shot when he ran for president
Silent partner by Jonathan Kellerman( Recording )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alex Delaware, a professional psychologist and occasional detective, has never quite put his affair with Sharon to rest. So years later, when he meets her again, it brings back the bittersweet of their love and breakup. But the next day Sharon is dead, an apparent suicide. How can it be? Alex vows to find the truth. With little to go on but Sharon's long-ago tales, he puts together a web of clues ... an old film, some crude childish drawings, a photograph. But suddenly his investigation takes a deadly turn when a murderer strikes
Self-defense by Jonathan Kellerman( Recording )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman suffering from recurring nightmares sees a psychiatrist. He traces them back to a crime committed 20 years earlier and goes to the scene to obtain confirmation. A tale of psychological suspense by the author of When the Bough Breaks
Bad love by Jonathan Kellerman( Recording )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It came in a plain brown wrapper, no return address-- an audiocassette of a soul-lacerating scream, followed by an enigmatic, haunting message delivered in a childlike voice: "Bad love. Bad love. Don't give me the bad love." For psychologist-detective Dr. Alex Delaware, the chant, repeated over and over like a twisted nursery rhyme, is the first intimation that he is about to enter a living nightmare. If Alex fails to discover the escalating pattern of violence and to decipher the twisted logic of the stalker's mind games, he will be the next to die
Survival of the fittest by Jonathan Kellerman( Recording )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this follow-up to the New York Times bestseller THE CLINIC, Jonathan Kellerman proves that he is one of crime fiction's hottest authors. Psychologist Dr. Alex Delaware confronts a killer who takes as much pleasure in matching wits with the police as in robbing human life. A diplomat's retarded daughter is murdered on a school field trip. The girl's father denies the possibility of a political motive, leaving LAPD detective Milo Sturgis and his longtime friend Alex Delaware stymied
Over the edge by Jonathan Kellerman( Recording )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When six young prostitutes are found strangled in Los Angeles, an investigation begins that takes the reader on a wild ride involving powerful families and close friends. Child-psychologist Alex Delaware has received a garbled, middle-of-the-night crisis call from an ex-patient. As Dr. Delaware becomes involved, he stumbles on a deep secret, one that has existed for over forty years. Along with detective Milo Sturgis, Delaware is about to find himself on a journey into an unforgettably brutal world of madness and murderous passion
The chamber by John Grisham( Recording )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1967, Mississippi Clan member Sam Cayhall's trial for bombing a law office ends in a hung jury. In 1979, an ambitious DA reopens the case and Cayhall is convicted. In 1990, a young Chicago lawyer, Adam Hall, asks to work on the case. With time running out and Cayhall facing the death penalty, what is Hall's interest?
Billy Straight by Jonathan Kellerman( Recording )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Billy Straight is caught in a twilight world of violence and evil where he must rely on his wits and his moral courage as he tries to survive on L.A.'s meanest streets after witnessing a murder
 
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The sun also risesA farewell to armsFor whom the bell tollsBlood testStar Wars, episode I the phantom menaceWhen the bough breaksThe clinicThe old man and the sea