Most widely held works by Kirk Shaw
Battle in Seattle ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 441 libraries worldwide
November, 1999. A peaceful demonstration to stop the World Trade Organization. Talks quickly escalate into a full-scale riot, and soon a State of Emergency is declared by the Mayor of Seattle. The streets are mayhem, and the WTO is paralyzed. Caught in the crossfire of civil liberties and keeping the peace are Seattle residents, including its beleaguered mayor, a SWAT riot officer on the streets and his pregnant wife. The choices they all make will change their lives forever.
Personal effects ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 336 libraries worldwide
Walter is a rising star in the NCAA wrestling world until his life is ripped apart by the brutal murder of his sister. Returning home to console his mother Gloria, he seeks vengeance on the man who is accused of the crime.
Hardwired ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 257 libraries worldwide
A man must race against time as he unwittingly becomes the target of a dangerous corporation that is hellbent on controlling mankind through mind manipulation.
While she was out ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 253 libraries worldwide
A suburban housewife is forced to fend for herself when she becomes stranded in a desolate forest with four murderous thugs. What starts off as a quick trip to the mall ends in the woods with a fight for her life. All she has is a toolbox and her will to survive.
Chasing Christmas ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 236 libraries worldwide
Modern-day Scrooge Tom Arnold gets left decades behind by the Ghost of Christmas Past, and now must team up with the gorgeous Ghost of Christmas Present to save the future of Christmas.
Numb ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 234 libraries worldwide
Hudson Milbank is convinced that he's going insane. But he's just met the perfect girl and struggles to be his most charming self. Meanwhile, he frantically seeks a cure for his anxieties and goes through a string of therapists who turns out to be crazier than he is.
Art of War. II. betrayal ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 218 libraries worldwide
Agent Neil Shaw comes out of retirement after his martial arts mentor is killed, and uncovers a plot to assassinate U.S. senators.
The Christmas clause ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 185 libraries worldwide
Sophie Kelly is a top-rated lawyer with three kids and a husband that take up all her time. All of her family and work stress comes to a chaotic halt at the shopping mall, days before Christmas, when she sees Santa and wishes for a different life. However, the grass is not always greener as a single, successful lawyer with her own firm and the most eligible bachelor vying for her attention.
Christmas in wonderland ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 183 libraries worldwide
After finding a large sum of money in a mall that they hope will make their holiday brighter, two kids find themselves on the run from the counterfeiters who made the money and want it back!
All she wants for Christmas ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
Judith is a woman living in a small town. She works in a Christmas ornament company. She has dreams of working in big business. She is an accountant at the company. But, there's trouble in store for the factory. There is an incoming MegaMart being built. Now, she has to save the company from closing down and unite the town before December 25. All the while, she is pursuing a romance with the mysterious new factory worker who has come to her small town.
Kill switch ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
A highly decorated homicide detective finds himself looking for a cunning killer loose on the streets of Memphis. His desperate pursuit takes him into the dark, depraved underworld of street sex and senseless violence.
Blood ties. Season one ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 152 libraries worldwide
After witnessing a horrific demonic murder at the side of a Toronto roadway, private investigator Vicki Nelson finds herself on a collision course with another citizen investigating the case. He is Henry Fitzroy, the former Duke of Richmond, a cutting-edge graphic novelist and a 470-year-old vampire. To solve the brutal murder, Vicki finds herself collaborating, against her better judgment, with the suave and seductive Fitzroy. Going beyond the purely professional, Vicki complicates matters with her long-term love affair with ex-partner Detective Mike Celluci.
Blonde and blonder ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
A comic romp about two blonde bombshells in the wrong place at the right time. After accidentally witnessing a mob hit, the gals are mistaken for assassins by two mafia men working for "The Godfather." Thinking the dim-witted duo are the world's best killers-for-hire, the mobsters offer them a huge payout to "take out" Mr. Wong, the head of the Chinese mafia. The clueless cuties happily accept the assignment, embarking on a wild adventure that takes them from Niagara Falls to Las Vegas-- all while trying to dodge assorted federal agents, mafia and killers.
Christmas town ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 136 libraries worldwide
Liza visits her estranged father a week before Christmas. Even though the town is decked out for the holidays and is full of Christmas spirit, strange events start occurring as soon as she arrives, challenging everything she once believed in.
Blood ties. Season two ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
Vicki Nelson, Henry Fitzroy & Mike Celluci are back on the case, investigating a new series of mysterious and gruesome crimes throughout Toronto. As the cases become more bizarre and complex, the relationship between Vicki and Mike becomes fractured and Henry's behavior creates suspicion for all involved in the cases.
When a man falls ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
When a lonely housewife faces the reality of her dying marriage to Gary, she seeks comfort in unlawful and forbidden activities. While Gary takes to drinking away his troubles, he doesn't realize that things are falling apart around him-- until it's too late.
Stan Helsing ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
It's Halloween night, and stoner video clerk Stan Helsing and friends detour into a town cursed by the biggest monsters (Freddy, Jason, Pinhead, Leatherface, Chucky and Michael Myers) in movie history. When Stan discovers that he's a direct descendant of the legendary monster hunter Van Helsing, the four friends have to survive a night with the monsters, homicidal hitchhikers, vampire strippers, killer karaoke, and the temptations of lots of hot chicks.
St. Patrick, the Apostle of Ireland ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
An emotionally moving and visually dramatic rendition of the life of Ireland's patron saint.
Toxic skies ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
A strange new disease has a city in its grip, killing people with alarming speed. Two strangers are brought together in their urgent mission to find a cure. Dr. Tess Martin is a top virologist driven by her tragic past. Her only hope is Jack Bowen. Jack is a rule-breaking renegade who holds the key to the disease's horrendous origins.
The killing machine ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
About a divorced father who also happens to be the infamous KGB-trained assassin known as 'Icarus.' But when his two worlds collide in a storm of bullets, bloodshed, and betrayal by the Russian mob, Icarus reloads for the most personal, and punishing, contract of his entire career.
Action and adventure films Action and adventure television programs Amnesia Assassination Boys Brain-computer interfaces Brothers and sisters Celluci, Mike (Fictitious character) Christmas Christmas films Comedy films Conspiracies Counterfeiters Demonstrations Depersonalization Drama Families Fantasy television programs Feature films Fiction films Fitzroy, Henry (Fictitious character) Ghosts Hoodlums Housewives Man-woman relationships Mayors Men--Mental health Murder Murder--Investigation Nelson, Vicki (Fictitious character) Novelists Ontario--Toronto Political crimes and offenses Pregnant women Psychopaths Psychotherapist and patient Psychotherapy Revenge Riot control Romantic comedy films Science fiction films Television series Thrillers (Motion pictures) United States Vampires Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Washington (State)--Seattle Women private investigators World Trade Organization Wrestlers