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Philpott, Daniel

Works: 49 works in 79 publications in 1 language and 3,369 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Psychological fiction  Adventure stories  Science fiction  Sea stories  Detective and mystery fiction  Horror fiction  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PR5397, FIC
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Publications about Daniel Philpott
Publications by Daniel Philpott
Most widely held works by Daniel Philpott
Vampirates by Justin Somper( file )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 500 libraries worldwide
Connor Tempest may only be fourteen, but he's taken to the life of a pirate like a duck to water. But his loyalties are divided between his shipmates and his sister. Grace Tempest isn't finding the pirate life so appealing. She cannot shake the feeling that all is not well on the vampirate ship she left behind. Dare she try to return to it? Sidorio may have been expelled from the vampirate ship but his dark deeds are just beginning
Blood Captain by Justin Somper( file )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 493 libraries worldwide
While Connor faces trouble in the form of an obnoxious new crewmate, Grace, his twin sister, seeks out a vampirate guru who might be able to heal their dear friend Lorcan's blindness
Black heart by Justin Somper( file )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 432 libraries worldwide
When a high-profile pirate is slain, the Pirate Federation takes decisive action and begins training up a ship of dedicated vampire hunters led by Captain Cheng Li and pirate prodigy Connor Tempest. Meanwhile, Connor's twin sister Grace enjoys a bittersweet reunion with their mother and learns some important and shocking news that will leave the twins facing a very uncertain future
Kafka on the shore by Haruki Murakami( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 338 libraries worldwide
Kafka on the shore is the latest novel by Japan's leading literary novelist, who developed a world-wide cult reputation with Norwegian wood. In Kafka on the shore, Murakami continues with his remarkable combination of profound insight into humankind with a totally credible touch of the fantastical -- a unique tour de force. The teenager Kafka Tamura goes on the run and holes up in a strange library in a small country town. Concurrently, Nakata, a finder of lost cats, goes on a puzzling odyssey across Japan. Only gradually do we find how these stories interweave
The invisible man by H. G Wells( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
"A stranger arrives in a small English town, wreathed in a hat, coat, goggles and bandages. It's not just his identity he's hiding, though; he has discovered the secret of invisibility, and believes it will lead him to ultimate power."--Container
After the crash : a novel by Michel Bussi( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
Hailed as a, "novel so extraordinary that it reminded me of reading Stieg Larsson for the very first time" (Sunday Times), a near-million copy bestseller in Europe-centered on a tragic plane crash in the Alps and the mystery surrounding its only survivor, an infant girl.A night flight from Istanbul bound for Paris, filled with 169 holiday travelers, plummets into the Swiss Alps. The sole survivor is a three-month-old girl-thrown from the plane onto the snowy mountainside before the fire rages through the aircraft. But two infants were on board. Is the miracle baby Lyse-Rose or Emilie? Both families step forward to claim the child-one poor, one powerful, wealthy, and dangerous. Filled wtih delicious twists and riveting psychological suspense, After the Crash is an electrifying story of a two-decade mystery, secret love, and murder-perfect for the readers who swarmed Stieg Larsson, Gone Girl, and The Girl on the Train
The Bethlehem murders by Matt Rees( file )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
For decades, Omar Yussef has been a teacher of history to the children of Bethlehem. When a favourite former pupil, George Saba, is arrested for collaborating with the Israelis in the killing of a Palestinian guerrilla, Yussef is convinced that he has been framed. With George facing imminent execution Yussef sets out to prove his innocence. As Yussef falls foul of his headmaster and the local police chief, time begins to run out for Saba. But with no one else willing to stand up for the truth, it is up to Yussef to act, even as bloodshed and heartbreak surround him
In the company of the courtesan [a novel] by Sarah Dunant( file )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
Escaping the sack of Rome in 1527, with their stomachs churning on the jewels they have swallowed, the courtesan Fiammetta and her dwarf companion, Bucino, head for Venice. Yet as their fortunes rise, this perfect partnership comes under threat, from the searing passion of a lover who wants more than his allotted nights to the attentions of an admiring Turk in search of human novelties for his sultan's court. But Fiammetta and Bucino's greatest challenge comes from a young crippled woman, a blind healer who insinuates herself into their lives and hearts with devastating consequences for them all
The Saladin murders by Matt Rees( file )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
Omar Yussef, teacher-turned-detective, is sent to the troubled Gaza Strip to carry out a routine school inspection. There he learns that a fellow teacher has been arrested, and, instinctively recognizing the signs of grave injustice, he sets out to investigate. The person responsible for the teacher's arrest is Colonel al-Fara, the most powerful - and dangerous - man in Gaza, and Omar's friends urge him not to intervene. But Omar confronts the colonel, and soon finds himself caught in a ruthless power struggle
Saving Caravaggio by Neil Griffiths( file )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
Under a searing Calabrian sky, detective Daniel Wright is shown the world's most famous stolen painting - Caravaggio's Nativity. As a Caravaggio lover and expert in art recovery, he is determined to rescue it from the Mafia bosses who use it as payment for drug deals and assassinations
The Bellini card a novel by Jason Goodwin( file )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
In 1840, after hearing rumors that a long-lost Bellini painting has resurfaced in Venice, Sultan Abdulmecid tasks Yashim, his most trusted detective, with discovering the masterpiece's whereabouts. Once in Italy, Yashim collaborates with Palewski, his friend in the Polish consulate, to infiltrate the Venice underworld and locate the missing painting. Now, Yashim must solve the Bellini mystery before Palewski is unmasked and falls prey to a ruthless killer
The snake stone by Jason Goodwin( file )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
In the second book of the Yashim the Eunuch series, Yashim Togalu is called in to investigate when a French archaeologist, who is tracking down lost Byzantine treasures, arrives in the city unexpectedly, and then is found mutilated outside the French Embassy
The Janissary Tree [a novel] by Jason Goodwin( file )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
When the Ottoman Empire of 1836 is shattered by a wave of political murders that threatens to upset the balance of power, Yashim, an intelligence agent and a eunuch, conducts an investigation into clues within the empire's once-elite military forces
Dead deep by Justin Somper( file )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
Short story. The action takes place between the end of Demons of the ocean and the beginning of Tide of terror
Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
Victor Frankenstein, who, after studying philosophy and chemistry at the University of Ingolstadt, becomes obsessed with the idea of discovering the secret to creating life. When he succeeds in manipulating pilfered body parts into a single living creature, Victor is horrified at the result. As he seeks to destroy his creation, his creation destroys much that Victor holds dear in an effort to gain companionship and comfort
Famous people in history II by Nicolas Soames( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
Here are the stories of nine people whose energy, imagination, courage and determination changed the world
A life of Shakespeare by Hesketh Pearson( file )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
A popular biography which looks at the life of the playwright in part through the plays themselves. The intricacies of Elizabethan drama set the background for the tale of the greatest dramatist. Music: Music of the period
Until the sea shall give up her dead a novel of war and adventure on the Caribbean Sea by Sean Russell( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
While on route to the Caribbean to meddle with French shipping to the colonies, Captain Charles Hayden must deal with two dilemmas when the HMS Themis first rescues a suspicious pair of Spanish castaways whose origins and agenda are suspect, and then stumbles across a crippled slave ship. Upon arriving at the Barbados station, he finds himself under the command of the impetuous and foolhardy Sir William Jones and must choose between refusing orders, which will cost him his command, and accepting them, which could cost him his ship and crew
Charity girl by Georgette Heyer( file )
2 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
When Fate saddles Viscount Desford with a friendless, homeless waif in the engaging shape of Cherry Steane, who else should he turn to in such a scrape but his childhood playmate and best friend, Henrietta Silverdale? But as Desford pursues Cherry's grandfather and father, Hetta is forced to wonder if he might not, at last, have fallen in love. Without the timely intervention of his brother Simon, and Hetta's suitor Gary Nethercott, Desford is in danger of making a rare jumble of his affairs
The lady of the camellias by Alexandre Dumas( file )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
The tragic but doomed love of Marguerite and Armand, recounted so passionately in La dame aux camélias, became one of the great love stories from its first publication in 1848. The title role of the consumptive heroine and her ultimate sacrifice inspired actresses from Sarah Bernhardt to Greta Garbo -- and Giuseppe Verdi to write La traviata. In this sound dramatisation the story of passion and conflict is as fresh and compelling as when it was first written. Music: Franck, Fauré, Verdi
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