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Philpott, Daniel

Works: 49 works in 296 publications in 1 language and 6,322 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Adventure stories  Psychological fiction  Science fiction  Sea stories  Detective and mystery fiction  Horror fiction  Suspense fiction 
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
Demons of the ocean by Justin Somper( file )
16 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 862 libraries worldwide
When twins Connor and Grace's ship is wrecked in a storm and Connor is rescued by pirates, he believes that Grace has been taken aboard the mythical Vampirate's ship, and he is determined to find her
Vampirates by Justin Somper( file )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 726 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 )
13 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 705 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 )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 683 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 )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 339 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
Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley( Sound Recording )
26 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 296 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
After the crash : a novel by Michel Bussi( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 209 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
Saving Caravaggio by Neil Griffiths( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 179 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. Risking his marriage, his career and his life, Daniel defies his superiors and goes beyond the law in a desperate bid to save the Caravaggio before it is lost forever. But will he become the hero of the art establishment, or has he dangerously underestimated its mafia underworld?
The invisible man by H. G Wells( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 179 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
In the company of the courtesan : [a novel] by Sarah Dunant( file )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 166 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 )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 159 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
The snake stone by Jason Goodwin( file )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
Istanbul 1838. Lefevre, a French archaeologist, has arrived in Istanbul determined to uncover a lost Byzantine treasure. Yashim is hired to investigate him, but when the man turns up dead, there is only one suspect: Yashim himself. Once again, the investigator finds himself in a race against time to uncover the startling truth behind a shadowy secret society dedicated to the revival of the Byzantine Empire, caught in a deadly game deep beneath the city streets, a place where the stakes are high - and betrayal is death
The Bellini card : a novel by Jason Goodwin( file )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 155 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 Janissary Tree : [a novel] by Jason Goodwin( file )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
Yashim is no ordinary detective. It's not that he's particularly brave. Or that he cooks so well, or reads French novels. Not even that his best friend is the Ambassador from Poland, whose country has vanished from the map. Yashim is a eunuch. As the Sultan plans a series of radical reforms to his empire, a concubine is strangled in the palace harem. And a young cadet is found butchered in the streets of Istanbul. Delving deep into the city's crooked alleyways, and deeper still into its tumultuous past, Yashim discovers that some people will go to any lengths to preserve the traditions of the Ottoman Empire
Famous people in history II by Nicolas Soames( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
Here are the stories of nine people whose energy, imagination, courage and determination changed the world
Charity girl by Georgette Heyer( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
When Fate and a chivalrous impulse combine to saddle 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, Henrietta Silverdale? And although they refused to oblige their parents by marrying, they have always been the best of friends. But as Desford pursues Cherry's grandfather and father around the seedier fringes of society, 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
Dead deep by Justin Somper( file )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 114 libraries worldwide
Short story. The action takes place between the end of Demons of the ocean and the beginning of Tide of terror
The Bethlehem murders by Matt Rees( file )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 102 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
The unknown Ajax by Georgette Heyer( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
Lord Darracott is more irascible than ever, especially after the drowning of his eldest son. He is forced to send for the offspring of the uncle that the family never talk about: the weaver's brat. He is the heir apparent and Darracott is angry
A life of Shakespeare by Hesketh Pearson( file )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 78 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
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