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Foster, Mel

Overview
Works: 85 works in 432 publications in 1 language and 15,302 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Suspense fiction  Short stories, American  Detective and mystery stories, American  Suspense fiction, American  Biography  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Detective and mystery stories 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Director
Classifications: PS3553.H4838, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Mel Foster
Publications by Mel Foster
Most widely held works by Mel Foster
Matters of the heart by Danielle Steel( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,449 libraries worldwide
Top photographer Hope Dunne has known joy and heartbreak, and finds serenity through the lens of her camera. Content in her Soho loft, she isn't looking for a man or excitement. But these things find her when she flies to London to photograph one of the world's most celebrated writers
Malice by Lisa Jackson( Sound Recording )
20 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,191 libraries worldwide
While in a New Orleans hospital, Detective Rick Bentz smells his first wife's perfume. He then sees his ex-wife Jennifer in the doorway, but she's been dead for twelve years. Rick begins to see Jennifer regularly, as if she is haunting him. It was Bentz who identified her body after her car wreck, which he never doubted until now
In the dark of the night a novel by John Saul( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 696 libraries worldwide
The Brewster family's idyllic summer vacation at Phantom Lake turns to horror when their teenage son and his friends stumble upon a mysterious secret room in their rental home, a room that has a strange influence over the boys
The house of thunder by Dean R Koontz( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 685 libraries worldwide
Susan Thorton awakens in a hospital, after a near-fatal car crash, to see four men lurking outside her door-- men who exactly resemble those who killed her boyfriend years before. Can these be the same men? As she tries to uncover the identities of those stalking her, Susan enters a terrifying nightmare-- one from which she may never escape
A wanted man : a Jack Reacher novel by Lee Child( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 605 libraries worldwide
Teacher Lark Morgan and Marshal Rowdy Rhodes, newly arrived in Stone Creek, Arizona, are determined to hide their secrets and deny their instant attraction to each other while facing dangers stemming from both past and present
Whitewash by Alex Kava( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 584 libraries worldwide
Sabrina Galloway has developed a clean alternative fuel that threatens the establishment and possibly her life
Snow blind by P. J Tracy( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 575 libraries worldwide
With the holidays over and the long cold winter looming, January can be a bleak month in Minneapolis. So what better way to bring a little cheer to the good people of the city than by sponsoring an old-fashioned snowman-building contest? In a matter of hours, a local park is filled with the innocent laughter of children and their frosty creations. But things take an awful turn when the dead bodies of police officers are discovered inside two of the snowmen
Thriller [stories to keep you up all night] by James Patterson( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 528 libraries worldwide
Presents a collection of heart-pumping tales of suspense in all its guises by thirty-two critically-acclaimed authors
The moonpool by Peter T Deutermann( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 498 libraries worldwide
When the murdered body of a private detective is found to be contaminated with radioactive matter, ex-cop Cam Richter conducts a personal investigation that reveals dangerous security problems at a nuclear power plant
First thrills high-octane stories from the hottest thriller authors ( file )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 476 libraries worldwide
Features a compilation of stories from some of the top names in suspense fiction today. Contributors include Lee Child, Stephen Coonts, Jeffery Deaver, Heather Graham, Joan Johnston, and more
Betrayed by P. C Cast( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 444 libraries worldwide
Awaiting trial in the Tombs, Manhattan's infamous criminal detention complex, is Sharif Jabbar, the demagogic founder of a Harlem mosque. Charges against his terrorist attack on the city were dismissed once, and now that the Islam convert is being held on new allegations, New York District Attorney Roger "Butch" Karp is determined to bring him down. He faces formidable competition. Attorney Megan O'Dowd, a radical activist enthralled with revolutionary rhetoric, is going to the mat with the uncompromising conviction that Jabbar is being railroaded by the NYPD
Eye of vengeance by Jonathon King( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 426 libraries worldwide
When a convicted murderer is publicly gunned down in front of a county jailhouse, veteran crime reporter Nick Mullins realizes that the victim was the subject of one of his old stories. He is drawn into the investigation himself when the sniper makes it clear he has his eye on Nick
Gas City by Loren D Estleman( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 378 libraries worldwide
The black heart of a seemingly stable well-run city is pitched into violence and chaos when a serial killer's rampage pits the police chief, a mafia boss and the press against each other
Acts of nature by Jonathon King( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 354 libraries worldwide
"Craving some quiet time together, Max Freeman and Detective Sherry Richards retreat to Max's secluded shack deep in the Florida Everglades. No television. No cell phones. No neighbors. It's a perfect and much-needed escape from the daily grind. But when a violent hurricane rips through South Florida obliterating everything in its path, Max and Sherry's peaceful getaway turns into a desperate fight for survival. And the hurricane is only the beginning of the nightmare. With Sherry severely injured and no way to call for help, the couple begins a treacherous trek back to civilization, only to find that the hurricane's devastation is the least of their worries. In the wake of the storm, the isolation they originally sought soon becomes deadly as undesirables invade the Glades. Some have come to profit from the destruction and loot what remains, while others will stop at nothing to protect secrets. All are willing to kill to get what they came for, and Max and Sherry are smack in the line of fire" -- Container
All the Weyrs of Pern by Anne McCaffrey( file )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 341 libraries worldwide
For generations, the dragonriders had dedicated their lives to fighting Thread, the dreaded spores that periodically rained from the sky to ravage the land. On the backs of their magnificent telepathic dragons they flew to flame the deadly stuff out of the air before it could reach the planet's surface. But the greatest dream of the dragonriders was to find a way to eradicate Thread completely, so that never again would their beloved Pern be threatened with destruction
Outrage [a novel] by Robert Tanenbaum( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 306 libraries worldwide
New York District Attorney Roger "Butch" Karp faces one of his most challenging and dramatic cases when his wife Marlene Ciampi learns that his office has indicted the wrong man for murder
The death trust by David Rollins( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 305 libraries worldwide
Amid the dust, death, and chaos of Iraq, an American soldier on a routine patrol is killed by an unseen enemy. It is a tragedy but not a crime, until it is linked to the bizarre death of a decorated four star general who happens to be the dead mans' father and the son-in-law of the most feared and powerful U.S. vice president
Invincible my journey from fan to NFL team captain by Vince Papale( Sound Recording )
11 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 282 libraries worldwide
Soon to be a major Disney film, Invincible is the true story of Philadelphia Eagles fan Vince Papale, who, at 30 years old, tried out for the Eagles during an open call in 1976, and made the team. Papale was a school-teacher and bartender who showed up at the tryout, ran a 4.5 second 40-yard dash, and won a contract on the spot. Papale's never-say-die attitude became the inspiration for turning the Eagles into a Super Bowl team
Hard rain by David Rollins( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 280 libraries worldwide
As a special investigator for the U.S. Air Force, Vin Cooper thought he'd seen it all. But even he can't believe his eyes this time. Colonel Emmet Portman, U.S. air attaché to Turkey, wasn't simply murdered in his Istanbul residence. He was carefully dismembered, his body parts laid out like an exploded diagram -- except for twelve missing bones, three of which show up later at another grisly murder scene. And when it turns out that the dead colonel happened to have the second victim's business card in his Rolodex, it looks as if there's a serial killer at large. But looks can be deceiving. As Vin and Special Agent Anna Masters investigate, inconsistencies crop up that cast doubt on their theory of the case -- and hint at a shadowy plot even darker and more sinister than two grotesque connected slayings. Is someone trying to shatter fragile hopes for Middle East peace, topple governments by any means necessary, and eliminate anyone who gets in the way? Onetime lovers, now the uneasiest of partners, Cooper and Masters struggle to put aside their personal baggage as they follow a trail of carefully concealed clues from Istanbul to the Iraqi desert and beyond. As evidence of a conspiracy snakes up the chain of command, these two seasoned special agents must dodge bullets, defuse bombs, and avoid being buried alive in their frantic effort to short-circuit a plan for world domination more audacious and far- reaching than they could ever have imagined
A knife edge by David Rollins( Sound Recording )
9 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 254 libraries worldwide
While working on a top-secret research program for the US Department of Defense in the freezing waters off Japan, a leading scientist turns up dead, eaten by a monster shark. US Air Force OSI Special Agent Vin Cooper is hurriedly dispatched to investigate. Cooper, however, has barely begun when he's pulled off the case to look into the death of an old military buddy who died while making a routine parachute jump. Both cases suddenly collide when Cooper finds himself having to parachute out of a plane and into the night time skies of a hostile Pakistan. His mission, to recover stolen US Defense biological technology. The stakes, to prevent a nuclear war between Pakistan and India that could engulf the world. The problem, Cooper has to jump alongside a soldier he suspects is a killer. In his latest edge of the seat adventure, the clock is ticking down to disaster as Cooper tracks his elusive quarry from the crushing depths of the Japan Trench to the frozen foothills of the Hindu Kush and the humid border regions of Thailand and Burma
 
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Foster, Mel
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