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BBC Audiobooks America

Works: 1,515 works in 2,799 publications in 1 language and 134,328 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Biography  Domestic fiction  Christmas stories  Detective and mystery stories  Biographical fiction  Political fiction  Suspense fiction  History 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: PS3566.A822, 813.54
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Publications about BBC Audiobooks America
Publications by BBC Audiobooks America
Most widely held works by BBC Audiobooks America
The last surgeon by Michael Palmer( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 817 libraries worldwide
Dr. Nick Garrity and psych nurse Gillian Coates determine that one-by-one, each of those in the operating room for a fatally botched case is dying. Their discoveries pit them against genius Franz Koller--the highly-paid master of the "non-kill." As doctor and nurse move closer to finding the terrifying secret behind these killings, Koller has been given a new directive: his mission will not be complete until Gillian and Garrity, the last surgeon, are dead
Roots the saga of an American family by Alex Haley( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 695 libraries worldwide
"It begins with a birth in an African village in 1750, and ends two centuries later at a funeral in Arkansas. And in that time span, an unforgettable cast of men, women, and children come to life, many of them based on the people from Alex Haley's own family tree. When Alex was a boy growing up in Tennessee, his grandmother used to tell him stories about their family, stories that went way back to a man she called the African who was taken aboard a slave ship bound for Colonial America. As an adult, Alex spent twelve years searching for documentation that might authenticate what his grandmother had told him. In an astonishing feat of genealogical detective work, he discovered the name of the "African"--Kunta Kinte--as well as the exact location of the village in West Africa from where he was abducted in 1767. Roots is based on the facts of his ancestry, and the six generations of people."--Container
Eats, shoots and leaves cutting a dash -- the radio series that inspired the hit book by Lynne Truss( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 648 libraries worldwide
Presented here for the first time in America is the original landmark BBC Radio 4 program in its entirety
Sizzling sixteen by Janet Evanovich( file )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 598 libraries worldwide
When bounty hunter Stephanie Plum inherits a "lucky" bottle from her Uncle Pip, she's a bit confused. Her uncle Pip never clarified whether the bottle brings good luck or bad luck
Supreme justice [a novel of suspense] by Phillip Margolin( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 598 libraries worldwide
Unabridged. Attorney Brad Miller, FBI agent Keith Evans, and private investigator Dana Cutler untangle a five-year-old murder case involving a ghost ship and the President's nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court
There goes the bride an Agatha Raisin mystery by M. C Beaton( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 558 libraries worldwide
Bossy, impulsive, yet hopelessly romantic, Agatha is dreading the upcoming marriage of her ex-husband, James Lacey. Although she has set her sights on a handsome and beguiling new Frenchman, she can't quite stop obsessing about James. Her best intentions to move on with her life are put on hold when James's young bride is shot to death just minutes before saying "I do" and Agatha is named the prime suspect
So cold the river by Michael Koryta( file )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 557 libraries worldwide
It started with a beautiful woman and a challenge. As a gift for her husband, Alyssa Bradford approaches Eric Shaw to make a documentary about her father-in-law, Campbell Bradford, a 95-year-old billionaire whose past is wrapped in mystery. Eric grabs the job even though there are few clues to the man's past -- just the name of his hometown and an antique water bottle he's kept his entire life
A question of belief by Donna Leon( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 548 libraries worldwide
Under the stifling summer sun, Venice is flooded with tourism. Commissario Guido Brunetti is planning the perfect mountain vacation where he can catch up on his reading. However, before he can go, an old friend has him look into a court corruption case. As he probes deeper, Commissario Brunetti quickly becomes embroiled in a shocking murder case that is linked to his own investigation
Slumdog millionaire by Vikas Swarup( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 548 libraries worldwide
Originally entitled Q & A, Vikas Swarup's Slumdog Millionaire unfolds the story of Ram Thomas, an uneducated orphan from the slums of Mumbai, India. The story opens with authorities, unconvinced that a slumdog could answer all twelve questions correctly on India's biggest game show, Who Will Win a Billion?, holding Ram on suspicions of cheating. Enter Smita Shah, a lawyer bent on rescuing Ram. With Smita as his listener, Ram reveals how his life experiences gave him the needed answers to win
Abraham Lincoln vampire hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith( file )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 523 libraries worldwide
Reveals the hidden life of the sixteenth U.S. president, who was actually a vampire-hunter obsessed with the complete elimination of the undead, and uncovers the role vampires played in the birth, growth, and near-death of the nation
The Cinderella deal by Jennifer Crusie( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 489 libraries worldwide
Linc Blaise needed the perfect fiancée to win his dream job, but finding a woman who'd be convincing in a charade seemed impossible--until he heard Daisy Flattery charm her way out of a sticky situation! Playing the prim and proper bride-to-be was a lark to the dazzling storyteller, but once she glimpsed the touching vulnerability Linc tried to hide, pretense turned into temptation. Could she find a way to make their fairy tale last?
The island by Elin Hilderbrand( file )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 482 libraries worldwide
Two generations of women travel to the small private island of Tuckernuck to mend their own broken hearts and perhaps spark new romances
Cross fire by James Patterson( Computer File )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 476 libraries worldwide
Planning on finally tying the knot, Alex Cross has to put his wedding plans on indefinite hiatus when a crooked congressman and a shady lobbyist are assassinated in Washington, D.C. As he quarrels with FBI Agent Max Siegel over jurisdiction and control of the investigations, the murders continue and Alex realizes that the killer must be someone close to the case. To make matters worse, Kyle 'The Mastermind 'Craig has returned and will stop at nothing until Alex is dead
Magnificent folly by Iris Johansen( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 469 libraries worldwide
Why was Andrew Ramsey watching her daughter Cassie from the cliff above the beach?, Lily Deslin wondered with a sudden chill in her heart. When she discovered the secret they shared, she was shocked--and terrified he'd try to take her beloved child from her. But it was Lily whom Andrew wanted, Lily he longed for--and the beautiful, lonely Lily he was determined to have
Notorious by Iris Johansen( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 465 libraries worldwide
"Beautiful actress Mallory Thane endured the harsh, unforgiving glare of publicity during the trial in which she stood accused of murdering her husband. But even the acquittal that set her free couldn't ease the heartache of her ordeal. Desperate to get back her life, her career, and her sanity, she accepts a new movie deal on an island paradise-only to realize that she has walked into a trap. Her captor is power player Sabin Wyatt, a dark, enigmatic man who still holds Mallory responsible for his brother Ben's death. But at the root of his scheme is his obsessive need to possess the woman who haunts his dreams, no matter what truth she's hiding"--Container
A duty to the dead by Charles Todd( Computer File )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 464 libraries worldwide
The daughter of a distinguished soldier, Bess Crawford follows in his patriotic footsteps, volunteering to serve her country as a nurse during the Great War. In 1916, she promises Lieutenant Arthur Graham that she will carry his dying request to a brother. When the hospital ship is sunk by a mine and she is sent home to England to recover from her wounds, Bess is determined to fulfill her promise at last
Fragile things [short fictions and wonders] by Neil Gaiman( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 464 libraries worldwide
A collection of more than twenty-five short fictional works follows a theme of the intersections between life and death, perception and reality, and darkness and light
The map of true places by Brunonia Barry( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 456 libraries worldwide
Boston psychotherapist Zee Finch faces emotional chaos after the suicide of one of her patients and travels home to Salem for a visit, where she unexpectedly finds herself assisting her father, who suffers from Parkinson's disease
A Christmas guest by Anne Perry( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 452 libraries worldwide
"Cantankerous and vinegar-tongued Grandmama, from Anne Perry's Charlotte and Thomas Pitt series, is the leading character in this Christmas novel, which unfolds in the chilly, windswept Romney Marshes off the English Channel. Grandmama arrives on a holiday visit to the home of Charlotte's parents, where a fellow guest--an outcast from her own family--is subsequently murdered. Like the heroes before her in Anne Perry's Christmas novels, Grandmama is called upon to play the role of amateur detective."--Container
By nightfall by Michael Cunningham( file )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 450 libraries worldwide
Art dealer Peter Harris and his wife, editor Rebecca, are living the quintessential Manhattan urban life with a comfortable apartment, a savory reputation, and boundless happiness. However, when Rebecca's younger brother Ethan walks back into the picture after years of drug problems, Peter starts questioning both his career and personal life
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