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BBC Audiobooks America

Works: 1,570 works in 3,089 publications in 1 language and 116,804 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Biography  Domestic fiction  Biographical fiction  Political fiction  Horror fiction  Psychological 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 765 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 )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 635 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
Supreme justice : [a novel of suspense] by Phillip Margolin( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 525 libraries worldwide
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 )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 515 libraries worldwide
Bossy, impulsive, yet hopelessly romantic, Agatha is dreading the upcoming marriage of her ex-husband, James Lacey. Her best intentions to move on with her life are put on hold when James' young bride is shot to death just minutes before saying I do, and Agatha is named the prime suspect
Sizzling sixteen by Janet Evanovich( file )
7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 511 libraries worldwide
When bounty hunter Stephanie Plum inherits a lucky bottle from an uncle, she discovers that the bottle brings both good and bad luck. Her cousin and employer, Vinnie, has racked up a huge gambling debt with the Mob and disappeared. Now Stephanie is responsible for paying off the debt and making sure Vinnie stays out of harm's way
A question of belief by Donna Leon( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 490 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
Pray for silence : a thriller by Linda Castillo( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 477 libraries worldwide
Police Chief Kate Burkholder has little to go on when an Amish family of seven is found murdered in their farmhouse. Marshalling her forces, Burkholder is determined to find the killer
Slumdog millionaire by Vikas Swarup( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 472 libraries worldwide
Arrested for unbelievably answering all twelve questions on the Indian game show, "Who Will Win a Billion?" semi-literate waiter Ram Mohammad Thomas explains to his lawyer how he knew the answers due to events in his personal life
The Cinderella deal by Jennifer Crusie( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 457 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?
Fragile things : [short fictions and wonders] by Neil Gaiman( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 453 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 island by Elin Hilderbrand( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 443 libraries worldwide
Birdie Cousins has planned a getaway with her oldest daughter Chess on rustic, charming Tuckernuck Island, as a chance to bond before Chess's upcoming marriage. But then Chess abruptly breaks off the wedding with her golden boy fianč; then he dies in a rock climbing accident, leaving Chess feeling guilty and deeply depressed. Birdie circles the wagons, convincing her younger daughter and her own sister to join them on Tuckernuck for the month of July
Abraham Lincoln : vampire hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith( file )
8 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 438 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
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 436 libraries worldwide
"Through sloppy usage and low standards on the Internet, in e-mail and now "txt msgs," we have made proper punctuation an endangered species ... Lynne Truss dares to say, in her delightfully urbane, witty and very English way, that it is time to look at our commas and semicolons and see them as the wonderful and necessary things they are"--Container
The 9th judgment by James Patterson( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 432 libraries worldwide
Unabridged. A young woman and her infant child are ruthlessly gunned down while returning to their car in the garage of a shopping mall. The same night, the wife of A-list actor Marcus Dowling walks in on a cat burglar. In just seconds there is an empty safe, a lifeless body, and another mystery that throws San Francisco into hysteria. Detective Lindsay Boxer summons her friends in the Women's Murder Club. She is asked to put her own life on the line--but will it be enough?
A duty to the dead by Charles Todd( file )
9 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 432 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
Notorious by Iris Johansen( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 430 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
So cold the river by Michael Koryta( file )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 421 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
The mapping of love and death by Jacqueline Winspear( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 416 libraries worldwide
Maisie Dobbs must unravel a case of wartime love and death--an investigation that leads her to a doomed affair between a young cartographer and a mysterious nurse
Muhammad : a story of the last prophet by Deepak Chopra( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 405 libraries worldwide
Born into the factious world of war-torn Arabia, Muhammad experienced a life that is a gripping and inspiring story of one man's tireless fight for unity and peace. In a world in which greed and injustice ruled, Muhammad created change by affecting hearts and minds. Just as the story of Jesus embodies the message of Christianity, Muhammad's life reveals the core of Islam. Deepak Chopra shares the life of Muhammad as never before, putting his teachings in a new light
Money to burn by James Grippando( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 402 libraries worldwide
Michael Centella is a rising star at Wall Street investment bank Saxton Silvers. Everything is going according to plan until the love of his life, Ivy Layton, vanishes on their honeymoon in the Bahamas. Seven years later, Michael's got undercover FBI agents afoot, spyware on his computer, and mysterious e-mails from a "JBU." Embroiled in corporate espionage, he's desperate to clear his name. He doesn't want to believe it, but the signs point to his first wife, Ivy. Could she be back from the dead to destroy him?
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