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W.F. Howes, Ltd

Works: 679 works in 1,346 publications in 1 language and 16,790 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Psychological fiction  Suspense fiction  Biography  Domestic fiction  Historical fiction  Science fiction  Chick lit  Detective and mystery fiction 
Classifications: PR6063.I785, 823.914
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Publications about W.F. Howes, Ltd
Publications by W.F. Howes, Ltd
Most widely held works by W.F. Howes, Ltd
The thousand autumns of Jacob De Zoet by David Mitchell( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,141 libraries worldwide
In 1799, the artificial island of Dejima lies in Nagasaki Harbor as Japan's outpost for the Dutch East Indies Company. There, Jacob de Zoet has come to make a fortune large enough to return to Holland and marry the woman he loves
The bone clocks : a novel by David Mitchell( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 492 libraries worldwide
A vast, intricate novel that weaves six narratives and spans from 1984 to the 2030s about a secret war between a cult of soul-decanters and a small group of vigilantes called the Night Shift who try to take them down. An up-all-night story that fluently mixes the super-natural, sci-fi, horror, social satire, and hearbreaking realism
The hidden oasis by Paul Sussman( file )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 445 libraries worldwide
With the help of her sister's friend, Flin Brodie, Freya Hannen sets out in search of the legendary lost oasis of Zerzura in Egypt, which supposedly houses a mythic stone, and could help Freya find out the truth behind her sister Alex's mysterious death
The to-do list by Mike Gayle( file )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 429 libraries worldwide
Gayle humorously recounts his real-life reluctance to "grow up." Like most people, Mike has a lot to do. But when he reaches his mid-30s and realizes he's still not a proper adult, he decides it's time to get serious. So he compiles a list of everything he still needs to accomplish
The rapture by Liz Jensen( file )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 429 libraries worldwide
After recuperating from a horrendous car accident, Gabrielle Fox longs to rebuild her life and begins a new job at a psychiatric hospital for violent children. But when she meets a patient named Bethany, Gabrielle is intrigued by her visions of natural disasters. Hoping to avert future catastrophes, Gabrielle enlists the help of a physicist to validate Bethany's predictions
The woodcutter by Reginald Hill( file )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 411 libraries worldwide
From humble origins as a woodcutter's son, Wolf Hadda has risen to become a hugely successful entrepreneur, happily married to the girl of his dreams. But a knock on the door ends it all. Universally reviled, thrown into prison while protesting his innocence, abandoned by friends and family, Wolf retreats into silence. Now, seven years later, he is out on parole. There was a mysterious period in Wolf's youth when he disappeared from home and was known to his employers as the Woodcutter. And now the Woodcutter is back, looking for the truth--and with the truth, revenge
The day of the Jack Russell spooks, crooks, & a puppy dog's tale by Colin Bateman( file )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 409 libraries worldwide
The incognito owner of a mystery bookstore still enjoys fighting crime after hours--especially when no danger's involved. But when he tries to apprehend billboard vandals, the situation escalates into something much more sinister
The Australian's society bride by Margaret Way( file )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 407 libraries worldwide
Parties at the Blanchard estate draw the cream of society. Glamorous women made a beeline for Boyd Blanchard--the most eligible bachelor in Australia. Leona had known Boyd since childhood, but he was so out of her league that she carefully hid behind a wall of cool indifference. Then a kiss set tongues wagging and gave Boyd the opportunity to make the stubborn, sensual redhead his
The wreckage by Michael Robotham( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 353 libraries worldwide
In a story inspired by a real-life heist at the Central Bank of Iraq, millions of dollars are missing from Iraqi banks, and journalist Luca Terracini will stop at nothing to find the money. But the closer he gets to the truth, the more his actions reverberate around the world
Vulture peak by John Burdett( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 322 libraries worldwide
Royal Thai Police Detective Sonchai Jitpleecheep organizes a massive sting operation to end human organ trafficking in Thailand, an effort that is complicated by an aging rock star with liver disease and rumors about Sonchai's ex-prostitute wife
The complaints by Ian Rankin( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 285 libraries worldwide
Nobody likes The Complaints--they're the cops who investigate other cops. It's a department known within the force as "The Dark Side," and it's where Malcolm Fox works. Now he's investigating a dirty cop named Jamie Breck, but there's more to Breck than anyone thinks
The woman who stole my life a novel by Marian Keyes( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 266 libraries worldwide
Surviving an illness that kept her hospitalized for months, Stella Sweeney discovers that a successful book has been published about her case that compels her to relocate to New York and pursue a career as a self-help memoirist
Elizabeth of York [a Tudor queen and her world] by Alison Weir( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 235 libraries worldwide
A biography of the first Tudor queen, who was the only living descendant of Yorkist King Edward IV and the mother of the infamous Henry VIII
The lost Tudor princess a life of Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox by Alison Weir( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 216 libraries worldwide
A profile of the niece of Henry VIII reveals her contributions to sixteenth century politics, covering her two affairs, arrangement of her son's marriage to Mary Queen of Scots, and role in securing the English throne for her grandson, Scotland's James VI
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 205 libraries worldwide
A young woman from Nigeria leaves behind her home and her first love to start a new life in America, only to find her dreams are not all she expected
Luka and the fire of life [a novel] by Salman Rushdie( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
From Rashid's fertile intellect spring bedazzling tales his son Luka devours with a child's earnestness. But when Rashid succumbs to an unending sleep, Luka must enter a magical world ruled by video-game logic
The marriage game a novel of Queen Elizbeth I by Alison Weir( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 171 libraries worldwide
Weir brings to life one of England's most scandalous royal love affairs: the romance between the "Virgin Queen" Elizabeth I and her courtier Lord Robert Dudley
Tigerlily's orchids by Ruth Rendell( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 165 libraries worldwide
Stuart Font throws a housewarming party in his flat and generously invites the entire building. But the pleasant gathering takes on a deadly tinge when the beautiful but reclusive Asian woman living across the hall--who Stuart calls Tigerlily--casts a spell on everyone living at Lichfield House
Bryant & May off the rails by Christopher Fowler( file )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 165 libraries worldwide
Arthur Bryant, John May and the Peculiar Crimes Unit are on the trail of an enigma: a young man called Mr Fox. But his identity is false, his links to society are invisible and his home yields no clues. All they know is that somehow he escaped from a locked room and murdered one of their best and brightest. Now the detectives are being lured down into the darkest recesses of the London Underground where their quarry, expertly disguised, has struck again
Paul McCartney : the life by Philip Norman( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
Since the age of twenty-one, Paul McCartney has lived one of the ultimate rock-n-roll lives played out on the most public of stages. Now, Paul's story is told by rock music's foremost biographer, with McCartney's consent and access to family members and close friends who have never spoken on the record before. Paul McCartney reveals the complex character behind the façade and sheds new light on his childhood--blighted by his mother's death but redeemed by the father who introduced him to music. This is the first definitive account of Paul's often troubled partnership with John Lennon, his personal trauma after the Beatles' breakup, and his subsequent struggle to get back to the top with Wings--which nearly got him murdered in Africa and brought him nine days in a Tokyo jail. Readers will learn about his marriage to Linda, including their much-criticized musical collaboration, and a moving account of her death. Packed with new information and critical insights, Paul McCartney will be the definitive biography of a musical legend." -- Publisher's description
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