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Burnip, Richard

Works: 81 works in 200 publications in 1 language and 1,786 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Railroad stories  History  Psychological fiction  Love stories  Suspense fiction  Historical fiction  Drama  Radio plays 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PS3569.M5377, 823.92
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Publications about Richard Burnip
Publications by Richard Burnip
Most widely held works by Richard Burnip
Equinox by Michael White( file )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
Oxford, 2006: a young woman is found brutally murdered, her throat cut. Her heart has been removed and in its place an apparently ancient gold coin. Twenty-four hours later, another woman is found. This time her brain is removed, and a silver coin lies glittering in her skull. The police are baffled. But when police photographer, Philip Bainbridge and his estranged lover Laura Niven become involved, they discover that these horrific, ritualistic murders are not confined to the here and now. And a shocking story begins to emerge which intertwines Sir Isaac Newton, one of the 17th-century England's most powerful figures, with a deadly conspiracy which echoes down the years to the present day
The war that ended peace [the road to 1914] by Margaret MacMillan( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
The century since the end of the Napoleonic wars had been the most peaceful era Europe had known since the fall of the Roman Empire. In the first years of the twentieth century, Europe believed it was marching to a golden, happy, and prosperous future. But instead, complex personalities and rivalries, colonialism and ethnic nationalism, and shifting alliances helped to bring about the failure of the long peace and the outbreak of a war that transformed Europe and the world
The war that ended peace : the road to 1914 by Margaret MacMillan( file )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
From the bestselling and award-winning author of Paris 1919 comes a gripping work of narrative nonfiction, a riveting story of Europe and the world in the years leading up to World War I. Master writer and historian Margaret MacMillan creates a fascinating portrait of the personalities and factors that pushed Europe over the brink into a catastrophic, world-changing conflagration
Children of the revolution by Peter Robinson( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
"A disgraced college lecturer is found murdered on a disused railway line near his home. He has 5,000 euros in his pocket, yet in the four years since his dismissal has been living in poverty-stricken and hermit-like existance. There are many suspects, mostly at the college where he used to teach, but Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks, much to the chagrin of his boss, soon becomes fixated on Lady Veronica Chalmers, who appears to have links with the victim going back to the early 1970s at the University of Essex, then a hotbed of political activism. Banks suspects that Lady Chalmers is not telling the whole truth, and after he pushes his inquiries a bit too far, he is called on the carpet and warned to lay off. He must continues to conduct his investigation surreptitiously. When the breakthroughs come, they are not the ones that Banks and his team expected, and everything turns in a different direction and moves into very high gear"
Mortal mischief by Frank Tallis( file )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
It is Vienna 1902. In a city alive with art, philosophy, music and science a beautiful medium has been found shot dead and Dr. Max Liebermann, a young disciple of Sigmund Freud, is called upon to help his friend Detective Inspector Oskar Rheinhardt investigate her death. The room containing the body has been locked from the inside and a cryptic note suggests a malevolent supernatural power is as work
The Afrika Reich by Guy Saville( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
1952. Britain and the Nazis have divided Africa, but now the demonic plans of Walter Hochburg - architect of Nazi Africa - threaten Britain's ailing colonies. In England, ex-mercenary Burton Cole is offered one last contract. But when his mission turns to disaster, he is forced to flee for his life
The waxman murders by P. C Doherty( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
In 1300, an English privateer named 'The Waxman' was trapped and overrun by two powerful war cogs flying the streamers of the powerful Hanseatic League of North Germany. The ship was carrying a casket containing the 'Carta Mysteriosa', a collection of valuable and detailed maps and sea charts. The rulers of Europe, not to mention their merchant princes, would wade through a sea of blood to obtain them
The pastor's wife by Elizabeth Von Arnim( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
lngebor Bullivant, the put-upon daughter of the Bishop of Redchester, suddenly rebels and takes a weeks tour of Lucerne. Constantly in the company of a ponderous German pastor, she is put into a quandary when he proposes marriage. Faced with her father's wrath on her return, she accepts Herr Dremmel with simple relief. But as a pastor's wife in East Prussia, she finds she has merely exchanged one set of rules for another
Target Tirpitz by Patrick Bishop( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Armada by John Stack( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Robert Varian is a captain in Drake's navy, rising quickly through the ranks. But he guards a secret - one for which he would pay with his life if discovered: he is a Catholic. He is about to find his conflicting loyalty to his religion, to his Queen, and to his country tested under the most formidable of circumstances: facing the Armada
So he takes the dog by Jonathan Buckley( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
On a beach in southern England a dog returns to its owner with a human hand in its mouth. The hand belongs to Henry, the homeless eccentric who has been wandering south west England for the last 30 years. A local policeman and his colleague, in piecing together his movements prior to his death, uncover an extraordinary life
Ten seconds from the sun by Russell Celyn Jones( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Ray Greenland is an exemplary family man, a Thames River pilot who guides others to safety, while his wife Lily, runs a dating agency, navigating others to happy futures. What none of those around him know, including Lily and their children, is that Ray's life is not his own. An act committed when he was twelve has meant that Ray must live under a false identity for the rest of his life. He's only safe on the lower reaches of the Thames, but it is on land where his past resurfaces - and a lifetime of caution may not be enough to save him
All the colours of darkness by Peter Robinson( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 38 libraries worldwide
"A beautiful June day in the Yorkshire Dales, and a group of children are swimming in the river near Hindswell Woods. But the idyll is shattered by their discovery of a man's body, hanging from a tree. DI Annie Cabott soon discovers he is Mark Hardcastle, the well-liked set designer for the Eastvale Theatre's current production of Othello. Everything points to suicide, and Annie is mystified. Then Annie's investigation leads to another shattering discovery, and DCI Alan Banks is called back from the idyllic weekend he had planned with his new girlfriend. Banks soon finds himself plunged into a shadow-world where nothing is what it seems, where murder is seen as the solution to a problem. Nobody is safe."--Publisher description
Tatiana [an Arkady Renko novel] by Martin Cruz Smith( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
In his groundbreaking 'Gorky Park', Martin Cruz Smith created one of the iconic investigators of contemporary fiction, Arkady Renko. In 'Tatiana', Smith delivers his most ambitious and politically daring novel since. When the brilliant and fearless young reporter Tatiana Petrovna falls to her death from a sixth-floor window in Moscow in the same week that notorious mob billionaire Grisha Grigorenko is shot in the back of the head, Renko finds himself on the trail of a mystery as complex and dangerous as modern Russia itself
Vienna blood a Max Liebermann mystery by Frank Tallis( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
In the grip of a Siberian winter in 1902, a serial killer in Vienna embarks upon a bizarre campaign of murder. Vicious mutilation, a penchant for arcane symbols, and a seemingly random choice of victim are his most distinctive peculiarities
The real great escape by Guy Walters( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2013 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
In early 1942 the Germans opened a top-security prisoner-of-war camp. Called Stalag Luft III, it soon contained some of the most inventive escapers ever known. They were led by Squadron Leader Roger Bushell who masterminded an attempt to smuggle hundreds of POWs down a tunnel built under the noses of their guards
Bomber by Len Deighton( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
'Bomber' follows the progress of an Allied air raid through a period of 24 hours in the summer of 1943. It portrays all the participants in a terrifying drama, in the air and on the ground, in Britain and Germany
The kissing gates by Mackenzie Ford( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
The lost luggage porter by Andrew Martin( Book )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
"It is the winter of 1906, and Jim Stringer has been promoted from amateur sleuth to official railway detective for York station. When the station's mysterious lost luggage porter tips him off to a group of railway thieves, Jim is instructed to infiltrate the thieves' gang and unwittingly enters the orbit of a deranged villain. His plight is made even worse when threats are made against his pregnant wife. Can Jim get to her before the criminals do?"--Page 4 of cover
Crusade by Stewart Binns( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
1072. England is under the heel of its new Norman rulers. The few survivors of the English resistance look to Edgar the Atheling, heir to the English throne, to overthrow William the Conqueror. Years of intrigue and vicious civil war follow, which will see brother against brother, family against family, friend against friend
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