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Slade, Robert G.

Works: 63 works in 169 publications in 1 language and 1,701 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Suspense fiction  Domestic fiction  Fantasy fiction  Romance fiction  Short stories  Detective and mystery fiction  Basketball stories  History 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PS3566.A822, 813.54
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Publications about Robert G Slade
Publications by Robert G Slade
Most widely held works by Robert G Slade
Two years, eight months, and twenty-eight nights : a novel by Salman Rushdie( Sound Recording )
9 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 509 libraries worldwide
In the near future, after a storm strikes New York City, the strangenesses begin. A down-to-earth gardener finds that his feet no longer touch the ground. A graphic novelist awakens in his bedroom to a mysterious entity that resembles his own sub-Stan Lee creation. Abandoned at the mayor's office, a baby identifies corruption with her mere presence, marking the guilty with blemishes and boils. A seductive gold digger is soon tapped to combat forces beyond imagining. Unbeknownst to them, they are all descended from the whimsical, capricious, wanton creatures known as the jinn, who live in a world separated from ours by a veil. Centuries ago, Dunia, a princess of the jinn, fell in love with a mortal man of reason. Together they produced an astonishing number of children, unaware of their fantastical powers, who spread across generations in the human world. Once the line between worlds is breached on a grand scale, Dunia's children and others will play a role in an epic war between light and dark spanning a thousand and one nights -- two years, eight months, and twenty-eight nights. It is a time of enormous upheaval, where beliefs are challenged, words act like poison, silence is a disease, and a noise may contain a hidden curse."--
Etta and Otto and Russell and James : a novel by Emma Hooper( Sound Recording )
9 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 209 libraries worldwide
Eighty-two-year-old Etta has never seen the ocean. So early one morning she takes a rifle, some chocolate, and her best boots, and begins walking the 3,232 kilometers from rural Canada eastward to the coast. Her husband Otto wakes to a note left on the kitchen table. Otto has seen the ocean, having crossed the Atlantic years ago to fight in a far-away war. He understands. But with Etta gone, the memories come crowding in, and Otto struggles to keep them at bay
Blood meridian, [or, the evening redness in the West] by Cormac McCarthy( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
The tale of a dispossessed young man and the band of bloodthirsty mercenaries he joins up with in Mexico in the 1800s
Play dead by Harlan Coben( file )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 106 libraries worldwide
Ex fashion model and successful business woman Laura Ayars' perfect world is shattered at a time which should have been the happiest of her life. On her honeymoon, her sports superstar husband goes for a swim - and never returns. But what has happened to David - can he really be dead?
Burn, James Patterson by James Patterson( Book )
1 edition published in 2015 in Undetermined and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Sail : a novel by James Patterson( Book )
3 editions published in 2008 in Undetermined and English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
The Dunnes have set off on a ten day boat trip, a trip that hopefully will bring them closer together, despite the fact that the father, Stuart is staying behind on land. But only an hour into the trip they're already falling apart. The teenage daughter plans to drown herself, and the teenage boy is high on drugs. Ten-year-old Ernie is near catatonic. But their mother Anne, with the help of her brother-in-law Jeff, is insistent on pulling everyone together, once and for all. Just when things start to take a turn for the better, disaster strikes. Stuart is left to pick up the pieces and find his family--but he is eager to start a brand new life. Maybe he's a little too eager.--From publisher description
Left to die by Lisa Jackson( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
When Jillian Rivers opens her eyes, she's trapped in a mangled car. Then a stranger comes to her rescue. But something about him sets Jillian on edge. And if she knew what was lying out there in the Montana woods, she'd be truly terrified. Four people have already died, and detective Serena Alvarez and Regan Pescoli are trying to make sense of a nightmare. With nothing to go on but a killer's cryptic notes and their unsettling conviction that there is worse to come, someone is waiting ... watching ... poised to strike and make Jillian the next victim
Gone, James Patterson by James Patterson( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in Undetermined and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Red leaves by Thomas H Cook( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Eric Moore has reason to be happy. He has a prosperous business, a comfortable home, a stable family life in a quiet town. Then his teenage son Keith is asked to babysit Amy Giordano, the eight-year-old daughter of a neighbouring family. The next morning, Amy is missing. Suddenly Eric is one of the stricken parents he has seen on television, professing faith in his child's innocence. As the police investigation increasingly focuses on Keith, Eric must protect him from the community's steadily growing suspicion. Except that Eric is not so sure his son is innocent
Secrets to the grave by Tami Hoag( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 28 libraries worldwide
"When Marissa Fordham is found brutally murdered, the town of Oak Knoll is horrified. The body might not have been found for days but for a call to 911: a child's voice saying "Daddy hurt me". The police find Marissa on her kitchen floor, her body slashed and mutilated. With her is her four-year-old daughter, Haley, barely clinging to life herself. To protect their fragile witness, the police call in Anne Leone, child advocate. As soon as Anne sees little Haley, her heart is hers. But it will be no easy task to unravel the secrets of Haley's young life or those of her mother. It looks as if Marissa Fordham may take her secrets to the grave until one loose thread begins to unravel the shroud of lies to reveal a truth more terrible than anyone could have imagined."--Container
Who loves you best : a novel by Tess Stimson( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Claire mastered the business world-- how hard can motherhood be? She's sworn she won't have her children raised by nannies the way she was-- until she winds up with twins! Will bringing pretty, young, hyperefficient Jenna into the house change things? Why is Claire's husband, Marc, becoming distant and secretive?
The murmur of stones by Thomas H Cook( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Diana's certain her son didn't die accidentally - she's sure her husband murdered him. And she's going to prove it. But would a well-respected, successful man really kill his only son? Is Diana's investigation the desperate reaction of a bereaved mother, or is it - as her brother David believes - the result of something more sinister? David knows that the past casts a malignant shadow over their family, and faced with Diana's growing obsession, he has good reason to fear that her sanity is at stake - and that her descent into madness will leave no one unscathed
Venom : a novel of suspense by Joan Brady( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in Undetermined and held by 27 libraries worldwide
In the aftermath of a man's flight from a secret organization that wants him dead, a physicist discovers a colony of bees with unique venom and is alarmed by a series of murders targeting her colleagues as she gets nearer to finding a cure for radiation poisoning
Dear life by Alice Munro( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Alice Munro illuminates the moment a life is shaped, the moment a dream, or sex, or perhaps a simple twist of fate turns a person out of his or her accustomed path and into another way of being. Suffused with Munro's clarity of vision and her unparalleled gift for storytelling, these stories about departures and beginnings, accidents, dangers, and homecomings both virtual and real paint a vivid and lasting portrait of how strange, dangerous, and extraordinary the ordinary life can be
Deeper Than Dead by Tami Hoag( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in Undetermined and held by 25 libraries worldwide
The promise of rain by Donna Milner( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Ethie was born after her father Howard returned from the war. He was one of two thousand Canadian soldiers sent to the Far East a month before Pearl Harbor. He was imprisoned by the Japanese. He hides more thann the physical and mental scars inflicted by his captors. Something happened in Hong Kong, a secret that has haunted him for two decades and one that could destroy his family should it ever come to light
A day and a night and a day : a novel by Glen Duncan( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Imprisoned in a windowless cell, a Harlem activist is brutally interrogated by a Grand Inquisitor who suspects him of terrorist activities, a torturous existence during which he survives by immersing himself in memories of the women he has known
The fate of Katherine Carr by Thomas H Cook( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
George Gates used to be a travel writer who had specialized in places where people had disappeared--until his own young son had been murdered. When he gets drawn into the unsolved case of Katherine Carr, he begins to suspect that her tale holds the key not only to her fate, but to his own as well
Gone by James Patterson( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Forced into hiding, Detective Michael Bennett must decide whether to stay and protect his family, or hunt down the man who is hunting them. When Bennett arrested Manuel Perrine, he thought he had brought an end to the drug cartel boss's reign of terror and would get justice for the murder of his best friend. But then, during the trial, Perrine escaped. In a bloody shoot-out, Bennett killed Perrine's wife. Now he wants nothing more than to make Bennett suffer, to make him pay. The whole family are moved to a safe-house in California. But as Perrine's attacks on US soil become more vicious and more daring, it's clear there is a war coming. No one, anywhere, is safe
Identical by Scott Turow( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2014 in Undetermined and English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Twenty five years ago, after a society picnic held by businessman and politician Zeus Kronon, Zeus, headstrong daughter Dita was found murdered. Her boyfriend, Cass Gianis, confessed to the crime. Now Cass has been released from prison into the care of his twin, mayoral candidate Paul Gianis. But Dita's brother Hal is convinced there is information surrounding his sister's death that remains buried. Hal's employee, former FBI Special Agent Evon Miller, teams up with Tim Brodie, a retired police officer, to investigate. After all this time, can they find evidence to place Paul Gianis, the "innocent" twin, at the scene of the crime?
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