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Slade, Robert G.

Works: 74 works in 214 publications in 1 language and 1,921 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Suspense fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Domestic fiction  Fantasy fiction  Romance fiction  Short stories  Chick lit  Basketball stories 
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 )
12 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 527 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--or two years, eight months, and twenty-eight nights. It is a time of enormous upheaval, in which 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 215 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
Play dead by Harlan Coben( file )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 159 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?
Blood meridian, [or, the evening redness in the West] by Cormac McCarthy( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
The tale of a dispossessed young man and the band of bloodthirsty mercenaries he joins up with in Mexico in the mid-1800s
Burn, James Patterson by James Patterson( Book )
1 edition published in 2015 in Undetermined and held by 56 libraries worldwide
Gone, James Patterson by James Patterson( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in Undetermined and held by 53 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
Secrets to the grave by Tami Hoag( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 32 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 30 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?
Red leaves by Thomas H Cook( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 30 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
The murmur of stones by Thomas H Cook( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 28 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
The promise of rain by Donna Milner( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 28 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
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's peerless ability to give us the essence of a life in often brief but always spacious and timeless stories is once again everywhere apparent in this brilliant new collection. In story after story, she illumines the moment a life is forever altered by a chance encounter or an action not taken, or by a simple twist of fate that turns a person out of his or her accustomed path and into a new way of being or thinking. While most of these stories take place in Munro's home territory -- the small Canadian towns around Lake Huron -- the characters sometimes venture to the cities, and the audiobook ends with four pieces set in the area where she grew up, and in the time of her own childhood : stories "autobiographical in feeling, though not, sometimes, entirely so in fact." These tales about departures and beginnings, accidents and dangers, and outgoings and homecomings both imagined and real, paint a radiant, indelible portrait of how strange, perilous, and extraordinary ordinary life can be.--Container
Deeper Than Dead by Tami Hoag( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in Undetermined and held by 26 libraries worldwide
A day and a night and a day : a novel by Glen Duncan( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 25 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 21 libraries worldwide
George Gates used to be a travel writer who specialized in places where people disappeared-Judge Crater, the Lost Colony. Then his eight-year-old son was murdered, the killer never found, and Gates gave up disappearance. Now he writes stories of redemptive triviality about flower festivals and local celebrities for the town paper, and spends his evenings haunted by the image of his son's last day. Enter Arlo MacBride, a retired missing-persons detective still obsessed with the unsolved case of Katherine Carr. When he gives Gates the story she left behind-a story of a man stalking a woman named Katherine Carr-Gates too is drawn inexorably into a search for the missing author's brief life and uncertain fate. And as he goes deeper, he begins to suspect that her tale holds the key not only to her fate, but to his own
Private : the royals by James Patterson( file )
2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
CRIME & MYSTERY. Jack Morgan is visiting Peter Knight and the team in the London branch of his investigation agency, Private. At a cocktail party the night before the Trooping the Colour parade for the Queen's 90th birthday, Jack receives a phone call from the Duke of Aldershot saying that his daughter, Abbie, has been kidnapped. He needs Private on the case - one word to the police and Abbie will be killed. Jack will have to find Abbie before 11:00 a.m. the next morning, or the kidnapping will turn to murder. BookShots: LIGHTNING-FAST STORIES BY JAMES PATTERSON. Novels you can devour in a few hours. Impossible to stop reading. All original content from James Patterson
Endure : mind, body, and the curiously elastic limits of human performance by Alex Hutchinson( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
From the National Magazine Award-winning columnist and Cambridge-trained physicist: a definitive exploration of the revolutionary new science of human performance. Alex Hutchinson, Ph.D., reveals why our individual limits may be set by our head and heart, not our muscles
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