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Whelan, Julia 1984-

Overview
Works: 247 works in 1,035 publications in 1 language and 37,551 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Suspense fiction  Children's audiobooks  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Drama  Young adult works  Action and adventure fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Actor
Classifications: PS3606.L935, 813.54
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Publications about Julia Whelan
Publications by Julia Whelan
Most widely held works by Julia Whelan
Gone girl by Gillian Flynn( Sound Recording )
20 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 2,121 libraries worldwide
On a warm summer morning in North Carthage, Missouri, it is Nick and Amy Dunne's fifth wedding anniversary. Presents are being wrapped and reservations are being made when Nick's clever and beautiful wife disappears from their rented McMansion on the Mississippi River. Husband-of-the-Year Nick isn't doing himself any favors with cringe-worthy daydreams about the slope and shape of his wife's head, but passages from Amy's diary reveal the alpha-girl perfectionist could have put anyone dangerously on edge. Under mounting pressure from the police and the media -- as well as Amy's fiercely doting parents -- the town golden boy parades an endless series of lies, deceits, and inappropriate behavior. Nick is oddly evasive, and he's definitely bitter -- but is he really a killer?
The witness by Nora Roberts( Sound Recording )
27 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 1,446 libraries worldwide
Daughter of a controlling mother, Elizabeth finally let loose one night, drinking at a nightclub and allowing a strange man's seductive Russian accent lure her to a house on Lake Shore Drive. The events that followed changed her life forever. Twelve years later, the woman known as Abigail Lowery lives on the outskirts of a small town in the Ozarks. A freelance programmer, she designs sophisticated security systems, and supplements her own security with a fierce dog and an assortment of firearms. She keeps to herself, saying little, revealing nothing. But Abigail's reserve only intrigues police chief Brooks Gleason. Her logical mind, her secretive nature, and her unromantic viewpoints leave him fascinated but frustrated. He suspects that Abigail needs protection from something, and that her elaborate defenses hide a story that must be revealed
The collector by Nora Roberts( Sound Recording )
18 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 1,334 libraries worldwide
"As a professional house-sitter and freelance writer, nothing ties Lila Emerson down--not her work, not a home, and definitely not a relationship. She spends her life moving from one job to the next, sometimes crashing at a friend's Manhattan apartment. And though she can appreciate her clients' extraordinary homes, their expensive collections, and their adorable pets, Lila has never longed for possessions of her own. Everything she has, including her heart, is portable. But when she witnesses a possible murder-suicide from her current apartment-sitting job, life as Lila knows it takes a dramatic turn. Artist Ashton Archer knows his charming, clever, and impulsive brother couldn't have killed his girlfriend--or taken his own life. His hope of unraveling what happened lies with Lila, the only eyewitness. And even buried in grief, Ash longs to paint the woman whose deep, dark eyes seem to hold endless reserves of strength and a fiery passion. Chalking up their intense attraction to the heat of the moment, Lila agrees to help Ash in trying to find out who murdered his brother and why. From the penthouses of Manhattan to grand Italian villas, their investigation draws them into a rarefied circle where priceless antiques are bought, sold, gambled away, and stolen, where what you possess is who you are, and where what you desire becomes a deadly obsession" --
Cold cold heart by Tami Hoag( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,134 libraries worldwide
Dana Nolan was a promising young TV reporter until she was kidnapped by a notorious serial killer. A year has passed since she survived the ordeal, but Dana is still physically, emotionally, and psychologically scarred, racked with bouts of post-traumatic stress disorder and memory loss. In an attempt to put herself back together after surviving the unthinkable, Dana returns to her hometown. But it doesn't provide the comfort she expects: she struggles to recognize family and childhood friends and begins experiencing dark flashbacks. But she's not sure if they're truly memories or side effects of her brain injury. Dana decides to use her investigative skills to piece together her past and learns of the event that made her become a reporter in the first place: the disappearance of her best friend, Casey Grant, the summer after high school graduation. Looking at her past and the unsolved mystery through the dark filter of her shattered psyche, old friends seem to be suspects, authority figures part of a cover-up. Dana begins to question everything she knows. What is real? What is imagined? Are we defined by what happens to us? And is the truth really something too terrible to be believed?
Most wanted by Lisa Scottoline( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,116 libraries worldwide
When a woman and her husband, desperate for a baby, find themselves unable to conceive, they decide to take further steps. Since it is the husband who is infertile, the heroine decides to use a donor. And all seems to be well. Three months pass and she is happily pregnant. But a shocking revelation occurs when she discovers that a man arrested for a series of brutal murders is her donor-- the biological father of the child she is carrying. Delving deeper to uncover the truth, the heroine must face her worst fears, and confront a terrifying truth. Delivering another searing, powerful blockbuster novel that explores hot-button issues within the framework of an intricately plotted thriller
Playing with fire : a novel by Tess Gerritsen( Sound Recording )
18 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 874 libraries worldwide
Discovering an old and strikingly unusual musical composition that causes her to black out and has a violently transformative effect on her daughter, Julia Ansdell travels to Venice to find the man behind the music and uncovers a dark secret dating back to the Holocaust
Delicious! by Ruth Reichl( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 818 libraries worldwide
Billie Breslin has traveled far from her home in California to take a job at Delicious!, New York's most iconic food magazine. Away from her family, particularly her older sister, Genie, Billie feels like a fish out of water, until she is welcomed by the magazine's colorful staff. She is also seduced by the vibrant downtown food scene, especially by Fontanari's, the famous Italian food shop where she works on weekends. Then Delicious! is abruptly shut down, but Billie agrees to stay on in the empty office, maintaining the hotline for reader complaints in order to pay her bills. To Billie's surprise, the lonely job becomes the portal to a miraculous discovery. In a hidden room in the magazine's library, Billie finds a cache of letters written during World War II by Lulu Swan, a plucky twelve-year-old, to the legendary chef James Beard. Lulu's letters provide Billie with a richer understanding of history, and a feeling of deep connection to the young writer whose courage in the face of hardship inspires Billie to comes to terms with her fears, her big sister and her ability to open her heart to love
After she's gone by Lisa Jackson( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 815 libraries worldwide
Cassie Kramer and her younger sister, Allie, learned the hazards of fame long ago. Together, they'd survived the horror of a crazed fan who nearly killed their mother, former Hollywood actress Jenna Hughes. Still, Cassie moved to L.A., urging Allie to follow. As a team, they'd take the town by storm. But Allie, finally free of small-town Oregon, and just that little bit more beautiful, also proved to be more talented and driven. Where Cassie got bit parts, Allie rose to stardom. But now her body double has been shot on the set of her latest movie, and Allie is missing
Tell me by Lisa Jackson( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 772 libraries worldwide
New York Times bestselling author Lisa Jackson creates her most electrifying thriller to date, as a mother's unspeakable crime sparks a new killing spree. The most hated woman in Savannah, Georgia, is about to be set free. Twenty years ago, Blondell O'Henry was convicted of murdering her eldest daughter and wounding her two other children. The prosecution argued that beautiful, selfish Blondell wanted to be rid of them to be with her lover. Now Blondell's son, Niall, has recanted his testimony and demolished the case in the process. Reporter Nikki Gillette is determined to get the true story, and not just for professional reasons. Blondell's murdered daughter, Amity, was Nikki's childhood friend. The night she died, Amity begged Nikki to meet with her, insisting she had a secret to tell, but Nikki didn't go. Her guilt is compounded by other complications--Nikki's favorite uncle, Alexander, was the attorney who helped save Blondell from execution. And rumors swirl that he was one of her many lovers. Nikki's fiance, Detective Pierce Reed, is concerned she may be compromising the case. As she digs for answers during one of the most sweltering summers in Savannah's history, he also worries for her safety. Everyone involved seems to have secrets, from Blondell's old boyfriend and his fundamentalist, snake-handling in-laws to the cop who led the original investigation. And somehow, the events of that tragic night connect to Nikki's own fractured family. But now the killing has begun again. Is Amity's murderer still at large, or is this a new, darker danger? Soon Nikki will discover what really happened twenty years ago, but the answers may come too late to save her life
The killing edge by Heather Graham( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 757 libraries worldwide
As a teenager, Chloe Marin was lucky to be spared when a party at a Florida beachside mansion turned into a killing spree and she was one of the few to survive. Ten years later, Chloe works as a psychologist specializing in art therapy with traumatized victims. However, when a killer is using the modeling agency to stalk his prey, a ghost of the model appears and asks Chloe for help. Now on the investigation, Chloe is forced to face her harrowing past in an attempt to stop a deranged killer
Loss of innocence by Richard North Patterson( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 744 libraries worldwide
June, 1968. America is in a state of turbulence, engulfed in civil unrest and uncertainty. Yet for Whitney Dane--spending the summer of her twenty-second year on Martha's Vineyard - life could not be safer, nor the future more certain. Educated at Wheaton, soon to be married, and the youngest daughter of the patrician Dane family, Whitney has everything she has ever wanted, and is everything her all-powerful and doting father, Charles Dane, wants her to be. But the Vineyard's still waters are disturbed by the appearance of Benjamin Blaine. An underprivileged, yet fiercely ambitious and charismatic young man, Blaine is a force of nature neither Whitney nor her family could have prepared for. As Ben's presence begins to awaken independence within Whitney, it also brings deep-rooted Dane tensions to a dangerous head. And soon Whitney's set-in-stone future becomes far from satisfactory, and her picture-perfect family far from pretty
The truth according to us : [a novel] by Annie Barrows( Sound Recording )
10 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 695 libraries worldwide
In the summer of 1938, Layla Beck's father, a United States senator, cuts off her allowance and demands that she find employment on the Federal Writers' Project, a New Deal jobs program. Within days, Layla finds herself far from her accustomed social whirl, assigned to cover the history of the remote mill town of Macedonia, West Virginia, and destined, in her own opinion, to go completely mad with boredom. However, once she secures a room in the home of the unconventional Romeyn family, she is completely drawn into their complex world and soon discovers that the truth of the town is deeply entangled in the thorny past of the Romeyn dynasty. At the Romeyn house, twelve-year-old Willa is desperate to learn everything in her quest to acquire her favorite virtues--ferocity and devotion--a search that leads her into a thicket of mysteries, including the questionable business with which her charismatic father is always occupied and the reason her adored aunt Jottie never married. Layla's arrival strikes a match to the family veneer, bringing to light buried secrets that will tell a different tale about the Romeyns, and the invisible threads linking them to the heart of Macedonia's history. As Willa peels back the layers of her family's past, and Layla delves deeper into town legend, everyone involved is transformed--and their personal histories completely rewritten
Fates and furies by Lauren Groff( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 672 libraries worldwide
At age twenty-two, Lotto and Mathilde are tall, glamorous, madly in love, and destined for greatness. A decade later, their marriage is still the envy of their friends, but it is with an electric thrill that the listener realizes that things are even more complicated than they have seemed
The impossible knife of memory by Laurie Halse Anderson( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 606 libraries worldwide
For the past five years, Hayley Kincaid and her father, Andy, have been on the road, never staying long in one place as he struggles to escape the demons that have tortured him since his return from Iraq. Now they are back in the town where he grew up so Hayley can attend school. Perhaps, for the first time, Hayley can have a normal life, put aside her own painful memories, even have a relationship with Finn, the hot guy who obviously likes her but is hiding secrets of his own
Beverly Lewis' The confession ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 604 libraries worldwide
Raised by an Amish family, Katie Lapp starts a quest to find her birth-mother, Laura Mayfield-Bennett. Along the way, two very different men try to help her overcome a devious scheme to steal her rightful inheritance and divide her heart between two worlds
The grownup by Gillian Flynn( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 560 libraries worldwide
When a charlatan "psychic" visits her Victorian home to find the source of her terror and grief, Susan, the psychic, and her teenage stepson are soon forced to confront the truth about ghosts
I'll give you the sun by Jandy Nelson( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 503 libraries worldwide
Jude and her brother, Noah, are incredibly close twins. At thirteen, isolated Noah draws constantly and is falling in love with the charismatic boy next door, while daredevil Jude surfs and cliff-dives and wears red-red lipstick and does the talking for both of them. But three years later, Jude and Noah are barely speaking
The lions of Little Rock by Kristin Levine( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 490 libraries worldwide
In 1958 Little Rock, Arkansas, painfully shy twelve-year-old Marlee sees her city and family divided over school integration, but her friendship with Liz, a new student, helps her find her voice and fight against racism
The princess in black by Shannon Hale( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 449 libraries worldwide
The Princess in Black and the perfect princess party: Today is Princess Magnolia's birthday party, and she wants everything to be perfect. But just as her guests are arriving... Brring! Brring! The monster alarm! Princess Magnolia runs to the broom closet, ditches her frilly clothes, and becomes the Princess in Black! She rushes to the goat pasture, defeats the monster, and returns to the castle before her guests discover her secret. But every time Princess Magnolia is about to open her presents, the monster alarm rings again. And every time she rushes back-- an inside-out dress here, a missing shoe there-- it gets harder to keep the other princesses from being suspicious. Don't those monsters understand that now is not a good time for an attack?
The sky is everywhere by Jandy Nelson( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 409 libraries worldwide
In the months after her sister dies, seventeen-year-old Lennie falls into a love triangle and discovers the strength to follow her dream of becoming a musician
 
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Julia Whelan actrice américaine
Julia Whelan American actor
Julia Whelan Amerikaans acteur
Julia Whelan Amerikaans actrice
Julia Whelan amerikansk skådespelare
Julia Whelan amerikansk skodespelar
Julia Whelan amerikansk skuespiller
Julia Whelan US-amerikanische Schauspielerin
Whelan, Julia May.
Джулия Вилан
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