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Meadows, Mark

Works: 124 works in 251 publications in 1 language and 2,342 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Christmas stories  Suspense fiction  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery fiction  Biography  Young adult works  Romance fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Narrator, Author, Speaker
Classifications: PR9639.4.C39, 823.92
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Publications about Mark Meadows
Publications by Mark Meadows
Most widely held works by Mark Meadows
The luminaries : a novel by Eleanor Catton( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 413 libraries worldwide
It is 1866, and young Walter Moody has come to make his fortune upon the New Zealand goldfields. On the stormy night of his arrival, he stumbles across a tense gathering of twelve local men who have met in secret to discuss a series of unexplained events: A wealthy man has vanished, a prostitute has tried to end her life, and an enormous fortune has been discovered in the home of a luckless drunk. Moody is soon drawn into the mystery: a network of fates and fortunes that is as complex and exquisitely ornate as the night sky
Leonardo and the Last supper by Ross King( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
Tells the complete story of the creation of The Last Supper mural: the adversities suffered by the artist during its execution; the experimental techniques he employed; the models for Christ and the Apostles that he used; and the numerous personalities involved--everyone from the Leonardo's young assistants to Ludovico Sforza, the Duke of Milan who commissioned the work
The surrogate by Tania Carver( file )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 138 libraries worldwide
A shocking double-murder scene greets Detective Inspector Philip Brennan when he is called to a flat in Colchester. Two women are viciously cut open and lying spread-eagled, one tied to the bed, one on the floor. The woman in the bed has had her stomach cut into and her unborn child is missing. But this is the third time Phil and his team have seen such an atrocity. Two other pregnant women have been killed in this way and their babies taken from them. No-one can imagine what sort of person would want to commit such evil acts. When psychologist Marina Esposito is brought in, Phil has to put aside his feelings about their shared past and get on with the job. But can they find the killer before another woman is targeted? - container
Great classic love stories ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
A collection of six love stories
Or the bull kills you : a mystery by Jason Webster( file )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
""Either you kill the bull, or the bull kills you." Chief Inspector Max Cam̀ara thinks in proverbs, and he hates one thing above all: bullfighting. One hot afternoon in Valencia, however, he has to stand in for his boss, judging a festival corrida starring Spain's most famous young matador. That night, he is back in the bullring, and what he finds on the blood-stained sand shocks the city of Valencia to its core. Cam̀ara is roped into investigating a grisly murder while dealing with violent shadows from his own past, as well as confronting the suspiciousness of the bullfighting community and the stonewalling of local politicians in full electoral campaign. To top it all, Fallas, the loudest fiesta in the country, has just got underway. For Cam̀ara, it seems his problems have only just begun."--
Hanns and Rudolf : the true story of the German Jew who tracked down and caught the Kommandant of Auschwitz by Thomas Harding( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
In the aftermath of WWII, the first British War Crimes Investigation Team is assembled to hunt down senior Nazi officials. In pursuit is Lieutenant Hanns Alexander, a German Jew serving in the British Army. Rudolf Hoss is his most elusive target. As kommandant of Auschwitz, Hoss oversaw the murder of more than one million people and perfected Hitler's program of mass extermination. Hoss is the one man whose testimony can ensure justice at Nuremberg. This is the full account of Hoss' capture
The gift [a novel] by Cecelia Ahern( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
If you could wish for one gift this Christmas, what would it be? Everyday Lou battles with the clock. When at home his mind is always someplace else. One winter morning, Lou meets Gabe, a homeless man, and gets him a job in the post room. But how does Gabe appear to be in two places at the same time? As Christmas draws closer, Lou starts to understand the value of time. As he sees what is truly important in life he learns the harshest lesson of all
Tooth and claw by Nigel McCrery( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
DCI Mark Lapslie suffers from a rare neurological condition that 'cross-wires' his senses. The sickening clamour of sounds he can taste has smothered his marriage and stifled his career, and it's getting worse. His colleagues have written him off as a drunk - or worse - and Lapslie has quarantined himself in an isolated Essex cottage. Carl Whittley has got his own problems to deal with too: he's just tortured a minor TV celebrity to death and blown an apparently anonymous commuter to pieces. DCI Lapslie is drawn into a deadly game where the troubled detective might just discover that his gravest weakness is also his greatest strength - container
The wheels on the bus go round the world : sing along with music inspired from around the world ( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
This sound disc contains 25 all-time favourite songs from around the world to enjoy
The autobiography of Jack the Ripper by James Carnac( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 52 libraries worldwide
This recently discovered memoir appears to have been written in the 1920s by someone who asserts that he was infamous killer, Jack the Ripper. This person is James Willoughby Carnac, and this memoir is an account of his entire life, including a few short months in 1888 when he became the murderer known to posterity as Jack the Ripper. This book introduces a new suspect for the infamous murders in Whitechapel in 1888, and contains information that does not appear to be derived from contemporary newspapers or any other publications. Descriptions of Tottenham in the 1870s, the visits to performances of Jekyll and Hyde, and the intricate geography of Whitechapel in 1888 are written with pin-point accuracy. Ultimately it is up to the reader to decide if they believe the mystery has been solved at last, but whichever side they may decide to believe, there is no question that this book will be a source of much debate for years to come
A history of English food by Clarissa Dickson Wright( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Shot through with Clarissa Dickson Wright's characteristic wit and her eye for detail, this is an entertaining book that vividly tells the story of English food from medieval times to the present day
Blood ransom by Sophie McKenzie( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
Clones Rachel and Theo now live thousands of miles apart. They keep in touch, but things just aren't the same. When Rachel discovers that evil scientist Elijah is still working in secret for a section of the government and about to murder Daniel, she sets out to rescue the little boy, but her plans backfire with disastrous consequences
Time train to the Blitz by Sophie McKenzie( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
It all starts when a mysterious train appears in the park. Before they know what's happening, Joe and Scarlett are whisked away on a journey back in time. Magically transported to World War II, they're given a mission: to save a young boy's life. But with bombs falling on London they find they are counting down to disaster
Bloodchild by Tim Bowler( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
"Will lies in a deserted lane, his life slipping away. Against all the odds he survives - but with an almost total loss of memory. At night he is tormented by visions, in the daytime by hostile strangers. Why does he have so many enemies? And who is the strange child who seems to have a story to tell him? Something has happened in this town, something terrifying. Perhaps the old Will knew what it was, but the new Will must search for the answers again - and this is a dangerous task. For there are those who will do everything in their power to preserve the town's secrets. Even kill."--Container
The battle of the sun by Jeanette Winterson( file )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
A magus dreams of turning London into a city of gold. But he cannot do it alone and so he kidnaps a child called Jack, who he is sure will help him realise his ambition. But Jack is not a willing assistant and instead he embarks on a magical adventure to save the city, release a dragon and set free seven other boys kidnapped in the past - container
Twinkle twinkle, little star ( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
A collection of much loved songs and lullabies
Sea of whispers by Tim Bowler( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 27 libraries worldwide
YA. Hetty's always been a bit of a loner, preferring to keep to the outer edges of the close-knit island community. But when a strange woman is washed up on the shore, Hetty finds herself under increasing scrutiny from the islanders. There's a connection between Hetty and the woman that makes people suspicious, so when death comes to the community the woman is branded a bad omen and Hetty has no choice but to take matters into her own hands. As she heads out to sea, voices from the very depths are calling her name
The traitor game by B. R Collins( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
YA. Michael and Francis are best friends, drawn together by their common secret - Evgard. Evgard is a fantasy world that Michael and Francis have created together, a world both fierce and dangerous. It is also a world that has become weirdly entwined in both their lives: actions in one world are uncannily mirrored by actions in the other. Until Michael, mistakenly believing that Francis has betrayed Evgard, deliberately betrays Francis, setting in motion a terrible sequence of events
Tea time with terrorists : a motorcycle journey into the heart of Sri Lanka's civil war by Mark Stephen Meadows( file )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Armed with a map, a motorcycle, an infectious sense of humor, and a dim understanding of Sri Lankas war, author, artist, and adventurer Mark Stephen Meadows arrives in the country intending to have, as it were, afternoon tea with terrorists. Figuring that the first step to solving a problem is understanding it, he journeys north into the war zone, interviewing terrorists, generals, and heroin dealers along the way. He discovers an island of beauty and abundance ground down by three decades of war. As he travels north through Colombo, Kandy, and the damaged city of Jaffna, Meadows gives his riveting take on the war. Known for child conscription and drawn-out torture methods, he explains, the Tamil Tigers also invented suicide bombing and were the first to lace together terrorists and financiers into international networks of militant uprising. In Sri Lanka, Meadows discovers a deep view into an ancient culture. Along the way, he learns to trap an elephant, weave rope from coconut husks, and cast out devils, and he actually has tea with a few terrorists. This is the inspiring story of his journey and an enlightening meditation on the interconnectedness of globalization, the media, and modern terrorism
Joy Ride by Mark Meadows( file )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
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