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Lister, Ralph 1971-

Overview
Works: 60 works in 190 publications in 1 language and 3,388 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Horror tales  Young adult works  Detective and mystery stories  Biography  Historical fiction  Fantasy fiction  Occult fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PR6066.E693, 823.914
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Publications about Ralph Lister
Publications by Ralph Lister
Most widely held works by Ralph Lister
Acceptable loss by Anne Perry( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 634 libraries worldwide
When a murdered body is discovered in the Thames, clues lead to a heinous child-pornography case that police superintendent William Monk thought he had left behind, in an investigation that threatens his friend Oliver Rathbone and forces Monk to consider painful sacrifices
A sunless sea by Anne Perry( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 568 libraries worldwide
A high-end prostitute is found brutally murdered on the London docks, and Monk's quest to discover the truth behind her death leads him down a shocking path, littered with secrets that have been buried since the infamous Opium Wars. Monk must unravel the victim's link to the widow of a dead doctor, and the doctor's vanished report on the misuse of opium, before the killer strikes again
The flint heart by Katherine Paterson( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 457 libraries worldwide
An ambitious Stone Age man demands a talisman that will harden his heart, allowing him to take control of his tribe. Against better judgment, the tribe's magic man creates the Flint Heart, but the cruelty of it causes the destruction of the tribe. Thousands of years later, the talisman reemerges to corrupt first a boy's father, an innocent fairy creature, and a familial badger
The haunting of Charles Dickens by Lewis Buzbee( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
Twelve-year-old Meg travels the rooftops and streets of 1862 London, England, in search of her missing brother, Orion, accompanied by a family friend, the famed author Charles Dickens, whose quest is to find his next novel
Down these strange streets ( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
A terrific urban fantasy anthology featuring all-original stories from some of the biggest names in the business. Explore the places where mystery waits at the end of every alley and where the things that go bump in the night have something to fear
Belladonna by Mary Finn( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
When Thomas Rose first spots the girl hidden by the roadside, she looks as drab as a lark, with only her red kerchief giving her away. But French Helene, who goes by "Ling," is no ordinary bird. Tiny Ling enchants Thomas with her wild spirit and tales of a circus where she danced atop her beloved horse Belladonna. But the horse has been sold, and Ling must fetch her back, and Thomas's life as a clever but unschooled wheelwright's son is about to change. Their search leads to painter George Stubbs, who euthanizes ailing animals to study their anatomy. Stubbs draws eerie horses that stride as if they could move out of the paper world into the real one - but he assures his young friends that their horse is safe at a nearby estate. As Ling and Thomas devise a risky plan to recover Belladonna, Stubbs hires Thomas as an apprentice, teaching him to read and write as well. In this fascinating story, Mary Finn incorporates a real eighteenth-century artist into a beautifully imagined tale of adventure and young romance
Cirque du Freak : a living nightmare by Darren Shan( Computer File )
6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
In the tradition of Ray Bradbury's Something Wicked This Way Comes, and Stephen King's Salem's Lot, New York Times bestseller Cirque du Freak is the first title in the popular Saga of Darren Shan series. Darren Shan and his best friend, Steve, get tickets to the Cirque du Freak, a wonderfully gothic freak show featuring weird, frightening half human / half animals who interact terrifyingly with the audience. In the midst of the excitement, true terror raises its head when Steve recognizes that one of the performers--Mr. Crepsley--is a vampire!Steve confronts the vampire after the show finishes--but his motives are surprising! In the shadows of a crumbling theater, a horrified Darren eavesdrops on his friend and the vampire, and is witness to a monstrous, disturbing plea. As if by destiny, Darren is pulled to Mr. Crepsley and what follows is his horrifying descent into the dark and bloody world of vampires.This is Darren's story
The vampire's assistant by Darren Shan( Computer File )
6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
After traveling with Mr. Crepsley, the vampire who made him into a half-vampire, Darren returns to the freak show known as the Cirque du Freak and continues to fight his need to drink human blood
Tunnels of blood by Darren Shan( file )
5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Darren, the vampire's assistant, gets a taste of the city when he leaves the Cirque du Freak with Evra the snake-boy and Mr. Crepsley. When corpses are discovered--corpses drained of blood--Darren and Evra are compelled to hunt down whatever foul creature is committing such horrendous acts. Meanwhile, beneath the streets, evil stalks Darren and Evra, and all clues point to Mr. Crepsley. Can they escape, or are they doomed to perish in the tunnels of blood?
Down these strange streets all-new stories of urban fantasy ( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
In this collection of urban fantasy stories, editors George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois explore the places where mystery waits at the end of every alley and where the things that go bump in the night have something to fear
Notes on a century reflections of a Middle East historian by Bernard Lewis( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Presents the life and career of the Middle East specialist, from his professional relationships with world leaders to his accomplishments in world politics, and offers the author's analysis of the political transformation of the region
The as if principle the radically new approach to changing your life by Richard Wiseman( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Professor Richard Wiseman, a renowned psychologist, presents a radical new insight into your body and brain, that it is your actions that have the power to instantly change the way you think and feel
Bellwether revivals by Benjamin Wood( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
This story is told by Oscar, a young, bright working class man who has fallen in love with an upper-class Cambridge student, Iris, and thereby become entangled with a group of close friends, led by Iris's charismatic, brilliant, possibly dangerous brother. Oscar is seduced by this gilded group of young people, entranced by Eden's powerful personality and his obvious talent as a musician, and caught off guard by the strangeness of Iris and Eden's parents. Is Eden Bellweather a sort of a saviour or a villain? Will Oscar be able to solve the mystery in time to save himself, if not everyone else?
Our picnics in the sun by Morag Joss( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
For thirty years, Howard and Deborah Morgan have poured all their energy and modest savings into Stoneyridge, a smallholding deep in the English moors. To help with finances, they decide to turn Stoneyridge into a bed-and-breakfast. But a sudden stroke leaves Howard incapacitated and Deborah overwhelmed. Then, late one evening, two men arrive needing a room for the night, and set off a chain of events that uncovers the relics of old tragedies
Tomb of the ten thousand dead by L. Ron Hubbard( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Captain Gordon is hired to fly a team of American anthropologists on an expedition near the Arabian Sea. All goes well until an ancient map leading to untold treasure is discovered. All academic pretense is dropped, and Gordon finds himself caught in the middle of an expedition where murder replaces scholarship as the best method to uncover the valuable hoard
Trials of death by Darren Shan( file )
5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Darren begins the Trials of Initiation to prove himself worthy of being a half-vampire, even as the clan's blood foes, the vampaneze, gather near Vampire Mountain
Time to start thinking America in the age of descent by Edward Luce( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Time to Start Thinking is a book destined to spark debate among liberals and conservatives alike. Drawing on his decades of exceptional journalism and his connections within Washington and around the world, Luce advances a carefully constructed and controversial argument, backed up by interviews with many of the key players in politics and business, that America is losing its pragmatism, and that the consequences of this may soon leave the country high and dry
Vampire Mountain by Darren Shan( file )
5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Darren has settled into life as a vampire's assistant and feels at home in the Cirque du Freak. But now he must leave the freak show and his friends behind. With Mr. Crepsley as a traveling companion, he embarks on a dangerous trek to the very heart of the vampire world. But they face more than the cold on Vampire Mountain--the vampaneze have been there before them. Will a meeting with the Vampire Princes restore Darren's human side or turn him further toward the darkness? Only one thing is certain: Darren's initiation into the vampire clan is more deadly than he can ever have imagined
Tarnsman of Gor by John Norman( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
Tarl Cabot has always believed himself to be a citizen of Earth. He has no inkling that his destiny is far greater than the small planet he has inhabited for the first twenty-odd years of his life. One frosty winter night in the New England woods, he finds himself transported to the planet of Gor, also known as Counter-Earth, where everything is dramatically different from anything he has ever experienced
Outlaw of Gor by John Norman( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Tarl Cabot finds himself transported back to Counter-Earth from the sedate life he has known as a history professor on Earth. He is glad to be back in his role as a dominant warrior and back in the arms of his true love. Yet, Tarl finds that his name on Gor has been tainted, his city defiled, and all those he loves have been made into outcasts
 
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