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Lister, Ralph 1971-

Works: 65 works in 240 publications in 1 language and 4,278 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, [FIC]
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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 640 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 581 libraries worldwide
As commander of the River Police, Monk is accustomed to violent death, but the mutilated female body found on Limehouse Pier one chilly December morning moves him with horror and pity. The victim's name is Zenia Gadney. Her waterfront neighbors can tell him little, only that the same unknown gentleman had visited her once a month for many years. She must be a prostitute, but, described as quiet and kempt, she doesn't appear to be a fallen woman. What sinister secrets could have made poor Zenia worth killing? And why does the government keep interfering in Monk's investigation? While the public cries out for blood, Monk, his spirited wife, Hester, and their brilliant barrister friend, Oliver Rathbone, search for answers. From dank waterfront alleys to London's fabulously wealthy West End, the three trail an ice-blooded murderer toward the unbelievable, possibly unprovable truth, and ultimately engage their adversaries in an electric courtroom duel. But unless they can work a miracle, a monumental evil will go unpunished and an innocent person will hang. This is a novel of intrigue and suspense in which Monk is driven to make the hardest decision of his life
The flint heart by Katherine Paterson( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 456 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
Our picnics in the sun by Morag Joss( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 167 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
The haunting of Charles Dickens by Lewis Buzbee( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 166 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
Cirque du Freak : a living nightmare by Darren Shan( file )
5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 163 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( file )
7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 162 libraries worldwide
Darren Shan was just an ordinary schoolboy until his visit to the Cirque du Freak. Now, as he struggles with his new life as a vampire's assistant, he tries desperately to resist the one temptation that sickens him, the one thing that can keep him alive. But destiny is calling. The Wolf Man is waiting
Down these strange streets ( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 125 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
Tunnels of blood by Darren Shan( file )
6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 117 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?
Belladonna by Mary Finn( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 110 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
Trials of death by Darren Shan( file )
6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
The trials: seventeen ways to die unless the luck of the vampire is with you. Darren Shan must pass five of these fearsome trials to prove himself to the vampire clan--or face the stakes of the Hall of Death. But Vampire Mountain holds hidden threats. Sinister, potent forces are gathering in the darkness. In this nightmarish world of bloodshed and betrayal, death may be a blessing
Vampire Mountain by Darren Shan( file )
7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 101 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
The as if principle the radically new approach to changing your life by Richard Wiseman( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 73 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
Down these strange streets all-new stories of urban fantasy ( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 64 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 64 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
Bellwether revivals by Benjamin Wood( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 53 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?
Killers of the dawn by Darren Shan( file )
5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
The hunters have become the hunted.Outnumbered, outsmarted, and desperate, the hunters are on the run, pursued by the vampaneze, the police, and an angry mob. With their enemies clamoring for blood, the vampires prepare for a deadly battle. Is this the end for Darren and his allies?This third and final installment in the Hunters trilogy finds Darren and his friends facing their longest night and most testing challenge yet
Tomb of the ten thousand dead by L. Ron Hubbard( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 50 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
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
Allies of the night by Darren Shan( file )
5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Darren Shan, Vampire Prince and "vampaneze" killer, faces his worst nightmare yet--school. But homework is the least of Darren's problems. Bodies are piling up, time is running out, and the past is catching up with the hunters fast. Darren must forge new alliances and try to unravel the mystery behind the malevolent forces that have been set in motion against him
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