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Bennett, Beresford

Works: 31 works in 105 publications in 1 language and 7,226 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biography  Suspense fiction  Urban fiction  Domestic fiction  Horror fiction  Drama  Podcasts 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PS3610.O359, 813.6
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Publications about Beresford Bennett
Publications by Beresford Bennett
Most widely held works by Beresford Bennett
Man gone down by Michael Thomas( file )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 671 libraries worldwide
After Hannah's fiancé is caught cheating, she leaves him to pursue her cheerleading dream, while still working at RockStar Records. And Hannah will deal firsthand with Cheerleader Rule #1: Don't fall in love with a player
Little black girl lost 2 by Keith Lee Johnson( file )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 662 libraries worldwide
The novel begins as we find Johnnie in bed, and even though there is a thunderstorm directly over her Ashland Estates home, she is sleeping soundly for the first time since the murder of Richard Goode (her mother's killer), and the subsequent riots. However, during her waking hours, Napoleon Bentley enters her mind more often than she'd care to admit. She wants him to bed her again, but she loves Lucas Matthews, her boyfriend. Or is he?
Little black girl lost 3 : ill gotten gains by Keith Lee Johnson( file )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 661 libraries worldwide
Unafraid to use her assets, young Johnnie has wiled her way into the lives of several dangerous men. She also happens to be connected to three murders. Now that her enemies are closing in from all sides, it seems her luck may run out
Little black girl lost by Keith Lee Johnson( file )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 628 libraries worldwide
Set in 1950s New Orleans, Little Black Girl Lost is a powerful tale filled with sex, greed, and the explosive political and social climates of an America long gone. Fifteen-year-old beauty Johnnie Wise lives her life devoted to God. But her innocence is shattered when her mother, who has been a prostitute for years, sells Johnnie's body to lecherous insurance man Earl Shamus
Waiting 'til the midnight hour : a narrative history of Black power in America by Peniel E Joseph( file )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 622 libraries worldwide
An acclaimed chronicler of the Civil Rights Movement, Peniel Joseph presents this sweeping overview of a key component of the struggle for racial equality--the Black Power movement. This is the story of the men and women who sacrificed so much to begin a more vocal and radical push for social change in the 1960s and 1970s
The honeymoon is over by Keith Lee Johnson( file )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 594 libraries worldwide
On the verge of signing a monster contract with the Philadelphia 76ers, all Nelson had to do was be cool and not screw up. But he did, suffering a career-ending knee injury playing a meaningless game of pick-up. That's something he's got to live with, so he's working hard and looking for his break. Little does he know, he's about to lose his lady, sexy school teacher Parris Stalls. Soon-to-be-dissed Nelson may have been a playa back in the day, but there's always another baller waiting in the wings
Little black girl lost 4 : the diary of Josephine Baptiste by Keith Lee Johnson( file )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 520 libraries worldwide
Revealing the roots of Johnnie Wise's family tree, the author takes readers to Nigeria where a beautiful sixteen-year-old girl, preparing to marry a much older man, escapes with her young lover on a Dutch slave ship bound for America where she becomes Josephine Baptiste
The secrets of Newberry by Victor McGlothin( file )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 482 libraries worldwide
Bones and Julian live a life of indulgence in 1950s Louisiana until Julian witnesses Bones murder a white city councilman and must decide whether joining Bones in his flight from the law is worth it
Little black girl lost 5 : the diary of Josephine Baptiste : Lauren's story by Keith Lee Johnson( file )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 464 libraries worldwide
The fifth in the series picks up where the fourth book left off by continuing the diary of Josephine Baptiste. As more details about Josephine's past come to light, the African heritage of modern-day Johnnie Wise is further explained
A million blessings by Angela Benson( file )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 453 libraries worldwide
With the tales focusing on what happens when a character wins the lottery, the collection boasts hard-earned truths about Christian charity, redemption, and the place of the almighty dollar in people's lives. Angela Benson, Marilynn Griffith and Tia McCollors tackle, respectively, an assistant pastor with something to hide, a football player fallen on hard times, and a motorcycle rider with a heart of gold. 2010
Zone one : [a novel] by Colson Whitehead( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 435 libraries worldwide
In this wry take on the post-apocalyptic horror novel, a pandemic has devastated the planet. The plague has sorted humanity into two types: the uninfected and the infected, the living and the living dead
The heist by Kiki Swinson( file )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 424 libraries worldwide
Essence best-selling authors Kiki Swinson and De'nesha Diamond are two rising stars in the world of urban fiction. Heist presents two novellas starring young women hustling their way to the top of the game through daring robbery schemes. In Swinson's The Ultimate Heist, pampered Shannon Marshall is accustomed to a big-money lifestyle. Her world is shattered, however, when her man is thrown into prison for gun running. Now he's hatching a plan from jail, and Shannon's going to have to put her neck on the line if she wants her life of luxury back. Diamond's Robyn Banks follows DEA Agent Jordan Hayes, a young woman determined to never lead a life of crime like her father. But her conviction is tested when her dad's gangster crony Keston Bishop begins work on an elaborate robbery, and Jordan becomes intoxicated by the danger and power he radiates
The gift of fire ; On the head of a pin by Walter Mosley( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 260 libraries worldwide
The gift of fire: In ancient mythology, Prometheus was punished by the gods for bringing man the gift of fire. As punishment, Prometheus was bound to a rock. But today, those chains cease to be and the great champion of man walks into South Central Los Angeles
The gift of fire ; On the head of a pin : two short novels from crosstown to oblivion by Walter Mosley( file )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
In "The Gift of Fire," champion of humankind Prometheus emerges in present-day Los Angeles; and in "On the Head of a Pin," breakthroughs in advanced animatronics lead to a reality-shattering discovery
No more Mr. Nice Guy by Carl Weber( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
Niles has just returned from eight years of serving his country as a Special Forces sniper. He's looking forward to a consulting job with Dynamic Defense and spending time with his family, including his bi-polar mother, Lorna, and his hard-drinking uncle, Willie. What Niles doesn't know is that Dynamic Defense is actually a CIA front. He's not interested in joining them, but they won't take no for an answer. Bridget St. John is one of the most beautiful women Niles has ever met, and she is also the most deadly. It is her job to recruit Niles to the Dynamic Defense team by any means necessary. When Niles is arrested for a murder he does not commit, Bridget makes him an offer he can't refuse: working for Dynamic Defense in exchange for his freedom. With Niles on board, Bridget begins to train him in ways he never imagined. Sometimes, however, the student becomes the teacher. Before she realizes what's happening, Bridget falls in love. When circumstances in his personal life collide with his work, Niles is forced to use his military skills to protect those closest to him
The black list by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
The notion of the black list--a group of people marginalized for their beliefs--is turned on its head in this fascinating portrait of 25 African Americans who have achieved tremendous success in arts, sports, politics, and business
Gorilla Black by Seven( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
A boy with a love of Shakespeare and Langston Hughes struggles to thrive while growing up in the projects as the son of an alcoholic mother. In time, self-dubbed Gorilla Black will ascend to the top seat of a cocaine-fueled empire--and discover the truth about his beloved brother's death so many years before
Just fall : a novel by Nina Sadowsky( file )
2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Perfect for fans of Patricia Highsmith and Gillian Flynn, this sexy and seductive debut novel asks: How can you find out that the person you love is a killer . . . and continue to love him anyway? THEN Ellie Larrabee's life is perfect. She's thriving at work, living in a fabulous apartment, and engaged to the man of her dreams. To all appearances, Ellie and Rob Beauman are a golden couple--blessed with good looks, success, and romantic chemistry that's off the charts. Surely their future together promises nothing but happiness. But on what should be the most wonderful day of her life, moments after saying "I do," a shocking secret threatens to shatter Ellie's happily-ever-after. She learns that the man she just married and loves with all her heart hides a dark past beneath his charismatic exterior. And the more harrowing truth she uncovers, the deeper Ellie is swept into a vortex of betrayal and uncertainty from which she may never escape. NOW On the island paradise of St. Lucia, Ellie isn't basking in honeymoon splendor--she's grappling with the chilling realities of her violently derailed life: Rob has blood on his hands and some very dangerous people on his trail, and only Ellie stands between him and the lethal destiny he's facing. Rob never dreamed that Ellie would be dragged into the deadly world he's trapped in--or used as a pawn against him. And Ellie could never have imagined how far she'd be forced to go to save the man she loves. Advance praise for Just Fall "What a terrific novel! Just Fall arrived in the mail this morning and I read the book in one sitting, which I haven't done for years. Nina Sadowsky's premise is original, her voice is clear, her storytelling skills are remarkable, and her pacing is perfect."--Sue Grafton "Character-rich and compulsively readable, Just Fall is a marvelous surprise. Exploring the universal need for family and human connection, and the costs incurred when those bonds are severed, Just Fall takes the reader on a wild ride through the psyches of two damaged people who hope to find redemption in each other. The writing is lush, the insights sharp. This novel is a winner."--Diane Keaton "A chilling story exploring the fine lines between love and hate, good and evil, Just Fall is a wild ride of unnerving twists and turns, right up to the last page."--Andrea Kane, New York Times bestselling author of The Silence That Speaks "Fast-paced, sexy, and creepy, Just Fall is a smart and slick read of pure, disturbing deliciousness. I couldn't put it down and was sorry to see it end. If you're a fan of suspense, this is a must-read!"--Pamela Falk, writer of The Wedding Planner"Just Fall is a novel to relish--smart, tense, sexy as hell, with writing that sweeps you up and away. In Ellie we see the making of a femme fatale as we never have before. Neither a psychopath nor the tired 'good girl turned bad,' Ellie is a truly modern everywoman."--Michelle Raimo Kouyate, executive producer of Silver Linings Playbook and Chocolat "In a devilish tale of love, lies, and betrayal, Sadowsky twists our most cherished romantic fantasies and exposes them as frightening facades hiding terrifying secrets. Gone Girl meets Body Heat, packed with all the sex and intrigue you want, yet never in the way you expect."--Ted Sullivan, writer and producer of Revenge and SupergirlFrom the Hardcover edition
Little black girl lost 3 by Keith Lee Johnson( Book )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Undetermined and English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Unafraid to use her assets, young Johnnie has wiled her way into the lives of several dangerous men. She also happens to be connected to three murders. Now that her enemies are closing in from all sides, it seems her luck may run out
Don't let my mama read this : a southern-fried memoir by Hadjii( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Writer, director, and starring actor in Sundance Grand Jury Prize nominee Somebodies, Hadjii remembers the trials and tribulations of youth. From the havoc that a boy's crusty underwear can wreak on a family's reputation to the first time getting caught coming home drunk, Hadjii covers all the aspects of a "blessedly normal" childhood
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