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Wale, Terry

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Works: 320 works in 744 publications in 1 language and 6,067 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Detective and mystery fiction  Historical fiction  Adventure stories  Domestic fiction  Biography  Suspense fiction  Naval history  Political fiction 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PR6066.E693, 823.914
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Publications about Terry Wale
Publications by Terry Wale
Most widely held works by Terry Wale
Churchill's hour by Michael Dobbs( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
In 1941, Britain, battered, bloody and almost bankrupt, limps on. An alliance with America is paramount and Churchill is caught between politics and a family dilemma
A sign of the times by Mary Jane Staples( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
Is contempt for old traditions and enthusiasm for everything new and fashionable about to threaten the Adams family and their easy-going existence?
Hard going by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles( Sound Recording )
6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
The murder comes much to Slider's family's disgust during his week off, saving him from the horrors of a trip to the shopping centre with his two older children. The late Mr Lionel Bygood, who looks, to all intents and purposes, like an old-fashioned sort of gentleman, has been bashed in the head with a bronze statue, in what Doc Cameron describes as 'our old friend the Frenzied Attack'. It soon emerges that Mr Bygood was a philanthropist, well-known locally for giving help and advice to all who needed it, from all walks of life. But with all signs pointing to the victim knowing his killer, Slider and his team find themselves embroiled in an investigation that provides scant evidence or possible motive, but all too many suspects
Blood never dies by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Bill Slider and his team face yet another mystery when an unidentifiable man is found dead. It 'appears' that he has commited suicide but all the signs point to murder
Winston's war by Michael Dobbs( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
Saturday 1 October, 1938. Two men meet. One elderly, the other in his twenties. One will became the most revered man of his time, time, and other known as the greatest of traitors. Winston Churchill met BBC journalist Guy Burgess at a moment. when the world was about to explode
The way ahead by Mary Jane Staples( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
It is 1944, and the Adams family is weary of the war against Hitler. Bobby Summers and Helene, living in France with a group of Resistance fighters, find themselves in great peril. Boots returns from Italy, to the delight of Polly and their twins - but he brings a German prisoner who has a horrifying story to tell. Sammy and Susie Adams are trying to keep the family business going in wartime London, while their son Daniel catches the eye of a lively young American girl. As plans for the invasion of France get under way there is excitement and danger, but love continues to blossom
The homecoming by Mary Jane Staples( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
It is 1946, and most members of the Adams family who had been serving with the forces begin to come home. But grandson Daniel is still serving in an army unit out of Palestine and his fiancee, Patsy, is counting the days until his return. While the new Labour government struggles with the problems of a country drained by the war, Sammy pursues his business interests with unfamiliar optimism. Many new family members join in as the whole Adams family comes together as never before to celebrate peacetime
The palace tiger by Barbara Cleverly( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
1922 in India a tiger turns man-eater and Joe Sandilands is dispatched to join the hunt as the guest of the maharajah. The maharajah is dying and the first heir to the throne has been killed by a panther and a second violent death occurs as Joe approaches the city
Churchill's triumph by Michael Dobbs( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
A historical story intertwined with story of a Polish soldier searching for his missing daughter. Thrashing out the details for world peace are Winston Churchill, Franklin Roosevelt and Joseph Stalin. The struggle to come to an agreement is played out over 8 days, meanwhile through the ruins of Warsaw the Polish soldier risks danger to find his daughter. The enemy is everywhere
Long Spoon Lane by Anne Perry( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 55 libraries worldwide
Early one morning, two bombs explode in an East London street. Forewarned of the attack, Thomas Pitt of the Special Branch arrives in time to chase the bombers to a tenement in Long Spoon Lane. There, two men are arrested and one shot dead - but who fired? As Pitt investigates, he uncovers truths more disturbing than the acts of a few misguided idealists. There's a web of corruption within the police force and all the clues point to Inspector Wetron of Bow Street as its mastermind. But as head of the sinister Inner Circle, Wetron has powerful allies in every sphere
Treachery at Lancaster Gate by Anne Perry( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
Thomas Pitt arrives at a devastating bombing in Lancaster Gate to find two policemen dead and three more gravely wounded. London's anarchists are blamed, but as Pitt and Inspector Tellman investigate they find it looks increasingly like a personal vendetta against those particular men. Did they lie about a drugs raid that went fatally wrong, and let an innocent man hang? The idea of police dishonesty cuts Tellman to the quick - he joined the force to protect society, not exploit it. But he must uncover the truth, however much he wants to resist the signs of blackmail and corruption
A wartime marriage by Mary Jane Staples( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
It is 1918; the Kaiser's empire is about to fall, and Captain Harry Phillips, a prisoner of war in a Romanian hospital, has had a very hard time of it. Then, out of the blue, comes an offer he can't refuse - a ticket home to his beloved England and to the arms of his much-missed fiancee Elizabeth. But the ticket comes with a heavy price: Harry must marry beautiful, headstrong Princess Irena of Moldova, whose only hope of survival is to leave the country. He is forced to risk both their lives by escorting her back to England, and they set off on a long and treacherous journey, with enemies at every turn
The road to Samarcand by Patrick O'Brian( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
When Derrick's missionary parents are tragically murdered, he is entrusted to his gruff, seafaring Uncle Sullivan, captain aboard the Wanderer. After surviving a killer typhoon in the South China Sea and meeting up with an elderly and eccentric cousin, they set off across land to discover the treasures of Central Asia. Along the way, Derrick befriends a fierce young Mongol warrior who saves his life and helps to defeat a ruthless Chinese warlord. Having been given a gift of priceless jade, the group is pursued into the inhospitable mountains of Tibet where they are caught between the fierce ascetic mountain monks and a terrifying creature that stalks them through the snow
The ascent of Rum Doodle by W. E Bowman( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
"[This] is the hilarious story of a group of endearing incompetents who set out to conquer the world's highest peak. Binder, the kindly, under-insightful leader of the party, heads a singularly ill-assorted team of comic immortals such as Jungle, the route-finder who cannot find his way to any assembly point, and Wish, the scientist conducting dotty experiments on the boiling point of ice"--Container
Love for an enemy by Alexander Fullerton( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
1941: The exotic city of Alexandria, the Royal Navy's major Eastern Mediterranean base, is virtually under siege by the Afrika Korps. A particularly lethal threat to warships is being posed by Italian frogmen and their so-called "human torpedoes". Hardly the time or place for a British submarine commander to fall in love; especially as the girl in question is half-Italian, and Alexandria's large Italian population is only too eager to welcome Rommel and his troops into town. Interspersed with scenes of naval action described in gripping and authentic detail - and seen through Italian as much as through British eyes - the human drama unfolds, its actors ever aware of the mounting threat of a German breakthrough
Ragtime in Simla by Barbara Cleverly( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
1922 Simla is where detective Joe Sandilands is heading as the guest of Sir George Jardine, the Governor of Bengal. But when Joe's travelling companion, a Russian opera singer, is shot dead at his side in the Governor's car, he finds himself plunged into a murder investigation. Confronted by the mystery of an identical unsolved killing a year before, Joe realizes that Sir George's hospitality comes at a high price
Changing times by Mary Jane Staples( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
1953, Coronation year, brings celebrations and changes for the Adams family
The liberators by James Pattinson( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
English adventurer Harvey Landon is alone in New York - wanted by the police and with only a few dollars in his pocket. Then Theodore Cranefield offers him a job that he can't afford to refuse. Soon he is driving south with a gunman named Gregg to a rendezvous in Florida with the so-called El Aguila, Ramon Arturo Alvarez, and the tough young Pete. The drama swiftly moves across the hurricane-swept Gulf of Mexico to a country shortly to be ravaged by a volcanic eruption, an earthquake and a revolution in which Landon finds himself unwillingly involved
Battersea girl by Martin Knight( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Ellen Tregent was born in 1888 and died a hundred years later. Born into a poor working-class family in Battersea, London, her lifetime encompassed an unprecedented century of social change and world upheaval. Always intrigued by his family history, Martin Knight began to reassemble the events that shaped his grandmother's life, using uncovered papers and conversations with living relatives. In Battersea Girl, Knight charts Ellen's long and eventful life and the lives of her siblings. As they encounter abject poverty, disease, suicide, murder and war, the spirit of these stoical people reveals a determination to make the most of everything - a spirit that shines through this enchanting book
Traitor's gate by Anne Perry( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
In Victorian England, superintendent Pitt and his wife, Charlotte, investigate murder and espionage. The case centers on traitors selling Germany documents relating to Britain's colonial plans in Africa
 
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