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Avers, Roy

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Works: 139 works in 235 publications in 1 language and 185 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Religious fiction  Detective and mystery stories 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PS3561.E3975, 813.54
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Publications about Roy Avers
Publications by Roy Avers
Most widely held works by Roy Avers
The raiders by Harold Robbins( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
A wealthy man regrets never telling his father he loved him and never having a son of his own, but now that he is on the run from federal marshalls, he learns that he does have a son. Strong language, violence and explicit descriptions of sex
The case of the gilded lily by Erle Stanley Gardner( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
This Perry Mason mystery begins as a suspense story, and the lawyer does not appear until later. It seems that middle-aged Stewart G. Bedford's recent marriage to Ann Roann hurts Elsa Griffin, Bedford's longtime secretary. But Elsa's hurt is only the first link in a long chain of events that eventually leads to court, where Mason works his magic
Maestro by John Gardner( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
A famous orchestra conductor is confronted with rumours about ties to Al Capone, the Nazis, the KGB and the CIA. Violence, descriptions of sex and some strong language
Bone by bone by Peter Matthiessen( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
In this sequel to "Killing Mister Watson" and "Lost Man's River", E.J. Watson recalls his years beginning in reconstruction-era South Carolina, fleeing for his life to Florida and later finding adventure out west. He returns to Florida as a fugitive and builds a successful sugarcane farm, until confronted by a mob. Some descriptions of violence and some strong language. 1999
The lies of fair ladies by Jonathan Gash( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Although he claims to be the only real antiques dealer on earth, Lovejoy is considered by East Anglia police to be a chisellling shagnasty. It's clear to Lovejoy that a recent spectacular heist is the work of his newly released pal Prammie Joe, but it's Lovejoy that police seem to suspect. When Lovejoy hears of another huge scam and then finds Prammie dead, he pushes aside his numerous women to figure things out
Fine things by Danielle Steel( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Bernie must face his grief after his wife dies of cancer. A young and lovely pediatrician fills the void. Strong language and descriptions of sex. Bestseller 1987
No laughing matter by Dorothy Simpson( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Luke Thanet receives a call informing him that Zak Randish, a local vinter, has been murdered. As he delves into the case it is his daughter Bridget who provides the clue to the murderer. Some violence
Old scores by Aaron J Elkins( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Chris Norgren, curator of the Seattle Art Museum, is offered a Rembrandt of questionable authenticity by Rene Vachey, a French gallery owner known for his patronizing attitude. At the same time, Edmond Froger, director of a Dijon museum, is offered a Leger. Norgren meets with international art experts in Paris. Vachey is killed and Norgren is attacked, but he makes a decision about the painting
Sachem's son by Donald Clayton Porter( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
When the Seneca women banish El-i-chi and Ah-wa-o from the village for marrying against their wishes, Renno protests by resigning his position as sachem and going into exile with his family. Accepting Washington's invitation to visit the capital, Little Hawk faces prejudice when he takes an assignment as a government page. But it is not until he leaves the white man that Little Hawk truly proves his manhood. Violence. Sequel to "Fallen timbers" (DC12380). Followed by "Sachem's daughter" (DC12584). 1990. (The White Indian series ; book 20)
Buffalo wagons by Elmer Kelton( Sound Recording )
in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
In 1893, the plains are almost devoid of buffalo, only one large herd remains, but it is in Comanche territory, then a man joins a group of skinners desperate enough to venture into the hostile land and risk their lives
Local rules by Jay Brandon( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
A former assistant D.A. mouths off when caught speeding, and is taken to the local judge, who asks him to handle the defense in an attempted murder case; he can't understand the importance of the case until he learns of a connected death--the town's young golden girl. Some strong language and some explicit descriptions of sex
Birthright by Joseph Amiel( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The Kronengold family own a merchant bank in western Europe. Animosity between Deborah and her father forces her to go to New York where she fights her way to the top of the banking hierarchy. Her motivation is the destruction of her father. Some strong language and some explicit descriptions of sex. 1985
The Yellowstone by Winfred Blevins( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The Great Northwest, 1840s. Robert Burns Maclean, known to all as Mac, has been trapping in the Shining Mountains with several other men. He feels at loose ends, but when he sees the Yellowstone, he realizes his destiny lies along its banks. He will start his own trading business and ask permission to marry Annemarie, a Cheyenne woman. But Mac has no money with which to begin his venture
Fall from grace by Andrew M Greeley( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Kieran promised to love and take care of Kathleen forever, but childhood promises cannot always be kept, she is now married and has three daughters, then one afternoon she receives a phone call that changes the course of many lives. Violence, strong language and explicit descriptions of sex
The face of trespass by Ruth Rendell( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1977 and 1985 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
"Two years ago he'd been a promising novelist. Now he survived in a near derelict cottage with his own obsessive thoughts for company. Two years of loving Drusilla. The affair was over but the long slide into deception and violence had only just begun"--Container
Dead wrong by William X Kienzle( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Father Koesler is approached by wealthy old Charlie Nash about a delicate family matter. It seems that Koesler's cousin's foster daughter is having an affair with Nash's married son Ted, a pillar in the Church. What Koesler finds, though, is much more than adultery -- the affair is part of a thirty-year plan for revenge and reaches back to Koesler's friend Detective Koznicki's first homicide case. Some strong language and some violence
Pacific destiny by Dana Fuller Ross( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
In 1898 the Holts are affected by the battle over Cuba's freedom from Spain. Tim Holt leaves his new bride to report the action for his San Francisco newspaper, and Henry Blake escapes the anger of wife Cindy by going undercover for the army in Manila. Meanwhile, Frank Blake, last heard from in "Yukon Justice", considers giving up his adventurous lifestyle
Bushmaster fall by Carl A Posey( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
An international ecological thriller, set in Washington, D.C., and South America. A British naturalist working in a Bolivian rain forest observes an unusual meteor shower and later becomes disturbed by what is happening to the flora and fauna. A Russian atomic specialist joins his investigation and suddenly the partners are targets of a druglord
Time bomb by Jonathan Kellerman( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
When a sniper opens fire in a schoolyard, the children escape unharmed, but the sniper is killed. Child psychologist Alex Delaware is asked to talk the children through their fears, but he also becomes intrigued by the sniper, a dull-witted girl. Strong language and descriptions of sex
Oklahoma pride by Dana Fuller Ross( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Tim Holt sells the "Virginia City Beacon" which he won in a poker game. He heads for the Oklahoma territory to stake a claim with his young cousin, Peter Blake. Toby Holt, now a senator, also is courting danger--his ex-mistress is bent on revenge
 
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