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Major, Fred

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Works: 43 works in 66 publications in 1 language and 45 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Juvenile works  History  Detective and mystery stories  Biography  Suspense fiction 
Classifications: PS3557.R5355, 813.54
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Publications about Fred Major
Publications by Fred Major
Most widely held works about Fred Major
 
Most widely held works by Fred Major
The death of an Irish tinker a Peter McGarr mystery by Bartholomew Gill( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Dublin detective Peter McGarr has been trying for years to put away drug dealer Des Bacon. Biddy Nevins, an illiterate, itinerant artist, witnesses a murder by Bacon and flees after he aslo kills her lover. Twelve years later she returns, seeking revenge. Strong language and violence
Winning can be murder a Sheriff Dan Rhodes mystery by Bill Crider( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Football is the highlight of social life in Clearview, Texas. So when the assistant high school football coach is murdered, Sheriff Dan Rhodes is pressured to solve the case. Then days later the town's gambler is killed. Rhodes suspects a connection
City of widows by Loren D Estleman( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Page Murdock is moving to New Mexico where he has bought part interest in a saloon. Judge Blackthorn suggests Murdock get a letter of reference from New Mexico's governor. Strong language
Donadieu's will by Georges Simenon( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
After shipbuilder Oscar Donadieu's body is discovered in the harbour, changes occur in the family he has left behind. Some strong language and descriptions of sex
Speaking in tongues by Jeffery Deaver( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
A charismatic psychiatrist cleverly manipulates teenager Megan McCall and her divorced parents, kidnapping Megan and hiding her in an abandoned mental hospital. Her disappearance brings her parents together, but the doctor continues to wreck vengeance on her father
Shallow grave by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Detective Inspector Bill Slider and his partner Jim Atherton investigate the death of Jennifer Andrews. Because her body was found in a trench on a posh West London property that her contractor husband Eddie was hired to repair, Eddie seems an obvious suspect
Men in black the green saliva blues by Dean Wesley Smith( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Jay and Elle of the MIB organization are locked in a battle with the Zahurians, a race of plants that has invaded the planet to devour animal and human flesh. Some violence and strong language
Journey to the centre of the earth by Jules Verne( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Intrigued by an old parchment indicating a secret passage to the centre of the earth via a volcano, three men elect to explore the route though it may mean death
The best American short stories 2000 selected from U.S. and Canadian magazines ( Sound Recording )
in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Twenty-one tales that cover a wide range of emotions and situations, exploring issues related to cultural diversity in the United States. Many of the protagonists are African American, Latino, Chinese, Indian, Israeli, or Trinidadian. Includes works by Amy Bloom, Raymond Carver, Junot Diaz, Nathan Englander, Jhumpa Lahiri, and others
Death by accident by Bill Crider( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Sheriff Dan Rhodes becomes suspicious when two deaths occur within two weeks of each other in his rural Texas county
Anyone's my name a novel by Seymour Shubin( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Young pulp detective writer Paul Weiler has everything going for him (he is working on a novel and has recently eloped with a wealthy girl he loves) until he commits a crime of passion. Suddenly Paul becomes the subject of the torrid crime magazine articles that he used to write
The island of lost maps a true story of cartographic crime by Miles Harvey( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Reconstructs the 1990s crime career of Gilbert Bland Jr., a master thief of rare, valuable maps from renowned libraries. Embellishes Bland's biography with the history of cartography; portrays a subculture of scholars, collectors, and dealers who are obsessed with antique maps
The summons by John Grisham( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Law professor Ray Atlee arrives at the family home in rural Mississippi and discovers his elderly father dead--and three million dollars in cash. Ray decides not to tell his drug-addicted brother about the loot. But someone is soon after him and the money
Best American short stories 2000 : selected from U.S. and Canadian magazines ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Twenty-one tales that cover a wide range of emotions and situations, exploring issues related to cultural diversity in the United States. Many of the protagonists are African American, Latino, Chinese, Indian, Israeli, or Trinidadian. Includes works by Amy Bloom, Raymond Carver, Junot Diaz, Nathan Englander, Jhumpa Lahiri, and others
Remembrance day by Brian W Aldiss( Sound Recording )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Transpsychic researcher Hengist Embry hopes to discover if there was any relationship among four people killed by an IRA bomb at a seaside hotel in England's Great Yarmouth
Einstein in love a scientific romance by Dennis Overbye( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
A biographical portrait of the Nobel Prize-winning physicist, focusing on his productive, youthful years in the first two decades of the 1900s. Provides a detailed treatment of Einstein's romantic and family affairs while discussing his scientific theories. Based on correspondence and documents that became available in the 1990s
Kelly Blue by Peter Bowen( Sound Recording )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Kelly recalls many of his adventures including joining the army at age 13 after being caught in bed with the bishop's daughter. Strong language, violence, and explicit descriptions of sex
The feast of love by Charles Baxter( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Bradley Smith helps his friend Charlie Baxter solve his book-writing woes by suggesting Charlie get Bradley's coffee shop customers to talk about their delights and distractions. Baxter weaves these stories into a series of vignettes covering many aspects of life
Broken wings by John E Douglas( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Recalled to investigate the suicide of director of the FBI, Jake Donovan assembles a special team that uncovers blackmail, deceit, and treachery within the bureau. Violence, strong language, and some descriptions of sex
Dead men living by Brian Freemantle( Sound Recording )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The frozen corpses of two officers in World War II uniforms--one American and one English--and a Russian woman are discovered in Siberia. The British agent in Moscow, Charlie Muffin, is assigned to the case. But not everyone wants the past revealed
 
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