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Samples, William

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Works: 188 works in 455 publications in 1 language and 604 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Detective and mystery fiction  History  Sea stories  Drama  Horror television programs  Horror films  Made-for-TV movies  Historical fiction 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: E184.I6, 823.914
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Publications about William Samples
Publications by William Samples
Most widely held works by William Samples
The fair haired child ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
A warlock couple abduct a young teenage girl to sacrifice her to a mysterious and evil entity as an offering to resurrect their long-dead daughter
Masters of horror ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
On a desolate stretch of mountain road, two urban myths collide in one night of chilling carnage. Wheeler is a friendly truck driver who enjoys slaughtering hitchhikers; Walker is a charming hitchhiker who prefers to butcher anyone who gives him a ride. Caught in the dueling psychos' depraved game of cat and mouse, Stacia must find a way to outwit Wheeler and Walker before it is too late
Masters of horror ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Deep within the desperate hearts of the bereaved, there is a pact with the forces of darkness that demands new blood to resurrect the souls of the dead. This is the story of a grieving mother with a remote estate, a ghastly secret, and a locked basement where abducted teen outcasts await an evil that feasts upon their virgin flesh. But to satisfy a parent's depraved bargain, the beast must feed one final time. And tonight, the ultimate horror will begin for those who do not heed the hunger of the fair haired child
Clothar the Frank by Jack Whyte( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Having discovered that his parents were murdered by a usurper, Clothar has grown up as a highly skilled warrior and leader. After fighting in the Benwick wars, his mentor Bishop Germanus sends him to Britain on a mission to track down Merlyn, who has promised, on behalf of his young ward Arthur, to build the first Christian church in Britain. Arthur is to be the first High King of All Britain and Clothar, also known as Lancelot, his friend and betrayer. Descriptions of violence. 2003. (The Golden Eagle ; 1)
Vancouver : a novel by David Cruise( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
The story begins during the Ice Age and moves through history, revealing a fascinating cast of characters. A young girl faces the prospect of marriage into a faraway tribe; a Russian cartographer nearly meets his end at the hands of her descendants. An in modern times, a native girl struggles to escape Vancouver's improverished downtown eastside
A necessary end by Peter Robinson( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
When a peaceful demonstration ends with fifty arrests and the death of a young constable, Superintendent "Dirty Dick" assumes the investigation, forcing Inspector Banks to undertake his own hunt for the killer before his superior's misguided obsession results in further bloodshed
Evan and Elle by Rhys Bowen( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
When a chapel opens as a restaurant, the villagers are suspicious, but their attention is diverted as a string of fires plagues the town and Constable Evans suspects that Welsh nationalists are responsible. Evans follows clues leading to the south of England and France; concluding that nothing is what it seems and a dangerous killer may be loose
Blood on the tongue by Stephen Booth( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Marie Tennent seems simply to have curled into a fetal position in the freezing snow out on Irontongue Hill and remained there until her body was frozen over. There's no one to observe her death but the foxes and hares. Her body has bruises, though. Her death is tragic; is it also suspicious?
Mourn not your dead by Deborah Crombie( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
When a high ranking officer is brutally murdered, Scotland Yard's Duncan Kincaid and Gemma James are drawn into a case that not only challenges their investigative skills, but one that forces them to examine their ethics and their relationship with each other. 4th in a series
Death is now my neighbour by Colin Dexter( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Investigating the murder of Rachel James, shot through the window of her suburban home, Chief Inspector Morse follows the lead provided by a poem and a photograph, to Oxford's Lonsdale College
Running Scared by Richard Pitman( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Eddie Malloy is back on track and the only cloud on the horizon is fellow jockey Bill Keating who's blackouts are making him a danger on the course. When he is found dead, his ex-wife does not agree with the verdict of suicide and lures Eddie into a dangerous investigation, following a trail of to the heart of a conspiracy
Birds of prey by Wilbur A Smith( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
This adventure story, which is set along the African Coast, recounts the exploits of Sir Francis Courteney and his son Hal aboard a fighting ship during the late 1600s
Monsoon by Wilbur A Smith( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
In this novel, Hal Courteney is sent by the East India Trading Company to attack Arab pirates who are harassing trade off the African coast. Although the mission is an eventual success, Hal himself is seriously injured and returns to England. His son Tom becomes the real hero of the story. Sequel to "Birds of prey."
'Tis : [a memoir] by Frank McCourt( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
McCourt continues his reminiscences from October 1949, when he arrives in New York City at age nineteen, until his father's funeral in 1985. Describes his adjustments to America--gaining an education, finding a career, marrying, and raising a family--interwoven with childhood memories. * Some strong language *
Agatha Raisin and the walkers of Dembley by M. C Beaton( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Agatha Raisin, the sometimes pushy, sometimes endearing heroine of the Cotswold village mysteries is at it again when the president of the Dembley Walkers Association is found dead in Sir Charles Fraith's wheat field
Hope by Len Deighton( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
With Cold War loyalties shifting, Bernard Samson is forced back into "the game". He is caught between his job and his ethics, his past and his future and the two women he loves. He is also trapped in a maze of danger and deception as he undertakes a mission that leads from Poland to London
Standard of honor by Jack Whyte( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
The deadly crusades rage on, with Christian forces being destroyed. Amongs the knights Templar are cousins Andre St. Clair and Alexander Smith
A sense of the world : how a blind man became history's greatest traveler by Jason Roberts( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
The author tells of the adventurous travels of James Holman (1789-1857)
Masters of horror ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Deep within the desperate hearts of the bereaved, there is a pact with the forces of darkness that demands new blood to resurrect the souls of the dead. This is the story of a grieving mother with a remote estate, a ghastly secret, and a locked basement where abducted teen outcasts await an evil that feasts upon their virgin flesh. But to satisfy a parent's depraved bargain, the beast must feed one final time. And tonight, the ultimate horror will begin for those who do not heed the hunger of the fair haired child
Sacred games by Vikram Chandra( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
This epic novel delves into the life of Inspector Sartaj Singh, and into the criminal underworld of Ganesh Gaitonde, the most wanted gangster of India. Sartaj, "the silky Sikh" is now past forty, his marriage is over and his career prospects are on the slide. He's determined that he'll be the one to capture the legendary boss of G-Company
 
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