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Samples, William

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Works: 182 works in 434 publications in 1 language and 640 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Detective and mystery stories  History  Horror television programs  Television programs  Anecdotes  Sea stories  Adventure stories  Domestic fiction 
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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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 63 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 21 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 ( Computer File )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 12 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 8 libraries worldwide
Having discovered that his parents were murdered by a usurper, Clothar has grown up as a highly skilled warrior and leader. Bishop Germanus sends him to Britain on a mission to track down Merlyn who has promised that he will build the first Christian church; Arthur is to be the first High King of All Britain and Lancelot his friend and betrayer
Vancouver a novel by David Cruise( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 8 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
Mourn not your dead by Deborah Crombie( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 8 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
Blood on the tongue by Stephen Booth( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 8 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 the hares. Her body has bruises, though. Her death is tragic; is it also suspicious?
Birds of prey by Wilbur A Smith( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Swashbuckling tale of pirates Sir Francis Courtenay and son Hal, who raid Dutch East India Co. ships off the Cape of Good Hope in 1667. Descriptions of violence, explicit descriptions of sex
Death is now my neighbour by Colin Dexter( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 7 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
Monsoon by Wilbur A Smith( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 7 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"
Running Scared by Richard Pitman( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 7 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 to the heart of a conspiracy
A necessary end an Inspector Banks mystery by Peter Robinson( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Any of the demonstrators could have plunged the knife into Police Constable Edwin Gill, an unlikable man - but who had the motive? Was the knife meant for Gill the person, or Gill the policeman? Faced with a dizzying array of suspects, Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks must work against impossible odds to find the killer
No worries a journey through Australia by Mark McCrum( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Knowing nothing of Australia except the lager-ad cliches of sun and surf, kangaroos and didgeridoos, Mark McCrum arrives Down Under. Hitching, flying by Greyhound and by train he makes his picaresque way around the vast brown land. From royalist hippies to republican cattle-ranchers from Perth, millionaires to desert Aboriginals he meets them all
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
Kangaroo dreaming an Australian wildlife odyssey by Edward Kanze( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Kanze visits every state in Australia in 6 months, meeting with park rangers, professional birders and grumpy crocodile hunters on his quest to know the continent's bizarre wildlife
All shall be well by Deborah Crombie( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Kincaid investigates the death of his terminally ill neighbor, Jasmine. When an autopsy reveals that she died from a lethal overdose of morphine, he must discover whether she killed herself or if someone else ended her life. With help from Gemma James and Jasmine's journals, he discovers her past and possibly the key to her murder
The banishment by Marion Chesney( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Mannerling, an exquisite 17th century mansion is the pride and joy of the arrogant Beverley family. When Sir Beverley manages to gamble away his fortune and estates to the roguish bachelor Mr. Judd, the family is devastated. Isabella, the eldest of 6 daughters sees to no alternative but to court the dreadful Mr. Judd
Masters of horror ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 6 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
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
A coffin for Charley by Gwendoline Butler( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Just when John Coffin is settling down to a married life with Stella, a series of murders shocks the Second City of London. Coffin's niece has disappeared and he fears she might be one of the killer's victims. As the investigation unfolds, it seems that nothing is straightforward, but Coffin is determined to set things right
 
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