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Samples, William

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Works: 195 works in 488 publications in 1 language and 759 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Sea stories  Detective and mystery fiction  Drama  Horror television programs  Made-for-TV movies  Horror films  Historical fiction  Action and adventure fiction 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PS3553.R5378, 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 )
2 editions 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 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 13 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
Mourn not your dead by Deborah Crombie( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 7 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
Birds of prey by Wilbur A Smith( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Sir Francis Courteney and his son Hal are sailing around the tip of South Africa aboard the pirate ship Lady Edwina. They are sanctioned by King Charles II to capture ships of the Dutch East India Company and begin by taking The Resolution. Followed by "Monsoon" (DC21137)
Death is now my neighbor by Colin Dexter( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
The Master of Lonsdale College is retiring and many are vying for the position. Chief Inspector Morse, investigating a murder of a young woman in North Oxford, follows a trail that leads to a tabloid journalist, then to the strip clubs of Soho, and finally back to Lonsdale College
Clothar the Frank by Jack Whyte( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 6 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
Vancouver : a novel by David Cruise( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 6 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. And in modern times, a native girl struggles to escape Vancouver's impoverished downtown eastside. 2003
Blood on the tongue by Stephen Booth( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
It isn't the easiest way to commit suicide. Marie Tennent seems simply to have curled into a fetal position in the freezing snow and remained there until her body was frozen over. And hers is not the only death the police have to contend with--not after the discovery of a baby in the wreckage of an old World War II bomber, and the body of a man dumped by the roadside. Could the past be the only clue to present violence as an ice winter looks to get eve chillier?
Running Scared by Richard Pitman( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Eddie Malloy is back in the winning saddle. Only fellow jockey Bill Keating is casting a dangerous shadow on the course with his frequent blackouts. And there's something he wants to tell Eddie. Before he does, he's found dead...The verdict is suicide - but Bill's ex-wife isn't convinced. She has the power to lure Eddie out of the saddle and into a dangerous investigation, which unnerves at least one of the suspects. Someone clearly wants to silence Malloy - for good...From the mud-spattered tracts of the English turf to balmy race-meetings in Barbados, Malloy follows a trail of fraud, bribery, sabotage and corruption to the heart of a conspiracy
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
A Spanish lover by Joanna Trollope( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
When Lizzie's twin sister Frances says for the first time ever, that she is not coming home for Christmas, Lizzie doesn't understand. What she doesn't know is that Frances has found a lover in Spain. This is a love story and contrast between twin sisters, one in economically-troubled England, and the other attracted to everything Spanish
Evan and Elle by Rhys Bowen( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 5 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
Simisola by Ruth Rendell( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Chief Inspector Wexford has a challenge on his hands when his physician's daughter goes missing. A university graduate unable to find a job, Melanie had just broken up with her boyfriend and applied for social security before her disappearance
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
Singled out by Simon Brett( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
A TV producer chooses a stranger to father the child she feels she must have in order to assert her independence; but on the day she gives birth she discovers shocking revelations about the man who fathered her child, and a murderous legacy begins to play out in her life
Standard of honor by Jack Whyte( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
The deadly crusades rage on, with Christian forces being destroyed. Among the knights Templar are cousins Andre St. Clair and Alexander Smith. Sequel to "Knights of the Black and White"; followed by "Order in chaos". 2007. (Templar trilogy ; 2)
 
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