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French, Dennis

Overview
Works: 101 works in 101 publications in 1 language and 263 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Biography  Detective and mystery stories, English  Legal stories  Political fiction  Adventure stories  Adventure stories, English  History 
Roles: Thesis advisor
Classifications: PS3557.R5355, 813.54
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Publications about Dennis French
Publications by Dennis French
Most widely held works by Dennis French
The day gone by an autobiography by Richard Adams( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
In this enchanting memoir the bestselling author of Watership Down tells his life story from his idyllic 1920s childhood spent in Newbury, Berkshire, through public school, Oxford and service in World War Two to his return home and his courtship of the girl he was to marry
The street lawyer by John Grisham( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Michael is in a hurry, a rising star scrambling up the ladder at giant law firm Drake and Sweeney. But a violent encounter with a homeless man, in which his assailant dies, stops Michael cold. Who was this homeless man? Michael bolted from the firm and took a top secret file with him. He landed in the streets, a street lawyer, an advocate for the homeless. And a thief
A daystar of fear by Geoffrey Jenkins( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
From the moment that Gareth and Pernelle arrive in Zululand they are drawn into a fatal web of danger and deceit, a conspiracy with its origins in the dark deeds of the past. Eventually, Gareth must confront the secret of the legendary necklace, known as the Stones of the Daystar, a gift born of violence and destined to be forever dogged by death
Dying flames by Robert Barnard( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
When Christabel turns up on Graham Broadbent's doorstep claiming to be his daughter he is certain this can't be the case. There is every reason why Graham should send her away, but he simply can't stop himself becomeing increasingly involved with Christabel and her mother Peggy, whom he knew briefly at school. And when Peggy is found strangled, Graham knows he must look into the dying flames of their past to find the killer
Waterfront by Richard Woodman( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Brought up in Edwardian Britain James goes to sea in search of romantic adventure. He falls in love with a waterfront prostitute. A meeting with the Madame of the brothel reveals an event of terrifying brutality and makes him the agent of retribution. These events not only alter his perception of life, but lead him to discover in himself a powerful artistic talent
Brotherhood of the tomb by Daniel Easterman( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Tombs beneath the city of Jerusalem. In 1968 a discovery is made that is so shattering that the reverberations echo through time. In the same year, in Dublin, Patrick falls in love with Francesca who shares the secret of the tomb, her knowledge is deadly with repercussions that stretch far into the future. Twenty years later, Patrick finds himself the prisoner of a KGB agent, being questioned about an ancient brotherhood, the Brotherhood of the Tomb
Borrowed time by Robert Goddard( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Robin learns that a woman he met was raped and murdered just hours after their meeting. A man is convicted of the crime, but a string of inexplicable events begins to convince Robin that all is not what it seems. The closer he gets to the truth, the more hideous and uncertain it seems to be; far too late he realizes that anybody who uncovers it is unlikely to be allowed to live
The authorized biography of Dudley Moore by Barbra Paskin( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
To millions everywhere, Dudley Moore is a diminutive sex symbol, the charming clown of Arthur, an inspired jazz pianist or a member of the legendary Beyond the Fringe satirists. He is all these things but he is also a deeply troubled man whose life has been haunted and damaged by his neuroses. This is a rivetingly detailed and revealing biography
Spy's honour by Gavin Lyall( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
In 1910 there was no handbook for spies so the new Secret Service Bureau hired Captain Rankin, he recruited an Irish rebel and bullion robber. When they were joined by an heiress they wrote their own handbook while the lamps of Europe guttered in the winds of war, when an Archduke's word was law, and an assassin's bullet the verdict
High flyer by John Francome( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Life hasn't been easy for Joey Leatham. As a tiny youngster he had to fight to survive. When he was older he discovered an affinity with horses. Suddenly his lack of size is an advantage as he joins his brother as an apprentice jockey. He soon becomes one of the most sought-after jockeys in Europe. Then, by an ironic twist of fate, he is blackmailed. High Flyer is packed with action and adventure on and off the race-course
The rich and the profane by Jonathan Gash( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
It could only happen to Lovejoy. One minute a beautiful young girl is asking him how to steal a cheap Edwardian necklace; the next he's jetting off to the Channel Isles, posing as a showbiz impresario, organising 'The Gamble of the Century', and avenging a murder
The low road by Reginald Hill( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Even in a remote part of Skye, William finds it hard to hide from his pursuers. His disappearance has caused some concern at the university where he is Deputy Registrar - but when research student Caroline Nevis decides to investigate, she finds unexpected obstacles put in her path. She perseveres and goes after William, but there are other hunters whose motives are more sinister
A coffin for Charley by Gwendoline Butler( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Annie discovers that two killers who were convicted on her evidence have been released. She dreads the revenge she knows will come. But another killer is already walking the streets; it looks as though the Second City of London is harbouring a serial killer, a killer they think is called Charley. Is Charley the one that Chief Commander John Coffin must stop? And who is Charley? What is Charley?
Warning shot by Clive Egleton( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Ashton's target is the spokeswoman, a callous ice maiden fluent in English and German, for an Islamic fundamentalist group. By the time he catches up with her in the American midwest she has nearly achieved her appalling ambition. Ashton is the only man who can stop her
The China voyage by Timothy Severin( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
This is the true story of how six men and one woman made maritime history, sailing the Pacific on a bamboo raft to test the theory that Asian sailors reached America some 2,000 years ago. The authors̀ account of this unparalleled exploit provides us with one of the most remarkable sea adventures ever told
Arrivals and departures by Leslie Thomas( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Fresh from Los Angeles, Mrs Pearl Collingwood and her daughter arrive at Heathrow airport: from the nearby village of Bedmansworth, Edward Richardson jets in and out of it faster than his marriage can tolerate. Yet precisely where village and airport overlap, there exists a world bubbling with intrigues and assignations
In the arena an autobiography by Charlton Heston( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Now, looking back over a career that has spanned half a century, Charlton Heston reflects on what it was like to live Ìn the Arena'. He has a wife and family he adores and a talent that has enabled him to enjoy a phenomenal career. Frank, thoughtful and highly entertaining, this book is the life story of a man who has stood firmly in the arena, sweating, bloodied, but himself
High achiever the life and climbs of Chris Bonington by Jim Curran( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Sir Chris Bonington has been the best known mountaineer in Britain for almost forty years. Yet despite his high profile Chris remains essentially a shy, complex man with many human failings. This biography explores a lonely childhood, an insecure life in the air force, the army, and as a margarine salesman, before he took the plunge into the high-risk world of professional mountaineer
The final candidate by Alan Gold( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
FBI agents come across information connecting Presidential candidate John Ross to a shadowy group of right-wing extremists. Investigations reveal an association prepared to ally itself with organised crime, infiltrate secret services and bolster right-wing religious and nationalist groups in its quest for power. It is strong enough to destabilise governments and Ross is their final candidate for world domination
Bloodlines by Gerald Hammond( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
John and Beth Cunningham set out on the first shoot of the season. Joining them is Ben Garnet, a corrupt local official who causes strife when he engineers an 'accidental' mating between one of his spaniels and John's champion dog. Cunningham denies Garnet the signature necessary to register the pups then unexpectedly becomes an attempted murder suspect when Garnet turns up half dead near John's house
 
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