Books to Screen: Page to Small Screen
Books that have had TV shows based on them (or vice versa).

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Blood Price by Huff, Tanya
Notes: Tanya Huff's Vicki Nelson series is the basis for the Lifetime series "Blood Ties". Vicki Nelson is an ex-homicide cop turned private detective. Mike Celluci, Vicki's former partner, is still on the force. Henry Fitzroy is an author of bodice rippers and a vampire. Together, the trio find themselves caught up in mysteries with a supernatural slant.
ISBN: 0886774713
Published: 1993
All Creatures Great and Small by Herriot, James
Notes: This memoir of life as a country veterinarian in Yorkshire was the basis for "All Creatures Great and Small", a British television series which aired in the States on PBS. Many seasons are available on videocassette.
ISBN: 0312965788
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Tipping the Velvet by Waters, Sarah
Notes: The basis for a television miniseries, "Tipping the Velvet" tells the story of Nancy Astley, who witnesses the extraordinary performance of a new-to-town male impersonator - Kitty Butler - and begins to undergo a complete life transformation. Suddenly whipped up - and quickly flung down - by her love affair with Kitty, she embarks on a seven-year journey of self-discovery.
ISBN: 1573227889
Storm Front by Butcher, Jim
Notes: Jim Butcher's Harry Dresden series is the basis for the Sci Fi Channel's program "The Dresden Files". This urban fantasy revolves around Harry Dresden, a wizard who works with the Chicago police department to solve paranormal mysteries.
ISBN: 0451457811
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The Dead Zone by King, Stephen
Notes: John Smith awakens from an interminable coma with an accursed power--the power to see the future and the terrible fate awaiting mankind. USA Network airs a television show called "The Dead Zone" based on characters from the book.
ISBN: 0451155750
The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Christie, Agatha
Notes: Agatha Christie's famous Belgian detective, Hercule Poirot, made his debut in this novel. David Suchet portrays the detective in the series "Poirot", which began airing on PBS in 1989.
ISBN: o24634760
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Sex and the City by Bushnell, Candace
Notes: Candace Bushnell's collection of columns from the New York Observer detailing the social scene of 1990's Manhattan is the basis for the wildly popular HBO series "Sex and the City" starring Sarah Jessica Parker, which still airs daily in syndication.
ISBN: 0446673544
Deja Dead by Reichs, Kathy
Notes: Kathy Reich's thriller/mysteries feature Temperance Brennan, a forensic anthropologist. They are the basis for the FOX television show "Bones".
ISBN: 0099255189
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Neverwhere by Gaiman, Neil
Notes: Neverwhere started out as a miniseries written by Neil Gaiman (the author of the seminal Sandman graphic novel series), and was later adapted by him into a novel. It follows the adventures of Richard Mayhew, who upon discovering the mysterious London Below sets out on a quest to save a wounded girl called Door.
ISBN: 0380789019
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Notes From the Underbelly by Green, Risa
Notes: Risa Green's book about a cranky, non-glowing mother-to-be has been adapted into a sitcom on ABC.
ISBN: 0451214161