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Brooks, Kevin

Overview
Works: 105 works in 791 publications in 18 languages and 20,622 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Thrillers (Fiction)  Detective and mystery fiction  Science fiction  Psychological fiction  Adventure stories  Medical fiction  Romance fiction 
Roles: Author, Creator, Contributor
Classifications: PZ7.B7965, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kevin Brooks
The bunker diary by Kevin Brooks( Book )

35 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 1,917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I can't believe I fell for it. It was still dark when I woke up this morning. As soon as my eyes opened I knew where I was. A low-ceilinged rectangular building made entirely of whitewashed concrete. There are six little rooms along the main corridor. There are no windows. No doors. The lift is the only way in or out. What's he going to do to me?
The road of the dead by Kevin Brooks( Book )

45 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two brothers, sons of an incarcerated gypsy, leave London traveling to an isolated and desolate village, in search of the brutal killer of their sister. Suggested level: senior secondary
Lucas by Kevin Brooks( Book )

67 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On an isolated English island, fifteen-year-old Caitlin McCann makes the painful journey from adolescence to adulthood through her experiences with a mysterious boy, whose presence has an unsettling effect on the island's inhabitants
Martyn Pig : a novel by Kevin Brooks( Book )

68 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 1,555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faced with the possibility of living with a dreadful aunt, fifteen-year-old Martyn Pig decides not to tell authorities when his alcoholic father dies accidentally, instead asking a friend for her help in disposing of the body
IBoy by Kevin Brooks( Book )

48 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 1,481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before the attack, sixteen-year-old Tom Harvey was just an ordinary boy. But now fragments of a shattered iPhone are embedded in his brain and it's having an extraordinary effect ... Because now Tom has powers. The ability to know and see more than he could ever imagine. And with incredible power comes knowledge -- and a choice. Seek revenge on the violent gangs that rule his estate and assaulted his friend Lucy, or keep quiet? Tom has control when everything else is out of control. But it's a dangerous price to pay. And the consequences are terrifying
Kissing the rain by Kevin Brooks( Book )

34 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen-year-old Moo Nelson, shy, overweight, and bullied by his classmates, finds his life spinning out of control after he witnesses a car chase and a fight that results in a murder
Candy by Kevin Brooks( Book )

49 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When fifteen-year-old Joe Beck gets lost in a disreputable neighborhood in London, he meets sixteen-year-old Candy, a heroin-addicted prostitute, and as he tries to help her, he experiences some unexpected consequences
Being by Kevin Brooks( Book )

26 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It was just supposed to be a routine exam. But when the doctors snake the fiber-optic tube down Robert Smith's throat, what they discover doesn't make medical sense. Plastic casings. Silver filaments. Moving metal parts. In his naked, anesthetized state on the operating table, Robert hears the surgeons' shocked comments: 'What the hell is that?' 'It's me, ' Robert thinks, 'and I've got to get out of here.' Armed with a stolen automatic and the videotape of his strange organs, he manages to escape, and to embark on an orphan's violent odyssey to find out exactly who--exactly what--he is"--Amazon.com
Black Rabbit summer by Kevin Brooks( Book )

31 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When two of sixteen-year-old Pete's childhood classmates disappear from a carnival the same night, he is a suspect, but his own investigation implicates other old friends he was with that evening--and a tough, knife-wielding enemy determined to keep him quiet. Suggested level: secondary
Dawn by Kevin Brooks( Book )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen-year-old Dawn, who cares for her alcoholic mother, tries to suppress a painful childhood memory as she contemplates killing God, whom she blames for her father's disappearance
The road of the dead by Kevin Brooks( )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and German and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two brothers, sons of an incarcerated gypsy, leave London traveling to an isolated and desolate village, in search of the brutal killer of their sister
Johnny Delgado : private detective by Kevin Brooks( Book )

20 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and French and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Johnny Delgado decided to become a private detective, it seemed like such a good idea at the time--gorgeous girls in need of help, wads of cash--but soon finds himself out of his depth and in big trouble
Naked '76 by Kevin Brooks( Book )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the summer of 1976, when punk rock is taking over England, Lili finds herself playing bass for a wild new band called Naked, and struggling to sort out complicated relationships with self-destructive band mates
The ultimate truth by Kevin Brooks( Book )

22 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Travis Delaney's parents die in a car crash, Travis is devastated. In a bid to pull himself out of his grief, he starts to look into the last case they were investigating at the private investigation agency they ran. What starts as a minor distraction soon becomes a sinister, unbelievable mystery -- and Travis is determined to solve it. Why were his parents looking for a missing boy when the boy's family says he isn't missing? Where is the boy himself? And why would a man who is in surveillance photos taken by Travis's parents turn up at their funeral? As Travis searches for answers, he starts to have the chilling realization that the question he should be asking is the one he most wants to avoid: Was the accident that killed his parents really what it seemed?
Naked by Kevin Brooks( Book )

21 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London, 1976: Teenagers Lili and Curtis are living the punk dream - playing out their romance as members of 'Naked', Curtis's up-and-coming band. But when enigmatic Belfast boy - William Bonney -joins on guitar, Lili finds herself increasingly drawn to him
A dance of ghosts by Kevin Brooks( Book )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

PI John Craine is struggling to cope with the weight of his past. Sixteen years ago his wife, Stacy, was brutally murdered. Craine found her body in their bed. And since then, to escape the pain and the unanswered questions, he has buried himself in work by day, and whisky by night. But one phone call changes everything
Gevaarlijk spel by Kevin Brooks( Book )

14 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Travis's private investigation partner, Courtney, is attacked, he investigates, drawing him into a dangerous web of gang warfare, dirty police, and secret organizations
The snake trap by Kevin Brooks( Book )

5 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Dutch and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following a death-defying escape from the hands of a criminal overlord, young PI Travis Delaney thinks he might finally be getting closer to finding out who killed his parents, and why. But things are about to get a whole lot more deadly . . . One moment Travis is trapped in an armed face-off in the offices of Delaney & Co, private investigators. The next terrorists have stormed the building and he's been abducted. Kept captive alongside Winston, the rogue security officer who Travis believes is responsible for his parents' death, Travis is quickly plagued by more questions than answers. As the truth begins to emerge, Travis is faced with the ultimate dilemma: how do you choose between saving your own life or saving the life of someone you love?
Bloodline by Kevin Brooks( Book )

21 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Finbar Black's day is turned upside down when a crazy, beautiful girl bursts into the house with a gun and a bag full of cash. Here we meet the Black family: four generations of schemers, liars, cheats and losers and, via a succession of twists and turns, we find out why she's there
Born scared by Kevin Brooks( Book )

13 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elliot is terrified of almost everything. From the moment he was born, his life has been governed by acute fear. The only thing that keeps his terrors in check are the pills that he takes every day. It's Christmas Eve, there's a snowstorm and Elliot's medication is almost gone. His mum nips out to collect his prescription. She'll only be 10 minutes - but then she doesn't come back, Elliot must face his fears and try to find her. She should only be 400 meters away. It might as well be 400 miles
 
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Brooks, Kevin M. 1959-

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Брукс, Кевин Английский писатель

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