WorldCat Identities

Callison, Brian

Overview
Works: 76 works in 354 publications in 9 languages and 6,520 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Sea stories  War stories  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6053.A39, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Brian Callison
A flock of ships by Brian Callison( Book )

22 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In brutal, sometimes gruesome detail, a dead officer's log reveals the grim fate of a wartime convoy lured to its destruction on a deserted Atlantic island
A ship is dying by Brian Callison( Book )

10 editions published between 1976 and 1981 in English and Finnish and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three minutes before the moment of cataclysm, the Second Mate caught a glimpse of the foam-shrouded shape wallowing a mile ahead
The Judas ship by Brian Callison( Book )

12 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and Finnish and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is 1941 and the Maya Star, a British merchant ship, is being hunted by a Nazi raider. Shells tear a hole in the side leaving the captain dead, the radio knocked out and the cargo on fire. Yet that is only a prelude to the real nightmare as the survivors fight to save their crippled ship, limping towards the temporary shelter offered by an uninhabited region of the Amazon Basin. Soon, however, it becomes clear that their sanctuary has become a merciless trap
Redcap by Brian Callison( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Walker is a staff sergeant in the Royal Military Police, a Redcap. After a patrol turns deadly, Walker, trying to sort out how his team could possibly have been ambushed, discovers that his commanding officer, Major Steadman, may be a little ... well, unbalanced. At its heart, Callison's novel dramatizes a protracted duel between Walker, a good man, and Steadman, a sadistic psychopath. Spanning a decade (late 1950s to late 1960s), the story is epic in scale
Web of salvage by Brian Callison( Book )

11 editions published between 1973 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trapp's peace by Brian Callison( Book )

16 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trapp's war by Brian Callison( Book )

22 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog wordt een vrijbuiter verplicht zijn schip in dienst te stellen van de geallieerden
Dawn attack by Brian Callison( Book )

15 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A British commando raid on a Nazi outpost spotlights the universal motives and fears of soldiers
Trapp's secret war by Brian Callison( Book )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1943. World War Two. A Russian convoy fights its violent, wreckage-strewn course across the Arctic Circle towards Murmansk. Only one ship survives the coffin ship Charon and her complement of misfits, captained by the buccaneering Edward Trapp: professional scoundrel, blackguard without merit. The Charon staggers from one sub-zero crisis to the next in the captains pursuit of ignominy and golden cargo, to the enduring embarrassment of the British and United States Navies
A plague of sailors by Brian Callison( Book )

17 editions published between 1971 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book pits a tough, competent hero against more-numerous and better-equipped enemies that only he can stop
The Stollenberg legacy by Brian Callison( Book )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and Polish and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the end of world War II, Nazi war treasure was hidden by British soldiers within the structures of a Russian ship. Fifty years later, the people who hid the treasure are trying to recover it, leaving behind them a trail of murders
An act of war by Brian Callison( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Trojan hearse by Brian Callison( Book )

7 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and Dutch and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een Duitse U-boot kapitein wordt belast met een gevaarlijke opdracht
Crocodile Trapp by Brian Callison( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sextant by Brian Callison( Book )

14 editions published between 1981 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1941 the MV Highlander was torpedoed and sunk with all hands. In 1981 the captain's sextant is discovered as part of a thief's loot. The captain's son sets off to find out what really happened forty years ago
A frenzy of merchantmen by Brian Callison( Book )

12 editions published between 1900 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ferry down by Brian Callison( Book )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Passengers on the Orion Venturer have no idea that their ferry has been converted from a casino ship. Vital corners have been cut, and none of her multinational crew know the ship well enough to be of any use in an emergency. It would only take one act of folly to initiate a tragedy
A thunder of crude by Brian Callison( Book )

8 editions published between 1986 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Auriga madness by Brian Callison( Book )

8 editions published between 1980 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spearfish by Brian Callison( Book )

10 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Brian Callison British writer

Brian Callison Brits schrijver van misdaadromans

Brian Callison brytyjski pisarz

Callison, Brian

キャリスン, ブライアン

ブライアン・キャリスン

Languages
English (160)

Finnish (18)

Polish (16)

Dutch (11)

Danish (6)

Japanese (5)

French (2)

Spanish (2)

Norwegian (1)

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Trapp's secret warA plague of sailorsThe Stollenberg legacyA frenzy of merchantmenFerry down