WorldCat Identities

McCready, Glen

Overview
Works: 188 works in 552 publications in 1 language and 6,381 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  History  Detective and mystery fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  Drama  Domestic fiction  Fantasy fiction  Adventure stories 
Roles: Narrator, Other
Classifications: PR4622, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Glen McCready
Bangkok haunts by John Burdett( Recording )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just when he thinks he's seen everything Bangkok's thriving criminal world has to offer, Royal Thai police detective Sonchai Jitpleecheep receives an unpleasant surprise--an anonymous snuff film. A woman named Damrong--someone he onced loved and who still haunts his memories--is murdered in the film. Obsessed with Damrong's death, Sonchai braves street gangs, investigates a shady and exclusive men's club, and staves off threats, seen and unseen, as he pieces together the scattered clues
The mysteries of glass by Sue Gee( Recording )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's the winter of 1860 when Richard Allen, a young curate, travels to a small hamlet outside Hereford to take up his first position. It's in this quiet place of wind and trees, birds and water that Richard is to fall passionately in love - but he cannot find fulfilment, for his lover is Susannah Beddoes, the wife of the vicar of his new parish
The kid by Kevin Lewis( Recording )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Growing up on a council estate in South London, Kevin Lewis was beaten and starved by his parents and largely ignored by social services. But he was offered a way out, and was soon placed into a new home. Things still didn't work out for him, and so at age 17, he entered the criminal underground. Nicknamed "The Kid," Lewis felt right at home amongst the dregs of society, but was still unsatisfied. This is the story of how he overcame all of these hardships
The Gypsy Madonna by Santa Montefiore( Recording )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mischa knows what it is to be abandoned. His German father disappeared at the end of the war, leaving him and his mother to endure the hatred and contempt of all the French villagers, the two of them against the world. And his surrogate father vanishes too, with no word of explanation. Mischa bears these scars into manhood. Only when his mother dies, revealing the existence of a priceless masterpiece, does he go on the trail of his own history."--Container
Burning blue a sweeping novel of love, loss and war by James Holland( Recording )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joss Lambert has always been a loner, constrained by a secret from his past, until he finds friendship and solace firstly with Guy Liddell, a friend from school, and then with Guy's family, who welcome him into their farmhouse home. Joss increasingly comes to depend upon the Liddells and treats Alvesdon Farm as the one place where he feels not only appreciated but also truly happy. But the idyll cannot last. With war looming, Joss is forced to confront the past. He escapes through flying, becoming a fighter pilot in the RAF. But with the onset of war, even the Liddell's world is crumbling
The society of others a novel by William Nicholson( Recording )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing readers in with a cool, oddly appealing bluntness, the narrator launches a disturbingly surreal tale of his adventures in an unnamed country somewhere in Eastern Europe. His plan is to hitchhike through Europe without any destination, but like a character in a Kafka novel, he finds himself confronting a world that defies rational explanation and descending into an orgy of violence that threatens to destroy his power to control his identity
The painted lady by Edward Marston( )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Araminta Jewell is a beauty; a dazzling young lady who manages to resist all the blandishments that come her way. But even her marriage to Sir Martin Culthorpe has not discouraged the rakes of London and she is still pursued with unflagging zeal. It is during her first sitting for a portrait that Christopher Redmayne meets the lovely Lady Culthorpe, although he has heard much about her. Before the portrait can be finished, however, Sir Martin is murdered. Christopher embarks on a quest to discover the killer's identity, but with each new day bringing a fresh batch of suspects, and the matter of whether Sir Martin was killed because of his shady business dealings or for the exquisite prize of his wife still unclear, Christopher knows this will be far from an easy case to crack
The lost world by Arthur Conan Doyle( Recording )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Victorian explorers have heard there is a remote plateau where dinosaurs still survive and a group set out on a dangerous mission to find out more about it
Oliver Moon by Sue Mongredien( Recording )

16 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oliver Moon & the nipperbat nightmare: During the Halloween holidays, Oliver looks after the class pet, Nippy the nipperbat, but with his baby sister lending a hand, it soon turns into a nightmare
The woman in white by Wilkie Collins( Recording )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A dark and humid night on a London highway ... a ghostly woman asking directions ... and the reader is away on a tale of deceit, murder, madness, stolen identities and scheming cads, elaborate plots and outrageous coincidences, in the company of some of the most extraordinary characters in fiction. Hailed as a classic the moment it was written in 1859, The Woman in White uses eleven different narrators to tell the tale of a man's determination to save the woman he loves, in the face of the worst intentions of the sly Sir Percival Glyde and the magnificent Count Fosco"--Compact disc container
The harmony silk factory by Tash Aw( Recording )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Malaysia in the 1930s and 40s, with the rumbling of the Second World War in the background, this is the story of four people: Johnny, an infamous Chinaman whose shop, The Harmony Silk Factory, is a front for his illegal businesses; Snow, the beautiful daughter of a prominent family; Kunichika, a Japanese officer who loves Snow; and an Englishman, Peter, who went to Malaysia like many English but never went home, and who also loved Snow. A journey the four of them take into the jungle has a devastating effect on all of them, and brilliantly exposes the cultural tensions of the era
Someone like me by Tom Holt( )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nobody knows where they came from. Nobody knows what they want. The creatures are killing humans for meat and nobody, it seems, can stop them. Now one man--a hunter by trade--has trapped one of the creatures. Under the ground, they face each other. And only one of them will get out alive"--Publisher's website
Chickenfeed by Minette Walters( )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in Undetermined and English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of the 'Chicken Farm Murder' that took place in East Sussex in 1924, the author brings a thrilling interpretaion to this real-life mystery
The visible world by Mark Slouka( )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a sense, children of immigrant parents always have to fictionalize their parents' stories, to construct them from shreds of knowledge and distant recollection. Thus this novel explores a problem familiar to us all, but perhaps especially acute for children of transplanted parents: How do you come to understand a history that has shaped you, but that you have not experienced? The novel evokes the wistful atmosphere of an immigrant community, where bits of Czech fairy tales overlap stories of the famous attempt to assassinate the Nazi leader Reinhard Heydrich
The first casualty by Ben Elton( Recording )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1917, Douglas Kingsley is sent to France to secure the conviction of a young English soldier charged with the murder of a British officer
Olly Spellmaker and the sulky smudge by Susan Price( Recording )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Olly needs Alex's help. She can capture ghosts once they've appeared, but only he can find them in the first place. The problem is, he'd rather not hang out with a motorbiking granny, even one as cool as Olly. Oh, and ghosts terrify him! But Olly's got to snaggle some ghosts to pay off a debt--and haul them to a house that needs haunting. Can she persuade Alex to help her?
Always the sun by Neil Cross( Recording )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What do you do when your son is bullied? How far will you go to protect him from those who seek to cause him harm? Jamie is thirteen years old, an only child. His mother has recently died. He and his father Sam have moved to Sam's home town. A fresh start. An aunt to lend support. A new job for Sam and a new school for Jamie. But one day Jamie comes home, bearing the scars of every parent's nightmare
Frost fair by Edward Marston( Recording )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

December 1669. During one of the coldest winters in living memory, the Thames freezes over and a frost fair is held on the thick ice. Architect Christopher Redmayne and puritanical constable Jonathan Bale are both visiting the fair when one of Bale's sons gets into trouble on the ice. They rescue the boy but in the process make a grim discovery--a frozen corpse
A rare interest in corpses by Ann Granger( Recording )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is 1864 when Lizzie Martin takes up the post of companion to a wealthy widow who is also a slum landlord. Lizzie is intrigued to learn that her predecessor disappeared, supposedly having run off with an unknown man. But when the girl's body is found in the rubble of one of the recently demolished slums around the prestigious new railway station at St Pancras, Lizzie begins to wonder exactly what has been going on
Bangkok tattoo by John Burdett( Recording )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In District 8, the underbelly of Bangkok's crime world, a mutilated body is found in a hotel bedroom. It looks bad: the corpse is CIA. And it gets worse for Detective Sonchai Jitpleecheep when the murderer appears to be the most successful 'working girl' at The Old Man's Club, a brothel owned jointly by Sonchai's mother and his boss, Police Colonel Vikorn. Alerted by Sonchai, Vikorn quickly concocts a cover-up that involves an Al Qaeda terrorist cell - a ploy he believes will prove irresistible to the American spy agency. The bizarre truth that is eventually uncovered, with a little help from the dead, may be too challenging even for the wily colonel, as Sonchai is forced to run the gamut of Bangkok's drug dealers, prostitutes, bad cops, corrupt military generals, and the pitfalls of his own melting heart
 
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