WorldCat Identities

McCready, Glen

Works: 110 works in 196 publications in 1 language and 2,129 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Humor  Anecdotes  Children's audiobooks  Adventure stories 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PR6066.I376, 823.914
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Glen McCready
The kid by Kevin Lewis( Recording )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 198 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 visible world by Mark Slouka( )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 84 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
Always the sun by Neil Cross( Recording )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 74 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
Bangkok tattoo by John Burdett( Recording )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 73 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
On the edge my story by Richard Hammond( Recording )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Hammond is one of our most in-demand and best-loved television presenters. On September 20, 2006, he suffered a serious brain injury following a high-speed car crash, and the nation held its breath. On the Edge is his compelling account of life before and after the accident and an honest description of his year of recovery, full of drama and incident. It is also, perhaps, his explanation of why, as a married man and father of two young daughters, he was prepared to risk all by strapping himself to the front of a jet engine with the power of eleven Formula One cars
Someone like me by Tom Holt( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Call of the wild my escape to Alaska by Guy Grieve( Recording )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

PLAYAWAY. Guy Grieve's life was going nowhere - trapped in a job he hated and up to his neck in debt. But he dreamed of escaping it all to live alone in one of the wildest, most remote places on earth - Alaska. And just when he'd given up hope, the dream came true. Suddenly, Guy was thrown into one of the harshest environments in the world, miles from the nearest human being and armed with only the most basic equipment. And he soon found - whether building a log cabin from scratch, hunting, ice fishing or dodging bears in the buff - that life in the wilderness was anything but easy. - Container
Past mortem by Ben Elton( Recording )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En seriemorder, som tager livet af sine ofre på mange forskellige, udspekulerede måder, er på spil. De myrdede har alle tidligere i livet mobbet skolekammerater. De bliver nu udsat for njagtig samme behandling. En kriminalinspektr, som er hemmeligt forelsket i sin kvindelige kollega, sttes til at opklare disse bizarre mord
Chickenfeed by Minette Walters( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Return of the eagles by James Follett( Recording )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is 1945 and peace spells new problems for Otto Kruger and his fellow officers, held as prisoners of war at Grizedale Hall in the Lake District. Some are impatient to be repatriated, others have nothing to return to. Some, such as V2 rocket scientist Eric Hoffmann have terrible secrets to conceal from the British. Partially-blind Mark Schiller has learned about the pioneering work of an eye surgeon in London, and he takes advantage of lax security to escape, with the intention of tracking down the remarkable Harold Ridley and pleading with him to perform his miracle operation
The ice thief by Susan Gates( Recording )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Gideon is trapped in the palace, only the little duchess, Alice, can help him escape. But Alice lives as a prisoner herself, and wants to run away. And so begins the unlikely friendship between a common thief and a duchess as they set off on their adventure. Suggested level: primary
Tomorrow is forever by E. V Thompson( Recording )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Alan Carter is wounded during World War I he is sent to Cornwall to convalesce, and he meets Vicky Hazelton, one of an established colony of Newlyn artists. Meanwhile, alone in London, his new wife Dora is regretting her marriage, and becomes pregnant by another man. Alan is led to believe the child is his, but when it is born it becomes obvious that he cannot be the father - or, any longer, Dora's husband. Returning to Vicky in Cornwall he finds the ghosts of the past are not easily evaded
Thirtynothing by Lisa Jewell( Recording )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Dig Ryan bumps into his first love, Deliliah, after 12 years, he realises that he still fancies her rotten. Nadine has been Dig's best friend for the last 15 years - and has only just realised that she's in love with him. Delilah was her nemesis at school, and it turns out that she still is. When she resurfaces, Nadine finds herself feeling extremely jealous. So she resorts to extremely childish things - like phoning her first love, Phil, just to get her own back. In a story about ex-boyfriends and ex-girlfriends, Dig and Nadine realise that sometimes what you're looking for is right under your nose
Oliver Moon by Sue Mongredien( Recording )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Penguins stopped play by Harry Thompson( Recording )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It seemed a simple enough idea at the outset: to assemble a team of eleven men to play cricket on each of the seven continents of the globe. Except...that's not a simple idea at all. And when you throw in incompetent airline officials, cunning Bajan drug dealers, overzealous American anti-terrorist police, idiotic Welshmen dressed as Santa Claus and whole armies of pitch-invading penguins, you quickly arrive at a lot more than you bargained for. Harry Thompson's hilarious book tells the story of one of those great madcap enterprises that only an Englishman could have dreamed up, and only a bunch of Englishmen could possibly have wished to carry out
Starburst by Robin Pilcher( Recording )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's Edinburgh in August, and a group of people, drawn to the city for the forthcoming Festival, meets for the first time. Little do they know that the events of this long hot summer, and the arrival of Angelique Pascal, a talented and beautiful violinist, will throw their lives into turmoil. Tired of being controlled by her overbearing tutor, Albert, Angelique finds herself yearning for a moment's respite from both the constant touring and the restrictions of her celebrity status. But when events take a sinister turn and Angelique flees in terror from all that she has known, she finds safety in the most unexpected place
31 Dream Street by Lisa Jewell( Recording )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his old, rambling house, failed poet Toby Dobbs has created a refuge for lost souls. But when a quiet tragedy and an unwelcome letter interrupt Toby's sedate existence, he needs his housemates to find some direction in their lives. Leah Pilgrim has watched the tenants of the house over the road for several years, and when the owner of 31 Silversmith Road asks her for advice, he opens the door not only to the eccentric building across the street but to five lives in various stages of turmoil
Altered land by Jules Hardy( Recording )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joan is a single mother who adores her son, John. They live in the west Country and John lives his life outdoors. On his 13th birthday they take a trip to London to buy his first pair of Levi jeans. Taking a wrong turn, Joan learns the devastating repercussions of a moment's hesitation
The canine conspiracy by Pete Johnson( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twins Sam and Ella have discovered they are extraordinary! They can send thought messages to each other, and they have super powers! So, when pet dogs start to disappear, the twins decide to use their powers to solve the mystery--only to run headlong into danger
The Shapeshifter running the risk by Ali Sparkes( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The ice thief
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