WorldCat Identities

McCready, Glen

Works: 157 works in 416 publications in 1 language and 4,221 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  History  Detective and mystery fiction  Biography  Juvenile works  Drama  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Narrator, Other
Classifications: PR4622, 823.8
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Glen McCready
Bangkok haunts by John Burdett( Recording )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 418 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 kid by Kevin Lewis( Recording )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 169 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 lost world by Arthur Conan Doyle( Recording )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 151 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
The painted lady by Edward Marston( )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 147 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 woman in white by Wilkie Collins( Recording )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 141 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"--Container
The visible world by Mark Slouka( )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 105 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
Someone like me by Tom Holt( )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 101 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
Vincent van Gogh : a new way of seeing( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Given complete and unprecedented access to the treasures of Amsterdam's Van Gogh Museum, this film provides viewers with the moving and inspiring experience of seeing Vincent's iconic masterpieces close-up on the screen while presenting new insights and interpretations by specially invited guests and experts including V. Willem van Gogh, great grandson of Theo van Gogh
Chickenfeed by Minette Walters( )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in Undetermined and English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A body is found in a chicken run ... Based on the true story of the 'chicken farm murder' which took place in Blackness, Crowborough, East Sussex in December 1924, bestselling author Minette Walters brings a thrilling story to life in this novel
Caddy ever after by Hilary McKay( Recording )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this tale of the exploits of the Casson family, Caddy is in danger of marrying the wrong man. After breaking off her engagement to Michael, is now engaged to marry Alex, a serious animal photographer who only cares about his work. Rose, the youngest of the family, desperately despises Alex and wants to stop the wedding. There are subplots galore as the other Cassons are variously involved in discos, new boyfriends with astronomical interests, and Valentine's Day
Always the sun by Neil Cross( Recording )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 64 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
On the edge : my story by Richard Hammond( Recording )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 62 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
A rare interest in corpses by Ann Granger( Recording )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 62 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
Frozen in time by Ali Sparkes( Recording )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In present-day England, thirteen-year-old Ben and his twelve-year-old sister Rachel find two children who have been cryogenically frozen in a bomb shelter since 1956, and must prevent them from being discovered while helping them adjust to modern life
Someone like me by Tom Holt( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"He was 23 before he became a star. Shy chubby and bespectacled, he was already losing his hair. Hardly a rock icon. In the course of a year he had adopted an outrageous stage persona and became a rock sensation. With over 200 million albums sold, including seven consecutive chart toppers, Sir Elton John is one of the most successful recording artists of all time. The journey from star to legend wasn't an easy one. Depression, bulimia, drug and alcohol addiction, failed relationships and explosive temper tantrums have often threatened to overwhelm him but somehow he has endured. So who is the real Elton John? How did he go from the 14 year old playing Jim Reeves songs in a Pinner pub to perhaps the performance of his life at the funeral of close friend Diana, Princess of WalesThis authoritative new documentary follows Elton's rocky road from troubled child and classical music student through to unpredictable drama queen and international treasure. Fans, critics and friends recall the songs, the scandals, the crises and the excesses that make up Elton John"--Container
Bangkok tattoo by John Burdett( Recording )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 56 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
Past mortem by Ben Elton( Recording )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 56 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 nøjagtig samme behandling. En kriminalinspektør, som er hemmeligt forelsket i sin kvindelige kollega, sættes til at opklare disse bizarre mord
James and the alien experiment : compact disc pack by Sally Prue( Recording )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When James is kidnapped by aliens, he can't believe his luck. They want to transform his feeble human body and James can have whatever superpowers he likes. He chooses super-speed, super-brains and super-strength. But James soon starts to realise he might have got slightly more than he asked for
Call of the wild : my escape to Alaska by Guy Grieve( Recording )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bored, restless, tired of commuting 2,000 miles a month, Guy Grieve's life changed totally when he was thrown into one of the harshest environments in the world, forced to learn to survive with the most basic of equipment, miles from the nearest human being
Divided kingdom by Rupert Thomson( Recording )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Somewhere in the United Kingdom, an eight year old boy is removed from his home in the middle of the night. He is a victim of an ordinary experiment. In an attempt to reform society, the government has divided the population into four groups, each group representing a different personality type. The land too, has been divided into quarters. Borders have been established, reinforced by concrete walls, armed guards and rolls of razor wire
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