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Crossley, Steven

Works: 405 works in 1,360 publications in 1 language and 42,704 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Juvenile works  Psychological fiction  Children's audiobooks  Sea stories  Political fiction  Domestic fiction  Documentary films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PZ7.G6591, FIC
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Steven Crossley
In the woods by Tana French( Recording )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Katy Devlin, a 12-year-old girl from Knocknaree, a Dublin suburb, is found murdered at a local archeological dig, Det. Rob Ryan and his partner, Cassie Maddox, must probe deep into the victim's troubled family history. There are chilling similarities between the Devlin murder and the disappearance 20 years before of two children from the same neighborhood who were Ryan's best friends. Only Maddox knows Ryan was involved in the 1984 case
The picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde( )

18 editions published between 1891 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a story of love, murder, thwarted revenge, and finally, justice. As Dorian Gray remains young and handsome, his pact with the devil allows his portrait to reflect the degradation of his many sins
The book of lost things by John Connolly( Recording )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mourning the loss of his mother, David finds comfort in the books she left behind. But soon the make-believe world of the books melds with David's reality, and the figments of his imagination become startlingly real. Suddenly, he finds himself in a brutal land populated by trolls, harpies, and werewolf-like creatures. His only hope is to find the king, whose Book of Lost Things could show David the way home
Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad( )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 1,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The title character is a man haunted by guilt over an act of cowardice. He becomes an agent at an isolated East Indian trading post. There his feelings of inadequacy and responsibility are played out to their logical and inevitable end
Tunnels by Roderick Gordon( Recording )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Will Burrows and his friend Chester embark on a quest to find Will's archaeologist father, who has inexplicably disappeared, they are led to a labyrinthine world underneath London, full of sinister inhabitants with evil intentions toward "Topsoilers" like Will and his father.--
Saturday by Ian McEwan( Recording )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Neurosurgeon Henry Perowne enjoys life immensely and considers himself fortunate to love the woman he's married to. As he makes his way through an immense London crown of Iraq War protestors, he has a minor automobile accident. His trained eye immediately senses something wrong with Baxter, the other driver. So when a confrontational Baxter visits the Perowne home later that evening and events take a tragic turn, it is Henry who must employ his skills to save Baxter
Me before you by Jojo Moyes( Recording )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louisa Clark is an ordinary girl living an exceedingly ordinary life, and has never been farther afield than her tiny village. She takes a badly needed job working for ex-Master of the Universe Will Traynor, who is wheelchair bound after an accident. Will is acerbic, moody, and bossy. But Lou refuses to treat him with kid gloves, and soon his happiness means more to her than she expected
Deeper by Roderick Gordon( )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Will Burrows continues to search for his lost archaeologist father in the strange underground world he has discovered, he stumbles across a sinister plot with terrible implications for the world above
The Scarlet Pimpernel by Emmuska Orczy Orczy( )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the peak of the French Revolution someone is freeing aristocrats from prison and smuggling them to England. The only clue is the image of the flower for which he becomes known. He must be stopped, but who is he or she?
The fracture zone : a return to the Balkans by Simon Winchester( )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Award-winning journalist and author Simon Winchester takes readers on a personal tour of the Balkans. Combining history and interviews with the people who live there, Winchester offers a fascinating glimpse into the complex issues at work in this chaotic region
The Finkler question by Howard Jacobson( )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julian Treslove and Sam Finkler are old school friends who, despite a prickly relationship, have never lost touch with each other, or with their former teacher, Libor Sevick. Now all three men, each recently widowed in his own way, spend sweetly painful evenings together reminiscing, until a violent attack brings everything they thought they knew into question
The bone clocks : a novel by David Mitchell( Recording )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vast, intricate novel that weaves six narratives and spans from 1984 to the 2030s about a secret war between a cult of soul-decanters and a small group of vigilantes called the Night Shift who try to take them down. An up-all-night story that fluently mixes the super-natural, sci-fi, horror, social satire, and hearbreaking realism
Freefall by Roderick Gordon( )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As fourteen-year-old archaeologist Will and his friends plummet down a subterranean pore, they face deadly creatures and discover a strange fungal shelf, which not only reveals artifacts from ancient civilizations, but clues to a lost land at the end of the Earth
The Endurance : Shackleton's legendary Antarctic expedition( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In August, 1914, Sir Ernest Shackleton, renowned explorer set sail with 27 men on his ship The Endurance. His plan was to be the first expedition to cross the Antarctic continent. Marooned on four feet of ice, in over 8,000 feet deep water, Shackleton and his crew survived some 635 days and nights, without proper shelter or rations, enduring the harshest conditions imaginable
Enduring love by Ian McEwan( )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe Rose, a writer, is one of several bystanders who assist an elderly man trying to anchor his giant helium baloon. From that day on Jed Barry, another bystander who assisted with the baloon, begins to stalk Joe. Driven by religious zeal and misdirected love, Jed slowly unravels each strand of Joe's life. Joe's marriage, profession, and character begin to dissolve. A modern psychological thriller that examines the delicate construction of marriages and relationships and the inherent frailties of love
Closer by Roderick Gordon( )

6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Will Burrows believes he is safe at the very center of the earth, in a world that no one knows exists, but the Styx are close behind and will follow him anywhere, while on the surface, Drake and some unlikely allies unearth some critical secrets
The heir by Catherine Coulter( )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Justin and Arabella marry for convenience, and become mired in a web of deceit that threatens to destroy them and the love that is beginning to spark their lives
Deaf sentence by David Lodge( )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lodge's novel finds linguistics professor Desmond Bates forced into an early retirement by hearing loss. While at a noisy party, Bates politely says yes to a question he can't quite hear. Soon, he learns he's agreed to supervise a dangerously sexy undergrad on her suicide note research
Sword of the rightful king : a novel of King Arthur by Jane Yolen( )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Merlinnus the magician devises a way for King Arthur to prove himself the rightful king of England--pulling a sword from a stone--but trouble arises when someone else removes the sword first
The maiden bride by Linda Needham( )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lady Eleanor and her travelling companions have finally reached the ruined castle, Faulkhurst, ancestral home of her deceased husband, William Bayard. Their marriage was arranged. She had never met him, but he was reputed to be a vicious warlord
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The Endurance : Shackleton's legendary Antarctic expedition
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