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Crossley, Steven

Works: 465 works in 1,758 publications in 1 language and 43,747 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Juvenile works  Psychological fiction  Children's audiobooks  Sea stories  Political fiction  Suspense fiction  Domestic fiction  Documentary films 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PZ7.G6591, 823.914
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Steven Crossley
In the woods by Tana French( Recording )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and held by 1,197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a 12-year-old Irish lad and his two pals fail to return from a day in the woods, searchers find only the terrified sixth grader--with blood-filled shoes and no memory of what happened. Now 32, the tragedy's sole survivor Rob Ryan is a detective on Dublin's Murder Squad. A current investigation takes Rob to the exact site of his childhood trauma. With the present case chillingly similar to his 20-year-old nightmare, Rob hopes to unlock the shrouded secrets of his past
The picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde( )

19 editions published between 1891 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exquisitely beautiful young man in Victorian England retains his youthful and innocent appearance over the years while his portrait reflects both his age and evil soul as he pursues a life of decadence and corruption.--
The book of lost things by John Connolly( Recording )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,082 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. Junior and Senior high. 2006
Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad( )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 1,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After abandoning a foundering ship full of people and being branded a coward, guilt leads the ship's first mate, Jim, to settling in Malaya to work with the natives
Tunnels by Roderick Gordon( Recording )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 948 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 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A successful, happily married neurosurgeon, Henry Perowne is drawn into a confrontation with Baxter, a small-time thug, following a minor motor vehicle accident, an encounter that has savage consequences
Deeper by Roderick Gordon( )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 838 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( )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 804 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( )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 756 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( )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 747 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. The three men spent a sweetly painful evening together reminiscing, until an unexpected violent attack brings everything they thought they knew into question
The Endurance Shackleton's legendary Antarctic expedition( Visual )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 736 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
The bone clocks : a novel by David Mitchell( Recording )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 734 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( )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 722 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
Enduring love by Ian McEwan( )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 710 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
Deaf sentence by David Lodge( )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 699 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
Closer by Roderick Gordon( )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 697 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. Sequel to Freefall. Followed by Spiral. Junior High. 2011
The heir by Catherine Coulter( )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 696 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
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 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Even though he has been king of Britain for four years, Arthur's position is far from secure. Rulers of the island's many small fiefdoms are still reluctant to admit his sovereignty. And the sorceress Morgause, believing her own sons have as much blood right to rule as Arthur, plots openly against his life
I let you go by Clare Mackintosh( Recording )

7 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a rainy afternoon, a mother's life is shattered as her son slips from her grip and runs into the street
The great stink by Clare Clark( )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a putrid odor fills the city during a heat wave, massive repairs to London's sewer system are called for. While most find the subterranean world a dark carnival of horrors, William May, a haunted survivor of the Crimean War, finds solace in the dim, dripping passageways. But after being implicated in a murder, William's sanity is called into question
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The book of lost thingsSaturdayThe Finkler questionThe Endurance Shackleton's legendary Antarctic expeditionFreefallEnduring love