WorldCat Identities

Crossley, Steven

Works: 572 works in 2,447 publications in 1 language and 44,824 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Juvenile works  Psychological fiction  Romance fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Sea stories  Children's audiobooks  Political fiction  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Other, nar
Classifications: PZ7.G6591, 823.914
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Steven Crossley
In the woods by Tana French( )

19 editions published between 2006 and 2019 in English and held by 1,188 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( )

25 editions published between 1891 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,111 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
Me before you by Jojo Moyes( Recording )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 1,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louisa Clark is an ordinary girl living an exceedingly ordinary life -- steady boyfriend, close family -- who has never been farther afield than their tiny village. She takes a badly needed job working for ex-Master of the Universe Will Traynor, now wheelchair-bound after a motorcycle accident. Will has always lived a huge life -- big deals, extreme sports, world travel -- and he's pretty sure he cannot live this way. Will is acerbic, moody, bossy -- but Lou refuses to treat him with kid gloves, and soon his happiness means more to her than she expected. When she learns that Will has shocking plans of his own, she sets out to show him that life is still worth living
Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad( )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 1,006 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
The book of lost things by John Connolly( )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,003 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
Tunnels by Roderick Gordon( )

20 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 902 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 )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 804 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
The bone clocks : a novel by David Mitchell( Recording )

18 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 776 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
The Scarlet Pimpernel by Emmuska Orczy Orczy( )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 769 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 Finkler question by Howard Jacobson( )

21 editions published between 2006 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 704 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 fracture zone : a return to the Balkans by Simon Winchester( )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 703 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 Endurance : Shackleton's legendary Antarctic expedition( Visual )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 698 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( )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 686 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
Freefall by Roderick Gordon( )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following the tremendous success of their breakout hit Tunnels and its New York Times best-selling sequel Deeper, authors Roderick Gordon and Brian Williams deliver the third thrilling book in their acclaimed fantasy series. Will and Chester are falling deeper and deeper into the subterranean Pore. When they finally land, they find themselves in a low-gravity realm filled with ancient artifacts and deadly perils at every turn. "It is a rare book that can create an entirely new fantastic, harsh, creative yet believable world for readers to visit."-Children's Literature
Deaf sentence by David Lodge( )

18 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 669 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
I let you go by Clare Mackintosh( Recording )

9 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 663 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 heir by Catherine Coulter( )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 660 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
Closer by Roderick Gordon( )

12 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 646 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
Sword of the rightful king : a novel of King Arthur by Jane Yolen( )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 615 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
Enchanted glass by Diana Wynne Jones( )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mysterious Stalkers show up at almost the same instant 12-year-old Aiden Cain's grandmother dies. Following his grandmother's instructions, Aiden decides to seek out a powerful sorcerer at Melstone House. Yet when he arrives, he discovers the man died a year earlier. Melstone House now belongs to the sorcerer's adult grandson Andrew, who agrees to help Aiden with the Stalker problem. But then other problems come up: a creepy neighbor is stealing power from the land, and magic is leaking between the realms. Dealing with these issues would be so much easier—if only Andrew could remember anything his grandfather taught him about magic. Fantasy legend Diana Wynne Jones, who has captivated young listeners for generations, delivers a compelling and humorous adventure. Steven Crossley's narration captures the excitement and wonder as newly acquainted characters work together to prevent terrible consequences
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The book of lost thingsSaturdayThe Finkler questionThe Endurance : Shackleton's legendary Antarctic expeditionEnduring loveFreefall
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