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Crossley, Steven

Works: 540 works in 2,218 publications in 1 language and 44,611 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Juvenile works  Psychological fiction  Romance fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Sea stories  Political fiction  Children's audiobooks  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Other
Classifications: PZ7.G6591, 823.914
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Most widely held works by Steven Crossley
In the woods by Tana French( )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2019 in English and held by 1,179 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( )

20 editions published between 1891 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,118 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 )

13 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 1,069 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
Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad( )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 1,030 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
The book of lost things by John Connolly( )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,018 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( )

17 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 923 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 828 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 )

16 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One drowsy summer's day in 1984, teenage runaway Holly Sykes encounters a strange woman who offers a small kindness in exchange for 'asylum'. Decades will pass before Holly understands exactly what sort of asylum the woman was seeking. The Bone Clocks follows Holly's life - not so far out of the ordinary, yet punctuated by flashes of precognition, visits from people who emerge from thin air and brief lapses in the laws of reality
The Scarlet Pimpernel by Emmuska Orczy Orczy( )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 779 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( )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 726 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( )

19 editions published between 2006 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 715 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 705 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( )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 691 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( )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 688 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
Deaf sentence by David Lodge( )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 679 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
The heir by Catherine Coulter( )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 673 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( )

9 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 666 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
I let you go by Clare Mackintosh( Recording )

8 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 664 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. I Let You Go follows Jenna Gray as she moves to a ramshackle cottage on the remote Welsh coast, trying to escape the memory of the car accident that plays again and again in her mind and desperate to heal from the loss of her child and the rest of her painful past. At the same time, the novel tracks the pair of Bristol police investigators trying to get to the bottom of this hit-and-run. As they chase down one hopeless lead after another, they find themselves as drawn to each other as they are to the frustrating, twist-filled case before them
Sword of the rightful king : a novel of King Arthur by Jane Yolen( )

9 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( )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his grandfather dies, Andrew Hope inherits a house and surrounding land in an English village, but things become very complicated when young orphan Aidan shows up and suddenly a host of variously magical townsfolk and interlopers start intruding on their lives
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