WorldCat Identities

Shea, John 1949-

Works: 114 works in 293 publications in 5 languages and 11,438 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  History  Trials, litigation, etc  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Fantasy fiction  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Performer
Classifications: PS3602.E6455, 813.6
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about John Shea
Most widely held works by John Shea
Missing by Costa-Gavras( Visual )

30 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A father and his daughter-in-law search for his missing son after the military coup in Chile
Spy [a thriller] by Ted Bell( Recording )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The idea of a border war between Mexico and The United States is no longer inconceivable in this novel, it is a reality. And as war wages between the two countries, a mysterious man is on a mission deep into the Amazonian rainforest. There, he is kidnapped by natives and brought to their settlement, where he witnesses the unthinkable. Armies of jihadists are being trained for war, and they may soon unleash their deadly force on the unsuspecting
Warlord an Alex Hawke novel by Ted Bell( Recording )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gentleman spy Alex Hawke has all but given up on life. But late one night at his home on Bermuda, he receives a wake-up call, literally. His Royal Highness Prince Charles, an old friend, desperately needs his help. Someone is threatening the lives of the British Royal Family. Each threat is signed with a signature identical to one found in a book that belonged to his uncle, Lord Mountbatten
Pirate by Ted Bell( Recording )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the free world is threatened by an oil-hungry Red China and her allies, Alexander Hawke works with British Naval Intelligence and the CIA to uncover a dangerous scheme intended to topple America and establish China's supremacy
Tsar by Ted Bell( Recording )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Swashbuckling counter spy Alex Hawke is the only man, both Americans and the Brits agree, who can stop the madness created by the new Russia and its new Tsar, who is pulling strings and pulling them hard
Phantom an Alex Hawke novel by Ted Bell( Recording )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Counterspy Alex Hawke hunts a madman about to unleash a new super weapon--one powered by artificial intelligence
Honey, I blew up the kid( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sequel to Honey, I Shrunk the Kids. In this installment, the goofy inventor Dad accidentally zaps his little son with a particle beam. Soon the 112-foot-tall baby heads for the bright lights of Las Vegas, and the chase is on!
Stealing home by Steven Kampmann( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-ballplayer returns home, thinking of the past and of the person who made it special. A long-time friend and mentor draws the loose ends of his past and present lives together
Assassin by Ted Bell( Recording )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an elegant palazzo on the Grand Canal, an American ambassador's tryst turns deadly. In the seamy underbelly of London, a pub-crawling killer is on the loose. And in a storybook chapel nestled in the Cotswolds, a marriage made in heaven turns to hell on earth. Isolated incidents? Or links in a chain of events hurtling towards catastrophe? A shadowy figure known as the Dog is believed to be the ruthless terrorist who is systematically and savagely assassinating American diplomats and their families around the globe. As the deadly toll mounts inexorably, Alex Hawke, along with former NYPD cop and Navy SEAL Stokely Jones, is called upon by the U.S. government to launch a search for the assassin behind the murders. Hawke must call upon resources deep within himself. He must enter a race against time to stop a cataclysmic attack on America's most populous cities and avenge the inexplicable and horrific crime that has left him devastated
Nick of time [an adventure through time] by Ted Bell( Recording )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of Lord Hawke, whose children have been taken by the evil pirate Captain Billy Blood, young Nick McIver uses a time machine to rescue the two children as well as change the course of events in two time periods, the Napoleonic Wars and World War II
An invisible sign( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mona Gray is a quirky young woman who hides in a private world of numbers after her beloved mathematician father falls ill. But when Mona is offered a job as an elementary school math teacher, she will introduce the students to her own eccentric gift for numerical obsession. Can the joys of arithmetic multiplied by a shy romance with the school science teacher help Mona discover a new life she can count on?
Warriors by Ted Bell( Recording )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an elderly professor at Cambridge is murdered, a victim of bizarre, ancient Chinese torture, Alex Hawke teams up with his Scotland Yard colleague and friend Inspector Ambrose Congreve to find the killer. But the death is only the opening move in a tense and lethal game of geopolitical brinksmanship
Kennedy( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Centers on the presidential years and the loves, lives, triumphs and tragedies of one of the most controversial families of the 20th century. Covers historical events such as the Bay of Pigs invasion, the violent racial turmoil, the escalation of America's involvement in Vietnam and the Cuban Missle Crisis. Explores the private life of Kennedy, the tragic death of his infant son and his chronic womanizing. He was scrutinized by the FBI under the leadership of J. Edgar Hoover
A civil action by Jonathan Harr( Recording )

6 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of an epic law case involving "a cluster of childhood leukemia victims in a small town north of Boston, where the city wells had been poisoned by industrial chemicals. Two of the nation's largest corporations, each with a plant near the wells, stood accused"--Container
The time pirate a Nick McIver time adventure by Ted Bell( Recording )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unwilling to let the Germans occupy his islands unopposed, young Nick takes to the skies in a restored WWI fighter plane. Determined to learn to fly, he is soon photographing German patrol boats by day and flying dangerous bombing raids over Nazi airfields by night. Meanwhile, the evil pirate Captain Billy Blood returns to Greybeard Island. Kidnapping Nick's sister Kate, Blood transports her to Port Royal, Jamaica in 1781. If Nick ever wants to see her alive, he must come to Jamaica
One last thing before I go by Jonathan Tropper( Recording )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Silver has begun to accept that life isn't going to turn out as he expected. His ex-wife is about to marry a terrific guy Silver can't quite bring himself to hate. And his Princeton-bound teenage daughter Casey has just confided in him that she's pregnant, because he's the one she cares least about letting down. With the wedding looming and Casey in crisis, this broken family struggles, bonds, and comes together only to risk damaging each other even more. Lives begin anew, change radically, or in Silver's case-- as he discovers that he could die at any moment without an operation he refuses to have-- may be about to end in an instant."
Hawke a novel by Ted Bell( Recording )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alexander Hawke heads for the Caribbean on a secret mission for the U.S. government to locate an experimental stealth submarine which has fallen into the hands of an unstable government planning a preemptive strike against the United States
Free fall by Kyle Mills( Recording )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An FBI agent has a last chance to save his career by tracking down a young woman alledgedly in possession of a top secret file
Lois & Clark, the new adventures of Superman( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"He catches bullets in his hand, snatches innocent citizens from the jaws of death, and zooms bombs, toxic chemicals, and other deadly items deep into outer space. Just when you think nothing can overwhelm Superman, love brings him to his knees"--Container
The trouble with the truth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Musician Robert is a starving artist with minimal commitments. When Robert's daughter announces that she's engaged, he advises her against it; his own marriage to Emily didn't last, and he doesn't understand why she would want to give up her independence. Yet when Robert and Emily reunite and dredge up old memories, both discover they have a lot of unresolved issues and that love, marriage, and divorce aren't quite as simple as they'd like"--Container
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English (137)

German (4)

French (4)

Turkish (1)

Spanish (1)

Spy [a thriller]Warlord an Alex Hawke novelPirateTsarHoney, I blew up the kidStealing homeAssassinNick of time [an adventure through time]