WorldCat Identities

Shea, John 1949-

Works: 85 works in 291 publications in 5 languages and 11,269 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  History  Children's audiobooks  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Fantasy fiction  Young adult works 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PS3602.E6455, 813.6
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by John Shea
Missing by Costa-Gavras( Visual )

29 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,152 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 631 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 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gentleman spy Alex Hawke has all but given up on life. The British-American M16 counterterrorism operative lost the woman he loved on his last mission, almost a year ago, and has sought refuge at the bottom of a rum bottle ever since. 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
Pirate by Ted Bell( Recording )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 604 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 )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 560 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 )

12 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a Russian submarine is hijacked, American anti-ballistic missiles explode in their silos, and a USAF F-15 launches missiles at an aircraft it was meant to protect, counterspy Alex Hawke and his M16 colleague Ambrose Congreve investigate
Mind prey by John Sandford( Recording )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Minneapolis, a sex-crazed maniac kidnaps his psychiatrist along with her two daughters so he can play out his fantasies on her. It's up to Lucas Davenport, deputy chief of police, to catch the maniac before he turns to the children
Assassin a thriller by Ted Bell( Recording )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learning that a murderer is targeting American diplomats and their families throughout the world, secret agent Alexander Hawke follows decade-old leads to London and Florida, wondering if more than one killer is responsible
Stealing home by Steven Kampmann( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 470 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
Honey, I blew up the kid( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 457 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!
Warriors by Ted Bell( Recording )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the streets of Washington, D.C., a brilliant scientist, the brains behind a revolutionary fighter aircraft prototype in development by the Pentagon, is snatched by masked thugs and disappears. Now five years later, an elderly professor at Cambridge University has been murdered, a victim of bizarre, ancient Chinese torture. Alex Hawke teams up with Scotland Yard former Chief Inspector Ambrose Congreve to find the killer, but this death is merely the opening gambit in a tense and lethal game of geopolitical brinksmanship. In the United States, the president's behavior makes many question his fitness for leadership. Is his mental health deteriorating'or is there something far more sinister at work' The answer is crucial, for hostilities are rapidly escalating between China, North Korea, and the United States, as China launches a vastly advanced fighter far more sophisticated than any seen before'military technology that might leapfrog everything the U.S. and Great Britain now possess. With the situation edging closer and closer to the yawning abyss, Hawke faces a female Chinese mastermind and assassin named Chyna Moon. He must infiltrate enemy territory and neutralize their advantage . . . or risk the outbreak of World War III. Performed by John Shea
An invisible sign( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 410 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?
Nick of time [an adventure through time] by Ted Bell( Recording )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 407 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
Kennedy( Visual )

10 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and held by 387 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
The time pirate a Nick McIver time adventure by Ted Bell( Recording )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1940, when Nazis invade his home in the British Channel Islands, Nick escapes in an old abandoned WWI fighter plane. Meanwhile, in 1781, pirate captain Billy Blood kidnaps Nick's sister Kate and absconds with her back to Port Royal. Now, Nick must elude his Nazi pursuers, travel back in time, and save his sister from a band of dangerous swashbucklers
One last thing before I go by Jonathan Tropper( Recording )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 305 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 263 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
Red white and blue by Susan Isaacs( Recording )

2 editions published in 1998 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel about two American heroes--a man and a woman who are strangers, drawn together by an ugly crime and by their mutual passion for justice and for each other. Their one bond: they are kin, descendants of immigrants who met on the boat to America
The trouble with the truth( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 224 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
Lois & Clark, the new adventures of Superman( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 221 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
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John Shea acteur amricain

John Shea actor americano

John Shea aktor amerykański

John Shea Amerikaans acteur

John Shea attore statunitense

John Shea US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Ши, Джон

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جون شيا

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English (147)

German (4)

French (4)

Turkish (1)

Spanish (1)

Spy [a thriller]Warlord an Alex Hawke novelPirateTsarMind preyAssassin a thrillerStealing homeHoney, I blew up the kid