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Perring, Stephen

Overview
Works: 55 works in 186 publications in 1 language and 3,016 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Juvenile works  Historical fiction  Suspense fiction  Children's audiobooks  Detective and mystery fiction  Psychological fiction  Young adult works  Diary fiction 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PR6053.O75, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Stephen Perring
Death of kings by Bernard Cornwell( Recording )

21 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 1,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alfred the Great is dying and his passing threatens the island of Britain with renewed warfare. Alfred wants his son, Edward, to succeed him but there are other Saxon claimants to the throne as well as ambitious pagan Vikings to the north
The burning land by Bernard Cornwell( Recording )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Danes of East Anglia and the Vikings of Northumbria are plotting the conquest of all Britain. When King Alfred's daughter pleads with Uhtred for help, he cannot refuse her request. In a desperate gamble, he takes command of a demoralized Mercian army, leading them in an unforgettable battle on a blood-soaked field beside the Thames
The false virgin by Medieval Murderers (Writers group)( Recording )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

AD 848. Bernwyn of Lythe, the young daughter of an ealdorman, spurns marriage and chooses to remain a virgin dedicated to Christ. When she is found murdered in the chapel where she kept her nightly vigils, it is thought that she has fallen victim to the Viking raiders who are ravaging the country and the butterflies found resting on her body are taken to be a sign from God. But what if Bernwyn was not all she seemed? Could the saintly deeds attributed to her have been carried out by someone else and the people have set up a shrine to a false virgin?
A perfectly good man by Patrick Gale( Recording )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When 20-year-old Lenny Barnes, paralysed in a rugby accident, commits suicide in the presence of Barnaby Johnson, the much-loved priest of a West Cornwall parish, the tragedy's reverberations open up the fault lines between Barnaby and his nearest and dearest. Their personal stories illuminate Barnaby's ostensibly happy life, and the gulfs of unspoken sadness that separate them all. Across this web of relations scuttles Barnaby's repellent nemesis - a man as wicked as his prey is virtuous
Jimmy Zest is best! by Sam McBratney( Recording )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jimmy Zest is just too clever for words. He can outsmart his friends and sometimes he can even outsmart his teacher. But Jimmy Zest is at his best when he and his mischievous friends do some funny fishing, have a run-in with a white elephant, and cry foul at a soccer match
In the approaches by Nicola Barker( Recording )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'In the Approaches' is a fabulously twisted comedy of very bad manners which starts out as a seaside idyll and ends up as a pilgrimage - sometimes sacred, sometimes profane, and frequently both at once. Set in a 1984 which seems almost as distantly located in the past as Orwell's was in the future, Nicola Barker's tenth novel offers a captivating glimpse of something more shocking than any dystopia - the possibility of faith
Bilbury Village by Vernon Coleman( Recording )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following an emergency, the Devonshie villagers of Bilbury decide that they need their doctor back - and aren't above a little chicanery to get their own way. As the young doctor reopens the surgery, he realises just how much he has missed being the village doctor
Half broken things by Morag Joss( Recording )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jean, Michael and Steph are three reluctant loners. Damaged and fearful of life, they cannot survive alone for much longer. A mixture of deceit, good luck and misfortune draw them together to Walden Manor, a secluded country house that promises sanctuary and freedom from destitution. Out of an invented past they shape a beautiful present. Does it really matter if their sense of safety is built on delusion? When the idyll is threatened, they discover that because their lives are now worth living, they are also worth preserving, although at an appalling cost
Enemy invasion by A. G Taylor( Recording )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sarah and Robert Williams are no ordinary brother and sister. With superhuman powers originating from the mysterious Fall Virus that left thousands of others in a coma, the two are now working with government agency HIDRA and other superhuman kids to find a cure. The powerful alien that first sent the virus to Earth, known only as 'The Entity', is ready to attack again, determined to bring humanity under its control for good. It is being aided by Sarah's arch-enemy, Major Bright, and malicious software expert, Marlon Good, who have their own plans for world domination, but the key to their plans is 14-year-old Hack and his technology-manipulating powers. Before Sarah and her friends can get Hack to safety, Major Bright abducts him and uses his power to create an army of alien spider-robots that will be able to spread the virus across the world. Wave after wave of spiders are launched in a lethal attack on London. Can the superhuman team stop the disaster or have they finally met their match?
Life, interrupted by Damian Kelleher( Recording )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luke's world is turned upside down when his mum collapses at the hospital where she works as a nurse. Fourteen-year-old Luke and his football-obsessed younger brother Jesse each cope in their own different ways and, as time passes, they must confront some painful truths - container
They melted his brain! by Simon Cheshire( Recording )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Schoolboy film-director Matthew Bland makes sensational movies. With titles such as Head Transplant, they all star his friends Lloyd and Julie-- and they're all rubbish. But one morning, at a quarter past three, Matthew's video records a sinister, brain-washing TV transmission that's beyond even his wildest imaginings! Can Matthew Bland, investigative film-maker, expose the evil-doers before the final credits roll?
Jimmy Zest, super pest by Sam McBratney( Recording )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jimmy causes chaos in a castle, tried to scrounge some scones and cooks up a crazy competition in someone else's kitchen
The last leg by Richard Kidd( Recording )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Claude and a friend find a pile of dismembered bodies on the beach, they are relieved to discover they are just shop-window dummies. But Claude and his friend are not the only ones interested in the dummies. A strange Italian visitor is showing a suspicious interest too. Soon Claude gets caught up in an adventure that takes him from a remote Scottish island to the art museums of Italy. What he discovers seems ludicrous, but no one is pulling his leg--this one's for real
Zac and the dream pirates by Ross MacKenzie( Recording )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Good dreams are sweet, bad dreams are scary. Imagine if nightmares were to take over... On the stroke of midnight, Zac finds himself plunged into an adventure in an extraordinary world on the other side of sleep. Is he just dreaming? Has he gone nuts? Or is he really about to face dream pirates, and a crew of werewolves and vampires who threaten to keep us awake forever
The snow smashers! by Ian Whybrow( Recording )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a mysterious set of plastic dinosaur cards appear on his key-ring, Harry soon finds that he can call on an army of back-up dinosaurs. It only takes a rub with his finger to call up some monster-sized muscle!
Alien storm by A. G Taylor( Recording )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this thrilling sci-fi adventure, the sequel to Meteorite Strike, a freak virus released by a meteorite storm has given Sarah, Robert and their friends amazing superpowers. But such powers are both a blessing and a curse ... Deadly meteorites are heading to Earth but mysterious Russian billionaire Nikolai Makarov seems gleeful. What is his secret and can the group of friends thwart his master plan
A monster surprise! by Ian Whybrow( Recording )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this adventure, Harry and his friends are kayaking when they discover someone is stealing rare birds' eggs. But there's a surprise in store for the thief!
Sammy Feral's diaries of weird by E Hawken( Recording )

8 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sammy Feral is a lucky boy. His family run a zoo and so he spends his spare time hanging out with orangutans, crocodiles and snakes. But his luck has just run out. His entire family has been infected with a werewolf virus. Now his mum, dad and sisters are howling at the moon, craving raw meat and, worst of all, trying to infect Sammy
A single breath : a novel by Lucy Clarke( Recording )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One day Ella's young, gorgeous husband gets swept away by a giant wave whilst fishing in Bournemouth - and Ella's life gets swept away with him. After fruitless weeks of searching for his body Ella holds a memorial but with no body she has no closure, so she leaves her friends and family in search of his. But she doesn't get a warm welcome in Tasmania. His father isn't interested in swapping memories and his brother - who looks so like him - is hostile. Ella feels defensive and sad, but she also can't put her finger on why she feels so unsettled. When she discovers she's 6 weeks pregnant, she's determined to heal the rift for her unborn child's sake
The paradise trail by Duncan Campbell( Recording )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It's 1971, and the travellers who end up in the flea-pit Lux Hotel in Calcutta are determined to have a good time. There's ex-public schoolboy Gordon, the cool American Larry, a weird pair of Australians, and Freddie Braintree, the acid casualty. But is he who he seems to be? Their scene is innocence and inner journeys, experimentation and a lust for new experiences. But there's a war going on between India and Pakistan and a mysterious hippie killer is lurking in the dark alleyways of the city. Meanwhile Hugh, the straight one who is trying to build a career, is covering the war for a British newspaper but he hasn't a clue what he is doing, and the shocking massacres and brutality he witnesses cast a long shadow over all their lives"--Container
 
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