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Brooks, Kevin

Overview
Works: 70 works in 518 publications in 15 languages and 18,306 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Science fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Adventure stories  Suspense fiction  Psychological fiction  High interest-low vocabulary books 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: PZ7.B7965, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Kevin Brooks
Publications by Kevin Brooks
Most widely held works by Kevin Brooks
The road of the dead by Kevin Brooks( Book )
37 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,027 libraries worldwide
Two brothers, sons of an incarcerated gypsy, leave London traveling to an isolated and desolate village, in search of the brutal killer of their sister. Suggested level: senior secondary
Lucas by Kevin Brooks( Book )
60 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,814 libraries worldwide
On an isolated English island, fifteen-year-old Caitlin McCann makes the painful journey from adolescence to adulthood through her experiences with a mysterious boy, whose presence has an unsettling effect on the island's inhabitants. Suggested level: senior secondary
Martyn Pig : a novel by Kevin Brooks( Book )
58 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 1,620 libraries worldwide
Faced with the possibility of living with a dreadful aunt, fifteen-year-old Martyn Pig decides not to tell authorities when his alcoholic father dies accidentally, instead asking a friend for her help in disposing of the body
Kissing the rain by Kevin Brooks( Book )
28 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,559 libraries worldwide
Fifteen-year-old Moo Nelson, shy, overweight, and bullied by his classmates, finds his life spinning out of control after he witnesses a car chase and a fight that results in a murder. Suggested level: secondary
Candy by Kevin Brooks( Book )
38 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,469 libraries worldwide
When fifteen-year-old Joe Beck gets lost in a disreputable neighborhood in London, he meets sixteen-year-old Candy, a heroin-addicted prostitute, and as he tries to help her, he experiences some unexpected consequences
Being by Kevin Brooks( Book )
22 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,466 libraries worldwide
"It was just supposed to be a routine exam. But when the doctors snake the fiber-optic tube down Robert Smith's throat, what they discover doesn't make medical sense. Plastic casings. Silver filaments. Moving metal parts. In his naked, anesthetized state on the operating table, Robert hears the surgeons' shocked comments: 'What the hell is that?' 'It's me, ' Robert thinks, 'and I've got to get out of here.' Armed with a stolen automatic and the videotape of his strange organs, he manages to escape, and to embark on an orphan's violent odyssey to find out exactly who--exactly what--he is"--Book description
The bunker diary by Kevin Brooks( Book )
12 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,445 libraries worldwide
Sixteen-year-old Linus Weems, a street person since leaving his wealthy father's home, is kidnapped and taken to an underground bunker where he is soon joined by five others, ranging in age from nine to seventy, who are alternately cared for and tortured by their unseen captor
IBoy by Kevin Brooks( Book )
42 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,430 libraries worldwide
Sixteen-year-old Tom Harvey was an ordinary Londoner until an attack that caused fragments of an iPhone to be embedded in his brain, giving him incredible knowledge and power, but using that power against the gang that attacked him and a friend could have deadly consequences
Black Rabbit summer by Kevin Brooks( Book )
25 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,273 libraries worldwide
When two of sixteen-year-old Pete's childhood classmates disappear from a carnival the same night, he is a suspect, but his own investigation implicates other old friends he was with that evening--and a tough, knife-wielding enemy determined to keep him quiet. Suggested level: secondary
The road of the dead by Kevin Brooks( file )
16 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and German and held by 627 libraries worldwide
Two brothers, sons of an incarcerated gypsy, leave London traveling to an isolated and desolate village, in search of the brutal killer of their sister
A dance of ghosts by Kevin Brooks( Book )
9 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 412 libraries worldwide
PI John Craine is struggling to cope with the weight of his past. Sixteen years ago his wife, Stacy, was brutally murdered. Craine found her body in their bed. And since then, to escape the pain and the unanswered questions, he has buried himself in work by day, and whisky by night. But one phone call changes everything
Naked by Kevin Brooks( Book )
12 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 341 libraries worldwide
London, 1976: Teenagers Lili and Curtis are living the punk dream - playing out their romance as members of 'Naked', Curtis's up-and-coming band. But when enigmatic Belfast boy - William Bonney -joins on guitar, Lili finds herself increasingly drawn to him
In actie! by Kevin Brooks( Book )
16 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 338 libraries worldwide
De ouders van Travis (privédetectives) zijn omgekomen bij een auto-ongeluk. Ze onderzochten de verdwijning van een jongen. Maar de ouders van deze jongens ontkennen nu zijn verdwijning. Travis gaat op onderzoek uit. Vanaf ca. 12 jaar
Danger game by Kevin Brooks( Book )
6 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and Dutch and held by 287 libraries worldwide
Thirteen-year-old Travis is still trying to get his life back on track following the death of his parents. But he can't shake the feeling that the crash that killed them wasn't an accident. He's trying to stop obsessing about it by solving a petty-thieving spree at school, but the distraction isn't enough. Especially when he begins to suspect that there's a traitor at the heart of the private detective business his parents ran - and that that traitor sold his parents out. The question is why? Once Travis starts thinking like this, he quickly starts to feel that he can't trust anybody, not even his closest allies
Johnny Delgado : private detective by Kevin Brooks( Book )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
When Johnny Delgado decided to become a private detective, it seemed like such a good idea at the time--gorgeous girls in need of help, wads of cash--but soon finds himself out of his depth and in big trouble
I see you baby ... by Kevin Brooks( Book )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 157 libraries worldwide
Sally and Keith have one thing in common - they are both fed up with who they are, so taking on new identities and becoming VIPs at this year's Rock Out festival seems an ideal escape from their everyday lives. When they meet, they like each other..but what will happen when Keith finds out Sally isn't a famous stylist and when Sally finds out that Keith, although Dead Holes' biggest fan,isn't actually their lead singer!
Lucas by Kevin Brooks( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 155 libraries worldwide
On an isolated English island, fifteen-year-old Caitlin McCann makes the painful journey from adolescence to adulthood through her experiences with a mysterious boy, whose presence has an unsettling effect on the island's inhabitants
The snake trap by Kevin Brooks( Book )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
Following a death-defying escape from the hands of a criminal overlord, young PI Travis Delaney thinks he might finally be getting closer to finding out who killed his parents, and why. But things are about to get a whole lot more deadly . . . One moment Travis is trapped in an armed face-off in the offices of Delaney & Co, private investigators. The next terrorists have stormed the building and he's been abducted. Kept captive alongside Winston, the rogue security officer who Travis believes is responsible for his parents' death, Travis is quickly plagued by more questions than answers. As the truth begins to emerge, Travis is faced with the ultimate dilemma: how do you choose between saving your own life or saving the life of someone you love?
Until the darkness comes by Kevin Brooks( Book )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 123 libraries worldwide
Der Privatdetektiv John Craine will sich auf einer einsamen Insel von seinem letzten Fall erholen, doch die vermeintliche Idylle entpuppt sich als Paradies des organisierten Verbrechens
Wrapped in white by Kevin Brooks( Book )
5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in German and English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
What do you do when you come face to face with your living nightmare? The gripping new novel from the author of "A Dance of Ghosts." PI John Craine -- still struggling to cope with the weight of his past -- is forced to finally confront it in his most personal and frightening case yet. PI John Craine is hired to investigate the brutal murder of a Somali youth called Jamaal Tan. The police are treating the murder as just another gang-related crime, but Tan's aunt believes there's more to it than that, and she claims the police are trying to cover up her nephew's death. While investigating the case, Craine learns of the sudden death of his friend and mentor Leon Mercer. At first it appears to be a tragic accident, but Craine soon finds himself entangled in two deeply suspicious investigations. And before long he comes face to face with a man he hoped never to see again
 
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Alternative Names
Brooks, K
Kevin Brooks britischer Schriftsteller
Kevin Brooks British writer
Kevin Brooks britisk skribent
Kevin Brooks Brits schrijver
Kevin Brooks brittisk författare
Kevin Brooks engelsk forfatter
브룩스, 케빈
ブルックス, ケヴィン
Languages
English (247)
German (92)
Spanish (20)
Dutch (18)
French (12)
Polish (6)
Swedish (3)
Japanese (2)
Hungarian (2)
Danish (2)
Slovenian (1)
Romanian (1)
Italian (1)
Korean (1)
Czech (1)
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