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Brooks, Kevin

Overview
Works: 73 works in 599 publications in 17 languages and 19,986 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Science fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Adventure stories  Suspense fiction  History  Romance fiction  Psychological fiction 
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 )
38 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,969 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
Lucas by Kevin Brooks( Book )
60 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,763 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
Martyn Pig : a novel by Kevin Brooks( Book )
62 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 1,582 libraries worldwide
Faced with the possibility of living with a dreadful aunt, fifteen-year-old Martyn Pig decides not to tell authorities when his alchholic father dies accidentally, instead asking a friend for her help in disposing of the body
Kissing the rain by Kevin Brooks( Book )
30 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,534 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 )
39 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,435 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 1,432 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 )
19 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,422 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 2016 in 9 languages and held by 1,421 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 1,230 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
Dawn by Kevin Brooks( Book )
13 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 858 libraries worldwide
Fifteen-year-old Dawn, who cares for her alcoholic mother, tries to suppress a painful childhood memory as she contemplates killing God, whom she blames for her father's disappearance
The road of the dead by Kevin Brooks( file )
16 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and German and held by 616 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 407 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
The ultimate truth by Kevin Brooks( Book )
18 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 384 libraries worldwide
When Travis Delaney's parents die in a car crash, Travis is devastated. In a bid to pull himself out of his grief, he starts to look into the last case they were investigating at the private investigation agency they ran. What starts as a minor distraction soon becomes a sinister, unbelievable mystery -- and Travis is determined to solve it. Why were his parents looking for a missing boy when the boy's family says he isn't missing? Where is the boy himself? And why would a man who is in surveillance photos taken by Travis's parents turn up at their funeral? As Travis searches for answers, he starts to have the chilling realization that the question he should be asking is the one he most wants to avoid: Was the accident that killed his parents really what it seemed?
Naked '76 by Kevin Brooks( Book )
5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 384 libraries worldwide
In the summer of 1976, when punk rock is taking over England, Lili finds herself playing bass for a wild new band called Naked, and struggling to sort out complicated relationships with self-destructive band mates
Naked by Kevin Brooks( Book )
15 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 359 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
Johnny Delgado : private detective by Kevin Brooks( Book )
17 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and French and held by 316 libraries worldwide
Johnny Delgado is on his first case, but on a council estate as rough as his, he soon finds himself out of his depth and in big trouble. Suggested level: junior secondary
Gevaarlijk spel by Kevin Brooks( Book )
6 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and Dutch and held by 313 libraries worldwide
Travis en zijn opa vermoeden dat de politie de ware oorzaak van het ongeluk van de ouders van Travis geheimhoudt. Als Travis probeert een bendeleider en een corrupte agent te betrappen, wordt hij door hen gevangengenomen. Vanaf ca. 12 jaar
The snake trap by Kevin Brooks( Book )
4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Dutch and held by 246 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?
Bloodline by Kevin Brooks( Book )
17 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 229 libraries worldwide
Samen met zijn vader, grootvader en overgrootvader wordt Finbar gegijzeld door een jonge vrouw die de supermarkt heeft overvallen en achtervolgd wordt door de politie. Vanaf ca. 12 jaar
Kissing the rain by Kevin Brooks( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and German and held by 173 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
 
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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 écrivain britannique
Kevin Brooks engelsk forfatter
Κέβιν Μπρουκς
브룩스, 케빈
ブルックス, ケヴィン
Languages
English (282)
German (99)
Spanish (22)
Dutch (18)
French (10)
Polish (6)
Italian (5)
Hungarian (2)
Japanese (1)
Welsh (1)
Chinese (1)
Slovenian (1)
Romanian (1)
Swedish (1)
Korean (1)
Danish (1)
Sinhalese (1)
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