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Pacey, Steven

Works: 70 works in 102 publications in 1 language and 3,194 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Detective and mystery fiction  Children's audiobooks  Domestic fiction  Suspense fiction  Adventure stories  War stories  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PR6119.M586, 823.914
Publication Timeline
Publications about Steven Pacey
Publications by Steven Pacey
Most widely held works by Steven Pacey
Gentlemen & players by Joanne Harris( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 524 libraries worldwide
Roy Straitley, the classics teacher at St. Oswald's School for Boys, is contemplating retirement after his over 30 year tenure at the school. Five new faculty members join the staff of the elite school, including one whose ultimate goal is to destroy it
The absent one by Jussi Adler-Olsen( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 405 libraries worldwide
In The Keeper of Lost Causes, Jussi Adler-Olsen introduced Detective Carl Morck, a deeply flawed, brilliant detective newly assigned to run Department Q, the home of Copenhagen's coldest cases. The result wasn't what Morck--or readers--expected, but by the opening of Adler-Olsen's shocking, fast-paced follow-up, Morck is satisfied with the notion of picking up long-cold leads. So he's naturally intrigued when a closed case lands on his desk: A brother and sister were brutally murdered two decades earlier, and one of the suspects--part of a group of privileged boarding-school students--confessed and was convicted
Bleeding hearts by Ian Rankin( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 339 libraries worldwide
Professional assassin Michael Weston tries to outrun the police after someone reveals his real identity, and finds himself in a game of cat-and-mouse with a private detective who has been hunting him for years
The other side of midnight by Sidney Sheldon( file )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 129 libraries worldwide
"A total spellbinder ... sex, love, hate, revenge ... read it." A native American wife finds herself caught in a game of terror, passion, and revenge. The players in this game: her husband, Larry Douglas, a handsome aviator whose career went ... Noelle Page, a mysterious French actress who has never forgotten the past ... and, finally, Constantine Demiris, a Greek magnate who ties them all together
The death collector by Justin Richards( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 129 libraries worldwide
Three teens and a curator of unclassified artifacts at the British Museum match wits with a madman determined to use unorthodox methods to reanimate the dead, both humans and dinosaurs
Memories of midnight by Sidney Sheldon( file )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
"Hypnotic ... the master of the plot twister has done it once again." The survivors of The other side of midnight come back for one last round of play in this compelling sequel set in post-war Europe. Catherine Douglas, a victim of tragedy and amnesia, is taken in by the world's richest man. Haunted by faint memories of the past, Catherine must remember the truth before the man who put an end to her husband sets his murderous sights on her
The pregnant widow a novel by Martin Amis( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
The year is 1970, and it's a long, hot summer. In a castle on a mountainside in Italy, half a dozen young lives are afloat on a sea of change, trapped inside the history of the sexual revolution. The girls are acting like boys, the boys are going on acting like boys, and Keith Nearing--twenty years old, a literature student all clogged up with the English novel--is struggling to twist feminism and women's ascendency toward his own ends
The risk of darkness a Simon Serrailler crime novel by Susan Hill( file )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 114 libraries worldwide
Simon Serailler takes on the case of an obsessive widower engaging in increasingly violent acts, a case that is further complicated by Serailler's troubled feelings for the Cathedral's newest recruit, a red-haired woman Anglican priest
London fields by Martin Amis( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 94 libraries worldwide
The murderee is Nicola Six, a "black hole" of sex and self-loathing who is intent on orchestrating her own extinction. The murderer may be Keith Talent, a violent lowlife whose only passions are pornography and darts; or the rich, honorable, and dimly romantic Guy Clinch. As Nicola leads her suitors towards the precipice, London-and, indeed, the whole world-seems to shamble after them in a corrosively funny novel of complexity and morality
Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith( file )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 94 libraries worldwide
Leo Demiclov is a conscientious, idealistic Soviet war hero who lives in Moscow. An agent of the state, Leo Demiclov, finds himself arrested, demoted, and denounced for suggesting that the perfect State has a murderer loose in it. Exiled from his home, with only his wife at his side, Leo must find and stop a criminal that the State won't admit even exists
The shadows in the street a Simon Serrailler crime novel by Susan Hill( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
Simon Serrailler has just wrapped up a particularly exhausting and difficult case and is on sabbatical on a far-flung Scottish island when he is called back to Lafferton by the Chief Constable. Two local prostitutes have been found strangled. When the wife of the St. Michael's Cathedral Dean goes missing and then another respectable woman is taken on her way to work, the townspeople grow angry and afraid. Serrailler is in the greatest danger of his life
Gardens of water by Alan Drew( file )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
When an earthquake hits Pakistan Sinan Basioglu, a devout Muslim and his family must depend on their American neighbors for survival. Sinan doesn't like this because his daughter and the American teacher's son are having a secret relationship and she is trying to escape Kurdish tradition
The various haunts of men a Simon Serrailler crime novel by Susan Hill( file )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
A woman vanishes in the fog up on 'the Hill', an area locally known for its tranquillity and peace. The police are not alarmed; people usually disappear for their own reasons. But when a young girl, an old man and even a dog disappear no one can deny that something untoward is happening in this quiet cathedral town. Young policewoman Freya Graffham is assigned to the case, she's new to the job, compassionate, inquisitive, dedicated and needs to know - perhaps too much
Night of the fox by Jack Higgins( file )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
Spring 1944. D-Day is the greatest military secret in history. Or is it? On the German-occupied British island of Jersey, Colonel Hugh Kelso, the only man in the world who could give it all away, washes ashore. The Allied High Command dispatches Harry Martineau, an American-born Oxford professor turned deadly Nazi impersonator, and Sara Drayton, a young British girl posing as his French mistress, with orders to rescue Kelso--or silence him. But on the day after they arrive, they learn that Field Marshal General Erwin Rommel, the man appointed by Hitler himself to prevent the invasion, is about to arrive. Now the future of Europe will be decided by deception and murder
A question of identity by Susan Hill( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
A particularly unpleasant murder--that of a very old woman in a housing project--rocks the town of Lafferton. The murderer has left a distinctive "sign" on the body and at the scene of crime. A couple of weeks later, a similar murder occurs, and a month or so later, so does another. Initial investigations discover that the mysterious "sign" left on the body was the calling card of a suspect who was charged with several murders in the northwest of the country, tried but acquitted on the grounds of insufficient evidence. All indications suggest that this person has simply vanished. Or is he right under their noses?
The blade itself by Joe Abercrombie( file )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
Logen Ninefingers, infamous barbarian, has finally run out of luck. Caught in one feud too many, he's on the verge of becoming a dead barbarian--leaving nothing behind him but bad songs, dead friends, and a lot of happy enemies.Nobleman, dashing officer, and paragon of selfishness, Captain Jezal dan Luthar has nothing more dangerous in mind than fleecing his friends at cards and dreaming of glory in the fencing circle. But war is brewing, and on the battlefields of the frozen North they fight by altogether bloodier rules. Inquisitor Glokta, cripple turned torturer, would like nothing better than to see Jezal come home in a box. But then Glokta hates everyone: cutting treason out of the Union one confession at a time leaves little room for friendship. His latest trail of corpses may lead him right to the rotten heart of government, if he can stay alive long enough to follow it. Enter the wizard, Bayaz. A bald old man with a terrible temper and a pathetic assistant, he could be the First of the Magi, he could be a spectacular fraud, but whatever he is, he's about to make the lives of Logen, Jezal, and Glokta a whole lot more difficult. Murderous conspiracies rise to the surface, old scores are ready to be settled, and the line between hero and villain is sharp enough to draw blood.Unpredictable, compelling, wickedly funny, and packed with unforgettable characters, The Blade Itself is noir fantasy with a real cutting edge
Red country by Joe Abercrombie( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
With her cowardly step father for company, Shy South journeys into the lawless Far Country, reckoning with the Ghosts and being forced into an alliance with the infamous soldier of fortune Nicomo Cosca, with one purpose in mind: to get her family back
Let me in by John Ajvide Lindqvist( file )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
In the aftermath of the bizarre murder of a local bully, twelve-year-old Oskar theorizes that the killing was an act of revenge and wonders about the nighttime activities of a new next-door neighbor
Last argument of kings by Joe Abercrombie( file )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
The final novel in the First law trilogy by New York Times bestseller Joe Abercrombie. Logen Ninefingers might only have one more fight in him-but it's going to be a big one. Battle rages across the North, the king of the Northmen still stands firm, and there's only one man who can stop him: his oldest friend, and his oldest enemy. It's time for the Bloody-Nine to come home. With too many masters and too little time, Superior Glokta is fighting a different kind of war, a secret struggle in which no one is safe, and no one can be trusted. As his days with a sword are far behind him, it's fortunate that he's deadly with his remaining weapons: blackmail, threats, and torture. Jezal Dan Luthar has decided that winning glory is too painful an undertaking and turned his back on soldiering for a simple life with the woman he loves. But love can be painful too-and glory has a nasty habit of creeping up on a man when he least expects it.The king of the Union lies on his deathbed, the peasants revolt, and the nobles scramble to steal his crown. No one believes that the shadow of war is about to fall across the heart of the Union. Only the First of the Magi can save the world, but there are risks. There is no risk more terrible than to break the first law
The BFG by Roald Dahl( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
The BFG--Big Friendly Giant--kidnaps Sophie from her bed in the orphanage and takes her back to Giantland where she becomes involved in a scheme to end the loathsome activities of nine evil giants
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