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McCrery, Nigel 1953-

Overview
Works: 144 works in 355 publications in 7 languages and 9,975 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Detective and mystery stories  Psychological fiction  History  Case studies  Biography  Television programs 
Roles: Author, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PN1992.77, 823.914
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Publications about Nigel McCrery
Publications by Nigel McCrery
Most widely held works by Nigel McCrery
Still waters by Nigel McCrery( Book )
16 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,404 libraries worldwide
When the badly decayed body of an elderly woman is unearthed, Detective Chief Inspector Mark Lapslie and his sergeant, Emma Bradbury, are called in on the case. Lapslie's just returned to the force after a year of relative isolation, trying to avoid the worst symptoms of his synasethsia, a neurological condition that causes him to "taste" sound and that makes his life as complicated as any crime he's been charged with solving. Now he's flooded again--not only with the convolution of senses that can drive him nearly mad but also with the increasing convolutions of this case. The murder appears to be the work of a serial killer, and the investigation is leading in a direction that could be extremely detrimental to Lapslie's career--if not to his very life
Tooth and claw by Nigel McCrery( Book )
13 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 900 libraries worldwide
After a year of working at home in order to control his synaesthesia (the rare neurological condition that causes his brain to crosswire his senses), DCI Mark Lapslie gets a visit from Sergeant Emma Bradbury, summoning him back to active duty. A television reporter has been brutally murdered and the top brass think Lapslie is the man to investigate the crime. With no witnesses and no suspects, Lapslie finds himself facing one of the toughest cases of his career. Then he has a second murder on his hands: a man is found dead in a train-station bomb explosion. Lapslie begins to suspect that the two high-profile cases may be connected. Under pressure to produce results and with the media bearing down on him and his synaesthesia going wild, Lapslie approaches his breaking point, but the solution to what's beginning to look like the crimes of an especially evil and diabolically creative serial killer remains elusive
Silent witness by Nigel McCrery( Book )
22 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 720 libraries worldwide
In England, two men are garroted and their bodies mutilated. Suspected of the crime is a practitioner of witchcraft whom both men knew, but forensic pathologist Samantha Ryan thinks that is too facile
Silent witnesses : the often gruesome but always fascinating history of forensic science by Nigel McCrery( Book )
10 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 602 libraries worldwide
"Through examinations of specific cases throughout history, crime novelist and former police officer Nigel McCrery explores the gruesome but fascinating history and progress of forensic science around the world"--
New tricks ( visu )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 438 libraries worldwide
As punishment for messing up a kidnap rescue and shooting a dog in the process, Detective Superintendent Sandra Pullman is re-assigned to the newly created unsolved murder squad. Due to a manpower shortage her team is made up of veteran detectives brought back onto the police force, bringing a 1970's mentality to modern policing. The team's first case is to re-investigate a twenty year old murder conviction which has suddenly come into question due to police corruption. Sifting through the lies, dubious motives and the police cover up during the first investigation, the unorthodox methods of the dinosaur detectives eventually discover what really happened twenty years ago. In the process, the squad clears up two murders and an armed robbery
The spider's web by Nigel McCrery( Book )
18 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 433 libraries worldwide
The creator of the A & E mystery series "Silent Witness" offers a tale of murder and the Internet in this new Dr. Samantha Ryan mystery
New tricks ( visu )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 415 libraries worldwide
With old-school detective work and a little state-of-the-art forensics, the veterans unearth a range of baffling crimes, including the murder of a lawyer, a racially motivated attack on an Asian bride, and a mysterious unidentified human torso. Includes the complete 8-episode second season
New tricks ( visu )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 409 libraries worldwide
They may have handed in their badges and collected their pensions years ago, but Lane, Standing and Halford are back for a third series, still working at the London Metropolitan Police as civilians investigating unsolved crimes as part of boss Pullman's team, Unsolved Crime and Open Case Squad (UCOS). In this third series, the team have more to worry about than just fire and brimstone when they investigate the chilling death of a member of a witches' coven. Did black magic play a part in the murder? In the office, things get personal when Halford discovers the truth behind his wife's death, while Pullman has to decide whether she should apply for promotion - and leave the team
New tricks ( visu )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 401 libraries worldwide
Detective Superintendent Sandra Pullman leads a motley crew of retired cops who solve cold cases. Includes all eight episodes from the fourth season
New tricks ( visu )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 387 libraries worldwide
New Tricks follows a team of grumpy retired coppers back on the job investigating unsolved and cold cases. Firmly stuck in the past, their unorthodox policing methods clash with the political correctness of a modern police force. Despite her best efforts to keep them on the straight and narrow, their boss Detective Superintendent Sandra Pullman (Amanda Redman) has to concede that sometimes the rules are there to be broken
Scream by Nigel McCrery( Book )
11 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 377 libraries worldwide
DCI Mark Lapslie's anonymous email bears a strange subject line: 'You Need To Listen To This.' He hears a woman scream--she screams twenty-seven times before her final death rattle is heard. Lapslie investigates and discovers that the message was sent from the hospital where his new girlfriend works and where he's undergoing treatment for his synaesthesia--a neurological condition that confuses his senses so he tastes sound. Who is screaming? And why?
New tricks ( visu )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 359 libraries worldwide
The hit British crime series returns with new mysteries. Aging cops and traditional sleuthing trump high-tech gadgets and modern criminology. As one of the most-watched shows on British television, New Tricks features strong writing, wry humor, and a splendid cast
New tricks ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 351 libraries worldwide
"Superintendent Sandra Pullman ... heads a team of aging detectives pulled out of retirement for a job they're uniquely qualified to do: tackle cold cases--some of them decades old"--Container
New tricks ( visu )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 341 libraries worldwide
Three detectives are pulled ot of retirement to unravel cases that stumped the Metropolitan Police. Their beautiful boss, Detective Superintendent Sandra Pullman, keeps them on track and mostly out of trouble as they follow their hunches and bend the rules. This time round, the team has its hands full with unsolved murders, an 18-year-old abduction, and a 30-year-old robbery that threatens the team's very existence
Under the guns of the Red Baron : the complete record of von Richthofen's victories and victims fully illustrated by Norman L. R Franks( Book )
11 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 300 libraries worldwide
Biografiske beskrivelser af den røde baron Manfred von Richthofen og hans nedskudte modstandere under 1. verdenskrig
The complete history of the SAS : the full story of the world's most feared special forces by Nigel McCrery( Book )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 247 libraries worldwide
New tricks ( visu )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
For eight years, the old dogs of the Unsolved Crime and Open Case Squad--veteran detectives Jack Halford (James Bolam, The Beiderbecke Affair), Brian Lane (Alun Armstrong, Garrow's Law), and Gerry Standing (Dennis Waterman, The Sweeney)--have been a close-knit team. Led by Detective Superintendent Sandra Pullman (Amanda Redman, Sexy Beast)their beautiful, younger boss, they have solved cold cases with classic policing skills and easy camaraderie. Before long, Sandra finds a replacement in retired detective Steve McAndrew. A chatty, enthusiastic Scot, Steve treads on toes but gives the hit British series a "charm injection."
Faceless strangers by Nigel McCrery( Book )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 184 libraries worldwide
Een pathologe-anatoom, een politieman en een kunstenaar onderzoeken de moord op de vrouw van een parlementslid en een onbekende dode
Strange screams of death by Nigel McCrery( Book )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 162 libraries worldwide
Strange Screams of Death is the second in the brilliant Silent Witness series, which has been turned into a successful TV Drama starring Amanda Burton. "A dark series that packs a real punch." DAILY MAIL. The body of a young woman is discovered in a disused shed at an American airbase just outside Cambridge. She has been raped before being viciously murdered. Home Office pathologist Doctor Samantha Ryan arrives on the scene and is immediately absorbed in the case. When two FBI agents arrive from the Behavioral Science Unit at Quantico, the investigation suddenly becomes more urgent. Could the murder be linked to a number of horrific killings both in the United States and Europe over the last few decades? If so, Sam is dealing with an international serial killer - one who has the hunger to slaughter again
The vanished battalion : one of the greatest mysteries of the First World War finally solved by Nigel McCrery( Book )
2 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
 
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Mac Crery Nigel
MacCrery Nigel
MacCrery, Nigel 1953-
Mc Crery Nigel
Mc Crery, Nigel 1953-
マクレリー, ナイジェル
Languages
English (137)
French (8)
Dutch (5)
Polish (4)
Czech (3)
Japanese (2)
Swedish (1)
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