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McCready, Glen

Overview
Works: 81 works in 316 publications in 1 language and 4,355 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  History  Drama  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Radio programs  Political fiction  War stories 
Roles: Narrator, Other
Classifications: PR4494, 823.914
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Publications about Glen McCready
Publications by Glen McCready
Most widely held works by Glen McCready
Bangkok haunts by John Burdett( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 513 libraries worldwide
Just when he thinks he's seen everything Bangkok's thriving criminal world has to offer, Royal Thai police detective Sonchai Jitpleecheep receives an unpleasant surprise--an anonymous snuff film. A woman named Damrong--someone he onced loved and who still haunts his memories--is murdered in the film. Obsessed with Damrong's death, Sonchai braves street gangs, investigates a shady and exclusive men's club, and staves off threats, seen and unseen, as he pieces together the scattered clues
The mysteries of glass by Sue Gee( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 217 libraries worldwide
It's the winter of 1860 when Richard Allen, a young curate, travels to a small hamlet outside Hereford to take up his first position. It's in this quiet place of wind and trees, birds and water that Richard is to fall passionately in love - but he cannot find fulfilment, for his lover is Susannah Beddoes, the wife of the vicar of his new parish
The Gypsy Madonna by Santa Montefiore( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 204 libraries worldwide
"Mischa knows what it is to be abandoned. His German father disappeared at the end of the war, leaving him and his mother to endure the hatred and contempt of all the French villagers, the two of them against the world. And his surrogate father vanishes too, with no word of explanation. Mischa bears these scars into manhood. Only when his mother dies, revealing the existence of a priceless masterpiece, does he go on the trail of his own history."--Container
Burning blue a sweeping novel of love, loss and war by James Holland( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 197 libraries worldwide
Joss Lambert has always been a loner, constrained by a secret from his past, until he finds friendship and solace firstly with Guy Liddell, a friend from school, and then with Guy's family, who welcome him into their farmhouse home. Joss increasingly comes to depend upon the Liddells and treats Alvesdon Farm as the one place where he feels not only appreciated but also truly happy. But the idyll cannot last. With war looming, Joss is forced to confront the past. He escapes through flying, becoming a fighter pilot in the RAF. But with the onset of war, even the Liddell's world is crumbling
The society of others a novel by William Nicholson( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 174 libraries worldwide
He has nowhere to go. So he goes there. The narrator of The society of others is an alienated young man who sees no meaning in life. He doesn't even see the point of getting out of bed in the morning. To get his family off his back, he embarks on an aimless hitchhiking adventure around Europe. But his journey soon takes an unexpected twist
The harmony silk factory by Tash Aw( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
Set in Malaysia in the 1930s and 40s, with the rumbling of the Second World War in the background, this is the story of four people: Johnny, an infamous Chinaman whose shop, The Harmony Silk Factory, is a front for his illegal businesses; Snow, the beautiful daughter of a prominent family; Kunichika, a Japanese officer who loves Snow; and an Englishman, Peter, who went to Malaysia like many English but never went home, and who also loved Snow. A journey the four of them take into the jungle has a devastating effect on all of them, and brilliantly exposes the cultural tensions of the era
The lost world by Arthur Conan Doyle( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
Victorian explorers have heard there is a remote plateau where dinosaurs still survive and a group set out on a dangerous mission to find out more about it
The woman in white by Wilkie Collins( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
"A dark and humid night on a London highway ... a ghostly woman asking directions ... and the reader is away on a tale of deceit, murder, madness, stolen identities and scheming cads, elaborate plots and outrageous coincidences, in the company of some of the most extraordinary characters in fiction. Hailed as a classic the moment it was written in 1859, The Woman in White uses eleven different narrators to tell the tale of a man's determination to save the woman he loves, in the face of the worst intentions of the sly Sir Percival Glyde and the magnificent Count Fosco"--Container
The painted lady by Edward Marston( file )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
Araminta Jewell is a beauty; a dazzling young lady who manages to resist all the blandishments that come her way. But even her marriage to Sir Martin Culthorpe has not discouraged the rakes of London and she is still pursued with unflagging zeal. It is during her first sitting for a portrait that Christopher Redmayne meets the lovely Lady Culthorpe, although he has heard much about her. Before the portrait can be finished, however, Sir Martin is murdered. Christopher embarks on a quest to discover the killer's identity, but with each new day bringing a fresh batch of suspects, and the matter of whether Sir Martin was killed because of his shady business dealings or for the exquisite prize of his wife still unclear, Christopher knows this will be far from an easy case to crack
Someone like me by Tom Holt( file )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
"Nobody knows where they came from. Nobody knows what they want. The creatures are killing humans for meat and nobody, it seems, can stop them. Now one man--a hunter by trade--has trapped one of the creatures. Under the ground, they face each other. And only one of them will get out alive"--Publisher's website
The first casualty by Ben Elton( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
1917, Douglas Kingsley is sent to France to secure the conviction of a young English soldier charged with the murder of a British officer
Chickenfeed by Minette Walters( file )
1 edition published in 2009 in Undetermined and held by 89 libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of the 'Chicken Farm Murder' that took place in East Sussex in 1924, the author brings a thrilling interpretaion to this real-life mystery
Olly Spellmaker And The Sulky Smudge by Susan Price( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
Olly can capture ghosts once they've appeared, but only Alex can find them. The problem is, he'd rather not hang out with a motorbiking granny, even one as cool as Olly. And the ghosts terrify him! But Olly's got to snaggle some spooks to pay off a debt - and haul them to a house that needs haunting. Can she persuade Alex to help her?
Frost fair by Edward Marston( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
December 1669. During one of the coldest winters in living memory, the Thames freezes over and a frost fair is held on the thick ice. Architect Christopher Redmayne and puritanical constable Jonathan Bale are both visiting the fair when one of Bale's sons gets into trouble on the ice. They rescue the boy but in the process make a grim discovery--a frozen corpse
A forest of eagles by James Follett( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 80 libraries worldwide
In No 1 PoW Camp (Officers), Grizedale Hall in the Lake District, the senior German officer, Otto Kruger, has problems. The PoW officers under his command are becoming increasingly impatient with his autocratic regime, which forbids all escape attempts unless they've been properly planned. These stories of life in the camp range from the tragic to the bizarre, and the battle of wits between Kruger and his captors draws together such diverse characters as Ian Fleming and Beatrix Potter, in a story that has the British in the unfamiliar roles of guards and captors
The vagrant king by E. V Thompson( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
When Cornish farmer Joseph Moyle's stepson Ralf is appointed page to the future Charles II, Britain is in the midst of war between the Royalists and the Parliamentarians. As Ralf follows the heir to the throne through the western counties, he learns of court intrigue and the threat of Cromwell's armies. In 1645, when the conclusive Battle of Naseby marks ultimate defeat for the Royalists, Ralf follows Charles into exile. His return finds him promoted to personal secretary - and desperate to return to Cornwall, but after ten years of loyal service, Ralf's dreams of the homecoming to his beloved Trecarne are shattered
Caddy ever after by Hilary McKay( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
In this tale of the exploits of the Casson family, Caddy is in danger of marrying the wrong man. After breaking off her engagement to Michael, is now engaged to marry Alex, a serious animal photographer who only cares about his work. Rose, the youngest of the family, desperately despises Alex and wants to stop the wedding. There are subplots galore as the other Cassons are variously involved in discos, new boyfriends with astronomical interests, and Valentine's Day
A rare interest in corpses by Ann Granger( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
It is 1864 when Lizzie Martin takes up the post of companion to a wealthy widow who is also a slum landlord. Lizzie is intrigued to learn that her predecessor disappeared, supposedly having run off with an unknown man. But when the girl's body is found in the rubble of one of the recently demolished slums around the prestigious new railway station at St. Pancras, Lizzie begins to wonder exactly what has been going on
Divided kingdom by Rupert Thomson( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
Somewhere in the United Kingdom, an eight-year-old boy is removed from his home in the middle of the night. He is the victim of an extraordinary experiment. In an attempt to reform society, the government has divided the population into four groups, each group representing a different personality type. The land, too, has been divided into quarters. Borders have been established, reinforced by concrete walls, armed guards and rolls of razor wire. Plunged into this brave new world, the boy tries to make the best of things, unaware that ahead of him lies a revelation that will change everything he believes in and will, in the end, put his very life in jeopardy. A remarkable genre defying novel about the country we live in
Tuesday's war by David Fiddimore( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Caught up in thick fog, a crew of Lancaster bombers are forced to make an emergency landing, nearly colliding with another plane on the same course. The other plane swoops out of the way just in time and the bombadiers survive to meet their unlikely saviour - a female ATA pilot
 
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MacCready, Glen
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