WorldCat Identities

Chambers, Peter 1924-

Overview
Works: 100 works in 418 publications in 4 languages and 6,568 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Detective and mystery stories, English 
Roles: Author, Creator, Other
Classifications: PR6066.H463, 823.914
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Most widely held works about Peter Chambers
 
Most widely held works by Peter Chambers
The deep blue cradle by Peter Chambers( Book )

10 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fire aboard the SS Newland Hope was classified a disaster. Two years later Mark Preston is hired by a prominent politician to check into the lifestyle of his gadabout daughter. When a man is murdered, Preston realises he is involved in something big
Speak ill of the dead by Peter Chambers( Book )

16 editions published between 1968 and 2005 in English and Romanian and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nice knight for murder by Peter Chambers( Book )

11 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The death of Sir Francis Waterman was certain to cause ripples, but these could become tidal waves if people knew he'd been murdered
The vanishing holes murders by Peter Chambers( Book )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lady, this is murder by Peter Chambers( Book )

10 editions published between 1963 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeannie Benson was a sweet and lovely girl who suddenly disappeared from Vale City. Six months later she was found on a mortuary slab in Monkton City
Down-beat kill by Peter Chambers( Book )

16 editions published between 1963 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Double Dee Jay TV Show centred around disc-jockey Donny Jingle. Somebody had already tried to kill him. Mark Preston was drawing a fat fee to keep Jingle alive, so when the news of his murder broke it did nothing for the private eye's ego
Female - handle with care by Peter Chambers( Book )

10 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abigail H. O'Hagan the First is a lawyer, trying to trace Joseph P. McEvoy, an employee who has stolen her wealthy father's company payroll. Mark Preston investigates. Then a man is murdered and the Homicide Bureau move in
Murder is for keeps by Peter Chambers( Book )

16 editions published between 1961 and 2004 in English and German and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A long time dead by Peter Chambers( Book )

7 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The day the Thames caught fire by Peter Chambers( Book )

8 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A Thomas Dunne book." Philip Baxter, a mercenary, is approached by a stranger with a plan to steal ten million pounds in gold bullion from a Thameside warehouse in London
Nothing personal by Peter Chambers( Book )

7 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heather Dentman had written love letters which fell into the wrong hands, and now she was being blackmailed. Mark Preston got the assignment, but instead of the letters, all he found was a corpse - and three tough characters, who seemed to think he would also look well in the morgue
Nobody lives forever by Peter Chambers( Book )

7 editions published between 1964 and 2005 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mark Preston reluctantly agreed to investigate the death of a junked-up kid who stole a car and killed himself joy-riding. Then wealthy Albert Augustin died and it was Preston who found the body. He also found Avis, the new widow who did her mourning in a bikini and her body was by no means dead. The key was the man named Nielsen, but the key was missing and Preston had to find it before too many people died, himself included
Don't bother to knock by Peter Chambers( Book )

11 editions published between 1900 and 2005 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The big goodbye by Peter Chambers( Book )

13 editions published between 1962 and 2006 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blonde wore black by Peter Chambers( Book )

10 editions published between 1968 and 1999 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alibi of guilt by Peter Chambers( Book )

11 editions published between 1980 and 2002 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This'll kill you by Peter Chambers( Book )

12 editions published between 1964 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nobody had thought about the Hogan baby snatch for twenty years. Neither the child nor the ransom money was ever seen again. Then Slip Cahoon, a long-term model prisoner, suddenly broke jail and people began to die. Mark Preston became involved when somebody twice tried to kill Dana Pallister, a beautiful newcomer to town. Preston knew exactly what he had to do - trace the money, prevent more slaughter, identify the killer and stay out of jail. The hard part was to stay alive
Wreath for a redhead by Peter Chambers( Book )

12 editions published between 1962 and 2003 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The beautiful golden frame by Peter Chambers( Book )

5 editions published between 1980 and 2003 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bad die young by Peter Chambers( Book )

9 editions published between 1967 and 1999 in English and French and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The deep blue cradle
Alternative Names

controlled identityPhillips, Dennis, 1924-

Challis, Simon

Chester, Peter

Chester, Peter 1924-

Daniels, Philip

Daniels, Philip 1924-

Peter Chambers British crime writer (1924-2006)

Peter Chambers Brits schrijver van misdaadromans (1924-2006)

Phillips, Dennis

Phillips, Dennis John Andrew

Phillips, Dennis John Andrew 1924-

Languages
English (199)

French (3)

German (2)

Romanian (2)

Covers
Speak ill of the deadNice knight for murderThe vanishing holes murdersLady, this is murderDown-beat killThe blonde wore blackAlibi of guiltThe bad die young