Most widely held works by Margaret Yorke
Speak for the dead by Margaret Yorke ( Book )
28 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,260 libraries worldwide
"Carrie Foster was still young when she started breaking the law. And she was good at it. Gordon Matthews had transgressed only once, but the crime was far more serious. It was a pity Carrie didn't suspect anything when he proposed to her, but why should she? Nicholas was different, a shy young man, and for Carrie their affair began as an amusing diversion. A bit of harmless fun, and Nicholas need never know about her other life with Gordon. But there was something Carrie didn't know either ..."--Container.
A small deceit by Margaret Yorke ( Book )
27 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,211 libraries worldwide
William Adams is a killer who has never been convicted for murder. He has never confessed, even when convicted of rape and criminal assault. Now, having served his sentence in full, he is free, subject to no supervisory control. He has some money put way. He can assume a new identity and disappear. But Adams recognized someone from his past, someone also staying at the country town under as assumed name, someone who must have recognized him. Thus, a nightmarish chain of events are set in motion.
Dangerous to know by Margaret Yorke ( Book )
25 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 1,188 libraries worldwide
Hermine Brown, an English housewife, secretly takes on work in order to escape from her increasingly violent husband, but even she doesn't know how dangerous he has become.
Serious intent by Margaret Yorke ( Book )
22 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 1,161 libraries worldwide
A man returns to his English village after serving time in jail for killing his wife and finds his father disinherited him before dying. The man decides to revenge himself on society, but first he must recover a gun from the house, where now a widow lives. By the author of Almost the Truth.
A case to answer by Margaret Yorke ( Book )
20 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,157 libraries worldwide
Con man Jerry Hunt becomes determined to go straight when hemeets Charlotte and her troubleed granddaughter, Imogen.
Admit to murder by Margaret Yorke ( Book )
25 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and Slave and held by 1,156 libraries worldwide
Louise Vaughan disappeared one night on the way home from choir practice, and although no body was ever found, Detective Marsh still believes, years later, that the investigation is worth the time and effort.
A question of belief by Margaret Yorke ( Book )
20 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 1,121 libraries worldwide
After a man refuses her advances, a woman accuses him of rape. A court finds Philip Winter innocent, but his life is ruined. Fired from his job, the object of suspicion at home, he fakes his death and becomes a hobo, only to run into another woman eager to manipulate him, this one a lawyer turned animal-rights terrorist.
The price of guilt by Margaret Yorke ( Book )
19 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and Swedish and held by 1,067 libraries worldwide
Journalist Andrew Sherwood tracks down the victim of a brutal attack in the hopes of learning more about her for his story, and when he locates her, he finds himself drawn to her, but before they can start their life together, Andrew must find a way to help her escape from her abusive husband.
Almost the truth by Margaret Yorke ( Book )
17 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 1,059 libraries worldwide
In the course of a robbery, a father advises his daughter to submit to rape, afraid the robbers might kill her. The daughter, however, considers his advice an act of cowardice for which she cannot forgive him. In time the father can't forgive himself either and decides to regain his honor when the rapist is released from jail. By the author of Dangerous to Know.
Criminal damage by Margaret Yorke ( Book )
18 editions published between 1193 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,007 libraries worldwide
Mrs. Newton is unaware that her son's socially ambitious wife is making him truly desperate for his inheritance and that her daughter, jilted by a longtime lover, is stalking "the other woman" through the London streets with fantasies of brutal revenge.
Intimate kill by Margaret Yorke ( Book )
20 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,004 libraries worldwide
A desperate woman cleverly stages the murder of her best friend, there by leading to the arrest and conviction of the "dead" woman's husband.
Cause for concern by Margaret Yorke ( Book )
18 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and Swedish and held by 991 libraries worldwide
Susan Trent has spent years putting up with the abuse of her violent son, Martin, because of a dark secret from her past, until the arrival of a mysterious stranger triggers a deadly chain of events.
Crime in question by Margaret Yorke ( Book )
21 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 964 libraries worldwide
A troubled teenage boy finds himself on the run when a simple burglary is bungled.
Act of violence by Margaret Yorke ( Book )
12 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 917 libraries worldwide
An English police investigation into the killing of a man who was trying to break up a fight between boys. None of the participants is willing to rat on the killer. By the author of A Question of Belief.
The smooth face of evil by Margaret Yorke ( Book )
17 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 905 libraries worldwide
Evidence to destroy by Margaret Yorke ( Book )
16 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 883 libraries worldwide
"Lydia Cunningham, a respectable solitary widow, knows she's in for trouble when her restless, twice-married daughter Thelma returns home. Thelma has brought with her a young man with an unsavoury past who quickly sets about ingratiating himself with Lydia. But it is Lydia's own past that finally overtakes, her, sending her headlong to the very edge of insanity."--Container.
False pretences by Margaret Yorke ( Book )
18 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 863 libraries worldwide
When a stranger is welcomed into a small British country town, she brings many of the community's long-buried secrets to the surface. But when a young girl is kidnapped, questions about the true identity of the stranger emerge.
Find me a villain by Margaret Yorke ( Book )
14 editions published between 1983 and 2000 in English and German and held by 854 libraries worldwide
A chance encounter with a stranger seems to offer Nina Crowther an escape from her problems. Middle-aged, struggling to recover from the shock of her husband divorcing her to marry a younger (and pregnant) woman, Nina happily agrees to house-sit while the owners visit South Africa. When the phone rings on her first night in the Berkshire manor house she expects it to be one of her duaghters, but when she lifts the receiver no-one speaks. All Nina hears is a shuddering sigh. As the calls persist Nina fears she has attracted an unwelcome suitor--or is it the man who is brutally murdering women in a nearby village? Or could it be one and the same person?
Safely to the grave by Margaret Yorke ( Book )
11 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in English and German and held by 824 libraries worldwide
Kriminalroman. En mand hævner sig på 2 kvinder, som har meldt ham for uforsvarlig kørsel.
The point of murder by Margaret Yorke ( Book )
21 editions published between 1978 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 796 libraries worldwide
Abused parents Abused women Audiobooks Austria Birthmothers--Psychology College teachers Country life Criminals Detective and mystery stories Detective and mystery stories, English Domestic fiction England England--London England--Oxford English fiction Ex-convicts False testimony Families Family violence Fathers and daughters Fiction Grant, Patrick (Fictitious character) Great Britain Large type books Lawyers Legal stories Married people Married women Missing persons Mother and child Mothers and daughters Murder Murderers Murder--Investigation Nannies Passing (Identity) Perjury Political activists Psychological fiction Psychological fiction Rape victims Suspense fiction Swindlers and swindling Talking books Teenage boys Villages Widows Witnesses Women Women--Crimes against
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