WorldCat Identities

Yorke, Margaret

Works: 92 works in 886 publications in 10 languages and 20,985 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Psychological fiction  Suspense fiction  Domestic fiction  Detective and mystery stories, English 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6075.O7, 823.914
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Margaret Yorke
Speak for the dead by Margaret Yorke( Book )

27 editions published between 1988 and 1997 in English and held by 1,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Punch 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
A case to answer by Margaret Yorke( Book )

32 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Con man Jerry Hunt becomes determined to go straight when hemeets Charlotte and her troubleed granddaughter, Imogen
A small deceit by Margaret Yorke( Book )

30 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,124 WorldCat member 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
Serious intent by Margaret Yorke( Book )

23 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,113 WorldCat member 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 question of belief by Margaret Yorke( Book )

27 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 993 WorldCat member 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
Criminal damage by Margaret Yorke( Book )

19 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and Swedish and held by 891 WorldCat member 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
Cause for concern by Margaret Yorke( Book )

24 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Czech and held by 885 WorldCat member 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
The smooth face of evil by Margaret Yorke( Book )

24 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small time crook in a stolen car rear-ends a woman driver and finds himself in a nightmare that leads him eventually to be accused of a murder he didn't commit
Crime in question by Margaret Yorke( Book )

22 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A troubled teenage boy finds himself on the run when a simple burglary is bungled
Intimate kill by Margaret Yorke( Book )

22 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 802 WorldCat member 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
Find me a villain by Margaret Yorke( Book )

24 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 745 WorldCat member 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?
Evidence to destroy by Margaret Yorke( Book )

19 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No one suspects that Lydia Cunningham has something to hide, but the arrival of her daughter Thelma with Edward, an unappealing arsonist, unleashes events that reveal in Lydia's past a sordid tale of illegitimacy and murder
False pretences by Margaret Yorke( Book )

20 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and Czech and held by 732 WorldCat member 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
Safely to the grave by Margaret Yorke( Book )

16 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and Czech and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kriminalroman. En mand hævner sig på 2 kvinder, som har meldt ham for uforsvarlig kørsel
The scent of fear by Margaret Yorke( Book )

18 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in English and Dutch and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een jonge crimineel neemt, op de vlucht voor de politie, zijn intrek in het grote huis van een alleenstaande oude dame
Grave matters by Margaret Yorke( Book )

41 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amelia Brinton appears to have accidently fallen to her death in Greece. Her friend also meets her death having been pushed down stairs in the British Museum. Dr. Patrick Grant connects the two events and his investigations lead him to a quiet backwater village in Hampshire where yet more mysteries unfold
Dead in the morning by Margaret Yorke( Book )

33 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imagine an old lady who was hated because of her arrogance and cruelty towards her children, and whose lives she dominated, becoming a murder victim. But it is the housekeeper who is found dead. Had a mistake been made and the wrong woman killed? Dr. Patrick Grant uses his powers of logic and deduction to determine this is not the case, but he can only prove it at the expense of incriminating an innocent person. How does he solve this particular conundrum?
The hand of death by Margaret Yorke( Book )

28 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and Norwegian and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Devil's work by Margaret Yorke( Book )

18 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and Portuguese and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alan Parker cannot face telling his wife he has lost his job. Each day he goes off to 'work'. Other than this deception he is honest and loyal, but all changes when he happens across a child after an accident and then meets her mother. A double life follows. The child goes missing and the police are involved … with yet more twists to follow
The point of murder by Margaret Yorke( Book )

21 editions published between 1978 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names

controlled identityLarminie, Margaret Beda, 1924-2012

Larminie, Margaret Beda

Margaret Yorke Brits auteur

Margaret Yorke englische Schriftstellerin

Micholson, Margaret Beda Laminie, 1924-

Nicholson, Margaret Breda, 1924-

Yorke, M.

Yorke, Margaret pseud

Μάργκαρετ Γιορκ


ヨーク, マーガレット

A case to answerA small deceitSerious intentA question of beliefCriminal damageCause for concernThe smooth face of evilCrime in question