WorldCat Identities

Yorke, Margaret

Overview
Works: 107 works in 1,026 publications in 12 languages and 19,087 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Detective and mystery stories, English 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: PR6075.O7, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Margaret Yorke
Speak for the dead by Margaret ( Yorke( Book )

33 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,156 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 small deceit by Margaret Yorke( Book )

31 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,029 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 )

30 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,023 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 case to answer by Margaret Yorke( Book )

35 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

27 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 877 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 )

26 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in English and Swedish and held by 788 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
Crime in question by Margaret Yorke( Book )

30 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

27 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and Czech and held by 767 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 )

28 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 764 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
Intimate kill by Margaret Yorke( Book )

28 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 728 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
Evidence to destroy by Margaret Yorke( Book )

22 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 683 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
Find me a villain by Margaret Yorke( Book )

27 editions published between 1983 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 671 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?
False pretences by Margaret Yorke( Book )

25 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and Czech and held by 656 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 )

21 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 651 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 )

19 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in English and Dutch and held by 487 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 )

46 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 485 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 )

36 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in English and French and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imagine a murder victim hated because of arrogance and cruelty towards her children, whose lives she dominated. 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, but can only solve the mystery by incriminating an innocent person
Devil's work by Margaret Yorke( Book )

22 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and Portuguese and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alan Parker, a married man, begins visiting the young, divorced Louise Waring and her seven-year-old daughter. A suspicious neighbor decides to protect the daughter from what she believes to be the mother's harlotry
The hand of death by Margaret Yorke( Book )

31 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kriminalroman
Cast for death by Margaret Yorke( Book )

32 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is the reason for the apparent suicide of actor Sam Irwin, found in the Thames shortly before he is due to open in the new season at Stratford-upon-Avon?
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityLarminie, Margaret Beda, 1924-2012

Margaret Yorke

Margaret Yorke Brits auteur

Margaret Yorke englische Schriftstellerin

Micholson, Margaret Beda Laminie, 1924-

Nicholson, Margaret Breda, 1924-

Yorke, M.

Μάργκαρετ Γιορκ

مارغريت يورك كاتبة إنجليزية

マーガレット・ヨーク

ヨーク, マーガレット

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