Most widely held works about Colin Dexter
Most widely held works by Colin Dexter
The daughters of Cain by Colin Dexter ( Book )
74 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in 9 languages and held by 2,037 libraries worldwide
When Dr. Felix McClure of Wolsey College, Oxford, is found dead the clues lead to a college servant, Edward Brooks. When Brooks is killed, Inspector Morse finds himself romantically involved with one of the suspects.
The remorseful day by Colin Dexter ( Book )
65 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 2,004 libraries worldwide
The murder of Yvonne Harrison at her home in Lower Swinstead has the Thames Valley CID baffled until Chief Inspector Morse reluctantly agrees to take over the investigation.
The way through the woods by Colin Dexter ( Book )
73 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in 12 languages and held by 1,953 libraries worldwide
A cranky Inspector Morse is called back early from a forced vacation in Lyme Regis to take over the recently reopened case of a missing Swedish girl.
Death is now my neighbor : an Inspector Morse novel by Colin Dexter ( Book )
74 editions published between 1900 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 1,952 libraries worldwide
Two Oxford dons vie to succeed the master of Lonsdale College and the result is murder. In the course of his investigation, Inspector Morse learns there are two people to whom the appointment means even more than it does to the dons--their wives. By the author of The Daughters of Cain.
The jewel that was ours by Colin Dexter ( Book )
69 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 1,821 libraries worldwide
When an American tourist is found dead of a heart attack in the posh Randolph Hotel and an irreplaceable piece of ancient jewelry is missing, Inspector Morse begins an investigation.
Morse's greatest mystery and other stories by Colin Dexter ( Book )
49 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,548 libraries worldwide
Eleven stories on crime, half with InspectorMorse as the hero. They range from Evans Tries anO-Level, which is on a prison break, to At the Lulu BarMotel, which is on a gang of con artists. By the author ofDaughters of Cain.
The wench is dead by Colin Dexter ( Book )
67 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in 11 languages and held by 1,545 libraries worldwide
Inspector Morse investigates a murder that occured in the 19th century.
The secret of annexe 3 by Colin Dexter ( Book )
40 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,202 libraries worldwide
Chief Inspector Morse of the Thames Valley Police investigates a murder at the Haworth Hotel in Oxford.
The riddle of the third mile by Colin Dexter ( Book )
48 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 1,178 libraries worldwide
"Inspector Morse isn't sure what to make of the truncated body found dumped in the Oxford Canal, but he suspects it may be all that's left of an elderly Oxford don last seen boarding the London train several days before. Whatever the truth, the inspector knows it won't be simple--it never is."--Back cover.
Service of all the dead by Colin Dexter ( Book )
56 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 1,083 libraries worldwide
Chief Inspector Morse was alone among the congregation in suspecting continued unrest in the quiet parish of St. Frideswide's. Most people could still remember the churchwarden's murder. A few could still recall the murderer's suicide. Now even the police had closed the case...
The dead of Jericho by Colin Dexter ( Book )
70 editions published between 1977 and 2008 in 9 languages and held by 1,035 libraries worldwide
Inspector Morse has finally found love but it's not destined to be. His love is found hanging from a beam and Morse sets out to find the murderer.
The silent world of Nicholas Quinn by Colin Dexter ( Book )
60 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 932 libraries worldwide
Inspector Morse investigates a murder involved with selling examinations to Oxford students.
Last seen wearing by Colin Dexter ( Book )
50 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in 9 languages and held by 877 libraries worldwide
Inspector Morse returns to solve the case of Valerie Taylor, who disappeared near Oxford two years earlier when she was seventeen. Everyone has presumed her to be dead, but then a letter to her parents arrives, announcing that she is all right and they are not to worry. Morse's investigation leads him to strip clubs, abortion clinics, and old boyfriends, but there is still no Valerie, dead or alive.
Last bus to Woodstock by Colin Dexter ( Book )
54 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in 10 languages and held by 828 libraries worldwide
Kriminalroman om kommissær Morses opklaring af mordet på en ung pige, som valgte at tage på stop i stedet for at vente på bussen til Woodstock nær Oxford.
Inspector Morse, the dead of Jericho collection set ( Visual )
40 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 577 libraries worldwide
Inspector Morse and his partner solve mysteries and bring murderers to justice.
Infernal serpent ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 286 libraries worldwide
Morse and Lewis have to tackle a particularly unsavory case involving child abuse. Their inquiries into the murder of an eminent environmentalist, killed minutes before he was scheduled to give a controversial lecture, unearth skeletons in the cupboard of a respectable academic family.
The ghost in the machine ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 280 libraries worldwide
Valuable paintings are stolen from the estate of Sir Julius Hanbury, and when Sir Julius himself disappears Morse and Sergeant Lewis are called upon to investigate the minds and morals of the aristocracy to solve the mystery.
Greeks bearing gifts ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 279 libraries worldwide
The Greek community in Oxford closes ranks when a Greek restaurant chef is found dead and a baby goes missing. Morse feels more at home with Oxford's other Greek connection - the classical scholars - and surprisingly discovers there could be a link between the two worlds.
Dead on time ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 279 libraries worldwide
When an elderly Don apparently commits suicide, Inspector Morse is called in and finds he has a personal involvement in the case. The wife of the dead man is the woman Morse was engaged to be married to years ago.
The secret of Bay 5B ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 275 libraries worldwide
Playboy architect Michael Gifford has been found strangled in his car and the only clues to the murder are his diary and a car park ticket. The diary shows that Gifford had regular assignations in the car park and a telephone number proves to be that of a local insurance company, although Gifford did not have a policy there. The plot thickens as Morse and Lewis uncover a love triangle involving the dead man.--Container.
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Dexter, N. C. (Norman Colin)
Dexter, Norman Colin
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