Most widely held works about Francis Durbridge
Most widely held works by Francis Durbridge
The Tyler mystery by Francis Durbridge ( Book )
13 editions published between 1957 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 240 libraries worldwide
It all began with a police patrol finding an abandoned jaguar with the murdered body of a young girl jammed into the boot. Her name was Betty Tyler and she had been strangled with her own scarf.
Paul Temple and the Margo mystery by Francis Durbridge ( Book )
14 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 209 libraries worldwide
What is the connection between a mysterious warning from a fairground, an industrialist's concern for his daughter, and a suddenly prosperous garage owner.
The other man by Francis Durbridge ( Book )
9 editions published between 1958 and 1999 in English and French and held by 209 libraries worldwide
The world of Tim Frazer by Francis Durbridge ( Book )
14 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in English and French and held by 191 libraries worldwide
What links a secret formula for a new alloy, a short-sighted maker of model ships, international bargaining, a secret agent dying in an hotel and a Russian ship wrecked off the Yorkshire coast? Welcome to the world of Tim Frazer, the easygoing structural engineer who gets involved with a secret government department and, to his surprise, finds himself recruited as an undercover agent.
My wife Melissa by Francis Durbridge ( Book )
11 editions published between 1967 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 175 libraries worldwide
Who killed Melissa and why? Who telephoned Guy impersonating his wife?
Send for Paul Temple by Francis Durbridge ( Book )
13 editions published between 1938 and 2007 in English and Dutch and held by 166 libraries worldwide
"A wave of mysterious robberies is sweeping the country, and fifty thousand pounds' worth of diamonds has been stolen in six months. During the fourth raid, a night watchman is attacked with chloroform, and just manages to gasp out 'The green finger' before he dies. Chief Inspector Dale has heard the enigmatic phrase before: it was the last utterance of a drowning man wanted in connection with another robbery. But with no further leads, the police are baffled. The cry goes out in the popular press: 'Send for Paul Temple!'."--container.
Paul Temple and the Madison case by Francis Durbridge ( Book )
9 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and Danish and held by 157 libraries worldwide
"Is this your first trip to England?" An innocuous question, just polite shipboard conversation, but Sam Portland's answer immediately plunges Paul Temple and his wife, Steve, into a maelstrom of murder, blackmail and terror. The Madison case races at breakneck speed from a luxury liner crossing the Atlantic, to a home-counties mansion, a London nightclub, an unexpected visit to Amsterdam, and a house-boat on the Thames. But who is Madison? And has he discovered the secret of multi-millionnaire Sam Portland's lost years?
Tim Frazer gets the message by Francis Durbridge ( Book )
5 editions published between 1978 and 1986 in English and held by 157 libraries worldwide
A British woman intelligence agent is brutally murdered, and her body is dumped in a Welsh wood. Her death is connected to the disappearance of a German scientist working for the British Government. Ace secret agent Frazer investigates.
Dead to the world by Francis Durbridge ( Book )
7 editions published between 1967 and 1978 in English and French and held by 151 libraries worldwide
Phillip Holt agrees to help in the investigation of the brutal murder of the son of wealthy Robert Scranton.
Paul Temple and the front page men by Francis Durbridge ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1939 and 2009 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
When detective novel Front Page Men is published, it is a smash hit--not least because no one knows the true identity of the author, the mysterious Andrea Fortune. Shortly afterwards, two robberies are committed, and on each occasion a card is left at the scene bearing the words 'The Front Page Men'. Could the book be linked to the crimes? With Steve's life in danger, Paul Temple must find out before it's too late.
Paul Temple and the Kelby affair by Francis Durbridge ( Recording )
13 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in English and Danish and held by 144 libraries worldwide
When a statesman's mistress keeps a diary, that's bad. And when she decides to publish it, that's murder. Paul Temple is no historian, unlike Mr Alfred Kelby, who has been killed by someone who obviously wants the diary very badly. Temple starts on the case with a fair amount of trepidation. And what already seems a complicated case runs further into the gloom of the past, bringing some pretty important skeletons tumbling out of the cupboard of political intrigue.
Paul Temple and the Conrad case by Francis Durbridge ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
Sir Grahame Forbes of Scotland Yard sends for the gentleman sleuth, Paul Temple, after the strange disappearance of Betty Conrad from a posh Bavarian finishing school.
East of Algiers by Francis Durbridge ( Recording )
15 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 138 libraries worldwide
When Paul Temple agreed to do a favor for a friend of Steve, he could never have foreseen the extraordinary sequence of events that would be set in motion.
A game of murder by Francis Durbridge ( Book )
7 editions published between 1975 and 1977 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
Paul Temple and the Harkdale robbery by Francis Durbridge ( Book )
16 editions published between 1900 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 134 libraries worldwide
It wasn't quite an ordinary robbery. The bank lost £42,000, a policeman lost his life, and the robbers were caught almost immediately. But in the bag where the money should have been there was only a copy of the CONCISE OXFORD DICTIONARY. And in the garage where Paul Temple's car should have been there was the body of a dead robber. Which in itself was enough to send our hero off on one of the strangest cases of his life. One that took him deep into the bowels of the underworld and placed him face to face with Mr Master Mind.
The scarf by Francis Durbridge ( Book )
11 editions published between 1960 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 132 libraries worldwide
Melissa ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and German and held by 132 libraries worldwide
Guy Foster is an unemployed reporter ensnared in a web of deceit after his wife's sudden demise. When disturbing events cast doubt on his innocence and sanity Guy throws himself into the investigation to clear his name and learn the truth about Melissa.
The Curzon case by Francis Durbridge ( Book )
10 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in English and German and held by 129 libraries worldwide
Suddenly at home: a play by Francis Durbridge ( Book )
2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
News of Paul Temple by Francis Durbridge ( Book )
13 editions published between 1940 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 123 libraries worldwide
Meeting the actress Iris Archer for the first time, Paul Temple was impressed with her intelligence and wrote a play, The first Lady Seaton, especially for her. Initially Iris is thrilled but before the opening suddenly says she must go to France. Temple is surprised when she turns up in a small inn in Scotland where he is on holiday with his wife Steve.
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