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Durbridge, Francis

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Most widely held works by Francis Durbridge
The Tyler mystery by Francis Durbridge( Book )

15 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Send for Paul Temple by Francis Durbridge( Book )

33 editions published between 1938 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the dead of night, a watchman is brutally attacked and with his dying breath cries out, "The Green Finger!" It is the latest in a series of robberies to take place that have left Scotland Yard mystified, and with no other choice but to call upon the expertise of Detective Paul Temple. Aided by the beautiful journalist Louise Harvey - affectionately known as Steve - the duo discover that this is not the first victim to warn of the dangerous and elusive 'Green Finger'...who or what is it? The pair must work together to solve the deepening mystery
The world of Tim Frazer by Francis Durbridge( Book )

24 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 191 WorldCat member 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 )

34 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een vrouw die in Londen naar een verjaarsfeest gaat, wordt enkele uren later vermoord op straat gevonden
Paul Temple and the Margo mystery by Francis Durbridge( Book )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and Dutch and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Expensive Margo 'designer' coats; an industrialist; a pop star who is obviously frightened; and a psychiatrist with a very strange secretary all have something in common - they are somehow connected to a mysterious warning received from a fairground, and a terrifying case that Paul Temple and Steve have to solve
Paul Temple intervenes by Francis Durbridge( Recording )

17 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and German and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crime novelist and detective Paul Temple and his Fleet Street journalist wife inhabit a sophisticated, welldressed world of chilled cocktails and fast cars, where the women are chic and the men still wear cravats. And where Sir Graham Forbes of Scotland Yard always needs Paul's help with a tricky case. This detective duo helps Scotland Yard to track down master criminal The Marquis
The other man by Francis Durbridge( Book )

26 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De duistere moord op een Italiaan op een Engelse woonboot en de daaropvolgende gebeurtenissen maken het voor inspecteur Ford tot een ingewikkelde zaak die hij moet zien op te lossen
Paul Temple and the Harkdale robbery by Francis Durbridge( Book )

30 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bank robbers were caught straight away, but in their bag there was a 'Concise Oxford Dictionary' instead of money. Moreover, in Paul Temple's garage was the body of one of the robbers. So commences one of the strangest cases of Paul temple's career. Before it is done he comes face to face with deeply hidden underworld figures
The scarf by Francis Durbridge( Book )

32 editions published between 1960 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een jonge vrouw wordt gewurgd gevonden; er zijn aanwijzingen te over, maar toch komt de zaak pas tot een oplossing nadat er een tweede moord gepleegd is
Suddenly at home: a play by Francis Durbridge( Book )

13 editions published between 1970 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dead to the world by Francis Durbridge( Book )

18 editions published between 1967 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographer Philip Holt had already established his reputation as an efficient amateur detective by the time he met Robert Scranton, a wealthy American, on the plane returning to England from the USA. When Scranton learns that his son Vance, a student, has been murdered, he asks Holt to help with the investigations. Things snowball, but in strange directions; forgery, blackmail, smuggling and yet more murder are among the pitfalls that Holt comes up against in this adventure
Tim Frazer gets the message by Francis Durbridge( Book )

6 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Temple and the Margo mystery by Francis Durbridge( Recording )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flying home from a lecture tour of America, Paul Temple encounters Mike Langdon, who is seeking to persuade his employer's spoilt daughter Julie to give up her boyfriend, pop singer Tony Wyman
Paul Temple and the Madison case by Francis Durbridge( Book )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam Portland is on a luxury trans-Atlantic liner, as are Paul Temple and Steve. An innocent introduction involves the Temples in a case in which murder, blackmail and terror feature. The story moves to an English mansion, Amsterdam, and a houseboat on the River Thames. The secret is what happened to Sam Portland's lost years. But who is Madison?
A game of murder by Francis Durbridge( Book )

5 editions published between 1975 and 1977 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melissa( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member 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
Paul Temple and the Kelby affair by Francis Durbridge( Recording )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member 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
The Curzon case by Francis Durbridge( Book )

10 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aeroplane crashes on the cliffs of Dulworth Bay, whilst two boys disappear from a public school. Are these events connected? There follows a gripping story of kidnapping, intrigue and death. And just who is Curzon? Another boy disappears and a murder follows - Paul Temple must urgently determine Curzon's identity
News of Paul Temple by Francis Durbridge( Book )

21 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Temple agrees to write a play for an actress, but she pulls out and announces she is off to France, but then turns up at the Temple's Scottish holiday hotel. The mystery deepens as Temple is asked by a young man to deliver a letter. Meanwhile someone using the codename Z4 seems to have control of events. Just who is he?
Paul Temple and the Kelby affair by Francis Durbridge( Book )

15 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in English and Dutch and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A senior statesman's mistress decides to publish a diary she has been keeping. Someone wants the diary and is prepared to kill Kelby in order to get it. What starts out as a seemingly innocuous decision becomes complicated and a highly complex mystery is left for Paul Temple to solve, with many a political skeleton falling out of the cupboard
 
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The Tyler mystery
Alternative Names
Durbridge, Francis

Francis Durbridge British writer

Francis Durbridge britisk manusforfattar og skribent

Francis Durbridge britisk manusforfatter og skribent

Francis Durbridge britisk manuskriptforfatter og skribent

Francis Durbridge brittisk manusfrfattare och frfattare

Francis Durbridge englischer Krimi-Schriftsteller

Francis Durbridge scrittore e sceneggiatore inglese

Languages
English (206)

German (75)

Dutch (32)

Polish (10)

French (8)

Finnish (2)

(1)

Slovenian (1)

Italian (1)

Danish (1)

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Send for Paul TempleThe world of Tim FrazerPaul Temple and the Margo mysteryPaul Temple intervenesThe other manPaul Temple and the Harkdale robberyPaul Temple and the Margo mysteryPaul Temple and the Kelby affair