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Durbridge, Francis

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The Tyler mystery by Francis Durbridge( Book )

15 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crime novelist and detective Paul Temple and his Fleet Street journalist wife Steve are on the case again when a police patrol car finds an abandoned Jaguar, with the strangled body of a young girl jammed into the boot. Her name was Betty Tuler, and she had been strangled with her own scarf. Three more murders are committed before the sleuthing couple can produce the answer for Sir Graham Forbes &
Paul Temple and the Margo mystery by Francis Durbridge( Book )

20 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eine Produktion des BBC von 1957
My wife Melissa by Francis Durbridge( Book )

35 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een vrouw die in Londen naar een verjaarsfeest gaat, wordt enkele uren later vermoord op straat gevonden
The world of Tim Frazer by Francis Durbridge( Book )

27 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 177 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
The other man by Francis Durbridge( Book )

28 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 169 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 )

32 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From 1938 to 1969, crime novelist and detective Paul Temple and his Fleet Street journalist wife solved case after case in one of BBC radio's most popular serials. They inhabit an elegant and well-dressed world of chilled cocktails and fast cars
Send for Paul Temple by Francis Durbridge( Book )

20 editions published between 1938 and 2015 in English and Dutch and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a series of robberies, Scotland Yard are mystified. In the latest, a night watchman is attacked and in his last breath he manages to gasp out, 'The Green Finger.' This is not the first time the phrase has come to the attention of the Yard; it was also said by a man who was wanted in connection with another robbery, as he died from drowning. Who or what is the 'Green Finger'? The public are alarmed and the press demands that the Yard 'send for Paul Temple!' Aided by a young, pretty reporter, Paul is faced with solving a deepening and widening mystery
The scarf by Francis Durbridge( Book )

31 editions published between 1960 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 145 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 )

14 editions published between 1970 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Temple and the Madison case by Francis Durbridge( Book )

10 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Vlaanderen en zijn vrouw raken na de dood van een multi-miljonair betrokken bij de moord- en chantagezaken die hiervan het gevolg zijn
Melissa by Melissa Manchester( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 140 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
Dead to the world by Francis Durbridge( Book )

17 editions published between 1967 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 131 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 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Temple and the front page men by Francis Durbridge( Book )

31 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The detective novel 'The Front Page Men' is a resounding success, but its author Andrea Fortune keeps herself hidden from the public. When a series of robberies are committed, a calling card is left bearing the legend of 'The Front Page Men'. Then the murders begin. Paul and his wife Steve assist Scotland Yard in finding the murderers, but Steve is in grave danger and the clock is ticking
A game of murder by Francis Durbridge( Book )

8 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in English and Polish and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

News of Paul Temple by Francis Durbridge( Book )

20 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As detective Paul Temple turns his hand to playwright, his leading lady Iris Archer pulls out shortly before the play is due to open and declares that she is heading for France. However, shortly after her disappearance Paul Temple receives a guest at his Scottish holiday home - none other than that of Iris Archer. The mystery deepens as Temple is asked by a young man to act as postmaster in delivering a letter. Meanwhile someone acting under the codename of Z4 seems to have control of events. Could this be Doctor Steiner, and just who is he? It is all up to Temple
Paul Temple and the Kelby affair by Francis Durbridge( Recording )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 108 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
Paul Temple and the Conrad case by Francis Durbridge( Recording )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member 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( Book )

21 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flying from Paris, Temple and Steve are bound for Tunis to deliver a package to David Foster...until the parcel's sender is found dead in a dust bin. It is the prelude to a series of murders, leaving Temple and Steve desperate to stop the tide of escalating events-only they can get to the heart of the mystery and ensure that justice prevails
The Curzon case by Francis Durbridge( Book )

9 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It started with the aircrash on the cliffs of Dulworth Bay and slowly escalated into wholesale murder. Each time, the name Curzon came up like the curse of death, giving Paul Temple and his wife Steve plenty to think about. Somewhere in the sleepy Yorkshire fishing village, behind a facade of innocence, a murderer lurked. A maniac? A hired killer? A racketeer? There were names to choose from, but none of them sounded like Curzon. Unless the murderer made a slip, Temple's sole hope lay in fitting a face to the name - and only then would the reign of terror end
 
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The world of Tim Frazer
Alternative Names
Durbridge, Francis

Durbridge, Francis Henry

Francis Durbridge British writer

Francis Durbridge britisk manusforfattar og skribent

Francis Durbridge britisk manusforfatter og skribent

Francis Durbridge britisk manuskriptforfatter og skribent

Francis Durbridge Brits schrijver (1912-1998)

Francis Durbridge brittisk manusförfattare och författare

Francis Durbridge englischer Krimi-Schriftsteller

Francis Durbridge escritor británico

Francis Durbridge scrittore e sceneggiatore inglese

Languages
English (217)

German (76)

Dutch (44)

French (11)

Polish (11)

Danish (4)

Finnish (2)

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Slovenian (1)

Italian (1)

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Paul Temple and the Margo mysteryThe world of Tim FrazerThe other manPaul Temple and the Harkdale robberySend for Paul TemplePaul Temple and the front page menNews of Paul TemplePaul Temple and the Kelby affair