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Durbridge, Francis

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

17 editions published between 1986 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Coke and Marjorie Westbury star in another intriguing case for BBC radio's smoothest sleuth and his glamorous wife
My wife Melissa by Francis Durbridge( Book )

34 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

25 editions published between 1938 and 2015 in English and Dutch and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of mysterious jewellery robberies has Scotland Yard flummoxed. Paul Temple, aided by the beautiful and spirited young journalist Steve Trent, finds himself hot on the heels of one of the cleverest and most dangerous gangs of criminals in Europe
The Tyler mystery by Francis Durbridge( Book )

18 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 185 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 &
The world of Tim Frazer by Francis Durbridge( Book )

17 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 164 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
Paul Temple and the Harkdale robbery by Francis Durbridge( Book )

23 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul and Steve are back to solve the latest hard-hitting case of robbery and murder. After a heist goes down at Harkdale bank, a gang of thieves flee and a car chase ensues. As police close in on them, the thieves come to a screeching dead end. All the police have to do is retrieve the money ... but the only thing the thieves have on them is an Oxford Dictionary! And when Paul Temple returns home, he finds the dead body of one of the robbers
Paul Temple and the front page men by Francis Durbridge( Book )

23 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in English and Dutch and held by 148 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
Paul Temple intervenes by Francis Durbridge( Recording )

19 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From 1938-1969 crime novelist/detective Paul Temple and his wife solved many cases. They inhabit a sophisticated world, where the women are chic and the men wear cravats. And where Scotland Yard always needs Paul's help with a tricky case
Paul Temple and the Kelby affair by Francis Durbridge( Book )

26 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historian Alfred Kelby decides to publish the diaries of Margaret Spender, Lord Delamore's secretary and secret lover. But these diaries go beyond historical records; they are pure scandal. Before the diary can be published, Kelby makes an unsettling disappearance. Someone is out to get their hands on these potentially explosive diaries no matter what and Temple is desperate to stop them. As he digs deeper into the dark political underworld, it is up to him to find out what really happened to Lord Delamore, the statesman whose death over ten years ago has been shrouded in mystery
Paul Temple and the Madison case by Francis Durbridge( Book )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 139 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?
Suddenly at home: a play by Francis Durbridge( Book )

17 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

News of Paul Temple by Francis Durbridge( Book )

18 editions published between 1940 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 135 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
Melissa by Francis Durbridge( Visual )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 134 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
The other man by Francis Durbridge( Book )

17 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 134 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 Margo mystery by Francis Durbridge( Recording )

18 editions published between 1994 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 123 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
The scarf by Francis Durbridge( Book )

24 editions published between 1960 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Temple and the Conrad case by Francis Durbridge( Recording )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 122 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
Dead to the world by Francis Durbridge( Book )

11 editions published between 1967 and 1978 in 3 languages and held by 118 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
East of Algiers by Francis Durbridge( Book )

20 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 117 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
Tim Frazer gets the message by Francis Durbridge( Book )

7 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Derbridž, Frėnsis 1912-1998

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Temple, Paul

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