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Babson, Marian

Overview
Works: 153 works in 1,058 publications in 5 languages and 30,111 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Humorous fiction  Fantasy fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Christmas fiction  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3552.A25, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Marian Babson
Only the cat knows by Marian Babson( Book )

18 editions published between 2006 and 2020 in English and held by 1,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his beloved twin sister Vanessa is left in a coma after being pushed down a flight of stairs, a vengeful Vance dons her clothes and makeup to masquerade as his sister and find out who might want her dead
No cooperation from the cat : a mystery by Marian Babson( Book )

23 editions published between 2012 and 2020 in English and held by 1,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overseeing her daughter's frantic attempts to identify recipes in time for a cookbook deadline, aging actress Trixie and her companion, Evangeline, investigate claims that the original cookbook author died after eating one of the recipes
The cat next door by Marian Babson( Book )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2020 in English and held by 1,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Margot returns to the family home in England when her cousin Chloe is accused of murdering her twin Claudia
The cat who wasn't a dog by Marian Babson( Book )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2020 in English and held by 1,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melodramatically grieving over the death of her Pekinese, Dame Cecile Savoy takes the dog's body to the taxidermist, where she discovers a fire, a dead body, and a cat in need of rescue and becomes involved in a case of arson, kidnapping, and murder
Please do feed the cat by Marian Babson( Book )

20 editions published between 2004 and 2020 in English and held by 1,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his infamous celebrity girlfriend moves in and puts his cat on a diet, author Machu finds himself in trouble with his friends, while the cat, searching for better food at a neighbor's house, stumbles on a mystery
The company of cats by Marian Babson( Book )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2019 in English and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a computer tycoon dies in an accident, an attempt is made to kill his cat. As she investigates, gossip columnist Annabel Hinchly-Smythe discovers the cat was the main beneficiary of the tycoon's will. So maybe his death was not an accident
To catch a cat by Marian Babson( Book )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2020 in English and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The last thing eleven-year-old Robin wants to hear is that his mother and her new husband are extending their honeymoon indefinitely. Not that staying with his Aunt Mags is so bad, but there's her boyfriend to contend with, and the members of the school gang are insisting that he complete a dare before they let him join the group. They want Robin to kidnap Mrs. Nordling's prize-winning cat when no one is home."--Jacket
The diamond cat by Marian Babson( Book )

17 editions published between 1994 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As she is bringing in cats from a storm, Bettina Bilby, who cat sits for neighbors, finds a carrier pigeon killed by the storm. Lo and behold, its carrier tube is filled with diamonds. The next day strange people turn up claiming to be market researchers. What is Bettina to do, report the find to the police or keep it?
Murder at the cat show by Marian Babson( Book )

20 editions published between 1972 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doug Perkins doesn't dislike cats-he just isn't especially interested in them. But when Doug is asked to do the PR for a glorified feline extravaganza called "Cats Through the Ages" he doesn't hesitate
Nine lives to murder by Marian Babson( Book )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2019 in English and held by 790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An actor pushed off a ladder crashes head first into a cat and both are knocked out. On regaining consciousness the two have exchanged bodies. As a cat now, the actor probes who is trying to kill him
The twelve deaths of Christmas by Marian Babson( Book )

18 editions published between 1979 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the Christmas holidays begin at Maude Daneson's rooming house, unsuspecting lodgers receive a most unwelcome present from the person responsible for a series of senseless and bizarre murders, a killer much than they had suspected
Canapés for the kitties by Marian Babson( Book )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2019 in English and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A colony of mystery writers in the English village of Brimful Coffers is hit by a series of murders and no one knows what to do. After all, real murder is not the same as murder in books. It befalls to three cats to solve the crimes
Cover-up story by Marian Babson( Book )

17 editions published between 1971 and 2019 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The arrival of Black Bart and his Troupe of Hillbilly Singers spells trouble--and murder--for the struggling London public relations firm of Perkins and Tate
Reel murder : a mystery by Marian Babson( Book )

13 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When silent film star Evangeline Sinclair and ex-hoofer Trixie Dolan attend a film retrospective in London, they expect to be the centers of attention, but are instead upstaged by a series of grisly murders based on the movies
Break a leg, darlings by Marian Babson( Book )

11 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As they make their rounds of London pubs in search of work, two aging actresses turn detective to investigate the death of a fellow actress. The heroines are Trixie and Evangeline, last seen in Even Yuppies Die
In the teeth of adversity by Marian Babson( Book )

19 editions published between 1990 and 2019 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Perkins and Tate Public Relations firm becomes involved in the murder case of a society dentist in London
A trail of ashes by Marian Babson( Book )

17 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A murderous pyromaniac transforms widow Rosemary Blake's summer vacation in a peaceful New England community into a nightmare
Encore murder by Marian Babson( Book )

17 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Old rivalries result in murder when Evangeline Sinclair's old acting adversary, Griselda von Kirstenburg, announces her intention to write her memoirs, which will feature unflattering portrayals of Evangeline and Trixie Dolan, and steal the thunder of Evangeline's own memoirs"--Amazon.com
So soon done for by Marian Babson( Book )

10 editions published between 1979 and 1991 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A family of squatters settles into the Norrises' large, comfortable home while they are away on an extended trip abroad and all the neighbours are horrified. After a while, despite the tension in the air, life almost settles down again. But then a dead body is removed from the Norrises' home and it is revealed that more than one person had a motive for murder
Tightrope for three by Marian Babson( Book )

22 editions published between 1978 and 2001 in English and Hungarian and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An escaped psychopathic murderer, a high-powered executive, and a sick child and her mother--trapped in fog-shrouded Dartmoor--will do any thing to leave."--Amazon.com
 
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The cat who wasn't a dog
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No cooperation from the cat : a mysteryThe cat next doorThe cat who wasn't a dogPlease do feed the catThe company of catsTo catch a catThe diamond catMurder at the cat show
Alternative Names
Marian Babson britische Kriminalautorin

Marian Babson britische Schriftstellerin

Marian Babson British writer

Marian Babson Britse schrijfster

Marian Babson Britse schrijver

Marian Babson écrivaine britannique

Marian Babson escriptora britànica

Marian Babson escritora británica

Marian Babson scrittrice britannica

Stenstreem, Ruth Marian 1929-2017

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