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Aird, Catherine

Overview
Works: 109 works in 623 publications in 6 languages and 25,356 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Golf stories 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PR6051.I65, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Catherine Aird
 
Most widely held works by Catherine Aird
Past tense : a Sloan and Crosby mystery by Catherine Aird( Book )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a young girl's murder is linked to the recent death of a woman named Josephine Short, DCI Sloan and Constable Crosby research dubious elements of Short's life in the hopes of identifying the child's killer
Henrietta who? by Catherine Aird( Book )

24 editions published between 1968 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After her mother is found dead on a quiet road, possibly the victim of a hit-and-run, events and revelations lead Henrietta to wonder if her mother's death was accidental or murder
Losing ground by Catherine Aird( Book )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dramatic theft of an 18th century painting is discovered just moments before the old manor house from which it was stolen is set on fire. Making matters more grisly is the pile of bones sighted in the blazing inferno moments before the roof collapses. What started as simple, if surprising, theft has quickly escalated to arson and, possibly murder, and now Detective Inspector Sloan and Detective Constable Crosby have to piece together, a puzzle which has its roots deep in Berebury's history.--from Publisher's description
Stiff news by Catherine Aird( Book )

16 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strange deaths occur in a British home for retired military officers and their wives. As he investigates, inspector C.D. Sloan discovers that all the victims were connected to a World War II battle. By the author of After Effects
After effects by Catherine Aird( Book )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and held by 1,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When two patients die at Berebury Hospital, Detective Inspector Sloan is called in to investigate a missing doctor, a drug trial involving a pharmaceutical company, and a break-in at the company's headquarters by a group of animal rights activists
Parting breath by Catherine Aird( Book )

17 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this thrilling crime novel by CWA Diamond Dagger winner Catherine Aird, a student's last words are all that Detective C. D. Sloan has to go on in his latest case There are rumblings throughout the campus of the University of Calleshire, talk of a sit-in, of revolt, of H? Chí Minh, of discontent. Malcolm Humbert has been expelled, and the students are livid. Meanwhile, the faculty is equally out of sorts⁰́₄Hilda Linaker just wants to finish her treatise on Jane Austen, Bernard Watkinson is tired of dealing with the female students' vehement⁰́₄and possibly dangerous⁰́₄opinions, and Simon Mautby can't find a lab tech to help with his ecology experiments. When someone breaks into a dorm room, leaving behind little evidence but a single kernel of corn, it's time to call in the police. But no one⁰́₄not the professors, the students, or even the great detective C. D. Sloan⁰́₄could have predicted murder. A young woman finds a second-year student slumped against a cloister's column, covered in blood. Before he dies, he manages to breathe the words "twenty-six minutes." The brilliant and acerbic inspector C. D. Sloan, recently reunited with his assistant, Detective Constable Crosby, must connect a seemingly unrelated burglary to a senseless murder⁰́₄with nothing more to go on than those eerie last words
Dead heading : a Sloan and Crosby mystery by Catherine Aird( Book )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Jack Haines reports a break-in at his greenhouse, the motive of the intruder is unclear. Other than the destruction of some expensive orchids, no damage has been done, and nothing seems to be missing. But Detectives Sloan and Crosby sense something sinister, and soon their suspicions are confirmed. Similar reports are multiplying and sabotage is the word on everyone's lips. The pair is drawn into an equally perplexing case when the mysterious Miss Enid Maude Osgathorp goes missing. Investigations begin at her deserted abode, Canonry Cottage, where the detectives soon discover that the house has been ransacked. Shattered glass is found in the larder, and traces of blood spatter are found on the floors. Something disturbing has undoubtedly taken place, but Sloan and Crosby can't figure out who did it, or why. As it becomes clear that the two cases are linked, the two detectives must work to find the missing woman, and how she connects to the greenhouse burglary, before it is too late. Dead Heading is the 23rd book in Catherine Aird's series following Detective Chief Inspector C.D. Sloan
Little Knell by Catherine Aird( Book )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector C.D. Sloan is called in when it is discovered that a large collection of artifacts that has been left to the Calleshire Museum includes a three-thousand-year-old mummy case containing an all-too-recent murder victim
A going concern by Catherine Aird( Book )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Octavia Garamond's will is very odd, she requests a police presence at her funeral and a thorough examination of her body. The fears of a deranged woman? When her house is broken into and her papers ransacked, Inspector Sloane realizes she was in real fear. The murder probe is held against a background of biochemical research. By the author of Body Politic
Some die eloquent by Catherine Aird( Book )

14 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A deadly mystery by CWA Diamond Dagger winner Catherine Aird: Where there’s a will, there’s a way—for murder That Miss Beatrice Wansdyke had died is not particularly surprising. A chemistry mistress at the Girls’ Grammar School in Berebury, she was a longtime sufferer of diabetes who managed to live her modest life to a ripe old age. But one thing is odd—Beatrice Wansdyke died a very wealthy woman. What was an old schoolteacher doing with a small fortune? Meanwhile, Detective Inspector C. D. Sloan, Calleshire’s finest investigator, learns he is about to become a father. But with ominous players hell-bent on pursuing Miss Wansdyke’s money, will Sloan live to see his child’s first birthday?
Harm's way by Catherine Aird( Book )

13 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A number of confusing leads complicate Detective Inspector Sloan's investigation when first a finger then a headless corpse turn up in the quiet English farm country
His burial too by Catherine Aird( Book )

21 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a prominent industrialist, who has been reported missing with some highly confidential papers, is found dead, it is Inspector C.D. Sloan's task to discover how he came to be buried under several tons of marble in a sealed church tower
Amendment of life by Catherine Aird( Book )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a body is found in the center of a Tudor-era yew maze, Detective Inspector C.D. Sloan is placed in charge of a disturbingly complex case
Passing strange by Catherine Aird( Book )

15 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this gripping mystery by CWA Diamond Dagger winner Catherine Aird, the village spinster dies behind a fortune teller's booth, and Calleshire's greatest detective looks into the future -- and sees justice The annual Horticultural Society Flower Show would have gone off without a hitch were it not for one very pesky murder. When nurse Joyce Cooper goes missing from the parish's fortune-telling booth at the flower fair, her friends at the local church are immediately concerned. It's not like this old lady, who plays the organ during service every Sunday without fail, and who, it's told, lives for the purpose of helping others, to disappear without notice. So when she's found strangled to death under a tarp, the community is thrown into an uproar. Who better to calm the crowd than Calleshire's greatest detective? Alongside his bumbling sidekick, Constable Crosby, C. D. Sloan runs through the bizarre list of suspects -- the daughter of a deceased anthropologist, a greedy developer, a jealous tomato gardener, and a set of wealthy farmers⁰́₄to find out who would have benefited most from the beloved nurse's death. What he finds will astonish the entire village
Hole in one by Catherine Aird( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Chief Inspector C.D. Sloan and his less-than-able sidekick, Constable Crosby, launch an investigation into a bizarre death on the local golf course and uncover a serious case of murder
A dead liberty by Catherine Aird( Book )

9 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The daughter of an engineer helping to build a town in Africa is accused of murder, and Detective Inspector C.D. Sloan must determine whether or not she is guilty as well as the possible connection of the murder to a nearby nuclear waste disposal plant
Last respects by Catherine Aird( Book )

13 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in English and Dutch and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Inspector C.D. Sloan investigates several murders involving a treasure-laden shop that sunk nearly two hundred years ago
Slight mourning by Catherine Aird( Book )

21 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The C.I.D.'s Inspector Sloan hies to the village of Constance Parva, where everyone is saddened by friendly Bill Fent's automobile death and shocked by the post-mortem discovery that someone slipped a barbiturate overdose into his last dinner pudding
A late phoenix by Catherine Aird( Book )

23 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Decades ago, Germans bombed the village at Lamb Lane. But now redevelopment is under way. During the excavation, a workman finds the skeleton of a pregnant girl with a bullet lodged in her spine. The trail is definitely stone cold when C.D. Sloan takes on the case
Chapter and hearse by Catherine Aird( Book )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of seventeen short mystery stories features such characters as Detective Chief Inspector C.D. Sloan, his assistant, Crosby, and the mysterious Malcolm Venables of the Secret Service
 
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Alternative Names

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MacIntosh, Kim Hamilton

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Languages
English (256)

Dutch (13)

Finnish (4)

Polish (3)

German (2)

Danish (1)

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Henrietta who?Losing groundStiff newsAfter effectsParting breathLittle KnellA going concernHis burial too