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Darrell, Elizabeth

Overview
Works: 25 works in 87 publications in 3 languages and 4,197 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  History  Novels  Musical fiction  Suspense fiction  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6054.R785, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Elizabeth Darrell
And in the morning by Elizabeth Darrell( Book )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dutch courage by Elizabeth Darrell( Book )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a decorated helicopter pilot becomes the target of harassment, his wife turns to Max Rydal of the Special Investigation Branch for help. As Max digs further into the professional and private life of pilot Sam Collier he discovers dark secrets hidden beneath the surface
The gathering wolves by Elizabeth Darrell( Book )

8 editions published between 1980 and 1988 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chinese puzzle by Elizabeth Darrell( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two members of a British regiment are murdered by the lethal injection of an unknown toxin, and a senior officer in possession of NATO secrets vanishes from a high-security base in Germany. Is he the killer or the third victim as yet undiscovered? Military detectives Max Rydal and Tom Black are baffled
Russian roulette by Elizabeth Darrell( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Known as Tolstoy because of his Anglo-Russian parentage, Major Leo Bekov had as many enemies among fellow-officers as he had admirers among their wives. His body was found tied to a post outside the officers' mess on a British military base in Germany. A newly-arrived military policeman, Max Rydal - a man with a tragic past - takes on the case
Czech mate by Elizabeth Darrell( Book )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new investigation for military policeman Max Rydal - Head of 26 Section Special Investigation Branch, Max Rydal, and his deputy, Sergeant Major Tom Black, are called to investigate a brutal attack on a young boy at a fancy-dress party. Meanwhile, security must be tightened ahead of a chess convention, and Max is soon caught up in a case which offers little light relief until he is introduced to one of the competing chess players, the glamorous Livya Cordwell
French leave by Elizabeth Darrell( Book )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During an intense heatwave, members of the West Wiltshire Regiment are engaged in a demanding military exercise prior to deployment to Afghanistan. At the conclusion of a mock assault on the final day, Private John Smith is missing. Subsequent searches of the vast exercise area fail to find him, and fears grow for his survival in such excessive temperatures without adequate water. While Smith's sergeant is adamant the man has gone AWOL, 26 Section, Special Investigation Branch, receives an anonymous phone call: Don't bother looking for Smith. Someone's finally done him in. Military detectives Max Rydal and Tom Black soon discover Smith was universally despised, which leaves them with an entire platoon of suspects ... until Dan Farley, the new Platoon Commander, also goes missing. What is the link between this young lieutenant, and a squaddie who appears to have been in league with a local German crime syndicate? Have they both gone AWOL, or is there something sinister behind their disappearance?
Indian summer by Elizabeth Darrell( Book )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The death of recently returned soldier Corporal Philip Kean and the disappearance of his family leads Captain Max Rydal into a bizarre case
The high flyer : a Ben Norton aviation mystery by Elizabeth Darrell( Book )

9 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1930. The Lance family, major shareholders in Marshfield Aviation, watch in horror as their prototype fighter fails to pull out of a dive during a display before government and military VIPs. At the pilot's funeral, a man introduces himself to the widow as Ben Norton, a close friend of her husband during war service with the Royal Flying Corps. Ben becomes Marshfield's new Test Pilot, determined to refute worldwide press claims of a faulty aircraft design. Convinces that deliberate sabotage was behind the crash, the young flyer vows to uncover whoever was responsible. But who is Ben Norton? And why is it that the man he claims to have been his close wartime colleague had not once mentioned Ben to his wife?
Scotch mist by Elizabeth Darrell( Book )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Military dectectives Max Rydal and Tom Black investigate after a fireworks display and bonfire explode, sending flaming debris over the spectators, that results in the death of the wife of the Drumdorran Fusiliers' Pipe Major
Concerto by Elizabeth Darrell( Book )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The romance of a young Englishwoman, a pianist, sent out to Hong Kong to escape World War II. There, she becomes involved with two men, a solid doctor and a useless playboy. But when the Japanese invade, it is the useless one who helps her escape in a hair-raising adventure
Spanish inquisition by Elizabeth Darrell( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following the final performance of Carmen by the amateur operatic group on the military base, there{u2019}s a party for the cast and crew. In the early hours a young woman staggers into the Royal Military Police post claiming to have been viciously assaulted by Sergeant Phil Piercey of the Special Investigation Branch. Max Rydal, recently back from Spain, seizes the chance to return to his job and clear Piercey{u2019}s name. But as further evidence emerges, it{u2019}s clear that either Piercey is guilty, or he{u2019}s the victim of a very clever set-up
Al calar del sole by Elizabeth Darrell( Book )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in Italian and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concerto by Elizabeth Darrell( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fjärilsleken by Elizabeth Darrell( Book )

2 editions published between 1980 and 1983 in Swedish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gathering wolves by Elizabeth Darrell( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chinese puzzle by Elizabeth Darrell( Recording )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two members of a British regiment are murdered by the lethal injection of an unknown toxin; a senior officer in possession of NATO secrets vanishes from a high-security base in Germany. Is he the killer or the third victim? Military detectives Max Rydal and Tom Black are baffled. There are no murder weapons, no witnesses, no apparent motives
Longshot No harp like my own Trial The flight of Flamingo by Dick FRANCIS( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

French leave by Elizabeth Darrell( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The high flyer by Elizabeth Darrell( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

1930. The Lance family, major shareholders in Marshfield Aviation, watch in horror as their prototype fighter fails to pull out of a dive during a display before government and military VIPs. At the pilot's funeral, a man introduces himself to the widow as Ben Norton, a close friend of her husband during war service with the Royal Flying Corps. Ben becomes Marshfield's new Test Pilot, determined to refute worldwide press claims of a faulty aircraft design. Convinces that deliberate sabotage was behind the crash, the young flyer vows to uncover whoever was responsible. But who is Ben Norton? And why is it that the man he claims to have been his close wartime colleague had not once mentioned Ben to his wife?
 
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Dutch courage
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controlled identityDawes, Edna

Darrell, Elizabeth

Dawes, Edna

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Dutch courageChinese puzzleRussian rouletteCzech mateFrench leaveIndian summerScotch mistConcerto