WorldCat Identities

Fraser, Anthea

Overview
Works: 114 works in 568 publications in 2 languages and 25,203 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Suspense fiction  Romance fiction  Detective and mystery stories, English 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6056.R286, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Anthea Fraser
Next door to murder by Anthea Fraser( Book )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journalist Rona Parish continues her popular series on local family businesses with a piece on the Willow furniture emporium. For once, there don't seem to be any skeletons in the Willow family cupboards. But when Louisa, the daughter of Ronas reserved elderly neighbours, comes to Rona with a plea for help, it seems there may be a dark secret closer to home, and all Ronas journalistic instincts are aroused
The nine bright shiners by Anthea Fraser( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After her husband leaves her and her three children, Jan Cloverdale goes to spend Christmas with her step-brother in England and becomes involved in a deadly mystery connected with her father's discovery of Inca ruins thirty years before
Unfinished portrait by Anthea Fraser( Book )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Rona Parish is commissioned to write a biography of artist Elspeth Wilding, who disappeared months earlier, by the artist's concerned sister, Rona discovers that Wilding's closest friend committed suicide shortly after having an argument with her
Pretty maids all in a row by Anthea Fraser( Book )

13 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and Portuguese and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Actress Jessica Randal has been incapacitated by a broken leg, and both she and her husband of eight weeks, author Matthew Selby, think they will have a month of tranquility and convalescence when they rent Hinckley cottage near the rustic English village of Westridge. But a demented rapist is stalking the town, striking quickly, savagely and often, and always adding his own macabre touch to the act by forcing his terrified victims to recite nursery rhymes. When the body of Freda Cowley, missing owner of Hinckley cottage, is discovered with a nursery rhyme tucked into her pocket, it becomes apparent that the rapist is also a murderer, and the community, populated with well-meaning, sharp-eyed and astute citizens, draws together for support and protection and tries to make sure that Jessica, housebound and helpless, has someone with her when Matthew is out of town. Jessica is indeed at risk, for several bizarre incidents have drawn suspicion to her husband, and clues suggest she is next on the murderer's list
Rogue in porcelain by Anthea Fraser( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journalist Rona Parish is researching old family businesses for her next article when she learns that Curzon, local manufacturers of fine-bone china, are about to celebrate their 150th anniversary. Rona decides to approach the firm and is caught up in the intricacies of the Curzon family, little realizing that her involvement will directly precipitate a tragedy no one could have foreseen
A shroud for Delilah by Anthea Fraser( Book )

8 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kate moves into a flat with her small son, Josh, and begins a new job at Pennyfarthings, an antiques shop. Kate begins to form new friendships, but overshadowing everyone is a series of murders
The ten commandments by Anthea Fraser( Book )

9 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in English and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector Webb tries to solve a murder case that resembles an unso
Six proud walkers by Anthea Fraser( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Walker family, manufacturers of world-famous Broadshire Porcelain, seemed a close and loving family, well respected in their home village. But from the day that DCI Webb saw the word ‘Murder’ spelt out in flowers in their garden, one tragedy followed another, and within a week, two members of the family had died violently. As Webb and Sergeant Jackson work against time to prevent further killings, a different picture emerges from the public image. Tension, fears, and jealousies have long been festering under the surface, and the first death proves the catalyst. There are also those outside the tightly-knit circle who resent the Walkers. Did one of them hate enough to strike – and strike again?
Person or persons unknown. by Anthea Fraser( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Rona Parish's latest assignment, a series of articles on the town of Buckford, is almost complete when a young woman named Zara Crane approaches her with a request to help her trace her natural parents. Rona's curiosity is aroused not least because she discovers that Zara's birth mother had been murdered in her bath twenty-five years earlier."--Jacket
Thicker than water by Anthea Fraser( Book )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Something links three very different people, all of whom have secrets in their past
A family concern by Anthea Fraser( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rona Parish agrees to a request from Kate, an old friend, to help discover the reason for the terrifying nightmares that Kate's sister-in-law, Freya, has been experiencing after a tune from a music box triggers a reaction that suggests a buried childhood memory
A question of identity by Anthea Fraser( Book )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An old school photograph in which someone has been deliberately blacked out marks the start of a new case for Rona Parish. Who was this person and why would someone want to hide his or her identity? Rona sets out to uncover the secret and soon finds that the school in question closed down many years ago due, it was rumored, to a long-forgotten scandal. Could this be the link that will solve the mystery? Meanwhile, a visit to a stage hypnotist results in more than Rona and her friends bargained for
Whistler's Lane : a novel of suspense by Anthea Fraser( Book )

13 editions published between 1975 and 2003 in English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symbols at your door by Anthea Fraser( Book )

15 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newcomers' homes in a small English village are marred with graffiti, and when a murder occurs in one of these houses it soon becomes apparent that this prankster is deadly serious
Jigsaw by Anthea Fraser( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographer Rona Parish goes to Buckford to interview townspeople for an 800th anniversary celebration of the town. When she begins interviewing the aunt of the divorcee with whom she's staying, she learns of a recent tragic murder in the town
Death speaks softly by Anthea Fraser( Book )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Chief Inspector David Webb finds no dearth of suspects in a baffling murder involving a pretty French coed
Shifting sands by Anthea Fraser( Book )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Anna's family hope that the safari holiday in South Africa will help her to get over her beloved husband's death, and come to terms with widowhood. No one is more surprised than Anna herself when she finds herself strongly attracted to a fellow member of the group, Lewis Masters, and despite her initial resistance, she is soon drawn into a new relationship. Back home, however, Anna is deeply perturbed when she learns that a young woman in Lewis's employ has died in mysterious circumstances ..."--Page [4] of jacket
Brought to book by Anthea Fraser( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographer Rona Parish has some misgivings when she agrees to write a life of recently drowned suspense novelist Theo Harvey, but even her husband's warnings and a series of threatening messages cannot stop her research
Justice postponed by Anthea Fraser( Book )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographer Rona Parish has a new project, contributing a series for the local glossy magazine, Chiltern Life, documenting life changing experiences from those who have lived through them. When her father suggests she speaks to his friend Frank Hathaway, who was in Iraq during the invasion of Kuwait, Rona decides to pay him a visit. But Frank was also badly injured in a failed rescue attempt following a car crash the previous year, and has been tormented by flashbacks ever since. As Frank's flashbacks start to yield more clues as to what happened on that fateful night, Rona finds herself drawn into another dark and compelling mystery
A tangled thread by Anthea Fraser( Book )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Three widely separated households -- one in Scotland, one in the north of England and one in the south -- have known the pain of losing a loved one; losses which, over the years, have shaped the characters of those left behind. Gradually, however, they each come to realize that those deaths might not have been as they seemed, adding doubt and uncertainty to their grief. It take the death of a stranger in suspicious circumstances to untangle threads that will draw these families together in ways they could never have imagined, with results that are far-reaching -- and fatal."--publlisher
 
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Thicker than water
Alternative Names

controlled identityCameron, Lorna

controlled identityGraham, Vanessa, 1930-

Anthea Fraser English crime fiction writer

Cameron, Lorna.

Fraser, Anthea 1930-

Graham, Vanessa.

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The nine bright shinersUnfinished portraitPretty maids all in a rowRogue in porcelainA shroud for DelilahThe ten commandmentsSix proud walkersPerson or persons unknown.