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Fraser, Anthea

Overview
Works: 111 works in 548 publications in 2 languages and 25,390 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Suspense fiction  Detective and mystery stories, English 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6056.R286, 823.914
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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 820 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 )

6 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and held by 771 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
Pretty maids all in a row by Anthea Fraser( Book )

13 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and Portuguese and held by 764 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
Unfinished portrait by Anthea Fraser( Book )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 753 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
Rogue in porcelain by Anthea Fraser( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 745 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 733 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
Thicker than water by Anthea Fraser( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Something links three very different people, all of whom have secrets in their past
The ten commandments by Anthea Fraser( Book )

9 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in English and held by 700 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 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Walker family, manufacturers of world-famous Broadshire Porcelain, seemed close and loving, well respected in their village. But from the day that DCI Webb saw the word?Murder? spent 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 it appears that tensions, fears and jealousies have long been festering under the surface. Against the background of a peaceful village during a summer heatwave, long-buried truths are unearthed?but can Webb prevent a final tragedy?
Person or persons unknown. by Anthea Fraser( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 699 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
A family concern by Anthea Fraser( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 690 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
Whistler's Lane : a novel of suspense by Anthea Fraser( Book )

14 editions published between 1975 and 2003 in English and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A question of identity by Anthea Fraser( Book )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 634 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 rumoured, to a long-forgotten scandal. Could this be the link that will solve the mystery? Meanwhile, a visit to a a stage hypnotist results in more than Rona and her friends bargained for
Symbols at your door by Anthea Fraser( Book )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 624 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
Death speaks softly by Anthea Fraser( Book )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 610 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
Brought to book by Anthea Fraser( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 598 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
Shifting sands by Anthea Fraser( Book )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 595 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
Justice postponed by Anthea Fraser( Book )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 586 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
Home through the dark by Anthea Fraser( Book )

14 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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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 shinersPretty maids all in a rowUnfinished portraitRogue in porcelainA shroud for DelilahThicker than waterThe ten commandmentsSix proud walkers