WorldCat Identities

Ashford, Jeffrey 1926-

Overview
Works: 172 works in 539 publications in 3 languages and 18,281 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6060.E43, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jeffrey Ashford
Criminal innocence by Jeffrey Ashford( Book )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lawyer Steven Drury is caught in an impossible dilemma when the man he identified as his attacker threatens to kill a young woman if he doesn't recant his statement
The price of failure by Jeffrey Ashford( Book )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A married policeman in England is seduced by a prostitute, then blackmailed by a gang to provide details of police protection for a VIP the gang plans to abduct. By the author of The Bitter Bite
A crime remembered by Jeffrey Ashford( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bitter bite by Jeffrey Ashford( Book )

9 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In London, a young woman is raped by an electrician working in the home of her parents. The police cannot prove it, so her boyfriend turns vigilante. He enrolls a schoolmate and they resort to torture to obtain a confession, an operation which ends badly. By the author of Judgment Deferred
Twisted justice by Jeffrey Ashford( Book )

8 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and Polish and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The son of Detective-Sergeant Gerry Stone stumbles in drunk with a story of a group of men in Mickey Mouse masks who ran him off the road and forced him to drink. Later Stone learns that a car of the same make and color as his own was involved in a hit-and-run accident that same night
A dangerous friendship by Jeffrey Ashford( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kent County Det. Constable Andy Gregg finds himself in trouble when burglars strike shortly after Gregg's routine security survey of Querry Brade, a 15th-century manor house, and before its owners can install the security system he recommended. The criminals make off with valuable jewelry, and soon Gregg somehow manages, on his modest salary, to buy his pregnant wife, Wendy, an expensive ring. When a police officer is killed during another theft, Gregg's superiors consider him a potential accessory before the fact
A truthful injustice by Jeffrey Ashford( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Simon Wyatt was wealthy and married to a loving wife; most would have said he was a man to be envied. Yet there were hidden fault-lines in his life and these had the potential to wreck his happiness if ever they became visible."--Jacket
Judgment deferred by Jeffrey Ashford( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In England, Constable Toby Ash investigates the serial murders of seven girls. The killer prepared them for their deaths with chloroform of the kind used on butterflies. By the author of Twisted Justice
Looking-glass justice by Jeffrey Ashford( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lynch, engaged in diamond smuggling, is determined to get his hands on a priceless red diamond, no matter how many lives this might cost."--Jacket
Jigsaw guilt by Jeffrey Ashford( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fiona Ross, who had just flown in from Australia, entered divisional HQ in Carnford to report the disappearance of her close friend, Gillian Harvey. The police were far from satisified that this was an incident that concerned them. But when they learned gillian was wealthy while her husband, a dairy farmer, was not; that he had wanted her to spend her money on building a feed barn and she had refused; that he had little love left for her, but possessed a great deal for a widow; then their attitude changed. And as each newly discovered fact interlocked with those already known, they became certain they were looking at a picture of murder"--Page 2 of cover
Illegal guilt by Jeffrey Ashford( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Undetermined and English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The disappearance of a seven-year-old girl is especially disturbing for Detective Constable Ron Perry, because she is his estranged sister's daughter. Breaking protocol by pursuing his enquiries in a case where a relative is involved, Perry is soon convinced of the perpetrator's identity, and it is a race against time before kidnapping turns into murder
The honourable detective by Jeffrey Ashford( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and French and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two men witnessed the hit-and-run accident but neither of them had the slightest idea how his life would be affected by what he had seen
An honest betrayal by Jeffrey Ashford( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

PC Ballard is convinced that the shooting of a local drug dealer and a hit-and-run the next day involving a motor scooter and a car are somehow related
Fair exchange is robbery by Jeffrey Ashford( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gavin Penfold, a happily married, well-off computer expert, is kidnapped by three masked men on his way home from work, who are then involved in a hit-and-run accident. After Gavin is set up and imprisoned for the crime, he swears to track down the kidnappers after his release
A conflict of interests by Jeffrey Ashford( Book )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deadly corruption by Jeffrey Ashford( Book )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Unpopular Captain Sewell Is Found Battered In His Cabin Aboard The Hakota, An Old Cargo Ship, Felix Dunn Takes Command. Photographs Are Taken Before A Burial At Sea And On Arrival Back In The Uk, All Leave Is Cancelled Whilst The Police Investigate. It Seems The 'upright' Captain Had Some Diamonds Onboard - And They Are Missing
Justice deferred by Jeffrey Ashford( Book )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Elaine Cane is scared of her suspicious, overbearing husband. But one day he goes too far -- he drunkenly tries to use force on her, so she flees the house. A sense of responsbility makes her return, to check he has not injured himself in his alcohol-fuelled rage, and she finds herself in the middle of a nightmare ..."--Jacket
Damned by logic by Jeffrey Ashford( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On board the MV Helios, cruising around the Mediterranean, copywriter David Ansell is seeking inspiration to write a glowing account of his voyage for the ship's owner, Rex Cruising Company. His inspiration comes in the form of the blonde and beautiful Melanie Caine and they are inseparable for the rest of the cruise. Back home in suburbia with his wife, Ansell is pining for Melanie, so is delighted to get a call from her summoning him to meet her- along with the toy monkey she asked him to take through customs for her. When she doesn't turn up, he assumes she's got cold feet and no longer wants to pursue their relationship. However, when reports of a woman's body being found, horrifically tortured, are aired on the news- and Ansell's home is broken into with tragic consequences- it seems there's something that Ansell may have that someone will do anything to find ..."--Page 2 of cover
Murder will out by Jeffrey Ashford( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Constable Keen assumes the hit-and-run accident was just an unfortunate incident, but when the victim dies and influential locals seem to be involved and his superior officers hinder his investigation, he fears the worst
To protect the guilty by Jeffrey Ashford( Book )

5 editions published between 1970 and 1992 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-convict struggles to prove that he is innocent of a robbery charge
 
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A truthful injustice
Alternative Names

controlled identityAlding, Peter

controlled identityDraper, Hastings, 1926-

controlled identityGraeme, Roderic, 1926-

controlled identityHastings, Graham, 1926-

controlled identityJeffries, Roderic, 1926-

Alding, Peter

Alding, Peter 1926-

Ashford, Jeffrey

Ashford, Jeffrey 1926-

Draper, Hastings

Draper, Hastings 1926-

Graeme, Roderic 1926-

Hastings, Graham

Hastings, Graham 1926-

Jeffries, Roderic

Jeffries, Roderic Graeme

Jeffries, Roderic Graeme 1926-

Languages
English (102)

Polish (2)

French (1)

Covers
The price of failureThe bitter biteA dangerous friendshipA truthful injusticeJudgment deferredLooking-glass justiceJigsaw guiltIllegal guilt