WorldCat Identities

Underwood, Michael 1916-

Overview
Works: 116 works in 667 publications in 5 languages and 15,897 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6055.V3, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Michael Underwood
Hand of fate by Michael Underwood( Book )

21 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Frank Wimble's wife just vanished the locals all assumed Wimble had killed her, especially when he began to go around openly with his mistress
The uninvited corpse by Michael Underwood( Book )

10 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having recently drawn up a will for an elderly gentleman, Rosa Epton searches through the series of puzzles and clues after he vanishes along with his new housekeeper
A party to murder by Michael Underwood( Book )

9 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Death at Deepwood Grange by Michael Underwood( Book )

15 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a rare visit to her godmother in the quiet Wessex countryside, lawyer Rosa Epton finds herself amused by the eccentric residents of the converted Jacobean mansion of Deepwood Grange--at least, until one of them turns up stuffed into the chimney of an empty apartment, quite dead
A compelling case by Michael Underwood( Book )

16 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and Welsh and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lawyer Rosa Epton takes on the case of Stephen Lumley, accused of taking part in a robbery at his uncle's shop, but the case is soon complicated by mysterious new leads, kidnapping, and murder
Death in camera by Michael Underwood( Book )

10 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Double jeopardy by Michael Underwood( Book )

12 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lawyer is asked to defend a man she met at a party from a charge of rape made by his companion at the party
Crime upon crime by Michael Underwood( Book )

12 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and Danish and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kedby is a professional blackmailer and this was to be his most lucrative operation. The victim is a judge of the Crown Court. Weird and bloody events followed, brought to an explosive conclusion in an Old Bailey Court
Crooked wood by Michael Underwood( Book )

16 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in English and French and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scotland Yard Detective Sargeant Nick Attwell and his ex-police constable wife, Clare, return in this exciting tale of the murder of a dodgy solicitor and the killer's complex trial
The hidden man by Michael Underwood( Book )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosa Epton is defending Sarah Atkins, a young housewife, charged with manslaughter while driving recklessly causing the death of pop singer Jonathan Cool. Jonathan's girlfriend Cherly's story differs from Sarah's and Rosa must find out who is lying
A clear case of suicide by Michael Underwood( Book )

11 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and French and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laurence Deegan, QC, had just won his latest case. At fifty, already a distinguished and famous barrister, he seemed set to become a judge at an early age. The same evening he slit the veins in both wrists. Why had he done it? His son, a police officer in the Special Branch, decides to find out
Victim of circumstance by Michael Underwood( Book )

9 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in English and French and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Farndon's decision to murder his wife leads to an unexpected chain of events
Murder with malice by Michael Underwood( Book )

11 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The silent liars by Michael Underwood( Book )

12 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chris Laker, a modern young man of uncertain morals, is standing trail for the murder of a wealthy businessman. The evidence against him mounts and not even the earnest testimonyh of his girlfriend can clear all suspicions. The jury remains convinced that Chris is holding something back
Goddess of death by Michael Underwood( Book )

9 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and French and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosa, an attorney, is called upon to defend the scapegrace younger brother of an acquaintance who is later himself murdered
Anything but the truth by Michael Underwood( Book )

8 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a trial for a hit-and-run accident in which the victim died, so many problems and discrepancies arise that Detective Constable Patrick Bramley continues an investigation of the case
The fatal trip by Michael Underwood( Book )

10 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in English and French and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dissatisfied with the guilty verdict handed down in the trial of a young man, Scotland Yard Detective Sergeant Nick Attwell and his wife Clare, a former police constable, delve deeper into the case and uncover perjury and murder
The injudicious judge by Michael Underwood( Book )

11 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British lawyer-detective Rosa Epton sets out to solve the brutal murder of Celica Kilby, a judge with many enemies
Dual enigma by Michael Underwood( Book )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Solicitor Rosa Epton reads of a schoolboy killed by a hit and run driver. Going home on the train she witnesses a young girl sitting opposite her behaving erratically. When the girl is reported missing Rosa is puzzled but continues working until her client is found murdered. Rosa goes looking for the connection between the three cases
The seeds of murder by Michael Underwood( Book )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a young boy disappears and the prime suspect commits suicide, the case is put to rest. Then another tragedy strikes, which sheds new light on the mystery
 
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Alternative Names
Evelyn, John Michael

Evelyn, John Michael 1916-

Michael Underwood British crime writer (1916-1992)

Michael Underwood Brits schrijver van misdaadromans (1916-1992)

Underwood, M.

Underwood, Michael

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Languages
English (220)

French (8)

Danish (2)

Finnish (2)

Welsh (1)

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