WorldCat Identities

Dewhurst, Eileen

Overview
Works: 45 works in 234 publications in 1 language and 9,306 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Detective and mystery stories, English  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6054.E95, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Eileen Dewhurst
A private prosecution by Eileen Dewhurst( Book )

13 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The strangling of four young girls in a seaside town one autumn drives Detective Chief Superintendent Maurice Kendrick into obsessive pursuit of the killer whom the media has dubbed "the Monster."
Curtain fall by Eileen Dewhurst( Book )

10 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in English and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trying to escape a crisis in her own life, Joanna Stuart becomes involved in helping Detective Inspector Neil Carter uncover a murderer among a tightly-knit group of performers in a seaside resort's variety show
The house that Jack built by Eileen Dewhurst( Book )

13 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sixteen-year-old Sue Halliday, who has been part of a long-running soap opera since she was a baby, becomes the victim of a blackmailer who uses her to wreak havoc-and murder-on memebers of cast
The sleeper by Eileen Dewhurst( Book )

15 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This novel features a Russian emigree married to a civil servant and living in London with him and their two small children. After 10 years, Olga Trent's quiet life is disrupted with the call she has been dreading the KGB has assigned her an assassination, forcing her cooperation by threatening her childrens' lives. Desperate to refuse, she decides to confide in a friend of her husband's; discovering him dead, she declares herself responsible, taking the opportunity to put herself safely behind bars
Whoever I am by Eileen Dewhurst( Book )

9 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nice little business by Eileen Dewhurst( Book )

10 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his wife comes under suspicion for the murder of a woman she had met on the bus, Detective Inspector Neil Carter, suspended from the force, has to do some investigating on his own
There was a little girl by Eileen Dewhurst( Book )

8 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When 15-year-old Juliet Payne is found murdered, Detective Inspector Neil Carter must solve the mystery of this girl from a small country village who spent one weekend a month as a prostitute in London
Playing safe by Eileen Dewhurst( Book )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helen Johnson starts hiring out occasionally as an actress just as a lark, but after posing as Mr. Weldon's wife at a job interview, her life is suddenly in danger
Drink this by Eileen Dewhurst( Book )

7 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dear Mr. Right by Eileen Dewhurst( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the death of his adored wife, James Marshall advertises for a wife in the newspaper, but his date with Eve Harris becomes a nightmare when her strangled body is found on the beach, and James is the prime suspect. Sally Graham, another respondent to the ad, is very attracted to James and embarks on a mission to prove his innocence
Trio in three flats by Eileen Dewhurst( Book )

5 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No love lost by Eileen Dewhurst( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phyllida Moon adopts two different disquises to watch Sandra and Hugh Jordan. She soon discovers that there is much more to the Jordans than meets the eye
Naked witness by Eileen Dewhurst( Book )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman Investigator is witness to a robbery homicide at the jewelry shop she patronizes
Closing stages by Eileen Dewhurst( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since Phyllida is already there because of a gall bladder operation, DCS Kendrick asks her to investigate "a series of suspiciously premature heart attacks at Stansfield Manor Nursing Home."--Jacket
After the ball by Eileen Dewhurst( Book )

8 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Easeful death by Eileen Dewhurst( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Police chief Kendrick calls on Phyllida Moon to investigate a mysterious cult to which his niece belongs
Double act by Eileen Dewhurst( Book )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Returning from several months spent filming her lead role in a brand new tv detective series, Phyllida Moon has misgivings about how she will be received at the Peter Piper Detective Agency."--Jacket
Death of a stranger by Eileen Dewhurst( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roundabout by Eileen Dewhurst( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When friends Maggie and Carol disappear while on a seaside jaunt, their husbands turn to the Peter Piper Detective Agency for help, but the missing persons case suddenly becomes deadly serious. Following a resident's complaint of scavenging foxes, the remains of two women are found on a wooded roundabout in the coastal town of Seaminster
Now you see her by Eileen Dewhurst( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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