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Keating, H. R. F. (Henry Reymond Fitzwalter) 1926-2011

Overview
Works: 245 works in 1,498 publications in 6 languages and 38,696 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Detective and mystery fiction  Bibliography  Handbooks and manuals  Drama  Short stories  Suspense fiction  Tennis stories 
Roles: Author, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Narrator, Scenarist, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PR6061.E26, 823.914
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Most widely held works about H. R. F Keating
 
Most widely held works by H. R. F Keating
Agatha Christie : first lady of crime by H. R. F Keating( Book )

22 editions published between 1977 and 1990 in English and Japanese and held by 1,762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

H.R.F. Keating, Michael Gilbert, Dorothy B. Hughes, Julian Symons and other writers discuss the life and work of Agatha Christie
The murder of the maharajah by H. R. F Keating( Book )

24 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A princely state in India, 1930, under the British Raj. To Bhopore and its opulent Summer Palace comes a handful of Western visitors to meet the outrageous Maharajah and his entourage. There they met the Maharajah's heir, the sensual Porgy, and his English chorus-girl mistress. They meet the enigmatic chief minister--and the aloof British Resident, with his dignified little nine-year-old son. And before long they also meet sudden death ... Various people in the Palace become suspects, and an imperturbable District Superintendent of Police is called in. But who will he find guilty of the murder of the Maharajah?
Sherlock Holmes, the man and his world by H. R. F Keating( Book )

15 editions published between 1979 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hard detective by H. R. F Keating( Book )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Detective Chief Inspector Harriet Martens has earned the nickname the 'hard detective' but she's had to be unyielding to make it in a man's world. And, after all, it was this toughness that inspired her successful Stop the Rot campaign, one that has so provoked local criminals. But now two of her officers have died within hours of each other. Harriet comes to believe both have been murdered."--Jacket
The good detective : a mystery by H. R. F Keating( Book )

16 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In England, Assistant Chief Constable Frenchlearns that a woman he coerced into confessing that shewas a bomber, was really innocent. He learns this fromher lawyer, a lady who is out to get him, even though sheis sleeping with him. By the author of The RichDetective
Inspector Ghote's first case by H. R. F Keating( Book )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newly-promoted Inspector Ghote is thrilled to be granted casual leave until he takes up his post, as it allows him to spend time with his pregnant wife, who is desperate to watch a showing of Hamlet at the cinema. Their plans are ruined, however, since Sir Rustom Engineer requires Ghote to investigate the suicide of his friend's wife. Worried about his wife's imminent delivery, Ghote nevertheless travels to the home of Mr. Dawkins, where he is unconvinced by the story of Iris Dawkins' death. Especially when he recognizes the officer in charge, Darrani, well-known for his close-mindedness. Ghote is determined to investigate further, with a Hamlet-esque awareness of how deceiving appearances can really be
The soft detective by H. R. F Keating( Book )

15 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In England, detective Phil Benholme experiences a policeman's worst nightmare: his son becomes a suspect in the murder of a professor. The case involves drugs
One man and his bomb by H. R. F Keating( Book )

20 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Detective Superintendent Harriet Martens takes great pride in her twin sons, who decided to follow in her footsteps by joining the police force in London. She is devastated one night when she learns that one of her sons has been killed by a terrorist bomb and that the other is in the hospital, gravely injured. In the wake of the bomb outrage, every available police officer is occupied with antiterrorist precautions. Harriet, on the other hand, finds herself investigating the theft of a herbicide specimen from a Birchester research station. The stolen sample is capable of causing more destruction than any single bomb. Harriet must work in secrecy, all the while fighting off her overwhelming grief and unceasing fears. All but alone in a deceptive world where people aren't quite what they seem, she has to become, once again, the Hard Detective."--Publisher's description
The rich detective by H. R. F Keating( Book )

12 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Riches beyond the dreams of avarice are the last thing on Bill Sylvester's mind when he returns to England after a holiday in Spain. A detective inspector in South Mercia, Sylvester is greeted by an urgent summons from the chief constable himself. Meanwhile, the lottery ticket he bought so casually while on vacation lies forgotten in his wallet. Sylvester is asked to tackle a highly delicate case. An anonymous letter - alleging murder - received by the chief identifies a wealthy antiques dealer as the perpetrator of a ruthless scam against defenseless old ladies. Sylvester is soon on his way to the opulent home of Charles Roanoke - and what he witnesses there convinces him that the allegations against the dealer should be taken seriously. Before long Sylvester finds he is alone in believing in Roanoke's guilt. Then he learns that his lottery ticket has won him almost a million pounds. Suddenly master of his own destiny, he resigns from the force. But Sylvester has become obsessed with pursuing Roanoke to the bitter end. An end that proves far more bitter than he at first realizes. For justice can sometimes exact a terrible price, even from a newly minted millionaire
Rules, regs and rotten eggs by H. R. F Keating( Book )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Superintendent Harriet Martens resolves to resign after the new Assistant Chief Constable at the head of the CID makes her feel inferior in her job. However, her thoughts of resignation are abruptly interrupted when the pro-hunting politician Robert Roughouse suspiciously collapses during one of his vehement speeches at an antihunting demonstration. Sensing that someone has deliberately attempted to murder Roughouse, and seeing an opportunity to prove her worth to the ACC, Detective Martens determinately takes charge of the investigation. The talented H.R.F. Keating is at the top of his game in this latest stunning British police procedural
Inspector Ghote draws a line by H. R. F Keating( Book )

18 editions published between 1979 and 2003 in English and German and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sent to a remote corner of India to protect an ancient, retired judge who had once served the British Raj in sentencing to death a group of would-be assassins and who is now himself the recipient of death threats, Inspector Ghote of the Bombay C.I.D. find himself with a plethira of suspects and with no cooperation at all from the intended victim
Inspector Ghote goes by train by H. R. F Keating( Book )

21 editions published between 1967 and 2008 in English and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The incomparable Inspector Ghote of the Bombay C.I.D. is travelling from Bombay to Calcutta by train to bring back a very ingenious and snesky prisoner, a con-man and smuggler of supposedly 2000 year-old art works wich had, in fact, just been created
Go West, Inspector Ghote by H. R. F Keating( Book )

22 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and German and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector Ghote is sent to California to try to find the daughter of a wealthy Indian businessman who is missing from her college and supposedly living in an ashram headed by a suspect Swami. Ghote intends to discredit the Swami, but ends up investigating his death
Inspector Ghote trusts the heart by H. R. F Keating( Book )

20 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in English and German and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some crooks have tried to snatch the plump son of a business tycoon, and have accidentally made off with his playmate instead. But they're not changing their plan: a payment is to be delivered to them or a small corpse is to be delivered to Inspector Ghote. But what kind of ransom can a mere tailor's boy demand? And, as something more unpleasant than just a ransom note arrives from the kidnappers, are the police helping keep the boy in one piece?
A detective in love by H. R. F Keating( Book )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigating a high-profile case involving the murder of top tennis star and media darling Bubbles Xingara at her sprawling country home, detective Harriet Martens finds the case complicated by her growing feelings for a fellow officer
Breaking and entering by H. R. F Keating( Book )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bombay police detective Ganesh Ghote tracks a cat burglar known as Yeshwant with the help of his Swedish friend Axel Svensson. He soon discovers that the burglar is connected to a much bigger case, the murder of millionaire Anil Ajmani
Whodunit? : a guide to crime, suspense, and spy fiction by H. R. F Keating( Book )

8 editions published in 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dead on time by H. R. F Keating( Book )

23 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and French and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ramrao Pendke, heir to a massive country fortune, is in Bombay recovering from a kidney transplant operation. Out taking exercise, Pendke visits the Ticktock watchworks and is bludgeoned to death. The head of the Bombay police backs the prompt arrest made by a pet officer of his, Assistant Inspector Lobo, who has forced a confession out of Rustom Fardoomji, owner of the watch store. Ghote has doubts about the confession. He also agrees with the relatives of the accused: Fardoomji would have no reason to do away with a wealthy customer. In order to placate these influential relatives, Ghote is sent to the dead man's home village - a slow-paced backwater the inspector finds maddening. But Ghote is utterly convinced that persistence. logic, and good police work will produce the rea killer; in the course of his energetically pursued investigation he interviews an astrologer, the village barber, a boy Brahmin, and the dead man's grieving grandfather. In the face of a 24 hour ultimatum, Ghote at last finds the essential clue that solves the most difficult case of his career
Crime & mystery : the 100 best books by H. R. F Keating( Book )

12 editions published between 1987 and 1996 in English and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bad detective by H. R. F Keating( Book )

16 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comic mystery on crooked British detective Jack Stallworthy who is bribed to retrieve a folder from the fraud office. If successful he will afford retirement on a tropical island, his wife's dream
 
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The good detective : a mystery
Alternative Names

controlled identityHervey, Evelyn, 1926-2011

H. R. F. Keating britischer Schriftsteller

H. R. F. Keating Brits schrijver (1926-2011)

H. R. F. Keating écrivain britannique

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Keating, H. R. 1926-2011

Keating, H. R. F.

Keating, H.R.F. 1926-2011

Keating, H. R. F. (Henry Reymond Fitzwalter), 1926-

Keating, Harry 1926-2011

Keating, Henry R. 1926-2011

Keating, Henry R.F.

Keating, Henry Reymond Fitzwalter

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Keating, Henry Reymond Fitzwalter 1926-2011

Keating, Henry Reymond Fitzwater 1926-2011

Китинг, Генри

एच.आर.एफ. कीटिंग

എച്ച്.ആർ.എഫ്. കീറ്റിങ്

キーティング, H. R. F.

Languages
English (318)

German (9)

Japanese (7)

French (4)

Swedish (2)

Hindi (1)

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The hard detectiveThe good detective : a mysteryInspector Ghote's first caseThe soft detectiveOne man and his bombThe rich detectiveRules, regs and rotten eggsInspector Ghote draws a line