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Brett, Simon

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Most widely held works about Simon Brett
 
Most widely held works by Simon Brett
Mrs, presumed dead by Simon Brett( Book )

31 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A second case for the intrepid Mrs Pargeter - sixtysomething and a little bit more. She has moved to a prosperous housing estate, but something rankles about her new neighbours. She soon learns that the estate might be perfect for social climbing, but it's also perfect for murder
Death on the Downs : a Fethering mystery by Simon Brett( Book )

37 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 1,821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hiding from the rain in an old barn, Carole Seddon stumbles on a skeleton thought to be that of a missing girl named Tamsin Lutteridge. Carole soon finds that Tasmin is alive and hiding with a charasmatic New Age healer, leaving an even stranger puzzle for Carole to solve
Murder in the museum : a Fethering mystery by Simon Brett( Book )

35 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a human skeleton turns up on the grounds of Bracketts House, the historic home of children's author Esmond Chadleigh, Carole Seddon and her bohemian neighbor, Jude, investigate whether or not the famed late writer was responsible
The hanging in the hotel : a Fethering mystery by Simon Brett( Book )

38 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 1,658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While waitressing at the Hopwicke Country House Hotel as a favor for a friend, Jude becomes involved in murder when a member of the Pillars of Sussex, a group of local businessmen, is found dead and Jude suspects foul play
Mrs. Pargeter's pound of flesh : a Mrs. Pargeter mystery by Simon Brett( Book )

29 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 1,632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murder at an exclusive spa leads Mrs. Pargeter on a dangerous ride through the pretentious and sometimes charlatan world of the health and fitness game
The torso in the town : a Fethering mystery by Simon Brett( Book )

35 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retiree Carole Seddon and her neighbor Jude jump into an investigation when a mummified torso is discovered by the new owners of Pelling House in the village of Fedborough
The stabbing in the stables : a Fethering mystery by Simon Brett( Book )

30 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and held by 1,616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a visit to Long Bamber Stables, Jude and Carole Seddon stumble upon the body of the co-owner of the stables, Walter Fleet, whose death is attributed to the "Horse Ripper," an enigmatic perpetrator wanted for mutilating mares throughout West Sussex
The poisoning in the pub : a Fethering mystery by Simon Brett( Book )

29 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a young man is found in the kitchen of Fethering's local pub with a knife through his heart, amateur detectives Carole and Jude swing into action. There's a killer on the loose and our lady sleuths need to uncover who it is before its last orders for the puband themselves
Mrs. Pargeter's package by Simon Brett( Book )

32 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A trip to Corfu is not Mrs Pargeter's usual idea of a holiday, but keeping a recently widowed friend company overrules her misgivings. When that friend starts behaving strangely and then is found having apparently committed suicide, Mrs Pargeter resolves to get to the bottom of the mystery
Mrs. Pargeter's point of honour by Simon Brett( Book )

22 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 1,485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A widow after an art thief sets out to discreetly return paintings stolen by her husband to their owners. But when Mrs. Pargeter arrives to pick them up, she finds someone beat her to it and she has to turn sleuth to recover them
Blood at the bookies by Simon Brett( Book )

33 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 1,420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Jude wanders into Fethering's local bookies she has no idea that she will shortly be investigating the murder of Polish immigrant Tadeusz Jankowski. With her partner in crime, friend and next-door-neighbor Carole, she's determined to discover who killed him and why
Bones under the beach hut : a Fethering mystery by Simon Brett( Book )

29 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 1,395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The affluent seaside resort of Smalting is unaccustomed to crime. So when human remains are found beneath the floorboards of one of its beach huts, the community is awash with suspicion and fear
A nice class of corpse by Simon Brett( Book )

32 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melita Pargeter's late husband of dubious occupation has left her with money, jewels, his skeleton keys, a revolver, and a curiosity which leads her to investigate a suspicious death at a seaside home for retirees
The corpse on the court : a Fethering mystery by Simon Brett( Book )

16 editions published between 2012 and 2018 in English and held by 1,334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The genteel game of Real Tennis takes a murderous twist when Jude's boyfriend's friend winds up dead on the court
The shooting in the shop : a fethering mystery by Simon Brett( Book )

30 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in English and held by 1,319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Local store Gallimaufry is burnt down and a body is discovered in the ashes. It seems like a tragic accident but noone can die of natural causes when a gun is involved. The victim was young, pretty and successful -- who could possibly want her dead? With a host of suspects lady detectives Carol Seddon and best friend Jude know they have their work cut out for them
Death under the dryer : a Fethering mystery by Simon Brett( Book )

29 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in English and held by 1,305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Entering Connie's Clip Joint for a haircut, Carole Seddon instead stumbles upon the scene of a murder when she finds the body of a young assistant who had been strangled with the electrical cord of a hairdryer
A series of murders by Simon Brett( Book )

23 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Charles Paris is in clover. He has been contracted for three whole months to play brainless bobby Sergeant Clump, foil to the charismatic amateur sleuth, Stanislas Braid, in a TV series of that name. Recourse to the Bells is still needed, however, to get him through a days filmingone made all the more arduous by the pompous posturings of the shows star, and the constant outraged interruptions of the ancient author whose detective novels are being adapted. Indeed, there is plenty of friction about, but when a particularly unpromising actress is killed, crushed to death, there seems no reason to doubt it was an accidentexcept in Charless mind. Leaving behind a trail of broken resolutions and empty bottles, Charles indulges in some sleuthing of his own. He may lack the panache of the suave Stanislas Braid, but unlike the great detective the danger Paris encounters is only too real." --
The strangling on the stage by Simon Brett( Book )

22 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Jude agrees to lend her vintage chaise longue for the local Amateur Dramatics Society's production of George Bernard Shaw's The Devil's Disciple, little does she realize she'll end up in a starring role. It's an ambitious play, culminating in a dramatic execution scene: a scene that's played for real when one of the leading actors is found hanging from the especially-constructed stage gallows during rehearsals. A tragic accident--or something more sinister?
The body on the beach : a Fethering mystery by Simon Brett( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 1,231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Very little disturbs the ordered calm of Fethering, a self-contained retirement settlement on England's southern coast. Which is precisely why Carole Seddon has chosen to reside there. The last thing Carole expects to encounter in Fethering is a new neighbor with but one name and an obviously colourful past. 'Jude' was not really Fethering ... but neither was the body Carole found on the beach. A body, it has to be said, that has disappeared by the time the police arrive. Only Jude is ready to believe what Carole says she saw -- and from that moment on, the two women are resolved to turn detectives
Guns in the gallery : a Fethering mystery by Simon Brett( Book )

15 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in English and held by 1,203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a private viewing of works by a controversial artist turns from lively to violent, Fethering residents Carole and Jude believe that the local police are wrong about a suicide ruling and privately investigate suspicions that a murder has taken place
 
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The body on the beach : a Fethering mystery
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Death on the Downs : a Fethering mysteryMurder in the museum : a Fethering mysteryThe hanging in the hotel : a Fethering mysteryMrs. Pargeter's pound of flesh : a Mrs. Pargeter mysteryThe torso in the town : a Fethering mysteryThe stabbing in the stables : a Fethering mysteryThe poisoning in the pub : a Fethering mysteryMrs. Pargeter's package
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Brett, Simon

Brett, Simon Anthony Lee 1945-

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