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Bailey, Robin

Overview
Works: 133 works in 291 publications in 1 language and 5,282 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Drama  Fantasy fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Film adaptations  War stories  Audio adaptations  Love stories 
Roles: Narrator, Performer, Actor, Interviewer
Classifications: PR6005.H66, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Publications by  Robin Bailey Publications by Robin Bailey
posthumous Publications by Robin Bailey, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Robin Bailey
The murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie ( Recording )
20 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The murder of wealthy Roger Ackroyd reveals the truth about Dr. Sheppard's new neighbor, the retired Hercule Poirot: he is actually a detective par excellence
The clocks by Agatha Christie ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three unreliable witnesses and four clocks set at 4:13 are the only things detective Hercule Poirot has to help him solve a case before someone else is murdered
Murder being once done by Ruth Rendell ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a young girl's body is found in a London cemetery and the local police, under the command of Wexford's nephew, are baffled, Wexford decides to brave his doctor's wrath and the condescension of the London police by doing a little investigating of his own. For the canny, tireless, and unflappable policeman is an unblinking observer of human nature, whose study has taught him that under certain circumstances the most unlikely people are capable of the most appalling crimes
Sparkling cyanide by Agatha Christie ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The coroner's verdict: suicide, after beautiful heiress Rosemary Barton dies from drinking a cyanide-laced glass of chanpagne at her own birthday party. Her husband George doesn't believe it, based on two anonymous letters that suggest murder. Bit who has a motive? Rosemary's lover or the lover's spurned wife, her penniless sister, or even George or his secretary? One year after her death, six gather for dinner in remembrance. The plan is to trap the killer, but instead, death strikes again!
Ordeal by innocence by Agatha Christie ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jacko is convicted of his mother's murder and dies in prison. Two years later, a stranger arrives to confirm Jacko's disbelieved alibi. But if Jacko wasn't guilty, who is? Each family member becomes detective, suspect, and potential victim
Wolf to the slaughter by Ruth Rendell ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anita Margolis had vanished. There was no body, no crime, nothing more concrete than an anonymous letter and a name. A pattern soon emerged to the investigation. Not only had Anita been wealthy and flighty, she had been thoroughly immortal, too
The religious body by Catherine Aird ( Recording )
13 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Sister Anne is murdered, Inspector Sloan cannot imagine who would want to kill a cloistered nun. Interviewing 50 nuns is not an easy task, as each has taken a new name when they entered the order and their habits make them look alike
Dragonkin by Robin Bailey ( Book )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The time of the dragons has passed, and a New Age is coming--an age that willbe dominated by a race called "Man." Wyvernwood, a deep and mysterious forestin the land of Engmar, is the last known refuge for the dragons, but there isno stopping the gradual encroachment of Men
A late phoenix by Catherine Aird ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An Inspector C.D. Sloan mysteryDecades ago, Germans bombed the village at Lamb Lane. But now redevelopment is under way. Rubble of a bombed building is cleared and, during the excavation, a workman finds the skeleton of a pregnant girl with a bullet lodged in her spine. The trail is definitely stone cold when C.D. Sloan takes on the case ... Catherine Aird served as Chairman of the Crime Writers' Association from 1990 to 1991 and is the author of nineteen crime novels
Henrietta who? by Catherine Aird ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Henrietta Jenkins' widowed mother is a victim of a hit and run. The post mortem reveales that Grace Jenkins had never had any children. In which case, who was Henrietta?
A Town like Alice by Nevil Shute ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Since the end of her incredible struggle to survive the desperate hardships of Japanese-occupied Malaya, Jean Paget has lived a quietly anonymous life. But an unexpected inheritance and the desire to repay long remembered kindness sends her back across the world to the place which holds memories of both horror and great tenderness. And news of what seems like a miracle reawakens old longings and hopes for a love which had barely begun and has yet to be fulfilled
Parting breath by Catherine Aird ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Detective Inspector C.D. Sloan knew there would be trouble when he was called in to the student sit-in at Calleshire University. The dons were nervous, the students excited--a clash of some kind seemed inevitable. But what did happen was totally unexpected
Macbeth Complete by William Shakespeare ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1953 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The stately home murder by Catherine Aird ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At a stately manor home, open for public tours, a young boy lifts the helmet on a suit of armor and finds a human face staring back at him! Detective C.D. Sloan and his wisecracking sidekick, Crosby, must figure out who stashed the body and why
Kissing the gunner's daughter by Ruth Rendell ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A brutal mass murder seems at first to be a burglary gone wrong, but Chief Inspector Wexford sees a connection to the killing of a police officer
The secret garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett ( )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The magical friendship between a young girl, her lonely, bed-ridden cousin and a country boy who can talk to the birds is played out with all the freshness and warmth of the original novel in this full-cast dramatisation starring Beryl Reid, Robin Bailey and Harriet Walter
Short stories after dark classics ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A veritable schooling in the origins of modern-day horror and fantasy. This collection comprises the best of classic horror writing, with the atmospheric genius of Edgar Allan Poe, the invention and eeriness of Bram Stoker, and the suspense of Wilkie Collins
The complete steel by Catherine Aird ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mr. Meredith is greeted with a fatal "Good morning." Inspector Sloan investigates
The veiled one by Ruth Rendell ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a desolate subterranean car park, Detective Chief Inspector Wexford has been too preoccupied to notice anything out of the ordinary - just a teenage girl in a red car, driving rather too fast. Only later does he learn of the car park victim, murdered with a length of wire
North & South ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on Elizabeth Gaskell's classic Victorian love story. Independent-minded Margaret Hale moves with her parents to Milton, a manufacturing city in England's north. Compared to the bucolic south where she was raised, Milton stifles Margaret with industrial smoke and soot, and she takes an instant dislike to John Thornton, the ambitious and severe mill owner. But amid a workersâ‚‚ strike and family misfortunes, Margaret begins to reconsider her sentiments
 
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Alternative Names
Bailey, William Henry Mettam 1919-1999
Languages
English (145)
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