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Malcolm, Graeme

Overview
Works: 79 works in 596 publications in 1 language and 27,911 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Juvenile works  History  Children's audiobooks  Biographical fiction  Christian fiction  Psychological fiction  Historical fiction  Humorous fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Director, Performer
Classifications: PR6053.H4535, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Graeme Malcolm
The tale of Despereaux : [being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread] by Kate DiCamillo( Recording )

40 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 2,856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of Desperaux Tilling, a small mouse of unusual talents, the princess that he loves, the servant girl who longs to be a princess, and a devious rat determined to bring them all to ruin
Death of a maid by M. C Beaton( Recording )

59 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in English and held by 2,855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mrs. Gillespie is famous for being the best maid in the northwest of Sutherland. But to Hamish Macbeth, she is a malicious gossip who bangs around the furniture and clanks pots. When Hamish wins Mrs. Gillespie's services in a church raffle, he spends most of the day trying to avoid her. He doesn't understand how she managed to gain such a fine reputation. Then she is found dead, struck down violently by a metal bucket of water. Knowing Mrs. Gillespie's penchant for gossip, Hamish is sure she delighted in finding out her clients' secrets--which means that everyone whose home she cleaned is a suspect
A single shard by Linda Sue Park( Recording )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 1,441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tree-ear, a thirteen-year-old orphan in medieval Korea, lives under a bridge in a potters' village, and longs to learn how to throw the delicate celadon ceramics himself
Started early, took my dog by Kate Atkinson( Recording )

10 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retired police detective Tracy Waterhouse makes a snap decision to become a caretaker to a young charge of a criminal she busts, just as former detective Jackson Brodie embarks on a different sort of rescue, taking in an abandoned dog. They'll both learn no good deed goes unpunished. Tracy Waterhouse leads a quiet, ordered life as a retired police detective--a life that takes a surprising turn when she encounters Kelly Cross, a habitual offender, dragging a young child through town
The red queen by Philippa Gregory( Recording )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Follows Lady Margaret Beaufort as she desperately tries to ensure her son Henry VII becomes the rightful heir to the throne"--Publisher's web site
Death of a chimney sweep by M. C Beaton( Recording )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a dead body is found stuffed up a chimney and then lovable chimney sweep Pete Ray also ends up dead, it is up to Police Constable Hamish MacBeth to scour the Scottish Highlands to find out who is responsible for the dirty deeds
Death of a valentine by M. C Beaton( Recording )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Highlands are celebrating police sergeant Hamish Macbeth's engagement to fellow constable Josie McSween. However, Hamish himself is miserable and is lamenting his looming wedding date. Consequently, Macbeth recounts the events that led up to his betrothal, including a woman who was murdered with a booby-trapped Valentine's Day gift
Death of a witch : a Hamish Macbeth mystery by M. C Beaton( Recording )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hamish Macbeth learns that a newcomer, Catriona Beldame, is regarded as a witch and various men have been seen visiting her. Hamish himself is charmed by her until he finds out that she has been supplying dangerous potions. At first the villagers won't listen to him, saying that the loveless Hamish has turned against all women. He threatens to kill her, so when she is found murdered, he must clear his name and then work to solve yet another murder to bring peace and quiet back to his beloved village
Death of a kingfisher by M. C Beaton( Recording )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the midst of recession, the quaint Scottish village of Braikie doesn't have much to offer in regards to tourism--other than a place of rare beauty called Buchan's Wood, which was bequeathed to the town. A savvy local tourist director renames the woods "The Fairy Glen," and it isn't long before coach tours begin to arrive. But just as the town's luck starts to turn, a kingfisher is found hanging from a branch in the woods with a noose around its neck. As a wave of vandalism threatens to ruin Braikie forever, the town turns to Hamish Macbeth
Death of a bore by M. C Beaton( Recording )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writer John Heppel, loathed for his boring writing and personality, is found dead at his cottage. While many are unsure why anyone would kill him, village policeman Hamish Macbeth finds a possible motive after reading the victim's latest manuscript
Death of a nurse by M. C Beaton( Recording )

9 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the appointed evening, Hamish waits for Gloria at the restaurant. And waits. Gloria never shows up. Four days later, Gloria's body washes up on the beach near Braikie. Now without a date and without his former policeman Dick Fraser (who left the force to buy a bakery), Hamish must find out who killed the beautiful new resident of Sutherland, and why, before the murderer strikes again
The scarecrow and his servant by Philip Pullman( Recording )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scarecrow and his boy servant, Jack, set off on a dangerous adventure as they try to outwit the crooked Buffaloni family and stake their claim to valuable Spring Valley
The alphabet house by Jussi Adler-Olsen( Recording )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two British pilots during World War II are shot down during a raid over Germany. They survive the crash, but are faced with a German dog patrol. They manage to save themselves by jumping aboard a hospital train and hide among the patients. But when they reach their destination, it occurs to them that it is a mental hospital. Now they can either try to simulate insanity or try to escape
Death of yesterday by M. C Beaton( Recording )

15 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sergeant Hamish Macbeth does not seem too concerned when one woman tells him that she has forgotten about what happened to her the night before, partly because she had been drinking. But when the woman turns up dead, it causes a problem. The woman was the only witness to a crime that Hamish must now try and solve
Death of a liar : a Hamish Macbeth mystery by M. C Beaton( Recording )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sergeant Hamish Macbeth is alarmed to receive a report from a woman in the small village of Cronish in the Scottish Highlands. She has been brutally attacked and the criminal is on the loose. But upon further investigation, Hamish discovers that she was lying about the crime. So when the same woman calls him back about an intruder, he simply marvels at her compulsion to lie. This time, though, she is telling the truth. Her body is found in her home and Hamish must sort through all of her lies to solve the crime
Death of a ghost by M. C Beaton( Recording )

8 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Police Sergeant Hamish Macbeth hears reports of a haunted castle near Drim, he assumes the eerie noises and lights reported by the villagers are just local teenagers going there to smoke pot or, worse, inject themselves with drugs. Still, Hamish decides that he and his policeman, Charlie "Clumsy" Carson, will spend the night at the ruined castle to get to the bottom of the rumors once and for all. There's no sign of any ghost ... but then Charlie disappears through the floor. It turns out he's fallen into the cellar. And what Hamish and Charlie find there is worse than a ghost: a dead body propped against the wall. Waiting for help to arrive, Hamish and Charlie leave the castle just for a moment--to eat bacon baps--but when they return, the body is nowhere to be seen. It's clear something strange--and deadly--is going on at the castle, and Hamish must get to the bottom of it before the "ghost" can strike again.--
Eminence by Morris West( )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Father Luca Rossini was tortured during the Dirty War in Argentina and only escaped thanks to Isabel with whom he had an affair. Now a cardinal in Rome and front runner in a papal election, Rossini learns that Isabel is coming as the wife of an ambassador and bringing with her their daughter from the affair
The purity of vengeance by Jussi Adler-Olsen( Recording )

14 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Carl Morck already has plenty on his mind when he is presented with the case of a brothel owner, and a woman named Rita, who went missing in the eighties. New evidence has emerged in the case that destroyed the lives of his two partners, the case that sent Carl to Department Q. But when Carl's assistants, Assad and Rose, learn that numerous other people disappeared around the same weekend as Rita, Carl takes notice
Death of a poison pen by M. C Beaton( Recording )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When the townspeople of Lochdubh, Scotland, begin receiving poison pen letters, no one takes the far-fetched claims very seriously--no one except ace reporter Elspeth Grant ... Hamish Macbeth investigates, but not in time: the postmistress is found hanging from a rope, and it doesn't look like suicide"--Container
Death of a gentle lady by M. C Beaton( )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gentle by name, gentle by nature. Everyone in the sleepy Scottish town of Lochdubh adores elderly Mrs. Gentle-everyone but Hamish Macbeth, that is. Hamish thinks the gentle lady is quite sly and vicious, and the citizens of Lochdubh think he is overly cranky. Perhaps it's time for him to get married, they say. But who has time for marriage when there's a murder to be solved? When Mrs. Gentle dies under mysterious circumstances, the town is shocked and outraged. Chief Detective Inspector Blair suspects members of her family, but Hamish Macbeth thinks there's more to the story, and begins investigating the truth behind this lady's gentle exterior
 
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The tale of Despereaux : [being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread]
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Death of a maidA single shardStarted early, took my dogDeath of a chimney sweepDeath of a valentineDeath of a witch : a Hamish Macbeth mysteryDeath of a boreThe scarecrow and his servantDeath of a poison pen