WorldCat Identities

Malcolm, Graeme

Overview
Works: 101 works in 867 publications in 1 language and 30,236 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Juvenile works  History  Children's audiobooks  Psychological fiction  Biographical fiction  Christian fiction  Historical fiction  Humorous fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Director, Performer
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 )

48 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,825 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
A single shard by Linda Sue Park( Recording )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 1,376 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
Death of a chimney sweep by M. C Beaton( Recording )

22 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Scottish Highlands, residents are forced to rely on Pete Ray and his old brushes to clean their chimneys. However, when Police Constable Hamish Macbeth finds a dead body stuffed in a chimney, the town of Lochdubh immediately suspects Pete. Unconvinced, Hamish embarks on another whodunit
The red queen by Philippa Gregory( Recording )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 947 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 valentine by M. C Beaton( Recording )

17 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 919 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 )

24 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 905 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 maid by M. C Beaton( Recording )

32 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 879 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
Death of a nurse by M. C Beaton( Recording )

15 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and held by 878 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. Print run 40,000
Death of a kingfisher by M. C Beaton( Recording )

19 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Scotland is hit by the recession, Police Constable Hamish Macbeth notices that the Highland people are forced to come up with inventive ways to lure tourists to their sleepy towns. The quaint village of Braikie doesn't have much to offer, other than a place of rare beauty called Buchan's Wood, which was bequeathed to the town. The savvy local tourist director renames the woods "The Fairy Glen," and has brochures printed with a beautiful photograph of a kingfisher rising from a pond on the cover. 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. And when violence strikes again, the lawman's investigation quickly turns from animal cruelty to murder
Death of a dreamer by M. C Beaton( Recording )

29 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surprised that a newcomer to the Scottish Highlands has remained steadfast to her new home in spite of an inhospitable winter, constable Hamish Macbeth learns that the woman has deluded herself into believing that she is engaged to a local artist
Death of an honest man by M. C Beaton( Recording )

11 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nobody loves an honest man, or that was what police sergeant Hamish Macbeth tried to tell newcomer Paul English, who has just moved to a house in Cnothan, a sour village on Hamish's beat. He attended church in Lochdubh. He told the minister, Mr. Wellington, that his sermons were boring. He told tweedy Mrs. Wellington that she was too fat and in these days of increasing obesity it was her duty to show a good example. Angela Brody was told her detective stories were pap for the masses and it was time she wrote literature instead. He accused Hamish of having dyed his fiery red hair. He told Jessie Currie, who repeated all the last words of her twin sister, that she needed psychiatric help. "I speak as I find', he bragged. Voices saying, "I could kill that man" could be heard from Lochdubh to Cnothan. And someone did. Now Hamish is faced with a bewildering array of suspects
Death of a bore by M. C Beaton( Recording )

26 editions published between 2005 and 2018 in English and held by 795 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 the bore, gumshoe Hamish Macbeth finds a possible motive after reading the victim's latest manuscript
Death of a gentle lady : a Hamish Macbeth mystery by M. C Beaton( Recording )

28 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 767 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
Death of a liar : a Hamish Macbeth mystery by M. C Beaton( Recording )

7 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 748 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 yesterday by M. C Beaton( Recording )

26 editions published between 2013 and 2018 in English and held by 639 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
The alphabet house by Jussi Adler-Olsen( Recording )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 621 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
The scarecrow and his servant by Philip Pullman( Recording )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 587 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 magic kingdom by Stanley Elkin( )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Eddy Bale loses his son to a rare disease, he decides to take 7 terminally-ill children to Disney's Magic Kingdom
Death of a poison pen by M. C Beaton( Recording )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 564 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
Eminence by Morris West( )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 552 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
 
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The tale of Despereaux : [being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread]
Covers
A single shardDeath of a chimney sweepThe red queenDeath of a valentineDeath of a witch : a Hamish Macbeth mysteryDeath of a maidDeath of a dreamerDeath of a bore
Languages
English (375)