WorldCat Identities

Ferrars, E. X.

Overview
Works: 322 works in 1,560 publications in 3 languages and 37,792 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Christmas stories  Detective and mystery fiction  Detective and mystery stories, English 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6003.R458, 823.912
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about E. X Ferrars
 
Most widely held works by E. X Ferrars
Smoke without fire by Elizabeth Ferrars( Book )

13 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in English and Italian and held by 1,240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrew Basnett had hoped to spend a peaceful holiday season in the country, but those plans are dashed when his widely disliked neighbor is blown up two days before Christmas
Something wicked by Elizabeth Ferrars( Book )

12 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 1,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventy-year-old university professor Andrew Bassett, hoping to complete his book in the quiet village of Godlingham, becomes involved in an unsolved, six-year-old murder--and another murder just after his arrival
Root of all evil by Elizabeth Ferrars( Book )

8 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor Andrew Basnett thought he would spend a quiet Easter with his late wife's 85-year-old cousin--but soon threats of disinheritance disrupt the family gathering, and murder comes to call not once, but twice
Last will and testament by Elizabeth Ferrars( Book )

31 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an elderly widow, Evelyn Arliss, dies of a stroke, her niece and nephew are disconcerted to learn that there is little left for them to inherit - with the exception of a valuable set of miniatures, which shortly disappear and, along with them, the Bodwells, who had served Mrs. Arliss as housekeeper and gardner. Soon thereafter the not-so-grieving niece is found murdered and the the Bodwells turn up dead
The other devil's name by Elizabeth Ferrars( Book )

14 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mollie Baird receives an anonymous note hinting at murder, she calls in her friend, Professor Andrew Basnett, who discovers a secret so evil it threatens to destroy the entire village
A murder too many by Elizabeth Ferrars( Book )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retired botany professor returns to the campus where he taught and is asked to solve a two-year old murder of an artist. The person convicted of the murder maintains his innocence and now more people are being murdered leading to speculation and more questions
Woman slaughter by Elizabeth Ferrars( Book )

9 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Virginia is visited by her husband Felix, a rogue she loves but can't live with. Felix, characteristically, arrives at the start of strange doings, set off by the hit-and-run death of Virginia's elderly neighbor. The victim's frail wife is hospitalized after surgery and, when she returns home, Virginia arranges for the widow's household help. Next, the murders of two women throw the community into an uproar, and force Virginia to suspect Felix, despite her conviction that his idiosyncratic ethical sense would never permit him to commit serious crimes. As she might have guessed, Virginia's secretive spouse has been using his talent for deceit in an effort that pays off with the arrest of the killers
Breath of suspicion by Elizabeth Ferrars( Book )

26 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in English and held by 863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A British scientist who vanished in a cloud of suspicion, his distraught wife anxious both to find her husband and to prove his political allegiance, and a literate bookseller with an obsession about another man's wife are the main characters in this murder mystery
Trial by fury by Elizabeth Ferrars( Book )

8 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in English and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A housekeeper for a elderly couple and their maladjusted progeny, who live in a small English village, arrives home one day to find them all slain in the drawing room
I met murder by Elizabeth Ferrars( Book )

11 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Felix Freer and his ex-wife Virginia become involved in trying to locate the daughter of a famous British actress, recently dead, who had disappeared after she had come to stay with her cousins in a small English village
Murders anonymous by Elizabeth Ferrars( Book )

17 editions published between 1946 and 1992 in English and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Matthew Tierney's wife, who had recently come into a sizeable inheritance, is found murdered, the police suspect Matthew, and Matthew, in turn, suspects Grant Staveley, a painter who, while painting his wife's portrait is murdered, Matthew comes under even stronger suspicion of have done the deadly deed
Blood flies upwards by Elizabeth Ferrars( Book )

18 editions published between 1976 and 1992 in English and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Death of a minor character by Elizabeth Ferrars( Book )

7 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frog in the throat by Elizabeth Ferrars( Book )

15 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and held by 774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a neighbor of the friends she is staying with is murdered, Virginia Freer and her estranged husband become involved in a complex set of relationships which eventually ends in three deaths
Sleep of the unjust by Elizabeth Ferrars( Book )

12 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and Italian and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Hollywood actor Andrew Appleyard, in England for the wedding of his cousin and former fiancée, inexplicably committed suicide, he left two conflicting suicide notes and the fragment of a third. Wedding guest Felix Freer suspected that the roots of the tragedy lay deep in the past, and that an exceptionally calculating and cold-blooded killer was at work
Experiment with death by Elizabeth Ferrars( Book )

15 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CRIME & MYSTERY. When Sam Partlett joined the staff at the Institute of Pomology at King's Weltham, he brought nothing but discord. But it was not Sam who was found dead at the Institute, throat slashed with one of the laboratory razors. In the close-knit scientific community, Inspector Day quietly sets to work to probe the secrets of people busy with different experiments - but has someone carried out an experiment with death? 'One of the best contemporary writers of civilised murder mysteries' The Times
Beware of the dog by Elizabeth Ferrars( Book )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The murder of an heiress and the disappearance of an emerald necklace convinces Virginia Freer to contact her ex-husband to help solve the mystery
In at the kill by Elizabeth Ferrars( Book )

10 editions published between 1978 and 2001 in English and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman arrives at the holiday cottage she had rented to find the landlord murdered. The fact that he had given evidence against her brother on a robbery charge makes her a prime suspect, until it appears that her life is in danger too
Drowned rat by Elizabeth Ferrars( Book )

17 editions published between 1975 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Douglas has returned from Australia to inherit Havershaw House. He has displaced his cousin's family and brought strangers to the village, stirring up trouble. Now someone is trying to kill him
Thinner than water by Elizabeth Ferrars( Book )

5 editions published between 1981 and 1983 in English and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Virgina Freer and her ex-husband Felix meet again at an olf friend's wedding and, as usual, find murder awaiting them
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityFerrars, E. X.

Brown, Morna Davis.

Brown, Morna Doris

Brown Morna Doris 1907-1995

Brown, Morna Doris MacTaggart

Brown, Morna Doris MacTaggart, 1907-

Elizabeth Ferrars Brits schrijver van misdaadromans (1907-1995)

Ferarsa, Elizabete

Ferrars, E. X.

Ferrars, E.X., 1907-

Ferrars E. X. 1907-1995

Ferrars, Elisabeth

Ferrars, Elisabeth, 1907-

Ferrars Elisabeth 1907-1995

Ferrars, Elizabeth

Ferrars, Elizabeth 1907-

MacTaggart Brown, M.D.

MacTaggart, Morna Doris

MacTaggart, Morna Doris 1907-

MacTaggart, Morna Doris 1907-1995

エリザベス・フェラーズ

フェラーズ, エリザベス

Languages
English (265)

Italian (4)

German (3)

Covers
Death of a minor character