WorldCat Identities

Jardine, Quintin

Overview
Works: 147 works in 763 publications in 4 languages and 23,072 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6060.A67, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Quintin Jardine
Dead and buried by Quintin Jardine( Book )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Still feeling the effects of his last case (Lethal Intent), Deputy Chief Constable Bob Skinner has been asked to follow up in London on the resulting treason investigation. He leaves his very capable Edinburgh police to oversee several lines of inquiry dealing with such varied crimes as stalking, murder, and drug dealing
Fatal last words by Quintin Jardine( Book )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Skinner stands on the edge of a career-defining moment a famous figure from another field is found dead. As the mystery deepens, Skinner finds himself crossing swords with an old enemy from the past. Meanwhile a second Scottish celebrity dies violently in Australia. It seems impossible, but could the two be connected? As DCS Mario McGuire heads to Melbourne to investigate, back in Scotland his boss's big moment is compromised in the most dramatic and unexpected manner, as a famous friendship is shattered for ever
A rush of blood by Quintin Jardine( Book )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The horrific suicide of a successful Lithuanian entrepreneur rouses suspicion among the newly appointed Chief Constable Bob Skinner and his colleagues. They've crossed swords with the businessman before; why would a man with everything to live for take his own life? As enquiries begin, a mystery girl, drugged and incoherent, is dumped in a health center by a mysterious Galahad, who promptly disappears. Who is she, who is he, and where has he gone? Is it coincidence that most of the massage parlors in the city have suddenly closed overnight?"--Publisher description
Lethal intent by Quintin Jardine( Book )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Edinburgh, Deputy Chief Constable Bob Skinner has his hands full with an MI5 operation against Albanian gangsters, the murdered son of a police officer and Scotland's First Minister's unwelcome attempt to take over the police force
Stay of execution by Quintin Jardine( Book )

14 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Chief Constable Bob Skinner is involved in security for the Pope, but he must find out if there's a connection between the unusual deaths that are happening and the important visit
Aftershock by Quintin Jardine( Book )

14 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deputy chief constable Bob Skinner investigates a series of killings that may be copycats of crimes commited by Daniel Ballester, who was charged with four murders and is now dead, unless he convicted the wrong man for the crimes
Grievous angel by Quintin Jardine( Book )

16 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fifteen years in the past ... newly promoted Detective Superintendent Bob Skinner is called to investigate a most brutal death. A man lies at the deep end of an empty swimming pool, his neck broken and almost every other bone in his body shattered. Soon, an organised crime connection looms, and bloody retribution spreads to a second city. Then violence erupts on a new front, as a vicious knifeman seems to be targeting Edinburgh's gay population. As if this double dose of homicide isn't enough for a single man with a teenage daughter to raise and protect, Skinner's personal life takes a similar, perilous twist."--Page [2] of jacket
Blood red by Quintin Jardine( Book )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Primavera Blackstone is enjoying the quiet life in an idyllic village on the Catalan coast of Spain. The attractive single mother and eight-year-old Tom, son of the late and still lamented Oz Blackstone, are popular figures in the tiny community. But her close friendship with the parish priest has eyebrows rising and tongues wagging. Then a dispute explodes with a powerful councilman who refuses to allow the village wine fair to go ahead. When his body is found, head caved in, some ominous questions are asked
Inhuman remains : a Primavera Blackstone mystery by Quintin Jardine( Book )

16 editions published in 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Her mind still filled with thoughts of her dead ex-husband, Oz, Primavera Blackstone is in Spain with their son Tom when their peace is breached again with the arrival of her elderly but formidable aunt, Adrienne McGowan. All is not well in Auntie Ade's world; her roguish son Frank has become involved with a shady international casino project and has disappeared. Prim flies to Seville to track him down, only to find herself a fugitive, with her life under threat, as her aunt joins the missing persons list, and Tom is forced to flee to safety. As she and her companion in danger cross Spain in a struggle to keep themselves alive, and to free Adrienne, Prim finds herself at the centre of a maelstrom of mystery
Skinner's rules by Quintin Jardine( Book )

17 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of international murder, featuring Supt. Skinner of the Edinburgh CID. It begins with the hunt for the killer of a successful lawyer and his fiancee. No sooner is a Japanese industrialist identified as a suspect, than he is found dead and new evidence points to Islamic terrorists
Death's door by Quintin Jardine( Book )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When two young female artists are murdered in what looks like ritualistic killings, the pressure is on to find a highly professional murderer. What is the link with the art world? Is the killer a disgruntled art critic? A twice-jilted lover? It's not long before Deputy Chief Constable Bob Skinner gets called back to the frontline
Pray for the dying by Quintin Jardine( Book )

13 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The killing was an expert hit, three shots through the head as the lights dimmed at a concert in Glasgow. Edinburgh Chief Constable Bob Skinner is right in the center of the storm as it breaks over the Strathclyde force. The shooters are dead, killed at the scene. But who sent them? The crisis finds Skinner, his private life shattered by the shocking end of his marriage, taking a step that he had sworn he never would. Tasked by Scotland's First Minister with the investigation of the outrage, he quickly uncovers some very murky deeds. The trail leads to London, where Skinner has to rattle the bars of the most formidable cage in the country, and go head to head with its leading power brokers. Can the Chief solve the most challenging mystery of his career, or will failure end it?
Funeral note by Quintin Jardine( Book )

14 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After a tip-off, a man's body is exhumed from a shallow grave in Edinburgh. Murder surely, yet he died from natural causes, so, case closed? Indeed, was there ever a case? But Chief Constable Skinner and his people keep on digging. Who was the man, why was he buried so reverentially, and by whom? Meanwhile corruption is discovered within the force, and an investigation launched. Immersed in crises and with his marriage heading for the rocks, Skinner finds his very career hanging in the balance, its fate beyond his control. In a tale seen through the eyes of each of its leading players, Quintin Jardine, the Crimemaster, lays mystery upon mystery until the greatest threat of all those facing the Chief is revealed, and a deadly race begins. Can he win out, or will his life implode?"--Jacket
Alarm call by Quintin Jardine( Book )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and Czech and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oz Blackstone didn't go looking for fame: it jumped out of an alleyway and mugged him with a fist full of high denomination notes. Movie stardom, wealth, a successful marriage - Oz is standing on the brink of the Seriously Big Time and life just seems to keep lining up the cherries...He should have known it couldn't stay that good for that long - don't the juiciest fruit always go sour? The first sign of trouble appears when Oz finds his ex-wife Primavera Phillips, drenched in her own tears - her life in ruins, cheated out of her fortune and robbed of her baby boy, Tom, by his lying con-man father. What could Oz do but help? Maybe he should have called for help himself, or stuck to the game plan of looking after number one. Instead he set out on a voyage of dark intrigue and wild discovery that would turn his life upside down - again
Skinner's round by Quintin Jardine( Book )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edinburgh's police chief, Robert Skinner, must confront evil past and present when a series of grisly murders occurs before a legendary golf tournament in Scotland. As the world's leading golfers congregate at Witches' Hill to begin the tournament, Skinner must stop yet another murder. Some say an old curse is responsible, others believe it is a grudge killing by a business rival. Skinner is forced to suspect both, and his investigations will lead to an unexpected and spectacular conclusion
Autographs in the rain by Quintin Jardine( Book )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A frightening shotgun attack sends Skinner and his old flame Louise Bankier diving for cover when they are taking an evening stroll. "For Skinner, tracking down her tormentor isn't just business now. It's very personal indeed."--Jacket
Skinner's festival by Quintin Jardine( Book )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scottish nationalists launch a campaign of terror during the Edinburgh Festival, exploding bombs and killing people. In answer, Bob Skinner, the assistant chief constable, forms a special police team to counter-attack. By the author of Skinner's Rules
As easy as murder by Quintin Jardine( Book )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Primavera Blackstone investigates a series of murders happening in the vicinity of Patterson Cowling, the new boyfriend of her best friend Shirley, all while trying to entertain the nephew of her late husband and his golf-obsessed family
For the death of me by Quintin Jardine( Book )

10 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in English and Czech and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's summertime in Monaco. Oz Blackstone, now an international film star, is sitting on the verandah of his opulent villa--"one of three homes--"idly gazing at Roman Abramovitch's luxury yacht as it slips into the harbor. Life doesn't get much better than this. But somebody knows where Oz lives. A struggling author sweet-talks him into buying the movie rights to his latest novel for 50,000 dollars, and a shocking trap is laid
Unnatural justice by Quintin Jardine( Book )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While Oz Blackstone is enjoying the success of his new movie he finds there are some who wish harm on him and his family
 
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Dead and buried
Alternative Names
Quintin Jardine Brits romanschrijver

Quintin Jardine écrivain écossais

Quintin Jardine Scottish writer

Quintin Jardine skót író

ジャーディン, クィンティン

Languages
English (241)

Czech (5)

Japanese (2)

Dutch (1)

Covers
Fatal last wordsA rush of bloodLethal intentStay of executionAftershockGrievous angelBlood redInhuman remains : a Primavera Blackstone mystery