WorldCat Identities

Hall, Patricia 1940-

Overview
Works: 43 works in 179 publications in 1 language and 10,737 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery stories  College stories  Detective and mystery stories, English 
Classifications: PR6058.A46, 823.914
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Most widely held works by Patricia Hall
Skeleton at the feast by Patricia Hall ( Book )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With his career in limbo, Detective Chief Inspector Michael Thackeray heads for his alma mater, Oxford, to take a summer course where he is asked to investigate the disappearance of a senior don, a probe that brings him face to face with his own past at the university
Death in dark waters by Patricia Hall ( Book )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Carib Club is one of Bradfield's most popular night clubs, especially in the local black community-but it's in the heart of a Muslim district. Members of the local mosque are keen to get the club closed down, so when, after a night out clubbing, Jeremy Adams is knocked down by a taxi and left in a coma, the pressure on the Carib Club starts building. Jeremy had taken ecstasy tablets before the accident happened and his father, wealthy local businessman Grantley Adams, wants to know who supplied him with the pills. DCI Michael Thackeray is put on the case but when none of the boy's friends seem willing to talk he finds himself getting nowhere fast. Meanwhile Thackeray's girlfriend, reporter Laura Ackroyd, is conducting her own investigation into Bradfield's drugs problem. A young boy has died after falling from a tower block on the Wuthering Heights housing estate-the police are blaming the accident on a heroin overdose, but his friends swear that he was clean"--Publisher's description
Deep freeze by Patricia Hall ( Book )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Taking a chance at living together, reporter Laura Ackroyd and DCI Michael Thackeray find themselves investigating the same controversial case in the fatal shooting of a young teenager outside of an abortion clinic
Dead reckoning by Patricia Hall ( Book )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thackeray and Ackroyd confront economic and racial struggles in their Yorkshire town
The Italian girl by Patricia Hall ( Book )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Nearly fifty years ago in the town of Bradfield, in Yorkshire, a beautiful Italian girl vanished and a community mourned and then forgot her. It was a rainy Coronation day in 1953 when Mariella Bonetti disappeared, and the residents of the crowded apartment building where she lived were busy families, some friendly, some distant, but all slowly recovering from the havoc a world war wrought." -- Jacket
Dead beat by Patricia Hall ( Book )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"When photographer Kate O'Donnell takes off for London from swinging Liverpool she has two things in mind: to make a career and to track down her missing older brother. But when she does find a trace of Tom, he's still missing--leaving behind a dead flatmate and some very suspicious cops, including Harry Barnard of the vice squad. Kate determines to clear her brother's name, but her investigations take her on a terrifying journey, and soon she isn't sure if even the charming Barnard can be trusted..."--Amazon.com
Dead on arrival by Patricia Hall ( Book )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On a trip to London, journalist Laura Ackroyd witnesses the murder of an immigrant boy. She plans to write an article about the social implications of the crime for a London newspaper. Meanwhile, Yorkshier DCI Michael Thackeray tries to find a missing Muslim teenager
Perils of the night by Patricia Hall ( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Yorkshire, journalist Laura Ackroyd and inspector Michael Thackeray investigate the murder of a female student. Indications are she worked as a prostitute to earn money to pay her college fees. By the author of The Dead of Winter
The dead of winter by Patricia Hall ( Book )
2 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Yorkshire, a land development scheme gives rise to protests by environmentalists. When a woman protester is murdered, Chief Inspector Thackery has work on his hands. By the author of Dying Fall
The poison pool by Patricia Hall ( Book )
7 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Death by election by Patricia Hall ( Book )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Bradfield, England, police are ready to arrest sociologist Richard Thurston, a candidate in an election, charging he killed a man blackmailing him as a homosexual. Reporter Laura Ackroyd thinks Thurston is innocent and turns detective, bringing her to the attention of the killer
By death divided by Patricia Hall ( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Laura Ackroydk, journalist girlfriend of DCI Michael Thackery, becomes drawn into the plight of Julie Holden and her daughter Anna when she writes an article about domestic abuse. Julie takes flight to a women's refugek, but her dreams are shattered when Anna goes missing
Death in a far country by Patricia Hall ( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dying fall by Patricia Hall ( Book )
8 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A crime-ridden council estate in Yorkshire is the setting for this police investigation into child molesting and murder. A difficult probe as the inhabitants hate the police. The protagonists are Inspector Thackeray and reporter Laura Ackroyd. By the author of Death by Election
Sins of the fathers by Patricia Hall ( Book )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Thackeray and Ackroyd mystery
The masks of darkness by Patricia Hall ( Book )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The town of Pendle Bridge has changed in the last twenty years. Pendle House, once a children's home and now derelict and overgrown, is converted into a museum, but the building still has some terrible secrets
Death trap by Patricia Hall ( Book )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With Beatlemania having finally reached the capital, it's an exciting time to be in London. Especially for young photographer Kate O'Donnell, who left her native Liverpool six months previously to share a dilapidated flat with two girlfriends in Trendy Nottingham
Dressed to kill by Patricia Hall ( Book )
5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1963, a young photographer from Liverpool finds the darker side of London's fashion industry when she goes to work for at a fashion photographer's studio
False witness by Patricia Hall ( Book )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A head teacher is bludgeoned to death and a black teenager arrested. Although DCI Michael Thackeray was absent at the time of the investigation and arrest, as far as he is concerned it's case closed, until journalist Laura Ackroyd discovers some disturbing facts which cause the case against the youngster to unravel. It soon becomes clear that Peter Graves, the head teacher, was a widely disliked man, so why was Stevie Fletcher arrested so quickly, on so little evidence? Thackeray, encouraged by Laura, decides to re-open the case - but finds his own loyalty and integrity called into question
Devil's game by Patricia Hall ( Book )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Ackroyd & Thackeray series. Having discovered she is pregnant, journalist Laura Ackroyd must gather the courage to tell her partner, DCI Michael Thackeray - so she could have done without the task of profiling elusive venture capitalist Sir David Murgatroyd. Gradually she discovers more about Murgatroyd, especially his power to persuade others to his way of thinking. Meanwhile, Thackeray is busy with the disappearance of Karen Bastable, who went missing after an illicit meeting in the local forest. As the two future parents' careers collide, Laura must think of her own safety as she becomes entangled in a reality far darker than she could have ever imagined
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity O'Connor, Maureen, 1940-

O'Connor, Maureen
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English (129)
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