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Nettles, John 1943-

Overview
Works: 1,027 works in 1,776 publications in 1 language and 33,214 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Detective and mystery television programs  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Television programs  Biography  Action and adventure television programs  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
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Midsomer Murders Death's shadow by Midsomer murders [Television program] ( Visual )
47 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A successful theatrical director, Simon Fletcher, returns to Badger's Drift, his head filled with disturbing childhood memories. Soon after, a local property developer becomes the first in a string of baffling murders. Barnaby and Troy investigate the murders, looking for a common thread
Midsomer murders by Caroline Graham ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Death's shadow: A successful theatrical director, Simon Fletcher, returns to Badger's Drift, his head filled with disturbing childhood memories. Soon after, a local property developer becomes the first in a string of baffling murders. Strangler's wood: When a beautiful Brazilian woman is found strangled with a striped necktie in Raven's Wood, Barnaby experiences a disturbing sense of déjà vu. His investigation leads him to a trail fo blackmail, greed and betrayal. Blood will out: Barnaby is enlisted to keep the peace when the arrival of two feuding clans of travelers disrupts the tranquility of Martyr Warren. Local magistrate and Falklands War veteran Hector Bridges gets fired up about the interlopers and unwisely marches into the fray. Beyond the grave: First the portrait of a wealthy village forefather is found slashed to shreds in a local museum. Then a string of unearthly happenings in the museum and its graveyard terrify the community. Barnaby and Troy are called upon to separate fact from fiction
Midsomer murders ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dead man's eleven: Schock ripples across the village of Fletcher's Cross when a prominent businessman's trophy wife is bludgeoned to death with a cricket bat. While the victim had no apparent enemies, her avaricious husband, Robert Cavendish, is hated by all. Death of a stranger: As the Upper Marshwood hunt heads off into the woods, a filthy tramp runs for cover, stumbles and falls into a pit screaming. This suspicious death, and the puzzling behavior of several villagers, leads Barnaby to discover a tangle of sordid secrets. Blue herrings: When Muriel Harrap's lifeless body is found late one night in the elevator at Lawnside, a home for the elderly, everyone assumes she died of natural causes. But when another seemingly healthy woman dies, rumers of fraud and murder terrify the residents. Judgement day: Amid the excitement of preparations for the Perfect Village Competition in Midsomer Mallow, a local rogue is found brutally murdered. Barnaby discovers a wealth of suspects, all of whom appear to be lying, and a determination by the villagers to keep his investigation quiet so as not to jeopardize their chances in the competition
Midsomer murders by John Nettles ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Likable family man Tom Barnaby is the down-to-earth Chief detective for a cluster of idyllic English country villages where some of the rose-covered cottages are home to murderers, thieves, and blackmailers. Barnaby exposes the criminals with the help from his eager young assistant Sargeant Troy and from his supportive wife
Midsomer murders ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries. Garden of death: One of the most beautiful spots in Midsomer Deverell becomes a source of contention and then something far worse. Destroying angel: When the owner of the Easterly Grange Hotel dies, the hotel's manager fails to show up at the funeral or at the reading of the will that names him part-owner. The electric vendetta: A mutilated body found in the middle of a crop circle leads some to suspect that aliens have invaded Midsomer Parva. Who killed Cock Robin?: In Newton Magna, a murder mars plans for the upcoming wedding of the village squire's daughter. Dark autumn: In Goodman's Land, the postman is brutally murdered. Turns out he was delivering more than mail to the village women
Midsomer murders ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Barnaby is torn between work and family obligations when the maid of honor at a high-society wedding is murdered just days before his own daughter's nuptials. The body count rises as the detectives sift through a tangled web of upper-crust affairs and servants' gossip. Barnaby has to race to solve the case in time to walk Cully down the aisle
Midsomer murders ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries. The killings at Badger's Drift: The death of an elderly woman and the persistence of her lifelong friend draw Barnaby into a case that reveals the sordid side of this quaint village. Written in blood: Investigating the brutal murder of a Midsomer Worthy writer, Barnaby discovers that the victim had been living a fictitious life. Death of a hollow man: In Causton, Barnaby and his family take part in an amateur theatrical production of Amadeus that provides an abundance of real-life drama. Faithful unto death: When the wife of a wealthy local businessman disappears, Barnaby finds that Fawcett Green harbors a complex web of financial and romantic entanglements. Death in disguise: Barnaby needs all his wits about him as he investigates a string of deaths at a local New Age commune
Midsomer murders ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries
Midsomer murders ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries. The green man: Troy passes his inspector's exam and is moving on, but not before one more challenging case with Barnaby in Midsomer Worthy. Bad tidings: Dan Scott, Barnaby's new partner, gets a baptism by fire with a case in Midsomer Mallow that implicates Cully and her old schoolmates. The Fisher King: Barnaby and Scott follow a maze of Celtic rites, ancient artifacts, and twisted relationships to find the murderer of a Midsomer Barrow landowner. Sins of commission: Murder attends the annual literary festival in Midsomer St. Michael, leading Barnaby and Scott to discover a hotbed of corruption within the highbrow crowd
The merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Blending tragedy and comedy, this play presents contrasts and ambiguities, the complexities of which lie in the character Shylock, its captivating villain. Is he a villain, a buffoon, or tragic hero?
The Agatha Christie hour ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In these stories, lesser-known Christie heroes and heroines solve crimes of the heart as well as puzzling cases of larceny and murder. With just the right mix of danger and deception, romance and revenge, innocence and intrigue, these classic adaptations are Christie at her best"--Container
Midsomer murders ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries
Midsomer murders Strangler's wood ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a beautiful Brazilian woman is found strangled with a striped necktie in Raven's Wood, Barnaby experiences a disturbing sense of deja vu. His investigation leads him to a trail of blackmail, greed and betrayal
Midsomer murders by John Nettles ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries. A tale of two hamlets: Wealthy young Larry Smith of the Smythe-Webster family is killed in an explosion, leading Barnaby and Troy into a centuries-old feud between the villages of Upper and Lower Warden Manor. Death and dreams: In Midsomer Worthy, debt-ridden Martin Wroath is found shot to death, having apparently rigged up a way to trigger a shotgun with his toe. When rope goes missing and two more victims are hanged, Barnaby follows the string of suspects to a horrifying conclusion. Painted in blood: Joyce Barnaby is enjoying an outdoor watercolor class in Midsomer Florey until she discovers the body of a fellow student. Two National Intelligence Squad agents step in to take over the case, which intersects with Barnaby's purse-snatching investigation
Midsomer murders by John Nettles ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries. Second sight: A mysterious death brings Detective Chief Inspector Barnaby and his young assistant Sergeant Dan Scott to Midsomer Mere, where villagers claim psychic powers. Hidden depths: Barnaby and Scott face a bizarre crime scene when a local oenophile gets killed by a combination of catapult, croquet, and Chateau Lafite. Sauce for the goose: After a visitor dies while touring Plummer's relish factor, Barnaby and Scott investigate the local food wars. Midsomer rhapsody: Barnaby links a long-deceased local composer with odd events that crescendo to a murderous conclusion
Midsomer murders ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these four contemporary British television mysteries. Dance with the dead: A young man's apparent suicide leads Barnaby and his team searching for the man's missing girlfriend and ballroom dance partner. Animal within: When a woman presumed dead in a plane crash visits her uncle's estate three years later, she surprises everyone there, but it's an even greater shock when the uncle is murdered without a clear heir. King's crystal: Barnaby investigates a bitter feud at the heart of a family-owned glassworks involving the death of the family accountant. Axeman cometh: An aging band making a comeback tour stops for a concert in Midsomer, but someone's out to murder the band members one by one
Midsomer murders ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries inspired by the novels of Caroline Graham. Detective Chief Inspector Tom Barnaby has policed the murderous county for decades, and now he is ready to retire. In these four episodes Barnaby investigates his final cases before leaving the denizens of MIdsomer in the capable hands of his cousin, DCI John Barnaby and his partner, Detective Sergeant Ben Jones. Master Class: Competition over a prestigious music class unearths a long-kept secret. The Noble Art: A reenactment of a championship boxing match turns deadly. Not in My Back Yard: A clash over property development leads to a string of murders. Fit for Murder: The Barnabys' spa weekend is interrupted by a gruesome discovery
Midsomer murders ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries. Four funerals and a wedding: Every year, the Skimmington Fayre, a medieval ritual, rekindles an age-old battle of the sexes in Broughton. But this year, the men decide to reclaim their dignity and the bodies really start to accumulate. Country matters: With the town of Elverton in an uproar over a new supermarket, an environmental consultant hired by the store is found stabbed to death. Death in chorus: The new director of the Midsomer Worthy choir wants to win the upcoming choral competition in the worst way. He demands perfection from his singers. When tenor and local artist Connor Simpson is murdered after practice and other choir members receive threatening notes, disharmony reigns. Last year's model: Annie Woodrow is the wife of a pop music impresario who stands accused of killing her best friend. All the evidence points to Annie as the killer, but DCI Barnaby begins to doubt her guilt. With friend and clinical psychologist Pru Plunkett feeding his suspicions, Barnaby sets out to find the truth
Midsomer murders ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries. The made-to-measure murders: Barnaby and Jones investigate the murder of a widow on her way to confession as well as the death of her husband two years before. The sword of Guillaume: While visiting Brighton on business, DCI Barnaby partners with his cousin, Brighton's DCI John Barnaby, to investigate a local murder. Blood on the saddle: A dispute over property lines turns a Wild West show into a crime scene. The silent land: Barnaby and Jones investigate a librarian obsessed with the March Magna cemetery found dead on top of a grave
Midsomer murders ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries. Midsomer life: After the unpopular editor of a local magazine is found dead, Barnaby stumbles upon a nest of bribery, adultery, and secrets kept too long. The magician's nephew: Barnaby must determine if witchcraft is to blame when several members of a pagan cult are killed in an unusual manner. Days of misrule: Christmas comes early for Barnaby and Jones when a suspicious explosion frees them from a dreaded team-building exercise. Talking to the dead: Two couples go missing from the sleepy village of Monks Barton. The locals blame ghosts but Barnaby suspects a more earthly culprit
 
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Alternative Names
Nettles, John Vivian Drummond 1943-
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