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True-May, Brian

Overview
Works: 492 works in 740 publications in 1 language and 25,953 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery television programs  Action and adventure television programs  Television series  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Television crime shows  Television programs  Fiction 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
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Most widely held works by Brian True-May
Midsomer murders by Caroline Graham( Visual )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 634 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 Beyond the grave by Midsomer murders [Television program]( Visual )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The house in the woods: Winyard is haunted, or so the locals say. When a young couple is murdered on the property, villagers believe Winyard's reputation is well earned. Dead letters: When the mother of a former festival queen drowns herself during Oak Apple Week, the question arises: was it suicide or was it murder? Vixen's run: Freddy Butler has been married three times. When keelslls over dead at a family gathering, he leaves an estate worth killing for. Down among the dead men: Barnaby and Jones follow a trail of blackmail when accountant Martin Barrett is murdered
Midsomer murders( Visual )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 457 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 Death's shadow( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 451 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( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 417 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( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Chief Inspector Barnaby and his young assistant unravel mysteries and solve crimes in the villages of Midsomer County
Midsomer murders( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 408 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 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 405 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 2008 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 403 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
Midsomer murders by John Nettles( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries. Things that go bump in the night: A series of grisly murders rocks the village of Fletcher's Cross and local spiritualists fall under suspicion. Dead in the water: Barnaby and Scott immerse themselves in the luxurious world of rowing after a murder mars the annual Midsomer Regatta. Orchis fatalis: In the orchid-mad village of Midsomer Malham, Barnaby and Scott must discover who would kill to own an extremely rare specimen. Bantling boy: Why did the owner of Bantling Hall bequeath his champion thoroughbred to four Midsomer villagers? The only person who knows doesn't live to tell the tale
Midsomer murders( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries. A talent for life: Sordid affairs and financial secrets boil silently beneath the surface in the village of Malham Bridge until a double murder stirs the waters. Death and dreams: Investigating a string of deaths in Midsomer Worthy, Barnaby follows a trail of strange clues, nearly to his own demise. Painted in blood: When Joyce Barnaby finds a fellow painter from her Midsomer Florey watercolor class stabbed to death, two National Intelligence Squad agents take over the case. A tale of two Hamlets: Someone is decimating the ancient Smyth-Webster family, and the bad blood between the villages of Upper and Lower Warden is renewed with a vengeance. Birds of prey: Investment in a secret invention leads to an apparent suicide in Midsomer Magna, and a plan to steal valuable falcon eggs leads to another death. Can Barnaby and Troy find the link?
Midsomer murders( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries. Blood wedding: Cully's wedding day is fast approaching, but a series of bizarre murders at an upper-class wedding leave Barnaby distracted. Shot at dawn: A long-standing family feud erupts into violence after a disgraced soldier's name is placed on a World War I memorial. Left for dead: Barnaby discovers a potential link between a double murder and a decades-old disappearance in the sleepy town of Dunstan. Super sleuths: A documentary about Midsomer murders in which John Nettles, Caroline Graham, Anthony Horowitz, and others reflect on the show's first decade
Midsomer murders( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries. Small mercies: Little Worthing's model village is the highlight of its tourism trade, until a dead body disfigures it. The creeper: A cat burlar's robberies exppose the dark secrets of a prominent family. The great and the good: A village school's possible closing leads to murder, mayhem, and a sleepwalking schoolteacher
Midsomer murders( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 394 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 )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 394 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
Midsomer murders by John Nettles( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 392 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 2010 and 2015 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. The Dogleg Murders: Members of the swanky Whiteoaks Golf Club keep turning up dead by the 13th hole. The black book: The detectives investigate a string of savage murders precipated by a local art auction. Secrets and spies: A mysterious creature is killing sheep in Midsomer County, but it soon moves on to larger prey. The glitch: A local scientist's determination to stop an American millionaire's latest business venture has fatal repurcussions
Midsomer murders by Midsomer murders [Television program]( Visual )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nothing is quite as it seems behind the closed doors of Midsomer County's chocolate-box cottages and picture perfect English countyside, as Inspector Barnaby soon discovers. Murder and mayhem abound in this highly acclaimed British whodunit based on the character created by Caroline Graham
Midsomer murders( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these four contemporary British television mysteries. Death and dust: The impending marriage of a widowed doctor and a well-to-do divorcée motivates a murder of mistaken identity. Picture of innocence: In the midst of a "shooting war" between rival camera clubs, someone tries to frame Barnaby, and definitely not for a portrait. They seek him here: Heads roll, quite literally, when a movie crew begins filming an adventure classic set during the French Revolution. Death in a chocolate box: A long-buried scandal reemerges to haunt two of Barnaby's former colleagues, now the managers of a halfway house
Midsomer murders( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries. The house in the woods: According to local legend, Winyard is haunted, and it lives up to its reputation when a young couple dies on the property in a grisly fashion. Dead letters: As Midsomer Barton celebrates Oak Apple Week, the mother of a former festival queen drowns herself. But is it really suicide? Vixen's run: At a family gathering, thrice-married baronet Freddy Butler keels over dead, leaving an estate worth killing for. Down among the dead men: The shotgun slaying of accountant Martin Barrett leads Barnaby and Jones on a trail of blackmail
 
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May, Brian True-

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