Beach, Ann 1938-
Most widely held works by Ann Beach
Foyle's war. Set 4 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 502 libraries worldwide
Invasion: As the first American GIs arrive to build an airbase near Hastings, the murder of a barmaid further strains already-tense relations between the locals and the Yanks.
Absent in the spring by Mary Westmacott ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 236 libraries worldwide
Foyle's war. Set 4, Bleak midwinter ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
The death of a young munitions worker and the murder of Paul Milner's wife seem linked, and Foyle strives to clear his sergeant from suspicion.
About my father's business by Lillian Beckwith ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
The tower room by Rona Randall ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Creepe Hall for ever by Alan Durant ( Recording )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
Back once more at Creep Hall, Oliver finds his relations in a gloomy mood. Uncle Vladimir is away and the odious Uncle Sylvester, Aunt Lupina and their horrible son Horace have taken up residence. To get rid of them, Oliver seeks a sporting resolution - helped by Mummy, twins Con and Can, Werebadger, Cleopatra and the rest. But who will be victorious?
Fresh fields. Set 1 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
The first set of the British comedy starring Julia McKenzie and Anton Rodgers.
Josie Smith in spring by Magdalen Nabb ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
Spring brings surprises for Josie Smith! She finds out that you can plant seeds if you invent a garden; that your mum can make you steal something by accident, and that there's more than one kind of Easter egg.
Five have a mystery to solve by Enid Blyton ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
The Famous Five find a mystery waiting for them on Whispering Island. At the end of the cliff passage is a vast chamber full of golden statues and other treasures, but there are also villains.
Creepe Hall by Alan Durant ( Recording )
2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
"Sent by his parents to stay with his distant relatives, Oliver has no idea of the weird and wonderful world he's about to enter. For Creepe Hall is unlike anywhere Oliver's ever been, and the Creepes are not like any family he's ever met. There's red-eyed, bat-like Uncle Vladimir, absent-minded inventor Uncle Franklin, the giant manservant Mummy, the extraordinary Werebadger, and last but not least the twins Constance and Candida, who have an uncanny habit of walking through walls!"
Return to Creepe Hall by Alan Durant ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
"Returning to Creepe Hall for the holidays, Oliver is delighted to find the Creepe family as weird and wonderful as ever. Uncle Vladimir, the fiery vampire, batty boffin Uncle Franklin, Werebadger, Mummy and the twins Con and Can all play their parts in a fantastic new adventure for Oliver."
Five are together again by Enid Blyton ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
Josie Smith in summer and Josie Smith in autumn by Magdalen Nabb ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
There's a pharoah in our bath by Jeremy Strong ( Recording )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Tony Lightspeed is always bringing home sick and injured animals, so when he turns up with an ancient Egyptian pharaoh his family isn't too surprised.
The mystery of the secret room by Enid Blyton ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
The Christmas holidays have come and the mystery-seeking five are amusing themselves with disguises and invisible ink. Their japes go a little too far for Clear-Orf, the policeman as he sets of in search of the mask wearing Pip. Pip runs into a deserted house that is fully furnished. Who is using it. The Five Find-Outers must solve the problem that has baffled the police.
Spook spotting & Spooks ahoy by Mary Hooper ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
1. Ace spook-spotter Amy is delighted when her best friend Hannah invites her to stay in an old castle. Her head fills with visions of headless horsemen and blood thirsty vampires, which don't excite Hannah in the least. What she's interested in is the wildlife sanctuary in the castle grounds. 2. From the moment Mum mentions the boating holiday. Amy's mind goes overboard with thoughts of treasure, mermaids, phantom ships and adventure on the high sea. The reality turns out to be quite different, but still with thrills, spills and laughs a plenty. Suggested audience: primary.
The King of the Barbareens by Janet Hitchman ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Absent in the spring by Agatha Christie ( Book )
in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
The country wife by William Wycherley ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
London is abuzz with new life after several tyrannical, repressive Puritan laws are repealed. The ease on morality allows the arts to flourish, but also plunges the city into much debauchery, including a slew of infidelities. However, country wife Margery is locked away in her house by her strict husband soon after their arrival to London. But Margery finds it hard to resist temptation, especially now that Horner, a trickster who feigns impotence, has her in his sites.
Foyle's war. Set 4, Bad blood ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Helping a colleague from a nearby town probe the murder of a war hero, Foyle confronts a deeper mystery. A top-secret experiment in biological warfare goes horribly wrong, claiming the victim's widow and threatening the life of Foyle's driver.
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