WorldCat Identities

Montague, Bruce

Overview
Works: 84 works in 143 publications in 1 language and 2,089 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Golf stories  History  Detective and mystery fiction  Miscellanea  Domestic fiction  Popular works 
Roles: Narrator, Author
Classifications: PR6051.I65, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Bruce Montague
Hole in one by Catherine Aird( Recording )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Chief Inspector C.D. Sloan works in the quiet town and conty of Calleshire, where he's endured the pressures of his demanding boss and the company of Constable Crosby, Sloan's all too constant but not very helpful side-kick. A death occurs on the links, a death which is improbably murder
Chapter and hearse by Catherine Aird( Recording )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short mystery stories
Catch that Tiger : Churchill's secret order that launched the most astounding and dangerous misiion of World War II by Noel Botham( Book )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unleashed by Hitler in 1942, the German Tiger tank was by far the most powerful tank ever built at the time--the 60-ton monster could destroy any Allied tank from more than a mile away. Desperate to discover the secret technology used in its manufacture, Winston Churchill chose a brilliant young army engineer, Major Doug Lidderdale, as his special agent. In a late-night briefing in the subterranean war rooms under Whitehall he ordered him "Go catch me a tiger." Doug did not hesitate, and by February 1943 was facing Rommel's desert army
Passing strange by Catherine Aird( Recording )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Things had gone wrong from the very beginning at the Almstone Flower Show, including a missing fortune teller. But events take a decidedly macabre turn when the fortune teller is found-and Detective Inspector Sloan and Detective Constable Crosby arrive to investigate a murder for which there seems no means, no motive and no opportunity. -- from the publisher
Amendment of life by Catherine Aird( Recording )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Carter is tidying up the yew hedge maze (an allegory for death) at Aumerle Court, supervised by Miss Daphne. They both realize that death is in their midst. Inspector Sloan soon arrives to investigate
The darling buds of May by H. E Bates( Recording )

8 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hilarious rural adventures of Pop and Ma Larkin
Little knell by Catherine Aird( Recording )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It had seemed such a simple job for Wetherspoon and Wetherspoon, Furniture Removers to clear Whimbrel House of its contents following the death of Colonel Caversham. Only one item proved difficult to manoeuvre, the heavy coffin containing an Egyptian mummy. However, the coroner does not consider it a straightforward job--for a body, however ancient, has been moved without his consent. And Detective Inspector Sloan is sent to sort out the red tape. But what neither he nor anyone else expected was the sight that befell them when the coffin lid was raised
Harm's way by Catherine Aird( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A finger dropped by a crow on a woodsy path is enough to tell Detective Sloan that something is rotten in the county of Calleshire, apart from the dead man who lies unburied somewhere in a British field
Stiff news by Catherine Aird( Recording )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No one was surprised when an octogenarian woman was found dead, but on the morning of her funeral, her son receives a very disturbing letter from his mother, and in it she states that someone is trying to kill her
The book of royal useless information by Noel Botham( Book )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continuing the sensational success of the Useless Information Series, the Official Useless Information Society brings you another essential compendium of everything you never needed but always wanted to know. A celebration of the Queens Diamond Jubilee this amazing volume contains all things royal such as:; The popular misconception that the royal family cannot vote in political elections. It is only the Queen, herself, who is not allowed to vote. Other members of the family merely choose not to.; The Queen learned to drive in 1945 when she joined the wartime army but has never held a driving
A little of what you fancy by H. E Bates( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Pop Larkin suffers a mild heart attack, Ma Larkin sends a succession of women up to his bedroom to tempt him back to health
Birds, bees and educated fleas : an A-Z guide to the sexual predilections of animals from aardvarks to zebras by Bruce Montague( Book )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arranged alphabetically by species, here is the perfect handbook for anyone wanting to know what goes on in the animal world behind the - metaphorical - bedroom curtains. A collection of fascinating, if sometimes arcane, facts about animal sex
Malice aforethought by Francis Iles( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story unfolds to reveal a hen-pecked country doctor's terrible means of escape from his unsatisfactory existence, his nervous blunders and his emotions as he struggles in his own tangled web
The night she died by Dorothy Simpson( Recording )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pray for a brave heart by Helen MacInnes( Recording )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bruce Denning checked into the ultra-respectable Swiss hotel, to all intents another American tourist. But his purpose there was far from normal. He was involved, far deeper than he had intended, in what promised to be one of the biggest diamond robberies in history
The laughing ghost by Dorothy Eden( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wedding bells and chimney sweeps by Bruce Montague( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wedding Bells and Chimney Sweeps is a wideranging, highly readable collection of information about marriage, a miscellany of facts, lore, statistics, old wives' tales, historical snippets, anecdotes, quotations, myths and superstitions. From the origin of the reading of banns to marriages conducted by ships' captains, the significance to a bride of the wooden spoon to the tradition of tossing her garter, the red tape required before a marriage can take place to Amish weddings and wedlock in literature, here is a book in which readers, married, soon-to-be-married, or determinedly single, are
Blood and judgement by Michael Francis Gilbert( Recording )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While collecting firewood for Guy Fawkes Night, three boys discover a murdered woman near a reservoir. She is the wife of Monk Ritchie, an escaped criminal. Detective Sergeant Patrick Petrella, whose colleague is unconscious from a beating by one of Ritchie's gang, takes a personal interest in the case
A breath of French air by H. E Bates( Recording )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Larkins take their first holiday abroad, armed with plenty of cash, their Rolls-Royce and a smattering of French
When the green woods laugh by H. E Bates( Recording )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the third of the Larkin novels, the full Larkin orchestra is back on the rural fiddle. Pop Larkin continues to make his Dragon's Blood and Angela Snow bewitches the Brigidier who finds he may be too old to ride but he is still young enough to fall. Read by Philip Franks who played Charlie in the top-rating Yorkshire Television series "The Darling Buds of May."
 
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Passing strange
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