Most widely held works by Brian Eastman
The mill on the Floss ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 677 libraries worldwide
A woman ahead of her time faces a choice between loyalty and love in marrying a childhood friend or her true passion, her cousin's fiance.
Shadowlands ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 604 libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of C.S. Lewis, a world-renowned writer and professor who remains untouched by any great passion until he meets and falls in love with Joy Gresham, a feisty, abrasive New York divorcée.
Rosemary & Thyme. Series one ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 489 libraries worldwide
Rosemary Boxer and Laura Thyme, two middle-aged women, make a fresh start by opening a gardening business. Mysteries grow around these two gardening sleuths as they dig up trouble on the job and use investigative skills to get to the bottom of things.
Murder in Mesopotamia ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 438 libraries worldwide
An archeologist's beautiful but unpopular wife is murdered while the couple is in Iraq excavating an historical site. At the request of local authorities a vacationing Hercule Poirot takes on the case.
Traffik ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 425 libraries worldwide
"From the fields of Pakistan through the docks of Hamburg to the halls of London's power elite, this epic drama crosses continents and cultures to portray the dark and dangerous world of international drug smuggling. The intersecting stories of vivid characters-- a British minister with a drug-addicted daughter, the wife of a German businessman whose husband is arrested for drug trafficking, and a Pakistani farmer struggling to live off his land-- spin a powerful web of intrigue and emotion"--AcornMedia WWW page.
Rosemary & Thyme. Series three ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 393 libraries worldwide
Stunning locations at home and abroad provide the backdrop for this hit British mystery series. From their former careers as a university plant biologist and a police officer, Rosemary Boxer and Laura Thyme bring unique investigative talents to their horticultural and human mysteries. Their unobtrusive presence in the garden gives them unique access to secrets other detectives might miss--and that murderers would rather not reveal.
The mysterious affair at styles ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 393 libraries worldwide
Set in the summer of 1917, the story follows the war-wounded Captain Arthur Hastings to the Styles St. Mary estate of his friend John Cavendish. The Cavendish household is wrought with tension due to the marriage of John's widowed mother to a suspicious younger man. Hastings runs into his old friend Hercule Poirot In the village. When the estate's trouble turns deadly, the friends unite to solve a most baffling case.
Agatha Christie's Poirot. Evil under the sun ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 378 libraries worldwide
During a doctor ordered rest at a resort, Poirot fears a fellow visitor may die, and a woman is found dead. Poirot becomes involved with solving the mystery of her murder.
P.G. Wodehouse's Jeeves & Wooster the complete second season ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in English and held by 377 libraries worldwide
Continuing adventures of Jeeves and Wooster.
Lord Edgware dies ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 364 libraries worldwide
Poirot agrees to visit the husband of a famous actress to urge him to reconsider her request for a divorce. Edgware insists that he has already agreed to his wife's request. Yet, within twenty-four hours, he is found murdered.
The murder of Roger Ackroyd ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 363 libraries worldwide
Hercule Poirot has retired to a country village, until his neighbor is found murdered. Poirot reunites with his old partner, Chief Inspector Japp, to find the culprit, exposing a web of blackmail, envy, and murder.
The ABC murders ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and Chinese and held by 326 libraries worldwide
Belgium sleuth Hercule Poirot untangles a baffling mystery of a murderer who announces his next victims through a series of letters each addressed to the detective himself.
Agatha Christie's Poirot. Dumb witness ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 300 libraries worldwide
An elderly woman confides to Poirot that she fears one of her relatives is trying to kill her for her money. He persuades her to disinherit her heirs, but she is murdered anyway.
Hickory dickory dock ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 290 libraries worldwide
Miss Lemon persuades Poirot to investigate a series of apparently minor thefts in a university hostel, but simple kleptomania soon turns to baffling homicide.
Agatha Christie's Poirot. Collector's set 2 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 283 libraries worldwide
Three episodes of the impeccably turned-out diminutive Belgian sleuth. With the his razor sharp mind and the aid of the affabel Captain Hastings, Poirot unravels the thorniest cases without mussing a hair of his famously sculpted mustache. Set in the elegance of 1930's England, the series also includes Chief Inspector Japp and Miss Lemon.
One, two, buckle my shoe ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 276 libraries worldwide
A popular dentist is gunned down and a broken shoe buckle is the key to solving the murder.
Murder on the links ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 273 libraries worldwide
Poirot and Hastings go on holiday at a French seaside resort. The famous detective is soon recognized and is quickly drawn into a case of abduction and murder. Challenged by an arrogant French detective, Poirot stakes his reputation on his superior sluething skills.
Agatha Christie's Poirot. Collector's set 7 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 262 libraries worldwide
The adventure of the Egyptian tomb: After an archeological dig turns deadly, Poirot must distinguish between ordinary evil and an other-worldly curse. The underdog: Hasting's passion for golf, and Poirot's for art, lead them to the scene of a baffling murder. The yellow Iris: The death of a British heiress haunts Poirot for two years before he has a chance to confront her killer.
The tree of death by Brian Eastman ( Book )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 149 libraries worldwide
When Laura Thyme goes to Baffington to visit her cousins recently-ordained son, she witnesses a sudden death. A year later Rosemary and Laura return to help with an ambitious Medieval Fayre, organised by the local celebrity, Franklin Danvers. Their task is to refurbish the neglected churchyard, but on their first morning they discover a body, pierced through the heart by an arrow. Unfortunately, most of the villagers have just received tuition in archery, and several proved excellent shots. Almost everyone has motive, means and opportunity, so the pair must weed through a village full of suspects to uncover the true murderer... -- Container.
Memory of water by Brian Eastman ( Book )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
Rosemary Boxer and Laura Thyme have been commissioned to restore the Elizabethan garden at Abbotslea, ancestral home of the Frazers. But Rosemary witnesses Jim's 'accident', and is called to testify at the inquest. When a second Lyvedon resident is murdered, Rosemary and Laura are convinced there must be a link. But will the horticultural sleuths' search for hidden secrets lead them to their own watery graves.
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