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Wincott, Andrew

Works: 76 works in 348 publications in 1 language and 3,331 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Suspense fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Adventure stories  Historical fiction  Paranormal fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PR9405.9.S5, 823.914
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Andrew Wincott
Gone to ground by John Harvey( )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen's missing laptop and a biography he was writing about fifties film star Stella Leonard? Stephen's sister, Lesley, believes her brother had unearthed the true facts behind Stella's mysterious death and that her family would do everything in their power to stop them coming to light - even to the extent of murder. Whilst Lesley pursues her own investigations, both she and Helen Walker become victims of the violence that swirls around them - as they uncover the secrets of a family blighted by power, wealth and lust
The tarnished chalice by Susanna Gregory( )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a bitter winter evening in 1356, Matthew Bartholomew and Brother Michael arrive in Lincoln?Michael to accept an honor from the cathedral, and Bartholomew to look for the woman he wants to marry. It is not long before they learn that the friary in which they are staying is not the safe haven they imagine?one guest has already been murdered. It soon emerges that the dead man was holding the Hugh Chalice, a Lincoln relic with a curiously bloody history. Bartholomew and Michael are soon drawn into a web of murder, lies, and suspicion in a city where neither knows who can be trusted
We are now beginning our descent by James Meek( )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Against his better judgment, Adam Kellas--divorced, unstable and spurned by his lover--accepts a war assignment from his newspaper. It is the beginning of a journey which takes him from the mountains of Afghanistan to the elegant dinner tables of north London, the marshlands of the American South and, ultimately, to the darkest realms of the human imagination."
Ritual by Mo Hayder( )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the pitch dark, nine feet under water, police diver Flea Marley closes her gloved fingers around a human hand. The fact that there's no body attached is disturbing enough. Yet more disturbing is the discovery, a day later, of the matching hand - indications suggest that the victim was still alive when they were removed. Flea and DI Jack Caffery soon establish that the hands belong to a boy who has recently disappeared. Their search for him - and for his abductor - lead them into the darkest recesses of Bristol's underworld, where drug addiction is rife, where street-kids sell themselves for a hit, and where an ancient evil lurks
The gilded seal by James Twining( )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The most audacious heist in history is about to commence, and Tom Kirk is right in the middle of it! Whilst investigating the theft of a stolen Da Vinci, reformed art thief Tom Kirk is confronted with the horrifying sight of a cat nailed to the wall where the painting once stood. He recognises the sign as a greeting from his old enemy Milo, and then finds out that a long time friend in Seville has been murdered. Meanwhile, in New York, FBI agent Jennifer Browne has been asked to investigate a possible art fraud. The trail leads to an Iranian art dealer who denies all knowledge, but when a lawyer who he had dealings with is murdered, Jennifer knows she has stumbled across something very sinister. Are the reappearance of Milo, the murder of Tom's friend and the stolen Da Vinci connected? Are Tom and Jennifer's paths destined to cross again as they descend into a maelstrom of deadly betrayal?
Skin by Mo Hayder( )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the decomposing body of a young woman is found, the wounds on her wrists suggest an open-and-shut case of suicide. But Jack Caffery is not so sure. Other apparent suicides are cropping up, and they all have a connection to Elf's Grotto, a nearly bottomless network of flooded quarries just outside the city. Caffery begins to suspect a shadowy and sinister predator, someone - or something - that can disappear into darkness and slip into houses unseen. Working alongside Caffery is rough-and-tough police diver Flea Marley, but while pursuing her investigation, she stumbles upon something far too close to home that no one - not even Caffery - can help her face
Johnny come home by Jake Arnott( )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London, 1972, and a charismatic anarchist called O'Connell dies of an overdose, leaving his artist boyfriend, Pearson, and fellow activist Nina in shock. It also leaves a spare room in their squat, so Pearson moves in Sweet Thing, a streetwise yet vulnerable young boy he initially picks up but then tries to help. Pearson isn't the only one who's interested though--glam rock star Johnny Chrome is on the brink of breakdown and is convinced that Sweet Thing is the only one who can bring him back. As Sweet Thing gets drawn further into Johnny Chrome's dangerous orbit, Pearson and Nina discover that O'Connell was not all that he seemed
Name to a face by Robert Goddard( Recording )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sequence of extraordinary events over 300 years provides the links in a chain of intrigue, greed and murder. Three seemingly unconnected events: the sinking of the "HMS Association" in 1707, an unsolved murder thiry years later, and the supposed accidental drowning of a journalist diving at the wreck site in 1999
The mark of a murderer by Susanna Gregory( )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

February 1355, and Oxford explodes in one of the most serious riots of its turbulent history. Fearing for their lives, the scholars flee the city, and some choose the University at Cambridge as their temporary refuge. However, they don't remain safe for long. Within hours of their arrival, the first of their number dies, followed quickly by a second. When Bartholomew and Brother Michael begin to investigate the deaths, they uncover evidence that the Oxford riot was not a case of random violence, but part of a carefully orchestrated plot
Betrayal in Naples by Neil Griffiths( )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jim Wolf is abandoned in a Naples back street by a taxi driver. This is not what he came to the city for. But he's soon found by Louisa--an ex-lover never quite forgotten--now married to a charismatic Neapolitan judge. The three become close friends, and it's not long before Jim is closely involved in a high profile-mafia trial and once again irresistibly tempted by Louisa. Jim is soon out of his depth, seduced by both the beauty and danger of this mysterious city, where betrayal--of a lover, of a friend, of oneself--is part of the way of life, and where, if you break the unspoken codes, a single gesture from a powerful man can condemn you
January window by Philip Kerr( Recording )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scott Manson is team coach for London City football club. He's also their all-round fixer - he gets the lads in to training and out of trouble, keeps the wags at bay and the press in his pocket. The players love him, the bosses trust him. But now London City manager Joao Zarco is dead, killed at his team's beloved stadium at Silvertown Docks. Even Scott Manson can't smooth over murder ... but can he catch the killer before he strikes again?
Hand of God by Philip Kerr( Recording )

7 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A London City player collapses in a crucial match in Athens. A heart attack? Or something more sinister? Scott Manson must find the truth before the rest of the team is put in danger
The quest by Wilbur A Smith( Recording )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Egypt is struck by a series of terrible plagues that cripple the Kingdom, and then the ultimate disaster follow. The Nile fails. The waters that nourish and sustain the land dry up. Something catastrophic is taking place in the distant and unexplored depths of Africa from where the mighty river springs. In desperation Pharoah sends for the Warlock Taita, the only man who might be able to win through to the source of the Nile and discover the cause of all their woes. None of them can have any idea what a terrible enemy lays in ambush for The Warlock in those mysterious lands at the end of their world
Until the darkness comes by Kevin Brooks( Recording )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's the weekend of Halloween, and PI John Craine has temporarily closed down his business and gone to stay in a rundown old hotel on Hale Island - a small, bleak island just off the coast of Essex. He's come to Hale to get away from it all - the memories and the guilt, and a past that just won't let go. All too soon Craine stumbles across the dead body of a young girl on the beach. He calls the police, but when they arrive the body has inexplicably disappeared -- or did Craine imagine it in the first place? Determined to get to the truth, Craine starts to ask his own questions. And once more he finds himself tangled up in a deadly network of corruption, fear and violence. But it seems no one on the island is talking
No going back by Lyndon Stacey( Recording )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When two young sisters run away on Dartmoor, Charlie Whelan and his German Shepherd, Taz, are called into action. A desperate search turns up one of the girls. However, rather than showing relief at being rescued, she seems terrified. Charlie must find out what have the girls had been running from
In honour bound by Gerald Seymour( Recording )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An SAS captain is sent to the Afghanistan border to organise a search and destroy mission
The Geneva deception by James Twining( Recording )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retired art thief Tom Kirk is asked by an old friend to investigate a case involving the thief of the long lost Caravaggio painting. Before long they find themselves submerged in a vast criminal conspiracy involving the police, politicians, the church and the secret society born of a pact between two Mafia families decades before
Wrapped in white by Kevin Brooks( Recording )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

PI John Craine is hired to investigate the brutal murder of a Somali youth called Jamaal Tan. The police are treating the murder as just another gang-related crime, but Tan's aunt believes there's more to it than that, and she claims the police are trying to cover up her nephew's death. While investigating the case, Craine learns of the sudden death of his friend and mentor Leon Mercer. At first it appears to be a tragic accident, but Craine soon finds himself entangled in two deeply suspicious investigations. And before long he comes face to face with a man he hoped never to see again
The seal by Margaret Astbury( Recording )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kate Mallory comes across a foreign banknote and a drawing of an ancient talisman in a local churchyard. Richard Torrey is haunted by a young woman. Together, Kate and Richard decide to investigate a possible link between these random clues
Gently down the stream by Alan Hunter( Recording )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chief Inspector Gently has to cancel his fishing holiday when he is called in to lead an investigation into the death of a man in the burnt-out shell of a boat
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