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Babson, Marian

Works: 116 works in 824 publications in 5 languages and 32,395 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Humorous fiction  Fantasy fiction  Christmas stories  Christmas fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3552.A25, 813.54
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Publications about Marian Babson
Publications by Marian Babson
Most widely held works by Marian Babson
The cat who wasn't a dog by Marian Babson( Book )
25 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 1,441 libraries worldwide
Melodramatically grieving over the death of her Pekinese, Dame Cecile Savoy takes the dog's body to the taxidermist, where she discovers a fire, a dead body, and a cat in need of rescue and becomes involved in a case of arson, kidnapping, and murder
Only the cat knows by Marian Babson( Book )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,308 libraries worldwide
When his beloved twin sister Vanessa is left in a coma after being pushed down a flight of stairs, a vengeful Vance dons her clothes and makeup to masquerade as his sister and find out who might want her dead
No cooperation from the cat : a mystery by Marian Babson( Book )
18 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,283 libraries worldwide
Overseeing her daughter's frantic attempts to identify recipes in time for a cookbook deadline, aging actress Trixie and her companion, Evangeline, investigate claims that the original cookbook author died after eating one of the recipes
Please do feed the cat by Marian Babson( Book )
15 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 1,149 libraries worldwide
When his infamous celebrity girlfriend moves in and puts his cat on a diet, author Machu finds himself in trouble with his friends, while the cat, searching for better food at a neighbor's house, stumbles on a mystery
To catch a cat by Marian Babson( Book )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 985 libraries worldwide
"The last thing eleven-year-old Robin wants to hear is that his mother and her new husband are extending their honeymoon indefinitely. Not that staying with his Aunt Mags is so bad, but there's her boyfriend to contend with, and the members of the school gang are insisting that he complete a dare before they let him join the group. They want Robin to kidnap Mrs. Nordling's prize-winning cat when no one is home."--Jacket
The company of cats by Marian Babson( Book )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 977 libraries worldwide
After a computer tycoon dies in an accident, an attempt is made to kill his cat. As she investigates, gossip columnist Annabel Hinchly-Smythe discovers the cat was the main beneficiary of the tycoon's will. So maybe his death was not an accident
The diamond cat by Marian Babson( Book )
13 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 948 libraries worldwide
As she is bringing in cats from a storm, Bettina Bilby, who cat sits for neighbors, finds a carrier pigeon killed by the storm. Lo and behold, its carrier tube is filled with diamonds. The next day strange people turn up claiming to be market researchers. What is Bettina to do, report the find to the police or keep it?
Murder at the cat show by Marian Babson( Book )
13 editions published between 1972 and 2003 in English and German and held by 908 libraries worldwide
Doug Perkins doesn't dislike cats-he just isn't especially interested in them. But when Doug is asked to do the PR for a glorified feline extravaganza called "Cats Through the Ages" he doesn't hesitate
Canapés for the kitties by Marian Babson( Book )
7 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 856 libraries worldwide
A colony of mystery writers in the English village of Brimful Coffers is hit by a series of murders and no one knows what to do. After all, real murder is not the same as murder in books. It befalls to three cats to solve the crime
Nine lives to murder by Marian Babson( Book )
13 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 841 libraries worldwide
An actor pushed off a ladder crashes head first into a cat and both are knocked out. On regaining consciousness the two have exchanged bodies. As a cat now, the actor probes who is trying to kill him
The twelve deaths of Christmas by Marian Babson( Book )
18 editions published between 1979 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 827 libraries worldwide
A killer is set to work to the crazed directives of a nursery rhyme. A psychopathic killer roams London in the days before Christmas, complaining of headaches and smashing in other people's heads
Reel murder : a mystery by Marian Babson( Book )
11 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 758 libraries worldwide
When silent film star Evangeline Sinclair and ex-hoofer Trixie Dolan attend a film retrospective in London, they expect to be the centers of attention, but are instead upstaged by a series of grisly murders based on the movies
Break a leg, darlings by Marian Babson( Book )
10 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 750 libraries worldwide
As they make their rounds of London pubs in search of work, two aging actresses turn detective to investigate the death of a fellow actress. The heroines are Trixie and Evangeline, last seen in Even Yuppies Die
Cover-up story by Marian Babson( Book )
13 editions published between 1971 and 2003 in English and held by 715 libraries worldwide
When the struggling London public relations firm of Douglas Perkins and Gerry Tate sign an American musical act as a major client, it seems to spell good fortune. But representing members of Black Bart and his Hillbilly Troupe requires coping with grating personalities. When a murder occurs, Perkins and Tate find themselves in the midst of much more than a routine PR job
A trail of ashes by Marian Babson( Book )
16 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and held by 677 libraries worldwide
A murderous pyromaniac transforms widow Rosemary Blake's summer vacation in a peaceful New England community into a nightmare
In the teeth of adversity by Marian Babson( Book )
14 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 642 libraries worldwide
The Perkins and Tate Public Relations firm becomes involved in the murder case of a society dentist in London
So soon done for by Marian Babson( Book )
9 editions published between 1979 and 1991 in English and held by 587 libraries worldwide
A family of squatters settles into the Norrises' large, comfortable home while they are away on an extended trip abroad and all the neighbours are horrified. After a while, despite the tension in the air, life almost settles down again. But then a dead body is removed from the Norrises' home and it is revealed that more than one person had a motive for murder
Tightrope for three by Marian Babson( Book )
19 editions published between 1978 and 2001 in English and Hungarian and held by 583 libraries worldwide
A heavy fog makes three people desperate to get out of Dartmoor ; a mother with a sick child, a business tycoon with an important meeting, and an escaped murderer
Encore murder by Marion Babson( Book )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
When Evangeline Sinclair, the Eternal Star, has trouble with a rival, and Trixie's daughter Martha decides amid floods of tears that she isn't going through with her wedding, Trixie begins to worry about her powers of survival. Then death strikes and once again Evangeline and Trixie play detectives
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Alternative Names
Marian Babson britische Schriftstellerin
Marian Babson British writer
Marian Babson Britse schrijfster
Marian Babson Britse schrijver
Marian Babson écrivaine britannique
Marian Babson escritora británica
バブソン, マリアン
English (229)
German (4)
Japanese (4)
Hungarian (3)
French (1)
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