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Brett, Simon

Overview
Works: 453 works in 2,091 publications in 1 language and 79,106 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Detective and mystery stories, English 
Roles: Interviewee, Illustrator, Editor, Librettist, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PR6052.R4296, 823.914
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Publications about Simon Brett
Publications by Simon Brett
Most widely held works about Simon Brett
 
Most widely held works by Simon Brett
Death on the Downs : a Fethering mystery by Simon Brett( Book )
31 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,072 libraries worldwide
Hiding from the rain in an old barn, Carole Seddon stumbles on a skeleton thought to be that of a missing girl named Tamsin Lutteridge. Carole soon finds that Tasmin is alive and hiding with a charasmatic New Age healer, leaving an even stranger puzzle for Carole to solve
Mrs, presumed dead by Simon Brett( Book )
24 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,067 libraries worldwide
A second case for the intrepid Mrs Pargeter - sixtysomething and a little bit more. She has moved to a prosperous housing estate, but something rankles about her new neighbours. She soon learns that the estate might be perfect for social climbing, but it's also perfect for murder
The body on the beach : a Fethering mystery by Simon Brett( Book )
30 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,050 libraries worldwide
Very little disturbs the ordered calm of Fethering, a self-contained retirement settlement on England's southern coast. Carole Seddon has chosen to retire there, and the last thing she expected to find was a neighbour with a colourful past, or a body on the beach
Murder in the museum : a Fethering mystery by Simon Brett( Book )
31 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 2,026 libraries worldwide
When a human skeleton turns up on the grounds of Bracketts House, the historic home of children's author Esmond Chadleigh, Carole Seddon and her bohemian neighbor, Jude, investigate whether or not the famed late writer was responsible
The hanging in the hotel : a Fethering mystery by Simon Brett( Book )
31 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,993 libraries worldwide
While waitressing at the Hopwicke Country House Hotel as a favor for a friend, Jude becomes involved in murder when a member of the Pillars of Sussex, a group of local businessmen, is found dead and Jude suspects foul play. Reprint
The torso in the town : a Fethering mystery by Simon Brett( Book )
28 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,907 libraries worldwide
Retiree Carole Seddon and her neighbor Jude jump into an investigation when a mummified torso is discovered by the new owners of Pelling House in the village of Fedborough
The stabbing in the stables : a Fethering mystery by Simon Brett( Book )
24 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,875 libraries worldwide
During a visit to Long Bamber Stables, Jude and Carole Seddon stumble upon the body of the co-owner of the stables, Walter Fleet, whose death is attributed to the "Horse Ripper," an enigmatic perpetrator wanted for mutilating mares throughout West Sussex
Mrs. Pargeter's pound of flesh : a Mrs. Pargeter mystery by Simon Brett( Book )
24 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 1,825 libraries worldwide
Murder at an exclusive spa leads Mrs. Pargeter on a dangerous ride through the pretentious and sometimes charlatan world of the health and fitness game
Mrs. Pargeter's package by Simon Brett( Book )
25 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,667 libraries worldwide
A trip to Corfu is not Mrs Pargeter's usual idea of a holiday, but keeping a recently widowed friend company overrules her misgivings. When that friend starts behaving strangely and then is found having apparently committed suicide, Mrs Pargeter resolves to get to the bottom of the mystery
Mrs. Pargeter's point of honour by Simon Brett( Book )
17 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,661 libraries worldwide
A widow after an art thief sets out to discreetly return paintings stolen by her husband to their owners. But when Mrs. Pargeter arrives to pick them up, she finds someone beat her to it and she has to turn sleuth to recover them
The poisoning in the pub : a Fethering mystery by Simon Brett( Book )
31 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,655 libraries worldwide
When a young man is found in the kitchen of Fethering's local pub with a knife through his heart, amateur detectives Carole and Jude swing into action. There's a killer on the loose and our lady sleuths need to uncover who it is before its last orders for the pub--and themselves
The witness at the wedding by Simon Brett( Book )
34 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,629 libraries worldwide
An engagement party for Carole Seldon's son takes a strange turn when the reclusive father of the bride mysteriously vanishes during the party, only to be found brutally murdered the following morning
Death under the dryer : a Fethering mystery by Simon Brett( Book )
29 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 1,615 libraries worldwide
Entering Connie's Clip Joint for a haircut, Carole Seddon instead stumbles upon the scene of a murder when she finds the body of a young assistant who had been strangled with the electrical cord of a hairdryer
Mrs. Pargeter's plot : a Mrs. Pargeter mystery by Simon Brett( Book )
16 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,580 libraries worldwide
A murdered man is found on the site of a house being built for Melita Pargeter, widow after a non-violent thief. Police arrest the builder, an old friend of her husband, also non-violent, but he offers no defense. Is he being blackmailed? So Melita turns sleuth
The shooting in the shop : a fethering mystery by Simon Brett( Book )
22 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,580 libraries worldwide
Local store Gallimaufry is burnt down and a body is discovered in the ashes. It seems like a tragic accident but noone can die of natural causes when a gun is involved. The victim was young, pretty and successful -- who could possibly want her dead? With a host of suspects lady detectives Carol Seddon and best friend Jude know they have their work cut out for them
Blood at the bookies by Simon Brett( Book )
28 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,541 libraries worldwide
When Jude wanders into Fethering's local bookies she has no idea that she will shortly be investigating the murder of Polish immigrant Tadeusz Jankowski. With her partner in crime, friend and next-door-neighbour Carole Seddon, she's determined to discover who killed him - and why? There are several favorites in the running: A mysterious woman in the bookies? The charming lecturer at the university? Or the mysterious attacker from whom Jude only narrowly escapes? Talking to suspects and gathering information, the amateur investigators try to piece together the broken trail of the young immigrant's life
A nice class of corpse by Simon Brett( Book )
25 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 1,509 libraries worldwide
Melita Pargeter's late husband of dubious occupation has left her with money, jewels, his skeleton keys, a revolver, and a curiosity which leads her to investigate a suspicious death at a seaside home for retirees
Corporate bodies : a Charles Paris mystery by Simon Brett( Book )
17 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 1,487 libraries worldwide
Charles Paris, an often out-of-work actor, gets a job starring in a corporate video and stumbles into a murder
A reconstructed corpse : a Charles Paris mystery by Simon Brett( Book )
29 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 1,471 libraries worldwide
In the 15th novel in the series, Charles Paris finds work as an actor on a TV show which recreates crimes to solve them. The troubles begin when Paris, who plays a missing man, discovers the man's body parts turning up in the studio. By the author of Corporate Bodies
A series of murders by Simon Brett( Book )
21 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 1,422 libraries worldwide
Charles Paris has a part in a TV detective series, and his estranged wife is on the brink of taking him back. But filming turns out to be tortuous and actress Lisa Stokes is crushed to death on set. Was it an accident or was she murdered?
 
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Brett, Simon
Brett, Simon Anthony Lee 1945-
ブレット, サイモン
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