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Brett, Simon

Overview
Works: 262 works in 1,519 publications in 1 language and 57,818 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Psychological fiction  Drama  Audio adaptations  Radio programs  Radio adaptations 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Editor, Narrator, Illustrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of screenplay, Other, Creator
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
The body on the beach : a Fethering mystery by Simon Brett( Book )
23 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 1,767 libraries worldwide
Very little disturbs the ordered calm of Fethering, a self-contained retirement settlement on England's southern coast. Which is precisely why Carole Seddon has chosen to reside there. The last thing Carole expects to encounter in Fethering is a new neighbor with but one name and an obviously colourful past. 'Jude' was not really Fethering ... but neither was the body Carole found on the beach. A body, it has to be said, that has disappeared by the time the police arrive. Only Jude is ready to believe what Carole says she saw -- and from that moment on, the two women are resolved to turn detectives
The shooting in the shop : a fethering mystery by Simon Brett( Book )
23 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,620 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
The poisoning in the pub : a Fethering mystery by Simon Brett( Book )
28 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,617 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 puband themselves
Mrs. Pargeter's point of honour by Simon Brett( Book )
20 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 1,492 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
Bones under the beach hut : a Fethering mystery by Simon Brett( Book )
24 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 1,440 libraries worldwide
The affluent seaside resort of Smalting is unaccustomed to crime. So when human remains are found beneath the floorboards of one of its beach huts, the community is awash with suspicion and fear
Mrs. Pargeter's plot : a Mrs. Pargeter mystery by Simon Brett( Book )
17 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,380 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
A nice class of corpse by Simon Brett( Book )
26 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 1,371 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
Mrs. Pargeter's package by Simon Brett( Book )
23 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,345 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
Corporate bodies : a Charles Paris mystery by Simon Brett( Book )
17 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 1,279 libraries worldwide
Charles Paris, an often out-of-work actor, gets a job starring in a corporate video and stumbles into a murder
A series of murders by Simon Brett( Book )
18 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,274 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?
The corpse on the court : a Fethering mystery by Simon Brett( Book )
13 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,227 libraries worldwide
The genteel game of Real Tennis takes a murderous twist when Jude's boyfriend's friend winds up dead on the court
A decent interval : a Charles Paris novel by Simon Brett( Book )
18 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 1,135 libraries worldwide
Enduring his part in a touring production of Hamlet that features drama-prone reality television contest winners in the lead roles, actor and amateur detective Charles Paris investigates a suspicious accident that has killed a company member
A reconstructed corpse : a Charles Paris mystery by Simon Brett( Book )
24 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 1,127 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
Dead romantic by Simon Brett( Book )
24 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 1,126 libraries worldwide
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Death on the Downs : a Fethering mystery by Simon Brett( Book )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 1,111 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 )
8 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 1,104 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 strangling on the stage by Simon Brett( Book )
20 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,085 libraries worldwide
When Jude agrees to lend her vintage chaise longue for the local Amateur Dramatics Society's production of George Bernard Shaw's The Devil's Disciple, little does she realize she'll end up in a starring role. It's an ambitious play, culminating in a dramatic execution scene: a scene that's played for real when one of the leading actors is found hanging from the especially-constructed stage gallows during rehearsals. A tragic accident--or something more sinister?
Singled out : a novel of suspense by Simon Brett( Book )
14 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 1,081 libraries worldwide
Sexually abused at the hands of her father, Laura decides to dispense with a husband to have a child. She picks out a stranger and seduces him. The child grows up to be a man and murders his girlfriend. Was Laura's policeman brother right when he warned her that violence is in their blood?
Blotto, Twinks and the ex-king's daughter by Simon Brett( Book )
19 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 1,077 libraries worldwide
It's that glorious period between the two world wars, and the exiled king of Mitteleuropa is visiting the ancestral home of the Duke of Tawcester. When the ex-king's daughter is kidnapped, noblesse obliges the Duke's handsome, brave, and rather stupid son (known to all as Blotto) to drive off to the rescue. Luckily, he's aided by his brilliant sister, Twinks. Plus, he's got a really swell car
Guns in the gallery : a Fethering mystery by Simon Brett( Book )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 934 libraries worldwide
When a private viewing of works by a controversial artist turns from lively to violent, Fethering residents Carole and Jude believe that the local police are wrong about a suicide ruling and privately investigate suspicions that a murder has taken place
 
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Alternative Names
Brett, Simon
Brett, Simon Anthony Lee 1945-
Simon Brett Brits schrijver
Simon Brett englischer Krimiautor
Simon Brett English writer
Саймон Бретт
サイモン・ブレット
ブレット, サイモン
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English (392)
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