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Brett, Simon

Overview
Works: 275 works in 1,680 publications in 1 language and 70,533 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Detective and mystery stories, English  Drama  Audio adaptations  Radio programs  Radio adaptations 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Editor, Narrator, Illustrator, Other, Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, 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 hanging in the hotel : a Fethering mystery by Simon Brett( Book )
29 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 1,749 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
The stabbing in the stables : a Fethering mystery by Simon Brett( Book )
22 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and held by 1,672 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
The poisoning in the pub : a Fethering mystery by Simon Brett( Book )
28 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,634 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
The shooting in the shop : a fethering mystery by Simon Brett( Book )
22 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,631 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
Mrs. Pargeter's pound of flesh : a Mrs. Pargeter mystery by Simon Brett( Book )
16 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 1,590 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 point of honour by Simon Brett( Book )
20 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 1,507 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
Blood at the bookies by Simon Brett( Book )
24 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 1,458 libraries worldwide
"Jude has never been averse to a bit of a flutter; her friend Carole, on the other hand, thinks that the local betting shop is a den of iniquity. But when Jude stumbles upon the body of Polish immigrant Tadeusz Jankowski the race is on to find his killer." "The odds aren't looking good. No one seems to know anything about the mysterious Tadeusz - even his sister can't shed any light on what he was doing in Fethering." "Who was the anonymous woman in the bookies who seems to have vanished? Why was Tadeusz interested in the local university? And who is the 'Fifi' he spoke of with his dying breath?" "As they question the local residents, Carole finds an unexpected friend in an inveterate gambler and Jude finds herself in potentially more trouble than she can handle with a lecherous and charming drama professor." "In this race there can only be one winner, but with no leads and several suspects in the running, will our lady detectives be pipped at the post by a cold and calculating killer?"--BOOK JACKET
The witness at the wedding by Simon Brett( Book )
24 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,456 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
Bones under the beach hut : a Fethering mystery by Simon Brett( Book )
23 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 1,446 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 )
16 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,385 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
Death under the dryer : a Fethering mystery by Simon Brett( Book )
23 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 1,383 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
A nice class of corpse by Simon Brett( Book )
26 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 1,381 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 )
21 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,352 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
The body on the beach : a Fethering mystery by Simon Brett( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 1,343 libraries worldwide
Wanneer een vrouw een lijk op het strand vindt en de politie geen actie onderneemt, gaat ze samen met haar nieuwe buurvrouw op onderzoek uit
Corporate bodies : a Charles Paris mystery by Simon Brett( Book )
17 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 1,288 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 1,284 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 1,230 libraries worldwide
The genteel game of Real Tennis takes a murderous twist when Jude's boyfriend's friend winds up dead on the court
What bloody man is that? : a Charles Paris mystery by Simon Brett( Book )
21 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,196 libraries worldwide
Charles Paris is on hand to play many small parts in a production of Macbeth and also to search for a killer
A decent interval : a Charles Paris novel by Simon Brett( Book )
18 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 1,136 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
Dead romantic by Simon Brett( Book )
24 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 1,132 libraries worldwide
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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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