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Brett, Simon

Overview
Works: 251 works in 1,567 publications in 2 languages and 64,321 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Editor, Narrator, Illustrator, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of screenplay, Other, Creator
Classifications: PR6052.R4296, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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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 stabbing in the stables : a Fethering mystery by Simon Brett( Book )
21 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and held by 1,696 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 )
27 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,635 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 1,629 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 point of honour by Simon Brett( Book )
20 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 1,527 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 witness at the wedding by Simon Brett( Book )
25 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,471 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 )
22 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
A nice class of corpse by Simon Brett( Book )
26 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 1,395 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
Death under the dryer : a Fethering mystery by Simon Brett( Book )
23 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 1,392 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
The body on the beach : a Fethering mystery by Simon Brett( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 1,347 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 1,303 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 1,277 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
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 1,212 libraries worldwide
Charles Paris is on hand to play many small parts in a production of Macbeth and also to search for a killer
Mrs. Pargeter's package by Simon Brett( Book )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 1,157 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
A reconstructed corpse : a Charles Paris mystery by Simon Brett( Book )
22 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 1,156 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 )
25 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,149 libraries worldwide
Kriminalroman
Dead giveaway by Simon Brett( Book )
23 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and held by 1,145 libraries worldwide
One of the stars of a new TV game show is murdered, and Charles Paris, an often out-of-work actor and part-time detective, is on hand to investigate
Mrs, presumed dead by Simon Brett( Book )
8 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,129 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
A decent interval : a Charles Paris novel by Simon Brett( Book )
17 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 1,116 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
Guns in the gallery : a Fethering mystery by Simon Brett( Book )
9 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,077 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
ブレット, サイモン
Languages
English (370)
French (3)
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