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Lock, Joan

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Works: 28 works in 91 publications in 2 languages and 3,982 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Detective and mystery stories  Juvenile works  Anecdotes  Biography 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6112, 823.914
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Most widely held works by Joan Lock
Dead loss by Joan Lock( Book )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 342 libraries worldwide
Bombs are exploding in Whitehall and on the underground railway. Irish fever has hit London. Detective Inspector Best is called in to investigate and is sent to London where the Irish Americans are plotting their next attack
Dead letters by Joan Lock( Book )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 322 libraries worldwide
It is a beautiful warm August day in 1880: perfect weather for the annual Metropolitan Police Annual Fete held at Alexandra Palace. Inspector Best is summoned to uncover the identity of 'Quicksilver' who has send an anonymous note threatening to cause an horrific explosion at the event. When a second note is received and its threats become increasingly confusing with their literary allusions, Best seeks out the help of Helen Franks, a close friend from the past. However, is Quicksilver really intent on causing mass injury on this fine day, or is his desire of a more personal nature?--cover
Dead fall by Joan Lock( Book )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 316 libraries worldwide
A real murder occurs on the stage of the London theatre where Detective Inspector Best and his wife are enjoying a night out. Victorian theatre is only just emerging into respectability and this is further undermined when another death follows. Suspicion falls not only on those behind the curtain but on members of the audience, who indulge in a curious form of blackmail
Famous prisons by Joan Lock( Book )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 315 libraries worldwide
Tells the stories of some of the famous prisoners incarcerated in prison, from Al Capone to Reservoir Dogs actor, Edward Bunker. Also tells the stories of the dramatic riots, exciting escapes, and heartrending stories contained within the dark walls of the world's most notorious prisons
Dead end by Joan Lock( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 285 libraries worldwide
Inglaterra, 1880. Cuando el cadáver de Phoebe Threapleton aparece con seis rosas blancas en el interior de unos grandes almacenes, el inspector Best, un hombre torturado por las tragedias de su pasado, acude a Newcastle para hacerse cargo del caso. La investigación pronto relaciona esta muerte con la desaparición pronto relaciona esta muerte con la desaparición de otras tres muchachas y con el misterioso ambiente del espiritismo. Pero introducirse en este oscuro mundo resultará tan dificil como esclarecer los aparentes móviles de los sospechosos
Famous trials by Joan Lock( Book )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 198 libraries worldwide
Describes several high profile trial cases and the latest detection methods and forensic science developments used to solve the case and sentence the offender
Dead centre by Joan Lock( Book )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 189 libraries worldwide
It is 1887, the year of Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee, and London is in turmoil, particularly at the dead centre, Trafalgar Square. Here, the angry unemployed gather daily to protest and nightly to sleep. The police are tired and bitter about accusations of brutality from the protestors. Then a prominent member of one of the socialist organizations leading the protests is found dead at the foot of Nelson's Column and Detective Inspector Ernest Best catches a fleeting glimpse of Stark, a man he knows was guilty of a dreadful crime in Whitechapel. Tension builds. Something terrible is about to happen
Dead image by Joan Lock( Book )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 185 libraries worldwide
The explosion was heard twenty miles away. It killed boatmen and wrecked the exotic villa of Lawrence Alma-Tadema, the fashionable St John's Wood artist. But what caused the 1874 Regents Park explosion? Fenian bombs? Sabotage by rival railways or other firms? Or was it something personal? And whose was the other body found in the canal? An artist's model? The missing King's Cross barmaid? Or another victim of the so-called Thames murderer? As he struggles to find the answers, Scotland Yard's Sergeant Ernest Best straddles the conflicting worlds of art, wealth and privilege and that of the pove
Protecting yourself against criminals by Joan Lock( Book )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
Explains numerous methods of protecting yourself against criminals
The British policewoman : her story by Joan Lock( Book )
9 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
Dead born by Joan Lock( Book )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
Death in perspective by Joan Lock( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in Undetermined and English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
Blue murder? : policemen under suspicion by Joan Lock( Book )
4 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 111 libraries worldwide
Scotland Yard casebook : the making of the CID 1865-1935 by Joan Lock( Book )
3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
Marlborough Street : the story of a London court by Joan Lock( Book )
5 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
Dreadful deeds and awful murders : Scotland Yard's first detectives, 1829-1878 by Joan Lock( Book )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Tales from Bow Street by Joan Lock( Book )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Lady policeman by Joan Lock( Book )
2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Scotland Yard's first cases by Joan Lock( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
The Princess Alice disaster by Joan Lock( Book )
2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
 
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English (78)
Spanish (2)
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