WorldCat Identities

Barnard, Robert

Overview
Works: 221 works in 1,236 publications in 1 language and 59,900 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Political fiction  Biography  Case studies  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Former owner
Classifications: PR6052.A665, 823.914
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Most widely held works about Robert Barnard
 
Most widely held works by Robert Barnard
The bones in the attic by Robert Barnard( Book )

21 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 1,843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The discovery of a child's skeleton that is at least thirty years old in the attic of the old stone house he has just purchased leads Matt Harper on a journey into the past to solve the mystery
The skeleton in the grass by Robert Barnard( Book )

23 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in English and held by 1,701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sarah Causley arrives in 1936 to act as nursery governess to the generous, public-spirited and cultured Hallams. But pro-Fascist enemies of the Hallams perpetrate a series of sinister practical jokes, which climax in an apparently senseless murder
Last post by Robert Barnard( Book )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 1,665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Receiving a letter from a woman who claims to have been her late mother's lover, Eve McNabb considers her mother's mysterious nature and the possibility that the father she has always believed to be dead may still be alive
A scandal in Belgravia by Robert Barnard( Book )

19 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and held by 1,648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The brutal death of a young aristocrat more than thirty years ago becomes the obsession of a recently retired British cabinet minister
Death and the chaste apprentice by Robert Barnard( Book )

18 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 1,626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An innkeeper is the object of universal dislike--and one murderer's weapon--on the set of a provincial festival production of a tepid Jacobean comedy
A fall from grace by Robert Barnard( Book )

17 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newly promoted Inspector Charlie Peace must discover who murdered his detested father-in-law--and his pregnant wife is the prime suspect!
The cherry blossom corpse by Robert Barnard( Book )

12 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 1,578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British edition; published as "Death in Purple Prose."
At death's door by Robert Barnard( Book )

17 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 1,521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Benedict Cotteral, an elderly writer living out his last days at his son's home, receives a visit from his long-forgotten illegitimate daughter and becomes a suspect in her murder
A stranger in the family by Robert Barnard( Book )

16 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 1,513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kit Philipson has always felt like stranger in his family. An only child in Glasgow, Scotland, his mother was a teacher; his father, a journalist, escaped from Nazi Germany at the age of three on one of the 1939 Kindertransports. On her deathbed, Kit's mother tells him he was adopted and his birth name was Novello. A search of old newspaper files reveals that a three-year-old boy named Peter Novello was abducted from his parents' holiday hotel in Sicily in 1989. Now Kit sets out to rediscover his past, and may unearth dangerous secrets that dare never be revealed
Dying flames by Robert Barnard( Book )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 1,476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Attending a reunion at his childhood home in Colchester, novelist Graham Broadbent is astonished to meet a nineteen-year-old girl who claims to be his daughter from a torrid affair years earlier
A fatal attachment by Robert Barnard( Book )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 1,472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A celebrity scholar in a small village tears her nephews from their immediate family and raises them in an atmosphere of cruelty, and when a grown nephew returns to the village twenty years later, he sees that his aunt has come full circle
A murder in Mayfair by Robert Barnard( Book )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An elegant and decidedly sinister novel set among Britain's power elite, "A Murder in Mayfair" follows the exploits of a young man chosen to serve as a junior minister in Parliament, and the doubts that surface about his true identity
The killings on Jubilee Terrace by Robert Barnard( Book )

20 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 1,464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an actor from a daytime soap opera dies under suspicious circumstances, Inspector Charlie Peace finds himself investigating suspects among a group of talented actors and an assortment of extras who exchange unethical services for their roles
The mistress of Alderley by Robert Barnard( Book )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 1,458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retiring from her acting career and settling down with her teenage children in their English mansion home, Caroline Fawley, who is having an affair with a married man, begins to worry when her lover goes missing under suspicious circumstances
Unholy dying by Robert Barnard( Book )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and held by 1,453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rumors and gossip about a parish priest and a single mother in a small Yorkshire town lead to a murder case for Inspector Mike Oddie and Sgt. Charlie Peace
A city of strangers by Robert Barnard( Book )

19 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 1,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Phelan, a man everybody loves to hate, and his family live in the rundown Belfield Grove Estate in the English city of Sleate. When Jack wins some big money, he thinks of buying an imposing Victorian house
A cry from the dark by Robert Barnard( Book )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unable to forget a life-shattering moment from when she was an Australian schoolgirl, author Bettina Whitelaw works on her memoir and becomes increasingly disturbed when she realizes that someone she knows may be trying to kill her
The graveyard position by Robert Barnard( Book )

17 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suspecting foul play in the death of his beloved aunt, Brussels lawyer Merlyn Docherty faces his family's animosity when he realizes that his late aunt had passed him off as dead to protect him from those who would claim his inheritance
A hovering of vultures by Robert Barnard( Book )

17 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 1,386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Death returns to a Yorkshire village when a museum opens on the site of an unexplained murder/suicide where a renowned author killed his sister with an ax and shot himself
A short history of English literature by Robert Barnard( Book )

49 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grundbog om engelsk litteraturhistorie skrevet for studerende i engelsk, i England og i udlandet. Bogen beskriver de enkelte perioder, genrer og de mest kendte engelske digtere som Geoffrey Chaucer, William Shakespeare, John Donne
 
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A fall from grace
Alternative Names

controlled identityBastable, Bernard

Barnard, R. 1936-

Barnard, Robert 1936-

Bastable, B. 1936-

Bastable, Bernard

Bastable Bernard 1936-....

Robert Barnard britischer Schriftsteller

Robert Barnard Brits romanschrijver (1936-2013)

Robert Barnard English writer

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English (375)

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The skeleton in the grassLast postA scandal in BelgraviaDeath and the chaste apprenticeA fall from graceThe cherry blossom corpseA stranger in the familyDying flames