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Brett, Simon

Overview
Works: 261 works in 1,699 publications in 2 languages and 71,825 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, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Other, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PR6052.R4296, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Simon Brett
 
Most widely held works by Simon Brett
Mrs, presumed dead by Simon Brett( Book )

21 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,889 WorldCat member 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
Death on the Downs : a Fethering mystery by Simon Brett( Book )

21 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 1,871 WorldCat member 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
Murder in the museum : a Fethering mystery by Simon Brett( Book )

24 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a human skeleton turns up on the grounds of Bracketts House, the historic home of children's author Esmond Chadleigh, Carole Seddon and her bohemian neighbor, Jude, investigate whether or not the famed late writer was responsible
The hanging in the hotel : a Fethering mystery by Simon Brett( Book )

30 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 1,766 WorldCat member 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 torso in the town : a Fethering mystery by Simon Brett( Book )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retiree Carole Seddon and her neighbor Jude jump into an investigation when a mummified torso is discovered by the new owners of Pelling House in the village of Fedborough
The poisoning in the pub : a Fethering mystery by Simon Brett( Book )

28 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,643 WorldCat member 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 pub--and 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 1,632 WorldCat member 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 )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 1,610 WorldCat member 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 1,520 WorldCat member 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 1,465 WorldCat member 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
Blood at the bookies by Simon Brett( Book )

24 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 1,462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Jude wanders into Fethering's local bookies she has no idea that she will shortly be investigating the murder of Polish immigrant Tadeusz Jankowski. With her partner in crime, friend and next-door-neighbor Carole, she's determined to discover who killed him and why
Bones under the beach hut : a Fethering mystery by Simon Brett( Book )

23 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 1,445 WorldCat member 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 1,398 WorldCat member 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 1,391 WorldCat member 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 )

24 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 1,389 WorldCat member 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
Mrs. Pargeter's package by Simon Brett( Book )

22 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,360 WorldCat member 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 1,348 WorldCat member 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 WorldCat member 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 1,268 WorldCat member 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 1,231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The genteel game of Real Tennis takes a murderous twist when Jude's boyfriend's friend winds up dead on the court
 
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Mrs. Pargeter's pound of flesh : a Mrs. Pargeter mystery
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

Languages
English (429)

French (1)

Covers
Death on the Downs : a Fethering mysteryMurder in the museum : a Fethering mysteryThe hanging in the hotel : a Fethering mysteryThe torso in the town : a Fethering mysteryThe poisoning in the pub : a Fethering mysteryThe shooting in the shop : a fethering mysteryMrs. Pargeter's pound of flesh : a Mrs. Pargeter mysteryMrs. Pargeter's point of honour