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Fyfield, Frances

Works: 140 works in 857 publications in 9 languages and 20,259 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Psychological fiction  Suspense fiction  Domestic fiction  Drama  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6056.Y47, 823.914
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Frances Fyfield
Most widely held works by Frances Fyfield
Staring at the light by Frances Fyfield( Book )

41 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London lawyer Sarah Fortune finds herself protecting artist Cannon Smith from his psychopathic twin brother
Undercurrents by Frances Fyfield( Book )

36 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For twenty years, Henry Evans has been haunted by a blurred but sining memory of his lost love, Francesca Chisholm. They met back packing in India where he won, and lost, her love. Now this shy American has come looking for her, in her hometown on the English coast."--Jacket
Blind date by Frances Fyfield( Book )

40 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A former woman detective, Elisabeth Kennedy, searches London for the man who disfigured her with acid. A novel of psychological suspense by the author of Without Consent
Without consent by Frances Fyfield( Book )

28 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following a series of rapes in London, suspicion falls on a policeman who is a womanizer. But as lawyer Helen West investigates further she becomes increasingly interested in a most unlikely suspect, a nice, gentle doctor with lovely eyes
A question of guilt by Frances Fyfield( Book )

34 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Eileen falls in love with her solicitor, she cold-bloodedly arranges for the murder of his wife. It is a crime that will claim many victims
Not that kind of place by Frances Fyfield( Book )

27 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman's naked and dead body is found outside the Essex commuter village of Branston. Crown Prosecutor Helen West and the local police discover a world of passion and envy ready to explode under the veneer of village gentility
Shadows on the mirror by Frances Fyfield( Book )

35 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Malcolm Cook, fat and funny senior Crown prosecutor, meets Sarah Fortune, recently widowed, at a London dinner party. Sympathetic Sarah frees the obese Cook from self-pity, then disappears. He trims down, energizes himself, and, two years later, searches for Sarah, now a free-spirited lawyer with several "kindly" male clients in the wings. Unknown to her, however, her firm's most important (and dangerous) client keeps her under surveillance as a possible replacement for his missing wife
Deep sleep by Frances Fyfield( Book )

28 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crown Prosecuter Helen West and Chief Superintendent Geoffrey Bailey return to London and become immersed in the mysterious death of a chemist's wife
Perfectly pure and good by Frances Fyfield( Book )

36 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psycho-drama featuring Sarah Fortune, a widowed young lawyer who goes to East Anglia to legalize a family's inheritance. While performing her duties she uncovers family secrets, suicides and a ghost from her own past
Shadow play by Frances Fyfield( Book )

29 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uncontrollable and even lethal extremes
Blood from stone by Frances Fyfield( Book )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marianne Shearer is at the height of her career, a dauntingly successful barrister, respected by her peers and revered by her clients. So why has she killed herself? Peter Friel is determined to find out if her last trial held the reason for taking her own life
Safer than houses by Frances Fyfield( Book )

17 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sarah Fortune inherited her flat from one of her many lovers. Now a son has appeared claiming it is his, morally if not strictly legally, and he is using illegal means to persuade Sarah to give it up: abusive letters threatening her personal harm. As it becomes more difficult to ignore these missives, Sarah comes across Henry, a timid, lonely man whose upstairs neighbour is using every trick in the racketeer landlord's book to make him leave his home: litter in the shared hallway, continual noise, poison set out for his cat. It seems that if they swap accommodation for a while they may be able to deal with each other's problems. But these two strangers have unknown connections in common: a well-meaning widow, a struggling therapist, and a man who sets fire to other people's property for a living
The art of drowning by Frances Fyfield( Book )

20 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rachel Doe is a shy accountant at a low ebb in life when she meets charismatic Ivy Schneider, nee Wiseman, at her evening class and her life changes for the better. Ivy is her polar oppositte: strong, six years her senior and the romantic survivor of drug addiction, homelessness and the death of her child. Ivy does menial shift work, beholden to no one, and she inspires life; as do her farming parents, with their ramshackle house and its swan-filled lake, the lake where Ivy's daughter drowned. As Rachel grows closer to them all she learns how Ivy came to be married to Carl, the son of a WWII prisoner, as well as the true nature of that marriage to a bullying and ambitious lawyer who has become a judge and who denies access to her surviving child. Rachel wants justice for Ivy, but Ivy has another agenda and Rachel's naive sense of fair play is no match for the manipulative qualities in the Wisemen women
Seeking sanctuary by Frances Fyfield( Book )

27 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and French and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theodore Calvert walked out on his wife Isabel and their children. Now from beyond the grave his carefully crafted will is set to unravel his daughter's lives all over again
Cold to the touch by Frances Fyfield( Book )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wanneer haar beste vriendin is afgewezen door haar moeder en is weggestuurd door de belangrijkste man in haar leven, en verdwijnt, probeert een jonge vrouw haar op te sporen
The nature of the beast by Frances Fyfield( Book )

24 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and French and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman uses the opportunity of a train crash to leave her life behind and start a new one
Gold digger by Frances Fyfield( Book )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The warmth of him, the glorious warmth, was fading by the minute. In a huge old school house by the sea, full of precious paintings, Thomas Porteous is dying. His much younger wife Di holds him and mourns. She knows that soon, despite her being his sole inheritor, Thomas's relatives will descend on the collection that was the passion of both of their lives. And descend they do. The two needy daughters, who were poisoned against their father by their defecting mother, are now poison themselves. The family regard Thomas's wealth as theirs by right, with the exception of young Patrick, who adored his grandfather and is torn between his parents and Di, the interloper. The family know Di's weaknesses, and she has to learn theirs. After all, she met Thomas when she came to his house to rob him. With the help of an unlikely collection of loners and eccentrics, she sets a trap to hoist the family members on their own greed. And on the night they are lured to the house, Di will be ready. Or will she?
The Helen West casebook by Frances Fyfield( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A crown prosecutor, Helen West struggles to find justice for those wronged as well as keep her own messy life in order
Half light by Frances Hegarty( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elisabeth is a picture restorer. This gives her the solitude and independence she needs?living and working alone in her flat. Despite her skills and reliability, Elisabeth undercharges for her work?valuing the worth of the paintings rather more than she values herself. Her ambitions are modest: beauty to look upon, unintrusive friendships, and complete privacy. But when a mysterious and obviously wealthy man commissions her to restore his fabulous collection, an uncharacteristic combination of curiosity and financial need prompts her to accept his offer. Elisabeth soon realizes her error, as the past and the present combine to make privacy her nemesis. As she becomes a hostage to her patron, her lover and her friend realize they know nothing about her, or where she might be
Casting the first stone by Frances Fyfield( Book )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Als een schilderij gestolen wordt uit een huis, nemen de bewoners het heft in eigen handen
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Alternative Names

controlled identityHegarty, Frances

Hegarty, Frances.

Hegarty, Frances 1948-

ファイフィールド, フランセス

English (389)

French (35)

German (10)

Danish (9)

Finnish (7)

Japanese (6)

Spanish (5)

Swedish (2)

Dutch (1)

UndercurrentsBlind dateWithout consentNot that kind of placeShadows on the mirrorDeep sleepPerfectly pure and goodShadow play