WorldCat Identities

Beaufort, Simon

Overview
Works: 23 works in 82 publications in 2 languages and 6,106 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery stories  History  Suspense fiction  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6052.E2226, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Simon Beaufort
Deadly inheritance by Simon Beaufort( Book )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The highly unpopular Henry Mappestone is killed and his brother, Sir Geoffrey, inherits the castle and the rest of the family's estates in the Welsh Marches. Attempts are made on Geoffrey's life, and as Geoffrey tries to make sense of a maze of intrigue, further killings begin to destabilize the area and threaten to lead to a Welsh revolt
The tainted relic an historical mystery by Medieval Murderers( )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"July 1100 and Jerusalem has fallen to the Crusader armies. Amid the ensuing chaos a priceless holy relic is entrusted to English knight Geoffrey Mappestone. But the relic is said to be cursed, bringing death and destruction to whoever posesses it. And down the ages the relic continues to wreak its havoc."--Container
The bloodstained throne by Simon Beaufort( Book )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a ferocious storm casts them ashore with a number of other shipwrecked passengers, Sir Geoffrey Mappestone and Roger of Durham are unwillingly drawn into a plot to overthrow the king and return England to Saxon rule
A dead man's secret by Simon Beaufort( Book )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry, the English king, orders the former crusader knight to southern Wales in the fall of 1103 to deliver letters to local dignitaries and assess rival church leaders. Henry, whom Sir Geoffrey considers devious and dangerous, also charges him with discovering the secret held by a Norman knight who died seven years earlier in the Welsh port of Kermerdyn. Before the start of the journey, someone fatally stabs the scribe who wrote the letters. Sir Geoffrey, an honorable man, must put up with disagreeable traveling companions, whose duplicity and self-interest he finds difficult to stomach - and whose machinations leave men wounded, ill, and poisoned
Murder in the Holy City by Simon Beaufort( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 12th century Jerusalem, occupied by the Crusaders and simmering with intrigue, Sir Geoffrey de Mappestone investigates a series of murders to discover a plot by a Christian faction to grab power. Lots of detail on everyday life and relations between the three faiths, Christian, Jew and Moslem
The murder house by Simon Beaufort( Book )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

PC Helen Anderson commits a cardinal error when she takes files for an upcoming court case home to study. For those files are not supposed to leave the police station - and the minute they fall into the wrong hands, Helen's ordinary, uneventful life begins to spiral out of control ... culminating in a gruesome and extraordinary murder
A head for poisoning by Simon Beaufort( Book )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 11th century crusading knight, Geoffrey de Mappestone, returns to England where his father is dying and discovers the old man is being slowly poisoned. But who exactly is trying to kill him? Five children, plus their spouses, impatiently await the inheritance
The king's spies by Simon Beaufort( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

March 1102. Robert de Bellme, the Black Earl of Shrewsbury, is summoned to appear before King Henry, to answer for siding with the Duke of Normandy against the King. Meanwhile, Sir Geoffrey and Sir Roger witness a man murdered the illegitimate nephew of Robert de Bellme. Solving his murder is only the first step in uncovering the plot against the King
The bishop's brood by Simon Beaufort( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The coiners' quarrel by Simon Beaufort( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tainted relic : an historical mystery by Medieval Murderers (Writers group)( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It was July, 1100. Jerusalem lies ransacked. Amidst the chaos, an English knight is entrusted with a religious relic: a fragment of the True Cross, allegedly stained with the blood of Christ. The relic is said to be cursed: anyone who touches it will meet an untimely and gruesome end. Years later, several suspicious deaths occur in Cambridge
The sacred stone : a historical mystery by Medieval Murderers (Writers group)( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1067. In the desolate wastes of Greenland, a band of hunters stumble across a strangely shaped object which has fallen from the sky. At first, the mysterious "sky-stone" seems to bring them good luck, healing a lame boy and guaranteeing a good catch of furs. But violence and murder soon follow in fortune's wake as the villagers fight and struggle among themselves to gain control of the precious stone. Over the next 600 years, the Sky-Stone falls into the hands of crusading knights, the wicked Sheriff of Devon, a group of radical young kabbalists, the dying King Henry III, and a band of traveling players
The false virgin : a historical mystery by Medieval Murderers (Writers group)( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murder in the holy city : an 11th century mystery set during the crusades by Simon Beaufort( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Nimrod murders by Simon Beaufort( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Geheimnis der Heiligen Stadt : historischer Roman by Simon Beaufort( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in German and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tainted Relic : An Historical Mystery By The Medieval Murderers by Simon Beaufort( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in Undetermined and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Verschwörung der Münzer : historischer Roman by Simon Beaufort( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Kreuzzüge sind für Sir Geoffrey und seinen treuen Freund Roger die Bestimmung ihres Lebens. Als sie an den Hof gerufen werden, rückt der Plan der Abreise in unerreichbare Ferne. Der König will, dass Geoffrey einen Streit zwischen Münzprägern schlichtet, denn eine Verschwörung der Münzer kann die Sicherheit im gesamten Reich bedrohen. Sir Geoffrey beginnt in einem Fall zu ermitteln, der sich bald als schwerster seines Lebens erweist. Es scheint so, als sei seine Schwester mit den Verschwörern im Bunde ... Ein kniffliger Fall für Sir Geoffrey und ein historisches Meistervergnügen im Zeitalter der Kreuzzüge!
Der Spion des Königs : historischer Roman by Simon Beaufort( Book )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Im Auftrag des Grafen : historischer Roman by Simon Beaufort( Book )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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English (65)

German (11)

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The bloodstained throneA dead man's secretMurder in the Holy CityA head for poisoningThe king's spiesThe bishop's broodThe coiners' quarrelThe tainted relic : an historical mystery