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Garrett, Cornelius

Overview
Works: 90 works in 265 publications in 1 language and 3,461 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Television plays  Drama  Detective and mystery fiction  Historical fiction  Love stories  Naval history 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, Other
Classifications: PS3553.H4367, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Cornelius Garrett
These old shades by Georgette Heyer( Recording )

11 editions published between 1926 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Under the reign of Louis XV, corruption and intrigue have been allowed to blossom in France, and Justin Alastair, the notorious Duke of Avon and proud of his nickname "Satanas," flourishes as well. Then, in a dark Parisian back alley, he encounters Léon, an urchin with strangely familiar looks, fleeing his cruel brother. The Duke buys him, intending to use the youth in a scheme of revenge against an old enemy, the Comte de St. Vire -- especially when Léon turns out to be the girl Léonie. Set in the mid-1700s, amid the splendours of Versailles and the dignified mansions of England, romance between the two blossoms, along with nerve-wracking suspense as the Comte and the Duke vie for the future of the girl
The quiet gentleman by Georgette Heyer( Recording )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Gervase Frant, Seventh Earl of St. Erth, returns at last from Waterloo to his family seat at Stanyon, he enjoys a less than welcoming homecoming. Only Theo, a cousin even quieter than himself, is there to greet him--and when he meets his stepmother and half-brother he detects open regret that he has survived the wars. The dangers of the Lincolnshire countryside could never be more unexpected
Royal escape by Georgette Heyer( Recording )

8 editions published between 1938 and 2015 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dispossessed of crown and kingdom, crushed and routed at the grim Battle of Worcester, the young Charles II is forced to flee for his life. Out of the heat of battle, the outlaw King and his tiny party must journey across Cromwell's England to a Channel port and a ship bound for France. But the King, with his love for adventure, his irrepressible humour and his unmistakable looks, is no easy man to hide
Beauvallet by Georgette Heyer( Recording )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Nicholas Beauvallet has fallen in love with a Spanish noblewoman. She and her father were aboard a galleon captured by Sir Nicholas. He vows to make her his bride even though it means returning the pair to Spain and entering the lion's den
The reluctant widow by Georgette Heyer( Recording )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Penniless Elinor Rochdale, would-be governess, agrees to an audacious plan to save a family's reputation by becoming a bride by midnight and a widow by dawn
Shoulder the sky [a novel] by Anne Perry( Recording )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By April 1915, as chaplain Joseph Reavley tends to the soldiers in his care, the nightmare of trench warfare is impartially cutting down England's youth. On one of his rescue forays into no-man's-land, Joseph finds the body of an arrogant war correspondent, Eldon Prentice. A nephew of the respected General Owen Cullingford, Prentice was despised for his prying attempts to elicit facts that would turn public opinion against the war. Most troublesome to Joseph, Prentice has been killed not by German fire but, apparently, by one of his own compatriots. What Englishman hated Prentice enough to kill him? Joseph is afraid he may know, and his sister, Judith, who is General Cullingford's driver and translator, harbors her own fearful suspicions. Meanwhile, Joseph and Judith's brother, Matthew, an intelligence officer in London, continues his quiet search for the sinister figure they call the Peacemaker, who, like Eldon Prentice, is trying to undermine the public support for the struggle-and, as the Reavley family has good reason to believe, is in fact at the heart of a fantastic plot to reshape the entire world. An intimate of kings, the Peacemaker kills with impunity, and his dark shadow stretches from the peaceful country lanes of Cambridgeshire to the twin hells of Ypres and Gallipoli
The lady and the unicorn by Tracy Chevalier( Recording )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Lady amd the Unicorn tapestries are a set of six beautiful and intricate medieval works of art. A sumptuous tale of 15th century France which reveals an intriguing medieval world of love and desire. The new novel from the author of the much-loved 'Girl with a Pearl Earring' and 'Falling Angels'
We shall not sleep by Anne Perry( Recording )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The heartrending conclusion to Anne Perry's powerful quintet recreating the English experience of the first World War. It is October 1918 on the Western Front and Chaplain Joseph Reavley can barely bring himself to look at the body lying discarded outside the operating tent. Four years of facing the death and horror of the trenches, yet nothing could have prepared him for the mutilation wrought upon young nurse Sarah Price. Charged with tracking down the man responsible, Joseph will do whatever it takes to bring him to justice. Meanwhile, Joseph's brother Matthew, of the British SIS, has to track down the Peacemaker. If he fails then freedom and liberty could cease to exist ..."--Container
Great classic mysteries twelve unabridged tales( Recording )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enjoy the great detectives of the Golden Age of classic mysteries in this unique collection of audio whodunits. Newly recorded for this original anthology, the crimes, criminals, and sleuths depicted here set the standard for decades to come, and remain as entertaining today as they were when first published. An ideal starting point for those new to audio mysteries, and a perfect assortment for the seasoned noir veteran, Great Classic Mysteries will leave all listeners scrambling for an alibi
Blood on the line by Edward Marston( )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeremy Oxley is being transported from Wolverhampton to London to face trial for a string of offences but manages an audacious escape with the help of his lover, and two policemen are killed in the process. Superintendent Tallis at Scotland Yard is livid and Inspector Robert Colbeck is determined to catch the man, particularly as he has strayed across Colbeck's path in the past. But Oxley is adept at disappearing acts and leads the detective on a cat and mouse journey all the way across the Atlantic to New York. Will Oxley pay the price for the crimes he has committed and what lies ahead for the Railway Detective
Angels in the gloom by Anne Perry( Recording )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Further epsiodes in the saga of the Reavley family. In March 1916, Joseph Reavley, is badly wounded and sent home on sick leave. He is cared for by his sister Hannah, who is anxious about her husband, Archie, away at sea. Hannah and Joseph are delighted when Shanley Corcoran, an old friend, comes to visit and confides that he's close to completing an invention that will paralyse the German U-boats. But when a scientist is murdered, it is evident that secrets have been betrayed to the enemy. Joseph's brother Matthew, of the S.I.S., comes to investigate, and together the men embark on a search to solve the crime. Part war story, part family saga, and part murder mystery
The serpent in the garden by Janet Gleeson( Recording )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It's summer 1795 and renowned artist Joshua Pope accepts a commission to paint a wedding portrait of Herbert Bentnick and his betrothed Sabine Mercier at Bentnick's country house in Astley. Whilst tending exotic plants in the conservatory Sabine stumbles across the body of a man and, puzzled by the lack of concern about this bizarre death, Joshua feels duty-bound to investigate ..."--Container
At some disputed barricade by Anne Perry( Recording )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 1917, & the trenches are deep with mud & corpses. Amid the chaos, a weak & ignorant major is murdered - his father demands that the killer be brought to justice. It is the task of chaplain Joseph Reavley to round up the suspects
HMS Expedient by Peter Smalley( Recording )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain William Rennie is on the beach and on half pay. But then he is given a prize commission - the HMS Expedient is to be sent to the South Seas. Lieutenant James Hayter's career had hardly begun when he too is called upon for HMS Expedient
The conqueror by Georgette Heyer( Recording )

3 editions published between 1931 and 2002 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Burning bright by Tracy Chevalier( Recording )

6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Against the backdrop of a city anxious over the bloody French revolution, a surprising bond forms between Jem, whose family have moved from Dorset, and streetwise Londoner Maggie Butterfield
A stain on the silence by Andrew Taylor( Recording )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

PLAYAWAY. Lily is dying of cancer, and asks to see James, her stepson's former best friend. James, living a comfortable family life, is somewhat reluctant to re-enter his past -- since he had a youthful fling with Lily. She reveals that, unbeknownst to him, she bore James' child following the affair. That daughter is now wanted for murder, and is a fugitive needing help from her father
The winter's tale by William Shakespeare( Visual )

3 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Leontes unjustly accuses his wife Hermione of adultery with King Polixenes. He imprisons Hermione, who falls into a swoon he believes is death, and orders her infant daughter to be abandoned on the shore. Sixteen years later, their daughter falls in love with Polixenes's son and when they come to Leontes' kingdom, her identity is revealed. Leontes and Polixenes become friends again, and Hermione is found to be alive after all
The evidence exposed by Elizabeth George( Recording )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of three short stories. In 'The evidence exposed', the two week course on 'Great Houses of Britain' brings together a varied group of enthusiasts. When one turns up dead, Inspector Thomas Lynley makes a cameo appearance. In 'I, Richard', Malcolm Cousins has spent years in the single-minded pursuit of a priceless letter, probably written by Richard III on the eve of the Battle of Bosworth, but does he want it enough to kill for it?
The affair of the mutilated mink by James Anderson( Recording )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Earl of Burford throws a party in his stately home. Guests include a fading movie star, his producer, an Italian actress, a writer, a painter and an athlete. A murder takes place in the night, and Inspector Wilkins is called in to investigate
 
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The quiet gentlemanRoyal escapeGreat classic mysteries twelve unabridged talesThe conqueror