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Howard, Laura 1977-

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Works: 181 works in 237 publications in 1 language and 15,301 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Detective and mystery television programs  Television series  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Fiction  Television programs  Action and adventure television programs  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
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Most widely held works by Laura Howard
Midsomer murders ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Barnaby is torn between work and family obligations when the maid of honor at a high-society wedding is murdered just days before his own daughter's nuptials. The body count rises as the detectives sift through a tangled web of upper-crust affairs and servants' gossip. Barnaby has to race to solve the case in time to walk Cully down the aisle
Midsomer murders ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Death's shadow: A successful theatrical director, Simon Fletcher, returns to Badger's Drift, his head filled with disturbing childhood memories. Soon after, a local property developer becomes the first in a string of baffling murders. Strangler's wood: When a beautiful Brazilian woman is found strangled with a striped necktie in Raven's Wood, Barnaby experiences a disturbing sense of déjà vu. His investigation leads him to a trail fo blackmail, greed and betrayal. Blood will out: Barnaby is enlisted to keep the peace when the arrival of two feuding clans of travelers disrupts the tranquility of Martyr Warren. Local magistrate and Falklands War veteran Hector Bridges gets fired up about the interlopers and unwisely marches into the fray. Beyond the grave: First the portrait of a wealthy village forefather is found slashed to shreds in a local museum. Then a string of unearthly happenings in the museum and its graveyard terrify the community. Barnaby and Troy are called upon to separate fact from fiction
Midsomer murders ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries. Four funerals and a wedding: Every year, the Skimmington Fayre, a medieval ritual, rekindles an age-old battle of the sexes in Broughton. But this year, the men decide to reclaim their dignity and the bodies really start to accumulate. Country matters: With the town of Elverton in an uproar over a new supermarket, an environmental consultant hired by the store is found stabbed to death. Death in chorus: The new director of the Midsomer Worthy choir wants to win the upcoming choral competition in the worst way. He demands perfection from his singers. When tenor and local artist Connor Simpson is murdered after practice and other choir members receive threatening notes, disharmony reigns. Last year's model: Annie Woodrow is the wife of a pop music impresario who stands accused of killing her best friend. All the evidence points to Annie as the killer, but DCI Barnaby begins to doubt her guilt. With friend and clinical psychologist Pru Plunkett feeding his suspicions, Barnaby sets out to find the truth
Midsomer murders ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these four contemporary British television mysteries. Dance with the dead: A young man's apparent suicide leads Barnaby and his team searching for the man's missing girlfriend and ballroom dance partner. Animal within: When a woman presumed dead in a plane crash visits her uncle's estate three years later, she surprises everyone there, but it's an even greater shock when the uncle is murdered without a clear heir. King's crystal: Barnaby investigates a bitter feud at the heart of a family-owned glassworks involving the death of the family accountant. Axeman cometh: An aging band making a comeback tour stops for a concert in Midsomer, but someone's out to murder the band members one by one
Midsomer murders ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries
Midsomer murders ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries. Midsomer life: After the unpopular editor of a local magazine is found dead, Barnaby stumbles upon a nest of bribery, adultery, and secrets kept too long. The magician's nephew: Barnaby must determine if witchcraft is to blame when several members of a pagan cult are killed in an unusual manner. Days of misrule: Christmas comes early for Barnaby and Jones when a suspicious explosion frees them from a dreaded team-building exercise. Talking to the dead: Two couples go missing from the sleepy village of Monks Barton. The locals blame ghosts but Barnaby suspects a more earthly culprit
Midsomer murders by John Nettles ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries. Second sight: A mysterious death brings Detective Chief Inspector Barnaby and his young assistant Sergeant Dan Scott to Midsomer Mere, where villagers claim psychic powers. Hidden depths: Barnaby and Scott face a bizarre crime scene when a local oenophile gets killed by a combination of catapult, croquet, and Chateau Lafite. Sauce for the goose: After a visitor dies while touring Plummer's relish factor, Barnaby and Scott investigate the local food wars. Midsomer rhapsody: Barnaby links a long-deceased local composer with odd events that crescendo to a murderous conclusion
Midsomer murders by John Nettles ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these four contemporary British television mysteries. The Dogleg Murders: Members of the swanky Whiteoaks Golf Club keep turning up dead by the 13th hole. The black book: The detectives investigate a string of savage murders precipated by a local art auction. Secrets and spies: A mysterious creature is killing sheep in Midsomer County, but it soon moves on to larger prey. The glitch: A local scientist's determination to stop an American millionaire's latest business venture has fatal repurcussions
Midsomer murders ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets behind the well-trimmed hedges
Midsomer murders ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries. The killings at Badger's Drift: The death of an elderly woman and the persistence of her lifelong friend draw Barnaby into a case that reveals the sordid side of this quaint village. Written in blood: Investigating the brutal murder of a Midsomer Worthy writer, Barnaby discovers that the victim had been living a fictitious life. Death of a hollow man: In Causton, Barnaby and his family take part in an amateur theatrical production of Amadeus that provides an abundance of real-life drama. Faithful unto death: When the wife of a wealthy local businessman disappears, Barnaby finds that Fawcett Green harbors a complex web of financial and romantic entanglements. Death in disguise: Barnaby needs all his wits about him as he investigates a string of deaths at a local New Age commune
Midsomer murders ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dead man's eleven: Schock ripples across the village of Fletcher's Cross when a prominent businessman's trophy wife is bludgeoned to death with a cricket bat. While the victim had no apparent enemies, her avaricious husband, Robert Cavendish, is hated by all. Death of a stranger: As the Upper Marshwood hunt heads off into the woods, a filthy tramp runs for cover, stumbles and falls into a pit screaming. This suspicious death, and the puzzling behavior of several villagers, leads Barnaby to discover a tangle of sordid secrets. Blue herrings: When Muriel Harrap's lifeless body is found late one night in the elevator at Lawnside, a home for the elderly, everyone assumes she died of natural causes. But when another seemingly healthy woman dies, rumers of fraud and murder terrify the residents. Judgement day: Amid the excitement of preparations for the Perfect Village Competition in Midsomer Mallow, a local rogue is found brutally murdered. Barnaby discovers a wealth of suspects, all of whom appear to be lying, and a determination by the villagers to keep his investigation quiet so as not to jeopardize their chances in the competition
Midsomer murders ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
DCI Barnaby and Sergeant Scott are called upon to solve a series of murders in Midsomer County, England
Midsomer murders ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these four contemporary British television mysteries. Death and dust: The impending marriage of a widowed doctor and a well-to-do divorcée motivates a murder of mistaken identity. Picture of innocence: In the midst of a "shooting war" between rival camera clubs, someone tries to frame Barnaby, and definitely not for a portrait. They seek him here: Heads roll, quite literally, when a movie crew begins filming an adventure classic set during the French Revolution. Death in a chocolate box: A long-buried scandal reemerges to haunt two of Barnaby's former colleagues, now the managers of a halfway house
Midsomer murders ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries. The house in the woods: According to local legend, Winyard is haunted, and it lives up to its reputation when a young couple dies on the property in a grisly fashion. Dead letters: As Midsomer Barton celebrates Oak Apple Week, the mother of a former festival queen drowns herself. But is it really suicide? Vixen's run: At a family gathering, thrice-married baronet Freddy Butler keels over dead, leaving an estate worth killing for. Down among the dead men: The shotgun slaying of accountant Martin Barrett leads Barnaby and Jones on a trail of blackmail
Midsomer murders by Midsomer murders Television program ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries. The Maid in Splendour: Unrequited love, secret business deals, and passionate affairs threaten the lives of those connected to The Maid in Splendour, Midsomer Worthy's beloved local pub. When one of the pub's bartenders is found murdered in the nearby woods, Barnaby and Scott uncover a deadly clash of cultures in the gossipy village. The straw woman: When a curate dies tragically at a festival revival, some villagers of Midsomer Parva suspect black magic. Barnaby and Scott unravel a centuries-old mystery, complicated by Scott's attraction to a schoolteacher who has been branded a witch by the village. Ghosts of Christmas past: The Villiers family has gathered to celebrate Christmas exactly nine years after Ferdy Villiers suicide. When another member of the family dies mysteriously, Barnaby and Scott find they must investigate the past as well as the present
Midsomer murders ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries inspired by the novels of Caroline Graham. Detective Chief Inspector Tom Barnaby has policed the murderous county for decades, and now he is ready to retire. In these four episodes Barnaby investigates his final cases before leaving the denizens of MIdsomer in the capable hands of his cousin, DCI John Barnaby and his partner, Detective Sergeant Ben Jones. Master Class: Competition over a prestigious music class unearths a long-kept secret. The Noble Art: A reenactment of a championship boxing match turns deadly. Not in My Back Yard: A clash over property development leads to a string of murders. Fit for Murder: The Barnabys' spa weekend is interrupted by a gruesome discovery
Midsomer murders ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries. The made-to-measure murders: Barnaby and Jones investigate the murder of a widow on her way to confession as well as the death of her husband two years before. The sword of Guillaume: While visiting Brighton on business, DCI Barnaby partners with his cousin, Brighton's DCI John Barnaby, to investigate a local murder. Blood on the saddle: A dispute over property lines turns a Wild West show into a crime scene. The silent land: Barnaby and Jones investigate a librarian obsessed with the March Magna cemetery found dead on top of a grave
Midsomer murders ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries. A talent for life: Sordid affairs and financial secrets boil silently beneath the surface in the village of Malham Bridge until a double murder stirs the waters. Death and dreams: Investigating a string of deaths in Midsomer Worthy, Barnaby follows a trail of strange clues, nearly to his own demise. Painted in blood: When Joyce Barnaby finds a fellow painter from her Midsomer Florey watercolor class stabbed to death, two National Intelligence Squad agents take over the case. A tale of two Hamlets: Someone is decimating the ancient Smyth-Webster family, and the bad blood between the villages of Upper and Lower Warden is renewed with a vengeance. Birds of prey: Investment in a secret invention leads to an apparent suicide in Midsomer Magna, and a plan to steal valuable falcon eggs leads to another death. Can Barnaby and Troy find the link?
Midsomer murders ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Likable family man Tom Barnaby is the down-to-earth Chief detective for a cluster of idyllic English country villages where some of the rose-covered cottages are home to murderers, thieves, and blackmailers. Barnaby exposes the criminals with the help from his eager young assistant Sargeant Troy and from his supportive wife
Midsomer murders ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a local solicitor falls to his death, the detectives wonder whether it was suicide or murder. Then a neighbor notorious for scams perishes in a truly bizarre manner. Barnaby begins to suspect the strange deaths are linked by an elaborate fraud
 
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Alternative Names
Simmons, Laura, 1977-
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English (28)
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