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Higgins, F. E.

Overview
Works: 30 works in 169 publications in 10 languages and 6,921 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Suspense fiction  Fantasy fiction  Children's audiobooks  Psychological fiction  Road fiction  Domestic fiction  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: PZ73, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by F. E Higgins
The Black Book of Secrets by F. E Higgins( Book )

38 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 11 languages and held by 2,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ludlow Fitch, a boy running from a terrible past, arrives at a remote village one night. Then Joe Zabbidou suddenly appears, a mysterious pawnbroker who trades people's secrets for cash. As Joe's assistant, Ludlow records the villagers' confessions in an ancient leather-bound volume. The people of Pagus Parvus have much to hide, but is Ludlow Fitch ready to reveal his own past? Suggested level: secondary
The bone magician by F. E Higgins( Book )

29 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 1,324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With his father, a fugitive, falsely accused of multiple murders and the real serial killer stalking the wretched streets of Urbs Umida, Pin Carpue, a young undertaker's assistant, investigates and soon discovers that all of the victims may have attended the performance of a stage magician who claims to be able to raise corpses and make the dead speak
The Eyeball collector by F. E Higgins( Book )

18 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a blackmail artist reveals a secret from the past, wealthy Hector Fitzbaudly ends up losing his social standing and fortune, prompting him to seek revenge on the man responsible for the act, the sinister Eyeball Collector
The black book of secrets by F. E Higgins( )

16 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Ludlow Fitch runs away from his thieving parents in the City, he meets up with the mysterious Joe Zabbidou, who calls himself a secret pawnbroker, and who takes Ludlow as an apprentice to record the confessions of the townspeople of Pagus Parvus, where resentments are many and trust is scarce
The bone magician by F. E Higgins( )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Since his father disappeared under a dark cloud of scandal, Pin Carpue has been alone in the world. His work for the local undertaker keeps him busy, but his life is bleak. Then Pin encounters the Bone Magician, a man who can raise corpses and make the dead speak. As Pin is drawn into an intoxicating world of mystery and intrigue, he becomes suspicious of Juno, the Bone Magician's young assistant. A strange darkness haunts her when the Silver Apple Killer stalks the streets at night and as Pin pieces together the secrets of Bone Magic, his own life becomes fraught with grave danger."
The lunatic's curse by F. E Higgins( Book )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in English and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The town of Opum Oppidulum is home to the freezing Lake Beluarum and its rumored monster. On an island at the center of the lake is an asylum from which no one has ever escaped. So how will Rex, whose father, Ambrose Grammaticus, has been imprisoned there under false pretenses, prove that Ambrose is not insane? And if Rex can free his father, will his evil stepmother drive them both to madness?
A tangle of traitors by F. E Higgins( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the shadows of this putrid place, an unlikely new alliance is being formed: they call them The Phenomenals, and only they can save us from a hideous fate that will befall the town if the wraiths escape their tarry shackles ... Meet The Phenomenals: Citrine Capodel - heiress to a corrupt empire and framed for a murder she did not commit; Folly Harpelaine - a merciless destroyer of Lurids, who dabbles in the dark arts; Jonah Scrimshander - a deadly harpoonist, who has already cheated death, and Vincent Verdigris - light-fingered and even lighter on his feet
A game of ghouls by F. E Higgins( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An earthquake has rumbled through the twisted city of Degringolade, stopping the town Kronometer and the infamous Phenomenals in their tracks. Legend has it that if the ancient clock stops ticking a terrible fate will befall the people of Degringolade, and there's no denying that the super-mundane entities of the tar-pits are behaving strangely. They know something that the townspeople don't: deep below the city, something has woken up. And it's hungry
The Eyeball Collector by F. E Higgins( )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although Hector Fitzbaudly has always lived a plush life on the posh side of the River Foedus, he's yearned to slip away from his comfortable home and see the seedy side of Urbs Umida. Unfortunately, he gets his chance when a blackmail artist confronts his father with a terrible secret from his past, and Hector finds himself penniless and on the streets. He is determined to get his revenge against the man responsible, who has been a pauper, a gentleman, and an Eyeball Collector--stealing jewels from the wealthy to make false eyes to replace his missing one. He is a master of disguise, and a swindler who moves from place to place. Hector trails the Eyeball Collector to the small village of Pagus Parvus and the foreboding Withypitts Hall, run by the eccentric Lady Mandible who has a strange taste for the macabre. He takes a job incubating butterflies for Lady Mandible, and places himself in the perfect position to take revenge. Hector is so close to the Eyeball Collector, but will he be able to go through with his plan?
The perfect enemy by F. E Higgins( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ralph ontmoet een man met een geheimzinnige doos. Ralph steelt de doos uit hebzucht. Als hij de doos opent, laat hij daarmee op bovennatuurlijke wijze een boosaardige dubbelganger ontsnappen. Vanaf ca. 13 jaar
El club de las madres novatas : una novela sorprendente sobre la maternidad by F. E Higgins( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in Spanish and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six very different women agree to regularly meet soon after the births of their babies. Set during the first crucial year of their babies' lives, the women navigate birth and motherhood as well as the shifting ground of their relationships with their partners. Each woman strives in her own way to become the mother she wants to be, and finds herself becoming increasingly reliant on the friendship and support of the members of the mothers' group, until one day an unthinkably shocking event changes everything, testing their bonds and revealing closely held secrets that threaten to shatter their lives
A tangle of traitors by F. E Higgins( Recording )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A game of ghouls by F. E Higgins( Recording )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An earthquake has rumbled through the twisted city of Degringolade, stopping the town Kronometer and the infamous Phenomenals in their tracks. Legend has it that if the ancient clock stops ticking a terrible fate will befall the people of Degringolade, and there's no denying that the super-mundane entities of the tar-pits are behaving strangely. They know something that the townspeople don't: deep below the city, something has woken up. And it's hungry!
The lunatic's curse by F. E Higgins( Recording )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deep within the heart of the Moiraean Mountains lies the town of Opum Oppidulum - home to the freezing Lake Beluarum and its rumoured monster. An inescapable asylum stands in the centre of the lake, enclosed by the sheer cliffs of Drop Rock island
Phenomenals by F. E Higgins( Recording )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don't go down to the tar pits, children - for their shores are lined with the wretched wraiths of all the traitors and murderers who have drowned in its bubbling depths. In the shadows of this putrid place, an unlikely new alliance is being formed: they call them The Phenomenals, and only they can save us from a hideous fate that will befall the town if the wraiths escape their tarry shackles. Meet The Phenomenals: Citrine Capodel, heiress to a corrupt empire and framed for a murder she did not commit; Folly Harpelaine, a merciless destroyer of Lurids, who dabbles in the dark arts; Jonah Scrimshander, a deadly harpoonist, who has already cheated death, and Vincent Verdigris, light fingered and even lighter on his feet
Silbertod : szenische Lesung( Recording )

1 edition published in 2009 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Schwarze Buch der Geheimnisse : szenische Lesung by F. E Higgins( Recording )

4 editions published in 2008 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Gift der Schmetterlinge : szenische Lesung by F. E Higgins( Recording )

2 editions published in 2010 in German and Undetermined and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Vollwaise Hector Fitzbaudly sinnt auf Rache, nachdem der Betrüger Gulliver Truepin seinen Vater in den finanziellen Ruin und Tod getrieben hat. Dank seiner exzellenten Kenntnisse auf dem Gebiet der Schmetterlingszucht bringt er ihn zur Strecke - allerdings anders als geplant. Ab 12
Wife on the run by F. E Higgins( Recording )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'When Paula finds her husband's shameful secrets on his mobile phone, and Facebook puts her teenage daughter at the centre of a high-school scandal, she does the only thing that makes sense to her, she runs away from it all. Taking her kids and elderly father, she heads off on a road trip across Australia with one rule, and that's no technology allowed. It's time to get back to basics, reclaim her life and learn how to be a family again.' -- Container
Kollekt︠s︡ioner stekli︠a︡nnykh glaz : [roman] by F. E Higgins( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in Russian and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although Hector Fitzbaudly has always lived a plush life on the posh side of the River Foedus, he's yearned to slip away from his comfortable home and see the seedy side of Urbs Umida. Unfortunately, he gets his chance when a blackmail artist confronts his father with a terrible secret from his past, and Hector finds himself penniless and on the streets. He is determined to get his revenge against the man responsible, who has been a pauper, a gentleman, and an Eyeball Collector - stealing jewels from the wealthy to make false eyes to replace his missing one. He is a master of disguise, and a swindler who moves from place to place. Hector trails the Eyeball Collector to the small village of Pagus Parvus and the foreboding Withypitts Hall, run by the eccentric Lady Mandible who has a strange taste for the macabre. He takes a job incubating butterflies for Lady Mandible, and places himself in the perfect position to take revenge. Hector is so close to the Eyeball Collector, but will he be able to go through with his plan?
 
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The Black Book of Secrets
Alternative Names
Higgins, F.

Higgins, F.E.

Higgins, Fiona.

Higgins, Fiona E.

Languages
English (102)

German (23)

Spanish (8)

Catalan (4)

French (3)

Danish (3)

Russian (3)

Dutch (3)

Serbian (2)

Polish (2)

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The bone magicianThe Eyeball collectorThe lunatic's curse