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Strangeways, Nigel (Fictitious character)

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Works: 24 works in 110 publications in 3 languages and 3,239 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery fiction  Detective and mystery stories, English  Action and adventure fiction 
Classifications: PR6007.A95, FIC
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Publications about Nigel (Fictitious character) Strangeways
Most widely held works about Nigel (Fictitious character) Strangeways
    Minute for murder by Nicholas Blake( Book )
    10 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in English and held by 335 libraries worldwide
    When wartime hero Charles Kennington returns from a secret mission, he visits his onetime colleagues, among them Nigel Strangeways, at the Ministry of Morale. He learns his former fiancee, the beautiful Nita, is now having an affair with the director, his brother-in-law. Strangeways is pulled into a murder investigation when Nita is suddenly poisoned. Was it suicide or premeditated?
    End of chapter by Nicholas Blake( Book )
    7 editions published between 1957 and 1988 in English and held by 262 libraries worldwide
    The morning after death by Nicholas Blake( Book )
    3 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in English and held by 260 libraries worldwide
    The beast must die by Nicholas Blake( Book )
    9 editions published between 1938 and 2012 in English and Russian and held by 258 libraries worldwide
    Respected crime writer Frank Cairns plots the perfect murder--a murder that he himself will commit. Cairns intends to murder George Rattery, the hit-and-run driver who killed his young son, but when his intended victim is found dead and Cairns becomes the prime suspect. The author insists that he has been framed. An old friend of Cairns calls in private detective Nigel Strangeways who must unravel a fiendishly plotted mystery if he is to discover what really happened to George Rattery
    Thou shell of death by Nicholas Blake( Book )
    10 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in English and held by 241 libraries worldwide
    Fergus O'Brien, a legendary World War One flying ace with several skeletons hidden in his closet, receives a series of mocking letters predicting that he will be murdered on Boxing Day. Undaunted, O'Brien throws a Christmas party, inviting everyone who could be suspected of making the threats, along with private detective Nigel Strangeways. But despite Nigel's presence, the former pilot is found dead, just as predicted, and Nigel is left to aid the local police in their investigation while trying to ignore his growing attraction to one of the other guests - and suspects - explorer Georgina Cavendish
    The smiler with the knife by Nicholas Blake( Book )
    10 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
    The worm of death by Nicholas Blake( Book )
    6 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in English and held by 210 libraries worldwide
    The sad variety by Nicholas Blake( Book )
    3 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
    A question of proof by Nicholas Blake( Book )
    8 editions published between 1935 and 2012 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
    The widow's cruise by Nicholas Blake( Book )
    4 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
    "Nigel Strangeways and Clare Massinger go on a summer cruise in the grecian isles, where jealousy and hatred shimmer over the Greek columns, the sunny quiet waters, and the donkey rides. Two sisters--Miss Ambrose, a frumpy, old maid schoolteacher, and Melissa Blaydon, the merry widow incarnate--are the catalyst for one of the most puzzling murders Nigel Strangeways has ever had to solve."--Page [4] of cover
    Tangled Webb by Eloise Jarvis McGraw( Book )
    5 editions published between 1956 and 2012 in English and held by 144 libraries worldwide
    Hugo Chesterman has been sentenced to death for murdering a policeman. What is his story and will an appeal be successful?
    The whisper in the gloom by Nicholas Blake( Book )
    3 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
    The dreadful hollow by Nicholas Blake( Book )
    5 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 138 libraries worldwide
    Head of a traveler by Nicholas Blake( Book )
    5 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in English and Russian and held by 119 libraries worldwide
    There's trouble brewing by Nicholas Blake( Book )
    7 editions published between 1937 and 2012 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
    Tyrannical businessman Eustace Bunnett and an assortment of employees and local characters become suspects when Nigel Strangeways investigates the murder of a man found dead in one of the vats at Bunnett's Dorset brewery
    The Nicholas Blake treasury by Nicholas Blake( Book )
    in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
    The corpse in the snowman by Nicholas Blake( Book )
    4 editions published between 1944 and 1986 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
    Malice in Wonderland by Nicholas Blake( Book )
    3 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
    The case of the abominable snowman by Nicholas Blake( Book )
    2 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
    The Nicholas Blake treasury by Nicholas Blake( Book )
    1 edition published in 1939 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
 
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English (103)
Russian (2)
Italian (1)
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