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Forbes, Colin 1923-2006

Works: 209 works in 1,446 publications in 15 languages and 20,333 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Suspense fiction  Spy stories  History  Detective and mystery stories 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR6069.A94, 823.914
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Publications about Colin Forbes
Publications by Colin Forbes
Publications by Colin Forbes, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Colin Forbes
The Janus man by Colin Forbes( Book )
29 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 1,032 libraries worldwide
Tweed battles to discover which one of his European sector chiefs is a traitor
Avalanche express by Colin Forbes( Book )
24 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 867 libraries worldwide
The stone leopard by Colin Forbes( Book )
38 editions published between 1975 and 2007 in 7 languages and held by 837 libraries worldwide
An assassination attempt on the President of the Republic, rumors circulating of an impending coup d'état, and a dying man whispering a codename--"The Leopard". Prefect of the Paris police Marc Grelle guesses there's a connection that could tear France apart
The Stockholm syndicate by Colin Forbes( Book )
35 editions published between 1981 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 800 libraries worldwide
Two powerful organizations are hell-bent on destroying one another. One is the Stockholm Syndicate, which for two years has terrorized the Western world, acquiring "members" and financial backers via blackmail, terrorism, or the lure of rewards
Target five by Colin Forbes( Book )
59 editions published between 1973 and 2002 in 6 languages and held by 766 libraries worldwide
American Arctic expert obtains a secret list of Soviet submarine stations and attempts to escape with it without being captured
Cover story by Colin Forbes( Book )
18 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in English and held by 761 libraries worldwide
A top Washington official is about to defect. The next presidential election is only two months away, and it's the last thing the US government wants. But they don't know who he is. In London, Tweed watches and waits, and as the situation grows, he must move fast before the cover story is blown
Year of the golden ape by Colin Forbes( Book )
41 editions published between 1974 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 735 libraries worldwide
Repeat. First published in 1974
Terminal by Colin Forbes( Book )
28 editions published between 1984 and 2000 in 6 languages and held by 663 libraries worldwide
Een vrouwelijke arts en haar vriend, een bekend journalist, onderzoeken een aantal merkwaardige gebeurtenissen in en om een Zwitserse privé-kliniek
Blood storm by Colin Forbes( Book )
23 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 661 libraries worldwide
Tweed and Paula work to stop the merging of SIS, MI5, the police, and more into the State Security force that a secret cabal wants in order to turn Great Britain into a police state
The main chance by Colin Forbes( Book )
20 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 650 libraries worldwide
At the urgent plea of his old friend, Commander Buchanan of Scotland Yard, Tweed, once ace detective, now Deputy Chief SIS, visits Mrs Bella Main, formidable matriarch controlling the Main Chance, the most powerful private bank in Europe. Bella tells Tweed and Paula Grey, his assistant, that she has refused an enormous offer from Calouste Gubenkian, the most ruthless and villainous man in Europe. Within days of their visit Bella is murdered. Tweed and Paula return to investigate the atrocious act. The bank's HQ is based in a huge Elizabethan manor hidden in The Forest, a vast area in the deep south of England. Tweed has already met members of the two families, run by their forefathers for generations. Was Bella murdered by one of them or is it the work of the vicious Calouste? The movement never stops, changing to Calouste's Chateau Les Rochers in the Belgian Ardennes. A ferocious battle takes place. Two more murders are committed at the manor. Tweed and Paula race to tiny Seacove on the rugged Cornish coast to prevent another murder. Finally, Tweed proves the Bank, founded in 1912, was based on a brutal crime all those years ago
No mercy by Colin Forbes( Book )
25 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 619 libraries worldwide
A simple request becomes a nightmare. One by one, four brutally ravaged skeletons are discovered. Two of them on Dartmoor, near the mansion of Drago Volkanian, Armenian founder of a giant supermarket chain -- and an armaments plant
The savage gorge by Colin Forbes( Book )
16 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 594 libraries worldwide
It started with a scream of terror from the desperate girl ... Tweed and Paula take over the brutal murder case of two attractive women from plodding Chief Inspector Reebeck. A clue leads them to a remote rural country controlled by 'Pit Bull': human and dangerous. They meet his weird family: 'daughter' Margot: shrewd, unstable; his daughter Sable; his son Lance: well-mannered, observant; Mrs Shipton: grim housekeeper and Marius Lepke: a huge Cajun brought over by Pit Bull from New Orleans. Tweed explores the local peculiar village, meets local gossip, Mrs Grout. They visit the strange town of Gunners Gorge, bloodstained by Cromwell long ago. More murders are committed. 'NOT the work of a serial killer, ' Tweed insists. 'I sense something very big ... ' Is the key isolated Findel Square in the heart of London, HQ of OTRANTO, oil giant owned by devious womanizer Neville Guile? Tweed and Paula continue their non-stop race to solve the diabolical mystery. Time is not on their side
The heights of Zervos by Colin Forbes( Book )
30 editions published between 1970 and 2004 in English and Dutch and held by 557 libraries worldwide
It is April 1941 and the German army is invading Greece. The monastery on the Zervos mountain dominates the only escape route for the small British expeditionary force. There are only four men who can prevent the oncoming Nazis overrunning Zervos: Grapos, a Greek patriot, Lieutenant Prentice, Sergeant Ford and Ian Macomber, a professional saboteur
The leader and the damned by Colin Forbes( Book )
20 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 531 libraries worldwide
"In 1943 Hitler was at the height of his powers. At his side constantly was Martin Bormann, On his mind constantly was the war against the beleagured might of Stalin's Russia." -- Back cover
The vorpal blade by Colin Forbes( Book )
27 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 499 libraries worldwide
Spændingsroman. Tweed skal for Scotland Yard opklare en række brutale mord. Efterhånden som efterforskningen fører ham rundt i verden indser han, at der er stærke kræfter, måske endda regeringer, bag mordene, som viser sig at være en systematisk massakre
This united state by Colin Forbes( Book )
30 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in 7 languages and held by 482 libraries worldwide
The British Prime Minister has been assassinated. Paula Grey rescues a key American from a brutal attempt on his life. Is a giant power determined to absorb Britain into its own system? Enemies flood into the country. The noose tightens. The spectacular climax takes place on Romney Marsh as a hostile naval task force approaches Britain
Rhinoceros by Colin Forbes( Book )
21 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 474 libraries worldwide
Drie Britse terroristenbestrijders binden de strijd aan tegen een uiterst bloedig complot om dictaturen te vestigen in de voornaamste Westerse democratieën
The cell by Colin Forbes( Book )
18 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 466 libraries worldwide
Spændingsroman. Tweed tilkaldes på grund af rygter om en gigantisk terroraktion mod London. Står al-Qaeda bag, og hvor og hvornår sker det frygtelige?
Sinister tide by Colin Forbes( Book )
22 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 452 libraries worldwide
Spændingsroman. Dr. Goslar har opfundet det største våben nogensinde. Tweed er med sine partnere på jagt efter Goslar for at forhindre at våbenet falder i de forkerte hænder. Flere efterretningstjenester blander sig og flere myrdes. Goslar forsøger at lokke Tweed i baghold
The sisterhood by Colin Forbes( Book )
24 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 446 libraries worldwide
Paula Grey 'witnesses' the murder of Norbert Engel, key German Statesman. A veiled woman entered and left the building. One by one, the elite strongmen in a leaderless Europe are assassinated. Tension rises as Tweed, Paula and Bob Newman fly to Zurich, where a fresh assassination takes place. Again a veiled woman was seen. Tweed's pursuit leads to a strange village in Vienna where attempts are made to kill him
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Bernard, Jay, 1923-2006

controlled identity Raine, Richard, 1923-2006

controlled identity Sawkins, Raymond, 1923-2006

Bernard, Jay.
Bernard, Jay 1923-
Bernard, Jay 1923-2006
Bernard, Jay pseud
Forbes, C.
Forbes, Colin 1923-2006
Forbes, Colin pseud
Forbes, Colin Pseud. de Raymond H. Sawkins
Raine, Richard.
Raine, Richard 1923-
Raine, Richard 1923-2006
Raine, Richard pseud
Raine, Richard Pseud. de Raymond H. Sawkins
Sawkins, Raymond.
Sawkins, Raymond 1923-
Sawkins, Raymond H.
Sawkins, Raymond H. 1923-
Sawkins, Raymond Harold.
Sawkins Raymond Harold 1923-2006
Sawlins, Raymond
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English (369)
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German (23)
Spanish (10)
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Hebrew (4)
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