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Forbes, Colin 1923-2006

Works: 361 works in 1,515 publications in 11 languages and 20,578 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Suspense fiction  Spy stories  Detective and mystery stories 
Roles: 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 )
19 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 1,036 libraries worldwide
Tweed battles to discover which one of his European sector chiefs is a traitor
Tramp in armor by Colin Forbes( Book )
35 editions published between 1969 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 1,028 libraries worldwide
A 34-year-old British tank commander must escape from the Germans and keep his rendevous at Dunkirk
Avalanche express by Colin Forbes( Book )
21 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 875 libraries worldwide
Cover story by Colin Forbes( Book )
15 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in English and held by 772 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
The Stockholm syndicate by Colin Forbes( Book )
20 editions published between 1981 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 762 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 )
44 editions published between 1973 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 751 libraries worldwide
American Arctic expert obtains a secret list of Soviet submarine stations and attempts to escape with it without being captured
Year of the golden ape by Colin Forbes( Book )
32 editions published between 1974 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 719 libraries worldwide
Repeat. First published in 1974
The stone leopard by Colin Forbes( Book )
17 editions published between 1975 and 2007 in English and German and held by 678 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
Terminal by Colin Forbes( Book )
14 editions published between 1984 and 1996 in English and Bengali and held by 652 libraries worldwide
No mercy by Colin Forbes( Book )
21 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 612 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
Blood storm by Colin Forbes( Book )
18 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 596 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 heights of Zervos by Colin Forbes( Book )
34 editions published between 1970 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 553 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 savage gorge by Colin Forbes( Book )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 545 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 main chance by Colin Forbes( Book )
14 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 519 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
The leader and the damned by Colin Forbes( Book )
14 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and Danish and held by 516 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 )
20 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 472 libraries worldwide
Tweed, Paula Grey and Bob Newman travel to the heart of Europe to confront their deadliest enemy yet. Racing against time, they strive desperately to avert disaster and confront the West's deadliest opponent
Rhinoceros by Colin Forbes( Book )
20 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 468 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 )
17 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 461 libraries worldwide
Tweed faces his worst challenge yet, is the Al Quada going to attack London? There is a traitor in Britain and time is running out as to find out who he is and what the target is
Sinister tide by Colin Forbes( Book )
18 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 431 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 )
16 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 418 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 Pseudonym
Forbes, Colin, Pseud. de Raymond H. Sawkins
Raine, Richard.
Raine, Richard, 1923-
Raine, Richard 1923-2006 Pseudonym
Raine, Richard, Pseud. de Raymond H. Sawkins
Sawkins, Raymond.
Sawkins, Raymond H.
Sawkins, Raymond H., 1923-
Sawkins, Raymond Harold.
Sawkins Raymond Harold 1923-2006
Sawkins, Raymond Harold 1923-2006 Wirklicher Name
フォーブズ, コリン
English (360)
German (30)
Danish (5)
Polish (5)
Japanese (1)
Bengali (1)
Romanian (1)
Portuguese (1)
Italian (1)
Dutch (1)
Hungarian (1)
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