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Forbes, Colin 1923-2006

Overview
Works: 92 works in 1,515 publications in 17 languages and 18,904 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Suspense fiction  Spy stories  Detective and mystery stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6069.A94, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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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 )
48 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in 9 languages and held by 1,011 libraries worldwide
Tweed battles to discover which one of his European sector chiefs is a traitor
Avalanche express by Colin Forbes( Book )
65 editions published between 1977 and 2004 in 9 languages and held by 910 libraries worldwide
Spionroman
The stone leopard by Colin Forbes( Book )
79 editions published between 1975 and 2007 in 10 languages and held by 852 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 )
56 editions published between 1981 and 2002 in 6 languages and held by 795 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
Cover story by Colin Forbes( Book )
47 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in 7 languages and held by 782 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 )
49 editions published between 1974 and 2005 in 8 languages and held by 712 libraries worldwide
Repeat. First published in 1974
Target five by Colin Forbes( Book )
46 editions published between 1973 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 707 libraries worldwide
American Arctic expert obtains a secret list of Soviet submarine stations and attempts to escape with it without being captured
Terminal by Colin Forbes( Book )
46 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in 9 languages and held by 664 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 )
30 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 615 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 savage gorge by Colin Forbes( Book )
23 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 607 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 )
22 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 605 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 )
35 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 573 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 cell by Colin Forbes( Book )
33 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 551 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?
The leader and the damned by Colin Forbes( Book )
41 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 534 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 heights of Zervos by Colin Forbes( Book )
34 editions published between 1970 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 517 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
Rhinoceros by Colin Forbes( Book )
36 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 506 libraries worldwide
Tweed, Paula Grey and Bob Newman are on the trail of five heads of state who are conspiring to cause massive civil unrest throughout the Western world. Tweed knows the identity of four of the ringleaders - but who is the fifth?
This united state by Colin Forbes( Book )
37 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in 8 languages and held by 473 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
The vorpal blade by Colin Forbes( Book )
34 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 459 libraries worldwide
Se déroule en partie à Montreux et aux Rochers-de-Naye (p. 151-197)
Sinister tide by Colin Forbes( Book )
25 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in 6 languages and held by 428 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 cauldron by Colin Forbes( Book )
34 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 428 libraries worldwide
De Britse geheime dienst zit een rijke industrieel, die wraak wil nemen op Amerikaanse bedrijven die hem dwarsgezeten hebben, op de hielen wanneer hij probeert in Californië een aardbeving en een vloedgolf te veroorzaken
 
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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
Forbes, C.
Forbes, Colin 1923-2006
Forbes, Colin Pseud. de Raymond H. Sawkins
Raine, Richard.
Raine, Richard 1923-
Raine, Richard 1923-2006
Raine, Richard Pseud. de Raymond H. Sawkins
Sawkins, Raymond.
Sawkins, Raymond H.
Sawkins, Raymond H. 1923-
Sawkins, Raymond Harold.
Sawkins Raymond Harold 1923-2006
フォーブズ, コリン
Languages
English (362)
German (198)
Dutch (76)
Polish (56)
Danish (21)
Swedish (19)
Romanian (14)
French (12)
Spanish (12)
Finnish (6)
Czech (4)
Hebrew (2)
Russian (2)
Japanese (1)
Bengali (1)
Italian (1)
Hungarian (1)
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