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Ashford, Jeffrey 1926-

Overview
Works: 154 works in 487 publications in 4 languages and 19,177 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6060.E43, 823.914
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Publications about Jeffrey Ashford
Publications by Jeffrey Ashford
Most widely held works by Jeffrey Ashford
The price of failure by Jeffrey Ashford( Book )
15 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 565 libraries worldwide
A married policeman in England is seduced by a prostitute, then blackmailed by a gang to provide details of police protection for a VIP the gang plans to abduct. By the author of The Bitter Bite
Criminal innocence by Jeffrey Ashford( Book )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 548 libraries worldwide
Lawyer Steven Drury is caught in an impossible dilemma when the man he identified as his attacker threatens to kill a young woman if he doesn't recant his statement
The bitter bite by Jeffrey Ashford( Book )
10 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 547 libraries worldwide
In London, a young woman is raped by an electrician working in the home of her parents. The police cannot prove it, so her boyfriend turns vigilante. He enrolls a schoolmate and they resort to torture to obtain a confession, an operation which ends badly. By the author of Judgment Deferred
A crime remembered by Jeffrey Ashford( Book )
5 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 540 libraries worldwide
Loyal disloyalty by Jeffrey Ashford( Book )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 534 libraries worldwide
An Englishman struggles with his conscience whether to denounce a brother-in-law as a serial rapist. From the description given by police, Richard Adeane is sure his brother-in-law is the culprit. By the author of A Web of Circumstances
Twisted justice by Jeffrey Ashford( Book )
7 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and Polish and held by 521 libraries worldwide
The son of Detective-Sergeant Gerry Stone stumbles in drunk with a story of a group of men in Mickey Mouse masks who ran him off the road and forced him to drink. Later Stone learns that a car of the same make and color as his own was involved in a hit-and-run accident that same night
Judgment deferred by Jeffrey Ashford( Book )
7 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 482 libraries worldwide
In England, Constable Toby Ash investigates the serial murders of seven girls. The killer prepared them for their deaths with chloroform of the kind used on butterflies. By the author of Twisted Justice
A truthful injustice by Jeffrey Ashford( Book )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 480 libraries worldwide
"Simon Wyatt was wealthy and married to a loving wife; most would have said he was a man to be envied. Yet there were hidden fault-lines in his life and these had the potential to wreck his happiness if ever they became visible."--Jacket
A dangerous friendship by Jeffrey Ashford( Book )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 478 libraries worldwide
Kent County Det. Constable Andy Gregg finds himself in trouble when burglars strike shortly after Gregg's routine security survey of Querry Brade, a 15th-century manor house, and before its owners can install the security system he recommended. The criminals make off with valuable jewelry, and soon Gregg somehow manages, on his modest salary, to buy his pregnant wife, Wendy, an expensive ring. When a police officer is killed during another theft, Gregg's superiors consider him a potential accessory before the fact
Looking-glass justice by Jeffrey Ashford( Book )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 466 libraries worldwide
"Lynch, engaged in diamond smuggling, is determined to get his hands on a priceless red diamond, no matter how many lives this might cost."--Jacket
Jigsaw guilt by Jeffrey Ashford( Book )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 462 libraries worldwide
"Fiona Ross, who had just flown in from Australia, entered divisional HQ in Carnford to report the disappearance of her close friend, Gillian Harvey. The police were far from satisified that this was an incident that concerned them. But when they learned gillian was wealthy while her husband, a dairy farmer, was not; that he had wanted her to spend her money on building a feed barn and she had refused; that he had little love left for her, but possessed a great deal for a widow; then their attitude changed. And as each newly discovered fact interlocked with those already known, they became certain they were looking at a picture of murder"--Page 2 of cover
Illegal guilt by Jeffrey Ashford( Book )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 462 libraries worldwide
The disappearance of a seven-year-old girl is especially disturbing for Detective Constable Ron Perry, because she is his estranged sister's daughter. Breaking protocol by pursuing his enquiries in a case where a relative is involved, Perry is soon convinced of the perpetrator's identity, and it is a race against time before kidnapping turns into murder
Fair exchange is robbery by Jeffrey Ashford( Book )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 451 libraries worldwide
Gavin Penfold, a happily married, well-off computer expert, is kidnapped by three masked men on his way home from work, who are then involved in a hit-and-run accident. After Gavin is set up and imprisoned for the crime, he swears to track down the kidnappers after his release
An honest betrayal by Jeffrey Ashford( Book )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 447 libraries worldwide
PC Ballard is convinced that the shooting of a local drug dealer and a hit-and-run the next day involving a motor scooter and a car are somehow related
The honourable detective by Jeffrey Ashford( Book )
8 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and French and held by 443 libraries worldwide
Two men witnessed the hit-and-run accident but neither of them had the slightest idea how his life would be affected by what he had seen
A conflict of interests by Jeffrey Ashford( Book )
5 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 437 libraries worldwide
Deadly corruption by Jeffrey Ashford( Book )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 390 libraries worldwide
When Unpopular Captain Sewell Is Found Battered In His Cabin Aboard The Hakota, An Old Cargo Ship, Felix Dunn Takes Command. Photographs Are Taken Before A Burial At Sea And On Arrival Back In The Uk, All Leave Is Cancelled Whilst The Police Investigate. It Seems The 'upright' Captain Had Some Diamonds Onboard - And They Are Missing
Justice deferred by Jeffrey Ashford( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 366 libraries worldwide
"Elaine Cane is scared of her suspicious, overbearing husband. But one day he goes too far -- he drunkenly tries to use force on her, so she flees the house. A sense of responsbility makes her return, to check he has not injured himself in his alcohol-fuelled rage, and she finds herself in the middle of a nightmare ..."--Jacket
Deadly reunion by Jeffrey Ashford( Book )
9 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 355 libraries worldwide
Murder mystery by the author of Àn illegal solution'
Damned by logic by Jeffrey Ashford( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 354 libraries worldwide
"On board the MV Helios, cruising around the Mediterranean, copywriter David Ansell is seeking inspiration to write a glowing account of his voyage for the ship's owner, Rex Cruising Company. His inspiration comes in the form of the blonde and beautiful Melanie Caine and they are inseparable for the rest of the cruise. Back home in suburbia with his wife, Ansell is pining for Melanie, so is delighted to get a call from her summoning him to meet her- along with the toy monkey she asked him to take through customs for her. When she doesn't turn up, he assumes she's got cold feet and no longer wants to pursue their relationship. However, when reports of a woman's body being found, horrifically tortured, are aired on the news- and Ansell's home is broken into with tragic consequences- it seems there's something that Ansell may have that someone will do anything to find ..."--Page 2 of cover
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Alding, Peter

controlled identity Draper, Hastings, 1926-

controlled identity Graeme, Roderic, 1926-

controlled identity Hastings, Graham, 1926-

controlled identity Jeffries, Roderic, 1926-

Alding, Peter
Alding, Peter 1926-
Ashford, Jeffrey
Ashford, Jeffrey 1926-
Draper, Hastings
Draper, Hastings 1926-
Graeme, Roderic, 1926-
Hastings, Graham
Hastings, Graham 1926-
Jeffries, Roderic
Jeffries, Roderic Graeme
Jeffries, Roderic Graeme 1926-
Languages
English (97)
Polish (3)
German (1)
French (1)
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