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Gregson, J. M.

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Works: 101 works in 340 publications in 1 language and 16,490 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Detective and mystery stories, English 
Classifications: PR6057.R3876, 823.914
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Darkness visible : a Lambert and Hook mystery by J. M Gregson( Book )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 675 libraries worldwide
When a small-time drug dealer turned blackmailer is murdered, Lambert, Hook, and the rest of the team uncover several suspects
Only a game by J. M Gregson( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 659 libraries worldwide
Bruton Rovers FC has been promoted to the Premiership, but Jim Capstick's days as Chairman have made him some enemies in the Lancashire mill town. With the team fighting relegation, the debts are piling high. But when the club is rocked by a murder after Jim makes a surprise announcement, the question's not who had the motive, but who had the balls to actually do it. 'Percy' Peach and DS Lucy Blake have their work cut out for them
Merely players : a DCI "Percy" Peach mystery by J. M Gregson( Book )
12 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 620 libraries worldwide
Adam Cassidy is one of Brunton's most famous residents. For the past few years he has played the lead role in a TV detective show that has been a worldwide success. He now believes it is his time for a crack at Hollywood, and, as plans are made for the fifth series, he doesn't care who he has to betray in order to fulfill his dream. Meanwhile, DCI Percy Peach, now happily married to Lucy Blake, is at a loose end and is in danger of being drawn into the ongoing, and unpopular, local anti-terrorism initiative. What he needs is a high-profile murder case to sink his teeth into- and he may be about to get what he wishes for.--From front inside jacket cover
Witch's Sabbath by J. M Gregson( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 608 libraries worldwide
A young woman's body is found partially mummified, and C.I. Peach must discover why no one who knew her reported her missing, and how her death is connected to a modern witch's coven
Wages of sin by J. M Gregson( Book )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 594 libraries worldwide
A good walk spoiled by J. M Gregson( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 580 libraries worldwide
Richard Cullis is attacked one night on his way home from a bar. A man with a knife threatens his life if he doesn't promise to cease animal testing at the labs where he is the director of research. He is given two weeks to get results if he wants to live. A company golf tournament has a startling conclusion when Richard collapses after dinner. Murder is suspected, but who administered the poison? Priscilla Godwin, who Richard raped; Ben Paddon, an insider working for an animal rights movement; Richard's wife, Alison, who told her priest that she needed a divorce; or Debbie Young, bitter after Richard was promoted to the role she felt she deserved. DS Hook is called in to sift the truth from the lies
Close call by J. M Gregson( Book )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 570 libraries worldwide
Gurney Close doesn't seem like an exciting place--just four new houses, nicely built and tucked away beside the river Wye. As the owners move in, it looks like it will be a friendly neighborhood. Just to celebrate, they stage a moving-in street party. All goes well until one of them is found dead the next morning
Mortal taste by J. M Gregson( Book )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 551 libraries worldwide
Lambert and Hook face a murderer who won't take no for an answer. Headteacher Peter Logan is a strange case of Jekyll and Hyde. Unquestionably, he's effected impressive improvements at his Cheltenham school, but his private life is in no way exemplary. A heady cocktail of virtue and vice makes Logan a particularly unpopular man. He's playing with fire when he turns into a sexual monster in the school science labs, but equally dangerous is his crusade against the unsavoury elements that threaten the well-being of his pupils. So when he's shot in the back of his head one September evening, does he die a martyr or is this his just comeuppance?
In vino veritas by J. M Gregson( Book )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 536 libraries worldwide
Lambert and Hook have their hands full when an investigation into the murder of an overbearing vineyard owner yields a number of suspects among his employees
Just desserts by J. M Gregson( Book )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 531 libraries worldwide
Camellia Park Golf Club had completed its first ten years and its owner, Patrick Nayland, felt it was time to splash out. Determined to give his employees a good time, he booked the entirety of Soutters Restaurant. A riotous evening was had by all. In fact they were making so much noise, the screams from the lavatory could easily have gone unnoticed. Chief Superintendent Lambert usually finds that the more enemies a murder victim has, the harder it is to decide who has more motive than anyone else. This victim was at the opposite, even trickier, end of the spectrum: popular with absolutely everyone
Something is rotten by J. M Gregson( Book )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 527 libraries worldwide
DS Bert Hook is cajoled into auditioning for a local Shakespearean play. Desperate to get out of it, he expects his boss, John Lambert, to forbid him from performing. No such luck. Hook meets a rather surprising and sinister cast of characters. And when the director is found murdered, Hook needs to find the truth and fast. Who is innocent, who is just playing a part and who is really rotten to the core?
Pastures new by J. M Gregson( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 519 libraries worldwide
Peach and Blake investigate a new case of family motives and secrets. Successful but lonely Geoffrey Aspin takes the desperate step of advertising for female company, and meets divorcee Pamela Williams. But their happiness is shattered by a brutal murder. DCI Peach and his team are brought in, and the finger seems to point at the Aspin family. Suddenly both Geoffrey and his new love are suspects and without alibis
Wild justice by J. M Gregson( Book )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 516 libraries worldwide
When Tamsin Hayes decides to murder her husband Tim, she is unaware that he is already under investigation for other crimes
Too much of water by J. M Gregson( Book )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 510 libraries worldwide
Too much of water there may be, but Lambert and Hook must decide whose tears are genuine In the midst of a heatwave in Gloucestershire, unseen hands slide the body of a young woman quietly into the waters of one of England's great rivers under cover of darkness. It is some days before the corpse is discovered, and the police have first to identify the victim as Clare Mills and then try to build up a picture of her puzzling lifestyle. Lambert and Hook come up against the strangest mother of a murder victim they have ever encountered, whilst the girl's stepfather refuses for a long time to offer them full cooperation. Then just when it seems that a solution is at hand, more violence intervenes
Die happy by J. M Gregson( Book )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 506 libraries worldwide
"When the committee members of the Oldford Literary Festival all receive anonymous letters telling them to resign or die, it marks the start of an unusual case for Chief Superintendent Lambert and DS Hook"--from book jacket
More than meets the eye : a Lambert & Hook mystery by J. M Gregson( Book )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 506 libraries worldwide
Dennis Cooper is one of the few full-time resident National Trust curators in England and lives with his wife in the grounds of the spectacular Westbourne Gardens, which receives thousands of visitors each year. On the face of things, Dennis lives a perfect life and has a dream job, but this idyllic setting is riven with dark secrets, and it isn't long before foul play draws Lambert and Hook into this troubled Eden
Public and private man in Shakespeare by J. M Gregson( Book )
6 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 475 libraries worldwide
Dusty death by J. M Gregson( Book )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 462 libraries worldwide
"Everyone in Brunton is happy to see the decaying, uninhabitable terraced houses of the old cotton town finally demolished to make way for a new industrial development. Happy, that is, until the clearance reveals a grisly secret."--Jacket
Least of evils : a Percy Peach mystery by J. M Gregson( Book )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 459 libraries worldwide
A shooting on an estate puts DCI Percy Peach on the trail of a brutal ganglord - When a young man is found with gunshot wounds outside the Thorley Grange estate, DCI Percy Peach is immediately on the case. The estate has recently been taken over by Oliver Ketley, a generous local benefactor leading a double life as a ruthless ganglord. Peach quickly sets out to find the connection between him and the injured man, but Ketley faces much bigger problems: a man in his position has many enemies, and it will only take one of them to end his life . .
Murder at the lodge by J. M Gregson( Book )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 432 libraries worldwide
A man is found murdered in the parking lot of Superintendent Tucker's Masonic Lodge, and DI Peach has a free hand to dig up any amount of dirt about the secret order
 
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Alternative Names
Gregson, J. M.
Gregson, James Michael
Gregson, Jim
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English (102)
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