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Gregson, J. M.

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Works: 112 works in 436 publications in 1 language and 20,432 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Detective and mystery stories, English 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6057.R3876, 823.914
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Publications by J. M Gregson
Most widely held works by J. M Gregson
Darkness visible : a Lambert and Hook mystery by J. M Gregson( Book )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 664 libraries worldwide
When a small-time drug dealer turned blackmailer is murdered, Lambert, Hook, and the rest of the team uncover several suspects
Witch's Sabbath by J. M Gregson( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 562 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
A good walk spoiled by J. M Gregson( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 557 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
Die happy by J. M Gregson( Book )
7 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 538 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"--Jacket
Close call by J. M Gregson( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 533 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
Wild justice by J. M Gregson( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 533 libraries worldwide
When Tamsin Hayes decides to murder her husband Tim, she is unaware that he is already under investigation for other crimes
Only a game by J. M Gregson( Book )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 532 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 )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 522 libraries worldwide
Adam Cassidy is one of Brunton's most famous residents. He plays the lead role in a successful TV detective show. It is now his time for a crack at Hollywood and he doesn't care who he has to betray in order to fulfil his dream. Meanwhile, DCI Percy Peach is in danger of being drawn into the 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
Pastures new by J. M Gregson( Book )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 522 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
A necessary end by J. M Gregson( Book )
5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 510 libraries worldwide
Alfred Norbury is a learned man. He is never afraid to display his erudition, but he is generous in his encouragement of younger people. The people who assemble around him to form a reading club are also learned. Some of them are simply well-read, whilst others have formal qualifications which rival those of Norbury. But learning is no protection against violence. Murder arrives suddenly, brutally and unexpectedly. The investigation led by Detective Chief Inspector Percy Peach and Detective Sergeant Northcott reveals several people with good reason to hate the victim. They range from the young man who was his latest protégé to the two women forty years older whose lives were radically damaged by him a decade earlier. Peach tackles the case, and the people involved in it, with his normal ebullience. The solution when he arrives at it is both unexpected and moving
Something is rotten by J. M Gregson( Book )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Undetermined and English and held by 507 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?
In vino veritas by J. M Gregson( Book )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 502 libraries worldwide
Martin Beaumont is the owner of a successful vineyard in the Gloucestershire countryside and sees Abbey Vinyards as his company to do with as he pleases and is forceful in his views on the business. When he is found dead in his car the police don't have far to look for suspects as an embittered accountant and many others all have motives
Public and private man in Shakespeare by J. M Gregson( Book )
10 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 499 libraries worldwide
More than meets the eye : a Lambert & Hook mystery by J. M Gregson( Book )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 497 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
Cry of the children by J. M Gregson( Book )
4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 494 libraries worldwide
"When seven-year-old Lucy Gibson disappears into thin air at the local funfair, Chief Superintendent Lambert, along with DS Bert Hook and DS Ruth David have a race against time to discover who took the young girl and to prevent more children from going missing before its too late ..."--Amazon.com
Just desserts by J. M Gregson( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 477 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
Rest assured by J. M Gregson( Book )
5 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 474 libraries worldwide
Twin Lakes is a tranquil place. It is a complex of holiday homes in a particularly beautiful part of England. "Rest Assured", says the sign at its entrance. And the people fortunate to occupy the luxury homes on the site are indeed able to relax in a beautiful setting. Then a series of mysterious threatening notes are delivered to one of the lakeside homes. DS Bert Hook conducts an informal investigation and the notes cease to appear. All is peaceful once more as spring moves into summer and the site is seen at its best. But suddenly a brutal death shatters the peace of this quiet place. As Lambert and Hook and the murder team investigate the crime, it emerges that the victim was by no means as innocent as most people thought him. And it seems that many of the residents lead far from ordinary lives and have secrets they will do anything to keep concealed
Brothers' tears by J. M Gregson( Book )
4 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 471 libraries worldwide
Ex-Ireland rugby player, and now successful businessman, Jim O'Connor is shot dead, point blank range, in the car park of a restaurant where he is hosting a family celebration. DCI Percy Peach returns from holiday to head up an investigation that has got nowhere. It seems Jim O'Connor had some rather unpleasant business contacts, many with the motive to get rid of him. However, when law abiding Dominic O'Connor is also killed, within days of his brother, Brunton CID can only assume there must be some link between the two murders, so should they really be looking closer to home for the culprit?--From dust jacket flap
Wages of sin by J. M Gregson( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 440 libraries worldwide
Least of evils : a Percy Peach mystery by J. M Gregson( Book )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 435 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
 
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Alternative Names
Gregson, J. M.
Gregson, James Michael
Gregson Jim
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English (101)
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