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Beckett, Simon

Overview
Works: 82 works in 397 publications in 16 languages and 8,019 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Suspense fiction  Detective and mystery stories 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: PR6052.E286, 823.914
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Publications about Simon Beckett
Publications by Simon Beckett
Most widely held works by Simon Beckett
The chemistry of death by Simon Beckett( Book )
72 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 2,235 libraries worldwide
A former high-profile forensic anthropologist keeps his past a secret while hiding himself in an isolated English village, until he is asked by the police to use his arcane skills to help track down the killer of a young woman, whose murder becomes only the first in a series of twisted mutilation killings
Written in bone by Simon Beckett( Book )
29 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,941 libraries worldwide
When a retired detective stumbles upon the body of a young woman, incinerated along with her island cottage, forensic anthropologist Dr. David Hunter uncovers evidence of murder, along with long-hidden secrets of the isolated island community
Whispers of the dead by Simon Beckett( Book )
43 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 1,475 libraries worldwide
Still suffering effects of a near fatal attack, David Hunter has returned to the Body Farm in Tennessee, the world-famous facility where he learned his trade as a forensic anthropologist, desperate to prove that he's still up to the task. But while there a grisly discovery is made in a holiday cabin in the hills--a body, bound and tortured, decomposed beyond recognition. Fingerprints found at the scene seem to identify the killer, but it soon becomes clear that nothing about this case is quite as it seems. Despite misgivings, Hunter is intrigued and agrees to help an old friend and colleague on the investigation. There are those who resent his presence, however, and Hunter begins to wonder if his entire trip hasn't been a mistake
The calling of the grave by Simon Beckett( Book )
42 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 741 libraries worldwide
Eight years ago they found a teenager's body buried on the moor, and they were certain that it was one of psychotic rapist and multiple murderer Jerome Monk's three victims. Which left two more bodies to find. But the search, ill-conceived, ended badly. For forensics expert David Hunter, life moved on. Now, though, a nightmare scenario unfurls. Monk has escaped and seems to be targeting anyone involved in that original ill-fated operation. Lured back to the moors, Hunter begins to realise that things aren't quite as they seemed. As the maniac's violent trail edges ever closer, the past is suddenly anything but dead and buried
Jacob is van mij by Simon Beckett( Book )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 275 libraries worldwide
Wanneer een man na de dood van zijn vrouw ontdekt dat zijn stiefzoon bij zijn geboorte door haar gestolen is, ontspint zich een verwoede strijd om het ouderschap van de autistische jongen
Stone bruises by Simon Beckett( Book )
7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 261 libraries worldwide
On the run from London, Sean is rescued by two women who take him to their remote family farm to heal. The farm is a superb hiding place, though it holds treacherous secrets
Fine lines : a novel by Simon Beckett( Book )
7 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 211 libraries worldwide
In London, an aging art dealer is smitten by a beautiful assistant. Realizing he is too old to win her, he hires a stud to seduce her and when she refuses, faithful to her boyfriend, the dealer orders the stud to seduce the boyfriend, and if that doesn't work to kill him. A study in perversion
Het laatste zwijgen by Simon Beckett( Book )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in Dutch and held by 189 libraries worldwide
Als op een bijna verlaten eiland van de Hebriden een verbrand lijk wordt gevonden, wordt dokter David Hunter erop uitgestuurd om te onderzoeken of het om een ongeval of een moord gaat
Klem by Simon Beckett( Book )
4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in Polish and Dutch and held by 131 libraries worldwide
Een vluchteling herstelt op de Franse boerderij waar hij gewond werd en raakt steeds meer verstrikt in het vreemde bestaan vol geheimen van de bewoners
Where there's smoke by Simon Beckett( Book )
4 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
The chemistry of death by Simon Beckett( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
When the body of a woman is found in a ditch in an isolated Norfolk village, it isn't just the fact that she had been a friend that disturbs Dr David Hunter. He was once a forensic anthropologist and so all too familiar with the different faces of death, until a devastating personal tragedy made him turn his back on his former life and career
Leichenblässe : Thriller by Simon Beckett( Book )
12 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in German and Undetermined and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Ein Toter in einer Jagdhütte in den Smoky Mountains. Die Leiche ist bis zur Unkenntlichkeit zersetzt. Sein alter Mentor Tom Liebermann bittet David Hunter um Unterstützung. Die Hinweise, die die beiden Experten für forensische Anthropologie finden, sind widersprüchlich. Jemand will David in die Irre führen, jemand, der viel näher ist, als David glaubt
Calling of the grave by Simon Beckett( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
It was eight years ago that they found the body buried on the moor. They were certain that this was one of psychotic rapist and multiple murderer Jerome Monk's teenage victims. Which left just two more bodies to find. But the ill-conceived search ended badly. And with Monk safely behind bars, the momentum faltered. For forensics expert David Hunter and others who were part of the recovery team, life moved on. The dead were left undisturbed. Now, though, a nightmare scenario unfurls: Monk has escaped and seems to be targeting anyone involved in the original operation
Scritto nelle ossa by Simon Beckett( Book )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Written in bone by Simon Beckett( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Krimi. Tilbage som arbejdende patolog kaldes David Hunter til en afsides ø i Hebriderne, hvor et mord er camoufleret som ildebrand. Uvejr og manglende kontakt til fastlandet gør opklaringen vanskelig, og flere mord følger, inden gåden bliver løst
Flammenbrut Triller by Simon Beckett( Book )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in German and Undetermined and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Public relations executive Kate Powell loves her business, but has not been as lucky in love. Her last relationship, which ended three years ago, turned her off the idea of marriage. Yet she wants to have a child, and can't bear the thought of its father being an anonymous donor. After she places an ad in various professional journals, hoping to meet a suitable donor who will respect her autonomy in this most personal of matters, her life will become a nightmare
Der Hof : Thriller by Simon Beckett( Book )
6 editions published in 2014 in German and Slovenian and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Animals by Simon Beckett( Book )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Voyeur Thriller by Simon Beckett( Book )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Der angesehene Londoner Gallerist Donald Ramsey ist fasziniert von Anna, seiner jungen Assistentin. Als er erfährt, dass sie einen Freund hat, wird seine Faszination zur Besessenheit. Er muss Anna von diesem Mann trennen, koste es, was es wolle. Ein Gigolo wird auf Anna angesetzt - doch Donalds Intrige gerät auf entsetzliche Weise außer Kontrolle
De geur van sterfelijkheid by Simon Beckett( file )
1 edition published in 2007 in Dutch and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Terwijl de politie en een forensisch expert in een dorpje in Norfolk jagen op de moordenaar van verschillende jonge vrouwen, begint de gemeenschap uit elkaar te vallen
 
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Alternative Names
Бекетт, Саймон
ベケット, サイモン
Languages
English (142)
German (38)
Polish (27)
Dutch (23)
Italian (19)
Danish (7)
Japanese (6)
Spanish (6)
Turkish (5)
Chinese (4)
Slovenian (3)
Swedish (3)
Russian (3)
Czech (2)
Hungarian (1)
Serbian (1)
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