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Beckett, Simon

Overview
Works: 109 works in 520 publications in 17 languages and 5,845 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Suspense fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Psychological fiction 
Roles: Author, Creator, Contributor
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 )
96 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 14 languages and held by 2,014 libraries worldwide
Three years ago, David Hunter moved to rural Norfolk to escape his life in London, his gritty work in forensic, and a tragedy that nearly destroyed him. Working as a simple country doctor, seeing his lost wife and daughter only in his dreams, David struggles to remain uninvolved when the corpse of a woman is found in the woods, a macabre sign from her killer decorating her body. In one horrifying instant, the quiet summer countryside that had been David's refuge has turned malevolent--and suddenly there is no place to hide
Whispers of the dead by Simon Beckett( Book )
72 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 16 languages and held by 1,500 libraries worldwide
Invited to conduct research at Tennessee's "Body Farm", English forensic anthropologist Dr. David Hunter is drawn into the investigation of a bizarre and elaborately staged murder
Written in bone by Simon Beckett( Book )
55 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 12 languages and held by 717 libraries worldwide
Forensic anthropologist Dr. David Hunter has seen bodies destroyed by all forms of violence, but even he is surprised at what he finds on the remote island of Runa: human remains burned beyond recognition -- all within the confines of an otherwise undamaged, unoccupied cottage. It appears to be a textbook case of spontaneous human combustion ... until Hunter's examination reveals that this was no accident -- this woman was murdered. His devastating suspicions begin to expose secrets long buried by the small, isolated community
The calling of the grave by Simon Beckett( Book )
14 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 309 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
Fine lines : a novel by Simon Beckett( Book )
27 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 244 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
Calling of the grave by Simon Beckett( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 60 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
Animals by Simon Beckett( Book )
13 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Nigel ist sicherlich nicht der Hellste. Aber er ist meistens ganz guter Laune. Im Büro gibt es immer etwas zu kopieren, und ausserdem sind da Cheryl und Karen. Auch im Pub, den seine Eltern früher führten und in dem Nigel jetzt wohnt, fühlt er sich wohl. Es gibt hier zwar kein Bier und keine Zigaretten mehr, aber Nigel interessiert sich sowieso mehr für Fernsehen und Comics. Und dann ist da noch der Keller. Hier hält Nigel seine Mitbewohner. Dass die nicht freiwillig da unten wohnen, stört Nigel nicht
La chimica della morte by Simon Beckett( Book )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in Italian and held by 39 libraries worldwide
The chemistry of death by Simon Beckett( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 37 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
Where there's smoke, Simon Beckett by Simon Beckett( Book )
1 edition published in 2015 in Undetermined and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Written in bone by Simon Beckett( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Forensic anthropologist Dr David Hunter should be at home with the woman he loves. Instead, as a favour to a beleaguered police officer, he is heading to the remote Hebridean island of Runa. Hunter has witnessed death in many forms, but even he is shocked by what he finds: a body almost totally incinerated except for the feet and a single hand, lying untouched by fire. The local police are quick to record an accidental death, but Hunter's instincts say otherwise. Convinced that there's a killer on the island, he soon realises that Runa is far from the peaceful community it seems
La voce dei morti by Simon Beckett( Book )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in Italian and held by 23 libraries worldwide
The chemistry of death. Spoken Word by Simon Beckett( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Si wang xin shi / sai men.bei ji te(Simon Beckett) zhu ; you chuan li yi by Simon Beckett( Book )
5 editions published in 2012 in Chinese and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Where there's smoke by Mel McKinney( Book )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in German and English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Wanneer een geslaagde zakenvrouw van in de dertig wel een kind maar geen man wil, adverteert ze voor een zaaddonor, hetgeen het begin van een nachtmerrie inluidt
Whispers of the dead by Simon Beckett( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
In America to escape the violence that nearly killed him, forensics expert David Hunter has returned to the Body Farm in Tennessee. He needs to know whether he's still up to the job of confronting death. So when his former mentor asks him to accompany him to a crime scene, he agrees. But even he is unprepared for what awaits them in the remote cabin. The victim has been tortured, the body decomposed beyond recognition. Although fingerprints seem to identify the killer, Hunter is uneasy. Then a second body is found. And it becomes clear that they're dealing with a killer who is dangerously familiar with the intricacies of forensics. Has David Hunter met his match?
Johannes Steck liest Simon Beckett, Kalte Asche by Simon Beckett( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2013 in German and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Simon Beckett britischer Autor und Journalist
Simon Beckett Brits journalist
Simon Beckett brytyjski dziennikarz i pisarz
Simon Beckett scrittore e giornalista inglese
Бекетт, Саймон
Саймън Бекет
베킷, 사이먼
サイモン・ベケット
ベケット, サイモン
Languages
German (108)
English (99)
Italian (20)
French (17)
Polish (16)
Dutch (11)
Turkish (10)
Spanish (10)
Chinese (9)
Japanese (5)
Swedish (5)
Danish (4)
Russian (3)
Portuguese (2)
Korean (2)
Slovenian (1)
Serbian (1)
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