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Simmons, Gillian

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Works: 86 works in 89 publications in 1 language and 249 library holdings
Genres: Biography 
Roles: Narrator
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Publications about Gillian Simmons
Publications by Gillian Simmons
Most widely held works by Gillian Simmons
Childhood in Three Springs by Olive Dewsnap( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Three Springs was founded in Western Australia in 1906. In "Childhood in Three Springs" Olive Dewsnap recalls fond memories of people, events and of her childhood which was spent in this small country town. For Olive it was as though the world began at Perth and ended at Geraldton and that everything worthwhile was confined within this limited space
The hunger within : a report into: children/poverty/nutrition by Stephanie M Spiers( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
The Raptor Zone by Gwen Moffat( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Living in the tiny community of Sundown, Oregon are several authors, notably Lois Keller, more regrettably, her husband Andy. Andy introduces his 'assistant' Gayleen. The introduction demonstrates superbly Keller's ability to put the cat among the pigeons. When Miss Pink arrives in Sundown she finds a volatile situation, barely contained by good manners. Some people have decided to take matters into their own hands. Raptors have begun to operate in the canyons between Cape Deception and Fin Whale Head, and not all of them are feathered
Diet for death by Janet Laurence( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Darina escorted her mother to a health farm; but tensions are simmering at Conifers Spa. Escaping for one night, Darina accompanies her husband William to a police party, where she is forced to endure some obnoxious guests. The evening could not get any worse. Until they return to Conifers Spa to find death awaits them
King of hearts by Susan Moody( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Cassie decides to investigate the twenty-year-old murder of her father. Further complications ensue when an Indian doctor is garotted. Menaced by phone-calls from a psychopath, experiencing problems in her love life, fighting the battle of the bulge and frightened by a midnight prowler, Cassie nonetheless discovers who killed her father and who is behind the doctor's murder
Claudias̀ shadow by Charlotte Vale Allen( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
When her sister Claudia dies mysteriously Rowena Graham cannot accept the verdict of suicide. As she sorts out Claudia's affairs Rowena stumbles upon a trove of dark family secrets, learning more than she ever expected. Unravelling the tangle of lies and distortions, Rowena uncovers the truth about Claudia
A season for murder by Ann Granger( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Christmas is a difficult time to find oneself a stranger in the Bamford district of the Cotswolds, yet Meredith Mitchell receives a kindly welcome from her old acquaintance Chief Inspector Markby and from her new neighbour Harriet Needham. She has barely got to know her neighbour when Harriet is involved in a shocking and fatal accident at the Hunt. Witnesses are plentiful, and many are adamant it's a case of murder. Chief Inspector Markby is inclined to agree; before long Meredith begins, reluctantly, to think he might be right
Man of blood by Margaret Duffy( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Piers Ashley has blighted himself in the eyes of his autocratic father and snobbish younger brother by his involvement with a criminal gang for which he has recently completed a jail sentence. But far from being a hardened criminal, he is secretly an agent for F.9, a police unit. On returning to his family home, Piers is confronted with mortal danger and an unknown enemy more merciless and deadly than any he has encountered in the London underworld
Doctor off limits by Lee Stafford( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Siege by Domini Taylor( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Josie Kemp had hoped her family's stay in an isolated farmhouse in southern France would be a chance for her husband to recover from his breakdown and for the rest of the family to get to know each other; but terror strains relationships to breaking point. Cut off in their hilltop fortress they discover at last the source of the evil that has visited and almost destroyed them
East End girl growing up the hard way by Sally Worboyes( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Sally Worboyes is renowned for her sagas of East London life. In this memoir she recounts the story of her own family life in post-war Stepney. This autobiography paints a vivid picture of Sally's childhood; her days spent 'raking' the East End streets or crowding into her family's small parlour rooms for hard-earned Saturday tea, and more
Other people's dreams by Tessa Barclay( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Lindsay Dunforth is head of the Investment Portfolio Department of the Oistrav Bank. She finds someone has tapped into her personal files and money is mysteriously disappearing from various accounts. Then she receives a letter threatening her mother and daughter. Despite all the care she takes with other people's dreams, it seems that her own may soon come crashing around her
Bones of contention : monitoring of the EC School Milk Subsidy Scheme prior to devolution of catering budgets by Stephanie M Spiers( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Bother at the Barbican by Guy Cullingford( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
A psychological study of the elements of murder. When her husband dies, Bertha Harris expects the rest of her life to drift by on an uneventful course in her Barbican flat. But she has failed to recognize her significance as a childless and wealthy widow
--By bread alone : school milk/meals/budgets/influences by Stephanie M Spiers( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Playing for the ashes by Elizabeth George( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
The body of Kenneth Fleming, England's star batsman, is found. Inspector Lynley and DS Havers are surprised to find themselves confronted by an almost embarrassing multitude of suspects. Nearly everyone with whom Fleming was in contact seems to have had a motive for murder, and most of them also seem to have had the opportunity
Second opinion a Dr George Barnabas mystery by Claire Rayner( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
When a fourth baby is found dead in the same Maternity Unit, undoubtedly murdered, Dr George Barnabas' appetite for the hunt is roused. Amid the traumas, medical and maternal, George has alongside her DCI Gus Hathaway. He proves himself a tower of strength as the investigation twists and turns to its utterly satisfying conclusion
Cop out by Claire McNab( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
The sins of the father by Allan Massie( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
A boy and a girl fall in love in Argentina in the 1960s. Her father, Eli Czinner is a blind economist, a survivor of the Death Camps; his father is, unknown to the boy, a Nazi criminal. The action travels from Argentina to a war trial in Israel, and then to London and Rome, as Franz and Becky, struggle to come to terms with the world their fathers made, and the terrible events which threaten to separate them
Chaos of crime by Elizabeth Linington( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Lt Mendoza and his Los Angeles Homicide Squad are struggling with a police force's worst nightmare. There's a crazed killer on the prowl. While the force are having to face this recurring horror they also have to cope with their usual vast and varied schedule of crime. Through it all Mendoza and his colleagues still manage to enjoy their private lives
 
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