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Simmons, Gillian

Overview
Works: 88 works in 90 publications in 1 language and 198 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Biography  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PR6068.E63, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Gillian Simmons
Publications by Gillian Simmons
Most widely held works by Gillian Simmons
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
Childhood in Three Springs by Olive Dewsnap( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 6 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
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 6 libraries worldwide
The raptor zone by Gwen Moffat( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 5 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
Man of blood by Margaret Duffy( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 4 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 4 libraries worldwide
A season for murder by Ann Granger( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 4 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
Siege by Domini Taylor( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 4 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
Claudias̀ shadow by Charlotte Vale Allen( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 4 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
Diet for death by Janet Laurence( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 4 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
--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
East End girl growing up the hard way by Sally Worboyes( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 4 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
Golden girl by Caroline Gray( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
When Alison met Pat in 1936 she put him down as a rough neck prospector; by 1939 he had become the richest man in the world and he wanted her. Their marriage was a long disaster as she unearthed dreadful secrets from his past. When he was murdered she found that being the richest widow in the world, with the unsolved mystery of his death always overshadowing her every act, was a disturbing and terrifying business
Cop out by Claire McNab( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Death in practice by Hazel Holt( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Taviscombe's veterinary practice is facing closure unless they can find a new business partner. Enter Malcolm Hardy, tall, good looking and rich. But soon he has offended most of the town. When Hardy collapses and dies a post mortem reveals unnatural death. Could somebody at the practice be the murderer?
Against the odds by Kathryn Shay( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Anabelle Crane once loved Nathan Hyde but his betrayal sent her packing. Now she's a cop and has come home to recover from a gunshot wound. Anabelle discovers that Nathan is in danger and goes undercover to protect him, for his daughter's sake. But nobody is protecting her from Nathan and she's falling for him all over again
Chaos of crime by Dell Shannon( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 3 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
Second opinion by Claire Rayner( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 3 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
The crocodile bird by Ruth Rendell( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Liza's strange and enclosed life with her mother, Eve is over. Eve has killed a man, and he is not the first. Liza is cast adrift but she is not alone. With her secret lover she gradually learns about the world, about herself, and must come to terms with the possibility that the murderous violence of her mother may be present in her
And hope to die by Roger Ormerod( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Philipa's trip to an auction sale reveals a suicide that may have been murder. She probes a little too closely into the appalling facts that lie behind this sudden death, and in doing so she very nearly meets her own. The outcome resolves her uncertain relationship with Oliver, and that is her true reward
 
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