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Pawson, Stuart

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Works: 32 works in 183 publications in 1 language and 4,347 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Suspense fiction 
Classifications: PR6116.A97, 823.914
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Publications about Stuart Pawson
Publications by Stuart Pawson
Most widely held works by Stuart Pawson
Shooting Elvis by Stuart Pawson( Book )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 437 libraries worldwide
A bizarre death leads to discoveries about low-tech inductrial espionage, but is selling details of your employer's customer data- base to their rivals a reason for murder? The victim may have been the victim, with a mistaken identity
Grief encounters by Stuart Pawson( Book )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 386 libraries worldwide
DI Charlie Priest is in for a surprise at the monthly superintendents' meeting. DCS Colin Swainby stands to make a personal statement - he is to resign, quietly and without fuss, because certain allegations have been made against him involving a mysterious beautiful woman. When an attractive woman is snapped into a passionate clinch with MP Edward Gross on the roomy backseat of his Rover, he too opts for a quiet exit, but his has a far more permenant outcome
Limestone cowboy by Stuart Pawson( Book )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 363 libraries worldwide
The sun is shining in Heckley, and DI Charlie Priest is wise-cracking his way through the daily routine. Work is, if not quite relaxed, at least stress-free. The biggest case on the books? A petty thief pinching underwear from the washing-lines of unsuspecting housewives. Charlie's pretty confident he can handle it But all good things come to an end and it's not long before the clouds roll in. Two people nearly die after eating contaminated food from a local supermarket. The media is alerted, a national scare ensues and it's clear that if Charlie doesn't act fast he could be dealing with a mur
Over the edge by Stuart Pawson( Book )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 355 libraries worldwide
Joe Crozier, a businessman with a decidedly shady past, is enjoying being wined and dined, but refusing his host's request costs Joe more than he could ever have imagined ... Bound and gagged, he takes a silent and deadly dip in the nearby river. Meanwhile, DI Charlie Priest is called to another murder scene, only to find that the victim is an old school friend of his, the famous mountaineer, Tony Krabbe. But what could this amiable lecturer have done to deserve being attacked with his own ice-pick? And could the two cases be linked?
Laughing boy by Stuart Pawson( Book )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 343 libraries worldwide
Laura Heeley was just an average mother of two, but at the age of thirty-eight her life was swiftly taken from her, stabbed in the back on her way home from bingo. Colinette Jones was a popular, attractive and intelligent student, but she has been strangled, her body dumped on the roadside. What is the connection between the two victims? Detective Inspector Charlie Priest must solve the mystery, though with no clear motive and police movements constricted by foot-and-mouth disease, this proves an increasingly frustrating task. As the number of victims mounts, it becomes clear to Priest that th
A very private murder by Stuart Pawson( Book )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 339 libraries worldwide
DI Charlie Priest investigates after a commemerative plaque at the newly opened Curzon Centre is defaced and the mayor of Heckley, the driving force behind the Curzon Centre is murdered
The mushroom man by Stuart Pawson( Book )
12 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 297 libraries worldwide
There's nothing Detective Inspector Charlie Priest hates more than a case involving children. When Georgina, the eight-year-old daughter of a local businessman, goes missing, Charlie and his colleagues soon start to fear the worst. And there's something about the distraught father that doesn't add up. Life is further complicated when it seems a killer is targeting clergymen. The murderer's unusual calling card is Charlie's only clue ... Who is the Mushroom Man?
Chill factor by Stuart Pawson( Book )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 263 libraries worldwide
When salesman Tony Silkstone confesses to murder, the top brass of the Heckley police are keen to convict and close the lurid case. But Detective Inspector Charlie Priest is not convinced that things are as simple as they seem. A hitman turns up in town, a juvenile car thief wreaks havoc and Charlie complicates matters further when he starts dating one of his colleagues. As links between his case and another murder emerge, Charlie pursues the trail and finds himself faced with questions about his own friends and his feelings towards them
Deadly friends by Stuart Pawson( Book )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 261 libraries worldwide
Detective Inspector Charlie Priest of Yorkshire's force is investigating the murder of a glamorous doctor, but there is another case he wants to get his teeth into. One that involves murder, and almost certainly rape as well
The Picasso scam by Stuart Pawson( Book )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 260 libraries worldwide
&P&DI Charlie Priest is the kind of officer who likes to get on with the job, though his unorthodox ways have held him at inspector level for a record-breaking length of time; however Priest does get results.&/p&&p&When Charlie suspects a businessman, with a background of extortion and GBH, of involvement in an international art fraud, he's taking on an enemy with friends in high places. But Charlie can be persistent to the point of recklessness and no threat will stop him...&/p&
The Judas sheep by Stuart Pawson( Book )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 251 libraries worldwide
&P&D.I. Charlie Priest of the East Pennine force is officially on sick leave, but this brief break from work comes to an abrupt end when Mrs Norris's chauffeur is found dead from unnatural causes - namely a blast to the head from a Kalashnikov. Her husband, an American tobacco tycoon, is distinctly unfazed.&/p&&p&Meanwhile, big-time drug smugglers on the Hull to Rotterdam run demand his attention. When Charlie discovers the connection between his previous inquiry and the drug smugglers he realises that he's on very dangerous territory indeed.&/p&
Last reminder by Stuart Pawson( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 228 libraries worldwide
Detective Inspector Charlie Priest's day hasn't started well. Late for the first time in twenty years, thanks to a hangover, he's got a grisly workload to face. Hartley Goodrich has been found dead in his armchair, right beside the flowerpot that caused the gaping gash to his head. There's little doubt that this was murder, and when Charlie discovers that Hartley's financial advice had lost his clients a small fortune, there's no shortage of suspects either. But is the case all it seems?
Some by fire by Stuart Pawson( Book )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 201 libraries worldwide
Charlie Priest was a sergeant when he was called to the scene of a tragic fire. Now a DI, he jumps at the chance to re-open the investigation when a message suggests new leads. Meanwhile he is under pressure to apprehend the burglars who are playing a dangerous game with wealthy elderly couples
The Judas sheep by Stuart Pawson( Book )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 106 libraries worldwide
The Picasso scam by Stuart Pawson( Book )
4 editions published between 1956 and 2008 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
The Mushroom Man by Stuart Pawson( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
Some by fire by Stuart Pawson( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Charlie Priest was a sergeant when he was called to the scene of a tragic fire. Now a DI, he jumps at the chance to re-open the investigation when a message suggests new leads. Meanwhile he is under pressure to apprehend the burglars who are playing a dangerous game with wealthy elderly couples
Deadly Friends by Stuart Pawson( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in Undetermined and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Grief encounters by Stuart Pawson( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
DI Charlie Priest is in for a surprise at the monthly superintendents' meeting
The Judas sheep by Stuart Pawson( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Detective Inspector Charlie Priest is officially on sick leave, but this is ended abruptly when Mrs Marina Norris's chauffeur is found dead from unnatural causes - namely a blast from a Kalashnikov. Mrs Norris has not been home since the murder, but her millionaire American husband seems distinctly unfazed by this. Although Charlie is convinced there is a link, he has few leads and reluctantly agrees to come off the case. Meanwhile, some big-time drug smugglers on the Hull-Rotterdam run demanding his attention. His contact, Kevin, is a lowly cog in the smuggling wheel, but the real villains are not such a pushover
 
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