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Books in the series: Dalziel & Pascoe

Pictures of Perfection

Pictures of Perfection

Author: Reginald Hill Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 28/04/2017

Recalled to Life

Recalled to Life

Author: Reginald Hill Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 28/04/2017

Deadheads

Deadheads

Author: Reginald Hill Format: Audio disc Release Date: 28/12/2016

Deadheads

Deadheads

Author: Reginald Hill Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 28/12/2016

A Pinch of Snuff

A Pinch of Snuff

Author: Reginald Hill Format: Audio disc Release Date: 28/09/2016

The Wood Beyond

The Wood Beyond

Author: Reginald Hill Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/11/2015

On Beulah Height

On Beulah Height

Author: Reginald Hill Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 01/11/2015

On Beulah Height

On Beulah Height

Author: Reginald Hill Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/11/2015

Recalled to Life

Recalled to Life

Author: Reginald Hill Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/06/2015

Pictures of Perfection

Pictures of Perfection

Author: Reginald Hill Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/06/2015

Child's Play

Child's Play

Author: Reginald Hill Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/05/2015

Under World

Under World

Author: Reginald Hill Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/05/2015

Bones and Silence

Bones and Silence

Author: Reginald Hill Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 01/05/2015

Under World

Under World

Author: Reginald Hill Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 01/05/2015

Child's Play

Child's Play

Author: Reginald Hill Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 01/05/2015

Bones and Silence

Bones and Silence

Author: Reginald Hill Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/05/2015

Exit Lines

Exit Lines

Author: Reginald Hill Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/04/2015

A Killing Kindness

A Killing Kindness

Author: Reginald Hill Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/04/2015

A Clubbable Woman

A Clubbable Woman

Author: Reginald Hill Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 01/02/2015

An April Shroud

An April Shroud

Author: Reginald Hill Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/02/2015

Ruling Passion

Ruling Passion

Author: Reginald Hill Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/02/2015

A Clubbable Woman

A Clubbable Woman

Author: Reginald Hill Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/01/2015

An Advancement of Learning

An Advancement of Learning

Author: Reginald Hill Format: Audio disc Release Date: 01/01/2015

Deadheads

Deadheads

Author: Reginald Hill Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/06/2009

`Humour and topicality along a cold enigmatic trail of murder' Observer Life is on the up for Patrick Aldermann: his Great Aunt Florence has collapsed into her rose bed leaving him Rosemont House with its splendid gardens. But when his boss, `Dandy' Dick Elgood, suggests to Peter Pascoe that Aldermann is a murderer - then later retracts the accusation - the detective inspector is left with a thorny problem. Not only have the police already dug up some interesting information about Aldermann's beautiful wife; it also appears that his rapid promotion has been helped by the convenient deaths of some of his colleagues...

Child's Play

Child's Play

Author: Reginald Hill Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/06/2009

`Reginald Hill stands head and shoulders above any other writer of crime fiction' Observer When Geraldine Lomas dies, her huge fortune is left to an animal rights organization, a fascist front and a services benevolent fund. But at her funeral a middle-aged man steps forward, claiming to be her long-lost son and rightful heir. He is later found shot dead in the police car park, leaving behind a multitude of suspects. And Superintendent Dalziel and Peter Pascoe find themselves plunged into an investigation that makes most of their previous cases look like child's play...

Arms and the Women

Arms and the Women

Author: Reginald Hill Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/06/2009

`Luminously written, thrilling, unexpectedly erudite, and beautifully structured' Geoffrey Wansell, Daily Mail When Ellie Pascoe finds herself under threat, her husband DCI Peter Pascoe and Superintendent Andy Dalziel assume it's because she's married to a cop. While they hunt down the source of the danger, Ellie heads out of town in search of a haven... only to get tangled up in a conspiracy involving Irish arms, Colombian drugs and men who will stop at nothing to achieve their ends. Dalziel eventually concludes the security services are involved, but by then it is too late. Ellie's on her own - and must dig deep down into her reserves to survive...

A Killing Kindness A Dalziel and Pascoe Novel

A Killing Kindness A Dalziel and Pascoe Novel

Author: Reginald Hill Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/06/2009

`Altogether an enjoyable performance, one of Mr Hill's best' Financial Times When Mary Dinwoodie is found choked in a ditch following a night out with her boyfriend, a mysterious caller phones the local paper with a quotation from Hamlet. The career of the Yorkshire Choker is underway. If Superintendent Dalziel is unimpressed by the literary phone calls, he is downright angry when Sergeant Wield calls in a clairvoyant. Linguists, psychiatrists, mediums - it's all a load of nonsense as far as he is concerned, designed to make a fool of him. And meanwhile the Choker strikes again - and again...

On Beulah Height

On Beulah Height

Author: Reginald Hill Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/06/2009

`Hill is an instinctive and complete novelist who is blessed with a spontaneous storytelling gift' Frances Fyfield, Mail on Sunday Fifteen years ago they moved everyone out of Dendale. They needed a new reservoir and an old community seemed a cheap price to pay. But four inhabitants of the valley could not be moved, for nobody knew where they were: three little girls who had gone missing, and the prime suspect in their disappearance, Benny Lightfoot. This was Andy Dalziel's worst case and now he looks set to relive it. Another child goes missing in the next valley, and old fears arise as someone sprays the deadly message on Danby bridge: BENNY'S BACK!

Recalled to Life

Recalled to Life

Author: Reginald Hill Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/06/2009

`The story is expertly told, skein by skein, with a new knot to be untied just when you think everything is clear' Sunday Telegraph 1963. It was the year of the Profumo Scandal, the Great Train Robbery, the Kennedy Assassination - and the Mickeldore Hall Murder. The guests at the Hall that weekend included a Tory minister, a CIA officer, a British diplomat - and Cissy Kohler, a young American nanny who had come to England for love. And love kept her in England for nearly thirty years. In jail. For murder. Revisiting the case many years later, Detective Superintendent Andy Dalziel finds his certainty over Cissy's guilt is shaken - a rare state of affairs. And it looks as if not only is his old boss's reputation at stake, but his own too...

Dialogues of the Dead

Dialogues of the Dead

Author: Reginald Hill Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/06/2009

New Dalziel and Pascoe novel from Britain's finest male crime writer: `Reginald Hill stands head and shoulders above any other writer of homebred crime fiction' Tom Hiney, Observer A man drowns. Another dies in a motorbike crash. Two accidents ... yet in a pair of so-called Dialogues sent to the Mid-Yorkshire Gazette as entries in a short story competition, someone seems to be taking responsibility for the deaths. In Mid-Yorkshire CID these claims are greeted with disbelief. But when the story is leaked to television and a third indisputable murder takes place, Dalziel and Pascoe find themselves playing a game no one knows the rules of against an opponent known only as the Wordman.

Pictures of Perfection

Pictures of Perfection

Author: Reginald Hill Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/06/2009

For suspense, ingenuity and sheer comic effrontery this takes the absolute, appetizing biscuit' Sunday Times High in the Mid-Yorkshire Dales stands the traditional village of Enscombe, seemingly untouched by the modern world. But contemporary life is about to intrude when the disappearance of a policeman brings Detective Superintendent Andy Dalziel and DCI Peter Pascoe to its doors. As the detectives dig beneath the veneer of idyllic village life a new pattern emerges: of family feuds, ancient injuries, cheating and lies. And finally, as the community gathers for the traditional Squire's Reckoning, it looks as if the simmering tensions will erupt in a bloody climax...

A Pinch of Snuff A Dalziel and Pascoe Novel

A Pinch of Snuff A Dalziel and Pascoe Novel

Author: Reginald Hill Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/06/2009

`Deplorably readable' Observer Everyone knew about the kind of films they showed at the Calliope Club - once the Residents' Association and the local Women's Group had given them some free publicity. But when Peter Pascoe's dentist suggests that one film in particular is more than just good clean dirty fun, the inspector begins to make a few discreet inquiries. Before they bear fruit, though, the dentist has been accused of having sex with an underage patient, the cinema has been wrecked and its elderly owner murdered. Superintendent Dalziel expects no more from professional men who watch blue films. But Pascoe has a hunch that this time Dalziel is way off target...

Exit Lines

Exit Lines

Author: Reginald Hill Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/06/2009

Another excellent Dalziel and Pascoe story from the master of the British crime novel Three old men die on a stormy November night: one by deliberate violence, one in a road accident and one by an unknown cause. Inspector Pascoe is called in to investigate the first death, but when the dying words of the accident victim suggest that a drunken Superintendent Dalziel had been behind the wheel, the integrity of the entire Mid-Yorkshire constabulary is called into question. Helped by the bright but wayward DC Seymour, hindered by `Maggie's Moron', the half-witted Constable Hector, Peter Pascoe enters the twilight and vulnerable world of the senior citizen - to discover that the beckoning darkness at the end of the tunnel holds few comforts.

An Advancement of Learning

An Advancement of Learning

Author: Reginald Hill Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/06/2009

All is not well at Holm Coultram College. All is not well at Holm Coultram College: lecturers having affairs with students, witches' sabbaths, a body buried under a statue. Detective Superintendent Dalziel, despite his cynical view of academics, doesn't feel murder fits in here - let alone a rash of killings. But when he and DS Pascoe are sent to investigate a disinterred corpse at Holm Coultram College, that's exactly what they find...

Death's Jest-Book

Death's Jest-Book

Author: Reginald Hill Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/06/2009

Reginald Hill's best-selling duo, Dalziel and Pascoe, return in this brilliant, complex and ultimately moving crime novel: `Reginald Hill is probably the best living crime writer in the English-speaking world' - Independent Ex-convict and aspiring academic, Franny Roote, has started writing enigmatic letters to DCI Peter Pascoe who immediately smells a rat. DS Edgar Wield, intervening in a suspected kidnapping, takes a vulnerable rentboy under his wing, one who is hiding an earth-shattering secret. And young DC Bowler is looking forward to a weekend away with his girlfriend - but her dreams are filled with a horror too terrifying to share. Detective Chief Superintendent Andy Dalziel, lording it over his team, is famed for his omniscience. But even he is unable to foresee the disaster towards which they are all tumbling...

A Clubbable Woman

A Clubbable Woman

Author: Reginald Hill Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/06/2009

`So far out in front that he need not bother looking over his shoulder' Sunday Telegraph Detective Superintendent Andy Dalziel investigates murder close to home in this first crime novel featuring the much-loved detective team of Dalziel and Pascoe. Home from the Rugby club after taking a nasty knock in a match, Sam Connon finds his wife more uncommunicative than usual. After passing out on his bed for a few hours, he comes downstairs to discover communication has been cut off forever - by a hole in the middle of her forehead. Andy Dalziel, a long-standing member of the club, wants to run the murder investigation along his own lines. But DS Peter Pascoe's loyalties lie elsewhere and he has quite different ideas about how the case should proceed.

Bones and Silence

Bones and Silence

Author: Reginald Hill Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/06/2009

Winner of the Gold Dagger Award for Best Crime Novel of the Year...'Reginald Hill is on stunning form...the climax is devastating' Marcel Berlins, The Times When Detective Superintendent Andy Dalziel witnesses a bizarre murder across the street from his own back garden, he is quite sure he knows who the culprit is. After all, he's seen him with his own eyes. But what exactly does he see? And is he mistaken? Peter Pascoe certainly thinks so. To make matters worse, he's being pestered by an anonymous letter-writer who is planning suicide and has chosen to confide in Dalziel. The local Mystery Plays should provide a welcome distraction as Dalziel's been cast as God. Unfortunately, the other lead is a local builder who also happens to be the chief suspect in some recent disappearances that might actually be murders...

Under World

Under World

Author: Reginald Hill Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/06/2009

`Hill is an instinctive and complete novelist who is blessed with a spontaneous storytelling gift' Frances Fyfield, Mail on Sunday Years ago, young Tracey Pedley disappeared in the woods around Burrthorpe. The close-knit mining village had its own ideas about what happened, but the police pinned it on a known child-killer who subsequently committed suicide. Now Burrthorpe comes to police attention again. A man's body is discovered down a mine shaft and it's clear he has been murdered. Dalziel and Pascoe's investigation takes them to the heart of a frightened and hostile community. But could the key to the present-day investigation lie in the past when little Tracey vanished into thin air...?

The Wood Beyond

The Wood Beyond

Author: Reginald Hill Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/06/2009

`Hill's wit is the constant, ironic foil to his vision, and to call this a mere crime novel is to say Everest is a nice little hill' Frances Hegarty, Mail on Sunday When animal-rights activists uncover a long-dead uniformed body in the grounds of Wanwood House, a research facility, Dalziel is presented with a seemingly insoluble mystery. And he is further perplexed when he's attracted to one of the campaigners - now implicated in a murderous assault. Meanwhile, the death of his grandmother has led Peter Pascoe to the battlefields of World War 1 and the enigma of who his grandfather was - and why he had to die.

Ruling Passion

Ruling Passion

Author: Reginald Hill Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/06/2009

`One of the modern masters of the police procedural' Sunday Telegraph Peter Pascoe is in shock. A weekend in the country with old friends turns into a nightmare when he finds three of them dead and the missing fourth a prime suspect in the eyes of the local police. They want his cooperation, but Superintendent Dalziel needs him back in Yorkshire where a string of unsolved burglaries looks like turning nasty. As events unfold, though, the two cases seem to be getting entwined...

A Cure for All Diseases

A Cure for All Diseases

Author: Reginald Hill Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/06/2009

The new psychological thriller featuring Dalziel and Pascoe, the hugely popular detective duo and stars of the long-running BBC TV series, following on from the bestselling Death of Dalziel He may have been in a coma but it would take an act of God to put Superintendent 'Fat' Andy Dalziel down for good. In the meantime, He'll settle for a few weeks' bed-rest. Sandytown, a pleasant seaside resort devoted to healing, seems just the ticket. And when a fellow newcomer appears in the shapely form of psychologist Charlotte Heywood, Dalziel develops an unexpected passion for alternative therapy. But Sandytown's warring landowners have grandiose plans for the resort. One of them has to go and when one of them does, in spectacularly gruesome fashion, DCI Peter Pascoe is called in to investigate - with Dalziel and Charlotte providing unwelcome support. And Pascoe soon finds dark forces at work in a place where holistic remedies are no match for the oldest cure of all...