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Hazel Holt (1928–2015)

Author of Mrs. Malory Investigates

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A Very Private Eye is actually by Barbara Pym, edited by Hazel Holt and Hilary Pym Walton.

Mrs. Malory Investigates 158 copies, 6 reviews
The Cruellest Month 112 copies, 4 reviews
Mrs. Malory's Shortest Journey 105 copies, 4 reviews
Death of a Dean 99 copies, 1 review
Superfluous Death 95 copies, 4 reviews
My Dear Charlotte 92 copies, 4 reviews
Leonora 92 copies, 3 reviews
Murder on Campus 90 copies, 3 reviews
Fatal Legacy 84 copies, 2 reviews
The Only Good Lawyer 83 copies, 3 reviews
Death in Practice 82 copies, 3 reviews
Mrs. Malory and a Time to Die 81 copies, 3 reviews
Lilies That Fester 77 copies, 2 reviews
Dead and Buried 68 copies, 2 reviews
Mrs. Malory and Any Man's Death 65 copies, 3 reviews
Mrs. Malory and a Necessary End 50 copies, 2 reviews
Mrs. Malory and Death is a Word 39 copies, 2 reviews
Crampton Hodnet (Editor) 791 copies, 36 reviews
An Academic Question (Foreword, some editions) 467 copies, 21 reviews
Civil to Strangers (Editor, some editions) 392 copies, 13 reviews
And the Dying is Easy (Contributor) 30 copies
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Hazel Holt originated from Birmingham, England, where she attended King Edward VI High School for Girls. She studied at Newnham College, Cambridge, and went on to work at the International African Institute in London, where she became acquainted with the novelist Barbara Pym, whose biography she later wrote.

Holt wrote her first novel in her sixties, and is a leading crime novelist. She is best known for her "Sheila Malory" series. Her son is the novelist Tom Holt.
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A Very Private Eye is actually by Barbara Pym, edited by Hazel Holt and Hilary Pym Walton.

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