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Margaret Yorke (1924–2012)

Author of Dangerous to Know

Includes the names: Margaret Yorle, Margaret Yorke

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aka Margaret Beda Larminie Nicholson

Dangerous to Know 89 copies, 4 reviews
Almost the Truth 85 copies, 4 reviews
Serious Intent 84 copies, 1 review
The Price of Guilt 60 copies, 1 review
Speak for the Dead 60 copies, 1 review
Dead in the Morning 52 copies, 3 reviews
Intimate Kill 52 copies, 1 review
Grave matters 50 copies, 1 review
A Small Deceit 50 copies, 3 reviews
Criminal Damage 50 copies, 4 reviews
Act of Violence 47 copies, 1 review
Admit to Murder 47 copies, 1 review
A Question of Belief 43 copies, 1 review
No Medals for the Major 40 copies, 1 review
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Margaret Yorke was born in Surrey, but lived in Dublin until 1937, when she moved back to England. During World War II, she served in the Wrens (Women's Royal Naval Service) as a driver. She then worked in the libraries of two Oxford colleges, the first woman ever to work in Christ Church library. Her first novel was published in 1957, and her books have since been translated and published in 16 countries. In 1993, she won the Golden Handcuffs Award, which is given in recognition of the popularity of the country's leading crime writer within the library service and its borrowers. The Times said of her work, "Margaret Yorke's talent for scratching below the placid surface of people and places to reveal anguish and wickedness is matchless."
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