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Hugh Fraser (1) (1950–)

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Obras de Hugh Fraser

Harm (2015) — Autor — 12 cópias
Threat (2016) — Autor — 7 cópias
Malice (Rina Walker series) (2017) 1 exemplar(es)
Spider's Web 1 exemplar(es)
The Hollow 1 exemplar(es)
Crooked House 1 exemplar(es)
Stealth (Rina Walker #4) (2021) 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

And Then There Were None (1939) — Narrador, algumas edições21,204 cópias
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (1926) — Narrador, algumas edições9,978 cópias
The Mysterious Affair at Styles (1920) — Narrador, algumas edições8,909 cópias
The ABC Murders (1936) — Narrador, algumas edições6,957 cópias
Hallowe'en Party (1969) — Narrador, algumas edições4,651 cópias
The Murder on the Links (1923) — Narrador, algumas edições4,536 cópias
Five Little Pigs (1942) — Narrador, algumas edições4,499 cópias
Hercule Poirot's Christmas (1938) — Narrador, algumas edições; Narrador, algumas edições4,464 cópias
The Mystery of the Blue Train (1928) — Narrador, algumas edições4,435 cópias
Curtain: Poirot's Last Case (1975) — Narrador, algumas edições4,431 cópias
Cards on the Table (1936) — Narrador, algumas edições4,332 cópias
Cat Among the Pigeons (1959) — Narrador, algumas edições4,166 cópias
Peril at End House (1932) — Narrador, algumas edições4,145 cópias
Appointment with Death (1938) — Narrador, algumas edições4,023 cópias
After the Funeral (1953) — Narrador, algumas edições3,933 cópias
Elephants Can Remember (1972) — Narrador, algumas edições3,791 cópias
Death in the Clouds (1935) — Narrador, algumas edições3,783 cópias
The Big Four (1927) — Narrador, algumas edições3,778 cópias
Crooked House (1949) — Narrador, algumas edições3,700 cópias
Lord Edgware Dies (1933) — Narrador, algumas edições3,648 cópias
The Clocks (1963) — Narrador, algumas edições3,631 cópias
The Hollow (1946)algumas edições3,553 cópias
Dumb Witness (1937) — Narrador, algumas edições3,416 cópias
One, Two, Buckle My Shoe (1940) — Narrador, algumas edições3,302 cópias
Third Girl (1966) — Narrador, algumas edições3,279 cópias
In Patagonia (1977) — Narrador, algumas edições3,265 cópias
By the Pricking of My Thumbs (1968) — Narrador, algumas edições3,217 cópias
Hickory Dickory Dock (1955) — Narrador, algumas edições3,206 cópias
Three Act Tragedy (1934) — Narrador, algumas edições3,190 cópias
Sparkling Cyanide (1944) — Narrador, algumas edições3,105 cópias
The Secret of Chimneys (1925) — Narrador, algumas edições3,048 cópias
Taken at the Flood (1948) — Narrador, algumas edições2,974 cópias
Endless Night (1967) — Narrador, algumas edições2,948 cópias
The Labours of Hercules (1947) — Narrador, algumas edições2,924 cópias
N or M? (1941) — Narrator, algumas edições2,911 cópias
The Sittaford Mystery (1931) — Narrador, algumas edições2,878 cópias
Murder Is Easy (1938) — Narrador, algumas edições2,825 cópias
Towards Zero (1944) — Narrador, algumas edições2,799 cópias
Postern of Fate (1973) — Narrador, algumas edições2,787 cópias
Murder in the Mews and Other Stories (1937) — Narrador, algumas edições2,465 cópias
The Mysterious Mr. Quin (1930) — Narrador, algumas edições2,390 cópias
The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding (1960) — Narrador, algumas edições1,593 cópias
The Golden Ball and Other Stories (1971) — Narrador, algumas edições1,048 cópias
Patriot Games [1992 film] (1992) — Actor — 266 cópias
Agatha Christie's Poirot: The Complete Series (2014) — Actor — 43 cópias
Circular Time (2006) — Narrador — 38 cópias
The Listerdale Mystery [short story] (1925) — Narrador, algumas edições37 cópias
Sing a Song of Sixpence and Other Stories (2005) — Narrador — 37 cópias
Sinister Spring (2023) — Narrador, algumas edições30 cópias
The Triangle at Rhodes and The Incredible Theft [audiobook] (1989) — Narrador, algumas edições27 cópias
The Cradle of the Snake (2010) — Narrador — 26 cópias
The Gate of Baghdad [short story] (2011) — Narrador, algumas edições20 cópias
Moonflesh (2014) — Narrador — 15 cópias
Criss-Cross (2015) — Narrador — 14 cópias
Poirot: The Movie Collection (2001) — Actor — 14 cópias
The Mystery of the Spanish Shawl [short story] (1924) — Narrador, algumas edições13 cópias
The mysterious affair at Styles ; The ABC murders (2020) — Narrador, algumas edições12 cópias
Agatha Christie's Poirot: The Movie Collection Set 3 (2004) — Performer — 11 cópias
Mirror (Blake's 7: The Classic Audio Adventures) (1914) — Narrador — 9 cópias
Cold Fury (Blake's 7: The Classic Audio Adventures) (2014) — Narrador — 9 cópias
Time War: Susan's War (2020) — Narrador — 9 cópias
Caged (Blake's 7: The Classic Audio Adventures) (2014) — Narrador — 8 cópias
Blake's 7 - 4: Crossfire Part 1 (2017) — Narrador — 7 cópias
Four and Twenty Blackbirds and Other Stories [Audiobook] (2000) — Narrador, algumas edições7 cópias
Blake's 7 - Series 5 Restoration Part One (2019) — Narrador — 5 cópias
Murder Under the Sun (2002) — Narrador, algumas edições5 cópias
Blake's 7: Restoration Part 3 (Blake's 7 Series 5) (2020) — Narrador — 4 cópias
Blake's 7 - 4: Crossfire Part 3 (2018) — Performer, algumas edições4 cópias
Agatha Christie - Poirot Collection 07 [4 DVDs] (2010)algumas edições2 cópias
Agatha Christie's Poirot: Series 11 [Videorecording] (2014) — Actor — 1 exemplar(es)
Agatha Christie's Poirot: Series 04 [Videorecording] (1992) — Actor — 1 exemplar(es)
Agatha Christie's Poirot: Series 06 [Videorecording] (2012) — Actor — 1 exemplar(es)


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Wow – what a rollercoaster and a stonking debut from Hugh Fraser. This was another one of those books that you can't put down. It is evident from the start that Rina is a very strong female lead character. As we delve into her background, we find that she’s had such a hard life looking after her young siblings and alcoholic mother but surrounded by an amazing female support system. She's suffered so much that it's not surprising she has turned into a contract killer - she has nothing left to lose.

The writing was so vivid, perhaps too vivid sometimes – the scene near the end with Carmela still churns my stomach when I'm thinking about it now! There are some surprising twists as you don't know who is on which side in Mexico, and the way the deal goes down between Lee and Manuel really was inspired - all I'll say is metal joints! The flashbacks to Rina's teenage life in Notting Hill really captured the essence of the era; men in dark smoky pubs and women at home with the kids living in poverty. Rina reminds me of Sydney Bristow in Alias and I wouldn't be surprised to see Harm picked up for the small screen.

There were a few same-sex love scenes but they were written with enough subtlety so as not to disturb even the most faint-hearted reader. With her history, it's hardly surprising that Rina would avoid men at all costs.

Hugh's writing is excellent; I really hope it's not the last we hear of Rina Walker!

I received this book from the author in exchange for an honest review.
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Michelle.Ryles | Mar 9, 2020 |
I would really recommend reading High Fraser's debut, Harm, first although you could read Threat as a standalone novel. Reading Harm first really helps you to understand Rina's background and why she makes some of her decisions.

Hugh Fraser has written a no holds barred account of a dark and depraved English aristocrat at the start of the swinging sixties. Only one woman is up to the task of revealing the macabre goings on at Ringwood Hall - our very own Rina Walker. Rina once again takes any risks necessary to complete her mission, once she knows her sister, Georgie, is safe in boarding school. Seeing this softer side to her really contrasts with the hardened assassin some people know her as. It was absolute genius to have her reading such a 'girly' book as Pride and Prejudice and I smiled each time she picked the book up.

I was completely absorbed in the story and I felt like I was hiding behind the sofa watching events unfold when Rina moved in to catch the culprit armed with her Polaroid, rather than a gun. Sometimes a photograph can be just as damaging as a gunshot.

Threat is another great British thriller by Hugh Fraser; it's so fast paced that I absolutely rocketed through it and have no doubt that we will be seeing Rina Walker again. I certainly look forward to it!

I received this e-book from the publisher, Urbane Publications, via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.
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Michelle.Ryles | Mar 9, 2020 |
It’s not really Agatha Christie but it was still a fun read.
J.Green | Mar 15, 2019 |

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