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Hazel Holt

UK flag (1928 - 2015)
Mother of Tom Holt

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 was best known for her "Sheila Malory" series. Her son is the novelist Tom Holt.

Genres: Cozy Mystery
Sheila Malory
   1. Gone Away (1989)
     aka Mrs Malory Investigates
   2. The Cruellest Month (1991)
   3. The Shortest Journey (1992)
     aka Mrs. Malory's Shortest Journey
   4. Mrs Malory and the Festival Murder (1993)
     aka An Uncertain Death
   5. Murder on Campus (1994)
     aka Mrs Malory: Detective in Residence
   6. Superfluous Death (1995)
     aka Mrs Malory Wonders Why
   7. Death of a Dean (1996)
     aka Mrs Malory: Death of a Dean
   8. Mrs Malory and the Only Good Lawyer (1997)
     aka The Only Good Lawyer...
   9. Mrs Malory: Death Among Friends (1998)
     aka Dead and Buried
   10. Mrs Malory and the Fatal Legacy (1999)
     aka A Fatal Legacy
   11. Lilies That Fester (2000)
     aka Mrs Malory and the Lilies That Fester
   12. Mrs Malory and Death by Water (2002)
     aka Leonora
   13. Delay of Execution (2001)
     aka Mrs Malory and the Delay of Execution
   14. Death in Practice (2003)
     aka Mrs Malory and Death in Practice
   15. Mrs. Malory and the Silent Killer (2004)
     aka The Silent Killer
   16. No Cure for Death (2005)
   17. Death in the Family (2006)
   18. A Time to Die (2008)
   19. Mrs. Malory and Any Man's Death (2009)
   20. Mrs. Malory and a Necessary End (2012)
   21. Death is a Word (2014)
   My Dear Charlotte (2009)
Non fiction
   A Very Private Eye (1984) (with Barbara Pym and Hilary Pym)
   A Lot to Ask (1990)

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