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R D Wingfield

(Rodney David Wingfield)
UK flag (1928 - 2007)

Rodney David Wingfield, was a prolific writer of radio crime plays and comedy scripts, some for the late Kenneth Williams, star of the Carry On films. His crime novels featuring DI Jack Frost have been successfully adapted for television as A Touch of Frost starring David Jason.Wingfield was a modest man, shunning the London publicity scene infavour of a quite life in Basildon, Essex, with his wife of 52 years (died 2004) and only son.

Genres: Mystery
DI Jack Frost
   1. Frost at Christmas (1984)
   2. A Touch of Frost (1987)
   3. Night Frost (1992)
   4. Hard Frost (1995)
   5. Winter Frost (1999)
   6. A Killing Frost (2008)
continued in the series: DI Jack Frost Prequel
R D Wingfield recommends
Angel on the Inside (2003)
(Fitzroy Maclean Angel, book 12)
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The Sherlock Effect (1997)
Raymond Kay Lyon
"I love the idea of present day crimes being solved with some of Holmes's deductive methods. Story lines are terrific."

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