Derek Lambert





Derek Lambert


Born
in London, The United Kingdom
October 10, 1929

Died
April 10, 2001

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Derek Lambert was educated at Epsom College and was both an author of thrillers in his own name, writing also as Richard Falkirk, and a journalist. As a foreign correspondent for the Daily Express, he spent time in many exotic locales that he later used as settings in his novels.

In addition to his steady stream of thrillers, Lambert also published (under the pseudonym Richard Falkirk) a series about a Bow Street Runner called Edmund Blackstone. These, the fruit of research in the London Library, were interspersed with detailed descriptions of early 19th century low life, as the hero undertook such tasks as saving Princess Victoria from being kidnapped, or penetrating skullduggery at the Bank of England.

Lambert made no claims for his books,
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Average rating: 3.25 · 372 ratings · 56 reviews · 55 distinct works · Similar authors
Spanish Lessons: Beginning ...

3.21 avg rating — 204 ratings — published 2000 — 11 editions
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The Judas Code

3.29 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 1984 — 3 editions
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The Man Who Was Saturday

3.25 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 1985 — 2 editions
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The Yermakov Transfer

3.24 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 1975 — 4 editions
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What You Need to Know About...

2.88 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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Blackstone

3.31 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 1972 — 5 editions
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The golden express

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1984 — 2 editions
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I, Said The Spy

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Vendetta

3.62 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1990
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The Aquarium Fish Handbook:...

3.14 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2004
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