James Anderson


Born
in Swindon, Wiltshire, The United Kingdom
January 01, 1936

Died
January 01, 2007

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James Anderson was educated at Reading University where he gained a History degree and although born in Swindon, Wiltshire, he lived for most of his life near Cardiff.

He worked as a salesman before becoming a copywriter and then a freelance journalist, contributing to many newspapers, house journals and specialist magazines. He later turned to writing novels, the first of which was 'Assassin' (1969).

As well as his general thrillers, he wrote three books featuring Inspector Wilkins beginning with 'The Affair of the Blood-Stained Egg Cosy' in 1975. The series continued with 'the Affair of the Mutilated Mink Coat' (1981) and ended with 'The Affair of the Thirty-Nine Cuff Links' (2003).

He also wrote three novels based on the television series '
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The Affair of the Blood-Sta...

3.81 avg rating — 1,842 ratings — published 1975 — 19 editions
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The Affair of the Mutilated...

3.92 avg rating — 952 ratings — published 1981
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The Affair of the 39 Cuffli...

3.90 avg rating — 870 ratings — published 2003 — 15 editions
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The Affair of the Bloodstai...

4.13 avg rating — 85 ratings — published 2010
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Murder, She Wrote The Murde...

3.98 avg rating — 88 ratings2 editions
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Murder, She Wrote Hooray fo...

3.94 avg rating — 66 ratings — published 1985 — 2 editions
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Murder, She Wrote Lovers an...

3.70 avg rating — 43 ratings — published 1986 — 4 editions
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Assault And Matrimony

3.06 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 1981 — 3 editions
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Murder She Wrote: 3 Novels ...

4.22 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1985
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The Alpha List

3.50 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1972 — 3 editions
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“Do I look like the flower type of guy?”
James Anderson

“I remembered a definition of chivalry I'd heard once: a man protecting a woman against every man but himself.”
James Anderson

“I'm not into caps with lots of diamonds on them, like KP.”
James Anderson

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