A Paul Temple Mystery, Book #0

News of Paul Temple (A Paul Temple Mystery)

by Francis Durbridge

On Sale: 02/07/2015



About the Book

As detective Paul Temple turns his hand to playwright, his leading lady Iris Archer pulls out shortly before the play is due to open and declares that she is heading for France.

However, shortly after her disappearance Paul Temple receives a guest at his Scottish holiday home – none other than that of Iris Archer.

The mystery deepens as Temple is asked by a young man to act as postmaster in delivering a letter. Meanwhile someone acting under the codename of Z4 seems to have control of events. Could this be Doctor Steiner, and just who is he? It is all up to Temple . . .

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780008125615
  • ISBN 10: 0008125619
  • Imprint: Collins Crime Club
  • On Sale: 02/07/2015
  • Pages: 212
  • List Price: 8.99 AUD
  • BISAC1: Fiction & related items / Classic crime


Francis Henry Durbridge was born 25th November 1912 in Hull. In addition to writing mysteries for radio and television, Durbridge also forged a successful career as a writer for the stage and wrote 43 novels. Durbridge married Norah Lawley in 1940, they had two sons. He died at his home in Barnes aged 85 in 1998.

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