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Hazel Holt

UK (1928 - )
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 is a leading crime novelist. She is best known for her "Sheila Malory" series. Her son is the novelist Tom Holt.
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. An Uncertain Death (1993)
     aka Mrs Malory and the Festival Murder
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. The Only Good Lawyer... (1997)
     aka Mrs Malory and the Only Good Lawyer
9. Dead and Buried (1998)
     aka Mrs Malory: Death Among Friends
10. A Fatal Legacy (1999)
     aka Mrs Malory and the Fatal Legacy
11. Lilies That Fester (2000)
     aka Mrs Malory and the Lilies That Fester
12. Leonora (2002)
     aka Mrs Malory and Death by Water
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. The Silent Killer (2004)
     aka Mrs. Malory and 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)
Non fiction

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