Search - List of Books by Tim Heald
Tim Heald (born January 28, 1944) is a British author, biographer, journalist and public speaker.
Total Books: 108
Heald was born in Dorchester, Dorset, England, and educated at Sherborne School, Dorset and Balliol College, Oxford, receiving an MA in Modern History.
He has published over thirty books, including official biographies of HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (The Duke - A Portrait of Prince Philip (1991), Hodder & Stoughton), and HRH Princess Margaret (Princess Margaret - A Life Unravelled (2007), Orion Books).
Heald is also known for his mystery novels featuring Simon Bognor, special investigator, (10 titles), serialised by Thames TV. More recently, creator of Dr Tudor Cornwall in a new crime trilogy published by Robert Hale Ltd - Death and the Visiting Fellow (2004), Death and the D'Urbervilles (2005), A Death on the Ocean Wave (2007). The Dr Cornwall novels rely on fanciful but entertaining plots. In each case there is a shadowy Moriarty figure who challenges Dr Cornwall's Holmesian rectitude, and a shadowy young woman who, we understand, has previously been under the svengali's thrall.
As a journalist, Tim Heald has written for Punch, The Spectator, The Sunday Times (Atticus column), Daily Express (feature writer 1967-72), The Times, The Daily Telegraph, and is a freelance travel writer. In the autumn of 2009 he started writing a "Royal Blog" for the Daily Telegraph's web-site and was appointed Royal Correspondent by the new editor of "The Lady", Rachel Johnson.
As a speaker, he is a regular guest on the on Cunard cruise ships QE2, Caronia.
Interests include real tennis and cricket. Member of the MCC since 1973. Author of Village Cricket (pub Little Brown, 2004), on which a Carlton TV series was based.
Heald is married to Penny, his second wife, and has four children by his first marriage.
Tim Heald lives in Fowey, Cornwall.