Colin Dexter and John Thaw - Colin Dexter, the writer of the Morse Books, on coming up with the name Endeavour: "I didn't know what to call him and [to] Dorothy, my wife, I said ‘Will you have a look through the Mayflower, the Christian names of everybody who went over to America’, and she came across a man called Determination Davis and another man called Endeavour Jones.”
Top 10 crosswords in fiction, no 3: Inspector Morse
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Sent to jail, the £80m fraudster who bought Morse's car
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Inspector Morse: Masonic Mysteries | Park Circus
Morse is viciously harassed by an unknown tormentor and finds himself a suspect, after a lady friend is knifed to death during a rehearsal of The Magic Flute. Morse begins his own investigation to solve the murder and pieces together evidence showing that his boss, Chief Superintendent Strange, is being framed. Part of The Inspector Morse series - other titles available.