John Creasy

(aka J. J. Marric, M. E. Cooke, Robert Caine Frazer, Anthony Morton, Gordon Ashe)


Main Character: Inspector Roger West, Scotland Yard

Inspector West Takes Charge   ’42
Inspector West Leaves Town   ’43 (aka Go Away to Murder)
Inspector West at Home   ’44
Inspector West Regrets   ’45
Holiday for Inspector West   ’46
Battle for Inspector West   ’48
Triumph for Inspector West   ’48 (aka The Case Against Paul Raeburn)
Inspector West Kicks Off   ’49 (aka Sport for Inspector West)
Inspector West Alone   ’50
Inspector West Cries Wolf   ’50 (aka The Creepers)
A Case for Inspector West   ’51 (aka The Figure in the Dusk)
Puzzle for Inspector West   ’51 (aka The Dissemblers)
Inspector West at Bay   ’52 (aka The Blind Spot AND The Case of the Acid Throwers)
A Gun for Inspector West   ’53 (aka Give a Man a Gun)
Send Inspector West   ’53 (aka Send Superintendent West)
A Beauty for Inspector West   ’54 (aka The Beauty Queen Killer AND So Young, So Cold, So Fair)
Inspector West Makes Haste   ’55 (aka The Gelignite Gang AND Night of the Watchman AND Murder Makes Haste)
Two for Inspector West   ’55 (aka Murder: One, Two, Three AND Murder Tips the Scales)
Parcels for Inspector West   ’56 (aka Death of a Postman)
A Prince for Inspector West   ’56 (aka Death of an Assassin)
Accident for Inspector West   ’57 (aka Hit and Run)
Find Inspector West   ’57 (aka Trouble at Saxby’s ANd Doorway to Death)
Murder London-New York   ’58
Strike for Death   ’58 (aka The Killing Strike)
Case of the Innocent Victims   ’59
Death of a Racehorse   ’59
Murder on the Line ’60
Death in Cold Print   ’61
The Scene of the Crime   ’61
Policeman’s Dread   ’62
Hang the Little Man   ’63
Look Three Ways to Murder   ’64
Murder London-Australia   ’65
Murder London-South Africa   ’66
The Executioners   ’67
So Young to Burn   ’68
Murder London-Miami   ’69
Part for a Policeman   ’70
Alibi  ’71 (aka Alibi for Inspector West)
A Splinter of Glass   ’72
Theft of the Magna Carta   ’73
The Extortioners   ’75
A Sharp Rise in Crime  ’78


Main Character: Richard Rollison

Introducing the Toff   ’38
The Toff Goes On   ’39
The Toff Steps Out  ’39
Here Comes the Toff   ’40
The Toff Breaks In   ’40
Salute the Toff   ’41
The Toff Proceeds   ’41
The Toff Goes to Market   ’42
The Toff Is Back   ’42
The Toff Among Millions   ’43
Accuse the Toff   ’43
The Toff and the Curate   ’44 (aka The Toff and the Deadly Parson)
The Toff and the Great Illusion   ’44
Feathers for the Toff   ’45
The Toff and the Lady   ’46
The Toff on Ice   ’46 (aka Poison for The Toff)
Hammer the Toff   ’47
The Toff in Town   ’48
The Toff Takes Shares   ’48
The Toff and Old Harry   ’49
The Toff on Board   ’49
Fool the Toff   ’50
Kill the Toff    ’50
A Knife for the Toff   ’51
The Toff Goes Gay   ’51 (aka A Mask for the Toff)
Hunt the Toff   ’52
Call the Toff   ’53
The Toff Down Under   ’53 (aka Break the Toff)
Murder Out of the Past, and Under-Cover Man   ’53
The Toff at Butlin’s   ’54
The Toff at the Fair   ’54 (Last Laugh for the Toff)
The Toff on the Trail   ’54
A Six for the Toff   ’55 (aka A Score for the Toff)
The Toff and the Deep Blue Sea   ’55
Make-Up for the Toff   ’56 (aka Kiss the Toff)
The Toff in New York   ’56
Model for the Toff   ’57
The Toff on Fire   ’57
The Toff and the Stolen Tresses   ’58
The Toff on the Farm ’58 (aka Terror for the Toff)
Double for the Toff   ’59
The Toff and the Runaway Bride   ’59
A Rocket for the Toff   ’60
The Toff and the Kidnapped Child   ’60 (aka The Kidnapped Child)
Follow the Toff   ’61
The Toff and the Teds   ’61 (aka The Toff and the Toughs)
A Doll for the Toff   ’63
Leave It to the Toff   ’63
The Toff and the Spider   ’65
The Toff in Wax   ’66
A Bundle for the Toff   ’67
Stars for the Toff   68
The Toff and the Golden Boy   ’69
The Toff and the Fallen Angels   ’70
Vote for the Toff   ’71
The Toff and the Trip-Trip-Triplets   ’72
The Toff and the Terrified Taxman   ’73
The Toff and the Sleepy Cowboy   ’74
The Toff and the Crooked Copper   ’77
The Toff and the Dead Man’s Finger   ’78 (finished by William Vivian Butler)


Traitor’s Doom   ’42
The Legion of the Lost   ’43
The Valley of Fear   ’43 (aka The Perilous Country)
Dangerous Quest  ’44
Death in the Rising Sun   ’45
The Hounds of Vengeance   ’45
The Show of Doom   ’46
The House of Bears   ’46
Dark Harvest   ’47
The Wings of Peace   ’48
The Sons of Satan  ’48
The Dawn of Darkness   ’49
The League of Light   ’49
The Man Who Shook the World   ’50
The Prophet of Fire   ’51
The Children of Hate   ’52 (aka The Children of Despair AND The Killers of Innocence)
The Touch of Death   ’54
The Mists of Fear   ’55
The Flood   ’56
The Plague of Silence   ’58
The Drought   ’59 (aka Dry Spell)
The Terror: The Return of Dr. Palfrey   ’62
The Depths   ’63
The Sleep!   ’64
The Inferno   ’65
the Famine   ’67
The Blight   ’68
The Oasis   ’69
The Smog  ’70
The Unbegotten   ’71
The Insulators   ’72
The Voiceless Ones   ’73
The Thunder Maker   ’76
The Whirlwind   ’79


The Case of the Murdered Financier   ’37
The Great Air Swindle   ’39
The Man from Fleet Street   ’40
The Case of the Mad Inventor   ’42
Private Carter’s Crime   ’43


The Death Miser   ’33
Redhead   ’33
First Came a Murder   ’34
Death ’round the Corner   ’35
The Mark of the Crescent   ’35
Thunder in Europe   ’36
The Terror Trap   ’36
Carriers of Death   ’37
Days of Danger   ’37
Death Stands By   ’38
Menace!   ’38
Murder Must Wait   ’39
Panic!   ’39
Death by Night   ’40
The Island of Peril   ’40
Sabotage   ’41
Go Away Death   ’41
The Day of Disaster   ’42
Prepare for Action   ’42
No Darker Crime   ’43
Dark Peril   ’44
The Peril Ahead   ’46
The League of Dark Men   ’47
The Department of Death   ’49
The Enemy Within   ’50
Dead or Alive   ’51
A Kind of Prisoner   ’54
The Black Spiders   ’57

Written as Anthony Morton:

Meet the Baron   ’37 (aka The Man in the Blue Mask)
The Baron Returns   ’37 (aka The Return of Blue Mask)
The Baron Again   ’38 (aka Salute Blue Mask)
The Baron at Bay   ’38 (aka Blue Mask at Bay)
Alias the Baron   ’39 (aka Alias Blue Mask)
The Baron at Large   ’39 (aka Challenge Blue Mask!)
Versus the Baron   ’40 (aka Blue Mask Strikes Again)
Call for the Baron   ’40 (aka Blue Mask Victorious)
The Baron Comes Back   ’43
A Case for the Baron   ’45
Reward for the Baron   ’45
Career for the Baron   ’46
The Baron and the Beggar  ’47
Blame the Baron   ’48
A Rope for the Baron   ’48
Books for the Baron   ’49
Cry for the Baron   ’50
Trap the Baron  ’50
Attack the Baron   ’51
Shadow the Baron   ’51
Warn the Baron   ’52
The Baron Goes East   ’53
The Baron in France   ’53
Danger for the Baron   ’53
The Baron Goes Fast   ’54
Nest-Egg for the Baron   ’54 (aka Deaf, Dumb and Blonde)
Help from the Baron   ’55
Hide the Baron   ’56
Frame the Baron   ’57 (aka The Double Frame)
Red Eye for the Baron  ’58 (aka Blood Red)
Black for the Baron   ’59 (aka If Anything Happens to Hester)
Salute for the Baron  ’60
A Branch for the Baron   ’61 (aka The Baron Branches Out)
Bad for the Baron   ’62 (aka The Baron and the Stolen Legacy)
A Sword for the Baron   ’63 (aka The Baron and the Mogul Swords)
The Baron on Board   ’64
The Baron and the Chinese Puzzle   ’64
Sport for the Baron   ’66
Affair for the Baron   ’67
The Baron and the Missing Old Masters   ’68
The Baron and the Unfinished Portrait   ’69
Last Laugh for the Baron   ’70
The Baron Goes A-Buying   ’71
The Baron and the Arrogant Artist   ’72
Burgle the Baron   ’73
The Baron, King Maker   ’75
Love for the Baron   ’79

Written as J.J. Marric

Main Character: George Gideon, Scotland Yard

Gideon’s Day   ’55 (aka Gideon of Scotland Yard)
Gideon’s Week   ’56 (aka Gideon’s Fear)
Gideon’s Night   ’57
Gideon’s Month   ’58
Gideon’s Staff   ’59
Gideon’s Risk   ’60
Gideon’s Fire   ’61
Gideon’s March   ’62
Gideon’s Ride   ’63
Gideon’s Vote   ’64
Gideon’s Lot   ’64
Gideon’s Badge   ’66
Gideon’s Wrath   ’67
Gideon’s River   ’68
Gideon’s Power   ’69
Gideon’s Sport   ’70
Gideon’s Art   ’71
Gideon’s Men   ’72
Gideon’s Press   ’73
Gideon’s Fog  ’74
Gideon’s Drive   ’76
Gideon’s Force   ’78

Written as M.E. Cooke

Fire of Death   ’34
The Black Heart   ’35
The Casino Mystery   35
The Crime Gang   ’35
The Death Drive   ’35
Number One’s Last Crime  ’35
The Stolen Formula Mystery   ’35
The Big Radium Mystery   ’36
The Day of Terror   ’36
The Dummy Robberies   ’36
No One’s Last Crime   ’36
The Hypnotic Demon   ’36
The Moat Farm Mystery    ’36
The Secret Fortune   ’36
The Successful Alibi  ’36
The Hadfield Mystery   ’37
The Moving Eye   ’37
The Raven   ’37
The Mountain Terror   ’38
For Her Sister’s Sake   ’38
The Verrall Street Affair   ’40

Written as Robert Caine Frazer:

R.I.S.C.   ’59 (aka Mark Kilby Solves a Murder)
Secret Syndicate   ’60 (aka Mark Kilby and the Secret Syndicate)
The Miami Mob   ’60 (aka Mark Kilby and the Miami Mob)
The Hollywood Hoax   ’61
Mark Kilby Takes a Risk   ’62
Mark Kilby Stands Alone   ’62 (aka Mark Kilby and the Manhattan Murders)

Written as Gordon Ashe

Death on Demand   ’39
Terror by Day   ’40
Secret Murder   ’40
‘Ware Danger   ’41
Murder Most Foul   ’41
There Goes Death   ’42
Death in High Places   ’42
Death in Flames   ’43
Two Men Missing   ’43
Rogues Rampant   ’44
Death on the Move   ’45
Invitation to Adventure   ’45
Here is Danger   ’46
Give Me Murder   ’47
Murder Too Late   ’47
Dark Mystery   ’48
Engagement with Death   ’48
A Puzzle in Pearls   ’49
Kill or Be Killed   ’49
The Dark Circle   ’50
Murder with Mushrooms   ’50
Death in Diamonds   ’51
Missing or Dead?   ’51
Death in a Hurry   ’52
The Long Search ’53 (aka Drop Dead)
Sleepy Death ’53
Double for Death ’54
Death in the Trees ’54
The Kidnapped Child   ’55 (aka The Snatch)
Day of Fear   ’56
Wait for Death   ’57
Come Home to Death   ’58 (aka The Pack of Lies)
Elope to Death   ’59
Don’t Let Him Kill   ’60 (aka The Man Who Laughed at Murder)
The Crime Haters   ’60
Rogue’s Ransom   ’61
Death from Below   63
The Big Call   ’64
A Promise of Diamonds   ’64
A Taste of Treasure   ’66
A Clutch of Coppers   ’67
A Shadow of Death   ’68
A Scream of Murder   ’69
A Nest of Traitors   ’70
A Rabble of Rebels   ’71
A Life for a Death   ’73
A Herald of Doom   ’74
A Blast of Trumpets   ’75
A Plague of Demons   ’76


Who Was the Jester?   ’40 (aka The Masked Gunman)
The Man Who Stayed Alive   ’55
No Need to Die   ’56

STAND ALONES (Written under various pseudonyms):

The Dark Shadow (Rodney Mattheson)
The Secret of Ferrars (Rodney Mattheson)
Seven Times Seven
Men, Maids and Murder
The Fighting Footballers (Patrick Gill)
The Laughing Lightweight (Patrick Gill)
Four Motives for Murder (Brian Hope)
The 10,000 Trophy Race (Patrick Gill)
The Battle for the Cup (Patrick Gill)
The Fighting Tramp (Patrick Gill)
The Mystery of the Centre-Forward (Patrick Gill)
The Secret Super-Charger (Patrick Gill)
Triple Murder (Colin Hughes)
Mr. Quentin Investigate (Anthony Morton)
Introducing Mr. Brandon (Anthony Morton)
Murder on Largo Island (Charles Hogarth)
Keys to Crime (Richard Martin)
Vote to Murder (Richard Martin)
Adrian and Jonathan (Richard Martin)
Kill Once, Kill Twice (Kyle Hunt)
The Children of Despair
Kill a Wicked Man (Kyle Hunt)
Kill My Love (Kyle Hunt)
The Mountain of the Blind
To Kill a Killer (1960) (Kyle Hunt)
The Foothills of Fear
Danger Woman (Abel Mann)
Panic! (Anthony Morton
The Masters of Bow Street


Gideon's Press by J. J. Marric (aka John Creasy)
Gideon’s Press