Book List in Order: 234 titles

  • Department Z faces its biggest test when the organization is threatened by an enemy on the inside—from the author who sold eighty million books worldwide.   Charles Corliss, son of a murdered agent from Department Z, seems like the perfect rec...


  • Department Z must stop the Nazis from deploying a deadly chemical weapon during World War II—from the author who sold eighty million books worldwide.   On a top-secret island, the Germans are perfecting a paralyzing gas—one that could disable an...


  • The thrilling Department Z series continues as an assassination attempt leads to political turmoil—from the author who sold eighty million books worldwide.   Agent Gordon Craigie faces a crisis of international proportions when an attempte...


  • Department Z tracks down a doomsday weapon in an edge-of-your-seat spy thriller from the Edgar Award–winning author who sold eighty million books worldwide.   Professor Toller has created a weapon that could change the world as we know it....


  • It all started with the murder of a foreign ambassador in a deserted country mansion . . .   Tensions are running high in Europe—and it’s crucial that the killers responsible for this baffling murder are stopped before they bring a...


  • Another in the classic series filled with mystery, murder, and British espionage from the Edgar Award–winning author.   Some parts of the secret service are more secret than others, and Department Z is among them. Now, its founder, Gordon ...


  • SUICIDE VIRUS A strange virus is making its way around the globe, causing its victims to commit suicide-and becoming a lethal pandemic in less than a week. Now a group of Tokyo teens who have survived the outbreak are wondering why they are still al...


  • From an Edgar Award–winning author: A suspenseful tale of murder and espionage in wartime England.   David Garth has been off in America, giving speeches on behalf of Britain’s Ministry of Propaganda. Upon his return, he’s surp...


  • A mysterious message signals an international threat in this World War II thriller by an Edgar Award–winning author.   A French refugee is washed up on the English coast. Feverish, delirious, he babbles incoherently to the men who find him. A ...






  • International blackmailers are scheming to rupture relations between Britain and the United States—but Bill Loftus of Department Z is hot on their trail . . .   With America’s most powerful industrialists, British peers of the real...


  • A World War II thriller by a multimillion-selling, Edgar Award–winning author.   As plans for D-Day loom large, the agents of Department Z—a secret detective unit within British intelligence—are working overtime to halt the leaking of inte...


  • A thrilling mystery set against the backdrop of the Blitz in WWII England, by an Edgar Award–winning author.  England, 1941. Terror from the Germans’ constant bombing is spreading through the nation, as homes, cities, and morale are reduced to l...


  • The first in the series featuring British intelligence’s elite detectives by the Edgar Award–winning author.   Millions of lives are at stake if a sinister international conspiracy succeeds. It’s up to England’s elite detective agency, D...


  • It was to be an historic occasion. The Kallinov collection, jewels worth a quarter of a million pounds, were to be collected under one roof, and John Mannering -- alias the Baron -- had been invited to bring along his own Gloria diamonds. What his ho...


  • Although John Mannering -- alias the Baron -- had been enjoying his retirement from his ‘Baronial’ activities as a jewel thief, he was nonetheless tempted by the offer of the strange little Frenchman who visited him late one night. So tempted, in...


  • There was a lot at stake for the Baron in this new case; far more than the mere recovery of the Wannaker jewels. He was also working for the safety of Helen Chadwick, seeking to uncover the truth about Robbie Chadwick, and on the hunt for ‘Dizzy’...


  • Ruthless. He was as cold-blooded a killer as Roger West had ever encountered - and his modus operandi had the simplicity of absolute genius. Find a man with an expensive car, ask him if he's wealthy, then kill him. Take his keys and car, and go rob h...


  • Superintendent Bristow of New Scotland Yard needs help in tracking down several stolen precious stones. He is reluctant to ask but desperately needs the help of John Mannering aka The Baron, once mastermind jewel thief. Mannering suspects a crafty tr...


  • High-speed travel across Europe was not just a revolution for holiday makers and businessmen, it was also a godsend for criminals who wanted to flee the country of their misdeeds. To help in the fight, Patrick Dawlish is appointed to the post of Depu...






  • A terrifying international plot threatens the agents of Britain’s Department Z in this tale of suspense from an Edgar Award–winning author.   Leopold Gorman studies the World Economic Conference with interest—and then picks five rich and p...


  • The Midi diamonds were not insured. So when they are stolen, it is bad news for their owner - until she manages to enlist the help of John Mannering in their recovery. Mannering - better known as the Baron - has a higher success rate that the police ...


  • The Yard is gripped by tension. Policemen have been attacked, and it's becoming clear that it is all part of a sinister and organized plan. It's time for Inspector West to take charge and discover the source of this relentless, avenging hatred. Who p...


  • An Inspector West mystery. Janet West finds an envelope containing the message "This is only the beginning!" under her front door. And her husband, Inspector Roger West of Scotland Yard, is in the hospital, the victim of an unknown acid thrower. ...


  • Guy Randall wasn't expecting a sudden and violent death - but that is was he got. As Inspector Roger West follows the threads to find the murderers, he is repeatedly led back to some thefts from a chain-store. What's more, nearly all involved belong ...


  • The adventure that brought two intrepid cousins into the service of the department of British intelligence known as Z . . .   Desperate to escape the suffocating heat of London, cousins Mark and Mike Errol set out for Richmond for a re...


  • As Chief Inspector West put the cuffs on James Liddell, a feeling of doubt lingered - had this man really committed murder? What seemed to most like a cut and dried case is further complicated when Francesca, Liddell's beautiful daughter, flies into ...


  • American diplomat and scientist, David Shawn, knew that dealing with nuclear explosions was a dangerous business. But he had no idea that he and his family were under threat closer to home. A high profile kidnapping with international complications t...


  • Prolific storyteller John Creasey forged (yet another) pen-name for this work -- Richard Martin -- linking the names of two of his sons. A departure of sorts from the thrillers for which he was already famous, this book tells the story of a friends...


  • Mannering quite admired the arrogance of the self-opinionated young artist who asked him for patronage for a subsidy to keep him painting. It was also clear that the young painter wasn't actually asking for a favour, he was conferring one! With so mu...






  • As the owner of Quinn's -- an exclusive Mayfair antiques shop -- John Mannering had purchased the Adalgo mainly out of curiosity. It had come to be known as a "blood diamond" as violent death had overcome many of its previous owners. Mannering -- ali...


  • John Mannering -- alias the Baron -- had always been fascinated by art. Though once a jewel thief, he was now a respectable Mayfair antiques dealer. So when a well-known Chinese dealer invites him to a unique exhibition of art treasures in Hong Kong,...


  • Once the inheritance of a noble family, the five beautiful jewels of Castille were stolen, separated and their identity lost. Few men could recognize them for what they were, but John Mannering ' alias the Baron ' was such a man. In pursuit of jewels...


  • It seemed like an ordinary theft by night, at first. So why then should John Mannering, aka the Baron, take an interest? The reason -- the scene of the crime, Quinns, was owned by Mannering and known across the globe for its rare, old and beautiful t...


  • When the Earl of Lithom, a highly skilled rider, is thrown by his horse and dies of a broken neck, some question whether it is an accident or a murder. What’s more, Gloria, his stunning daughter and heiress, claims to have seen a bloody corpse in t...


  • John Mannering is adapting well to his new, respectable life. However, when he tries to buy an antique shop he is forced to revive the skills of his former occupation as the Baron -- master cracksman and jewel thief. Before the deal is sealed, Manner...


  • Gordon Craigie faces a powerful madman with a devastating scheme for global murder. ...


  • Catherine O’Neill thought it was all her fault -- the accidental death of her baby daughter and the constraint it produced between herself and her husband, a constraint exacerbated by his inability to agree with her about a worryingly sadistic stre...


  • Department Z is an ultra-secret British Intelligence Agency made up of civilian, single men, risking their lives to protect their country. All tasks are hush-hush and ulterior tactics are used, anything to stop the enemy. A summit of the world’s mo...


  • When Ruby Benson sets up her murderous husband, Commander George Gideon of Scotland Yard can tell it’s going to be a long week. It is down to him to protect the woman from her killer spouse’s bloodthirsty vendetta -- or die trying. ...






  • Built with such hope, the Wellesley Estate has descended into a place of meaningless violence that the police cannot control. Fear of rape, muggings, arson, and even murder has led some of its residents to form their own vigilante group. Elsewher...


  • Inspector West embarks upon a rest cure, but finds no change as blackmail, kidnap, and multiple murder still dominate his life. There is also an adversary well known to him, but he dare not make an arrest .... for now! Full of action and danger, this...


  • The drug called Dio was truly a thing of wonder -- it could make the old young and the weak strong. However, it also had the power to put users at the mercy of its creator -- a mad man intent on using the dreams of the less mighty to make himself str...


  • John Mannering was making his way to Hallen House, a lonely old country mansion, to purchase the famous Lake Emeralds from a man who called himself Silas Bellamy. But on his way across the moors, he meets two mysterious strangers who warn him that he...


  • Here's mystery in the grand conspiratorial style of old pro Jeremy York (alias John Creasey), starring the unforgettable -and frequently unethical -- Superintendent Folly of Scotland Yard. Creasey is at the top of his form in this stylish thriller de...


  • Even one of the world's most prolific authors (over 600 titles) had to persevere to get published and so with this first published work begin an extraordinary career and global cannon of work. After eleven years of trying, hundreds of short stories a...


  • This was the first outing for John Creasey's Michael Halliday pseudonym, following clarion calls from the publishers after the success of the Baron series, and who asked for 'a different kind of story.' So he created THREE FOR ADVENTURE, a tale of pe...


  • In this tense thriller the Toff manages to jive a girl off the dancefloor, rescues a damsel in distress, wards off attacks from knife-throwers and infuriates the leaders of the Mob by leaving his rather special visiting card. The Toff is a private ey...


  • "Must there be a crowd?" asked Rollison glumly. "On this occasion I think it would he wise, sir," said Jolly, his man. "If you remember, there was a time when your birthday was always celebrated by a family gathering of some distinction. After all, i...


  • A farm is for sale and the Toff is interested. But the owner then disappears and two excessively high offers are received. Murder is afoot and a deep mystery remains to be solved. The Toff is stretched to the limit in finding an answer to the several...






  • Chief Inspector Roger West has been watching and waiting for over two years -- he is determined to catch Paul Raeburn out. The millionaire racketeer may have made a mistake, following the killing of a small time crook. Can the ace detective triumph o...


  • When Johnny Hanson -- Sleepy Johnny to some -- hit the dust trail to Cut-Y outfit and met Haywire Heep, Cut-Y and its neighboring ranges seemed peaceful enough. But Johnny soon came to learn of the antagonism felt by some of the punchers towards the ...


  • A tale of murder and international intrigue from the multimillion-selling, award-winning author.   Looking forward to a relaxing afternoon away from the trials of Department Z, Bob Kerr eagerly awaits the arrival of fellow agent Lois Dacre. He i...


  • Three men meet on the outskirts of London to hatch a plan to steal the wealth of a nation in this thriller by an Edgar Award–winning author.   They are three ordinary-seeming men—one fat, one tall, one thin. But their goal is anythin...


  • In one volume: three classic Department Z detective novels by the Edgar Award–winning writer who sold eighty million novels worldwide.   Department Z is the super-secret team of investigators that works within British intelligence—now, this ...


  • Z5 is given the task of finding and capturing a Nazi fugitive. It’s chief agent, Dr. Palfrey, manages to learn more than anyone expected when he discovers that far from being alone, the man is only one of a growing and powerful band who, resent...


  • Fires have broken out. At first they appear to be natural disasters, but they are spreading globally and into cities. Now, an ultimatum from Faustus has been issued. Governments everywhere are prepared to meet the problem by betraying Z5 and everythi...


  • Extract from 'News Chronicle', October 19 ....: 'RADIOACTIVE CITY' OF LIGHT DARWIN, Wednesday. A Darwin explorer and photographer, Mr. Keith Young, believes he has found radioactivity in a mysterious 'forbidden city' in Arnhem Land, inside the aborig...


  • Mallen passes through Customs after a transatlantic crossing, but then a mysterious box that he has smuggled ashore becomes the subject of violent attempts to seize it. Behind these is to be found Abba, an arch-evil buccaneer who will stop at nothing...


  • Cowboy Thomas E. Loman arrived in London, but was not as he should be. He had been drugged on both stages of his flight from Arizona to London, via New York. Now in the Airport hospital, all he knows is that The Honourable Richard Rollison (alias ...






  • The Honourable Richard Rollison (aka ‘The Toff’) receives a telephone call from a seemingly charming and very enticing girl late at night, and as a result sets off to rescue her. He takes her back to his apartment where, to his great surp...


  • The Honourable Richard Rollison (aka ‘The Toff’) finds himself involved in a search for a lost relative – there is a large inheritance at stake. However, the aunt of the beautiful heiress is found murdered and the search for who mig...


  • At the famous waxworks museum in London - Madame Tussard’s – was a model of the Honourable Richard Rollison (aka ‘The Toff’), albeit in the Chamber of Horrors. The blonde artist, Daffodil, was not taken seriously by the Toff, ...


  • The Honourable Richard Rollison (aka ‘The Toff’) is in a good mood. He is looking forward to a delightful weekend pursuing one of his favourite pastimes: playing cricket in the English countryside. Unfortunately, there is a plot afoot to ...


  • Paul Laking is dead and the police suspect suicide. Yet Sir John Laking, a highly respected local landowner and magistrate, is missing along with his daughter, and the telephone wires have been cut. And what is this to do with the ‘Mensak Incident...


  • The Honourable Richard Rollison (aka ‘The Toff’) had been playing rugby at Taunton. About to head off back to London he discovered a woman in the back seat of his car. She had apparently sought him out and was determined to meet him. A curious st...


  • Dr. Palfrey is faced with one of the most difficult problems and a more powerful adversary than he has previously met. A mysterious disease strikes down some of the world’s most powerful figures; then their daughters also become victims. Palfrey an...


  • The Honourable Richard Rollison (aka ‘The Toff’) usually steers clear of politics, disliking the idea of party discipline and the necessity to conform. However, when a Member of Parliament is murdered just before an election, the Toff is ...


  • An American gangster brings his bloody business to 1930s Britain in this suspenseful thriller from an Edgar Award–winning author.   Amateur boxer Martin Storm’s visit to New York seemed like it was a success. That is, until his car w...


  • Kate Lowson was waiting at the airport for the arrival of her fiancé, when suddenly the Alsatian sprang at her. As she lay on the ground, the figures that has been present earlier sidled off into obscurity. And an atmosphere of innocence descended y...






  • The greed of one man leads to the death of others in this action-packed mystery featuring British intelligence’s secret detective squad.   When two impossibly rich oil tycoons are found murdered in their own homes, a matter of life and death b...


  • An international criminal spells trouble for the agents of Britain’s Department Z, in this suspenseful mystery from an Edgar Award–winning author.   Marius Krotz is notorious for his ability to cause a stir. A former revolutionary tu...


  • Rose Mary Bell is missing. She is a top model who works for Hugo Zana, a renowned clothes designer and couturier, and in the opinion of the Honourable Richard Rollison (aka ‘The Toff’): ‘beautiful’. Other models also appear to be inexplicably...


  • The Toff is visiting Easton Hall, a quiet country hotel. It is more suited to the retired looking for rest than excitement, but upon this occasion does not live up to its reputation. A man is found dead in the swimming pool, and The Toff's' friend Te...


  • A man was overheard stating that The Toff' was amongst those he would like to murder. The Toff' wonders if it was Charmion, who was released from prison two weeks before. However, there were many others who might seek revenge. It is a case of too man...


  • The Toff is faced with danger, but from a very unusual source. To prevent him from connecting a body found in the park with a young girl who is seemingly a target for a murder attempt, the killer unleashes an attack using deadly scorpions, snakes and...


  • The Toff is in disguise as a helper at a holiday camp in order to investigate the mysterious disappearance of three male entertainers. The mystery deepens as hidden money is found and fights break out and then murder. The Toff finds himself embroiled...


  • Within a few minutes of each other, two puzzling yet unconnected cases are presented to The Honourable Richard Rollison (aka ‘The Toff’), with requests for help. The beautiful Isabel Cole’s fiancée is accused of murder and she needs to save hi...


  • In an unusual case, the Honourable Richard Rollison (aka The Toff') finds himself investigating a series of frauds in the art world of Paris, including the use of counterfeit currency. Not all is as it seems, however, and it is not long before the in...


  • The Honourable Richard Rollison (aka ‘The Toff’) is travelling on a train when the carriage is hit by bullets, and so starts a new adventure with many twists and turns. Behind the mystery is a new substitute for nylon, Silva-Sheen, which Bruce Dr...






  • John Mannering (aka The Baron') bought the Dellamont Emeralds. But he chose to ignore their history of misfortune. Then things began to happen - an attempted robbery of the famous jewels; and a quarrel with Lorna Fauntley. Seemingly separate incident...


  • As is often the case, Roger West of Scotland Yard is suffering from both overwork and family difficulties. Whilst normally in full control, upon this occasion he insults an important witness. This has the effect of nearly ruining his career, but then...


  • John Mannering (aka ‘The Baron’) owns Quinns, a shop in London’s Mayfair, dealing in antique and precious stones. Used to solving seemingly impossible crimes, this time he is the victim. A young man seizes diamonds being shown to him, strikes ...


  • Retired gentleman cracksman, John Mannering, (aka ‘The Baron’), who runs Quinns Antiques in Mayfair, is faced with reverting to his old profession in an effort to save the life of a man accused of murder. The suspense is literally killing and eve...


  • The murder of a Member of Parliament puts an end to Inspector West’s holiday. His wife is naturally annoyed, but West nevertheless hastens back to Scotland Yard so as to take charge of the case. However, the murder turns out to be far more complica...


  • Richard Rollison (aka ‘The Toff) is ordinarily used to helping solve crimes and injustices perpetrated on others. Upon this occasion, however, he find himself in hiding and faced with a charge of murder he didn’t commit. Whilst on holiday, he had...


  • Roger ‘Handsome’ West of Scotland Yard is pitted against a ruthless criminal network. They will stop at nothing in their pursuit of bribery, corruption, and theft. Their target now is the Railway system and amongst them is a cold-blooded killer w...


  • There have been two gruesome murders in a quiet Sussex seaside town and Roger ‘Handsome’ West of Scotland Yard is called to investigate. Lefty, who kills without a thought for his victim, believes only one further frightened girl stands between h...


  • Five jewelled eggs in a golden nest sat in the strong room of Quinn’s on Bond Street. Outside, John Mannering - alias the Baron - guarded the treasure for his clients - an ugly old man and his stunningly beautiful niece. While Miranda Smith waited ...


  • Jim Mellor contemplates suicide. His fiance, Judith, is distraught. His disappearance, following being accused of murder, may have some explanation in the fact that another woman, Clarissa Arden, also knows a James Mellor who is more than capable of ...






  • Roger Handsome' West of Scotland Yard is called upon to investigate a brutal attack that took place in a luxury penthouse, where there is a mirrored bedroom and a mysterious, concealed, safe. The trail leads to an abortion clinic and a major film stu...


  • Chief Superintendent Roger West of Scotland Yard has to deal with possible corruption in the Police Force. Who can he trust? Bribery is suspected as a number of cases are dismissed because of faulty police evidence, and a policeman is shot whilst ano...


  • John Mannering (aka ‘The Baron’) runs Quinns, an upmarket emporium in London’s Mayfair. He is often called upon to solve difficult crimes, but this one is different. ‘The Baron’ is himself the victim as Quinns has suffered a night time burg...


  • The Honourable Richard Rollison, (aka ‘The Toff’) is once again on the cricket field, indulging in one of his favourite pastimes, when he is called away. A girl has been kidnapped and her life is in danger. He has to find a way through hidden sec...


  • John Mannering (aka The Baron') is an ex-cracksman, who is now straight', and also acts to solve crimes. His wife learns that Quinns, a curio shop in London's Mayfair is for sale, and urges him to buy it. His attempt to do so, however, is shrouded in...


  • A gripping mystery in which John Mannering flies out to India to help an old friend. There is a Maharajah who seeks credit, a dealer in jewels whose main interest is drugs, and an attempted detention. The Baron and his friend both have enemies — de...


  • John Mannering (aka ‘The Baron’) pulled his scarf up so as to hide his face. A casual observer from a window above would probably not even notice him. The finest jewel thief in London was utilising all of his skills to nail a crooked Solicitor. M...


  • Inspector Roger (‘Handsome’) West of Scotland Yard has to deal with a millionaire who is being blackmailed, a kidnapped bride who is threatened with the horrors of an international vice racket and an utterly evil gangster from whose clutches no o...


  • Each previous owner of ‘The Diamond of Tears’ had been tortured and met a murderous end. Jacob Bernstein was the fifth in line and was to become a victim, which resulted in John Mannering (aka ‘The Baron’) beginning an investigation which pro...


  • Masked raiders are attacking small shops all over London. Owners fear for their lives and the situation is getting out of hand as one store after another is robbed. There is clearly more than one gang operating, but who is controlling them and why is...






  • Things are not going well for Roger West, one of Scotland Yard’s finest detectives. In just a few days he had received a bloody nose; been robbed of important papers; shot at; attacked with a knife; and been accused of dereliction of duty. Moreover...


  • Once a murder is committed, the perpetrators have nothing to lose – they can murder again, although the chances of being caught rise, especially if Roger West, one of Scotland Yard’s finest detectives, is on their trail. But there are always thre...


  • The Honourable Richard Rollison (aka ‘The Toff’) is called upon to solve the mystery of a young and terrified French girl who is found wandering in London’s East End. Is she pretending, or really frightened? Part of the answer is supplied by a ...


  • When John Mannering (aka ‘The Baron’) set out to value on old lady's paintings, blackmail, arson and murder followed. A young girl almost paid with her life for keeping silent, houses were destroyed to prevent detection, and Mannering was in inst...


  • There is a suicide at London Airport, an attempted murder in Kowloon, and pretty young Denise Morrison had previously been brutally strangled in Kensington. Scotland Yard, Interpol, and the Australian Police are all trying to find the link. Then ther...


  • Roger (‘Handsome’) West of Scotland Yard investigates from Chelsea, London to Miami. Sir David Marshall, a diplomat concerned with Commonwealth relations, is seemingly involved in a jealous brawl over a woman, but West believes there is more to t...


  • After investigations in London into the mysterious case of a disappearing VIP, Chief Superintendent Roger 'Handsome' West of the Yard is sent to South Africa on the trail of an international diamond-smuggling ring. Diamonds may be a girl's best frien...


  • Fay Gretton had worked for James Draycott in his estate management company for only a short time. Then, one day, Draycott didn’t turn up and enquiries lead Fay to the conclusion he had completely disappeared. She consulted The Honourable Richard Ro...


  • An international gang, English and American, work out a ruthless scheme for stealing one of England’s priceless treasures; the Sarum Magna Carta. In its place in Salisbury Cathedral Library it is protected by the most sophisticated security measure...


  • The Honourable Richard Rollison, (aka ‘The Toff’) once more faces death, but this time by the most horrible of causes: fire. He is on the trail of the kidnapper of a young child and up against the most chilling of opponents. Threatened shooting, ...






  • During World War II, he created the character of Dr. Stanislaus Alexander Palfrey, a British secret service agent, who forms Z5, a secret underground group that owes its allegiance to the Allies. The first novel of the Dr. Palfrey 34-book series was ...


  • In an English Village and an American City life goes on as normal. It is summer and the sun shines down on people going about their business and enjoying themselves. Then a choking, yellowish smog begins to creep along the ground. A car crashes, with...


  • Each time clairvoyant Hilda Kennedy gazed into her crystal ball, she saw death and each time it proved to be true. Martin Fane didn't have to believe in the occult to know that something was terribly wrong. He needed to get at the truth, regardless o...


  • Bruce Murdoch appears infatuated by Felice Damon, an actress, but is this real, or simply because British Intelligence is interested in her? Is she spying for 'The Ring', a group of arms manufacturers, and what of the new material that is likely to m...


  • The Nazis have stored radium somewhere in Europe. Dr. Palfrey must find it, but there is a big business syndicate also involved who aim to bring Europe to an economic standstill and ultimate starvation. They conceal themselves with curious black mask...


  • John Mannering (aka ‘The Baron’), once a master cracksman, but now a respectable London antique dealer, becomes entangled with the secrets of an ancient family, including an old murder; a pair of superb swords; and a neurotic young girl....


  • The Honourable Richard Rollison (aka ‘The Toff’) reluctantly agrees to attend a wedding. Is he the only one that notices something strange about the bride? Murder and blackmail follow with Rollison seeking a first wife, a discovery in the Thames,...


  • The fabulous Sumi crown jewels are up for sale-including the Mask of Sumi, a beautiful yet strangely repellent object. When the jewels are stolen, and taken on board ship by a woman, the Baron follows, only to find himself involved in a murder and in...


  • A plague of rabbits has hit the Far East, eating up everything in sight and threatening populations with starvation. They continue to spread throughout the globe and fear, disease and death lie in their wake. Step forward Dr. Palfrey, a man of genius...


  • The fog was thick, yellow, sulphurous and impenetrable and just like old times before clean air legislation. Beneath it the villains went about their work quietly and largely undisturbed. Commander George Gideon of Scotland Yard was aware of this and...






  • Commander George Gideon is involved in a life and death struggle to prevent Ruby Benson’s killer husband from seeking revenge after she attempts to give him up to the cops. He’s brutal, sadistic, on the streets and dangerous! Just how long can a ...


  • Nine suburban housewives are found murdered in their homes, and all have been raped. The evidence points to one Cedric Fadiman. Gideon is called upon to investigate and is depressed not only by the sickening nature of the crimes, but also the uninten...


  • James Mortimer Liddel is charged with the murder of Lancelot Hay. All, however, is not as it seems and a real conundrum develops for the famed Inspector West of Scotland Yard. There are visiting Americans; false accusations; a trial, and behind it al...


  • John Mannering (aka The Baron') had purchased the Adalgo diamond out of curiosity as it was known as the Blood Diamond', because violent death had overtaken previous owners. Soon after he was robbed, his wife kidnapped and a friend brutally murdered....


  • Inspector Roger West had hoped for a day off – it was his wife’s birthday. Then a Chief Superintendent turns up at his home with a search warrant. He is accused of taking a bribe. Elaborately framed, he is now under investigation. Plunged into a ...


  • The Reverend Ronald Kemp went to the East End of London with definite ideas of right and wrong, in keeping with a minister of the Church. However, the people of the East End had a few ideas of their own, and the Reverend quickly found his world torn ...


  • It is well known that Richard Rollison, alias The Toff, has a dislike of both form filling and paying taxes. However, a query about an assessment leads to much more than he was expecting. It all starts when a young lady is knocked down by a car outsi...


  • It is well known that Richard Rollison, alias The Toff, has a dislike of both form filling and paying taxes. However, a query about an assessment on this one occasion leads to much more than he was expecting. It all starts when a young lady is knocke...


  • The human race is experiencing a slow death as the population ages, but no babies are being born. Emissaries from outer space are the cause, but this is unknown, and they are attempting to prevent Dr. Palfrey discovering the truth. Once again, he is ...


  • When the liner Queen Elizabeth docks it is not long before Gideon of Scotland Yard is chasing the criminals who came ashore. As usual, he has a variety of cases to solve - rape, kidnap, vice and the inevitable theft, robbery and fraud. This title giv...






  • The worst floods the world has ever known besiege all land masses. Some, such as Great Britain, are on the point of extinction. Dr. Palfrey has to find a solution, but before he does he needs to find the cause .... If he can, will a solution present ...


  • Silence reigns; there is no noise that cannot be excluded. The daily roar from factories, aircraft, and explosions can all be insulated against. Humans can also be protected from the ravages of radioactive contamination. But there is a price; the los...


  • A beautiful girl is found dead with her face slashed and an old man suffers a similar fate. These similar crimes bring together Roger West, Scotland Yard’s finest detective, and Lieutenant Goodison of New York's Homicide Branch, in a race to find t...


  • A city housing estate is out of hand, and out of bounds. There is no law; robbery, arson and even murder prevail. Some of the inhabitants, however, decide to form their own vigilante group. It is up to Commander George Gideon of Scotland Yard to rest...


  • A secret fascist organisation intends to attack a dock-gate meeting of workers and Commander Gideon of Scotland Yard has the job of ensuring the police both maintain law and order and maintain impartiality, not provoking either side. At the same time...


  • When Richard Rollison, alias the Toff, decides to investigate the disappearance of Eve Kane's husband he has no idea of what he is likely to uncover. Then, the daughter is kidnapped and a chilling message received with a lock of hair. Should Eve pay ...


  • There is a heat wave in London and the sporting calendar for the summer is full and exciting. However, there could be an attempt to 'fix' a major horserace; political demonstrations are likely at a cricket match; and obstacles are put in the way of a...


  • A farm is for sale and the Toff is interested. But the owner then disappears and two excessively high offers are received. Murder is afoot and a deep mystery remains to be solved. The Toff is stretched to the limit in finding an answer to the several...


  • Commander George Gideon, Scotland Yard's finest detective, is faced with a battle over economies as well as fighting a serious crime wave. In London there are ruthless big-time thugs to be combatted; thieves to be caught; and petty crooks trying to p...


  • In this action-packed thriller the Toff becomes involved with a group of student hooligans and a gang of genuinely vicious juvenile delinquents, and manages to prevent an all-out war against society by drawing their violence into a personal feud betw...






  • Borgman is a big man who has money and influential friends. Gideon knows he killed his wife, but can he prove it? How is he to break through the power wielded by this serious adversary and deal with all of the other problems that crop up? And will th...


  • John Mannering (aka ‘The Baron’) makes his first appearance in this volume. Lord Fauntley cannot help showing off both his daughter and the security under which his precious jewels are kept. Mannering finds himself attracted to both .... Money is...


  • Commander George Gideon of Scotland Yard is working on an intriguing case involving a mysterious man who is known to photograph young girls in the nude and the girls then vanish. He is also attempting to deal with serious internal problems at the Yar...


  • The National Gallery has high security, but a painting is nevertheless stolen. Gideon of Scotland Yard knows of only a few thieves who could pull this off. However, one turns up dead and an art dealer's daughter is kidnapped and a counterfeiting ring...


  • This epic novel embraces the story of the Bow Street Runners, forerunners of the modern police force, who were founded by novelist Henry Fielding in 1748. They were the earliest detective force operating from the courts to enforce the decisions of ma...


  • London's transportation system is experiencing a crime wave, with a ruthless gang victimising unsuspecting commuters. There are also all of the usual thefts and 'ordinary' crimes to deal with. With murders occurring on buses, any passenger may be a t...


  • The 'Alda insignia' is to be sold at auction, but John Mannering (‘The Baron’) refuses to buy it for a mysterious Australian. He is then, however, threatened by the seller’s lawyers. Travelling to Australia in order to try and uncover the truth...


  • Four heads of state are to meet in London. The usual suspects will be out on the streets attempting to con, or rob, spectators. But this is not the major problem faced by Scotland Yard’s finest, Commander George Gideon. It is known that assassins a...


  • On this particular night Commander George Gideon has to deal with a couple of psychopaths, who trail pain and blood in their wake. One targets infants, and the other young women on London’s foggy streets. There’s also an explosive gang war in the...


  • ‘Say, Miss Hall, I hope that brother of yours hasn’t run into any trouble.’ But Will Hall had been kidnapped and the Honourable Richard Rollison, known by many by the apt if absurd soubriquet of The ‘Toff’ is soon on the scene, but not befo...






  • Gideon's day is a busy one. He balances family commitments with solving a series of seemingly unrelated crimes from which a plot nonetheless evolves and a mystery is solved. One of the most senior officers within Scotland Yard, his analytical brain a...


  • When he died in 1973, John Creasey was the world's most prolific author, with 562 books selling over 80 million copies worldwide. This classic Creasey mystery, first published in 1948, features an amazing showdown in the boxing ring between the tough...


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    Once again Scotland Yard was thrown into confusion by another masterful burglary. This time Lobo's gang had revealed themselves as killers intent on letting nothing interfere with their criminal activities -- but the only clue lay in the mark of a wo...


  • Standing alone in the bleak Yorkshire Moors is Sir Rufus Marne's 'House of the Bears'. Dr. Palfrey is asked to journey there to examine an invalid - who he finds has disappeared. Moreover, Marne's daughter lies terribly injured after a fall from the ...


  • A man`s ambition and love of his beautiful wife, lead him to murder and robbery with violence. Superintendent Roger West, Scotland Yard's best, and most down to earth, detective is called in, although not without family complications....



  • Whilst returning home from a cricket match at his father's country home, the Honourable Richard Rollison - alias The Toff - comes across an accident which proves to be a mystery. As he delves deeper into the matter with his usual perseverance and tho...



  • John Mannering (The Baron') is called in by Scotland Yard's Superintendent Bristow to help catch the mysterious jewel thief The Shadow'. No one knows the thief's identity, but he has managed to pull off many high profile robberies. However, as Manner...


  • The Hon. Richard Rollison, alias "The Toff", decides to find gangland leader "Old Harry". But things start to look black for Rollison when rumors start that he is actually "Old Harry"....






  • BUNDLE FROM HEAVEN Richard Rollison -- The Toff to the police and underworld of a dozen countries -- was not in the habit of stumbling over newborn infants on his doorstep -- and it was even more embarrassing a happening when he was holding a girl...


  • Chief Inspector Roger West has been watching and waiting for over two years - he is determined to catch Paul Raeburn out. The millionaire racketeer may have made a mistake, following the killing of a small time crook. Can the ace detective triumph ov...


  • Here is one of the strangest cases in the career of Inspector West of Scotland Yard -- when a mysterious killer stalks the night, leaving sudden death and terror in his wake....


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    THE INSPECTOR LOOKED AT THE TWO BODIES… The woman lay in a crumbled heap by the far side of her bed, face showing. There was thick, coagulated blood on her breasts and her nightdress, and across one hand that lay limply on the carpet. Her husban...


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    An unassuming, quiet Post Office sorter is killed, and Inspector Roger 'Handsome' West, Scotland Yard's most down to earth and brilliant detective is called to investigate. What is the connection with a series of outrageous and bold daylight crimes t...


  • Only a jealous lover? Betty Gelibrand was young, exceptionally beautiful, and the proud winner of a contest that guaranteed her a part in a movie. It was a small part, to be sure, but every great actress had to start somewhere small...or so she told ...


  • An Inspector West mystery. Janet West finds an envelope containing the message "This is only the beginning!" under her front door. And her husband, Inspector Roger West of Scotland Yard, is in the hospital, the victim of an unknown acid thrower. ...


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    There has been a succession of jewelry robberies whose trademark -- safes blown open by explosive gelignite -- links them in Scotland Yard’s eye. But it is only when the most recent of these crimes ends in murder that Inspector West begins to disen...


  • CITY OF TERROR Night after night the number of policemen murdered increased. Day by day the cry for more armed police and vigilante patrols grew louder. Was the underworld in open revolt against the law? Was there a vendetta against the police? Wa...


  • Why is George Morrow being threatened? Why was Jimmy Garfield murdered? What was really in the box that he kept in the seat of his wheelchair? John Mannering - alias 'The Baron' - takes on another spine-tingling adventure and seeks to solve the myste...






  • Hugh Buckingham wakes up in a strange bed and makes love to a woman he’s never seen before. She responds warmly, makes his breakfast, and packs him off to catch the 9:27 to town, where he finds he’s employed as a minor civil servant. Not so su...


  • The Mask Of Sumi had been worn by the newly crowned rulers of Sumi for hundreds of years, but now the princes no longer ruled that small oriental country. And someone with an eye for profit as well as beauty was arranging for the sale of the Sumi cr...



  • John Mannering’s day at Quinns had been quiet and pleasant, and he moved amongst the treasures that he displayed and sold with a sense of ease. His days as the Baron – the master cracksman, jewel thief and crime solver – were long s...


  • As John Mannering's wife paints a portrait of a celebrated beauty, Lady Deirdre Vandemeyer, she begins to doubt the authenticity of her subject. Then she is stabbed and Mannering (aka 'The Baron') goes undercover as a personal assistant to try and ge...


  • ANGEL KILLER Someone was terrorizing the home for unwed mothers, and Naomi Smith asked the Hon. Richard Rollison -- the Toff to enemies and friends alike -- to find out who. Planting pretty Angela among the “fallen angels” to look for clues se...


  • The Fioras jewels are missing and Francesca Lisle, one of John Mannering’s (aka The Baron) neighbours, is mysteriously asked by her father to retrieve a leather holdall from underneath the floorboards and take it to him at Waterloo station. Fra...


  • The underworld inhabits the Thames, but Scotland Yard's finest detective is never far behind them . . . A dropped package puts him on the trail of an international diamond smuggling operation which uses the Port of London as its entry point. Further ...


  • Nazi Agents are at work in the neutral countries of Europe - attempting to subvert so as to provide further easy victims for the Third Reich. Dr. Palfrey and the Rescue Squad' are faced with the challenge and danger of meeting this treachery and over...


  • When the children arrived at the nursery, they were happy and carefree, like children everywhere. The drowsiness came later, then the fever and the terrible illness. Afterward they were different -- sullen, hostile, bitter. These were to be the in...






  • A deception is planned to try and stop corruption and deal with vice crimes that reach up to the highest levels. Scotland Yard announces its best detective, Roger West, is dead. The story is credible, as West has recently been the target of would-be ...


  • The Prince of Barbares, or the scourge of India? Dr. Palfrey and Z5 are up against an Indian mystic who is said to possess the ability to transmit images straight into the minds of his victims. They can take the form of depicting either a glorious pi...


  • It seemed to be only a light vapour, but it was evil incarnate, strong enough to knock a tough man down. Dr. Palfrey is up against an enemy greater than any he has faced before, who moves in a white, insidious mist that brings death to all but one. T...


  • The Mark of the Crescent signs the order for murder. After the sudden murder of a man at a cricket game, a mysterious omnipresent organisation known only as the Mark of the Crescent catches the attention of Department Z. The strange attacks are incre...



  • With vital Cold War talks at risk Roger West of Scotland Yard, its finest detective, must stay one step ahead and out-think the FBI if he is to save Ricky Shawn’s life. A frightened ten year old child, Ricky has been kidnapped as a mere pawn in...



  • The Inspector has been framed for murder! He is found by the police in an empty house with the body of a dead girl near him, battered with an axe bearing West's fingerprints, and the identification in his wallet is not his own! He risks his career, l...


  • The last time Commander Gideon of the Yard had seen fog like it, he was just a lad. Clean air policies had more or less banished the thick, impenetrable, chokingly sulphurous fumes of old…until now. Sat in his car, enveloped, Gideon spied a gleam o...


  • Professor Clayton leads a double life. He is happily married, but there is another woman and also a teenage son who learns that the person he calls ‘uncle’ is actually his father. Now, Clayton is being blackmailed, but is determined not to...







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    Commander George Gideon of Scotland Yard finds himself entangled in a case that goes to the very heart of English society. A great newspaper is threatened with ruin, its reporters with murder, and England is faced with losing its lifeline to the worl...


  • Chief Inspector Roger West opened his front door to find his Superintendent, Abbott, standing before him. "I think you know why I've called," said Abbott, as he drew a folded piece of paper from his overcoat. It was an official search warrant. Facing...


  • First U.S. edition. Superintendent Roger West of Scotland Yard rescues the Sarum Magna Carta after a band of international art thieves steal it from the Salisbury Catherdral. 191 pages. boards, dust jacket.. 8vo.....


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    here is no end to crime in London as Gideon knows all too well, working day in day out to keep the streets safer. But Gideon and his men have real lives too and personal problems that can sometimes interfere with the job at hand. As landlords neglect...


  • Extortion is the name of the game and the method is to murder anyone who might get in the way. ‘The Dreem’ factory and much else is at stake. Inspector West has to unravel it all at gun point, but not without difficulty and surprise . ....


  • A bullion robbery has been pulled off by a totally ruthless and terrifying gang. Murder along the way is if no consequence to them. Now, they must protect their haul as they become increasingly desperate. Roger West of Scotland Yard, its finest and m...


  • When John Mannering - alias the Baron - picked up the receiver he heard a frightened man at the end of the line. When he later opened his front door he found a superbly confidant and supremely beautiful woman standing there. She had been robbed of di...


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    A series of acid-throwing attacks has everyone mystified. Is it the work of young hooligans, or are there more sinister forces at play? Roger Handsome' West of Scotland Yard must solve the case, and quickly. However, he finds himself dealing with big...


  • You Are Going To Die Today! Richard Rollison--the Toff to the underworld and the police departments of a dozen countries --had received many threats against his life, but never one that frightened him half so much as the warning from the golden-ha...


  • Towards the end of World War II elements of the German High Command flee to Japan. Could this mean that the war in Europe will end only for the Allies to find resistance in the East to be even fiercer than expected? Dr. Palfrey leaves for the East on...


  • As World War II enters what may be the ‘beginning of the end’, Dr. Palfrey and his Z5 colleagues are tasked with locating many of the doctors, scientists and other prominent people who have been imprisoned by the Nazis all over Europe. Th...


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    Jim Mellor appears to lead a double life. As he sits alone contemplating taking his own life, his fiancée Judith Lorne is distraught. His disappearance, following being accused of murder - something Judith refuses to believe – may have some explan...


  • The Woman In Black The Hon. Richard Rollison--the Toff to the police and underworld of a dozen countries--had always considered himself attractive to beautiful women, but when Irma Cardew came back into his life, he could only wonder who was marke...



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    Anthony Reeson's beautiful clifftop cottage was a strange setting for two brutal killings, But as Inspector West was soon to discover, nothing about the case was going to be straight-foward. Reeson's neighbor, Michael Mallow, had already taken off, d...


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    Colonel The Hon Richard Rollison (aka ‘The Toff’) is fighting for King and Country in the depths of the Second World War. But then a car hits a Commando as he walks down the street, and seven are left wounded or dying, with all evidence pointing ...


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    A case of a wife who jumps backwards out of a window, a murder investigation, and another involving an ill-treated child have only one thing in common - they require the attention of Commander George Gideon of Scotland Yard. He had thought the crimin...


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    When the earthquake strikes the Island of Canna, rocks are split open and buried strata are revealed. But what is not foreseen is the release of swarms of deadly poisonous spiders. Department Z is faced with this horror as they also try to deal with ...


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    Bruce Murdoch, Secret Service Ace and his chief, Sir Robert Holt, become involved in a desperate race against time. Kurt von Romain is in Britain and must be kept here whilst support is won from European nations. His departure must be delayed for at ...


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    Commander George Gideon of Scotland Yard is seriously worried about cases of child molestation and murder. Meanwhile, London has been subject to sustained power cuts - what is behind them? Is it problems with the electrical supply, or even some form ...


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    ‘Mr. Creasey realises that it is the principal business of thrillers to thrill.’ Church TimesLondon, 1941. In the unending darkness of the London Blackout, an assassin slinks through the night, striking down victims with deadly accuracy. His targ...


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    Patrick Dawlish was amused when he found he was being followed by a man in a black hat. He wasn't so amused when his best friend was beaten to a pulp, or when his girlfriend was threatened. Dawlish decided it was time to move into action....


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    Professor Corvell has stunned the scientific and political worlds with proposals relevant to space exploration. Dr. Palfrey and Z5 must protect him. But Corvall is swept off of a ship by a huge spout of water that follows the appearance of a small su...


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    Strange occurrences at a home for unmarried mothers leads to the women becoming frightened. Enter Richard Rollison, alias 'The Toff', who is persuaded to get to the bottom of it. He soon discovers that behind the scenes there is a plot that involves...


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    To Roger West, the brutal death of an attractive girl with a bad reputation in a scruffy back room meant more than murder. He had to move fast, not just to find the killer, but to clear his name with a boss who didn’t like his methods. So when he f...


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    Sir Basil Riordan is mysterious, frightening, and an immensely wealthy man. But is he also a killer? As head of England's elite secret service agency, Department Z, Gordon Craigie has to find out. And it's not going to be an easy investigation - too ...


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    Commander George Gideon of Scotland Yard has to deal successively with news of a mass murderer, a depraved maniac, and the deaths of a family in an arson attack on an old building south of the river. This leaves little time for the crisis developing ...


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    Inspector Gideon of Scotland Yard has had enough. Enough, such that Gideon (or GG) lays his career on the line in opposition to budget cuts. Criminals are escaping through the thin blue line. And the Home Secretary is none too pleased at him for taki...


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    Inspector West embarks upon a rest cure, but finds no change as blackmail, kidnap, and multiple murder still dominate his life. There is also an adversary well known to him, but he dare not make an arrest .... for now! Full of action and danger, this...


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    A Cabinet Minister suffer food poisoning and foul play is suspected. A rapist killer escapes from prison. A baby lost at childbirth and the father threatens the Doctor involved. Meanwhile, there are gangs of thieves to be dealt with. Who better to ...


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    Patrick Dawlish’s wife went to visit friends in America -- and disappeared. Dawlish went to find her; and found instead that a man she had met had been murdered. There was a possibility that she too was dead. He began the long search that was to ta...


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    Commander George Gideon of Scotland Yard attended the CID Ball. He was aware of undercurrents in the room. Meanwhile, there was a murder, for which a bicycle with a loose-fitting mudguard held a clue. Also, a collapsed building had trapped many, and ...


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    Dr. Palfrey becomes involved in a threatened world domination by an organisation that uses the forces of nature to obtain its will. A woman is found on a bathroom floor convulsing. The Doctor attending her and his partner then die. A cloud of mosquit...


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    Richard Rollison, otherwise known as the Toff, has become lethargic. Aunt Gloria arranges a birthday party to cheer him up, but it ends in disaster as one of his souvenirs - a tube of arsenic - disappears, with the contents later re-appearing in the ...


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    Another gripping story featuring John Mannering (aka The Baron'). A burglar is robbing a dealer's safe, but is interrupted. The burglar pulls out a gun and fires. Bullets tear into a man's chest. Some jewels fall as the gun is used. A girl screams. A...


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    The latest killing of a beautiful girl appears to tie in with others they were all contestants in a beauty contest. But as Inspector West ponders the mystery a question arises; is the killer just one person, or are there more? And why pick on these ...


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    MysteryLarge Print EditionThe stars tell dark fortunes as the Toff meets astrology . . . and murder-by-horoscope!Mona Lister was young, beautiful, very much in love . . . and cursed with the ability to see into the future. Second sight was a terrible...


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    A stupid young man who is heir to a vast fortune is often more trouble than he is worth, particularly when he is a gambler and a lecher. And Arthur Pagham is soon dead -- a bullet in his heart. But he is not the only victim, for that ruthless blackma...


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    The Honourable Richard Rawlinson (aka ‘The Toff’) is in Nice. He is in the Riviera for seemingly the most innocent of reasons – engaging girls for M. Rambeau’s new Cabaret at the Baccarat. An attempt on his life, however, brings to the fore t...


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    The Honourable Richard Rollison (aka ‘The Toff’) received what he thought to be a letter, addressed simply to ‘The Toff, London W1.’ Remarkable in itself in reaching him, inside the envelope there was nothing more than a photogr...


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    THE SITUATION WAS MURDEROUS -- AND GETTING WORSE BY THE MINUTE A series of ravaged homes, vanishing possessions and lovely long hair that was being brutally shorn…These were among the clues when the Toff (proper name: Richard Rollston) began to ...


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    It’s a time of shortage and rationing. The Honourable Richard Rollison (aka ‘The Toff’) is in the army, but gets permission to visit his aunt, Lady Matilda Wirrington, who is supposedly on her death bed. Had she died, things would have been dif...


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    Scotland Yard's Commander George Gideon thought he had seen it all, and still remained convinced that London was civilized. However, he is forced to reconsider when the usually polite politics of the upcoming election turn into something ugly. Matter...


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    'Show me a man or woman who cannot stand mysteries and I will show you a fool. A clever fool -- perhaps -- but a fool just the same' RAYMOND CHANDLER Ever since its creation in 1953, the Crime Writers' Association has celebrated and champione...