Book List in Order: 31 titles

  • P.I. Caryl O'Hara gets a visit from Lenore Ivory. The agency he just finished a tough divorce case for recommended him. She's concerned about her friend Esmeralda. Ivory was married to a dirt bag in New York who makes his living off rich women. That ...


  • AKA 'Counterspy Murders" "The British, once they take the gloves off - once they forget to play cricket, to be English gentlemen - they are the toughest things on earth." says one German espionage agent to another in Dark Duet . And ...


  • AKA 'The Case of the Dark Hero'. Tough and hard as the Ozarks that bred him, Rene Berg fought his way up through the gangs of Chicago during the days of prohibition. Then, at the peak of his power and success, he was framed by a beautifu...


  • Shaun Aloysius O'Mara, intelligence agent for the British 'second bureau', has been ordered by his superiors to go to Paris to obtain information that will lead to the capture of the lone survivor of the Nazi espionage system.So when Shaun arrives in...


  • AKA 'The Case of the Dark Wanton' The Second World War has just ended and the Secret Service has 'mislaid' two lists of German war criminals. Peter Everard Quayle is the head of the Department concerned and he was responsible for t...


  • The sinister business of counter-espionage is played out by an array of magnificent characters. Quayle, compounded of wisdom, administrative genius and the ability to live without sleep, wine or women; Shaun O'Mara, who loves all those things, looks ...


  • Agent Michael Kells is in pursuit of Nazi spies in London, who have been tasked with the job of pinpointing the actual landing places of V1 bombs to improve their accuracy.Through the strange byways of Kells's sinister errand flit the mysterious 'Aun...


  • AKA 'The London Spy Murders' Quayle, the master of a British spy ring in World War II, is faced with the task of dealing with a man who has come from Morocco with what he says is important information about German troops there. But is the ma...


  • Slim Callaghan is called to Devonshire to investigate a burglary at Margraud Manor, where valuable jewels - heirlooms of the Vendayne family insured for ?100,000 - have disappeared. With his assistant, Windermere Nikolls, he discovers some startling...






  • The fourth title in the Lemmy Caution series In the morgue office there ain't anybody there at all. We go through the office into the corpse room. I switch on the light an' there we start pullin' out the trays with the stiffs on. We found the morg...


  • Proceed with caution ... to Mexico ... ... or at least Mexico as Lemmy Caution sees it: 'It's hot as hell. Away down the dirt road some guy's playin' one of them wailin' Mexican fandangles which give me that twilight feelin' ... maybe it'd be a reli...


  • In his tenth and final adventure, set just after the end of the Second World War, Lemmy Caution is in Paris investigating the theft of secret State Department documents. In the opinion of his chief, however, Lemmy has fallen down on the assignment gi...


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    In the second Lemmy Caution novel, the FBI man is sent by his bosses to Casablanca to investigate the disappearance of two million dollars, which have seemingly vanished into thin air. There he meets Carlotta de la Rue, the eponymous Poison Ivy, whos...


  • In the first of the Lemmy Caution series, a group of organised gangsters are operating a 'snatch' racket, laying a plan - worked out in the minutest detail - to kidnap the daughter of an American millionaire while she is in England. And their plot mu...


  • Cara, Gayda, Pearl: sizzling dames. Travis, Clemensky, Clansing: desperate men. A set of secret papers. Bring in FBI man Lemmy Caution to recover the papers, and we have all the ingredients for a fast-moving story of espionage, deception and double d...


  • Blood's runnin' down my face from where this guy's just bust me, my nose feels like it's split in half. Then this dame gets up an' strolls over to me - I reckon I am not lookin' quite so good.She says: 'Well for cryin' out loud.'Is this my big day or...


  • In his seventh adventure 'G' man Lemmy Caution is sent to investigate the murder of a female agent and the disappearance of a prominent scientist. His search leads Lemmy to notorious gangster Enrico Pranzetti, and straight into a trap ......


  • No one asked Callaghan to investigate -- he just did -- and they had to like it. A £40,000 insurance claim, two beautiful women and possibly a faked suicide were at stake. Slim Callaghan, private detective, reckoned the situation looked very inte...


  • Slim Callaghan, private detective, is drawn into a particularly dubious case - even for him. A Mrs Paula Denys says she paid a man to steal the priceless Denys Coronet from her husband's safe. Now the thief won't hand over the goods and is attempting...






  • It's wartime London. Inspector Gringall of the Yard, long-time friendly rival of private detective Slim Callaghan, sends Slim on a mission to meet Doria Varette, a torch singer at Ferdie's Place.Callaghan knows Gringall has something up his sleeve. A...


  • “I know what I’m talking about. And I was never more serious in my life. I tell you that it is absolutely essential that we, the trustees, should know what is going on…I have got the name of some man in London. He seems to be quite a clever per...


  • A dame has to have more than beauty and breeding to stop Slim Callaghan doing things his way. Mrs Riverton has plenty of both, but when she begins to interfere in Slim's search for her stepson, things start to hot up. Slim's motto is: 'We get there ...


  • Slim Callaghan had been hired by beautiful Cynthis Meraulton to stop her cousins getting her step-father's money. But when the old man is murdered, the only suspect with no alibi and a giant motive is Cynthis. Slim always played his cases the way th...


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    Fourteen miles off the tail-end of Andros Island in the West Indies lies Dark Bahama. Many people have discovered they can find their heart's desires there; many have found, too, that even in paradise it pays to watch your step. Viola Steyning is yo...




  • 'Some wise guy - Confucius or somebody - said there was nothin' like the truth, which is a thing that I believe in - sometimes. Anyhow, I am goin' to try this nothin' but the truth stuff on this dame I spoke to. What can I lose, anyway?'When Julia Wa...


  • When Slim Callaghan, suave private eye, told the beautiful night club singer he would find her lover, he let himself in for a dangerous and exciting chase. For his voluptuos client was actually a Scotland Yard agent and her boyfriend was the pawn o...







  • Henrietta looked at Lemmy Caution with starry eyes. 'There's breakfast on the way,' she said, 'come on in.''Listen lady,' replied Lemmy. 'Maybe you ain't heard about me. I think I oughta warn you, I am not the sorta guy you ask around for breakfast, ...


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