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D., M.
Such a Dull Job!, April 25, 1931

Daab, Alix
The Listeners, November 26, 1979

Dahl, Roald (1916-1990)
Genesis and Catastrophe, October 27, 1987

Daish, Elizabeth
Make You Sick!, September 15, 1972
Miss the Bright Lights..., November 16, 1974

Dalton, Sheila
Passing Through Town..., January 2, 1980

Damion, France
Man of Destiny, February 6, 1971

Dane, Clemence  pseudonym of Winifred Ashton (1888-1965)
The King Waits, August 11, 1933

Daniels, Bebe
The Heart of the Matter, June 25, 1969 (written with Jill Allgood)

Daniels, Bradford K.
The Transferred Cargo, December 17, 1903

Daniels, David
Old Flame and New, July 27, 1961
Black Lady, September 6, 1962
The End of the Line, February 1, 1979
Clockwork Endgame, April 14, 1980

Danks, Walter
Uncle Pays, July 17, 1950
End of the Road, November 18, 1950
Do the Flicks Know?, December 1, 1950
Meal Ticket, February 20, 1951
...And Sweet Music, January 2, 1952
Hand-Out, August 14, 1952
White Whiskers, September 1, 1952
Service Extra, April 16, 1953
Power of Words, May 16, 1953
Still in the Bag, July 15, 1953
After You, August 17, 1953
Marine Holiday, October 14, 1953
By-Pass, November 4, 1953
Better Be Sure, February 24, 1954
To Have and to Wear, March 20, 1954
Out of Town, April 17, 1954
Pets' Corner, June 12, 1954
That Reminds Me, February 18, 1955
First Floor Front, October 3, 1955
The Philanthropist, November 10, 1955

Darby, Bryan
Operation Checkpoint, August 27, 1970
Maggie Pander, April 30, 1973
Cause of Death, June 3, 1974

Darling, Right Hon. Lord
The Pigeon of Monte Carlo, February 2, 1925

Daudet, Alphonse (1840-1897)
The Old Folk, September 28, 1933

Davidson, Aubrey
A Genuine Reason for Sale, September 5, 1975
When Joe was Sent to Tugur, March 19, 1976
The Vampire Boy Loses His Teeth, January 7, 1977
The Case of King Kong and the Missing Panties, June 8, 1977
Going for a Song, January 28, 1980

Davidson, Jack
White Elephant, September 12, 1974

Davies, Jack
The Last Stunt, September 24, 1935

Davies, John
Emergency Call, July 31, 1961
Stop Thief, September 11, 1961
The Token, November 10, 1961
A Handful of Pearls, January 31, 1962
Jump for it, February 20, 1962
Crimson on Marble, March 23, 1962
The Nick of Time, April 27, 1962
Shock Treatment, June 19, 1962
Time Piece, July 21, 1962
The Ride Home, January 5, 1963
The Bride and the Bureau, February 9, 1963
First Dividend, March 2, 1963
Hocus Pocus, March 27, 1965
Life Passing By, January 7, 1966
Lifeline, October 25, 1968
Outside Chance, February 21, 1969
The Lamb, July 4, 1969
The Treasure Hunters of San Jose, October 31, 1969
Indepence Day, November 11, 1969
The God in the Ground, May 10, 1971
Suspended Sentence, October 9, 1971
Man of Destiny, February 12, 1972
Old Pals Act, July 17, 1972
Never Take Gems From a Joker..., February 3, 1976
The Crowning Touch, a Tooth for a Tooth, July 8, 1976
Wish You Were Here..., September 23, 1976
A Word Just in Time..., August 12, 1977
It's the Stuff of Dreams..., November 15, 1977
Of Time and Tide, October 26, 1979
Up on the Rooftop, December 17, 1979
The Perfect Combination, September 22, 1980

Davies, L. P. (1914-1988)
Plan of the Crime, April 9, 1964
The Same Out There, March 22, 1965
One Man and his Dog, January 25, 1966
Uncle Wallace, November 15, 1971
Love From Lucrezia, January 20, 1973
Tropic of the Dogs - Where a Town was at War with Itself, September 21, 1976

Davies, M.
I Wonder.., March 7, 1974

Davies, Rhys (1903-1978)
Fear, May 7, 1946

Davies, Richard
Taken for a Mug, February 12, 1973

Davies, Ron
Doctor's Orders, July 22, 1960

Davies, Russell
No Way to Kill a Cat, March 3, 1975
The Wife Who Was Out of This World, March 21, 1978

Davin, Dan (1913-1990)
The General and the Nightingale, September 4, 1987

Davis, Anna
Stage Struck, June 7, 1978
Taming of the Boss, January 19, 1979
The Long Goodbye, June 17, 1980

Davis, Margaret Thomson (1926- )
Religious Way of Life, January 5, 1970 (as by Margaret T. Davis)
Seasonal Gift, December 21, 1973

Davis, Pedr
Relatively Speaking, July 1, 1955

Davis, Ron
Cash on Delivery, March 7, 1956
New Roots, August 18, 1960
So Little Time, October 22, 1960
Safe Keeping, December 14, 1960

Dawes, Michael
London Interlude, September 24, 1973 (first prize winner in the Evening News Holiday Short Story Competition)

Dean, Mabel
Escape from Yesterday, February 27, 1941
The Hat Cure, September 2, 1941
Consolation Prize, November 14, 1944
Fine Feather, December 18, 1946
Love Matched, February 18, 1947
Willow Pattern, September 4, 1948

Dearden, Hilda Danvers (1899- )
Dawn Hour, November 17, 1933

Dearden, R. L. (1883- )
A Naval Dis-appointment, February 3, 1939
'Frisco Chain-Locker, March 2, 1939
Out of the Depths, March 21, 1939
Cold Storage, May 12, 1939
Off Soundings, July 21, 1939
Never Say Diet, August 1, 1939
Bully Rod's Shipmate, October 9, 1939
Voices of Silver, March 7, 1940
His Ship Came Home, April 19, 1940
An Ear for Beauty, April 27, 1940
Salt to Taste, November 19, 1942
"Don't Argue," September 10, 1945
A Cat and a Sea-Cook, August 5, 1949
Home is the Sailor, September 8, 1949

Debenham, Paul
The Old Man with the Midas Touch, January 16, 1975

Debenham, Peter
Mountain Brothers, June 24, 1970

Dee, Esta
The Day the Mouse Roared, June 25, 1975

Deemster, The
My First Bet - How a Double Event Came Off, February 21, 1891
Diamond Cut Diamond, May 2, 1891

Dekobra, Maurice  pseudonym of Ernst-Maurice Tessier (1885-1973)
Vamps on Toast, May 22, 1933
Women and Me, June 1, 1933
Our Anonymous Letter, June 6, 1933

de la Mare, Richard
No Excuse, August 30, 1962

Delano, Edith Barnard (1874-1946)
For Value Received, November 21, 1922 (part of the series of "Married Life" stories)

de la Poer, John
The Lift, November 6, 1934

DeLille, John Douglas
A World of Numbers - A Patch of Gold and its Weird Signifigance, February 16, 1891

Delvin, David
The Play's the Thing, April 2, 1970
The Balloon Racer, March 20, 1971
Congratulations Professor, November 22, 1971

de Maupassant, Guy (1850-1893)
A Modern Vendetta, January 15, 1896 (translated from the french)
The Diamond Necklace, March 25, 1907 (special adaptation)
A Piece of String, August 12, 1933
The Umbrella, August 18, 1933
An Evening Party, September 12, 1933
The Jewels, September 20, 1933
Happiness, September 26, 1933
Playing with Fire, March 13, 1987
The Dowry, April 3, 1987

Denham, Sidney (1906-1968)
The Final Race, January 26, 1934
The Cure, March 17, 1934
Ace Counts Low, August 4, 1934
Supply and Demand, August 20, 1934
The World Passes By, October 11, 1934
The Crown of a Career, November 9, 1934

Dennis, Edgar
Home Match, November 20, 1952

Dennis, Robert
The Tramp's Dream, March 31, 1896
Burglary by Telephone, April 21, 1896
The Marquis's Heir, May 26, 1896
A Deed Without a Precedent, June 8, 1898
A Lifeboat Heroine, June 15, 1898
Knowledge is Power, July 7, 1898
No Soldier!, October 20, 1898 (as by Robt. Dennis)

Dennis, Robert
Hats in the Air, February 14, 1949
One of the Family, August 30, 1949
Echo of a Jest, November 18, 1949
Pop Goes the Tea-Urn, December 16, 1949
Food for Thought, April 3, 1950
Token Change, November 15, 1950
In Pictures, July 23, 1951
They Had to Go Back, November 17, 1951
But the Girl is To-day, August 13, 1952
One Way Ticket, April 21, 1953
Fish Paint, November 25, 1953
Beauty-Queen Tamer, January 22, 1954
A Man, Standing, July 5, 1954
Home To-morrow..., August 19, 1954
Balance in the Family, November 9, 1954
Bishop's Encounter, October 6, 1955
Road Fork, January 7, 1956

de Peroz, E.
Cool Killer, May 18, 1978

Deramore, Arthur
The Night Rider's Revenge, May 19, 1980

Derby, Mark  pseudonym of Harry Wilcox
Serpent in the Garden, June 21, 1962

Derham, James
The Secret of the Sea Shell, July 18, 1975

Derricourt, Stanley
A Misguided Tour, July 9, 1973
Change of Plan, July 6, 1974

Derry, Jan
Spider's Luck, June 1, 1970

de Selincourt, Hugh (1878-1951)
A Bad Black Dog, October 23, 1930

Desmond, D. J.
Waiting for his Wife, November 7, 1939

de Touchet, Catherine
The Plot, January 24, 1978
For the Record...it's Murder, December 7, 1978

Devall, Joan
If You Want to Get a Bird, Get a Boat For Bait, July 27, 1977
Put Away Those Childish Thoughts, September 3, 1979

Dewes, Simon  pseudonym of John St. Clair Muriel (1909- )
When Thieves Meet, February 6, 1934
Bitter Fruit, March 16, 1934
Snake-Bite, July 23, 1934

Diamond, Rex
Wanted for Murder, December 17, 1970
The Reprieve, April 22, 1971
Devil's Jest, October 26, 1971
Aladdin's Lamp, April 15, 1972
World's End, November 25, 1972
You Can Take it With You, May 28, 1973

Dickens, Charles (1812-1870)
The Boots, February 9, 1907 (this story is taken from the "Holly Tree Inn" by Dickens)

Dickens, Monica (1915-1992)
The Tired Old Man, December 10, 1946
A Modern Christmas Carol, December 24, 1975

Dicker, Richard
So Like My Brother, November 28, 1933
Time Hangs, April 17, 1934

Dickie, Francis (1890- )
The Maternal Instinct, October 31, 1935

Dickinson, Edward D.
A Matter of Ring Craft, February 9, 1940

Dickson, John (1936- )
The Visitor, May 17, 1961
Time to Get Away, December 18, 1961
Big in the Memory, May 1, 1962
Blood on the Carpet, July 23, 1962
Fighting Spirit, June 7, 1963
Home Again, June 15, 1963
Stand-in for Life, July 11, 1963
Ocean Farewell, January 23, 1964
Timed Call, March 5, 1964
No Time to Cheat, April 27, 1964
Noises Off, June 2, 1964
The Woman in Question, July 5, 1969

Dillon, James
Two Hoots, February 1, 1964

Dineen, Michael
In Good Voice, March 15, 1966
All in the Family, June 30, 1966
All Part of the Service, October 14, 1966
Checkpoint, December 16, 1967

Dinner, William
The Red Strap, December 8, 1934

Dipper, Alan (1922- )
Cradle Snatcher, July 9, 1966
Drop of the Old Acid, September 12, 1966
To Catch a Tiger, October 26, 1966
Pot Luck, December 14, 1966
Sow's Ear, January 14, 1967
Lion's Share, May 8, 1967
Night of Magic, May 29, 1967
Where Without You?, June 23, 1967
Clean Sweep, July 15, 1967
Law of the Quill, November 23, 1967
Beauty in Distress, August 7, 1968
The Inheritance, October 4, 1968
Play it by Ear, March 12, 1969

Ditchling, John
An Eye for an Eye, July 30, 1935

Ditum, A. K.
Holiday from Reality, September 16, 1980

Divine, A. D. (1904-1987)
Diamond Coast, August 23, 1935

Dix, Colin
When the Starlings Return..., April 3, 1979

Dodd, C. R. D.
From Aquarius, April 20, 1971

Dodson, Ernest
From Durban to Bombay, December 8, 1900 (as by E. Dodson)
The Hero of Carter's Folly, December 12, 1900

Dolphin, Tony
Fairies No More, August 28, 1969

Donson, Cyril (1919-1986)
Smart Guys Collect, September 26, 1961
Shot in the Light, April 18, 1962
Blood is Thick, August 9, 1962
Parting Shot, August 22, 1964
Don't Bank on it, August 27, 1965
Down to Earth, November 17, 1965
They Were Both Killed, September 20, 1966
The Flood, May 13, 1969
Any Port in Any Storm, September 18, 1971
Wishing Stool, July 21, 1973
Wrong Policy, May 4, 1974

Doran, J. S.
Moonlight Over Clavey, March 16, 1970

Doran, James
Wedding Night, June 30, 1972
Snowbound, October 2, 1972
The Visitation, January 23, 1973
Chinese Lesson, May 10, 1973
Sackful of Silver, March 29, 1974

Dormie, M. A.  pseudonym of Marian Edna Sharrock (1897- )
Daddy Explains, April 16, 1931
Daddy Explains Art to a Very Young Artist, May 13, 1931
I am English Now - But My Friend is Not!, September 25, 1931
An Ordinary Man, October 23, 1931 (as by A. M. Dormie)
"If I Were You," June 27, 1932

Dorsett, Lee
Unfair Lady, October 26, 1970

Dossett, H. A.
Bred in the Bone, January 4, 1935
The Lady Elizabeth Returns to Grace, March 18, 1936

Douglas, D. C.
Aunt Emily's Head, January 7, 1946
Painted Ship, February 23, 1946
Tom-Tom Talk, April 18, 1946
Bridal Group, May 23, 1946
His Own Magician, August 7, 1946
Old Battle Axe, October 2, 1946
Old Bones About It, November 7, 1946
New Broom, December 16, 1946
Crewel Maid, April 18, 1947
Hired Assassin, July 18, 1947
Sour Puss, October 1, 1947
Pining Plant, June 29, 1948
Wooer's Weeds, July 27, 1948
Charmed, I'm Sure, August 16, 1948

Douglas, G. C.
For the Love of Grandfather..., May 30, 1978
The False Report, April 18, 1979
The Managing Director Has Decided..., July 14, 1980

Douthwaite, L. Charles (1878- )
The Specialist, October 23, 1933 (as by L. C. Douthwaite)
Back to Darkness, December 19, 1933 (as by L. C. Douthwaite)
White Magic, October 18, 1935 (as by L. C. Douthwaite)
Arrested Warrant, July 9, 1936 (as by L. C. Douthwaite)
Man from Outside, August 9, 1937
Brothers of the Blood, September 13, 1937
His Find - His Keeping, May 9, 1938 (as by L. C. Douthwaite)
The Clue That Was Not, December 21, 1939
Poacher's Stone, April 24, 1940 (as by L. C. Douthwaite)
Matter of Form, July 14, 1943
Slight Hitch, September 9, 1943
Secret of the Rock, December 7, 1943

Doveton, James
When Fools Go Looking For Gold, November 25, 1975

Dovzhenko, Alexander
Determination, May 17, 1967

Downing, Beryl
Mr. Prices, Please Have a Heart, January 28, 1977

Downing, Rupert (1901- )
A Reckoning Deep Down in the Mine, September 1, 1977

Doyle, Adrian M. Conan (1910-1970)
Shark's Tooth, July 24, 1939

Doyle, Lynn
Three Sides of a Square, January 5, 1938

Doyle, Pat
Surprise Return of an Old Love, September 23, 1980

Drake, Maurice (1875-1924)
The Olive Leaf, September 24, 1914

Draper, H. L.
The Night Has a Thousand Eyes..., April 13, 1976

Dreiser, Theodore (1871-1945)
Marriage-For-One, December 15, 1922 (part of the series of "Married Life" stories)

Drinkwater, William J.
Portrait of a Scandal..., July 18, 1979
A Case of Cupboard Love, October 23, 1980

Drovich, Wolfgang
Mysterious Way, August 2, 1971
Friend in Need, December 17, 1971

Dudley, Ernest  pseudonym of Vivian Ernest Coltman-Allen (1908-2006)
Inside Tip, December 2, 1959
Girl on the Brink, August 10, 1961
Charley Puts One Over on the Law, June 17, 1976
Portrait of a Failed Safe Cracker..., June 23, 1980

Du Maurier, Angela (1904-2002)
A Master's Touch, August 18, 1948

Dunbar, Janet
Influence, April 30, 1953
Shiny Things, October 24, 1972

Dunbar, Philip
Watching Brief, June 13, 1940
Tipped Toe, July 6, 1940

Duncan, Joan
It Takes an Expert to Spot a Thief.., August 31, 1976

Duncan, John
It Must be the Death Wish..., December 30, 1974
The Tapes of Terror, February 24, 1975
Big Dippers, May 2, 1975
The Bedroom that Strayed, December 18, 1975
Duel at Sun-up..with the Rustiest Gun in the West, March 17, 1976
Oh, Poor Elias, We Hate to Leave You, April 22, 1976
Cure for an Ailing Heart, October 28, 1976
An Office Romance is a Perk of the Job, February 3, 1977
The Man Who Made a Perfect Bet, April 22, 1977

Duncan, Martha
My Husband Says it all with Flowers, August 10, 1976
The Easy Way to Get Rid of Your Wife..., January 25, 1977

Duncan, Ronald (1914-1982)
The Unburied Dead, March 5, 1970

Dundas, Gabriel
Little Girl Alone, November 30, 1961

Dundas, Robert
Maharanee, October 27, 1972
The Day of the Storks, November 24, 1972
A Judgment, October 30, 1973
He Took a Short Cut to Romance, October 21, 1975
A Night on the Street of Dreams, December 28, 1978

Dunn, Joseph Allan (1872-1941)
Shamrock Sanctuary, February 22, 1936 (as by J. Allan Dunn)

Dunn, Mary
Difficult Years, October 19, 1987

Dunn, Patience
The Way Out, December 15, 1969
The Device, December 2, 1970

Dunsany, Lord (1878-1957)
The City on Mallington Moor, August 29, 1933
A Cricket Problem, September 5, 1944
By Command of Pharoah, November 4, 1944
The Last Bull, February 17, 1945
The Rebuff, March 10, 1945
The Iron Door, March 29, 1945
In a Dim Room, July 18, 1945
The Two Assassins, January 1, 1946
The Honorary Member, February 5, 1946
The Banshee, March 26, 1946
"There's Power in Latin," April 16, 1946
The Swan that was Once a Prince, May 14, 1946
Strategy at the Club, June 25, 1946
The English Magnifico, September 24, 1946
Fairy Gold, December 24, 1946
Once Too Often, March 25, 1947
A Royal Dinner, May 24, 1947
A Trade Dispute, November 11, 1947
The Story of Tse Gah, July 28, 1948
Letting Bygones be Bygones, February 16, 1949
The Partner, April 27, 1949
As it Seems to the Blackbird, June 13, 1949
A Walk in the Night, August 8, 1949
A Victim of Bad Luck, August 29, 1949
One Summer's Evening, October 24, 1949
Progress, January 11, 1950
The Burrahoola, March 21, 1950
How Mickey Paid His Debt, April 18, 1950
An Alleged Murder, September 12, 1950
Behind a Screen, November 28, 1950
A Friend of the Family, December 19, 1950
Idle Tears, February 6, 1951
Kind Pagan Lights, April 24, 1951
The Price of a Drink, June 20, 1951
By Night in a Forest, April 7, 1952
The Old Resident's Story, June 25, 1952
The Reward, August 27, 1952
Just His Luck, October 17, 1952
Memory - and None, They Say, is Longer Than an Elephant's, March 2, 1953
The Two Jennets, May 25, 1953
Fourth Player, July 14, 1953
Jorken's Dilemma, January 4, 1954
The Little Light, November 27, 1954
A Sweet for Two Minutes, January 18, 1958

Dunstone, Max
Sorry - My Mistake, August 5, 1969
The Crucifix, December 9, 1969
A Spot of Bovver, August 25, 1970
Bitter Pill, June 5, 1971
Subject to Survey, September 4, 1971
Faller at the First Fence, November 8, 1973
Memories...at your Service, February 12, 1975
The Night Nicolette's Number Came Up, September 8, 1980

 

 

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