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J., D. L.
A Sentence of Death: The Vengeance of the Mafia, June 13, 1891

Jack, Etta
Such a Lovely Day for a Wedding..., June 7, 1976
When a Little Scavenging Brings a Rake-Off for the Tramp, March 9, 1978
Fortune Favours the Grateful..., June 6, 1978
Voice from the Grave, October 24, 1978

Jackett, Sam
Strangers, April 6, 1973

Jackman, Diane
The Man who Watched the Birds by Night, May 2, 1978

Jackman, Stuart (1922- )
Jackpot in a Shop at Lynch Town, April 11, 1977
Look Out...There's a Smith About, August 25, 1977
A Night to Remember, December 23, 1977
Just Say the Word, M'Dear, April 18, 1978

Jackson, Kevin G.
Lesley, October 7, 1972

Jackson, Stanley
The Pick of the Bunch, July 25, 1935
Since We Met, May 3, 1945
You Never Know, September 12, 1945
For Use in Emergency, March 14, 1946

Jackson, Stuart
Your Chessmen are Pieces of Death, September 29, 1933
Always the Gentleman, October 25, 1933
The Spirit of the Season, December 13, 1933
Come Back, April 6, 1934
There Goes a Murderer, May 29, 1935
"O.K. for Sound," February 1, 1936
To Meet the Academy, June 18, 1936
Exile from America, October 1, 1936
The Man Who Was Music, May 5, 1937
Who'll Buy a Barrel-Organ?, August 18, 1938
The Captain Keeps the Bridge, February 8, 1939
...But He Wouldn't Lie Down, May 31, 1939
The Gay Invader, December 4, 1939

Jackson, T. R. Hardy
Sentence of the Cat, May 11, 1955
Heard in Camera, August 19, 1955
Thief of Time, July 20, 1960 (as by T. R. H. Jackson)

Jaclyn
Camp Fire Hero, May 17, 1960

Jacobs, A. S.
The Sailor, August 11, 1972

Jacobs, T. C. H. (1899-1976)
In Full View, June 23, 1960
Drawn from Life, August 10, 1960 (as by T. H. C. Jacobs)
Knife of our Fathers, September 27, 1960
Easy Go, November 22, 1960
Faith in Johnny, March 21, 1961 (as by T. H. C. Jacobs)
Gambler's Daughter, June 19, 1961
Ride and Seek, August 19, 1961
Two String Fiddle, September 22, 1961
But, of Course, Life isn't Like a Book, March 12, 1962
The Rest of his Life, December 6, 1962
The Walk-Out, October 23, 1963
Death by the Book, March 25, 1964

Jacobs, W. W. (1863-1943)
A Garden Plot, January 19, 1904
Keeping Watch, August 25, 1933
A Marked Man, November 3, 1933
A Will and a Way, December 5, 1933
How a Pub was Shipwrecked by a Sailor's Return..., August 25, 1975 (this story is a condensed version of "Dixon's Return")
The Sea Serpent, April 19, 1976
The Money Box, April 6, 1987
In the Family, July 24, 1987
Easy Money, July 31, 1987

Jacot, B. L.  pseudonym of Bernard Louis Jacot de Boinod (1898-1977)
Face of Fortune, August 31, 1935
The Case Collapses, November 21, 1936
Joker in the Pack, November 4, 1969
Another Little Drink, December 15, 1973
When a Husband has to Swallow a Bitter Pill, September 15, 1975
Prescription for Murder, March 3, 1976
A Dead Man's Secret, December 2, 1976

Jacques, Noneen
The Case of a Shifting Sandpile, April 9, 1976

James, A. R.
Trunk Call From Ballypatrick, March 20, 1970
Not as You Like it, July 23, 1970
No Picnic, November 25, 1970
We Have Ways, April 7, 1971
The Spider Man, July 7, 1971
Double Shuffle, January 10, 1972
No Stone Unturned, March 27, 1972
Phoenix Rising, July 12, 1972
Lamb to Slaughter, October 19, 1972

James, Barbara
Birthday, December 8, 1960
The Watery Grave, September 27, 1961
A Classic Set-Up, September 25, 1962
The Chain on the Door, July 10, 1964
He Reminds Me of Someone, September 30, 1965

James, Cyril
Sniper, November 10, 1933
The Gold Touch, March 1, 1934
Obelisk, June 8, 1934
Immortality, Ltd., August 17, 1934
Muted Strings, November 16, 1934
Traffic Tune, May 1, 1935
Bread Upon the Waters, May 30, 1935

James, Francis
A Fall from Grace, March 20, 1978
Stick 'em up Jimmy!, October 10, 1979

James, Henry C.
Pig and Peace, February 5, 1954

James, Jacinth
Drawing a Head on the Icy Past, February 29, 1980
Isabel Finds Her Dream, August 11, 1980

James, L. A.
Live and Learn, November 21, 1972

James, M. R. (1862-1936)
A School Story, March 5, 1987
Rats, March 27, 1987
Lost Hearts, June 19, 1987

James, Dr. Montague
An Afternoon Ghost Story, September 5, 1929

James, Norah C.
Who Drives?, August 8, 1960
Each Way Bet, August 24, 1960
Handsome Reward, February 13, 1961
Sign Please, December 2, 1961

James, Pamela
Between Trains, March 23, 1954
She Lay Dead, December 12, 1955

James, Picton
Bus Errant, January 28, 1939

Janes, Hurford
Shocking!, September 20, 1947
No Place Like Home, March 13, 1954
Awkward Customer, August 24, 1954
Battles Long Ago, September 23, 1954
Golden Fleece, March 21, 1969
The Man in the Grey Suit, April 2, 1969
Man of Steel, January 28, 1970
Breaking and Entering, February 5, 1971
A Mug and his Money, March 26, 1973
The Merger, June 1, 1974
Old Soldiers Never Retreat..., March 3, 1978

Janes, Phil
Clue to a Fortune, February 20, 1980

Jarvis, Phyllis
Such a Soothing Way to End a Marriage..., May 26, 1976

Jay, Edwin
Trouble with Betty, July 15, 1966
Give it a Name, August 25, 1966
Hide that Letter, October 17, 1966
Straight Talk, August 14, 1967
Matter of Reputation, September 21, 1968
Summon That Man, January 1, 1969
Business as Usual, January 25, 1969
No Trouble, August 9, 1969
Note of Warning, January 8, 1970
Rough Justice, September 21, 1970
Minor Offence, January 1, 1971
A Job Worth Doing, By George!, August 18, 1975
Hercules Will Fix It!, November 26, 1976
How a Pair of Shoes Led the Way to Disaster, September 9, 1980
A Simple Case of Taking the Mickey, October 8, 1980

Jay, Edwina
Custom Built, May 9, 1970

Jeans, Ronald
Racing Cert, October 27, 1966

Jefferies, Gordon
Sid Tries His Hand at Voodoo, November 5, 1974
They Kept Soldiering On.., January 23, 1975 (as by Gordon Jeffries)
A Bit of Fun With a Fiver.., April 25, 1975
Tell Me, What Was the Colour of My True Love's Eyes?, August 15, 1975
The Patience of Britannia Brown, February 20, 1976
Why Dixon Saw the Light..., April 27, 1977 (as by Gordon Jeffries)
When the Writing is on the Wall..., June 29, 1977 (as by Gordon Jeffries)
The Memory Man, November 8, 1977
Hot Property!, February 8, 1978
Love Letter to a Lonely Girl, June 13, 1978
Saved by a Visitation, March 12, 1979 (as by Gordon Jeffries)
Switch of Death, October 11, 1979
Beauty and the Broomstick, April 8, 1980 (as by Gordon Jeffries)
Georgette and the Dragon, August 29, 1980

Jefferson, A. J.
Bogus Bobby, November 4, 1947

Jeffrey, Olive
The Visitor, October 2, 1973

Jeffries, Norman
The Core, February 11, 1954
The Wraith, June 15, 1955
Pass the Salt, November 26, 1955
Curtain Line, April 12, 1956
Peace Note, March 7, 1957
Off Hand, May 13, 1957
If She Leaves, November 7, 1958

Jenkins, Alan Caradoc
Trying to Connect You, September 6, 1947 (as by Alan Jenkins)
Year of the Lemmings, November 14, 1947
Unblemished Falcon, January 9, 1948
Tunnel of Love, February 28, 1948 (as by Alan Jenkins)
Outcast of the North, February 24, 1949 (as by A. C. Jenkins)
Busy Beaver, April 22, 1949 (as by A. C. Jenkins)
The Game Wing, September 21, 1951 (from hereon all stories as by Alan C. Jenkins)
Last Bite, December 6, 1965
Unfair to Jackals, February 17, 1966
Early Bird, February 23, 1966
Fever of March, March 21, 1966
Dozey's Nightmare, April 21, 1966
Stickleback on Guard, May 19, 1966
Life Raft, June 16, 1966
Game for Two, July 26, 1966
Sticks and Stones, September 8, 1966
Winged Neutrality, October 5, 1966
Rogue Bear, October 24, 1966
The Stepmother, November 24, 1966
Tiger's Fate, December 29, 1966
Champagne Supper, January 17, 1967
The Bird had Flown, April 26, 1967
Try on for Size, June 2, 1967
A Turn Too Late, June 10, 1967
Proving Flight, August 5, 1967
Fishing for Peril, August 25, 1967
Mink for Danger, September 15, 1967
Wolves of the Sea, October 18, 1967
Autumn Double, December 8, 1967
Jelma the One-Eyed, January 6, 1968
Mud in Your Eye, January 23, 1968
One Leg Trailing, February 6, 1968
Hole in the Ice, April 3, 1968
Dig This, April 26, 1968
The Informer, June 25, 1968
Galloping Hooves, January 29, 1969
Reversed Arms, March 29, 1969

Jenkins, Ernest
The Slacker, February 7, 1916

Jenner-Fust (Junior), H.
Love in a Torpedo-Destroyer, May 1, 1907 (excerpt of a story originally published in the Pall Mall Magazine)

Jennings, Betty
The Winner Richard Didn't Want, December 19, 1975

Jents, Paul
Dollar for the Duke, January 24, 1964
No Tricks, February 15, 1964
Duke's Dilemma, May 12, 1964
Scarper, May 30, 1964
Ain't there no Justice?, July 22, 1964
The Hair Raiser, October 16, 1964
A Clock for Christmas, December 22, 1964
No Kidding, January 15, 1965
The Strongest Magic, March 29, 1965
The Shocker, June 11, 1965
Mugs Away, June 25, 1965
As the Parrot Said, August 20, 1965
But You Can Believe in Pearls, September 20, 1965
She Dreamed She Was Beautiful, November 15, 1965
I'm the One to Blame, February 24, 1966
Walk into my Web, March 25, 1966
Restoration Comedy, March 31, 1966
Secret Weapon, May 21, 1966
O Wall Sweet Wall, July 2, 1966
There'll be a Bang, Mind, August 13, 1966
Anon in the Dock, June 19, 1967
One for the Kitty, August 3, 1967
A Favour to Ask, November 9, 1967
Keep an Eye on Rosie, December 1, 1967
Don't Bother to Thank Me, December 12, 1967
Ejector Seat, January 1, 1968
All Women are Liars, February 8, 1968
Now Will You Talk?, March 18, 1968
She Kept Her Hand In, October 26, 1968
Side-Effects, December 16, 1968
I'll Have You, February 15, 1969
Treasure Stuff, April 9, 1969
I'll Sort Him Proper, August 20, 1969
No Pearls For Alfie, October 16, 1969
Sleepytime Swotter, January 10, 1970
Dead Line, May 13, 1970
The Suspense is Killing, October 8, 1970

Jerman, Betty
Too High a Price, October 5, 1955

Jewell, J. Henry
Who Won That Derby?, May 25, 1898

Ji
Not Quite Ethical, April 21, 1956

Joelson, Annette
Tender and Only Beloved, October 5, 1933
Dickson and Dickson, November 13, 1933
Old Man's Gold, November 21, 1933
Predikant of Hesbon, January 10, 1934
Oom Christoffel, March 8, 1934
The Last Minuet, May 9, 1934
Victory in a Storm, May 14, 1934
The Little Warrior, March 22, 1935
The Bishop's Breeches, April 1, 1935

Johns, Christine
Full Marks for Love..., March 14, 1979

Johnson, Gordon Willis
Never Go Back, May 12, 1969

Johnson, Morgan
Pearls, February 13, 1934

Johnson, Pat
Solitary Confinement, July 25, 1974

Jones, Bill
Coincidence, May 9, 1973
Second Sight, August 20, 1973
Tell-Tale Tie, February 25, 1974

Jones, E. A.
Hinge of Death, May 30, 1956
Now Walk, July 26, 1956

Jones, Howard (1906- )
Prelude to Plunder, August 29, 1934
Bathsheda the Lone Otter, January 3, 1935
Lucifer's Disciple, May 11, 1935
The Head Hunters of Park Lane, August 29, 1935
Unoccupied!, September 5, 1935
Broken Melody, February 10, 1936
A Chip from King Willow, May 18, 1936
Tea with the Ballerina, October 10, 1936
Boy with a Ball, November 2, 1936
Knife in the Dartboard, November 19, 1936
South Seas Angel, May 6, 1937
Bristow on Ice, July 16, 1937
The Mark of Tabitl, August 3, 1937
A Slice from Time..., September 30, 1937
The Twilight of Blue, January 26, 1938
The Sport o' Wings, March 1, 1938
A Toast to Danny, March 24, 1938
Servant of the Sun-Disc, April 4, 1938
Pearls of Nemesis, June 18, 1938
Buttercup's Match, July 2, 1938
Written in the Stars, August 22, 1938
Token from the Temple, November 19, 1938
Midnight Meeting, December 22, 1938
Grey Invader, January 3, 1939
Kris-Cross, January 27, 1939
The Cupboard Wasn't Bare, March 16, 1939
Dreamer of Erromango, March 27, 1939
His Own Executioner, May 3, 1939
We Who Know..., June 1, 1939
Lady of Malaita, July 12, 1939
Falling Idol, July 31, 1939
So Sven Went Back, August 16, 1939
Thundery Bits, September 20, 1939
Cat Errant, October 13, 1939
Ferrester Came Too, October 25, 1939
He Brought Back Money, November 9, 1939
Off the Record, November 20, 1939
Castanet Dancer, December 6, 1939
The Trail of the Drifting Galleon, December 28, 1939
The Killer of Canala, January 10, 1940
Note on the Fiddle, January 22, 1940
The Widow's Haircut, February 20, 1940
Daughter of Eldan, March 4, 1940
Old King Liquorice, March 15, 1940
Night Summer, April 12, 1940
Guilt-Framed, May 8, 1940
Same Old Sue, May 23, 1940
Tears of Othello, June 7, 1940
Red Calling, July 2, 1940
Blue Hands, July 31, 1940
Magana, My Friend, August 19, 1940
Orchids for Jealousy, September 4, 1940
Old Crusted, October 1, 1940
There Let Him Die, October 29, 1940
Lesson of the Years, November 19, 1940
Treasure Trails, January 8, 1941
Fiddler's Fortune, January 23, 1941
The Crumbled Idol, February 17, 1941
Mountain Spirit, May 5, 1945
Debt of the Lagoon, May 29, 1945
Pitiless as Rain, June 9, 1945
Milady's Mocking Eyes, June 23, 1945
Queer Old Quill, July 2, 1945
Queen Tiger-Shark, July 25, 1945
Puppet Master, December 28, 1945
In the Green Depths, January 11, 1946
Valley of Dwarfs, January 31, 1946
Uncle Henry, February 28, 1946
After-Guard, May 22, 1946
King Henpeck, June 10, 1946
Lady in Waiting, July 15, 1946
Gold Crazy, July 26, 1946
Frenzied Fiddler, August 12, 1946
A Fiddle Holds its Secret, September 7, 1946
Fly Away Peter, November 1, 1946
Empty Trap, November 14, 1946
Trio in Porcelain, December 6, 1946
Queen Jess, December 30, 1946
Happy Hoodoo, January 14, 1947
Off with her Head!, February 3, 1947
Singing Oxcart, February 21, 1947
Mountain Devil, March 17, 1947
Not Yet, April 14, 1947
Winking Mermaid, May 1, 1947
Rain of Anger, May 22, 1947
Lord of the Swamps, June 12, 1947
Flight of Fancy, June 27, 1947
Deep Sea Valley, July 14, 1947
Pieces of Glass, August 7, 1947
The Traitor, August 28, 1947
Problem of Profit, September 19, 1947
Nutmeg Nell, October 6, 1947
Puppet Luck, October 30, 1947
Broken Strings, November 17, 1947
Dutch Doll, December 11, 1947
Pinch of Snuff, January 3, 1948
Watch and Match, January 21, 1948
Hat on the Scent, February 4, 1948
Done Proud, March 1, 1948
One Got Away, March 25, 1948
Call Him Anything, April 19, 1948
Floating Island, May 12, 1948
Pearl of Hope, May 31, 1948
Forest Meeting, July 13, 1948
The Big Wind, August 7, 1948
Whip Hand, August 26, 1948
Peak in Darien, September 13, 1948
Peanut Vendor, October 1, 1948
Forced Sale, October 23, 1948
No Room to Pass, November 29, 1948
Stand-in Queen, January 10, 1949
Sour Seranade, February 8, 1949
Worm's Turn, March 15, 1949
Hungry Acre, April 4, 1949
Swell Angelo, May 5, 1949
Scented Demon, May 26, 1949
Wanting - and Having, June 18, 1949
Starving Ghost, July 13, 1949
A Hunch About People, August 9, 1949
Judgment of Solomon, September 7, 1949
Starborn Captain, October 5, 1949
Duet in Suburbia, October 26, 1949
Unhappy Return, December 15, 1949
Welcome Home, February 1, 1950
Outlook Stormy, May 1, 1950
Idol in Truth, June 8, 1950
Pipes of Panic, August 7, 1950
Two Remembered, September 14, 1950
Smoke in Their Eyes, October 14, 1950
Odd Specimen, October 30, 1950
Money No Object, November 27, 1950
Arab Scarab, December 18, 1950
The Tabitha Mug, February 16, 1951
Just His Nonscents, March 26, 1951
Time Tells, June 5, 1951
Offer to Buy, July 14, 1951
Sea Tyrant, September 8, 1951
Come to Life Again, November 3, 1951
Sea Change, February 2, 1952
The Making of a Man, March 16, 1955
A Woman of Affairs, August 5, 1955
Vanishing Lady, September 13, 1956
I Carried the Eagle, November 21, 1956
Sing for your Supper, October 10, 1960
Day of Burning, August 4, 1961
Golden Giant, November 14, 1961
Restless Bell, May 14, 1962
Retired Hurt, July 16, 1962
Witch's Gold, January 12, 1963
Nane Need Grieve, October 30, 1963
Cockle Wasn't There, December 9, 1963
All Cut and Dried, March 7, 1964
The Magic of Jingo, November 10, 1964
The One True Magic, December 10, 1964
More than a Soldier, February 11, 1965
Drum, Drummer Boy, March 18, 1965
The Magic Ear, May 15, 1965
Above Suspicion, July 23, 1965
If Ever You Dare, August 25, 1965
More Brawn than Brain, September 22, 1965
Outlaw's Vigil, November 20, 1965
The Shrunken Head, December 20, 1965
The Land Between, March 18, 1966
Old Unhappy Riddle, April 7, 1966
Tell it to the Bees, August 6, 1966
Grey-Eyed Gal, September 15, 1966
So She Vanished, November 4, 1966
In Her Own Good Time, April 28, 1967
Old Groopy, May 25, 1967
Cookboy, July 26, 1967
My Uncle Quack, September 13, 1967
Queen of Liars, October 28, 1967
Cobbler Tojo, January 10, 1968
The Long Swim, March 8, 1968
The Mad Pirate, May 7, 1968
Portrait in Sepia, July 13, 1968
Only Twenty Hairs, December 18, 1968
Escaping Lady, February 4, 1969
The Day That Rufus Died, May 3, 1969
Do You Remember, Lord?, July 1, 1969
Year of the Frogs, October 30, 1969
Lilac to Remember, December 30, 1969
Goldie, March 24, 1970
Straight and Narrow, May 12, 1970
Poker Hand, August 14, 1970
Good Boy, Rab, September 5, 1970
Going to Blairlogie, December 9, 1970
I Must Run, February 11, 1971
Tell Me, Ernest, April 28, 1971
One Eye Watchful, August 27, 1971
No Tiger, February 3, 1972
Black Rogue, June 1, 1972
The Kiss, August 22, 1972
Lady in Waiting, March 30, 1973
Heel and Toe, January 14, 1974
Poor Roderick, April 9, 1974
The Girl on the Mountain Top, December 12, 1974

Jones, Maurice Bethell
The Man Who Could Find Money, January 27, 1938

Jones, Peggy
A Whiff of Invisibility, November 27, 1963
Did I Fall or..?, October 3, 1972

Jones, Roscoe
Ages Since I Saw You, December 27, 1968

Jones, Toeckey
Love Tackle, May 18, 1972

Jones, William
Gerald and the Good Fairy, September 18, 1980

Jordan, Denis
Where There's a Will, July 6, 1968

Joscelyne, C. H.
A Zoo Comedy, July 6, 1915

Joseph, G.
With a Lion Beside Her, September 19, 1959

Joseph, George
His Shadow Was White, February 7, 1938
Woman With Three Secrets, March 26, 1938
The Last Tribute, October 24, 1959
Moonstruck, May 26, 1961
Green Fingers, September 13, 1961
Whitemail, May 5, 1962
To Lose a Wife, April 5, 1963

Joseph, Marie
The Up-Thinker, January 31, 1963
Three of a Kind, July 8, 1963
A Poodle for Penny, December 30, 1963
The Helping Hand, February 20, 1964
You Must Have Some Idea, May 9, 1964
It's Been So Long Since, July 21, 1964
Sleeping on Damp Ground, September 25, 1964
View from a Chair, June 28, 1965
Be My Valentine, February 14, 1966
Penny in Charge, August 16, 1966
Of all the People I Know, May 31, 1967
Robin Christmas, December 21, 1967

Joseph, Michael
Self-Willed, January 5, 1972

Joy, Pamela
A Break for Lunch, January 7, 1972

Judd, Jean
When Ma Went Fishing for Salmon..., August 25, 1976

Judge, Sara
I'm Innocent, August 23, 1974
Waiting for the Phone to Ring.., December 27, 1974
The Man With Green Eyes, April 28, 1975
The Day 'Enry Came Home to See Dad, October 30, 1975 (as by Sarah Judge)
Sleep Soundly Till Tomorrow, May 21, 1976
When Somebody Needs You..., November 12, 1976
A Sudden Case of Snap-Shock, June 29, 1978

 

 

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