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L., C.
"Our Dogs," March 9, 1891

Laffan, Kevin Barry
He Came Up the Softway, June 29, 1960
Seconds Out, April 10, 1961

Laffeaty, Christina  pseudonym of Netta Carstens (1932- )
Your Turn Next, April 7, 1965
Once in a Hundred Years, May 22, 1965

Laing, Nora
Cafe of the Big Oven, March 7, 1934

Laird, A. Bonnet
As For Speed For It's Own Sake-, October 23, 1924

Lamb, Greta
Double Sealed, February 28, 1961

Lambert, Cecily
Decision, May 3, 1972
The Mandrake, September 14, 1972
Ski Holiday, December 4, 1972

Lampitt, Dinah (1937- )
The Spirit of Another Woman, January 15, 1980
It Shouldn't Happen to a Cat, June 26, 1980
The Last Rose of Summer, October 15, 1980

Lampitt, L. F.
A Parcel for Agnes, February 5, 1949
Seventh Man In, October 25, 1949
The Eyes of Uncle Jed, March 16, 1950
Face in Waiting, June 23, 1954
Two and Eightpence, March 5, 1957
Little Red Button, June 24, 1960 (as by W. F. Lampitt)
Gone Before, September 13, 1960
A Gong for Gurty, March 17, 1969
Bomb at the Demo, June 10, 1969
Talking Skull, February 10, 1970
Into the Everywhere, June 13, 1970
Blimey, said the Fairy, January 25, 1971
Demonstration, April 21, 1971
The Nose You Know, May 4, 1972
Looking for Clancy, October 30, 1972
No Problem Really, April 17, 1973
The Incredible Floating Bed, December 13, 1974
Trouble in Law at the Marriage, April 8, 1976
An Old Dog Caught by a New Trick.., August 5, 1976
The Mysterious Ways of a Little Old Lady, March 29, 1977
A Head Start, November 9, 1977
Hark the Horrid Angels, September 26, 1978
Janet, You're So Killingly Funny, October 12, 1978
Special Delivery, April 23, 1980
A Love That Was Out of This World, August 5, 1980
Matthew's New Testament, October 20, 1980

Lancaster, Graham (1948- )
The Lion Gets His Share..., September 10, 1979
The Gift that Struck a Chord, December 20, 1979

Landon, Christopher (1911-1961)
Open to Conviction, June 13, 1953

Landon, Leslie
My Latest Guests, February 5, 1935
Whom the Gods Deceive, August 20, 1937

Lane, Emily
When Love Comes into the Picture, July 26, 1976
All in the Eye of the Beholder, October 11, 1976
A Snake in the Game Two Lovers Played.., April 6, 1977

Lane, L. R.
The Dandy, September 6, 1969

Langlley, E. R.
Just a Trick of the Trade, July 9, 1975

Langmead, Brenda
Just a Ghost of a Chance, March 30, 1979

Large, L. G.
The L Bar Double L Selling-Plate, May 25, 1936
A Puncher's Wooing, September 28, 1936

Lary, J. D.
Woman in Trousers, August 14, 1974

Laver, James
Raffle Promoter, January 28, 1947
Man of Honour, July 15, 1947
Somebody Calls, September 23, 1947

Laverne, Elsie
The Frenchman Says it with Flowers..., April 18, 1977

Lavin, Mary
Lady in Blue, June 17, 1947
Fond Mama, August 19, 1947
In the Know, March 9, 1948
The Corner of Hatch-Street, April 15, 1953

Law, Templeton
The Tricksters, April 28, 1969

Lawrance, R. G.
Mind the Totem Pole, July 4, 1956

Lawrence, B. T.
Mini-Cab, Please, January 23, 1974

Lawrence, C. E.
For Conscience Sake, September 26, 1891

Lawrence, D. H. (1885-1930)
Rawdon's Roof, March 3, 1987

Lawrence, Graham
The Party, June 11, 1974

Lawrence, Henry
K.O. Complex, November 14, 1939

Lawrence, Margot
Think Shame..., November 1, 1952
Last Curtain, February 2, 1955
Boss Type, December 16, 1964

Lawrence, Robert H.
A Gold Finding Tragedy - A Reminiscence of Venezuela, November 10, 1890

Lawson-Wong, Patricia
Question of Identity, November 20, 1972
Come in, Mr B..., June 28, 1974
By the Time I Get to Paris..., August 20, 1975

Laye, Evelyn
Pink Garters, January 7, 1961

Layland, R. B.
Poor M. Revoise, August 2, 1973
Mice Do Play, February 27, 1974

Layng, Charles (1892- )
Malay Mashies, December 5, 1936

Layton, Philip
It's No Way to Treat a Lady, January 8, 1979

Leach, Jay
The Bad Hour, February 21, 1934

Leach, Phyllis
Night Sky, April 13, 1946
Wishing..., May 11, 1946
Earth's Fulness, July 27, 1946
He Wanted to be Noticed, September 6, 1946
The Pool, October 3, 1946
Not Alone, November 9, 1946
Tell Jimmie, January 22, 1947
Inyoni Slept, February 15, 1947
Uncle Toby, March 31, 1947
Glory of the Hour, June 14, 1947
Singer in the Sun, July 12, 1947
Snap, Dragon, January 17, 1948
The Doll, February 7, 1948
Dear Silence, May 3, 1948
Music Comes First, July 20, 1949
Present for Sixpence, October 8, 1949
Miser's Bread, February 18, 1950
Down to the Sea, December 2, 1950
Let's Pretend, August 9, 1951

Leacock, Stephen (1869-1944)
Upset in the Ocean, October 23, 1987

Learoyd, C. G. (1891- )
Buried Secrets, April 17, 1940
He Knew all the Answers, December 8, 1941
Bos'n's Locker, December 12, 1944
The Home-Spun Phrase, January 2, 1945
Patient's Orders, April 16, 1947

Lebyadkin, Frieda
Edible Shoe-Shine, November 15, 1937

Ledge, Warden
Has-Been, January 18, 1935

Ledigo, Penny
The Betrothal, July 10, 1969
About Face, November 15, 1969
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, January 13, 1970
Ring a Ring a Rosie, April 30, 1970
Bovva with the Aggro, July 24, 1970
An Eye Opener, December 18, 1970
Fate Accompli, April 10, 1971
Terms of Reference, June 18, 1971
Child of Nature, July 28, 1971
Dead on Time, February 1, 1972
Hail and Farewell, April 3, 1972
Perpetual Motion, September 8, 1972
World Without End, January 10, 1973
A Stitch in Time, May 5, 1973
Key Witness, July 4, 1973
Eye for an Eye, December 13, 1973
Inconvenience, June 6, 1974
The Moment Mike Lost His Cool..., June 24, 1975

Lee, Mary
The Man Who Stole a Wife.., April 2, 1975

Lee, Maureen
Invitation to a Lady in a Night Class..., August 24, 1976
That Awful Day When Daddy Left Home, January 20, 1977
Brian's Letter was Lady-Killer, June 24, 1977

Lee, Raymond (1938- )
The Rescue, January 2, 1969
Wait in Darkness, April 19, 1969 (as by Raymond A. Lee)
Overboard, January 24, 1970 (as by R. A. Lee)

Lee, Tish Joseph
The Man Without a Head, July 6, 1965

Lee, Valerie
A Wife's Loving Message that Spelled Disaster, November 17, 1976

Leese, Benny
Keeping Violence in the Family, March 10, 1976

Le Gassick, John
The Fire God's Forbidden Prize, August 8, 1980

Leighton, Eric
The Dead Can't Talk, October 15, 1968

Leighton, Ron M.
A Bus Called Dracula, October 17, 1980

Leitch, Bill
Dark Brother, February 10, 1971

Leith, John
Billikin's Wild Day, August 18, 1931

Leith, Kay
The Scarf, May 24, 1972
Throwing in the Sponge, August 18, 1972
The Hangover, January 27, 1973
Something Fishy, August 23, 1973
Baiting the Water, March 2, 1974
Self Service, May 28, 1974
The Lovers' Rendezvous, February 6, 1975

Leith, Laing
Price to Pay, July 22, 1974

Lerrick, John
Dropped Catch, September 9, 1941

Leslie, Stewart
Price of Silence, November 8, 1969
A Man of No Account, June 20, 1970

Leslie, Val
Bred in the Blood, March 10, 1970
Marching Feet, August 18, 1970
Five Years Hard, November 23, 1970
If Trousers Fit, March 23, 1971
Safe as Houses, July 19, 1971
Same Skin, December 18, 1971
Power Cut, March 14, 1972
Wild Cat Strike, July 8, 1972
Last Ball, September 27, 1972
Survival, January 6, 1973
Providence, April 2, 1973
Home Sweet Home, June 13, 1973
Spirited Defence, October 13, 1973
Susan's Secret, December 28, 1973
Artistic Licence, March 30, 1974
One Door Closes.., July 20, 1974
Old Lags Make Strange Bedfellows..., January 28, 1975
Not Quite the Right Night for an Elopement, June 28, 1976

Levene, Lily
Betrothal, June 27, 1972

Leveque, Michael
The Way it Goes, March 6, 1950

Lewis, Blos
One for the Sink, August 17, 1965

Lewis, David
Ring of Truth, February 13, 1969
Deadly Possession, August 11, 1969
Salvaged, November 7, 1969
The Simpleton, April 21, 1970
Flight Path, September 29, 1970
Knight to Remember, August 6, 1971
The Fallen, November 10, 1973
Thanks for the Memory, December 31, 1973
Flying it by Ear..., September 1, 1978
The Secret of Eternal Life, May 20, 1980

Lewis, Elizabeth Foreman
Chen Delivers the Mail, December 28, 1935

Lewis, Hilary
A Cup of Hot Chocolate for Jimmy, June 17, 1975

Lewis, James
No One But Us, January 28, 1971
Business is Business, September 25, 1971
The Optimist, January 6, 1972
Order of the Bath, May 10, 1972
Cheerful Charlie, September 2, 1972
Piggy and Porky, December 16, 1972
The Switch, March 3, 1973
Going to the Dogs, June 9, 1973
Poor Dave, August 17, 1974
A Star of David to Pay Back the Nazis, May 31, 1977
The Parson in Person, January 10, 1978

Lewis, Jimmy
Boxing Clever, May 8, 1971

Lewis, Margaret
The Snapshot, August 14, 1961
But Never to Us, February 4, 1963
For Good and All, August 6, 1963
Tell Him Goodbye, January 31, 1964

Lewis, Mel
It's Closing Time at the Blue Lion, August 21, 1975
Just a Drop of Eastern Promise..., September 21, 1977

Lewis, P. N.
The Tiger, July 3, 1971
Sweet Rosemary, February 7, 1972
Temptation, September 29, 1972

Lewtas, D. L.
The Feud, June 6, 1969
A Racing Man, January 5, 1971

Lightowler, Babs
Flowers in the Churchyard for a Girl and Her Grannie, January 21, 1980

Lindall, Edward  pseudonym of Edward Ernest Smith (1915- )
Lesson in the Bush, May 17, 1962
She did not Belong, June 13, 1962
Taboo for Sale, July 4, 1962

Lindey, Sean
Dance Girl, October 3, 1968
Crystal Clear, March 19, 1969
Voices in the Night, November 5, 1969
Hands Off, August 12, 1970
Cultural Exchange, May 15, 1972
Overheard, October 31, 1972
No Smoke Without Fire..., January 5, 1977
Getting a Head Start..., August 30, 1979
Out for the Count, January 17, 1980

Lindop, Audrey Erskine (1920-1986)
Heirs Unapparent, March 16, 1954
As One Lady to Another, October 22, 1954

Lindsay, Jack
Disclosure, October 30, 1934
The Last Man, September 19, 1935
She Didn't Like Beards, October 23, 1937

Lindsay, John Rolfe
Change of Heart, September 19, 1956
Off the Leash, March 8, 1957

Lindsay, Peter
Dangerous Game, September 18, 1970
Gingerbread House, December 4, 1970
Double Trouble, March 12, 1971

Lindsay, Philip (1906-1958)
Act of God, August 25, 1934

Lindsey, John  pseudonym of John St. Clair Muriel (1909- )
The Blackbird, November 8, 1933
Flight, February 3, 1934
Death by Accident, February 10, 1934

Linley, Mark
Holiday Surprise, July 24, 1969
Storm at Nether Mildew, December 1, 1969
Vote for Nether Milden, April 11, 1970
Sex Comes to Nether Mildew, June 22, 1970
The Part Timer, December 15, 1970
Sir Roland's Slip, May 24, 1971
Calamity at Nether Mildew, July 31, 1971
The Fantasy Man, November 26, 1971

Little, Margaret
The Night Sheila Saw a Face at the Window..., June 9, 1975
Never Gamble on an Empty Tank, August 4, 1978 (runner-up in the Evening News Short Story Contest)

Lively, Penelope (1933- )
The Best is Yet to Be, September 29, 1987

Livermore, Joan
Why Eliza's Eyes Were Smiling, September 8, 1975

Llewelyn, Michael Gareth
Harvest Mare, May 18, 1950
Earmarked for Emlyn, January 23, 1956

Llewelyn-Owens, Joan
So Artistic!, March 11, 1950

Lloyd, Georgette
Something to Remember Him By..., December 23, 1974

Lloyd, Jo
How to Read a Tea-Leaf, May 8, 1979

Lloyd-Jones, Charles
A Health to the Bride, May 16, 1949

Lock, N. K.
The Railway House, June 2, 1972
Fox Wife, July 14, 1973
Crying the Nek, March 27, 1974
The Cat with the Deadly Green Eyes, June 26, 1975

Locke, Jane
Uneasy Money, September 12, 1941
False Lustre, September 16, 1942
If the Glove Fits..., June 5, 1943
Last Customer, May 19, 1945
Two Can Play..., September 14, 1946
Flowers for One, June 1, 1949
Third Bequest, April 28, 1950
...And Not Heard, June 15, 1950
Tickets, Please, August 5, 1950
Two Scared, September 6, 1950
Out of Her Hands, October 11, 1950
The Food of Love, January 13, 1951
Home for Good, February 13, 1951
Funny that Way, March 17, 1951
The Tea Shop, April 7, 1951
Happy Chore, May 12, 1951
A Pebble or Two, July 21, 1951
Bred in the Bone, November 14, 1951
Point of Return, January 30, 1952
Cakes and Tale, May 17, 1952
The Herd Instinct, January 21, 1953
Born Rebel, May 1, 1953 (as by Janet Locke)
Remembered Magic, May 26, 1953
Loving and Giving, July 13, 1953
Burning Leaves, October 19, 1953
Childish Voices, November 9, 1953
Memory's Son, November 21, 1953
The Teashop, February 2, 1954
Which Proves.., February 13, 1954
The Hard Way, March 1, 1954
A Laugh for a Start, April 23, 1954
The Old Tyrant, August 3, 1954
Time Flies, October 9, 1954
Marked with an 'X', January 15, 1955
A Future in it, February 9, 1955
Amanda-Gobetween, June 14, 1955
Acted Off, August 8, 1955
Romantic Bubble, October 25, 1955
Night Caller, November 15, 1955
Home Comforts, February 23, 1956
Frost, April 2, 1956
The Spoiler, June 29, 1956
A Time to Lie, October 23, 1958
The Eyes Have It, January 16, 1960
Time to Stare, February 25, 1960
The Woman in His Life, April 5, 1960
All My Love, April 12, 1960
Let the Boy Choose, June 7, 1960
The Watcher, August 19, 1960
Second Look, October 20, 1960
Double Date, November 10, 1960
Just for My Sake, December 15, 1960
Too True, January 19, 1961
Just the Job, March 6, 1961
On His Way, April 28, 1961
Coming Home, July 1, 1961
Baby Talk, September 14, 1961
Too Late for One, October 14, 1961
Say it with Flowers, February 8, 1962
Family View, April 25, 1962
My Boy Johnny, August 2, 1962
Two for the Top, August 13, 1962
Pin-Up Too Many, January 14, 1963
Keep Talking, February 11, 1963
Bride in the Office, April 17, 1963
In the Picture, June 24, 1963
Sound of Money, July 27, 1963
Rest Uneasy, August 22, 1963
He Never Had a Chance, October 14, 1963
Don't Bother to Write, November 6, 1963
Perm Friends, November 19, 1963
The Three of Us, December 31, 1963
Catch on Demand, February 17, 1964
Through the Window, May 11, 1964
Hi, Mister!, May 27, 1964
That's Right, Sir, August 6, 1964
Not Unless I Say So..., October 5, 1964
I Was Just Thinking, December 3, 1964
Leave it at that, February 15, 1965
Out of his Stride, May 17, 1965
Nothing to Fear, May 28, 1966
Just Passing Through, June 17, 1966
Talked Out, July 16, 1966
Room for Two, September 2, 1966
The Lifters, October 29, 1966
Scream in the Dark, January 20, 1967
Easy Lift, October 27, 1970

Lockhart, D. G.
Unwanted Miracle, October 8, 1969
The Simulator, October 21, 1969
Touch of Magic, March 19, 1971
Baubles and Medallions, May 27, 1971

Lodge, P. I.
Final Bow, July 8, 1971

Lofts, Norah (1904-1983)
Time on Her Hands, July 2, 1953
Piggy Bank, September 18, 1953
...And Company, December 28, 1953
So Men Don't Notice, June 29, 1954
Bride Price, October 14, 1954

Lohan, Katharine
Running in the Shadows, April 20, 1966
Your Face Back to Normal, May 24, 1966
Death in Duplicate, August 17, 1966
Hey Diddle Diddle, November 3, 1966
Sunset for Henry, November 20, 1967
Evening of His Days, June 19, 1968
Not This Time Abdul, November 25, 1968
Butterfly Love, March 31, 1969
Pearl Without Price, September 18, 1969
Bit for the Biter, May 27, 1970 (as by K. Lohan)
Be Sure Your Sins, September 28, 1970
The Old Folk at Home, March 6, 1971
Reprieve at Noon, August 12, 1971
Disposable Happiness, February 15, 1972
Mug Shot, August 9, 1972
Doom Terror, October 3, 1973
Clutter in the Closet, April 30, 1974
You Can Always Trust a Tax Man, April 5, 1977
The Secret Key to Success, October 17, 1977
Where There's a Will There's Often a Wile..., November 24, 1977
The Ice Cream Man Cometh, September 4, 1978
Is This My Affair?, January 17, 1979
The Pay-Off, June 14, 1979
Clair's Calling, July 17, 1980

Lomax, Roy
Nothing to Say, December 2, 1969

Lombard, Max
Blackmail is Just a Family Matter, May 18, 1976
An Alarming Case of Theft, October 3, 1979

London, Jack (1876-1916)
The Sickness of Lone Chief, August 23, 1933
The Whale Tooth, November 25, 1933
Yah Yah Yah, December 9, 1933
War, June 16, 1987

Long, Barry
The Cast Iron Soldier, September 1, 1969

Long, Frank R.
Cigarettes, August 3, 1972

Longmore, Peter
The Traitor's Death, May 13, 1980

Lopez, Antony (1950- )
The Enemy, May 21, 1973
The Knife, November 20, 1973

Lorac, E. C. R.  pseudonym of Edith Caroline Rivett (1894-1958)
The Live Wire, December 28, 1938

Lorcan, Edmund
Unanswered 'Agony', July 6, 1936

Lorraine, Ann
A Dream of a Love Nest, January 12, 1976
The Secret Way to a Man's Heart, March 29, 1976 (as by Anne Lorraine)

Loudham, David
The Tote Ticket, August 25, 1937

Love, Bessie
Inside Job, August 7, 1952

Lowe, Hugh Maxwell
Hello, Darling, Again, January 11, 1963
I Knew it Was Murder, January 13, 1967

Lowry, Bridget
Judgement, August 31, 1934

Lubitsch, Samuel
The Old Curiosity Shop, September 27, 1973

Lucas, Hussein
The Sugar Was Just Like Julie.., May 26, 1977
The Fall of a Charming Hero, March 26, 1979

Lucas, Richard
Out of Orbit, November 4, 1961
On their Own, October 9, 1962
Three Bullets in Her, September 15, 1965

Lucy, Geoff
Night in the Forest, May 15, 1963

Luke, Claude F. (1905- )
Minus 'X', April 22, 1957

Lupton, Gail
French Lesson, December 27, 1979

Luttrell, Audrey
The Dog that Smiled, September 2, 1949
The Day Out, November 16, 1949
Phantom Poacher, January 18, 1950
Too Much to Hope For, May 20, 1950
In Search of Ham, November 22, 1950
Talk of the Village, April 4, 1951
Lights Up, July 5, 1951
It Wouldn' 'a Happen', September 13, 1951
Sawn Off, December 29, 1951
None-the-More, May 24, 1952
Touch and Gone, August 9, 1952
Unfair Exchange, November 7, 1952
Out of Tune, March 7, 1953
The One Virtue, September 19, 1953
Way of a Miser, February 16, 1954
Home by Seven, June 18, 1954
Going to Town, November 22, 1954
Fun by Pr*xy, March 4, 1955
A Load of Hay, May 14, 1957
Crazy Dog, July 12, 1957
Light Work, December 11, 1959

Lynch, Brian
There's Dishonour Among Thieves..., June 21, 1979

Lynch, S. P.
Wait Till They Hear, February 1, 1968

Lyndon, Barr  pseudonym of Alfred Edgar (1896-1972)
Morning in the High Street, October 14, 1935 (as by Barre Lyndon)
Fate Takes a Jolt, January 24, 1936
Not in Tea Leaves, March 24, 1966

Lyons, Gerry
No One About, August 11, 1966

 

 

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