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Nadler, Edna
That's Why Not, June 21, 1972
Second Girl, August 31, 1972
Periwinkle's Progress, December 2, 1972
Just Not Cricket, March 20, 1973
Oh John, May 24, 1973
Bad Management, September 5, 1973
Last Lesson, March 26, 1974
Tale of a Tail, June 25, 1974
If Only You Could Juggle, Dance and Play the Drums.., March 13, 1975
Where There's a Wheel There's a Way, January 14, 1976
A Rover's Return!, March 16, 1977

Naintre, L. A.
Final Parting, February 7, 1974

Nash, Helen
Faking the Evidence, May 31, 1979

Natas, Alec
The Eyes of True Love, April 29, 1975

Nation, John
Routine Flight, May 28, 1970
The Terror of a November Night, November 5, 1979

Naughton, Bill (1910-1992)
Ghost Driver, September 10, 1943
Crooks in the Van, October 9, 1943
Money for Sale, November 4, 1943
Unlucky Horseshoe, November 25, 1943
Breakaway, December 8, 1943
She Shall Have Music, December 24, 1943
Let Down Lightly, January 11, 1944
Present and Correct, February 2, 1944
Just a Memory, March 3, 1944
Ned's Concertina, March 31, 1944
Pot Luck, April 27, 1944
Paper Chase, May 30, 1944
Safety Last, July 10, 1944
Give a Dog..., August 15, 1944
Double Load, September 6, 1944
Head and Hand, October 4, 1944
Dreams are One Thing..., November 22, 1944
Front Seat Passenger, January 10, 1945
Man and a Spade, February 2, 1949
Two to One, April 20, 1949
A Climb Down, July 4, 1949
Bed and Broke Fast, November 14, 1949
Christmas is Where You Find It, December 19, 1949
Technical Hitch, January 31, 1950
Cruel to be Kind, July 18, 1950
The Haregull, October 3, 1950
Ring O' Ruses, December 12, 1950
Bacon and Cabbage, January 23, 1951
Gone Forever, April 11, 1951
Photo Finish, September 11, 1951
Wishful Shrinking, November 19, 1951
Load of Dynamite, March 3, 1952
One for the Road, May 7, 1952
Down the Drain, July 8, 1952
Just an Old Fiddle, August 18, 1952
Turn of the Wheel, September 30, 1952
Every Dog..., November 13, 1952
Ten Minutes of Heaven, April 8, 1953
Late Arrival, May 19, 1953
A Song with a Scythe, July 20, 1953
Mother's Night, September 23, 1953
Broken Silence, January 6, 1954
The Milk of Human Blindness, March 8, 1954
Spring Meeting, May 10, 1954
The Young in Limb, July 30, 1954
Happy Birthday, September 24, 1954
A Night at the Manor, November 19, 1954
The Hard Truth, May 19, 1955
Last-Minute Tip, August 23, 1955
Made to Measure, November 3, 1955
Just the Job, February 6, 1956
The Odd Ha'penny, April 27, 1956
The Well-Off Kid, July 10, 1956
In Front of the Man, August 22, 1956
Case History, November 12, 1956
Not a Penny Less!, January 7, 1957

Naylor, Leonard E. (1904- )
Quite an Accident, December 18, 1935
Up the Garden Path, June 30, 1937
The Hair and the Tortoise, October 16, 1937

Naylor, Marion
All These Years, March 1, 1973
Dangerous Thing, March 5, 1974

Neighbour, Rhona M.
Waiting for Mr. Right, September 6, 1973
Nude With Knitting, July 1, 1974

Neill-Hall, Rachel M.
Was Death in the Cards?, November 29, 1974
Such a Friendly City, December 19, 1979

Neilson, M. H. M.  pseudonym of Julia Marguerite Hunter Machee Neilson Tompkins (1909- )
A Blessing in Disguise..., November 2, 1976

Neish, Mrs.
The Rose of Love, June 23, 1915

Neish, R.
The Eternal Feminine, March 3, 1900
Kicking Over the Traces, April 9, 1900

Nelson, Bernard
Ineffable Bliss, June 27, 1935

Nelson, Gill
A Safe Place, January 4, 1971

Nelson, Leslie
The Berserk Barber, December 14, 1938
Sapphire from the Sea, March 8, 1939
The Lady and the Mug, May 17, 1939
His Own Medicine, August 17, 1939
"Or Else...," January 25, 1940

Nelson, Michael
Shoes and Pearls, May 31, 1956
Unfair Shares, June 12, 1956
Cyclamen Party, July 3, 1956
Our Poet, September 7, 1956
Fish or Sausage?, May 18, 1957
He Couldn't Kill Twice, September 11, 1958
Spoken in Jest, September 16, 1958

Nesbitt, T. W.
Murder Mouse, December 8, 1954

Neville, Derek (1911- )
The Ghost who Stripped for Harry, January 29, 1975
When the Birds Sang at Mick's, May 16, 1975

Neville, Pamela
One Up to Baby, November 12, 1964
Pilot Missing, July 23, 1968
A Man Afraid, March 19, 1973

Neville, Philip  pseudonym of Philip Neville Walker Taylor (1903-1964)
Silver, Claret and Gold, May 23, 1935
Safe as the Bank!, August 12, 1935
Whose Dog at the Mandevilles?, December 14, 1935
Lone Pine Cottage, April 16, 1936
Fatal Reflex, July 30, 1936
He Scowled Alone, February 10, 1937
The Doh in the Doughnut, September 22, 1937
Hands into the Future, February 21, 1938
Fate Was Fast, April 23, 1938
Return Ticket to Routine, May 11, 1938
Come Back, Paula, August 30, 1938
The Very Man for the Part, November 9, 1938
Wise Old Cottage, December 5, 1938
Anything to Oblige, December 13, 1938
Home-Coming, April 8, 1939
The Love Bug, May 16, 1939
Miss Cuckoo, June 28, 1939
He Couldn't Lie to Susie, September 16, 1939
He Brought Her Violets, December 29, 1939
Scrap on Paper, January 27, 1940
Scene 3 Take 2, February 6, 1940
No More Goodbyes, April 20, 1940
So Much Good, May 2, 1940
T and M Initial Error, August 7, 1940
Every Night at Six, October 2, 1940
Flowers by Request, November 18, 1940
Laughter is so Catching, December 11, 1940
Flyaway Cottage, January 20, 1941
Wish it to the Bees, March 6, 1941
"In Reply to Yours...," April 29, 1941
Happy Ending for Juliet, May 14, 1941
My Niece, I Regret to Say, May 23, 1941
"Cycleology" - said Penelope Ann, June 20, 1941
The Horribles, July 10, 1941
A Present from Uncle, August 27, 1941
Take a Letter, September 30, 1941
Penelope Ann in Charge, October 14, 1941
The Polly-Things, December 23, 1941
Bill for Uncle Too..., January 22, 1942
"Take Her Arm, Sir," February 3, 1942
A Lesson from Uncle, March 10, 1942
At the Top of the Rope, April 13, 1942
Calling Uncle's Bluff, May 18, 1942
Fair Deal, June 19, 1942
Early to Rise..., June 29, 1942
Helping Uncle On, July 21, 1942
The House Next Door, August 5, 1942
Early to Rise, September 1, 1942
Pay-off, October 13, 1942
Uncle Bails Out, November 5, 1942
Sold - a Pirate, November 30, 1942
Revenge is Sour, February 3, 1943
All's Fair, February 16, 1943
P.A. and "Percy Cassidy," March 2, 1943
Date for Three, March 13, 1943
Tales out of School, April 14, 1943
Catching Sally's Eye, April 24, 1943
A Little "Spud" Work, May 7, 1943
Easy to Draw, June 15, 1943
Lost, Stolen, or P.A.'d, July 1, 1943
Snappy Work, July 28, 1943
Apple Turnover, August 17, 1943
Shocking P.A., September 13, 1943
Help from P.A., October 12, 1943
No Wonder I'm Bitter, November 2, 1943
Blackberry Fool, September 27, 1944
Now Uncle's Stony, October 11, 1944
P.A. - Showman, November 15, 1944
Pump and Kin, January 4, 1945
Fishing Trouble, January 23, 1945
P.A. Takes Her Queue, February 22, 1945
P.A. Artist, March 6, 1945
Clockwork, April 2, 1945
1d. for P.A.'s Thoughts, May 28, 1945
Pass the Salt, June 8, 1945
Roll, Bowl, or Pitch, June 20, 1945
Happily Married, July 3, 1945
P.A. at the Helm, July 16, 1945
Silver Pairs, August 4, 1945
P.A. Always Wins, August 29, 1945
Pass Word, September 27, 1945
P.A. Makes Her Mark, October 8, 1945
Apple Ruse, October 25, 1945
P.A. has a Word for It, December 5, 1945
Easy for P.A., December 31, 1945
Wishing Well, February 11, 1946
P.A. Goes Eastern, March 7, 1946
P.A. Goes Eccentric, April 24, 1946
From the Horse's Mouth, May 17, 1946
Miss P.A. Turpin, June 5, 1946
No Maybe About P.A., June 24, 1946
Outlook Unsettled, August 9, 1946
So Do Chameleons, August 21, 1946
Artistic Work, September 4, 1946
Uncle Pays, September 30, 1946
P.A. - Sleuth, October 28, 1946
Turn-Table, November 15, 1946
P.A. Beats the Band, December 2, 1946
Ace for Auntie, January 1, 1947
Uncle: 21: Out, February 6, 1947
Watch Out, February 24, 1947
P.A. Makes History, March 26, 1947
All the Answers, April 21, 1947
Art for Uncle, May 26, 1947
News Belle, July 2, 1947
P.A. Laurie, July 24, 1947
Queen of the Castle, September 5, 1947
Insight, October 23, 1947
Mother's Help, November 27, 1947
Break for Uncle, December 17, 1947
What Was That Word Again?, January 14, 1948
P.A. Strikes Oil, February 5, 1948
P.A. Prophet, February 25, 1948
Sweets to the Sweet, March 31, 1948
No Telling, April 29, 1948
P.A. Scores, June 15, 1948
A Word to P.A., July 8, 1948
Swallow This, August 9, 1948
P.A. Has Ideas, September 2, 1948
Play Fair, P.A., October 11, 1948
Pass the Salt, November 25, 1948
Here Lies My Love, December 20, 1948
Always a Snag, January 17, 1949
Sharp Card, February 17, 1949
Daddy's Always Right, March 28, 1949
It Would Be, May 2, 1949
Little Mother, June 2, 1949
What Do You Take Me For?, June 29, 1949
P.A. Wins by a Head, August 11, 1949
Over the Weir, September 13, 1949
P.A. Goes to Work, October 28, 1949
Blowwhistle, February 16, 1950
Don't Mention It, April 1, 1950
Up the Garden Path, June 2, 1950
Any to Come, December 20, 1950
Heads!, February 8, 1951
Sweet Maid, April 10, 1951
Joker, May 28, 1951
Snap Vote, July 26, 1951
Pound Day, October 2, 1951
Note the Name, November 15, 1951
O.K., P.A., January 8, 1952
Proved Wrong, March 26, 1952
Stage Struck, May 22, 1952
Not Seeing is Believing, June 28, 1952
Self-Portrait, July 18, 1952
Three Days With Uncle, August 23, 1952
Odds on Art, November 6, 1953
A Sprat for P.A., January 18, 1954
Forget it, Sir!, February 9, 1954
Surplus Men, Take Note, March 10, 1954
Fond Illusion, May 3, 1954
P.A. and Arty Fiss, January 7, 1955
Thank You, P.A., February 15, 1955
Leave it to P.A., May 12, 1955
P.A. and the London Suckers, July 4, 1955
Dogged does it, P.A., September 2, 1955
P.A. Wins by a Head, November 30, 1955
Poetic Justice, P.A., January 6, 1956
The Feminist, August 11, 1956
A for Ambiguous, September 6, 1956
Bad Egg, January 3, 1957
Never Leave Me, February 27, 1957
As Now Worn, April 16, 1957
Up the Kitchen Path, January 25, 1958
If You Own a Horse, February 16, 1959
A Girl, a Man, a Hat, March 6, 1959
Last One to Call, October 27, 1959
Be Seeing You?, January 27, 1960
The Day My Wife Disappeared, April 6, 1960
Fair Game, May 3, 1960
Man from Paris, August 31, 1960
Women Always Fool You, September 6, 1960
Roped and Thrown, September 29, 1960
Romantic Touch, November 12, 1960
Informer, December 7, 1960
Late Date, January 13, 1961
Queue for Laughs, February 4, 1961
They're Funny That Way, March 30, 1961
Double Take, April 25, 1961
No Telling, July 8, 1961
Push Around, August 28, 1961
Boulogney, September 23, 1961
To-morrow, at Nine, November 16, 1961
Wanted Again, January 11, 1962
Happy Birthday, March 9, 1962
Jacket in a Tree, May 8, 1962
Just Like Men, June 7, 1962
Change for a Fiver, August 15, 1962
Built-in Ghost, December 11, 1962
To Fix the Day, September 10, 1962
Katie and the Dough, January 18, 1963
Party Spirit, April 10, 1963
Dog's Dinner, September 7, 1963
Date with Diamonds, October 11, 1963
No Friend of the Bride, December 14, 1963
Murder Gives a Party, February 13, 1964
Cut Down to Size, April 18, 1964
With Blood on his Shirt, June 29, 1964
The Steps on the Stairs, August 10, 1964
The Name's Familiar, November 30, 1964
Pointed Request, March 6, 1965
A Pound on Trust, May 3, 1965
The P.C. and the Redhead, February 26, 1969

Newbery, Jean
Sting of the Scorpion, March 8, 1979

Newfarm, Val
The Hero Who Cared About Railways, October 2, 1975

Newling, Elizabeth
The Blind, October 17, 1953

Newman, Alick
A Crash-Course in Covering-up, November 18, 1977

Newman, Bernard (1897-1968)
On Trust, December 15, 1962
To Hide the Idea, March 17, 1966

Newman, Elinor
George Economises, December 2, 1931

Newmark, Russ
Home for Keeps...or Busk, February 7, 1979

Newton, Douglas (1884-1951)
Mr. Cuckoo - Home from Home, May 30, 1936
Midshipman's Moment, September 21, 1938
Monkey Man, October 14, 1938
Monkey Talk, May 10, 1939
Five Blind Beggars, June 6, 1939
Saving Quarrel, August 21, 1939
Bell and Black Gown, October 5, 1939
Too Brave to Love, March 16, 1940
The Hollow Bear, May 15, 1940
The Six Know-Alls, June 25, 1940
The Magic Detector, August 5, 1940
Sea-Change, November 11, 1940
The Clue was Skin-Deep, November 23, 1940
A Little Learning..., March 23, 1942
In the Queue, September 21, 1942
The Champ-Breaker, March 10, 1943
Top-Notcher, June 18, 1943
Terror Punch, September 15, 1943
None but the Fair, October 7, 1943
Handsome Is..., January 17, 1944

Newton, K. E.
Cheque-Mate, June 1, 1940

Newton, M.
Butterfly-Dancer, August 14, 1937

Nicholl, Theodore
Stampede, June 5, 1934

Nichols, Jack P.
A Veteran Armed with Memories, June 28, 1977
Then Kew Very Much!, December 30, 1977
The Day I Met Miss Happiness, May 4, 1978 (as by J. P. Nichols)
An Explosive Meeting, August 13, 1979
The Sailor who Never went to Sea, October 5, 1979
A Thief in Deep Water, January 22, 1980

Nickels, Sylvie
Medal for George, July 6, 1950
Made Easy for Him, October 4, 1950

Nickson, Arthur
Border Law, February 13, 1962

Nieto, Luis
A Blow for Family Traditions, December 12, 1977
The Writer Vanishes..., March 13, 1978

Nisbet, Hume (1849-1923)
His Revenge: A Tale of the Transvaal, January 7, 1896
The Flag of Truce - A Transvaal Dream, January 17, 1896
The Vampire Maid, June 11, 1987

Niven, Peter
Warning Vision, July 26, 1949
Private Beach, February 15, 1950

Nixon, Iris
A Man About to Die, July 2, 1936
Seeing Through It, September 17, 1949
Even This May Happen, April 26, 1950
Lifesavers, February 26, 1951
Ends of Justice, August 23, 1951
See-Saw, July 6, 1953
Always Look Thrice, January 9, 1954
The Pearl Choker, July 7, 1956

Noakes, Donald
The Arms of Durga, December 16, 1959
Read to me, Daddy, January 11, 1960
Dagger Drawn, February 16, 1960
Scream for Help, July 18, 1960
Winkle-Picked, March 22, 1961
Night of the Keng Hwah, October 27, 1961
Telephone Bells, April 20, 1962
Sun Over Ceylon, July 28, 1962
Crime on the Cheap, September 1, 1962
Bamboo for Guilt, December 27, 1962
Man from Malaya, April 9, 1963
No Telling, July 25, 1963
Brandy Snap, December 16, 1963
Ancient Magic, January 14, 1964
Chop Soon, February 26, 1964
Girl Without a Past, October 8, 1965
Get Your Dates Right, February 15, 1966
Spy on Toast, August 23, 1967
Power Flower, September 18, 1967
The Cobra's Head, October 19, 1967
Cool Down, January 24, 1968
Breath of Suspicion, March 14, 1968
Fickle Jade, July 24, 1968
Bingo in Berlin, August 14, 1968
The Ribbon of Time, January 3, 1969
The Right Friend, June 17, 1969
Bottled Up!, December 13, 1969
Diamond Jubilee, February 11, 1970
In Camera, May 23, 1970
The Truth, July 16, 1970
Too Clever By Half, October 16, 1970
Losing Game, February 12, 1971
Country Crime, June 19, 1971
The Hanging Web, September 24, 1971
The Ship, February 24, 1972
Checkmate, May 12, 1972
Nemton Grove, September 7, 1972
A Dog's Life, August 13, 1973
Pronounced Success, March 9, 1974
Wish You Were Here, June 22, 1974
How Spider was Caught on the Fly, February 20, 1975
Lottie's Ice Cool Killer, May 16, 1979

Noel, Angela
Second Strike, August 22, 1968
Manhunt! The Twins Get Going, November 24, 1976

Noel, Diana
Quick Way Out, November 7, 1968

Nolan of Castlenock
The White Handkerchief, April 30, 1901

Norman, F. Haig
The Man Who Made the World Look Foolish, July 26, 1978 (runner-up in the Evening News Short Story Contest)

Norman, John
First Day, May 13, 1935

Norris, Charles G. (1881-1945)
The Perfect Husband, November 7, 1922 (part of the series of "Married Life" stories)

North, Eileen
Flowers for Mum, April 2, 1960

North, Gil  pseudonym of Geoffrey Horne (1916- )
Sergeant Cluff: All in the Family, February 7, 1966
Sergeant Cluff: Well Provided For, February 8, 1966
Sergeant Cluff: Too Obvious to be True, February 9, 1966
Sergeant Cluff: It Could be Blood, February 10, 1966
Sergeant Cluff: Her Word Against His, February 11, 1966
Sergeant Cluff: The Moorlanders, February 12, 1966

Notley, John (1911- )
Success Story, December 5, 1968
The Mistake Makers, April 23, 1969
A Double Life, August 29, 1969
Prehistoric Weapon, August 17, 1970
The Last Laugh, September 7, 1971
A Nightmare, June 11, 1973
Information Received, September 7, 1973
Winter Holiday, February 14, 1974
The Salesman, May 24, 1974
Malcolm's Message, August 27, 1974
A Simple Matter of Profit...and Loss, September 20, 1977
A Tender Betrayal, February 27, 1978
Murder by Numbers, August 8, 1978
Saved...by the Last Post, January 9, 1979
As Widows go to War..., July 26, 1979
The Language of Love, March 10, 1980
That Special Something, August 28, 1980

 

 

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