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R., E.
The Big Push, October 7, 1918

Race, Steve
Rest for Hannah, June 30, 1961

Radcliffe, Garnett (1899- )
The Sheep-Killer, January 30, 1936
The Cup of Innocents, June 13, 1938
Over the Fence, August 19, 1938
Not in the Catalogue, September 10, 1938
D'You Think I'd Beat Him?, May 25, 1939

Radcliffe C.M.G., Vice-Admiral S. H.
Dusty Miller A.B., August 2, 1934

Radford, Ken
Dream Girl..., January 27, 1978

Rae, Harold
Staggering!, August 1, 1935

Railton, Douglas
The Sell-Out, July 14, 1961
There's Got to be a Catch, October 25, 1961
If You Can Keep Your Head, August 6, 1962
Clowns Last Laugh, March 1, 1963
Black Roses, June 14, 1963
At the Blue Dog, August 10, 1963
Beautiful Road, September 14, 1963
Exit West, October 8, 1963
Saint and Sinner, January 27, 1970
Caesar's Wine, November 24, 1970
A Simple Suggestion, November 4, 1971
Man Who Liked Horses, March 8, 1972
The Bear, July 18, 1972
Golden Grapes, September 28, 1972
From Private Gusik, June 1, 1973
Bad Medicine, September 12, 1973
The Hurricane, December 27, 1973
Night Shift, April 6, 1974
Moving Day, July 4, 1974
For the Sake of the Family Honour.., February 25, 1975
How Ubaldo Cleaned up at Sloppy Joe's, May 28, 1975
The Wolf at the Door, January 9, 1976
A Sting in the Tail of Harry's Summer, August 18, 1976
How Joey Stuck to the Sweet Life, January 26, 1977
Sammy Makes his Dash for Freedom, April 12, 1977
When it's no Sale for Love, July 22, 1977
Never Bet on a Full Tum!, November 22, 1977
It isn't Just the Money..., February 28, 1978
An Old Mill by the Stream..., August 17, 1978
Queen of Diamonds, October 4, 1978
A Traitor's Silver, February 8, 1979
The Last Bullfight, June 22, 1979
The Fool's Errand was a Labour of Love, August 31, 1979
Fooled by the Ties that Bind, February 8, 1980
The Spoils of Wartime, April 2, 1980

Raine, David
City of Flowers, May 7, 1969
Unwanted Wife, September 15, 1969
Algerian Waif, December 8, 1969
Trucker's Moll, May 25, 1972
A Million? Easy..You Just Send Off These Letters, March 15, 1977

Raine, George
The Unwelcome Client, August 25, 1900

Randall, Anthony S.
Sixpence in the Bottle, May 15, 1961

Randell, Wilfrid L. (1874- )
The Elusive Half-Sovereign, September 10, 1915 (as by Wilfrid L. Randall)
The Elms, January 21, 1919
Haircraft, January 27, 1919

Randolph, Rexina
What a Lady Like Her Did in a Place Like This, November 14, 1977

Rann, Frank
Swim Well, March 26, 1934

Ratcliffe, David
The Catch, May 8, 1974

Rawlings, Martin
Just a Girl From Back Home, January 29, 1976

Rawson, Geoffrey
Shere Ali Comes Home, July 1, 1936

Ray, Ted (1905-1977)
Double Feature, April 27, 1963

Raymond, Alan
Caveman Missing, June 10, 1941
'Come You Home...', May 17, 1945
Gardener's Glory, July 5, 1945
Friend Vampire, October 13, 1945
Hushed Are My Weeds, November 21, 1945
Sweet Cottage, December 24, 1945
Forgotten Melody, January 5, 1946
Evil is my Eye, January 19, 1946
Foot-Loose, April 27, 1946
Salmon and Smash, May 30, 1946
Bearding the Lion, September 2, 1946

Raymond, Allen
When Maidens Dance, August 9, 1935

Reed, Clifford C.
Curtain Call, January 25, 1972
Formula for Success, April 17, 1972
A Welcome Home for the Man who was Nobody, January 4, 1977
Georgia, Ace in a Two-Way Mirror..., March 18, 1977
Perfect Sunday, March 17, 1978
Wrong Side of the Law, October 25, 1978
The Night Tom Ended His Hunt, February 12, 1979
French with Tears, February 4, 1980
The Cat That Walks Alone, June 4, 1980

Reed, Edmund L.
Bird-Haunts, July 17, 1946
Voice Test, January 29, 1949

Reed, Olwen
When Red Means Go..., March 27, 1975

Rees, Barbara
Huff and Puff and Blow Your House Down, April 26, 1977

Rees, Richard
A High Note in the Pit of Death, October 16, 1979

Reid, C. Lestock (1888- )
The Grey Mare, February 24, 1934

Reid, Heather S.
The Face in the Mirror - and Reflections on a Marriage, June 30, 1977

Rendell, Ruth (1930- )
The New Girl Friend, September 24, 1987
The Fall of a Coin, October 30, 1987

Rendle, Leslie R.
The Tin Box, August 6, 1935

Renwick, John
Gold is Where You Find it, August 13, 1968 (as by Jon Renwick)
Mallory's Treasure, December 21, 1968
Escape to Nowhere, January 6, 1969
The Emperor's Man, February 6, 1969
Old Man Chamberlain, June 24, 1969
The Casket, February 14, 1970
The Old One, April 29, 1970
To Catch a Fly, July 17, 1970
Dummy Run, October 7, 1970
Dangerous Currents, December 11, 1970
Satan's Left Hand, March 26, 1971
One Touch of Moonlight, June 11, 1971
Eye for the Job, August 18, 1971
Written in the Stars, December 13, 1971
Old Thunder, March 23, 1972
Stake from Satan, September 5, 1972
Pay Time, January 4, 1973
Sink or Swim, May 8, 1973
Bon Voyage, Henry, July 13, 1973
Poor Girl, February 16, 1974
The Night the Lights Went Out, November 11, 1974
A Big, Fat Glittering Prize.., October 29, 1976
Frozen by that Mad Laughter, March 24, 1977
Tread Warily Partner - Greed is a Killer, August 23, 1977
For the Love of Darling Mabel..., December 8, 1977
VIP Target...Price 5,000, August 15, 1978
Benny's Lunatic Line-up, April 30, 1979
Just Milady's Gardener?, August 8, 1979
You Pay Your Money and You Takes Your Choice, April 28, 1980
Key to a Dead Man's Secret, July 29, 1980

Reydon, Patrick
Road Closed, April 26, 1974

Reynolds, Art
Badger Game, March 18, 1970

Reyton, Mark
The Telephone Game, June 23, 1938

Richards, Frank  pseudonym of Charles Harold St. John Hamilton (1876-1961)
Courage - of a Kind, November 6, 1937

Richards, John
Love Gained...Love Lost, October 19, 1978

Richards, Marjorie
Medicine Mary, December 17, 1936
The Lonely Child, June 18, 1937
Tell me the Truth, July 6, 1937

Richards, Morley
The Patriotic Bore, May 13, 1964

Richards, P. W.
The Messenger, May 22, 1972

Richards, W. E.
Our Mutual Friend, August 15, 1929

Richardson, Sir Ralph (1902-1983)
Lucky Tikki, January 3, 1961
Two Passports, April 6, 1962

Richman, Harry
On the Shady Side, June 28, 1960

Riddings, Christopher
Opus Posthumous, August 28, 1971

Ridgway, Alfred (1912- )
I Was a Ghost, March 8, 1945
Left Alone, April 1, 1948
Floating Fiver, December 10, 1951
Two Kinds of a Fool, September 5, 1953
Trixie and the Burglars, February 16, 1955

Ridgway, Athelstan
Time and the Bottle, September 2, 1970
One Ghost to Another, February 13, 1971
Sound as a Bell, December 22, 1971
Strawberry Ale, December 19, 1972
A Rum Dream, August 11, 1973

Ridgway, Wilfred C.
The Secret Hall-Mark, January 13, 1936

Riley, Norman
Peter Puts Himself on the Spot.., February 4, 1977

Ringo, Johnny
Death From on High, March 7, 1969

Ringwood, Andrew
Pale Imitation, March 7, 1944
Art for Art's Sake, April 14, 1944
Bee Line, July 26, 1944

Riseman, Freda
The Day that Anna Went Home, August 27, 1975

Risk, Bob
Unsuitable, April 23, 1973

Ritchie, Will
Gelly Baby, March 29, 1960

River, Charles
Perfect Cad, February 13, 1952
Clocking In, July 23, 1952
Funny Famous, December 31, 1956

Robbins, John
One for the Book, April 28, 1956
On Time, August 28, 1956
The Man in the Middle Bed, January 1, 1959
Play Safe, November 27, 1959
When a Spy Gambles with Fate, October 9, 1975

Roberts, Brett
Everything Taped, May 5, 1969
Spit at a Toad, November 14, 1969
Two Days in Yaquita, April 23, 1971
Rockery Shock, August 13, 1971
Fat Cat, May 3, 1973
What's in a Lot.., May 7, 1974
You Hit the Right Note, Lover Boy..., April 25, 1977
A First-Class Way of Taking a Texan for a Ride..., November 11, 1977
The Psychic Spinner, June 9, 1980

Roberts, Hal P.
The Blood Relation, March 30, 1971

Roberts, Kate (1891-1985)
Family, August 25, 1948 (translated from the Welsh by Wyn Griffith)
Imagining Things, March 23, 1949 (translated from the Welsh by Wyn Griffith)

Roberts, Lionel
Also Ran, March 8, 1935
Outlawed, March 20, 1935

Roberts, Mark
The Pyramid, January 27, 1966

Roberts, Nina
River Rat..., April 13, 1937
And That Caps Everything, August 4, 1937
So Do Men Dream, November 25, 1937
Second Fiddle, July 9, 1938
No Return for Serena, December 2, 1940

Roberts, Pauline
A Pickpocket's Fatal Mistake, January 30, 1976

Robertshaw, Denis
Money Sense, July 24, 1948

Robertshaw, J. D.
The Last Word, July 14, 1945

Robertson, C. Harcourt
Introducing Pilkinsop - Receptionist, July 11, 1936
An Now Pilkinsop - Diplomat, July 20, 1936
Pilkinsop Goes on Tour, August 8, 1936
The Bottling of the Boh, August 22, 1936
Pilkinsop's Procession, September 5, 1936
Pilkinsop's Oriental Justice, September 19, 1936
An Office to Let..., October 3, 1936
To the Merciful, October 26, 1954
Jungle Fortune, October 10, 1955

Robertson, Colin (1906-1980)
Sitting on the Fence, March 25, 1940
One-Track Mind, November 8, 1940
Key Solution, December 24, 1940
Paper Slip, March 21, 1956
First Assignment, April 24, 1956
But Slim Enough, June 28, 1956
Information Received, July 13, 1956
Flowery Path, July 28, 1956
Time to Kill, November 8, 1956
Timed and Dated, February 9, 1957
Cold Comfort, May 22, 1957
Sound Proof, October 7, 1958
Hot Air, October 31, 1959
Penny Plain, November 12, 1959
Gun Point, January 22, 1960
All Moonshine, April 28, 1960
Side Slip, June 25, 1960
Guilty Level, July 29, 1960
Lip Service, October 21, 1960
Safe Bet, January 18, 1961
Smoking Hot, March 1, 1961
False Scent, April 5, 1961
Split Proof, May 8, 1961
Money for Memory, July 19, 1961
The Clue Moved, November 8, 1961
Sitting Duck, December 4, 1961
Dark Interlude, January 24, 1962
Heel and Toe, May 26, 1962
Child's Play, July 30, 1962
Beyond the Edge, September 5, 1962
Forgetful Killer, November 13, 1962
Dead on Time, April 20, 1963
Channel Double Cross, November 30, 1963
Style of his Own, June 4, 1964
Your Van Was Seen Parked Outside, July 17, 1964
Slip Knot, November 4, 1964
At his Fingertips, May 5, 1965
The Killer Knew His Stuff, January 13, 1966
Alone in a Balloon, March 19, 1966

Robertson, David
Family Likeness, November 6, 1946
The Twins, December 11, 1946

Robertson, Wilfrid (1892- )
The Wound of the Lion, November 8, 1935
Crocodile's Tears, March 16, 1938
Decoy of the Gods, September 2, 1938
Horse of the Spirits, November 26, 1938
The Way of an Uncle, October 14, 1939
Cat's Cradle, March 25, 1941
The Spell-Binder, April 8, 1941
Guaranteed Genuine, June 13, 1941
Power of the Tongue, July 8, 1941
Goblin Gold, July 29, 1941
Something for the Road, November 27, 1941
Quite in Order, December 9, 1941
Set a Thief..., January 28, 1942
Plaster Crook, March 9, 1942
Asking For It, August 26, 1942
Too Light-Fingered, October 5, 1942
One Lie to the Good, November 11, 1942
White Man's Tricks, December 15, 1942
Tin Tactics, January 20, 1943
Black Market, February 6, 1943
Price Cuts, March 18, 1943
Cave Man, July 21, 1943
Hidden Talents, August 3, 1943
Booty, August 19, 1943
Witch Lion, September 1, 1943
Vital Spark, October 18, 1943
Bats in the Belfry, November 3, 1943
Gold-Rushed, November 23, 1943
Pay As You Go, December 14, 1943
Mantrap, January 19, 1944
Danger Thread, February 3, 1944
Magnetic Gold, March 27, 1944
Money Talks, April 13, 1944
Bird-Watcher, June 9, 1944
Well of Truth, July 17, 1944
Turn and Turn About, August 23, 1944
Lame Affair, September 7, 1944
Quite on the Cards, September 18, 1944
Hard Tack, November 13, 1944
Fit for the Job, November 24, 1944
Bee-Ware, April 13, 1945
Shilling Shocker, July 11, 1945
All the Clues, August 25, 1945
Not in the Picture, November 22, 1945
Treacle Trail, December 14, 1945
Wood Craft, July 5, 1947

Robey, George  pseudonym of George Edward Wade (1869-1954)
The Soul of Jawpers, September 1, 1949
Power of Thought, October 12, 1949
Moonshiner, November 24, 1949
Watch Glass, December 14, 1949
Plain Magic, January 14, 1950
Not in the Picture, March 2, 1950
The Flying Saucer, April 24, 1950
Otherwise Weather-Wise, September 2, 1950
Fire Down Below, November 3, 1950
Shine and Rise, November 20, 1950
Lighter than Air, January 1, 1951
Other Side Up, February 5, 1951
Ordeal by Fire, February 24, 1951
Post Haste, April 30, 1951
Past Tense, June 26, 1951
Growing Boy, November 8, 1951
In the Red, March 8, 1952
Melody Malady, June 21, 1952
Deuce of a Dowse, August 29, 1952
Crystal Clear, October 2, 1952
Slow Notion, November 15, 1952
Completely Stuck, April 25, 1953
Nautical Sweet, March 5, 1954 (as by Sir George Robey, C.B.E.)
Fallen Man, July 23, 1954 (as by Sir George Robey, C.B.E.)
Museum Piece, August 10, 1954 (as by Sir George Robey, C.B.E.)

Robinson, A.
Those Wedding Nerves..., June 21, 1976

Robinson, Cardew (1917-1992)
Outnumbered, July 2, 1956
The Joke, September 4, 1956
The Man who was Butterfingers, March 3, 1959
By Three, October 28, 1959
Hand Out, January 15, 1960
Top of the Bill, March 1, 1960
Top for Looks, March 23, 1961
Tough on Wuffles, April 4, 1961
Redskin Crazy, July 25, 1961
Bit Part for Santa, December 23, 1961
Betting Slip, March 31, 1962
Lucky for Joe, May 3, 1962
Far, Far Better Thing, October 12, 1962
Pot Luck, January 9, 1963
Arrow Proof, February 20, 1963
Chief Leg-Pull, August 5, 1963
To See Ourselves, August 31, 1967
Who Killed the Poet?, November 16, 1967
The Deserter, January 2, 1968
Candy From a Baby, January 8, 1969
The Attack, March 5, 1969
Bad Digs for Billy, August 14, 1969
Day Out, October 2, 1970
Face is Familiar, July 22, 1972
Just the Ticket, March 7, 1973
Perchance to Dream, December 8, 1973
Company Requested, May 20, 1974
In Fortune's Footsteps, July 13, 1976
Nicked...by a Touch of Verbals, June 22, 1978

Robinson, Jeffrey (1945- )
When Murder's Just an Each-Way Bet, May 20, 1976
Vintage Magic...Bottled by Chateau Xanadu, August 27, 1976
In the Wake of Paddy's Bright Idea, January 11, 1977
The Hero Nobody Remembered, July 5, 1977
The Bitter Sweet Taste of Oatmeal, October 6, 1977
Free-Falling Fortune, January 30, 1978

Robinson, John
Message From a Friend..it's Time to Go, March 4, 1977
It had to be an Inside Job, July 28, 1977
Say-it-Again Sam Just Couldn't Stand Still, January 13, 1978
And the Band Played on..., April 7, 1978
Just a Nasty Little Brat, September 21, 1978
The Love That Could Not Die..., March 29, 1979
An Artful Love Affair, November 27, 1979
The Man Who Lived by the Letter!, April 10, 1980

Robinson, Martha
Black IS Beautiful, March 7, 1978

Robinson, Phil (1847-1902)
The Man-Eating Tree, July 17, 1987

Robinson, Phyllis
Manhunter with a Score to Settle, May 19, 1976
Always Heed the Gipsy's Warning.., August 19, 1976
When There's no Time Left for Carping, February 17, 1977
Old-Time Cycling? It's the Wheel Thing, October 5, 1977

Roddy, Norma
The Smile, September 4, 1972

Rodway, John
Pluto's Policeman, January 26, 1970
Albert Alone, June 9, 1970

Rolf, John
The Sacristan of Sainte Marie, October 19, 1934
Solitude, January 19, 1937

Ronald, James (1905- )
The Mountain of Gold, April 2, 1964

Rook, Clarence (1862-1915)
The Captain's Bridge, November 30, 1903

Roose, Adam
End of a Blackmailer, May 7, 1953
Selling Plate, August 6, 1954

Rose, Barry
Unhappy Traveller, March 14, 1951

Rose, E. G.
Minor Detail, April 20, 1974

Rose, Laurence
Double Crossed by a Girl's Best Friend, September 9, 1977

Ross, Crispin
Hunger and Love, August 28, 1934
Old Warrior Meets His Son, January 31, 1935
Passions of the Wild, February 22, 1935
The She-Devil, December 10, 1935
Rievers' Corrie, November 11, 1936
Outlawed, June 16, 1937

Ross, Dan  pseudonym of William Edward Daniel Ross (1912-1995)
Goblet of Chance, March 30, 1959 (written with Charlotte Ross)
Angry Enough to Talk, October 16, 1961
Choice of Roads, December 22, 1961
Verdict Delayed, January 23, 1962
Don't Interfere, October 26, 1962
Gift of Birthdays, May 16, 1963
Two-Time Wedding, August 13, 1963
Office Charmer, June 17, 1964
The Horses of Tang, August 25, 1964
He Stayed On, September 23, 1964
We Have no Secrets, January 1, 1965
Lots of Room, May 20, 1965
Cup Beyond Price, September 16, 1965
Front of a Large Safe, April 5, 1966
The Second Buddha, July 5, 1966
Waiting for Three, September 6, 1967
The Door Was Ajar, January 4, 1968
Man Overboard, August 5, 1968
On the Mountain, October 18, 1968
Trophies in Waiting, November 1, 1968
Murder in my Mind, May 26, 1969

Ross, Jonathan  pseudonym of John Rossiter (1916- )
The Lady Killer's Last Date, August 7, 1979

Rosset, Edward Richard
Hot South Wind, January 9, 1973
Tragic Error, July 7, 1973 (as by Edward R. Rosset)

Rostron, Bryan
Shut up and Eat your Spaghetti!, June 19, 1975

Rostron, Rosemary
Tender is the Meeting with a Naked Girl, May 6, 1980

Roth, Peter
Business Method, November 27, 1973
How to Succeed with a Woman, July 28, 1975

Rothwell, Hilda
Knight on Wheels, March 17, 1970
Taking the Biscuit, March 22, 1972
Thunder Smoke, June 7, 1972

Routledge, Carl
Windfall, November 1, 1950

Rowe, J. B.
Cracking Point, August 1, 1934

Rowe, Tony
Creeping Shadows, November 22, 1933
The Druid's Walk, January 13, 1934
Puppets, May 19, 1934
The Marriage Knot, June 25, 1934
In the Street of Little Fields, September 29, 1934
Chivalry, February 19, 1935
While Sheperds Watched..., December 20, 1935

Rowland, Tom
Present Tense, Past Imperfect, February 28, 1980

Rowley, H. V.
Care to Bet?, March 12, 1960
The Carpet Bagger, September 23, 1963

Roy, Michael
Pin Head, December 16, 1960
Friend Indeed, January 28, 1961

Royal, Herb
Bright Dawn, May 30, 1973

Royle, John
The Devil Reforms, March 19, 1974
The Fosseway, July 19, 1974

Runyon, Damon (1884-1946)
The Lily of Saint Pierre, August 7, 1987

Russell, Ernest
Getting Their Just Rewards, June 25, 1980

Russell, Hugh
Uncle Mathew's Bequest, October 6, 1970
Ouija Board, January 18, 1971
The Photograph, March 9, 1971
The Immortal, March 29, 1971
Late Home, July 30, 1971
Planning Ahead, December 14, 1971
Father's Approval, June 19, 1972

Russell, Ruth
Poor..But in the Market for Love, September 12, 1977

Ruthyn, John
Law of the Sea, December 20, 1963
Man in the Sea, January 13, 1964
Sean's Last Punch, October 8, 1964

Rutt, Edwin
Switch-Over, July 8, 1940

Ryde, Mary
Tuesday Night, February 3, 1956

Rzeszutko, H. M.
An Old Geezer's Skeleton in the Cupboard, September 23, 1975

 

 

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