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W., L.
He Cut Gladstone's Hair...But Only Just a Little Bit, September 3, 1931

Wade, John
Harry's Just Wild About His Latest Date, August 11, 1975
Beware of the Blonde in the Bar, March 11, 1976
That Same Old Face Across the Counter..., November 19, 1976
Yes, the Burglary Business is Picking Up, February 16, 1977
What Became of Mary..., August 17, 1977

Wainwright, David
Going Down Now, January 5, 1954
Gentle Flutes, May 7, 1954
That Glazed Look, December 11, 1954
A Glass, Darkly, May 4, 1955

Wakefield, H. Russell (1888-1964)
Into Outer Darkness, February 9, 1938
Pay Bearer, April 3, 1939
"And a Turn of the Wrist," April 17, 1939
Ripple on the Pool, September 9, 1948
The Frontier Guards, October 26, 1987

Wakefield, Maureen E.
Oh! Henry, July 14, 1969

Waldron, Tom
Wood for the Keel, December 14, 1961

Walford, Frank (1882- )
Singing and Gold, December 4, 1946

Walker, Mary
Yellow Mandoline, January 28, 1950

Walker, Peter N. (1936- )
Complaint, November 28, 1972

Walkham, Walter
Zimmy's Big Secret, January 25, 1979
Odds On, You Can't Lose 'Em All, February 23, 1979
Willie and the Wages of Sin, September 12, 1979

Wall, Brian
An Open Secret, November 28, 1978

Wall, John
Spanish Intrigue, January 14, 1971
The Truth, February 3, 1971

Wallace, Bryan Edgar (1904-1971)
The Girl who Spoke Twice, December 13, 1963

Wallace, Edgar (1875-1932)
Educated Evans, December 3, 1932
Mr. Homaster's Daughter, December 7, 1932
The Pick-Up, March 31, 1975

Wallace, Jane
He Couldn't Win This Waiting Game, April 4, 1975
The Girl Who Wouldn't Wait for the Full Moon, November 7, 1978

Wallace, Joan
I Could Have Danced All Night, August 31, 1978
Cheers...the Party's Over, April 9, 1979
The Sex Lesson, July 27, 1979
For the Love of Lucy, November 29, 1979

Wallace, Kathleen
The Jade Lotus, October 17, 1933
Treasure Hunt, October 26, 1933
A Star for Lun-ya, December 11, 1933
Grace on Her Doorposts, January 25, 1936
Stirrup-Cup, February 26, 1936
Echo, March 26, 1936
Son of the Slave-Girl, November 1, 1938

Wallace, Peter
Through the Card, May 27, 1966
Pill in the Nosebag, June 25, 1966
The Man the Horses Talked to, August 3, 1966
A Horse of his Own, September 9, 1966
The Carnaby 'Chase, November 11, 1966
Tipped Off, June 5, 1967
Evens on Mum, August 26, 1967
Just Ask the Horse, October 24, 1967
Don't Lose the Jockey, January 8, 1968
Well Suited, February 10, 1968
The Gift Horse, June 3, 1968
No More Excuses, June 8, 1968
Bartram's Biggest Bet, December 14, 1968
In Shining Armour, December 31, 1968
Opening Time, March 24, 1969
Bunbury Bartram, May 31, 1969
The Oaks, June 7, 1969
Just Pick the Winner, September 10, 1969
Bartram's Favourite Race, October 18, 1969
Toby on the Telephone, December 10, 1969
Exit Eckersley, March 23, 1970
Election Coup, August 6, 1970
Bartram Takes a Break, December 12, 1970
Bartram's Bookie, May 29, 1971
Seen and Heard, August 11, 1971
Dented Dignity, October 6, 1971
The Sprockley Stakes, June 22, 1972
Wolf at the Door, December 12, 1972
Bartram's Book, April 9, 1973

Waller, L. T.
A Drop in Pearls, September 30, 1936
The Finger of Death, January 5, 1937
A Plot at Stake, July 24, 1937
A Lease of Death, October 12, 1937

Wallis, Malcolm
How to Handle a Blackmailer, December 14, 1976

Walls (Junr.), Tom
Grand-Stand Critic, February 13, 1947

Walpole, Hugh (1884-1941)
The Snow, December 21, 1928

Walsh, Paul
Snow Job, March 15, 1969
The Clothes Horse, April 26, 1969

Walsh, Peter
The Con Game, January 3, 1970
Mascot, March 3, 1970
Illegal Fiddle, April 23, 1970
Diamond Switch, August 3, 1970
The Statue Drain, September 14, 1970
A Very Simple Job, March 16, 1972
Matrellis Alibi, November 11, 1972
Diamond Drip..., July 26, 1973
Special Delivery, November 2, 1973
Dudley's Little Joke, February 5, 1974
A Face to Remember, May 18, 1974

Walter, Edwin F.
Outclassed, October 2, 1968

Walter, Gerard
The Samaritan, September 9, 1972
A Whiff of Perfume, August 8, 1973

Wanklyn, Christopher
Sharp Practice, August 28, 1954

Want, George
The Mystery of the Meteor, March 22, 1969

Ward, Emerson
Help, My Wife is Trying to Kill Me!, June 16, 1977

Ward, Fred W.
The Jockey's Child, January 30, 1892

Ward, J. Millington
A Nice Try..., December 27, 1978

Ward, John
Day of the Last Tide, March 27, 1979

Ward, Julian (1908- )
Never a Dirty Turn, May 23, 1962

Ward-Humphreys, M.
In Reply to Ours, July 25, 1939

Warding, Lester
The Thirty-Ninth Brush, July 17, 1934
Dead Man's Gold, September 22, 1934

Wareing, W. J.
Somebody Down There Likes Me!, September 27, 1977

Warin, John
Back to Eden, September 30, 1972

Warner, James R.
Out for Trouble, September 26, 1970

Warner, Robert
The Last Bomb, December 11, 1973

Warner, Ron
Getting Ahead is Only a Matter of Time, October 5, 1976

Warren, George D.
The Treasure, June 21, 1971
Utrecht File, November 21, 1973

Warriner, Thurman (1904-1974)
Five Minutes in a Lifetime, September 16, 1952

Warry, John
Catastrophe, March 26, 1956
Death Cheated the Doctor.., December 12, 1975
This is the Girl that Mother Chose, February 14, 1977

Waters, Valerie
Dramatic Licence, June 28, 1978
A Stranger in the Night, September 29, 1980

Watkins, Leslie
The Colonel's Chair, November 19, 1968

Watling, B. A.
No Hiding Place for a Lost Love, November 30, 1976

Watson, Maurice
Jepson's Come-Back, February 9, 1937
Big Act, July 31, 1950
The Killer, June 13, 1969
Safari, October 14, 1969

Watson, Vera
She Knew Her Lines, March 23, 1939

Watt, Melvin
Not So You'd Notice, July 2, 1973

Watt, Prudence
A Place in Their Hearts, November 8, 1948
Framed Innocent, March 29, 1950

Watts, Frank
Diamond Decoy, July 4, 1945
Frozen Luck, October 5, 1946
Fresh as Paint, May 7, 1951

Watts, H. P.
Swing High, March 18, 1946
Doomsday Hand, July 9, 1946 (as by H. P. Watt)
Count of Ten, August 10, 1946
Out of the Fire, September 25, 1946
The Bridge, October 26, 1946
Guiding Light, December 13, 1946
Dark Way Out, January 4, 1947
Third Ring, January 25, 1947
Stop Gap, February 22, 1947
On the Brink, March 22, 1947
Yacht Master, July 10, 1947
Twist of Fate, August 2, 1947
Sink or Swim, August 20, 1947
False Alarm, September 22, 1947
Wrong Side, October 22, 1947
Too Polite, November 24, 1947
Right of Way, January 5, 1948
Woodpile, February 2, 1948
A Dog's Chance, March 12, 1948
Down Grade, April 12, 1948
Short Cut, May 10, 1948
Roundabout Route, June 28, 1948
Chance for Two, July 19, 1948
Too Right, August 23, 1948
Back Track, October 2, 1948
Line in Need, October 19, 1948
Pearls Before..., December 13, 1948
All Change, January 25, 1949
No Admittance, February 28, 1949
Sales Talk, May 9, 1949
Bluff Courage, June 7, 1949
Point Blank Range, July 7, 1949
Trust Company, August 4, 1949
At Pistol Point, September 30, 1949
Coals of Fire, November 3, 1949
Life and Limb, November 30, 1949
Supply and Demand, January 4, 1950
Decoy Hat, May 4, 1950
A Dog's Chance, May 31, 1950
River Miss, June 30, 1950
Telescopic Sight, August 16, 1950
Wood Craft, September 28, 1950
Change it View, October 18, 1950
Not a Very Good Type, November 16, 1950
Too Many for Him, January 18, 1951
Dubious Knight, February 7, 1951
Smuggler's Pair, March 2, 1951
Acting Rank, March 27, 1951
Donkey Sense, May 24, 1951
Listening Out, June 18, 1951
Age of Youth, July 16, 1951
People, Not Places, August 3, 1951
Warm Reception, August 16, 1951
Wax Impression, October 13, 1951
Collar Stud Murder, November 12, 1951
Ready for Anything, December 18, 1951
Change of Note, January 19, 1952
Party Line, March 20, 1952
Built on Magic, April 19, 1952
Honours Even, May 20, 1952
Fresh Worlds, June 24, 1952
New Learning, July 31, 1952
The Writing on the Wall, August 30, 1952
Trial by Ordeal, September 20, 1952
Free for All, October 21, 1952
Pay Up and Like It, December 12, 1952
Stone Man, January 3, 1953
Free Vote, January 29, 1953
No Through Way, March 10, 1953
Stage Fright, April 13, 1953
Tempers Even, May 27, 1953
Flowers by Request, August 3, 1953
Ancestral Treasure, August 26, 1953
No Salt in His Veins, October 23, 1953
Two to Make a Fight, November 17, 1953
Trifling Mishap, February 22, 1954
Cause With Effects, March 24, 1954
No Through Road, May 11, 1954
The Final Decision, June 28, 1954
Chorus of Praise, August 4, 1954
Face Values, September 8, 1954
Underlying Strength, October 15, 1954
After You, Sir, December 17, 1954
Fame at a Price, January 24, 1955
Unconscious Imitation, April 28, 1955
Undying Hero, May 31, 1955
One Man Job, June 23, 1955
Man of Steel, October 4, 1955
No Ill Wind, November 2, 1955
The Long Line, December 9, 1955
Proof Against Fire, December 28, 1955
From Contributions Received, February 7, 1956
Business as Usual, April 6, 1956
The Final Fling, May 8, 1956
Mixture as Before, May 24, 1956
Beach Benefit, July 20, 1956
Sales Story, September 10, 1956
Pride of House, June 22, 1957
All Figured Out, January 4, 1958
Cue for Music, January 2, 1960
Man About the House, March 18, 1960
Bedside Blarney, April 13, 1960
The Clock Watcher May 28, 1960
Nothing to Chance, July 2, 1960
Honest John, August 9, 1960
Turn Up Day, August 27, 1960
Tea Break, November 9, 1960
One More Wish, November 28, 1960
Hidden Value, May 19, 1961
All Square, June 28, 1961
Living the Part, August 5, 1961
Man Above All, December 15, 1961
Early One Morning, March 8, 1962
Over the Fence, August 23, 1962
Cure for a Cold, November 21, 1962
You Couldn't have Fallen, February 3, 1965
Aimed at your Bonny Boat, November 16, 1966
Thirst for Danger, December 8, 1966
Who Owns the Pool?, May 2, 1967
A Long Way to Sail, June 20, 1967
For Wishes True, July 25, 1967
Nothing to Chance, September 22, 1967
Unlucky Dip, November 6, 1967
Hair Trigger, December 5, 1967
What's That in Your Pocket?, January 25, 1968
Bird in the Cupboard, March 19, 1968
Tuesday Lost, April 11, 1968
Wishes and Horses, May 13, 1968
Halfpenny Difference, November 26, 1968
No Alarms or Excursions, April 7, 1969
Token Threat, August 18, 1969
Double Deal, October 15, 1969
Silence of Gold, January 9, 1970
It Takes All Sorts..., February 25, 1970
A Fair Cop, July 28, 1970
Nobody's Business, January 30, 1971
All Together Boys, August 20, 1971
If the Cap Fits, August 23, 1971
Anchors Aweigh, April 5, 1972
Beyond His Time, May 31, 1972
Back Where We Started, October 6, 1972
On the Face of it, February 21, 1973
No Place to Talk, June 29, 1973
A Brother's Keeper, September 26, 1973
Collector's Piece, January 29, 1974
Finger in the Till, June 13, 1974
The Bus Stop Bandits, November 8, 1974
Whoops - What a Way to be a Hero!, November 21, 1974
How to Get Rich in 3 Easy Steps, June 20, 1975
Caught by the Old Routine, July 12, 1979
A Moment in Every Man's Destiny..., October 31, 1979

Watts, John Palmer (1904- )
Mr. Rickaby's Pension, February 28, 1936
A Note in Payment, June 19, 1936
About His Neck..., October 20, 1937

Watts, Peter (1919-1983)
The Bona-Fide Spectre, April 2, 1954

Watts, W. K.
Oh, Katrinka!, November 18, 1969
Seat in the Stalls, June 3, 1970
Spell on Moon Cottage, November 5, 1970

Waugh, Alec (1898-1981)
A Modern Challenge, September 19, 1933
A Man Who Loved Trees, September 29, 1948
Can't Wait to Tell Mabel, December 7, 1948
A Taste for Anonymity, May 11, 1949
Given Your Heart to a Dog to Tear, June 27, 1949
Something in Love Goes On, November 9, 1950
Love Comes Afterwards, December 1, 1952
Golden Wedding Day, January 22, 1953
A Crucial Date, April 10, 1953
Women Don't Tell the Truth, September 7, 1954
Woman of the World, December 30, 1959

Waugh, Auberon (1939-2001)
Kind to Everyone, August 22, 1961

Waugh, Evelyn (1903-1966)
Mr. Loveday's Little Outing, February 26, 1987
Period Piece, May 8, 1987
On Guard, August 17, 1987

Weaver, Graham (1949- )
Saved by a Whisker, September 20, 1978

Weaver, Paul
Biter Bitten, December 30, 1972

Weaver, Richard
Finnigan's Wake, May 15, 1973
Mice and Men, January 24, 1974
Mister Pudding, April 13, 1974

Webb, Albert
Arthur's Umbrella, November 17, 1958
The Ladder that Walked, November 18, 1958
Girl-Friend Trouble, November 19, 1958
Arthur Pays a Call, November 20, 1958
Arthur Takes a Tip, November 21, 1958
Arthur the Weight-Lifter, October 3, 1959

Webb, Elizabeth
Honesty Deferred, October 12, 1955

Webb, Elizabeth
When a Man has Murder on the Mind, July 24, 1978 (runner-up in the Evening News Short Story Contest)

Webb, M.
Escape Plan Goes to Pot, January 14, 1977

Webb, Margaret
Father's Day of Reckoning, October 31, 1974
The Trouble with Uncle's Good Advice, July 15, 1975
The Night Love Came Knocking at my Door, February 23, 1976
The Fury of a Jungle City Angel, September 30, 1976
Postscript to a Betrayal, February 13, 1978
There's No Fool Like an Old Fool, September 15, 1978
Love and Whispers in the Next Garden, September 6, 1979

Webb, Mary (1881-1927)
The Prize, August 15, 1933

Webster, F. A. M. (1886-1951?)
The Silent One Steps In, January 5, 1934
From the Beginning, March 30, 1935
The Devil's Parody, April 30, 1935
The Bull Who Thought For Himself, June 3, 1935
Queen of the Crimson Snow, May 4, 1937
Such Gods Have Power, July 9, 1937
Road of No Men, December 22, 1937
To See or Not to See?, September 29, 1938

Webster, Henry Kitchell (1875-1932)
His Wife's Visitor, December 1, 1922 (part of the series of "Married Life" stories)

Webster, Jan
Night and Morning, July 24, 1953
Special Occasion, September 17, 1953
Terrible Chance, November 10, 1953
In the Purple, April 26, 1956
But No Time for Memories, January 14, 1975

Webster, Ronald
Jonah, August 31, 1970

Wells, A. T.
A Little Matter of Conscience, February 28, 1979

Wells, D.
Barney Takes a Hand in a Big Deal, December 19, 1974

Wells, Elizabeth
A Love Letter from the Girl in the Picture, March 28, 1977

Wells, Grace E.
The Rat, November 11, 1970

Wells, H. G. (1866-1946)
Through a Window, August 7, 1933
The Jilting of Jane, September 8, 1933
A Catastrophe, October 3, 1933
The Moth, October 10, 1933
The Reconciliation, October 18, 1933
The Stolen Bacillus, March 23, 1987
The Diamond Maker, June 3, 1987
The Truth About Pyecraft, July 20, 1987

Wensley, Della
Rainy Day, October 10, 1973

West, David
A Catch in It, July 15, 1948

Westerby, Robert (1909-1968)
Trouble with a Big "T," June 4, 1937
Who Likes Dogs, Anyway?, September 9, 1937
Helping Girls, December 4, 1937
Dead Loss, March 10, 1938
S'talking Horse, June 10, 1938
Screen-Tested, July 5, 1938
Knight of the Ink-Pot, May 7, 1941

Westerham, Fred  pseudonym of F. Keston Clarke (1902- )
Plenty of Cold Water, February 12, 1941
Taking Pains, February 26, 1941
His Synthetic Dream-Girl, March 11, 1941
Magic Shows a Profit, June 2, 1941
The Above Have Arrived, September 1, 1941
Counter Attraction, October 27, 1941
"Well, William?," November 24, 1941
Sign, Please, December 13, 1941
Downed in the Dumps, March 5, 1942
All the Answers, April 8, 1942
"My Cousin Ogbert," April 25, 1942
The Husband as Before, May 14, 1942
Any Complaints?, May 29, 1942
Surprising Reductions, June 23, 1942
Carried Unanimously, July 4, 1942
Hush Money, July 14, 1942
Odd Man Out, September 26, 1942
All Moonshine, October 26, 1942
His Golden Silence, December 3, 1942
Wait for It, December 12, 1942
Passed to You, January 12, 1943
His Own Medicine, February 15, 1943
Money Bubble, April 1, 1943
Ta-ra-ra Boom, May 25, 1943
Next Village, Please, July 13, 1943
What Not?, September 8, 1943
Last Word, November 8, 1943
Something in the Wind, December 3, 1943
Pass the Salt, March 15, 1944
Timing Trouble, May 4, 1944
Any Old Bones?, June 26, 1944
Spotted Dog, August 1, 1944
Autumn Cuckoo, October 10, 1944
Money Down, November 23, 1944
"I'll But It," March 19, 1945
Easy Payment, April 17, 1945
Sole Support, June 18, 1945
Not in the Script, July 26, 1945
On the Carpet, August 13, 1945
Beyond a Joke, October 11, 1945
Very Odd Fish, November 16, 1945
Local Boy Makes Good, December 17, 1945
Last Man Lucky, February 8, 1946
Counter Draw, December 23, 1946
Plot for Sale, January 10, 1947
Midnight Minuet, March 4, 1947
Returning the Compliment, September 13, 1950
Well Spoken Of, August 18, 1951
Now Who's Talking, March 10, 1952
It's Mary's Move, April 22, 1952
Moon in her Hand, June 13, 1952
Dance Night Date, December 18, 1952
Heads Together, February 6, 1953
Wedding Waltz, March 24, 1953
Silver Well, May 15, 1956
Voice from the Past, September 18, 1958
Windfall for Judy, February 9, 1960
Girl in a Glass Case, October 13, 1960
Dollar Exchange, October 26, 1960
Punch and Judy, November 26, 1960
Also Ran, January 30, 1961
Windfall, March 16, 1961
Pattern for Murder, January 18, 1962
Her First Offence, April 3, 1962
The Ghost Walks, June 18, 1962
Copy Killer, March 20, 1963
The Walk-Off, August 20, 1963
Goosebri Fool, September 21, 1963
On Reflection, April 14, 1964
Her Friend the Milkman, June 8, 1964
Lots of Lovely Sugar, March 3, 1965
The Clue She Forgot, April 14, 1965
The Nightcap, June 12, 1971
No Alibi for Alfie, October 20, 1972
On the Bottle..., May 14, 1973

Western, Kenneth
The Sealskin Coat, February 20, 1960
Waving Fred, July 13, 1960
Star Spot, September 2, 1960
Tender at the Top, October 24, 1960
Understudy, November 8, 1960
Double Catch, March 15, 1961
The Fridaymen, April 22, 1961

Weston, Frank
Death of the Machine, January 22, 1934
Let the Stars Decide, May 15, 1934
My Private Murder, October 15, 1934
One Man Confessed, January 16, 1936
Light as a Feather, June 5, 1936
Odds on Outside Influence, July 16, 1936
A Life Apart..., December 1, 1936
With Intent to Kill, June 29, 1939

Wey, Peter
The Winning Secret..., July 18, 1978 (runner-up in the Evening News Short Story Contest)

Wheatley, Dennis (1897-1977)
The Last Card, December 2, 1952
A Bowler Hat for Michael, January 9, 1953
The Worm that Turned, March 13, 1953
The Suspect, March 30, 1953
In the Fog, May 29, 1953
Murder in the Pentagon, September 25, 1953

Wheeler, George
The Night a Father Came in Out of the Cold, December 23, 1975
A Great Chief Knows His Fate..., August 2, 1977

Wheeler, John R.
He Hasn't Skipped, September 14, 1964
Tuppence for the Stamp, October 6, 1964
Ladies' Man, December 19, 1964
The Leprechaun Swindle, February 4, 1965
I'll Tip You Off, February 27, 1965
It Had to be Cheap, May 12, 1965
Low Watermark, August 14, 1965
Duty Paid, September 23, 1965
Maggie Will Want to Know, January 20, 1966
'Tis Ma Home Town, March 8, 1966

Whitaker, Ford
Change of Address, June 24, 1968

Whitaker, Ray
S.O.S., October 23, 1968

Whitcomb, Loretta
When a Star Puts a Girl in a Whirl, September 25, 1978
Bye Bye Big Spender, May 3, 1979

White, Celia
Flavio's Cafe, February 19, 1970
A Postcard Every Day, June 17, 1971
Red Letter Day that Looked a Write-off, April 5, 1976
Sorrow Makes the Heart Grow Fonder, November 15, 1976

White, Craig
The Old Man's Footsteps, May 10, 1969

White, Ethel Lina (1876-1944)
All the Luck, June 25, 1936

White, Howell N.
Surface, July 6, 1935

White, James Dillon  pseudonym of Stanley White (1913-1978?)
Pirate's Son, July 11, 1962
But Who Was the Traitor?, March 29, 1963
Rope and Rock, June 17, 1963
Take a Letter, July 13, 1963
Blind Trust, September 5, 1963
The Substitute, October 22, 1963
Set a Waif..., November 16, 1963
This Little Piggy, December 10, 1963
Donkey Talk, January 2, 1964
Cat Act, March 21, 1964
The Poacher and the Tiger, September 16, 1964
Thirteen Unlucky, October 12, 1964
The Fire Raiser, December 11, 1964
Pots and Pans, January 23, 1965
She Found What She Wanted, March 19, 1965
In the Lights of a Car, April 22, 1965
Help For My Old Dog, June 14, 1965
With Two Good Arms, August 18, 1965
You Can't Kill That Fox, October 28, 1965
Not on Your Terms, November 23, 1965
Money Could Not Bring Him Back, January 10, 1966
Straight Towards Me, April 12, 1966
Danger Run, May 11, 1966
To Tell You the Truth, June 9, 1966
You Can't Have Everything, August 27, 1966
So You Want the Keys, November 7, 1966
Girl on a Ledge, December 1, 1966
If You Move Her She Will Die, January 11, 1967
Ticket to Tahiti, June 1, 1967
Rich Man, Poor Man, July 11, 1967
A Finger Pointing, October 3, 1967
Soft Sell, December 29, 1967
Nine on the Coupon, February 9, 1968
Your Attention Please, July 11, 1968

White, Simon
A Helping Hand, February 29, 1972

White, T. H. (1906-1964)
In Defence of George, April 25, 1955

White, Thomas
Hello...is that the Hot Line?, November 9, 1976

Whitelaw, Stella (1941- )
Wanted: One Poor Little Peacock, November 10, 1975
The Night Susy's Number Came Up, January 19, 1976
Don't Cry, Stranger - I'm Here, March 2, 1976
Hell Hath No Fury Like a Secretary, August 23, 1976
Taking the Plunge...with a Saving Grace, September 6, 1976
Short Cut for a Learner in the Hot Seat, January 24, 1977
What a Lovely Day for a Wedding, May 2, 1977
Arthur's Early Warning System, April 19, 1979

Whitfield, Alan
The Anniversary, November 6, 1973

Whitfield, George
Master of Make-Believe, November 10, 1945
Mug in Clover, April 6, 1946
More Haste, July 20, 1946
If the Paint Fits, October 19, 1946
Built to Order, December 21, 1946
Stone Judge, February 1, 1947
Temper Astray, July 26, 1947
Doubt on the Wing, December 6, 1947
Trick on Memory, June 19, 1948
A. N. Other, November 13, 1948
Point of View, January 1, 1949
Tree of Youth, February 27, 1951
Yet to Be, May 3, 1951
Bow at a Venture, July 28, 1951
Family Folly, August 31, 1951
Time to Pay, October 18, 1951
In a Word, November 24, 1951
Point of Doubt, December 27, 1951
Bountiful Hat, March 29, 1952
Mightier than Talk, April 28, 1952
In Audience, May 28, 1952
Something to Aim At, September 22, 1952
Time to Think, October 18, 1952
One Was Left, February 13, 1953
Dreamers Awake, June 6, 1953
Tongue of Innocence, December 21, 1953
A Stranger at Home, June 9, 1955
Beyond Reflection, August 22, 1955 (as by George Whitefield)
More than Waves, September 21, 1955
Element of Doubt, October 31, 1955
Not for Export, December 21, 1955
Distant Prospect, January 25, 1956
Enter a Player, January 30, 1957
Where Do I Go From Here?, March 16, 1966
In a Split Second, December 19, 1966
Play it Cool, August 8, 1967

Wickham, Paul
Dream Stuff, November 2, 1972

Wicks, Tom
One Word Sentence, October 23, 1973
The Merger, January 21, 1974
Postscript to Murder, April 25, 1974
Matilda the Cat Makes a Sale, December 18, 1974
Watch for Those Flying Saucers!, April 17, 1975
The Caveman who Painted Pictures, August 6, 1975
The Case of Daddy and a Nude, October 15, 1975
The Day I Had Pompey Licked, June 4, 1976
Nothing to do with Foxy, October 27, 1976
Star-Crossed? I Call it Double-Crossed.., December 6, 1976
A Ghost of a Chance to Get Really Rich, May 17, 1977

Wild, Roland (1903- )
The Sand Castle, August 24, 1934
The Bowl of Dust, October 13, 1934

Wilde, Oscar (1854-1900)
The Sphinx Without as Secret, April 2, 1987

Wildman, A.
Mister X, April 14, 1973

Wilkinson, Lynne
The House With New Curtains, March 26, 1976
No, I'll Never Forget His Face Either..., August 11, 1976

Wilkinson, Muriel J.
The Innkeeper, December 20, 1972
Willie on Duty, December 19, 1973

Williams, David
The Whirlwind, September 8, 1955
Jones the Tuba, October 14, 1955

Williams, David
Old Bill Goes With a Bang..., January 19, 1978

Williams, E. A. (1910- )
The Endless Task, December 11, 1950
Healthy Competition, March 8, 1951
Treasure Twig, April 2, 1951
Into the There, July 25, 1951

Williams, J. Locke
A Nincompoop's Courtship or a Good Young Man on Marriage Bent, January 31, 1891

Williams, John
The Race is on - and the Fools Rush in..., November 3, 1977

Williams, Leonard
The Wrong Turning, March 4, 1965

Williams, Lorraine
The Man on the Ledge, January 23, 1980

Williams, Patricia
How a Hostage Stole the Scene, July 28, 1976

Williams, Roger
Breadwinner Bertie and the Girl in Black, November 17, 1977

Williams, Stephen
Extraordinary Meeting, August 30, 1955

Williamson, Geoffrey (1897- )
Regimental Button, June 4, 1936

Williamson, Leslie F.
Snakebite, March 2, 1973

Willis, Rosemarie
Where There's a Will, April 20, 1972
When Aunt Knew Best, March 17, 1977
When a Man has so Much to Say..., September 29, 1977

Willis, Ted (1918-1992)
The Little Dog Laughed, March 5, 1952

Willison, John
A Taste for Adventure, October 24, 1938

Willoughby, Cecilia
Entombed, November 7, 1934
With Her Eyes Open, November 27, 1934
In Feverish Haste, January 10, 1935
The Analysis, February 12, 1935
Return of the Poacher, February 7, 1936
Cut - and Come Again, April 11, 1936
Warning to Quit, December 21, 1937

Wilmot, Tony
The Last of the Midnight Gardeners, June 4, 1975

Wilson, Angus
The Men with Bowler Hats, May 5, 1953
Higher Standards, June 25, 1987

Wilson, Aubrey (1927- )
Butler Wanted, September 13, 1962
Fishing for Clues, November 16, 1962
Keep it in the Family, June 13, 1963
Blonde Switch, January 19, 1965

Wilson, Colin (1931- )
Watching the Bird, September 12, 1961
Uncle Tom and the P.C., October 23, 1961
He Couldn't Fail, December 29, 1961
Uncle and the Lion, September 28, 1962
Hidden Bruise, December 3, 1962
The Wooden Cubes, June 27, 1963

Wilson, John Stanley
Watching Brief, May 11, 1972
Three Crooked Men, September 11, 1972
Luck at the Helm, February 1, 1973
Home and Dry, July 30, 1973
McNally's Coming!, July 3, 1974

Wilson, N. Scarlyn (1901- )
Tea for One, September 19, 1934

Wilson, R. C.
Next Stop, the Past, May 1, 1980

Wilson, Winefride
Something Lost and Distant, February 2, 1965

Wiltshire, Maurice
Crocodile in the Bath, April 27, 1950

Winch, Evelyn M. (1895- )
Third-Party Risk, November 1, 1933 (as by E. M. Winch)
If the Gods Could Laugh, February 17, 1938

Winch, Joan I.
To-morrow is Too Early, January 15, 1934

Windass, Evelyn
Digging by Night, October 9, 1961
Sneeze for Romance, September 14, 1962
Julie's Day, January 19, 1966

Winslow, D. K.
Admiral's Flight, April 26, 1935
Gold Lace Repaired, August 8, 1935
The Impartial Combatant, November 16, 1935
Salt-Water Cocktail, May 27, 1936
Cream Bungle..., June 2, 1936
Miss Otis Directs, July 29, 1964
Pink Ivory, September 7, 1964
'Ware Colonels, November 5, 1964
He Shall Have Music, July 28, 1965
Dog Watch, September 3, 1965
One out (there), all out, October 7, 1965
Gift from Sir Santa, December 22, 1965
Haunting Ha - Ha, July 30, 1966
Meal Ticket, October 8, 1966
When the Bandages Came off, November 12, 1966
Private View, November 21, 1967
Kiss of Logic, November 27, 1967
Pick of the Gladeyes, December 18, 1967
News Flash From Africa, February 17, 1968
Hold on a Minute, April 27, 1968
In Tin, July 26, 1969

Winson, E. D.
She Found Her Ring, March 29, 1941

Winter, Victor
Silent Storm, March 10, 1937

Wintle, A. D.  see pseudonym Michael Cobb
Split and Polish, October 23, 1951
Untouchable, November 26, 1951
The Old Son, March 6, 1952
The Best Type, June 10, 1952
Highway Code, July 15, 1952
Thanks, Pal, September 14, 1953
Both Doing Well, April 15, 1954
The New Member, April 13, 1959 (as by Colonel A. D. Wintle, M.C.)
Sorry Guest, April 14, 1959 (as by Colonel A. D. Wintle, M.C.)
The Business of Percy, April 15, 1959 (as by Colonel A. D. Wintle, M.C.)
Life-Saver, April 16, 1959 (as by Colonel A. D. Wintle, M.C.)
Touch and Go, April 17, 1959 (as by Colonel A. D. Wintle, M.C.)
Parking's no Problem Sir Milner, May 6, 1961 (as by Col. A. D. Wintle)
There's no Great Harm in Art, May 13, 1961 (as by Colonel A. D. Wintle)
Sir Milner's Mousetrap, May 20, 1961 (as by Colonel A. D. Wintle)
Sir Milner Fumes at Fashion, June 3, 1961 (as by Col. A. D. Wintle)
Safety First Comes Last, Says Sir Milner, June 10, 1961 (as by Colonel A. D. Wintle)
A Rare Trade, August 20, 1962
In the Altogether, November 17, 1962
Wholly Smoke, August 21, 1963
The Birthday Present, October 10, 1963
The Making of Percy, November 18, 1963
The Lady Will Not Wait, December 3, 1963
Flat Out, December 28, 1963
Just Sign a Chit, February 12, 1964
The Day for Quails, July 16, 1964
For the Good of the House, September 12, 1964
Home Made, May 26, 1965
Across the Frontier, June 22, 1965
Add a Glass of Sherry, December 1, 1965
Beer for Breakfast, January 15, 1966
The Key Fitted, March 4, 1966
The Things He Called Me, March 29, 1966
Floorboard Jones, May 7, 1966
Fandango '97, November 30, 1966
Teapot Robinson, January 2, 1967
Sorry Guest, April 19, 1967
Ill-Assorted Pair, August 1, 1967
Boots for Thought, October 12, 1967

Winward, Walter
Twelfth Commandment, February 27, 1973

Wise, Emma M.
Soldier's Dreams, December 14, 1914

Witheridge, Pauline
To Think is to do...Murder!, June 13, 1980

Witherington, Madeline
The Life Story of Valentine Joyce - A Martyred Lover Avenged, February 9, 1891
Maid Mirielle, May 16, 1891

Woddis, Roger
The Masterpiece, October 17, 1968
Act of Violence, November 29, 1968
The Believers, June 11, 1969
Talk of the Devil, July 9, 1970

Wodehouse, P. G. (1881-1975)
Jeeves Cracks the Great Pearl Robbery, May 26, 1975 (this story is a condensed version of "Aunt Agatha Takes the Count")
George and Alfred..., May 26, 1987

Wolff, Jurgen (1956- )
When Death is at the Door, April 5, 1978

Wolff, William
The Spy who was in for a Cold, April 27, 1978
Shape up to Spying, January 18, 1979
No Votes for Love, April 23, 1979
The Unofficial Way to Catch Your Rival..., August 24, 1979

Wood, Eric
That's my Boy, August 3, 1960
To Sally with Love, November 4, 1960
Daughter for a Day, May 6, 1964
To Sir with Thanks, June 13, 1964

Wood, H. L.
Psychic Bet, September 26, 1956

Wood, James F.
With Love, December 20, 1960

Wood, Nesta
A Lion for a Present, December 24, 1969
Not Like My Aunt, July 29, 1970

Wood, S. W. J.
Lefty Floats a Bank Loan, December 2, 1974

Woodward, Edward (1882- )
All Specially Made, October 15, 1935

Woodward, G. H.
Never Been Lucky, February 8, 1973
Case of Boredom, June 14, 1973
Deadly Silence, October 5, 1973
Garden Shed, January 11, 1974
Man and Boy, April 18, 1974
Beauty and the Beast we Called Weepy, February 18, 1975
Never Trust the Smiling Stranger, October 23, 1975
Angel's Charlie, May 19, 1978
Sailing on the Right Track, November 16, 1978
Was the Case a Frame-up?, March 22, 1979
A Fat Chance to be a Hero, November 22, 1979
The Nosey Parkers, June 18, 1980

Woodward, G. Harold
White Solitude, March 20, 1950

Woodward, Harold
Blindman's Buff, February 17, 1950

Woolf, Michael
Millie Lubinsky's Mother, November 12, 1979

Woolley, S. E.
All Right on the Night?, March 10, 1977

Woolley, Sandra
Watch the Signs for a Perfect Job, December 23, 1976
All Right Son, You Just go by the Book, January 6, 1977
Oh for Maisie's Warm Welcome, February 8, 1977
The One Who Didn't Get Away, September 6, 1977
Crossed Lines, May 3, 1978
Cure for a Wife Beater..., October 17, 1978
What a Mother Should Know, February 19, 1979
Hit and Keep on Running.., May 10, 1979

Worger, Biddy
Buttered Toast, December 4, 1948

Worman, Brian L.
The Map, October 3, 1934

Worthington, Marjorie
People Who Nearly See, March 8, 1950

Worviell, Jo
You Can't Win, July 7, 1969

Wray, Dennis
Apple of His Grandpa's Eye, October 3, 1975

Wren, P. C. (1885-1941)
An Unfinished Blade, August 5, 1933

Wright, Ariel
My Bulldog, April 1, 1914

Wright, John
A Lock of Lamb's Wool, January 23, 1950

Wright, Tomlinson
A Mug's Game, June 9, 1936
Poison Pen, November 30, 1937
Minister Without Portfolio, May 14, 1938
Signed "Anon.," August 23, 1939
After Office Hours, April 9, 1940
Mother Caught His Eye, May 30, 1940
Young Shoulders, June 15, 1940
Shade of Sir Joshua, January 17, 1947
Fond Absentee, July 3, 1947
Unhandy-Man, August 23, 1947
Hearsay, November 8, 1947
Not Cricket, June 22, 1948
Leg Before Dad, July 9, 1949
Away Match, April 19, 1950
Over!, June 29, 1950
Indoor Girl, April 19, 1951
Caught Out, June 25, 1951
Matter of Forms, January 17, 1952
Twelfth Man, June 6, 1952
Home by 10.30, February 3, 1954

Wuorio, Eva-Lis (1918- )
Wanted Man, August 1, 1961
Company at Evening, August 21, 1961
The Happy Search, February 9, 1962

Wyatt, Giles
Bank Job, September 22, 1970
The Champ with the Deadly Fist, July 21, 1977

Wykes, Alan (1914- )
Romantic Echo, February 26, 1948
...And Far Away, September 27, 1951
A Pact is a Pact, January 18, 1952
His Own Trumpet, February 22, 1952
Sound Reason, February 18, 1954
Pan-in-the-Grass, May 31, 1954

Wylie, Hamblyn
"For One Night Only," May 9, 1891

Wyndham, Robert
Delayed Drop, October 8, 1934

Wyvis, Ben
A Matter of Time, April 26, 1973
Close Contact, November 28, 1973
Hand in Glove, March 13, 1974

 

 

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