Authors Read


Tales from The Arabian Nights


Adams, Herbert (1874-1958)

The Writing on the Wall (1945)

Aird, Catherine

The Religious Body (1966)

Ambler, Eric

The Dark Frontier (1936)


Baker, Frank

The Twisted Tree (1935)

Bhasme, Ajinkya

As Death Stared Back (2019)

Bhattacharya, Smita

Kiss of Salt (2019)

Boca, Gaston

Les Invites de Minuit/ The Seventh Guest (1935)

Bond, Ruskin

A Gathering of Friends (2015)

Burton, Miles

Four-Ply Yarn (1944)


Carmichael, Harry

The Seeds of Hate (1960)

Death Trap (1970)

Life Cycle (1978)

Carnac, Carol (Edith Caroline Rivett) Also see E.C.R. Lorac

Ask a Policeman (1953)

The Double Turn (1956)

Carr, John Dickson

Papa La-Bas (1968)

The Hungry Goblin (1972)

Cecil, Henry

Hunt the Slipper (1977)

Cobb, Thomas

The Sark Street Chapel Murder (1930)

Cole, G.D.H & Margaret

Death of a Star (1932)

Dr. Tancred Begins (1935)

Curtiss, Ursula

Voice Out of Darkness (1948)


Dandin (650-750)

Dasa Kumara Charitam (Tale of Ten Princes) (650-750 CE)

Disney, Dorothy Cameron

Death in the Back Seat (1936)


Eberhart, Mignon G. (1899-1996)

The Patient in Room 18 (1929)


Fleming, Joan

A Daisy Chain for Satan (1950)

Maiden’s Prayer (1957)

Miss Bones (1959)

The Chill and the Kill (1964)


Fletcher, Lucille

The Strange Blue Yawl (1964)

The Girl in Cabin B54 (1968)

Night Watch (1972)

Mirror Image (1988)


Godden, Rumer (1907-1998)

The Greengage Summer (1958)

Gilbert, Anthony

The Mouse who wouldn’t play Ball (1943)

Passenger to Nowhere (1965)

Gielgud, Val (1900-1981)

Death at Broadcasting House (with Holt Marvell) (1934)

Death as an Extra (with Holt Marvell) (1935)

Gill, Josephine

The House that Died (1956)

Gillard, Simon

The Affliction of Praha (2020)

Gregg, Cecil Freeman

The Old Manor: A Tale of Inspector Higgins (1945)


Hawley, Noah

Before the Fall (2016)

Hay, Mavis Doriel

The Santa Klaus Murder (1936)

Hill, Reginald

A Clubbable Woman (1970)

Hubbard, P.M.

A Rooted Sorrow (1973)

A Thirsty Evil (1974)


John, Katherine and Romilly

Death by Request (1933)


Kanon, Joseph

Los Alamos (1997)


Little, Conyth (Constance and Gwenyth)

The Black Gloves (1939)

The Black Corridors (1940)

The Black Shrouds (1941)

The Black Thumb (1942)

The Black Curl (1953)

Livingston, Kenneth

The Cloze Papers (1936)

Lorac, E.C.R. (Edith Caroline Rivett) Also see Carol Carnac

Black Beadle (1939)

Shroud of Darkness (1954)

Ask a Policeman (1955)

The Last Escape/ Dishonour Among Thieves (1959)

Lowndes, Marie Belloc

And Call it Accident (1936)

The Injured Lover/ The Second Key (1936)


Mackail, Denis

The Majestic Mystery (1924)

Marvell, Holt (1901-1969)

Death at Broadcasting House (with Val Gielgud) (1934)

Death as an Extra (with Val Gielgud) (1935)

Masterman, Walter S.

The Hunted Man (1938)

Merdith, Anne [Lucy Beatrice Malleson (1899-1973)] Also see Anthony Gilbert

The Family Man (1942)


Oppenheim, E. Phillips

The Treasure House of Martin Hews (1929)

Judy of Bunter’s Buildings/ The Magnificent Hoax (1936)


Patrick, Q (See also Jonathan Stagge and Patrick Quentin)

Death in the Dovecot (1932)

Picardie, Justine

Daphne (2008)

Potts, Jean

Death of a Stray Cat (1955)

Preedy, George R. (Also see Joseph Shearing and Marjorie Bowen)

The Poisoners (1936)


Queen, Ellery

(ed.) Rogues’ Gallery (1945)

Quentin, Patrick (See also Q. Patrick and Jonathan Stagge)

A Puzzle for Fools (1936)


Remarque, Erich Maria (1898-1970)

Three Comrades (1936)

Rinehart, Mary Roberts

The Album (1933)

Rowe, Jennifer

Grim Pickings (1991)


Sharp, Willoughby

Murder in Bermuda

Smith, Shelley

An Afternoon to Kill (1953)


Tey, Josephine (Elizabeth Mackintosh) (1896-1952)

The Man in the Queue/ Killer in the Crowd (1929)

Thynne, Molly (1881-1950)

The Murder on the Enriqueta (1929)


Upfield, Arthur (1890-1964)

The Barakee Mystery (1929)


Verron, Robert

Murder with Impatience (1944)


Wade, Henry (1887-1969)

Bury Him Darkly (1936)

The High Sheriff (1937)

Wainwright, John (1921-1995)

Evil Intent (1966)

Walsh, J.M. (1897-1952)

The Hand of Doom (1927)

Waugh, Hillary (1920-2008)

Last Seen Wearing (1952)

Sleep Long, My Love (1959)

Girl on the Run (1965)

The Shadow Guest (1971)

Witting, Clifford (1907-1966)

Measure for Murder (1941)

Subject-Murder (1945)