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Creasey, John

Overview
Works: 447 works in 2,121 publications in 1 language and 39,229 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery stories 
Classifications: PR6005.R517, 823.912
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Publications by John Creasey
Publications by John Creasey, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about John Creasey
 
Most widely held works by John Creasey
The masters of Bow Street, a novel by John Creasey( Book )
15 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in English and held by 772 libraries worldwide
This epic novel embraces the story of the Bow Street Runners, forerunners of the modern police force, founded by novelist Henry Fielding in 1748. They operated from the courts to enforce the decisions of magistrates. John Creasey gives an insight into family life of the time and the struggle between crime and justice. Splendidly authoritative!
A splinter of glass by John Creasey( Book )
14 editions published between 1972 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 642 libraries worldwide
A sharp rise in crime by John Creasey( Book )
5 editions published between 1978 and 1981 in English and held by 563 libraries worldwide
A bundle for the Toff by John Creasey( Book )
18 editions published between 1967 and 2007 in English and held by 538 libraries worldwide
A newborn baby has been left at the doorstep of Richard Gresham Terrace's flat. He was well known for his generous nature and had given a helping hand to many. However, this incident put his reputation on the line. What would he have to do to prove that the child is not his?
Stars for the Toff by John Creasey( Book )
12 editions published between 1968 and 1998 in English and held by 496 libraries worldwide
The Toff and the lady by John Creasey( Book )
16 editions published between 1946 and 2005 in English and held by 487 libraries worldwide
The letter was addressed simply to "The Toff, London W1." Inside it was a photograph of a lovely woman. The lady herself had arrived at a society ball the previous night, looking deadly pale in black satin and mink. She said she had lost her memory and nobody knew who she was. Within days, murder and intrigue had followed her
The mists of fear by John Creasey( Book )
15 editions published between 1955 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 475 libraries worldwide
Dr Palfrey was up against a baffling mystery. The world over, people were disappearing, seen to vaporise in a swirling white mist. He sent Jim Forrester to Spain on a slim lead, hoping it might develop into something concrete. Lured on by a beautiful girl, Forrester had begun putting two and two together when he also succumbed to the mist
Gideon's night by John Creasey( Book )
23 editions published between 1957 and 2012 in English and held by 473 libraries worldwide
On this particular night Commander George Gideon has to deal with a couple of psychopaths. There's also an explosive gang war in the offing. Can Scotland Yard's finest deal with such a nightmarish scenario, with what would ordinarily be months of time consuming police work crammed into just one night?
The Toff and the curate by John Creasey( Book )
14 editions published between 1944 and 2006 in English and held by 470 libraries worldwide
This classic Creasey mystery, first published in 1948, features an amazing showdown in the boxing ring between the toughest fighter in the whole of London and a man who should never have put on the gloves
The Toff and Old Harry by John Creasey( Book )
19 editions published between 1948 and 2002 in English and held by 464 libraries worldwide
The leader of a gang of East End thieves kidnaps the Toff and embarks on a series of organized robberies
The Toff and the stolen tresses by John Creasey( Book )
16 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in English and held by 450 libraries worldwide
The Toff (the 'Honourable Richard Rawlinson') is faced with a complex mystery. Why on earth would someone steal the hair from three lovely heads? This is one of the most difficult cases 'The Toff' has confronted. Clues lead to unexpected twists and false trails, whilst the climax to the adventure is equally puzzling and exciting
Murder, London-South Africa by John Creasey( Book )
13 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and held by 431 libraries worldwide
A kidnapping and murder lead Superintendent West from London to a diamond smuggling operation in South Africa
Accuse the Toff by John Creasey( Book )
20 editions published between 1943 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 429 libraries worldwide
Colonel The Hon Richard Rollison (aka 'The Toff') is fighting for King and Country in the depths of the Second World War. But then a car hits a Commando, and seven are left wounded or dying, with all evidence pointing to the Toff as perpetrator. He finds himself engaged in a frantic race to prove his innocence, and find the real criminals
Inspector West at home by John Creasey( Book )
9 editions published between 1944 and 1973 in English and held by 424 libraries worldwide
Kill the Toff by John Creasey( Book )
18 editions published between 1950 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 419 libraries worldwide
Judith Lorne is distraught: her fiance, James Mellor, has disappeared after being accused of murder - an accusation she finds impossible to believe. But the man Clarissa Arden also knows as James Mellor is quite capable of murder. In steps the Toff to untangle the threads of blackmail and hatred which could lead to the deaths of an innocent father and son
Gideon's week by J. J Marric( Book )
26 editions published between 1956 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 418 libraries worldwide
No week in the life of Commander Gideon of Scotland Yard could be entirely uneventful. However, a mass escape from Millways Gaol, Manchester, made this a particularly harassing week, especially with a criminal like Benson at large
A part for a policeman by John Creasey( Book )
7 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 415 libraries worldwide
The dissemblers by John Creasey( Book )
4 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in English and held by 414 libraries worldwide
James Mortimer Liddel is charged with the murder of Lancelot Hay. All, however, is not as it seems and a conundrum develops for the famed Inspector West of Scotland Yard. There are visiting Americans; false accusations; a trial, and behind it all a spy ring. Only West and his uncanny instinct for the truth will get to the bottom of this puzzle
Send Superintendent West by John Creasey( Book )
11 editions published between 1965 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 414 libraries worldwide
The Toff goes to market by John Creasey( Book )
9 editions published between 1942 and 1997 in English and held by 403 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Ashe, Gordon, 1908-1973

controlled identity Cooke, Margaret, 1908-1973

controlled identity Cooper, Henry St. John, 1908-1973

controlled identity Credo, 1908-1973

controlled identity Deane, Norman, 1908-1973

controlled identity Fécamps, Elise, 1908-1973

controlled identity Frazer, Robert Caine, 1908-1973

controlled identity Gill, Patrick, 1908-1973

controlled identity Halliday, Michael, 1908-1973

controlled identity Hogarth, Charles

controlled identity Hunt, Kyle, 1908-1973

controlled identity Mann, Abel, 1908-1973

controlled identity Manton, Peter, 1908-1973

controlled identity Marric, J. J.

controlled identity Martin, Richard, 1908-1973

controlled identity Morton, Anthony, 1908-1973

controlled identity Ranger, Ken, 1908-1973

controlled identity Reilly, William K., 1908-1973

controlled identity Riley, Tex, 1908-1973

controlled identity York, Jeremy, 1908-1973

Ashe, Gordon
Cooke, M. E.
Cooke, Margaret, 1908-1973
Creasey, John
Credo, 1908-1973
Fecamps, Elise
Gill, Patrick, 1908-1973
Hope, Brian, 1908-1973
Hughes, Colin, 1908-1973
Marric, J.J.
Marsden, James
Matheson, Rodney
Ranger, Ken
St. John, Henry, 1908-1973
Wilde, Jimmy
אש, גורדון
דוליש, פטריק
דין, נורמן
הלידי, מיקל
יורק, ג'רמי
מורטון, אנטוני
מנטון, פיטר
מרטין, ריצ'רד
מריק, ג'. ג'.
מריק, י. י.
קריזי, ג'ון
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