WorldCat Identities

Creasey, John

Overview
Works: 196 works in 1,237 publications in 6 languages and 19,106 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
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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 )

17 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in English and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections from the over 600 stories which, according to legend, Shaharazad told a mighty king as a way to save the lives of the girls of her land. Includes stories of the voyages of Es-Sindibad, the magic horse, the wonderful lamp, and Ali Baba and the thieves
A splinter of glass by John Creasey( Book )

20 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in English and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bullion robbery has been pulled off by a totally ruthless and terrifying gang. Murder along the way is if no consequence to them. Now, they must protect their haul as they become increasingly desperate. Roger West of Scotland Yard, its finest and most methodical detective, has a splinter of glass as the only clue
A bundle for the Toff by John Creasey( Book )

21 editions published between 1967 and 2007 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member 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?
The mists of fear by John Creasey( Book )

21 editions published between 1955 and 2015 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member 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
The Toff and Old Harry by John Creasey( Book )

20 editions published between 1948 and 2002 in English and German and held by 412 WorldCat member 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 lady by John Creasey( Book )

18 editions published between 1946 and 2005 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member 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
Murder, London-South Africa by John Creasey( Book )

15 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A kidnapping and murder lead Superintendent West from London to a diamond smuggling operation in South Africa
The Toff goes to market by John Creasey( Book )

15 editions published between 1942 and 2015 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scotland yard investigates a slightly illegal neighborhood service--the black market where luxuries, as well as death, could be found
Inspector West at home by John Creasey( Book )

11 editions published between 1944 and 1973 in English and Hebrew and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Toff and the Golden Boy by John Creasey( Book )

17 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An outbreak of robberies on small tobacconist shops in London, involving a gang of long-haired youths led by Golden Boy, has the Toff searching for a motive, especially as the profits are so small. What is it that gives Golden Boy such hold over these boys? When several attempts are made on the Toff's life in an effort to make him drop the case, it becomes apparent that much more is involved than profits from small shop raids. Whatever the risks he has to find out
The dissemblers by John Creasey( Book )

6 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member 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
Alibi by John Creasey( Book )

8 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in English and Czech and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roger West of Scotland Yard is suffering from overwork and family difficulties. Whilst normally in control, upon this occasion he insults an important witness. This nearly ruins his career, but then leads to the possibility of riches. There is a conspiracy at work and it is up to West to solve this and all of his other problems
A part for a policeman by John Creasey( Book )

4 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector West takes charge by John Creasey( Book )

16 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Extortion is the name of the game and the method is to murder anyone who might get in the way. The Dreem factory and much else is at stake. Inspector West has to unravel it all at gun point, but not without difficulty and surprise"-- Publiaher
Murder, London-Miami by John Creasey( Book )

11 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roger ('Handsome') West of Scotland Yard investigates from Chelsea, London to Miami. Sir David Marshall, a diplomat, is seemingly involved in a jealous brawl over a woman, but West believes there is more to the matter than meets the eye. His belief is soon vindicated and he sets off on a trail to find the truth
The plague of silence by John Creasey( Book )

26 editions published between 1948 and 2012 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Palfrey and Z5 hunt the men who will rule of ruin as the world faces Doomsday! -- Cover
Murder, London-Australia by John Creasey( Book )

17 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Superintendent Roger West investigates the strangulation death of an Australian girl in a London boarding house, finding links to a conspiracy involving the passengers on the cruise ship the Kookaburra and the Australian Blue Flag fleet of ships
The executioners by John Creasey( Book )

13 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in English and Danish and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roger West of Scotland Yard, gets involved in the callous brutality of the underworld. Chayter is released from prison, but some believe he should have served longer, whilst others are convinced of his innocence. West has to battle with those who want Chayter dead and also fight off any notion that 'bygones should now be bygones'
The trouble at Saxby's by John Creasey( Book )

7 editions published between 1959 and 2000 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The theft of Magna carta; the 42nd story of Roger West by John Creasey( Book )

9 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New Scotland Yard Superintendent, Roger West, investigates the theft of the Sarum Magna Carta from Salisbury Cathedral
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityAshe, Gordon, 1908-1973

controlled identityCooke, Margaret, 1908-1973

controlled identityCooper, Henry St. John, 1908-1973

controlled identityCredo, 1908-1973

controlled identityDeane, Norman, 1908-1973

controlled identityFécamps, Elise, 1908-1973

controlled identityFrazer, Robert Caine, 1908-1973

controlled identityGill, Patrick, 1908-1973

controlled identityHalliday, Michael, 1908-1973

controlled identityHogarth, Charles

controlled identityHunt, Kyle, 1908-1973

controlled identityMann, Abel, 1908-1973

controlled identityManton, Peter, 1908-1973

controlled identityMarric, J. J.

controlled identityMartin, Richard, 1908-1973

controlled identityMorton, Anthony, 1908-1973

controlled identityRanger, Ken, 1908-1973

controlled identityReilly, William K., 1908-1973

controlled identityRiley, Tex, 1908-1973

controlled identityYork, Jeremy, 1908-1973

Ashe, Gordon 1908-1973

Cooke, M. E.

Cooke, Margaret, 1908-1973

Creasey, John

Credo, 1908-1973

Deane, Jeremy, 1908-1973

Deane, Norman 1908-1973

Fecamps, Elise

Frazer, Robert Cain, 1908-1973

Frazer, Robert Caine 1908-1973

Gill, Patrick, 1908-1973

Halliday, Michael

Hope, Brian, 1908-1973

Hughes, Colin, 1908-1973

John Creasey britisk skribent

John Creasey Brits schrijver (1908-1973)

John Creasey brittisk författare

John Creasey écrivain britannique

John Creasey englischer Schriftsteller

John Creasey scrittore inglese

Manton, Peter, 1908-1973

Marric, J. J. 1908-1973

Marsden, James

Martin, Richard, 1908-1973

Matheson, Rodney

Morton, Anthony 1908-1973

Ranger, Ken

Ranger, Ken, 1908-1973

Reilly, William K. 1908-1973

Riley, Tex, 1908-1973

St. John, Henry, 1908-1973

Wilde, Jimmy

York, Jeremy

Кризи, Джон

אש, גורדון

ג'ון קריזי סופר בריטי

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

ジョン・クリーシー

約翰·克瑞希

Languages
English (279)

Danish (4)

Spanish (3)

Hebrew (2)

German (1)

Czech (1)