WorldCat Identities

Creasey, John

Overview
Works: 314 works in 1,198 publications in 7 languages and 19,985 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Other
Classifications: PR6005.R517, 823.912
Publication Timeline
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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 )

16 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in English and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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A splinter of glass by John Creasey( Book )

17 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in English and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A major gold 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 and as they become increasingly desperate so the threat of violence increases. Roger West of Scotland Yard must solve the case, but the only clue is a splinter of glass
The Toff and the stolen tresses by John Creasey( Book )

23 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member 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
The Toff and Old Harry by John Creasey( Book )

18 editions published between 1948 and 2002 in English and held by 452 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 )

16 editions published between 1946 and 2005 in English and held by 449 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
The mists of fear by John Creasey( Book )

16 editions published between 1955 and 2015 in English and held by 439 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 goes to market by John Creasey( Book )

14 editions published between 1942 and 2015 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A slightly illegal neighbourhood service was what some people considered the black market; after all, when luxuries are in short supply, it's only natural for astute businessmen to find a way of turning a dishonest pound. But the black market meant more to the men of Scotland Yard, and when the Toff's Aunt mattie suffers from her own dealings, Rollison finds himself involved - with both profiteering and wholesale murder
Alibi by John Creasey( Book )

7 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in English and Czech and held by 395 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
Murder, London-South Africa by John Creasey( Book )

14 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and Czech and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A kidnapping and murder lead Superintendent West from London to a diamond smuggling operation in South Africa
Murder, London-Miami by John Creasey( Book )

11 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 390 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
Inspector West at home by John Creasey( Book )

4 editions published between 1944 and 1973 in 3 languages and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dissemblers by John Creasey( Book )

5 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in English and held by 366 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
The theft of Magna carta; the 42nd story of Roger West by John Creasey( Book )

8 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New Scotland Yard Superintendent, Roger West, investigates the theft of the Sarum Magna Carta from Salisbury Cathedral
So young to burn by John Creasey( Book )

7 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of acid-throwing attacks has everyone mystified. Is it the work of young hooligans, or are there more sinister forces at play? Roger ‘Handsome’ West of Scotland Yard must solve the case, and quickly. However, he finds himself dealing with bigoted parents and a hospital full of perverts, not to mention robbery and murder along the way
The executioners by John Creasey( Book )

16 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 349 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'
Murder, London-Australia by John Creasey( Book )

13 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in English and held by 348 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 plague of silence by John Creasey( Book )

22 editions published between 1948 and 2010 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Palfrey and Z5 hunt the men who will rule of ruin as the world faces Doomsday! -- Cover
The trouble at Saxby's by John Creasey( Book )

4 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Death of a postman by John Creasey( Book )

11 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Post Office sorter is killed, and Inspector Roger 'Handsome' West is called to investigate. What is the connection with a series of outrageous and bold daylight crimes that have taken place? This is an action packed story of tenacity, full of suspense in the face of difficulties which might well defeat a lesser detective
Inspector West takes charge by John Creasey( Book )

12 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 297 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
 
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The Toff goes to market
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 G. 1908-1973

Ashe, Gordon

Ashe Gordon 1908-1973

Cooke, M. E.

Cooke M. E. 1908-1973

Cooke, Margaret

Cooke Margaret 1908-1973

Cooper, Henry Saint John

Cooper Henry Saint John 1908-1973

Creasey J 1908-1973

Creasey, John

Creasey, John, 1908-1973

Creasy, John, 1908-1973

Credo, 1908-1973

Deane N. 1908-1973

Deane, Norman

Deane Norman 1908-1973

Fecamps, Elise

Fecamps Elise 1908-1973

Frazer, Robert Cain

Frazer, Robert Caine

Frazer Robert Caine 1908-1973

Gill, Patrick

Gill Patrick 1908-1973

Halliday M. 1908-1973

Halliday, Michael.

Halliday Michael 1908-1973

Hogarth, Charles

Hogarth Charles 1908-1973

Hope, Brian

Hope Brian 1908-1973

Hughes, Colin 1908-1973

Hunt K. 1908-1973

Hunt, Keyle

Hunt, Keyle pseud

Hunt, Kyle.

Hunt Kyle 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 P. 1908-1973

Manton, Peter

Manton Peter 1908-1973

Marric, J.J.

Marric J. J. 1908-1973

Marsden, James

Marsden James 1908-1973

Martin R. 1908-1973

Martin, Richard

Martin Richard 1908-1973

Matheson, Rodney

Mattleson, Rodney

Mattleson Rodney 1908-1973

Morton A. 1908-1973

Morton, Anthony.

Morton Anthony 1908-1973

Qrizi, Gón, 1908-1973

Ranger K. 1908-1973

Ranger, Ken

Ranger Ken 1908-1973

Reilly W. K. 1908-1973

Reilly, William K.

Reilly William K. 1908-1973

Riley T. 1908-1973

Riley, Tex

Riley Tex 1908-1973

St. John, Henry 1908-1973

Wilde, Jimmy

York J. 1908-1973

York, Jeremy.

York Jeremy 1908-1973

Йорк Д. 1908-1973

Кризи Д. 1908-1973

Кризи, Джон

Криси Д. 1908-1973

Мортон Э. 1908-1973

Холлидей М. 1908-1973

Эш Г. 1908-1973

אש, גורדון

ג'ון קריזי

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

クリーシー, ジョン

ジョン・クリーシー

約翰·克瑞希

Languages
English (240)

Danish (4)

French (3)

Hebrew (2)

Czech (2)

German (1)

Dutch (1)

Covers
The Toff and the ladyThe Toff goes to marketMurder, London-South AfricaInspector West takes charge