WorldCat Identities

Creasey, John

Works: 244 works in 709 publications in 6 languages and 14,595 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  History 
Roles: Author, Creator, Editor, Other
Classifications: PR6005.R517, 823.912
Publication Timeline
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 )

2 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in English and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Toff and Old Harry by John Creasey( Book )

23 editions published between 1948 and 2002 in English and German and held by 461 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 goes to market by John Creasey( Book )

13 editions published between 1942 and 1997 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
The Toff and the Golden Boy by John Creasey( Book )

15 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in English and held by 401 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
Murder, London-South Africa by John Creasey( Book )

18 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and Czech and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A kidnapping and murder lead Superintendent West from London to a diamond smuggling operation in South Africa
A part for a policeman by John Creasey( Book )

4 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector West at home by John Creasey( Book )

4 editions published between 1944 and 1973 in 3 languages and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alibi by John Creasey( Book )

7 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in English and Czech and held by 382 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
Hang the little man by John Creasey( Book )

19 editions published between 1963 and 2015 in English and Danish and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Masked raiders are attacking small shops all over London. Owners fear for their lives and the situation is getting out of hand as one store after another is robbed. Each raid appears to be faultlessly timed? It is up to Chief Inspector Roger West of Scotland Yard to root out the truth
A splinter of glass by John Creasey( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 377 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
The executioners by John Creasey( Book )

13 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 352 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-Miami by John Creasey( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 348 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
Death of a postman by John Creasey( Book )

11 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and held by 322 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
Murder, London-Australia by John Creasey( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 316 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 scene of the crime by John Creasey( Book )

11 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man`s ambition and love of his beautiful wife, lead him to murder and robbery with violence. Superintendent Roger West, Scotland Yard's best, and most down to earth, detective is called in, although not without family complications
The theft of Magna carta; the 42nd story of Roger West by John Creasey( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New Scotland Yard Superintendent, Roger West, investigates the theft of the Sarum Magna Carta from Salisbury Cathedral
Inspector West takes charge by John Creasey( Book )

13 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 308 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
Look three ways at murder by John Creasey( Book )

17 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in English and Czech and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once a murder is committed, the perpetrators have nothing to lose - they can murder again, although the chances of being caught rise, especially if Roger West, one of Scotland Yard's finest detectives, is on their trail. But there are always three ways of viewing the crime: that of the hunter, the hunted, and the victim's
The smog; a story of Dr. Palfrey by John Creasey( Book )

8 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an English Village and an American City life goes on as normal. Then a choking, yellowish smog begins to creep along the ground. It is an eye-stinging, killing miasma. Dr. Palfrey and Z5 deploy to head off the threat. One mystery follows another and a fantastic, yet disturbing light is shined on a problem that is all too real
The Toff and the terrified taxman by John Creasey( Book )

6 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is well known that Richard Rollison, alias The Toff, has a dislike of both form filling and paying taxes. However, a query about an assessment leads to much more than he was expecting. It all starts when a young lady is knocked down by a car outside the accountant's office. It ends with murder, people smuggling and a great deal more
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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 1908-1973

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

Deane, Norman pseud

Fecamps, Elise

Fecamps, Elise 1908-1973

Frazer, Robert Caine 1908-1973

Gill, Patrick 1908-1973

Halliday M. 1908-1973

Halliday, Michael.

Halliday, Michael 1908-1973

Hogarth, Charles 1908-1973

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 1908-1973

Marric, J.J.

Marric J. J. 1908-1973

Marsden, James

Marsden, James 1908-1973

Martin R. 1908-1973

Martin, Richard 1908-1973

Matheson, 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. 1908-1973

Riley T. 1908-1973

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

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

English (176)

Danish (6)

Czech (3)

German (2)

Hebrew (2)

Dutch (1)

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