WorldCat Identities

Creasey, John

Overview
Works: 116 works in 241 publications in 2 languages and 5,924 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Spy fiction 
Roles: Author, Other
Classifications: PR6005.R517, 823.912
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Creasey
A splinter of glass by John Creasey( Book )

4 editions published between 1972 and 1976 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

HANDSOME INSPECTOR WEST, WITH HIS CUSTOMARY FINESSE AND THE AID OF VENABLES, A NEW PROTEGE, DEALS WITH A MAJOR CRIME. A ROBBERY OF GOLD BULLION FROM THE LONDON DOCKS HAS OCCURRED AND THE ONLY CLUE IS A SPLINTER OF GLASS THAT BECOMES IMBEDDED IN VENABLES' FINGER
A bundle for the Toff by John Creasey( Book )

7 editions published between 1967 and 2006 in English and held by 318 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?
Murder, London-South Africa by John Creasey( Book )

2 editions published between 1966 and 2005 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published between 1965 and 1967 in English and Spanish and held by 293 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 )

2 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and held by 291 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'
Death of a postman by John Creasey( Book )

5 editions published between 1956 and 1987 in English and held by 275 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
Look three ways at murder by John Creasey( Book )

6 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in English and held by 249 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 mists of fear by John Creasey( Book )

4 editions published between 1970 and 1977 in English and held by 249 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 unbegotten : a Doctor Palfrey thriller by John Creasey( Book )

3 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The human race is experiencing a slow death as the population ages, but no babies are being born. Emissaries from outer space are the cause, but this is unknown, and they are attempting to prevent Dr. Palfrey discovering the truth. Once again, he is faced with the need to save the world, this time from a megalomaniac takeover by 'The Master'
The Toff and Old Harry by John Creasey( Book )

9 editions published between 1949 and 1970 in English and held by 233 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 trip-trip-triplets by John Creasey( Book )

3 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Toff gallantly rescues, first one, and then each, of three spoiled, beautiful, and rich triplets. But when his man Jolly is kidnapped, the Toff faces a tough decision: to ensure Jolly's return by abandoning the irksome triplets, or to gamble on his own abilities and try to save Jolly's life as well as the triplets
Send Superintendent West by John Creasey( Book )

3 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With vital Cold War talks at risk, Roger West of the Yard must out-think the FBI if he is to save Ricky Shawn. A frightened ten year old, Ricky has been kidnapped as a pawn in a ruthless game with drugs, crushed bodies, and mayhem all trailing back to his fate. West must move fast to save him, and yet an enormous shock lays ahead as he proceeds
The perilous country : a Doctor Palfrey thriller by John Creasey( Book )

3 editions published between 1966 and 1973 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Toff goes to market by John Creasey( Book )

6 editions published between 1942 and 1997 in English and held by 182 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
Murder on the line by John Creasey( Book )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roger 'Handsome' West of Scotland Yard is pitted against a ruthless criminal network. They will stop at nothing in their pursuit of bribery, corruption, and theft. Amongst them is a cold-blooded killer whom West must capture. Against him is an organisation with money to spare and no compunction about murder if it is in their interests
Lame dog murder by John Creasey( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The killing strike by John Creasey( Book )

2 editions published between 1958 and 1961 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feathers for the Toff by John Creasey( Book )

2 editions published between 1970 and 1973 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sheila has an exaggerated view of the Richard Rollison’s (aka ‘The Toff’) influence with Scotland Yard. Her friend Danny Bond had been arrested for the ‘Chelsea Robbery’, but she proclaims his innocence. When Rollison meets Danny he is both hostile and states he doesn't want anything to do with Sheila. Thus begins a mystery which inevitable sees Rollison drawn in and put in danger – but this time from a very unusual source."--
The Toff down under by John Creasey( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'The Toff' is involved in a case involving an inheritance and a search for a lost relative. Then, the aunt of the beautiful heiress is found murdered and the trail leads to him travelling to Australia. There, the mystery deepens and there is clearly significant danger. An exciting finish to the hunt brings this adventure to a surprising finale
The scene of the crime by John Creasey( Book )

3 editions published between 1961 and 1999 in English and held by 110 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
 
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