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B., A. D.
A Study in Faith, June 14, 1918

B., B.  pseudonym of Cuthbert Morley Headlam (1876-1964)
Only the Planter, November 15, 1898
A Boardship Incident, November 25, 1898

B., C.
A Boarding House Romance, September 19, 1898
L'Amour Immortel, July 13, 1899
The Dreamer, September 1, 1900

B., D. H.
The Scapegoat, October 14, 1939

B., F.
A Coming of Age, April 24, 1911

B., F. M.
How a Coronet was Lost, May 25, 1898
"Money In It," October 7, 1898
Tom Moorcraft's Christmas Box, December 24, 1898
Told to the Raw Recruit, February 15, 1899
My First Opera - and Last, April 2, 1901

B., G.
My Last Match, September 16, 1899

B., H.
A Love and a Life, February 10, 1898
Our Last Fourpence, April 25, 1898

B., J.
The Bill-Poster's Story, May 12, 1915

B., K.
The Ideal Village, July 30, 1912

B., L.
The Curate's Christmas Charity, December 23, 1910

B., M. L.
Declined With Thanks, November 30, 1897

B., O.
Lesser Lights, July 6, 1911

B., P.
"Turn 24," February 15, 1898
The Temptress, March 5, 1898
A Hyde-Park Orator, August 27, 1900

B., R.
Out of Luck's Way, March 9, 1898

B., T.
Poppy, February 17, 1899
The Stake that Failed, March 17, 1899

B., W. R.
De Yaller Rooster, July 30, 1909
The Man in Blue and Gold, November 8, 1909 (part of the "Old Days in the Bush" series)
The Barge Master, April 21, 1910
Mr. Pug Has a Fall, May 30, 1910
The Shellback, June 27, 1910
The Tramp, April 4, 1911
The Sea "Peeler," January 20, 1912
The "Extra" Hand, February 29, 1912

Bailey, Elliot
Plain Facts, February 27, 1939
Miss Lavinia Hits Back, May 29, 1939
"Cheque"-Mate, July 15, 1939
Consolation Prize, July 22, 1939

Baillie, Neale
Name Unknown, June 24, 1936

Baker, Edward
Surrender, June 13, 1936

Baldwin, Oliver
Clever Conjurer, March 5, 1936

Banks, Philippa
Clementine Remembers, November 12, 1955

Barber, Alex  pseudonym of Cyril Alexander Barber (1906-1998)
The Boy Who Ran, February 4, 1936
Ordeal by Fire, July 23, 1938
Yesterday's Madness, July 28, 1938
One Minute to Live!, June 13, 1939

Barber, D. H. (1907- )
Habit, August 14, 1937
Pole's Head, August 25, 1937
The Man Who Was Twice, May 23, 1938
The Man in a Hurry, October 15, 1938
The Charm, November 13, 1946
A Shot in the Dark, August 18, 1947
Murder in Mind, August 1, 1949
First Offender, September 23, 1950
Miss Tewke's 'Old Master', November 8, 1951
Wives Revolt, February 23, 1952
George in the Money, November 15, 1952
Lucky at Last, January 24, 1953
Susan and her Spiv, May 30, 1953
Plain Clothes, October 24, 1953
Ear-Rings for a Lady, April 10, 1954
Her Holiday for Two, May 1, 1954
In Search of His Past, September 25, 1954
Little Sister's Night Out, December 4, 1954
The Penalty Spot, January 16, 1955
Mrs Cassidy's Outsider, May 28, 1955
Meet My Wife, April 28, 1956
Dinner for One, December 15, 1956

Barber, Dorothy Ann
The Lift, April 30, 1936

Barham, C. N.
Meg O' Jones's, January 14, 1898
A Strange Disappearance, May 5, 1898
Bürthe, May 18, 1898
Was it a Crime?, February 7, 1900
Courting is Off, June 19, 1900

Barker, Hedley  pseudonym of Clarence Hedley Barker (1894- )
A Mirror for Venus, September 24, 1949
Jewels for the Lady, October 15, 1949
Beauty and her Career, January 1, 1955

Barnard, Gordon
Expediency, November 8, 1935

Barnes, Nancy
Good Luck Piece, June 30, 1936

Barrett, J. H.
Life Without Nina, August 14, 1948

Barry, George
Runaway Girl, July 8, 1947

Barry, M. L.
Violet Fanshaw's Choice, October 23, 1897
Kitty's Advertisement, November 12, 1897
Mrs. Landon's Folly, November 22, 1897
Sybil's Honeymoon, June 8, 1899

Barry, P. Beaufoy
The Perfect Crime, March 18, 1939

Bartimeus  pseudonym of Lewis Anselm da Costa Ricci (1886-1967)
The Winning Entree, November 1, 1935
Spithead Nightingale, March 25, 1936
Two Minutes, November 11, 1936
Grains of Mustard Seed, April 12, 1938

Barton, Maurice
The Cabman's Bride, August 10, 1900

Barton, Reyner
Mr. Binney Steps Aside..., May 1, 1939
By Order of the Bath, November 12, 1940
Perfect Lady, November 21, 1940
What Is My Name?, November 27, 1940
It Was His Nature, December 2, 1940
Spotlight on Cinderella, December 18, 1940
Total Eclipse, January 6, 1941
Expelled, February 1, 1941

Bashford, H. H.
The Wild Cherry, April 25, 1936
The Smile, May 9, 1936
Strabismus, May 20, 1936

Bateman, May
Romance -? A Story, October 20, 1926

Bates, C. Godfrey
Destiny...and a Dog, July 6, 1936
No Man's Land, January 10, 1939

Bates, Fred M.
A Shot on "The First," September 1, 1896
Only a Caretaker's Daughter, September 21, 1896

Bates, H. E. (1905-1974)
Old Lady, April 21, 1938
Untitled, June 3, 1938 (no title given for this story)
No Country, June 29, 1938

Bates, L. M.
Tideway Tactics, June 13, 1938

Baum, Vicki
Part Worn, October 24, 1935

Beachcroft, T. O.
Iodide in Hut C4, March 7, 1936

Beatty, F. G.
La Rositta & Her Past, August 6, 1951

Beaufoy, P.
A Baby's Shoe, September 18, 1897
"Dust and Ashes," December 8, 1897
"Forgiveness," December 23, 1897
An Anonymous Letter, February 25, 1898
Retiring from Business, August 23, 1899
A Consistent Jingo, October 3, 1899
A Graphological Error, December 15, 1899
A Touch of Realism, January 26, 1900
The End of a Mystery, June 25, 1900
The Loaf and his Lordship, July 3, 1900
A Romance of the Twopenny Tube, February 19, 1901
Without a Reference, May 11, 1901
Mr. Clutterbuck's Client, May 16, 1901
Hugh Carleton's Wife, October 3, 1901
The Story of a Letter, October 17, 1901
A Telephonic Romance, January 10, 1902
The Downfall of Alf, May 5, 1902
A Wasted Rehearsal, June 17, 1902
Clever Mr. Wicks, June 24, 1902

Becke, Louis (1855-1913)
The Island Partners (part one), December 18, 1903
The Island Partners (part two), December 19, 1903

Beckett, Kathleen M.
The Mystery of Waterloo Avenue, November 12, 1936

Beere, Ellice
Adam and Eve, February 16, 1901
Not My Typewriter, April 23, 1901
Merely Players, June 12, 1901
A Cup of Coffee, September 11, 1901
Bessington's Boast, September 13, 1901
Loved and Lost, November 1, 1901
The Turquoise Slide, May 10, 1902

Begbie, Garstin
Hooded Death, March 26, 1936

Begbie, Harold
'Smile Across the Channel', March 12, 1918

Beim, Jerrold
One of Doc's Babies, April 18, 1953

Bell, Horace
A Bank-Note, September 8, 1898

Bell, James J. (1871-1934)
The Lightning Result, July 5, 1899

Bell, Lynn
My Husband and my Hat, September 12, 1953

Bell, Neil  pseudonym of Stephen Southwold (1887-1964)
A Man of Business, July 19, 1938
Song Hit, September 8, 1945
A Winged Wonder, May 11, 1946
Strange Meeting, August 17, 1946
The Panto Horse..., December 7, 1946
The Wedding-Gift Ship, September 4, 1948
The Rawdon Affair, September 10, 1949

Bellamy, Claxson
Prof. Ramirer's Mistake, February 7, 1896
At the North Pole, February 17, 1896
Muzzled?, February 29, 1896
A Matrimonial Agent, March 18, 1896
Winning the Cup, March 27, 1896
An Easter Trip, April 2, 1896
A Modern Miracle, April 10, 1896
An Early Closer, April 24, 1896
A Drama of Taxation, May 6, 1896
Bicycle No. 111,111, May 8, 1896
A Trip on an Autocar, May 21, 1896
"Salts" at Epsom, June 3, 1896
Two Stamp Collectors, June 12, 1896
Carmen's Kiss, June 25, 1896
In Laager, July 7, 1896
For Want of Water, August 24, 1896
A "Butterfly" Cabman, September 14, 1896
A 200th Night, October 29, 1896

Bennett, Eric
The Experts, November 26, 1935
Fare Paid, April 21, 1936
The Voice, October 4, 1938
The Stranger on the Downs, May 19, 1939
A Matter of Inches, April 8, 1940

Bennett, Frank
Good Samaritan, June 3, 1939
The Stranger, August 25, 1939

Bennett, Rolf (1882- )
Lawful Occasions, August 29, 1939
The Stone Jar, May 29, 1940
Calling the Bluff, December 10, 1940

Bennett, William
Kindness Pays, October 28, 1938

Beresford, J. D. (1873-1947)
Tops and Bottoms, January 29, 1927
The Champion, February 26, 1927
Guardian Angel, April 6, 1939

Berry, H. W.
The Man Who Couldn't Dance, November 4, 1938
The Strange Adventure of Mr. Bleek, August 21, 1939

Betts, P. Y.
The Bell-Push, September 26, 1938

Beverly, Dick
Debt Repaid, October 8, 1938

Bird, Kenneth
Kiss in the Dark, December 10, 1949

Birt, Raymond
The Storm, March 30, 1936

Birth, Geo.
A Coup that Failed, September 2, 1899

Birtles, Dora
At the Baths, May 30, 1936

Bishop, Brud
Sam Wins Suzie, July 15, 1947

Black, Michael
A Girl in the Mist, January 9, 1947

Blackley, W. B.
The Finance Game, August 4, 1931

Blackrod, John
The Red Rose, February 26, 1936

Blake, H. G.
All Ripe - Seven for Six, April 18, 1939

Blake, Major W. T.
The Wreckers, March 12, 1919

Bloom, Ursula (1892-1984)
Old Pig, November 14, 1938
The Little Madonna, December 24, 1938
The Life-Giver, July 19, 1939
Adventure in August, August 10, 1939
Under Bow Bells, November 6, 1940
Return to Beauty, September 14, 1946
The Last Guest at the New Year Party, December 31, 1946
A Place in the Plane, March 18, 1947
Miss Dene's Day Out, June 13, 1947
Escape to Sunshine, March 5, 1955
Admiral's Daughter, June 18, 1955
The Lime Tree, July 30, 1955
Carmina & Pepe, September 17, 1955
The Wise Old Tree, October 8, 1955
Girl in the Kiosk, November 5, 1955
Love in a Mist, November 26, 1955
Red Roses, January 14, 1956
A Girl in Two Minds, March 3, 1956
Springtime & Anne, April 2, 1956
Uncle Walter's Will, June 2, 1956
A Tip for Giovanni, July 14, 1956
Haunting Face, September 22, 1956
Orchids for Angela, October 13, 1956
Rosemary for Remembrance, January 12, 1957

Blyth, H. E.
Fanny's Favourite, May 21, 1949
Bowled for Love, July 16, 1949
Winning Sequence, November 25, 1950
Getting the Bird, December 22, 1951
Lesson in Love, March 1, 1952
Beryl's Derby Winner, May 24, 1952
Finding the Lady, June 27, 1953
She's Not My Baby, December 19, 1953
The Girl in the Train, July 31, 1954
Appointment for Joy, January 22, 1955
The Love Fight, April 23, 1955

Board, Barbara
Price of Beauty, November 24, 1938

Bodington, Nicolas
Die Hard, October 30, 1935
The Ups and Downs of Onésime, February 21, 1936
The Lily, July 1, 1936
No Hero, September 24, 1938 (as by Nicholas Bodington)

Bolt, David Langstone
Audition for Fame, August 6, 1955

Bolton, Rodney
Explanation, March 1, 1940

Bonham, Margaret
One Fine Day, May 17, 1940
The Clarinet Hung Back, June 14, 1940

Bonnett, Emery
Lucid Interval, December 12, 1940

Bonsall, T.
The Love of Woman, September 7, 1896
The Agent's Story, January 13, 1897
A Fallen Star, November 18, 1899
The Murderer, January 10, 1902
Mrs. Croyley's Ward, May 16, 1902

Borrett, Oliver
Official Secrets, October 12, 1938
"Anything You May Say...," October 27, 1938

Boucher, Valentine
Confidentially Yours, December 17, 1955

Bourchier, H. J.
An Anglo-Indian Mother, June 20, 1900

Bowen, Marjorie  pseudonym of Gabrielle Margaret Vere Campbell Long (1886-1952)
Marriage Aforethought, October 23, 1935

Bowline, Tom
A Duet with the Devil, October 20, 1915
A Ton of Titles, December 2, 1915

Boyce, Frank
The Get-Away, August 31, 1939

Boyd, Martin
The Way to a Man's Heart, May 28, 1940

Bradley, Patricia
"Old Rhodes," July 28, 1920

Brady, Robert K.
Death of a Captain, March 10, 1939

Brand, Mary
Dance Hostess, April 8, 1939

Brand, Patrick
Constable, October 7, 1939

Brent, Barbara
Double Life, February 19, 1955
The One & Only, July 21, 1956
Dates for Susan, November 10, 1956

Briar Root
The Adventures of a Scamp (part one), November 1, 1899
The Adventures of a Scamp (part two), November 2, 1899
The Adventures of a Scamp (part three), November 8, 1899
The Adventures of a Scamp (part four), November 24, 1899
The Adventures of a Scamp (part five), November 27, 1899
The Adventures of a Scamp (part six), December 4, 1899

Bridge, Aline S.
Two Young Persons from Derby, January 31, 1899

Brisbane, Coutts  pseudonym of Robert Coutts Armour (1874- )
Doughboys Afloat, March 12, 1940
Straight Tips, October 25, 1940

Brome, Vincent (1910-2004)
Judge for Gaoler, February 3, 1940

Brophy, John (1899-1965)
Circumstantial Innocence, October 26, 1935
The Sea Bird, May 7, 1936
Encounter with a Blonde, July 4, 1936
The Friend of Corporal Shea, July 5, 1938
The Heron, July 14, 1938

Brown, R. Melville
Wainwright's Revenge, October 13, 1926

Browne, K. R. G. (1895- )
The Early Birds, December 2, 1925
White Elephants, December 28, 1925
A Sale! A Sale!, January 25, 1926
Clothes and the Woman, February 6, 1926
The Strenuous Life, March 15, 1926
The Boneless Wonders, April 13, 1926
Southward Ho!, August 14, 1926
The Horror on Wheels, September 28, 1926
The Woman's Way, December 22, 1926
The Paying Guest, February 12, 1927
The Long Way Round, April 13, 1927
Susan at the Races, May 31, 1927
Musical Honours, January 3, 1928
Picnicker's Luck, August 11, 1928
A Muddle Round, August 18, 1928

Bruce, C. G.
A Terrible Night, June 29, 1896
Partners, July 14, 1896

Bruce, Cromer
The Eye That Failed, October 12, 1926

Bruce, George
Escape to Death, May 27, 1939

Brunel, Adrian
The Weightlifter's Waterloo, January 21, 1931

Bryan K. B. E., Col. Sir Herbert
"Dangerous Driver," October 30, 1933

Buchanan, George S.
The Gift, April 5, 1939 (as by G. S. Buchanan)
The Scream in the Night, May 17, 1939

Buckland, Dorothy
The Sergeant, February 2, 1928

Buckrose, J. E.  pseudonym of Annie Edith Jameson (1868-1931)
"Lights Out!," March 30, 1916 (part of the "War-Time Sketches in Holderness" series)
Our Lad, April 25, 1916 (part of the "War-Time Sketches in Holderness" series)
The Parcel, April 27, 1916 (part of the "War-Time Sketches in Holderness" series)
Pie, May 3, 1916 (part of the "War-Time Sketches in Holderness" series)
The Captain, May 9, 1916 (part of the "War-Time Sketches in Holderness" series)
The Spy, May 18, 1916 (part of the "War-Time Sketches in Holderness" series)
The Splendid Pretenders, August 17, 1916 (part of the "War-Time in Our Street" series)
Lovers, September 19, 1916 (part of the "War-Time in Our Street" series)
The Widow and the Specials, September 26, 1916 (part of the "War-Time in Our Street" series)
The Alarm: A Zeppelin Night Story, October 2, 1916 (part of the "War-Time in Our Street" series)
One of the Old Guard, October 9, 1916 (part of the "War-Time in Our Street" series)
Miss Parkinson's War Economy, November 14, 1916
Armistice Day in Our Street, November 13, 1918
The Real Good Wedding Wish, February 28, 1922

Bullen F.R.G.S., Frank T.
The Survivors (part one), August 25, 1899 (part of the "Sketches of the Sea" series)
The Survivors (prt two), August 26, 1899 (part of the "Sketches of the Sea" series)

Bullen, Roy
Personal Call, February 4, 1956

Bungey, E. Newton
The Mouth-Organ, December 29, 1916

Burdon, Tom
The Cage, May 30, 1939

Burford, Eleanor (1906-1993)
Pick of the Market, June 10, 1946

Burgeon, Dick
A Sailor's Cenotaph, February 9, 1901

Burnett, Barbara
Black Out, August 11, 1939

Burrage, A. M. (1889-1956)
The Man at the Cross-Roads, August 23, 1937
Party Night, December 20, 1946

Burrow, C. Kennett
A Hotel on the Meuse, January 22, 1915 (as by G. Kennett Burrow)
Haunted, February 3, 1915

Bury, Frank  pseudonym of Herbert Harris (1911-1995)
If Once You Loved..., February 23, 1957

Bushell, Mignon
Meant for Each Other, December 8, 1945

 

 

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