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Because this author was so prolific we've split the pages into sections to make them more usable

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Non Series Paperbacks & Minor Pseudonyms      Anthony Morton - The Baron      The Toff      Dr Palfrey      Gordon Ashe      Inspector West     

Puzzle for Superintendent West
1962 UK first Pan paperback edition, London
A nice clean copy, slight lean to spine
Tight binding, light tan
Chief Inspector "Handsome" West arrested James Liddel on a charge of murder. The case seemed cut-and-drieda but West was uneasy. Then Francesca Uddel arrived from America, a beautiful woman who did not tell the truth; and who was frightened. A murderer struck again.

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Murder London Miami
1974 English paperback later edition, Coronet, London
A solid reading copy, usual tan, light surface creases
Solid binding
When Roger West is called to investigate a brawl at the Chelsea home of Sir David Marshall, a quasi-diplomat concerned with inter-Commonwealth relations, his finely-tuned instincts immediately detected something more than mere violent jealousy. On the face of it. Marshall and another man had bee" fighting because of a woman and West's feelings that a British diplomat just wouldn't do that sort of thing were soon vindicated.

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Triumph for Inspector West written by John Creasey
1961 UK Pan paperback first edition, London
A solid clean reading copy only
Tight with light tan
Chief Inspector Roger West has been watching a millionaire gangster for 2 years and now after another murder he aims to get his man !

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Murder London Australia - John Creasey
1967 English Pan paperback edition, London
A bright acceptable reading copy, light edgewear
Solid binding
Until pretty Denise Morrison is found brutally strangled in Kensington. Scotland Yard, Interpol, and the Australian Police seek to find the vital link between: Suicide at London Airport, Attempted Murder in Kowlopn, And, an Ocean Liner with its passengers — all under sentence of death. "Handsome" West flies out to help Superintendent Luke Shaw of Sydney C.I.B. prevent a madman's revenge from unleashing a tidal wave of destruction.

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Two for Superintendent West - John Creasey
1976 UK paperback later edition, Pan, London
A reading copy copy
Bit of wear and a lean etc
Somewhere in the pitch dark wasteland were a helpless woman and a desperate killer. Anthony Reason's beautiful clifftop cottage was a strange setting for two brutal killings. But, as Inspector West was soon to discover, nothing about this case was going to be straightforward. Reeson's neighbour, Michael Mallow, had already taken off, destination unknown, but when Daphne Mallow also disappeared. West really got worried.

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Murder on the Line - John Creasey
1966 English Hodder paperback edition printed in London
A solid reading copy, usual tan, light creases, rub to front cover
Tightly bound
BLOOD STAINS THE TRACKS. when a ruthless criminal network make British Railways their target.., their aim, nation-wide theft,.. their weapons, bribery, corruption and murder... There's non-stop excitement as 'Handsome' West of the Yard seeks a cold-blooded killer among the men with too much money...

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Send Superintendent West - John Creasey
1965 UK paperback first edition, Pan, London
A VG+ copy with clean contents and covers
Tight and square
A top American diplomats son vanishes from his London home. At a very sensitive time the US government will do anything to get the boy back, including calling in Scotland Yard
A nice tidy copy and revised from the 1st hardback edition
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A Gun for Inspector West - John Creasey
1958 English first Pan paperback edition, Pan, London
A solid reading copy
Tight binding, usual tan and liht rubs
A series of serious and brutal attacks on the police have them baffled as to who is responsible. Who sis behind the gang of brutal thugs? It's on eman's job to find out
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Inspector West at Home - John Creasey
1965 UK softcover first edition, Pan, London
A VG+ copy with clean contents and covers
Tight and square, minor rubbing to extremities
Our man is plinged into a world of murder and international conspiracy and corruption at Scotland Yard, all in order to clear his own good name from being blackened
A nice solid copy, and revised by the author from the hardback 1st
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The Scene of the Crime - John Creasey
1963 British paperback first edition, Hodder, London
A VG+ copy with clean contents and covers
Tight and square, minor wear to edges
It's a fine thing to have a lot of money for a beautiful wife, but not when it leads to strangling and robbery!
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Accident for Inspector West - John Creasey
1961 UK softcover first edition, Hodder, London
A VG copy with clean contents and covers
Tight and square, minor rubbing to extremities
The first two accidents, whilst unnecessarily tragic, seemed natural enough. Attention was roused though after the third, but it was a fourth that sent our man tearing across London after a vicious killer
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Parcels for Inspector West
1973 British paperback later edition, Pan, London
A VG copy with clean contents and covers
Tight and square, minor rubbing and creasing to covers
It was the christmas mail rush at the River Way sorting office, hardly the best time to find a dismembered body in the post!
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Inspector West Takes Charge
1964 English softcover later edition, Pan, London
A VG+ copy with clean contents and covers
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A case which gets more frightening as every hour passes and yet another victim falls to a ruthless extortion plan
A nice copy and revised by the author from the hardback
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Death of a Racehorse
1968 British Pan paperback 1st edition published in London
A very nice and clean copy
Tight and square, very bright
Silver Monarch, a famous racehorse was dead, not only that butt so is the horse's stable boy, our man investigates one of his most sinister and tricky cases
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So Young to Burn
1970 English softcover first edition, Pan, London
A VG+ copy with clean contents and covers
Tight and square, clean and bright
Once busy, at night now in London's parks nobody ventured. Was the campaign of spraying courting couples with acid the work of thugs, moralists or something more sinister?
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Inspector West at Bay - Author - John Creasey
1962 British softcover Pan later edition published in London London
A reading copy, usual tan, some edge wear
Stil a solid binding and an uncommon title
There's a vitriol throwing, revenge, blackmail and eventually death - Chief Inspector Handsome West of the Yard has some serious enemies !

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Two for Superintendent West - John Creasey
1969 UK paperback first edition, Pan, London
A solid clean copy
Tight and square, light tan
Roger West couldn't forget the sight r the smell of the second corpse he had seen in a sleepy Sussex town . He was after a killer, and they didn't come any worse than Lefty... A killer without a conscience, who thought only a frightened girl stood Itween him and a hoard!

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Policeman's Dread - John Creasey
1965 English paperback 1st Pan edition, London
A solid reading copy, usual tan and some wear etc
Still a tight book
Inspector West gets involved in a bitter life and death struggle with the notorious vice gangs of West End of London

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Strike for Death written by John Creasey
1965 UK Pan paperback later edition, London
A tidy book, nicer than normal
Bit of tanning and wear but nothing major
Billed as . . . "Inspector West's Most Unusual Case !"

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A beauty for Inspector West - John Creasey
1957 English paperback Pan 2nd edition, London
A particularly clean and nice book
Solid binding, clean and fabulous cover art work
A gorgeous woman is found dead, strangled, on a common in London, the suspect is then shot whilst on a church roof - case closed - until another girl is found the same way !

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Murder London New York written by John Creasey
1966 UK first Pan paperback edition, London
A solid clean copy reading copy
Tight and square, light tan
A beautiful girl is found dead — her face slashed An old man brutally killed in the same way Murder, London—New York Two parallel crimes, and 'Handsome' West of Scotland Yard and Lieutenant Goodison of New York's Homicide Branch are pitted against each other in an exciting race to unmask the . vicious killer

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Inspector West Cries Wolf - John Creasey
1966 English paperback 1st Pan edition, London
A solid reading copy, usual tan, light creases
Solid binding
Not just one break-in a night, but twenty or thirty, and each one performed by a man with a wolf's head branded on his left palm . . . The work of a highly-organised criminal syndicate, directed by the mysterious LOBO . . . Rubber-soled thugs who would stop at nothing — not even at threatening a policeman's wife and family —as 'Handsome' West of the Yard found when he lifted the telephone at hcme and heard a woman's lilting voice....

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Battle for Inspector West ~ John Creasey
1964 UK 1st Pan paperback edition, London
A superb copy, very clean and bright, fabulous period artwork
Would appear unread
A millionaire id facing blackmail, vice rackets, brides kidnapped and an evil mastermind - another cracking thriller from an author that's sold well over 25 million books

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Inspector West Leaves Town written by John Creasey
1963 UK Pan paperback first edition, London
Important edition as the author has revised it from the 1949 Stanley Paul edition
A nice copy, clean covers etc
Tight binding with light tan
Murder, missing scientists and of course a woman brings another 'terror packed escapade'

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Death in Cold Print written by John Creasey
1964 English first Pan paperback edition, published London
A very nice copy, usual tan,
Solid binding, nicer than normal
A train of violent death and harrowing acts at a famous printing works, an ingenius crime fiction out of print book

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Brief Biography
As this writer was probaly the most prolific in the world we have tried to make our stock as manageable as possible. To that end we have dedicated specific pages to his mian characters, we hope this simplifies things somewhat and makes for sensible page sizes.

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