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Leslie Ford - David Frome

Bibliography & History

Bibliography - Checklist
Crime - Mystery Books

Footsteps on the Stairs - 1931
Murder in Maryland - 1932
Mountain Madness - 1935
Ill Met by Moonlight - 1937
The Simple Way of Poison - 1938
Three Bright Pebbles - 1939
Mr Cromwell is Dead - 1939
Snow-white Murder - 1940
The Town Cried Murder - 1939
Road to Folly - 1941
A Capital Crime - 1941
Murder Down South - 1942
Priority Murder - 1943
Siren in the Night - 1944
Crack of Dawn - 1945
The Philadelphia Murder Story - 1945
Honolulu Murder Story - 1947
The Woman in Black - 1948
The Devil's Stronghold - 1948
Shot in the Dark - 1949
Murder is the Pay-off - 1951
The Bahamas Murder Case - 1952
The Lying Jade - 1953
Invitation to Murder - 1955
Murder comes to Eden - 1956
The Girl from the Mimosa Club - 1957
Trial from Ambush - 1962

Novels by David Frome

In at the Death Skeffington - 1929
The Murder of an Old Man - 1929
The Hammersmith Murders - 1930
The Murder on the Sixth Hole - 1931
The By-pass Murder - 1932
Mr. Simpson finds a Body - 1933
The Eel Pie Mystery - 1933
That's Your Man, Inspector - 1934
Arsenic in Richmond - 1934
Body in the Turl - 1935
The Body in Bedford Square - 1935
Mr. Pinkerton has the Clue - 1936
The Guilt is Plain - 1938
Mr. Pinkerton and the Old Angel - 1939
Murder on the Square - 1951

 

All dates & titles refer to the UK first edition

Further Information
Leslie Ford and David Frome were the pseudonyms  of Mrs Zenith Brown. An American author whose work is of a consistently high standard, well plotted with sophisticated backgrounds often based in against High Society settings. Her series characters were the bachelor Colonel John Primrose and Grace Latham. By contrast the Frome titles tended to be set in England, her series characters being Mr Pinkerton and Inspector Bull. Apart from a couple of books the US editions precede UK, there is also a myriad of alternate titles 

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Leslie Ford

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