Miles Burton
1884-1965
 

Pseudonym of Cecil John Charles Street. He also wrote under the pseudonyms 'John Rhode', and 'Cecil Waye'. He is the creator of:
1. 'Desmond Merrion', an ex-R.N.V.R. officer (under the pseudonym Miles Burton).
2. 'Dr. Lancelot Priestley', a Mathematics professor at a major British university (under the pseudonym John Rhode).

 

Titles and year of publication:
 
'Desmond Merrion' Novels
 1) The Secret of High Eldersham (Also published as: The Mystery of High Eldersham)  1933
 2) The Menace on the Downs  1931
 3) The Three Crimes  1931
 4) Death of Mr. Gantley  1932
 5) Death at the Crossroads  1933
 6) Fate at the Fair  1933
 7) Tragedy at the Thirteenth Hole  1933
 8) The Charabanc Mystery  1934
 9) To Catch a Thief  1934
10) The Devereux Court Mystery  1935
11) The Milk Churn Murder (US Title: The Clue of the Silver Brush)  1935
12) Death in the Tunnel (US Title: Dark Is the Tunnel)  1936
13) Murder of a Chemist  1936
14) Where Is Barbara Prentice? (US Title: The Clue of the Silver Cellar)  1936
15) Death at the Club (US Title: The Clue of the Fourteen Keys)  1937
16) Murder in Crown Passage (US Title: The Man with the Tattooed Face)  1937
17) Death at Low Tide  1938
18) The Platinum Cat  1938
19) Death Leaves No Card  1939
20) Mr. Babbacombe Dies  1939
21) Death Takes a Flat (US Title: Vacancy with Corpse)  1940
22) Look Alive  1940
23) Mr. Westerby Missing  1940
24) Murder in the Coalhole (US Title: Written in Dust)  1940
25) Death of Two Brothers  1941
26) Up the Garden Path (US Title: Death Visits Downspring)  1941
27) This Undesirable Residence (US Title: Death at Ash House)  1941
28) Dead Stop  1943
29) Murder, M.D. (US Title: Who Killed the Doctor?)  1943
30) Four-Ply Yarn (US Title: The Shadow on the Cliff)  1944
31) The Three Corpse Trick  1944
32) Early Morning Murders (US Title: Accidents Do Happen)  1945
33) Not a Leg to Stand On  1945
34) The Cat Jumps  1946
35) Situation Vacant  1946
36) Heir to Lucifer  1947
37) A Will in the Way  1947
38) Death in Shallow Water  1948
39) Devil's Reckoning  1948
40) Death Takes the Living (US Title: The Disappearing Parson)  1949
41) Ground for Suspicion  1950
42) A Village Afraid  1950
43) Beware Your Neighbor  1951
44) Murder Out of School  1951
45) Murder on Duty  1952
46) Heir to Murder  1953
47) Something to Hide  1953
48) Murder in Absence  1954
49) Unwanted Corpse  1954
50) A Crime in Time  1955
51) Murder Unrecognized  1955
52) Death in a Duffle Coat  1956
53) Found Drowned  1956
54) The Chinese Puzzle  1957
55) The Moth-Watch Murder  1957
56) Bones in the Brickfield  1958
57) Death Takes a Detour  1958
58) Return from the Dead  1959
59) A Smell of Smoke  1959
60) Death Paints a Picture  1960
61) Legacy of Death  1960
Other Novels
 1) The Hardway Diamonds Mystery  1930
 2) Murder at the Moorings  1932
As 'John Rhode'
'Dr. Lancelot Priestley' Novels
 1) Dr. Priestley's Quest  1926
 2) The Ellerby Case  1927
 3) Mademoiselle from Armentieres  1927
 4) The Murders in Praed Street  1928
 5) Tragedy at the Unicorn  1928
 6) The Davidson Case (US Title: Murder at Bratton Grange)  1929
 7) The House on Tollard Ridge  1929
 8) Peril at Cranbury Hall  1930
9) Pinehurst (US Title: Dr. Priestley Investigates)  1930
10) The Hanging Woman  1931
11) Tragedy on the Line  1931
12) Dead Men at the Folly  1932
13) Mystery at Greycombe Farm (US Title: The Fire at Greycombe Farm)  1932
14) The Claverton Mystery (US Title: The Claverton Affair)  1933
15) The Motor Rally Mystery (US Title: Dr. Priestley Lays a Trap)  1933
16) The Venner Crime  1933
17) Poison for One  1934
18) The Robthorne Mystery  1934
19) Shot at Dawn  1934
20) The Corpse in the Car  1935
21) Hendon's First Case  1935
22) Mystery at Olympia (US Title: Murder at the Motor Show)  1935
23) Death at Breakfast  1936
24) In Face of the Verdict (US Title: In the Face of the Verdict)  1936
25) Death in the Hop Fields (US Title: The Harvest Murder)  1937
26) Death on the Board (US Title: Death Sits on the Board)  1937
27) Proceed with Caution (US Title: Body Unidentified)  1938
28) The Bloody Tower (US Title: The Tower of Evil)  1938
29) Invisible Weapons  1938
30) Death on Sunday (US Title: The Elm Tree Murder)  1939
31) Death Pays a Dividend  1939
32) Drop to His Death (US Title: Fatal Descent) (with Carter Dickson)  1939
33) Death on the Boat Train  1940
34) Murder at Lilac Cottage  1929
35) Death at the Helm  1941
36) They Watched by Night (US Title: Signal for Death)  1941
37) The Fourth Bomb  1942
38) Night Exercise (US Title: Dead of the Night)  1942
39) Dead on the Track  1943
40) Men Die at Cyprus Lodge  1943
41) Death Invades the Meeting  1944
42) Vegetable Duck (US Title: Too Many Suspects)  1944
43) The Bricklayer's Arms (US Title: Shadow of a Crime)  1945
44) Death in Harley Street  1946
45) The Lake House (US Title: Secret of the Lake House)  1946
46) Death of an Author  1947
47) Nothing But the Truth (US Title: Experiment in Crime)  1947
48) The Paper Bag (US Title: The Links in the Chain)  1948
49) The Telephone Call (US Title: Shadow of an Alibi)  1948
50) Blackthorn House  1949
51) Up the Garden Path (US Title: The Fatal Garden)  1949
52) Family Affairs (US Title: The Last Suspect)  1950
53) The Two Graphs (US Title: Double Identities)  1950
54) Dr. Goodwood's Locum (US Title: The Affair of the Substitute Doctor)  1951
55) The Secret Meeting  1951
56) Death in Wellington Road  1952
57) By Registered Post (US Title: The Mysterious Suspect)  1953
58) Death at the Dance  1953
59) Death at the Inn (US Title: The Case of the Forty Thieves)  1953
60) Death on the Lawn  1954
61) The Dovebury Murders  1954
62) Death of a Godmother (US Title: Delayed Payment)  1955
63) The Domestic Agency (US Title: Grave Matters)  1950
64) An Artist Dies (US Title: Death of an Artist)  1956
65) Open Verdict  1956
66) Death of a Bridegroom  1957
67) Robbery with Violence  1957
68) Death Takes a Partner  1958
69) Licensed for Murder  1958
70) Murder at Derivale  1958
71) Three Cousins Die  1959
72) The Fatal Pool  1960
73) Twice Dead  1960
74) The Vanishing Diary  1961
Other Novels
 1) A.S.F.: The Story of a Great Conspiracy (US Title: The White Menace)  1924
 2) The Double Florin  1924
 3) The Alarm  1925
 4) The Paddington Mystery  1925
As 'Cecil Waye'
 1) Murder at Monk's Barn  1931
 2) The Figure of Eight  1931
 3) The End of the Chase  1932
 4) The Prime Minister's Pencil  1933

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