Henry Cecil
1902-1976
 

Henry Cecil was the pseudonym of Judge Henry Cecil Leon. He was born in Norwood Green Rectory, near London, England. He was called to the Bar in 1923, and served with the British Army during the Second World War. Later, appointed a County Court Judge in 1949, he served in this capacity until 1967. The law and circumstances which surround it were the source for many of Cecil's numerous short stories, books, plays, and radio and television adaptations of his work.

 

Titles and year of publication:
 
 1) Full Circle (short stories)  1948
 2) The Painswick Line  1951
 3) No Bail for the Judge  1952
 4) Ways and Means  1952
 5) Natural Causes  1953
 6) According to the Evidence  1954
 7) Brothers in Law  1955
 8) Friends at Court  1956
 9) Much in Evidence (US Title: The Long Arm)  1957
10) Sober As a Judge  1958
11) Settled Out of Court  1959
12) Alibi for a Judge  1960
13) Daughters in Law  1961
14) Unlawful Occasions  1962
15) Independent Witness  1963
16) Portrait of a Judge and Other Stories (short stories)  1964
17) Fathers in Law (US Title: A Child Divided)  1965
18) The Asking Price  1966
19) A Woman Named Anne  1967
20) Brief Tales from the Bench (short stories)  1968
21) No Fear or Favour (US Title: The Blackmailers)  1968
22) Tell You What I'll Do  1969
23) Juror in Waiting  1970
24) The Buttercup Spell  1971
25) The Wanted Man  1972
26) Truth with Her Boots On  1974
27) Hunt the Slipper  1977

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