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Peter Cheyney
1896-1951
 
 

Contents of the Short Story Collections:
 
You Can't Hit a Woman and other stories (1937)
*Abie Always Pays
*Abie and the Gangsters
*Abie in Hollywood
*The Bump-Off
*Chicago Pay-Off
*The De Lanier Technique
*Death in the Lift
*The Death on Panhandle
*A Double Double-Cross
*Gun Moll Blues
*The Gigolo
*Honour Among Thieves
*The Humour of Huang Chen
*Information Received
*The Last Straw
*A Life for a Lamp
*The Man with the Eyeglass
*The Man with the Red Beard
*The Pin
*A Set-Up for Psychology
*A Square Deal
*Three Men on Tampa
*The Weeping Lady
*You Can't Hit a Woman
Knave Takes Queen (1939)
*Of a Delay in the Post
*Of an Experience of Pierre Duchesne
*Of Honoria Dove-Mellifleur
*Of Pastoral Blackmail
*Of Perfume and Sudden Death
*Of the Demise of Mr. Evelyn Sout
*Of the King of Tarragona
*Of the Reclamation of Captain Kidd
*Of the Vengeance of Hyacinth Jones
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mister Caution - Mister Callaghan (1941)
*Account Rendered
*Ain't Love a Scream
*The Big Shot
*Big-Time Stuff
*Black-Out
*Callaghan Plus Cupid
*Dames Are So Dizzy
*Dance Without Music
*The Date After Dark
*Documentary Evidence
*Duet for Mobsters
*Fifth Column
*From the Neck Up
*The Guess Comes Off
*The Heat for Six
*Hey...Duchess!
*Hey...Sherlock
*It Runs in the Family
*The Mouthpiece Talks
*Murder with a Twist
*On the Cards
*One for the Heiress
*Portrait of a G Man
*Sob Stuff
*They Had an Alibi
*They Had It Coming
*The Wine Glass
*You Can't Trust Duchesses
Adventures of Alonzo MacTavish (1943)
*The Clash with Dr. Klaat
*He Walked in Her Sleep
*The Missing Rembrandt
*Too Many Cooks
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Making Crime Pay (1944)
*Abie the Sleuth
*Enter Alonzo MacTavish
*The Humour of Lo-Chung
*I Should Know Better
*In the Bag
*It Comes Off Sometimes
*The Key
*Lady in Love
*Mayfair Melody
*Nice Work
*Not So Dumb
*One Born Every Minute
*One for the Duchess
*The Orange Kid
*The Pay-Off
*The Perfumed Ghost
*Truth Is Never Acceptable
*We Girls Must Hang Together
*Your Deal Madame
The Adventures of Julia (1945)
*Escape for Sandra
*Lady in Luck
*Not-So-Secret Service
*This "Other Woman" Stuff
*This Intuition Business
*A Tough Spot for Cupid
*The Tiger at Twelve
*You'd Be Surprised
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
G Man at the Yard (1946)
*The Arrest
*Cocktail for Cupid
*Cocktail Party
*"G" Man at the Yard
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
He Walked in Her Sleep and other stories (1946)
*Alonzo - Sportsman
*The Biter Bit
*The Black Mantilla
*Chinese Music
*The Clash with Doctor Klaat
*The Diamond Scarab
*He Walked in Her Sleep
*He Who Laughs Last
*The House with the Yellow Brick
*Lady in Green
*Luck...and a Lady
*The Mauser Pistol
*The Missing Rembrandt
*The Murder of Alonzo
*The Peacock Fan
*The Return of Klaat
*Sold!
*Too Many Cooks
*The Wo Hang Coffin
A Spot of Murder and other stories (1946)
*Blackout
*Double Alibi
*It Runs in the Family
*A Spot of Murder
*They Kidnapped Cecilia
 
Vengeance with a Twist and other stories (1946)
*The Big Bluff
*The Dencourt Stiletto
*The Disappearing Diamonds
*Fifth Column
*The Telephone Talks
*Vengeance with a Twist
The Curiosity of Etienne MacGregor (1947)
*The Affair of Mrs. Lotus Leaf
*Cash, Please!
*Checkmate
*China Tea
*The Demure Lady
*Greensleeves
*Julia Rose Petal
*The Other Uncle
*The River That Ran Sideways
*The Sliding Scale
*The Smoking Lamp
*The Sweetheart of the Razors
*The Yellow Kaffir
A Matter of Luck and other stories (1947)
*The Arrest
*The Black Mantilla
*Chinese Music
*A Matter of Luck
*The Net of Doctor Klaat
*The Peacock Fan
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cocktail for Cupid and other stories (1948)
*Christmas for Callaghan
*Cocktail for Cupid
*The De Lanier Technique
*Getlin's Perfect Suicide
*A Life for a Lamp
*Poets Can't Take It
*Three Men on Tampa
Fast Work and other stories (1948)
*The Death on Panhandle
*Fast Work
*Gangster Stuff
*The Last Straw
*The Tiger at Twelve
 
 
Information Received and other stories (1948)
*Exit Permit
*Information Received
*The Man with the Eyeglass
*The Pin
*The Sleeping Car
 
 
 
The Unhappy Lady and other stories (1948)
*Alonzo - Sportsman
*The House with the Glass Roof
*The House with the Yellow Brick
*The Mauser Pistol
*The Mystery Blues
*The Three Grey Men of Mote Hall
*To Him Who "Waits"
*The Unhappy Lady
No Ordinary Cheyney (1948)
*After Fiesta
*Angel in the Sky
*Birthday for Callaghan
*The Callaghan Touch
*Green in My Eye
*The Gypsy Warned Me
*La Belle Dame Sans Souci
*You Can't Trust Husbands
The Lady in Tears and other stories (1949)
*Death in the Lift
*The Lady in Tears
*A Set-Up for Psychology
*You Can't Hit a Woman
 
 
 
 
Velvet Johnnie and other stories (1952)
*Account Overdue
*At the Grape-Vine
*Delayed Action
*Love and Larceny
*A Matter of Cooperation
*Sweet Murder at Figg's End
*Velvet Johnnie
 
 
 
 
 
Calling Mr Callaghan (1953)
*The Big Bluff
*The Dencourt Stiletto
*The Disappearing Diamonds
*Double Alibi
*In the Hall
*The Lady in Tears
*The Man with Two Wives
*The Missing Bullet
*A Spot of Murder
*The Telephone Talks
*They Kidnapped Cecilia
*Vengeance with a Twist
The Mystery Blues and other stories (1954)
*Christmas for Callaghan
*Gangster Stuff
*The Mystery Blues
*The Three Grey Men of Mote Hall
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Best Stories of Peter Cheyney (1954)
*Account Overdue
*After Siesta
*Black-Out
*The Death on Panhandle
*A Double Double-Cross
*Fifth Column
*Green in My Eye
*Honour Among Thieves
*La Belle Dame Sans Souci
*The Last Straw
*A Life for a Lamp
*Love and Larceny
*Mayfair Melody
*Nice Work
*Of the King of Tarragona
*One Born Every Minute
*The Pin
*Portrait of a "G" Man
*Velvet Johnnie

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