Elizabeth Ferrars
1907-1995
 

Pseudonym of Morna Doris MacTaggart Brown. She was born in Rangoon, Burma and moved to England at the age of three. In 1953, she became one of the founding members of the Crime Writers' Association. She is the creator of:
1. 'Andrew Basnett', a retired botanist.
2. 'Toby Dyke', a freelance journalist.
3. 'Virginia and Felix Freer', a husband-and-wife detective team.

 

Titles and year of publication:
 
 'Andrew Basnett' Novels
 1) Something Wicked  1983
 2) Root of All Evil  1984
 3) The Crime and the Crystal  1985
 4) The Other Devil's Name  1986
 5) A Murder Too Many  1988
 6) Smoke Without Fire  1990
 7) A Hobby of Murder  1994
 8) A Choice of Evils  1995
 'Toby Dyke' Novels
 1) Give a Corpse a Bad Name  1940
 2) Remove the Bodies (US Title: Rehearsals for Murder)  1940
 3) Death in Botanist's Bay (US Title: Murder of a Suicide)  1941
 4) Don't Monkey with Murder (US Title: The Shape of a Stain)  1942
 5) Your Neck in a Noose (US Title: Neck in a Noose)  1942
 'Virginia and Felix Freer' Novels
 1) Last Will and Testament  1978
 2) Frog in the Throat  1980
 3) Thinner Than Water  1981
 4) Death of a Minor Character  1983
 5) I Met Murder  1985
 6) Woman Slaughter  1989
 7) Sleep of the Unjust  1990
 8) Beware of the Dog  1992
 Other Novels
 1) I, Said the Fly  1945
 2) Murder Among Friends (US Title: Cheat the Hangman)  1946
 3) With Murder in Mind  1948
 4) The March Hare Murders  1949
 5) Milk of Human Kindness  1950
 6) Hunt the Tortoise  1950
 7) The Clock That Wouldn't Stop  1952
 8) Alibi for a Witch  1952
 9) Murder in Time  1953
10) The Lying Voices  1954
11) Enough to Kill a Horse  1955
12) Always Say Die (US Title: We Haven't Seen Her Lately)  1956
13) Murder Moves In (US Title: Kill or Cure)  1956
14) Furnished for Murder  1957
15) Unreasonable Doubt (US Title: Count the Cost)  1958
16) A Tale of Two Murders (US Title: Depart This Life)  1959
17) Fear the Light  1960
18) Sleeping Dogs  1960
19) The Wandering Widows  1962
20) The Busy Body (US Title: Seeing Double)  1962
21) The Doubly Dead  1963
22) A Legal Fiction (US Title: The Decayed Gentlewoman)  1964
23) Ninth Life  1965
24) No Peace for the Wicked  1966
25) Zero at the Bone  1967
26) The Swaying Pillars  1968
27) Skeleton Staff  1969
28) The Seven Sleepers  1970
29) A Stranger and Afraid  1971
30) Breath of Suspicion  1972
31) Foot in the Grave  1973
32) The Small World of Murder  1973
33) Hanged Manīs House  1974
34) Alive and Dead  1974
35) Drowned Rat  1975
36) The Cup and the Lip  1975
37) Blood Flies Upwards  1976
38) The Pretty Pink Shroud  1977
39) Murder Anonymous  1977
40) In at the Kill  1978
41) Witness Before the Fact  1979
42) Designs on Life (short stories)  1980
43) Experiment with Death  1981
44) Skeleton in Search of a Cupboard (US Title: Skeleton in Search of a Closet)  1982
45) Come and Be Killed  1987
46) Trial by Fury  1989
47) Sequence of Events and other stories (short stories)  1990
48) Danger from the Dead  1992
49) Answer Came There None  1992
50) Thy Brother Death  1993
51) Seeing Is Believing  1994
52) A Thief in the Night  1995

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