John Harris
1916-1991
Pseudonym: Mark Hebden
 

John Harris was born in Kimberworth, Rotherham, South Yorkshire. He also wrote under the pseudonym 'Mark Hebden'. In addition to crime fiction, he also wrote war novels under the pseudonym 'Max Hennessy'. His daughter continued the 'Pel' series under the name Juliet Hebden.

 

Titles and year of publication:
 
 1) The Lonely Voyage  1951
 2) Hallelujah Corner  1952
 3) The Sea Shall Not Have Them (US Title: The Undaunted)  1953
 4) The Claws of Mercy  1955
 5) Getaway (US Title: Close to the Wind)  1956
 6) The Sleeping Mountain  1958
 7) Road to the Cost (US Title: Adventure's End)  1959
 8) Sunset at Sheba  1960
 9) Covenant with Death  1961
10) The Spring of Malice  1962
11) The Unforgiving Wind  1963
12) Vardy  1964
13) The Cross of Lazzaro  1965
14) The Old Trade of Killing  1966
15) Light Cavalry Action  1967
16) Right of Reply  1968
17) The Mercenaries (US Title: The Jade Wind)  1969
18) The Courtney Entry  1971
19) A Kind of Courage  1972
20) The Mustering of the Hawks  1972
21) The Professionals  1973
22) Smiling Willie and the Tiger  1974
23) Ride Out the Storm  1975
24) The Victors  1975
25) The Fox from His Lair  1978
26) A Funny Place to Hold a War  1984
27) Up for Grabs  1985
28) Picture of Defeat  1988
29) So Far from God  1989
As 'Mark Hebden'
 1) What Changed Charlie Farthing  1965
 2) The Eyewitness  1966
 3) The Errant Knights  1968
 4) Portrait in a Dusty Frame (US Title: Grave Journey)  1969
 5) Mask of Violence  1970
 6) A Killer for the Chairman  1972
 7) The Dark Side of the Island  1973
 8) A Pride of Dolphins  1974
 9) The League of 89  1977
10) Death Set to Music  1979
11) Pel and the Faceless Corpse  1979
12) Pel Under Pressure  1980
13) Pel Is Puzzled  1981
14) Pel and the Bombers  1982
15) Pel and the Staghound  1982
16) Pel and the Pirates  1984
17) Pel and the Predators  1984
18) Pel and the Prowler  1985
19) Pel and the Paris Mob  1986
20) Pel Among the Pueblos  1987
21) Pel and the Touch of Pitch  1987
22) Pel and the Picture of Innocence  1988
23) Pel and the Party Spirit  1989
24) Pel and the Missing Persons  1990

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