Judson Philips
1903-1989
 

Judson Pentecost Philips was born in Northfield, Massachusetts. He also wrote under the pseudonyms ‘Philip Owen’, and ‘Hugh Pentecost’. He is the creator of ‘Peter Styles’, an amateur detective.

 

Titles and year of publication:
 
'Peter Styles' Novels
 1) The Laughter Trap  1964
 2) The Black Glass City  1965
 3) The Twisted People  1965
 4) Wings of Madness  1966
 5) Thursday’s Folly  1967
 6) Hot Summer Killing  1968
 7) Nightmare at Dawn  1970
 8) Escape a Killer  1971
 9) The Vanishing Senator  1972
10) The Larkspur Conspiracy  1973
11) The Power Killers  1974
12) Walk a Crooked Mile  1975
13) Backlash  1976
14) Five Roads to Death  1977
15) Why Murder?  1979
16) Death Is a Dirty Trick  1980
17) Murder As the Curtain Rises  1981
18) Target for Tragedy  1982
Other Novels
 1) Red War (with Thomas Marvin Johnson)  1936
 2) The Death Syndicate  1938
 3) Death Delivers a Postcard  1939
 4) Murder in Marble  1940
 5) Odds on the Hot Seat  1941
 6) The Fourteenth Trump  1942
 7) Killer on the Catwalk  1959
 8) Whisper Town  1960
 9) Murder Clear, Track Fast  1961
10) A Dead Ending  1962
11) The Dead Can’t Love  1963
12) A Murder Arranged  1978
As 'Philip Owen'
 1) Mystery at a Country Inn  1979
As 'Hugh Pentecost'
 1) Cancelled in Red  1939
 2) The 24th Horse  1940
 3) I'll Sing at Your Funeral  1942
 4) The Brass Chills  1943
 5) Cat and Mouse  1945
 6) The Dead Man's Tale  1945
 7) Death Wears a Copper Necktie and other stories (short stories)  1946
 8) Memory of Murder (novelets)  1947
 9) Where the Snow Was Red  1949
10) Shadow of Madness  1950
11) Chinese Nightmare  1951
12) Lt. Pascal's Tastes in Homicide (novelets)  1954
13) The Assassins  1955
14) The Obituary Club  1958
15) The Lonely Target  1959
16) The Kingdom of Death  1960
17) Choice of Violence  1961
18) The Deadly Friend  1961
19) The Cannibal Who Overate  1962
20) The Tarnished Angel  1963
21) Only the Rich Die Young  1964
22) The Shape of Fear  1964
23) Sniper  1965
24) The Creeping Hours  1966
25) The Evil That Men Do  1966
26) Hide Her from Every Eye  1966
27) Dead Woman of the Year  1967
28) The Golden Trap  1967
29) The Gilded Nightmare  1968
30) Girl Watcher's Funeral  1969
31) The Girl with Six Fingers  1969
32) Around Dark Corners (short stories)  1970
33) A Plague of Violence  1970
34) The Deadly Joke  1971
35) Don't Drop Dead Tomorrow  1971
36) Birthday, Deathday  1972
37) The Champagne Killer  1972
38) The Beautiful Dead  1973
39) Walking Dead Man  1973
40) Bargain with Death  1974
41) The Judas Freak  1974
42) Honeymoon with Death  1975
43) Time of Terror  1975
44) The Day the Children Vanished  1976
45) Die After Dark  1976
46) The Fourteen Dilemma  1976
47) Murder As Usual  1977
48) The Steel Palace  1977
49) Deadly Trap  1978
50) Death After Breakfast  1978
51) The Homicidal Horse  1979
52) Random Killer  1979
53) Beware Young Lovers  1980
54) Death Mask  1980
55) Murder in Luxury  1981
56) Sow Death, Reap Death  1981
57) Past, Present and Murder (Nero Wolfe Award)  1982
58) With Intent to Kill  1982
59) The Copycat Killers  1983
60) Murder in High Places  1983
61) Murder Out of Wedlock  1983
62) The Price of Silence  1984
63) Remember to Kill Me  1984
64) Substitute Victim  1984
65) Murder Round the Clock (short stories)  1985
66) Murder Sweet and Sour  1985
67) The Party Killer  1985
68) Death by Fire  1986
69) Nightmare Time  1986
70) Kill and Kill Again  1987
71) Murder Goes Round and Round  1988
72) Pattern for Terror  1990

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