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Douglas Rutherford
1915-1988
 

Pseudonym of James Douglas Rutherford McConnell. He was born in Kilkenny, Ireland. He studied at Clare College, Cambridge. In the Second World War, he served in the British Intelligence Corps in North Africa and Italy. After the war, he worked as a teacher at Eton College. Apart from writing crime fiction, he also wrote books of language instruction and collaborated on two novels with Francis Durbridge

 

Titles and year of publication:
 
 1) Comes the Blind Fury  1950
 2) Meet a Body  1951
 3) Flight into Peril  1952
 4) Telling of a Murder  1952
 5) Grand Prix Murder  1955
 6) The Perilous Sky  1955
 7) The Chequered Flag  1956
 8) The Long Echo  1957
 9) The Tyler Mystery (with Francis Durbridge)  1957
10) A Shriek of Tyres  1957
11) On the Track of Death  1959
12) East of Algiers (with Francis Durbridge)  1959
13) Murder Is Incidental  1961
14) The Creeping Flesh  1963
15) The Black Leather Murders  1966
16) Skin for Skin  1968
17) The Gilt-Edged Cockpit  1969
18) Clear the Fast Lane  1971
19) The Gunshot Grand Prix  1972
20) Killer on the Track  1973
21) Kick Start  1973
22) Rally to the Death  1974
23) Race against the Sun  1975
24) Mystery Tour  1975
25) Return Load  1977
26) Collision Course  1978
27) The Benedictine Commando  1980
28) Turbo  1980
29) The Porcupine Basin  1981
30) Stop at Nothing  1983
31) A Game of Sudden Death  1987

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