Charity Blackstock
1912-1997
Pseudonyms: Paula Allardyce, Lee Blackstock and Charlotte Keppel
 

Pseudonym of Ursula Torday. She was born in London. Her mother was Scottish and her father was Hungarian. She studied at Kensington High School in Londen and at Oxford University where she obtained a BA in English. During World War II, she worked as a probation officer for the Citizen's Advice Bureau. After the war she returned to writing.

 

Titles and year of publication:  

 1) Dewey Death  1956
 2) Miss Fenny (US Title: The Woman in the Woods [as by Lee Blackstock;1958])  1957
 3) The Foggy, Foggy Dew  1958
 4) The Bitter Conquest  1959
 5) The Shadow of Murder (US Title: All Men Are Murderers [as by Lee Blackstock;1958])  1959
 6) The Briar Patch (US Title: Young Lucifer [1960])  1960
 7) The Exorcism (US Title: A House Possessed [1962])  1961
 8) The Gallant  1962
 9) Mr. Christopoulos  1963
10) The Factor's Wife (US Title: The English Wife [1964])  1964
11) When the Sun Goes Down (US Title: Monkey on a Chain [1965])  1965
12) The Knock at Midnight  1966
13) Party in Dolly Creek (US Title: The Widow [1967])  1967
14) The Melon in the Cornfield (US Title: The Lemmings [1969])  1969
15) Ghost Town  1976
16) I Met Murder on the Way (US Title: The Shirt Front [1977])  1977
17) Miss Charley  1979
18) With Fondest Thoughts  1980
 As 'Paula Allardyce'
 1) After the Lady  1954
 2) The Doctor's Daughter  1955
 3) A Game of Hazard  1955
 4) Adam and Evelina  1956
 5) The Man of Wrath  1956
 6) The Lady and the Pirate  1957
 7) Southarn Folly  1957
 8) Beloved Enemy  1958
 9) My Dear Miss Emma  1958
10) Death, My Lover  1959
11) A Marriage Has Been Arranged  1959
12) Johnny Danger (US Title: The Rebel Lover [1979])  1960
13) Witches' Sabbath  1961
14) The Gentle Highwayman  1961
15) Adam's Rib (US Title: Legacy of Pride [1975])  1963
16) The Respectable Miss Parkington-Smith (US Title: Paradis Row [1976])  1964
17) The Ghost of Archie Gilroy (US Title: Shadowed Love [1977])  1970
18) Haunting Me  1978
 As 'Charlotte Keppel'
 1) Madam You Must Die (US Title: Loving Sands, Deadly Sands [1974])  1975
 2) When I Say Goodbye, I'm Clary Brown (US Title: My Name Is Clary Brown [1976])  1977
 3) I Could Be Good to You  1980
 4) The Villains  1980
 5) The Ghosts of Fontenoy  1981

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