Leslie Ford
1898-1983
Pseudonyms: Brenda Conrad and David Frome
 

Pseudonym of Zenith Jones Brown. She was born in Smith River, California. She also wrote under the pseudonyms 'Brenda Conrad', and 'David Frome'.

 

Titles and year of publication:
 
  1) The Sound of Footsteps (UK Title: Footsteps on the Stairs)  1931
  2) Murder in Maryland  1932
  3) By the Watchman's Clock  1932
  4) The Clue of the Judas Tree  1933
  5) The Strangled Witness  1934
  6) Burn Forever (UK Title: Mountain Madness)  1935
  7) Ill Met by Moonlight  1937
  8) The Simple Way of Poison  1937
  9) Three Bright Pebbles  1938
 10) Reno Rendezvous (UK Title: Mr. Cromwell Is Dead)  1939
 11) False to Any Man (UK Title: Snow-White Murder)  1939
 12) The Town Cried Murder  1939
 13) Old Lover's Ghost (UK Title: A Capital Crime)  1940
 14) Road to Folly  1940
 15) The Murder of a Fifth Columnist  1941
 16) Murder in the O.P.M. (UK Title: Priority Murder)  1942
 17) Murder with Southern Hospitality (UK Title: Murder Down South)  1942
 18) Siren in the Night  1943
 19) All for the Love of a Lady (UK Title: Crack of Dawn)  1944
 20) The Philadelphia Murder Story  1945
 21) Honolulu Story (UK Title: Honolulu Murder Story) (Also published as: Honolulu Murders)  1946
 22) The Woman in Black  1947
 23) The Devil's Stronghold  1948
 24) Date with Death (UK Title: Shot in the Dark)  1949
 25) Murder Is the Pay-Off  1951
 26) The Bahamas Murder Case  1952
 27) Washington Whispers Murder (UK Title: The Lying Jade)  1953
 28) Invitation to Murder  1954
 29) Murder Comes to Eden  1955
 30) The Girl from the Mimosa Club  1957
 31) Trial by Ambush (UK Title: Trial from Ambush)  1962
As 'Brenda Conrad'
  1) The Stars Give Warning  1941
  2) Caribbean Conspiracy  1942
  3) Girl with a Golden Bar  1944
As 'David Frome'
  1) The Murder of an Old Man  1929
  2) In at the Death  1929
  3) The Hammersmith Murders  1930
  4) Two Against Scotland Yard (UK Title: The By-Pass Murder)  1931
  5) The Strange Death of Martin Green (UK Title: The Murder on the Sixth Hole)  1931
  6) The Man from Scotland Yard (UK Title: Mr. Simpson Finds a Body)  1932
  7) The Eel Pie Murders (UK Title: Eel Pie Mystery)  1933
  8) Scotland Yard Can Wait! (UK Title: That's Your Man, Inspector!)  1933
  9) Mr. Pinkerton Goes to Scotland Yard (UK Title: Arsenic in Richmond)  1934
 10) Mr. Pinkerton Finds a Body (UK Title: The Body in the Turf)  1934
 11) Mr. Pinkerton Grows a Beard (UK Title: The Body in Bedford Square)  1935
 12) Mr. Pinkerton Has the Clue  1936
 13) The Black Envelope (UK Title: The Guilt Is Plain)  1937
 14) Mr. Pinkerton at the Old Angel (UK Title: Mr. Pinkerton and the Old Angel)  1939
 15) Homicide House (UK Title: Murder on the Square)  1950

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