George Bellairs
1902-1982
Pseudonym: Hilary Landon
 

Pseudonym of Harold Blundell. He was a banker in Manchester. He also wrote under the pseudonym 'Hilary Landon'. He is the creator of 'Thomas Littlejohn', a Detective Inspector and later Superintendent. Visit also this site.

 

Titles and year of publication:
 
 'Thomas Littlejohn' Novels
 1) Death of a Busybody  1942
 2) The Four Unfaithful Servants  1942
 3) The Dead Shall Be Raised (US Title: Murder Will Speak [1943])  1942
 4) Calamity at Harwood  1943
 5) Murder of a Quack  1943
 6) Death in the Night Watches  1945
 7) He'd Rather Be Dead  1945
 8) The Crime at Halfpenny Bridge  1946
 9) The Case of the Scared Rabbits  1947
10) Death on the Last Train  1948
11) Outrage on Gallows Hill  1948
12) The Case of the Seven Whistlers  1948
13) The Case of the Demented Spiv  1949
14) The Case of the Famished Parson  1949
15) The Case of the Headless Jesuit (US Title: Death Brings in the New Year [1951])  1950
16) Dead March for Penelope Blow (Also published as: Dead March for Penelope [1956])  1951
17) Littlejohn on Leave  1951
18) Crime in Lepers' Hollow  1952
19) Death in Dark Glasses  1952
20) A Knife for Harry Dodd  1953
21) Half-Mast for the Deemster  1953
22) Corpses in Enderby  1954
23) The Cursing Stones Murder  1954
24) Death in Room Five  1955
25) Death Drops the Pilot  1956
26) Death Treads Softly  1956
27) Death in High Provence  1957
28) Death Sends for the Doctor  1957
29) Corpse at the Carnival  1958
30) Murder Makes Mistakes  1958
31) Bones in the Wilderness  1959
32) Toll the Bell for Murder  1959
33) Death in Despair  1960
34) Death in the Fearful Night  1960
35) Death of a Tin God  1961
36) The Body in the Dumb River (US Title: Murder Masquerade [1981])  1961
37) Death Before Breakfast  1962
38) The Tormentors  1962
39) Death in the Wasteland  1963
40) Death of a Shadow  1964
41) Surfeit of Suspects  1964
42) Death Spins the Wheel  1965
43) Intruder in the Dark  1966
44) Strangers Among the Dead  1966
45) Death in Desolation  1967
46) Single Ticket to Death  1967
47) Fatal Alibi  1968
48) Murder Gone Mad  1968
49) The Night They Killed Joss Varran  1970
50) Tycoon's Death-Bed  1970
51) Pomeroy, Deceased  1971
52) Murder Adrift  1972
53) Devious Murder  1973
54) Fear Round About  1975
55) Close All Roads to Sospel (US Title: All Roads to Sospel [1981])  1976
56) Downhill Ride of Leeman Popple  1978
57) Old Man Dies  1980
 Other Novels
 1) Turmoil in Zion (US Title: Death Stops the Frolic [1944])  1943
As 'Hilary Landon'
 1) Murder at Morning Prayers  1947
 2) Circle Round a Corpse  1948
 3) Choose Your Own Verdict  1949
 4) Exit Sir Toby Belch  1950

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