Herbert Adams
1874-1958
Pseudonym: Jonathan Gray
 

Herbert Adams was born in Dorset. He is the creator of:
1. 'Jimmie Haswell', a lawyer in London.
2. 'Roger Bennion', a golfer and amateur sleuth.
Adams also wrote under the pseudonym 'Jonathan Gray'.

 

Titles and year of publication:
 
'Jimmie Haswell' Novels
 1) The Secret of Bogey House  1924
 2) The Crooked Lip  1926
 3) The Queen's Gate Mystery  1927
 4) The Empty Bed  1928
 5) Rogues Fall Out  1928
 6) The Golden Ape  1930
 7) The Crime in the Dutch Garden  1931
 8) The Paulton Plot  1932
 9) The Woman in Black  1933
'Roger Bennion' Novels
 1) Death Off the Fairway  1936
 2) The Old Jew Mystery  1936
 3) A Single Hair  1937
 4) Black Death  1938
 5) The Damned Spot  1938
 6) The Nineteenth Hole Mystery  1939
 7) The Case of the Stolen Bridegroom  1940
 8) The Chief Witness  1940
 9) Roger Bennion's Double  1941
10) Stab in the Back  1941
11) The Araway Oath  1942
12) Signal for Invasion  1942
13) Victory Song  1943
14) Four Winds  1944
15) The Writing on the Wall  1945
16) Diamonds Are Trumps  1947
17) Crime Wave at Little Cornford  1948
18) One to Play  1949
19) The Dean's Daughters  1950
20) The Sleeping Draught  1951
21) Exit the Skeleton  1952
22) The Spectre in Brown  1953
23) Slippery Dick  1954
24) The Judas Kiss  1955
25) Welcome Home!  1956
26) Death on the First Tee  1957
27) Death of a Viewer  1958
Other Novels
 1) A Virtue of Necessity  1899
 2) By Order of the Five  1925
 3) The Sloane Square Mystery  1925
 4) Comrade Jill  1926
 5) The Perfect Round (short stories)  1927
 6) Caroline Ormsby's Crime  1929
 7) Oddways  1930
 8) John Brand's Will (US Title: The Golf House Murder)  1933
 9) The Knife (US Title: The Strange Murder of Hatton, K.C.)  1934
10) Mystery and Minette  1934
11) The Body in the Bunker  1935
12) Fate Laughs  1935
13) A Word of Six Letters (US Title: Murder Without Risk)  1936
14) The Scarlet Feather  1943
15) Murder Most Just  1956
As 'Jonathan Gray'
 1) Safety Last  1934
 2) The Owl  1937

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