Eric Ambler
1909-1998
Pseudonym: Eliot Reed
 

Eric Clifford Ambler was born in Charlton, South London. He was educated at a London grammar school and won an engineering scholarship to London University. After leaving university, he worked as a copywriter for a London advertising agency. Eventually he became the director of the agency. His first novel appeared in 1936. He also wrote together with Charles Rodda under the pseudonym 'Eliot Reed'.

 

Titles and year of publication:
 
 1) The Dark Frontier  1936
 2) Uncommon Danger (US Title: Background to Danger)  1937
 3) Epitaph for a Spy  1938
 4) Cause for Alarm  1938
 5) The Mask of Dimitrios (US Title: A Coffin for Dimitrios)  1939
 6) Journey into Fear  1940
 7) Judgment on Deltchev  1951
 8) The Schirmer Inheritance  1953
 9) The Night-Comers (US Title: State of Siege)  1956
10) Passage of Arms (Crossed Red Herrings Award, Gold Dagger Award)  1959
11) The Light of Day (Edgar Award)  1962
12) A Kind of Anger  1964
13) Dirty Story  1967
14) The Intercom Conspiracy  1970
15) The Levanter (Gold Dagger Award)  1972
16) Doctor Frigo  1974
17) Send No More Roses (US Title: The Siege at the Villa Lipp)  1977
18) The Care of Time  1981
As 'Eliot Reed' (with Charles Rodda)
 1) Skytip  1950
 2) Tender to Danger (UK Title: Tender to Moonlight)  1951
 3) The Maras Affair  1953
 4) Charter to Danger  1954
 5) Passport to Panic  1958

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