Robert Charles
1938-
Pseudonym: Charles Leader
 

Pseudonym of Robert Charles Smith. He was born in Cambridge. He also writes under the pseudonym 'Charles Leader'. He is the creator of:
1. 'Simon Larren', a British counter espionage agent.
2. 'David Chan', owner of the David Chan Detective Agency in Hong Kong (under the pseudonym 'Charles Leader').
3. 'Mike M'Call', an arms dealer (under the pseudonym 'Charles Leader').
Visit also this site. Note: Several of his novels have been reissued as written by Robert Leader.

 

Titles and year of publication:
 
'Simon Larren' Novels
 1) Nothing to Lose  1963
 2) Dark Vendetta  1964
 3) Mission of Murder  1965
 4) Arctic Assignment  1966
 5) The Fourth Shadow  1966
 6) Assassins for Peace  1967
 7) Stamboul Intrigue  1968
 8) The Big Fish  1969
 9) Strikefast  1969
'David Chan' Novels (as Charles Leader)
 1) A Wreath from Bangkok  1975
 2) A Wreath of Poppies  1975
 3) A Wreath for Miss Wong  1976
 4) A Wreath of Cherry Blossom  1977
'Mike M'Call' Novels (as Charles Leader)
 1) The Double M Man  1969
 2) Death of a Marine  1970
 3) Salesman of Death  1971
 4) Scavengers at War  1974
Other Novels
 1) The Faceless Fugitive  1963
 2) One Must Survive  1964
 3) This Side of Hell  1965
 4) Three Days to Live  1968
 5) The Hour of the Wolf  1974
 6) Sea Vengeance  1974
 7) The Sun Virgin  1974
 8) Dead Before Midnight  1975
 9) The Flight of the Raven  1975
10) The Scream of the Dove  1975
11) A Clash of Hawks  1976
12) The Prey of the Falcon  1976
13) The Snarl of the Lynx  1977
14) The Venom of the Cobra (US Title: Cobra Strike)  1977
15) The Arms of the Mantis  1978
16) The Burning  1979
17) A Lance for the Devil  1980
18) Flowers of Evil  1981
19) Nightworld  1984
20) The Comet  1985
21) Falcon S.A.S.: Firestrike  1999
22) Falcon S.A.S.: Blood River  1999
23) Persons Reported  2000
24) Cold As Ice  2004
25) Ancient Sins  2007
26) Blood and Sangria  2010
Other Novels (as Charles Leader)
 1) Frontiers of Violence  1966
 2) Murder in Marrakech  1966
 3) The Golden Lure  1967
 4) Nightmare on the Nile  1967
 5) The Angry Darkness  1968
 6) Strangler's Moon  1968
 7) Cargo to Saigon  1969
 8) The Dragon Roars  1970
 9) Kingdom of Darkness  1978

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