Hugh Clevely
Pseudonym: Tod Claymore
1898-1964
 

Hugh Desmond Clevely was born in Bristol. In the Second World War he was active in the RAF as a pilot and finished the war as wing-commander. He also wrote under the pseudonym ‘Tod Claymore’. Several of his novels feature ‘Sexton Blake’, a detective modelled on Sherlock Holmes. See also this list for other Sexton Blake authors. Clevely is the creator of:
1. ‘Maxwell Archer’, a private detective.
2. ‘Inspector Williams’, a Detective Inspector of Scotland Yard.

 

Titles and year of publication:
 
‘Sexton Blake’ Novels
 1) Calling Whitehall 1212  1952
 2) The Case of the Smuggled Currency  1953
 3) The Girl from Toronto  1953
 4) The Nightclub Mystery  1953
 5) The Case of the Three Survivors  1954
 6) The Crime at 3 A.M.  1954
 7) The Heir of Tower House  1954
 8) The Case of the Criminal’s Daughter  1954
 9) The Case of the Legion Deserter  1955
10) The House of Evil  1955
11) The Strange Affair of the Widow’s Diamonds  1955
‘Maxwell Archer’ Novels
 1) Zero the 14th  1937
 2) Archer Plus Twenty  1938
 3) Three Wooden Overcoats  1939
 4) No Peace for Archer  1947
 5) More Trouble for Archer  1949
 6) Not Nice People  1950
 7) Blood and Thunder  1951
‘Inspector Williams’ Novels
 1) Fraser Butts In  1929
 2) Hell to Pay! (US Title: Call the Yard! [1930])  1930
 3) Further Outlook Unsettled  1932
 4) Amateur Crook  1936
 5) Death’s Counterfeit  1937
 6) Public Enemy  1953
Other Novels
 1) The Gang Smasher (Also published as: The Terror of the Gang [1929])  1928
 2) The Man with the Amber Eyes (with Edgar Jepson)  1928
 3) Gang Law  1931
 4) Dark Eyes and Danger  1934
 5) Mr. Munt Carries On  1934
 6) Dead Man’s Secret  1935
 7) The Wrong Murderer  1935
 8) The Gang Smasher Again  1938
 9) Somebody Killed Kelvin  1953
10) The Wind Was Cold  1955
11) The Wolf That Follows (US Title: Turning Point [1955])  1955
As ‘Tod Claymore’
 1) You Remember the Case (US Title: This Is What Happened [1939])  1939
 2) Ships with Wings  1942
 3) Speedwell  1946
 4) Nest of Vipers  1948
 5) What Else Could I Do?  1948
 6) Appointment in New Orleans  1950
 7) Reunion in Florida  1952
 8) Dead Men Don’t Answer  1954
 9) Rendezvous on a Island  1957

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