Belton Cobb
1892-1971
 

Belton Geoffrey Cobb was born in Royal Tunbridge Wells. He was a sales director for Longman’s publishers and a contributor to Punch and other magazines. He is the creator of:
1. ‘Cheviot Burmann’, a Detective Inspector of Scotland Yard.
2. ‘Superintendent Manning’, a Detective Superintendent.

 

Titles and year of publication:
 
‘Cheviot Burmann’ Novels
 1) No Alibi  1936
 2) The Poisoner’s Mistake  1936
 3) Fatal Dose  1937
 4) Quickly Dead  1937
 5) The Fatal Holiday  1938
 6) Like a Guilty Thing  1938
 7) Death Defies the Doctor  1939
 8) Inspector Burmann’s Busiest Day  1939
 9) Inspector Burmann’s Black-Out  1941
10) Double Detection  1945
11) Death in the 13th Dose  1946
12) Next Door to Death  1952
13) No Mercy for Margaret  1952
14) Corpse Incognito  1953
15) Detective in Distress  1953
16) Need a Body Tell?  1954
17) The Willing Witness  1955
18) Corpse at Casablanca  1956
19) Drink Alone and Die  1956
20) Doubly Dead  1957
21) Poisoner’s Base  1957
22) The Missing Scapegoat  1958
23) With Intent to Kill  1958
24) Death with a Difference  1960
25) Don’t Lie to the Police  1960
26) Corpse in the Cargo  1961
27) Search for Sergeant Baxter  1961
28) Murder: Men Only  1962
29) Death of a Peeping Tom  1963
30) Dead Girl’s Shoes  1964
31) No Shame for the Devil  1964
32) I Never Miss Twice  1965
33) Last Drop  1965
34) Some Must Watch  1966
35) A Stone for His Head  1966
36) Lost Without Trace  1967
37) Security Secrets Sold Here  1967
38) Secret Inquiry  1968
39) Silence Under Threat  1968
40) Catch Me – If You Can  1970
41) The Horrible Man in Heron’s Wood  1970
42) Suspicion in Triplicate  1971
‘Superintendent Manning’ Novels
 1) Early Morning Poison  1947
 2) The Framing of Carol Woan  1948
 3) The Secret of Superintendent Manning  1948
 4) No Last Words  1949
 5) Stolen Strychnine  1949
 6) No Charge for the Poison  1950
Other Novels
 1) Sergeant Ross in Disguise  1940
 2) Home Guard Mystery  1942
 3) The Lunatic, the Lover  1950
 4) Food for Felony  1967
 5) Scandal at Scotland Yard  1969
 6) I Fell Among Thieves  1971

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