George Dilnot
1883-1951
 

George Dilnot was born in Hampshire. He was a journalist and author. Several of his novels feature ‘Sexton Blake’, a detective modelled on Sherlock Holmes. See also this list for other Sexton Blake authors. He also wrote two novels together with Frank Froest. Dilnot is the creator of ‘Horace Augustus Elver’, vice-president of the Elver Detective Agency.

 

Titles and year of publication:
 
 ‘Sexton Blake’ Novels
 1) The Crime Reporter’s Secret  1937
 2) The Case of the Missing Bridegroom  1938
 ‘Horace Augustus Elver’ Novels
 1) Crook’s Castle  1934
 2) Murder Masquerade  1935
 3) The Great Mail Racket  1936
 4) Murder at Scotland Yard  1937
 Other Novels
 1) The Crime Club (with Frank Froest) (short stories)  1915
 2) The Rogues’ Syndicate (with Frank Froest) (US Title: The Maelstrom [1916])  1916
 3) The Secret Service Man  1916
 4) The Lazy Detective  1926
 5) The Crooks’ Game  1927
 6) The Hat-Pin Murder (US Title: Suspected [1920])  1927
 7) The Black Ace  1929
 8) The Thousandth Case  1932
 9) The Real Detective  1933
10) Sister Satan  1933
11) Rogues’ March (short stories)  1934
12) The Inside Track  1935
13) Fighting Fool  1939
14) Tiger Lily  1939
15) Counter-Spy  1942

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