John Wainwright
1921-1995
Pseudonym: Jack Ripley
 

John William Wainwright was a rear gunner in the Second World War, after which he spent twenty years as a policeman in Yorkshire. He also wrote under the pseudonym 'Jack Ripley'.

 

Titles and year of publication:
 
 1) Death in a Sleeping City  1965
 2) The Crystallised Carbon Pig  1966
 3) Evil Intent  1966
 4) Talent for Murder  1967
 5) Ten Steps to the Gallows  1967
 6) The Worms Must Wait  1967
 7) The Darkening Glass  1968
 8) Edge of Extinction  1968
 9) Web of Silence  1968
10) The Big Tickle  1969
11) The Take-Over Man  1969
12) Freeze Thy Blood Less Coldly  1970
13) Prynter's Devil  1970
14) Dig the Grave and Let Him Die  1971
15) The Last Buccaneer  1971
16) Night Is a Time to Die  1972
17) Requiem for a Loser  1972
18) The Devil You Don't  1973
19) High-Class Kill  1973
20) A Pride of Pigs  1973
21) A Touch of Malice  1973
22) Cause for a Killing  1974
23) The Evidence I Shall Give  1974
24) The Hard Hit  1974
25) Kill the Girls and Make Them Cry  1974
26) Coppers Don't Cry  1975
27) Death of a Big Man  1975
28) Landscape with Violence  1975
29) Square Dance  1975
30) Acquittal  1976
31) The Bastard  1976
32) Walther P.38  1976
33) Who Goes Next?  1976
34) The Day of the Peppercorn Kill  1977
35) Do Nothin' Till You Hear from Me  1977
36) A Nest of Rats  1977
37) Pool of Tears  1977
38) Death Certificate  1978
39) The Jury People  1978
40) A Ripple of Murders  1978
41) Thief of Time  1978
42) Brainwash  1979
43) Duty Elsewhere  1979
44) Home Is the Hunter, and The Big Kayo (2 stories)  1979
45) The Reluctant Sleeper  1979
46) Take Murder...  1979
47) Tension  1979
48) Dominoes  1980
49) The Eye of the Beholder  1980
50) A Kill of Small Consequence  1980
51) Man of Law  1980
52) The Tainted Man  1980
53) The Venus Fly-Trap  1980
54) All on a Summer's Day  1981
55) An Urge for Justice  1981
56) Anatomy of a Riot  1982
57) Blayde R.I.P.  1982
58) The Distaff Factor  1983
59) Heroes No More  1983
60) Spiral Staircase  1983
61) Their Evil Ways  1983
62) Cul-De-Sac  1984
63) The Forest  1984
64) The Ride  1984
65) All Through the Night  1985
66) Clouds of Guilt  1985
67) Portrait in Shadows  1986
68) The Tenth Interview  1986
69) The Forgotten Murders  1987
70) Blind Brag  1988
71) A Very Parochial Murder  1988
72) The Man Who Wasn't There  1989
73) Hangman's Lane  1992
74) Sabbath Morn  1993
75) The Life and Times of Christmas Calvert - Assassin  1995
As 'Jack Ripley'
 1) Davis Doesn't Live Here Any More  1971
 2) The Pig That Got Up and Slowly Walked Away  1971
 3) My God How the Money Rolls In  1972
 4) My Word You Should Have Seen Us  1972

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