Dennis Wheatley
1897-1977
 

Dennis Yates Wheatley was born in London, the son of a wine merchant. In 1926 his father died, leaving him as the sole owner of the family wine business. In the early thirties he had to sell the business and became nearly bankrupt. His first published novel The Forbidden Territory was an immediate success. It was translated in many languages and the film rights were bought by Alfred Hitchcock.

 

Titles and year of publication:
 
 1) The Forbidden Territory  1933
 2) Such Power Is Dangerous  1933
 3) Black August  1934
 4) The Fabulous Valley  1934
 5) The Devil Rides Out  1935
 6) The Eunuch of Stamboul  1935
 7) Contraband  1936
 8) Murder Off Miami (US Title: File on Bolitho Blane)  1936
 9) They Found Atlantis  1936
10) The Secret War  1937
11) Who Killed Robert Prentice? (US Title: File on Robert Prentice)  1937
12) The Golden Spaniard  1938
13) The Malinsay Massacre  1938
14) Uncharted Seas  1938
15) Herewith the Clues!  1939
16) The Quest of Julian Day  1939
17) Sixty Days to Live  1939
18) The Black Baroness  1940
19) Faked Passports  1940
20) The Scarlet Impostor  1940
21) Three Inquisitive People  1940
22) Strange Conflict  1941
23) The Sword of Fate  1941
24) Mediterranean Nights (short stories)  1942
25) "V" for Vengeance  1942
26) Gunmen, Gallants and Ghosts (short stories)  1943
27) The Man Who Missed the War  1945
28) Code Word - Golden Fleece  1946
29) Come Into My Parlour  1946
30) The Launching of Roger Brook  1947
31) The Haunting of Toby Jugg  1948
32) The Shadow of Tyburn Tree  1948
33) The Rising Storm  1949
34) The Second Seal  1950
35) The Man Who Killed the King  1951
36) Star of Ill-Omen  1952
37) Curtain of Fear  1953
38) To the Devil - a Daughter  1953
39) The Island Where Time Stands Still  1954
40) The Dark Secret of Josephine  1955
41) The Ka of Gifford Hillary  1956
42) The Prisoner in the Mask  1957
43) Traitor's Gate  1958
44) The Rape of Venice  1959
45) The Satanist  1960
46) Vendetta in Spain  1961
47) Mayhem in Greece  1962
48) The Sultan's Daughter  1963
49) Bill for the Use of a Body  1964
50) They Used Dark Forces  1964
51) Dangerous Inheritance  1965
52) The Wanton Princess  1966
53) Unholy Crusade  1967
54) The White Witch of the South Seas  1968
55) Evil in a Mask  1969
56) Gateway to Hell  1970
57) The Ravishing of Lady Mary Ware  1971
58) The Strange Story of Linda Lee  1972
59) The Irish Witch  1973
60) Desperate Measures  1974

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