Roger Ormerod
1920-2005
  

Roger Ormerod was born in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire. He worked as a county court officer, an executive officer in the Department of Social Security, a postman, and a shop loader in an engineering factory. He is the creator of:
1. 'Philipa Lowe and Oliver Simpson', an amateur sleuth and a Detective Inspector.
2. 'David Mallin', a private detective.
3. 'Richard and Amelia Patton', a retired Detective Inspector and his wife.

 

Titles and year of publication:
 
'Philipa Lowe and Oliver Simpson' Novels
 1) Hung in the Balance  1990
 2) Bury Him Darkly  1991
 3) A Shot at Nothing  1993
 4) Landscape with Corpse  1996
'David Mallin' Novels
 1) The Silence of the Night  1974
 2) Time to Kill  1974
 3) A Spoonful of Luger  1975
 4) Full Fury  1975
 5) A Glimpse of Death  1976
 6) Sealed with a Loving Kill  1976
 7) The Colour of Fear  1976
 8) Too Late for the Funeral  1977
 9) This Murder Comes to Mind  1977
10) A Dip Into Murder  1978
11) The Weight of Evidence  1978
12) Amnesia Trap  1979
13) The Bright Face of Danger  1979
14) Cart Before the Hearse  1980
15) More Dead Than Alive  1980
16) One Deathless Hour  1981
'Richard and Amelia Patton' Novels
 1) Face Value (US Title: The Hanging Doll Murder)  1983
 2) Still Life with Pistol  1986
 3) An Alibi Too Soon  1987
 4) An Open Window  1988
 5) Death of an Innocent  1989
 6) Guilt on the Lily  1989
 7) No Sign of Life  1990
 8) When The Old Man Died  1991
 9) Shame the Devil  1993
10) Mask of Innocence  1994
11) Stone Cold Dead  1995
Other Novels
 1) Double Take  1980
 2) Seeing Red  1984
 3) Dead Ringer  1985
 4) A Death to Remember  1986
 5) The Second Jeopardy  1987
 6) By Death Possessed  1988
 7) Farewell Gesture  1991
 8) The Key to the Case  1992
 9) Third Time Fatal  1992
10) And Hope to Die  1995
11) The Vital Minute  1996
12) Curtain of Beads  1996
13) The Seven Razors of Ockam  1997
14) The Night She Died  1997
15) Parting Shot  1998
16) Final Toll  1999

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