Peter Chambers
1924-2006
  

Pseudonym of Dennis John Andrew Philips. He also wrote under the pseudonyms ‘Simon Challis’, ‘Peter Chester’, ‘Philip Daniels’, and ‘Dennis Philips’. He is the creator of ‘Mark Preston’, a private investigator.

 

Titles and year of publication:
 
‘Mark Preston’ Novels
 1) Murder Is for Keeps  1961
 2) Big Goodbye  1962
 3) Wreath for a Redhead  1962
 4) Dames Can Be Deadly  1963
 5) Down-Beat Kill  1963
 6) Lady, This Is Murder  1963
 7) Nobody Lives Forever  1964
 8) This’ll Kill You  1964
 9) Always Take the Big Ones  1965
10) You’re Better Off Dead  1965
11) Don’t Bother to Knock  1966
12) No Gold When You Go  1966
13) The Bad Die Young  1967
14) The Blonde Wore Black  1968
15) No Peace for the Wicked  1968
16) Speak Ill of the Dead  1968
17) They Call It Murder  1973
18) Somebody Has to Lose  1975
19) Day of the Big Dollar  1979
20) The Deader They Fall  1979
21) Lady, You’re Killing Me  1979
22) Beautiful Golden Frame  1980
23) The Deep Blue Cradle  1980
24) Nothing Personal  1980
25) Female - Handle with Care  1981
26) The Lady Who Never Was  1981
27) A Long Time Dead  1981
28) The Highly Explosive Case  1982
29) A Miniature Murder Mystery  1982
30) Dragons Can Be Dangerous  1983
31) Jail Bait  1983
32) Bomb Scare – Flight 147  1984
33) The Moving Picture Writes  1984
34) The Vanishing Holes Murders  1985
35) The Hot Money Caper  1991
Other Novels
 1) Murder Is Its Own Reward  1982
 2) The Day the Thames Caught Fire  1989
 3) No Place for a Lady  1992
As 'Peter Chester'
 1) Killing Comes Easy  1958
 2) Murder Forestalled  1960
 3) The Pay-Grab Murders  1962
 4) Blueprint for Larceny  1964
 5) The Traitors  1964
As 'Simon Challis'
 1) Death on a Quiet Beach  1968
As ‘Philip Daniels’
 1) Goldmine – London W.1  1979
 2) Alibi of Guilt  1980
 3) The Nice Quiet Girl  1980
 4) The Scarred Man  1980
 5) Foolproof  1981
 6) Suspicious  1981
 7) A Genteel Little Murder  1982
 8) The Inconvenient Corpse  1982
 9) Nice Knight for Murder  1982
10) Cinderella Spy  1984
11) The Dracula Murders  1986
12) Enquiries Are Proceeding  1986
13) The Hunting of Mr. Gloves  1986
As ‘Dennis Philips’
 1) Revenge Incorporated  1970

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