Desmond Cory
1928-2001
Pseudonym: Theo Callas
  

Pseudonym of Shaun Lloyd McCarthy. He was born in Lancing, Sussex. He also wrote under the pseudonym ‘Theo Callas’. He is the creator of:
1. ‘John Dobie’, a professor of Mathematics in Cardiff, Wales.
2. ‘Johnny Fedora’, a secret agent.
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Titles and year of publication:
 
‘John Dobie’ Novels
 1) Strange Attractor (Also published as: The Catalyst)  1991
 2) Switchblade (short story)  1992
 3) The Mask of Zeus  1992
 4) The Dobie Paradox  1993
‘Johnny Fedora’ Novels
 1) Secret Ministry (US Title: The Nazi Assissins)  1951
 2) This Traitor, Death (US Title: The Gestapo File)  1952
 3) Dead Man Falling (US Title: The Hitler Diamonds)  1953
 4) Intrigue (US Title: Trieste)  1954
 5) Height of Day (US Title: Dead Men Alive)  1955
 6) High Requiem  1956
 7) Johnny Goes North (The Swastika Hunt)  1956
 8) Johnny Goes East (US Title: Mountainhead)  1958
 9) Johnny Goes South (Also published as: Overload)  1959
10) Johhny Goes West  1959
11) The Head  1960
12) Undertow  1962
13) Hammerhead (US Title: Shockwave)  1963
14) Feramontov  1966
15) Timelock  1967
16) Sunburst  1971
Other Novels
 1) Begin, Murderer!  1951
 2) This Is Jezebel  1952
 3) Lady Lost  1953
 4) The Shaken Leaf  1954
 5) The Phoenix Sings  1955
 6) Pilgrim at the Gate  1957
 7) Pilgrim on the Island  1959
 8) Stranglehold  1961
 9) The Name of the Game  1964
10) Deadfall  1965
11) The Night Hawk  1969
12) Take My Drum to England (US Title: Even If You Run)  1971
13) A Bit of a Shunt up the River  1974
14) The Circle Complex  1975
15) Bennett  1977
16) Lucky Ham (published under his real name)  1977
As ‘Theo Callas’
 1) The City of Kites  1955

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