W. Howard Baker
1925-1991
Pseudonyms: William Arthur, W.A. Ballinger, Peter Saxon and Richard Williams
 

William Arthur Howard Baker also wrote under the pseudonyms ‘William Arthur’, ‘W.A. Ballinger’, ‘Peter Saxon’, and ‘Richard Williams’. Most of the novels he wrote under his own name and the novels he wrote under the pseudonyms ‘William Arthur’, ‘W.A. Ballinger’, ‘Peter Saxon’, and ‘Richard Williams’ feature ‘Sexton Blake’, a detective modelled on Sherlock Holmes. See also this list for other Sexton Blake authors.

 

Titles and year of publication:
 
'Sexton Blake' Novels
 1) The Man Who Knew Too Much  1955
 2) Without Warning  1955
 3) Battle Song  1956
 4) Dark Mambo  1956
 5) Devil’s Can-Can  1956
 6) The Frightened Lady (Also published as: The Fugitive)  1956
 7) It Happened in Hamburg  1956
 8) Requiem for Redheads  1956
 9) Shoot When Ready  1957
10) Walk in Fear (Also published as: Every Man an Enemy)  1957
11) Appointment with Danger  1958
12) Crime Is My Business  1958
13) Crime on My Mind  1958
14) Murder Most Intimate  1958
15) No Time to Live  1958
16) Expresso Jungle  1959
17) Passport Into Fear  1959
18) The Angry Night (Also published as: Fire Over India)  1960
19) The Big Smear  1962
20) The Reluctant Gunman  1962
21) The Impostor (with Peter Chambers)  1963
22) Treason Remembered  1967
Other Novels
 1) Without Warning  1955
 2) Cry from the Dark  1956
 3) Strike North  1956
 4) Scandal Street  1963
 5) The Big Steal  1964
 6) Treason by Truth  1964
 7) The Cellar Boys  1965
 8) Departure Deferred  1965
 9) Destination Dieppe (US Title: Traitor!)  1965
10) The Inexpendable  1965
11) No Place for Strangers  1965
12) The Rape of Berlin (Also published as: The Girl, the City, and the Soldier)  1965
13) Storm Over Rockall  1965
14) Take Death for a Lover  1965
15) Blood Trail (Also published as: Eye of the Storm)  1966
16) The Dogs of War (Also published as: Night of the Wolf)  1966
17) The Dead and the Damned  1967
18) The Girl in Asses’ Milk  1967
19) The Guardians (US Title: The Dirty Game)  1967
20) The Judas Diary  1969
21) Quintain Strikes Back (Contains “Unfriendly Persusasion” and “No Place for Strangers”)  1969
22) The Treasure Hunters  1970
23) The Charge Is Treason  1973
As ‘William Arthur’
 1) Murder with Variety (featuring Sexton Blake)  1957
As ‘W.A. Ballinger’
'Sexton Blake' Novels
 1) Epitaph to Treason  1960
 2) This Man Must Die!  1960
 3) The Television Murders  1961
 4) A Corpse for Christmas (with Wilfred McNeilly)  1962
 5) Murder in Camera  1962
 6) Savage Venture  1962
 7) Studio One Murder  1962
 8) The Last Tiger (with George Mann and Wilfred McNeilly)  1963
 9) I, the Hangman  1965
10) Murderer at Large  1965
11) The Witches of Notting Hill  1965
Other Novels
 1) Unfriendly Persuasion  1964
 2) Drums of the Dark Gods  1966
 3) The Exterminator  1966
 4) Rebellion (US Title: The Men That God Made)  1966
 5) Naked from a Well  1967
 6) The Green Grassy Slopes  1969
 7) Congo  1970
 8) The Carrion Eaters  1971
As ‘Peter Saxon’
'Sexton Blake' Novels
 1) The Voodoo Drum  1948
 2) Danger Ahead  1956
 3) Decoy for Murder  1956
 4) Flight Into Fear  1956
 5) Front Page Woman  1956
 6) Act of Violence  1957
 7) A Cry in the Night  1957
 8) The Last Days of Berlin  1957
 9) The Violent Hours  1957
10) The Naked Blade  1958
11) The Sea Tigers  1958
12) The Violent Ones  1959
13) Lovely – But Lethal!  1961
14) Vengeance Is Ours!  1965
15) This Spy Must Die  1967
16) Woman of Saigon  1968
Other Novels
 1) The Darkest Night (with Wilfred McNeilly)  1966
 2) The Torturer (with Wilfred McNeilly)  1967
 3) Black Honey  1968
 4) Dark Ways to Death (with Wilfred McNeilly)  1968
 5) The Haunting of Alan Mais (with Wilfred McNeilly)  1969
 6) The Killing Bone  1969
 7) Vampire’s Moon  1970
As ‘Richard Williams’
 1) Hurricane Warning!  1960

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