Rupert Penny
1909-1970
 

Pseudonym of Ernest Basil Charles Thornett. He was a writer and crossword expert. Penny also wrote under the pseudonym ‘Martin Tanner’. He is the creator of ‘Chief Inspector Beale’.

 

Titles and year of publication:
 
‘Chief Inspector Beale’ Novels
 1) The Talkative Policeman  1936
 2) Policman’s Holiday  1937
 3) Policeman in Armour  1937
 4) The Lucky Policeman  1938
 5) Policeman’s Evidence  1938
 6) She Had to Have Gas  1939
 7) Sweet Poison  1940
 8) Sealed-Room Murder  1941
As ‘Martin Tanner’
 1) Cut and Run  1941

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