Tom Ardies
Pseudonyms: Richard O'Brien and Jack Trolley

Tom Ardies was born in Seattle, Washington. He currently lives in San Diego, California. During the 1960s, he was a parliamentary correspondent and columnist for the Vancouver Sun. His novel Kosygin Is Coming was made into a movie called Russian Roulette starring George Segal and Denholm Elliott. He is the creator of:
1. 'Charles Sparrow', an agent for CI-2.
2. 'Tommy Donahoo', a San Diego Police detective (under the pseudonym 'Jack Trolley').


Titles and year of publication:  

 'Charles Sparrow' Novels
 1) Their Man in the White House  1971
 2) This Suitcase Is Going to Explode  1972
 3) Pandemic  1973
 'Tommy Donahoo' Novels (as 'Jack Trolley')
 1) Balbao Firefly  1994
 2) Manila Time  1995
 3) Juarez Justice  1996
 4) La Jolla Spindrift  1998
 Other Novels
 1) Kosygin Is Coming (Also published as: Russian Roulette [1975])  1974
 2) In a Lady's Service  1976
 3) Palm Springs  1978
 4) Palmetto  2011
 5) Marching at the Chi Chi Club  2011
 6) Quick River  2011
 As 'Richard O'Brien'
 1) By Friends Betrayed (Also published as: Gangster Jazz [2021; as by Tom Ardies])  1982
 2) Storming Heaven  1983