Ian Jefferies

Pseudonym of Peter Hays. He was born in London. He was an author and psychiatrist. He served with the British Occupation Forces in Palestine during World War II. In 1967, he moved with his family to Edmonton, Canada where he took a post as professor of psychiatry at the University of Alberta. He is the creator of 'John Craig', an Army Sergeant and later, in civilian life, a doctor with a PhD in Mathematics.


Titles and year of publication:  

 'John Craig' Novels
 1) Thirteen Days  1959
 2) Dignity and Purity (US Title: The Upward Glide [1960])  1960
 3) It Wasn't Me!  1961
 Other Novels
 1) House Surgeon  1966