James Hadley Chase
René Brabazon Raymond
Dave Fenner, a reporter turned private investigator:

No Orchids for Miss Blandish (1939, rev’d ed. 1961)
APA: The Villain and the Virgin (1948)

Twelve Chinks and a Woman (1940)
APA: 12 Chinamen and a Woman (rev’d ed. 1951)
APA: The Doll’s Bad News (1970)

Vic Malloy, a private investigator in California:

You’re Lonely When You’re Dead (1949)

Figure It Out for Yourself (1950)
APA: The Marijuana Mob (1952)

Lay Her Among the Lilies (1950)
APA: Too Dangerous To Be Free (1951)
Steve Harmas:

The Double Shuffle (1952)

There’s Always a Price Tag (1956)

Shock Treatment (1959)

Tell it to the Birds (1963)

Frank Terrell:

The Soft Center (1964)

The Way the Cookie Crumbles (1965)

Well Now, My Pretty (1967)

There’s A Hippie on the Highway (1970)

Mark Girland, a high-living (when he can) ex-CIA operative:

This is for Real (1965)

You Have Yourself a Deal (1967)

Have this One on Me (1967)

Believed Violent (1968)

The Whiff of Money (1969)

Al Barney:

An Ear to the Ground (1968)

You’re Dead Without Money (1972)

Helga Rolfe:

An Ace Up My Sleeve (1971)

The Joker in the Pack (1975)

I Hold the Four Aces (1977)


The Dead Stay Dumb (1939)
APA: Kiss My Fist! (1952)

He Won’t Need It Now1 (1939)

Miss Callaghan Comes to Grief (1941)

Miss Shumway Waves a Wand (1944)

Eve (1945)

More Deadly than the Male2 (1946)

I’ll Get You for This (1951)

The Flesh of the Orchid (1948)

You Never Know with Women (1949)

Strictly for Cash (1951)

The Fast Buck (1952)

This Way for a Shroud (1953)

I’ll Bury My Dead (1953)

Tiger by the Tail (1954)

Safer Dead (1954)
APA: Dead Ringer (1955)

You’ve Got It Coming (1955)

The Guilty Are Afraid (1957)

Not Safe To Be Free (1958)
APA: The Case of the Strangled Starlet (1958)

The World in My Pocket (1959)

What’s Better Than Money? (1960)

Come Easy—Go Easy (1960)

A Lotus for Miss Quon (1960)

Just Another Sucker (1961)

I Would Rather Stay Poor (1962)

A Coffin in Hong Kong (1962)

Cade (1966)

The Vulture Is a Patient Bird (1969)

Like a Hole in the Head

Want to Stay Alive (1971)

Just a Matter of Time (1972)

Knock Knock Who’s There? (1973)

Have a Change of Scene (1973)

Goldfish Have No Hiding Place (1974)

So What Happens to Me (1974)

Believe This, You’ll Believe Anything (1975)

Do Me A Favor—Drop Dead (1975)

My Laugh Comes Last (1977)

Consider Yourself Dead (1978)

You Must Be Kidding (1979)

A Can of Worms (1979)

You Can Say That Again (1980)

Try This One for Size (1980)

Hand Me a Fig - Leaf (1981)

We’ll Share a Double Funeral (1982)

Have a Nice Night (1982)

Not My Thing (1983)

Hit Them Where it Hurts (1984)

Get a Load of This (1984)

Written as Raymond Marshall
Brick-Top Corrigan, a corrupt ex-commando:

Mallory (1950)

Why Pick on Me? (1951)

Written as Raymond Marshall
Don Micklem, a millionaire playboy:

Mission to Venice (1954)

Mission to Siena (1955)

Written as Raymond Marshall

Lady—Here’s Your Wreath (1940)

Just the Way It Is (1944)

Blonde’s Requiem (1945)

Make the Corpse Walk (1946)

No Business of Mine (1947)

Trusted Like the Fox (1948)

The Paw in the Bottle (1948)

In a Vain Shadow (1951)

But a Short Time to Live (1951)

The Wary Transgressor (1952)

The Things Men Do (1953)

The Sucker Punch (1954)

The Pickup3 (1955)

Ruthless3 (1955)

You Find Him—I’ll Fix Him (1956)

Never Trust a Woman3 (1957)

Hit and Run (1958)

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