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Peter Cheyney
[1896-1951]
Lemmy Caution, an FBI agent in the USA:

This Man is Dangerous (1936)

Poison Ivy (1937)

Dames Don’t Care (1937)

Can Ladies Kill? (1938)

Don’t Get Me Wrong (1939)

You’d Be Surprised (1940)

Your Deal, My Lovely (1941)

Never a Dull Moment (1942)

You Can Always Duck (1942)

I’ll Say She Does (1945)

Time for Caution (1946) [SS]

Slim Callaghan, a tough private investigator in England:

The Urgent Hangman (1938)

Dangerous Curves (1939)
APA: Callaghan (1973)

You Can’t Keep the Change (1940)

It Couldn’t Matter Less (1941)
APA: Set-Up for Murder (1950)

Sorry You’ve Been Troubled (1942)
APA: Farewell to the Admiral (1943)

The Unscrupulous Mr. Callaghan (1943)

They Never Say When (1944)

A Tough Spot for Cupid and Other Stories (1945) [SS]

A Spot of Murder and Other Stories (1946) [SS]

Uneasy Terms (1946)

Vengeance with a Twist and Other Stories (1946) [SS]

Date after Dark and Other Stories (1946) [SS]

Dance Without Music (1945)

Everard Peter Quayle, part of a top-secret British counter-intelligence unit working against Nazi agents:

The Stars Are Dark (1943)
APA: The London Spy Murders (1944)

The Dark Street (1944)
APA: The Dark Street Murders (1946)

Dark Interlude (1947)
APA: The Terrible Night (1959)

Dark Wanton (1948)
APA: Case of the Dark Wanton (1958)

Alonzo MacTavish, a debonair rogue in England:

Adventures of Alonzo MacTavish (1943) [SS]

Alonzo MacTavish Again (1943) [SS]

The Murder of Alonzo (1943) [SS]

He Walked in Her Sleep and Other Stories (1946) [SS]
APA: MacTavish (1973)

A Matter of Luck and Other Stories (1947) [SS]

Lady in Green and Other Stories (1947) [SS]

The Unhappy Lady and Other Stories (1948) [SS]

Michael Kells:

Sinister Errand (1945)
APA: Sinister Murders (1957)

Ladies Won’t Wait (1951)
APA: Cocktails and the Killer (1957)

Johnny Vallon:

You Can Call It a Day (1949)
APA: The Man Nobody Saw (1949)

Lady, Behave! (1950)
APA: Lady Beware (1950)

Dark Bahama (1950)
APA: I’ll Bring Her Back (1952)

Non-series:

You Can’t Hit a Woman (1937) [SS]

Knave Takes Queen (1939) [SS]

Another Little Drink (1940)
APA: A Trap for Bellamy (1941)
APA: Premeditated Murder (1943)

Mister Caution - Mister Callaghan (1941) [SS]

Dark Duet (1942)
APA: The Counterspy Murders (1944)

Love with a Gun (1943) [SS]

Calling Mr. Callaghan (1943) [SS]

Account Rendered (1944) [SS]

Making Crime Pay (1944) [SS]

The Adventures of Julia (1945) [SS]
APA: The Adventures of Julia and Two Other Spy Stories ((1954)
APA: The Killing Game (1975)

Dance Without Music (1945) [SS]

Escape for Sandra (1945) [SS]

Night Club (1945) [SS]
APA: Dressed to Kill (1952)

Dark Hero (1946)
APA: The Case of the Dark Hero (1947)

G Man at the Yard (1946) [SS]

The Man with Two Wives and Other Stories (1946) [SS]

You Can’t Trust Duchesses and Other Stories (1946) [SS]

The Curiosity of Etienne MacGregor (1947) [SS]
APA: The Sweetheart of the Razors (1952)

Try Anything Twice (1948)
APA: Undressed to Kill (1959)

Cocktail for Cupid and Other Stories (1948) [SS] [includes Callaghan]

Cocktail Party and Other Stories (1948) [SS]

Fast Work and Other Stories (1948) [SS]

Information Received and Other Stories (1948) [SS]

No Ordinary Cheyney (1948) [SS]

One of Those Things (1949)
APA: Mistress Murder (1951)

The Lady in Tears and Other Stories (1949) [SS]

Velvet Johnnie and Other Stories (1952) [SS]

The Best Stories of Peter Cheyney (1954) [SS]

The Mystery Blues and Other Stories (1954) [SS]
APA: Fast Work (1964)