LEONARD GRIBBLE

1908 - 1985

Writing as: Sterry Browning, James Gannett, Leo Grex, Louis Grey, Leonard Gribble, Piers Marlowe, Dexter Muir, Bruce Sanders


A incredibly prolific writer of both crime and western drama, Leonard Gribble was born in Devon, England. In addition to his many writing credits, he served in the Ministry of Information during WWII.



Series Books
Sterry Browning
 
Non-Spy Series Coastal Commander (1946)
  Crime at Cape Folly (1951)
  Sex Marks the Spot (1954)
 
James Gannett
 
Non-Spy Series The Man Without a Face (1951)
  The Silver Emu (1951)
  Murder After Dark (1956)
 
Leo Grex
 
Non-Spy Series The Nightborn (1931)
  The Tragedy at Draythorpe [Paul Irving] (1931)
  The Lonely Inn Mystery [Paul Irving] (1933)
  The Madison Murder [Paul Irving] (1933)
  The Man from Manhattan (1934)
  Murder in the Sanctuary [Paul Irving] (1934)
  Crooner’s Swan Song (1935)
  Stolen Death [Paul Irving] (1936)
  Transatlantic Trouble (1937)
  The Carlent Manor Crime [Paul Irving] (1939)
  The Black-Out Murders (1940)
  The Stalag Mites (1947)
  King Spiv (1948)
  Crooked Sixpence (1949)
  Stand-In for Murder (1950)
  Ace of Danger [Paul Irving] (1952)
  Thanks for the Felony (1958)
  Larceny in Her Heart (1959)
  Terror Wears a Smile (1962)
  The Brass Knuckle (1964)
  Violent Keepsake [Phil Sanderson] (1967)
  The Hard Kill [Phil Sanderson] (1969)
  Kill Now-Pay Later (1971)
  Die—As in Murder [Mike Capper] (1974)
  Death Throws No Shadow [Mike Capper] (1976)
  Mix Me a Murder [Mike Capper] (1978)
  Hot Ice (1983)
 
Louis Grey
 
Non-Spy Series The Signet of Death (1934)
 
Leonard Gribble
 
Ward and Sally Digburn Sally Of Scotland Yard (1954)
 
Non-Spy Series The Case of the Marsden Rubies [Supt. Anthony Slade] (1929)
  The Gillespie Suicide Mystery aka The Terrace Suicide Mystery [Supt. Anthony Slade] (1929)
  The Grand Modena Murder [Supt. Anthony Slade] (1930)
  Is This Revenge? aka The Serpentine Murder [Supt. Anthony Slade] (1931)
  The Stolen Home Secretary aka The Stolen Statesman [Supt. Anthony Slade] (1932)
  The Yellow Bungalow Mystery [Supt. Anthony Slade] (1933)
  The Secret of Tangles [Supt. Anthony Slade] (1933)
  The Riddle of the Ravens [Supt. Anthony Slade] (1934)
  The Death Chime [Supt. Anthony Slade] (1934)
  Mystery at Tudor Arches [Supt. Anthony Slade] (1935)
  Riley of the Special Branch [Supt. Anthony Slade] (1936)
  The Case of the Malverne Diamonds [Supt. Anthony Slade] (1936)
  The Case-Book of Anthony Slade aka The Velvet Mask [Supt. Anthony Slade] (1937)
  Who Killed Oliver Cromwell? [Supt. Anthony Slade] (1937)
  Tragedy in E Flat [Supt. Anthony Slade] (1938)
  The Arsenal Stadium Mystery [Supt. Anthony Slade] (1939)
  Murder First Class [Supt. Anthony Slade] (1946)
  The Carlent Manor Crime (1946)
  Atomic Murder [Supt. Anthony Slade] (1947)
  They Kidnapped Stanley Matthews [Supt. Anthony Slade] (1950)
  Hangman’s Moon [Supt. Anthony Slade] (1950)
  Mystery Manor (1951)
  The Frightened Chameleon [Supt. Anthony Slade] (1951)
  The Glass Alibi [Supt. Anthony Slade] (1952)
  Murder Out of Season [Supt. Anthony Slade] (1952)
  Death at the Inn (1953)
  She Died Laughing [Supt. Anthony Slade] (1953)
  Diamond Web (1953)
  Sally of Scotland Yard (with Geraldine Laws) (1954)
  The Inverted Crime [Supt. Anthony Slade] (1954)
  Death Pays the Piper [Supt. Anthony Slade] (1956)
  Superintendent Slade Investigates [Supt. Anthony Slade] (1956)
  Stand-In for Murder [Supt. Anthony Slade] (1957)
  Don’t Argue with Death [Supt. Anthony Slade] (1959)
  Wantons Die Hard [Supt. Anthony Slade] (1961)
  Double Spy (1963)
  Heads You Die [Supt. Anthony Slade] (1964)
  The Violent Dark [Supt. Anthony Slade] (1965)
  Strip-Tease Macabre [Supt. Anthony Slade] (1967)
  A Diplomat Dies [Supt. Anthony Slade] (1969)
  Alias the Victim [Supt. Anthony Slade] (1971)
  Programmed for Death [Supt. Anthony Slade] (1973)
  You Can’t Die Tomorrow [Supt. Anthony Slade] (1975)
  The Cardinal’s Diamonds (1976)
  Midsummer Slay Ride [Supt. Anthony Slade] (1976)
  Crime on Her Hands [Supt. Anthony Slade] (1977)
  Death Needs No Alibi [Supt. Anthony Slade] (1979)
  Dead End in Mayfair [Supt. Anthony Slade] (1981)
  The Dead Don’t Scream [Supt. Anthony Slade] (1983)
  Violent Midnight [Supt. Anthony Slade] (1986)
 
Piers Marlowe
 
Non-Spy Series The Double Thirteen [Double Thirteen Club] (1947)
  Loaded Dice [Double Thirteen Club] (1949)
  Demon in the Blood (1955)
  The Dead Don’t Scare [Supt. Frank Drury] (1963)
  The Men in Her Death [Supt. Frank Drury] (1964)
  Promise to Kill [Supt. Frank Drury] (1965)
  A Knife for Your Heart [Supt. Frank Drury] (1966)
  Hire Me a Hearse [Supt. Frank Drury] (1968)
  Cash My Chips, Croupier [Supt. Frank Drury] (1969)
  Killer in the Shade [Supt. Frank Drury] (1973)
 
Dexter Muir
 
Non-Spy Series The Pilgrims Meet Murder (1948)
  The Speckled Swan (1949)
  Rosemary for Death (1952)
 
Bruce Sanders
 
Ward and Sally Digburn The Secret Dragnet (1957)
  To Catch A Spy (1958)
  Code Of Dishonour (1964)
  Feminine For Spy (1967)
 
Non-Spy Series The Scarlet Widow (1943)
  Blonde Blackmail (1945)
  Pink Silk Alibi (1946)
  Deadly Jade (1947)
  Tawny Menace (1948)
  Madame Bluebeard (1951)
  Kiss for a Killer (1953)
  Midnight Hazard (1955)
  The Telltale Corpus Delicti aka They Couldn’t Lose the Body (1966)