1897 - 1977

Writing as: Dennis Wheatley

Born in London, he was raised in the wine business and eventually took control of the company. During WWI he served in the field artillery. Chlorine gas caused him to be invalided for a time. When a economic downturn caused his family's business to suffer, he sold it and turned to writing, a profession that would prove extremely lucrative.

Series Books
Duke de Richleau The Forbidden Territory (1933)
  The Devil Rides Out (1935)
  The Golden Spaniard (1938)
  Three Inquisitive People (1940)
  Strange Conflict (1941)
  Codeword - Golden Fleece (1946)
  The Second Seal (1950)
  The Prisoner In The Mask (1956)
  Vendetta In Spain (1961)
  Dangerous Inheritance (1965)
  Gateway To Hell (1970)
Gregory Sallust Black August (1934)
  Contraband (1936)
  Faked Passports (1940)
  The Black Baroness (1940)
  The Scarlet Imposter (1940)
  V For Vengeance (1942)
  Come Into My Parlour (1946)
  The Island Where Time Stands Still (1954)
  Traitors' Gate (1958)
  They Used Dark Forces (1964)
  The White Witch of the South Seas (1968)