1943 -

Writing as: Adam Diment

Adam Diment's short writing career (the McAlpine stories were his only published work) was made more interesting by the fact that after his fourth book was published, he stopped making public appearances. According to Wikipedia, he moved to Zurich and never wrote again.

Series Books
Philip McAlpine The Dolly, Dolly Spy (1967)
  The Great Spy Race (1968)
  The Bang, Bang Birds (1969)
  Think, Inc. (1971)