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Gribble, Leonard

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Leonard Reginald Gribble (1908-1985) was a prolific English writer. His family came from Barnstaple, Devon. He married Nancy Mason in 1932 and served in the Press and Censorship Division of the Ministry of Information, London, 1940-45. He was a founding member of the Crime Writers Association in 1953, and also wrote Westerns and books on criminology and other subjects.

 

Gribble also wrote as Sterry Browning, James Gannett, Leo Grex, Louis Grey, Piers Marlowe, Dexter Muir and Bruce Sanders. As Leonard Gribble his series character was Superintendent Anthony Slade. As Leo Grex he wrote about Paul Irving and Phil Sanderson.

 

 

Detective Bibliography

 

The Case of the Marsden Rubies (1929)

The Gillespie Suicide Mystery (1929)

The Grand Modena Murder (1930)

Is this Revenge (1931) aka The Serpentine Murder

The Stolen Home Secretary (1932) aka The Stolen Statesman

The Secret of Tangles (1933)

The Yellow Bungalow (1933)

The Death Chime (1934)

The Riddle of the Ravens (1934)

Mystery at Tudor Arches (1935)

The Case of the Malverne Diamonds (1936)

Riley of the Special Branch (1936)

Who Killed Oliver Cromwell? (1937)

The Case Book of Anthony Slade (1937)

Tragedy in E Flat (1938)

The Arsenal Stadium Mystery (1939)

Atomic Murder (1947)

Hangman's Moon (1950)

They Kidnapped Stanley Matthews (1950)

The Frightened Chameleon (1950)

Mystery Manor (1951)

The Glass Alibi (1952)

The Velvet Mask (1952)

Murder Out of Season (1952)

She Died Laughing (1953)

Murder Mistaken (1953) with Janet Green

The Inverted Crime (1954)

Sally of Scotland Yard (1954) with Geraldine Laws

Death Pays the Piper (1956)

Superintendent Slade Investigates (1956)

Stand In for Murder (1957)

Don't Argue with Death (1959)

Wantons Die Hard (1961)

Heads You Die (1964)

The Violent Dark (1965)

Strip Tease Macabre (1967)

A Diplomat Dies (1969)

Alias the Victim (1971)

Programmed for Death (1973)

You Can't Die Tomorrow (1975)

Midsummer Slay Ride (1976)

Crime on Her Hands (1977)

Death Needs No Alibi (1979)

Dead End in Mayfair (1981)

The Dead Don't Scream (1983)

 

as Leo Grex

The Tragedy at Draythorpe Hutchinson (1931)

The Nightborn (1931)

The Lonely Inn Mystery (1933)

The Madison Murder (1933)

The Man from Manhattan (1934)

Murder in the Sanctuary (1934)

Crooner's Swan Song (1935)

Stolen Death (1936)

Transatlantic Trouble (1937)

The Carlent Manor Crime (1939)

The Black Out Murders (1940)

The Stalag Mites (1947)

King Spiv (1948)

Crooked Sixpence (1949)

Ace of Danger (1952)

Thanks for the Felony (1958)

Larceny in Her Heart (1959)

Terror Wears a Smile (1962)

The Brass Knuckle (1964)

Violent Keepsake (1967)

The Hard Kill (1969)

Kill Now Pay Later (1971)

Die as in Murder (1974)

Death Throws No Shadow (1976)

Mix Me a Murder (1978)

Hot Ice (1983)

 

As Louis Grey

The Signet of Death (1934)

 

As Dexter Muir

The Pilgrims Meet Murder (1948)

The Speckled Swan (1949)

Rosemary for Death (1953)

 

As Sterry Browning

Crime at Cape Folly (1951)

Sex Marks the Spot (1954)

 

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