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George Bellairs


(Harold Blundell)
UK flag (1902 - 1982)

aka Hilary Landon

George Bellairs is the nom de plume of Harold Blundell, a crime writer and bank manager born in Heywood, near Rochdale, Lancashire, who settled in the Isle of Man on retirement. He wrote more than 50 books, most featuring the series' detective Inspector Littlejohn. He also wrote four novels under the alternative pseudonym Hilary Landon.
 

Genres: Cozy Mystery
 
Series
Thomas Littlejohn
   Death of a Busybody (1942)
   The Dead Shall Be Raised (1942)
     aka Murder Will Speak
   The Four Unfaithful Servants (1942)
   The Murder of a Quack (1943)
   The Case Of The Seven Whistlers (1944)
   Calamity At Harwood (1945)
   Death in the Night Watches (1945)
   The Case of the Scared Rabbits (1946)
   The Crime At Halfpenny Bridge (1946)
   Death On the Last Train (1948)
   Outrage On Gallows Hill (1948)
   The Case of the Demented Spiv (1949)
   The Case of the Famished Parson (1949)
   Crime in Lepers' Hollow (1950)
   The Case of the Headless Jesuit (1950)
     aka Death Brings in the New Year
   Dead March for Penelope Blow (1951)
     aka Dead March for Penelope
   Death in Dark Glasses (1952)
   A Knife for Harry Dodd (1953)
   Half-mast for the Deemster (1953)
   Corpses in Enderby (1954)
   The Cursing Stones Murder (1954)
   Death In Room Five (1955)
   Death Drops the Pilot (1956)
   Death Treads Softly (1956)
   Intruder In The Dark (1956)
   Death Sends for the Doctor (1957)
   Death in High Provence (1957)
   Corpse At The Carnival (1958)
   Murder Makes Mistakes (1958)
   Bones in the Wilderness (1959)
   Toll the Bell for Murder (1959)
   Death in the Fearful Night (1960)
   Death Of A Tin God (1961)
   The Body in the Dumb River (1961)
     aka Murder Masquerade
   Death Before Breakfast (1962)
   The Tormentors (1962)
   Death in the Wasteland (1963)
   Death of a Shadow (1964)
   Surfeit of Suspects (1964)
   Death Spins the Wheel (1965)
   Strangers Among the Dead (1966)
   Death in Desolation (1967)
   Single Ticket to Death (1967)
   Fatal Alibi (1968)
   Murder Gone Mad (1968)
   The Night They Killed Joss Varran (1970)
   Tycoon's Death-bed (1970)
   Pomeroy, Deceased (1972)
   Murder Adrift (1972)
   Devious Murder (1973)
   Fear Round About (1975)
   Close All Roads to Sospel (1976)

     aka All Roads to Sospel

   The Downhill Ride of Leeman Popple (1978)
   An Old Man Dies (1980)
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Novels
   Death Stops the Frolic (1943)
     aka Turmoil in Zion
   Murder at Morning Prayers (1947) (as by Hilary Landon)
   Circle Round A Corpse (1948) (as by Hilary Landon)
   Officer That's Your Man! (1948)
   Choose Your Own Verdict (1949) (as by Hilary Landon)
   Exit Sir Toby Belch (1950) (as by Hilary Landon)
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