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Hampton Charles

A pseudonym used by James Melville

Hampton Charles is a pseudonym of Roy Peter Martin who is an English author who has written under the pseudonyms James Melville and Hampton Charles.

Martin read philosophy at Birkbeck College and served in the Royal Air Force before a career in education. As James Melville he has written a series of detective novels set in Japan featuring Superintendent Otani and a historical novel The Imperial Way about the February 26 Incident. He also wrote three of the "Miss Seeton" novels under the pseudonym Hampton Charles.

Genres: Cozy Mystery