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Leslie Charteris


(Leslie Charles Bowyer Yin)
UK flag (1907 - 1993)

Author of highly popular mystery-adventure novels and creator of Simon Templar, better known as "the Saint" and sometimes called the "Robin Hood of modern crime." From 1928 some 50 novels and collections of stories about "the Saint" were published; translations existed in at least 15 languages.

Genres: Thriller, Mystery
 
Series
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Saint (Simon Templar)
1. Meet the Tiger! (1928)
     aka The Saint Meets The Tiger
2. The Last Hero (1930)
     aka The Saint Closes the Case
3. Enter The Saint (1930)
4. Knight Templar (1930)
     aka The Avenging Saint
5. Featuring The Saint (1931)
6. Alias The Saint (1931)
7. She Was a Lady (1931)
     aka The Saint Meets His Match / Angels of Doom
8. The Holy Terror (1932)
     aka The Saint versus Scotland Yard
9. The Getaway (1933)
     aka The Saint's Getaway
10. Once More the Saint (1933)
     aka The Saint and Mr Teal
11. The Brighter Buccaneer (1933)
12. The Misfortunes of Mr Teal (1934)
     aka The Saint In London
13. Boodle (1934)
     aka The Saint Intervenes
14. The Saint Goes On (1934)
15. The Saint in New York (1935)
16. Saint Overboard (1936)
17. The Ace of Knaves (1937)
     aka The Saint in Action
18. Thieves' Picnic (1937)
     aka The Saint Bids Diamonds
19. The Saint Plays with Fire (1938)
     aka Prelude for War
20. Follow The Saint (1939)
21. The Happy Highwayman (1939)
22. The Saint in Miami (1940)
23. The Saint Goes West (1940)
24. The Saint Steps In (1943)
25. The Saint On Guard (1945)
25.5. The Saint and the Sizzling Saboteur (1981)
26. The Saint Sees It Through (1946)
27. Call for the Saint (1948)
28. Saint Errant (1948)
29. The Saint in Europe (1953)
30. The Saint On the Spanish Main (1955)
31. The Saint Around the World (1956)
32. Thanks to The Saint (1957)
33. Senor Saint (1958)
34. The Saint to the Rescue (1959)
35. Trust The Saint (1962)
36. The Saint in the Sun (1963)
37. Vendetta for the Saint (1964)
38. The Saint on TV (1970)
39. The Saint Returns (1969)
40. The Saint and the Fiction Makers (1969)
41. The Saint Abroad (1970)
42. The Saint in Pursuit (1970) (with Fleming Lee)
43. The Saint and the People Importers (1970) (with Fleming Lee)
44. Catch the Saint (1975)
45. The Saint and the Hapsburg Necklace (1976) (with Christopher Short)
47. The Saint in Trouble (1978)
48. The Saint and the Templar Treasure (1979)
49. Count on the Saint (1980)
50. Salvage for the Saint (1983)
Saints Alive (1974)
The Fantastic Saint (1982)
The Best of the Saint, Vol. 1 (2008)
The Best of the Saint, Vol. 2 (2008)
continued in the series by Burl Barer
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Novels
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Non fiction
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Anthologies containing stories by Leslie Charteris
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Short stories
The Appalling Politician (1933)
The Bad Baron (1933)
The Blind Spot (1933)
The Brain Workers (1933)
The Brass Buddha (1933)
The Export Trade (1933)
The Five Thousand Pound Kiss (1933)
The Green Goods Man (1933)
The New Swindle (1933)
The Owners' Handicap (1933)
The Perfect Crime (1933)
The Tough Egg (1933)
The Unblemished Bootlegger (1933)
The Unpopular Landlord (1933)
The Unusual Ending (1933)
The Mystery of the Child's Toy (1934)
The Arrow of God (1949)