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Peter Cheyney


(Reginald Evelyn Peter Southouse Cheyney)
UK flag (1896 - 1951)

aka Lyn Southney

Peter Cheyney was a prolific author, at the end of this page is a bibliography based on published books, printed stories and articles, manuscripts and documents found in The Cheyney Papers

Genres: Mystery
 
Series
Lemmy Caution
   1. This Man Is Dangerous (1937)
   2. Dames Don't Care (1937)
   3. Poison Ivy (1937)
   4. Can Ladies Kill? (1938)
   5. Don't Get Me Wrong (1939)
   6. You'd Be Surprised (1940)
     aka Don't Be Surprised
   7. Your Deal, My Lovely (1941)
   8. Never a Dull Moment (1942)
   9. You Can Always Duck (1942)
   10. I'll Say She Does (1946)
   G Man At the Yard (1953)
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Slim Callaghan
   1. The Urgent Hangman (1938)
   2. Dangerous Curves (1939)
   3. You Can't Keep the Change (1940)
   4. Sorry You've Been Troubled (1942)
     aka Farewell to the Admiral
   5. It Couldn't Matter Less (1941)
   6. They Never Say When (1944)
   7. Uneasy Terms (1946)
   Dance Without Music (1947)
   Calling Mr. Callaghan (1953)
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Dark
   Dark Duet (1942)
     aka The Counterspy Murders
   Dark Hero (1946)
     aka The Case of the Dark Hero
   Dark Interlude (1947)
     aka The Terrible Night
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Everard Peter Quayle
   The Stars Are Dark (1943)
     aka The London Spy Murders
   The Dark Street (1944)
     aka The Dark Street Murders
   Dark Wanton (1948)
     aka Case of the Dark Wanton
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Michael Kells
   Sinister Errand (1945)
     aka Sinister Murder
   Ladies Won't Wait (1951)
     aka Cocktails And the Killer
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Etienne MacGregor
   The Curiosity of Etienne MacGregor (1947)
     aka The Sweetheart of the Razors
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Johnny Vallon
   The Man Nobody Saw (1949)
     aka You Can Call It a Day
   Dark Bahama (1950)
     aka I'll Bring Her Back
   Lady, Beware (1950)
     aka Lady, Behave!
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Novels
   Deadly Fresco (1939) (as by Lyn Southney)
   Another Little Drink (1940)
     aka Premeditated Murder / A Trap for Bellamy
   Making Crime Pay (1944)
   No ordinary Cheyney (1948)
   Try Anything Twice (1948)
     aka Undressed to Kill
   Knave Takes Queen (1950)
   One of Those Things (1950)
     aka Mistress Murder
   Dressed to Kill (1955)
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Collections
   Fast Work (1948)
     aka The Mystery Blues
   Velvet Johnnie (1952)
   The Best stories of Peter Cheyney (1954)
   You Can't Hit a Woman (1958)
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Non fiction show
 
Omnibus editions show
 
Peter Cheyney recommends
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The Dark Light (1949)
(Carney Wilde, book 1)
Bart Spicer
"Bart Spicer is a real find. The best thriller writer to come out of America for a very long time."

Anthologies containing stories by Peter Cheyney
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Bodies from the Library 4 (2021)
(Bodies from the Library, book 4)
edited by
Tony Medawar
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Bodies from the Library 3 (2020)
(Bodies from the Library, book 3)
edited by
Tony Medawar
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Pulp Frictions (1996)
Hardboiled Stories
edited by
Peter Haining

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