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Leslie Ford


(Zenith Jones Brown)
USA flag (1889 - 1983)

aka Zenith Brown, Brenda Conrad, David Frome

Leslie Ford is one of the pseudonyms of Zenith Brown (nee Jones). The other names this author used are Brenda Conrad and David Frome. Leslie Ford became a freelance writer after 1927. Ms. Ford was a correspondent for the United States Air Force both in the Pacific area and in England during the Second World War. Leslie Ford died in September of 1983.
 

Genres: Mystery
 
Series
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Colonel Primrose Mystery
   1. The Strangled Witness (1934)
   2. Ill Met By Moonlight (1937)
   3. The Simple Way of Poison (1937)
   4. Three Bright Pebbles (1938)
   5. Reno Rendezvous (1939)
     aka Mr. Cromwell Is Dead
   6. False to Any Man (1939)
     aka Snow-white Murder
   7. Old Lover's Ghost (1940)
   8. The Murder of the Fifth Colimnist (1941)
     aka A Capitol Crime
   9. Murder in the O. P. M (1942)
     aka Priority Murder
   10. Siren in the Night (1943)
   11. All for the Love of a Lady (1944) (as by Zenith Brown)
     aka Crack of Dawn
   12. The Philadelphia Murder Story (1945)
   13. Honolulu Story (1947)
     aka Honolulu Murder Story
   14. The Woman In Black (1947) (as by Zenith Brown)
   15. The Devil's Stronghold (1948)
   16. Washington Whispers Murder (1952)
     aka The Lying Jade
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Novels
   The Sound of Footsteps (1931)
     aka Footsteps On the Stairs
   By the Watchman's Clock (1932)
   Burn Forever (1935)
     aka Mountain Madness
   The Town Cried Murder (1939)
   Road to Folly (1940)
   The Murder of the Fifth Columnist (1941)
     aka A Capital Crime
   Murder Down South (1942)
     aka Muder with Southern Hospitality
   Date with Death (1949)
     aka Shot in the Dark
   Murder Is the Pay-off (1951)
   The Bahamas Murder Case (1952)
   Invitation to Murder (1954)
   Murder Comes to Eden (1955)
   The Girl from the Mimosa Club (1957)
   Trial for Ambush (1962)
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Series contributed to
Black Cat Weekly
   2. Black Cat Weekly #2 (2021) (with others)
   14. Black Cat Weekly #14 (2021) (with others)
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