Edgar Wallace (34 books)


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Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace (April 1, 1875–February 10, 1932) was a prolific British crime writer, journalist and playwright, who wrote 175 novels, 24 plays, and countless articles in newspapers and journals.

Over 160 films have been made of his novels, more than any other author.

In the 1920s, one of Wallace's publishers claimed that a quarter of all books read in England were written by him.… (more)


Four Just Men

by Edgar Wallace

These are stories of the Four Just Men, Edgar Wallace's famous characters known to the wider public principally as a result of the early television series of the same name. The source material is, of course,...

The Duke in the Suburbs

The Man who bought London

The Keepers of the King's Peace

The Clue of the Twisted Candle

The Green Rust

The Daffodil Mystery

by Edgar Wallace

When Mr Thomas Lyne, poet, poseur and owner of Lyne's Emporium insults a cashier, Odette Rider, she resigns. Having summoned detective Jack Tarling to investigate another employee, Mr Milburgh, Lyne now changes...

The Valley of Ghosts

Mr Justice Maxell

The Angel of Terror

by Edgar Wallace

Angelically beautiful Jean Briggerland is a sociopathic criminal, so lovely that none can see her guilt -- even in connection with the most blatant crimes! Can Jack Glover, best friend and lawyer to Jean's latest...

The Clue of the New Pin

Room 13

The Face in the Night

The Sinister Man

The Flying Squad

The Mind of Mr J G Reeder

The Crimson Circle

The Blue Hand

The Door with Seven Locks

The Avenger

The Square Emerald


The Yellow Snake

The Joker

Terror Keep

Planetoid 127

by Edgar Wallace

Radio communication with another planet.

Red Aces

White Face

On the Spot: Violence and Murder in Chicago

The Coat of Arms

Mr J G Reeder Returns

The Guv'nor

The Man who Passed

The Greek Poropulos