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)


White Face

The Yellow Snake

The Valley of Ghosts

The Square Emerald

The Sinister Man

The Mind of Mr J G Reeder

The Man who Passed

The Man who bought London

The Keepers of the King's Peace

The Joker

The Guv'nor

The Green Rust

The Greek Poropulos

The Flying Squad

The Face in the Night

The Duke in the Suburbs

The Door with Seven Locks

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 Crimson Circle

The Coat of Arms

The Clue of the Twisted Candle

The Clue of the New Pin

The Blue Hand

The Avenger

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...

Terror Keep


Room 13

Red Aces

Planetoid 127

by Edgar Wallace

Radio communication with another planet.

On the Spot: Violence and Murder in Chicago

Mr Justice Maxell

Mr J G Reeder Returns

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,...