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Title   Date Issue Points - Notes
La Belle Laurine Unwin 1926 May 26. DW 3/6
The Trail of the White Knight Harrap 1926 Nov 26. DW 7/6. US: 1927 Doran
Hate Ship Hutchinson 1928 DW 7/6. US: 1928 Dodd Mead
Trouble Harrap 1929 DW 7/6. US: 1929 Lippincott
Through the Eyes of the Judge Hutchinson 1930 Jan 30. DW 7/6.US: 1930 Lippincott
The Penance of Brother Alaric Ditto 1930 July 30. DW 7/6
A Murder of Some Importance Ditto 1931 Mar 31. DW 7/6. US: 1931 Lippincott
Unsolved Hutchinson 1931 Oct 31. DW 7/6. US: 1932 ditto
Gigins Court Hutchinson 1932 Apr 32. DW 7/6
The Imperfect Crime Ditto 1932 Oct 32. DW 7/6. US: 1933 Lippincott
Impeached Ditto 1933 May 33. DW 7/6
Epilogue Hutchinson 1933 Oct 33. DW 7/6
An International Affair Ditto 1934 Apr 34. DW 7/6
Public Enemy No 1 Ditto 1934 Nov 34. DW 7/6. as John Jenkin, Public Enemy
Madame Spy Allan 1935 ECB lists as 'cheap ed' 3/6
Satan's Mistress Hutchinson 1935 May 35. DW 7/6
Not Proven Ditto 1935 Nov 35. DW 7/6
Cardyce for the Defence Ditto 1936 DW 7/6
Mystery on the Queen Mary Ditto 1937 Jan 37. DW 7/6. US: 1938 Lippincott
Disappearance of Roger Tremayne Hutchinson 1937 Sept 37. DW 7/6
Racing Yacht Mystery Ditto 1938 Feb 38. DW 7/6
The Man from Michigan Ditto 1938 Sept 38. DW 7/6. US: 1939 Lippincott
as The Mystery of the Stolen Hats
Body Unknown Ditto 1939 Feb 39. DW 7/6
Poisoned Sleep Hutchinson 1939 Oct 39. DW 7/6
Thirteen in a Fog Ditto 1940 Mar 40. DW 8/3
The Corporal Died in Bed Ditto 1940 Oct 40. DW 8/6
Seven Clues in Search of a Crime Ditto 1941 Mar 41. DW 8/6
Encore Allain! Hutchinson 1941 Oct 41. DW 8/6
House with Crooked Walls Ditto 1942 Not in the ECB
News Travels by Night Ditto 1943 Apr 43. DW 8/6
A Case for Solomon Ditto 1943 Aug 43. DW 8/6
When the Bells Rang Harrap 1943 May 43. DW 8/6. with Anthony Armstrong
Work for the Hangman Hutchinson 1944 Mar 44. DW 8/6
Ten Trails to Tyburn Ditto 1944 May 44. DW 8/6
The Coming of Carew Ditto 1945 DW 8/6
A Case of Books Ditto March 1946 Dust jacket 9/6
Without Malice Hutchinson Oct 1946 Dust jacket 9/-
No Clues for Dexter Ditto 1948 Dust jacket 9/6
And a Bottle of Rum Ditto March 1949 Dust jacket 9/6
Tigers Have Claws Ditto 1949 Not listed in ECB
Cherchez la Femme Ditto 1951  
Dead Pigs at Hungry Farm Ditto 1951  
Lady in Black Hutchinson 1952  
Mr Whimset Buys a Gun Ditto 1953  
Suspense Ditto 1953  
The Way Out Ditto 1954  
So Sharp the Razor Hutchinson 1955  
Just an Ordinary Case Ditto 1956  
The Accidental Clue Hutchinson 1957  
Naked Tide Avon 1958 US only. as Roderic Hastings
The Long Night Hutchinson 1958  
Boomerang Ditto 1959  
Fog for a Killer Ditto 1960  
The Undetective Ditto 1962 US: 1963 Maxwell
Almost Without Murder Ditto 1963  
Holiday for a Spy Ditto 1963  
Always Expect the Unexpected Ditto 1965  
The Devil Was a Woman Ditto 1966  
Much Ado about Something Ditto 1967  
Never Mix Business with Pleasure Hutchinson 1968  
Some Geese Lay Golden Eggs Ditto 1968  
Blind Date for a Private Eye Ditto 1969  
The Quiet Ones Ditto 1970  
The Lady Doth Protest Ditto 1971  
Tomorrow's Yesterday Ditto 1972  
Two and Two Make Five Hutchinson 1973  
The D Notice Ditto 1974  
The Snatch Ditto 1976  
Two-Faced Ditto 1977  
Double Trouble Ditto 1978  
Mather Again Hutchinson 1979  
Invitation to Mather Robert Hale 1980  
Mather Investigates Robert Hale 1980  

Bruce Graeme Short Stories

Title   Date Issue Points - Notes
Blackshirt Unwin 1925 June 25 DW 3/6. US: 1925 Dodd Mead
The Return of Blackshirt Unwin 1927 Apr 27. DW 3/6. US: 1927 Dodd Mead
Blackshirt Again Hutchinson 1929 Jun 29 DW 7/6. US: 1929 Dodd Mead
as Adventures of Blackshirt
Alias Blackshirt Harrap 1932 Jul 32. DW 3/6. US: 1932 Dodd Mead
Blackshirt the Audacious Hutchinson 1935 Jun 35. DW 3/6. US: 1936 Lippincott
Blackshirt the Adventurer Ditto 1936 DW 3/6
Blackshirt Takes a Hand Ditto 1937 DW 3/6
Blackshirt, Counter-Spy Ditto 1938 DW 3/6
Blackshirt Interferes Ditto 1939 DW 3/6
Blackshirt Strikes Back Ditto 1940 DW 7/6
Son of Blackshirt Ditto 1941 DW 7/6
Lord Blackshirt:
The Son of Blackshirt Carries On
Ditto 1942 Not in the ECB
Calling Lord Blackshirt Ditto 1943 DW 7/6
A Brief for O'Leary Ditto 1947 Not listed in ECB

Bruce Graeme as David Graeme

Title   Date Issue Points - Notes
Monsieur Blackshirt Harrap 1933 Sept 33. DW 7/6. ECB calls for Bruce and then David in 1934 for cheap ed.
British library states David
US: 1933 Lippincott
The Vengeance of Monsieur Blackshirt Harrap 1934 Sept 34. DW 7/6. US: 1935 Lippincott
The Sword of Monsieur Blackshirt Harrap 1936 DW 7/6. US: 1936 Lippincott
The Inn of Thirteen Swords Harrap 1938 DW 7/6.
The Drums Beat Red Harrap 1963  

Bruce Graeme as Peter Bourne

Title   Date Issue Points - Notes
Black Saga Hutchinson 1947 DJ 12/6
US: 1947 Putnam
as Drums of Destiny
Flames of Empire Putnam 1949 UK: 1950 Hutchinson
as Dupe of Destiny DJ 12/6
Ten Thousand Shall Die Hutchinson 1951 US: 1951 Putnam
as The Golden Road
Gateway to Fortune Ditto 1952 US: 1952 Putnam
Twilight of the Dragon Hutchinson 1954 US: 1954 Putnam
When Gods Slept Ditto 1956 US: 1956 Putnam
The Court of Love Ditto 1958 US: 1958 Putnam
Soldiers of Fortune Ditto 1962 US: 1963 Putnam
Black Gold Ditto 1964  
Fall of the Eagle Ditto 1967  
And Bay the Moon Hutchinson 1975  

Non Mystery Fiction
Passion, Murder and Mystery - London, Hutchinson, and New York, Doubleday, 1928
The Story of Buckingham Palace - London. Hutchinson, 1928
The Story of St. James's Palace - London, Hutchinson, 1929.
A Century of Buckingham Palace 1837-1937 - London, Hutchinson, 1937.
The Story of Windsor Castle - London, Hutchinson, 1937.
Danger in the Channel - London, Kaye and Ward, 1973.
 

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Further Information
Bruce Graeme, pseudonym of Graham Montague Jeffries was born in England 23 May 1900 and died 14 May 1982. His most famous series character was, of course, Blackshirt but others include: Auguste Jantry, Detective Sergeant Robert Mather, Superintendent William Stevens, Inspector Pierre Allain and Theodore I Terhune. That's enough for now.
 PS he was a prolific author !.

 

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