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Dan Billany Bibliography

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Dan Billany
Series Character: Robbie Duncan

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Title Publisher Date Issue Points - Notes
The Opera House Murders Faber 1940 Red cloth, gilt titles. Dust jacket priced 7/6
US: 1940 Harper & Brothers as
It Takes a Thief
The Magic Door Nelson 1943 Not crime fiction, children's novel
The Cage Longmans Green 1949 Not crime fiction
The Trap Faber 1950 Dustwrapper priced 10s 6d
The Whispering Lost Chapel 2008 A paperback original, featuring Robbie Duncan


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Dan Billany More Information and Biography
Dan Billany, born in Hull 1913 and died 1945.

Dan Billany Opera House Murders Blurb - Written by T.S. Eliot!
We introduce Dan Billany as a new writer of thrillers with new thrills—for it is impossible to believe that the author of this first novel has not many more plots, equally ingenious and fast moving, waiting for him to summon them. We must leave the reader to discover for himself the connection between grand opera and grand larceny—to say nothing of murder in the first degree. We will only disclose that in the first chapter you will be eyewitnesses of the murder—or rather, will see it through the eyes of young Jack, who had climbed a tree to collect conkers. This meant trouble for Jack and his family. But who the murderers were, and who the murder, you will not learn till later—and even then, who was the real villain? We hope that Robbie Duncan will be called on to solve other mysteries after this.

 

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