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Hector Hawton Bibliography

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The following bibliography contains the criminous titles
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Title   Date Issue Points - Notes
Murder Cave Amalgamated 1934 Not in the ECB
Chasing the Moon Collins 1934 Aug 34. DW 7/6
Frozen Fire Amalgamated 1935 Not in the ECB
Husbands Are Human Collins 1935 May 35. DW 7/6
Men Must Love Collins 1935 Oct 35. DW 7/6
Murder at H.Q Ward Lock 1945 DW 8/6
Murder Most Foul As Above 1946  
Unnatural Causes As Above 1947  
The Case of the Crazy Atom Ward Lock 1948  
Murder by Mathematics As Above 1948  
Deadly Nightcap As Above 1949  
The Nine Singing Apes Ward Lock 1949  
The Tower of Darkness Hodder 1949  
Operation Superman Ward Lock 1951  
Death of a Witch As Above 1952  
Rope for the Judge As Above 1954  
The Skeletons in the Cupboard As Above 1955  
The Green Scorpion Ward Lock 1957  

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Further Information
Hector Hawton, born 1901, pseudonym John Sylvester had one man series character, Asmun Hill. Collectors should be aware of Ward Lock reprints, some books have been bound from first edition sheets, jackets are the giveaway. Check titles chronology to rear flap and price, often 5/-. The three Collins titles may not be criminous
This is another author we are keen to learn more about, if you have any reliable information that appears nowhere else on the internet please do get in touch.

 

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