Mystery & Suspense writer

PUBLICATIONS

The Happiest Days, 1939 (Play)


Ring Around Elizabeth, 1941 (Play)


Lay On Mac Duff, 1942


The Case of the Weird Sisters, 1943


The Innocent Flower, 1945 (also known as 


Death Filled the Glass)


The Unsuspected, 1945


The Chocolate Cobweb, 1948


Mischief, 1951

 

The Black-Eyed Stranger, 1952


Catch-as-Catch-Can, 1953 (also known as 

Walk Out on Death)

The Trouble in Thor, 1953 ( also known as And Sometimes Death)


The Better to Eat You, 1954 (also known as Murder's Nest)


The Dream Walker, 1955 (also known as Alibi for Murder)


A Dram of Poison, 1956


The Albatross, 1957 (short story collection)


Incident at a Corner, 1957


The Seventeen Widows of San Souci, 1959


The Girl with a Secret, 1959

 

Something Blue, 1959


Then Came Two Women, 1962


The One-Faced Girl, 1963


The Mark of the Hand, 1963


Who's Been Sitting in My Chair ?, 1963


A Little Less Than Kind, 1964


The Witch's House, 1964


The Turret Room, 1965


Dream of Fair Woman, 1966


I See You, 1966 (short Story Collection)


The Balloon Man, 1968


Lemon in the Basket, 1968


Seven Seats to the Moon, 1969


The Protégé, 1970

SCREENPLAYS

Incident at a Corner (Episode of Startime - Director - Alfred Hitchcock)

The Summer Hero, (Episode of The Chevy Mystery Show)

Three Episodes of Alfred Hitchcock Presents:

                Sybilla (Director - Ida Lupino)

                The Five-Forty-Eight (Adapted from  the John Cheever short story)

                Across the Threshold

FILMS

 The Unsuspected, 1947

The Three Weird Sisters, 1948 (from the novel The Case of the Weird Sisters)

Talk About a Stranger, 1952 (from the short story, The Enemy)

Don't Bother to Knock, 1952 (from the novel Mischief)

La Rupture, 1970 (from the novel The Balloon Man - Director Claude Chabrol)

The Sitter, 1991 (from the novel Mischief)

Merci Pour Le Chocolat, 2000 (from the novel The Chocolate Cobweb - Director Claude Chabrol)