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James Hadley Chase

James Hadley ChaseAKA René Brabazon Raymond

Born: 24-Dec-1906
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 6-Feb-1985
Location of death: Corseaux, Switzerland
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Jardin du Souvenir, Vevey, Switzerland

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: England
Executive summary: No Orchids for Miss Blandish

Military service: Royal Air Force (pilot, WWII)

Wife: Sylvia Ray (one child)

    High School: King's School, Rochester, Kent

Author of books:
No Orchids for Miss Blandish (1939, novel)
Twelve Chinks and a Woman (1941, novel)
Miss Shumway Waves a Wand (1944, novel)
Eve (1945, novel)
More Deadly than the Male (1946, novel, pseudo. Grant Ambrose)
I'll Get You For This (1946, novel)
Make the Corpse Walk (1946, novel, pseudo. Raymond Marshall)
Five Against the House (1948, novel)
The Villain And The Virgin (1948, novel)
The Flesh of the Orchid (1948, novel)
You Never Know With Women (1949, novel)
You're Lonely When You're Dead (1949, novel)
Figure It Out for Yourself (1950, novel)
Mallory (1950, novel)
Lay Her Among the Lilies (1950, novel)
Why Pick on Me? (1951, novel)
In a Vain Shadow (1951, novel)
The Fast Buck (1952, novel)
The Wary Transgressor (1952, novel)
The Marijuana Mob (1952, novel)
This Way for a Shroud (1953, novel)
The Things Men Do (1953, novel, pseudo. Raymond Marshall)
The Double Shuffle (1953, novel)
The Soft Touch (1953, novel)
Mission to Venice (1954, novel)
I'll Bury My Dead (1954, novel)
Why Pick On Me? (1954, novel, psuedo. Raymond Marshall)
Safer Dead (1954, novel)
Tiger By the Tail (1954, novel)
Mission to Siena (1955, novel)
You've got it coming.. (1955, novel)
There's Always a Price Tag (1956, novel)
The Guilty are Afraid (1957, novel)
Not Safe to be Free (1958, novel)
Hit and Run (1958, novel, pseudo. Marshall Raymond)
The World in My Pocket (1958, novel)
Shock Treatment (1959, novel)
What's Better Than Money? (1960, novel)
Come Easy, Go Easy (1960, novel)
A Lotus for Miss Quon (1961, novel)
Just Another Sucker (1961, novel)
I Would Rather Stay Poor (1962, novel)
A Coffin From Hong Kong (1962, novel)
We'll Share A Funeral (1962, novel)
Tell It to the Birds (1963, novel)
One Bright Summer Morning (1963, novel)
The Soft Centre (1964, novel)
This Is For Real (1965, novel)
The Way the Cookie Crumbles (1965, novel)
You Have Yourself a Deal (1966, novel)
Well Now, My Pretty... (1967, novel)
Cade (1967, novel)
Believed Violent (1968, novel)
An Ear to the Ground (1968, novel)
The Whiff of Money (1969, novel)
Like a Hole in the Head (1970, novel)
There's a Hippy on the Highway (1970, novel)
Want to Stay Alive? (1971, novel)
An Ace Up My Sleeve (1971, novel)
The Vulture is a Patient Bird (1971, novel)
The Dead Stay Dumb (1971, novel)
You're Dead Without Money (1972, novel)
Just A Matter Of Time (1972, novel)
Knock Knock! Who's There? (1973, novel)
Have a Change of Scene (1973, novel)
So What Happens to Me? (1974, novel)
Goldfish Have No Hiding Place (1974, novel)
You Find Him -- I'll Fix Him (1974, novel)
The Joker in the Pack (1975, novel)
Believe This... You'll Believe Anything (1975, novel)
Do Me a Favour -- Drop Dead (1976, novel)
My Laugh Comes Last (1977, novel)
I Hold the Four Aces (1977, novel)
Consider Yourself Dead (1978, novel)
The Paw in the Bottle (1978, novel)
A Can of Worms (1979, novel)
Try This One for Size (1980, novel)
You Can Say That Again (1980, novel)
Hand Me a Fig-leaf (1981, novel)
Hit Them Where it Hurts (1984, novel)

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