Elleston Trevor
1920-1995

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Elleston Trevor’s novels, plays, and short stories range from light, witty mysteries to dramas, usually about ordinary individuals experiencing extraordinary situations. To cover a wide diversity of subject matter Elleston wrote under various pseudonyms: Adam Hall, Trevor Burgess, Roger Fitzalan, Simon Rattray, Mansell Black, Caesar Smith, Howard North, Warwick Scott, and even a woman’s name, Leslie Stone. Elleston is best known for his classic, The Flight of the Phoenix, and for his nineteen novels about a spy named Quiller. In 1966, The Quiller Memorandum won the Edgar award for the best mystery of the year. The Flight of the Phoenix and Quiller Memorandum both became major motion pictures. The author was born Trevor Dudley Smith in London on February 17, 1920. He died in Scottsdale, Arizona, on July 21, 1995.

Titles

Quiller: A Profile and Bury Him Among Kings: Intimate Glimpses of the Life and Work of Elleston Trevor by Chaille Trevor

 

writing as Adam Hall

          THE QUILLER MEMORANDUM

          THE NINTH DIRECTIVE

          THE STRIKER PORTFOLIO

          THE WARSAW DOCUMENT

          THE TANGO BRIEFING

          THE MANDARIN CYPHER

          THE KOBRA MANIFESTO

          THE SINKIANG EXECUTIVE

          THE SCORPION SIGNAL

          THE PEKING TARGET

          QUILLER

          QUILLER'S RUN

          QUILLER KGB

          QUILLER BARRACUDA

          QUILLER BAMBOO

          QUILLER SOLITAIRE

          QUILLER MERIDIAN

          QUILLER SALAMANDER

          QUILLER BALALAIKA

 

writing as Elleston Trevor

          THE FLIGHT OF THE PHOENIX

          BURY HIM AMONG KINGS

          THE PENTHOUSE

          THE DAMOCLES SWORD

          THE V.I.P.

          REDFERN'S MIRACLE

          GALE FORCE

          THE PASANG RUN

          NIGHT STOP

          THE PILLARS OF MIDNIGHT

          THE KILLING GROUND

          DEATHWATCH

          CHORUS OF ECHOES

          A BLAZE OF ROSES

          TIGER STREET

          THE PASSION AND THE PITY

          THE BIG PICK-UP

          THE BILLBOARD MADONNA

          THE BURNING SHORE

          THE SHOOT

          THE FREEBOOTERS

          A PLACE FOR THE WICKED

          BLUE JAY SUMMER

          THE SIBLING

          THE SISTER

          THE THETA SYNDROME

          FLYCATCHER

          THE VOLCANOES OF SAN DOMINGO

          A BLAZE OF ARMS

Hugo Bishop mystery series
writing as Adam Hall

          PAWN IN JEOPARDY

          KNIGHT SINISTER

          QUEEN IN DANGER

          ROOK'S GAMBIT

          BISHOP IN CHECK

Awards

  • Edgar Allen Poe Award (MWA), Best Novel, THE QUILLER MEMORANDUM

  • Grand Prix de Littérature Policière (France), THE QUILLER MEMORANDUM 

  • Prix Goncourt Award, 1944

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