George Bellairs (1902-1982) was an English author of crime fiction novels. He wrote the Thomas Littlejohn series. Bellairs is the pen name of Harold Blundell, who also worked as a bank manager. He wrote over 50 novels, sometimes writing as Hilary Landon. In his retirement, Bellairs settled to the Isle of Man.

George Bellairs made his debut as a published novelist in 1941 with the novel Littlejohn on Leave. His final published work was in 1980, which was entitled An Old Man Dies. Below is a list of George Bellairs’ books in order of when they were first released:

Publication Order of Thomas Littlejohn Books

Death of a Busybody (1942)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Dead Shall be Raised & Murder of a Quack (1942)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Case of the Seven Whistlers (1944)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
He'd Rather Be Dead (1945)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Calamity at Harwood (1945)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death in the Night Watches (1946)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Case of the Scared Rabbits (1946)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Crime at Halfpenny Bridge (1946)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death on the Last Train (1948)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Outrage on Gallows Hill (1949)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Case of the DeMented Spiv (1949)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Case of the Famished Parson (1949)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Half-Mast for the Deemster (1950)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Case of the Headless Jesuit (1950)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dead March for Penelope Blow (1951)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death in Dark Glasses (1952)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Crime in Lepers' Hollow (1952)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Knife for Harry Dodd (1953)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Corpses in Enderby (1954)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Cursing Stones Murder (1954)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death in Room Five (1955)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death Treads Softly (1956)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death Drops the Pilot (1956)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death in High Provence (1957)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death Sends for the Doctor (1957)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Corpse at the Carnival (1958)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder Makes Mistakes (1958)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bones in the Wilderness (1959)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Toll the Bell for Murder (1959)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death in the Fearful Night (1960)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death of a Tin God (1961)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Body in the Dumb River (1961)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder Masquerade (1961)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Tormentors (1962)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death Before Breakfast (1962)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death in the Wasteland (1963)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death of a Shadow (1964)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Surfeit of Suspects (1964)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death Spins the Wheel (1965)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Strangers Among the Dead (1966)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Intruder in the Dark (1966)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death in Desolation (1967)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Single ticket to Death (1967)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fatal Alibi (1968)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder Gone Mad (1968)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tycoon's Death-Bed (1970)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Pomeroy Deceased (1971)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Night They Killed Joss Varran (1971)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder Adrift (1972)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Devious Murder (1973)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fear Round About (1975)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
All Roads to Sospel (1977)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Downhill Ride Of Leeman Popple (1979)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
An Old Man Dies (1980)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Murder at Morning Prayers (1947)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death Stops the Frolic (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of British Library Crime Classics Books

The Notting Hill Mystery (By: Charles Warren Adams) (1862)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Female Detective (By: Andrew Forrester) (1864)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Great Impersonation (By: E. Phillips Oppenheim) (1920)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Poisoned Chocolates Case (By: Anthony Berkeley) (1929)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
It Walks by Night (By: John Dickson Carr) (1930)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Secret of High Eldersham (By: Miles Burton) (1930)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Castle Skull (By: John Dickson Carr) (1931)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mystery in the Channel (By: Freeman Wills Crofts) (1931)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Incredible Crime (By: Lois Austen-Leigh) (1931)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder of a Lady (By: Anthony Wynne) (1931)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Lost Gallows (By: John Dickson Carr) (1931)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Z Murders (By: J. Jefferson Farjeon) (1931)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Corpse in the Waxworks (By: John Dickson Carr) (1932)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Division Bell Mystery (By: Ellen Wilkinson) (1932)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Hog's Back Mystery (By: Freeman Wills Crofts) (1933)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Portrait of a Murderer (By: Anne Meredith) (1933)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death in Fancy Dress (By: Anthony Gilbert) (1933)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Family Matters (By: Anthony Rolls) (1933)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Weekend at Thrackley (By: Alan Melville) (1934)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Murder of My Aunt (By: Richard Hull) (1934)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Quick Curtain (By: Alan Melville) (1934)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder Underground (By: Mavis Doriel Hay) (1934)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Scarweather (By: Anthony Rolls) (1934)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death of an Airman (By: Christopher St. John Sprigg) (1934)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Spy Paramount (By: E. Phillips Oppenheim) (1934)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The 12.30 from Croydon (By: Freeman Wills Crofts) (1934)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Chianti Flask (By: Marie Belloc Lowndes) (1934)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Lake District Murder (By: John Bude) (1935)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death on the Cherwell (By: Mavis Doriel Hay) (1935)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Cornish Coast Murder (By: John Bude) (1935)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death of Anton (By: Alan Melville) (1936)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death in the Tunnel (By: Miles Burton) (1936)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Traitor (By: Sydney Horler) (1936)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Santa Klaus Murder (By: Mavis Doriel Hay) (1936)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Sussex Downs Murder (By: John Bude) (1936)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder in Piccadilly (By: Charles Kingston) (1936)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mystery in White (By: J. Jefferson Farjeon) (1937)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bats in the Belfry (By: E.C.R. Lorac) (1937)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Cheltenham Square Murder (By: John Bude) (1937)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Excellent Intentions (By: Richard Hull) (1938)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder in the Museum (By: John Rowland) (1938)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Antidote to Venom (By: Freeman Wills Crofts) (1938)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Thirteen Guests (By: J. Jefferson Farjeon) (1938)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Port of London Murders (By: Josephine Bell) (1938)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Arsenal Stadium Mystery (By: Leonard R. Gribble) (1939)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Seven Dead (By: J. Jefferson Farjeon) (1939)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Verdict of Twelve (By: Raymond Postgate) (1940)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Scream in Soho (By: John G. Brandon) (1940)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death of a Busybody (1942)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Dead Shall be Raised & Murder of a Quack (1942)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Somebody at the Door (By: Raymond Postgate) (1943)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder's a Swine: A Second World War Mystery (By: Nap Lombard) (1943)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Checkmate to Murder (By: E.C.R. Lorac) (1944)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fell Murder (By: E.C.R. Lorac) (1944)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder by Matchlight (By: E.C.R. Lorac) (1945)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Trouble on the Thames (By: Victor Bridges) (1945)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fire in the Thatch (By: E.C.R. Lorac) (1946)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death Makes a Prophet (By: John Bude) (1947)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Smallbone Deceased (By: Michael Gilbert) (1950)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Calamity in Kent (By: John Rowland) (1950)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death Has Deep Roots (By: Michael Gilbert) (1951)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Danger Within / Death in Captivity (By: Michael Gilbert) (1952)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder in the Mill-Race (By: E.C.R. Lorac) (1952)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Crossed Skis (By: Carol Carnac) (1952)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death on the Riviera (By: John Bude) (1952)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Man Who Didn't Fly (By: Margot Bennett) (1955)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Colour Of Murder (By: Julian Symons) (1957)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Christmas Egg (By: Mary Kelly) (1958)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Progress of a Crime (By: Julian Symons) (1960)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sergeant Cluff Stands Firm (By: Gil North) (1960)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Methods of Sergeant Cluff (By: Gil North) (1961)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Spoilt Kill (By: Mary Kelly) (1961)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Body in the Dumb River (1961)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Due to a Death (By: Mary Kelly) (1963)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Surfeit of Suspects (1964)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Belting Inheritance (By: Julian Symons) (1965)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Last Best Friend (By: George Sims) (1967)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The End of the Web (By: George Sims) (1976)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Capital Crimes: London Mysteries (By: Martin Edwards) (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Resorting to Murder (By: Martin Edwards) (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Silent Nights (By: Martin Edwards) (2015)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder at the Manor (By: Martin Edwards) (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Serpents in Eden (By: Martin Edwards) (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Crimson Snow (By: Martin Edwards) (2016)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Foreign Bodies (By: Martin Edwards) (2017)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Long Arm of the Law (By: Martin Edwards) (2017)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Miraculous Mysteries (By: Martin Edwards) (2017)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Continental Crimes (By: Martin Edwards) (2017)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blood on the Tracks (By: Martin Edwards) (2018)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Christmas Card Crime and Other Stories (By: Martin Edwards) (2018)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Golden Age of Detection Puzzle Book (By: Kate Jackson) (2018)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Deep Waters: Murder on the Waves (By: Martin Edwards) (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Measure of Malice (By: Martin Edwards) (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Pocket Detective 2: 100+ More Puzzles, Brainteasers and Conundrums (By: Kate Jackson) (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Settling Scores: Sporting Mysteries (By: Martin Edwards) (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Surprise for Christmas and Other Seasonal Mysteries (By: Martin Edwards) (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Two-Way Murder (By: E.C.R. Lorac) (2021)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Guilty Creatures: A Menagerie of Mysteries (By: Martin Edwards) (2021)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Anthologies

Unholy Night(2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: Murder Will Speak is also known as The Dead Shall Be Raised. The Case of the Headless Jesuit was also published as Death Brings in the New Year. Dead March for Penelope Blow was also published as Dead March for Penelope. The Body in the Dumb River is also known as Murder Masquerade. Close All Roads to Sospel is also titled All Roads to Sospel. Turmoil in Zion is also known as Death Stops the Frolic. Murder at Morning Prayers was written as Hilary Landon. Circle Round a Corpse was written as Hilary Landon.

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George Bellairs Synopsis: Turmoil in Zion is a standalone title by George Bellairs. Old Alderman Harbuttle, an elder of Zion Chapel, grew unusually frolicsome at the Anniversary Tea Party, even condescending to lead a game of follow-my-leader round the precincts. In the darkest part of the chapel, however, the revels became a riot, for the Alderman was stabbed to the heart with a bread knife. Superintendent Nankivell, of the local police, comes close to solving the mystery, but not before he has stirred up the dark depths of the lives of many of the pillars of Zion…

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