The Toff is a series of crime fiction/adventure novels by English author John Creasey. “The Toff” is the nickname that belongs to The Honourable Richard Rollison. A “toff” is British slang for an upper-crust type with a top hat, monocle, and bowtie. The Toff uses a caricature of this as his calling card while he works as an amateur sleuth.

John Creasey began his Toff series in 1938 with the novel Introducing the Toff. Creasey wrote a total of 59 novels in this series, concluding with The Toff and the Dead Man’s Finger in 1978. Below is a list of John Creasey’s Toff books in order of when they were originally released (which is also their chronological order)

Publication Order of Toff Books

Introducing the Toff(1938) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Toff Steps Out(1939) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Here Comes the Toff(1940) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Toff Breaks In(1940) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Salute the Toff(1941) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Toff Proceeds(1941) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Toff Goes to Market(1942) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Toff Is Back(1942) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Toff Among Millions(1943) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Accuse the Toff(1943) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Toff and the Curate(1944) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Toff and the Great Illusion(1944) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Feathers for the Toff(1945) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Toff and the Lady(1946) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Toff on Ice(1946) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hammer the Toff(1947) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Toff in Town(1947) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Toff Takes Shares(1948) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Toff and Old Harry(1949) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Toff on Board(1949) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fool the Toff(1950) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Kill the Toff(1950) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Knife for the Toff(1951) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Toff Goes Gay(1951) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hunt the Toff(1952) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Call the Toff(1953) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Toff Down Under(1953) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Murder Out of the Past(1953) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Toff at Butlin's(1954) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Toff at the Fair(1954) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Six for the Toff(1955) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Toff and the Deep Blue Sea(1955) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Make-Up for the Toff(1956) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Toff in New York(1956) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Model for the Toff(1957) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Toff on Fire(1957) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Toff and the Stolen Tresses(1958) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Toff on the Farm(1958) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Double for the Toff(1959) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Doll for the Toff(1959) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Toff and the Runaway Bride(1959) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Rocket for the Toff(1960) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Toff and the Kidnapped Child(1960) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Follow the Toff(1961) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Toff and the Teds(1961) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Leave It to the Toff(1962) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Toff and the Spider(1965) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Toff in Wax(1966) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Bundle for the Toff(1967) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Stars for the Toff(1968) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Toff and the Golden Boy(1969) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Toff and the Fallen Angels(1970) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Vote for the Toff(1971) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Toff and the Trip-Trip-Triplets(1972) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Toff and the Terrified Taxman(1973) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Toff and the Sleepy Cowboy(1974) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Toff and the Crooked Copper(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Toff and the Dead Man's Finger(1978) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price


Notes: The Toff and the Curate was later published as The Toff and the Deadly Parson. The Toff on Ice is also known as Poison for The Toff. The Toff Goes Gay was also released under the title of A Mask for the Toff. The Toff Down Under was also published as Break the Toff. The Toff at the Fair was re-titled Last Laugh For The Toff. A Six for the Toff was also published under the title A Score for the Toff. Make-Up for the Toff is also known as Kiss the Toff. The Toff on the Farm can also be found under the title Terror for the Toff. The Toff and the Teds was also published as The Toff and the Toughs.

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Toff Synopsis: Introducing the Toff by John Creasey is the first book in the Toff series. Whilst returning home from a cricket match at his father’s country home, the Honourable Richard Rollison – better known as The Toff – comes across an accident which proves to be a mystery. As he looks deeper into the matter with his usual perseverance and thoroughness, murder and suspense form the backdrop to a fast moving and exciting adventure.

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