Count on the Saint

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Count on the Saint
US hardcover edition
Author Graham Weaver and Donne Avenell, based upon characters by Leslie Charteris
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Series The Saint
Genre Mystery, Novellas
Publisher The Crime Club
Publication date
Media type Print (Hardback & Paperback)
ISBN 0-340-25384-3
OCLC 7818212
Preceded by The Saint and the Templar Treasure
Followed by Salvage for the Saint

Count on the Saint is a collection of two mystery novellas by Graham Weaver and Donne Avenell, continuing the adventures of the sleuth Simon Templar a.k.a. "The Saint", created by Leslie Charteris. Charteris served in an editorial capacity and received front-page author credit.

This book was first published in the United States in 1980 by The Crime Club, followed by a British edition by Hodder and Stoughton the same year.

This is the final collection of Saint novellas to be published to date; the final few volumes were full novels.


The book consisted of the following stories:

  1. The Pastor's Problem
  2. The Unsaintly Santa