Hartley Howard

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Hartley Howard (1908–1979) was a pen name of Leopold Horace Ognall, a British crime novelist. Ognall was born in Montreal and worked as a journalist before starting his fiction career. He wrote over ninety novels before his death in 1979. The private eye Glenn Bowman was one of his most successful characters. As Harry Carmichael, Ognall's primary series characters were John Piper (an insurance assessor) and "Quinn," a crime reporter.

Ognall's son Harry Ognall became a high court judge and conducted the hearings regarding former Chilean leader Augusto Pinochet.

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As Hartley Howard, Ognall authored the following novels (with year of publication):

  1. The Last Appointment 1951
  2. The Last Deception 1951
  3. Death of Cecilia 1952
  4. The Last Vanity 1952
  5. Bowman Strikes Again 1953
  6. The Other Side of the Door 1953
  7. Bowman at a Venture 1954
  8. Bowman on Broadway 1954
  9. No Target for Bowman 1955
  10. Sleep for the Wicked 1955
  11. The Bowman Touch 1956
  12. A Hearse for Cinderella 1956
  13. Key to the Morgue 1957
  14. The Long Night 1957
  15. The Big Snatch 1958
  16. Sleep, My Pretty One 1958
  17. The Armitage Secret 1959
  18. Deadline 1959
  19. Extortion 1960
  20. Fall Guy 1960
  21. I'm No Hero 1961
  22. Time Bomb 1961
  23. Count-Down 1962
  24. Double Finesse 1962
  25. The Stretton Case 1963
  26. Department K. (US Title: Assignment K.) 1964
  27. Out of the Fire 1965
  28. Counterfeit 1966
  29. Portrait of a Beautiful Harlot 1966
  30. Routine Investigation 1967
  31. The Eye of the Hurricane 1968
  32. The Secret of Simon Cornell 1969
  33. City on My Shoulder 1970
  34. Room 37 1970
  35. Million Dollar Snapshot 1971
  36. Murder One 1971
  37. Epitaph for Joanna 1972
  38. Nice Day for a Funeral 1972
  39. Highway to Murder 1973
  40. Dead Drunk 1974
  41. Treble Cross 1975
  42. Payoff 1976
  43. One-Way Ticket 1978
  44. The Sealed Envelope 1979

Harry Carmichael[edit]

Ognall created the pseudonym "Harry Carmichael" as an amalgam of the names of his immediate family: His son Harry, his wife Cecilia, his daughter Margaret, and his son Michael.

As Harry Carmichael, Ognall authored the following novels (with year of publication):

  1. Death Leaves a Diary 1952
  2. The Vanishing Trick 1952
  3. Deadly Night-Cap 1953
  4. School for Murder 1953
  5. Why Kill Johnny? 1954
  6. Death Counts Three (US Title: The Screaming Rabbit) 1954
  7. Money for Murder 1955
  8. Noose for a Lady 1955
  9. The Dead of Night 1956
  10. Justice Enough 1956
  11. Emergency Exit 1957
  12. Put Out That Star (US Title: Into Thin Air) 1957
  13. James Knowland: Deceased 1958
  14. A Question of Time 1958
  15. ...Or Be He Dead 1959
  16. Stranglehold (US Title: Marked Man) 1959
  17. Requiem for Charles (US Title: The Late Unlamented) 1960
  18. The Seeds of Hate 1960
  19. Alibi 1961
  20. Confession 1961
  21. The Link 1962
  22. Of Unsound Mind 1962
  23. Vendetta 1963
  24. Flashback 1964
  25. Safe Secret 1964
  26. Post Mortem 1965
  27. Suicide Clause 1966
  28. The Condemned 1967
  29. Murder by Proxy 1967
  30. A Slightly Bitter Taste 1968
  31. Death Trap 1970
  32. Remote Control 1970
  33. Most Deadly Hate 1971
  34. The Quiet Woman 1971
  35. Naked to the Grave 1972
  36. Candles for the Dead 1973
  37. Too Late for Tears 1973
  38. The Motive 1974
  39. False Evidence 1976
  40. A Grave for Two 1977
  41. Life Cycle 1978

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