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Basil Copper

UK (1924 - 2013)

Basil Copper was an English writer and former journalist and newspaper editor. In addition to fantasy and horror, Copper is known for his series of Solar Pons stories continuting the character created by August Derleth. He also wrote the long-running hard-boiled detective stories of "Mike Faraday" (58 novels from 1966 to 1988).
Series contributed to
The Dossier of Solar PonsThe Further Adventures of Solar PonsThe Secret Files of Solar PonsThe Uncollected Cases of Solar Pons
The Exploits of Solar PonsThe Recollections of Solar PonsSolar Pons: The Final Cases
Anthologies edited
Cold Hand On My Shoulder: Tales of Terror And Suspense
Non fiction
The Vampire In Legend and FactThe Vampire in Legend, Fact and ArtThe Legend, Fact and Art
Anthologies containing stories by Basil Copper
The 5th Pan Book of Horror StoriesThe 6th Pan Book of Horror StoriesThe 8th Pan Book of Horror StoriesThe Evil People
Legends for the DarkThe Midnight PeopleThe Year's Best Horror Stories IIThe Year's Best Horror Stories III
Summoned from the TombSpace 2Armada Sci1FiChristopher Lee's 'X' Certificate
New Tales of the Cthulhu MythosDark Voices: The Best from the Pan Book of Horror StoriesDark Voices 3: The Pan Book of HorrorThe Mammoth Book of Terror
The Mammoth Book of VampiresShadows over InnsmouthThe Mammoth Book of FrankensteinThe Vampire Omnibus
Cthulhu 2000: A Lovecraftian AnthologyDark DestinyDark LoveDancing with the Dark
The Mammoth Book of Dracula: Vampire Tales for the New MillenniumThe Unexplained: Stories of the ParanormalThe Mammoth Book of Haunted House Stories
Short stories
Archives of the Dead
Dr Porthos
The Janissaries of Emilion
Reader, I Buried Him
The Spider
Camera Obscura (1965)
The Great Vore (1967)
The Grey House (1967)
Old Mrs Cartwright (1967)
The Academy of Pain (1968)
Doctor Porthos (1968)
Amber Print (1969)
Out of the Fog (1970)
The Knocker at the Portico (1971)
The Recompensing Of Albano Pizar (1972)
The Second Passenger (1973)
Message from the Stars (1974)
The Trodes (1975)
Justice at the Crossroads (1978)
Mrs Van Donk (1978)
The Treasure of Our Lady (1978)
The Way the World Died (1978)
The Adventure of Buffington Old Grange (1979)
The Adventure of the Anguished Actor (1979)
The Adventure of the Crawling Horror (1979)
The Adventure of the Defeated Doctor (1979)
The Adventure of the Hammer of Hate (1979)
The Adventure of the Horrified Heiress (1979)
The Adventure of the Ignored Idols (1979)
The Adventure of the Ipi Idol (1979)
The Adventure of the Missing Student (1979)
The Adventure of the Perplexed Photographer (1979)
The Adventure of the Shaft of Death (1979)
The Adventure of the Six Gold Doubloons (1979)
The Adveture of the Surrey Sadist (1979)
The Sealed Spire Mystery (1979)
The Adventure of the Frightened Governess (1980)
The Adventure of the Haunted Rectory (1980)
The Adventure of the Singular Sandwich (1980)
Murder at the Zoo (1980)
Shaft Number 247 (1980)
Better Dead (1994)
Beyond the Reef (1994)
The Adventure of the Cursed Curator (1995)
The Adventure of the Hound of Hell (1995)
The Adventure of the Mad Millionaire (1995)
Bright Blades Gleaming (1995)
Death of a Demi-God (1995)
The Haunted Hotel (1997)
When Greek Meets Greek (1997)

World Fantasy Best Collection nominee (1975) : From Evil's Pillow

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