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    The Master Thriller Series   (about)
    A series of anthologies in magazine format; each issue featured a different genre. For convenience, all issues have been indexed even though only a small number are mystery/detective.

    • Publishers:
      • The World’s Work (1913) Ltd.; Kingswood, Surrey: The Master Thriller Series.


    The Master Thriller Series [#1, Tales of the Foreign Legion (July 1933)] (1/-, 128pp+, pulp)
    • · Soldiers of France · [uncredited] · ms; brief piece about the foreign legion.
    • · Gentlemen of the Legion · J. D. Newsom · nv Frontier Stories July 1927
    • · The Quest · P. C. Wren · ss Stepsons of France by P. C. Wren, Murray, 1917
    • · The Dead Fight Hard · Bob du Soe · ss Short Stories May 25 1929
    • · Strength of the Legion · [uncredited] · ms
    • · His Own People · J. D. Newsom · nv The Frontier November 1926
    • · Send No Flowers · Georges Surdez · ss Short Stories October 25 1929
    • · Kismet in Picardy · Don McGrew · ss Short Stories December 10 1928
    • · Six Feet Under · Robert Carse · ss Short Stories December 10 1929










    The Master Thriller Series [#10, Tales of the Foreign Legion #3 (October 1935)] (1/-, 128pp+, pulp)
    Details supplied by Steve Holland.
    • · All You Do Is Fight! · J. D. Newsom · ss Adventure January 1 1935
    • · Grenades for the Colonel · J. D. Newsom · nv Argosy February 16 1935
    • · Soldiers of Misfortune · J. D. Newsom · na Argosy June 1 1935
    • · The Good Shepherds · J. D. Newsom · ss Frontier Stories November 1928


    The Master Thriller Series [#11, Tales of the Sea (January 1936)] (1/-, 128pp+, pulp)
    Details supplied by Steve Miller.
    • · The Silver Chain · William Chamberlain · nv Short Stories September 10 1935
    • · Devil’s Sunset · Edgar Piper · ss Short Stories December 25 1934
    • · Blind Man’s Bluff · R. V. Gery · ss Short Stories October 10 1934
    • · John Brown’s Son · Berton E. Cook · ss Short Stories September 25 1934
    • · The Terrible Mr. Terry [Mr. Riorden] · Frank J. Leahy · ss Short Stories November 10 1934
    • · Heritage · Denis Trent · ss Short Stories November 10 1934
    • · Cargo Awash · Berton E. Cook · ss Short Stories January 10 1935
    • · He Was a Coward · Berton E. Cook · ss Short Stories November 25 1934



    The Master Thriller Series [#13, Tales of the Levant (July 1936)] (1/-, 128pp+, pulp, cover by Nick)
    Details supplied by Steve Holland.
    • · The Human Element · W. Somerset Maugham · ss Cosmopolitan December 1930
    • · Fires of Baal · Sax Rohmer · ss Collier’s November 9 1929
    • · The Chronometer · A. E. W. Mason · ss Dilemmas by A. E. W. Mason, Hodder, 1934
    • · Tales of Old Constantinople: The Death Mother · Chalmers Roberts · ss
    • · Tales of Old Constantinople: The Sad Case of Princess Esme · Chalmers Roberts · ss
    • · Tales of Old Constantinople: The Millions of Arakelian · Chalmers Roberts · ss
    • · Tales of Old Constantinople: The Marrying of Murad Bey · Chalmers Roberts · ss
    • · Tales of the Balkans: Mrs. Proctor · David Footman · ss Half-Way East by David Footman, Heinemann, 1935
    • · Tales of the Balkans: Dr. Mavro · David Footman · ss Half-Way East by David Footman, Heinemann, 1935
    • · Laughs from the Levant: The Killing of Julius Caesar · Mark Twain · ss The Californian November 12 1864
    • · Laughs from the Levant: The Turkish Bath · Mark Twain · ss Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain, Hartford American Publishing Company, 1869
    • · Laughs from the Levant: The Legend of the Seven Sleepers · Mark Twain · ss Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain, Hartford American Publishing Company, 1869
    • · Laughs from the Levant: The Grave of Adam · Mark Twain · ss Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain, Hartford American Publishing Company, 1869
    • · The Unhappy Holy Land · Vincent Streean · ss
    • · Safe Money · Ray Millholland · ss Short Stories June 25 1936



    The Master Thriller Series [#15, Tales of the Foreign Legion #4 (January 1937)] (1/-, 128pp+, pulp)
    Details supplied by Steve Holland.
    • · Dead March in the Desert · W. B. Bannerman · ex Dead March in the Desert by W. B. Bannerman, Sampson Low, 1937
    • · That Mob of Sergeant Beck’s · Bob du Soe · ss Short Stories July 10 1936
    • · Satan’s Well · Leslie Webster · ss
    • · Thanks to You, Yank · Bob du Soe · nv Short Stories November 10 1936
    • · Blood and Gold [Daughtery] · Lee Robinson · ss Short Stories May 25 1930




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