John Wainwright





John Wainwright


Born
in Hunslet, The United Kingdom
February 25, 1921

Died
September 01, 1995

Genre


aka Jack Ripley

John William Wainwright was a rear gunner in World War II, after which he spent twenty years as a policeman in Yorkshire. He wrote eighty crime novels between 1965 and 1992, sometimes under the pseudonym 'Jack Ripley'. He also wrote some short stories (mostly uncollected in book format), 7 radio plays, and an indefinite amount of magazine articles and newspaper columns.

Average rating: 3.28 · 103 ratings · 11 reviews · 82 distinct works · Similar authors
Cul-de-Sac

3.75 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1984 — 4 editions
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Portrait in Shadows

3.14 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1986 — 6 editions
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All on a Summer's Day

3.29 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1981 — 3 editions
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A Pride of Pigs

3.50 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1973 — 2 editions
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Brainwash (Inspector Lyle, #2)

3.50 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1979 — 3 editions
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A Very Parochial Murder

3.29 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1989 — 4 editions
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Square Dance (Chief Inspect...

3.25 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1975
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The Ride

3.75 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1984 — 4 editions
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Death in a Sleeping City

0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 1975
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Duty Elsewhere (Inspector L...

3.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1979 — 2 editions
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Evil Intent The Worms Must Wait A Touch of Malice The Hard Hit Death of a Big Man
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The Crystallised Carbon Pig Requiem for a Loser Landscape with Violence A Ripple of Murders
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