Title (with period of plot, where appropriate) Year first published Publisher
(if not Hutchinson)
Notes
WAR PAPERS (papers etc submitted to the Joint Planning Staff during WW2) top
Resistance To Invasion Feb 1959   War paper no.1, written 27/28 May 1940.  Appears in 'Stranger Than Fiction' (see below).
Invasion And Conquest Of Britain cut version Feb 1959   War paper no.2, written 20/22 June 1940.  Appears in 'Stranger Than Fiction' (see below) but with 3,000 words omitted.
Further Measures For Resistance To Invasion unpublished   War paper no.3, written around June 1940, 12,000 words, submitted to the Joint Planning Staff 28 June 1940.  Summarised in 'Stranger Than Fiction' (see below).
Village Defence published in part only Feb 1959   War paper no.4, written 6/7 July 1940.  Appears in part only in 'Stranger Than Fiction' (see below).
A supplement to Village Defence unpublished   War paper no.5, unpublished.
Village Defence (2nd draft) unpublished   War paper no.6, unpublished.
A New Gibraltar Feb 1959   War paper no.7, written 15/17 July 1940.  Appears in 'Stranger Than Fiction' (see below).
Measures For Maintaining The Independence Of Turkey Feb 1959   War paper no.8, written 27/29 July 1940.  Appears in 'Stranger Than Fiction' (see below).
This Winter unpublished   War paper no.9, written about August 1940.  Mentioned in 'Stranger Than Fiction' (see below) that no copy can be traced.
Aerial Warfare published in part only Feb 1959   War paper no.10, written 20/25 September 1940.  Appears in part only in 'Stranger Than Fiction' (see below).
By Devious Paths To Victory Feb 1959   War paper no.11, written 8/10 October 1940.  Appears in 'Stranger Than Fiction' (see below).
People Want To Know (no.1) unpublished   War paper no.12, written 16/18 October 1940, nearly 11,000 words.  Appears in outline form only in 'Stranger Than Fiction' (see below).
After The Battle Feb 1959   War paper no.13, written November 1940.  Appears in 'Stranger Than Fiction' (see below).
The Nature And Principles Of Total War (see Total War, below)   War paper no.14, written December 1940 as a 1st draft of 9,000 words with the assistance of his stepson William Younger.  Combined with war paper no.20 and delivered to the Joint Planning Staff in August 1941.  Quotes only in 'Stranger Than Fiction' (see below).
The Truth Will Out ?   Written in early 1941 for 'Life' magazine as a counter-measure to pro-German articles. Synopsis in 'Stranger Than Fiction' (see below).
a broadcast concerning 'Fifth Columnists' unpublished   Written sometime in 1941, never broadcast but mentioned in 'Stranger Than Fiction' (see below).
Atlantic Life-Line Feb 1959   War paper No.15, written Spring 1941.  Appears in 'Stranger Than Fiction' (see below).  Used later as a basis for the novel 'The Man Who Missed The War'.
The Key To Victory Feb 1959   War paper No.16, written 10/11 March 1941 as a supplement to war paper no.7.  Appears in 'Stranger Than Fiction' (see below).
People Want To Know (2) unpublished   War paper No.17, written 24/26 April 1941, 12,000 words.  Appears in outline form only in 'Stranger Than Fiction' (see below).
The Sword Of Gideon unpublished   War paper no.18, written 5/9 May 1941, 18,000 words.  Mentioned in 'Stranger Than Fiction' (see below).
While The Cat's Away Feb 1959   War paper no.19, written 12/15 July 1941.  Appears in 'Stranger Than Fiction' (see below).
The Practical Application Of Total War (see Total War, below)   War paper no.20.  Combined with war paper no.14 and delivered to the Joint Planning Staff in August 1941.  Quotes only in 'Stranger Than Fiction' (see below).
Total War 11 Dec 1941   Combination of war papers 14 & 20, reduced from 100,000 to 30,000 words and published as a paperback.
Stranger Than Fiction Feb 1959   A collection of the above war papers written for consideration by the Joint Planning Staff.
Dennis Wheatley : Churchill's Storyteller 2006 [Dec 2005] Spellmount Ltd by Craig Cabell
Other Miscellaneous Papers relating to World War 2 top
Fifth Column Fools Of Hitler unpublished   Written c.1939/40.
The Great Danger unpublished   A proposed speech about the future, after the war and the dangers of Bolshevism, written c.1939/40.
Britons Never Shall Be Slaves unpublished   Written c.1940 and counters the 'call the war off' movement.  Also suggests the publishing of a pamphlet about the attrocities that the Germans are perpetrating in Europe.
Some Suggestions Regarding Propaganda unpublished   Written c.1940.
Time And The Blitzkreig unpublished   Written c.1940/41 and concerns the disruption caused to public
transport by the bombing and the amount of time it takes to get anywhere.  Includes some interesting, if not controversial, suggestions of how travellers should occupy their minds.
Books For The Forces unpublished   Makes reference to the coming winter and may(?) have been part of the missing war paper 'This Winter'.
War Strain unpublished   Also makes reference to the coming winter and may(?) have been part of the missing war paper 'This Winter'.
The Opening Of The Battle Of The Century unpublished   Dated 8 June 1944.  It begins: 'The intention of these signed articles by R.A.F. officers who in peace time were professional writers, is to get over to the American public the fact that the British have not left the battle almost entirely to the US forces but played an equal, if not greater part in the operation.'  Marked 'Secret' on the front cover.  Part of the article has been used in 'The Deception Planners', 1980.

 

UNPUBLISHED MISCELLANY top
Scenes and Portraits unpublished   120 page typescript; historical notes on 162 stamps
The Trees in the Garden unpublished   unfinished novel (? circa Aug 1922) about 63 pages
Julie's Lovers unpublished   typescript in two folders
The Lusty Youth of Roger Brook unpublished   ms mentioned in DW's unpublished Will of 1971; see the ‘What’s New’ section for 18th January 2008 for further details.

 

BOARD GAMES top
Invasion [1938]    
Blockade [1939]    
Alibi [April 1953]    

 

WINE PUBLICATIONS top
Historic Brandies from the Palaces of the Kings of France c 1926 Wheatley & Son The first ever appearance of DW’s work in print
The Finest Ports in the World c 1927 Wheatley & Son A catalogue of Fine Ports in specially monogrammed bottles
200 Different Liqueurs c 1927 Wheatley & Son In the form of a 6’ long scroll
Special Price List for Clubs & Messes n.d. Wheatley & Son Wine List
Anillo de Oro – the golden band of excellence n.d. Wheatley & Son A cigar list
At the Sign of the Flagon of Gold – Old Masters, Old Brandies and a few Great Wines 1930 Wheatley & Son Illustrated limited edition of 1,500 copies
going, going, GONE c 1931 H.B.Fearon, Block & Co., Ltd & Wheatley & Son. Amalgamation sale catalogue

 

FILMS OF DENNIS WHEATLEY's NOVELS top
Forbidden Territory Nov 1934 Progress-Wainwright Produced by Richard Wainwright & directed by Phil Rosen.  Distributed by General Film Distributors
Secret Of Stamboul (U.S. – The Spy In White) 6 Oct 1936 Universal-Wainwright Starring Valerie Hobson & Frank Vosper with James Mason, Kay Walsh & Peter Haddon. Produced by Richard Wainwright & directed by Andrew Marton. Distributed by General Film Distributors
The Devil Rides Out (U.S. – The Devil's Bride) 7 Jul 1968 Hammer Starring Christopher Lee, Charles Gray, Nike Arrighi & Leon Greene; screenplay by Richard Matheson; produced by Anthony Nelson Keys and directed by Terence Fisher.  Distributed by Warner-Pathé
The Lost Continent 14 Jul 1968 Hammer Starring Eric Porter, Hildegard Knef, Suzanna Leigh & Tony Beckley, with Nigel Stock, Neil McCallum, Benitio Carruthers & Jimmy Hanley; screenplay by Michael Nash; produced and directed by Michael Carreras.  Distributed by Warner-Pathé
To The Devil—A Daughter 4 Mar 1976 Hammer-TerraFilmkunst Starring Christopher Lee & Richard Widmark with Honor Blackman, Denham Elliot & Nastassja Kinski; screenplay by Christopher Wicking & John Peacock and produced by Roy Skeggs.
The Haunted Airman 31 Oct 2006 BBC

A made-for -TV film loosely based on ‘The Haunting of Toby Jugg. Directed by Chris Durlacher and starring Robert Pattinson  in the lead role.

 

VIDEO TAPES top
The Devil Rides Out 1983 EMI Re-issued 1993 on Hammer Classics by Lumiere Pictures
To The Devil—A Daughter 1995 Warner Home Video  
The Lost Continent 1997 Anchor Bay Entertainment, Troy, MI Widescreen, with an extra 8 minutes of footage not on original film.

 

AUDIO TAPES top
The Devil Rides Out (2 Tapes) 1983 EMI Read by Anton Rodgers
The Devil Rides Out (10 Tapes) 1992/04 Chivers Audio Books Read by Clifford Norgate
The Devil Rides Out (4 Tapes) 1995 Prelude Audio Books Read by Christopher Lee
The Haunting Of Toby Jugg (2 Tapes) 1980 EMI Read by Denham Elliott
Strange Conflict (4 Tapes) 1995 Prelude Audio Books Read by Christopher Lee

 

AUDIO DOWNLOADS top
To the Devil a Daughter 25/12/2012 Audible Studios Narrated by Nick Mercer - 14 hrs 37 minutes
The Devil Rides Out 16/01/2013 Audible Studios Narrated by Nick Mercer - 13 hrs 6 minutes
Strange Conflict 20/01/2014 Audible Studios Narrated by Nick Mercer - 12 hrs 47 minutes
The Forbidden Territory 20/01/2014 Audible Studios Narrated by Nick Mercer - 10 hrs 51 minutes
Gateway to Hell (unabridged) 24/01/2014 Audible Studios Narrated by Nick Mercer - 10 hrs 59 minutes
They Used Dark Forces 11/02/2014 Audible Studios Narrated by Nick Mercer - 21 hrs 3 minutes
The Haunting of Toby Jugg 18/02/2014 Audible Studios Narrated by Nick Mercer - 14 hrs 47 minutes
The KA of Gifford Hillary 18/02/2014 Audible Studios Narrated by Nick Mercer - 16 hrs 37 minutes

 

OTHER WORKS CONTAINING DENNIS WHEATLEY top
My Most Exciting Story 1936 Faber Contains 'Vendetta' (Orig. in Nash's Magazine in April 1933)
My Best Spy Story 1938 Faber Contains 'Espionage' (Orig. in Nash's Magazine)
My Best Secret Service Story 1940/07 Faber Edited by A.D. Divine. Contains 'Death At Three-Thirty'
World's Great Spy Stories 1944 World Pub.
(America)
Edited and Introduced by Vincent Starrett
The Spy's Bedside Book 1957 Hart-Davies Edited by Graham Greene and Hugh Greene. Contains 'A Bathroom At The Paris Ritz'
-do- 1984 Granada
Publishing
Edited by Graham Greene and Hugh Greene. Contains 'A Bathroom At The Paris Ritz'
Best Black Magic Stories 1960 Faber Edited by J.K. Cross. Contains 'The Snake' (Occult short story) (Orig. in Cosmopolitan, U.S.A., 6/1933, Nash's Magazine 12/1933 & 'A Century Of Horror Stories', 1935)
Best Secret Service Stones 1960 Faber Edited by John Welcome. Contains 'Espionage'
Best Secret Service Stories 2 1965 Faber Edited by John Welcome. Contains 'The Crippled Lady' (Orig. part of a series written for the Daily Mail in the early days of World War 2)
Stories Of Detection And Mystery 1965 Longmans Selected and adapted by E J H Morris and D J Mortimer.  Part of Longman's Simplified English Series produced for people to whom English is a second or a foreign language.   Contains 'The Case Of The Thing That Whimpered'.
Best Crime Stories 2 1966 Faber Edited by John Welcome. Contains 'Vendetta' (prev. in Mediterranean Nights)
Medley Macabre 1966 Hammond
Hammond
Contains 'The Case Of The Long-Dead Lord'
The Evil People 1968 Frewin Edited by Peter Haining. Contains 'The Snake'
The Satanists 1969 Neville Spearman Ltd Edited by Peter Haining. Contains 'The Black Magician', extracted from 'The Satanist'
Spy! An Anthology Of Espionage Stories 1969 Blackie & Son Chosen by Alan C. Jenkins. Contains 'The Haunted Château'
The Unspeakable People 1969 Leslie Frewin Edited by Peter Haining. Contains 'The Coffin', extracted from 'The Ka Of Gifford Hillary'
Schwarze Messen–Dichtungen und Dokumente 1970 Neue Schweizer Bibliothek (Carl Hanser Verlag, München) Compilation of occult stories by Ulrich K. Dreikandt. Contains the chapter 'The Black Art' from 'To the Devil–A Daughter' (German translation by Dieter Stössel).
The Necromancers 1971 Hodder &
Stoughton
Contains 'A Life For A Life' (Orig. in Nash's Magazine in the thirties)
Witchcraft And Black Magic 1971 Hamlyn By Peter Haining. Includes two quotes from DW
Today 1971 Longman Edited by Peter Cowan. Contains 'The Crippled Lady'
The 7th Fontana Book Of Great Horror Stories 1972 Fontana Books Edited by Mary Danby. Contains 'The Snake'
Christopher Lee's New Chamber Of Horrors 1974 Souvenir Press Edited by Peter Haining. Contains 'A Life For A Life'
The 1st Mayflower Book of Black Magic Stories 1974 Mayflower Books Edited by Michel Parry. Contains 'The Snake'. Reprinted in the USA as 'Great Black Magic Stories' (Taplinger, 1977).
More Of Christopher Lee's New Chamber Of Horrors 1976 Mayflower Books Introduced by Christopher Lee & edited by Peter Haining. Contains 'A Life For A Life'
Stories Of The Night 1976 Wm. Kimber & Co Edited by Denys Val Baker. Contains 'The Case Of The Thing That Whimpered' (Orig. in 'Gunmen, Gallants And Ghosts', 1943)
The Gourmet Crook Book 1976 Everest Books Edited by Tony Wilmot. Contains 'Death At Three-Thirty'
The Supernatural Collection 1976 Panther Books Ltd. Edited by Michel Parry. Contains 'The Case Of The Red-Headed Women'
Great Black Magic Stories 1977 Taplinger (USA) US reprint of 'The 1st Mayflower Book of Black Magic Stories'. Edited by Michel Parry. Contains 'The Snake'
My Favourite Story 1977 Wm. Kimber & Co Edited by Denys Val Baker. Contains 'Vendetta'
65 Great Tales Of The Supernatural 1979 Octopus/
Heinemann etc.
Edited by Mary Danby. Contains 'The Case Of The Long-Dead Lord'. Reprinted 1981
Adventure Stories 1979 Sundial Books
(for Marks & Spencer)
Edited by Hayden McAllister. Contains 'Tracking Down The Smugglers', extracted from 'Contraband'
War Stories 1979 Octopus Books
(for Marks & Spencer)
Edited by Hayden McAllister. Contains 'The Bogus General', extracted from 'The Scarlet Impostor'
Favourite Spy Stories 1981 Octopus Books Contains the first 3 chapters of 'Strange Conflict'
Beware Of The Trains 1981 Ian Henry
Publications
Edited & introduced by Tony Wilmot. Contains 'Espionage'.
65 Great Spine Chillers 1982 Octopus Books Edited by Mary Danby. Contains 'The Snake'
65 Great Murder Mysteries 1983 Octopus Books/
Heinemann etc.
Edited by Mary Danby. Contains 'In The Fog'
Ghost Tour – An Armchair Journey Through the Supernatural 1984 William Kimber,
London
Edited by Peter Haining. Contains 'In The Fog'
Realms Of Darkness 1985 Octopus/
Heinemann etc.
Introduced by Christopher Lee & edited by Mary Danby. Contains 'The Case Of The Haunted Château'
The Mummy 1988 Severn House Edited by Peter Haining. Contains 'A Life For A Life'
Twentieth Century Suspense 1990/05 Macmillan Press Edited by Clive Bloom. Critical essays on various suspense writers including DW
Creepers: British Horror And Fantasy In The Twentieth Century 1993 Pluto Press,
London
Edited by Clive Bloom. Critical essays by various contributors on various horror writers including DW (by Gina Wisker)

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