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Alan Scholefield (born January 15 1931, Cape Town) is a South African writer famous for his Macrae and Silver series.

He lives in Hampshire and is married to Australian novelist Anthea Goddard. They have three daughters.

Born in Cape Town, Scholefield was educated at Queen’s College, Queenstown and the University of Cape Town where he read Eng. Lit. After university, from which he graduated in 1951, Scholefield became a journalist on The Cape Times and The Cape Argus.

With his first wife Patricia, he lived in Spain writing short stories for America, Canada and London. The marriage broke up in 1960 and in 1962 he married the Australian journalist and novelist Anthea Goddard and settled in London.

Scholefield’s first novel A View of Vultures was published in 1966. In addition to his novels, Scholefield has written a non-fiction history of three African monarchies, The Dark Kingdoms and has written three dramas for South African Broadcasting and a stage adaptation of Treasure Island.

In 1981 Scholefield’s novel Venom was made into a film starring Klaus Kinski and Oliver Reed.

Novels published:A view of Vultures Heinemann (1966),Great Elephant Heinemann (1967),The Eagles of Malice Heinemann (1968),Wild Dog Running Heinemann (1970),The Young Masters Heinemann (1972),The Hammer of God Heinemann (1973),Lion in the Evening Heinemann (1974),The Alpha Raid Heinemann (1976),Venom Heinemann (1977),Point of Honour Heinemann (1979),Berlin Blind Heinemann (1980),The Stone Flower Hamish Hamilton(1982),The Sea Cave Hamish Hamilton (1983),Fire in the Ice Hamish Hamilton (1984),King of the Golden Valley Hamish Hamilton (1985),The Last Safari Hamish Hamilton (1987),The Lost Giants Hamish Hamilton (1989),Loyalties Chapmans (1991),Night Child Chapmans (1992),Dirty Weekend Macmillan (1990),Thief Taker Macmillan (1991),Never Die in January Macmillan (1992),Threats & Menaces Macmillan (1993),Don’t Be a Nice Girl Macmillan (1994),Burn Out Headline (1994),Buried Treasure Headline (1995),Night MovesMacmillan (1996),Bad Timing Headline(1997),The Drowning Mark Macmillan(1997).

Writing as Lee Jordan:Cat’s Eyes Hodder & Stoughton (1981 with Anthea Goddard),Criss Cross Coronet (1983),The Deadly Side of the Square Macmillan(1988),The Toy Cupboard Macmillan(1989),Chain Reaction Macmillan(1989)

History:The Dark Kingdoms Heinemann(1975)

TV Serials:River Horse Lake (1983),Sea Tiger(1985) SABC

Screenplays:My Friend Angelo (1990) SABC

Stage Adaptations:Treasure Island(1978)
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Total Books: 121
Night Moves
1999 - Night Moves (Audio Cassette)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781860426544
ISBN-10: 1860426549
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Bad Timing
1998 - Bad Timing (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780708939932
ISBN-10: 0708939937
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Don't Be a Nice Girl
1996 - Don't Be a Nice Girl (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780330342971
ISBN-10: 0330342975
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense

Burn Out A Case for Dr Anne Vernon
1995 - Burn Out a Case for Dr Anne Vernon (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780312130350
ISBN-10: 031213035X
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense

Buried Treasure
1995 - Buried Treasure (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780747211440
ISBN-10: 0747211442

Burn Out
1995 - Burn Out [Dr Anne Vernon] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780747246107
ISBN-10: 0747246106
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Threats and Menaces
1994 - Threats and Menaces (Paperback)Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780330335232
ISBN-10: 0330335235

1994 - King of the Golden Valley [Story Sound/7audio Cassettes] (Audio Cassette)Paperback, Hardcover
1994 - Night Child [Ulverscroft General Series] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
Never Die in January
1993 - Never Die in January (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780330328548
ISBN-10: 0330328549
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense

Thief Taker
1992 - Thief Taker (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780330322850
ISBN-10: 0330322850

1992 - Loyalties (Paperback)Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9781855920460
ISBN-10: 1855920468
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Dirty Weekend
1991 - Dirty Weekend [Pan Crime] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780330315531
ISBN-10: 0330315536
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense

The Lost Giants
1990 - The Lost Giants [Large Print] (Hardcover)Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780708985540
ISBN-10: 0708985548
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Romance

King of the Golden Valley
1988 - King of the Golden Valley (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780312910082
ISBN-10: 0312910088
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Sea Cave
1986 - The Sea Cave (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780446340892
ISBN-10: 0446340898

King of the Golden Valley
1986 - King of the Golden Valley (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780312455071
ISBN-10: 0312455070
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Fire in the Ice
1986 - Fire in the Ice [Ulverscroft Large Print] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780708914243
ISBN-10: 0708914241
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Hammer of God
1985 - The Hammer of God (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780722177532
ISBN-10: 0722177534

The Eagles of Malice
1984 - The Eagles of Malice (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780722177310
ISBN-10: 0722177313
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Great Elephant
1983 - Great Elephant (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780722177297
ISBN-10: 0722177291
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Point of Honor
1980 - Point of Honor (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780345287137
ISBN-10: 0345287134

Berlin blind
1980 - Berlin Blind (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780688036966
ISBN-10: 0688036961
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Cat's Eyes [Ulverscroft Large Print Series] (Hardcover)