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"Do we need to have 280 brands of breakfast cereal? No, probably not. But we have them for a reason - because some people like them. It's the same with baseball statistics." -- Bill James
Bill James (born 1929) is a pseudonym of James Tucker, a Welsh novelist. He also writes under his own name and the pseudonyms David Craig and Judith Jones. He was a reporter with the Daily Mirror and various other newspapers after serving with the R.A.F. He is married, with four children, and lives in South Wales.

The bulk of his output under the Bill James pseudonym is the Harpur and Iles series. Colin Harpur is a Detective Chief Inspector and Desmond Iles is the Assistant Chief Constable in an unnamed coastal city in southwestern England. Harpur and Iles are complemented by an evolving cast of other recurring characters on both sides of the law. The books are characterized by a grim humour and a bleak view of the relationship between the public, the police force and the criminal element. The first few are designated "A Detective Colin Harpur Novel" but as the series progressed they began to be published with the designation "A Harpur & Iles Mystery".

His best known work, written under the "David Craig" pseudonym and originally titled Whose Little Girl are You, is The Squeeze, which was turned into a film starring Stacy Keach, Edward Fox and David Hemmings. The fourth Harpur & Iles novel, Protection, was televised by the BBC in 1996 as Harpur & Iles, starring Aneirin Hughes as Harpur and Hywel Bennett as Iles.

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Total Books: 249
The Man from the Train The Solving of a Century-Old Serial Killer Mystery
Close
2017 - Close [A Harpur & Iles Mystery] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780727886866
ISBN-10: 072788686X
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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150 10 x 10 Large Print Sudoku Puzzles
2016 - 150 10 X 10 Large Print Sudoku Puzzles (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781540640413
ISBN-10: 1540640418
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
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150 Easy to Hard Large Print Sudoku Puzzles 50 x Easy 50 x Medium 50 x Hard
First Fix Your Alibi British police procedural
2016 - First Fix Your Alibi British Police Procedural [A Harpur & Iles Mystery] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781780290829
ISBN-10: 1780290829
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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The Bill James Handbook 2016
2015 - The Bill James Handbook 2016 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780879465452
ISBN-10: 087946545X
Genre: Sports & Outdoors
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Blaze Away A Harpur  Isles British police procedural
2015 - Blaze Away a Harpur Isles British Police Procedural [A Harpur & Iles Mystery] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781780290720
ISBN-10: 1780290721
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Snatched A British black comedy
Snatched
2015 - Snatched (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780727897640
ISBN-10: 0727897640
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Disclosures A Harpur  Isles British police procedural
2014 - Disclosures a Harpur Isles British Police Procedural [A Harpur & Iles Mystery] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781780290652
ISBN-10: 1780290659
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Play Dead
2014 - Play Dead [A Harpur & Iles Mystery] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781780295381
ISBN-10: 1780295383
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Undercover
2014 - Undercover [A Harpur & Iles Mystery] (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780727896575
ISBN-10: 0727896571
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Noose
2013 - Noose (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780727883186
ISBN-10: 0727883186
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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The Bill James Handbook 2014
2013 - The Bill James Handbook 2014 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780879465131
ISBN-10: 0879465131
Genre: Sports & Outdoors
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Fools Rush Inn More Detours on the Way to Conventional Wisdom
2012 - Fools Rush Inn More Detours on the Way to Conventional Wisdom (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780879464974
ISBN-10: 0879464976
Genre: Sports & Outdoors
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The Bill James Handbook 2013
2012 - The Bill James Handbook 2013 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780879464967
ISBN-10: 0879464968
Genre: Sports & Outdoors
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Undercover
2012 - Undercover [Harpur & Iles, Bk 29] (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781780290287
ISBN-10: 1780290284
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Vacuum
2012 - Vacuum [Harpur & Iles Mystery] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781780295121
ISBN-10: 178029512X
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Popular Crime Reflections on the Celebration of Violence
2012 - Popular Crime Reflections on the Celebration of VIolence (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781416552741
ISBN-10: 141655274X
Genre: Nonfiction
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Il mattatore
2012 - Il Mattatore (Other)
ISBN-13: 9788838927669
ISBN-10: 8838927669
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I Am Gold
2011 - I Am Gold [Vol. Book 27 - Harpur & Iles Mysteries] (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780881509519
ISBN-10: 0881509515
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Travel
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2011 - Hotbed a Harpur Iles Mystery [Vol. Book 26 - Harpur & Iles Mysteries] (Hardcover)Hardcover
2010 - Letters From Carthage [Severn House Large Print] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
2010 - In the Absence of Iles [Harpur & Iles Mysteries] (Hardcover)
2009 - The Sixth Man and Other Stories [Severn House Large Print] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
2009 - Off-street Parking [Inspector Alvarez] (Paperback)Hardcover
2009 - Pix [Harpur & Iles, Bk 24] (Hardcover)Hardcover
2009 - Making Stuff Up [Severn House Large Print] (Hardcover)Hardcover
2009 - Confessione (Other)
2008 - Bill James Handbook 2009 [Bill James Handbook] (Paperback)
2008 - You'd Better Believe It [Harpur & Iles, Bk 1] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
2008 - Tip Top [Severn House Large Print] (Hardcover)
2008 - Protezione (Other)
2007 - Girls a Harpur Iles Mystery [Harpur & Iles Mysteries] (Hardcover)
2007 - Wolves of Memory [Harpur & Iles, Bk 22] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
2007 - Hear Me Talking to You [Large Print] (Hardcover)
2006 - Easy Streets [Harpur and Iles, Bk 21 - Large Print] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
2006 - Girls (Hardcover)
2006 - Easy Streets a Harpur Iles Mystery [Harpur & Iles Mysteries Paperback] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
2006 - Wolves of Memory a Harpur Iles Mystery [Harpur & Iles Mysteries] (Hardcover)Paperback
2006 - Between Lives [Severn House Large Print] (Hardcover)Hardcover
2005 - Franc-jeu [French Edition] (Paperback)
2005 - Double Jeopardy [Severn House Large Print] (Hardcover)Hardcover
2004 - A Man's Enemies [Simon Abelard of British Intelligence Series] (Hardcover)Paperback
2003 - The 2004 Bill James Handbook [2003 statistics] (Paperback)
2002 - Naked at the Window [Harpur & Iles, Bk 19] (Hardcover)
2002 - Rivalen (Hardcover)
2002 - Split [Simon Abelard Mystery] (Paperback)Hardcover
2002 - In Good Hands [Harpur & Iles] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
2001 - Kill Me [Harpur and Iles, Bk 17] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
2000 - Eton Crop [Harpur & Iles] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1999 - Lovely Mover [Camden] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1999 - Top Banana [G K Hall Large Print Book Series] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
1999 - Lovely Mover [Harpur & Iles, Bk 15] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
1998 - Roses Roses [James, Bill, Harpur Iles Mystery.] (Hardcover)Hardcover
1998 - Gospel [Harpur & Iles] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1996 - The Detective Is Dead [Harpur & Iles, Bk 12] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1996 - Protection [Harpur & Iles] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1995 - Club [Harpur & Iles, Bk 7] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
1995 - Astride a Grave [James, Bill, Detective Chief Superintendent Colin Harpur Novels.] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
1993 - Come Clean [Harpur & Iles, Bk 3] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
1992 - Halo Parade [Detective Chief Superintendent Colin Harpur Novels / By Bill James] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
1991 - You'd Better Believe It [Harpur & Iles, Bk 1] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1991 - The Lolita Man [Detective Chief Superintendent Colin Harpur Novels / By Bill James] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
1991 - Halo Parade [Harpur & Iles, Bk 3] (Paperback)
1990 - Baseball Book 1990 [Baseball Book] (Paperback)
Lolita Man [Harpur Iles Mysteries] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
Bill James Presents Stats 1992 Minor League Handbook [The comprehensive statistical guide to the minor leagues, Includes 1992 Bill James Major League Equivalencies] (Paperback)
Stats 1994 Major League Handbook [STATS Major League Handbook] (Paperback)
Stats 1994 Minor League Handbook [STATS Minor League Handbook] (Paperback)
Stats 1996 Batter Versus Pitcher Match-ups [STATS Batter Versus Pitcher Match-Ups] (Paperback)
Stats 1997 Batter Vs Pitcher Match-ups [STATS Batter Versus Pitcher Match-Ups] (Paperback)
Stats 1998 Diamond Chronicles [STATS Diamond Chronicles] (Paperback)
Bill James Presents Stats Major League Handbook 2000 [Bill James Presents Stats Major League Handbook, 2000] (Paperback)Paperback
Bill James Presentsstats Minor League Handbook 2000 [Bill James Presents Stats Minor League Handbook, 2000] (Paperback)
Stats All-time Major League Handbook [STATS All-Time Major League Handbook] (Hardcover)Hardcover