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William John Burley (1 August 1914 - 15 November 2002) was a British crime writer, best known for his books featuring the detective Charles Wycliffe, who became the basis of the popular Wycliffe television series throughout the mid 1990s.

Burley was born in Falmouth, Cornwall. Before he began writing, he was employed in senior management with various gas companies, before giving it up after the Second World War when he obtained a scholarship to study zoology at Balliol College, Oxford. After obtaining an honours degree he became a teacher. Appointed head of biology at Newquay Grammar School in 1955, he was well established as a writer by the time he retired at the age of 60 in 1974.

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Total Books: 122
The Wycliffe Novels
2011 - The Wycliffe Novels [Wycliffe Series] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781409132769
ISBN-10: 1409132765
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 1

Wycliffe and the Dunes Mystery
2008 - Wycliffe and the Dunes Mystery [Wycliffe, Bk 15] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780752881850
ISBN-10: 075288185X
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.
 1

Wycliffe and the Pea-Green Boat
2008 - Wycliffe and the Pea-green Boat [Wycliffe Series] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780752881867
ISBN-10: 0752881868
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 3

Wycliffe and How to Kill a Cat and Wycliffe and the Four Jacks
2008 - Wycliffe and How to Kill a Cat and Wycliffe and the Four Jacks (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781407215129
ISBN-10: 1407215124
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Wycliffe and the Redhead
2007 - Wycliffe and the Redhead [CID Inspector Charles Wycliffe, Bk 21] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780752881430
ISBN-10: 0752881434
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 2

Wycliffe and the Three-Toed Pussy
2007 - Wycliffe and the Three-toed Pussy [Wycliffe, Bk 1] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780752880846
ISBN-10: 0752880845
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 2

Wycliffe and How to Kill a Cat
2006 - Wycliffe and How to Kill a Cat [Charles Wycliffe, Bk 2] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780752880822
ISBN-10: 0752880829
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 1

Wycliffe and the Guilt Edged Alibi
2006 - Wycliffe and the Guilt Edged Alibi [Wycliffe Series] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780752880839
ISBN-10: 0752880837
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 3

Wycliffe and the Dead Flautist
2005 - Wycliffe and the Dead Flautist [Wycliffe, Bk 17] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780752864907
ISBN-10: 0752864904
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 1

Wycliffe's Wild Goose Chase
2005 - Wycliffe's Wild Goose Chase [Wycliffe Series] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780752864914
ISBN-10: 0752864912
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 1

Wycliffe and Death in a Salubrious Place
2005 - Wycliffe and Death in a Salubrious Place [Charles Wycliffe, Bk 4] (Paperback)Paperback, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780752865355
ISBN-10: 0752865358
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 2.8/5 Stars.
 3

Wycliffe And The Cycle Of Death
2005 - Wycliffe and the Cycle of Death (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780752844459
ISBN-10: 0752844458
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 1

Wycliffe And The Tangled Web
2005 - Wycliffe and the Tangled Web (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780752844466
ISBN-10: 0752844466
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 3

Wycliffe And The Quiet Virgin
2005 - Wycliffe and the Quiet VIrgin (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780752849331
ISBN-10: 0752849336
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 4

Wycliffe And The Scapegoat
2005 - Wycliffe and the Scapegoat [CID Superintendent Charles Wycliffe, Bk 17] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780752849713
ISBN-10: 0752849719
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 3

Wycliffe And The Beales
2005 - Wycliffe and the Beales (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780752858722
ISBN-10: 0752858726
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Wycliffe And The Winsor Blue
2005 - Wycliffe and the Winsor Blue (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780752858739
ISBN-10: 0752858734
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.
 1

Wycliffe and the Four Jacks
2005 - Wycliffe and the Four Jacks [Wycliffe Series] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780752849706
ISBN-10: 0752849700
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Wycliffe and the Last Rites
2003 - Wycliffe and the Last Rites [Wycliffe Series] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780752849317
ISBN-10: 075284931X
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 2

Wycliffe in Paul's Court
2003 - Wycliffe in Paul's Court [Wycliffe Series] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780752849324
ISBN-10: 0752849328
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 3

Wycliffe and Death in Stanley Street
2003 - Wycliffe and Death in Stanley Street [Wycliffe, Bk 5] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780752849690
ISBN-10: 0752849697
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 2

1997 - Wycliffe Death in Stanley Street [Magna Large Print] (Hardcover)Paperback
1997 - Wycliffe the Three Toed Pussy [Black Dagger Crime] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
1987 - Wycliffe and the Windsor Blue [Charles Wycliffe, Bk 9] (Paperback)
1984 - Death in Stanley Street [Wycliffe, Bk 5] (Paperback)Hardcover
1974 - Taste of Power [An Arrow classic detective story] (Paperback)Hardcover, Audio Cassette
Wycliffe and the Death in Stanley Street [CID Inspector Charles Wycliffe, Bk 5] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover