Leslie Charteris
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Leslie Charteris

Leslie Charteris was born in Singapore on May 12th, 1907. With his mother and brother, he moved to England in 1919 and attended Rossall School in Lancashire before moving on to Cambridge University to study law. His studies there came to a halt when a publisher accepted his first novel. His third book, entitled Meet the Tiger!, was written when he was twenty years old and published in September 1928. It introduced the world to Simon Templar, aka the Saint.

He continued to write about the Saint until 1983 when the last book, Salvage for the Saint, was published. The books, which have been translated into over thirty languages, number nearly a hundred and have sold over 40 million copies around the world. They've inspired, to date, fifteen feature films, three TV series, ten radio series, and a comic strip that was written by Charteris and syndicated around the world for over a decade. He enjoyed travelling but settled for long periods in Hollywood, Florida, and finally in Surrey, England. He was awarded the Cartier Diamond Dagger by the Crime Writers' Association in 1992, in recognition of a lifetime of achievement. He died the following year.

To find out more about Leslie Charteris and his work, visit www.lesliecharteris.com.

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    • The Saint versus Scotland Yard

    • The Saint, Book 8
    • By: Leslie Charteris
    • Narrated by: John Telfer
    • Length: 7 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    The Saint is back – 50 audiobooks are now available starring the debonair classic crime hero....

    Regular price: $15.48

    • The Saint Goes West

    • The Saint, Book 23
    • By: Leslie Charteris
    • Narrated by: John Telfer
    • Length: 8 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    In these three stories set in the American west, the Saint finds ways to get into his usual trouble....

    Regular price: $15.48

    • Trust the Saint

    • The Saint, Book 35
    • By: Leslie Charteris
    • Narrated by: John Telfer
    • Length: 5 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7

    In these six stories, the Saint encounters monsters of both the human and the animal variety....

    Regular price: $15.98

    • The Saint on the Spanish Main

    • The Saint, Book 30
    • By: Leslie Charteris
    • Narrated by: John Telfer
    • Length: 7 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    The Saint is a traditionalist - he knows what a good pirate story needs. Gold, hidden treasure, smugglers, dastardly villains, and damsels in distress....

    Regular price: $15.48

    • Saint Errant

    • The Saint, Book 28
    • By: Leslie Charteris
    • Narrated by: John Telfer
    • Length: 6 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    The female of the species is supposed to be deadlier than the male.... Simon Templar is about to find out if that's true....

    Regular price: $15.48

    • Enter the Saint

    • The Saint, Book 2
    • By: Leslie Charteris
    • Narrated by: John Telfer
    • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 84
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 73
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 72

    The Saint is back - 50 audiobooks are now available starring the debonair classic crime hero....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Classic Crime Capers

    • By J. Olsen on 01-02-15

    Regular price: $15.98

    • The Saint Closes the Case

    • The Saint. Book 3
    • By: Leslie Charteris
    • Narrated by: John Telfer
    • Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 89
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 80
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 81

    Simon Templar is the Saint - daring, dazzling, and just a little disreputable....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Important to Listen Within Original Context

    • By Nancy F. on 12-27-14

    Regular price: $15.48

    • Call for the Saint

    • The Saint, Book 27
    • By: Leslie Charteris
    • Narrated by: John Telfer
    • Length: 7 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    The Saint is back. Fifty audiobooks are now available starring the debonair classic-crime hero. Simon Templar is the Saint - daring, dazzling, and just a little disreputable....

    Regular price: $15.98

    • Featuring the Saint

    • The Saint, Book 5
    • By: Leslie Charteris
    • Narrated by: John Telfer
    • Length: 7 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    The Saint is back - 50 audiobooks are now available starring the debonair classic crime hero.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Simon Templar, My Favorite Sociopath

    • By Kindle Customer on 03-16-17

    Regular price: $15.48

    • The Saint in Action

    • The Saint, Book 17
    • By: Leslie Charteris
    • Narrated by: John Telfer
    • Length: 7 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    The Saint is back – 50 audiobooks are now available starring the debonair classic crime hero....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • The Saint in his original form - an abundant style

    • By Chris T on 04-28-17

    Regular price: $15.48

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