Magazine Stories by and about E. Phillip Oppenheim

Magazine Stories by and about E. Phillip Oppenheim



E. Phillip Oppenheim published a huge number of magazine articles. Many of his books are novels which were first serialized in a magazine or collections of stories first run in magazines. Oppenheim's earned far more money from the sale of his magazine stories than from his books. No one has ever developed a complete bibliography of this output. Many stories are unknown. And it is likely that some are published under pseudonyms.

If you know of Oppenheim stories or articles not listed here, please contact me.


Articles about E. Phillips Oppenheim

"Rising Stars" with portrait in Windsor Magazine, April 1898.
"Oppenheim" portrait in Bookman (London), November 1920.
"Weaver of Plots" portrait in Outlook, March 22, 1922.
"Oppenheim" portrait in literary Digest, October 31, 1925.
"Oppenheim" portrait in Independent, April 9, 1927.
"Oppenheim" portrait in Collier's, September 3, 1927.
"Oppenheim" portrait in Time, September 12, 1927.
"Oppenheim" portrait in Collier's, March 16, 1929.
"Oppenheim" portrait in Publishers Weekly, July 18, 1931.
"Oppenheim" portrait in Saturday Review of Literature, January 21, 1933.
"Oppenheim" portrait in Canadian Bookman, December 1934.
"Biographical sketch" in Time, July 20, 1936.
"Oppenheim" portrait in Literary Review, August 1, 1936.
"Master of plots" in Saturday Review of Literature, March 27, 1937.
"Oppenheim" portrait in Saturday Review of Literature, May 15, 1937.
"Sleuth to sleuth" in Time, March 27, 1939.
"Oppenheim" portrait in Time, February 23, 1942.
"Oppenheim" obituary in Newsweek, February 11, 1946.
"Oppenheim" obituary in Time, February 11, 1946.
"Oppenheim" obituary in Publishers Weekly, February 23, 1946.
"Oppenheim" obituary in Wilson Library Bulletin, April 1946.


Stories by E. Phillips Oppenheim

~ 1900 ~

The Ambassador's Dilemma, in Windsor Magazine, September 1900.
A Mad Christmas, in Windsor Magazine, December 1900.

~ 1901 ~

My First Diplomatic Mission, in Windsor Magazine, February 1901.
An Unlucky Rehearsal, in Windsor Magazine, March 1901.
My Dreadful Secret, in Windsor Magazine, April 1901.
The Two Gamblers, in Windsor Magazine, May 1901.
Mr. Ashley's Failure, in Windsor Magazine, August 1901.
A Shocking Mesalliance, in Windsor Magazine, September 1901.
A Ghost of Old John Hill, in Windsor Magazine, December 1901.

~ 1902 ~

The Tragedy of a Night, in Windsor Magazine, March 1902.
The Aristocratic Socialist, in Windsor Magazine, December 1902.

~ 1903 ~

A Commonplace Jest, in The Sketch, April 22, 1903.
The Man Who Saved the President's Life, in Windsor Magazine, May 1903.
The Great Fortuna Mine in London (Harmsworthy) Magazine, v. 10, pp. 554-564, June 1903.


The Man Whom Nobody Liked, in Windsor Magazine, December 1903.

~ 1905 ~

The Little Grey Lady, in Windsor Magazine, January 1905.
The Two Ambassadors, in Windsor Magazine, March 1905.

~ 1906 ~

The Hidden Army, in Windsor Magazine, April 1906.

~ 1907 ~

The Missioner, chapters 6-9, in Pearson's, August 15, 1907.
The Long Arm of Mannister, pt. 1, in Cosmopolitan, October 1907.
The Long Arm of Mannister, pt. 2, in Cosmopolitan, November 1907.
Kingdom of Earth, pt. 1, in Cosmopolitan, November 1907.
The Long Arm of Mannister, pt. 3, in Cosmopolitan, December 1907.
Kingdom of Earth, pt. 2, in Cosmopolitan, December 1907.

~ 1908 ~

The Long Arm of Mannister, pt. 4, in Cosmopolitan, January 1908.
Kingdom of Earth, pt. 3, in Cosmopolitan, January 1908.
The Long Arm of Mannister, pt. 5, in Cosmopolitan, February 1908.
Kingdom of Earth, pt. 4, in Cosmopolitan, February 1908.
The Long Arm of Mannister, pt. 6, in Cosmopolitan, March 1908.
Kingdom of Earth, pt. 5, in Cosmopolitan, March 1908.
The Long Arm of Mannister, pt. 7, in Cosmopolitan, April 1908.
Kingdom of Earth, pt. 6, in Cosmopolitan, April 1908.
The Long Arm of Mannister, pt. 8, in Cosmopolitan, May 1908.
Kingdom of Earth, pt. 7, in Cosmopolitan, May 1908.
The Long Arm of Mannister, pt. 9, in Cosmopolitan, June 1908.
Kingdom of Earth, pt. 8, in Cosmopolitan, June 1908.
The Long Arm of Mannister, pt. 10, in Cosmopolitan, July 1908.
John Garland the Deliverer, in The Strand, August 1908.
The Money-Spider, in The Strand, November 1908.

The Little Anna Gold Mine
This story appeared in The Windsor Magazine someting between December 1907 and May 1908 -- exact date is unknown.

~ 1909 ~

False Gods, in The Strand, March 1909.
The Ill-Laid Scheme of Mr. Ambrose Weare, in The Strand, April 1909.
The Turning Wheel, in The Strand, September 1909.
The Sovereign in the Gutter, in The Strand, November 1909.
The Three Thieves, in Cosmopolitan, April 1909.
" ", in Gunter's Magazine, September 1909.
The Illustrious Prince, pt. 1, in Cosmopolitan, November 1909.
Mr. Hardrow's Secretary, in The Strand, December 1909.
The Illustrious Prince, pt. 2, in Cosmopolitan, December 1909.

~ 1910 ~

The Prince of Crersa, in The People's Home Journal, January 1910.
The Illustrious Prince, pt. 3, in Cosmopolitan, January 1910.
The Illustrious Prince, pt. 4, in Cosmopolitan, February 1910.
The Illustrious Prince, pt. 5, in Cosmopolitan, March 1910.
The Illustrious Prince, pt. 6, in Cosmopolitan, April 1910.
The Illustrious Prince, pt. 7, in Cosmopolitan, May 1910.
The Illustrious Prince, pt. 8, in Cosmopolitan, June 1910.
The Illustrious Prince, pt. 9, in Cosmopolitan, July 1910.
Quits in The Strand, December 1910.

~ 1911 ~

The Perfidy of Henry Midgley, in The Strand, July 1911.
Blows the Wind, in Fiction Magazine, July 9, 1911.
The Demand of the Double Four, Fiction Magazine, July 16, 1911.

~ 1912 ~

~ 1913 ~

The Man Who Disappeared [Algernon Knox], in Hearst's, May 1913.
The Tragedy at No. 16, Hendon St. [Algernon Knox], in Hearst's, June 1913.
An Amiable Charlatan, in Saturday Evening Post, November 22, 1913.
An Amiable Charlatan, in Saturday Evening Post, November 29, 1913.
An Amiable Charlatan, in Saturday Evening Post, December 20, 1913.
The Deliberate Detective, in Munsey, December 1913.

~ 1914 ~

An Amiable Charlatan, part 13, in Saturday Evening Post, January 17, 1914.
An Amiable Charlatan, part 14, in Saturday Evening Post, January 24, 1914.
Missing in The Popular Magazine, May 15, 1914.
The Silent People, Munsey, June 1914.
The Glen Terrace Tragedy, in Munsey, July 1914.
A lesson for Mr. Cutts in Redbook, August 1914.
Avenger in The American Woman, November 1914.

~ 1915 ~

The Way of These Women in Cleveland Leader Sunday Magazine, January 3, 1915.
The Curious Disappearance of James Westthrop, in Blue Book, June 1915.
The Tortoise-shell Princess, in Blue Book, August 1915.

~ 1916 ~

And Mr. Baggs Was Only Twenty-Three!, in Red Book, April 1916.
Kingdom of the Blind in American Sunday Monthly Magazine, August 13,1916.

~ 1917 ~

The Cinema Murder, in Hearst's, July 1917.
The Pawns Count, in Hearst's, October 1917.

~ 1918 ~

The Zeppelin's Passenger, in McCall's, May 1918.
The Zeppelin's Passenger, in McCall's, August 1918.

~ 1919 ~

Mr. Blunt's Three Clients, in Cosmopolitan, January 1919.
The Lure of the Shackles, in Cosmopolitan, June 1919.
The Mill of the Gods in Harper's Bazaar, February-September 1919. Serialized first appearance of The Great Impersonation.

~ 1920 ~


The Domville Case (Mr. Cray #1), in Redbook, November 1920.
The Two Philanthropists (Mr. Cray #2), in Redbook, December 1920.

~ 1921 ~

The Profiteers in Cosmopolitan, January 1921.
Mischief (Mr. Cray #3), in Redbook, January 1921.
The Reckoning (Mr. Cray #4), in Redbook, February 1921.
The Rift (Mr. Cray #5), in Redbook, March 1921.
Satan and the Spirit (Mr. Cray #6), in Redbook, April 1921.
Mr. Homor's Legacy (Mr. Cray #7), in Redbook, May 1921.
The Invincible Truth [Mr. Cray VIII], in Redbook, June 1921.
The Recalcitrant Mr. Cray [Mr. Cray IX], in Redbook, July 1921.
Mr. Cray Comes Home (Mr. Cray #10), in Redbook, August 1921.
The green-eyed accomplice [Michael's Evil Deeds I] in Redbook, December 1921.

~ 1922 ~
The Kiss of Judas [Michael's Evil Deeds II] in Redbook, January 1922.
The Leeds Bank robbery [Michael's Evil Deeds III] in Redbook, February 1922.
The horror of M. Lutarde [Michael's Evil Deeds IV] in Redbook, March 1922.
The Sinister Effect of Norman Greyes
in Strand, March 1922.
The three malefactors [Michael's Evil Deeds V] in Redbook, April 1922.
The wings of death [Michael's Evil Deeds VI] in Redbook, May 1922.
Boxes of gold [Michael's Evil Deeds VII] in Redbook, June 1922.
The unfamiliar triangle [Michael's Evil Deeds VIII] in Redbook, July 1922.
The Sinister Effect of Norman Greyes, chapter 8
in Strand -- UK, July 1922.
Michael's wedding gift [Michael's Evil Deeds IX] in Redbook, August 1922.
The mystery advertisement
[Michael's Evil Deeds X] in Redbook, September 1922.
The Great Elusion
[Michael's Evil Deeds XI] in Redbook, October 1922.

~ 1923 ~

~ 1924 ~

~ 1925 ~

Bamboozling of Mr. Gascoigne in Collier's, April 25, 1925.
The Great Samara in Everybody's Magazine, April 1925.
The Great Samara in Everybody's Magazine, May 1925.
The Great Samara -- conclusion in Everybody's Magazine, July 1925.
Numbers of Death in Collier's, May 2, 1925.
Mrs. Block contributes in Collier's, May 9, 1925.
Cafe of terror in Collier's, May 16, 1925.
Royal games in Collier's, May 23, 1925.
Blood money in Collier's, May 30, 1925.
Hidden symbol in Collier's, June 6, 1925.
Salvation of Mr. Norton in Collier's, June 13, 1925.
Monte Carlo pays a gas bill in Collier's, June 20, 1925.
Christian, the concierge in Collier's, June 27, 1925.

~ 1926 ~

Adjourned inquest in Collier's, February 20, 1926.
In the upstairs room in Collier's, February 27, 1926.
Adventures of the caveman in Collier's, March 6, 1926.
Emerald pendant in Collier's, March 13, 1926.
Unshared secret in Collier's, March 20, 1926.
Gypsy blood in Collier's, March 27, 1926.
Affair of the house party in Collier's, April 3, 1926.
Warrant in Collier's, April 10, 1926.
The Beautiful Sisters of Wryde in Collier's, April 17, 1926.
Destined woman in Collier's, April 24, 1926.
Spinsters in The Grand Magazine, June 1926.
Sinful principality in Independent, June 5, 1926.
Harvey Garrard's Crime -- part 1 in Everybody's Magazine, July 1926.
"Harvey Garrard's Crime -- part 2" in Everybody's, August 1926.
" " in The Gentlewoman, September 1926.
Harvey Garrard's Crime -- part 3 in Everybody's Magazine, September 1926.
Harvey Garrard's Crime -- part 4 in Everybody's Magazine, October 1926.
Harvey Garrard's Crime -- part 5 in Everybody's Magazine, November 1926.
The Beautiful Sisters of Wryde in World Magazine and Story Section, November 7, 1926.
The Destined Woman in World Magazine and Story Section, November 14, 1926.
Harvey Garrard's Crime -- conclusion in Everybody's Magazine, December 1926.

~ 1927 ~

3 birds with 1 stone [Jennerton & Co. I] in Cosmopolitan, January 1927.
A murderer in love [Jennerton & Co. II]in Cosmopolitan, February 1927.
Armadi vase in Collier's, February 12, 1927.
Drama in the doll's house in Collier's, February 26, 1927.
The troublesome double [Jennerton & Co. III] in Cosmopolitan, March 1927.
Lady Katherine's better nature in Collier's, March 12, 1927.
Ninety-ninth thread in Collier's, April 30, 1927.
Missing Hour in Collier's, March 26, 1927.
A mild-mannered murderer [Jennerton & Co. IV] in Cosmopolitan, April 1927.
Twin divorces in Collier's, April 9, 1927.
To be held for ransom [Jennerton & Co. V] in Cosmopolitan, May 1927.
Happy ending in Collier's, May 7, 1927.
Feted lady in Collier's, May 21, 1927.
Laughing loser in Saturday Evening Post, May 28, 1927.
The expected murder [Jennerton & Co. VI] in Cosmopolitan, June 1927.
Actor's romance in Collier's, June 4, 1927.
Richest client in Collier's, June 18, 1927.
Modern marauder in Collier's, October 15, 1927.
Siren of the Madrid in Collier's, October 29, 1927.
A book upside down [The Human Chase I] in Cosmopolitan, November 1927.
Fugitive of the Adelphi Terrace in Collier's, November 12, 1927.
Battling pacifist in Collier's, November 26, 1927.
The man with the gray muffler [The Human Chase II] in Cosmopolitan, December 1927.
Mr. Brown and the madonna in Collier's, December 10, 1927.
With a dash in Collier's, December 31, 1927.

~ 1928 ~

The sad end of Mr. Wm. Starr [The Human Chase III] in Cosmopolitan, January 1928.
Dancing gentleman in Collier's, January 14, 1928.
Chateau of phantasies in Collier's, January 28, 1928.
The Hill Street murder [The Human Chase IV] in Cosmopolitan, February 1928.
Blemish: the story of a titled murderer [The Human Chase V] in Cosmopolitan, March 1928.
Lady among thieves [The Human Chase VI] in Cosmopolitan, April 1928.
Gambler's choice in Cosmopolitan, December 1928.

~ 1929 ~

A fool and his money in Cosmopolitan, January 1929.
The master cheat of Monte Carlo in Cosmopolitan, February 1929.
One night in Nice in Cosmopolitan, March 1929.
The big winner in Cosmopolitan, April 1929.
The gambler's road in Cosmopolitan, May 1929.
The Great Bear, in Country Gentlema March 1929.
Who travels alone part 1, in Collier's, March 23, 1929.
Who travels alone part 2, in Collier's, March 30, 1929.
Who travels alone part 3, in Collier's, April 6, 1929.
Who killed Montague Brest? in Collier's, April 27, 1929.
The Million Pound Deposit part 4, in Saturday Evening Post, May 11, 1929.
Little marquis in Collier's, May 25, 1929.
Imperfect alibi in Collier's, June 22, 1929.
Call of the burning mascot in Saturday Evening Post, June 29, 1929.
Braggarts'conference in Saturday Evening Post, July 13, 1929.
Mat's luck in Saturday Evening Post, July 27, 1929.
In the dark in Collier's, August 10, 1929.
Passiter's simple job in Saturday Evening Post, August 10, 1929.
Siren of the marsh in Collier's, August 24, 1929.
Tabernacle of judgment in Saturday Evening Post, August 24, 1929.
Crooks pay in Saturday Evening Post, September 7, 1929.
Wives never tell in Saturday Evening Post,, September 21, 1929.
Thirteenth card in Collier's, October 5, 1929.
Hornets sting in Saturday Evening Post, October 5, 1929.
Spider and the flies in Collier's, October 19, 1929.
Riverside snowballing in Saturday Evening Post, October 19, 1929.
Gentleman Bill in Collier's, October 26, 1929.
Passing of Nick of New York in Saturday Evening Post, November 2, 1929.
Troublesome kingdom of Selm in Collier's, November 16, 1929.
Golden bird of Mallory in Collier's, November 23, 1929.

~ 1930 ~
Toilers in the playground in Mentor, May 1930.
The Road to Liberty in Radio Digest, September, 1930.

~ 1931 ~

One terrible night in Collier's, January 10, 1931.
No questions asked in Collier's, January 24, 1931.
Dancing man in Collier's, February 14, 1931.
Tiger on the mountain in Collier's, February 28, 1931.
Paddy flaps his wings in Collier's, March 14, 1931.
Imperfect crime in Collier's March 28, 1931.
In the strongroom in Collier's April 11, 1931.
Going, going, gone! in Collier's, April 25, 1931.
Luckiest young man in Collier's, May 16, 1931.
Mademoiselle Anna disappears in Collier's, May 30, 1931.
Man from Sing Sing in Collier's, September 5, 1931.

~ 1932 ~

Politics pays best" in Country Gentleman, February 1932.

~ 1933 ~

Gallows of Chance, in Collier's, February 25, 1933.
The Cinema Murder, in Maclean's, May 1, 1933.
The Mystery Ticket, in Maclean's, May 15, 1933.
The Man Without Nerves - Part 5, in Collier's, October 7, 1933.
The Man Without Nerves - Part 6, in Collier's, October 14, 1933.
The Man Without Nerves - Part 7, in Collier's, October 21, 1933.
The Man Without Nerves - Part 8, in Collier's, October 28, 1933.
Advice, Ltd." -- Part 3: The Listening Lady, in Woman's Home Companion, November 1933.
The Man Without Nerves - Part 9, in Collier's, November 4, 1933.
The Man Without Nerves - Part 10, in Collier's, November 11, 1933.
The Man Without Nerves - Part 11, in Collier's, November 18, 1933.
The Man Without Nerves - Part 12, in Collier's, November 25, 1933.

~ 1934 ~

Devil's wind in American Monthly, August 1934.
The Man Who Saved the World, in Collier's, September 8, 1934.

~ 1935 ~

Ask Miss Mott in Collier's, February 9, 1935.
Magic popgun in Collier's, February 16, 1935.
House of dread in Collier's, February 23, 1935.
Behind barred doors in Collier's, March 2, 1935.
House by the river in Collier's, March 9, 1935.
Against orders in Collier's, March 16, 1935.
First catch the girl in Collier's, March 23, 1935.
Other letter in Collier's, March 30, 1935.
Settled out of jail in Collier's, April 6, 1935.
A Night of Fantasies in Strand, May 1935.

~ 1936 ~

" " in Collier's, August 29, 1936.
" " in Strand, vol. XC, no. 541

~ 1937 ~

" " in This Week Herald Tribune, February 7, 1937.
" " in This Week Herald Tribune, February 14, 1937.
The Great West Raid in Drages, Christmas 1937.

~ 1938 ~

The Spymaster in Collier's, August 20, 1938.
The Spymaster in Collier's, August 27, 1938.
The Spymaster in Collier's, September 3, 1938.
The Spymaster in Collier's, September 10, 1938.
The Spymaster in Collier's, September 17, 1938.
The Spymaster in Collier's, September 24, 1938.
The Spymaster in Collier's, October 1, 1938.
The Spymaster in Collier's, October 8, 1938.
The Spymaster in Collier's, October 15, 1938.
The Spymaster, Conclusion. Cheshire's triumph in Collier's, October 22, 1938.

~ 1939 ~

~ 1940 ~

~ 1941 ~

~ 1942 ~

~ 1943 ~

~ 1944 ~

~ 1945 ~

~ 1946 ~

Two Spinsters in Argosy, June 1946.

~ 1957 ~

The Knaves' Messenger in The Saint Detective Magazine, May 1957. [from The Milan Grill Room]

~ 1958 ~

The Thirteenth Card in The Saint Detective Magazine, May 1958.

~ 1959 ~

The Ghosts of Suicide Corset in The Saint Detective Magazine, Sept. 1959.

~ 1962 ~

" " in The Saint Detective Magazine, May 1962.

~ 1964 ~

The Golden Bird of Mallory in The Saint Detective Magazine, March 1964.

~ 1965 ~

" " in The Saint Detective Magazine, October 1965.

~ 1966 ~

" " in The Saint Detective Magazine, January 1966.

~ 1984 ~

Million Pound Risk in Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, April 1984.


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