John Sherwood (1913 – 2002) is an author of fiction. He wrote the cozy Celia Grant Horticultural mystery series, amongst others.

Books in order of publication:

Charles Blessington series

  • Disappearance of Dr. Bruderstein (1949)
  • Mr. Blessington’s Imperialist Plot (1951)
  • Ambush for Anatol (1952) (US title: Murder of a Mistress)
  • Two Died in Singapore (1954)
  • Vote Against Poison (1956)

Celia Grant series

  • Green Trigger Fingers (1984)
  • A Botanist at Bay (1985)
  • The Mantrap Garden (1986)
  • Flowers of Evil (1987)
  • Menacing Groves (1988)
  • A Bouquet of Thorns (1989)
  • The Sunflower Plot (1990)
  • The Hanging Garden (1992)
  • Creeping Jenny (1993)
  • Bones Gather No Moss (1994)
  • Shady Borders (1996)

Other novels

  • Undiplomatic Exit (1958); shortlisted for Gold Dagger Award
  • Half Hunter (1961) (US title: The Sleuth and the Liar)
  • Honesty Will Get You Nowhere (1977)
  • The Limericks of Lachasse (1978)
  • Hour of the Hyenas (1979)
  • A Shot in the Arm (1982) (US title: Death at the BBC)