Author has written 37 stories for Swallows and Amazons series, Peter Wimsey, Horatio Hornblower, Chalet School, and Marlows.
If you should happen to want to read my stories in the order in which they happen to the characters, rather than the order in which I wrote them, this list may help you:
Why there is no Beckfoot cat and how the Amazon pirates became Ruthless (set before the series)
Monster - also set before the series
The rest of the holidays. (set just after the end of Swallowdale)
Molesworth and Walker 2 (set during the term after Swallowdale
Just after christmas (set after Secret Water)
A provincial lady visits the lake ( Set after Picts and Martyrs and written in a rather different style)
On Wild Cat (Set during A provincial lady visits the lake)
Inevitable (post the Picts and the Martyrs, pre- Missee Lee)
The Twelth Port (post the Picts and the Martyrs, pre- Missee Lee, the day after Inevitable)
Anchor watch (set during Great Northern)
Climbing a Hill by Calluna Felix fits in here. "Calluna Felix" is Fergus Mason and myself.
A short adventure is set the summer after Great Northern?. Possibly the "the Saint" as written by Leslie Charteris appears and disappears, or it wasn't him after all.
Evening dress (a cross-over) (set in September 1937)
Baltic adventure (from Easter 1938 to the end of August 1939)
Fishing by Calluna Felix fits in here.
Letters and Amazons (set between summer 1938 and August 1939)
September (set September 1939)
The war and Titty Walker (starts in summer 1938 and continues until spring/early summer 1940)
Gerry Wimsey falls in love (cross -over) (Summer/ autumn 1940)
St. Elisabeth of Hungary (Summer 1944 and March 1945)
First place (takes place between the first and second chapters of St. Elisabeth of Hungary) (September 1944)
Pieces starts at the end of the war (1945) and continues until 1949. It is far more "episodic" (errrm - badly structured). Things happen one after another. Various characters, but mostly Dorothea, restart "normal life" after the war. The story contains Wimsey characters, but isn't really wimsey-centric enough to justify posting it as a crossover. Also contains characters from the Marlows series by Antonia Forest. They are pretty much explained as they appear, so please don't let that put you off.
Vale Pater is a short story set just after the end of Pieces, involving Gerald, Duke of Denver and the late Lord St George.
October at Beckfoot - set during October 1949
Roger and the Marlows -is a cross over which starts in summer 1950, between hay making and harvest, and continues into 1951. It's about Roger Walker and Rowan Marlow, mainly, although pretty nearly all the "regular casts" of both series get at least a mention, or a cameo.
Library - is probably set after Roger and the Marlows, or it could be set during it. I'm fairly sure it's set before Ravens on Everest though.
Dead Pile - is M rated, for grimness. No sex, no violence (except the whole of WW2, off stage), no detailed descriptions. It covers events from the Dunkirk evacuations to 1945 from the perspective of one of the Coot club.
You might enjoy " A plan" more if you read it after Baltic adventure but it is set in 1915/1916.
Ravens on Everest. (set summer half term, 1954)
People who are familiar only with Arthur Ransome's work or only with that of Dorothy L. Sayers don't seem to have any difficult with other fandom's characters in the cross-overs. (Or else they're too kind to mention it.)
I have tried to keep continuity between the various stories, although sometimes I have used the Swallows and Amazons = 1929 dates and sometimes I have used the Swallowdale = 1931 dates. Mostly I used Swallows and Amazons = 1929, especially in the stories from Evening Dress onwards.
The cover for "The war and Titty Walker" is Sir Philip Sidney's poem that begins "My true love hath my heart". It is a little hard to recognise in the Nancy Blackett semaphore font by Roland Harris which I found on the allthingsransome website.
I'll gradually be taking these stories down over the next few months, I think.