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Dick Donovan
1842-1934
 

Pseudonym of J.E. Preston Muddock. In addition to a successful career as a journalist, he wrote thrillers, historical novels, guide books and an autobiography.

 

Titles and year of publication:
 
 1) The Man-Hunter (short stories)  1888
 2) Caught at Last! Leaves from the Notebook of a Detective (short stories)  1889
 3) The Man from Manchester  1890
 4) Tracked and Taken: Detective Sketches (US Title: Stories from the Note-Book of a Detective) (short stories)  1890
 5) Who Poisoned Hetty Duncan? and other detective stories (short stories)  1890
 6) A Detective's Triumphs (short stories)  1891
 7) From Information Received: Detective Stories (short stories)  1892
 8) In the Grip of the Law (short stories)  1892
 9) Tracked to Doom  1892
10) Wanted! A Detective's Strange Adventures (short stories)  1892
11) From Clue to Capture: A Series of Thrilling Detective Stories (short stories)  1893
12) Link by Link: Detective Stories (short stories)  1893
13) Suspicion Aroused (short stories)  1893
14) Found and Fettered: A Series of Thrilling Detective Stories (short stories)  1894
15) Dark Deeds (short stories)  1895
16) Eugene Vidocq: Soldier, Thief, Spy, Detective  1895
17) The Mystery of Jamaica Terrace  1896
18) Riddles Read (short stories)  1896
19) The Chronicles of Michael Danevitch of the Russian Secret Service (short stories)  1897
20) The Records of Vincent Trill of the Detective Service (short stories)  1899
21) Tales of Terror (short stories)  1899
22) The Adventures of Tyler Tatlock, Private Detective (short stories)  1900
23) Deacon Brodie; or, Behind the Mask  1901
24) Jim the Penman: The Life Story of One of the Most Astounding Criminals That Have Ever Lived  1901
25) The Scarlet Seal: A Tale of the Borgias  1902
26) The Crime of the Century: Being the Life Story of Richard Piggott  1904
27) The Fatal Ring  1905
28) A Knight of Evil  1905
29) The Knutsford Mystery  1906
30) Thurtell's Crime  1906
31) The Gold-Spinner  1907
32) In the Queen's Service  1907
33) The Shadow of Evil  1907
34) A Gilded Serpent  1908
35) In the Face of Night  1908
36) The Sin of Preaching Jim (Also published as: Preaching Jim)  1908
37) Startling Crimes and Notorious Criminals (short stories)  1908
38) Tangled Destinies  1908
39) A Wild Beauty  1908
40) The Great Turf Fraud, and Other Notorious Crimes (short stories)  1909
41) Lil of the Slums  1909
42) For Honour or Death  1910
43) The Naughty Maid of Mitcham  1910
44) Scarlet Sinners: Stories of Notorious Criminals and Crimes (short stories)  1910
45) The Fatal Woman  1911
46) The Trap  1911
47) The Rich Man's Wife (with E.W. Elkington)  1912
48) The Triumphs of Fabian Field: Criminologist (short stories)  1912
49) The Turning Wheel: A Story of the Charn Hall Inheritance  1912
50) Out There: A Romance of Australia  1922

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