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Dick Donovan
1842-1934
 
 

Contents of the Short Story Collections:

 
The Man-Hunter (1888)
*The Devil's Dozen
*The Gentleman Smasher
*How I Snared the Coiners
*The Lady in the Sealskin Cloak
*The Mysterious Disappearance of Helen Atkinson
*The Pearl Necklace
*The Record of a Strange Adventure
*A River Mystery
*The Robbery of the Duchess of B-'s Jewels
*The Skeleton in the Cupboard
*The Saltmarsh Murder Case
*A Strange Corpse
*The Tuft of Red Hair
 
 
 
Caught at Last! Leaves from the Notebook of a Detective (1889)
*All for Love's Sake
*Checkmated
*Doing a Fence
*The Haunted House
*A Hunt for a Murderer
*The Missing Heiress
*The Pearl Button
*Pritchard the Poisoner
*The Remarkable Story of Martha Morgan
*The Robbery of the London Mail
*The Story of a Copper Plate
*The Tragedy at Law's Building
*A Tragedy in London
*The Vicarage Burglary
*A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing
Tracked and Taken: Detective Sketches (1890)
*A Big Job
*A Fair Deceiver
*The Great Bank Frauds
*The Helvellyn Tragedy
*How I Caught a Land Shark
*A Leap for Liberty
*The Missing Diamonds
*The Murder of Mr. Norraway
*The Mystery of a Tin Box
*A Nice Young Woman
*A Noted Inspector
*A Stern Chase
*The Stolen Bank Notes
*The Story of a Diamond Ring
*The Story of a Little Child
*A Strange Case
*A Terrible Deed
Who Poisoned Hetty Duncan? and other detective stories (1890)
*A Desperate Character
*The Fairbairn Mystery
*How Wilson's Shop Was Robbed
*The Lady Swindler
*The Missing Heiress
*Reminiscences of the West Aukland Poisoner
*The Story of a Strange Chance
*The Story of the Great Bonds Fraud
*Tracking a Fenian
*Two Knaves and a Queen
*Who Poisoned Hetty Duncan?
 
 
 
 
 
A Detective's Triumphs (1891)
*The Abduction
*Breaking Up a Gang of Desperadoes
*Caught in a Trap
*The Great Ruby Robbery
*In a Smuggler's Den
*The Mystery of Surgeon-Major Palmer
*A Precious Pair of Scoundrels
*A Shadower Shadowed
*The Story of a Daring Deed
*Tracked by a Footprint
*Trapping a Thief-Trainer
 
 
 
 
From Information Received: Detective Stories (1892)
*Big Mike's Angel
*The Dark Deed of Ravenswood Hall
*Dutchy the Dancer
*Faithful Unto Death
*The Fatal Kiss
*A Guilty Pair
*Led Into Temptation
*Madame Lablanche's Little Secret
*The Mystery of Fidler's Alley
*A Page from the History of a Foolish Young Man
*The Story of the Three Graces
*The Strange Story of an Adventure
*The Vengeance of Old Jimmy
*The Wreck of the Morning Light
In the Grip of the Law (1892)
*The Fatal Error
*The Gilsland Mystery
*The Great Bullion Robbery
*A Hoary Sinner
*Hunting for Water-Rats
*The Lost Brilliants
*The Mystery of Grimond's Buildings
*A Remarkable Will Case
*A Spider's Web
*The Story of a Bank-Note Forger
*The Story of the Nash Diamond
*Who Did the Deed?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wanted! A Detective's Strange Adventures (1892)
*The Barnfield Murder Case
*A Dark Night's Work
*"Dumphy Dick," the Glasgow Coiner
*A Dying Confession
*A Glasgow Crime
*A Hangman's Prey
*How the Bank Was Saved
*The Last Shot
*Mrs. O'Flaggery's "Jools"
*"Old Hurricane," a Glasgow Forger
*Old Jink's Money
*Out of His Own Mouth
*The Prince of Smathers
*A Railway Mystery
*The Shadow on the Blind
*Springthorpe's Last Flutter
*The Story of a Christmas Fairy
*The Story of Some Remarkable Frauds
*A Strange Conspiracy
*Taken in the Act
*The Thread of Silk
*The Tinker's Doom
From Clue to Capture: A Series of Thrilling Detective Stories (1893)
*The Chamber of Shadows
*The Clue of a Hand Print
*The Jewelled Skull
*A Misplaced Love
*The Secrets of a Haunted House
*The Secrets of the Black Brotherhood
*The Silver Dagger
*The Story of an Infamous Cabal
*The Story of the Great Cat's-Eye
*An Unrehearsed Tragedy
*The Worm in the Bud
Link by Link: Detective Stories (1893)
*A Dead Man's Dream
*The Deeside Mystery
*Mrs. Gardner's Ward
*Muckle Jock the Glasgow Star-Gazer
*The Mystery of Blackfriar's Wynd
*The Queen's Park Mystery
*The Red Feather
*The Romance of the "Never-Fail-'Em-Mines"
*The Story of a Pearl
*The Strange Story of a Will
 
 
Suspicion Aroused (1893)
*At the Dawn of Day
*A Desperate Venture
*The Fatal Forty
*Foiled
*The Great Diamond Frauds
*The Maifield Mystery
*The Melville Poisoning Case
*A Polished Impostor
*Spoiling Their Game
*The Story of Billy the Bagman
*The Strange Story of an Old Man's Love
*The True Story of Percy Mapleton Lefroy
*A Widow's Might
Found and Fettered: A Series of Thrilling Detective Stories (1894)
*The Crime of the Lonely Marshes
*The Deed of Dead Man's Moor
*Hengald the Dreamer
*Labour Lost
*A Long Trail
*Mrs. Wynniatt's Skeleton
*The Story of an Anarchist Plot
*The Strange Tenant
*The Taking of Treskin
*The Vulture-Face Man
*The World of White Death
 
Dark Deeds (1895)
*After Many Years
*The Church Tower Tragedy
*The Clue of the Burnt Button
*The Frozen Witness
*A Gilded Serpent
*The Iron Heart
*The League of the Blue Star
*A Midsummer Mystery
*The Missing Bride
*The Mystery of the Blea Moor Parsonage
*An Old Man's Darling
*The Secret of Dipper's Dene
*The Sign of the Silver Trumpet
*The Silent Inmate
*The Strange Case of Admiral Clinker
*What the Tarn Revealed
Riddles Read (1896)
*A Desperate Game
*The Doom of the Star-Gazer
*In the Shadow of Sudden Death
*The Problem of Dead Wood Hall
*A Railway Mystery
*The Riddle of Beaver's Hill
*The Strange Story of Some State Papers
*Trapped
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Chronicles of Michael Danevitch of the Russian Secret Service (1897)
*The Clue of the Dead Hand
*The Crown Jewels
*The Fate of Vassilo Ivanoff
*The Great Conspiracy
*How Peter Treskin Was Lured to Doom
*The Merchant of Riga
*A Modern Borgia
*The Mysterious Disappearance of a Million Rubles
*The Strange Story of a Secret Treaty
*The Strange Story of an Attache
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Records of Vincent Trill of the Detective Service (1948)
*An Astounding Case of Knavery
*At Deadly Enmity
*An Awful Conspiracy
*The Case of Major M'Niven
*The Fate of the Favourite
*The Forged Check
*Judged by the Dead
*The League of Death
*The Murder of the Hon. Peter Hipshaw
*The Mystery of Herman Spiel
*The Mystery of Oaklands Manor
*The Spell of the Black Siren
*A Strange Tragedy
*A String of Famous Pearls
*Why the Hon. Peter Hipshaw Was Assassinated
*William Westlake's Heiress
Tales of Terror (1899)
*The Astrologer
*The Cave of Blood
*The Corpse Sight
*The Dance of Death
*The Doomed Man
*The Legend of Wolfspring
*The Mystic Spell
*A Night of Horror
*The Pirates' Treasure
*The Red Lily
*The Spectre of Rislip Abbey
*The Story of Annette
*The White Raven
*With Fire and Death
*The Woman with the "Oily Eyes"
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Adventures of Tyler Tatlock, Private Detective (1900)
*The Band of Three
*Between Dead Lips
*The Big Logan Fraud
*Clinton & Hills Deed-Box
*The Clue of the Silver Jug
*The Forged Check
*The Gold-Seeker's Strange Fate
*Loved and Lost
*The Missing Bride
*The Mysterious Passenger
*The Mystery of the Gravel Pits Farm
*The New Tenant
*The Private Secretary
*The Queensferry Mystery
*The Sign of the Yellow Star
*The Stolen Picture
*Tracked by Teeth
*Tracing a Traitor
*An Unsolved Problem
*With a Passing Glory
*The Yankee Tourist
Startling Crimes and Notorious Criminals (1908)
*The Great Bar Gold Robbery
*James Rush, the Norfolk Murderer
*"Jim the Penman"
*John Sadleir, M.P., Emperor of Crime
*Mary Anne Cotton, the Arsenic Fiend
*Palmer the Poisoner
*The Ratcliff Highway Tragedies
The Great Turf Fraud, and Other Notorious Crimes (1909)
*The Bravo Mystery
*The Forgeries of William Roupell
*The Great Impostor: The Story of the Tichborne Claimant
*The Great Turf Fraud
*The Murder of Mr. Gold
 
The Triumphs of Fabian Field: Criminologist (1910)
*The Bite of the Adder
*The Disappearance of Lucy Webster
*The Fate of Julia de Quesada
*The Little Drama in the Mediterranean
*The Mystery of Malham Cove
*The Rescue
*The Story of a Traitor
*The Tenth Triumph
*The Tragedy of the Towers
*The Woman in Red

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