Francis Duncan
1918-1988
 

Pseudonym of William Underhill. He lived nearly all his life in Bristol. In World War II, he served in the Royal Army Medical Corps. After the war, he trained as a teacher and spent the rest of his life in education, first as a primary school teacher and then as a lecturer in a college for further education. He is the creator of 'Mordecai Euripides Tremaine', a retired tobacconist and amateur sleuth.

 

Titles and year of publication:  

 'Mordecai Euripides Tremaine' Novels
 1) They'll Never Find Out  1944
 2) Murder Has a Motive  1947
 3) Murderer's Bluff  1948
 4) Murder for Christmas  1949
 5) So Pretty a Problem  1950
 6) In at the Death  1952
 7) Behold a Fair Woman  1954
 Other Novels
 1) The Hand of Justice  1936
 2) The League of Justice  1937
 3) The Sword of Justice  1937
 4) Tigers Fight Alone  1938
 5) Dangerous Mr. X  1939
 6) Murder in Man  1940
 7) Justice Returns  1940
 8) Justice Limited  1941
 9) Night Without End  1943
10) Fear Holds the Key  1945
11) Ministers Too Are Mortal  1951
12) Murder But Gently  1953
13) A Question of Time  1959

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