J.S. Fletcher
1863-1935
 

Joseph Smith Fletcher was a journalist who was leader-writer on several newspapers before he became an author. His early books were about history but he soon turned to crime fiction.

 

Titles and year of publication:
 
  1) Andrewlina  1889
  2) The Winding Way  1890
  3) Old Lattimer's Legacy  1892
  4) At the Blue Bell Inn (short stories)  1898
  5) Pasquinado (short stories)  1898
  6) The Death That Lurks Unseen (short stories)  1899
  7) From the Broad Acres (short stories)  1899
  8) Morrison's Machine  1900
  9) The Golden Spur  1901
 10) The Three Days' Terror  1901
 11) The Investigators  1902
 12) The Air-Ship (short stories)  1903
 13) The Fear of the Night (short stories)  1903
 14) The Secret Way  1903
 15) The Diamonds (US Title: The Diamond Murders)  1904
 16) For Those Were Stirring Times! and other stories (short stories)  1904
 17) The Threshing Floor  1905
 18) The Ivory God (short stories)  1907
 19) Mr. Poskitt (short stories)  1907
 20) The Queen of a Day  1907
 21) The Harvest Moon  1908
 22) Paradise Court  1908
 23) The Adventures of Archer Dawe, Sleuth-Hound (Also published as: The Contents of the Coffin) (short stories)  1909
 24) The Mantle of Ishmael  1909
 25) Marchester Royal  1909
 26) The Wheatstack (short stories)  1909
 27) Hardican's Hollow  1910
 28) Mr. Poskitt's Nightcaps (short stories)  1910
 29) The Aventures of Turco Bullworthy (short stories)  1912
 30) The Golden Venture  1912
 31) Perris of the Cherry Trees  1913
 32) The Secret Cargo  1913
 33) The Marriage Lines  1914
 34) Paul Campenhaye, Specialist in Criminology (US Title: The Clue of the Artificial Eye) (short stories)  1914
 35) The Ransom for London  1914
 36) The Shadow of Ravenscliffe  1914
 37) The Wolves and the Lamb  1914
 38) The King Versus Wargrave  1915
 39) The Annexation Society  1916
 40) Families Repaired  1916
 41) The Lynne Court Spinney (US Title: The Mystery of Lynne Court) (Also published as: And Sudden Death; and as:
       Pedigreed Murder Case)
 1916
 
 42) Malvery Hold (US Title: The Mystery of the Hushing Pool)  1917
 43) The Perilous Crossways  1917
 44) The Rayner-Slade Amalgamation  1917
 45) The Amaranth Club  1918
 46) The Chestermarke Instinct  1918
 47) The Borough Treasurer  1919
 48) Droonin' Watter (US Title: Dead Man's Money)  1919
 49) The Middle Temple Murder  1919
 50) The Seven Days' Secret  1919
 51) The Talleyrand Maxim  1919
 52) The Valley of Headstrong Men  1919
 53) Exterior to the Evidence  1920
 54) The Herapath Property  1920
 55) The Lost Mr. Linthwaite  1920
 56) The Orange-Yellow Diamond  1920
 57) Scarhaven Keep  1920
 58) The Root of All Evil  1921
 59) The Wrychester Paradise (US Title: The Paradise Mystery)  1921
 60) The Heaven-Kissed Hill  1922
 61) In the Mayor's Parlour (Also publshed as: The Time-Worn Town; and as: Behind the Panel)  1922
 62) The Markenmore Mystery  1922
 63) Ravensdene Court  1922
 64) The Ambitious Lady  1923
 65) The Charing Cross Mystery  1923
 66) The Copper Box  1923
 67) Many Engagements (short stories)  1923
 68) The Mazaroff Murder (US Title: The Mazaroff Mystery)  1923
 69) The Million-Dollar Diamond (US Title: The Black House in Harley Street)  1923
 70) The Mysterious Chinaman (US Title: The Rippling Ruby)  1923
 71) The Cartwright Gardens Murder  1923
 72) False Scent  1924
 73) The Kang-He Vase  1924
 74) The Safety Pin  1924
 75) The Secret of the Barbican (short stories)  1924
 76) The Bedford Row Mystery (US Title: The Strange Case of Mr. Henry Marchmont)  1925
 77) The Great Brighton Mystery  1925
 78) The Mill of Many Windows  1925
 79) Sea Fog  1925
 80) Green Ink (short stories)  1926
 81) The Massingham Butterfly (short stories)  1926
 82) The Mortover Grange Mystery (US Title: The Mortover Grange Affair)  1926
 83) The Stolen Budget (US Title: The Missing Chancellor)  1926
 84) The Bartenstein Case (US Title: The Bartenstein Mystery)  1927
 85) The Green Rope  1927
 86) The Murder in the Pallant  1927
 87) The Passenger to Folkestone  1927
 88) Behind the Monocle (short stories)  1928
 89) Cobweb Castle  1928
 90) The Double Chance  1928
 91) The Wrist Mark  1928
 92) The Box Hill Murder  1929
 93) The House in Tuesday Market  1929
 94) The Matheson Formula  1929
 95) The Ravenswood Mystery (Also publshed as: The Canterbury Mystery) (short stories)  1929
 96) The Secret of Secrets  1929
 97) The Borgia Cabinet  1930
 98) The Dressing-Room Murder  1930
 99) The Heaven-Sent Witness and other stories (short stories)  1930
100) The Malachite Jar (Also published as: The Flamstock Mystery) (short stories)  1930
101) The Marrendon Mystery, and other stories of crime and detection (short stories)  1930
102) The South Foreland Murder  1930
103) The Yorkshire Moorland Murder  1930
104) The Guarded Room  1931
105) The Man in No. 3 (short stories)  1931
106) Murder at Wrides Park  1931
107) Murder in Four Degrees  1931
108) Safe Number Sixty-Nine (short stories)  1931
109) The Burma Ruby  1932
110) The Man in the Fur Coat (short stories)  1932
111) Murder in the Squire's Pew  1932
112) Murder of the Ninth Baronet  1932
113) The Solution of a Mystery (short stories)  1932
114) Find the Woman  1933
115) The Murder in Medora Mansions (short stories)  1933
116) Murder of the Only Witness  1933
117) The Mystery of the London Banker (US Title: Murder of a Banker)  1933
118) Who Killed Alfred Snowe? (US Title: Murder of the Lawyer's Clerk)  1933
119) The Ebony Box  1934
120) Murder ot the Secret Agent  1934
121) The Carrismore Ruby (short stories)  1935
122) The Eleventh Hour  1935
123) Todmanhaw Grange (US Title: The Mill House Murder)  1937

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