Pseudonym of Francis William Stokes. He was born in London. He was an author, engineer, and the managing director of Stokes Castings, Ltd, a family firm in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire. He is the creator of 'Detective Inspector Allport', a Scotland Yard detective.
Titles and year of publication:
|'Detective Inspector Allport' Novels|
|1) The Dalehouse Murder||1927|
|2) The Hammer of Doom||1928|
|3) The Young Vanish||1932|
|4) Murder May Pass Unpunished||1936|
|1) Murder at Plenders (US Title: Murder Through the Window )||1930|