Hulbert Footner
1879-1944
 

William Hulbert Footner was born in Hamilton, Canada. In 1898, he travelled to New York. He moved from job to job and decided to become an actor. He was a bad actor and drifting into writing.

 

Titles and year of publication:
 
 1) Two on the Trail  1911
 2) Jack Chanty  1913
 3) The Sealed Valley  1914
 4) The Fur-Bringers  1916
 5) The Huntress  1917
 6) Thieveís Wit  1918
 7) The Substitute Millionaire  1919
 8) The Woman from Outside (UK Title: On Swan River)  1921
 9) The Owl Taxi  1921
10) The Deaves Affair  1922
11) Ramshackle House (Also published as: Mystery at Ramshackle)  1922
12) The Wild Bird  1923
13) Officer!  1924
14) The Under Dogs  1925
15) The Shanty Sled  1925
16) Madame Storey (short stories)  1926
17) A Backwoods Princess  1926
18) The Queen of Clubs  1927
19) The Velvet Hand (short stories)  1928
20) Capín Sue  1928
21) A Self-Made Thief  1929
22) The Doctor Who Held Hands (Also published as: The Murdererís Challenge)  1929
23) Anybodyís Pearls  1929
24) The Viper (short stories)  1930
25) Trial by Water  1930
26) The Mystery of the Folded Paper (UK Title: The Folded Paper Mystery)  1930
27) Easy to Kill  1931
28) The Casual Murderer (short stories)  1932
29) Dead Manís Hat  1932
30) The Ring of Eyes  1933
31) Murder Runs in the Family  1934
32) Dangerous Cargo  1934
33) Scarred Jungle  1935
34) The Whip-Poor-Will Mystery (UK Title: The New Made Grave)  1935
35) Murder of a Bad Man  1935
36) The Island of Fear  1936
37) The Obeah Murders (UK Title: Murder in the Sun)  1937
38) Tortuous Trails (short stories)  1937
39) The Dark Ships  1937
40) The Almost Perfect Murder (short stories)  1937
41) The Death of a Celebrity  1938
42) The Nationís Missing Guest  1939
43) The Murder That Had Everything  1939
44) Sinfully Rich  1940
45) Murdererís Vanity  1940
46) Who Killed the Husband?  1941
47) The House with the Blue Door  1942
48) Death of a Saboteur  1943
49) Unneutral Murder  1944
50) Orchids to Murder  1945

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