Christopher Bush
1885-1973
Pseudonym: Michael Home
 

Charlie Christmas Bush was born in Great Hockham, Norfolk. He was educated at Kings College, Cambridge where he obtained a B.A. After a career in teaching, he became a freelance writer. He is the creator of ‘Ludovic Travers’, a economist who later becomes a private detective. Bush also wrote under the pseudonym ‘Michael Home’.

 

Titles and year of publication:
 
 1) The Plumley Inheritance  1926
 2) The Perfect Murder Case  1929
 3) Dead Man Twice  1930
 4) The Death of Cosmo Revere (Also published as: Murder at Fenwold)  1930
 5) Dancing Death  1931
 6) Dead Man’s Music  1931
 7) Cut Throat  1932
 8) The Case of the Unfortunate Village  1932
 9) The Case of the April Fools  1933
10) The Case of the Three Strange Faces (US Title: The Crank in the Corner)  1933
11) The Case of the 100% Alibi (US Title: The Kitchen Cake Murder)  1934
12) The Case of the Dead Shepherd (US Title: The Tea Tray Murders)  1934
13) The Case of the Chinese Gong  1935
14) The Case of the Monday Murders (US Title: Murder on Monday)  1936
15) The Case of the Bonfire Body (US Title: The Body in the Bonfire)  1936
16) The Case of the Missing Minutes (US Title: Eight O’Clock Alibi)  1937
17) The Case of the Hanging Rope (US Title: The Wedding Night Murder)  1937
18) The Case of the Tudor Queen  1938
19) The Case of the Leaning Man (US Title: The Leaning Man)  1938
20) The Case of the Green Felt Hat  1939
21) The Case of the Flying Ass  1939
22) The Case of the Climbing Rat  1940
23) The Case of the Murdered Major  1941
24) The Case of the Kidnapped Colonel  1942
25) The Case ot the Fighting Soldier  1942
26) The Case of the Magic Mirror  1943
27) The Case of the Running Mouse  1944
28) The Case of the Platinum Blonde  1944
29) The Case of the Corporal’s Leave  1945
30) The Case of the Missing Men  1946
31) The Case of the Second Chance  1946
32) The Case of the Curious Client  1947
33) The Case of the Haven Hotel  1948
34) The Case of the Housekeeper’s Hair  1948
35) The Case of the Seven Bells  1949
36) The Case of the Purloined Picture  1949
37) The Case of the Happy Warrior (US Title: The Case of the Frightened Mannequin)  1950
38) The Case of the Corner Cottage  1951
39) The Case of the Fourth Detective  1951
40) The Case of the Happy Medium  1952
41) The Case of the Counterfeit Colonel  1952
42) The Case of the Burn’t Bohemian  1953
43) The Case of the Silken Petticoat  1953
44) The Case of the Red Brunette  1954
45) The Case of the Three Lost Letters  1954
46) The Case of the Benevolent Bookie  1955
47) The Case of the Amateur Actor  1955
48) The Case of the Extra Man  1956
49) The Case of the Flowery Corpse  1956
50) The Case of the Russian Cross  1957
51) The Case of the Treble Twist (US Title: The Case of the Triple Twist)  1958
52) The Case of the Running Man  1958
53) The Case of the Careless Thief  1959
54) The Case of the Sapphire Brooch  1960
55) The Case of the Extra Grave  1961
56) The Case of the Dead Man Gone  1961
57) The Case of the Three Ring Puzzle  1962
58) The Case of the Heavenly Twin  1963
59) The Case of the Grand Alliance  1964
60) The Case of the Jumbo Sandwich  1965
61) The Case of the Good Employer  1966
62) The Case of the Deadly Diamonds  1967
63) The Case of the Prodigal Daughter  1968
As 'Michael Home'
 1) The Questing Man  1936
 2) The Harvest Is Past  1937
 3) July at Fritham  1938
 4) The Place of Little Birds (US Title: Attack in the Desert)  1941
 5) The House of Shade  1942
 6) City of the Soul  1943
 7) The Cypress Road  1945
 8) The Strange Prisoner  1947
9) No Snow at Latching  1948
10) The Soundless Years  1951
11) The Auber File  1953
12) That Was Yesterday  1955

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