A.E. Martin

Archibald Edward Martin was born in North Adelaide, Australia. He founded and co-owned the weekly newspaper Gadfly which folded in 1909. He was an author, publisher, and writer of radio plays and serials. He is the creator of 'Pel Pelham', an entrepreneur and amateur sleuth.


Titles and year of publication:  

 'Pel Pelham' Novels
 1) The Common People: Murder in Sideshow Alley (UK and US Title: The Outsiders [1945])  1944
 2) The Bridal Bed Murders (UK Title: The Chinese Bed Mystery [1955])  1954
 Other Novels
 1) The Misplaced Corpse  1944
 2) Sinners Never Die  1944
 3) The Shudder Show (short stories)  1945
 4) Death in the Limelight  1946
 5) The Curious Crime  1952