Francis William Lauderdale Adams was born in Malta to British parents. He was educated at Shrewsbury School in Shrewsbury, Shropshire. He was an author, essayist, poet, dramatist, and journalist. In 1884, he married and migrated to Australia. In 1890, he returned to England. He shot himself during a severe tubucular haemorrhage that would probably have been fatal.
Titles and year of publication:
|1) Madeline Brown's Murderer (Also published as: The Murder of Madeline Brown )||1887|
|2) John Webb's End: Australian Bush Life (Also published as: John Webb's End, or, Strong As Death )||1891|
|3) Australian Life (short stories)||1892|