Hilea Bailey

Pseudonym of Ruth Lenore Marting. She was born in Eckerty, Indiana. She graduated from Danville High School in 1927. She married Chester Donald Silvers in 1951. She worked for an advertising agency for about twenty years and later she worked as a legal secretary. She died in Sarasota, Florida. She is the creator of 'Hilea Bailey and Hilary Dunsany Bailey III', an amateur sleuth and her disabled father, a widowed private investigator.


Titles and year of publication:  

 1) What Night Will Bring  1939
 2) Give Thanks to Death  1940
 3) The Smiling Corpse  1941
 4) Breathe No More, My Lady  1946