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THE WORKS OF J. S. FLETCHER
(1863-1935)

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Version Date: 2020-08-08



Joseph Smith Fletcher (7 February 1863—30 January 1935) was an English journalist and author. He wrote more than 230 books on a wide variety of subjects, both fiction and non-fiction, and was one of the most prolific English writers of detective fiction.




* According to Bradshaw (story)
   Hush, Jun 1931

* The Affair of the Irish Mail (story)
   The Red Magazine, 1 Nov 1912

* After the Races (a Paul Campenhaye story)
   Top-Notch Magazine, 30 Jul 1914

* The Alarm Clock (story)
   The Underworld, 5 Nov 1927 

* Alone on a Wide, Wide Sea (story)
   The Red Magazine, 1 Jan 1913

* Amaryllis in the Shade (vignette)
   The London Magazine, Apr/May 1906

* Andrewlina (novel)
  1889

* Anima Christi (poetry)
   1884

* Annie Maude from London Town (story)
   Munsey's Magazine, Jun 1928

* At the First Green (story)
   Harper's Bazaar, Apr 1930

* Baden Powell of Mafeking (non-fiction)
   1900

* The Bedford Row Mystery (novel)
   1925

* Behind the Barrier (story)
   Metropolitan Magazine, Aug 1907, as "From Behind the Barrier"
   Hush, Jun 1930 

* Bickmore Deals with the Duchess (story)
   Green Ink, Jenkins, 1926
   Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, Nov 1951
   Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, Jul 1985 

* The Black House in Harley Street (novel)
   Doubleday Crime Club, 1928
   Mystery Novels Magazine Quarterly, Sum 1934 

* Black Money (serial novel)
   The Blue Book Magazine, Nov 1922-Jan 1923 (3 parts)

* The Blind Man's Dog (story)
   The Pall Mall Magazine, Oct 1909

* The Body in the Box (serial novel)
   Detective Story Magazine, 26 May-16 Jun 1928 (4 parts)

* The Book in Black Letter (story)
   The Wheatstack, Nash, 1909
   Flynn's Weekly, 29 Jan 1927 

* The Borgia Cabinet (novel)
   1932

* The Box Hill Murder (serial novel)
   Detective Story Magazine, 13 Jul-10 Aug 1929 (5 parts)

* Brown Rat's Dock (story)
   The Malachite Jar, Collins, 1930
   Hush, Jan 1931 

* The Bureau with Brass Handles (story)
   The Malachite Jar, Collins, 1930
   Hush, Feb 1931 

* The Burma Ruby (a Sgt. Charlesworth (novel)
  Ernest Benn, 1932
   Mystery Novels Magazine Quarterly, Win 1933

* The Borough Treasurer (novel)
   1919

* By Proxy (story)
   Nash's Magazine, Jan 1911

* Captain Creighton's Legacy (story)
   The Novel Magazine, Apr 1910

* The Cartwright Gardens Mystery (serial novel)
   The Blue Book Magazine, Jan-Mar 1925 (3 parts)

* The Charing Cross Mystery (novel)
   1923

* The Chestermarke Instinct (novel)
   1918

* The Clue of the Crimson Rose (story)
   Cassell's Magazine, Sep 1906

* Contingent on the Verdict (story)
   The Malachite Jar, Collins 1930
   Hush, May 1931 

* The Convict and the Clerics (story)
   The Malachite Jar, Collins 1930
   Hush, Mar 1931
   Argosy (UK), Mar 1949 

* The Copper Box (novelette)
   People's, Jun 15 1923

* The Cortland Mystery (serial novel)
   Detective Story Magazine, 9 Jul-13 Aug 1918 (6 parts)

* Cupid and the Roast Goose (story)
  from  Life in Arcadia
   The Saturday Evening Post, 3 Sep 1898 

* Dark o' the Moor (novelette)
   Short Stories 25 Jul 1922

* A Daughter of To-day (story)
   Nash's Magazine, Apr 1911

* Dead Men's Money (novel)
   1928

* The Death That Lurks Unseen (novelette)
   The Windsor Magazine, Mar 1899

* Diamond Cut Diamond (story)
   Cosmopolitan, Feb 1925

* The Diamonds (serial novel)
   The All-Story Magazine, May-Sep 1905 (5 parts)
   The Underworld, May-Sep 1927 (5 parts)

* Dispossessed (story)
   The Idler, Mar 1910

* Don Quixote of Scotland Yard (story)
   The Canadian Magazine, May 1921

* The Double Chance (serial novel)
   Argosy All-Story Weekly, 10 Mar-7 Apr 1923 (5 parts)

* The Duke, Miss Manning, and Mrs. Duquesne (story)
   Cassell's Magazine of Fiction, Oct 1912

* Early Poems by Joseph Smith Fletcher (poetry)
   1882

* The Eclipse of Luke's Life (excerpt from  God's Failures)
   The Saturday Evening Post, 19 Mar 1898 

* Ex-Officio (story)
   The Massingham Butterfly, Herbert Jenkins, 1926
   Clues, Nov, #1, 1930 

* Exterior to the Evidence (novel)
  Hodder & Stoughton 1920
  Serialised in  The Black Mask Apr-Aug 1922 (5 parts)

* Extra-Judicial (novelette)
   The Red Magazine, 2 Aug 1915

* False Scent (serial novel)
   Detective Story Magazine, 1-19 Sep 1923 (5 parts)

* Fear (story)
   The Malachite Jar, Collins 1930
   Hush, Jun 1931 

* The Fear of the Night (story)
   The Fear of the Night, Routledge, 1903
   Hutchinson's Story-Magazine, Dec 1929
   Clues, Mar, #2, 1930 

* First Thoughts Are Worst (story)
   The Red Magazine, Jan 15 1917

* The Flat on the Fourth Floor (story)
   The Sketch, Jun 16 1909

* The Flight of Stephen Barr (story)
   Detective Fiction Weekly, Oct 20 1928

* Focused on Death (serial novel)
   Flynn's, 26 Dec-16 Jan 1926 (4 parts)

* For Those Were Stirring Times (story)
   Cassell's Magazine, Jan 1904

* For Want of a Stitch (story)
   Detective Story Magazine, Sep 14 1920

* The Fox and the Goose (story)
   The Red Magazine, Feb 15 1913

* Frank Carisbroke's Stratagem (novel)
  1988

* From Behind the Barrier (story)
   Metropolitan Magazine, Aug 1907
  Also as "Behind the Barrier"
   The Novel Magazine, Jul 1908 

* The Gallowstree Mystery (serial novel)
   The Blue Book Magazine, May-Jul 1924 (3 parts)

* The Ghost That Came Between (story)
   The Saturday Evening Post, Jan 29 1898

* The Girls He Left Behind Him (story)
   The London Magazine, Jan 1905

* The Glorious Revenge (story)
   Detective Story Magazine, Aug 17 1929

* The Great Marquenmore Problem (serial novel)
   The Blue Book Magazine, May-Jul 1923 (3 parts)

* The Great Ontario Mystery (serial novel)
   Top-Notch Magazine, 15 Aug-15 Oct 1923 (5 parts)

* Green Ink (story)
   Cosmopolitan, Jan 1925

* The Green Rope (novel)
   Complete Novel Magazine, Apr 1927

* The Grinning Closet (serial novel)
   Detective Story Magazine, 19 Oct-23 Nov 1929 (6 parts)

* The Guardian (story)
   Nash's Magazine, Jul 1910

* Guilty (story)
   International Detective Magazine, Nov 1933

* The Haunted Studio (story)
   Cassell's Magazine, Nov 1906

* The Heart of Yorkshire (article)
   The Idler, Apr 1898

* Held for Ransom (story)
   The Idler, May 1910

* The Herapath Property (novel)
   1920

* The Holmes-Pitezel Case (article)
   The Strand Magazine, Dec 1926

* The House on Shivering Sand (story)
   The Illustrated Detective Magazine, Jan 1932

* "How My Plots Come to Me" (symposium)
   The Strand Magazine, Mar 1927

* How the Sun Went Down (exerpt from  God's Failures)
   The Saturday Evening Post, 12 Mar 1898 

* Human Bones (story)
   Clues, Mar, #2, 1931

* The $150,000 Necklace (story)
   Cosmopolitan, Mar 1926

* Immediately Afterwards (story)
   The Death That Lurks Unseen, Ward 1899
   The Novel Magazine, Jan 1907 

* An Instructress of Raw Youth (story)
   Nash's Magazine, Nov 1910

* In the Days of Drake (novel)
   1895

* In the Mayor's Parlour (novel)
   1922

* The Ivory God (story)
   The London Magazine, Oct 1905
   The Blue Book Magazine, Aug 1907 

* The Judge Corroborates (story)
   The Red Magazine, 22 Aug 1919
   Hush, Dec 1930
   Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine (US), Jan 1953
   Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine (Australia), Mar 1953
   Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, Feb 1993 

* Juliana's Day (story)
   The Puritan, May 1899

* The Juvenile Poems of Joseph S. Fletcher (poetry)
   1879

* The Kang-He Vase (novel)
   1924

* Kiffin, Man of Mystery (serial novel)
   Detective Story Magazine, 6-20 Jan 1923 (3 parts)

* The King versus Wargrave (novel)
   Ward Lock, London, 1915
   A.A. Knopf, New York, 1924

* Lady Ossington and the Scent Bottle (story)
   The Fear of the Night, Routledge, 1903
   Hutchinson's Story-Magazine, Nov 1929

* The Lady Speaks (story)
   Pearson's Magazine (US), Mar 1904
   Pearson's Magazine (US), Feb 1915

* The Lady Who Turned Thief (story)
   Cosmopolitan, Sep 1927

* The Langthwaite Pearls (story)
   Radio Digest, Oct 1930

* The Last Extreme (story)
   Pearson's Magazine, Nov 1896

* The Last Tenant but One (story)
   Many Engagements, Long, 1923
   Hutchinson's Mystery Story Magazine, Jul 1927

* The Lawful Heir (story)
   The Novel Magazine, Jan 1909

* The Lighthouse on Shivering Sand (story)
   The Red Magazine, 1 Oct 1911
   Hush, Apr 1931

* A Little Tyrant of the Fields (story)
   The Idler, Oct 1909

* Look for the Woman (novelette)
   Nash's Pall Mall Magazine, Jan 1933

* The Lost Mr. Linthwaite (serial novel)
   Detective Story Magazine, 20 Jan-9 Mar 1920 (6 parts)

* Love's Way in Arcadia (story)
   Ainslee's Magazine, Jun 1911

* Lucian the Dreamer (novel)
   1903

* The Magician of Cannon Street (a Paul Campenhaye novelette)
   The Red Magazine, Apr 15 1914

* A Maid and her Money (novel)
   Doubleday, Doran & Co., Garden City, NY, 1929
   
* The Making of a Glass Bottle (article)
   The Ludgate, Dec 1896

* The Malachite Jar (story)
   The Malachite Jar, Collins 1930
   Hush, Oct 1930

* The Man Who Took a Name (story)
   The Red Magazine, May 1909
   People's, May 1909

* Marchester Royal (an Inspector Skarratt serial novel)
   The Novel Magazine, Apr-Dec 1909 (9 parts)
   Flynn's, 27 Mar-17 Apr 1926 (4 parts)
   The Household Magazine, Feb-Mar 1927 (2 parts)

* The Marchmont Mystery (serial novel)
   Flynn's, 20 Dec 1924-17 Jan 1925 (5 parts)

* The Markenmore Mystery (novel)
   Herbert Jenkins, London, 1922
   A.A. Knopf, New York, 1923
   Grosset & Dunlap, New York, 1923

* A Married Bachelor (story)
   The Canadian Magazine, Jan 1920

* A Matrimonial Agent (story)
   Nash's Magazine, May 1910

* The Middle of Things (serial novel)
   The Blue Book Magazine, May-Jul 1922 (3 parts)

* The Middle Temple Murder (novel)
   Ward Lock, London, 1919
   Grosset & Dunlap, New York, 1922
   Collins Crime Club, London, 2019 (100th anniversary edition)

* The Mill of Many Windows (novel)
   1925

* Miscellaneous Stories (collection) 
   1907

* The Missing Chancellor (serial novel)
   Short Stories (US), 25 Aug-25 Sep 1926 (3 parts)
   Short Stories (UK), early Feb-mid Feb 1927 (2 parts)

* Mortover Grange (novelette)
   Short Stories Apr 10 1927

* Most Rare Adventure of Brother Peter (story)
   Holland's, Dec 1925

* Mr. Ecks (serial novel)
   Flynn's Weekly,  12 Feb-5 Mar 1927 (4 parts)

* Mr. Mann of London (story), 1930
   Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine (US), Jul 1952
   Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine (Australia) Sep 1952

* Mr. Poskitt's Cricket Match (story)
   The London Magazine, Sep 1906

* Mr. Poskitt at a Wedding (a Mr. Poskitt story)
   The London Magazine, Sep 1904

* Mr. Poskitt at the Funeral (a Mr. Poskitt story)
   The London Magazine, May 1904

* Mr. Poskitt Keeps Christmas (a Mr. Poskitt story)
   The London Magazine, Nov 1905

* Mr. Poskitt's Investment (a Mr. Poskitt story)
   The London Magazine, Aug 1906

* Mr. Poskitt's Nightcaps (collected Mr. Poskitt stories)
   1910

* Mr. Spivey's Clerk (novel)
  1890

* Murder at Wrides Park (novel)
   1931

* Murder in Four Degrees (novel)
   1931

* The Murder in Medora Mansions (story)
   Hush, Jul 1930

* Murder of the Ninth Baronet (novel)
   G.G. Harrap & Co., London, 1932
   A.A. Knopf, New York, 1932
   Grosset & Dunlap, New York, 1932

* Muscats from Alexandria (a Paul Campenhaye story)
   The Novel Magazine, May 1912
   Top-Notch Magazine, Sep 20 1914 (v19 #2)

* Mystery Castle (story)
   Top-Notch, 1 Jan 1911

* The Mystery of Ravensdene Court (serial novel)
   Everybody's Magazine, Jan-Mar 1922 (3 parts)

* The Mystery of the Silver Box (a Paul Campenhaye story)
   Top-Notch Magazine, 10 Aug 1914

* The New Sun (story)
   The Red Magazine, Jul 1 1913
   Argosy All-Story Weekly, 9 Jun 1923
   Famous Fantastic Mysteries, Apr 1952

* Only Just Beneath the Surface (story)
   Cassell's Magazine, Apr 1907

* The Orange-Yellow Diamond (novel)
   1920

* The Other Sense (story)
   The Sketch, 13 Oct 1909

* Out of the Discard (a Paul Campenhaye story)
   Top-Notch Magazine, 10 Sep 1914

* Paradise Court (serial novel)
   The Novel Magazine, Aug 1907-Jan 1908 (6 parts)
   The Rapid, Sep 1907

* Paul Campenhaye (collection)
    1918

* Perris of the Cherry-Trees (novel)
   1913

* Paying the Price of Confession (excerpt from  God's  Fortune)
  The Saturday Evening Post, 5 Feb 1898

* Picturesque History of Yorkshire (non-fiction)
   Caxton, London, 1903-1904.

* The Porphyry Box (novelette)
   The Popular Magazine, Feb 1904
   The Novel Magazine, Apr 1907

* Poskitt the Peacemaker (a Mr. Poskitt story)
   Cassell's Magazine, Jul 1906

* The Prince's Pearl (story)
  The Ivory God, Murray 1907
      Munsey's Magazine Apr 1927

* The Prisoner's Story (serial novel)
   Nash's Pall Mall Magazine, Sep 1931--??? ????

* Queen of a Day (novel)
   T. Fisher Unwin, London, 1907
   Hutchinson, London, 1927
   Doubleday, Doran & Co., Garden City, NY, 1929

* The Ransom for London (novel)
  John Long, London, 1914
  A.L. Burt, New York, 1928

* Ravensdene Court (novel)
   1922

* The Rayner-Slade Amalgamation (novel)
   1917
 
* The Re-making of 'Enry Chadd (story)
   The Red Magazine, Dec 1 1911

* The Reason Why (story)
   The Novel Magazine, Apr 1912

* The Reformation of Northern England (non-fiction)
  Kennikat Press, Port Washington, NY, 1971

* The Return of a Native (story)
   The London Magazine, Jan 1907

* A Return to the Footlights (story)
   The Red Magazine, Nov 1 1911

* Revenge Has Long Fingers (story)
   The Red Magazine, Mar 15 1913
   Hush, Sep 1930

* The Ring of Destruction (serial novel)
   Sweetheart Stories, 21 May-13 Aug 1929 (6 parts)

* Rippling Ruby (serial novel)
   Woman's Home Companion, Aug-Oct 1923 (3 parts)

* A Romance in Covent Garden (story)
   Nash's Magazine, Aug 1910

* The Root of All Evil (novel)
   1921

* Royal Amethyst (novelette)
   Munsey's Magazine, Mar 1928

* The Safety-Pin (serial novel)
   Detective Story Magazine, 30 Jun-4 Aug 1923 (6 parts)

* The Sarpent (story)
   The Novel Magazine, Sep 1911

* Scarhaven Keep (novel)
   1920

* Sea Fog (serial novel)
   Flynn's, 10-31 Oct 1925 (4 parts)

* The Search for Antoinette (a Paul Campenhaye story)
   The Novel Magazine, Dec 1911

* The Secret Agent (serial novel)
   The Hawick News 3 May-19 Jul 1935 (12 parts)

* The Secret of Mei-Fang Yoeng (story)
   Clues, Jan, #1, 1931

* The Secret of the Barbican and Other Stories (collection) 
   1924

* The Secret of the Quarry (serial novel)
   Detective Story Magazine, 19 Feb-12 Mar 1921 (4 parts)

* The Secret of the Strong-Room (story)
   The Red Magazine, Dec 1 1912
     Hush, Aug 1930

*The Secret Way (serial novel)
   Detective Story Magazine, 27 Dec 1924-31 Jan 1925 (6 parts)

* Seekers After Rarity (story)
   The Red Magazine, Jan 1 1912

* The Selchester Missal (story)
   The Red Magazine, Feb 1 1917

* Sergeant Murphy's Waterloo (story)
   The London Magazine, Jul 1906

* The Seven Days' Secret (novelette)
  Jarrolds 1919
       People's, Jan 15 1923
      Secret Service Detective Stories Nov 1930

*The Seven Days' Secret (novelette)
   The Red Magazine, Jun 15, Jul 1 1914

* A Shot in the Night (story)
   Cosmopolitan, Sep 1924

* The Skede-Dhu of Inverikie (story)
   Nash's Magazine, Oct 1910
   Many Engagements, Long, 1923
   The Black Mask, Jun 1925
   Hutchinson's Adventure-Story Magazine, Aug 1927

* The Solution of a Mystery (novel)
   1932

* The Spoils to the Victor (a Mr. Poskitt story)
   The Idler, Jan 1910

* The Stolen Intaglio (story)
   Many Engagements, Long, 1923
   Flynn's Weekly, 7 May 1927

* A Stranger in Arcady (a Mr. Poskitt story)
  Nash's Magazine Apr 1910

* The Subtle Spur (story)
   The Novel Magazine, Aug 1910

* Sunrise in February (story)
   The Red Magazine, Feb 1909

* The Talleyrand Maxim (novel)
  1919

* The Thief and the Duchess (story)
   McClure's, Mar 1927

* The Tiger Lily (story)
   Many Engagements, Long 1923
  Munsey's Magazine Apr 1928

* Time-Worn Town (serial novel)
  Munsey's Magazine Aug-Dec 1923 (5 parts)

* The Tobacco-Box (a Paul Campenhaye story)
   The Red Magazine, 1 Mar 1913

* Todmanhawe Grange (novel)
   1937

* The Triumph of Thomasine (story)
   Many Engagements, Long, 1923
   Munsey's Magazine, Sep 1928

* The Trouble at Five Oaks Farm (story)
  Cassell's Magazine, Nov 1910

* Ulysses of Appleford (story)
   The Novel Magazine, Jan 1910

* The Vengeance of La Maraye (story)
   The Red Magazine, Mar 1 1912

* The Way to Jericho (story)
   The Secret of the Barbican, Hodder & Stoughton, 1924
   Best Stories of All Time, Feb 1927

*The Well in Good Folks' Hollow (story)
   The Red Magazine, Nov 15 1912

* A Well-Merited Lesson (story)
   The Boy's Own Paper, 18 Mar 1893

* When Charles the First Was King (novel)
   1892

* When Old Nick Drives (story)
   Top-Notch Magazine, 1 Mar 1923

* Where Highways Cross (novel)
   1895

* The White Kid Glove (story)
   The Strand Magazine (UK), Mar 1896
   The Strand Magazine (US), Apr 1896

* Without Ceremony (a Paul Campenhaye story)
   Top-Notch Magazine, Sep 30 1914 (v18 #6)

* The Yellow Dog (story)
   The Secret of the Barbican, Hodder & Stoughton. 1924
   Best Stories of All Time, Oct 1926

* Wrychester Paradise (novel)
   1921

* Young Mr. Merrill's Love Affair (story)
   The Windsor Magazine, Jan 1909 

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