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The British author Thomas Charles Bridges, who wrote as "T.C. Bridges," "Tom Bridges" and "Christopher Beck," "Martin Shaw" and "John N. Stanton,"[*] was born in Bagnères de Bigorre, France, on 22 August 1868. The son of a clergyman, he was educated at Marlborough College in Wiltshire, England.

[* Bridges' use of the pseudonyms "Martin Shaw" and "John N. Stanton" is documented in Chris Gosnell's genealogy of the Bridges family. T.J. Carter's Dictionary of Literary Pseudonyms in the English Language (Maxwell Publishing Ltd., London, 1995) tells us that the pseudonym "Martin Shaw" was used for stories published in the magazine Boy's Realm. According to The Fiction Mags Index, the same pseudonym was used by the British writer Ed Martin (1874-1944). This suggests that it may have been a "house name" used by the publisher of Boy's Realm and other periodicals for young readers, Harmsworth; Amalgamated Press, London.]

In 1886 Bridges went to Florida to work on an orange plantation. After eight financially unprofitable years he returned to England in 1894, almost penniless, and decided to try his hand at writing.

His first two articles on fishing in Florida appeared in The Field. The earliest work documented in the course of research for this bibliography was an article titled "Kill or Cure" that appeared in The Penny Pictorial Magazine on 15 July 1899.

Bridges wrote free-lance contributions for many periodicals, eventually joining the staff of Answers, a weekly published by the Amalgamated Press, London, as a sub-editor. He worked for this magazine for some four years, at the end of which he resigned to concentrate on free-lance writing.

Bridges' works were often syndicated for publication in other countries, notably in Australia. Several of his stories and serials are available in the digital newspaper archive of the National Library of Australia.

In the early 1900's, Bridges and his wife (whom he married in 1899) went to live in Dartmoor, Cornwall, only two miles from the notorious prison at Princeton. Many of the stories that he wrote there featured prisons and their inmates, one example being the Sexton Blake thriller Ten Years' Penal Servitude (1911).

Bridges, whose hobbies included fishing, golf and gardening, published his autobiography From Florida to Fleet Street in 1928.

He spent his last years in Torquay, Devonshire, where, after a long and successful writing career, he died on 26 May 1944.

Bridges, a prolific writer, sold articles and stories (the latter mostly for a juvenile readership) to numerous British newspapers and magazines. He penned his first boys' story in 1902, and Gilbert Floyd, the editor of Boys Realm, commissioned him to write a serial for that paper. The result was Paddy Leary's Schooldays, a story about the adventures of an Australian boy at an English public school. It's popularity inspired him to write two long sequels and several short stories about the same characters.

Among other things, Bridges wrote Sexton Blake stories for The Union Jack (Amalgamated Press, London) and contributed to the Boys' Own Paper, The Scout, and The Children's Newspaper until the late 1930's. Several of the books in his huge opus were published posthumously.

A number of his works are "lost civilisation" novels.

In Martin Crusoe: A Boy's Adventure on Wizard Island (1920) he describes a land populated by descendants of the survivors of Atlantis

Men of the Mist (1922) is a lost race tale set in a region of Alaska where prehistoric creatures have survived.

The People of the Chasm (1923), which Bridges wrote as Christopher Beck, features monstrous insects, giant apes and Norsemen living in a a temperate zone near the North Pole.

The City of No Escape (1925) is set in a lost world inhabited by robot-like beings.

In the vintage science fiction novel The Death Star (1940), which he dedicated "To Jules Verne, first of science fiction writers," Bridges describes an Earth largely devastated and depopulated by a terrible disturbance in the solar system. The story relates the adventures of seven men adrift in a marvellous airship of the future. There is a battle to death between two scientists, one seeking to build up a new and better world on the ruins of the old, the other a fiend fighting to set up a system which would destroy finally what life was left on Earth.

The sources consulted in the compilation of the present bibliography include:

The following abbreviations are used in this bilbiography: ar = article; coll = collection; nv = novelette; sl = serial; ss = short story.

— Roy Glashan, 22 April 2018



The Aussies at Highcliff
Boys' Friend Knock-Out Library, #708, London, 1940
Better Than Gold (sl)
The Hawick News, Oct 5 1934-Jan 4 1935 (14 parts)
T.A. & E. Pemberton, Manchester, 1948
The Bully of Boiling Creek
F. Warne & Co., London & New York, 1932
The Bush Boys. A Story of the Australian Desert
Sheldon Press, London, 1930
Cannibal Island (sl)
The Children's Newspaper, Mar 29-Sep 20 1930
The Captive of the Hills (sl)
The Children's Newspaper, Jul 7-Sep 22 1928 (12 parts)
Convict 88 (sl)
Boys' Realm, Series 1, #426-#433, 1910
Boys' Friend Library, #391, Aug 1911
T.A. & E. Pemberton, Manchester, 1945
Chums in Adversity (nv)
Boys' Friend, Nov 21 1903, uncredited
The City of No Escape (sl)
The Crusoe Mag., Dec 1924-May 1925 (6 parts)
George Newnes, London, 1925
The Crime on the Moor [Sexton Blake]
Sexton Blake Library, Second Series, #487, 1935
The Danger Trail (sl)
The Children's Newspaper, Oct 10 1931 -Apr 2 1932
Dartmoor Legacy (sl)
Serialised in several Australian newspapers, including:
The Singleton Argus, 1939
The Queensland Times, 1940
The North Western Courier, 1941
The Goulburn Evening Post, 1946
Dead Man's Gold
F. Warne & Co., London & New York, 1936
The Death Star
William Collins, London, 1940
Diving for a Fortune
The Children's Newspaper Nov 16–Dec 7 1935
Driven to Sea (sl)
The Magnet Library, Jun 12-Aug 28 1915 (12 parts)
Boys' Friend Library, #332, Apr 1916
T.A. & E. Pemberton, Manchester, 1945
The Fateful Legacy (sl)
The Hawick News, Aug 7 1942-Feb 12 1941 (28 parts)
A Fight for Fortune, or: The Tiger of Batol
J. Nisbet & Co., London, 1914
Dean & Son, Ltd., London, 1930s, 1943
Musson Book Co., Toronto, 1939
Flying to Fortune
George Newnes, London, 1933
Gay Venture (sl)
The Hawick News, Apr 25-Jul 18 1941 (13 parts)
The Girl from Golden
F. Warne & Co., London & New York, 1943
The Golden Galleon (nv)
Boys' Friend, Apr 30 1904, uncredited
The Golden Key (sl)
The Magnet Library, #419-#434, Feb 19-Jun 3 1916 (16 parts)
Boys' Friend Library, #376, Apr 1917
The Gold Magnet (sl)
The Hawick News, Oct 9 1931-Jan 1 1932 (13 parts)
The Gold-Hunters (sl)
The Hawick News, Jan 23-Apr 17 1942 (13 parts)
"Gone to Ground" (nv)
Boys' Friend, Jan 22 1910
Guardians of the Straits (sl)
Chums, Sep 14-Oct 19 1918 (6 parts)
The Hidden City
William Collins, London, 1923
Children's Press, London, 19??
The Hidden Enemy (sl)
The Western Mail, Perth, WA, May 30 1935, ff
Also published in the Australian newspapers:
The Northern Herald (Cairns)
The Age (Melbourne);
The Singleton Argus (NSW)
The Townsville Daily Bulletin (Qld)
The Molong Express & Western District Advertiser (NSW)
The Goulburn Evening Penny Post (NSW)
Roy Glashan's Library, 2018 (first book edition)
High Water (sl)
The Children's Newspaper, London, Jan 22-Jan 29 1938 (2 parts)
The House of Silence (sl)
The Children's Newspaper, London, Sep 9 1922-Jan 27 1923
Jackie Hightree. The Adventures of a Squirrel (with Jane Fielding)
M.A. Donohue, Chicago, 1913
Killer's Contract
Amalgamated Press, Thriller Library #10, London, 1934
The Land of Silence
C.A. Pearson, London, 1921
The Likes of We
Serialised under syndication in, e.g.:
The Northam Advertiser, West Australia, 5 Sep 1947 ff
The Beverley Times, West Australia, 12 Sep- 5 Dec 1947
The Advocate, Burnie, Tasmania, 27 Jan 1948 ff
The Little Admiral
William Collins, London, 1930
The Lone Hand
F. Warne & Co., London & New York, 1934
Lost in the Train (sl)
The Children's Newspaper, The Amalgamated Press, London, Sep 24 1921-Mar 11 1922
Luck or Pluck. A Story of the Northern Forests
With "The Little Green God"
F. Warne & Co., London & New York, 1930
The Mad Mustang (nv)
Boys' Friend, Jan 18 1908
The Man from Montevideo (nv)
Serialised under syndication in, e.g.:
The Queenslander, Brisbane, Australia, Nov 8, 1919-Jan 31, 1920
The Mansfield Reporter, Northhamptonshire, England, April 29, 1921, ff.
The Daily Telegraph, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia, Dec 1, 1921–Jan 16, 1922
First book edition: Roy Glashan's Library, 2019
Marlow of the Mounted
F. Warne & Co., London & New York, 1946
Serialised The Hawick News, Jan 19-Apr 12 1940 as "Valley of No Echo"
Also published serially in several Australian newspapers
Martin Crusoe: A Boy's Adventure on Wizard Island (sl)
The Children's Newspaper, Mar 22-Oct 4 1919 (29 parts)
George G. Harrap & Co., London, 1920
The Master of the Elephant (nv)
Boys' Friend, Feb 29 1908
Men of the Mist
George G. Harrap & Co., London, 1923
McKay, Philadelphia, 1923?
William Collins, London, 1924?
The Merlin Court Mystery (nv)
Boys' Friend, Jun 24 1905
Messenger's Million
See "The Vamp"
Mountains of the Moon
F. Warne & Co., London & New York, 1935
The Mud Pups (sl)
The Children's Newspaper, Aug 30-Dec 25, 1924 (18 parts)
The Mystery Man
The Children's Newspaper, 12 Jun–18 Sep 1920
Lloyd's School Yarns, #4, London, 1921
The Mystery Message. A Story of South American Adventure
George G. Harrap & Co., London, 1927
The Other Man's Crime (sl)
Toowoomba Chronicle and Darling Downs Gazette, Qld, Australia) 30 Jun-13 Aug 1932
Paddy Leary's Brother (sl)
Boys Realm, Series 1, #311-#316, 1908
Boys' Friend Library, #620, Jul 1922
Paddy Leary, Millionaire (sl)
Serial title of "The Schoolboy Millionaire" (qv)
Boys Realm, Series 1, #76-#94, 1903-1904
Boys' Friend Library, #182, Feb 1912
Paddy Leary's Schooldays (sl)
An Australian Boy at a British Public School
Boys Realm, 1903, Series 1, #45-#63, 1903
Boys' Friend Library, #180, Jan 1912
Boys' Friend Knock-Out Library, #708, Feb 1940
Peggy's Guilt
T.A. & E. Pemberton, Manchester, 1948
The Plunder Pit
F. Warne & Co., London & New York, 1937
Serialised as "The Stolen Masterpiece" (qv)
The Rogue Whale (sl)
The Children's Newspaper, Jan 5-Feb 23, 1924 (8 parts)
The Schoolboy Millionaire
Reprint title of "Paddy Leary, Millionaire" (qv)
Boys' Friend Knock-Out Library, London, 1940
The Second Time West
Faber & Faber, London, 1938
The Secret of Sevenstones Key
F. Warne & Co., London & New York, 1928
The Secret of Smoking Swamp
F. Warne & Co., London & New York, 1926
The Secret of the Baltic
William Collins, London, 1919
S.O.S. Sally (sl)
Serialised under syndication, e.g., in:
The Goldburn Evening Post, Australia, Jun 1 1943 ff
The Daily Mercury, Mackay, Australia, Dec 18 1945 ff
The The Northam Advertiser, Nov 12 1947 ff
The Beverley Times, Australia, Dec 12 1947 ff
S.O.S. The Wireless Mystery (sl)
The Children's Newspaper, Jan 1-Mar 26 1927 (13 parts)
The Sky Riders (sl)
The Children's Newspaper, Sep 27 1919-Fev 14 1920 (21 parts)
George G. Harrap & Co., London, 1921
Sons of the Air
F. Warne & Co., London & New York, 1929
The Star of the Films (sl)
Boys' Realm, Series 2, #987-#1001, 1920
Boys' Friend Library, #565, Jul 1921
The Stolen Masterpiece (sl)
The Hawick News, Jul 13-Sep 28 1934 (12 parts)
First book edition: F. Warne & Co., London & New York, 1937, as "The Plunder Pit"
Stones From the Sky. A Tale for Boys
F. Warne & Co., London & New York, 1941
The T.C. Bridges Adventure Book (coll)
Contents: The Mystery Message, The Sky Riders, Martin Crusoe
George G. Harrap & Co., London, 1933
Ten Years' Penal Servitude
A Sexton Blake story
Boys' Friend Library, #155, May 1911, uncredited
Tons of Gold
Hutchinson & Co., London, 1935
[The] Valley of No Echo (sl)
The Hawick News, Jan 19-Apr 12 1940 (13 parts)
Also published serially in several Australian newspapers
First book edition: F. Warne & Co., London & New York, 1946, "Marlow of the Mounted"
The Vamp
Serialised as "Messenger's Million" in
The Teesdale Mercury, England, 1931-1932
The Queenslander, Brisbane, Australia, 17 September 1931- 7 January 1932
T.A. & E. Pemberton, Manchester, 1948
Watching Eyes
Serialised in:
The Brisbane Courier, Australia, 16 Aug-26 Sep 1932
The Advertiser, Adelaide, Australia, 1932
Maitland Daily Mercury, Australia, 1936
Goulburn Evening Penny Post, Australia, 1936
T.A. & E. Pemberton, Manchester, 1946
Wings of Adventure
William Collins, London, 19??


Adventures Under Ground (coll)
T. Nelson & Sons Ltd., London & New York,1937
The Apes' Way [Thrill Hunters #2] (ss)
Chums, Jan 9 1915
The Bait (ss)
Chums, Apr 4 1914
The Banshee (ss)
Chums, Apr 13 1918
Basement Bargain (ss)
Gloucester Journal, Jun 8 1940
The Bashful Volcano (ss)
Top-Notch, Jun 1 1911
The Beasts in Armour [Jim of the Jungle #5] (ss)
Chums, May 9 1914
The Blighter (ss)
The Novel Magazine, Feb 1911
The Blue Monoplane and Other Stories (coll/co-author)
Blackie & Son Ltd., London, 1935
Boy's Favourite Book (coll)
William Collins, London, 1936
Bred in the Bone! (with John Goodwin) (ss)
Penny Pictorial, May 28 1921
Boy's Adventure Book: Tales by T.C. Bridges and Others (coll)
New Century Press, London, 1935
Callaway's Chance (ss)
Chums, Sep 11 1915
The Captain of Kynaston's (ss)
Chums, Dec 4 1915
The Channel (ss)
Chums, Oct 13 1917
The Claim Jumpers [Trouble Enders #5] (ss)
Chums, Jul 31 1915
Cottonmouth (ss)
The Windsor Magazine, Jul 1915
Criminal Yarns (coll)
Hutchinson & Co., London, 1925
The Crossing (ss)
Chums, Feb 27 1915
Dead Broke (ss)
Chums, Aug 12 1908
The Dead River (ss)
Chums, May 3 1919
The Diver (ss)
Boys' Friend, Apr 11 1908, uncredited
Eight Fathoms Deep (ss)
Boys' Friend, May 2 1908, uncredited
Ellie's Englishman (ss)The Windsor Magazine Aug 1914
The Windsor Magazine, Aug 1914
False Pretences (ss)
The Herald (Tamworth), Jan 23 1937
For the Sake of Sanlucar (ss)
The Red Magazine, Mar 1 1912
Foul Play (ss)
Chums, Aug 23 1919
Friendlies (ss)
Chums, Jan 6 1917
Garbett's Gang [Kit the Keeper #5](ss)
Chums, Sep 2 1916
The Ghost Bear [Jim of the Jungle #3] (ss)
Chums, Apr 25 1914
The Ghost of Garth Owen (ss)
The Yellow Magazine, Apr 6 1923
The Giant Bird [Jim of the Jungle #6] (ss)
Chums, May 16 1914
The Giant's Mouth [The Master of Magellan #4] (ss)
Chums, Oct 11 1919
The Gilded Man Series
1. The Rogue (ss), Chums, May 12 1917
2. The Sorcerer's Stone (ss), Chums, May 19 1917
3. The Slave Pit (ss), Chums, May 26 1917
4. The Tin Thieves (ss), Chums, Jun 2 1917
5. The Guardian of the Gorge (ss), Chums, Jun 9 1917
6. Retribution! (ss), Chums, Jun 16 1917
Glacier Gold! (ss)
Chums, Jul 15 1922
The Golden Man (ss)
The Crusoe Mag., Dec 1925
A Good Indian (ss)
Chums, Oct 27 1917
The Greed of Gold: The Hermit of Purple Gulch (ss)
Boys' Friend, Aug 1 1903
The Greed of Gold: The Jungle King (ss)
Boys' Friend, Aug 8 1903
The Green Flag (ss)
The Captain, Apr 1918
The Greenness of "Double F" (ss)
Boys' Friend, Apr 14 1906
Grey Sand (ss)
Chums, Feb 12 1921
The Guardian of the Gorge [The Gilded Man #5] (ss)
Chums, Jun 9 1917
The Guardian of the Reef (ss)
The Captain, Jun 1917
The Heart of the Swamp: a Florida Story (ss)
The Captain, May 1908
In Confidence (ss)
The Red Magazine, Aug 4 1922
In Dark Tor Mire (ss)
The Red Magazine, Feb 1 1913
The Island of Dread (ss)
The Crusoe Mag., Jul 1925
The Ivory Ship (ss)
Boys' Friend Library, #386, Jul 1917, uncredited
Jim of the Jungle Series:
1. The Wild Man of Muti (ss), Chums, Apr 11 1914
2. The Monsters of Lake San Marco (ss), Chums, Apr 18 1914
3. The Ghost Bear (ss), Chums, Apr 25 1914
4. The King Condor (ss), Chums, May 2 1914
5. The Beasts in Armour (ss), Chums, May 9 1914
6. The Giant Bird (ss), Chums, May 16 1914
Jim Rodney Diver (ss)
Boys' Life, Mar 1912
Just His Luck! (ss)
The Golden Mag., Mar 1927
Kept Back (ss)
Chums, Sep 15 1917
The Killer (ss)
Chums, Sep 1 1917
The King of the Creek (ss)
The Captain, Nov 1907
The King Condor [Jim of the Jungle #4] (ss)
Chums, May 2 1914
Kit the Keeper Series
1. Tried Out (ss), Chums, Aug 5 1916
2. The Salmon Stealer (ss), Chums, Aug 12 1916
3. No Sportsman! (ss), Chums, Aug 19 1916
4. A Raid on the Rabbits (ss), Chums, Aug 26 1916
5. Garbett's Gang (ss), Chums, Sep 2 1916
6. The Lurcher (ss), Chums, Sep 9 1916
The Last Chance [Thrill Hunters #5] (ss)
Chums, Jan 30 1915
The Lion's Claws [The Master of Magellan #6] (ss)
Chums, Oct 25 1919
The Lizard (ss)
The Captain, Oct 1920
The Lone Bull (ss)
Chums, Oct 9 1915
The Lone Lake Lode (ss)
Chums, Mar 24 1917
Looking for Trouble (ss)
Chums, May 17 1913
The Lost Hope Mine (ss)
The Golden West, Nov 1927
Lost Worlds (ss)
The Boy's Own Paper, Aug 1938
A Lucky Shot [Trouble Enders #2] (ss)
Chums, Jul 10 1915
Lundy's Leap (ss)
Chums, May 1 1915
The Lurcher [Kit the Keeper #6] (ss)
Chums, Sep 9 1916
The Madman's Mine (ss)
The Golden West, Jul 1927/dd>
The Man-Killer (ss)
Chums, Aug 19 1908
The Man-Eater of Janpur (ss)
Chums, Aug 11 1917
Man-Eaters! (ar)
The Boy's Own Paper, Mar 1937
The Master of Magellan Series
1. The Way Out (ss), Chums, Sep 20 1919
2. The Tide Rip (ss), Chums, Sep 27 1919
3. The Sea Beast (ss), Chums, Oct 4 1919
4. The Giant's Mouth (ss), Chums, Oct 11 1919
5. The Phantom Ship (ss), Chums, Oct 18 1919
6. The Lion's Claws (ss), Chums, Oct 25 1919
The Monsters of Lake San Marco [Jim of the Jungle #2] (ss)
Chums, Apr 18 1914
The Motor-Car Mystery (coll)
F. Warne & Co., London & New York, 1933
The Moving of Monty (ss)
The Crusoe Mag., Aug 1925
Mr. Mandell's Deputy(ss)
Flynn's, Feb 7 1925
The No Count Britisher (ss)
Chums, Aug 25 1917
No Sportsman![Kit the Keeper #3](ss)
Chums, Aug 19 1916
The Oaf (ss)
The Golden Mag., Apr 1927
Out of Bounds (serial)
The Children's Newspaper, Sep 25 1920-Mar 19 1921
Out of Bounds (ss)
Chums, Nov 7 1914
The Painted Cave (ss)
Chums, Jan 28 1922
"The Painted One" (ss)
The Scout, Mar 22 1924
The Phantom Ship [The Master of Magellan #5] (ss)
Chums, Oct 18 1919
Pioneering by Motor-Car (with Hubert Hessell Tiltman) (ss)
The Master Thriller Series, #12, 1936
Pixie Pit (ss)
The Children's Newspaper, Aug 16 1941
The Pluck of Peter Bliss (ss)
Chums, Oct 31 1914
The Plume Hunters (ss)
Union Jack Library, Jan 7 1905
The Priest's Passage (ss)
Chums, Jan 11 1919
A Raid on the Rabbits [Kit the Keeper #4] (ss)
Chums, Aug 26 1916
The Raiders of the Sky (ss)
Chums, Apr 17 1915
The Real Hannah (ss)
The Red Magazine, Nov 15 1912
The Reformation of Mr. Rawdon [Trouble Enders #4] (ss)
Chums, Jul 24 1915
The Renwick Rubies (ss)
The Weekly Times, Melbourne, Australia, May 27 1916
The Rescue of Carter Cray (ss)
Chums, Apr 24 1915
Retribution! [The Gilded Man #6] (ss)
Chums, Jun 16 1917
The Riddle of the Desert (ss)
The Crusoe Mag., May 1926
Right of Way (ss)
Chums, Nov 28 1914
Right-of-Way (ss)
The Children's Newspaper, Mar 5 1938
The Ring Rock (ss)
Chums, Dec 29 1917, Dec 29 1917
The Road to Roundell (ss)
The Children's Newspaper, Dec 20 1941
The Robber's Roost (ss)
Chums, Mar 27 1915
The Rogue [The Gilded Man #1] (ss)
Chums, May 12 1917
The Rogue Roost Outlaw (ss)
The Golden West, Oct 1927
The Salmon Stealer [Kit the Keeper #2] (ss)
Chums, Aug 12 1916
The Sands of Sorrow (ss)
The Red Magazine, Aug 2 1915
A Santa Claus Secret (ss)
The Golden Mag., Jan 1927
The Sea-Bat (ss)
The Scout, Aug 25 1923
The Sea Beast [The Master of Magellan #3] (ss)
Chums, Oct 4 1919
Second Thoughts (ss)
The Queenslander, Brisbane, Australia, Dec 15 1917
The Secret Sap (ss)
Chums, Jan 8 1916
Sent to Coventry (ss)
Chums, Jan 15 1916
Set Fair (ss)
The Red Magazine, Jun 15 1914
The Sham Sheriff (ss)
The Golden West, Sep 1927
The Short Cut (ss)
Chums, Jul 25 1914
Sindbad the Whaler (ss)
The Crusoe Mag., Apr 1926
The Skipper of the "Sardis" [Trouble Enders #3] (ss)
Chums, Jul 17 1915
The Skull Orchid (ss)
The Scout, Jul 12 1924
The Slave Pit [The Gilded Man #3] (ss)
Chums, May 26 1917
Smugglers' Gold (ss)
Chums, Aug 17 1918
The Snake Pit [Trouble Enders #1] (ss)
Chums, Jul 3 1915
"Sold" (ss)
The Yellow Magazine, Aug 25 1922
The Sorcerer's Stone [The Gilded Man #2] (ss)
Chums, May 19 1917
The Star of Suva (ss)
Chums, May 22 1915
The Stolen Steamer (ss)
Chums, Mar 13 1915
The Stolen Study (ss)
The Captain, May 1919
The Sunken Causeway: A Story of Adventure in the Swamps (ss)
Chums, Jul 8 1908
The Swaling of Sin Tor (ss)
The Queenslander, Brisbane, Australia, Aug 4 1917
Taking Chances (ss)
The Yellow Magazine, Mar 20 1925
The Temple of the Beast (ss)
The Windsor Magazine, Mar 1912
The Terror of Tanjore (ss)
Chums, Aug 29 1914
The Thaw (ss)
Chums, Jul 19 1919
Thirteen Miles Up! (ss)
The Boy's Own Paper, Nov 1936
The Thrill Hunters Series
1. The Trial Trip (ss), Chums, Jan 2 1915
2. The Apes' Way (ss), Chums, Jan 9 1915
3. The Water Cure (ss), Chums, Jan 16 1915
4. Wolves (ss), Chums, Jan 23 1915
5. The Last Chance (ss), Chums, Jan 30 1915
Thunder Weather (ss)
Chums, Apr 30 1921
The Tide Rip [The Master of Magellan #2] (ss)
Chums, Sep 27 1919
The Tin Thieves [The Gilded Man #4] (ss)
Chums, Jun 2 1917
Todd's Tunnel (ss)
Chums, Dec 6 1919
Tom Tiddler's Ground (ss)
The Boy's Own Paper, Mar 1939
The Treasure Tiger (ss)
Chums, Mar 21 1914
The Trial Trip [Thrill Hunters #1] (ss)
Chums, Jan 2 1915
Tried Out [Kit the Keeper #1](ss)
Chums, Aug 5 1916
The Trouble Enders Series
1. The Snake Pit (ss), Chums, Jul 3 1915
2. A Lucky Shot (ss), Chums, Jul 10 1915
3. The Skipper of the "Sardis" (ss), Chums, Jul 17 1915
4. The Reformation of Mr. Rawdon (ss), Chums, Jul 24 1915
5. The Claim Jumpers (ss), Chums, Jul 31 1915
True Metal (ss)
Chums, Jan 10 1920
Turning the Tables (ss)
Boys' Life, Feb 1912
Two Stories of Adventure (The Gash/The Witch Stone) (coll)
Blackie & Son Ltd., Graded Reader Series, London, 1933
Under the Moon (ss)
Cassell's Magazine, Oct 1905
The Valley of Fear (ss)
Chums, Apr 20 1918
Volcano Gold (ss)
The Captain, Jul 1918
The Warning (ss)
Chums, Aug 14 1915
The Water Cure [Thrill Hunters #3] (ss)
Chums, Jan 16 1915
The Way Out [The Master of Magellan #1] (ss)
Chums, Sep 20 1919
When the Ice Went Out (ss)
Chums, Dec 12 1914
When There's No Hope (ss)
Gloucester Journal, May 20 1939
The White Savage (ss)
Chums, Nov 10 1917
The Wild Man of Muti [Jim of the Jungle #1] (ss)
Chums, Apr 11 1914
Wingfield's White Elephant (ss)
The Queenslander, Brisbane, Australia, May 18 1918
Wolves [Thrill Hunters #4] (ss)
Chums, Jan 23 1915
Wolves: A Story of the Northwest (ss)
Good Stories, Sep 1918


About Prisoners (ar)
The Detective Magazine, Feb 2 1923
Battles with Big Fish (ar)
Cassell's Magazine of Fiction, Apr 1915
Blackmail in Business [Under the X-Rays] (ar)
The Grand Magazine, Feb 1906
Blackmailers and Their Victims (ar)
The Grand Magazine, Oct 1907
The Blight of Red Tape in England [Under the X-Rays] (ar)
The Grand Magazine, Apr 1906
The Book of Discovery
An abridgment of "The Children's Book of Discovery"
George G. Harrap & Co., London, 1935
The Book of Invention
George G. Harrap & Co., London, 1936
The Book of the Sea
George G. Harrap & Co., London, 1935
Brains That Baffled Burglars (ar)
The Detective Magazine, Jul 18 1924
Brave if Humble Lives—The Sewer Man
The Boy's Own Paper, Feb 3 1906
Brigandage in the Sale Room [Under the X-Rays] (ar)
The Grand Magazine, Sep 1906
Business Trickery That Pays (ar)
The Grand Magazine, Sep 1907
Camp Cookery (ar)
Chums, Sep 6, Sep 13 1919
The Children's Book of Discovery
George G. Harrap & Co., London, 1924
Come, Dine with Me! (ar)
Cassell's Magazine of Fiction, Mar 1923
Costly Carelessness (ar)
The Grand Magazine, Aug 1906
Curiosities of Compensation (ar)
The Strand Magazine, Dec 1906
Do You Fish? (ar)
The Boy's Own Paper, Jul 1940
Dog Stealers (ar)
The Detective Magazine, Feb 16 1923
Epic Tales of Modern Adventure (with Hubert Hessell Tiltman)
George G. Harrap & Co., London, 1935
Escape from Capture (ar)
Modern World, Oct 19 1940
Fitting the Crime (ar)
The Detective Magazine, Mar 2 1923
Florida to Fleet Street. Autobiographical Reminiscences
Hutchinson & Co., London, 1926
Fortunes in Waiting for the Ingenious (ar)
The Grand Magazine, May 1906
Frozen Treasure! (true story)
The Modern Boy, Jan 27 1934
Further Heroes of Modern Adventure (with Hubert Hessell Tiltman)
George G. Harrap & Co., London, 1936
The Game Thief (ar)
The Detective Magazine, Dec 7 1923
The Games of Animals (ar)
The Strand Magazine (UK), Aug 1906
The Strand Magazine (US), Sep 1906
Ghosts of the Sea (ar)
The Strand Magazine (UK), Jan 1908
The Strand Magazine (US), Feb 1908
Great Canals
T. Nelson & Sons, London, 1936
Hairbreadth Escapes (ar)
The Strand Magazine (UK), Oct 1907
The Strand Magazine (US), Nov 1907
Heroes of Everyday Adventure (with Hubert Hessell Tiltman)
George G. Harrap & Co., London,London, 1934
Heroes of Forgotten Adventure
George G. Harrap & Co., London, 1928
Heroes of Modern Adventure
George G. Harrap & Co., London, 1927
Holidays Again! (ar)
Pictorial Weekly, May 26 1928
Holiday Waste (ar)
The Rapid, Aug 1907
Inventions We Owe to Savages (ar)
The Grand Magazine, Jun 1907
Kill or Cure (ar)
The Penny Pictorial Magazine, Jul 15 1899
Kings of Commerce (with Hubert Hessell Tiltman)
Stories of twenty-five famous British and American business- men. Includes: Lord Ashfield, Edward Bok, Charles Cochran, Sir Arthur Duckham, George Eastman, Henry Ford, A.W. Gamage, Sir. Robert A. Hadfield, Harmsworth brothers (Lord Northcliffe and Lord Rothermere), Sir Enoch Hill, Sir Hugo Hirst, Lord Inchcape, Sir Thomas Lipton, Sir Joseph Lyons, Sir Charles Macara, W.R. Morris, John D. Rockefeller, F. Henry Royce, Charles M. Schwab, Gordon Selfridge, Sir Joynton Smith, W.H. Smith and son, Angus Watson, F.W. Woolworth, and Sir Alfred Yarrow.
Th. Y. Crowell Co., New York, 1927
George G. Harrap & Co., London, 1928
Legal Conundrums (ar)
The Grand Magazine, Feb 1908
The Life Story of a Squirrel
A. & C. Black, London, 1907
Look Up Your Atlas
George G. Harrap & Co., London, 1943
Ludicrous Law (ar)
The Grand Magazine, Jul 1907
Master Minds of Modern Science (with Hubert Hessell Tiltman)
George G. Harrap & Co., London, 1930
Dial, New York, 1939
Books for Libraries Press, Freeport, NY, 1969
Miserable Millionaires (ar)
The Penny Pictorial Magazine, Aug 19 1899
The Miseries of a Moderate Income (ar)
The Rapid, Sep 1907
Modern Smuggling. The Romance of It (ar)
Macmillan's, ??? 19??
The Examiner, Launceton, Tasmania, Jan 11, 1908
More Heroes of Modern Adventure (with Hubert Hessell Tiltman)
George G. Harrap & Co., London, 1929
Books for Libraries Press, Freeport, NY, 1969
More Red Tape [Under the X-Rays] (ar)
The Grand Magazine, Mar 1907
The Murder Hour (ar)
The Detective Magazine, Jun 22 1923
On Land and Sea at the Dardanelles
William Collins, London, 1915
"Pearlies and Shots" (ar)
The Penny Pictorial Magazine, Jul 29 1899
Peculiar Plunder (ar)
The Detective Magazine, Jul 6 1923
Peril in Mid-Air (ar)
Mine, Jun 1936
The £.s.d. of Weather (ar)
The Grand Magazine, Aug 1907
Raffles in Real Life (ar)
The Detective Magazine, May 11 1923
Recent Heroes of Modern Adventure (with Hubert Hessel Tiltman)
George G. Harrap & Co., London, 1932
Record-Breaking Run Riot (ar)
The Strand Magazine (UK), Nov 1912
The Strand Magazine (US), Dec 1912
The Romance of Buried Treasure
J. Nisbet & Co., London, 1931
The Romance of Christmas Travelling (ar)
The Captain, Dec 1910
The Romance of Lost Mines (ar)
The Strand Magazine (UK), Jun 1906
The Strand Magazine (US), Jul 1906
The Romance of Motoring (with Hubert Hessel Tiltmas)
George G. Harrap & Co., London, 1933
Romances and Mysteries of the Sea
George Newnes, London, 1940
The Secret of Flight (ar)
Chums, Feb 17-Nov 9 1918 (3 parts)
Secrets of St. Paul's (ar)
Cassell's Magazine of Fiction, Sep 1923
The Silver King (ar)
The Red Magazine, Apr 1 1913
The London Magazine, Oct 1920
Smart Set Parasites (ar)
The Grand Magazine, Oct 1906
Some Curiosities of Poaching (ar)
Chambers's Journal, Dec 21 1907
Some Strange Predicaments (ar)
The Strand Magazine, (UK) Jun 1912
The Strand Magazine, (US) Aug 1912
Thieves as Humourists (ar)
The Detective Magazine, Apr 27 1923
Tricks of Tradesmen [Under the X-Rays] (ar)
The Grand Magazine, Apr 1907
Tunnel Thieves (ar)
The Detective Magazine, Mar 30 1923
The Twelfth—and Before (ar)
Penny Pictorial, Aug 8 1908
Under the X-Rays Series
In his introduction to this series George Newnes, the publisher of The Grand Magazine, wrote: "In the X-Rays section an attempt will be made each month to throw a piercing light on some national abuse. In this number the method of taking and relying upon Police evidence is the subject selected." [Source: Bear Alley (]. The title of the first article in the series was "The Case of Mr. Adolf Beck." It was published without attribution. Thomas Charles Bridges' known contributions to the series are:
·Blackmail in Business, The Grand Magazine, Feb 1906, #13 in series
·The Blight of Red Tape in England, The Grand Magazine. Apr 1906, #15 in series
·Brigandage in the Sale Room, The Grand Magazine, Sep 1906, #20 in series
·More Red Tape, The Grand Magazine, Mar 1907, #25 in series
·Tricks of Tradesmen, The Grand Magazine, Apr 1907, #27 in series
Unsuspected Poisons (ar)
The Grand Magazine, Nov 1907
Wanted: Fish Farms! (ar)
Penny Pictorial, May 18 1918
Wardens of the Wild
George G. Harrap & Co., London, 1937
Dodd, Mead & Co, New York, 1938
When the World's Coal Gives Out! (ar)
Penny Pictorial, Nov 9 1918
With Beatty in Jutland
William Collins, London, 1930
With Beatty in the North Sea
William Collins, London, 1917
A World Wide Wanderer (with Hubert Hessell Tiltman) (ar)
Traveller's Pack, Jun 1934
The World's Greatest Zoo (ar)
The Boy's Own Paper, May 1938
The Young Folk's Book of Discovery
Little, Brown & Co., Boston, 1925
Zones of Silence (ar)
The Boy's Own Paper, Oct 1939



The Brigand of the Air
C.A. Pearson, London, 1920
The Crew of the Cat Boat (sl)
Boys' Life, Aug-Oct 1911 (3 parts)
The Crimson Aeroplane
C.A. Pearson, London, 1914
King of the Clouds! (sl)
Cheer Boys Cheer, Mar 22-Jul 19 1913 (18 parts)
The People of the Chasm
C.A. Pearson, London, 1923
The River Riders (sl)
The Scout, Dec 8 1923-Mar 8 1924 (14 parts)
F. Warne & Co., London & New York, 1925
The Secret of Smoking Swamp (sl)
Jack's Paper, Feb 20 1923; continued in The Scout
Sons of the Sea. A Story of the Sea-Scouts
C.A. Pearson, London, 1914
Strong-Hand Saxon: A Boy's Adventure With a Canadian Scout in the North-West
C.A. Pearson, London, 1910


The Battle for the Bridge (ss)
The Scout, May 10 1924
The Clue in the Cabin (ss)
The Children's Newspaper, Feb 24 1940
The Ganderhouse Ghost (ss)
Gloucester Journal, Jun 22 1940
The Giant's Hall (ss)
The Scout, Mar 22 1924
His Cousin's Keeper (ss)
Gloucester Journal, Mar 4 1939
His Journey Money (ss)
The Crusoe Mag., Mar 1925
[The] Honest Man of Cabreras (ss)
Gloucester Journal, Mar 8 1941
The Pirates and Patrols (coll?)
William Collins, London, 1918
The Pirates of the North (ss)
Chums, Jan 9 1915
The Six-Foot Seam (ss)
The Scout, Dec 1 1923
Slippery Safety (ss)
The Golden West, Nov 1927
Smoke Signal
The Children's Newspaper, October 7 and 14 1939
The Valley of Emeralds (ss)
The Crusoe Mag., Feb 1926
Turk Takes a Hand (ss)
The Children's Newspaper, Sep 16-30 1939
White Man's Magic (ss)
The Crusoe Mag., May 1925


Insurance Swindlers (ar)
The Grand Magazine, Dec 1907
Trifles and Tragedies (ar)
The Grand Magazine, Jan 1908


Along the River Road (story)
Flynn's Weekly, Nov 27, 1926
The Baron Who Murdered His Wife (true crime)
Real Detective Tales and Mystery Stories, Feb 1930
The Bedroom Murder (true crime)
Real Detective, Apr 1932
The Corpse in the Pine Woods (article)
Real Detective, Mar 1933
The Devil's Imp (story)
Flynn's Weekly, May 14, 1927
The Emerald Necklace (story)
Flynn's Weekly Detective Fiction, Nov 5, 1927
The Fatal Instinct (true crime)
Midnight Mystery Stories, Jan 6, 1923
A Fortune at Stake (story)
The Black Mask, May 1926
Legal Reminiscences of an Old Lawyer (column)
Clues, Jun #2, Jul #1, Jul #2, Aug #1, Aug #2 1930
Police Snapshots (column)
Real Detective Tales and Mystery Stories Apr/May, Sep 1927, Jan, Apr, Jun, Sep 1928, Jun, Sep 1930, Jan 1931



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