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H. C. Bailey

a.k.a. Henry Christopher Bailey

Author Code: EHCB

Born: Feb. 1, 1878 - London, England

Died: Mar. 24, 1961 - Benina, Llanfairfechen, North Wales

Educated at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, Bailey published his first novel, My Lady of Orange, in 1901; his senior year at school. He went on to become one of the major crime writers of the 'Golden Age', i.e. from 1913 to the early 1950's. After graduating, he worked as a correspondent for the Daily Telegraph. He continued as a journalist until his retirement in 1946, in spite of being a highly successful crime writer. He then moved to Wales aNd his output began to decline. Bailey produced a large quantity of short stories in addition to his many novels and introduced such memorable characters as Reggie Fortune, the country doctor turned detective, and Joshua Clunk, the crime-solving attorney. His works include A Gentleman of Fortune (1907), Call Mr. Fortune (1920), Mr. Fortune's Practice (1923), Mr. Fortune's Trials (1925), Mr. Fortune Speaking (1930), The Red Castle (1930), Case for Mr. Fortune (1932), The Man in the Cape (1933), Clunk's Claimant (1937), Mr. Fortune Here (1940), Dead Man's Shoes (1942), The Life Sentence (1946) and Shrouded Death (1950).

eBook Code Title/Sub-Title Pub. Yr Pages File Size Type Download Format Find Printed Copy
EHCB001 Call Mr. Fortune
  The Archduke's Tea
  The Business Minister
  The Efficient Assassin
  The Hottentot Venus
  The Nice Girl
  The Sleeping Companion
1920 109 434k eBook Download PDF - 'Call Mr. Fortune' (EHCB001)   Download ePub - 'Call Mr. Fortune' (EHCB001) Find a printed copy of Call Mr. Fortune by H. C. Bailey at AbeBooks
EHCB002 Mr. Fortune Explains
  The Bicycle Lamp
  The Face in the Picture
  The Football Photograph
  The Little Milliner
  The Picnic
  The Rock Garden
  The Silver Cross
  The Wedding-ring
1930 167 589k eBook Download PDF - 'Mr. Fortune Explains' (EHCB002)   Download ePub - 'Mr. Fortune Explains' (EHCB002) Find a printed copy of Mr. Fortune Explains by H. C. Bailey at AbeBooks
EHCB004 Mr. Fortune Speaking
  The Cat's Milk
  The German Song
  The Hazel Ice
  The Lion Fish
  The Painted Pebbles
  The Pink Macaw
  The Woman in Wood
  Zodiacs
1930 156 567k eBook Download PDF - 'Mr. Fortune Speaking' (EHCB004)   Download ePub - 'Mr. Fortune Speaking' (EHCB004) Find a printed copy of Mr. Fortune Speaking by H. C. Bailey at AbeBooks
EHCB006 Primrose Petals 1940 14 155k eBook Download PDF - 'Primrose Petals' (EHCB006)   Download ePub - 'Primrose Petals' (EHCB006) Find a printed copy of Primrose Petals by H. C. Bailey at AbeBooks
EHCB003 Saving a Rope 1948 160 454k eBook Download PDF - 'Saving a Rope' (EHCB003)   Download ePub - 'Saving a Rope' (EHCB003) Find a printed copy of Saving a Rope by H. C. Bailey at AbeBooks
EHCB005 The Young Doctor 1923 18 176k eBook Download PDF - 'The Young Doctor' (EHCB005)   Download ePub - 'The Young Doctor' (EHCB005) Find a printed copy of The Young Doctor by H. C. Bailey at AbeBooks

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