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Freeman Wills Crofts Inspector French And The Cheyne Mystery

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Freeman Wills Crofts The Ponson Case


Freeman Wills Crofts (1879-1957) was one of Canada's formost mystery authors. The Ponson Case, which features Inspector Tanner, is a complex mystery sure to appeal to fans of J.S. Fletcher and other Golden Age authors.

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Freeman Crofts Wills Inspector French and the Starvel Hollow Tragedy


From the Collins Crime Club archive, the third Inspector French novel by Freeman Wills Crofts, once dubbed ‘The King of Detective Story Writers’.THREE CORPSES FOR INSPECTOR FRENCHA chance invitation from friends saves Ruth Averill’s life on the night her uncle’s old house in Starvel Hollow is consumed by fire, killing him and incinerating the fortune he kept in cash. Dismissed at the inquest as a tragic accident, the case is closed – until Scotland Yard is alerted to the circulation of bank-notes supposedly destroyed in the inferno. Inspector Joseph French suspects that dark deeds were done in the Hollow that night and begins to uncover a brutal crime involving arson, murder and body snatching . . .

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Freeman Crofts Wills Inspector French’s Greatest Case


From the Collins Crime Club archive, the first Inspector French novel by Freeman Wills Crofts, once dubbed ‘The King of Detective Story Writers’.THE FIRST INSPECTOR FRENCH MYSTERYAt the offices of the Hatton Garden diamond merchant Duke and Peabody, the body of old Mr Gething is discovered beside a now-empty safe. With multiple suspects, the robbery and murder is clearly the work of a master criminal, and requires a master detective to solve it. Meticulous as ever, Inspector Joseph French of Scotland Yard embarks on an investigation that takes him from the streets of London to Holland, France and Spain, and finally to a ship bound for South America . . .

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Freeman Crofts Wills Inspector French and the Cheyne Mystery


From the Collins Crime Club archive, the second Inspector French novel by Freeman Wills Crofts, once dubbed ‘The King of Detective Story Writers’.THE RETURN OF INSPECTOR FRENCHWhen young Maxwell Cheyne discovers that a series of mishaps are the result of unwelcome attention from a dangerous gang of criminals, he teams up with a young woman who is determined to help him outwit them. But when she disappears, he finally decides to go to Scotland Yard for help. Concerned by the developing situation, Inspector Joseph French takes charge of the investigation and applies his trademark methods to track down the kidnappers and thwart their intentions . . .

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Freeman Wills Crofts – Wikipedia

Freeman Wills Crofts (* 1. Juni 1879 in Dublin; † 11. April 1957 in Worthing, West Sussex) war ein irischer Schriftsteller. Crofts war der Sohn des Sanitätsoffiziers Freeman Wills Crofts (Army Medical Service) und dessen Ehefrau Celia Frances Wise. Sein Vater starb noch vor seiner Geburt und seine Mutter heiratete 1882 den Prediger Jonathan Harding. Die Familie ließ sich in Belfast nieder ...

Freeman Wills Crofts - Wikipedia

Freeman Wills Crofts From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Freeman Wills Crofts FRSA (1 June 1879 – 11 April 1957) was an Irish mystery author, best remembered for the character of Inspector Joseph French. A railway engineer by training, Crofts introduced railway themes into many of his stories, which were notable for their intricate planning.

Freeman Wills Crofts | British writer | Britannica

Freeman Wills Crofts, (born June 1879, Dublin—died April 11, 1957, Worthing, Sussex, Eng.), internationally popular Irish author of detective novels whose tight plots and exact and scrupulous attention to detail set new standards in detective-fiction plotting. Educated in Belfast, Crofts was a railroad engineer in Northern Ireland (1899–1929).

Freeman Wills Crofts - Book Series In Order

Freeman Wills Crofts was an Irish author who made his name with the “Inspector French” series of novels. He was born in Dublin though his roots are English. He went to Campbell and Methodist Colleges in Belfast and when he was seventeen he became apprenticed to Berkeley D Wise his uncle.

Freeman Wills Crofts – Mysteries Ahoy!

Freeman Wills Crofts was one of the most popular writers of detective fiction in the 1920s and 1930s but fell out of the public attention in the decades that followed.

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Freeman Wills Crofts was born in Dublin and worked in railway engineering. He wrote detective fiction in his spare time until his move to England. Thereafter he wrote full time. To his plots he brought a mind trained in mathematics, specialising in the seemingly unbreakable alibi and transport timetables.

Freeman Wills Crofts | Open Library

Freeman Wills Crofts was born in Dublin, the son of a deceased Army Medical Service surgeon-lieutenant. His mother re-married Jonathan Harding, the Vicar of Gilford, and Crofts spent his childhood in the Gilford vicarage. He attended Methodist College and Campbell College in Belfast. At age eighteen, he was apprenticed to his uncle, Berkeley Deane Wise, who was chief engineer of the Belfast ...

Freeman Wills Crofts - Amazon.co.uk

To mark the publishing centenary of Freeman Wills Crofts, ‘The King of Detective Story Writers’, this is one of six classic crime novels being issued in 2020 featuring Inspector French, coming soon to television. The Jane Vosper is plunged to the bottom of the Atlantic by a series of explosions in her hold.

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Freeman Wills Crofts FRSA (1 June 1879 – 11 April 1957) was an Anglo-Irish mystery author during the Golden Age of Detective Fiction.

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Freeman Wills Crofts, the ‘King of Detective Story Writers’, was one of the pre-eminent writers in the golden age of British crime fiction. Acclaimed by his contemporaries, Agatha Christie and Raymond Chandler, he wrote more than 30 detective novels and was a founder member of the hugely influential DETECTIVE CLUB.

Freeman Wills Crofts (Author of The Hog's Back Mystery)

Born in Dublin of English stock, Freeman Wills Crofts was educated at Methodist and Campbell Colleges in Belfast and at age 17 he became a civil engineering pupil, apprenticed to his uncle, Berkeley D Wise who was the chief engineer of the Belfast and Northern Counties Railway (BNCR).

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Freeman Wills Crofts (* 1. Juni 1879 in Dublin; † 11. April 1957 in Worthing, West Sussex) war ein irischer Schriftsteller. Crofts war der Sohn des Sanitätsoffiziers Freeman Wills Crofts (Army Medical Service) und dessen Ehefrau Celia Frances Wise. Sein Vater starb noch vor seiner Geburt und seine Mutter heiratete 1882 den Prediger Jonathan Harding. Die Familie ließ sich in Belfast nieder ...

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Freeman Wills Crofts' mystery novels were highly influential: Books like his about Scotland Yard policemen were created by many subsequent British authors starting in the 1920's, and have played a major role in British mystery fiction to this day.

The Cask by Freeman Wills Crofts – Mysteries Ahoy!

My Thoughts. Somehow I had managed to overlook that this year marks the centenary of the first publication of The Cask, the very first novel by Freeman Wills Crofts.Those who have followed this blog for a while will know that while it took me a while to warm to his work, I found my appreciation for him steadily growing to the point where I now consider him one of my favorite authors from the ...

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Obwohl im Finale ausgiebig gereist und verfolgt wird, bleibt "Das Verbrechen von Guildford" ein typischer Kriminalroman von Freeman Wills Crofts: Der Plot ist wie ein Schweizer Uhrwerk konstruiert und hält jeder Belastungsprobe stand, die Handlung folgt ihm mit unerbittlicher Folgerichtigkeit.

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Today, three previously very hard to find novels by Freeman Wills Crofts are republished by HarperCollins: Death on the Way (1932), The Loss of the ‘Jane Vosper’ (1936), and Man Overboard! (1936). September will add Mystery on Southampton Water (1934), Crime at Guildford (1935), and Sudden Death (1932) to that, bringing the total of Crofts’ works in ready circulation up to twenty. I have ...

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Freeman Wills Crofts is regarded, amongst collectors, as a leading light of the 'Golden Age of Crime Fiction', although he probably remains anonymous to a new generation of readers, unlike Christie and Sayers et al. This is a shame, as Crofts was a key pioneer of the genre. In fact, his main series character, Inspector French, is widely credited as being the first series police officer to ...

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Freeman Wills Crofts (* 1. Juni 1879 in Dublin; † 11. April 1957 in Worthing, West Sussex) war ein irischer Schriftsteller. Crofts war der Sohn des Sanitätsoffiziers Freeman Wills Crofts (Army Medical Service) und dessen Ehefrau Celia Frances Wise. Sein Vater starb noch vor seiner Geburt und seine Mutter heiratete 1882 den Prediger Jonathan Harding. Die Familie ließ sich in Belfast nieder ...

Freeman Wills Crofts – Bedford Bookshelf

Posts about Freeman Wills Crofts written by Laurie. Dr. Gideon Fell at Hag's Nook c/o Ben @ The Green Capsule Inspector French in Starvel Hollow for the Tragedy c/o JJ @ The Invisible Event Miss Jane Marple on the 4:50 from Paddinton c/o Kate @ Cross Examining Crime Mr. Pinkerton who Goes to Scotland Yard c/o Dead Yesterday Kosuke Kindaichi, currently staying at …

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Freeman Wills Crofts, the ‘King of Detective Story Writers’, was one of the pre-eminent writers in the golden age of British crime fiction. Acclaimed by his contemporaries, Agatha Christie and Raymond Chandler, he wrote more than 30 detective novels and was a founder member of the hugely influential DETECTIVE CLUB. Crofts’s most famous creation was Scotland Yard detective, Inspector ...

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by Freeman Wills Crofts | Dec 31, 2019. 4.8 out of 5 stars 8. Paperback $10.95 $ 10. 95. Get it as soon as Mon, Jan 4. FREE Shipping on orders over $25 shipped by Amazon. Inspector French and the Cheyne Mystery (Inspector French Mystery, Book 2) Book 2 of 16: Inspector French | by Freeman Wills Crofts | Nov 17, 2016. 3.7 out of 5 stars 24. Kindle $7.99 $ 7. 99 $12.99 $12.99. Available ...

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To mark the publishing centenary of Freeman Wills Crofts, 'The King of Detective Story Writers', this is one of six classic crime novels being issued in 2020 featuring Inspector French, coming soon to television.A weekend board meeting brings a je...

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Inspector French and the Starvel Hollow Tragedy by Freeman Wills Crofts (1927) On September 1, 2020 By Laurie In Freeman Wills Crofts 3 Comments A deadly fire swept through Starvel House, resulting in the death of its owner, the elderly Simon Averill, as well as his two servants.

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Freeman Wills Crofts, eminent Irish engineer and literary writer, and nephew of Berkeley Deane Wise, chaired an inquiry into the Bann and Lough Neagh Drainage Scheme in 1929, the last commission of his professional engineering career. Bann drainage-Wikipedia. G. K. Chesterton's Father Brown novels often featured locked-room mysteries and other mystery authors dabbled in the genre such as S. S ...

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Today, three previously very hard to find novels by Freeman Wills Crofts are republished by HarperCollins: Death on the Way (1932), The Loss of the 'Jane Vosper' (1936), and Man Overboard! (1936). September will add Mystery on Southampton Water (1934), Crime at Guildford (1935), and Sudden Death (1932) to that, bringing the total of Crofts'…

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Freeman Wills Crofts' transition from civil engineer on the Irish railways to world-renowned master of the detective mystery began with The Cask when he was fully 40 years old; but it was his third novel, the baffling The Pit-Prop Syndicate, that was singled out by his editors in 1930 as the first for inclusion in Collins' prestigious new series of reprints 'for crime connoisseurs'. This ...

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Freeman Wills Crofts FRSA (1 June 1879 – 11 April 1957) was an Irish mystery author, best remembered for the character of Inspector Joseph French. Freeman Wills Crofts - WikiMili, The Free Encyclopedia - WikiMili, The Free Encyclopedia

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Freeman Crofts Wills The Cask


From the Collins Crime Club archive, the seminal first novel by Freeman Wills Crofts, once dubbed ‘The King of Detective Story Writers’ and recognised as one of the ‘big four’ Golden Age crime authors.The unloading of a consignment of French wine from the steamship Bullfinch is interrupted by a gruesome discovery in a broken cask leaking sawdust and gold sovereigns. But when the shipping clerk returns with the police, the cask and its macabre contents have gone. Following the clues to Paris, Inspector Burnley of Scotland Yard enlists the help of the genial French detective M. Lefarge to check motives and alibis in their hunt for evidence of a particularly fiendish murder.This Detective Story Club classic is introduced by Freeman Wills Crofts himself in a unique preface from 1946 about The Cask’s origins.

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Freeman Wills Crofts The Cask


From the Collins Crime Club archive, the seminal first novel by Freeman Wills Crofts, once dubbed ‘The King of Detective Story Writers’ and recognised as one of the ‘big four’ Golden Age crime authors.The unloading of a consignment of French wine from the steamship Bullfinch is interrupted by a gruesome discovery in a broken cask leaking sawdust and gold sovereigns. But when the shipping clerk returns with the police, the cask and its macabre contents have gone. Following the clues to Paris, Inspector Burnley of Scotland Yard enlists the help of the genial French detective M. Lefarge to check motives and alibis in their hunt for evidence of a particularly fiendish murder.This Detective Story Club classic is introduced by Freeman Wills Crofts himself in a unique preface from 1946 about The Cask’s origins.

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Freeman Crofts Wills Inspector French and the Box Office Murders


From the Collins Crime Club archive, the fifth Inspector French novel by Freeman Wills Crofts, once dubbed ‘The King of Detective Story Writers’.THE PUZZLE OF THE PURPLE SICKLEThe suicide of a sales clerk at the box office of a London cinema leaves another girl in fear for her life. Persuaded to seek help from Scotland Yard, Miss Darke confides in Inspector Joseph French about a gambling scam by a mysterious trio of crooks and that she believes her friend was murdered. When the girl fails to turn up the next day, and the police later find her body, French’s inquiries reveal that similar girls have also been murdered, all linked by their jobs and by a sinister stranger with a purple scar . . .

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Freeman Crofts Wills Inspector French and the Sea Mystery


From the Collins Crime Club archive, the fourth Inspector French novel by Freeman Wills Crofts, once dubbed ‘The King of Detective Story Writers’.THE BODY THAT CAME FROM NOWHEREOff the coast of Burry Port in south Wales, two fishermen discover a shipping crate and manage to haul it ashore. Inside is the decomposing body of a brutally murdered man. With nothing to indicate who he is or where it came from, the local police decide to call in Scotland Yard. Fortunately Inspector Joseph French does not believe in insoluble cases – there are always clues to be found if you know what to look for. Testing his theories with his accustomed thoroughness, French’s ingenuity sets him off on another investigation . . .

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Freeman Crofts Wills Inspector French: Sir John Magill’s Last Journey


From the Collins Crime Club archive, the sixth Inspector French novel by Freeman Wills Crofts, once dubbed ‘The King of Detective Story Writers’.A MURDER MYSTERY WITHOUT A CLUEWhen Sir John Magill, the wealthy Irish industrialist, fails to show up at his home town on a well-publicised visit, neither his family nor the Belfast police can explain his disappearance. Foul play is suspected when his bloodstained hat is discovered, and Scotland Yard is called in. With his characteristic genius for reconstruction, Inspector French evolves a gruesome theory about what happened to the elderly man, but his reputation – and that of Scotland Yard – will depend on finding out who was responsible . . .

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Freeman Wills Crofts The Groote Park Murder


From a murder in South Africa to the tracking down of a master criminal in northern Scotland, this is a true classic of Golden Age detective fiction by one of its most accomplished champions.When a signalman discovers a mutilated body inside a railway tunnel near Groote Park, it seems to be a straightforward case of a man struck by a passing train. But Inspector Vandam of the Middeldorp police isn’t satisfied that Albert Smith’s death was accidental, and he sets out to prove foul play in a baffling mystery which crosses continents from deepest South Africa to the wilds of northern Scotland, where an almost identical crime appears to have been perpetrated.The Groote Park Murder was the last of Freeman Wills Crofts’ standalone crime novels, foreshadowing his iconic Inspector French series and helping to cement his reputation (according to his publishers) as ‘the greatest and most popular detective writer in the world’. Like The Cask, The Ponson Case and The Pit-Prop Syndicate before it, here were a delightfully ingenious plot, impeccable handling of detail, and an overwhelming surprise ‘curtain’ from a masterful crime writer on the cusp of global success.This Detective Club classic is introduced with an essay by Freeman Wills Crofts, unseen since 1937, about ‘The Writing of a Detective Novel’.

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Freeman Crofts Wills The Groote Park Murder


From a murder in South Africa to the tracking down of a master criminal in northern Scotland, this is a true classic of Golden Age detective fiction by one of its most accomplished champions.When a signalman discovers a mutilated body inside a railway tunnel near Groote Park, it seems to be a straightforward case of a man struck by a passing train. But Inspector Vandam of the Middeldorp police isn’t satisfied that Albert Smith’s death was accidental, and he sets out to prove foul play in a baffling mystery which crosses continents from deepest South Africa to the wilds of northern Scotland, where an almost identical crime appears to have been perpetrated.The Groote Park Murder was the last of Freeman Wills Crofts’ standalone crime novels, foreshadowing his iconic Inspector French series and helping to cement his reputation (according to his publishers) as ‘the greatest and most popular detective writer in the world’. Like The Cask, The Ponson Case and The Pit-Prop Syndicate before it, here were a delightfully ingenious plot, impeccable handling of detail, and an overwhelming surprise ‘curtain’ from a masterful crime writer on the cusp of global success.This Detective Club classic is introduced with an essay by Freeman Wills Crofts, unseen since 1937, about ‘The Writing of a Detective Novel’.

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Freeman Wills Crofts The Pit-Prop Syndicate


From the Collins Crime Club archive, the third standalone novel by Freeman Wills Crofts, dubbed ‘The King of Detective Story Writers’.Seymour Merriman’s holiday in France comes to an abrupt halt when his motorcycle starts leaking petrol. Following a lorry to find fuel, he discovers that it belongs to an English company making timber pit-props for coal mines back home. His suspicions of illegal activity are aroused when he sees the exact same lorry with a different number plate – and confirmed later with the shocking discovery of a body. What began as amateur detective work ends up as a job for Inspector Willis of Scotland Yard, a job requiring tenacity, ingenuity and guile . . .Freeman Wills Crofts’ transition from civil engineer on the Irish railways to world-renowned master of the detective mystery began with The Cask when he was fully 40 years old; but it was his third novel, the baffling The Pit-Prop Syndicate, that was singled out by his editors in 1930 as the first for inclusion in Collins’ prestigious new series of reprints ‘for crime connoisseurs’.This Detective Club classic is introduced by John Curran, author of The Hooded Gunman, and includes the bonus of an exclusive short story by Crofts, ‘Danger in Shroude Valley’.

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