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The Bedford Row Mystery [The Strange Case of Mr. Henry Marchmont]

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Title:The Bedford Row Mystery [The Strange Case of Mr. Henry Marchmont]
Fletcher, J. S. (Joseph Smith)   
(1 of 17 for author by title)
The Borgia Cabinet
Published:   1935
Publisher:Hodder and Stoughton
Tags:fiction, mystery

Mr Henry Marchmont is a prosperous and respectable solicitor with an uneventful past. However, one night he is found murdered in his London home.

The scanty clues seem to poin to a mysterious Mr Landale, who has met the solicitor on the very day of his death, for the fist time in twenty-five years. But the detective and young Richard Marchmont soon discover that there is a triangle of financial Intrigue to unravel before the truth can be learned, and that not one suspicious character, but several, have been lurking near Mr Marchmont's home at the hour of the crime.

Slowly the police start to wring startling and incriminating confessions from a cold-hearted assistan clerk, from another lawyer, from a woman, and from a millionaire recluse, until amazing facts eventually emerge ... [Suggest a different description.]

Pages:175 Info

Author Bio for Fletcher, J. S. (Joseph Smith)

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Joseph Smith Fletcher (7 February 1863—30 January 1935) was a British 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 leading writers of detective fiction in the "Golden Age".

Fletcher's first books published were poetry. He then moved on to write numerous works of historical fiction and history, many dealing with Yorkshire, which led to his selection as a fellow of the Royal Historical Society.

Fletcher wrote several novels of rural life in imitation of Richard Jefferies, beginning with The Wonderful Wapentake (1894). Michael Sadleir stated that Fletcher's historical novel, When Charles I Was King (1892), was his best work.

In 1914, Fletcher wrote his first detective novel and went on to write over a hundred more, many featuring the private investigator Ronald Camberwell.--Wikipedia.

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