Reggie Fortune investigates murder, blackmail, theft, buried treasure, and kidnapping.
Category: H.C. Bailey
The Wrong Man (H. C. Bailey)
By H.C. BaileyFirst published: US: Doubleday, 1945; UK: Macdonald, 1946 ★ I picked up The Wrong Man at the Mysterious Bookshop in New York in June, and put it down again after 50-odd pages. I tried again, finished it, and probably won't read it again. I'm a big H. C. Bailey fan; I'd gladly accompany Reggie Fortune … Continue reading The Wrong Man (H. C. Bailey)
H.C. Bailey was one of the Big Five writers of the Golden Age, mentioned in the same breath as Edgar Allan Poe and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Many critics - among them Dorothy L. Sayers, Howard Haycraft (Murder for Pleasure, 1941), and Torquemada (The Observer, 31 March 1935) - considered him one of the genre's … Continue reading H.C. Bailey