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Fletcher, J. S. (Joseph Smith) 1863-1935

Overview
Works: 643 works in 2,160 publications in 3 languages and 10,354 library holdings
Genres: Short stories  Church history  Detective and mystery fiction  Biography  Fiction  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Composer, Author of introduction, Honoree
Classifications: PR6011.L5, 823.912
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The Reformation in northern England : six lectures by J. S Fletcher( Book )

12 editions published between 1925 and 1971 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Behind the monocle, and other stories by J. S Fletcher( Book )

8 editions published between 1928 and 1970 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The secret of the barbican, and other stories by J. S Fletcher( Book )

13 editions published between 1924 and 1970 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Massingham butterfly, and other stories by J. S Fletcher( Book )

9 editions published between 1926 and 1970 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the Blue Bell Inn by J. S Fletcher( Book )

7 editions published between 1898 and 1987 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Charing Cross mystery by J. S Fletcher( Book )

21 editions published between 1923 and 2013 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cistercians in Yorkshire by J. S Fletcher( Book )

6 editions published in 1919 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yorkshiremen of the restoration by J. S Fletcher( Book )

7 editions published between 1921 and 2013 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A short life of Cardinal Newman by J. S Fletcher( Book )

7 editions published in 1890 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The borough treasurer by J. S Fletcher( Book )

19 editions published between 1919 and 2013 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British poet, journalist, and avid amateur historian Joseph Smith Fletcher went on to become one of the foremost figures in the genre of detective fiction in the early to mid-twentieth century. Set in a quiet community in the north of England, The Borough Treasurer is an enjoyable mystery that will keep even the most astute readers guessing
The middle of things by J. S Fletcher( Book )

22 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When wealthy Mr. Ashton is found murdered in an alley with his wallet and jewelry stolen, the police quickly find the culprit, a young man who pawns one of the victim's rings. But Ashton's friend Mr. Viner believes the police have made a mistake and takes matters into his own hands as he seeks to avenge his friend and save an innocent man
The Chestermarke instinct by J. S Fletcher( Book )

13 editions published between 1918 and 2013 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fans of golden-era mysteries will relish the twists and turns of J.S. Fletcher's The Chestermarke Instinct. This cleverly crafted mystery begins with what seems like a common enough occurrence: a bank manager is late for work one morning. But what first appears to be simply a matter of a missed train soon is revealed to be a much more vexing problem. Has the manager committed the perfect crime -- or was he an innocent victim?
The Herapath property by J. S Fletcher( Book )

18 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy businessman is found dead in his study, but conflicting forensic evidence regarding the time and manner of his death raises more questions than it settles. With a sizable estate hanging in the balance and clues indicating foul play, a persistent detective endeavors to unravel the mystery
The Talleyrand maxim, by J.S. Fletcher by J. S Fletcher( Book )

15 editions published between 1919 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You believe you're destined for great things, but with the sorry hand you've been dealt in life, you have no way to make your big dreams come true. That's the situation facing one of the characters in J. S. Fletcher's caper mystery The Talleyrand Maxim⁰́₄but unlike most people, he decides to take extreme measures to get what he believes is his due
The orange-yellow diamond by J. S Fletcher( Book )

19 editions published between 1921 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the outskirts of London, the body of a murdered pawn shop proprietor is discovered, and all the early clues point toward a struggling writer who lives nearby. But as the dead man's possessions and records are sorted through, it is found that several fantastically valuable items -- including a renowned diamond -- are missing as well
Scarhaven keep by J. S Fletcher( Book )

12 editions published between 1920 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When famed actor Bassett Oliver fails to show up for a rehearsal, aspiring playwright Richard Copplestone uncovers a mystery when he is sent to the small village of Scarhaven on the northern coast of England to trace the actor's movements
Ravensdene court by J. S Fletcher( Book )

13 editions published between 1922 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An elderly sailor is found murdered. When authorities attempt to contact his brother to inform him of the bad news, they discover a shocking coincidence: he too had met his end -- the victim of foul play -- the very same night. Is there a connection between the two deaths? An intrepid detective tries his best to crack the case
The root of all evil by J. S Fletcher( Book )

14 editions published between 1920 and 2014 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a childhood beset by abject poverty, Jeckie Fletcher is determined to do whatever it takes to live a comfortable, stable life. That''s why she rejects the love of her childhood sweetheart, Joe Bartle, and instead sets her sights on local merchant Albert Grice. When her dogged pursuit of Grice ends in failure, Jeckie refuses to give up on her dream -- setting into motion a series of events that will ultimately wreak havoc in the lives of everyone involved
In the days of Drake [a novel] by J. S Fletcher( Book )

9 editions published between 1897 and 2012 in English and German and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though he is today best remembered for the mysteries he began writing later in his literary career, English author J. S. Fletcher got his start in fiction as a writer of historical tales. In the Days of Drake immerses readers in the heady era of sixteenth-century British sea exploration in a rip-roaring yarn told from the perspective of a salty old sea dog who has retired and is looking back over his life
In the mayor's parlour by J. S Fletcher( Book )

9 editions published between 1922 and 2013 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This locked-room mystery from master of the genre J.S. Fletcher will leave you guessing until the very last page. A classic whodunit, In the Mayor's Parlour focuses on a case of corruption in a small town that culminates in a nearly impossible-to-solve crime
 
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Alternative Names
Flečers, Dž. S. 1863-1935

Fletcher, J.

Fletcher, J. S.

Fletcher, J. S. 1863-1935

Fletcher, Josef Smith 1863-1935

Fletcher, Joseph Smith

Fletcher, Joseph Smith 1863-1935

J. S. Fletcher britisk skribent

J. S. Fletcher Brits schrijver (1863-1935)

J. S. Fletcher brittisk författare

J. S. Fletcher englischer Journalist und Schriftsteller

J. S. Fletcher giornalista e scrittore inglese

J・S・フレッチャー

Smith Fletcher, Joseph 1863-1935

フレッチャー, ジョセフ・スミス

フレツチヤー, J. S

Languages
English (255)

Italian (8)

German (3)

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