WorldCat Identities

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

Overview
Works: 684 works in 2,303 publications in 3 languages and 11,324 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Short stories  Church history  Detective and mystery 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

The Middle Temple murder by J. S Fletcher( Book )

47 editions published between 1918 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Spargo, a young reporter, follows a chain of clues to a murder that has baffled the London police, in this Edwardian mystery
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 139 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

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 )

17 editions published between 1919 and 2013 in English and held by 74 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 73 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 70 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 )

17 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 66 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 60 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
The Rayner-Slade amalgamation by J. S Fletcher( Book )

13 editions published between 1917 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early part of his career, J.S. Fletcher worked as a historian, producing a number of important scholarly works. When he later turned to writing mysteries, he imbued his tales with rich detail and fascinating, well-drawn characters that highlight his training as a historian. The Rayner-Slade Amalgamation is a classic Fletcher mystery with something for everyone: plot twists and turns, a heaping dose of local color, and even a bit of romance
Dead men's money by J. S Fletcher( Book )

15 editions published between 1920 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an old seaman named James Gilverthwaite shows up in the sleepy town of Berwick looking for long-term lodging, it seems innocent enough. But within days, it becomes clear that Gilverthwaite is looking for something. Soon, a young clerk whom the sailor has asked for assistance is drawn into the mystery--and what first appeared to be an old man's harmless lark results in murder
Scarhaven keep by J. S Fletcher( Book )

12 editions published between 1920 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 53 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 )

15 editions published between 1920 and 2014 in English and held by 45 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
 
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Alternative Names
Flečers, Dž. S. 1863-1935

Fletcher, I.S.

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 (297)

Italian (12)

Russian (1)

Covers
The orange-yellow diamondThe Rayner-Slade amalgamationDead men's money