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Mar 24, 2012 Susan rated it 4 of 5 stars
Unfortunately, most of the short stories in this volume are items reprinted from other books, and I have read them recently. There were a few that were new, and those, as usual, were delightful. Reggie helps a friend of the delightful actress Joan Amber, and is also involved in another drama where two actresses compete for the same roll.
Henry Christopher Bailey (1878 – 1961) was an English author of detective fiction. Bailey wrote mainly short stories featuring a medically-qualified detective called Reggie Fortune. Fortune's mannerisms and speech put him into the same class as Lord Peter Wimsey but the stories are much darker, and often involve murderous obsession, police corruption, financial skulduggery, child abuse and miscarr ...moreMore about H.C. Bailey...
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