R.T.M. Scott


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Canada

Form of name used independently by two Canadian writers, father and son, both christened Reginald Thomas Maitland Scott, though the son was usually called Robert and sometimes wrote simply as Maitland Scott. Scott Senior (1882-1966) had been a much-travelled marine engineer and subsequent soldier during World War One, with the Canadian Expeditionary Force, before settling in the USA and turning to writing. His first story, "Such Bluff as Dreams Are Made Of" (April 1920 Adventure) introduced the character of Aurelius Smith, known as Secret Service Smith, who became Scott's best known character, appearing in many stories and novels, and served partly as the basis for the later creation of Richard Wentworth, the man behind the vigilante hero t ...more

Average rating: 3.59 · 102 ratings · 27 reviews · 9 distinct works
The Spider Strikes! (The Sp...

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The Wheel of Death (The Spi...

3.48 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 1933 — 2 editions
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Girasol Pulp Doubles Vol. 9...

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The Spider November 1933  (...

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Mammoth Secret Service Smit...

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Secret Service Smith

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The Spider Omnibus #1

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Real Detective Tales Collec...

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