George Goodchild





George Goodchild


Born
in Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey, The United Kingdom
January 01, 1888

Died
March 25, 1969

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George Goodchild (1888-1969) aka Alan Dare, Wallace Q. Reid, and Jesse Templeton, was an incredibly prolific successful British author. His career lasted over 60 years (1916-published after death, still reprinted); his works number around 210, most under his own name.

Little is known of his life. GR system bug adds January 1 to his birth date, but the actual date is unknown. Born in Kingston-upon-Thames in 1888, he married Dora Mary Hill and had one son and two daughters. He lived at The Great Quarry, Guildford. Before full-time writing, he had experience in journalism and publishing. He died at Aldershot in March 1969, aged 80.

Featured characters were Scotland Yard Inspector McLean, spy catcher Q33, Trooper O'Neill, cowboy Colorado Jim (
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Average rating: 3.42 · 79 ratings · 23 reviews · 57 distinct works · Similar authors
Colorado Jim

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1922 — 9 editions
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McLean Knows the Answers

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1967
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Behind That Door

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1943
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Death On The Center Court

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1935 — 3 editions
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Golden Lure

it was ok 2.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1922
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McLean Keeps Going

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1941
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The Monster of Grammont

liked it 3.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1093
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The Dear Old Gentleman

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Jack O'Lantern

liked it 3.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1930
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Klondyke Kit's Revenge

liked it 3.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1923
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