Victor Bridges


Born
in Clifton, Bristol, The United Kingdom
March 14, 1878

Died
November 29, 1972


Victor Bridges (real name Victor George de Freyne, 1878–1972) was a prolific English author of detective and fantasy fiction, and also a playwright and occasional poet.

Born on 14 March 1878 at Clifton, Bristol, Victor George de Freyne may have been connected with a propertied family in County Sligo, Ireland. He was educated at Haileybury and Imperial Service College. He worked as a bank employee and as an actor in repertory theatre before becoming a full-time writer.

Bridges began to publish crime and mystery stories and novels regularly in 1909. He was an early signing by the new London publishing firm of Mills & Boon, which was initially a light fiction publisher in a wide range of genres.Many of his stories wer
...more

Average rating: 3.38 · 104 ratings · 38 reviews · 26 distinct worksSimilar authors
Trouble on the Thames

3.51 avg rating — 68 ratings — published 1945 — 10 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
A Rogue by Compulsion

3.63 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1915 — 22 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Secret of the Creek

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1932
Rate this book
Clear rating
What the Doctor Ordered

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1956
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Man from Nowhere

2.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1913 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Red Lodge: A Mystery of...

3.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1924 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
I did not kill Osborne

liked it 3.00 avg rating — 1 rating
Rate this book
Clear rating
The man who limped

liked it 3.00 avg rating — 1 rating
Rate this book
Clear rating
Another Man's Shoes

liked it 3.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1916 — 5 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The King Comes Back

it was ok 2.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1931
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Victor Bridges…