Author:Arthur Cheney Train

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Arthur Cheney Train
(1875–1945)
Pen name Arthur Train: was an American lawyer and writer of legal thrillers, particularly known for his novels of courtroom intrigue and the creation of the fictional lawyer Mr. Ephraim Tutt. Train also coauthored two science fiction novels with eminent physicist Robert W. Wood.


Works[edit]

Fiction[edit]

McAllister's Christmas — The Baron de Ville — The Escape of Wilkins — The Governor-General's Trunk — The Golden Touch — McAllister's Data of Ethics — McAllister's Marriage — The Jailbird — In the Course of Justice — The Maximilian Diamond — Extradition

Mr. Tutt[edit]

The Shyster — The Kid and the Camel — Contempt of Court — By Advice of Counsel — "That Sort of Woman" — You're another — Beyond a Reasonable Doubt
The Human Element — Mock Hen and Mock Turtle — Samuel and Delilah — The Dog Andrew — Wile Versus Guile — Hepplewhite Tramp — Lallapaloosa Limited
The Bloodhound — Tut, Tut! Mr. Tutt — The Liberty of the Jail — Hocus-Pocus — Saving His Face — In Witness Whereof — The Twelve Little Husbands — The Cloak of St. Martin

Non-fiction[edit]

  • The Prisoner at the Bar; Sidelights on the Administration of Criminal Justice (1908) IA
  • Courts, Criminals and the Camorra (1912) aka Courts and Criminals IA
  • True Stories of Crime from the District Attorney's Office (2006) [1908] IA
  • True Stories of Celebrated Crimes from the District Attorney's Office (1908)

Stories and articles[edit]

  • "Brown" short story from The Smart Set magazine, vol. 14, 1904
  • "A Broadway Villon" short story from Metropolitan Magazine, Apr 1906
  • "The Nth Power; A Little Dinner With Doctor Migraine" (1909), short story from The Saturday Evening Post
  • "The Inheritance" (1911), short story from The Saturday Evening Post, June 11, 1910
  • "Bat" (1911), short story from the Buffalo NY Courier
  • "Winged Crime" (1911), essay from The Saturday Evening Post, Dec 25, 1915


  1. Reviewed by the University of Florida staff to be out of copyright.

Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1924.


The author died in 1945, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 70 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.