Author:Francis Worcester Doughty

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Francis Worcester Doughty
(1850–1917)
American screenwriter and novelist, who specialized in pulp fiction, including detective and science Fiction tales. He was also a numismatist and coin collector. Pen names: Horace Appleton; Albert J. Booth; Paul Braddon; R. T. Emmet; Tom Fox; Philadelphia Detective; Gaston Garne; K. F. Hill; Police Captain Howard; Jas. D. Montague; Richard R. Montgomery; Ralph Morton; A New York Detective; Percy B. (Percy Bolingbroke) St. John, 1821-1889; Hal Standish; D. W. Stevens; Francis Worcester Doughty.


Works[edit]

(partial list)

  • Shadow, the Mysterious Detective (1883), (as Police Captain Howard)
  • Mirrikh, or, A Woman from Mars: A Tale of Occult Adventure (1892) (as Francis Worcester Doughty)
  • Two Boys' Trip to an Unknown Planet (1901) as (Allyn Draper)
  • The Coral City; Or, The Wonderful Cruise of the Yacht Vesta (1902) (as Richard R. Montgomery)
  • "I": A Story of Strange Adventure (1902) as (Richard R. Montgomery)
  • 3000 Miles Through the Clouds; Or, Dropped Among an Unknown Race (1913) (as Berton Bertrew)
  • The Lost City of the Andes; Or, The Treasure of the Volcano (1921) (as Richard R. Montgomery)

The Bradys series[edit]

  • The Bradys' Blecker Street Mystery; or, The House with a Hundred Doors (1907) (as A New York Detective) (external scan)
  • The Bradys Working for a Life; or. Exposing a Great Fraud (1909) (as A New York Detective)
  • The Bradys Trailing a Chinese Giant; or, The "Strong Arm" of Mott Street (1909) (as A New York Detective)
  • The Bradys After the Tong Kings; or, The Red Lady of Chinatown (1910) (as A New York Detective) (external scan)
  • The Bradys Drugged (1910) (as A New York Detective) (external scan)
  • The Bradys and "Mr. Mormon," or, Secret work in Salt Lake City (1920) (as A New York Detective) (external scan)
  • The Bradys After a Chinese Princess; or, The Yellow Fiends of 'Frisco (as Francis Worcester Doughty) Project Gutenberg
  • The Bradys and the Girl Smuggler; Or, Working for the Custom House (as Francis Worcester Doughty) Project Gutenberg
  • The Bradys Beyond Their Depth; Or, The Great Swamp Mystery, as (as Francis Worcester Doughty) Project Gutenberg
  • The Bradys Chinese Clew; Or, The Secret Dens of Pell Street, (as Francis Worcester Doughty) Project Gutenberg

Non-fiction[edit]

  • Evidences of man in the drift: a description of certain archaeological objects recently discovered in Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, Pennsylvania and New Jersey (external scan)


Works by this author published before January 1, 1924 are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.