Author:Henry Christopher Bailey

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Henry Christopher Bailey
(1878–1961)
English author of detective fiction and historical romances. His best remembered works are those featuring a medically qualified detective called Reggie Fortune.
Henry Christopher Bailey

Works[edit]

(Partial list)

Romantic and historic fiction[edit]


Detective fiction[edit]

  • Call Mr. Fortune (1920) (short stories collection)
    • The Archduke's Tea
    • The Sleeping Companion
    • The Nice Girl
    • The Efficient Assassin
    • The Hottentot Venus
    • The Business Minister
  • Mr Fortune's Practice (1923) (short stories collection)
  • Mr Fortune's Trials (1925) (short stories collection)

Magazine works[edit]

Included in "The Fool" (1921) (Chapters 1-12 of 27) historical fiction

  • The Fool: Everybody's Magazine, May - Aug 1921
  1. "Tale of an Empress," May 1921 [Chap. 3, 4]
  2. "Tale of the King's Heir," June 1921 [Chap. 5, 6, 7]
  3. "The Fool and the Queen," July 1921
  4. "The Tale of a Villein," Aug 1921 [Chap. 8, 9]
  5. "The Tale of a Triumph," Sept 1921 [Chap. 10, 11, 12]

Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1926.


The author died in 1961, 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 50 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.