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Author:Jacques Futrelle

Jacques Futrelle
American journalist and mystery writer; best known for writing short detective stories featuring Professor Augustus S. F. X. Van Dusen, also known as "The Thinking Machine" for his application of logic to any and all situations
Jacques Futrelle



Short story collectionsEdit

  • The Thinking Machine: The Enigmatic Problems of Prof. Augustus S. F. X. Van Dusen, Ph. D., LL. D., F. R. S., M. D., M. D. S. (1906)
  • The Flaming Phantom
  • The Great Auto Mystery
  • The Man Who Was Lost
  • The Mystery of a Studio
  • The Problem of Cell 13 (1918); a reprint of The Thinking Machine (1907)
  • The Ralston Bank Burglary
  • The Scarlet Thread
  • The Thinking Machine on the Case (1908), UK title The Professor on the Case
  • The Stolen Reubens

Individual storiesEdit


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.