Author:James Edward Preston Muddock

James Edward Preston Muddock

British journalist and author of mystery and horror fiction. Also known as "Joyce Emmerson Preston Muddock" and "Dick Donovan".


  • The Chamber of Shadows (1892) (external scan)
  • Suspicion Aroused (1893) (external scan)
  • Tracked to Doom : the Story of a Mystery and Its Unravelling (1893) (external scan)
  • Wanted! : a Detective's Strange Adventures (1893) (external scan)
  • Found and Fettered (1894) (external scan)
  • Riddles Read (1896) (external scan)
  • The Great White Hand or the Tiger of Cawnpore (1896) (external scan)
  • The Chronicles of Michael Danevitch of the Russian Secret Service (1897) (external scan)
  • Tales of Terror (1899) a collection under the byline Dick Donovan (external scan)
    • The Woman with the "Oily Eyes"
    • Sequel to The Woman with the "Oily Eyes"
    • The Corpse Light
    • Red Lily
    • The Pirate's Treasure
    • The Legend of Wolfspring
    • The White Raven
    • With Fire and Death
    • The Spectre of Rislip Abbey
    • The Cave of Blood
    • A Night of Horror
    • The Astrologer
    • The Dance of the Dead
    • The Mystic Spell
    • The Doomed Man
  • The Sunless City (1905)
  • Out There (1922) (external scan)

Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1928.

The longest-living author of these works died in 1934, so these works are in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 88 years or less. These works may 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.