Author:Raymond Smiley Spears

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Raymond S. Spears

American author of western and adventure stories; son of John R. Spears. He used numerous pseudonyms, including: Jim Smiley, Raymond Smiley, Raymond S. Spears, DeAlton Valentine, William Wells, Cliff Campbell, James Terry, Hiram Vermont, Charles E. Shepard, and Smiley Ironbaker.

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Novelettes to novels

  • "Meanness in the Mountains," (2-part sl) Popular magazine, Dec 15, 1912
  • "Levee Holds!," (ss) Collier’s Nov 10 1917
  • "Miller of Fiddler's Run," (ss) Collier’s Aug 11 1917
  • "Jim Tilon, Wastrel," (ss) Collier’s Jan 19 1918
  • "The Tornado—When a man is crazy" (ss) Argosy, Feb 9, 1918
  • "Bump," (ss) Collier’s Feb 28 1920
  • "Janie and the Waning Glories," (6-part sl), All-Story Weekly, May-June 1920
  • "Revenge," (ss) Collier’s Dec 18 1920
  • "Ten Thousand Dollars a Wag," (ss) Collier’s Mar 5 1921
  • "Button, Button, Who's Got the Button?," (ss) Leslie’s Weekly Nov 19 1921
  • "The Flying Coyotes" (sl) Argosy


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

This author died in 1950, so works by this author are in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 72 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.


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