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Dick Donovan

ABOUT THE AUTHOR British author James Edward Preston Muddock (aka Dick Donovan, 1843-1934) was a prolific writer of mystery and horror books. During his era his detective stories were as popular as Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes. He published nearly 300 detective and mystery stories. Many of Muddock's stories feature "Dick Donovan, the Glasgow Detective" and he later adopted this as his pen name. His other famous characters include Russian Secret Service agent Michael Danevitch, Vincent...See more