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FICTION INDEX: 1896 - 1950

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Fiction Serials in the Daily Mail

Authors: M - Z

Mack, Louise (1870-1935)
With Great Possessions, November 12, 1908 - January 22, 1909

Markovits, Rodion
Siberian Garrison, January 8 - February 10, 1930

Marsden, Antony
A Daughter of Vengeance, October 31, 1927 - January 3, 1928
Death on Delivery, May 18 - June 30, 1932

Marshall, Archibald  pseudonym of Arthur Hammond Marshall (1866-1934)
Redmarsh Farm, June 23 - September 11, 1911

Martyn, Peter
Fifty-Fifty, April 10-19, 1937

Maschwitz, Eric
First Television Murder, August 1-15, 1939 (written with Val Gielgud)

Mason, A. E. W. (1865-1948)
Fire Over England, March 3 - April 16, 1937

Maugham, Diana
Rhapsody in Gold, February 20 - March 20, 1935

Maxwell, W. B.
Gabrielle, October 7 - December 21, 1925

Meadows, Alice Maud (?-1913)
One Life Between, September 29, 1899 (printed anonymously; the first instalment of a serial novel continued in the Illustrated Mail)
Days of Doubt, November 9, 1899 - January 5, 1900
Cut by Society, August 28 - November 16, 1900
I Charge You Both, April 17 - June 14, 1901
The Threads of Life, September 12 - October 26, 1901
An Inheritance of Hate, January 15 - March 10, 1902

Merrick, Leonard
The Actor-Manager, April 25 - June 6, 1898

Miller, Elizabeth York
His Neighbour's Vineyard, June 18 - July 20, 1908
The House of My Friends, October 11 - December 15, 1910
Treasure of Earth, February 15 - May 1, 1912
The Marriage State, August 3 - September 16, 1914
The Forbidden Sacrifice, December 10, 1915 - April 1, 1916 (printed anonymously)
A Heart in Pawn, December 15, 1921 - February 4, 1922
"When Hearts Command -," August 3 - September 20, 1922
Virginia O'Dare, January 3 - February 13, 1923
The Stronger Call, January 31 - March 18, 1924
Bondage, October 2 - November 25, 1924
The Hour of Reckoning, March 18 - April 29, 1925
The Corley Case, March 16 - April 26, 1927

Miller, Esther
Should She Have Spoken?, February 14 - April 4, 1899
A Case of Conscience, April 9 - May 14, 1899 (this serial appeared in the Daily Mail Sunday Edition but was never concluded; see note below)
Back from the Grave, September 7 - November 8, 1899
Tainted Gold, August 2 - September 11, 1901
Living Lies, April 19 - July 19, 1902
The Harvest of Revenge, November 14, 1905 - January 1, 1906
A Question of Conscience, May 24 - July 16, 1906
The Temptress, October 9 - December 11, 1907

Mills, Arthur
Felise Pursued, June 6 - July 15, 1929

Milne, A. A. (1882-1956)
Mr. Wellard Wrote a Book, July 17 - September 1, 1931

Morris, Claver
John Bredon, Solicitor, September 12 - November 6, 1911
The Supplanter, October 23 - December 10, 1912
John Erleigh - Schoolmaster, February 13 - March 26, 1914
The Tigress, December 7, 1920 - February 7, 1921
The Day of Testing, November 9, 1922 - January 2, 1923

Morton, Anthony
Meet the Baron, January 20 - February 27, 1937

Moss, Robert
Cruise of the Red Admiral, March 24 - April 20, 1934
The Valley of Rubies, March 9-26, 1935

Murray, Sinclair
The Money Spinners, October 24 - December 20, 1935

Nettleton, Arthur
The Secret of Low Cove Mill, June 24 - July 7, 1933
The Mystery of Moorthwaite Manor, January 13-27, 1934
Chums of Faircaster, April 27 - May 4, 1935
The Secret of Sherley Grange, August 31 - September 12, 1935
Christmas Crusoes, November 23 - December 6, 1935
Sea Scouts All, July 18-31, 1936
Television Trail, May 29 - June 17, 1937

Nichols, Beverley
Revue, February 7 - March 1, 1939

Oppenheim, E. Phillips (1866-1946)
Reapers of Evil, March 25, 1907 (the first instalment of a serial novel continued in Answers magazine)
Harvey Garrard's Crime, June 16 - August 10, 1926
The Gallows of Chance, October 11 - December 5, 1933

O'Shea, Lydia
The Field of Agincourt, April 29 - May 8, 1933 (as by L. O'Shea)
The Desert Flyers, August 5-12, 1933
Hands Up!, October 3-16, 1933
King John's Treasure, June 2-22, 1934
Thrills of the Desert, September 22 - October 10, 1934
For the King, May 4-17, 1935

Osmond, Sophie
Deeds and Diamonds, February 25 - April 14, 1905

Pemberton, Max (1863-1950)
The Mystery of the Green Heart, October 20 - December 17, 1909

Preedy, George R.
The Rocklitz, March 26 - May 22, 1930
Tumult in the North, September 30 - November 18, 1930

Procter, Charles
Pools of the Past, May 18 - July 6, 1921

Prothero, John K.
In Name Only, December 8, 1900 - January 2, 1901

Quick, Elizabeth
The Secret of Sherwood, September 19 - October 2, 1933
Mystery at Fort Fergus, June 23 - July 6, 1934

Reid, Major Lestock
Sons of Solomon, January 9 - March 6, 1931

Richmond, Barry
A Convict for Love, October 25 - December 14, 1921

Rickard, Mrs. Victor
Yesterday's Love, February 19 - March 25, 1930

Riddell, Florence
Can Women Forget?, May 12 - June 28, 1928

Rita  pseudonym of Eliza Margaret J. Humphreys
A Jilt's Journal, June 15 - August 1, 1901

Roberts, E. Noel
The Blue Diver, July 8-14, 1933

Roberts, Morley
A Son of the Empire, June 7 - July 25, 1898

Rogers, Jeff
Holidays at Karrimuir, July 31 - August 21, 1937

Sabatini, Rafael (1875-1950)
The Black Swan, January 21 - February 29, 1932

Sapper  pseudonym of Herman Cyril McNeile (1888-1937)
Knock-Out, February 15 - April 4, 1933
Challenge, November 5 - December 22, 1936

Sayers, Dorothy L. (1893-1957)
Blood Sacrifice, April 23-29, 1936

Seamark  pseudonym of Austin J. Small (1894-1929)
Love's Enemy, November 22, 1923 - January 30, 1924
The True Romance, July 24 - October 1, 1924

Shaw, Captain Frank H. (1878-1960)
Adrift With Pirates, December 23, 1932 - January 18, 1933
Mystery Aboard, June 3-24, 1933
Captives of the Forest, July 7-27, 1934
The Stedfast Way, March 21 - April 23, 1935

Sherwood, R. T.
Yashima, April 30 - June 5, 1931

Shiel, M. P. (1865-1947)
The Evil That Men Do, January 18, 1901 (printed anonymously; the first instalment of a serial novel continued in Penny Pictorial Magazine)

Simmins, Meta
The Bishop's Wife, February 5 - July 8, 1903
The Angel of Trouble, March 5 - May 29, 1907 (written with Sidney Warwick)
The Veil of Clay, May 25 - July 26, 1910
Love by Pr*xy, July 4 - September 11, 1913
White Kid Gloves, May 20 - August 6, 1919

Sinclair, Gordon
Who Killed Henry Carson?, September 12 - October 29, 1927

Stacpoole, H. de Vere (1863-1951)
Roxanne, July 27 - September 10, 1927

Stanton, Coralie
By Right of Marriage, July 21, 1902 - February 4, 1903 (written with Heath Hosken)
The Angel of the Odd, January 18 - April 8, 1904 (written with Heath Hosken)
A Widow By Choice, October 21, 1904 - February 25, 1905 (written with Heath Hosken)
The Forbidden Man, April 15 - July 24, 1905 (written with Heath Hosken)
The Second Best, January 2 - April 18, 1906 (written with Heath Hosken)
The Swelling of Jordan, October 18, 1906 - March 4, 1907 (written with Heath Hosken)
The Dog Star, July 27 - October 9, 1907 (written with Heath Hosken)
The Muzzled Ox, July 20 - November 12, 1908 (written with Heath Hosken)
The Baggage of Fortune, December 17, 1909 - May 25, 1910 (written with Heath Hosken)
Ironmouth, February 7 - June 22, 1911 (written with Heath Hosken)
Every Woman's Sin, July 18 - October 22, 1912 (written with Heath Hosken)
The Heart's Measure, October 31, 1913 - February 12, 1914 (written with Heath Hosken)
A Very Bad Woman, September 28, 1914 - January 11, 1915 (written with Heath Hosken)
The Man Who Came Back, April 3 - August 31, 1916 (written with Heath Hosken)
The Game We Play, December 16, 1918 - March 4, 1919 (written with Heath Hosken)
Self Defence, August 7 - November 3, 1919 (written with Heath Hosken)
The May-Fly, May 19 - July 28, 1920 (written with Heath Hosken)
By Mistake, November 2 - December 6, 1920 (written with Heath Hosken)
The Girl Who Kept Her Word, January 30, 1922 (written with Heath Hosken; the first instalment of a serial novel continued in Everywoman's)
That Kind of a Woman, March 15, 1924 (written with Heath Hosken; the first instalment of a serial novel continued in the Daily Chronicle)

Stoneham, C. T. (1895-1965)
Elephant Brother, September 12-29, 1934

Sullivan, Alan
The Verdict of the Sea, September 30 - November 16, 1926

Swan, Annie S.
The Broad Road, July 20, 1908 (the first instalment of a serial novel continued in Good Words)

Thomson, W. Harold
The Bishop's Masquerade, December 18, 1919 - February 2, 1920
The Pilgrim Soul, July 29 - September 6, 1920
The Compulsory Millionaire, June 29 - August 2, 1922

Thorndike, Russell (1885-1972)
The Water Witch, November 5 - December 12, 1931
The Strange Death of Major Scallion, May 9-15, 1936

Thorne, Guy
Made In His Image, November 17, 1905 - January 1, 1906

Thurston, Katherine Cecil
John Chilcote, M.P., September 17 - October 20, 1904

Tibbits, Annie O.
Fighting a Lie, February 7 - March 5, 1898

Timmis, Norman
The Shadowed Circus, October 2-27, 1937

Townley, Houghton (1866-1938)
The Double Duke, September 5 - October 15, 1898
The Veiled Woman, December 19, 1898 - February 13, 1899
Dregs of Bitterness, April 23 - June 15, 1900
His Hidden Past, November 19, 1901 - January 14, 1902

Tracy, Louis (1863-1928)
The Gleave Mystery, April 30 - June 30, 1925
The Knightly Prodigal, December 22, 1925 - February 17, 1926

Trent, Paul  pseudonym of Edward Platt (1872- )
The Vow, June 13, 1910 (the first instalment of a serial novel continued in The Weekly Telegraph)

Troubridge, Lady (1887-1963)
The Woman Thou Gavest, April 19 - May 23, 1906
A Creature of Circumstance, August 23 - October 10, 1910

Tucker, Beryl
The Man Who Lived, September 18 - October 17, 1906

Tuite, Hugh
The Deserter, July 26 - September 3, 1898
When Woman Woos, April 5 - May 22, 1899

Vane, Derek  pseudonym of Blanche Eaton-Back (?-1939)
Crooked Ways, August 12 - September 19, 1905

Vickers, Roy
The Vengeance of Henry Jarroman, March 17 - May 17, 1921
The Dominant Desire, May 2 - June 28, 1922
Suppressed Evidence, June 14 - July 25, 1923
The Master of Money, July 1 - August 19, 1925
The White Raven, November 17, 1926 - January 25, 1927
If Love Should Change, November 26, 1928 - January 14, 1929

Wallace, Edgar (1875-1932)
The Forger, April 27 - June 11, 1927
The Flying Squad, February 14 - April 2, 1928

Wallace, Kathleen
I Walk Alone, August 20 - September 22, 1930

Warden, Florence  pseudonym of Florence Alice Price James (1857-1929)
Once Too Often, November 17 - December 8, 1900

Warwick, Sidney (1870-1953)
The Odd Man Out, March 11 - April 18, 1902 (written with Arthur Applin)
The Angel of Trouble, March 5 - May 29, 1907 (written with Meta Simmins)
The Mystery House, September 27 - November 21, 1923

Watson, Sidney
Sold into Bondage, October 26 - November 6, 1896

Wellesley-Smith, F. A.
Sam the Cockney Squire, November 18, 1920 (the first instalment of a serial novel continued in the Sunday Companion)

Westerman, Percy F.
Beating the Bandits, April 15-27, 1933
Doughty Island, December 27, 1933 - January 12, 1934
The British Family Robinson, April 21 - May 17, 1934

Wheatley, Dennis (1897-1977)
The Devil Rides Out, October 31 - December 22, 1934
They Found Atlantis, January 8 - March 4, 1936
Contraband, September 24 - November 3, 1936
Blue Murder, October 6 - November 16, 1937

Wignall, Trevor C.
Seeds of Sunshine, November 26 - December 30, 1924

Williams, Valentine
The Secret Call, August 11 - September 29, 1926
The Mystery of Node Tower, January 26 - March 15, 1927

Williamson, Mrs. C. N. (1869-1933)
Fortune's Sport, November 15, 1897 - February 7, 1898
Miss Nobody, July 13 - September 6, 1899
Ordered South, January 6 - March 9, 1900
Against the King, May 22, 1902 (the first instalment of a serial novel continued in Black and White Budget)
The Sea Could Tell, August 9, 1902 (the first instalment of a serial novel continued in the Morning Leader)

Willow, Merton
A Gleaming Wonder, June 25 - August 27, 1949
Three at the Top, September 24 - December 10, 1949

Wilson, Cecil
State Secret, May 22-30, 1950 (serial adaptation based on the screenplay by Sidney Gilliat for the feature film of the same name)

Winkworth, D. E.
The Deep-Sea Jungle, October 5-22, 1935
South Sea Treasure, June 20 - July 17, 1936
Below the South Seas, February 13 - March 10, 1937

Wodehouse, P. G. (1881-1975)
If I Were You, June 5 - July 3, 1931
The Code of the Woosters, September 8 - October 21, 1938

Worcester, Jack
Chums of the Circus, October 26 - November 7, 1935

Wren, P. C.
Valiant Dust, March 30 - May 17, 1932

Young, E. H.
Miss Mole, November 20, 1930 - January 6, 1931

Note: Due to protests by religious groups, the Daily Mail Sunday Edition was cancelled after just six issues. This meant that only the first six instalments of Esther Miller's serial novel "A Case of Conscience" ever appeared. The serial may have been continued in another publication; details of this are unknown.

 

 

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