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« on: May 23, 2023, 04:46:00 am »

Ernest Carpenter Elmore was born in Maidstone in 1901. He boarded at Mill Hill School until 1919.

His novel "Death makes a Prophet" (1947) has twenty-three chapters, arranged in two parts:

Part I - Welworth Garden City
1)     The Children of Osiris
2)     Mrs. Hagge-Smith Has a Vision
3)     Eustace Writes a Letter
4)     The Missing Crux Ansata
5)     Penpeti Turns the Screw
6)     Mayblossom Cut
7)     The Man in the Teddy-Bear Coat
8)     Near Miss

Part II - Old Cowdene
9)     Sid Arkwright Listens In
10)   The Letters in the Case
11)   The High Prophet Plans a Theft
12)   Overture to Murder
13)   Inspector Meredith Gets Cracking
14)   Unknown Visitor
15)   Fatal Effect
16)   Terence Through the Hoop
17)   Pow-Wow with Penpeti
18)   The Poison Puzzle
19)   A Young Lady Gives Evidence
20)   Mr. Dudley Talks
21)   Death Down the Lane
22)   Final Facts
23)   Meredith on Form

Here we list all his literary productions:

He published thirty crime novels using the pseudonym "John Bude":
    The Cornish Coast Murder (1935)
    The Lake District Murder (1935)
    The Sussex Downs Murder (1936)
    The Cheltenham Square Murder (1937)
    Loss of a Head (1938)
    Hand on Alibi (1939)
    Death on Paper (1940)
    Death of a Cad (1940)
    Slow Vengeance (1941)
    Death Knows No Calendar (1942)
    Death Deals a Double (1943)
    Death in White Pyjamas (1944)
    Death in Ambush (1945)
    Trouble A-Brewing (1946)
    Death Makes a Prophet (1947)
    Dangerous Sunlight (1948)
    Murder in Montparnasse (1949)
    A Glut of Red Herrings (1949)
    Death Steals the Show (1950)
    The Constable and the Lady (1951)
    When the Case was Opened (1952)
    Death on the Riviera (1952)
    Twice Dead (1953)
    So Much in the Dark (1954)
    Two Ends to the Town (1955)
    A Shift of Guilt (1956)
    A Telegram from Le Touquet (1956)
    Another Man's Shadow (1957)
    A Twist of the Rope (1958)
    The Night the Fog Came Down (1958)

And six further novels, writing as Ernest Elmore:
    The Steel Grubs (1928)
    This Siren Song (1930)
    The Baboon and The Fiddle (1932)
    Green in Judgement (1939)
    Christmas at Gillybrook (1949)
    The Lumpton Gobbelings (1954)

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