1909- ; b. Dublin, ed. Lausanne and Cambridge; Detective novels with gardening
interest, Common or Garden Crime (1945); Creeping Venom
(1946); The Flowering Shamrock (1949), a serious novel; A Brush
with Death (1950); The Hive of Suspects (1952); Other Peoples
Business, novel (1957); The Sheltered Garden, novel (1964).
Also biography of Augustine Henry, The Wood and the Trees (Kilkenny
1984). IF DIW IF2.
Desmond Clarke, Ireland in Fiction: A Guide to Irish Novels,
Tales, Romances and Folklore [Pt. 2] (Cork: Royal Carbery 1985), gives
details: b. Dublin, ed. French School, Bray and Girton College; flowers,
gardening and Irish detective books; IF2 lists The Flowering Shamrock
(1949); A Brush with Death (1950); A Hive of Suspects; Other
Peoples Business; Common or Garden Crime; Creeping Venom (1946).
Belfast Central Public Library holds The Flowering Shamrock (1949), and A Hive of Suspects (1952).