Frederick Orin Bartlett (1876-1945) also wrote under the pseudonym of William Carleton. His first novel, Joan of the Alley, was praised for its careful preparation and the promise of future offerings from the same author. Bartlett’s subsequent novels were known for their attention to detail, melodrama, adventure, and romance. Several of them were adapted into feature films, including: The Seventh Noon, The Lion’s Den, and The Lady in the Library. His bibliography includes nearly a dozen novels, and a great many more short stories and articles. He was published consistently in The Saturday Evening Post and Red Book Magazine, among many others.
- Web of the Golden Spider
It was all about the girl. Wilson, his blood running fast, sat back and thought. It was clear that the struggle over the image was a struggle for this treasure. Neither man knew of the existence of this map. The priest fought to preserve the idol because of its sacredness as guardian of what to [...]