Serialisations of Riddell’s Novels

Compiled by Michael Flowers ©2005-2006


Front Cover London Society

Magazine as it looked when  Above Suspicion

and The Mystery in Palace Gardens were serialised.

Courtesy of Jennifer Carnell:
The Sensationpress Press


Novel                                                  Periodical                       Date

Phemie Keller                                  Shilling Magazine           1866 ?

The Race For Wealth                       Once A Week                  6 Jan-18 Sept 1866

A Life’s Assize                                  St James’ Magazine       April 1868- Feb 1870

Austin Friars                                    Tinsley’s Magazine         April 1869-Aug 1870

Home, Sweet Home                          Tinsley's Magazine         Sept 1871 -?

Above Suspicion                               London Society              1874-5

The Mystery in Palace Gardens       London Society              Jan - Dec 1880

The Senior Partner                          London Society              Jan- Dec 1881

Susan Drummond as                         London Society             Jan- Dec1883

    Three Wizards and a Witch 

Mitre Court                                      Temple Bar                     Jan 1885- Jan 1886

The Rusty Sword                              The Dawn of Day           1893 


S. M. Ellis, Wilkie Collins, Le Famu & Others ( London: Constable,1934).

Michael Flowers, Unpublished research.

Robert Lee Wolff, Nineteenth-Century Fiction: A Bibliographical Catalogue, 5 Vols (New York: Garland,


Michael Sadleir, XIX Fiction (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1951).

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