The last of five novels featuring reporter Robin Bishop. In this novel, Bishop teams up with another of Mainwaring’s recurring characters, private investigator Humphrey Campbell.
Title: Then There Were Three
Author: Daniel Mainwaring writing as Geoffrey Homes
Imprint & Number: Bantam 12
Cover price: none
Publication date: 1945
Cover artist: Clement
Mainwaring, under the Homes alias, wrote Build My Gallows High and the screenplay for the Robert Mitchum/Kirk Douglas film on which it is based, Out Of The Past. After a string of mystery novels, Mainwaring became primarily a screenwriter for Hollywood and, eventually, for television. His most successful endeavor was writing the screenplay for Invasion Of The Body-Snatchers.