At the Circulating Library Author Information: Charles Warren Adams

Author: Charles Warren Adams (1833–1903)

Alternate Name(s): Charles Felix (pseudonym)

Biography: Lawyer and representative of Saunders and Otley. Son of novelist Charlotte Adams and brother of novelist Henry Cadwallader Adams. See entry in DNB under his brother, William Adams (1814–1848).


References: Burke; Paul Collins, "The Case of the First Mystery Novelist," New York Times Sunday Book Review (7 January 2011); DNB; Manchester Times (14 May 1864); Sally Mitchell, Frances Power Cobbe: Victorian Feminist, Journalist, Reformer (Ashgate 2004)

Fiction Titles:

  1. Randal Vaughan: or, Self in Self-Sacrifice.  2 vol.  London: T. C. Newby, 1856.
  2. Velvet Lawn: A Novel.  3 vol.  London: Saunders and Otley, 1864.
  3. Barefooted Birdie: A Simple Tale for Christmas. By T. O'T.  1 vol.  London: Saunders and Otley, 1865.
  4. The Notting Hill Mystery.  1 vol.  London: Saunders and Otley, 1865.
  5. Ram Dass.  3 vol.  London: Tinsley Brothers, 1875.