Brennan, J. N. H.
BRENNAN, J. N. H.
BRENNAN, J. N. H. Also writes as John Welcome. Irish, b. 1914. Genres: Novels, Mystery/Crime/Suspense, Sports/Fitness, Novellas/Short stories. Publications: AS JOHN WELCOME: NOVELS: Grand National, 1976; Bellary Bay, 1979; A Call To Arms, 1985; Royal Stakes, 1993. MYSTERY NOVELS: Run for Cover, 1958; Stop at Nothing, 1959; Beware of Midnight, 1961; Hard to Handle, 1964; Wanted for Killing, 1965; Hell Is Where You Find It, 1968; On the Stretch, 1969; Go for Broke, 1972; A Painted Devil, 1988; Reasons of Hate, 1990. OTHER: The Cheltenham Gold Cup: The Story of a Great Steeplechase, 1957, 1973, 1984; Cheating at Cards: The Cases in Court, 1963 (in U.S. as Great Scandals of Cheating at Cards: Famous Court Cases, 1964); Fred Archer: His Life and Times, 1967; Neck or Nothing: The Extraordinary Life and Times of Bob Sievier, 1970; The Sporting Empress: The Story of Elizabeth of Austria and Bay Middleton, 1975; Infamous Occasions, 1980; The Sporting World of R. S. Surtees, 1982; (with R. Collens) Snaffles: The Life and Work of Charlie Johnson Payne, 1987; Snaffles on Racing and Point to Pointing, 1988; Snaffles on Hunting, 1989; Classic Lines More Great Racing Stories, 1991. EDITOR: (with V.R. Orchard) Best Hunting Stories, 1954; Best Motoring Stories, 1959; Best Secret Service Stories, 2 vols., 1960-65; Best Gambling Stories, 1961; Best Legal Stories, 2 vols., 1962-70; Best Crime Stories, 3 vols., 1964-68; (with D. Francis) Best Racing and Chasing Stories, 2 vols., 1966-69; Best Smuggling Stories, 1967; Best Spy Stories, 1967; (with D. Francis) The Racing Man's Bedside Book, 1969; Ten of the Best: Selected Short Stories, 1969; The Welcome Collection: Fourteen Racing Stories, 1972; (with D. Francis) Great Racing Stories, 1989; Winning Colours: Edgar Wallace's Racing Writing, 1991; Kipling on Horses, 1992.