A pseudonym used by Elinore Denniston. Other pseudonyms include Elinore Dunniston, Dennis Allan and Helen K. Maxwell.
As Rae Foley, she wrote mysteries and romantic/gothic suspense. She created several amateur sleuths but her most famous was Mr. Hiram Potter, a young man from an upper class family who was "shocked out of his lethargic existence through violence" when a corpse was discovered in his garden. He manages to clear himself of accusations of murder and from that, develops a curiosity about other people's characters. In the earlier novels, he is helped by a model, Opal Reed, and her boyfriend, Sam. He is also helped by Captain O'Toole of the Homicide division.