Seabury Quinn

Seabury Grandin Quinn (also known as Jerome Burke; 1889 – 1969) was an American pulp magazine novelist best known for his Weird Tales stories about the occult detective Jules de Grandin. The Law of the Pictures, published in The Motion Picture Magazine in December 1917, was his first published article. Devils of the Night, followed by Was She Mad?, was published in Detective Story Magazine on March 19, 1918. (His piece Painted Gold may have been written earlier.) In 1919, he released The Stone Image. He created Jules de Grandin as a character in 1925 (using his own middle name as the character's surname) and continued to write novels about him until 1951.

The Devil's Bride, a novel-length narrative written by de Grandin in 1932 and heavily influenced by Robert W. James, is the longest of the de Grandin stories. The Killer of Souls, a novel by Chambers published in 1920.