Marie Adelaide Elizabeth Rayner Lowndes, (1868 - 1947), was a prolific English novelist.
Active from 1898 until her death, she had a literary reputation for combining exciting incident with psychological interest. Her most famous novel, The Lodger (1913), based on the Jack the Ripper murders of 1888, has been adapted for the screen five different times; the first movie version was Alfred Hitchcock's silent film The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog (1927), followed by Maurice Elvey's in 1932, John Brahm's in 1944, Man in the Attic in 1953, and David Ondaatje's in 2009.
The Lodger (1913).
Studies in love and terror (1913)
Barbara Rebell (1905)
Studies in Wives (1907)
The Chink in the Armour (1912)
The End of Her Honeymoon (1914)
What Timmy Did (1921)
The Uttermost Farthing (1908)
Good old Anna (1915)
From Out of the Vast Deep (1920)
The Red Cross Barge (1916)